T R Jawahar’s book ‘Why TN is forbidden land’ released in Chennai

News Today, Maalai Sudar & Talk Media Managing Director and Group Editor, TR Jawahar’s book, “Why TN is forbidden land” was released by Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, T Nagar, Secretary, Swami Padmasthananda during the prize distribution function of Talk Media’s Mega Kolu Contest held at Infosys Hall, Ramakrishna Mission Matriculation School in the city last evening.

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Where losers are winners

I was at once amused, astonished and aghast at a couple of news items that appeared one below the other in a national daily. PayTM, a much touted desi payment app, hogged the headlines for two diametrically opposite reasons. One proudly proclaimed that PayTM’s parent company would be bidding for a sizeable stake in the private sector Yes Bank. And another announced that the same parent has tripled its losses in three years between FY2016-19, from Rs 1,500 crore to Rs 4,217 crore. 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

Time a Dozen!

There are occasions when pride is a legitimate emotion. We at Talk Media are truly elated that with last week we completed a dozen years of eventful and exciting ride as a corporate entity. What began with a single Talk — T Nagar Talk — has now grown and galloped to 20 Talks covering the looming length and burgeoning breadth of this wonderful city of Chennai and its suburbs. Continue Reading

A sage for all ages

In the passing away of Swami Dayananda Saraswati the nation has lost a revered Guru, who saw himself as a philosopher-teacher (as opposed to a mada adhipathi). This distinction is important to understand the great Guru and put his immeasurable contributions in proper perspective. For Talk Media, News Today and Maalai Sudar, the death of this kind soul is a sad event as he had been an important guiding spirit to it. Continue Reading

Diktats of the decade

Talk Media completes ten years this August. A decade may mean nothing in the vast realms of time, but for Talk it signifies a long and meaningful chat with the readers. I say ‘chat’ despite print being a one-way communication media because we believe you, the reader and resident of various localities, have often talked through us and to us. We have articulated your aspirations, angers and anxieties and also been chastised and corrected by your comments and criticisms. In all, the joint journalistic journey has been enjoyable and enlightening, as well. Continue Reading