Promoting creativity

The 16th annual affordable art show was inaugurated on 1st May 2015 at Vinnyasa Premier Art Galery. Well known artists, art lovers and well wishers participated in the inaugural ceremony and appreciated Vinnyasa for promoting artistic talents successfully for the past years. The show aims to bring young artists to the limelight and encourages artists to display their creativity. The show is on till 30th June 2015.Vinnyasa Premier Art Galery is located at No-21/11, First Main Road, CIT Colony, Mylapore, Chennai.


City Bee

Magic show
Don’t miss the worlds superfast magician in a spellbound action. Watch Jadugar Karan magic show at Vani Mahal. There are daily 2 shows at 4pm and 7pm. For more details and free home delivery of tickets contact 9884152200

Painting exhibition
A painting exhibition by Mr.K.S.Nandha Kumar will be on display at “La Galerie D’Expression,” at Hotel Ambassador Pallava, Egmore from 1st to 15th June 2015. For details contact 9840977973 or 9042870536.

Space Adventure
Go star gazing at Science and Technology Centre located on Gandhi Mandapam Road, Kotturpuram. The centre is also conducting demonstrations on science every Saturday from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. For details call 2441 0025/2441 6751

Theatre Workshop
Kalaa Manjari in association with Happy Cow (a division of EVAM) is conducting a two-day workshop in theatre, communication and leadership skills at Kalaa Manjari, 6/12, First Street, Venus Colony, Alwarpet.Contact 2431 2676

Art Display
A still life painting exhibition is on at Dakshina Chitra art gallery situated at East Coast Road, Muttukadu Chennai.Painter Thiagarajan is showcasing his most recent art works. The show is on till 30th May 2015.All are welcome.

Mehendi Classes
S.Vijayalakshmi (resident of D-5, 240-LIG flats, 7th Avenue, Ashok Nagar), is offering 50% discount on 10-day mehendi course which start on 20th May. Designs like Arabic, Bombay are taught.The classes will be conducted from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. For details call 9790772370/23711835

Learn Robotics
A summer science programme for children studying in 5th and 12th standard in robotics is held at Anna Nagar.Best performance certificates is given to toppers. For more details contact No-6/16, Round building, Mogappair main road,Anna Nagar West Extn,Chennai or call 9551666613, 9094154744 and 044-26546644.

Keyboard and Guitar Classes
Music classes offered for guitar and keyboard by experienced musician. Contact N0-2/44, European Lines, St.Thomas Mount,Chennai-16 OR call 8939196421, 7708529333..

Essay Competition
Nandini Voice For The Deprived is conducting an essay contest on the topic “How to Prevent Farmers’ Suicides in India.”
Participants are expected to come up with practical suggestions.The essay can be in English, Tamil or Hindi without exceeding 1,500 words.The last date is 31st May 2015.The essay can be sent by email to nsvenkatchennai@gmail.com.

Affordable art show
The 16th annual affordable art show was inaugurated on 1st May 2015 at Vinnyasa Premier Art Galery. The show aims to bring young artists to the limelight and encourages artists to display their creativity. The show is on till 30th June 2015.Vinnyasa Premier Art Galery is located at No-21/11,First Main Road, CIT Colony, Mylapore, Chennai.


A Colourful Delight

Ms. Komal Savla and her students of Kalakar Studio showcased their creative artworks in an two day exhibition titled “RANG DE” on 18th and 19 April 2015 at C.P.Arts Center, Eldams Road, Alwarpet, Chennai-18. A board of honour giving information about the students participating in the show was a big attraction. Kalakar Studio functions at Lav Kish, No-4,Venus Colony,1st Street, Alwarpet,Chennai-18. For details contact Komal Savla on 9677052044, 24334890.


World Last Week

Saturday 18th April

 Peru railway, a working freight and charter services at southern Peru is one of the highest railway in the world.

 In India, Andhra University’s psychology department has conducted a research on the working of brain waves in children suffering from attention deficit and hyperactive.

 Five Australian teenagers were arrested by Police in Melbourne for planning a terror attack on Veterans Day celebration in Australia, says official police sources.

 In England, Tweed Run is a regular heritage and cultural event. Residents went across London on cycles to mark the occasion.

Sunday 19th April

 Stress, anxiety and depression have always been associated with adults. However, nowadays children are being found to suffer from these problems.

