Chennai Archive

Chennai prone to Hurricane Irma, says study

Chennai, Sep 18(tamilnaducentral): Chennai would see a rise of sea levels between 4.35 metres and 6.85 metres due to tropical cyclones affecting 1,963 square km of land, says a study. If the sea rises by a metre, 38.2 sq km of  residential, commercial and industrial areas will be destroyed. But if it is to rise by three

The Hindu wins big at WAN IFRA Media Awards

Chennai, Sep 16 (tamilnaducentral): The Hindu Group has been awarded two golds and a silver at the South Asian Digital Media Awards at the WAN-IFRA (World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers) India 2017 conference in Chennai. www.thehindu.com won the Gold award for the Best News Website. The Hindu ’s site, which is India’s oldest newspaper

Actor Aari NGO’s Guinness World Record

Chennai, Sep 4(tamilnaducentral): Actor Aari whose NGO ‘Maaruvom Maattruvom Foundation’, Sathyabama University and Trans India made an attempt to enter Guinness World Record. Nearly 2683 students took part in the event held at Avanipur near Tindivanam. The students sowed seeds as part of the move to create awareness to sow traditional native seeds and its importance.

PT slaps Rs 100 cr legal notice on Kamal Haasan

Chennai, July 31 (tamilnaducentral): Troubles never seem to end for actor Kamal Haasan. After he is caught in the eye of the storm with the AIADMK ministers for his disparaging remarks against the ruling government, K Krishnaswamy, leader of Puthiya Tamizhagam (PT) has not taken well to the derogatory remark made by a contestant on

Meet the IAS officer R Lalitha who enrolled her daughter in a Corporation School

Chennai, July 18 (tamilnaducentral): Like the proof of the pudding is in the eating,  a government officer, an IAS officer for that matter made heads turn by enrolling her daughter in a Corporation School in Chennai. The Deputy Commissioner (Revenue and Finance), Greater Chennai Corporation, Ms R Lalitha’s daughter, L. S. Tharunika was enrolled at

Art of Living organises Sahaj Samadhi meditation in Chennai

Chennai, July 5(tamilnaducentral): The Art of Living is organising Sahaj Samadhi meditation in the city. As the name implies, it is an easy method to meditate and yet, takes one very deep. Open to anybody above 16 years of age, this meditation is immensely beneficial to the mind. World over meditation or mindfulness has been

Thozhan conducts debate forum – ProGMO vs NoGMO

Chennai,July 1(tamilnaducentral): The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) has approved to plant the Genetically Modified (GM) mustard seeds in India. The Central Government is holding the final decision regarding these GM seeds. One school of thought argues that the GM crops increase food productivity, lower the usage of fertilizers, increase the taste of food  and