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Safe driving awareness

V5.Thirumangalam Traffic policemen gave valuable and informative tips on road safety for the staff and employees of Johnson Lifts on 6th April 2015 at Anna Nagar. Mr.K.Balakrishnan, Thirumangalam Traffic Police Inspector firstly highlighted the safety importance of wearing a helmet while riding a two-wheeler to protect the brain which is an important part of the body.

IMG_4654He also spoke on risk involved in speaking on cell phone while driving, especially earphones as it is a source of distraction. The dangerous of drunken and rash driving was also mentioned to the gathering in order to create better road safety awareness. He also suggested about introducing traffic and road safety as a subject in schools so that students can become responsible and cautious drivers later on.

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Thrilling and superb bike

Chennai, April 7, 2015: Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited (SMIPL), a subsidiary of one of the world’s leading two-wheeler manufacturers, Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan, has launched the Gixxer SF, a fully faired version of its flagship motorcycle, the Gixxer.

Mr. Atul Gupta, Executive Vice President, SMIPL and Mr. Kenji Hirozawa - General Manager Exports, SMIPL at the launch of Suzuki Gixxer SF (2)According to Mr. Atul Gupta, Executive Vice President, SMIPL, “Suzuki is looking at expanding its presence and appeal among young customers with products that address their desire for style, performance and mileage. A special edition Gixxer SF is also being launched, which will sport Suzuki’s ’Racing Blue’ colours (Metallic Triton Blue). Gixxer SF will also be available in Glass Sparkle Black and Pearl Mirage White, at a price of Rs. 86,450 (Ex-showroom, Chennai).

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Facilitated for wonderful performance

cinemaKutty Padmini (South Indian Movie Actress and resident of Thirumalai Road, T. Nagar) was felicitated by Rotary Club of Madras T.Nagar for her exemplary work in acting line for the past 5 decades.Kutty Padmini has so far acted 175 films in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam and Kannada. She started acting in stages at age of 5 and acted more than 5000 state plays so far. She acted 60 television plays and more than 36 serials.
She also produced and directed number of TV shows and serials which aired many prominent TV channels.She is a winner of many prestigious awards and honours.She is running her own studio equipped with professional Edit, dubbing, cameras and outdoor unit.

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Eye care pamphlets distributed

EYE CAREDr. Naveen Narendranath (Vitreo Retinal Surgeon and Medical Director-R. K. Eye Center, T. Nagar) had released and distributed free pamphlets on ‘Ways to protect eyes during summer’ on April 6 to create awareness on eye care during summer.The pamphlets will be distributed in shopping areas, educational institutions and other commercial establishments. Those who are need of eye care advise contact 2814 1583/84/85 or 89399 41585.

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Award for Dance Teacher

Award for dance teacherDharani Ramakrishna (Founder, Saraswathy Natalayala, West Mambalam) was received “Kalai Valar Mani” award from Department of Art and Culture, Tamilnadu Government on April 9 at Chennai District Collector Office.The award presented by S. Gokula Indira of Handlooms and Textiles) in presence of K. C. Veeramanai (Minister of School Education and Archaeology, Tamil Official Language and Tamil Culture), E. Sundaravalli (Chennai District Collector) and other eminent personalities.Dharani has been running a School of Dance for more than 20 Years and conducting Bharathanatyam performances along with her students at various venues.She can be contacted on 98417 39168

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World Last Week

Saturday 04th April

 An intense focus on the role of the co-pilot’s mental illness in the German wings jetliner crash has raised concerns that it risks unfairly stigmatizing millions of people with mental disorders.

 A new study has proposed that a naturally-occurring protein in the brain can act to suppress binge alcohol drinking.

 Growing awareness about dengue has led to more use of mosquito repellents. But experts advise caution in selecting repellents due to their high toxic levels.

 A US-based rocket propulsion company is developing an engine that could take humans to the Red Planet in just 39 days and it has got funding from Nasa.

Sunday 05th April

 A new vaccine improves the immune system’s response to cancer by using altered forms of proteins from the patient, according to a study published by the journal Science.

 Skygazers in parts of the Pacific Rim observed an “unusually brief” total eclipse of the Moon from red-tinged satellite glimpsed from Japan’s far north.

 The three-day International Kite Festival commenced on the Sabarmati Riverfront in the presence of thousands of visitors, who witnessed the gala event.

 Researchers have identified a cholesterol drug that may be the starting point for a new class of cannabis-like drugs to treat pain, nausea and various psychiatric and neurological conditions.

Monday 06th April

 Scientists have dramatically increased the efficiency of producing clean hydrogen fuel from plant waste in a breakthrough that could one day use fueling cars.

 Vigorous exercise that makes you puff and sweat may be key to living longer and is more beneficial than a moderate workout, a large new study has claimed.

 Researchers have found a new way to treat dementia by sending electrical impulses to specific areas of the brain to enhance the growth of new brain cells.

 What has given credence to the theory of extraterrestrial life over the last decade is a mysteriously recurring radio burst from space that has puzzled astronomers.

Tuesday 07th April

 A group of scientists has reactivated cell growth in the cardiac muscles of a mouse through hormone stimulation, opening the possibility of new treatments following cardiac arrest.

 Science and technology needs to be integrated with public policy to achieve high socio-economic growth,” said former president Dr A P J Abdul Kalam while inaugurating the 1.25 MW roof-top solar power plant at SASTRA University.

 More than two-thirds of people taking anti-depressant drugs may not actually suffer from depression, claims a new study.

 A new inexpensive aluminum battery that could charge cell phones in just one minute has been developed by Stanford scientists.

