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Chennaiite makes craft using natural products

Chennai: Kavi Ranjani, a 12-year-old girl from Guindy, in the city has won the hearts of many through her art. This young talent has a passion towards painting, clay modelling and handicraft. This self-taught artist is famous for gifting her neighbours with handmade baskets. She has learnt it all through the internet. Speaking to News Today, Kavi says,”‘My dad used to scold me for being online most of the time.

Chennai girl wins accolades in frisbee tourneys

Chennai: For many, frisbee is only a beach game or a pastime, but M Selvi (20) takes it seriously. This resident of Guindy in the city has been playing the sport from class six. She is an international player and aims to become an IAS officer. She speaks to News Today about her journey. When did you start playing frisbee? I was nine when my father taught me how to

Oz writer Bill Koul launches 3 books in Chennai

Chennai: “Find a purpose in life and work on it. Everyone has a meaning to live in this world – find it and live it,” were the wise words of author Bill K Koul, whose three books were launched here Friday. The guests for the evening at Starmark bookstore in Express Avenue were political analyst and television anchor, Dr Sumanth C Raman, eminent psychiatrist, Dr N Rangarajan, author and happiness

Chenani girl makes success in music world

Chennai: Swarnalekha’’s aim in life is to make it big in music and become a playback singer. This 21-year-old residing at Velacheri in the city has a passion towards singing and is willing to beat all odds to make a career out of it. This engineering students speaks to News Today about her ambition. She says,”‘I started singing at a very young age. I was in class three when I

Young women prone to ovarian failure

Chennai: Women in their mid-twenties are prone to premature ovarian failure (POF) and smoking and drinking are the main reasons, says Dr Madhupriya, fertility consultant at Nova IVI Fertility. Speaking to News Today on the sidelines of a press meet to brief about in vitro fertilisation (IVF) here on Friday, she said POF is a condition where there are physiological, age-related decrease in the number of eggs in the ovaries,

Neglected SWD in Chennai area irks many

Chennai: “After the 2015 floods, a new stormwater drain is being built to prevent water-logging in Vijayanagar at Velacheri in the city. The work on this project has not yet been completed,” alleges Swaminathan, a resident. “Vijayanagar is prone to water-logging. Every time it pours, most parts of the area get drowned. Considering this, funds were allotted to build a new stormwater drain. The work for it started two years