Category Archives: City Roundup

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 »

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 »

Ponniyin Selvan – magazine to stage

Four hours after the actors took to stage to bring Kalki’s epic ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ before the audience’s eyes, the whole house was clapping to their heart content, after being on the edge of their seats for the whole play.

Authored by ‘Kalki’ »

Murasoli Maran Flyover Park gets a makeover

The huge Murasoli Maran Flyover Park is a group of several parks at the heart of Perambur in north Chennai. It is known for its great natural ambience and attracts over 500 people every day from around its neighborhood that includes Madhavaram, »

Harini presents a lively Mikeless Kutcheri at Nageswara Rao Park

As part of the Sunday Kutcheri in the Park organised by Sundaram Finance, 13 year old R. Harini, a student of Dr. Subha Ganesan presented a lively carnatic music performance in the morning hours of July 5, 2015 in front of a »

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 »

Morning melody at the park

Mega Bhaskar, a 10th standard student of Chettinad Vidyasharam performed a Carnatic music concert at the Nageswara Rao Park, Mylapore. This programme was part of the monthly Kutcheri at the Park, a concept initiated by Sundaram Finance.

Mega has been learning music »

The tale of an ‘Iron Lady’

Nearly every street in Chennai has a man or a woman ironing clothes from dawn to dusk. In this quiet street of Kilpauk, Varalakshmi has been ironing clothes for the residents of the street for the past 40 years with determination and »

Now you can use a spoon and eat it too!

Day in and day out, almost everyone uses a lot of products made of plastics. From as small as coffee stirrers to big garbage bags. While the environmentalists across the globe are concerned about the excessive usage of non-biodegradable products and its »