Siciliano at Nungambakkam serves delicious Italian cuisine and gelatos

It’s easy to miss Siciliano, the one-month-old Italian cafe tucked away from plain sight on the tree-lined Khader Nawaz Khan Road. We heard about the place from a friend who told Siciliano served made-fresh, preservative-free gelatos that are probably the best in town. But, walking into Siciliano we were pleasantly surprised that gelatos are not their only specialty and that they serve delectable varieties of Italian pizzas, pastas and American fast food too. Continue Reading

Working mothers have their own set of problems

“Nooo” screams my 2-year-old daughter. She folds her hands in a huff, pouts and looks away – all this when I try to feed her. I beg. I glare. I raise my voice. But to no response. Finally, I spank her. Immediately, she starts bawling. My mother-in-law peeps in and asks, “Why are u making the child cry?” She lifts the child and starts feeding her. I roll my eyes and leave it at that. Continue Reading

90 ML filmmaker Anita talks about what she tried to tell through her movie

While facing a number of reviews that trashed the movie 90 ML, protests and complaints against it, the director Anita Udeep, in an interview to News Today, spoke about why this movie is a must-watch for women. Continue Reading

Most crimes against women are committed by men they know

Most crimes against women committed by men they know. Women in the city still struggle to find their feet even as they battle many gender-based issues and rising crimes against them. Year after year, women get no respite from brutal cases of stalking and murder. Continue Reading

Here’s how women run the crime world

Women in real life are far from what movies and TV serials show them to be. They are not kind mothers, weeping wives and naive daughters. On the occasion of International Women’s Day, News Today gives a peek into how women in the city dabble in the world of crime. In reality, the city has a number of women who are as ruthless as men and often make shocking headlines. Continue Reading

Women’s Day too commercialised to look beyond lipstick, nail polish

Hey, sistuhs, don’t we just love Women’s Day? It is that time of the year to do not just party-hopping but also shop-hopping. There are offers galore for women on this special day. Cosmetics, textiles – you name it, we get good discounts on this one day. Continue Reading

Chef Joe Thottungal talks about his culinary journey, latest cook book

Canadians at Ottawa love to throng at ‘Coconut Lagoon’, a restaurant run by Kerala-based Chef Joe Thottungal. Since 2004, diners love to taste the restaurant’s ‘authentic South Indian Cuisine’. In fact, the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits the restaurant to savour the delicious meals they offer. Joe will soon be launching his culinary book, ‘Coconut Lagoon: Recipes from a South Indian Kitchen’. Continue Reading