Sadistic video of boy pleading with ‘kidnappers’ goes viral

It is not funny at all. The pain in the child’s eyes, the fear he had – if carefully listened to – every word uttered by the child will make you realise the child really thinks he is kidnapped and is in danger., says a psychologist. Continue Reading

Suburban waterbodies attract attention only during drought year

The government is planning to bring water from Jolarpet in Vellore district by rail wagons to Chennai. Most of the lakes, such as Tambaram Kadaperi lake, Pallavaram Putheri lake, Chitlapakkam lake, Selaiyur lake, Sembakkam lake, Rajakilpakkam lake and Madambakkam lake and many more temple tanks are still in the condition they were in two years ago – some even worse. Continue Reading

Should MNM party leader Kamal Haasan not work on Bigg Boss?

‘I cannot understand why people keep questioning MNM founder Kamal Haasan hosting Bigg Boss. It is a profession and it should not be confused with politics. Being in politics does not mean that you should not do any other work.’ Continue Reading

Plea to upgrade Tambaram Municipality into Corporation

All neighbourhoods here are densely populated and require Municipal Corporation status for good governance and uniform development of basic infrastructure. Continue Reading

Rocket Ranis of ISRO: Women power to propel Chandrayaan 2

Ritu is the Mission Director and Vanitha, Project Director. The Project Director is part of mission preparation over the years, while the Mission Director gets involved once the satellite is injected into orbit. Continue Reading

TN Forest Dept chips in to save fauna during summer months

One might ask that when people are running around looking for that pot of water to survive, who has the time to think of animals in forests that are also affected due to lack of rain? Even if the common man does not, the State Forest Department, headed by Minister Dindigul C Sreenivasan, cares about what happens to the flora and fauna of the forests. Continue Reading

Chennai struggling due to water crisis, many companies affected

Usually, Tolet boards hang outside houses vacated by tenants, but this is not the scenario now as house-owners are not ready to rent out houses again due to the limited availability of water. Continue Reading

Govt institution in Chennai see more children seeking admission

The students and teachers of Thiruvancheri Panchayat Union Public School near Tambaram are a happier lot as two new classrooms and a special dining area are under construction. Continue Reading

EPS-OPS tighten grip on AIADMK, take tough stand on media too

Taking a leaf out of their mentor and former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s book, AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam and joint coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami, also the Deputy Chief Minister and Chief Minister, respectively, have tightened their grip on the party by issuing strict warning to cadres and senior leaders against speaking in public. Continue Reading