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Published: 07th March 2016 03:31 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th March 2016 03:31 AM   |  A+A-

Bangaru Adigalar Celebrates Bday

The 76th birthday celebrations of spiritual guru Arul thiru Bangaru Adigalar was celebrated for four days till March 3. The  ‘sevvadai’ devotees took part and made the event a success. The Adigalar donated many articles and kicked off welfare schemes worth `1 lakh crore to the devotees. A souvenir was released to mark the occasion. In connection with the birthday of the guru, lamps were brought from various places and received by KP Senthil Kumar, vice-president, Melmaruvathur Adhi Parashakthi spiritual movement.  President Lakshmi Adigalar inaugurated the Kalasa vilakku velvi puja.  

Pastors Graduated

As many as 15 pastors, who have undergone training at the Pastoral Training International of the Prince of Peace Ministry in the city were graduated last week. Prince of Peace Ministry founder-president and senior Bishop BA James Santhosam presided over the pastor ordination and graduation ceremony. Prince of Peace International director Immanuel Santhosam and Dr Steve of the UK were among the delegates.     

Engineers Conclave in City

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Corp Inc, USA, represented by the IEEE Madras Section in Chennai, organised a one-day 2016 IEEE Mini POCO (Panel of Conference Organisers) meet in the city. In this mini POCO over 100 attendees from different parts of India had opportunity to acquire knowledge, network and exchange ideas among them. The event attendees were a mixture of IEEE members, non-members, members of other professional organisations, faculties and researchers from various engineering and technology institutions across the country.  


Spin Dance Show a Delight

Spin Dance Studio has put up a performance that was a treat to the eyes. Trained by the studio founder Balaji, 240 students pirouetted, leaped, swayed and glided

across the stage in their glittering dance costumes exhibiting skills in their styles. Balaji’s choreography stole hearts just as his students were cheered by the audience.

With a diploma in modern jazz from the Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing (CSTD), Australia, Balaji went on to complete higher grades in ballet and contemporary and has become a hip-hop guru for his students. The certificates were given to those who had done well at the dance exams.


Credit Check on Borrowers

Credit Information Bureau India Limited (CIBIL) has launched CIBIL iScan that provides banks with details of a corporate’s credit history spread across all financial and credit institutions. The iScan is designed for the Indian market that leverages CIBIL’s vast repository of commercial credit details to provide financial institutions with insights on their current account applicants. CIBIL’s service helps financial institutions reduce the risk and time taken in opening of current accounts of their credit holders by giving the information on clients to them.


Annual Day at Thangamani School

The 33rd annual day event of Thangamani School, Pattabiram, was held recently. The school toppers of board exams 2015-16 were awarded cash, trophy and other prizes. Rank holders and winners from various other events were also given special prizes. Jerold Finny, chairman, Alpha Schools, gave a motivational speech. A variety of cultural programmes were staged by the students.

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