Scenes of Ganesh Chaturthi festival

The season of festivals begin from August / September every year and goes on till the end of the year. The colourful festival celebrating the birthday of Ganesha, the elephant god is observed in every neighbourhood in the city. The clay idols, »

Present your passion quickly in slides

How many boring presentations have you gone to? Don’t they seem to go forever? Pecha Kucha is a solution to all of that boredom. It is a presentation style that originated in Japan. Its objective is to help people make crisp, effective »

Help for the disabled

While many of the physically challenged are left to fend for themselves, a few good Samaritans care for them. Their collective efforts help them with medical assistance and aids that would be helpful in their daily activities.

Polio, Cerebral palsy, amputations and »

Make clay Ganesha for the festival – Sep. 13, 2015

Make and take home a eco-friendly Ganesha with terracotta. Dakshinachitra is organising a day workshop on Terracotta Ganesha making for children on Sep. 13 as part of the festival celebration of Ganesha Chathurthi .

This workshop is for children and will run »

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 »

Student delegates debate on global issues

If you think that the international affairs are discussed only by bureaucrats and at global conferences, think again. The students in schools host model United Nations and discuss issues and pass resolutions! One of the top-ranking Model United Nations (MUN) conferences happen »

When Statues Come Alive

How many of you have passed the statues on Marina beach several times yet, never bothered to find out about any of those people? They all have interesting stories behind them and these personalities have done lots of great work which most »

Yoga workshop for Children – Aug. 22, 2015

As part of the Weekend at the Park activity, Sundaram Finance is organisng a two hour Yoga workshop for Children on August 22, between 10 a.m. and 12 noon at the Nageswara Rao Park in Mylapore.

The workshop is restricted to 12 »

Bylanes off Bhageeratha’s place – Photowalk for children – Aug. 22, 2015

Walk and click from the busy Purasawalkam High Road to the once quite bylane, Vellala Street. Get to know the history of the street where famous personalities like R.K. Narayan, R.K. Laxman, writers ‘Marina’ and SaVi. The 2000 year old Gangadeeswarar & »