Author Archives: Dhurai A N

Joshna Chinnappa wins the Asian Squash Championship

Joshna Chinnappawins Asian Squash 2017

The 19th Asian Squash Championship took place at the Express Avenue Mall and the Indian Squash Academy in Chennai from April 26 to 30, 2017. Players from Hong Kong, Iran, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Qatar, and Singapore besides India came to »

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 »

Chennai Book Fair attracts international publishers

The annual Chennai Book Fair was held at the Island Grounds from June 1 to June 13, 2016. Usually held during the Pongal holidays each year, this year it had been postponed to summer due to the heavy rains that led to »

It’s racing season in Chennai

The Madras Race Club (MRC) hosted the Invitation Cup which was held on March 5 and 6 at the Race Course at Guindy, Chennai. The Sprinters Cup and the Stayers Cup were held on the 5th and the Indian Turf Invitation Cup »

Chennai Open – a treat for the city’s tennis fans

Aircel Chennai Open 2016

The 20th Aircel Chennai Open was held at the SDAT Stadium at Lake Area in Nungambakkam from January 2 to January 10. Held at Delhi in 1996 and then shifted to Chennai from 1997 after the stadium was built for the occasion »

Science and Nature Club at Periyar Nagar Library

The 2016 edition of the Science and Nature Club at Periyar Nagar Public Library near Kolathur met on Sunday, January 31. 2016. Dr.D.Navaneetham led the talk on Jan-Feb night sky earlier in the afternoon for a mixed audience of students and adults. »

Ponniyin Selvan – magazine to stage

Four hours after the actors took to stage to bring Kalki’s epic ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ before the audience’s eyes, the whole house was clapping to their heart content, after being on the edge of their seats for the whole play.

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Murasoli Maran Flyover Park gets a makeover

The huge Murasoli Maran Flyover Park is a group of several parks at the heart of Perambur in north Chennai. It is known for its great natural ambience and attracts over 500 people every day from around its neighborhood that includes Madhavaram, »

Summer scenes in Chennai

Summer in Chennai is hot and sweaty. But this is also the season of vacations for children and a lot of fun for them. Dhurai A N, student reporter captures a few scenes while walking down the streets.