Santhosh Mathevan

Valsarvakkam area in Chennai to get new park

Chennai: In a bid to expand the lung space and establish a bigger and effective green cover on its terrain, the city corporation has come up with a pilot project with Central governmentÂ’s funding.Valasarawakkam near Vadapalani in the city is one of the beneficiaries of this programme. Greater Chennai Corporation is soon going to construct a new park in the locality for the residents. Sources said the Corporation has received

News Today rescues old man kidnapped by hospice

Chennai: If the heartrending screams of an elderly woman led to many others being shifted from St Joseph’s Hospice at Paleswaram village, which is facing allegations of illegal organ and bone racket, News Today’s initiative to trace two rescued persons met with success owing to a lot of ‘lung power’ and ‘young power’. It has been a week since St Joseph’s Hospice was in the centre of a controversy. The

Mystery hospice: Villagers make shocking claims

Kanchipuram: In the midst of controversies and allegations lodged against it about organ trafficking and ill-treating senior citizens, the management of St Joseph’s Hospices in Paleswaram near here, defended itself stating that it did not have anything to hide and was not doing anything illegal. When News Today visited the hospice and the village of Paleswaram, the entire neighbourhood, which is in the blindspot of Google Maps, was buzzing with

Collector assures action against hospice

Kanchipuram: Six days after a controversy erupted against St Joseph’s Hospices at Paleswaram village of Kanchipuram district and serious charges were made, as many as 20 elderly persons, most of them ill, are being shifted to another government recognised home in the district. Collector Ponniah said inmates of the home will be shifted soon and action will be taken (against the home) if charges are found true at the end

Pad Man in flesh and blood

Chennai: With a number of questions and controversies surrounding the recent mass Bollywood flick Pad Man, Arunachalam Muruganandham, the man who inspired the bio-pic, answers them all. Starting from the plagiarism allegation over the Akshay Kumar-starrer to why the film was not made in Tamil first, Muruganandham opens up to News Today on all the buzz that the movie has created in the recent past. This reporter met him at

Trouble comes with migrant workers

As days roll, the trouble made by daily wage workers from the North has been increasing in the locality of Choudary Nagar, Valasarawakkam making it difficult for the residents to lead a peaceful life. Residents are expecting an immediate action on this, as these migrants allegedly damage their properties every now and then. A residents of Fourth Street of Choudary Nagar, Sankara Narayanan reported to News Today on the issue.