 Using mobile apps in preschool classrooms may help improve early literacy skills and boost school readiness for children, says a new study.

 A texting cap has been developed which lets one feign attention while using a phone, says Brad, a video director in America.

 Girls’ brains integrate and shape themselves two or three years earlier than those of boys, according to a new study.

Monday 20th April

 A new destroyer ship for the Indian Navy was launched at Mumbai. The ship was manufactured by Steel Authority of India will soon be commissioned.

 UK scientists have identified six types of obese people in a new study which could revolutionize how doctors treat the overweight.

 The subtle hues of light help our brain tell the time of day, according to a new finding that can help shift workers or travellers minimize jet lag.

 A ribbon shaped wedding chapel located at Japan is a fine place for an happy occasion. It was built by Hiroshi Nakamura.

Tuesday 21st April
 A comedy troop named Improve Everything as part of a comedy stunt gave away free pizzas to the metro train commuters in New York City, saying they were well behaved.

 Researchers have developed a new car safety system that anticipates what the driver is going to do a few seconds before a mishap happens.

 The B787-9, Dreamliner is a aero plane which is operated in collaboration between Star Wars Franchise and a Japanese airline company.

 According to science, the biggest shark to have lived, and could swallow a ship was the Megalodon, a giant prehistoric shark.

Wednesday 22nd April

 Berry Pomeroy Castle, a Tudor mansion in South Devon, England built in the late 15th century by the Pomeroy family is the most haunted castle.

 Museum in Bremerhaven has three nearly identical replicas of this cog have been built: Ubena von Bremen, Hansekogge and Roland von Bremen.

 UK based artist Julie has turned circuit boards into miniature sculptures of insects. She has been doing her artwork for past several years.

 Double-decker buses are the common and famous ways of viewing the city by tourists especially in London and America.

Thursday 23rd April

 A Japanese master craftsman Nobuo had revived an old tattered 100 page English dictionary. He has 30 years of experience in reviving old and important books.

 Fyte is a screw less bulb which floats and burns due to magnetic fields. The floating bulb creates a different view of electricity for scientists and researchers.

 Nasa has unveiled stunning celestial fireworks as an official image to commemorate the 25th anniversary of its Hubble space telescope that was launched on April 24, 1990.

 Runaway planets, stars and even a runaway star cluster were known to astronomers, but now there are 11 such galaxies wandering in intergalactic space.

Friday 24th April

 A low-flying drone is providing palaeontologists a never before seen view of ancient dinosaur footprints in Australia, media reported.

 Doctors in the US have found an embryonic twin complete with bone, hair and teeth in the brain of a 26-year-old Indian woman undergoing surgery.

 Chinese scientists have successfully edited the genes of human embryos for the first time, prompting fears that the discovery could lead to a new kind of eugenics.

 A study says,mosquitoes prefer to bite some people more than others, and that the differences in how attractive we are to the insects lie in our body odour.


Portrait donated to Baba Temple

S. Preethi Sai (Founder-President, Sri Sri Shirdi Sai Baba Trust) donated huge portrait of Shirdi Baba with teak wood frame was handed over to the Baba Temple in Washarmanpet on April 21. The portrait was taken on the procession on the roads of West Mambalam, T. Nagar and nearby roads.She said that trust is providing medical assistance to cancer victims for the past several years.Preethi Sai said that trust has organized to free trip to visit to Shirdi in the month of June for the 540 baba devotees who are unable to visit the temple in their life time. Those who are interested may register their names, hand over their ID proof, address proof and income certificates for the free pilgrimage to Shiridi at her office 11/33, United India Colony 1st Main Road, Kodambakkam.The trust is also providing annadhanam every Thursdays at various venues, she adds.More details contact 96770 46777 or visit www.srisrishirdibabatrust.com.



Go Platinum for a special day

Chennai, April, 2015: The word “Akshaya” means never diminishing in Sanskrit and the occasion is celebrated with white payasam, jasmine flowers; kolam and even white utensils are used for the puja. The special day is considered to be highly auspicious as it marks the beginning of a new year and it is believed that anything special purchased on this day brings success and good fortune. Platinum jewellery is considered propitious for this auspicious occasion, as it reflects the quality of purity.
The platinum jewellery range for this festive season includes elegantly crafted chain and pendants and earrings and a charismatic range of bracelets and chains for men. Price: Platinum Jewellery starts at the range of Rs. 10000 – Rs. 12000 onwards, depending on the size, weight of the metal, number and quality of diamonds used the cost would vary.For details visit – www.preciousplatinum.in to get additional information on designs and locate platinumauthorized retailers.


