IIT-Madras student from Haryana arrested for stabbing college mate

In an unusual incident, the IIT-Madras campus turned into a crime scene after a student stabbed another, allegedly over a girl. However, police officials maintained that the incident took place due to difference of opinion and no girl was involved. Continue Reading

Chennai resident attempts to revive fading art forms

Inspired by the December music festival, a resident of Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai, has set out to revive the fading art forms of Kerala, through an annual carnival. P A Sureshkumar, who conducts the ‘Malayali Margazhi Mahotsavam’, for this purpose, speaks to ‘News Today’. Continue Reading

Plastic ban: Velacheri residents want regular inspections

The ban on single-use plastics that came into effect on 1 January was welcomed unanimously by the residents. However, according to many in Velacheri, the government on its part failed to bring in a proper enforcement due to which some shops in the neighbourhood continue to use polythene carry bags. Continue Reading

Chennai-based teacher pens book for easy learning of English

A teacher knows the requirement of a student best, and that is why K V Natarajan (76), a resident of Velacheri, Chennai, has written and launched the book ‘Simplified English Grammar for Everyone.’ Continue Reading