Hungarian documentary filmed across Tamilnadu

, ‘Lend me your eyes, Baltazars’ records their journey to Tamilnadu. The film lets us see faith through the filter of art and monitor how the mentally challenged artists of the Hungarian theatre embrace spirituality of India. Continue Reading

Karnataka girl tops VIT entrance exam

Sai Saketika Chekuri, a student of Sri Chaitanya Techno School, Bengaluru, secured first rank in the VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE)-2019 held from 10 to 21April in 124 selected cities across India, as well as Dubai, Kuwait, Muscat and Qatar. Continue Reading

Indian Army claims to have sighted footprints of mythical beast ‘Yeti’

In a first, the Indian Army has said that a massive footprint of a ‘Yeti’ was sighted near the Makalu base camp earlier this month. In a tweet, the Indian Army informed that a Mountaineering Expedition team had spotted the giant footprint – measuring 35X15 inches – in the snow on 9 April. Continue Reading

MHA serves notice to Rahul Gandhi over his citizenship

The Home Ministry has served a notice to Congress president Rahul Gandhi, asking him to clarify within a fortnight his ‘factual position’ on a complaint questioning his citizenship status. In a letter, the Home Ministry said it has received a representation from BJP MP Subramanian Swamy in which it has been brought out that a company named Backops Limited was registered in the United Kingdom in 2003 with Rahul as one of its directors. Continue Reading

VGP Universal Kingdom to entertain with sword, rope and fire fights till 2 June

VGP Universal Kingdom is set to grab the attention of its audience during its latest summer show, ‘VGP Arabian Nights Stunt Show’. For the past 17 years, VGP has been a trendsetter and pioneer in bringing world-class, international live-action shows to spice up the vacation and become the talk of the town. This year, it is ‘VGP Arabian Nights Stunt Show’ – a stimulating folklore conducted by professionally trained and experienced performers from around the world. Continue Reading

Surgical Avenue donates 100 multi-speciality beds

Surgical Avenue, one of the leading manufacturers and exporters of hospital furniture in the city, has donated 100 multi-speciality beds to Voluntary Healthcare Services (VHS) and launched a blood donation drive in which more than 300 people participated Continue Reading

Mylapore resident’s green initiatives attract Corpn officials

H Lakshman Rao, a resident of Krishnapuri, R A Puram, Mylapore is a veteran of following green initiatives in his house and recently his way of sustainable living made the Greater Chennai Corporation’s health and education officer, T G Srinivvasan to visit him. Continue Reading

City-based composer makes waves in the west through music

When composer Vinod Krishnan moved to the US ten years ago, little did he knew that his passion for music would widen and his opportunities reach for the sky. Today, the singer-musician is well recognised for his collaborations with IndianRaga, an educational startup founded at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Continue Reading

Chennai-based composer talks about his musical journey

Pallavi Prakash, a resident of Kodambakkam, grew up listening to music. Today, the disciple of the legendary R D Burman has made a name for himself in the world of symphony. It all began when he declined a corporate job offer and started his career at a gramophone recording company. Continue Reading

German camera maker Leica stirs controversy in China

German camera maker Leica has become the latest company to draw fire over an advertisement deemed offensive in China, distancing itself from a short film that broaches the taboo subject of the 1989 Tiananmen protest crackdown. Continue Reading