Year-ender: 2018 saw politics active in TN

With the demise of DMK chief M Karunanidhi, disqualification of the 18 MLAs supporting TTV Dhinakaran, floating of many new outfits, 2018 was a politically active year for Tamilnadu. Continue Reading

No more garbage at Madambakkam dumpyard in Chennai

In a huge relief to the residents, the process to remove the garbage piled on the Madambakkam dumpyard in the Town Panchayat is now being removed. Continue Reading

Will garbage pile up in Chennai suburbs?

Garbage disposal problems in the suburban areas got reduced considerably after the waste management plant at Vengadamangalam became functional a few years ago. Continue Reading

PSLV-C43 puts into orbit India’s earth observation sat HysIS

Then it was switched off and on twice to take the other 30 small satellites to an entirely different orbit of about 505 km height and injected them one after another in quick succession. Continue Reading

Giving cash to govt will help Gaja victims better

Even after 12 days of devastation by Gaja, there are still reports of relief material, including basic amenities, not reaching several places. There are also reports of people getting more relief materials in some spots than what is actually needed. Continue Reading

‘Pagirndhu Unn’ distributes dresses, sweets to the needy

The real joy during a festival is when you share things with others. True to this dictum, members running the ‘Pagirndhu Unn’ community refrigerator at Gandhi Park distributed dresses and sweets to needy people on Saturday, ahead of Deepavali. Continue Reading

Vandalur zoo has an amazing collection of bird species

While this set-up is attractive on the entry side, there is also an aquatic birds enclosure, raptors and free bird park located at the exit. These are very huge enclosures and attract a lot of visitors as it has a unique set-up and interest children. Continue Reading

Coin collector in Chennai suburb talks about his rare collections

I always update myself about new releases. My friends and relatives are also helpful. Whenever they find a unique coin or currency, they immediately let me know. I also order peculiar coins from the RBI by prebooking methods. Continue Reading