Brahmins’ unit donates clothes to it poor for Deepavali

Tamil Nadu Brahmin Association of Virugambakkam Unit had a Deepawali function on Oct. 5 at Padma Sarangapani Kalai Arangam. On that occasion , saris and dhotis were distributed to economically weaker people in the local Brahmin community. The unit also honoured Vedapadasala students with Deepavali clothes and grocery items. The meeting was presided over by Unit President […]

School’s kolu; simple, neat

Kaveri High School celebrated Navaratri with a colourful the kolu. This work was led by headmistress Padmini and her team.  Lions Club of Chennai Valasaravakkam members Chitra Ramesh and Sujaathaa Srinivasan participated in this event.

Alwarthiru Nagar women’s group celebrates 43rd anniversary

Lakshmi Mahalir Manram, a women’s community group based in Alwarthirunagar is one body which has kept going no matter what their fortunes have been. Most members have grown old gracefully from the time they launched this group but they have not let their tired legs stop them from doing what they set out to do […]

Kids paint a wall!

Kids had a great time painting the wall of ThinkDiff Skool in K K Nagar as it celebrated a milestone in its operations recently. They were given gloves and eco paints to express themselves using symbols in science, math and tech. The paints smelt great and the experience was challenging too. Bhuvana runs this centre […]

The spirit of Onam fest sets in . .

The mood of the festival of Onam that is celebrated in Kerala set it late last week as people began to mark the first day of the ten day fest on Friday, the day Sri Vinayaka Chathurti was also celebrated. At the Sri Ayyappa Temple in K K Nagar, people were greeted by a poo-kalam […]

Independence Day celebrations 2014

The Independence Day events held in this neighbourhood were a pot-pourri and mélange which reflected the mood and attitude of the communities which chose to celebrate the milestone. From local schools to walkers at Sivan Park, from nagar groups to auto stands each hosted its own event. This report and the photos here and on […]

Varalakshmi puja in Saligramam

Varalakshmi pooja in progress at the Sakthi Peedam in Saligramam. Large numbers of women took part in it. Photo mailed by Maha Devi.

Aadi celebrations in Natesan Nagar

In Hindu mythology the month of “Aashad” otherwise called Aadi is very wellknown for religious rituals conducted everyday and especially on Fridays – the Amman deity is adorned with new costumes and flowers. The very special in the Aadi month is Pooram star on which day the goddess Andal was born some 5000 years ago […]

PSBB’s K K Nagar students star at school group’s annual show

Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan school in K K Nagar  joined the celebrations of the group’s 57th anniversary  (Abhinaya 2014-ISO certified)  for three days from July 24 to 26 at the Kamaraj Memorial Hall, Teynampet in a grand manner. The cultural extravaganza in total theatre was a thematic presentation on the festivals of the world and […]

Girija Raghavan is new president of Rotary Club, K K Nagar

Girija Raghavan was sworn in as president of Rotary Club of Chennai K K Nagar recently. She and her team were installed recently at a grand function held at Hotel Shan Royal by the governor ISAK Nazar in the presence of past Governor A.P. Kanna. Girija Raghavan is a media personality for the past 25 […]