When Germany came to Chennai …

Celebrating 60 years of Indo-German diplomatic relations, a collaborative celebration is on from September 2011. This will go on till 2013 and the centrepiece of the celebration is the Urban Mela.

After travelling Mumbai and Bangalore, the Urban Mela came to Chennai »

Seven Chennai teachers receive National award

On the occasion of Teachers’ Day, seven teachers from various schools in Chennai are honoured with the National award for teachers by the Department of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India, this year. These teachers from the city schools are among the »

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 »

Craft workshops for children – Sep. 9, 2012

San Academy is conducting one-day workshop in crafts fro children in two age groups – 4 to 7 years and 8 to 12 years.
Workshop on recycled crafts will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and a quilling workshop will »

Sports Day at Calibre Academy

Calibre Academy, Mrs YGP School in Royapettah  celebrated their 7th Annual Sport Day on Aug. 5, 2012 at the YMCA Grounds, Nandanam.

The theme of the year was ‘Dreams to Reality’. Calibre Academy had planned its Sports Day activities with this theme »

Creative Dance Classes at Kartwheel Play Gym

Kartwheel will be conducting Weekend Creative Dance Classes at its premises in Mahalingapuram.  Hemalatha Swaminathan, a qualified Creative Art Therapist with experience in theatre, dance and movement therapy will be conducting these classes.  Creative Dance is, use of Creative Movement for holistic »

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 »

Madras Quiz 2012 : Online – Day 6

Our city celebrates Madras Week from Aug. 19 to 26, 2012.
How well do you know your city?
Participate in the daily quiz hosted online here through the week and have fun learning about your city. A new quiz will be uploaded »

Youth explore in the Model United Nations at Chettinad Vidyashram

When it was an usual and relaxed weekend for many, it was a lot of excitement at the campus of Chettinad Vidyashram on the 21st and 22nd of July, 2012 . Girls, most of them dressed in short formal skirts, and some »