Tansi Nagar Welfare Assn arranges 10 first-aid kits in Velacheri

Accidents are not new in Velacheri. Minor mishaps happen regularly due to the ever-increasing traffic. In a bid to help those who meet with accidents, Tansi Nagar Welfare Association has come up with a noble initiative.

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Tamilnadu set to receive heavy rainfall

With conditions favouring the arrival of North East monsoon, the Indian Meteorological Department today has predicted that Tamilnadu is likely to experience heavy rainfall from today for five days. Continue Reading

Velacheri Railway Station to get facelift soon

There is a good news and a bad news for Velacheri Railway Station. The good: It is going to developed as a model railway station, with lot of improvement work in the pipeline. And, the bad: A survey has listed it as one of the ‘dirtiest railways stations in India’ Continue Reading

Chennai cartoonist talks about his passion, recognition

At a time when there is an over-load of information, what is hard to get is some perspective and maybe some good humour. It is then that people like S Ravishanker (50), come to the rescue. Continue Reading

Chennai Parkour enthusiast speaks to ‘NT’ about his passion

Prabu Mani (36), a resident of Baby Nagar, Chennai is a Parkour enthusiast. He is one of the founding members of The Parkour Circle – an active community of traceurs in the city. Amid his work of constructing a natural landscape for children in a school in Besant Avenue, Prabu shares with ‘News Today’ his passion for Parkour. Continue Reading

Chennaiite provides shelter to 12 native canines

Dogs are said to be man’s best friend. But in Tansi Nagar, Velacheri these four-legged ones have a best friend in M Balakrishnan, who has opened his heart and home to 12 native dogs.

These dogs became a part of his family five years ago. From losing a few puppies to parvo virus to having to change the furniture of his house several times to dealing with neighbours, it has not been a smooth sail for Balakrishnan. Continue Reading

Adyar Theosophical Academy in Chennai imparts education with a difference

Greenery all around, not a tinge of artificiality anywhere. No colourful plastic balls or metal monkey bars. Instead, children here visit spot orchards and Vandalur zoo. Continue Reading

Velacheri railway station waits for facelift

Velacheri Railway station is an important public utility. However, residents and commuters feel that the station has not been developed much and want changes to be made here. Continue Reading