Category Archives: City Roundup

St. Luke’s Church in Anna Nagar will get a new look soon

St Luke's Church Statues

St. Luke’s church in Anna Nagar West, which was first opened to the public on October 2, 1977, is now being demolished for reconstruction. The demolishing began on 10th of November 2016. The renovation aims at creating more space inside, as the »

A dance performance celebrating Ambujam Krishna

Ambujam Krishna

With the December Music Season in Chennai just beginning , students of Bharathanjali presented a dance performance ‘Kshetrambuja Maala’, based on the compositions of Ambujam Krishna.

 

The resource person for this dance production was Sujatha Vijayaraghavan, a dance and music scholar. »

Drishti – a play for the love of the motherland

Alchemy Theatres presents Drishti — My Country, My Mother, a play inspired by former President of India APJ Abdul Kalam’s speech, ‘Do you have 10 minutes for our country?’

Drishti, a contemporary theatre production, is an attempt to emphasize on the thought »

AMM School team wins Madras Quotient quiz

The team from AMM Matriculation School, Kotturpuram emerged champions at the sixth edition of Murugappa Madras Quotient Quiz held on Sep. 3, 2016.

Saikrishna, Sarvesh and Praveen knew their city well. When they were among the top six teams out of the »

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 »

The medal that Roshni designed

Runners will run for this medal on Dec. 11, 2016. Each of the participants at the Chennai Marathon, who crosses the finish line will receive this medal designed by young Roshni.

The design that Roshni K R made has been adjudged as »

From Houston, USA to Nageswara Rao Park, Mylapore

Ahi Ajayan, a class VIII student at Ryan Middle School, Houston Texas flew down to present a mikeless kutcheri on July 3, 2016 at the Nageswara Rao Park in Mylapore.

Born and brought up in the USA, Ahi Ajayan took to music »

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 »