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Traffic diversions on Kamarajar Salai for Republic Day

January 19, 2020

Chennai traffic police will be implementing certain traffic diversions at Kamarajar Salai from Lighthouse to War memorial in view of Republic Day celebrations and rehearsals for the Republic Day parade. The changes will be effective for four hours (6 a.m. to 10 a.m) on Jan 20, 22, 23 and 26.

Vehicles coming from Adyar and going towards Broadway on Kamarajar Salai will have to divert at Greenways point and take R.K.Mutt Road, Luz Church Road, Devanathan Street, St.Mary’s Road, Sivaswamy Salai and R.H.Road to reach Broadway.

Other vehicles moving from Adyar to Broadway will be diverted at Kutchery Road junction and San Thome High Road.

MTC Buses from R.K.Salai to Gandhi statue should take a diversion at R.H.Road and use V.M.Street, Luz junction, R.K.Mutt Road, Mandaveli junction, East Canal Bank Road and Srinivasapuram to reach Foreshore Estate.

January 19, 2020

Admissions open at these play schools

-San thome based Cultural Academy Play School is issuing application forms from Jan. 20 to 31. A nursery teachers training diploma course and short term courses are also offered at the school’s premises. For details contact the school at 51, […]

January 18, 2020

New quick eats joint opens at Alwarpet

New quick eats joint opens at Alwarpet

Quick eats with flavours from across India is the speciality at this food joint in Alwarpet. A unit of Bayleaf On The Go, Abby’s opened a week ago at C.P.Ramaswamy Road next to Sri Krishna Sweets here. Painted with bright […]

January 18, 2020

Noted jurist Nani Palkhivala’s centenary celebrations: On Jan. 19

The minister of finance and corporate affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman, will release a book ‘Palkhivala memorial lectures – 2003-2019 selected speeches’ to mark Palkhivala Foundation’s Nani Palkhivala centenary celebrations on Jan. 19 at P. S. School, Mylapore. She will also talk […]

January 17, 2020

Chennai Corporation starts installing ‘Smart Poles’ at Marina

Chennai Corporation starts installing 'Smart Poles' at Marina

Chennai Corporation has started installing ‘Smart Poles’ at Marina’s service road. Soon the civic officials say the poles will be equipped with an emergency call box, facial recognition cameras, and a distress button, that will enable people to report crimes […]

January 17, 2020

Competitions for children

The Children’s Club Society is organising competitions for children from classes LKG to IX on Jan. 25 and 26 and Feb. 1 and 2. They can participate in story telling, drama and folk music, poetry recitation, art, vocal and instrumental […]

January 16, 2020

Kaanum Pongal: police make security arrangements at Marina

Kaanum Pongal: police make security arrangements at Marina

Ahead of Kaanum Pongal, Chennai city police have made elaborate security arrangements at Marina. This is carried out as thousands of people are expected to visit the beach to celebrate the festival tomorrow. Wooden barricades and watchtowers are installed along […]

January 16, 2020

Try these heritage rice varieties at Spirit of Earth store

Try these heritage rice varieties at Spirit of Earth store

To help people rediscover indigenous rice varieties of India, Spirit of Earth, an initiative of AIM for Seva has specially curated ‘Heritage Rice of India subscription box’. Packed in tins, each box contains 500 gms of an artisanal heritage rice […]

January 16, 2020

Play on legal luminary Nani Palkhiwala to be staged on four evenings at MFAC

Play on legal luminary Nani Palkhiwala to be staged on four evenings at MFAC

Nani A. Palkhiwala was a legal luminary, a leading critic of Indira Gandhi’s Emergency and a hugely respected public speaker and an expert on taxation. And Chennai was one of his favourite pit stops. On the occasion of his birth […]

January 16, 2020

Events this coming week….

January 18 ‘Swami Vivekananda Saptaham’, a week long lecture series on Swami Vivekananda by Govindapuram Sri Balaji Bhagavathar. Till Jan. 19. At R. K. Math, Mylapore. 4.45 p.m. Talk on ‘Tiruvasagam’ in Thamizh by Swami Apavargananda. At R. K. Math, […]

January 15, 2020

Artistes and music rasikas celebrate Thyagaraja aradhana at Mylapore venue

Artistes and music rasikas celebrate Thyagaraja aradhana at Mylapore venue

About one hundred Carnatic musicians, artistes and rasikas gathered at the Sri Thiagaraja Vidwat Samajam hall in Mylapore this Wednesday morning to celebrate the annual Thyagaraja aradhana, a day when Carnatic music artistes remember one of the greatest music composers […]

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