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Wheelchair-bound Tamil Nadu fencer with iron will wins gold in national championship

Armed with a thin sword, Deepika Rani R, a wheelchair user, swooshes towards the opponent and wins the round.

16 Sep 2019

The revivalists: This is how Chennai is replenishing its water bodies

Makkal Trust, a Coimbatore-based social welfare group, is taking small yet effective steps to desilt and restore waterbodies across Tamil Nadu

11 Sep 2019

Idli along with care from this 80-year-old for just 1 rupee

Kamalathal sells idlis for Re 1 per piece. She says her 'business' is meant for the needy who want to save money for their families.

05 Sep 2019

Winning without waste

Padmanaban Gopalan, the man behind No Food Waste, received the  National Youth Award for his untiring effort in donating surplus food

15 Aug 2019

Truly sustainable living

The water crisis in Tamil Nadu has affected most aspects of life and commerce.

11 Jul 2019

Beauty, brawn and brain

Age is just a number might be a hackneyed saying but not for 50-year-old Jaya Mahesh.

10 Jul 2019

Bringing a spin onto the pitch

People with disability find an avenue to play the nation’s favourite sport through  SAHAI Para Sports Academy in Kovai

04 Jul 2019

A milky way to health

 Milk is vital for both physical and mental growth. It is a nutrient-rich liquid extracted from farm animals.

11 Jun 2019

Fun and fruity

Think summer, think soaring temperatures, sweat-soaked clothes, ice creams, cold drinks and most importantly – mangoes and jackfruits.

25 May 2019

A one-man show of storytelling and string puppetry

 Bommalattam puppetry has been closely associated with religious ceremonies and cultural programmes in temples.

21 May 2019

Pollachi youth pedals for justice, women’s safety in Tamil Nadu

Balaji decided to ride from Chennai to Pollachi on his bicycle as part of an awareness campaign and to call for strict action against the Pollachi case abusers.

21 Mar 2019

This 14-year-old from Chennai is on a roll

Even before showing her prowess at the international rollball tournament, city-based Mahimasree CS impressed the jury in the state.

06 Mar 2019

Three Coimbatore kids ready to debut in Football league  

He has played in more than 20 tournaments at district and state level, and bagged many medals and awards.

09 Jan 2019