Mambalam musician Mudikondan SN Ramesh honoured with Kalaimamani

The neighbourhood of Mambalam has reasons to cheer as one of its residents, Mudikondan SN Ramesh, a veena vidwan, who has been teaching the art for several decades, was conferred the ‘Kalaimamani’ award by the State at a function held recently. Continue Reading

TN CM reaches London, expected to meet investors today

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami reached London today and is expected to meet investors later in the day. He is said to sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) in the health sector. He will also inspect the ambulance service and the steps taken to control the spread of Malaria there. Continue Reading

Foreign mission: CM to interact with biz leaders to woo investments to TN

‘Ulagam Suttrum Vaaliban’. This title of a yesteryear MGR blockbuster would now fit Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, who is co-heading the party founded by the matinee idol. For, EPS will be the first CM of Tamilnadu to go on a foreign tour in many years, with the last being M Karunanidhi (to Singapore in 1999). Continue Reading

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

Trust in Chennai shows how eco-friendly weddings can be achieved

Recently, the neighbourhood of Nungambakkam, witnessed three weddings, which followed the ‘zero waste’ concept. The brain behind this green initiative, is Eco-Konnectors, a trust that works with waste management, under the motto: “Your litter is your responsibility.” Continue Reading

Chennaiites collect, store metro water in barrels placed outside their houses

A walk through the streets of Bharathipuram, Chennai, will ensure that one’s attention is moved to the huge blue barrels placed outside the homes here. These large containers are apparently used to collect and save Metro water that is supplied once in ten days to this locality. Continue Reading

Kovalam will produce international surfing champions: Jonty Rhodes

The seventh edition of Covelong Point surf, music and yoga festival kick started today at Kovalam and will feature local and international surfers for a three day competition. Continue Reading