Chennaiite helps clean Shiva temples across Tamilnadu

Velacheri is known for its historic shrines including the Dhandeeswaram temple, and adding pride to the neighbourhood is N Adal Arasan, a resident who lives for the cause of Shiva temples not just in the locality but across Tamilnadu. Continue Reading

Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu flags off the Tree Ambulance

Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu flagged off the ‘Tree Ambulance’ initiative, a campaign to save trees, here on International Day of Biological Diversity, Wednesday. The tree ambulance has been conceived, designed, fabricated and equipped to provide first aid treatment to trees, aid tree plantation, assist the shifting of trees, carry out seed ball distribution. Continue Reading

Survey finds engineering education in Tamilnadu in crisis

A survey conducted in Tamilnadu among a cross-section of stakeholders about the state of engineering education and job scenario for fresh engineers in the State, has seen a call for reducing the number of seats in such colleges by half. Continue Reading

Former corporate professional-turned author’s book translated into Tamil

When Durgadoss started his corporate career, little did he know that instead of preparing PPTs or spreadsheets, he would be penning about Alexander the Great or the Indus Valley or the 26/11 terror attacks, effortlessly weaving facts with fiction. Today, R Durgadoss is a successful author, having written three historical/mythological novels. Continue Reading

Cannes Film Fest 19: The Desi girls who dazzled the red carpet

When it comes to Cannes, two things matter most to this beautiful beach town; films and fashion. Every year, groundbreaking films get released during its world renowned cinema gala, the ‘Cannes Film Festival’. It’s also the time when celebrities set the red carpet on fire, thanks to their flamboyant display of jaw-dropping sense of fashion. Continue Reading

Couple travels across globe to eat bizarre food, write book

Divya Anand and her husband, Vivek aren’t ordinary couple who travel the world simply to take selfies or perhaps enjoy a romantic evening but rather they navigate the globe to eat bizarre foods like sipping snake wine in Cambodia or goose web in Singapore! Divya’s book, ‘Dare Eat That: A Guide to Bizarre Foods from Around the World’ explores their journey to eat every species on earth. Continue Reading

Suresh Prabhu speaks on questions raised on S&DT flexibilities

Questions raised by developed countries on flexibilities provided to developing economies under the WTO norms are ‘controversial’ and ‘extremely divisive’, India has stated irrevocably. Continue Reading

Vodafone Idea loss narrows to Rs 4,882 crores

With initiative undertaken to increase revenue and hold off competition coming into effect, Vodafone Idea, country’s largest telecom operator has announced that its consolidated loss has narrowed sequentially to Rs 4,881.9 crore in March quarter. Continue Reading

JP Morgan invests in Global PayEx

Global PayEx has announced a that banking and financial services provider JP Morgan has invested in it that will help the latter’s clients experience clearer electronic invoice presentation and quicker reconciliation. Continue Reading

Jet deputy CEO and CFO Amit Agarwal quits

Grounded carrier Jet Airways’ deputy chief executive and chief financial officer (CFO) Amit Agarwal has resigned, the airline said today. Agarwal’s resignation is effective from 13 May, it said. Continue Reading