City-based youngster turns online gaming into professional career

Vinod Naraen (19) from Chennai leverages his love for gaming to slowly transform it into a career. Speaking to NewsToday, he says cautiously, ‘If you assume gaming can be fully turned into a career, you are wrong. It should be a passive source of income in the beginning.’ Continue Reading

Kodambakkam streets to soon be re-designed by architects

In a major infrastructural uplift to the neighbourhood, the Corporation has decided to rope in architects and city development consultants, to re-design roads at Kodambakkam, Chennai. Continue Reading

Review: ‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’ – Fun is the word

‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’ is an animated comedy film produced by Illumination studios and directed by Chris Renaud. It is the sequel to ‘The Secret Life of Pets’ (2016). The film features the voices of Patton Oswalt, Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart, Jenny Slate and Harrison Ford in vital roles. Continue Reading

Speak only in English, Hindi: Southern Railway tells staff

Even before the ‘Hindi imposition’ row could die down, another of that sort has surfaced, this time due to a circular from Southern Railway directing its officials to speak only in English and Hindi. Continue Reading

Book Review: Adventures of an Indian Techie by Nipun Varma

Ever wondered what it feels like to be an Indian techie? Curious to know about the obstacles they face? Then, Nipun Varma’s, ‘Adventures of an Indian Techie’ – published by NotionPress is perhaps the go to book to know how it feels to live a life as a techie working for an ‘IT firm’. Continue Reading

Asia Kitchen’s clay pot fest is all you need to enjoy Chinese cuisine

Asia Kitchen by Mainland China in an attempt to revive the lost art of cooking, has launched the ‘Clay pot festival’ imbibing 5000 years of Chinese and Pan Asian flavours straight off the hot pot. Continue Reading

‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ – Neither here nor there

Godzilla: King of the Monsters is a science-fiction monster film directed by Michael Dougherty, starring Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown and Ken Watanabe in vital roles. Continue Reading

Chennai drama troupe ‘Little Theatre’ shows laughter is serious work

Started in 1991 by Aysha Rau, The Little Theatre has diversified from being an independent group to a large body of creative individuals, who orchestrate high-quality drama and contribute in the field of children’s mental well-being, through its hospital clown initiatives. Continue Reading