21-year-old artist in Chennai has won numerous laurels

Ever since MS Shwetha wielded a brush in her hands when she was four, there was no turning back.¬†Today, the 21-year-old artist has won numerous laurels including the ‘Kalai Ilamani’ from the Tamilnadu State government, even as she takes classes for children and adults. Continue Reading

Student motivator in Chennai employs unique ways to teach

G Appavu of Kodambakkam, is a teacher with a difference. For, he combines Tamil film songs and peppers the lyrics with subject concepts and explains it to his students. News Today meets up with him for a chat. Continue Reading

’90 ML’ is a jolly film, speaks about liberation of women: Oviya

Ahead of the release of ’90 ML’, Oviya speaking to ‘News Today’, said, “I am an actress and this is my profession. I am just doing what the director tells me to do. People need not object me by the roles I play but rather they should judge me on how I behave off screen.” Continue Reading

Two young entrepreneurs’ apparel brand makes waves on social media

Childhood friends Fathima Afrin and Fathima Sameera have always been passionate about designing clothes. Their combined passion fuelled their creative spark and the duo joined hands to start their own apparel brand, ‘Label Afeera’. Continue Reading

Residents, vendors in Chennai talk about life, post plastic ban

On 1 January, residents across the city were at a loss when single-use plastic products were banned. Since then, several businesses started using alternatives, such as cloth-bags. Continue Reading

Resident activist in Chennai conducts campaigns on traffic awareness

Urmila, a resident of Kodambakkam, can add another feather to her cap. A techie, who is also a yoga therapist, has now ventured into social activism, focusing on road safety. Continue Reading

Nominated for Grammy, Falguni wants to work with Chennai composers

When Falguni Shah moved from Mumbai to the US in 2000, little did she know that she was about to create a name for herself in the world of music. Fast forward to 19 years, today, Falguni’s work, ‘Falu’s Bazaar’ has received a Grammy nomination for Best Children’s Album. Continue Reading