Author Archives: Sreesneha Sudarsan

A passionate green drive spreads goodness

A Silent tree revolution is happening in a simple hamlet. The idea for which germinated in a young 13-year-old, has now grown into a Tree Bank with 98 lakhs sampling planted free and still counting. In times when people organise functions to »

Experience the joy of giving this week

Daan Utsav also called as ‘Joy of Giving week’ is observed every year from October 2 to October 8. Started in the year 2009, this effort has reached more than 150 cities in India. It is a volunteer-driven initiative that encourages people »

Making flowers and fruits from vegetables

Flowers made from carrots? Peacocks from radishes? Faces from pumpkins? Is this even possible? Yes, all this is possible in the hands of Master Chef Umashankar Dhanapal.

Representing India in the IKA culinary Olympics in 2012, he used the theme ‘Incredible India’ »

Help for the disabled

While many of the physically challenged are left to fend for themselves, a few good Samaritans care for them. Their collective efforts help them with medical assistance and aids that would be helpful in their daily activities.

Polio, Cerebral palsy, amputations and »

Magical Metro comes to Chennai

It was like a ‘First Day First Show’ of a movie at the Metro Railway stations on June 29, 2015. The much awaited moment to travel in a Metro Rail in Chennai has finally arrived at the Alandur and Koyambedu stations, with »

Chinmaya Vidyalaya wins Karuna Club award

Karuna Club affiliated to Karuna International, is a non-funding group run by a group of Jains. Karuna which means ‘compassion.’ Karuna International offers scholarships to poor deserving students who cannot afford to go to collage. They have urged 1,25,000 children to adopt »

Budding drummer enters Limca Book of Records

This ten year old student Nitish S.B, studying in Chinmaya Vidyalaya has created a record recently. He is a budding drummer. He has played the drums along with a 1000 drummers lead by A. Sivamani, the popular drummer and created the Limca »

Right to read, a session at The Hindu Lit Fest

In the quest of knowledge and developing their children, more and more parents are sending their wards to school. About 18 crore children go to Corporation schools every year and yet only 25% of children in grade five can read a sentence »

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 Visually Challenged.

Two visually challenged scholars were seen crouched over »