Plight of tanks in Velacheri reflects depleting ground water levels

If one has to see how hard the summer is, just take a look at the Dhandeeswarar temple tank. With the onset of summer, the water in the tank has receded. Continue Reading

Chennai-based teen speaks about his passion for bodybuilding

What much change can a person undergo in a span of 12 months? Well, a teenager in the city found a new passion and bulked his body from 45 kg to 70 kg in just a year. The story of M Subash Kanth (19) speaks ‘volumes’, literally!
A resident of Chandeeswaram, Subash is a third year BCA student of SRM college. He is being guided by Raj Kumar, Mr India 2015 bronze medalist, and Kannan, Mr Tamilnadu 2019. Continue Reading

Chennai-based fitness enthusiast is multi-faceted

She comes across as a girl next door with her affable persona. But on stage, Abhirami Alagappan (21), walked the ramp as a fitness enthusiast and won over judges. She bagged the bronze at Miss India 2019 NABBA/ WFF- body-building and women’s fitness modelling contest Continue Reading

Fitness enthusiast Abhirami Alagappan is multi-faceted

Abhirami Alagappan bagged the bronze at Miss India 2019 NABBA/ WFF- body-building and women’s fitness modelling contest. This makes the law student and Neelankarai resident the second athlete from Tamilnadu to compete and also the youngest one to do so. Continue Reading

Velacheri resident with limited vision solves many problems in locality

‘If there is a will, there is a way’. This saying is true in the case of K Rajesh, who has been short sighted from childhood with just 40 per cent vision. But he never got bogged down by difficulties that life threw at him. Continue Reading

Book ‘Varna Varnanam’ makes understanding Carnatic music easy

‘Varna Varnanam’ contains 20 Telugu, two Tamil, two Sanskrit, one Malayalam and one Kannada varnam. The lyrics are given in the root language, in English and in Sanskrit. A summary is given at the start of each composition, detailing the theme. Continue Reading

Chennai Traffic Investigation Wing personnel say they are short-staffed

While they are happy with the friendly approach of Commissioner A K Viswanathan and the latest developments in the department, traffic police personnel, however, feel the need for more manpower. Continue Reading