Freedom fighter Ekambaram was first Councillor of Mylapore

Ekambaram, a Congressman, who was also the first councillor of the locality, lived during the same time and worked in tandem with the leaders, participated in the Quit India Movement and after Independence, contributed much to the development of the locality as a councillor. Continue Reading

I get a new energy while performing in Chennai, says A R Rahman

Rahman says that his team has been working hard for the concert for the past one month. He also spoke about the singers, his debut film as script-writer, 99 Songs and much more Continue Reading

200-year-old shrine in Choolai is Pancha Bootha Sthalam

In Chennai, there are five temples exclusively classified as Pancha Bootha Sthalam, that represents five elements – land, air, fire, water and space. Chidambareswara Temple at Choolai, is one such temple that represents space, much like the Natarajar temple in Chidambaram. Continue Reading

Shiva temple at Purasawalkam was built by Kulothunga Chola

Gangadeeswarar Temple located at Purasawalkam is a shrine of historical significance. The temple’s history dates back to the period of Rama’s forefather Bhagiratha, who first kept a Siva idol at this place and worshipped the deity. A temple was later built by Kulothunga Chola.  Continue Reading

Amala Paul speaks about ‘Aadai’, says Kamini is a rebel without a cause

“Right now I am very happy and secure. I feel that only now I am trying to work as an actor by doing quality films and putting my 100 per cent commitment,” says actor Amala Paul, whose film ‘Aadai’ is up for release, 19 July. Continue Reading

Kadumbadi Chinnamman temple at Saidapet is 500 years old

Kadumbadi Chinnamman Temple at Saidapet is a shrine that is more than 500 years old. Situated at Jayaram Street, the temple has many specialities that attract devotees. Continue Reading

World Cup 2019: India looks to get back to winning ways

After losing their first game of the tournament at the hands of hosts England, India will look to get back to winning ways and also seal a semi-final spot as they face Bangladesh, at Birmingham, Tuesday. Continue Reading

Corporation ward office in Mylapore has a composting pit, garden

To highlight the importance of composting bio-degradable waste and also to make people realise the need to grow plants, the officials of the Ward 124 have started using the space opposite to their office in Kutchery Road for composting waste and also to grow organic vegetables. Continue Reading

Footpaths in Luz Church Road used for parking, rue pedestrians

Pedestrians and store visitors using the Luz Church Road are a irked lot as there is no space for them to walk on the footpath as it is occupied by two-wheelers and four-wheelers too are parked alongside the road. Continue Reading