Thiruvanmiyur resident promotes eco-friendly bags in Chennai

When the government announced a ban on single use plastic early this year, Vatsala Parthasarathy (65) was extremely happy. A resident of Journalist Colony, Thiruvanmiyur from 2005, she has been making her own eco-friendly bags and encouraging those around her to switch to cloth and jute. Continue Reading

Srishtika Sriram from Chennai is going places with ‘upanyasams’

When Srishtika Sriram was born, all her mother wished was to make her a ‘chamathu’ girl. But she surpassed all expectations and is now going places with her talent to render soulful ‘upanyasams’. Continue Reading

IIT-M ‘mess’ row: Veg students say issue was blown out of proportion

The IIT-M campus in the city was in the middle of a controversy last week, after posters from a mess of the institute which segregated students on the basis of their choice of food, became viral on the social media. Continue Reading

BBA grad in Chennai runs eatery at Besant Nagar beach

Apart from the beach, if there is something that the Besant Nagar is famous, it is for the food that is available here. Although the place is home to a number of restaurants, a majority of visitors prefer the stalls that are lined up at the shore. Continue Reading