Tennis: Prajnesh Gunneswaran breaks into top 100 for the first time

He made his first appearance in an ATP World Tour event in Stuttgart Open and made his debut in a Grand Slam event in the Australian Open this year. All these helped him climb up the ranking ladder and reach his career-best 97, thereby becoming the third Indian in the past decade to do so after Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri. Continue Reading

Amman temple in Chennai is famous for Mayana Kollai Vizha

Angala Parameswari Amman temple at Mylapore is preparing to celebrate its 100th annual festival, the Mayana Kollai Vizha, this year. The small temple, located in Mundagakanni Amman Koil Street, is more than 100 years old. Continue Reading

Cops conduct eviction drive at Mada Streets, shopkeepers oppose

Last week, the traffic police department carried out an eviction drive at the Mada Streets by removing encroachments and vendors to ease traffic flow and help pedestrians walk freely. However not many vendors are happy with it and have once again returned to set up their shops in the pavements. Continue Reading

Table tennis player from Chennai shines in National games

C Swetha Steffi, a class twelve student of the Lady Sivaswami Ayyar Girls High School made the neighbourhood proud by clinching the silver medal in table tennis at the National School Games held earlier this month in Vadodara, Gujarat. Continue Reading

Saint Gobain pledges more investments in TN after facility launch

French glass manufacturing company Saint Gobain, inaugurated three world-class facilities, including a third float glass manufacturing unit, set up with an investment of over Rs 1,200 crore at its existing plant in Sriperumbudur, near here. Continue Reading

Irregular parking of vehicles on St Mary’s Road irks pedestrians

Most of the residents living near St Mary’s Road at Alwarpet feels that the road is slowly turning into a parking lot as cars lined up on both the sides of the road cause trouble to the pedestrians. Continue Reading