NGO Anbin Kural is run by 18-year-old Chennaiite

What is the most common thing that happens when a group of youngsters meet during weekend? Party? Trips? Watch videos? Chill? When this is the scenario in most of the cases, a group of teenagers from Mugalivakkam have taken up the ‘weekend challenge’ to clean Porur lake.  Continue Reading

Senior citizens in Chennai share memories about Independence struggle

With Independence Day being celebrated tomorrow, ‘News Today’ had an interesting conversation with senior citizens – Shankar (95) and Hatheem (82) – to learn about their patriotic views. They recalled their childhood memories of our country’s freedom struggle. Continue Reading

4-year-old Chennai girl marks her name in Indian Book of Records

Even when adults find it hard to remember a small list of groceries, 4-year-old Veyashini from Mangala Nagar, Porur, marked her name in Indian Book of Records by listing 49 countries along with their capitals in just 84 seconds! Continue Reading

Chennai’s Samuel Jones among top tennis players in TN

Just 15, S A Samuel Jones, a tennis player from Porur, holds a place among the top three positions in the State level and is called ‘tennis superstar’ by his family members and coach. Continue Reading

Kiruthika, founder of Hooray, talks about trending, customisable clothes

A creative mind and endless love for colours rule Kiruthika’s life. This 25-year-old enthusiast, an architect by profession, was bold enough to resign her job and follow her heart and start a brand in clothes designing. Continue Reading

Several civic issues in Iyyappanthangal worry residents

As a result of urbanisation, three major issues have arisen, say residents. With water bodies encroached, their homes are among the first to be flooded. With no allocated space for garbage disposal, waste is now being dumped at any available empty space. With hoards of encroachments lining the roads, traffic chaos is witnessed daily. Continue Reading

Chennai Corpn makes use of yard at Porur to segregate waste

The workers here collect the garbage and then classify them based on their decomposing nature. They then grind the bio-degradable waste, convert it into manure and supply it back to the residents. This in turn can be used for growing plants. Continue Reading