Author Archives: Gopika Kumaran

Present your passion quickly in slides

How many boring presentations have you gone to? Don’t they seem to go forever? Pecha Kucha is a solution to all of that boredom. It is a presentation style that originated in Japan. Its objective is to help people make crisp, effective »

When Statues Come Alive

How many of you have passed the statues on Marina beach several times yet, never bothered to find out about any of those people? They all have interesting stories behind them and these personalities have done lots of great work which most »

Bird watching is now childs play

Chennaiites are slowly realising the wealth of birds that can still be found in and around the city. Bird watching is becoming popular as a hobby. On Sunday evening, Prabha Bob conducted a fun interactive workshop, Bird watching for kids. It was »

Young Thulika adds value to her vacation

Thulikha, is just six years old. But she has big plans for her summer holidays, apart from her swimming, yoga and keyboard classes. She plans to help a child go to school with the money she makes by selling her rainbow bands. »

Fun with the tailed friends

Something was buzzing at the Benzi Pet stay in Thoraipakkam on April 25 apart from the routine barking of dogs. Ten enthusiastic kids had gathered for a workshop on how to behave with dogs and avoid bites from stray dogs. Nirmiti Prassi »

Unleashing the Invisible Wings

Mr. Hari M. Mohanan started cycling from Kochi on March 30th and is on a 60-day cycle journey to promote his documentary film, Invisible Wings. The film is about the inspirational story of a tea seller from Kerala who has travelled to »

A chat with Anupama Ravichandran, National Bal Shree awardee

Anupama Ravichandran, studying in Std. 11 in P.S.B.B. Nungambakkam, Chennai has been awarded the National Bal Shree award for Creative Writing. She shares some of the best moments of her experience and her passion for writing with Gopika K, Student Reporter, »

Films and classical dance go together to give a new experience

The show was titled ‘From GR (G. Ramanathan) to AR (A.R. Rahman).’ This dance recital took place at 7.30 pm, on Jan. 17, 2015 at The Music Academy, TTK Road as part of the ‘Thai Utsav.’ This event differed from other Bharatanatyam »

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 »