KV Navya

Chennai’s pedestrian plaza has everything but a washroom

Users and police personnel say they struggle to find a bathroom

11 Dec 2019

Chennai, a Smart city without toilets

Despite the huge amount spent, the T Nagar pedestrian plaza lacks a public toilet.

11 Dec 2019

No high road to recovery

Absence of guardians and unaffordable rehab centres force the homeless to wage a lone battle, pushing them further into abuse

09 Dec 2019

Fitness formulae from experts

Walk a lot, take the stairs, get a good amount of sleep and on a daily basis, eat healthy food,” said Shiny. 

28 Nov 2019

In the spirit of Christmas 

It was an evening of fun, laughter and togetherness at the cake-mixing ceremony held at Ramada Plaza in Guindy, on Wednesday. 

28 Nov 2019

Turning pages at Thiruvottiyur

Through its free literacy programmes, e-learning sessions and Science classes, this once-neglected government library is now mobilising education & empowerment

21 Nov 2019

Pondy Bazaar: A walkway to remember

According to Corporation officials, blood, sweat, toil, criticism and hours of replanning turned Pondy Bazaar into a smart street.

18 Nov 2019

What’s cooking in this ministry?

At a preview of GRT Hotels’ pop-up Ministry of Chutneys at Amir Mahal, guests were served history nuggets with long-lost Anglo-Indian specialities.

17 Nov 2019

TNIE impact: Help pours in for this good Samaritan from Chennai

Help poured in from all fronts for Arul Raj, the autorickshaw driver who rescues the homeless and treats them with his own money, after CE interviewed him recently. 

16 Nov 2019

Appsolutely not smart

Nine months since its launch, technical glitches have put a sudden brake on the use of SmartBikes

16 Nov 2019

This Chennai woman unleashes a new joy of giving and sharing via grooming camps

Food is Banupriya Raj Thilak’s currency to spread smiles among the homeless every day — one hot meal at a time.

13 Nov 2019

How Chennai's Sikh community is celebrating Guru Nanak jayanti

Hymns, kathas, kirtans and langar — this Guru Nanak Jayanti, members from the 500-family-strong community set the mood for festivities

12 Nov 2019

Paati’s story across five decades

Kalpana realised this was a treasure trove and says her grandmother herself encouraged her to write the book.

12 Nov 2019

Roads relaid but residents remain wary

Motorists travelling through Anna Nagar can now breathe easy as the roads of the arterial Shanthi Colony, 5th Avenue and 4th Avenue have been relaid.

09 Nov 2019

Clean-up champions

Three Chennai Corporation school students have brought about a green change by changing their own ways

09 Nov 2019

See your doctor on your smartphone

In small towns, accessibility is a problem,” said P Gowthaman, CEO, Doxtro Technologies.

06 Nov 2019

Healthy, hearty and home-grown

With a fresh menu boasting fresher local ingredients and the calorie and nutrient information of each dish, The Hybrid at Mercure Hotel hopes to make your night out a sinless culinary indulgence.

04 Nov 2019

Monsoon drives surface tension in Chennai

Interior roads of Velachery battered and unusable for motorists; civic body assures to fix craters

04 Nov 2019

This TN man has one goal — to provide shelter to at least one homeless person every day

Every morning D Arul Raj wakes up with one goal — to rescue at least one homeless person and put a roof over his/her head.

31 Oct 2019

Seafod lovers, dock here

Amid the bustling streets of Egmore, inside the Ramada Hotel is where land ends and sea begins.

30 Oct 2019

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