Graduation day function

SKM has celebrated its Graduation day function on 18.04.2015 in an excellent way. The Tiny Tots have been dressed up like graduates as if it is forecasting their future. Their parents filled joy and pride. Dr. T. UMAPATHY, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Economics, Cum NSS Programme Officer [D.G. VAISHANV COLLEGE] and Mrs. R.SUGHASINI. Diploma in Classical Dance had presided over the function as Chief Guests. His Speech revealed his Profound and Excellency. It inspired enriched and enlightened knowledge minds of every parent who gathered there.


Eye donation awareness programme

About 75 differently abled person pledged their eye after their demises in an eye donation awareness program by organized by Tamilnadu Udavikkaram Association for the Welfare of Differently Abled, on 19th April 2015.The differently abled persons it include loco motor disability and hearing impairment in presence of T. A. P. Varadakutti (President, Association), K. Gopinath (General Secretary), Kumar Rajendran (Advocate and Research Scholar) and other eminent personalities.The team doctors from Sanakara Nethralaya gave the awareness talk on eye donation and collected the eye donation pledged forms from the donors. For more details call the association members on  97908 20194/95513 95797.


Free Naturopathy Treatment and Yoga Awareness Camp

Free Naturopathy Treatment and Yoga Awareness Camp was conducted in Kamakoti Thirumana Maligai at Agathiar Nagar, Villivakkam on 19th April 2015. It was organised by Dr. Subha Ravi,BNYS.,  a Govt Registered Naturopathy Doctor along with other Doctors and Students from Anna Naturopathy and Yoga Hospital Arumbakkam. More than 40 patients were treated with Naturopathy Treatments, Acupuncture, Yoga, Pranayama  and Free Diet chart.Counselling was given. Natural food was distributed to all patients.


Appreciated for service and talent

Rotary Club of  Madras T.Nagar   specially   recognized  and honoured an Award to Dr.Suneel , Founder  and  Managing Trustee  of Ungalukagha Charitable Trust  for his noble  services  for supporting many  eligible people who need  Medical and Educational Assistance  and    Chennai  Anna Nagar based  16  years old young boy  Master Tejeshwar Ashok who created history by becoming the First Indian  Marathon Skater  WON Asian Medal  by  winning  a Bronze in  16th Asian  Championship  held in last year  at Haining, China  and    also   represented India   for   WORLD SPEED  ROLLER  SKATING  CHAMPIONSHIP    held  in 2013   at  OOSTENDO,  BELGIUM.This  award from Rotary Club of Madras T.Nagar   is encouraging me  besides many others,   but  now I feel  this  award  is the one with high value  and  sure  I will continue my   journey  to  support  eligible people  who requires  medical  and educational  assistance.

My heart full of thanks to the members of Rotary  Club  of  Madras T.Nagar  for honouring me and I am dedicating this award to my friends and  those who supported  me  for the  noble services rendered  by Ungalukagha Charitable Trust, says Dr.Suneel, Founder  and Managing Trustee of  Ungalukagha Charitable Trust after receiving the prestigious  award.On this occasion Rotary Club of Madras T.Nagar also donated  Rs.1,00,000/- (Rupees one lakh only) to the Chandra Table Tennis Trust for their forthcoming  projects.The Rotary Club of Madras T.Nagarchartered  around 29 years back with many Industrialists, Doctors.  Businessmen,  and many eminent personalities  as members  to serve the mankind and now  Rtn. PHF. S. MahaveerBothrais  the 29th President of this Club.Rotary Club of Madras T.Nagar had earlier  recognized  eminent personalities from various walk of life like,  Vijay Amritraj, AnandAmritraj, KrishnamachariSrikkanth,    Leander Paes , JoshnaChinappa, Mrs.SabeenaSaleem – 8 Times National Champion in TEN Pin Bowling,  Eminent Astrologer  Kazhiyur Narayanan, UmayalpuramSivaraman,  Srinivasan, play back singer, Actors K. Bhagyaraj, PoornimaBhagyaraj,  Director Vasanth,  Actress KuttyPadmini  and many more.