Pine Labs and Federal Bank join hands to offer EMIs

The objective of this association is to provide affordability solution to debit card-holders of Federal Bank by way of POS-based EMI solutions. Continue Reading

Producers shocked by theatre owners’ decision

The recent announcement by Tamilnadu Multiplex and Theatre Owners Association (TMTOA) on new share percentage for films featuring popular actors has shocked producers and distributors. They are afraid that it may affect their overall revenue. Continue Reading

Gastroenterologist Deepak Subramanian cautions about hernia

Hernia is caused by muscle weakness and if not treated, will develop into a serious issue, so it is always better to treat it at the earliest, says Dr Deepak Subramanian, senior consultant in general, laparoscopic, surgical gastroenterology and bariatric surgery. Well-known for his specialisation in hernias and obesity-related surgeries, he speaks to News Today about hernia, its effects on the body, symptoms and how it can be treated. Continue Reading

IIT-M develops technique to recover oil from offshore wells

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras are developing indigenous processes for efficient recovery of oil from mature offshore wells. In India, domestic crude oil production is currently insufficient to meet the nation’s energy demands. Continue Reading

Chennai drama troupe stages street play on air pollution

The team of Sabarivas and Raghavendr, youngsters and long-time residents of West Mambalam, is back in the news. Not too long ago, they had staged a play on water conservation, which had won appreciation from all quarters. Continue Reading

2.30 crore sanitary napkins given to girls: Minister

Beginning from 2012, sanitary napkins for free of cost have been distributed to 2.30 crore girls who hit puberty in villages, five lakh pregnant women, 4,119 women prisoners and 2,405 mentally-ill women, said Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr C Vijayabaskar. Continue Reading

Designer Purvi Doshi talks about her journey & importance of sustainable fashion

Known for her label, ‘Purvi Doshi’, the 45-year-old has become an advocate to promote ‘sustainable fashion’ through her brand, offering opportunities to local tailors from remote villages. In a chat with NewsToday, Purvi talks about her journey, her creative process and her latest spring-summer 2019 collection. Continue Reading

Former CFO of Tata Global Beverages pens book on business management

Anil P Goel has over three-and-a-half decades of experience across Tata Group companies including that of the Chief Financial Officer of Tata Global Beverages. He has also served on the board of Indian Hotels and was also a Non-Executive Director on the boards of Taj GVK Hotels & Resorts Ltd, Tata Coffee Ltd, among others. He is known for his expertise in business restructuring and change management solutions. Continue Reading

Chennai-based youth wins laurels in silambattam

It has become common to hear news about women facing the unthinkable out in the public. This is what drove Ganesh Babu of Oragadam to enroll his daughter Padma Shree in a Silambam class, to equip the skills she might need in case she finds herself in a bad situation. Continue Reading

Historic feat for ICF as 60,000th coach is flagged off

In a major feat for the Integral Coach Factory (ICF), the 60,000th coach – a self propelled inspection car – was rolled out here at its premise on 21 May in the presence of Member (Rolling Stock), Railway Board Rajesh Agrawal. Continue Reading