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About Runaway Lassie

We all have stories. Stories from childhood, growing up, our young days and mid years of adulthood, and eventually growing older... Life is so interesting, isn't it? I'll try my best to blog as much as I can, everyday.

Behind Bars, A Ray of Hope

A recent video from the Puzhal Central Prison created a buzz on social media. The video clip showed how the prison inmates are giving a fresh lease of life to demonetised currency by converting them into customised file pads for use in government offices.The video … Continue reading

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What’s there in your self defense kit

What do you think are the potential defense tools for women? Accessories like hair clips, safety pins, rubber bands, or stationery items like pencil and pen, door keys, tweezers, scissors and sometimes even nails come in handy. Sounds unbelievable? Let’s … Continue reading

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‘Participation is a Bigger Achievement than Winning’

It’s been a busy week for the finalists who are performing today at the Times Thyagaraja Awards. They recently had an interactive session with the Carnatic vocalists, Priya Sisters (Shanmukhapriya and Haripriya), who shared with the finalists tips on how … Continue reading

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Painting To Defeat Hunger

A group of artists has come together to display their artwork to contribute their bit for the campaign, ‘Hunger Free India’. With the sale of their artworks, they attempt to raise funds for the nutrition of vulnerable and malnourished children. “Art … Continue reading

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This French Artist Is Facinated By Indian Gods

Who would say that the paintings displayed at the Varija Gallery, DakshinaChitra on Indian Gods is by an artist from Paris? Olaf Van Cleef has been painting since his childhood. His work talks more about his understanding of Indian culture, … Continue reading

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Campus is abuzz as festival masti grips colleges

Jhankar, MOP This college has wrapped up it’s annual fest. And this year, their theme was ‘Rahmania-Celebrating 25 years of AR Rahman’. Anupama Vishwanath, prime minister of the Student Cabinet, says, “We had aimed big. We did some unusual things. … Continue reading

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Art and music is equal to political power: Pa Ranjith

Dressed in identical grey suits, walked in 19 band members of ‘The Casteless Collective’ during their first performance, in the city recently. With thousands gathering to see their performance, the band members were taken aback having received such a warm … Continue reading

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