Category Archives: City Roundup

Bird watching is now childs play

Chennaiites are slowly realising the wealth of birds that can still be found in and around the city. Bird watching is becoming popular as a hobby. On Sunday evening, Prabha Bob conducted a fun interactive workshop, Bird watching for kids. It was »

A camp for the budding astronomers

Tamil Nadu Science and Technology Centre had invited young children to know more about the universe and astronomers in the Summer School on Astronomy held during May 17 to 19, 2015.
Dr. P. Iyamperumal, executive director of the centre introduced the students »

Dedicated to progress

The Nandalala Seva Samithi celebrated completion of 27 years of service on May 16, 2015. The anniversary celebrations took place at SVR Kalyana Mandapam, Royapettah.
Since its inception in 1988 the Trust was engaged in service to the people. On the day »

Tiny talents shine on stage

Arushi (Right) and Saindhavi (Left) with ‘Bombay’ Gnanam, director of the play

Two young artists Arushi Vibu and Saindhavi Prasanna are part of the play Bhaja Govindam, doing popular rounds on the city’s stages recently. The play written, directed and staged by »

Veera Abimanyu through Kattai Koothu – Stories and Scenes from Backstage

At 5.00 PM on Friday, 15 May, 2015, at Bharat Kalachar, T. P. Road, a group of stage artists were busy in the backstage for their 7.00 PM show- Veera Abimanyu through Kattai Koothu. The workshop had been happening for eleven days, »

Is summer already over in Chennai?

There is a sudden change in the climate of Chennai.  Now it is a pleasant season during summer, especially when it is the period of ‘agni nakshatram’ or ‘kathiri’, the hottest spell of the season.

The season when the kids are advised »

A camp to make kids smarter

A summer camp was conducted by Smart Kids on May 9, 2015 in T. Nagar. The camp was been started by Mrs. Rajalakshmi Sundaresan in 2008 and has its way into the seventh year. The students experienced that the summer camp was »

Young Thulika adds value to her vacation

Thulikha, is just six years old. But she has big plans for her summer holidays, apart from her swimming, yoga and keyboard classes. She plans to help a child go to school with the money she makes by selling her rainbow bands. »

Singing her way to vision and glory

A middle aged woman with a warm smile welcomes you with grace when you knock her door at the Staff Quarters in Pallavaram, Chennai. Not only does she have a sweet voice, her singing is all the more mellifluous. Can you imagine »