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June 14, 2018

Dr. Rohini Rau: An expert sailor

Dr. Rohini Rau: An expert sailor

Dr. Rohini Rau, a competitive sailor, was presented with the ‘’Vocational Excellence Award’’ at a function organised by Rotary Club of Kilpauk in the city recently. A doctor and a TED fellow, Rohini made history when she won her first […]

May 2, 2018

Recalling filmstar Ajith’s birthday parties in Mandaveli

As film actor Ajith celebrated his 47th birthday on May 1 and his fans plastered some walls of the city with birthday wishes, a couple of his friends in Mandaveli had time to recall the actor’s times in this neighbourhood. […]

March 13, 2018

Abhiramapuram-based women entrepreneurs awarded ‘Nari Shakthi Puraskar’ by the President

Abhiramapuram-based women entrepreneurs awarded 'Nari Shakthi Puraskar' by the President

Anuradha Krishnamoorthy (seen in the picture) and Namrata Sundaresan, who run KASE based in Abiramapuram, have recently been awarded the ‘Nari Shakthi Puraskar’ by the President. The award has been conferred on them for their ‘outstanding work towards women empowerment’. […]

March 8, 2018

Corporation School student wins science contest: to visit NASA

Corporation School student wins science contest: to visit NASA

I. Adhavan, class VII student of the Chennai High School at Eldams Road, was declared the winner at a science competition held by the Rotary Club of Madras East in association with the Corporation of Chennai in the city on […]

March 7, 2018

M. Lathika: Silambam champion

M. Lathika: Silambam champion

M. Lathika, a student of class VII at M. Ct. M. Matriculation School, Alwarpet came first in two events at the sub junior level at the 14th National Silambam Championship organised by All India Silambam Federation in the city recently. […]

February 9, 2018

Resident of MRC Nagar releases book on education

Resident of MRC Nagar releases book on education

Sudha Mahesh, a resident of MRC Nagar, recently released a book titled ‘Being a 21st century educator’. Sudha, a mother of two children, chose to become an educator in the early thirties. She says, “I joined a local school as […]

February 8, 2018

R. A. Puram resident receives Sanskrit Award

R. A. Puram resident receives Sanskrit Award

Bagyalakshmi Subrahmaniam, a resident of R. A. Puram for more than six decades, was awarded the IRIS Sanskrit Award for popularisation of Sanskrit by The Institute for Research and Interdisciplinary Studies at an event held in the city recently. Bagyalakshmi, […]

February 7, 2018

P. S. School boys win at table tennis tournament

P. S. School boys win at table tennis tournament

At the V. Sri Umakant Memorial Table Tennis Tournament conducted by DAV group of schools on Jan 23 and 24, four boys from P. S. Senior Secondary School, Mylapore lifted the title by defeating Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Anna Nagar in the […]

February 2, 2018

Owner of popular streetside used books shop in Luz passes away

R. K. Alwar, known popularly as Alwar who has been running a much-sought-after streetside shop of used books off Luz Church Road has lost his wife. She was 63. A. Mary, who helped her husband run this business that has […]

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 […]

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