Vadapalani residents ask better stormwater drains, roads for monsoon

With rains lashing city for the past few days, the Meteorological Department announced the onset of North-East monsoon this week across Tamilnadu. Residents in the neighbourhood are in hopes of a beneficial season. Resident Welfare Associations have taken steps to rope in rainwater harvesting systems in their homes while some activists continue to promote the cause of saving water. Continue Reading

City-based teacher bags honour from State government

For T Ponnammal, teaching has always been her calling. She made heads turn among education community after she bagged the ‘Best Teacher Award’ from Tamilnadu government. The honour was bestowed by Minister of School Education, KA Sengottaiyan in a ceremony held recently. Continue Reading

Marina Sands at Ramada, Egmore offers delicious seafood

The newly inaugurated Marina Sands at Ramada, Egmore might be the best option if you are planning to eat the finest seafood. Offering a plethora of dishes ranging from fish, lobsters, shrimps, salmons, prawns, among others, the restaurant boasts of several mouth-watering starters. Continue Reading

Review: ‘Chhichhore’ – Nostalgic journey

There is a reason why we love to watch heroes on the silver screen even if they aren’t real. It is humbling to see them overcome obstacles which mirror situations we face ourselves in our own lives. We are bowled by their determination to reach their goals. Chhichhore is one such film that glorifies failure more than success. Continue Reading

When Madras came to a standstill during World War 2

World War 2 changed the course of our history as we know it.This week marks its 80th anniversary. The Russian center of science and culture have organised a photo exhibition until 7 September that shows the days of Madras during the great war. Continue Reading

Chennai-based author pens poetry, uses Facebook to promote writings

When Ravi Ranganathan spent his days working hard in a leading bank as a senior officer, little did he know that he would be spending his time writing fiction post retirement. Today, the resident of Saligramam had published two books to his name. Continue Reading

Radisson Blu Hotel GRT unveils G7 summit inspired food festival

When we think about the G7 Summit, the first thought that probably comes to our head is what leaders of these nations will discuss. Any new MoUs to be signed? New deals? Politics, politics. But the chefs at Radisson Blu Hotel GRT near Chennai Intl Airport had other things in mind. Continue Reading

‘The Boys’ on Amazon Prime explores dark side of superheroes

The Boys is a superhero web television series based on the comic book of the same name by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson. Developed by Eric Kripke for Amazon, it follows the titular team of vigilantes fighting against a group of superheroes who abuse their power. Continue Reading

Revathy speaks about working in ‘Jackpot’, Jyothika and more

“When the director met me for the first time, he said that he was a big fan of my role as Masha in Arangetra Velai,” she says. “Hence he renamed my character in this movie too.” Produced by Suriya’s 2D Entertainment, Jackpot is directed by Kalyaan of Gulaebaghavali fame. It has Yogi Babu, Rajendran, Anandaraj, and Mansoor Ali Khan in pivotal roles. Revathy speaks with News Today about working in Jackpot, Jyothika and more. Continue Reading

What does it take to run fashion biz on Instagram?

It is difficult to run fashion business on Instagram as you need to stay on top of swarming content and immense competition. So, News Today asked three Chennai-based fashion entrepreneurs what does it take to thrive Continue Reading