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Camp on yoga and meditation

Atma Gnana Yoga will conduct a camp on meditation, yoga, Pranayama and food habits from October 1 to 10 at W 746, D Sector, Fourth Avenu...»

Puppetry workshop

As part of the course on ‘Communication tools in PR,’ Pavai Centre for puppetry recently conducted a one-day workshop on puppetry for th...»

Bridging the gap in technical education

Classle helps college students to enhance their quality of learning and their ability to find jobs. »


The Mylapore Trio of Sri Sumukhi Rajasekharan Memorial Foundation is organising Navaratri Kolu Paddhathi workshop for the ninth year. »

Art workshops

Get creative at the art workshops at Expressions Art Studio and Activity Centre, 75, Second Street, Karpagam Avenue.A four-day ka...»

Colouring contest on Sept. 30

Kutties The First Step Play School will conduct a colouring competition for children aged between two and five years of age on September...»

Culinary classes

Culinary classes on desserts, chocolates, ice-creams, cakes, muffins, pudding and others will be conducted from September 17 to 28 at N...»

Winner of photography contest felicitated

For S. Siva, a student of Velammal Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Mogappair, and a resident of SIDCO Nagar 58th Street, Villivak...»

Drawing competition

Kala Netrii's Learning Academy, Virugambakkam, will be conducting the annual drawing competition on September 23 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m....»

Maths made easy

Smart Kids, T. Nagar, will be conducting a one-day workshop on speed maths for children aged above nine on Sept. 30. Children wil...»

Learn script writing

The classes for the next batch of the two-month programme on script writing for film and television industry, conducted by Mirage Instit...»

Competitions to be conducted

As part of the Gandhi Jayanthi celebration, Achiever’s Foundation and Global School of Yoga will conduct competitions such as drawing, d...»

AIDS conference hub launched

Indian Community Welfare Organisation (ICWO) has been approved to host an AIDS 2012 conference hub or ‘mini-conference’ to strengthen th...»

Coaching classes for NTSE begins

Nehru Children’s Cultural Association will begin the coaching classes for National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) conducted by Nationa...»


Dr. A. Ramachandran’s Diabetes Hospitals, India Diabetes Research Foundation, World Diabetes Foundation project, jointly with the Depart...»

Online essay contest

The Sardar Vallabhabhai Patel Memorial Trust, Chennai, in association with SIV-G: Self Imposed Vigilance for Good Governance (www.siv-g....»

Madras Day quiz for Interact Club Students 

Rotary Club of Chennai Velachery conducted a quiz contest recently to mark the Madras Day celebrations, where the Interact Club students...»

‘Go Green’ campaign in Alandur

Towards making the environment green, Pasumai Thayagam, has launched a ‘Go Green’ campaign in Alandur (Chennai Corporation Ward 166) rec...»

Workshops for women

Smart Skills' Vocational Training Institute is conducting a two-day workshop on cake and chocolate making from September 13, bridal work...»

Colouring contest for kids

Sanjeevini Peetam, 16/45, BRP First Street, West Mambalam, will conduct a colouring competition for children in the age group of five to...»

Kids join environment campaign

Educating children early in their life about environment protection can bring about a change in their outlook and make them aware of the...»

Counselling services and personality development training

Antharicshaa Learning and Development Services, a Chennai based institution working on providing counselling services and personality de...»

Trip to Sastra University

To commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan and to celebrate the National Year of Mathematics,...»

Creating awareness on breast feeding

An awareness rally was conducted in view of the Breast Feeding Week by the students, doctors, nurses, teachers and employees of Dr. M.G....»

Inter-school quiz at Chromepet

Srividya Madar Sangam, Chromepet, will be conducting a quiz competition for students in schools in Chromepet area on September 29. <...»

Free ortho camp today

A free orthopaedic care camp would be held today (Sept. 9) at Dr. Kumar's Ortho Clinic in Chromepet. The clinic will be giving free cons...»

Looking through the right lens

CRY – Child Rights and You announces the launch of Click Rights: for the Girl Child — a 40-day national citizen photo journalism campaig...»

Consumer awareness programme

Vadapalani Exnora Women’s Guild and Kidzee recently organised a special programme on consumer awareness at No.6/14, Bajanai Koil Street,...»

