This Deepavali, go for trendy, healthy bakshanams

Talking about traditional dishes, chef Shri Bala says, “We can rightly say that traditional ingredients are coming back. Karupatti halwa is done with kambu paal and karupatti. Okkarai is done with paasi paruppu and siru payiru which is a very old dish that is coming back. Thiruvaiyaru Ashoka is very famous already but Chennaiites seem to like them so much now.” Continue Reading

Chennaiite conducts workshop on organic products

As part of the workshop, the participants were also taught on how to set up a farm in their houses. As part of their future plans, the members are planning to take people to agri-tourism, an awareness programme that emphasises the need for agriculture and farming. Continue Reading

Young girl in Chennai wins Kata National Championship

Abiya took part and won gold medal in the Shobukai’s 9th Open National Karate Championship and Premier League which was conducted by the general secretary of Karate Association of India and Tamilnadu State sports academy’s treasurer Althaf Alam. Continue Reading

Artist in Chennai receives lifetime achievement award

The artiste is said to be the only surviving member of the original Chandamama design team and Shankar has created thousand such drawings for Chandamama, which defined the looks of the magazine for decades.

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Chennaiite talks about benefits of native cows’ milk

“Our family has been residing in Porur for several decades now and we have been doing milk business for five generations. After a severe fall from people buying the indigenous breed’s milk and switching to packed milk, now they are slowly getting back to the tradition of buying cow milk. Revolutions like Jallikattu protests have helped this change,” says D Murthy. Continue Reading

Chennaiite tells about proper marketing in health sector

The lifestyle that we are living currently is the major area that must be created awareness. Also, heart issues should be addressed highly, as it has several branches that people yet to know. The awareness about bone problems is also the need of the hour, as many of our work styles are confined to sit in one place and and work. Continue Reading

Tobacco consumption has increased in TN, says survey 

The ascent in tobacco consumption in Tamilnadu is an indicator that the government needs to strengthen tobacco control efforts and people need more awareness on the health and financial burden that tobacco use brings. Continue Reading

Chennaiites get emotional after losing 50-year-old peepul tree

“A part of the tree was damaged in cyclone Vardha and was losing life day-by-day, so we had to let it go eventually. But the sad part is that our locality has lost an identity. It was our centre point,” rued Karthik. Continue Reading