Category Archives: City Roundup

Fun trip – the Science way

We had a wonderful fortnight this summer. We spent the fortnight on a one day – one place concept.
The Nehru children’s cultural association had organised a science field trip to different places in and around Tamil Nadu. When I read about »

Car Festival at Triplicane

Reported by Adithya H

The car festival of Sri Parthasarathy temple was held at Triplicane on May 7, 2007 near the lord. This festival is celebrated every year.
The pujas commenced early at 6 am.. There were thousands of visitors for this »

Air Show in Chennai

Indian Air Force celebrates Platinum Jubilee this year. As part of the celebrations, the Air Force organised an air show on April 22, 2007 for the general public at the Marina Beach.

The pilots showed their abilities in handling planes and helicopters. »

Many folds make a book

Reported by Pratiksha Kannan

When young Shivram Narayanan folded papers, he created butterflies, cranes and elephants.

He still creates them and did so at the Oxford Bookstore in Nungambakkam, Chennai. He was releasing his book on Origami, a Japanese art of paper »

Paint a ‘ther’ contest

Have you been to temples during the festivals? Most of the temples have annual festivals, normally lasting for ten days.

The main temples in the city of Chennai have festivals like ‘ther’ (temple car) and ‘teppam’ (float festival). When it was the »

Solar eclipse – special session at the Birla Planetarium

Reported by Abhishek Narayanan

Last Monday, on March 19, I briskly got up from bed and read in the newspaper that it was solar eclipse day and there was a special session at the B. M. Birla Planetarium, Kotturpuram.

I asked my »