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A Trial Sketch At Home Made This Chennai Artist Popular

City-based artist Alamelu Annhamalai has now become a celebrity of sorts on social media. All thanks to her unique skill — the ability to draw using both her hands simultaneously. The youngster was recently featured on the photo-sharing site Instagram … Continue reading

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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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