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Chennai Sub inspector helps girls stay brave

Chennai: With attacks on women increasing in recent times, the police has stepped in to sensitise girl students on safety aspects. On Tuesday, R6 Kumaran Nagar Police Station Sub Inspector M Suganya addressed the students of Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Ashok Nagar, where she dealt with crime awareness, sexual harassment and about selfie culture. “‘Under the instruction of my senior officers, I have started to visit schools in the

Competative exam coaching classes for students

Chennai: Plus-Two students studying in government schools near Ashok Pillar in the city are a happier lot as they, too, can attend competitive exams to enter higher studies. On Monday, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami inaugurated a scheme to impart training to students to prepare for such exams at a function organised by Tamilnadu School Education Department. A total of 412 training centres would be set up across Tamilnadu as

Volunteers paint rural school in Chennai area

Chennai: Parents were surprised that in one night the desolate looking Anganwadi school at Kannigapuram, K K Nagar, in the city, that got a fresh coat of paint. This was due to the initiative taken up by NGO Thuvakkam. “My friends and I attended the firewalk festival at Kanniamman Koil at Kannigapuram. The temple and the nearby buildings looked bright and clean. But the Anganwadi nearby was not so. When

Cinematographer in Chennai releases own web series

Chennai: He waited for four years to fullfil his parents’ wish and at the same time launch into his passion which is cinematography. V Gautham, a resident of K K Nagar, in the city has shot three short films and one of them –Oru Kannil Thoongidu– has been released on YouTube. Currently pursuing a cinematography course at Mind Screen Film Institute at Mylapore, in the city, the 22-year-old had love

Assn in Chennai area takes green steps

Chennai: Armed with four conservancy inspectors and their team spread across four wards (131,132, 137 and 138) covering K K Nagar and Ashok Nagar, in the city, the civic body started source segregation drive since 2 October. Accordingly, biodegradable waste will be collected on daily basis from households and non-biodegrable waste only on Wednesdays. If things go well according to plan, the locality would soon be free of garbage. Each

Chennai lad talks about his passion in chess

Chennai: A four-member students team from Jawahar Vidyalaya Senior Secondary School, Ashok Nagar, in the city, came first in south zone chess tournament conducted by Dattakala International School, Daund, Pune, among CBSE schools and will participate in the finals to be held on 14 November in Ranchi. Studying in class X, the students – S Sharan Sridhar, Hari Madhavan, Sathya Narayanan and Harish Babu – played seven rounds to win