Category Archives: Interviews

K. Pranav in conversation with the new principal of Sri Sankara Senior Sec. School

Ms. Mita Venkatesh, principal and Ms. Susheela Ravindran, vice principal (Left) of Sri Sankara Sr. Sec School

The students and teachers of Sri Sankara Senior Secondary School, Adyar, welcomed the new principal and vice principal of this academic year. Ms. Mita Venkatesh »

A chat with Anupama Ravichandran, National Bal Shree awardee

Anupama Ravichandran, studying in Std. 11 in P.S.B.B. Nungambakkam, Chennai has been awarded the National Bal Shree award for Creative Writing. She shares some of the best moments of her experience and her passion for writing with Gopika K, Student Reporter, »

School boy develops App to solve Rubik’s cube

When many kids his age are memorising a3+b3 , Raghav Mecheri, a 14-year-old boy, studying in Sishya, has developed an app for Rubik’s cubes. This boy is a dream machine and that drives him find time to create apps »

Life begins at 40 or 14? It begins whenever you want it to

Nithya Shanti is an internationally respected spiritual teacher, seminar leader, writer and educator, committed to sharing practical wisdom teachings for happiness and enlightenment in a joyful and transformational way.
Nithya completed an MBA from XLRI, Jamshedpur and then worked in the corporate »

A wild journey – Interview with Shekar Dattari, conservationist

Shekar Dattatri’s lifelong fascination with wildlife began at the age of 13, when he joined the Madras Snake Park as a student-volunteer. This led to photography and, later to wildlife filmmaking. His first film, ‘A Cooperative for Snake Catchers’, won the National »

An interview with the National Teacher awardee Ms. Geetha Nandhakumar

She has been the cynosure of all eyes ever since she received the National Award for The Best Teacher from the CBSE, yet fame sits lightly on  the shoulders of Geetha Nandhakumar, vice- principal, Bhavan’s Rajaji Vidyashram, as she continues her »

Meet Ruchika and Harini, karate champions

I dragged my two very best pals to the end of noisy corridor for a short chat. The two girls, U.B. Harini and A.G.S. Ruchika, are international karate champions, who attended the International Karate Tournament, held in Talkatora stadium at Delhi, between »

Riddle of Common Entrance Test – An expert’s opinion

There has been a lot of discussion / debate regarding the proposed system of having one Common Entrance Test for all Engineering colleges in India (including IITs and NITs).
Dr. K. Narasimhan, PhD, Professor, Dept. of Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science, IIT »

S. Muthiah – a chronicler of Madras

S. Muthiah, is a journalist and historian of Chennai city. His regular column Madras Miscelleny in The Hindu is popular among the Chennai readers. He has written many books on the history and culture of Chennai, and is the founder-member of the »