Archive for the People Category

September 28, 2019

This man feeds stray dogs at Marina

This man feeds stray dogs at Marina

This man feeds stray dogs at Marina, behind the Gandhi Statue. A few days ago, when he walked with two packets of chicken, a group of dogs quickly gathered near him to have the food. Poomani, is a resident of […]

September 25, 2019

Rotary awards Mandavelipakkam-based teacher Dhanalakshmi

Rotary awards Mandavelipakkam-based teacher Dhanalakshmi

Dhanalakshmi Ravindran, was recently awarded ‘Teaching Icon of the Year’ Award by the Rotary Club of Madras during the CLUB’S Teacher’s Day celebrations. She is a science  teacher in Besant Theosophical Higher Secondary School, Besant Nagar at present. Formerly . […]

September 22, 2019

Home-made snacks made by this couple are selling hot at Mylapore streetside

Home-made snacks made by this couple are selling hot at Mylapore streetside

Newlyweds Prashanth and Krithika, who work for different firms have forgone their free time in the evenings to follow their passion. Two weeks ago, the couple, 90s kids as they would like to be called started selling traditional and homemade […]

September 21, 2019

Governor honours Vyjayantimala Bali with award

Governor honours Vyjayantimala Bali with award

Dancer Vyjayantimala Bali has been honoured with many awards. And she deserves them. On Saturday morning, Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit conferred the Saraswathi Puraskaram award on Vyjayantimala Bali at a short function held at the C. P. Ramaswami Iyer […]

September 16, 2019

Abhiramapuram resident contributes for construction of recharge wells at public spaces

To promote the cause of Rain Water Harvesting (RWH), Abhiramapuram resident Vasanthi Rajiv has donated Rs.36000 to the local Chennai Corporation unit (ward 123) for the construction of recharge wells at the roadsides. “Since some time, I have been urging […]

September 14, 2019

This hawker serves fruits in donnais

This hawker serves fruits in donnais

At a time when single-use plastics have flooded the market despite the ban, Balashankar at R.H. Road sells fruits in an eco-friendly way – in donnais. Every evening, since the past 25 years, he says, he has been selling fruits […]

September 11, 2019

Director of The Kuppuswami Sastri Research Institute honoured

Director of The Kuppuswami Sastri Research Institute honoured

Close to Sanskrit day and Teacher’s day this year, the Indic Academy, Chennai, honoured the director of The Kuppuswami Sastri Research Institute, Dr. V. Kameswari, for her services to Indology. N. Gopalaswami, former chief election commissioner, was the chief guest […]

September 6, 2019

Celebrating work on Indian heritage by Prof. S. Swaminathan: event on Sept.8

Tamil Heritage Trust (THT) is a ten-year-old volunteer organisation, working to create awareness and appreciation of Indian heritage art, and history.  The man behind it is Prof. S. Swaminathan, who taught at IIT, Delhi and retired to Mylapore in 2004. This […]

August 21, 2019

L. Viswa Bala: Young karate champ

L. Viswa Bala: Young karate champ

At the South Indian Karate Championship held at Kallakurichi recently, two medals were awarded to L. Vishwa Bala, a student of class VI at San Thome High School, San Thome. He received a gold medal in the kumite event and […]

August 21, 2019

St. Bede’s Academy student wins prize in national essay contest

St. Bede's Academy student wins prize in national essay contest

Prem Sumanth, a student of class IX at St. Bede’s Academy, San Thome won the second prize at Voice 2019, a national-level essay competition, organised by Physical Research Academy, Department of Space, Government of India. The contest was conducted to […]

August 12, 2019

R. A. Puram based woman entrepreneur sells Kodaikanal hill garlic

R. A. Puram based woman entrepreneur sells Kodaikanal hill garlic

Recently, Padma Prakash, a resident of Karpagam Avenue, R.A.Puram has started selling Kodaikanal Malai Poondu ( Kodaikanal Hill Garlic) at her house. She sells 100 g of this garlic at Rs.70. This variety of garlic, known for its medicinal and […]

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