Interview: Sudha G Tilak, translator, Hungry Humans by Karichan Kunju - “I...

This is your first translation of a Tamil work into English. For over two decades, my touch with Tamil, after moving from Chennai, was minimal. I speak little Tamil — to friends or family — and watch Tamil movies sporadically. I began by simultaneously reading and translating the first three chapters of Pasitha Manidam.
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13 hours ago

Chennai: 2 die cleaning septic tank; building secretary, supervisor held

The deceased were identified as P Periyasamy and D Dhatchanamoorthy from Pallikaranai. The workers had been engaged in such work for the past five years. The police arrested the building secretary, an ex-serviceman, and the supervisor.
#PPeriyasamy #Chennai #LawGovernment #PublicSafety


23 hours ago

Three held near Chennai’s Tambaram for supplying addictive pills to students

Chennai police busted a three-member gang that allegedly supplied addictive pills to college students and others near Tambaram. Nearly 600 tablets and 100 syringes were seized from them. The police revealed that the gang brought the tablets illegally from Mumbai and supplied them to students across the city.
#Chennai #LawGovernment #PublicSafety #SensitiveSubjects


Yesterday

NEET aspirant dies by suicide in Tamil Nadu

A 19-year-old medical aspirant allegedly died by suicide in his house in Choolaimedu in Chennai. The student, who wanted to become a doctor, hung himself when he was alone at home. He had put out a video message to his friends that he had decided to end his life.
#Choolaimedu #SensitiveSubjects


Yesterday

Chennai, Tamil Nadu COVID Updates Today July 1: Chennai Covid cases, Chennai...

The active cases increased to 11,094 from 10,033 recorded on Wednesday. Four people – 2 from Singapore and 1 each from Bangladesh and USA – are among the 2,069 who tested positive today. The death toll remained at 38,026 as no fatalities occurred today.
#ChennaiCovid #Chennai #Health #HealthConditions #InfectiousDiseases


Yesterday

After robust Q1, housing sales in Pune sees 11 per cent drop

Pune toed the national trend which reported a 15 per cent decrease in real estate sales in the second quarter. The first quarter of the year saw robust sales of 99,550 units across the seven major cities i.e; National Capital Region (NCR), Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR), Chennai, Pune, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, and Kolkata. MMR reported the highest sales of 25,787 units followed by NCR at 15,340 units.
#MMR #Pune #RealEstate #RealEstateListings #RealEstateServices


Yesterday

Chennai’s Covelong Point Surf, Music and Yoga Festival is back after two years

The Covelong Point Surf, Music and Yoga Festival is back in Chennai after being stalled for two years because of the Covid-related restrictions. The festival will take place from August 5 to 7 at Surf Turf on the Kovalam beach in Tamil Nadu’s Chengalpattu district. The participants will need to follow the government’‘Covid-19 regulations and the public has been asked to wear face masks and maintain social distance.
#CovelongPointSur #YogaFestival #Chennai #ArtsEntertainment #BeautyFitness #Fitness


Yesterday

Chennai Open WTA 250 to be held from Sept 12-18; TN govt to lead sponsorship...

Chennai will host the first-ever Open WTA 250 international women's tennis championship from September 12 to 18. The event to be held at the SDAT tennis stadium, Nungambakkam, will see the participation of leading women players from among the top 100 in the world. The draw size will comprise 32 singles main draw / 16 doubles main draw and 24 singles qualifying draw.
#ChennaiOpenWTA #OpenWTA250 #Chennai #Sports #IndividualSports #RacquetSports


Yesterday

Actress Meena’s Husband Vidyasagar's Body Cremated At Basant Nagar Cremations

Actress Meena's husband Vidyasagar was cremated at the Basant Nagar crematorium, Chennai. The 48-year-old businessman was admitted to a private hospital in Chennai after a serious lung infection. He is survived by his daughter Nainika and wife Meena, who performed his last rites.
#Meena #BasantNagar #Health #News


Yesterday

T Rajendar Undergoes Surgery in New York, Set to Return After Examination on Saturday

Actor-director T Rajendar was admitted to Ramakrishna Hospital in Chennai earlier this month and was treated for abdominal bleeding. He then went to a reputed hospital in New York on June 14 for further treatment accompanied by his family members. The operation for his haemorrhage has been completed, according to sources.
#TRajendar #NewYork #ArtsEntertainment #Movies