Students turn to cleaner energy

Should we continue using nuclear, coal, hydel, or turn to some cleaner source such as solar, wind, and bio-gas: much has been debated ab...»

Free Sanskrit classes

Samskrita Bharati will conduct a free spoken Sanskrit class from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. from September 3 onwards at Anjaneya Mandiram, 53rd S...»

Learn to write

Small Talk is conducting ‘WriteSmart’, a workshop exclusively designed to help school students improve their writing skills.The w...»

Atma Gnana Yoga classes

A 10-day Atma Gnana Yoga classes comprising Pranayam, food habits, Art of Living and meditation will be conducted by Lakshmi Mony at W-7...»

On a mission to save the earth

As many as 300 students from Kidzee pre-schools were a part of ‘My Earth, My Duty’— a nation-wide campaign to fight for environment caus...»

Madras Photo Expo held

‘The Madras Photography Society,’ in association with ‘Jaigopal Garodia Photojournalism Academy’ conducted the ‘Members Photo Exhibition...»

Green neighbourhood project to be launched today

T. Nagar and Teynampet Residents Welfare Exnora and T. Nagar Exnora Womens’ Club is organising ‘green neighbourhood project’ on Sunday a...»

Empowerment programme for employees held

RIPE Softskills Training Academy, Nanganallur, recently conducted an empowerment programme — Vetri Vasal — for the employees of Leather...»

Embroidery workshop

Smart Skills’ Tailoring institute is offering an entrepreneur course for women in machine embroidery, aari and zardosi. Participants can...»

Yoga with medical examination

Art of Living will organise Living Well Programme, a seven-day course from Sept. 9. The course will be a blend of medical science and Ve...»

Pregnancy care programmes

Thaimai — Essence of Motherhood, series of pregnancy care programmes is offered by Isha Arogya, Chennai. The programme begins on Septemb...»

Quiz to be conducted

To commemorate Gandhi Jayanthi Day »

Sailing camp for students

A maximum of six students will be selected. »

Awards for scholars

Thamizh Academy (Thamizh Perayam) Awards, instituted by SRM University, were recently conferred on scholars for their distinguished cont...»

Winners of essay competition honoured

Commemorating the birth anniversary of Sankaracharya of Sringeri Saradha Peetam, Bharathi Theertha Swamigal, Sri Bharathi Thirtha Trust,...»

A lesson on water management

T. Nagar Exnora Women’s Club (TEXWOC) and Spearheaders Leadership Centre jointly organised a discussion on Community Water Management fo...»

Essay writing, drawing contest held

State Bank Retired and Serving Employees’ Forum (SBRSEF) and the Siruthozhil Branch of State Bank of India, Nungambakkam, conducted an e...»

Creating environment awareness

Kidzee, Vadapalani and Exnora are jointly organising ‘My Earth My Duty’ event to create environment awareness on September 1 at 4 p.m. a...»

Library celebrates valedictory of golden jubilee

The Kasturi Srinivasan Library organised the valedictory function of its Golden Jubilee celebrations on August 22 at Bharathiyar Illam,...»

Experts present heritage contenders

Various organisations and groups representing the southern states came together on Friday to present their nominations at the fourth zon...»

Philately exhibition

South India Philatelists Association (SIPA), a non-profit organisation, is organising a stamp exhibition on August 11 and 12 at Dharmapr...»

Batcha Theatre — The story in flashback

Karthik Subramanian discovers the hoary past of Batcha theatre once popular as Minerva »

Fascinating blend of motifs

From beaded jewellery and pendants to Maheshwari and Chanderi saris, Mrignayanee has a range of products on display. »

Now, Shiamak sings!

The ace choreographer talks about the return to his first love and his new album »

‘Why appoint new director at Kalakshetra?’

Union Minister Kumari Selja says government will respond legally to High Court stay »

I am...

"My favourite piece is the seven-stone diamond earring my grandfather taught me to make. We always used the closed setting,especially f »

Highways to alter road-widening project

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is in the process of reconfiguring a project on the 10-km stretch of the Chennai- Tada Ro...»

