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Yoga and stunts mark Chettinad Vidyashram’s sports meet

August 16, 2018

It was difficult to say which event excited the audience more, the march past or the colourful drills. Chettinad Vidyashram’s sports meet held on July 29 in the city most definitely reflected the efforts taken by the children, staff and parents.

The event started off with the marchpast, with the prefectorial body in the lead followed by the lighting of the Olympic torch.


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August 16, 2018

Communities celebrate Independence Day

Communities celebrate Independence Day

Communities across the  Mylapore neighbourhood celebrated India’s Independence Day on August 15 in ways they felt comfortable, and some creatively too. And this despite the wet morning, with the drizzle continuing into dawn. The community in and around Justice Sundaram […]

August 16, 2018

Local temples celebrate Aadi Pooram

Local temples celebrate Aadi Pooram

At most Amman temples in the neighbourhood, there was a celebration, big or small, for Aadi Pooram on Aug 13. The deities were decorated with shiny jewellery, huge garlands and glass bangles. Special rituals were performed accompanied by the chanting […]

August 16, 2018

Independence Day celebrations in the neighbourhood…

Independence Day celebrations in the neighbourhood...

Here is how several local groups celebrated our nation’s 72nd Independence Day… Dances and talks were the highlight of the programmes put up by the tiny tots of Creeping Buds preschool at Kesavaperumalpuram. The staff and teachers came dressed in […]

August 15, 2018

Dramas and Villupattu: At Samskrita Bharati’s annual event

Dramas and Villupattu: At Samskrita Bharati's annual event

More than 150 people attended the ‘Samskrit Day’ celebrations held by the Mylapore chapter of Samskrita Bharati on Aug 4. Mylapore MLA R. Nataraj, the chief guest for the evening, surprised the audience by starting his speech in Sanskrit. There […]

August 15, 2018

Talks on ‘Chennai’s land transfomation, implications for its resilience’

Alwarpet-based Consumer and Civic Action Group – CAG – is hosting a talk on ‘Chennai’s Land Transformations and Implications for its Resilience’ on August 18 evening at a hall in Egmore. The venue: Madras School of Social Work at 32, Casa […]

August 14, 2018

R. A. Puram school supports local donation drive for Keralites affected by floods

A flood relief collection drive for people of Kerala affected by the severe rains and flood was hosted at Bamboola School, R. A. Puram in association with Path NGO this past week. Volunteers collected essentials and new clothing from donors […]

August 14, 2018

Feast of Our Lady of Mylapore from Aug.17

Feast of Our Lady of Mylapore from Aug.17

The annual feast of Our Lady of Mylapore is to be celebrated at the St Thomas Cathedral, San Thome from August 17 to 26 this year. On Aug.17, 5.30 p.m. the archbishop of Madras-Mylapore, Rev. Dr. George Antonysamy will take […]

August 14, 2018

Vidya Mandir alumni get together for an ‘unforgettable’ reunion

Vidya Mandir alumni get together for an 'unforgettable' reunion

It was a reunion they had been planning for quite some time now. For the alumni of the 1993 batch of Vidya Mandir, Mylapore, who were celebrating their silver jubilee, taking a trip down memory lane with their friends and […]

August 14, 2018

Community group in R. A. Puram plans more wells in streets to tap rainwater

The community in R. A. Puram is taking steps to construct and sink wells in public spaces to tap rainwater that often floods many colonies of this zone. Having undertaken this work in two streets some weeks ago and seen […]

August 14, 2018

Yoga classes at Luz House

Rutland Gate Studio offers classes in yoga at the Luz House on Luz Church Road. Classes at different levels in yoga, pranayama and meditation are offered. A annual membership of Rs.1700 per month is charged currently. Call 46281818. At 176, […]

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