Of rights and reality: VVIP Trust organised talks regarding legal awareness for PwDs in Chennai

It was hard not to notice that most audience members were PwDs. While it would have been heartening to see more able-bodied citizens, those who were present seemed glad to gain knowledge.

05 Nov 2022

A host for home-style hearty meals

Rohini Chandrakumar, founder of Oga’s, speaks of the homestyle menu at her takeaway restaurant

03 Nov 2022

Of classics & contemporary relevance

Tickets will be available at the venue, priced at Rs 200, Rs 300 and Rs 500. Donor passes are available at Rs 1,000. The production begins at 6.30 pm.

01 Nov 2022

At the heart of art therapy

An art exhibition curated by V-Excel Educational Trust, under the theme ‘Freedom of Expressions’, showcased the artworks of 35 individuals with cognitive and intellectual challenges.

31 Oct 2022

Meena Kandaswamy: A pen mightier than persecution

Hermann Kesten award recipient Meena Kandasamy talks about public persecution, and building voices for socio-political issues.

31 Oct 2022

Breaking news in style

The pure silk korvai sari brings in the breaking news in familiar monochrome with a decadent red border that frames it.

27 Oct 2022

Decoding first-aid discourse for desludging

A manual by TNUSSP for desludging operators educates them on the first response during emergencies and injuries

26 Oct 2022

Deepavali: The expat edition

From fearing crackers to embracing diyas, expats in Chennai share interesting experiences of Deepavali and adapting to the festival of lights 

24 Oct 2022

Big leap from small screen for Vaishulisa Vallal

Vaishulisa Vallal becomes the first trans actress to receive a membership to the Chinna Thirai Nadigar Sangam

18 Oct 2022

To capture and coach a community

Education in India is more often than not synonymous with academics.

18 Oct 2022

Manga, the master and momentous milestones

If there is one work of Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai that even a neophyte to art could recognise, it would be ‘The Great Wave’ or ‘Kanagawa oki namiura’.

17 Oct 2022

The kind to celebrate and learn

The Kindness Foundation is hosting its first The Kindness Carnival, a fun fest of stalls, workshops, bakeries, open mics and more.

13 Oct 2022

Haunted tales of history reborn

Author Apeksha Rao turns the clock back to the 1500s and gives a contemporary touch to the famous fables of Akbar and Birbal, in her latest book

11 Oct 2022

Fulfilling dreams

Snegidhi mess in Tondiarpet is a slice of  inclusive society where the owner, a trans woman, is doling out affordable meals

01 Oct 2022

Vaulting onto new heights

It is medals galore for 10-year-old gymnast Ariana Oberoi as she bags gold, platinum and silver at two tournaments

29 Sep 2022