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Sam Kannappan at Sankara Nethralaya

Sam Kannappan, looked upon as the pillar of the Indian community in Houston, U.S., and Vice-President of the SN OM Trust, visited Sankara Nethralaya on June 3, 2009. Mr. Kannappan met Dr. Badrinath and other doctors during his visit. Accompanying Mr. Kannappan during his visit were Gopal Anantha and video photographer Soundarapandian,who are making a […]

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Helen Keller Remembrance Day

Ophthalmologists and social workers, who have worked towards treating and restoring vision to the under privileged people, were honoured at a function to mark the Helen Keller Remembrance Day organised by the Lions Club of Central Madras at Sankara Nethralaya on June 1, 2009. Lion. K. Jayaraman, past president, briefed the audience about the significance […]

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Lions honoured

Lion G V. Raman and Lion S.N. Hari Narayanan have been conferred with the ‘FRIEND OF HUMANITY AWARD’ by the Lions Clubs International. The award, considered one of the most distinguished awards of the Lions Clubs International, is presented annually to individual/individuals for demonstrating outstanding commitment to the community or world service. The two were […]

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Annadhanam & Free Surgeries in Memory of Late.Sri.N.Balaganesh

Sri N Bala Ganesan, Son of Sri V Narayanan, Director, Chennai willington corporate foundation passed away on 10th may 2009 in new york. On the 13th day which is considered as “SUBAM” the family decided to perform “Dhanams” instead of “Rituals”. Sankara Nethralaya performed “Annadhanam for all indigent patients with prayer for the departed soul […]

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Dr. K.V. Thiruvengadam honoured

For his outstanding achievements and contributions in the field of medicine, renowned physician Dr. K.V. Thiruvengadam has been elected for honorary membership of the Alpha Omega Alpha Society, United States. A former Professor and Head of the Department of Medicine at the Madras Medical College, Dr. Thiruvengadam’s career as a teacher has spanned over 50 […]

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Rajyoga …… the wonders of it

They are good ophthalmologists, no doubt. But how good are they in managing stress? Consultants, anaesthetists and PGs/Fellows got a first-hand experience on how to address their stress-related problems at a guest lecture addressed by Dr. Usha Kiran at Sankara Nethralaya’s auditorium on Thursday. Dr, Kiran is the professor and head of the Department of […]

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The meaning of life – Guest lecture by Admiral Anand

Admiral N.N. Anand delivered a lecture on “the meaning of life” to PG students at the auditorium on April 30, 2009. Describing SN as a “globally recognized” institute for its “tremendous achievements and contributions to humanity,” Admiral Anand spoke about the need for individuals to incorporate the principles of honesty, integrity and sincerity into the […]

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7th Meet of PAC in Health Sciences at SN on 27 & 28 March 2009

The 7th meeting of PAC in Health Sciences of Department of Science & Technology, (DST) Govt. of India was held in Sankara Nethralaya on 27th and 28th March, 2009. Over 55  investigators from all over India presented their proposals which were reviewed by Prof.V.I Mathan, Chairman and the committee members. Dr.Rita Banerjee, official from DST […]

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Round Tablers second annual donation to Sankara Nethralaya

As part of the joint community health eye care initiative of the Madras Metro Round Table (MMRT) and Sankara Nethralaya, K. Srikkanth pledged a bat autographed by the Indian team and handed it to SN to help it raise funds through auction.  He urged SN to co-opt more celebrites from sports and films to further […]

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SN felicitates Prasanna, musician of Oscar – winning short documentry “Smile Pinki “

Mr. Prasanna, the famous guitarist, who can play carnatic music on guitar, was invited by Sankara Nethralaya, whose ardent well-wisher he is, to share his experiences of composing music for the “Smile Pinki”, the short documentary film that won Oscar award for 2008.  He was honored by “Mellisai Mannar M.S. Viswanathan, who spoke very highly […]

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