Archive for the People Category

October 16, 2017

Sadhana wins prize in Korean speech contest

Sadhana wins prize in Korean speech contest

In the annual elocution competition conducted by InKo Centre, in association with King Sejong Institute Foundation and SangMyung University, Sadhana, a student of the King Sejong Institute at InKo Centre, got the third place. Sadhana won the first place in […]

October 1, 2017

Jayanthi Srivatsan: Dancer honoured

Jayanthi Srivatsan: Dancer honoured

The America Tamil Sangam, headquartered in New York, recently honoured Bharatanatyam dancer Jayanthi Srivatsan, with the title of ‘Naatya Tharagai’ at an event held in the city. Jayanthi, who is the disciple of gurus Roja Kannan and Bragha Bessell has […]

September 30, 2017

Chithra Madhavan: Book on Srirangam Temple

Chithra Madhavan: Book on Srirangam Temple

A book on Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple at Srirangam, Tamil Nadu titled ‘Srirangam – Heaven on Earth’, compiled by historian-scholar Dr. Chithra Madhavan and published by Universal Publishing was recently released. The book, which was the joint effort of four authors […]

September 25, 2017

Vidya Mandir students bag medals at karate tournament

Vidya Mandir students bag medals at karate tournament

Four students of Vidya Mandir, Mylapore bagged medals at the international Isshinryu Karate and Kubudo Championship held on Aug 26 and 27 at JJ Indoor Stadium, Kilpauk. The students, who had to compete with participants from Sri Lanka, Nepal and […]

September 14, 2017

Rajkumar creates unique sculptures from pencil leads

Rajkumar creates unique sculptures from pencil leads

P. Rajkumar (Raj), is an alumnus of MCTM Chidambaram Chettiar Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Alwarpet. He is a student of Architecture. Raj has a unique talent. He is adept at making sculptures from pencil leads. ‘In my first year at […]

September 13, 2017

This auto driver traps snakes

This auto driver traps snakes

Auto driver M. Vijayakumar, a resident of Subbarayan Salai, near Visalakshi Thottam, Mylapore has a unique side hustle. He is the go-to person when snakes enter residents’ homes in his patch of Mylapore. Or beyond. Recently, he managed to trap a […]

September 12, 2017

San Thomite made Hony. Consul of Spain in Chennai

San Thome resident Antony Lobo has been appointed as Honorary Consul of Spain in Chennai. He was appointed by an order from the Embassy of Spain in New Delhi. Lobo will be the Head of the Mission in Chennai. The […]

September 5, 2017

Obituary: V. S. Chandra Mouli

S. Chandra Mouli passed away on Sep 3. He was 88 years old. He had a distinguished career with the Ordnance Factories for over 35 years and was a winner of a National Award for import substitution in the development […]

August 29, 2017

Mandaveli based professor publishes book on archaelogy

Mandaveli based professor publishes book on archaelogy

Dr. K. V. Raman has recently published a book titled ‘Archaeology, History and Numismatics of South India’, a collection of research papers, covering a wide range of topics. Professor Raman was formerly Superintending Archaeologist in the Archaeological Survey of India […]

August 2, 2017

Need a handyman? Here is a contact person.

Looking for a person to do some minor plumbing or electrical jobs? Or give your house a spring clean. Charlie is a man of all trades and will also taken on household jobs like cleaning out tanks, help in moving […]

August 1, 2017

Mylapore resident co-authors book on Chemistry

Mylapore resident co-authors book on Chemistry

Dr. Shoba Ramakrishnan, a resident of Mylapore, has co-authored a book on chemistry titled ‘Essentials of Analytical Chemistry’. She says this book is aimed at making the study of analytical chemistry “a joyful experience for aspiring chemistry students, breaking down complex concepts […]

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