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

Pedestrian Plaza at T Nagar, Chennai, gets cycle-sharing feature

The Pedestrian Plaza in Pondy Bazaar now has an added attraction. The civic body, in association with the Chennai Smart City Limited, has introduced ‘Cycle Sharing’ at the project site. Continue Reading

Four-year-old from Chennai excels at National-level fashion contest

Bringing pride to the neighbourhood, Yeshwanthika Kumar, a four-year-old resident of Reddy Kuppam Street, made it big in the finals of the India Kids Fashion Week, held recently in the city. Continue Reading

Dispelling myths on breastfeeding

In a bid to dispel myths and spread awareness about breastfeeding, dietician Ramya Ramachandran, is organising an international conference in the city, tomorrow. The longtime resident of Postal Colony, West Mambalam, she spoke to News Today after the conference. Continue Reading