Chennai Digest

Published: 19th December 2015 04:29 AM  |   Last Updated: 19th December 2015 04:29 AM   |  A+A-

RCC Magnum Scores 85-run Win

RCC Magnum scored a huge 85-run win over BYA in the last match of Thursday in the Elite Super Sixes cricket tournament at Citi Centre here. Kunal Khicha bagged the man of the match award. RYA Metro bt RYA Metro Star by 40 runs. MOM: Akshay. RCC Platinum bt BYA by 5 wickets. MOM: Sid Srisrimal. Platinum lost to BYA 5 wickets. MOM: Alok Jain. RYA Cosmo Elite bt Metro by 3 wickets. MOM: Vikram Jain. Cosmo Elite vs Metro Star by 3 wickets. MOM: Abhay Jain. Platinum bt RCC Diva by 1 wicket. MOM: Vivek Bhandari. Platinum lost to Diva by 5 wickets. MOM: Umang Jain. RCC Magnum lost to BYA by 5 wickets. MOM: Alok Jain. Magnum bt BYA by 85 runs. MOM: Kunal Khicha.

IEI Sets up 2 More Centres

The Institution of Engineers (IEI) has established two more district centres in Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur. Muralikrishnan Reddy, president of IEI, inaugurated the centres. The teaching fraternity and the fellow students took part in the event. R Venkatesan, chairman, IEI Kancheepuram, welcomed the gathering and SRR Senthil Kumar, principal, Agni College of Technology honoured the dignitaries.  

Run for Chennai Flood Relief

Chennai Super Runners is organising a Chennai Juniorthon on December 27, 2015 at Nandanam YMCA grounds, a marathon organised exclusively for children between 3 and 15 years of age, with varied categories from 400m to 3km. A special event called Toddler Trot (100mts) is for kids who are between 2 and 5 years of age. Every child participating in this event must be strictly accompanied with their parent. Child must be able to walk with minimal assistance. All participants will receive T-Shirt, medal, certificate, snacks and goody bags when they register for Rs 500. First five children who reach reaching the destination will be awarded Rs 1,000 each. The group will also conduct a marathon for flood relief, where there are various categories including 3km, 5km which has no age limit. To register, visit,,, or call 9444993765. Vivek and Reverend Father J Jaya Singh, UN Ambassador for World Peace are supporters of the initiative.  

Over 180 DP World Employees Volunteer for Good Causes

Over 180 employees across all DP World terminals in India participated in the Global Volunteer Week. Employees at the International Container Transshipment Terminal in Vallarpadam along with the assistance from local authorities and schools teamed up for a road and safety class by the terminal staff for nearby school students. A learning drive named ‘Share a book, care a child’ was also held to motivate a reading habit in children. A  blood donation camp for both regular and contractual employees and an education drive on organ was also held. Employees at the Nhava Sheva International Container Terminal started the Porta clinic and the ambulance service.

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