EBook: Chennai Summer Camps 2017

For the second year, in continuation, we are producing Chennai Summer Camps Resource Guide as e-Book.
The information on various Summer Camps for children across the city is scattered across digital and print publications. We thought a compilation of all such information »

Urban Waters – Photo Exhibition on Adyar River – March 15 to April 30, 2017

Adyar river photo exhibition

The mighty Adyar River that flows through Chennai has a tale to tell.
Arun Krishnamurthy, founder, Environmentalist Foundation of India has documented the origin of the river, the journey and the culmination all captured in images aimed at sensitizing citizens of Chennai »

Summer Camp: Young Journalist Programme – April 17 to 22, 2017

Young Journalist Programme

The Summer Young Journalist Programme at YOCee will be held from April 17 to 22, 2017.

The program will introduce children to news, basics and ethics of reporting and journalism. The sessions are divided into ten major parts that will help discover »

Pranav Arcot to present kutcheri in the park – March 5, 2017

As part of the monthly Sunday Kutcheri in the Park organised by Sundaram Finance, 12-year-old Pranav Arcot, a Class VII student of Hari Shree Vidhyalayam will present a vocal Carnatic music performance at the Nageswara Rao Park in Mylapore on Sunday, March »

Oil spill from collided takners spreads across Chennai shores

oil spill

Two oil tankers accidentally collided with each other on Jan. 28, 2017 near the Ennore Port in Chennai. It took a day to notice the effects of the collision and the oil spill on the shores of the beaches in Chennai.

On »

Cyclone Vardah and its fury over Chennai

Cyclone Vardah Ration Store

Cyclone Vardah, which hit Chennai and its neighboring districts on December 12, wreaked havoc everywhere it struck. Tens of thousands of trees were uprooted, roofs were blown away, thousands of electricity poles felled and cables snapped. Window panels of many houses and »

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa is no more

After seventy-four days of hospitalisation, the chief minister of Tamil Nadu J. Jayalalithaa passed away at 11.30 p.m. on Dec. 5, 2016. She suffered a cardiac arrest a day earlier and did not respond to life support treatment, said a Press Release »

St. Luke’s Church in Anna Nagar will get a new look soon

St Luke's Church Statues

St. Luke’s church in Anna Nagar West, which was first opened to the public on October 2, 1977, is now being demolished for reconstruction. The demolishing began on 10th of November 2016. The renovation aims at creating more space inside, as the »

A dance performance celebrating Ambujam Krishna

Ambujam Krishna

With the December Music Season in Chennai just beginning , students of Bharathanjali presented a dance performance ‘Kshetrambuja Maala’, based on the compositions of Ambujam Krishna.

 

The resource person for this dance production was Sujatha Vijayaraghavan, a dance and music scholar. »