Varasiddhi Vinayagar Temple in Porur was built by Pandyas

Situated inside the IDPL Colony, the Vinayagar idol was formed naturally and the Pandyas built a mandapa around it and the idol was worshipped by the people. Continue Reading

Mandaveli residents take up wall-painting initiative at RK Mutt road

The members of the Thiruveedhi Amman Koil Street, Mandaveli and people living in the surrounding came together to beautify the RK Mutt road, by involving in a wall-painting initiative at Sringeri Mutt Road. Continue Reading

‘News Today’ takes a look at Yuvraj’s best bowling performances

That Yuvraj Singh was a flamboyant batsman who can also take the bowlers to the cleaners is well known. Throughout his career, the southpaw has produced many memorable knocks and had been India’s batting mainstay, especially in the limited overs format. However, it is also his left arm spin and fielding prowess that made him a complete cricketer. Continue Reading

Sivasakthi Vinayagar temple at Mandaveli is special for auto drivers

Situated in Mandaveli, earlier there was a small Vinayagar temple in the junction which was worshipped by the auto drivers from the nearby auto stand. As many people began worshipping the deity, the residents of the locality and the auto drivers decided to build a temple. Continue Reading

Temple built by Cholas in Pallikaranai was rebuilt in 21st century

Sri Adhipureeswarar Temple, located in Pallikaranai, is a temple of historical significance. Originally built by the Cholas, it turned to ruins and only during the late 1990s was rebuilt by the locals and is now a prominent temple in the locality. Continue Reading

PS High school reunion 16 June; former student recalls hey days

The students of the 1969 batch of the PS High school are an excited lot as they are about to celebrate their golden jubilee, since passing out of the school. The reunion will be organised by the school itself on its premises 16 June. Continue Reading

Art of pot making is dwindling, says 70-year-old pot seller

After the age of 60, when it is common that most prefer to stay at home and enjoy spending time with their grandchildren, meet Kousalya, who preferred to sell pots at the age of 70 and has now set up a shop in the neighbourhood. Continue Reading

Mylapore residents demand regular supply of metro water

In areas like RA Puram, Alwarpet and Mylapore, the residents have already started feeling the brunt of water shortage with drop in groundwater level and have already started looking at other options to get water. Continue Reading

Motorists irked by poor traffic regulation in Royapettah

The traffic congestion at the busy intersection of Royapettah High Road, Avvai Shanmugam Salai and Masilamani Road is getting worse day-by-day and motorists say that lack of traffic signals and poor traffic regulation contributes mainly to the plight. Continue Reading