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Dramas and Villupattu: At Samskrita Bharati’s annual event

August 15, 2018

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 were songs and dramas in Sanskrit, the highlight however was a villupattu describing Lord Krishna’s childhood by young Mylaporeans.

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, […]

August 13, 2018

Inauguration: Naadhabrahman United Gyan Academi

The inaugural function of Naadhabrahman United Gyan Academi, a unit of Naadhabrahman, will be held on Aug 15 at P. S. School, Mylapore. Dr. Anita Sumanth, judge, Madras High Court is the chief guest. Three people, lyricist and music composer […]

August 12, 2018

Rains hamper pipeline laying work at P. S. Sivaswami Salai

It has not been easy for the residents of P. S. Sivaswami Salai who reside in the area just off R. K. Salai (near Waitrose Supermarket). For more than five years, they have either had to buy water or depend […]

August 12, 2018

Events at local temples….

Here are some of the events to be held at temples in the neighbourhood over the next few weeks…. Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple, Mylapore Aadi pooram falls on Aug 13 this year. An abhishekam will be held for goddess Karpagambal (utsavar) […]

August 12, 2018

Chanting and making friends in MRC Nagar

Chanting and making friends in MRC Nagar

Back in June 2017, when Lalitha Raja, a resident of Rani Meyyammai Towers at MRC Nagar invited friends over to chant the Lalitha Sahasranamam on Friday evenings, little did she realise that she would make lasting friendships. The group, which […]

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