Chennai Champs offers behaviourial guidance for kids

Chennai Champs, a centre for tender children in Saligramam with its headquarters in Mambalam is now offering a course in Behaviour Training for children. Children will be inculcated with the qualities of grace and courtesy as a part of the curriculum. Social behaviour and Spoken English are offered as per international standards, say Chennai Champs […]

Music, culture classes for kids; in K. K. Nagar

Paaramparya is open to admission of new students for music and sloka classes on Vijayadasami day in K. K. Nagar  ( located near PSBB school). Carnatic vocal classes for children, Slokas like Lalitha Sahasranamam, Vishnu Sahasranamam, Soundaryalahari, Bhagawad Gita are taught  for housewives during daytime. Maths, Sanskrit and Tamil are also taught for students. For details contact  97908 […]

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. […]

New idea to prevent silt from drains when rainwater flows in; Valasarawakkam

The Valasarawakkam zone office of Chennai Corporation is rolling out an idea which its low profile but proactive officer who heads it prhe esented to his bosses and won an award for it innovation. The plan is a simple change the zonal officer has made to the way in which rainwater harvesting wells are sunk […]

Mandolin maestro U. Shrinivas passes away; he lived in Vadapalani

The Vadapalani neighbourhood of Kumaran Colony seemed to know little about a man called Mandolin Shrinivas though he was an internationally known musician and a prodigy in Carnatic music. So when news set in on Friday morning that this famous resident of Venkateswara Street had died in a city hospital after his organs failed following […]

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, […]

Criminals mug woman shopkeeper, rob jewels

Police are looking out for thieves who barged into a fancy store in Saligramam, lured the woman owner here into its far corner when she was about to close the shop for the day and knocked her down and robbed her of the gold jewels she was wearing. They then sped away on a bike. […]

Art of Living camp for teens; sign now

Art of Living is hosting a camp in Saligramam for youth. Megala is the co-ordinator. Dates : Sept.20 to 23 Time : 5pm to 8pm The camp is open to teens in the 13 to 18yrs group. Venue : MGR Janaki School, Saligramam ( off the 80Ft Road). For details contact – 9940433319

Charuhasan, folk music stars, the Kuppuswamys guests at Mahathi Academy event

Mahathi Academy of Music & Dance celebrated its 11th Annual Day on August 31 at Infosys Hall, Ramakrishna Mission School, T. Nagar. The students of the academy performed from 9 am onwards presenting concerts in Carnatic vocal, veena, violin, flute and also on the western key board and western guitar styles and ending with short […]

Contests for school students; register now

Aaradhana Academy in Arcot Road will conduct competitions in English oratory and freehand drawing for students in classes II and III on Oct. 4 and for kids in classes 4 and 5 on Oct. 5. Online registration is open from Sept. 8. For more details about competitions and for registration, visit Call 80561 93974, […]