Mother-daughter duo distributes paper bags to shops in Chennai

A 17-year-old student from Sishya, Adyar, and her mother have been vociferous about the need to curb plastics and have been distributing paper bags to shopkeepers around the locality of RA Puram and Besant Nagar to make people more aware about the need to shift to using biodegradable bags. Continue Reading

India vs WI: Chennai missed MSD but cheered for local lads

Despite missing Chennai’s ‘adopted son’ Mahendra Singh Dhoni in action, the crowd at Chepauk would be happy to have witnessed a good game of cricket that surprisingly went down the wire, before India emerged victorious to sweep the series 3-0, against the West Indies. Continue Reading

Tirusulanathar Temple in Chennai dates back to Chola period

The Tirusulanathar temple dates back to the Chola period and was built during the reign of Kulothunga Chola in the 10th century AD. The main deity here is Thirusulanathar and the Goddess is known as Tirupura Sundari. Continue Reading

Egmore’s Arthanareeswarar temple has special mention in Thevaram

There are many temples in Chennai, mentioned in the hymns of the 63 Nayanmars. These temples are called as Paadal Petra Sthalam and the Arthanareeswarar temple at Egmore is one that comes under the category. Continue Reading

Pro Kabaddi: Tamil Thalaivas trumps Patna Pirates

Tamil Thalaivas gave its fans a treat on Sunday by comprehensively defeating the defending champions Patna Pirates 42-26 in the opening match of the sixth season of the Pro Kabaddi league on Sunday. Continue Reading

Two Siddhars attained samadhi at Mylapore temple

In the busy locality of Mylapore is located a Siddha temple where Muthiah Swamigal and Kuzhandaivel Swamigal attained jeeva samadhi 300 years ago. Continue Reading