Sivan Park gears up for Pongal festival

The four-day festival from 14 January will be inaugurated by Virugambakkam MLA V N Ravi at 5 pm. The festival is being organised by former Councillor M Gunasekaran in coordination with Tamilnadu Senior Citizens Association and Sivan Park Walkers. Continue Reading

Rotary renovates two city schools

Rotary Club of Madras Central handed over renovated 25 classrooms consisting of new flooring, windows, grills, metal doors, blackboards, new paintings in building, corridors, 23 toilets for girls, 12 toilets for boys and two hand wash stations at Government Higher Secondary School at Kathivakkam, Ennore on Wednesday. Continue Reading

Coast Guard rescues TN fisherman afloat for 8 hours in sea

On Wednesday, a 41-year-old fisherman was rescued by the Coast Guard after he accidentally fell into the sea. Around 7.30 am Wednesday, Devrajan, a crew member of an Indian fishing boat RR, was rescued by Coast Guard vessel Vaibhav. Continue Reading

Corpn issues applications to avail subsidy for Amma Two Wheeler Scheme

Employed women aged between 18 and 40, holding a valid driving licence, and working under the limits of Chennai Corporation for an annual income less than Rs 2.5 lakh, can visit the nearest Corporation zonal office, as authorities have started issuing applications to avail subsidy for Amma Two Wheeler Scheme for the financial year 2018-19. The filled-up applications will be accepted till 21 January either in person or by post by the respective Corporation zonal office. Continue Reading

12th edition of Chennai Bird Race to be held on 26 Jan

he 12th edition of Madras Naturalists’ Society’s (MNS’) Chennai Bird Race will take place 26 January.
It’s a dawn-to-dusk event where large numbers of experienced amateurs and budding birdwatchers spend a whole day spotting, identifying birds and capturing a picture in an attempt to record as many species as possible. Continue Reading

Rajini is an amazing actor: Tirru

Ace cinematographer Tirru is all praise for Rajinikanth. Having worked in ‘Petta’, the National award winning cameraman, says, “He is a complete professional and an amazing actor. He completed the 125 days schedule in 98 days.” Continue Reading