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Road in desperate need of a pavement


While thousands of vehicles ply on Karuneegar Street, Adambakkam and Medavakkam Main Road, lack of pavements along the two roads is a major hazard.

With the population in Adambakkam, St. Thomas Mount

Teen fights debilitating ailment to score 75% in Plus-2


Nineteen-year-old Feroz Khan, who suffers from SLE, fought against all odds and scored 75 per cent in his plus-two examination thanks to the TANKER Foundation.

Though he had only two and a half mont

Demand for managers to drive rush for B-Schools

MBAs have always been in demand and the trend will continue in the future too.

Stating that India requires 20 million managers in the next 10 years, Mr Swaminathan K., founder, CEO of online the bus

Activist teaches Puzhal prison inmates for free


It was during his school days that S. Rajendran realised that he should do something for the society.
Even as a 14-year-old boy, he used to advice his classmates that they should not bunk classes and

This artist adds colour to lives of cancer patients


A self-taught artist R. Beena was struggling to make ends meet when she met an ailing 12-year-old boy with his mother at a government hospital in 2000.

“My son was not well and when I went to the ho

Pool victim was keen football player


Roopam Hazarika, the Class X student of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI) who drowned in a swimming pool on Sunday, and was declared dead on Tuesday morning, was a keen foo

Demand for snack kiosks in MRTS stations gains momentum


Commuters demand that at least snack kiosks be set up immediately - if not food plazas or fast food joints - at MRTS stations.

There are two kiosks that function at Thirumailai station.

Mr S. Vasan

Software engineer sells furniture on pavement


K. Dasari Anand, 26, is waiting for a call from an IT company even as he runs a fairly successful furniture business on a busy pavement of Velachery main road.

The engineering graduate from the JNTU

Job seekers interested in learning foreign languages

In today’s competitive world, learning an additional language is always an asset. Students, especially job seekers are showing keen interest in learning foreign languages.

Be it Spanish, French, Ger

Hassle-free stairway to heaven and beyond


With growing popularity of tour operators, tourists no longer have to make last minute bookings or have to worry about hotel accommodation or food.

There’s an increase in demand for tour operators wh

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