11-year-old boy from Chennai excels in different fields

The large number of medals and trophies captured our attention as soon as we entered the residence of seven-year-old Sivakumaran. When asked how many were there, the lad quickly replied, ‘126’. This staggering number of awards are for Sivakumaran’s varied talents.   Continue Reading

Countdown begins for Chandrayaan-2 lift-off

The Indian Space Agency is all set to make history, when its second lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, carrying an Orbiter, Lander (Vikram) and Rover (Pragyan) as payloads, will be launched tomorrow at 2.51 am from the second launch pad from the spaceport of Sriharikota. Continue Reading

ISRO’s rocket science behind Chandrayaan-2 explained in simple terms

As the moon’s location is continually changing due to orbital motion, the intersection of Chandrayaan-2 and the moon’s path has to be predicted sufficiently in advance with a high level of accuracy. Continue Reading

Women’s Kabaddi team in Madambakkam makes a mark

The Madambakkam Tank Ground is the home turf of many neighbourhood teams that play various games like cricket and football. However, the women’s kabaddi team that practices here every day, stands out from others. Continue Reading

How and why 10 deer were transported from city to KMTR

With about 700 km covered during this journey, this is said to be one of the most successful translocation of deer in India. Continue Reading

Plea to upgrade Tambaram Municipality into Corporation

All neighbourhoods here are densely populated and require Municipal Corporation status for good governance and uniform development of basic infrastructure. Continue Reading

Rocket Ranis of ISRO: Women power to propel Chandrayaan 2

Ritu is the Mission Director and Vanitha, Project Director. The Project Director is part of mission preparation over the years, while the Mission Director gets involved once the satellite is injected into orbit. Continue Reading

Chennai struggling due to water crisis, many companies affected

Usually, Tolet boards hang outside houses vacated by tenants, but this is not the scenario now as house-owners are not ready to rent out houses again due to the limited availability of water. Continue Reading