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Chennai gets memorial park for people who died of COVID-19; family of deceased to plant saplings

An estimated amount of Rs 5 crore has been sanctioned for the COVID-19 memorial park, according to the officials of the Greater Chennai Corporation

Published on 2nd August 2021
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This new BA degree in Public Policy, with former IAS, IPS officers as mentors, is built for UPSC aspirants

The degree is being offered by Crescent Institute in Chennai and the first intake is currently on. Will students take the plunge?

Published on 28th July 2021
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Tamil Nadu worried over a slight increase in COVID cases in some districts

However much to the relief of the department, 17 districts including Chennai and Kancheepuram witnessed zero deaths due to COVID-19 on Tuesday

Published on 28th July 2021
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His son overcame ataxia to become a college prof. Now, this dad is telling the world stories we need to hear 

We speak to Iftikhar Zia, whose platform Possiabilities tells stories about the abilities rather than disabilities of people with rare, incurable diseases

Published on 28th July 2021
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IIT-M alums' start-up uses 3D printing to create doffing units for docs. Here’s why it is actually super-cool

The units are printed at the Tvasta facility in Chennai, and then assembled at the hospitals, thus minimising exposure to COVID for construction workers

Published on 23rd July 2021
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IIT Madras stray dog issue: 45 out of 186 captured dogs died, admits Institute 

The dogs, according to the institute's response, died due to old age and illness, while others were "rescued in bad condition"

Published on 19th July 2021
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Delhi's NO2 pollution increased by 125 per cent in just a year, finds Greenpeace India study

NO2 pollution has increased in all the eight capitals studied – Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Jaipur and Lucknow – but Delhi has seen the “most dramatic increase”

Published on 7th July 2021
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Engineer found dead at IIT Madras: Deceased was temporary project staff who joined in April, lived off campus

The partially burnt body of the young man was found inside the premises of the IIT Madras on Thursday night. Chennai police said that the deceased was a man in his mid-20s

Published on 2nd July 2021
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Courts cannot ban online games for children even if they are violent: Madras High Court

The observations were made on a plea moved by E Martin Jayakumar, a resident of Chennai, seeking direction from the Union government to regulate online gaming

Published on 2nd July 2021
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How this student initiative can potentially end Chennai's water crisis and flooding

Three school students in Chennai are leading the initiative to map lost lakes and rivers in the city and surrounding areas. We find out how this can help

Published on 30th June 2021
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This artist documented his quarantine during COVID through a series on Instagram. This is why it's hauntingly real

Bala Govind Kumar is a Chennai-based artist and art director who got infected on April 26 and decided to 'draw himself' out of isolation

Published on 23rd June 2021
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These Chennai students are helping bring a smile to the faces of healthcare workers amid COVID. Here's how

Vedika Agarwal and her friends started Project Joy to send handmade gratitude cards to healthcare workers in Chennai in the hope to spread some smiles

Published on 9th June 2021
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How this poetry collective by three Chennai youngsters has taken open mics online amid the pandemic

Project Prodets by three Chennai students is a poetry collective for young, budding poets to learn the craft and lose their inhibitions

Published on 9th June 2021
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PSBB school authorities grilled for three hours by TNCPCR over sexual harassment row

This was after a teacher of the school, G Rajagopalan was arrested for sexually abusing and behaving inappropriately with the students

Published on 4th June 2021
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How this online thrift store is ensuring that your unused clothes help save a life somewhere

The Cause Wear was started by Shreya Chauhan to sell pre-owned clothes at cheap prices and support various causes. We give it a try

Published on 2nd June 2021

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