Supreme Court puts on hold civic polls in 9 Tamilnadu districts

The Supreme Court today decided to put on hold the elections for local bodies in nine new districts, carved out from four existing ones, in Tamilnadu for complying with legal formalities such as delimitation and reservation in four months. Continue Reading

Artist Sruthi Mohan: I want to create awareness on mental health

As a digital artist from C I T Nagar, she creates art with an intention to change perspectives in the society. Managing between graduate studies and art, She is also very local about mental health and breaking the taboo around the issue. She constantly reaches out to her followers on social media to talk about pressing issues. Her latest project on mental health is 26-day lettering challenge that she took upon herself to educate people. Continue Reading

Chennai transwoman provides helping hand to HIV-affected people

The life of S Noori is not just another tale of a transwoman who tries to overcome social stigma. There is much beyond it. A caretaker of 45 children, Noori is an inspiration for hundreds around her to live a life with pride, not fear. The founder of South India Positive Network (SIP) at Periyar Nagar in North Chennai, Noori is the third officially declared person to be HIV positive by the Indian government.

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TEDxNapierBridge puts spotlight on ‘Bold & Brilliant’ women

A grievous accident a few years ago changed the life of Anjali Rajagopal who headed the e-commerce division of a leading textile firm and managed a PR firm of her own. She had severe injuries and nearly 450 skull fractures.
At the third edition of TEDxNapierBridgeWomen event at Anna University, 8 December, she will speak about her story, would inject her sense of humor to ease people into confronting issues of identity, acceptance, and reconciliation with life and circumstance. Continue Reading

Chennai suburb resident rekindles lost passion, wins marathons

Chennai: All through her childhood, Poornima R was a sports person and luckily, it continued even after entering college. However, personal commitments put her in a spot, which was followed by getting married and nurturing a pre-term baby. Becoming a homemaker… Continue Reading

Thanjavur Corpn issues notice to demolish Sasikala’s house

The Thanjavur Corporation has pasted a demolition notice on a house owned by V K Sasikala, close aide of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. Continue Reading

Supreme Court hears DMK’s plea against civic polls

The Supreme Court today started hearing a plea by the DMK seeking to strike down the election notification for local body polls in Tamilnadu, issued by the State Election Commission (SEC) on 2 December, 2019. Continue Reading