The time Chennai hosts the best of Tennis

The 2015 Aircel Chennai Open Tennis Championship took place at the Nungambakkam Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu (SDAT) stadium in Chennai between January 5 and January 11, 2015. It was the More »

An eye-opener

This stall catches the attention of the book lovers who stroll through the book fair at YMCA grounds, Nandanam. The one with a board on top – Enter the World of the More »

Rolled up paper makes colourful jewellery

Hand-made jewellery, made out of paper quilling are flooding the market these days. Their mind-blowing finish and frenzy, colourful designs attract women, especially teens.

Here’s Sudha Krishnakumar, a resident of Triplicane, who makes More »

Documenting every day life of rural India

What can a ‘rural journalist’ with a global vision do? The People’s Archive of Rural India (PARI) has the answer to this.

P. Sainath, who has been a journalist focussing on rural affairs More »

 

Life begins at 40 or 14? It begins whenever you want it to

Nithya Shanti is an internationally respected spiritual teacher, seminar leader, writer and educator, committed to sharing practical wisdom teachings for happiness and enlightenment in a joyful and transformational way.
Nithya completed an MBA from XLRI, Jamshedpur and then worked in the corporate sector. Despite having a promising career, he was drawn to pursue his spiritual quest further.»

Quiz Festival – Jan. 24 to 26, 2015

Chennai’s Quiz lovers will have busy schedule during the long weekend of January. The Murugappa QFIve Quiz Festival is to run from Jan. 24 to 26, 2015.

The three days will see five quizzes. Quiz Foundation of India and the IIT Madras Quiz Club join hand to organise the three day long festival.»

The time Chennai hosts the best of Tennis

Clockwise from Top:  Robin Haase, Evgeny Donskoy, Alejandro Falla, Peter Gojowczyk, Alejandro Gonzalez, David Goffin, Andreas Haider-Maurer, Pablo Carreno Busta, Igor Sijsling

The 2015 Aircel Chennai Open Tennis Championship took place at the Nungambakkam Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu (SDAT) stadium in Chennai between January 5 and January 11, 2015. It was the 20th year for the Chennai Open. The event is an ATP 250 (Association of Tennis Professionals) event. In the past years, the tournament had attracted names such as Boris Becker (played in 1998), Patrick Rafter (1998), Rafael Nadal (2004), and Carlos Moya (2005).»

Take count and fly away

The seventh edition of the Chennai Bird Race will take place on Jan. 25, 2015. The registration are open and extended till midnight of Jan. 20, 2015.
The Bird Race is a dawn-to-dusk event, where large numbers of experienced, amateurs, and budding birdwatchers spend a whole day spotting and identifying birds in an attempt to record as many species of birds as possible.»

An eye-opener

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This stall catches the attention of the book lovers who stroll through the book fair at YMCA grounds, Nandanam. The one with a board on top – Enter the World of the Visually Challenged.

Two visually challenged scholars were seen crouched over a book written in Braille. Another visually challenged scholar Mr.»

Social innovation camp at IIT – Madras – Jan. 14 to 16, 2015

A three day Winter Camp on Social Innovation through Technology is hosted by the Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CSIE), IIT-Madras from Jan. 14 to 16, 2015.

The programme is meant for students of Class 11 and 12 and is designed to create awareness on the role of technology and entrepreneurship to solve socially relevant issues among school students.»

Tennis Tournament – Jan. 19 to 24, 2015

Krishnan Tennis Centre in Kottivakkam is hosting The Hindu Junior Tennis Tournament from Jan. 19 to 24, 2015.

Children under 12 years can participate in this TNTYA ranking tournament. Last date to register for entry is Jan. 12, 2015.

Contact Krishnan Tennic Centre, 141, OMR, Kottivakkam. Phone : 94447 84704 (Sabapathy)»

Rolled up paper makes colourful jewellery

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Hand-made jewellery, made out of paper quilling are flooding the market these days. Their mind-blowing finish and frenzy, colourful designs attract women, especially teens.

Here’s Sudha Krishnakumar, a resident of Triplicane, who makes stunning quilled jewellery, to share her thoughts with us.

Quizzing her about how she got the idea to do paper quilling, she says, “It all started when my younger daughter learned quilling from a neighbour.»

Annual competitions at The Children’s Club, Mylapore

The Children’s Club, Mylapore is conducting its annual competitions in Storytelling, classical music, folk music and recitation for children at its premises in V.M. Street, Mylapore on Jan. 17, 18 and 25, 2015.

The storytelling competition is open to children studying in classes LKG to Std. 4. The cometition is scheduled for Jan.»

Annual Art Contest at The Children’s Club, Mylapore – Jan. 11, 2015

The annual art competition for school children will be held on January 11, 2015, at the premises of the Children’s Club, Mylapore, Chennai .
The competition will be held in three age groups:
LKG, UKG, Std 1 and 2 – from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m
Std 3, 4, 5 and 6 – from 10 a.m.»