Pazhandi Amman temple at Vanuvampet has 21-feet Vinayagar idol

Pazhandi Amman Temple at Vanuvampet has been in existence for nearly 100 years now. Initially, with only the idol that was worshipped by the people for many years, the temple upon the support of the people slowly developed and now has some of the unique specialities like a 21-feet Vinayagar idol and a 79-feet Murugan idol which is under construction. Continue Reading

When a railway staff built a shrine

A temple that has been in existence for more than five decades at Tambaram Sanatorium is less known to people. Sri Varasiddhi Vinayagar Chellamuthu Mariamman temple, located beneath the Tambaram Sanatorium flyover was built by a resident of the Railway staff quarters and was thriving until the houses here were demolished few years ago. Speaking about the temple, the temple’s priest Manikanda Gurukkal and members of the temple trust say. Continue Reading

Chitrakulam tank desilted in novel way

The desilting work, which was carried out for the last few days at the Mylapore’s Chitrakulam tank to help retain the water-level, has been completed. Continue Reading

Review: ‘Pizhai’ – For students

At the start of the New Year comes a film for children titled Pizhai. Directed by debutant Rajavel Krishna, Pizhai stars noted child actors Kaaka Muttai Ramesh, Appa Nasath and new comer Gokul alongside other actors like Charlie, Mime Gopi, George Maryan and Kallori Vinoth. Continue Reading

Siva Vishnu Temple at Gowrivakkam is Thirumana Prarthanai Sthalam

Siva Vishnu Temple, located at Guruswamy Street, Gowrivakkam is a Thirumana Parihara Sthalam as the presiding deities Siva and Parvathi are present in Thirumana kolam.

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Review: ‘V1’ – Well made whodunnit

V1 Murder case, the maiden directorial venture of actor Pavel Navageethan is an effective whodunnit thriller that keeps the audience engaged as the protagonists try to solve a muder mystery. Continue Reading

Review: ‘Naan Avalai Sandhitha Pothu’ – Back to the 90’s

Naan Avalai Sandhitha Pothu, directed by LG Ravichander and starring Santhosh Pratap and Chandni Tamilarasan, is a film that is based on a true story. Set in the 1990s, the story begins with Moorthy (Santhosh Prathap), who is an aspiring filmmaker from Coimbatore working as Assistant director in Chennai.
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Chennai teen comes out on top in Pole Vault Nationals

T Sathya, a class twelve student of the Lady Sivaswami Ayyar Girls High School, Chennai made the Tamilnadu proud by clinching gold at the SGFI National Sports Meet held earlier this month at Sangrur, Punjab. The victory was also a special one as apart from winning the gold, she created a new national record in the Under-19 category by scaling 3.61 metres.

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