Two TN student teams in top four winners at Smart India Hackathon

Smart India Hackathon 2019 involving over lakh technical students, 3,000 technical institutions and over 200 organisations across the country was conducted for 100 hours continuously. Continue Reading

Street lamps, fixtures at Mugappair cry for attention

Most of the street lights on electric posts at Reddypalayam, Mugappair are not in correct position. “Everything is perfect while fixing the lamps. But, later, the direction of the lights are changed due to climatic conditions and the wireman who often climb the posts to do repair work,” say people here. Continue Reading

Carnatic vocalist Sowmya to be honoured with Sangita Kalanidhi award

Well-known Carnatic vocalist S Sowmya was Sunday selected for the prestigious ‘Sangita Kalanidhi’ award this year by The Music Academy here. At its meeting held here, the academy’s Executive Committee unanimously chose Sowmya for the honour and also announced the winners of other awards. Continue Reading

NGO Life with Equality rescues, provides shelter to stray animals

Day or night, Sowmya Sankaran does not worry if she gets a call to rescue stray animals or perform obsequies. Moved by the plight of homeless people and animals, the engineer-turned-writer and a resident of Ram Nagar founded ‘Life with Equality’, a social platform to help the needy, in 2014.  Continue Reading

Residents join hands to restore lakes at Rajakilpakkam, Vengaivasal

With the neighbourhood reeling under acute water shortage, residents have shifted their focus to the restoration of waterbodies in the locality. Work has already commenced at a few lakes, with the ones in Rajakilpakkam and Vengaivasal all set to get a new lease of life. Continue Reading