ENT Clinic at Trivandrum

Are you looking for an Ear, Nose, Throat specialist at Trivandrum? Dr Joel’s ENT clinic is working at Pongummoodu, Trivandrum, and provides  ENT specialty health care at affordable costs. Dr Joel’s ENT Clinic was opened with a view to fill in the void of a good ENT specialist at Pongummoodu, Ulloor and Sreekariyam area. The […]


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A photograph can be a life changer

The Hindu today, carried a story on how a photograph clicked by a news reporter ultimately changed the boy’s life:- A news photograph, a life changer How a candid shot changed a ten-year old’s life forever – A photo published in The Hindu changed the life of a boy in Assam and fetched director Jayaraj global […]


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Stipend hiked for Medical Postgraduate residents in Kerala

Kerala government has hiked the stipend to postgraduate medical residents.  According to G.O.(Ms).No. 262/2015/H&FWD dated TVPM, 18-11-2015, the monthly stipend of PG residents with effect from 01-09-2015 shall be: Junior Residents: 1st yr- 43,000 2nd yr-44,000 3rd yr-45,000 Senior Residents: 1st yr- 47,000 2nd yr-48,000 3rd yr-49,000


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Settling in

So I’ve slowly settled in at my new place of work. The workplace is a nice environment. For a change, it doesn’t have the corporate aura that ceremented the previous medical college that I worked in. I guess the difference lies in the way management runs things. The latter was an institution that seems to have […]


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>Hassles of Owning a car in Kerala

>We were to get a new Tata Nano which we’d booked right after the launch ceremony. Since we weren’t included in the first list of ‘allotees’, we had to wait for more than a year to get our car. Having initially booked a ‘Champagne Gold BSIII’ model, we later changed it to Yellow color after […]


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>To cast away prosperity for silent honor?

> When we finish school, there are a lot of career options. Many would have decided on a career choice in lower classes itself. There is the ubiquitous choice of trying to be a doctor or engineer, there are lesser trodden paths of lawyers, journalists, and various others. But what is the thought that runs […]


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>Two Off days

> Though I had two days off from work, I couldn’t really read up as much as I wanted. Time seems too short nowadays. There was a time when I could just sit and read as much as I wanted. But now, with daily work, there seems to be a lot of distractions. Even days […]


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>The Memory lost forever

>Remember my older posts when whatever I wrote seemed to be speculative? Oh well, speculation happens when I’m moved by something. And since I’ve generally been busy living the life dictated by the odd turn of turns which saw me become a doctor (Sometimes I really wonder when I really decided I wanted to be […]


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>An Ounce of Respect

> Some people visit hospitals just for making trouble. There are days of rural service when one actually feels like one is doing a service. Of course, most of us Compulsory Rural Service docs feel like CRS is a necessary evil, there are those who stop it midway to pursue PG entrance preparations (I was […]


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>Love at first sight

>Yesterday, on my way to my hospital, I decided to take a short cut. I ended up losing my way altogether. The road from Peroorkada to Tholicode meanders through a volley of hills, and passes through Nedumangadu. There is a lesser known road which goes through Nedumangad Town, a road which I’d been avoiding because […]


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