Pedestrian Plaza at Pondy Bazaar gets painted walls & cycling stations

The Pedestrian Plaza at Pondy Bazaar, that is yet to be completed, has now been beautified with colourful paintings at several locations, much to the surprise of shoppers here.

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Chennaiite uses it for domestic purposes, watering hundreds of flora

Keeping in mind the extent of the water crisis that the city faced this summer, a Mambalam resident has installed a recycling plant at home. Meet cost accountant M Gopalakrishnan of KV Colony, whose novel initiative has proved to be highly successful. Continue Reading

Ramakrishna Mission chain of schools alumni meet 15 September

With over 4,000 members in its fold, the alumni meet of Ramakrishna Mission chain of schools, is all set to take place at Infosys Hall, Ramakrishna Mission campus, Bazullah Road, tomorrow, at 3 pm. Continue Reading

Patches and potholes make things worse at Ranganathan Street

With the festive season underway in full swing, concerns have been raised regarding the condition of Ranganathan Street – the shopping hub at T Nagar. Continue Reading

Chennai Corporation opens composting plant at Kannammapet

In line with the Corporation’s initiative of segregating waste into perishable and non-perishable items and converting the former into natural fertilisers, one such facility has been opened in Kannammapet at T Nagar, recently. Continue Reading

Chennai dramatist Malathi Sampath to receive Vani Kala Nipuna award

With Krishna Jayanthi fast approaching, Sri Thyaga Brahma Gana Sabha (Vani Mahal), GN Chetty Road, is all set to celebrate by honouring dramatists with the Vani Kala Nipuna award. One such artiste selected for this is Malathi Sampath, a dramatist with Gurukulam theatre group of T Nagar. Continue Reading

College students in Chennai clean Mambalam water body

Over 200 students belonging to National Service Scheme of SS Shasun Jain College for Women, Madley Road, took up the initiative to cleanse the huge water-body situated in Ellaiamman Koil Street, behind Kothandaramar temple in West Mambalam. Continue Reading

Actor Kanagaraj speaks about playing Gandhi in films

While Independence Day might be a time to retrospect on certain issues for most of us, how does it feel for someone who has made a career playing one of the greatest freedom fighters ever. Popularly called as ‘Gandhi Kanagaraj’, the Vyasar Street resident, has acted in films and television serials as Gandhi himself. Continue Reading