Chennai girl bags gold at National Athletics event

In a matter of pride to the neighbourhood, R Giridharini, a class 12 student of Vidyodaya Girls Higher Secondary School in T Nagar, has bagged the gold medal in the 100 meters sprint event, conducted by the Federation of Indian Schools at Gujarat, recently. Continue Reading

Chennai youngsters receive ‘Kalai Ilamani’ award

Shreya Vasudevan (13), a Bharathanatyam student of guru J Suryanarayanamurthy, and S Shruuti, granddaughter of veteran dramatist RS Manohar, were presented the ‘Kalai Ilamani’ award, that is given by the State government to outstanding youngsters in the field of fine arts. Continue Reading

Chennai man donates Rs 30 lakh to National Heart Foundation

Industrialist and resident of Ashok Nagar, Chennai, R P Krishnammachari, donated Rs 30 lakh to National Heart Foundation, during the 40th Charternite of Lions Club of Mambalam held recently. Continue Reading

TNHB complex in Chennai to give way for residential, commercial building

Demolition work is on full swing at the Tamilnadu Housing Board (TNHB) complex at Ashok Nagar, Chennai. It is being done to pave the way for a 22-storey residential-cum-commercial building. Continue Reading

Of lost habits & keeping virus in loop

Here a cough, there a cough. Your throat goes parch, but the nose does not stop – mucus secretion keeps flowing. Have a kerchief? You’re safe, if not, brace up to be embarassed. No matter if it is blazing hot or Jack Frost or onset of any weather (I slyly ignore the ‘hot-hotter-hottest’ Chennai condition, though), common cold is inevitable. Continue Reading

Apollo Hospitals doctors perform bypass with robotic help

Apollo Hospitals became the first in India to do minimally invasive, robotic hybrid revascularisation surgery, performed on a 63-year-old patient suffering from blockages in blood vessels. Continue Reading

Two days camp for voters in Chennai

The Election Commission of India in order to provide an opportunity to all the left out electors to get their names enrolled in the electoral roll is organising two days special camps at all the designated locations (mostly polling stations located at Schools), from today, between 10 am and 5 pm. Continue Reading