Come as intern to ‘News Today’, go as journalist

Internships in a media house play a vital role for budding journalists. For that, I must be the most gifted person, who got a chance to do internship in ‘News Today’ in 2001 and got a job at the fag-end of 2002. Continue Reading

Banker-cum-storyteller comes up with app on Indian epics

In 2013, Sriram Raghavan was reading a book at a temple in New York. A Indian girl approached him and asked what he was reading. He told her it was Mahabharata. Can I read it on Facebook, she asked him. This led Sriram to wonder why don’t he create an app to make the children of the 21st century learn about Indian culture. Continue Reading

Auto driver in Chennai returns lost documents to passenger

Fifty-year-old auto driver Devaraj, a resident of Triplicane, returned valuable documents absent-mindedly left behind by social activist Kadayam Shardlow Ramasamy in the vehicle. Continue Reading

Despite paying tax, Chennaiites face water shortage

The residents said there seems to be a fundamental problem in the pipeline design and valve controls. They have also repeatedly lodged complaints with the CM’s cell highlighting the issue, but those complaints have only been acknowledged with a note saying that action is being taken. Continue Reading

50 workers do door-to-door campaign against dengue in Chennai

Around 50 workers are taking up door-to-door campaign, requesting residents to keep their surroundings clean giving no room for mosquitoes’ breeding. We have charted out a weekly schedule for our workers to pay individual attention to each house and street Continue Reading

Asst Sub postmaster receives ‘Dak Seva Award’ for her contribution

She has made use of every opportunity that has come her way. She got 203 accounts opened during ‘Maha Sivarathri’ festival at Malligeswarar Temple at Ashok Nagar. Continue Reading

Chennaiite starts his own trash collecting business

He finally concluded that this was a business that could run through an online presence. It took him nearly three months to reach just 100 customers but after his work slowly got the approval of and appreciation from residents even from surrounding areas and his customers have skyrocketed to nearly 40,000. Continue Reading

Children’s library in Chennai gets attractive amenities

Samskriya Foundation managing trustee Sandhya Jaichandren said,”We wanted to give a good atmosphere for children visiting libraries. So, through Samskriya Knowledge Centre, we have provided 600 creative and colourful books, two tables and 10 chairs. Apart from it, we have provided two computers where children can do online projects.” Continue Reading

Chennaiite help kids learn science better in practical mode

Ariviyal Araichi – which connects the academic curriculum with the experiments to enhance understanding of the concepts, thereby stimulating interest among students. The programme is devised with practical experiments in Physics and Chemistry so that they can learn the general science concepts better through these practical sessions. Continue Reading