Anakaputhur weavers rue poor patronage    

‘The people here use many bio-fibres to weave. Aloe vera, bamboo, banana stem and erukkanchedi, are a few among the famous varieties. We also use natural dye like coffee, sandalwood, turmeric, indigo, and infuse medicinal herbs including neem and tulsi’, Continue Reading

Chrompetites want open canals closed

Chennai: The tragic death of a two-year-old in Tiruchi, has taught everyone a hard lesson, with respect to open borewells and pits. Following the incident, Chrompet residents seek the closure of several manholes and canals, on a war-footing basis, before… Continue Reading

6 years-old Chennaiite to represent India in international fashion pageant

Apart from the international pageant, the child has also participated in various shows including Chennai Super Star Fashion Week and India Kids Fashion Week.  “She has been featured in popular lyricist Kabilan Vairamuthu’s music video. She has also walked ramps for a lot of designers” Continue Reading

Chennai football group focuses on social issues

“Since the number of play-grounds got reduced due to urbanisation, chances to play too came down. This leads to distractions like alcoholism and drugs. Recently, hundreds of kilos of banned products were seized from a Pammal godown. This prompted me to spread awareness on the ill- effects caused by these unhealthy practices that are common among the youth,” Continue Reading

Greater Chennai Corporation gives makeover to wells across the city

“The well that was recently deepened and desilted in Ayyappa Nagar near the Sannadhi Street has been given the design of Akshaya Paathiram, meaning, that this well will always have water in it. These designs are painted by painters who paint idols and walls in temple. We have used high quality materials to construct and paint these structures.” Continue Reading

Soil test being carried out for metro rail Phase-2 project in Chennai

The Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) recently released the phase two map featuring localities in the neighbourhood, that will be connected to other parts of the city. Continue Reading

True art should bring out best in everyone: Danseuse Vasanthalakshmi

The Narasimhacharis believe that true art should bring out the best in everyone and, hence, all lessons are taught in an atmosphere of love and respect, emphasising not only technical virtuosity but integrity and sound values as well. Continue Reading