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The 20-year itch of Hindujas ends Keep in touch, anytime anywhere Kollywood’s Mahabharatha When the crowd will miss the roar When Chennai became Venice India’s first online-only bicycle brand Read before you buy... From trash land to tourist spot Online approval of layout plans A budget that butted into deficit Book your water tanker Boozing and driving TTV stumps all Chennai teachers rank low The sweet killer Technologists to rescue Ennore Port excels Two friends trigger a change 377 yet young Star studded city Mexico opens Consulate in Chennai The sunshine and the shadow side of this digital era Water woes Doing business is not so easy in Chennai City Corner - Chennai Is Chennai now the accident capital? Overflowing garbage It’s so cool! K7’s Entrepreneurial Odyssey Indian of the Year Google street view’s India competitor A sweet marketing splash by Pattappas Pocket Therapist finds mention in Forbes Vanakkam Chennaiyin FC Water wars begin Metro mania Chennai gets its Imax When Marina became the Tahrir Square Planning the right energy Chennai airport to become solar-powered Education a cause of concern Aviation sector to grow three times... State VAT leads to inflation: a study A new technique to treat dry sewage A praiseworthy peer recognition Chennai, the noisiest city Metro chugs through the city SGRI – a global research centre for building materials Bewailing monsoons the new fad Arnold visits Chennai Safe Trac-keeps track on your safety Tamil Nadu Premier League launched I know nothing else but cinema... Car-free Bessy Chennai to Bengaluru as quick as pizza delivery Reality Check The sweet tooth of the city Thrills for the holiday season 60 years of cultural and economic ties Tambaram tracks…. Million landmark and Rs. 200 crore influx by Yamaha Metro chugs the green way Sathyabhamasat propels ahead He made Ranganathan Street so crowded... Perplexing communications This dabba has a cure for all your ailments Frontier Mediville attracts Japanese investments Presto! Bravo! Working space for women by woman Murugappas-focus on consolidation Black outs will be knocked out Engineering colleges lose lustre Paranjoy on crony capitalism The curious case of Evgenii Berdnikov Prithika Yashini takes charge... An industry institution link… Cricket comes calling to Chennai Chennaites lose 7 crore to debit card frauds Technology handshakes with sanitation Chennai Metro looking for revival Yes, you are safe! Apollo targets a third of CV tyre market Need for an integrated approach to medicine City Corner-June Know the start-ups in the city City Corner Maruti Suzuki wins NIQR award It is not only your noodle... Hey Chitti! please take my order A feast for book worms Building highs and lows Coimbatore backs up for Chennai City Corner The underground don zips through CMRL takes off till airport Chennai Silks in flames Nilam threatens the city Raj Bhavan opened the gates for public How to roast 45 human beings alive International conference on saving energy, environment Yamaha in the news Realty bytes Green energy, not really green? Chennai soon to get an Aerospace Park Force Motors’ two new SUVs Outlays and outcome – the long gap India’s first 3D Museum The auto gets a remake A skinny affair Colourful welcome at the Saidapet station Missing, but not missing the top spot Self-sufficiency in dredging... Medical miracle! The worst is yet to come Meters return to the metro Indian media-operators of democracy North Chennai booms Hawker’s paradise gets a permanent place Talk your way and land in a job Must visit of 2014 Chevrolet Sail U-VA Launched
 
Safe Trac-keeps track on your safety
SAFETY is becoming a primary concern and Kritilabs has launched Safe Trac to address this issue. This app which is now available in google app store, allows the user to install it for free. The moment the application is launched the person’s movement can be tracked in internet. In addition, the emergency button in the app triggers a message to a registered number informing emergency. The app has also been made available in basic phones that support java. Srikrishna V, who heads overall strategy and business development functions at Kritilabs, said that it was one of the safety initiatives of the firm. “If it reaches out to a lot of people we can make travel safe,” pointed Srikrishna. The app has already been used across 17 states in India. The company plans to enhance the app with features like alerting the nearest police station in times of emergency, auto launching the app at a specific time or place. It is an app in need, indeed!

Happy reading!
‘THE odd things about people who had many books was how they always wanted more” – said Patrica A Mckillip.
For such book lovers and also for the younger generation Chennai Book Fair (CBF) has something new, always, year after year.
The CBF which had a modest beginning with 27 stalls in 1976, has risen to great heights at present with as many as 747 stalls, 10 lakh titles and one crore books. Organised by the Booksellers and Publishers Association of South India(BAPASI), the 36th Chennai Book Fair attracted a lot of fanfare over the years. With several titles in various languages, the book fair attracts people of all ages. Among other things, children’s colouring books for Rs.23 each and maps and globes were selling like hot cakes.
Books, no doubt, open a whole new world, adding spice to life. It was indeed a happy sight to see big crowds throng not only cinema theatres and shopping malls, but also Book Fairs.

A sweet tragedy
CHENNAI had the pride of opening up the first diabetic clinic in India by Dr M Viswanathan. Sadly, Chennai races to become the diabetes capital of India.
Timed precisely, the largest bi-lateral health care event between the UK and India, the Indo-UK Diabetes Summit, kick-started an understanding with the Government of India and the UK Ministry of Health to address the issue of increasing incidence of diabetes in the country.
Keshav Desiraju, Additional Secretary – Health, Government of India cited that signing a MoU with UK on exchange of healthcare best practices was on the cards. Desiraju said that even without an agreement, knowledge transfer between the two countries can begin. The Twelfth Plan identifies the failure of health care in its delivery across the vast country. The publicly-funded National Health Service of UK which offers free health cover at the point of use, provides an interesting emulation. Anna Soubry, UK Minister for Public Health, pointed to UK’s vast experience in the field and said they still had a lot to learn from India, eg: the dedication of trained nurses, who take utmost care of patients.
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