Wednesday 08th April

 Not just planet Earth but the Sun too experiences seasonal changes, finds a significant research on forecasts of space weather.

 Samples from mummies in a 200-year-old crypt in Hungary have revealed that infections by multiple strains of tuberculosis (TB) gripped 18th century.

 Signs of alien life will be detected by 2025, while “definitive evidence” of extra-terrestrial beings may be found within the next 20 to 30 years, top Nasa scientists say.

 Researchers said a lab-manufactured antibody “significantly” reduced HIV blood levels in a small but promising human trial.

Thursday 09th April

 Big spots on butterfly wings actually can mimic the eyes of predators, a new study finds with fresh evidence.

 Several genes in the brain appear to help the flies learn to distinguish between normal-calorie and high-calorie foods.

 The solar system lacks locales named after canine deities. Fortunately, the New Horizons mission to Pluto might remedy this tragedy.

 After spending more than a century dismissed as a mislabeled Apatosaurus, Brontosaurus may be getting its identity back,says dinosaur experts.

Friday 10th April

 The carrick-a-rede rope bridge on the causeway coast north of Belfast is a suspended bridge built 350 years ago and is a still used.

 According to a scientific research it was found that shorter stature increases the risk of heart disease after gathering genetic data from nearly 200,000 people.

 A 30-year-old Russian computer scientist with a rare, genetic muscle wasting disease is set to become the first person in the world to have his head transplanted onto a healthy donor body.

 Earn Criotoru a professional photographer and animator has brought to life everyday objects that a person comes in contact during his daily routine in his animated project

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Actively participating in Europe Conference

Indian Community Welfare Organisation has been rendering good service to the society, especially for the poor and homeless. The organisation has also become a top choice for students to gain excellent working knowledge and skills. The staff of ICWO are also well experienced and trained. Ms.Devika Thilak, Deputy Director of ICWO and Ms.Mary Diana, Program Manager of ICWO will go on an official tour to Europe. The two staff members of Indian Community Welfare Organisation based at Anna Nagar have been selected to attuned an important and advanced international conference on Health and Water Management at Uruguary, Europe.

lady junctionMr.AJ.Hariharan , Founder-Secretary of ICWO while conveying his good wishes to his staff members stated that it is a good opportunity for international exposure. He also added that participating in the conference is a new scope of learning and sharing. Mary stated that this conference will help her a lot to gain knowledge from other international volunteers and will try to educate the same back in India. Devika stated that it will be an excellent platform for sharing and gaining valuable information.Indian Community Welfare Organisation (I.C.W.O) is at AP-216, 18th Main Road, ‘I’ Block, 6th Street,Vallalar Colony, Anna Nagar West, Chennai.

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Delicious food by Expert Chef

Field Caterers, a boutique catering service and a unit of CC Fine Foods South India (Private) Limited, announced the launch of their speciality catering service in Chennai, 10th April 2015. It is yet another pioneering initiative from ‘Hot Breads” Mr Mahadevan, Field Caterers specializes in addressing the catering needs of premium weddings, mehendi evenings, sangeet events, anniversaries, birthday celebrations, betrothals, corporate meets, off-site get-togethers, sporting extravaganzas, kitty parties, etc., for guests numbering from five to five thousand as the case may be.

Chef Elang KumaranSpeaking on the occasion, Mr Mahadevan, Founder & Director, CC Fine Foods South India (Private) Ltd., said that Field Caterers was a unique initiative, quite unlike any thing witnessed thus far in the field of catering. “Field Caterers” would plate the best food from the top restaurants of the city, from the simple and homely Saravana Bhavan to the exotic Copper Chimney or Benjarong. Once we learn the preferences of our customers, our efforts are directed to address their taste buds and enhance the culinary experiences. Field Caterers will be the concierge from planning stage onto the final clean-up of the venue” stated Mr Mahadevan. There is a wide choice of cuisines to choose from with desserts that taste heavenly, from simple ones to the exotic, to round off a meal.The culinary experience is greatly provided by Chef Elang along with his brigade of highly experienced Chef’s. For more details call Chef Elang on +9198840 09233 or 044-2811 5770 for your requirements..

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City Bee

Painting Exhibition      

A painting exhibition of Mrs.Neela Dorai is on at “La Galerie D’Expression,” at Hotel Ambassador Pallava, till 15th April 2015. She has been creating works of art including glass paintings, pot painting, fabric painting etc but most of it was created for either her home or for gifting to close friends and relatives on important occasions.

Seminar on safe medicine in Chennai

The Christian Medical Association of India will be organizing a one-day seminar on Safe Medicine in Chennai. The seminar will be held on 17 April 2015 (Friday) at The Residency Towers, 115, Sir Thyagaraya Road,T.Nagar, Chennai from 9am onwards.Dr. V.K. Subburaj, IAS, Secretary, Dept. of Pharmaceuticals, Government of India, will be the Chief Guest.This program is organized with the support from the U.S. Embassy, India. The seminar will be attended by distinguished guests and experts from the government and private sector. Media Co-ordinator is  Mr.A.J.Hariharan, 98401-88821.For more details call Ms.Santhya at santhyas95@gmail.com. (+91 9500042977) for more information.

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SpellBee International Developing English Language Skills Across India

SpellBee International provides training programs in schools, for teachers and students, exclusively to develop their English language skills. The competition involves an extensive process, involving five levels in total. Students initially participate at school level and subsequently district, state, national and international levels.

WinnerThe competition, which is being held for the last five years, is open to school children in the age group of 6 – 17 years. The organisers say that the toughest competition is found in classes one to three, who make 40 per cent of the total participants. The reason, said Devakkani, is because as the students get older, they avoid participating in competitions.