Category Archives: City Roundup

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’ »

Ganesha says …

Hello people! It’s me Lord Ganesh! How are you? Do you remember what day it is today? Yes, you got it right, it is my birthday. Today is Ganesh Chaturthi. Today was a very wonderful day for me. I felt it was »

Present your passion quickly in slides

How many boring presentations have you gone to? Don’t they seem to go forever? Pecha Kucha is a solution to all of that boredom. It is a presentation style that originated in Japan. Its objective is to help people make crisp, effective »

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 »