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Obituary : V. Visalam, K. P Santhana Krishnan, Kaveri Athmaraman

September 25, 2016

V. Visalam, passed away on Sept. 15. She was 73 years old and was a resident of C. I. T. Colony, Mylapore, for over 50 years.

She was born in the village of Mudikondan in the Tiruvarur district – in a family deeply attached to Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Mutt for over a century.
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September 25, 2016

Work on Marina Loop Road labours on . . .

Work on Marina Loop Road labours on . . .

The civic project along the beachside Marina Loop Road that skirts the kuppams on one side and beach on the other in San Thome is still going on as its own pace though it was started long ago. The road […]

September 25, 2016

Popup shop, exhibitions and new collection – shpping this week

Popup shop, exhibitions and new collection - shpping this week

FESTIVE CLOTHES – For Navratri season a collection of pavadai, skirts, tops, embroidered cholies, kurties, bags, gifts and accessories is now available at Saanskrutie. In vibrant colours, hand embroidered in chanderi, silks, georgette and cottons.  Till Oct 15. At Saanskrutie, 77/10,C. […]

September 25, 2016

Film songs – music events this week

GOLDEN OLDIES – If you are a fan of old Tamil movie songs, mark your calendar for this event. Vintage Heritage has organised an audio programme featuring songs from 1940’s and 50’s, sung by  stalwarts like Thuraiyur Rajagopala Sarma, V. V. […]

September 24, 2016

AIR Music fest and Navrathiri music concerts

A. I. R. MUSIC FEST – Prachar Bharathi Aakash Vani Sangeet Sammelan 2016 music programe is scheduled for Sep 24, from 5.30 p.m. The function will feature sundri shehnai concert by Pt. Suryakant Khaladkar at 5.30 p.m. followed by tavil rendition by […]

September 24, 2016

Eye-screening camp in Mandavelipakkam; Sunday

A eye-screening camp is being hosted by Kalyan Nagar Association and Udhi Eye Hospitals on Sunday, Sept.25. It will be held at the Association premises in West Circular Road, Mandavelipakkam,  9 am to 1 pm. Registartion is open till 11 […]

September 24, 2016

State Bank’s staff arrested for swindling money deposited by cathedral

City Crime Branch police have arrested a bank employee at State Bank of India’s MRC Nagar branch for committing  a fraud with the bank deposits held by San Thome Cathedral. Raji Rao is said to have swindled Rs.2.3 crores of the […]

September 24, 2016

New collection for the festival season, at Palam Silks.

New collection for the festival season, at Palam Silks.

Sri Palam Silk Sarees recently unveiled a new collection of sarees for the upcoming festive season.At a fashion show held recently, three lines were showcased – High Rise, Double Delight and Blend n Trend 2. In the High Rise collection, […]

September 23, 2016

Chicago style deep dish pizza; at Alwarpet

Chicago style deep dish pizza; at Alwarpet

Stop by Ashvita Bistro to sample thick, flavourful pizza. Ashvita’s fifth pop-up will bring you authentic Chicago style deep dish pizza created to please the Indian palette by Chef Devansh Javeri of Mafia Chef ( Mumbai ). 6″ and 9″ […]

September 23, 2016

Art shows and exhibitions the week ahead

OILS AND INSTALLATIONS – ‘What is not’ is the name of Jitha Karthikeyan’s collection which will be exhibited at Art Houz this week. Jitha, an artist from Coimbatore, uses narratives from private memories and experiences to question the self or what […]

September 23, 2016

Obituary : K. P. Ramakrishnan

K. P. Ramakrishnan, a resident of Alamelumangapuram for over 70 years who a witness to World War II operations , passed away on Sept. 4. He was 97. Born in 1919, Ramakrishnan lived in the Georgetown area of the then Madras Presidency […]

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