Porur market in Chennai is mini Koyambedu

Chennai: “Vanga ma, Vanga. Ellame fresh. Directly from Koyambedu market,”’ screamed a woman at the Porur market. She is not alone, as several women and men stock their small shops with fresh fruits, vegetables and even seafood each day. One can also shop for household items and clothes too. This ever busy bazaar, is a one stop place for those residing in Porur, Ramapuram, Mugalivakkam, Moulivakkam and beyond. This reporter

Playback singer talks about her profession

Chennai: Blessed with an astounding voice and encouraging family, Sneha Narayanaswamy, is a busy playback singer. This 22-year-old resident of Porur in the city has many dreams and aspirations. She shares with News Today her work, aims and ambitions. A commerce graduate, she quit her job as a tax analyst to pursue singing. Speaking about her journey, she says, “‘My best moment is when I  sung an album for FETNA,

New tar on suburban road delights many

Chennai: Madambakkam main Road connecting Rajakilpakkam signal and Madambakkam in the city suburb has a new black topping which has brought joy to commuters. However, a few motorists feel that the height of the road has increased and there is no proper protection and ilumination on the sides of the stretch. A motorist said it is a good thing that the road has been re-laid but since the height has

Chennai suburban kid is cricket prodigy

Chennai: At the recently-held winter tournament organised by the ACE Cricket Academy located near Santhoshapuram, near Selaiyur in the city suburb, the one youngster who caught all the attention of the onlookers was M Vishal Ram. The 11-year-old, who was part of the under-12 team of the MCD Cricket Club amassed 485 runs in five matches with three centuries and two half-centuries. In an interview with News Today, the resident

VP bats for MBBS degree in Indian languages

Chennai: Batting for an educational system with greater emphasis on Indian history, heritage and culture, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu favoured teaching professional degrees like MBBS in Indian languages. “I have always been impressing upon the need for children to be taught in their respective mother tongues in various States to underscore the importance of language,” he said. Addressing the valedictory of the golden jubilee celebrations of Hindustan Group of

AIADMK ex-MP sacked for supporting no-trust motion

Chennai: AIADMK expelled former MP and one of its spokespersons K C Palanisamy for alleged anti-party activities after he favoured support by the ruling party to the no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi government in Parliament. A party release, jointly signed by AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam and co-coordinator K Palanisami, said he was expelled “effective today” from the basic party membership and all other responsiblities. Palanisamy, a known television face