Theme kolu: life cycle

Ranee Ramasamy  of Sayee Nagar in Virugambakkam came up with a great theme for this year’s kolu which is on at her house – the theme revolves around the life cycle of an Indian. Starts with child birth, then moves to Namakarnam and school life and Puberty, life in college, work and marriage and a house […]

Navaratri celebrated the Gujarati way begins

Dancing this Navaratri in this area may not be too familiar a social event that one had come across save for acts inside huge apartments campuses on one day of this festival. But it happens year after year at the fest celebrated by the small Gujarati community at Chowdhry Nagar’s Valasarawakkam Ladies Assn. community hall. […]

Lakshmi Mahalir Manram’s A-day on Sept.20

Lakshmi Mahalir Manram, a women’s community group based in Alwarthiru Nagar is celebrating its anniversary this weekend with a medical checkup camp and a formal event on Sept.20, Saturday. Dr Aruna who practices in this area and her team will conduct the medical camp which is free and open to all. Later in the evening, […]

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 […]

Donate used books at camp at Sivan Park on Aug. 17

myShare India in association with Youth Red Cross of India, MIT campus and Exnora International are organising an “Used Books Collection Camp” in K K Nagar on August 17. This is held to help visually impaired students. The team behind myShare India says the event will see over 3000 contributors from different institutions around Chennai […]

Lakshmi Mahalir Manram plans 43rd A-day

Lakshmi Mahalir Manram will be 43 years old soon and its members are all excited as they make plans for their annual celebration in mid-September. This strongly rooted group of women are from families who first came to reside in Alwarthiru Nagar and that was some 45 years ago when the area was still partly […]

Missing boy in Vadapalani mall restored to parents

This is a happy story of a child who went missing in a local mall and was finally restored to his parents on Monday. One year old Sriram who was taken to a mall in Vadapalani by his aunt obviously slipped out of her sight and was seen by a passerby on the pavement. He […]

Scholarships given to poor Brahmin students of Virugambakkam area

Tamil Nadu Brahmin Association of Virugambakkam Unit conducted ‘mupperum vizha’ on July 20 at Padma Sarangapani Kalai Arangam. Dist. President K.S.Krishnamurthi presided. Also present were S.Nagarajan, Dr. N. V. Deviprasad, Principal, Madras Sanskrit College, the chief guest. Lalitha Sahasranama parayanam was conducted by Pramma Vidya, Rukmani and Padma Natarajan and their team. This was followed […]