Book Review: Adventures of an Indian Techie by Nipun Varma

Ever wondered what it feels like to be an Indian techie? Curious to know about the obstacles they face? Then, Nipun Varma’s, ‘Adventures of an Indian Techie’ – published by NotionPress is perhaps the go to book to know how it feels to live a life as a techie working for an ‘IT firm’. Continue Reading

Asia Kitchen’s clay pot fest is all you need to enjoy Chinese cuisine

Asia Kitchen by Mainland China in an attempt to revive the lost art of cooking, has launched the ‘Clay pot festival’ imbibing 5000 years of Chinese and Pan Asian flavours straight off the hot pot. Continue Reading

Chennai drama troupe ‘Little Theatre’ shows laughter is serious work

Started in 1991 by Aysha Rau, The Little Theatre has diversified from being an independent group to a large body of creative individuals, who orchestrate high-quality drama and contribute in the field of children’s mental well-being, through its hospital clown initiatives. Continue Reading

Maintenance work to disrupt Chennai suburban rail services

With line block permitted in Chennai Egmore-Villupuram section between Pallavaram and Tambaram stations for ballast cleaning machines working on down suburban line 5 June, Southern Railway has decided to cancel a few trains. Continue Reading

Book review: The Shooting Star by Shivya Nath

I first came to know about Shivya Nath through a very good friend of mine at work and the rest, I would say, is history. In this age of Instagram-driven source for visual pleasure, I can easily say Shivya is one of India’s well-known travel writers. Continue Reading

Effective blogging and social media presence matters for any career

While recruiting a new candidate, companies often check for academic performance, seminars and workshops s/he took part in and other ‘usual ingredients’ that make up a perfect resume. However in this digital age, there are other ways for a person to secure a job and increase his/her chances for better opportunities by harnessing the power of social media and blogging. Continue Reading

Restaurant Toscano serves sumptuous Italian cuisine in the city

Toscano is a fine-dining restaurant with eight branches in Bangalore. Now, it has stepped into Chennai offering delicious Italian cuisine. Started in 2005, Toscano, under the management of the Red Apple Kitchen Pvt Ltd it has delighted many foodies. Continue Reading

Former corporate professional-turned author’s book translated into Tamil

When Durgadoss started his corporate career, little did he know that instead of preparing PPTs or spreadsheets, he would be penning about Alexander the Great or the Indus Valley or the 26/11 terror attacks, effortlessly weaving facts with fiction. Today, R Durgadoss is a successful author, having written three historical/mythological novels. Continue Reading