Tongue twisters of TN politics

To err is human, especially during public speeches. But, in Tamilnadu, where the gift of the gab is considered an important ingredient to climb the political ladder, each and every word uttered by politicians is under the scanner. And, when they mispronounce something, they get instantly trolled on social media with multitudes of memes.

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Unavu, Udai, Uraividam Foundation reaches out to needy kids

UUU Foundation is an initiative by a young dreamer John C Prabakaran for providing basic needs to the less privileged. So does the name of the organisation goes Unavu, Udai, Uraivdam (food, clothing, shelter). The foundation consists of 1000 plus volunteers including teachers, students and other professionals. Continue Reading

HC questions State on pay disparity in govt, private employees

Observing the huge difference in the salaries of employees of the government and private firms, the Madras High Court questioned the State government seeking an explanation on the indifference. Continue Reading

Marathon in Chennai to equip tribal children with play things

The ninth edition of Toy Joy marathon, organised by NGO Aid India, will be held 24 February at Elliot’s Beach at 5.45 am.
Aid India project director Gowri Subramanian said, ‘When we visited tribal villages to help the children there, we realised that the children do not just lack educational support, but they do not have playtime equipment as well. Continue Reading

VIT Riviera concludes: Sastra College emerges winners in arts & culture

Vellore Institute of Technology’s (VIT’s) four-day annual international sports and cultural carnival Riviera 2019, concluded at the college campus in Vellore on Sunday. Sastra College, Thanjavur, bagged the championship trophy in arts and cultural category while VIT, Vellore, won the championship trophy in sports. Continue Reading