Engineering dropout to Mr World: Chennai bodybuilder’s tale 

Like most teenagers from Chennai, R Manikandan – an avid fitness enthusiast – got into engineering immediately after completing school. But, unlike the flock, he decided to drop out of college to pursue his passion for professional bodybuilding. The risk he took and his efforts bore fruit when he was crowned Mr World recently. Continue Reading

Maattu Pongal day: See video of cows go surfing in Marina beach

The cattle would then be taken home and decked up for the evening. They would be paraded on the streets or taken to customers’ houses where the milkman supplies milk, and worshipped there. The distinct sound of the day would be the jangling bells around the cows’ neck or their feet. Continue Reading

19 participants injured in Palamedu jallikattu where 165 bulls were released

Nineteen participants have been injured in the Palamedu jallikattu sport, according to reports reaching here. Palamedu, in Madurai district, is famous for its jallikattu, and draws participants in large numbers.  Continue Reading

CM Palaniswami in Salem: Omalur Main Road renamed as MGR Road

The rule of the AIADMK government will continue in Tamilnadu with the blessings of party founder M G Ramachandran and late supremo J Jayalalithaa, said Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami in Salem this morning. Continue Reading

AIADMK rule will continue, TN CM, Deputy CM write to party cadres

Chennai: Even if MGR and Jayalalithaa are no longer with us, the AIADMK is here to stay, said Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam. Writing to party cadres on the occasion of the 102 birth… Continue Reading

Kodanad video case: Supporting CM, OPS says they will tackle it legally

Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam has said they would legally tackle the Kodanad video case that has dragged in the name of Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami. Continue Reading

Kodanad video case: DMK president Stalin seeks appointment with Governor

The investigative report by a media house on the Kodanad murder and burglary case is refusing to die down. DMK president M K Stalin today said he has sought an appointment with Governor Banwarilal Purohit to seek action against Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami. Continue Reading

Get a peep into making of Bhogi melam in Chennai through video

It is customary for children to beat the Bhogi melam when the bonfire is lit during the day before Pongal. It is part of the tradition to get rid of useless / unwanted items in the house with the chant – Pazhayana kazhithalum, puthiyana puguthalum. Continue Reading