Teenage Tennis Ace
Gurgaon-based 14-year-old Tennis prodigy Jennifer Luikham has created quite a stir by winning the Finals of both the Girls Singles and Doubles at the International Tennis Federation’s Junior Grade 5 Event held recently at Indore. Jennifer’s ITF Junior ranking in Girls Singles is likely to climb to about 500, worldwide. Jennifer is the first girl from Haryana to have won a ITF Junior title in recent years. Jennifer trains at the Siri Fort High Performance Center of Team Tennis under renowned tennis coach Aditya Sachedva.
INTACH-Gurgaon Chapter organised a Gurgaon Haat at DLF Phase I Community Centre. A total of 52 artisans from across India displayed their products - ranging from hand woven garments to jewellery, pottery and home decorations. Alka Arora, Managing Director, Central Cottage Industries, inaugurated the Haat.
Aman Jassal is celebrating the second edition of his debut novel, ‘Rainbow - The Shades of Love’. The story, on different phases of a relationship, has seven chapters - corresponding to the rainbow colours, VIBGYOR (with Red for love & passion and Violet for sorrow). Aman works as a design engineer with an MNC in Gurgaon.
Performance by renowned Kuchipudi exponent Meenu Thakur and her disciples at Feel India, a Ministry of Tourism Event.
Career guidance was provided to aspiring design and fashion students through engaging sessions taken by eminent panelists. More than 200 eager ‘students’, including parents and future budding minds, participated in the Conclave. Sharad Mehra, CEO, Pearl Academy (the host), said, “Creative careers are extremely challenging and rewarding, and the demand for creative professionals has also increased tremendously in the last few years. Our aim in conducting such conclaves is to ensure that the students make informed decisions to channelise their energies and potential in the right direction.
Decoding Dog Language
DogSpot.in, an online destination for pet lovers, organised a session for creating awareness about dog communication and decoding their language. The Session was conducted by Sindhoor Pangal a well-known Canine Family Coach and Behaviorist from Bangalore. She has received her training from Norway under well-renowned Animal Behaviourist Turid Rugaas. More than 100 dog lovers attended. Rana Atheya, Founder & CEO, Dogspot.in said, “The intriguing world of barks, howls and actions of dogs has baffled pet owners for long.” All the proceeds from this Session will go to Friendicoes – SECA, an organisation known for fostering animals and providing them with medical care.
Convocation Day at Dronacharya College
Milky Words of Mom
A Tetra Pak initiative to improve young mothers’ understanding on benefits of UHT (Ultra High Temperature) Milk. Chef Nita Mehta launched her new cookbook ‘Milkalicious’. Over 40 mothers from across Delhi NCR attended the Event. There was a discussion between nutrition experts and the mothers.