This Sunday, meet two young, awarded Tamil writers in K K Nagar

The September edition of the Keni Meet in K K Nagar will feature Sahitya Akademi young writer awardees Ira. Natarajan and Abhilash. The two will share their writing experiences and also interact with the audience. This meet, held around a large well in a leafy house on Alagiriswamy Road ( near PSBB School ) has […]

Saligramam residents shocked as accused Pakistan spy picked up from colony

A small community in Saligramam where Arun Selvarajan, said to be a spy agent for the Pakistan’s ISI agency used to reside is still coming to terms with the fact that this quiet Sri Lankan young man who lived in a  small apartment in this colony was up to shopping against the country. Arun, now […]

Tech firm supports students as part of CSR goal

Kaar Arakattalai, the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) wing under the banner of Kaar Technologies, recently launched a first of its kind mentorship programme as part of its 5th annual day celebrations. The company is in Shymala Towers, Arcot Road, Virugambakkam. During the celebrations, the Foundation rolled out more than Rs. 15,00,000 for 170 students. The […]

K. K. Nagar playschool recognised for its educational practice

K. K. Nagar playschool has been recognized with an award for its education of tinty-tots. M/s.Brand Academy Certifying Organisation recognizes the best playschools and issues the Education Excellence Award. Tiny Teddies Playschool has recently been awarded “Most Promising and Best Playschool”. Tiny Teddies is the dream project of founder Sandhankumari and partner Vidya Shivakumar. The vision […]

Sivan park was venue for novel social campaign

What was all the buzz at Sivan Park in K K Nagar on recent evening where lots of books were stacked up and more were being handed over? This was a ‘myShare’ event – a social impact loyalty program with a sole purpose of building a better nation through conscious consumerism, as its promoters put […]

D. H. Rao: The man who creates a stamp for Madras

Madras Week is about people of the city volunteering to celebrate this city. In ways they can and on themes that they are familiar with. Started in 2004 with a few events, this event has grown with over 100 events this Madras Week, which is tapering off. One man from this area who has taken […]

Colours of Sri Vinayaka Chathurti

Markets in many areas are fading away but it is at a market that you can feel the spirit of a festival. And so it was on the eve of Sri Vinayaka Chathurti at the markets of Vadapalani, near Sri Murugan Temple, the market in MGR Nagar which also caters to K K Nagarites and […]

Mahathi academy celebrates A-day

Mahathi Academy of music & Dance in Virugambakkam celebrates its 11th Annual Day on 31st August at Infosys hall, Ramakrishna Mission School, T. Nagar  The students of the academy will perform from 9 am to 7.15 pm. At the valedictory function at 7.15 pm veteran actor Charuhasan  and well known folk artistes Dr Pushpavanam Kuppusamy and Anitha Kuppusamy will […]

Stages set up for Sri Vinayaka Chathurti celebrations

Stages to host the images of Lord Ganesha are being put up in colonies of this neighborhood. On Tuesday, we saw workers setting up stages near Sivan park in K K Nagar and in West K K Nagar, and in a colony of Virugambakkam. The workers said giant images of the lord will be set […]

Madras Youth Choir to perform at Sivan Park on Aug.30 evening

Madras Youth Choir wil perform on August 30, Saturday evening at the Chennai Corporation park in K K Nagar popularly called Sivan Park because of the large image of the lord. Choir members say that following the excellent feedback that it got after performing at Natesan Park, T.Nagar, for the Madras Week celebrations, the Madras […]