Category Archives: Features

Communities in Chennai pay tribute to Kalam

When the news of the demise of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, former President of India hit the nooks of the city, many communities began expressing their respect for the inspiring personality the President was.

Posters and banners paying tributes and calling the »

When a Genie comes to rescue…

Many may have seen people in the villages and in the outskirts of the city, carrying pots or huge containers of water on their heads or hips. Have we ever given a thought of how difficult it is carry it to and »

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 »

Help develop a Board Game

King’s Kin is a creative fun board game designed with Indian royalty as background. Khel Planet, the developers of the game say that it will help kids think differently as well get them think about disability inclusion and gender equality. Khel Planet »

It’s ringing returns from Anjana

We have all heard of people celebrating their birthdays by distributing chocolates, sweets, muffins, cakes and pastries. But Anjana Arunkumar, a student of class XII of DAV Girls Senior Secondary School, Gopalapuram who celebrated her birthday recently distributed earrings to all her »

A Tryst with Music

On Oct 4, 2014, a music concert was held at the Gallery Sri Parvathi from 5 pm to 6 pm, as part of ‘Da Sa Ra music’, a concert series promoting young talent. Asha Ramanujam, a student of Std 10 performed on »

Dasara with music

The Gallery Sri Parvati on Eldams Road hosted ‘Da Sa Ra with music’ between September 23 and October 3, 2014. The Bala Sangeet took place from 5.00 pm to 6.00 pm while the Yuva Sangeet took place from 6.30 to 8.30.The event »

Celebrating Navarathri with music

The ninth day of the, Da Sa Ra with Music festival took place on the 1st of October at Gallery Sri Parvati.

Asmitha and Aprajitaa took the stage to perform first. They are both well trained singers at this very young. The »