Chennai youth wins at World Body Building event in Thailand

In an example of braving all odds to succeed, V Saravana Kumar (22), a resident of Mambalam in the city, had recently bagged the sixth rank in the senior men category (75 kg) at the World Body Building event held at Thailand. Continue Reading

Complete Pedestrian Plaza work at T Nagar: Public to Corpn

The work for the much-awaited Pedestrian Plaza project, under the Smart City initiative, is under progress, with commuters and shoppers urging the civic body to complete the same by March, as was declared by the Commissioner of Corporation, a couple of months ago. Continue Reading

Thiruvarur Bhaktavatchalam crosses 50 years milestone

Here is mridanga vidwan Thiruvarur Bhaktavatchalam who begun to play the instrument at a very young age and crossed the milestone of fifty years. He will be conferred with Maharajapuram Viswanathan Iyer Memorial Golden Jubilee award for Pakkavadiyam on 3 January. Continue Reading

Mandolin U Srinivas’ disciple to perform in Chennai 24 Dec

In the world of music, if it is mandolin, it is the late U Srinivas who is synonymous with the instrument. Now, with an aim to keep his memories alive, one of his disciples Aravind Bhargav, is all set to stage a concert at the Margazhi Mahotsav of Bharat Kalachar in T Nagar. Continue Reading

Techie gives up flourishing career, takes up rendering divine discourses

Scholar Embar R Kasturi, son of Embar V Rangachariar and R Vijayavalli, a software engineer, system analyst, graphics expert and a techno-linguist by profession, gave up everything and took up Harikatha since 2008 and renders Thiruppavai upanyasam. Continue Reading

Vocalist Seetha Narayanan is flooded with awards & accolades

Seetha Narayanan is credited to have learnt bhajans of Tulsidas, Meera and Surdas under the guidance of gurus Chandrakant Apte and B Rama Murthy Rao, apart from travelling widely across the world staging concerts, lecture demos and providing training sessions to youngsters. Continue Reading

NGO in Chennai organises programmes for senior residents

With nuclear families being the order of the day, elderly persons are left in solitude, so to say. To help them cope up with loneliness and age-related social problems, is an NGO – Silvers Group at Lake View Road. Continue Reading

Work on Pedestrian Plaza resumes at Chennai shopping hub

After playing host to thousands of shoppers for Deepavali, the commercial hub of T Nagar is now busy with something else, as work on the much-awaited Pedestrian Plaza project has resumed after a short break. Continue Reading