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

Chennai Railway Division gets new manager

P Mahesh took over charge as the new Divisional Railway Manager of Chennai Division of Southern Railway on 24 April, succeeding Naveen Gulati. An officer belonging to Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers (IRSME), P Mahesh has vast experience in different facets of Railway working Continue Reading

Family drowning: Chief Minister announces relief

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami condoled the death of five persons, including four of a family in the Cauvery river in Namakkal, Tuesday. Four of a family – identified as Saravanan, his wife Jothimani and their children Deepakesh and Sarakesh, and another woman Devi drowned and their bodies were later fished out. Continue Reading

Easwari Engineering College conducts 19th graduation ceremony

Every engineer needs to adapt to the changes taking place in the global economy, said Anna University Vice-Chancellor M K Surappa. Speaking at the 19th graduation ceremony of Easwari Engineering College here recently, he advised graduates to embrace broader vision of the professional role to inevitable progress of the nation with new innovation and leadership. Continue Reading

Governor, CM, Stalin hail Gomathi for Asian Athletics Championships victory

Chennai: Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Leader of the Opposition M K Stalin Tuesday hailed half miler Gomathi Marimuthu for bagging gold in the ongoing Asian Athletics Champions in Qatar. The 30-year-old unheralded Gomathi had clocked… Continue Reading

Baby donates heart to another infant

Two-year-old baby from Villupuram, diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy with severe LV dysfunction, a condition where the heart’s ability to pump blood is decreased, now breathes well. All thanks to the country’s youngest organ donor, a two-year-old baby from Mumbai, that donated the heart. Continue Reading