Oxfam: 2,153 billionaires have more wealth than 60% of world’s population

‘The world’s 2,153 billionaires have more wealth than 4.6 billion people who make up 60 percent of the planet’s population,’ reveals Oxfam’s ‘Time to Care’ report, released today. Oxfam is a confederation of 19 independent charitable organizations focusing on the alleviation of global poverty. Continue Reading

Review: ‘Dolittle’ – Animal adventure

Dr Dolittle, the animal-speaking and loving veterinarian returns in yet another newest adaption of the movie and novel of the same name. Performed by the eccentric Hollywood star, Robert Downey Jr, Dolittle offers a bland adventure drama that is bound to make kids leap in laughter while make adults roll their eyes in frustration. Continue Reading

Air quality deteriorates in Chennai during Bhogi

Residents of Chennai woke up today with smoggy skies as people across the city celebrated Bhogi by lightning a bonfire marking the beginning of the four-day Pongal festival. Continue Reading

News agencies to witness growth in podcasting in 2020

One of biggest platform for content creators in the 2010s was podcasting. As we enter a new decade, the thirst for podcasts continues to thrive across the globe. Continue Reading

Review: “The Grudge” – Dark cliche fest

Based on the Japanese horror flick, Ju-On: The Grudge, this latest film (also a sequel to the 2004 movie) is yet another dose of uninspiring drama. Cliche can be the only word to describe The Grudge 2020 as it does not offer anything new, except a bunch of typical scary sequences all squeezed together in an overused screenplay Continue Reading

Movie and Machines: Best science-fiction Hollywood films of the decade

Ever since the birth of cinema, science fiction has been a genre creating a world of its own, offering glimpse of yet-to-happen reality were unknown technology breathes with ease. The 2010s saw exceptional sci-fi flicks which made us whoop in delight thanks to dazzling visuals, awe-inspiring performances and ground-breaking film-making. Here’s a list compiled year-wise. Continue Reading

Nutritionist expert & speaker shares art of being healthy

Nikhil Chaudhary works on spreading awareness about need for nutrition, wellness and developing specific nutrition plans for people. Continue Reading

How Specsmakers grew from single to 290+ stores brand in 10 years

What started as single store optical business in Anna Nagar, Chennai, the brand today has about 295 stores in 34 cities across India. Speaking to News Today, 41-year-old Pratik Shah, founder of Specsmakers, shares his journey. Continue Reading

Alwarthirunagar resident maintains terrace garden

When children start taking up gardening as a hobby, they become more empathetic towards nature. “Also, these days kids often spend more time on gadgets and they don’t spend their time productively. When into gardening, they get to understand the value of hard work of farmers who take care of our agricultural lands,” says nature enthusiast Subashree Vijay. Continue Reading

NT compiles major business booms of the decade

With 2019 coming to an end, News Today compiles a list of sectors that made a huge dent. They were chosen based on impact they made to our lives. From online shopping to food delivery, from watching web series to e-learning, the 2010s has been a decade to remember. Continue Reading