Girl crushed to death by rear wheel of MTC bus while on way to school

At 7.50 am, Ajmad was riding fast to catch a mini-bus when another two-wheeler came from the opposite direction and he hit the brakes. He lost control and the vehicle skidded. Aliya fell on the road and the rear wheel of the bus ran over her. Continue Reading

Chrompet residents to stage a protest on 2 October

With the monsoon fast approaching, residents in and around Manickam Nagar, Chrompet, want Pallavaram Municipality to restore Nemillicherry Lake. Residents are staging a protest on 2 October pressurising Municipality to clear garbage, deepen the lake for storing rainwater and stop in-flow of household sewage into the lake. Continue Reading

Reading books brought fame to this techie-turned-author

Never in her wildest dreams did Annapurani Vaidyanathan, a class 8 student back then, imagine that her article on A P J Abdul Kalam would be printed on one of India’s newspapers which paved the way for her to get into writing. Continue Reading

Suburban residents concerned over lake rejuvenation project

It may be noted that the Municipality has currently taken up the restoration of the Pallavaram and Keelkattalai lakes at a cost of Rs 14.98 crore, owing to the pressure put by residents’ welfare associations and activists. Continue Reading

There are many unsung heroes of freedom struggle

“My father, DS Somasundaram, took a great interest in the freedom struggle. I had spoken with renowned fighter Kakkan who was close to us. My immediate relatives joined Subash Chandra Bose’s Indian National Army (INA) and actively took part in the struggle,” he says. Continue Reading