At 94, CPI veteran Nallakannu finds new home in rented house

Veteran Communist Party of India (CPI) leader R Nallakannu, who moved from CIT Nagar to K K Nagar, hopes that the State government will allot him a house. Continue Reading

Actress murder: House-owner raises doubts about Sandhya’s death

Disbelief. Shock. These were the reactions from the house owner and a neighbour when News Today visited the spot and asked them about the murder of small-time actress Sandhya by her husband-director Balakrishnan. Continue Reading

Despite paying tax, Chennaiites face water shortage

The residents said there seems to be a fundamental problem in the pipeline design and valve controls. They have also repeatedly lodged complaints with the CM’s cell highlighting the issue, but those complaints have only been acknowledged with a note saying that action is being taken. Continue Reading

50 workers do door-to-door campaign against dengue in Chennai

Around 50 workers are taking up door-to-door campaign, requesting residents to keep their surroundings clean giving no room for mosquitoes’ breeding. We have charted out a weekly schedule for our workers to pay individual attention to each house and street Continue Reading

Chennaiite starts his own trash collecting business

He finally concluded that this was a business that could run through an online presence. It took him nearly three months to reach just 100 customers but after his work slowly got the approval of and appreciation from residents even from surrounding areas and his customers have skyrocketed to nearly 40,000. Continue Reading

Children’s library in Chennai gets attractive amenities

Samskriya Foundation managing trustee Sandhya Jaichandren said,”We wanted to give a good atmosphere for children visiting libraries. So, through Samskriya Knowledge Centre, we have provided 600 creative and colourful books, two tables and 10 chairs. Apart from it, we have provided two computers where children can do online projects.” Continue Reading

TNHB complex to make way for another mall in Chennai

“The authorities did not keep of their promise of giving us an allotment order letter assuring to accommodate us once a new mall is built,” said Tamilnadu Housing Board Shop Owners Association secretary Yogam Ravi. Continue Reading

Chennai locality still boasts of Karunanidhi even after his demise

As an interesting tale, residents recall with amusement that everytime the DMK came to power, the destination boards on buses would read as ‘Kalaignar Karunanidhi Nagar’ and once the AIADMK came to power, it would be back to ‘K K Nagar’. Continue Reading

Chennaiite recalls freedom fighter P Kakkan’s simplicity

“I used to travel by 5E bus to my office from K K Nagar to Taramani. At Chinnamalai, Kakkanji used to get into the bus. Commuters and I used to ask him to sit by offering our seat. But he used to say ‘Amma Ukkarunga, Thaymarellam Nikakoodathu’. Even when the conductor offers him the seat, he would refuse to sit. This showed his simplicity,” she says. Continue Reading