Right to read, a session at The Hindu Lit Fest


In the quest of knowledge and developing their children, more and more parents are sending their wards to school. About 18 crore children go to Corporation schools every year and yet only 25% of children in grade five can read a sentence »

My experience at a classical violin concert


I went to many music performances during the Margazhi season in Chennai. But the one which I liked best was of the famous violinist A. Kanyakumari. The concert took place on December 23, 2014 in the ISKCON Hall, Thiruvanmiyur. I could hear »

St. Bede’s team wins TNCA Under-16 match

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St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Hr. Sec. School’s ‘A’ Team won the TNCA-Hercules Roadeo Inter Schools Cricket Tournament for C. Ramaswamy trophy Under-16.
The team won the match against Don Bosco Matric Hr. Sec.School ‘A’ by six wickets in the finals held on »

Kolattam by Lady Sivaswamy Ayyar School wins best R-Day prize

Students and teachers of Lady Sivaswamy Ayyar School with the award

The efforts and consistent practice by three dozen students of Lady Sivaswamy Ayyar Girls Higher Secondary School, Mylapore won them first prize in the Republic Day Parade in Chennai.

A group of 36 students from class 11 and 12 were trained in »

D.A.V. Girls Senior Sec. School, Gopalapuram, Chennai – 86

LKG Admissions 2015 -16

Application forms will be issued at the school’s Office on Feb. 9 & 10, 2015 from 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. & 1.30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.
More info on the school’s website : http://www.davgirlsgopalapuram.com/admissions.html
School Address: 182, »

Nottuswaras at the Sunday concert in the park by children

A group of eight children from the Veenavadhini Sangita Sampradaya Trust are presenting a mikeless concert featuring the ‘nottuswaras‘ of Muthswami Dikshitar this Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015.

The concert will take place at the Nageswara Rao Park, Luz Mylapore at »

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 »

Quiz Festival – Jan. 24 to 26, 2015

Chennai’s Quiz lovers will have busy schedule during the long weekend of January. The Murugappa QFIve Quiz Festival is to run from Jan. 24 to 26, 2015.

The three days will see five quizzes. Quiz Foundation of India and the IIT Madras »

The time Chennai hosts the best of Tennis

Clockwise from Top:  Robin Haase, Evgeny Donskoy, Alejandro Falla, Peter Gojowczyk, Alejandro Gonzalez, David Goffin, Andreas Haider-Maurer, Pablo Carreno Busta, Igor Sijsling

The 2015 Aircel Chennai Open Tennis Championship took place at the Nungambakkam Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu (SDAT) stadium in Chennai between January 5 and January 11, 2015. It was the 20th year for the Chennai Open. The event is an »

Take count and fly away

The seventh edition of the Chennai Bird Race will take place on Jan. 25, 2015. The registration are open and extended till midnight of Jan. 20, 2015.
The Bird Race is a dawn-to-dusk event, where large numbers of experienced, amateurs, and budding »

An eye-opener


This stall catches the attention of the book lovers who stroll through the book fair at YMCA grounds, Nandanam. The one with a board on top – Enter the World of the Visually Challenged.

Two visually challenged scholars were seen crouched over »

Social innovation camp at IIT – Madras – Jan. 14 to 16, 2015

A three day Winter Camp on Social Innovation through Technology is hosted by the Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CSIE), IIT-Madras from Jan. 14 to 16, 2015.

The programme is meant for students of Class 11 and 12 and is designed »

Tennis Tournament – Jan. 19 to 24, 2015

Krishnan Tennis Centre in Kottivakkam is hosting The Hindu Junior Tennis Tournament from Jan. 19 to 24, 2015.

Children under 12 years can participate in this TNTYA ranking tournament. Last date to register for entry is Jan. 12, 2015.

Contact Krishnan Tennic »