Untreated medical waste let into Thiruneermalai Lake, residents file plaint

Residents of Chrompet are angered over the repeated disposal of untreated medical waste into the Thiruneermalai Lake. Continue Reading

‘Teracotta tablet dates to Gitopadesham’

“A terracotta tablet depicting a man holding four horses, standing behind a half chariot with a spoked wheel is probably interpreted to be one of the earliest representations of Gitopadesham. The plaque, dating back to 1600 to 300 BCE, is in possession of Jeremy Pine, an art dealer in Hong Kong, which was purchased in Kathmandu years ago,” said CPR Institute of Indological Research director Nanditha Krishna. Continue Reading

Forum seeks lift facility at Tambaram rly station

The Traffic and Transport Forum Chennai has requested the Chairman of the Railway Board to facilitate a escalator or lift at Platforms 7 and 8 of the Tambaram Railway station. Continue Reading

Velacheri Railway Station to get facelift soon

There is a good news and a bad news for Velacheri Railway Station. The good: It is going to developed as a model railway station, with lot of improvement work in the pipeline. And, the bad: A survey has listed it as one of the ‘dirtiest railways stations in India’ Continue Reading

TN CM slams DMK, says it banks on false promises for survival

Tamilnadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Sunday accused the DMK of banking on false promises for its survival and remembering about people’s problems only at the time of elections. Continue Reading

Chennaiite Ambika Mahesh Iyer excels in teaching, dance, story telling

Is it possible for a person to be a teacher, dancer, artist, psychodrama therapist and a story teller? The answer is yes and 48 years old Ambika Mahesh Iyer of Sabari Salai, Madipakkam is an example for it. She received Best Teacher Award for her service in the noble profession of teaching. Continue Reading

Chennaiite runs centre focusing on activities for differently-abled

Forty-two-year-old Rajarajeswari was just like any other housewife when she got married two decades ago. After having her first child, she began to ponder over utilising her leisure hours. Although she does not have a degree, her husband K R Rajan suggested her to work at a school that teaches differently-abled children. The phase changed her life altogether and soon led her start Sri Vidhyodaya Learning Centre in Mandavelipakkam. The best part is that all her 20 children look forward to attend the school every day with all smiles. Continue Reading

Residents in Nanganallur, Alandur worried of bad roads, damaged poles

Residents in the neighbourhood are worried about the state of Vembuli Amman Koil Road in Alandur. It may be noted that this is one of the key stretches that the residents use to reach Alandur Metro Station. Continue Reading

‘K’taka has no right to construct reservoir on inter-State river without consent’

The State opposes Karnataka’s new plea regarding the approval to construct Mekedatu dam across river Cauvery. Condemning Karnataka,¬†Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami stated that Karnataka government has no right to construct reservoir on inter-State river without obtaining permission. Continue Reading