When a railway staff built a shrine

A temple that has been in existence for more than five decades at Tambaram Sanatorium is less known to people. Sri Varasiddhi Vinayagar Chellamuthu Mariamman temple, located beneath the Tambaram Sanatorium flyover was built by a resident of the Railway staff quarters and was thriving until the houses here were demolished few years ago. Speaking about the temple, the temple’s priest Manikanda Gurukkal and members of the temple trust say. Continue Reading

People head to native places to celebrate Deepavali

With just a day left for Deepavali, people from Chennai have already started leaving for their native places to celebrate the festival with their relatives and friends. Continue Reading

Suburban rail users are a worried lot in Chennai

The incomplete work of a public toilet at the Tambaram Sanatorium railway station has irked the commuters.
Last year, when Dayanand, a commuter complained about it, the officials replied that the previous contract had lapsed and new tenders will be floated to finish the remaining work. Continue Reading