World Cup: High-octane battle between India & Pakistan Sunday

It is the only game where emotions, patriotism and spirit run high and players get an extra motivation to perform well. The prevailing political tensions between the two countries has raised tremendous expectations for the match. Continue Reading

World Cup 2019: Australia can give tough fight to India at Oval Sunday

One of the most formidable sides in the World Cup, Australia will take on favourites India at the Oval in London tomorrow, in what is touted to be the most-anticipated contest of this World Cup. Continue Reading

Motivational speaker to conduct his 200th programme 8 June

His 200th training programme is being conducted by Kaveri Academy of Creative Excellence and will be held at Hotel Metro Manor Periamet, opposite Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium, from 9.30 am to 6 pm, 8 June. It is for people above the age of 10. Continue Reading

Battle between youngsters (DC) and veterans (CSK) for spot in IPL final

The young and energetic Delhi Capitals (DC), having won their first IPL knockout match after defeating Sunrisers Hyderabad last night, are now gearing up for the Chennai Super Kings challenge, when the teams meet in the qualifier 2 at ACA-VDCA Stadium in Visakhapatnam Friday. Continue Reading

IPL 2019: Why are Royal Challengers Bangalore in the dump?

Royal Challengers Bangalore, the under-achievers this IPL, yet again find themselves in a precarious position as they did in 2016 and 2017, having managed just a solitary win from eight matches played so far. Continue Reading

Saint Agasthiyar prayed to Shiva at this temple in Chennai

Navagraha holds special importance in every temple. In Chennai, we have a shrine dedicated to Lord Surya which is in Kolapakkam. The Aanadavalli sametha Agastheeswarar Temple is located on Sivan Koil Street, Kolapakkam, a few kilometres from Kolapakkam MGR statue.  Continue Reading

Young Chennaiite becomes entrepreneur, starts biryani restaurant

Shankar, from Tirunelveli, dived into the world of engineering hoping to make a dent in the universe. However. he soon realised that he had an urge to be an entrepreneur. Soon, the engineering graduate, along with his two brothers – Swornakumar and Vignesh – went on to open a restaurant, ‘Madrasi Biryani’, at Kilambakkam and Alwarpet. Continue Reading

Tennis: Prajnesh Gunneswaran breaks into top 100 for the first time

He made his first appearance in an ATP World Tour event in Stuttgart Open and made his debut in a Grand Slam event in the Australian Open this year. All these helped him climb up the ranking ladder and reach his career-best 97, thereby becoming the third Indian in the past decade to do so after Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri. Continue Reading

Amman temple in Chennai is famous for Mayana Kollai Vizha

Angala Parameswari Amman temple at Mylapore is preparing to celebrate its 100th annual festival, the Mayana Kollai Vizha, this year. The small temple, located in Mundagakanni Amman Koil Street, is more than 100 years old. Continue Reading

A good book(store) has no ending

R K Alwar started the roadside book stall way back in the 1940s on the pavement near Luz Corner signal. He had a vast collection of rare books and made sure that none of his customers went back empty-handed. This quality of his attracted many celebrities like Arignar Anna, MGR, Cho Ramaswamy, Nagesh and more. Continue Reading