Get started early

There are benefits if you start working early. Warren Buffet and Bill Gates are good examples of this. »

What’s On: Mela at The Farm

The Mela at The Farm focuses on home-made, fun, hand-made and unique products. The food stalls have cupcakes, cookies and tarts, cracker...»

A Passage to India

Ray Meeker and Deborah Smith’s passion for pottery inspired them to make Puducherry their home. In Chennai to participate in the recent bee »

Learning, step by step

Educators and dancers came together to explore how dance can facilitate better understanding of academic concepts »

Shutterbugs, learn the nuances

Next workshop will be conducted on August 25. »

When questions on music came thick & fast

Alarmel Valli, Krishna and Unnikrishnan reach out to Jaffna students and share the tips »

Happy Birthday Madras

If it’s August, it’s time for the city to celebrate. Once again there is loads of excitement as all those who love Chennai come out to party »

Applications invited

Squadron Leader K.V. Pillai Mrs. Saraswati Pillai Scholarships are available for girl students studying in Classes XI and XII, for the a...»

New UG, PG courses introduced

The Chennai-based Vel Tech Dr RR and Dr SR Technical University is introducing 33 new undergraduate and postgraduate courses encompassin...»

Schools enthral audience with bhajan renditions

Sixteen schools from across the city participated. »

Headlong dive into mathematics at Seoul

Here is a teacher, because of her love for her subject, had the privilege of attending an international conference. Dr. Revathy Paramesw...»

On teaching and learning methodologies of English

“English has gained importance next to one’s own regional language as it is considered as an effective communication tool in today’s glob...»

National level winners of Abacus contest

Raghav Rahul and N. Nagappan were honoured by their respective schools for winning the national level Abacus competition recently. <...»

Schools, NGOs celebrate Independence Day

Eye camp, midnight celebrations, event for cancer survivors, cultural events in schools and colleges held. »

Jerusalem College wins IBM contest

‘The Great Mind Challenge 2011’ (TGMC 2011) was recently conducted by IBM for the engineering students, in which nearly two lakh students...»

Project presentation on Kaveri

Bharathi Vidyalaya Senior Secondary School, Perumbakkam, which is a part of Global School Partnership Programme, a venture between TCS a...»

Workshop on women, yoga, cancer

The Department of Human Science, Anna Adarsh College for Women, Anna Nagar, conducted Mrs. Sri Lakshmi Endowment Workshop on ‘Women, Yoga...»

Sailing camp for students

Adventure n Nature and Royal Madras Yacht Club will be hosting a sailing coaching camp over five weekends from August 18 to September 16...»

Training for mathematics Olympiad classes

Training for mathematics Olympiad classes and Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojna Scholarship (KVPY) classes, organised by the Nehru Child...»

Stressing on the importance of scouts and guides

The 38 Foundation Day celebration of Patel Scout and Guide Groups was held on July 29 at the headquarters of Tamil Nadu Bharat Scouts an...»

Centre for children with visual impairments

Karadi Cultural Alliance Trust in association with Hippocampus Children’s Library has launched Creative Resource Centre for visually-imp...»

Admission open for fashion and interior design courses

Inter National Institute of Fashion and Design in collaboration with Annamalai University is introducing postgraduate courses in fashion...»

Students' societies inaugurated

The Easwari Engineering College inaugurated students’ society of Electronics and Communication Engineers (SSCECE), Institute of Electric...»

TCS Best Project Awards presented

TCS Best Project Awards for the year 2012 were presented to students who showed their prowess in the respective academic fields. T.S. Ra...»

DVAC raids residence of former Assembly secretary

Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption teams on Tuesday carried out raids on the residences of former Assembly secretary M. Selvar...»

Toast to Tamil

Stray Factory to perform a comic act at the World Tamil University Youth Conference in Singapore »

More battles ahead for Leela Samson

A fresh round of a legal battle seems to be awaiting Kalakshetra Foundation director Leela Samson, who is currently touring the United St...»

The tools before a forensic medicine doctor

A one-of-its kind workshop at the Institute of Forensic Medicine at the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in Chennai threw up inte...»

Counselling services at Let’s Talk

Chromepet-based Let’s Talk offers counselling services focusing on psycho-social and emotional health of children and adolescent boys an...»

