( Makkal TV, Monday – Friday, 2 p.m.)

Want accommodation for rent? Interested in a new job? Wish to sell your two-wheeler? Looking out for a used car? Sandhai is the place and it is accessible over phone. The speciality of the programme is that there is no cap on what one wishes to buy or sell -- it can be a one-rupee incense stick or a jet that costs billions of dollars!

Maruthuva Naeram

( Makkal TV, Thursdays and Fridays, 3.30 p.m.)

Heart attacks and diabetes are becoming common among youngsters, and unheard-of ailments are rampant. Undergoing treatment after being affected by diseases is norm. But this show concentrates on prevention. Effective lifestyle changes, food habits that suit the climate we live in and means of keeping diseases at bay find a place in the programme.

Pasumai Samaiyal

( Makkal TV, Fridays, 1.30 p.m.)

Presented under the categories of Pudhuchaaru, Pasumaikalavai and Suvaisirpam, this is a show that teaches you to prepare a variety of food items with fruits, vegetables and greens, without the use of the oven. The medicinal value of the items used is also provided. In today's show, a fruit mix made with oranges and pudhina leaves as the main ingredients, and cabbage juice blended with sugar candy are to be demonstrated. A recipe with musk melon is also on the cards.


( Sankara TV, Sundays, 6.30 p.m.)

Popular names from the world of Carnatic music, Bharatanatyam and Namasankirtanam look back on their lives and share their spiritual experiences in this weekly programme.


( Polimer TV, Sundays, 9 p.m.)

Political leaders are grilled with a smile on this show anchored by A.L. Kannan. This week the personality to be featured is E.V.K.S. Ilangovan.

Puththam Pudhu Kaalai

( Polimer TV, everyday, 7.30 a.m.)

Comprising several segments, experts from different fields appear on the programme. ‘Naal Sollum Unmai' has Mr. Manoharan, dean, Bharatiar University, talking on the significance of each day, Arthi Balaji offers tips on beauty and hair care at home, Kazhiyur Narayanan has his predictions lined up, specialists in all fields of medicine dwell on Health in ‘Arogyamae Selvam,' and speaker Ilasai Sundaram suggests points to ponder in the ‘Sindhanai Siragugal' slot.


(Jaya TV, Wednesdays, 9 p.m.)

In the coming week, the issue of suicides among school children will be discussed. Every other day, there are reports about school-going children resorting to suicide because they are unable to cope with life. Heavy syllabus and work load, unsympathetic teachers, ambitious parents and unbearable peer pressure -- these are but some problems that will be addressed. In two candid episodes, children, parents and teachers battle it out with Anu Hassan as moderator.