Sun, Oct 17, 2021

  • Due to his immeasurable passion of doing artwork on coconut shells, a 59-year-old man took voluntary retirement from his job in the state Land Surveying Department to take up the art as a full time...
    R Kumaraguru, a resident of New Housing Board Colony in Thanjavur, who had completed diploma at Kumbakonam Government Fine Arts College, joined as a clerk in the Land Surveying Department on compassionate grounds after the demise of his father and was promoted to the rank of Superintendent later. Though he was working in the government department, his passion for the arts and crafts made him quit the job in 2016. Then he started taking arts classes for the children across Thanjavur and he was content with the meagre amount he could earn through teaching of arts then.Appealing youngsters to take up this as a part-time work, Kumaraguru is confident that the job would fetch them at least Rs 40,000 per month. “It is all a matter of training for just one month through NABARD and Poompuhar with stipend,” he said.One day, after seeing coconut...
  • Green initiative called Seeds on Wheels Green initiative called Seeds on Wheels

    One of the leading developers in the city has launched a week-long green initiative called Seeds on Wheels.

  • Home chef brings global flavours through weekend cloud kitchen Home chef brings global flavours through weekend cloud kitchen

    An avid traveller, Manisha Kumbhat has toured 18 plus countries. During her travel, she also learned the local way of cooking from each country.

  • Book discusses how to nurture a healthy, vibrant culture at workplace Book discusses how to nurture a healthy, vibrant culture at workplace

    Updated On: Oct, 09, 202108:47 AM

    Viji Hari, a serial entrepreneur and an expert in diversity and inclusion, prevention of sexual harassment at the workplace, has launched her second book titled ‘Break The Taboo’.

  • Artist interprets man-nature bonding in his solo show Artist interprets man-nature bonding in his solo show

    Updated On: Oct, 06, 202107:50 AM

    When one steps into the exhibition space of Art Houz in Nungambakkam, he/she will understand how artist Vijay Pichumani has connected himself deeply with nature and natural elements.

  • Police museum will become world’s best very soon, says curator Steve Borgia Police museum will become world’s best very soon, says curator Steve Borgia

    Updated On: Oct, 04, 202112:33 PM

    Around 100 police personnel have been trained to guide the daily visitors. Steve and the team are expecting more artefacts to be added to the collection in the future.

  • Shun plastic for one month, plogman of India urges citizens Shun plastic for one month, plogman of India urges citizens

    Updated On: Oct, 02, 202111:12 AM

    Ripu Daman Bevli requests people to join in the one-month long campaign.

  • Rtd DGP gets interim custody of cap, badge lost during Rajiv assassination Rtd DGP gets interim custody of cap, badge lost during Rajiv assassination

    Updated On: Oct, 01, 202102:17 PM

    DGP Prateep V Philip, the founder of Friends of Police, who has also authored a few books, retired from service and also received a much-anticipated court order.

  • Chennai-based artist makes drab yellow postcards colourful with sketches Chennai-based artist makes drab yellow postcards colourful with sketches

    Updated On: Sep, 13, 202108:14 AM

    Padma Malini Soman always had a connection with postcards — during her childhood, on every weekend, her parents took her to the post office and she was familiar with yellow postcards from then on.

  • Maha: 21-year-old woman aims to create environment awareness with cycling mission Maha: 21-year-old woman aims to create environment awareness with cycling mission

    Through this initiative, I also want to encourage people to cycle and reduce pollutants in the air, she said.Among the districts she has covered so far are Yavatmal, Nagpur, Nashik, Thane, Raigad,...