Yesterday

Man killed as soil caves in during Chennai Metro rail work; 3 booked

A 45-year-old worker was killed after soil caved in while he was working underground for laying Chennai Metro rail project’s sewage pipeline at Medavakkam in Chennai. The deceased was identified as K Ravi from Salem. He entered a 10-foot-deep pit allegedly without any safety gears.
#KRavi #ChennaiMetro #Medavakkam #SensitiveSubjects #LawGovernment #PublicSafety


2 days ago

Petrol-Diesel Price Today: Check Fuel rates in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, other cities

Petrol and diesel prices were unchanged across the country for the 39th consecutive day. In Delhi, petrol continues to retail at Rs 96.72 per litre, while diesel is available for Rs 89.62. In Mumbai, a litre of petrol remains available at Rs 111.35, while that of diesel costs Rs 97.28 in the city.
#Delhi #BusinessIndustrial #EnergyUtilities #OilGas


2 days ago

Chennai school teacher held under POCSO Act for sexually harassing students

A 45-year-old school teacher in the city was arrested for sexual harassment of students over a period of four months. The man had sent obscene messages to students, touched them inappropriately and had sexually harassed children, police said. A case was registered against the teacher under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and he was arrested.
#ProtectionofChildrenfromSexualOffences #POCSO #Chennai #LawGovernment #PublicSafety


2 days ago

2 Indian woman caught with 109 wild animals at Bangkok airport, arrested

109 wild animals were found in their suitcases at the Bangkok airport Monday. The two were planning to smuggle the animals on a Thai Airways flight to Chennai airport. The animals, including white porcupines, turtles, lizards and snakes, were found at the airport.
#ThaiAirways #Indian #Bangkok #Travel


2 days ago

Simbu poses with father T Rajender at a hospital in America, see photo

Rajender was rushed to a private hospital in Chennai after he complained of chest pain. During the treatment, a blood clot was discovered in his stomach. Simbu had flown his father T Rajender to America for medical treatment earlier this month. Rajender seems to have recovered well in the latest photo that has surfaced online.
#Simbu #America #ArtsEntertainment #Movies #CelebritiesEntertainmentNews


2 days ago

As Covid cases go up, TN Health Minister Subramanian asks public to wear masks

A drive to distribute over 50,000 masks free of cost to the public was held on the day on behalf of the state health department in Chennai. Of the total cases, Chennai recorded 632, followed by Chengalpattu (239 cases) and Coimbatore (70) Till now, there are around 8,970 active cases in the state, including 3,869 from Chennai alone.
#Subramanian #Chennai #LawGovernment


2 days ago

Petrol-Diesel Price Today: Check Fuel rates in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, other cities

Petrol and diesel rates remain steady across the nation for the 38th day in a row Wednesday. In Mumbai, one litre of petrol costs for Rs 111.35, while that of diesel is available for Rs 97.28. In Delhi, petrol continues to retail at Rs 96.72 per litre, while diesel is. The price of petrol and diesel varies from state to state in India depending on freight costs.
#Delhi #BusinessIndustrial #EnergyUtilities #OilGas


3 days ago

Chennai worker dies of asphyxiation while clearing a blocked sewer,...

A 26-year-old man, who was engaged in cleaning a drain in Madhavaram in north Chennai Tuesday, died of asphyxiation. The condition of another worker, who also fainted while trying to rescue his coworker, is said to be critical. The police have arrested contractor M Prakash, 53, and his supervisor V Vinish, 33, in connection with the incident.
#MPrakash #Chennai #LawGovernment #PublicSafety #SensitiveSubjects


3 days ago

Drishyam actress Meena's husband Vidyasagar passes away at 48

Tamil actress Meena's husband Vidyasagar passed away at a private hospital in Chennai on Tuesday night. The 48-year-old was diagnosed with a lung ailment in March this year and had to be treated for it. The funeral is to take place at the Besant Nagar crematorium at 2 p.m. On Wednesday.
#Meena #Tamil #Chennai #News #ArtsEntertainment #CelebritiesEntertainmentNews


3 days ago

Tamil Nadu, Chennai News Live Updates Today: Chennai News, Chennai Latest...

Tamil Nadu reported 1,484 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, taking the State tally to 34,71,289. The toll continued to remain at 38,026, as no fatalities were reported today also. While 26 per cent of the people have got the infection from their visit to markets, malls and common places.
#ChennaiNews #TamilNadu #Health #HealthConditions #InfectiousDiseases


3 days ago