Kumarakottam Balamurugan shrine at Anna Nagar is a parihara sthala for all kinds of dosham

Worshipping the deity can also solve speech delays in a child. This is also a parihara sthala for Sevvai dosham, Naga dosham and Kaala Sarpa dosham. Also, Navagraham here is present along with their consorts so worshipping them is believed to solve problems related to marriage Continue Reading

Chennai teen comes out on top in Pole Vault Nationals

T Sathya, a class twelve student of the Lady Sivaswami Ayyar Girls High School, Chennai made the Tamilnadu proud by clinching gold at the SGFI National Sports Meet held earlier this month at Sangrur, Punjab. The victory was also a special one as apart from winning the gold, she created a new national record in the Under-19 category by scaling 3.61 metres.

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Future of Tests in India depends on the success of Pink-ball cricket

With sold-out tickets already a positive sign that the pink-ball cricket will get back the interest among the spectators to watch Test matches, the success of it will set the stage for the future of pink-ball cricket in India. Continue Reading

Review: ‘Thavam’ – Neither here, nor there

‘Thavam’ is an action drama directed by R Vijay Anand and AR Surriyan starring newcomers Vasi and Pooja Shri in the lead. The film also has Seeman donning an important role alongside other well-known actors Santhana Bharathi, Singampuli, Bose Venkat. Continue Reading

Frustrated John Gregory rues Chennaiyin’s missed opportunites

 Chennaiyin FC failed to score for the third consecutive game this season as ATK got the better of the two-time champions with a 1-0 win in an Indian Super League match at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, here, Wednesday. Continue Reading

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