Chennai schools bag IADEA awards

Chennai: “We are honoured to receive the Indian Art and Design Educators Association (IADEA) award for the project we did with students of grade nine. Participating in the awards for excellence in art teaching has shown us such a wonderful variety of teaching techniques and methods being used by art teachers from across the country – it has been a great learning for us as well,” said Susan George and

What is Stalin's future prospects?

Chennai: Actor-turned-political aspirants Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth made it a point to meet DMK veteran and former Chief Minister M Karunanidhi before commencing their political journey. What this has done is that it has put the spotlight on DMK working president M K Stalin and his future prospects in politics. Stalin was present when both the actors met Karunanidhi and in fact he was the one who received both of

Veteran violinist Parur Anantharaman passes away

Chennai: Veteran violinist M S Anantharaman, fondly known as Parur Anantharaman, passed away at his residence here in the early hours of today. Aged 94. Anantharaman, the son and disciple of Parur A Sundaram Iyer, a well-known violinist, was an expert in playing the veena as well as the violin in Hindustani music. Born in 1924 in Chennai, Anantharaman was alo known for his performances with his father and brother

World cinema in Loyola

Chennai: With just a day left for the four day international film festival organised by the Loyola Institute of Vocational Education (LIVE), a unit of Loyola College, News Today interacted with Director – LIVE, A P Arun Kannan about the preparations and plans for the event. “We have been conducting this festival for the past couple of years and this year, it coincides with the 20th anniversary of LIVE. The

Alagiri mocks Udhay's political entry

Chennai: Former Union Minister M K Alagiri, the elder brother of DMK working president M K Stalin, today mocked the proposed political entry of the latter’s son Udhayanidhi Stalin Answering a question on the actor-producer’s political move, Alagiri said, “Politics is a sewage and I do not care about anyone who comes in to it.” He made the statement after attending the marriage function of one of his supporters in

Cauvery verdict: CM consults legal experts

Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today discussed with legal experts the Supreme Court’s final verdict on Cauvery issue, which has reduced the State’s share of water in the river. According to sources, at the meeting attended by senior officials and experts from the legal fraternity at the Secretariat here, the Chief Minister discussed the future coure of action of the State government in the issue. ‘A decision will be