Tailoring classes

Balajothi Technical Institute, Thiruvanmiyur, will begin tailoring classes for the next batch. Short-term courses are offered on salw...»

Maths & Science workshops by Vidhyapika Learning Centre

Vidhyapika Learning Centre, R.A. Puram, will conduct a workshop on electricity and magnetism on August 4, 5, 18 and 19 for students of C...»

Free seminar for women

Leading the best life is all about the right strategies and mindset. To help interested women, the organisation Women Excellence will be...»

Special children explain science concepts

Vasantham Special School, Mogappair organised a three-day science exhibition. »

Student wins Taekwondo championship title

N. Sathyanarayana, a fourth-year mechanical engineering student of Easwari Engineering College, Ramapuram, won Gold Medal in 57-63 kg ca...»

Isha Yoga in Tamil

Isha Yoga is conducting a seven-day yoga programme in Tamil at Alwarpet starting from August 1.  Regular classes will be conducted for t...»

‘When I look back, I feel I could have sung better’

The voice that millions are addicted to, was ushering me in: “Please come in, ma’am.” As I pass by a smiling S.P. Balasubrahmanyam, who h...»

What's on

Quiz time DakshinaChitra announces the Children’s Quiz 2012. Open to students of Std. VI, VII and VIII. The parti...»

Give me Red!

It’s here at last! Red Digital Cinema, makers of the famed Red One and the Red Epic cameras known for their low costs and high-quality o...»

Don’t ignore this alert!

ALERT educates and trains people on emergency response and first aid. »

All izz well, IIT-M director tells parents

Faculty speak in English, Hindi, Telugu to set freshers and their kin at ease on orientation day »

Word building

A dictionary is relevant even in today’s digital world, asserts Joanna Turnbull, managing editor of Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary Eig »

Arts and crafts workshop

As part of the Weekend at the Park series, Sundaram Finance will organise an Independence Day special arts and crafts workshop for child...»

Isha Yoga programme in East Tambaram

Isha Foundation would be offering a week-long programme in East Tambaram from Wednesday. The Inner Engineering programme would feature g...»

Music contest to be held

As part of Gokulashtami celebration, Kalyana Mahotsava Seva Committee, Lakshmi Nagar, Nanganallur, will conduct a music competiti...»

Tata felicitates south zone essay contest winners

The Tata Group recognised the city level winners from the South Zone (Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and Kerala) of the sixth annual ‘Tata Buil...»

Sanskrit classes

Rajaji Satsangham is conducting Sanskrit classes on every Sunday at 3 p.m. at Chinmaya Mission, No. 16/29, Third Main Road, Nanganallur....»

OUP celebrates centenary year

To mark the centenary year celebration, Oxford University Press (OUP) conducted drawing and storytelling competitions and the prize dist...»

Biodiversity Special to chug into city next month

Entrance fee is not collected to visit the train. »

For a career in animation

CCX Animation Academy, T. Nagar, offers production-based training in Computer Animation. It has full time and part time courses,...»

Quiz held on Indian heritage

Over 250 teams from about 60 schools took part in Cycle Heritage Quiz 2012, conducted by incense stick brand, Cycle Pure Agarbathies, hel...»

Workshops to be held

A workshop on management of work, family, time, money, and self will be held on July 21. On August 4, a workshop on conflict mana...»

Swimming classes

V.V. International School of Swimming at Kodambakkam, No.1, Gangaiamman Koil Street, is conducting regular swimming classes. The centre...»

Classes for children

Mamta Gupta, a fevicryl expert teacher, is conducting weekend and regular classes for children and adults. Children can learn drawing an...»

Rendezvous with ‘Queen of Sciences’

A three-day math fest was held at Rosary Matric School. »

Workshop for teachers, students

According to a press release, NalandaWay Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, which works for the welfare and uplift of poor chi...»

ISKCON to conduct cultural competitions

The Chennai Chapter of International Society for Krishna Consciousness will conduct inter-school cultural competitions from July 15 to A...»

Vruksh steps into the second year

Vruksh, a school for special education and vocational training for mentally challenged, celebrated its first year anniversary on July 8...»

Campaign to protect environment

As many as 300 volunteers from Youth Exnora International and HCL Technologies cleaned Marina Beach on July 4.Equipped with trash...»

