Category Archives: City Roundup

A Cricket book in Sanskrit

Chinmaya Mission, Chennai has initiated a unique project titled ‘Speak Sanskrit through Sports’ to promote Sanskrit, an ancient, simple and beautiful language of India. The programme is one of the activities in the celebration of the birth centenary of Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda. »

Sing and learn with the Expert

Sunitha Sarathy, a vocal expert and noted playback singer, is conducting vocal classes from July 2014 for all age groups in Thiruvanmiyur.

sunitha_sarathy1The classes are aimed at putting the best voice in us forward. In her classes, Sunitha teaches the basics of »

Community Activities at Madras Kali Bari Temple in West Mambalam

Constructed on the lines of the Kali temple in Kolkata, a temple in West Mambalam neighbourhood is the Madras Kali Bari temple. Apart from worship, people from the community visit the temple for other reason. The temple offers medical assistance to the »

Discussion on parenting in Kolathur neighbourhood

Delegates from the Parent Circle, a monthly magazine for young parents, conducted a Happy Parenting Workshop at Vasantham Arts Academy on June 28, 2014. The purpose of this workshop is to facilitate parents to bring up children as better students and moreover »

The diet quenchers for the walkers

Hot summer or cool winter, herbal juice is ready for the diet quenchers at this park in the K K Nagar neighbourhood.

Early morning any one passing by Shivan park in K.K.Nagar, cannot miss the banner printed in Tamil as ‘Agathiyar Kumari »

City Youth take up social activities

The 7th of June was not yet another day for the nine volunteers from Adiuva, an NGO in Chennai. The volunteers were mostly high school children from classes XI and XII who enthusiastically participated and spent the day with the special children »

Chennai watched the Sun on the Sun – Day

Around 8 a.m. on Sunday June 22, 2014, near the Schmidt Memorial on the Elliots beach, many people gathered for watching the Sun. The day was special. It was the International Sun – Day.

The Tamilnadu Astronomical Society (TAS) had organised the »

National Seminar For Teachers held in Chennai

A National seminar for teachers on the challenges in school education was conducted by SBIOA Educational Trust on June 13 and 14, 2014.

The main aim of the seminar was to provide a platform for thoughts on quality in the field of »

Hidden talents of young artists on display

Students of Gurukulam Academy, Adyar and Guruji School of Work showcased their drawings and paintings at C.P. Art Centre, Eldams Road, Alwarpet on June 15, 2014.

Works of nearly 50 young artists including their parents were showcased on the theme ‘Happy India’. »