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The Narikuravar Education Welfare Society (NEWS), supported by CRY, strives to create a better world for the community.
It was at one of the meetings often held at the Strangers' Room of the old Madras Club, that every single major, and pioneering, sports club in the city was born.
What's the connection?
The three business houses, Aspinwall, Bertelsmann and Trayons have one common connection Madras.
Moving on arterial roads
WITH A Supreme Court order banning `processions' on arterial roads, the annual Citizens' Run has had to look for a new route for this year's Run on police advice. In the process, it has had to postpone the Run scheduled for September 1 to ...
When the postman knocked
CURIOUSLY, THE Moubray's name referred to above today cropped up in a letter I received while pecking out this week's Miscellany. The writer, who got the spelling right and did not use the conventional form ``Mowbray'', wanted to know why ...
Srilatha Santhosh's passion for Ganesha is visible in the 108 idols she has created out of "whatever material that was available at home."
What's in store?
WITH GANESH Chathurthi round the corner, many shops in the city are holding exhibitions with `Ganesha' as the theme. Odyssey in Adyar has an exquisite collection of idols. Intricate in detail, they are made of clay, charcoal, rubber, silver and ...
Scientific advances have instilled new hope in couples with infertility problems, says Dr. Nandita P. Palshetkar, co-founder of the Babies and Us Fertility, IVF and ICSI Centre, Mumbai, who was in Chennai recently.
The `green' drive
Dr. Madhavan and Subramaniam are working for a cause... to make the city greener. A profile of the duo, who plant saplings along the city roads.
THE BOSS is back. With the E Street band, for the first time after 1984. The album: "The Rising", which is an outpouring of feelings following the September 11 incident that rocked America and the world. Bruce Springsteen's first album with new ...
A new edition of the Web browser, Netscape, was released recently, the first update in two years. It has enough new goodies to make it worth downloading.
It was an enlightening session when Christopher Wiltshire, senior examiner at the Trinity College of Music,London, explained the nuances of Western classical music. A report.
Chords & Notes
WITH A.R. Rahman looking Westwards, there seems to be a gap as far as the Tamil music scene is concerned. And it has led to a new crop of music directors, who are filling the gap quite admirably. Among that crop is Ramesh Vinayagam, who ...
THIS PAST week on my plate was a vegetarian fare from two restaurants, one old and well-established, the other a fledgling which opened just last month. Before I get to it, I would like to post a word of caution: what they say about truth ...
SAHARA TV seems to be the new arena for former movie stars to seek a fresh shot at fame. A whole range of them is appearing in serials on Sahara, resulting in a mutual boost for both parties. Veteran writer Sachin Bhowmick has written a thriller ...
The return of the Ks
ZEE POPULAR cookery show, "Khana Khazana", was re-launched with a new look onAugust 26. Sanjeev Kapoor's show has been re-introduced in a new format with new sets, graphics and recipes. Each show has a theme like children's party, vrat ka ...
Sept 11 blues hit American TV
PROGRAMMES RECREATING the horror of 9/11 have been just too numerous in recent weeks on American TV. Even before the anniversary date itself, viewers have been kept pinned to the day of destruction and horror by dozens of programmes across ...
"Friends" may get another reprieve
LIFE'S GOING on, but fans of the long running sitcom "Friends" don't seem to want to admit that. After much talk of the last season of "Friends" and ablaze of publicity about what each of the six lead characters were going to do after the ...
Raj TV clarifies
OUR EARLIER remarks on the Raj TV-Win TV rivalry seem to have touched a raw nerve. Raj TV has clarified in a note that whatever actions they took were due to `unauthorised telecast of our film (by WIN TV) without our consent'. They have further ...
"Finding the Centre at the Margins", the painting exhibition on at Apparao Galleries, showcases the talent of several artists, largely from the South. The show concludes on September 20.
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