July 15, 2017

Crank's Cornerrr!

What do you think is the biggest problem now facing Tamil Nadu? a) Unstable political situation b) Declining industrial development c) Water and agrarian crisis d) Corruption in high places. Going by the amount of newsprint and airwaves expended in the last few days, the answer to the question is the un-given option e) Bigg Boss. To those who, probably on account of residing in Mars, don’t know what Bigg

Wsquare claims work spaces for women

Chennai: After marriage or the birth of a child, a woman is usually confined within the four walls of a house. Her education and talents remain unexplored. But Wsquare – India’s first co-working space for women, which provides a platform for women who are looking at getting back to work, conducted a summit where women – barring age, barriers and background – put up stalls exhibiting their creations. Wsquare is

MCC school enters semifinals

Chennai: Madras Christian College School (A) defeated St Mary’s to enter the semifinals of the MCC-MRF interschool cricket tournament (T-20) beingplayed here. Batting first they scored 157 for 5 in 20 overs. In reply, St Mary’s managed just 140 runs. RESULTS: Quarter Finals: Madras Christian College School (A) 157 for 5 in 20 overs (Lithesh 83, Rahul 55, M Vimal Raj 2 for 22) bt St Mary’s Sch 140 for

Shaze challengers smashes Dabang smashers

Chennai: Shaze Challengers were leading Dabang Smashers TTC 8-4 on points at the end of match 4 on Day 2 of the CEAT Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) at the Nehru Indoor Stadium in Chennai. Portuguese world No 14 Marcos Freitas put Dabang Smashers TTC ahead with a 2-1 victory (11-3, 11-6, 10- 11) over Indian Soumyajit Ghosh in the men’s singles (Foreign vs Indian) clash. Left-handed Freitas jumped to a

Kaththi team to reunite for film

A R Murgadoss who is busy with his upcoming flick Spyder with Mahesh Babu, is soon to start his next with Vijay. This will be the third movie together for the duo after Thupakki and Kaththi. The latest buzz about this movie is that composer Anirudh has been roped in to compose the tracks and backgroud score. This untitled flick is to be bankrolled by Sun Pictures. This movie is said to

Ashok Leyland lends hand to students

Chennai: Ashok Leyland of Hinduja Group has announced the extension of its corporate social responsibility project, ‘Road to School’, for 45 schools in Namakkal district recently. After Shoolagiri, Anchetty, Minjur and Puzhal towns, Ashok Leyland will help improve the primary and middle school education in government schools in Namakkal district covering four educational blocks. Namakkal, Mohanur, Paramathy and Erumapatti. With this addition (4,700 students), the project will positively impact 19,700