College books distributed

Jaigopal Garodia Charitable Book Bank organised college books distribution programme on July 12. Additional Director General of Police,...»

Training programme on kitchen garden

A one-day training programme on kitchen garden will be conducted by the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Information and Training Cent...»

Craft mela by Rakalai Handicrafts

Rakalai Handicrafts is organising ‘Indian Crafts Mela.’ The exhibition-cum-sale features silk and cotton saris, carpets, artificial vege...»

Workshop for women

Sri Sumukhi Rajasekharan Memorial Foundation will conduct Pooja Vidhanam (pooja workshop for women – Varalakshmi Vritam, Krishna Jayanth...»

The road less travelled

What inspires these young activists in Chennai to involve themselves in human rights and environment protection causes? »

Chief Secretary Sarangi advises IAS officers to shun controversy

“There is no ban on officers briefing media about government schemes” »

International Mathematical Congress

The Post-Graduate and Research Department of Mathematics, Loyola College, Chennai, is organising ‘Fr. Racine International Mathematics C...»

Diploma course in tailoring

Smart Skills is conducting diploma and certificate course in basics of tailoring, machine embroidery, and stitching blouses and salwar. »

10-day Atma Gnana Yoga classes

A 10-day Atma Gnana Yoga comprising Pranayama, food habits, Art of Living and meditation will be conducted by Lakshmi Mony at W746, ‘D’...»

Solution to good health

T. Nagar Jagadeeswaran Street Civic Exnora will be organising a seminar on solution to good health through our traditional Ayurvedic tre...»

Applications invited for fashion, interior design

Madras Institute of Fashion Technology (MFT) invites application for its full time three-year undergraduate and two year-post graduate p...»

Summer offer from CADD

CADD Centre is introducing summer offer that allows students to learn more CAD courses for free, while paying only for a few. The offer...»

Toppers of Chennai Schools honoured

Students of Chennai Schools, D. Anandhi, S. Suganthi, L. Pavithra and R. Divya, who have scored well in the State Board Class X Examinat...»

Training session on ‘Isha Kriya’

Isha Foundation has recently launched a one-hour long free training programme called Isha Kriya. Envisioned and created by Sadhguru Jagg...»

Workshop on desserts making

Classes on making desserts such as chocolates, ice-creams, eggless cakes, pudding and squashes will be held from June 25 to 30 at Cresen...»

Applications invited for Tata Fellowships in folklore

National Folklore Support Centre (NFSC) has invited applications for Tata Fellowships for 2012-2013 in folklore for M.Phil scholars. Und...»

The redefined role of school leadership

Today, the school head's role has expanded to include curriculum planning and development, areas pertaining to student development, teacher »

Oil companies hike lubricant prices

State-owned oil marketing companies have hiked the prices of lubricants by as much as Rs.15-18 a litre across all grades.The move...»

Taking world music to new spaces

NalandaWay works with close to 8,700 children in 21 locations across Tamil Nadu. It conducts regular training, workshops and camps for child »

Dark and experimental

First-time filmmaker Arvind Kamath talks about Innuendo, a film made with just Rs. 45,000 »

Exim Academy launches courses in Logistics

EXIM Academy, an accredited member of Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CLIT), U.K., launches its certificate, diploma and...»

Classes for KVPY exams

The preparation for Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojna Scholarship Examination conducted by Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, for t...»

Class X students share their success stories

“Daily revision of lessons helped in preparing for the examinations,” says I. Justin Xavier, who came State third in the SSLC exams. A s...»

Toppers of abacus honoured

The toppers of the eighth national-level abacus and mental arithmetic examination and fourth national-level speed arithmetic examination...»

Toppers of your neighbourhood

G.K. Shetty Vivekananda Vidyalaya Junior College, Ambattur, is a unit of Vivekananda Educational Society, which is running 20 CBSE schoo...»

Music and sloka recitation contest

Sri Matha Samarpanam Trust will be conducting a sloka recitation competition on Vishnu Sahasranamam, Bhagavad Gita, and music competitio...»

Toppers in neighbourhood

Bharathi Vidyalaya Senior Secondary School, Perumbakkam, has continued its successful streak of maintaining 100 per cent pass percentage...»

