Experts & techies share methods to fight air pollution

On 4 November, when Chennai woke up with hazy skies, residents were surprised. It was unusual. While the meteorological department assured there was nothing to worry, weather bloggers, on the contrary, cried in dismay. Some took on to social media to say that our city is slowing taking in Delhi’s hazardous air. For nearly a week, Chennai’s air quality continues to deteriorate. Continue Reading

‘Modern Love’ on Amazon Prime makes an engaging anthology series

Essays are powerful when stories are written from heart. Nearly 15 years ago, when ‘The New York Times’ published its series called ‘Modern Love’ about true stories of love, heartbreaks and redemption of relationships, the floodgates opened. Continue Reading

Review: ‘The Family Man’ – Gripping espionage thriller with humour

‘The Family Man’ is perhaps one of the best Indian series made to date. It’s funny and sleek, riddled with exceptional twists and turns, powerful performance and gripping direction and writing. Continue Reading

CA-cum-author Sundar Rajan releases short story collections in Chennai

Nothing seems to stop writer Sundar Rajan as he continues to churn out stories, time to time. Just a few weeks ago, the chartered accountant-cum-passionate author released his collection of new short stories titled ‘Spice of Life’ at Odyssey Book store. Continue Reading

Author Raman uses corporate experience to write mysteries

His collection of four corporate thrillers, ‘Fraudster’, ‘Insider’, ‘Saboteur’ and ‘Conspirator’ have been well-received. His newest thriller, ‘A Will to Kill’, published by Harper Collins India, is set in a haunted manor at a cosy hill station. Continue Reading

3-year-old Prajna Sri in Chennai creates record

Prajna Sri from Saligramam made history recently. The pre-KG student at Little Millennium School created a record under the ‘Young Achievers Category’ in India Book of Records and Asia Book of Records by identifying 206 human bones in one minute 35 seconds and also for identifying the maximum number of biological terms in the human body in a minute. Continue Reading

Kodambakkam streets to soon be re-designed by architects

In a major infrastructural uplift to the neighbourhood, the Corporation has decided to rope in architects and city development consultants, to re-design roads at Kodambakkam, Chennai. Continue Reading

Review: ‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’ – Fun is the word

‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’ is an animated comedy film produced by Illumination studios and directed by Chris Renaud. It is the sequel to ‘The Secret Life of Pets’ (2016). The film features the voices of Patton Oswalt, Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart, Jenny Slate and Harrison Ford in vital roles. Continue Reading