Syndicate content

Mayor sorry for row over anna arch


Even as 68 resolutions were passed, Anna arch issue turned Chennai corporation council meet into a battleground with ruling AIADMK and DMK slamming each other for demolition move

The blame game over

IITians foray into newer domains of cinema

Not all movie-goers know that filmmaker, Madhura Sreedhar, of Snehagitam and It’s My Love Story fame, is an IIT- Madras alumnus who spent 13 years working for reputed IT companies before following hi

Kancheepuram eyes world heritage status

The newly floated Kanchi Forum for Historical Awareness has pitched in for world heritage status to the ancient silk town, which is seeped in history and accounts for good number of ancient temples.

Chennai’s uber cool love thayir sadam, vathal

It’s past 1 am on a Saturday night, and a long line of youngsters, boys sporting spiked hair and tight jeans, and girls in skirts and sequined tops queue up at the lobby, shifting their weight from on

Take a bow! We’re 373 years old


The city turns 373 today. Thanks to diligent historians like Dr Muthiah, we are able to keep track of the age of Chennai, or Madras or Madraspatti-nam or Chennaipattinam.

Nearing 400, the city has f

Call to conserve heritage structures


Amidst Madras week celbrations, activists have called for conserving heritage buildings as they draw a picture of the past, present and future of Singara Chennai.

Though the Mylapore Festival, Madra

British legacy pervades city’s education hubs

Whenever we celebrate Madras Week, we don’t forget to recall the glorious past of the educational institutions in the city started by the British.

One such institution is the College of Engineering,

Stick to tradition, cry Parthasarathy temple devotees

A section of devotees of the ancient Sri Parthasarathy Swamy temple has decided to undertake a pradakshina around the temple, not for fulfilling personal vows, but to ask the Lord Himself to advise th

Missing Madras' old charm


Chennai’s winning combination of technology and tradition may be drawing droves of people from across the world, but time has robbed this city of many a quaint pastime, lament old-timers who grew up i

Wildfires rage near Spanish, Greek world heritage sites


Wildfires raged Saturday on Spain's Canary Islands, as hundreds of firefighters also battled a blaze near Greece's Mount Athos, a World Heritage site housing an ancient monastic community.

No Articles Found

No Articles Found

No Articles Found

I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.