Drawing and oratorical competitions to be held

To commemorate World Environment Day, Exnora-Vadapalani and Kidzee will be conducting drawing and oratorical (English and Tamil) competi...»

For students, a new chapter begins

This academic year is significant, as it marks the beginning of some key initiatives planned by the State government — introduction of a tri »

Young & old turn up for Venus trail

Armed with solar viewers, crowds gathered well before sunlight to witness rare phenomenon »

Teachers battle student stress

How do you handle an adolescent who refuses to speak, even about his project, or a student who is very attentive in class but fails to p...»

Summer Fest Cruise ends

The month-long Summer Fest Cruise for kids at Chennai CitiCentre came to an end on June 4. Chennai CitiCentre recreated a model...»

From cradle to corporate

The child care centre, to be launched soon, will work 24 x 7. »

Kalashala 2012

As part of its Golden jubilee celebrations the women's wing of Rajasthan Youth Association will organise Kalashala 2012 between June 18...»

Deprived but not deterred

Despite coming from poor families, these students have got good marks in board exams. »

Student's achievement at AIPMT

It is not often that students from mofussil areas crack the prestigious All India Pre-Medical/Dental Examination. So when K.P. Abhishek,...»

Free camp on Ozone Therapy

Dr. Kumar's Ortho Clinic will be conducting a free camp on Ozone Therapy at its newly opened branch in Chromepet today. The free camp is...»

‘Awareness about diabetes needed’

Chennai: “Lack of exercise, consumption of fast-food, obesity and sedentary lifestyle can lead to diabetes,” said V. Shantha, Chairperso...»

Maths online anywhere, anytime

Maths can now be learnt at a click of the mouse, thanks to TMS Math Academy. »

Creating awareness on environment, society

In an effort to create awareness on issues related to the environment and society, Youth ExNoRa International has joined hands with stud...»

Suburb schools score cent per cent result

After achieving 100 per cent pass percentage in the Plus Two examinations, Sri Sankara Vidyalaya Matriculation Higher Secondary School i...»

Free books for college students

Jaigopal Garodia Charitable Book Bank invites application forms from students to obtain free college books. The forms are available at t...»

Oriental school tops the State in Statistics

First three State ranks in statistics are from Sri Ahobila Mutt Oriental Higher Secondary School »

Toppers of Mylapore

Many pursued their hobbies, watched movies, remained relaxed and yet they were able excel in the examination »

Courses in automobile engineering

Universal Sevak University Trust (USUT) is an educational trust promoted with the sole objective of spreading education among the poor,...»

Students get laptops

Laptops were issued for U.G. students of SIVET College, Gowrivakkam, by T.K.M. Chinnaiya, Minister for Animal Husbandry, along with G.M....»

Creating strokes in charcoal

Workshop will be held between May 24 and 30 »

Workshop on personality development

Neha Foundation will be organising one-week workshop on ‘self-improvement' for students aged between 13 and 19 years from May 21 to 25...»

British Council to launch new courses

British Council, a division of the British High Commission in India, is launching two new courses in teaching – TKT and IELTS - Train th...»

Higher education: choices galore

The air vibrates with all kinds of emotions. Students, teachers and parents alike are anxious as well as excited about the board examina...»

Student Reporter Programme

The website for the kids of Chennai — — has launched its free annual Student Reporter Programme for the sixth year. Student...»

Quality education for the poor

SYMA's aim is to help average students perform better. »

Where medium of examination matters

Despite sitting in class and listening to lectures in English for an entire semester, when it comes to examinations, around 70 per cent o...»

The call of culture

When you visit ancient temples don't stop with clicking photos, suggests S. Jayakumar, who along with a group of volunteers runs Prastara to »

Sketching a story

Illustrator Bharath Murthy gives a non-fiction-cum-travelogue twist to comics in his upcoming book “The Vanished Path” »

Encounters with glass

Srinivasa Raghavan's glass figurines are inspired by the everyday »

Mixed reaction to Samacheer Kalvi

For the first time Class X students from Matriculation, State, Anglo-Indian and Oriental boards in Tamil Nadu will be facing a new patte...»

