Category Archives: City Roundup

Did your parents vote?

The local body elections were held on the Oct. 17 and 19, 2011 all over Tamil Nadu.
And for this reason the days were given either as a day off or a half day so that the citizens can do their bit »

Leading the young for a cause

Want to become spiritually fit? Here is a splendid place to check out which not only makes you  mentally strong but also does not pinch your pockets.

Generally many parents focus in their child being academically and physically strong. But how about »

Flowers add colour to the temple kolu

A walk around the Kapaleeswarar Temple Tank in Mylapore revealed rows and rows of colourful and bright dolls being sold with vigour and enthusiasm to the ever increasing number of curious buyers. Yes, the Navarathri celebrations were in full swing in Mylapore »

The ‘Out of the box’ Golu

When we think Golu the first thing that comes to our minds is getting dressed in those awfully hot and sticky silks and going to someone’s house or inviting people over to see a bunch of dolls arranged neatly on steps depicting »

Tracing the treasures

Going around Chennai can be fun. How is it when you trace the trails online and find a treasure every day to reach the grand treasure on the finale?

Ask the teams that participated in the online Treasure Hunt hosted by ThinkTops »

Poor waste management

Chennai is believed to be a clean city, perhaps cleaner than metros like Mumbai, Delhi, and other cities and places  like Bangalore, Punjab, Gujarat, and more.
Waste disposalBut in reality, how clean is Chennai? Because, the cleanliness of a place just doesn’t depend »

Make classrooms more interesting, says the award winning teacher

K.G. Kavya, had a chat with D. Subramaniam, who is one of the recipients of Dr. Radhakrishnan Award by Tamil Nadu State.
Here is an excerpt:

For the past how many years have you been in this profession?
I have been teaching »

Field trip to DakshinaChitra

Reported by Niranjan Giridhar

It was a rainy day,I thought the field trip would be cancelled but hurray,Viji mam announced “You will go for the field trip”.

We boarded the bus at 9.30 a.m. very quietly because the seniors were writing the »

Seven teachers from Chennai receive national award

On the occasion of Teachers’ day, seven teachers from Chennai City receive National Award to Teachers (NAT), given by the Govt. of India. These awards are given on all-India basis recognising their meritorius service.

The awards for 2010 are given on Sep. »