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Birthday tithipuja of Swami Vivekananda

January 17, 2017

The 155th birthday tithipuja of Swami Vivekananda will be celebrated with a special puja and homam at Sri Ramakrishna Math on Jan 19.

A special arati will be held at noon followed by prasad distribution. A reading from the life of Swami Vivekananda, in Tamil and English, will also be held. At R. K. Mutt Road, Mylapore. Ph: 24621110.

January 16, 2017

Arivukkalanjiyam award ceremony held; At Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan

Arivukkalanjiyam award ceremony held; At Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan

Dr. S. P. Thiyagarajan, former vice-chancellor, Madras University was the chief guest at the 28th Arivukkalanjiyam award ceremony held on Dec 18 at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore. S. Jagadeesan, former judge, Madras High Court, K. N. Ramaswamy, director, Bharatiya Vidya […]

January 16, 2017

Pongal celebrations in our neighbourhood

Pongal celebrations in our neighbourhood

Students at two schools had a memorable celebration for Pongal this year.  At Bamboola Play School, R. A. Puram, more than 25 toddlers came dressed in traditional attire. They then sang songs and danced while the pongal was being prepared […]

January 14, 2017

Thyagaraja Swamigal Aradhana festival

Thyagaraja Swamigal Aradhana festival

At Sri Thyagaraja Sangeetha Vidwath Samajan, Mylapore, the chief guest N. V. Subramanian, addl. general manager (retd.), Southern Railways, will inaugurate the event on Jan 16. On Jan 17, Sri Thyagaraja Pancharathna kritis will be sung by eminent musicians. Concerts […]

January 13, 2017

Bhogi Pongal; Kolams at Alwarpet

Bhogi Pongal; Kolams at Alwarpet

Two big kolams welcomed customers going into Kirthilal Jewellers on C. P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet today (Jan 13) on the occasion on Bhogi Pongal. The first, a flower kolam (seen in the picture) was made with 7 different kinds of flowers […]

January 13, 2017

Shopping exhibitions sand sales going on around the area

Shopping exhibitions sand sales going on around the area

HANDCRAFTED CLOTHING – Exhibition and sale of handcrafted kurtas, kurtis, kutch embroidered blouses, tops and more is going on now at the National Crafts Utsav at Alwarpet. Handicrafts and furniture, jewellery, bed linen and furnishing accents will also be available. Till […]

January 13, 2017

Thol Paavai Koothu; January 13 evening

INTACH’s Chennai Chapter invites you to`Thol Paavai Koothu’ – a shadow puppetry event  by Thovalai D. Muthuchandran & party on Friday 13th Jan 2017 at 5.30pm  at THE CHILDREN’S CLUB, New 213, (Old 96) V M Street , (Behind Jammi Building), Mylapore, Chennai 600 […]

January 13, 2017

School Admissions: An update

Several schools have started issuing application forms for the new academic year. A brief summary of admission processes at some local area schools. Posted on January 13, 2017 Calibre Academy International School, Alwarpet Calibre Academy International School has started issuing […]

January 13, 2017

Lecture on demonetization; On Jan 15

The Triplicane Cultural Academy and The Kasturi Srinivasan Library is organising a special lecture by Dr. Sanjaya Baru, director for Geo- Economics and strategy international institute for strategic studies, on ‘Demonetization – a gamble or a game changer’ followed by […]

January 12, 2017

Tree planting drive at CSI St. Luke’s Church, Mandaveli

C. S. I. St. Luke’s Church, Mandaveli is organising a tree planting drive for Pongal at its campus on Jan 14. Ahalya, retired judge, Dr. Vedakumari and Shoba Raman, principal, Vidya Mandir School, Luz are the guests at this event. […]

January 12, 2017

Test your hearing; At Mandaveli

Test your hearing, free of cost, at Grace Speech and Hearing till Jan 31. Special discounts will be given for senior citizens. At 8, Adanjan Mudali Street, Mandaveli. Ph: 24620957, 9840029521.

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