Pack it like paper

Sturdy, lightweight, colourful and innovative. The differently abled turn paper and cardboard into furniture »

Teachers set for new grading

There are at least two weeks for the new academic year to begin, but for teachers in most schools, the reopening day is not far away. The...»

Enter the fascinating world of 4D murals

If a person is talented, it has to surface at some point of time. This is what happened to Malini Ashok of Chitlapakkam. As a young girl...»

Gujaratis gave us this temple

The temple comprises a small set of shrines and is remarkably clean — a hallmark of the Gujarati way of life »

An evening school with a difference

Come exam time and tension prevails in every home. But some parents have a different tale to tell us. “Even though every family m...»

Sharing a common interest

When it came to opting between ‘career' and ‘family', Kalyani Ravisankar, chose the latter. But that did not stop her from following her...»

Shot Cuts: Short film on child labour

Divya Sathyaraj, daughter of well-known actor Sathyaraj and a counsellor by profession, seems to have made an interesting decision. She...»

Cutting Edge

Bhargavii Mani fuses eco-friendly and traditional design elements in her interior projects »

Website for differently-abled

“If technology can bring people together, it can also bring about a change,” says Sathasivam Kannupayan (29), who has created a website...»

Engaging youth in social reformation

Gandhiya Arasiyal Iyakkam strives to bring about a change in society. »

How youngsters perceive a future in dance

Pursuing an art along with studies seems to have become the norm these days. Vocal music, instrumental, dance, etc., children keep themse...»

Enter the world of mathematics

Dots ‘N' Digits offers an opportunity for children to explore and discover maths in a playway method. »

Connecting parents online

When we call Orange as ORANGE, why not Apple as RED? This is just a sample of questions posed by curious kids which parents have to answ...»

Bonding beyond boardrooms

To Paul Mathew, theatre is an effective management tool that can promote holistic thinking »

Walkers will have their way

Importantly, the various planning agencies appear to have arrived at a consensus — pedestrian safety is paramount »

Summer bonanza for young readers

After strolling through the children's section of a book store, 11-year-old Sanjay Krishna ran to his mother, clutching a bunch of books...»

Learn to play, the right way

D. Sekaran, former Indian footballer, is conducting a special coaching camp for those in the age group of six to 16 »

Prioritising ‘Family building’ in modern society

The challenge in treating childless couples and helping them to beget a child is what drives this doctor. »

Virtually yours...

Shoppers can bond, know about brands and get answers to their queries at Chennai Shopping »

Talking business

Interview Blair Singer will speak about time-tested business wisdom, philosophy of sales and purposeful education at a workshop on May 13 »

Plea against razing part of heritage building for Metro Rail dismissed

Rs.5 lakh costs imposed on INTACH; court wants it removed from panel »

A dazzle in the dark

Once a hub where royalty got their jewellery made, Vadasery in southern Tamil Nadu still hosts hundreds of artisans who struggle against the »

A time-table for the vacation too

Courses for children range from playing the keyboard to learning financial management, handwriting improvement, phonetics and even making a »

Can I have some fun, please?

If there's one thing my colleague does without fail every year, it is to send his kids to their grandparents' home in Kanyakumari to spen...»

No lesson is a difficult one

“We need to make classes more motivating, energetic and interactive,” said Naomi Moir, senior teacher trainer, Oxford University Press (...»

Smoke them out

The recently concluded health and fitness exhibition featured an interesting workshop that aimed at creating awareness among the kids to ens »

A life of slim chances and unfair expectations

HINDU Boy 34/165, Chithira BTech IT consultant MNC Bangalore (having 11 years work experience in India UK and US) seeks alliance from...»

Unearthed plaque that could save P. Orr & Sons

Proves building is over 100 years old »

Toyota set for a rural drive

Having set its sights on semi-urban and rural markets, car maker Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd is bullish on India operations. Though i...»

An explosion of talent

Come April and Mumbai will see a plethora of cultural programmes, thanks to the India Foundation for the Arts (IFA) making a splash with...»

Itsy-Bitsy: Best of both worlds

The lines between theatre, television and films are getting blurred with constant migration of actors from one medium to another. For Ri...»

