Zooming into a micro world

Martin Kaae Kristiansen from Denmark, the biomedical student is passionate about snapping images and videos of a world impossible to see with our naked eye. Martin is one of many science-lovers on Instagram who share high resolution and jaw-dropping images of specimens taken from their labs. Continue Reading

Review: ‘Bakrid’ – Animal Kingdom

Ratnam and his family are very close to the camel as it grows along with them in their farmland. However, the climate condition doesn’t suit its body and after a warning from a doctor, Ratnam plans to take Sara to Rajasthan… Continue Reading

Chennai-based author pens poetry, uses Facebook to promote writings

When Ravi Ranganathan spent his days working hard in a leading bank as a senior officer, little did he know that he would be spending his time writing fiction post retirement. Today, the resident of Saligramam had published two books to his name. Continue Reading

A compilation of books to read this Independence Day

Books always inspire us to take actions and lead our lives with a long lasting legacy. Tales of unsung heroes humble us and reminds us that icons can be found anywhere. To mark this Independence day, ‘News Today’ has complied list of books to read. They are selected based on history, cultural impact, military and our city. Continue Reading

Old age home in neighbourhood all set to take care of elders

India is home to one of the largest senior citizens population. Reports continue to emerge about the difficulties they face. Disturbed by the troubles the elders face, and having a deep desire to get involved in social activities, B Gopalan decided to start Akshaya Trust, an organisation that runs a home for the aged, in 2002. Continue Reading

Radisson Blu Hotel GRT unveils G7 summit inspired food festival

When we think about the G7 Summit, the first thought that probably comes to our head is what leaders of these nations will discuss. Any new MoUs to be signed? New deals? Politics, politics. But the chefs at Radisson Blu Hotel GRT near Chennai Intl Airport had other things in mind. Continue Reading

‘The Boys’ on Amazon Prime explores dark side of superheroes

The Boys is a superhero web television series based on the comic book of the same name by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson. Developed by Eric Kripke for Amazon, it follows the titular team of vigilantes fighting against a group of superheroes who abuse their power. Continue Reading

Meghna Pant’s ‘How to get published in India’ offers plentiful writing tips

‘How to get published in India’ by Meghna Pant is an easy to read guide on what it takes to become a published writer. The book is split into two sections; writing and publishing. Continue Reading

EFSI to conduct 2-day conference as it turns 100

The Employers’ Federation of Southern India (EFSI) is all set to organise its centenary celebrations and conduct conference on ‘Future of Work, Employment, Employability, and Employee Relations’ on 9 and 10 August here, in the city. Continue Reading