Mina Swaminathan of MS Swaminathan Research Foundation passes away

Chennai, March 14 (BPNS) Mina Swaminathan, Distinguished Chair, Gender and Development, M.S. Swaminathan research foundation passed away at her residence in Teynampet, Chennai on Monday. She was 88. She is the wife of illustrious Agriculture scientist Dr.M.S. Swaminathan. Mina Swaminathan was a teacher-educator and writer on early childhood education (ECE). She was the Chairman of […]

Man throws baby shower party for his pregnant Persian cats

Chennai, Jan 3 (BPNS) A Coimbatore-based businessman conducted a baby shower (Vlakkappu) party for his two Persian cats at a pet clinic in RS Puram in the city on Sunday. The cats, Kshira who has reached 50 th day of its pregnancy, and Irish were completing their 35th day of pregnancy and their owner Uma Maheswaran […]

Novel programmes of women-centric group library uplifts society

Kannur, March 22 : The Safdar Hashmi Memorial Library which was formed in 1988 immediately after the theater artist was shot dead in New Delhi is now the country’s first air-conditioned library and with more than 14,000 books and is the main cultural hub of Mayyil, a sleepy panchayath of Kannur district, the home district […]