The Montessori phenomenon

Activities a child engages in, his responses to situations, his likes and dislikes … the Maitri Conference helped reinforce the Montessori p »

Defence scientists' idea of hybrid vehicles

CVRDE Director gives inaugural address at ‘Kurukshetra' »

Robots' war named ‘Kurukshetra'

Whether it was about strategy, attack, aggression or defence, the two competitors seemed determined to outsmart each other. Controlled b...»

Catalysts for the flight of imagination

Budding engineers train school students at ‘Kurukshetra' »

‘Riviera' reverberates with song and dance

A variety of contests and workshops keep participants and organisers active »

A lesson in making learning lively, lyrical

American author for encouraging students to ask questions through poetry, song and movement »

Sumo wrestlers coming

Sumo wrestlers will be here next week as part of ‘Techofes 2012', the annual cultural festival of the College of Engineering Guindy. ...»

Your money's worth

You must have heard your parents talk about how things were so cheap years ago. Did you wonder why? It's inflation! »

Dhanush, Anirudh at it again

'Techofes 2012' opens with Dhanush's rendition of the hit lyric »

Reviving textile traditions

The Weavers' Service Centre concentrates on designing, weaving, printing and dyeing. »

Showcase: A treat for booklovers

The New Delhi World Book Fair is back and entering the 40th year since its foundation in 1972. Bibliophiles in the city can expect this y...»

A happy child, a happy school

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Chennai’s eco spots

Congested with people, vehicles and buildings, Chennai gasps for breath. But it still has some green areas that allow people to take in fres »

Let the games begin

Music, dance, talks, workshops, contests…the annual IIT cultural carnival gets bigger and better. Anusha Parthasarathy on Saarang 2012 »

Now, tours are tailor-made

Visiting ‘tourist attractions', running helter-skelter on a tight schedule, posting pictures of ‘swallowing the sun' and strategically holdi »

Ripples of rhythm as Saarang opens

Every night IIT-Madras campus will witness performances by different musicians »

‘Voice' that enthralled

Will the response to Ananth Vaidyanathan's interactive and lively session lead to workshops in the future? »

CII launches two new service initiatives

The Confederation of Indian Industry – Southern Region (CII-SR) on Thursday launched two initiatives – Business Mentoring Service (BMS)...»

Swinging, singing… it's all razzle-dazzle

: Right from the time Shashwat Gandhi of IIT- Bombay, arrived in Chennai with nine of his friends, he has not parted with his camera for...»

Ebb and flow of life

Mano Morado's abstracts express the physical and psychological shifts in his journey »

The secrets of being creative

Lectures, mime and dance workshops mark the second day of Saarang »

Art for Paniker's sake

Artists from around the country gather to create new works and commemorate a great Indian painter. We take a walk around the works in progr »

Stage set for Kurukshetra

If the wonders of innovation have always baffled you, there are chances many of them will be demystified for you soon. With a multitude...»

Are women content with teaching posts?

UGC's capacity-building programmes seek to help women in higher education overcome gender bias and take up academic leadership. »

‘Kurukshetra' from February 1

College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University, Chennai is all set to host the sixth edition of its annual International Techno-managem...»

Follow your dream, Sarath Babu tells students

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What's on?

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IT companies go the extra mile to ensure that new recruits are at ease

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Border Thottam welder's death spotlights safety concerns

The death of a welder at Border Thottam off Anna Salai on Tuesday following a diesel tank blast has brought into focus the safety of...»

American band to feature in Saarang

It is that time of the year when college students from the city and outside flock to the Indian Institute of Technology – Madras&rs...»

Music, movement and message

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A mix of fun and learning at Saarang workshops

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“Each individual can make a difference to environment”

“If everyone does their bit for the environment, makes a small contribution, we do not need summits like the one at Copenhagen. A...»

Chennai students in Indian youth delegation at Copenhagen

For three Chennai students, R.S. Anand Kumar, Saleem Khan and Ajai Prasannah, next month’s climate change negotiations at Copenhag...»

Vallur project’s first unit likely to go on stream in 2010-11

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Anna varsity to organise short film festival

The Department of Media Sciences, Anna University, is organising Gateway awards ’09, a national-level short film festival here on...»

Young professionals show the way

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Power Shutdown

Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on May 08, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. »



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