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Luz church community prepares to celebrate church’s 500th year

July 2, 2015

The community at Our Lady of Light Church in Luz, locally known as Luz Church or kattu kovil ( once located in scrub vegetation) is preparing to celebrate a milestone – the 500th year of its foundation. Believed to have been built as a simple place of prayer by European missionaries who did so in thanksgiving to Mother Mary for saving them from a storm at sea, this church is said to have been built in the early or mid-16th century, making it the oldest church in the city.
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July 2, 2015

Competitions on road safety held, M. G. R. Janaki College lifts trophy

Competitions on road safety held, M. G. R. Janaki College lifts trophy

‘Head Smart’ – an initiative by comedian Vivek, Sky Commercial and Iris Events to create awareness about road safety was held in the city recently. Students from several city colleges participated in this event. Comedian Vivek and actress Sonia Aggarwal […]

July 2, 2015

Anjana Ganesh has her dance arangetram

Anjana Ganesh has her dance arangetram

Anjana Ganesh, aged 12 relocated to Mylapore from US this summer with her parents Ganesh and Krithika. Having been a student of dance guru, Indrani Parthasarathy for the past 6 years, she pursued Bharathanatyam here. She performed her dance arangetram […]

July 2, 2015

Series of talks on Kanchipuram Temples by Dr. Chitra Madhavan

Series of talks on Kanchipuram Temples by Dr. Chitra Madhavan

 Apparao Galleries is hosting a series of talks on Kanchipuram temples at their venue in Leela Palace Hotel, R. A. Puram, each month from July till Dec. Each month will cover a different temple of Kanchipuram. The focus of these talks will be […]

July 2, 2015

Vishaka Hari’s discourse on ‘Dasavatharam’ from July 3

Vishaka Hari starts a three day discourse series on ‘Dasavatharam’ at the Asthika Samajam in Venus Colony 1st Street, Alwarpet. The series is on from July 3 to 5, 6.30pm onwards daily and is open to all. Vedic chanting starts […]

July 2, 2015

Cul-fest hosted by Sri Venugopal Vidyalaya School: On July 4

Sizzle-15, an inter school cultural fest hosted by Sri Venugopal Vidyalaya Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Mandaveli will be held on July 4 at the school campus. Five on-stage, 4 off-stage and an online event will be conducted. Over 350 students […]

July 1, 2015

Exhibition, talks and photo-ops at ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ play

Luz-based entertainment promoter SS International Live is going all out to create the buzz for the large-scaled Tamil play Kalki’s ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ to be staged this time at Music Academy from July 3 to 12 following the house full shows […]

July 1, 2015

Rare, antique jewellery donated to Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple

Rare, antique jewellery donated to Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple

An antique piece of jewellery named Magarakandigai, valued at more than 10 lakh rupees was  recently donated by a devotee to the diety at Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple, Mylapore. According to a trustee, the jewellery is a rare piece made […]

July 1, 2015

Traffic police enforce helmet rule for motorists

Traffic police enforce helmet rule for motorists

Motorists had to wear their helmet this morning as a new rule was enforced following a High Court ruling recently. On the first day of the new rule which makes helmet wearing compulsory, Traffic Police were seen checking motorists at some […]

July 1, 2015

Kumbhabhishekam celebrations at local temples

Kumbhabhishekam celebrations at local temples

On June 29, two temples – one at San Thome and another at Ranga Road, Mylapore held their kumbhabhishekam. At Navasakthi Vigneshwar Temple at Jonehan Street Junction, San Thome,  more than 300 devotees participated in  the kumbhabhishekam celebrations. The chief guests were  […]

July 1, 2015

Shristi. S. Mirchandani is school captain at M. Ct. M. Mat. School, Luz

Shristi. S. Mirchandani is school captain at M. Ct. M. Mat. School, Luz

M. Ct. M Matriculation School, Luz conducted its investiture ceremony on June 26 at the school auditorium. The event started off the introduction of the house masters and mistresses. The induction ceremony followed.  Shristhi. S. Mirchandani of class XII was […]

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