The time Chennai hosts the best of Tennis

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 More »

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 More »

Rolled up paper makes colourful jewellery

Hand-made jewellery, made out of paper quilling are flooding the market these days. Their mind-blowing finish and frenzy, colourful designs attract women, especially teens.

Here’s Sudha Krishnakumar, a resident of Triplicane, who makes More »

Documenting every day life of rural India

What can a ‘rural journalist’ with a global vision do? The People’s Archive of Rural India (PARI) has the answer to this.

P. Sainath, who has been a journalist focussing on rural affairs More »


A Cricket book in Sanskrit

Chinmaya Mission, Chennai has initiated a unique project titled ‘Speak Sanskrit through Sports’ to promote Sanskrit, an ancient, simple and beautiful language of India. The programme is one of the activities in the celebration of the birth centenary of Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda.

Conceptualised by Swami Mitrananda, this programme will have elocution competition which involves giving running commentary on cricket in Sanskrit.»

DAV Group of Schools celebrate Sports Day

The bright sunny day of 7th July 2014 witnessed the DAV Group of Schools, Gopalapuram, Chennai celebrating their Annual Athletic Sports Meet at The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai. Shri.C.Sridhar, IPS, Joint Commissioner of Police, Chennai North was the Chief guest for the evening. The other dignitaries on the dias included the Secretary, DAV Group of Schools, Shri Jaidev and the Principals of DAV Groups of Schools, Gopalapuram.»

P.S. Senior school students discuss environmental issues

The World Environment Day (WED), also called the Eco day, is an initiative by the United Nations Environment Programme that is celebrated every year on the 5th of June to raise global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect nature and planet Earth. To commemorate this day, week long celebrations were held in P.»

Madras Week events & contests

Events organised by YOCee

Photowalk for children in Adyar Poonga – Aug. 16, 2014

Open to children studying in class 4 to 10.
Meet at the gate of Adyar Poonga, Greenways Road (Next to Ambedkar Mani Mandapam). Starts at 3 p.m.
Organised by YOCee. Register by sending email to Limited to 30 children only.»

New leaders at D.A.V. Group of schools sworn in

The Investiture Ceremony of the D.A.V Group of Schools, Gopalapuram was held on 2nd July 2014. Chief Guest Shri Jaidev, the Secretary ,D.A.V Group of schools presided over the ceremony.

The student council of the D.A.V Group of Schools, Gopalapuram led by Head girl, S.»

Discover your values to become a leader

Sankara Student Leadership Summit, 2014, a alumni initiative of Sri Sankara Senior Sec. School Adyar, was conducted for classes IX to XII on July 12, 2014, Saturday, between 1.30 pm and 6.00 pm at the Chettinad Vidyashram auditorium.

The theme for the summit was ‘Discover our values,’ and it was conducted ‘by the students for the students.’

This is the fourth year in succession the summit is being held and was sponsored by Cognizant Technology Solutions and SANMAR group.»

Meet the boy with a golden voice

Aditya Narayanan

S. Adithya Narayanan, a student of class 12 in Sri Sankara Senior Secondary School, Adyar, is selected as the Golden Voice of Tamil Nadu 2014. He is the winner of the competiton, Tanishq Swarna Sangeetham – Season 3 conducted in May 2014. This competition to identify the Carnatic Music Talent is an intiative of the jewellery brand Tanishq and Raj TV.»

Sing and learn with the Expert

Sunitha Sarathy, a vocal expert and noted playback singer, is conducting vocal classes from July 2014 for all age groups in Thiruvanmiyur.

sunitha_sarathy1The classes are aimed at putting the best voice in us forward. In her classes, Sunitha teaches the basics of posture, breathing and dynamics along with exercises in vocal technique.»

Abhinaya 2014, the anniversary of PSBB schools is on July 26, 2014

The Abhinaya 2014 is back. Wondering what ? It is the anniversary of the prestigious Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan group of schools. The theme of its 57 Anniversary is Vishvotsavam – Festivals of the world.

The chief guest of the day is Mr.G. Chandramohan, president of ABK AOTS DOSAKI Tamil Nadu centreband and the guest of honour is Padma Shree awardee, Prof.»

Community Activities at Madras Kali Bari Temple in West Mambalam

Constructed on the lines of the Kali temple in Kolkata, a temple in West Mambalam neighbourhood is the Madras Kali Bari temple. Apart from worship, people from the community visit the temple for other reason. The temple offers medical assistance to the poor periodically.

Kalibari Temple conducts a free eye camp on the 2nd Wednesday of every month.»