Tag Archives: India

Behind Bars, A Ray of Hope

A recent video from the Puzhal Central Prison created a buzz on social media. The video clip showed how the prison inmates are giving a fresh lease of life to demonetised currency by converting them into customised file pads for use in government offices.The video … Continue reading

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Water and air pollution keep migratory birds away

As the season of migratory birds has begun, a large number of birdwatchers are spending their weekends in places like Vedanthangal and Karikili to catch a glimpse of the birds that fly several miles from their home to spend their … Continue reading

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Finding love is just a swipe away, but are you ready to take the risk?

When 20-something Aradhana (name changed) moved to Chennai, she was quite excited about her dream job and the independence to live her life the way she always wanted to. P.C.- cdn.skim.gs  The only thing she was missing in her life was a good friend. She then happened … Continue reading

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Singled out: No house for single women in city

Are you a single woman looking for a decent accommodation in Chennai? You’d have a fair shot at it if you stop socialising, stem your craving for chicken 65, and ditch that egg sandwich, say single women on the lookout for a house for rent in Chennai… P.C.- @emilyanngemma  … Continue reading

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Pick a gift

The 12-year old V. T. Khanishkar is sitting holding his chair, waiting for the programme to start and he get hold of his favourite bi-cycle. A little excitement can be seen in his eyes when I ask, “What have you asked … Continue reading

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MBA grad ventures into tutorials

A godown room has turned into a learning centre in one corner of R.S. Puram where every day around 100 children walk-in to prepare for their respective exams. It is a tuition centre started by a 24-year old MBA graduate … Continue reading

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The Hindi Medium

Getting admission in Army School wasn’t very difficult​ but, the problem starts after class IV. This school is just till class IV and no one speaks in English in this school. Our Piku can’t speak in English like your friend’s … Continue reading

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