Friday, Feb 03, 2023

Know Your City


Know Your City: This Chennai eatery is unique in its name as well as culinary experience it offers

January 31, 2023 2:17 pm

'Trouser Kadai' got its name from the trademark attire of its owner R Rajendran. Here, they still cook in in firewood and grind masalas in a stone grinder and offer tasty food at affordable prices.

Know Your City: Built in the 1850s, Balabrooie Guest House stands tall as a symbol of Bengaluru’s rich heritage

January 30, 2023 7:37 am

The Balabrooie Guest House is one of the few buildings that has not become a casualty of the rapid progress witnessed by Bengaluru over the last few decades.

Know Your City: Known for seafood, this stall at Chennai's Marina beach attracts many even after two decades

January 25, 2023 7:14 am

People queue up for the fish curry meals, fried prawns, squids and crabs sold at Sundari Akka Kadai every day.

Know Your City: With a refreshing look, India Coffee House, Bengaluru, adds a twist in its menu

January 22, 2023 4:50 pm

The ICH in Bengaluru for the first time will also be introducing different flavours of coffee like latte, mocha, iced coffee among others. The Coffee Board will also use this facility as a training centre for those interested in starting a coffee business from tier-II cities.

Know Your City: An idyllic setting in Chennai to heal people requiring psychiatric care

January 18, 2023 12:10 pm

Surrounded by a thick blanket of trees and greenery amid the concrete jungle of Chennai, the IMH, which is spread over 60 acres, offers more than what meets the eye. It has adopted various new techniques and initiated many schemes for the wellness of its residents.

Know Your City: Tales of bravery housed at Madras Sappers' museum in Bengaluru

January 14, 2023 8:18 pm

The Madras Sappers draw their origin from the erstwhile Madras Presidency Army of the British Raj and are older than the other two groups of the Corps of Engineers – Bengal Sappers and Bombay Sappers.

Know Your City: How Pune’s first library, which turns 175 this year, rose from the ashes

January 14, 2023 4:09 pm

After being gutted in a fire in 1879, Pune Nagar Vachan Mandir continues to serve the reading public in the city at a monthly fee of just Rs 30.

Know Your City | Sri Arunodayam: A home for abandoned children with intellectual disabilities in Chennai

January 11, 2023 7:22 am

Since Sri Arunodayam was established in Chennai, Iyappan and his team have rescued 364 children and reunited close to 100 of them with their families.

Curiouscity: A go-to destination for kids in Bengaluru to have fun with science

January 08, 2023 2:16 pm

Established in 2020, Curiouscity aims to be the go-to destination for students between Class 4 and 7 and for young adults who are curious to know diverse topics of science.

Know Your City: The Place Touché the Sizzler — legacy, history of sizzlers and much more

January 08, 2023 6:55 am

Started by Erani’s son Shahrookh Erani, ‘The Place Touché the Sizzler’ on Moledina Road, Camp, has been serving traditional sizzlers for an illustrious five decades.