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Chettinad Vidyashram students donate saplings to NGO

February 27, 2017

go green chettinad vidyashramStudents of Chettinad Vidyashram, R. A. Puram, (classes I to VIII) recently donated 2500 saplings to an NGO-Village as part of their initiative to highlight the benefits of planting saplings in their immediate surroundings.

The neem and badam seeds were nurtured by the students with the support of the V-Care club and the green ambassador team.

February 26, 2017

Two local Tasmac outlets closed as part of state government’s order

Two local Tasmac outlets closed as part of state government's order

As part of the state government’s order closing down 500 Tasmac retail outlets all over Tamil Nadu from Friday, Feb. 23, officials downed the shutters on two shops in the Mylapore area – one at Third Cross Street, R. A. […]

February 26, 2017

Shopping: designer handbags, discount sale and crafts bazaar

Shopping: designer handbags, discount sale and crafts bazaar

POP UP SHOW: DESIGNER HANDBAGS – Hand-made bags from Pure Ghee brand are now available at Brass Tacks. Choose from many types of bags like clutches, hand bags, wallets. At 77, C. P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet. Ph: 42081767. DISCOUNT PRICES: CLOTHING […]

February 25, 2017

Events this weekend: vintage movie, talk on aphasia

VINTAGE MOVIE SCREENING – Vintage Heritage has organised the screening of the movie ‘Engal Kudumbam Perisu’. Released in 1958, the movie features B. R. Panthulu, M. V. Rajamma and others. On Feb 26, 6.15 p.m. At P. S. High School, 215, […]

February 25, 2017

A look at how Maha Shivaratri was celebrated in the temples in the area

A look at how Maha Shivaratri was celebrated in the temples in the area

Devotees thronged the Sivan temples in the area during the night of Maha Shivaratri. Special poojas and abhishekams were performed to the deities in the temples, prasadams were distributed and music and dance events, discourses were organised at some places. Here are […]

February 25, 2017

Coaching classes for open school students

V-Excel Educational Trust, a special school, has started NIOS (National Institute of Open School) coaching classes at its R. A. Puram premises. Both seconday NIOS (equivalent to 10th grade) and senior secondary NIOS (equivalent to 12th grade) will be offered. […]

February 25, 2017

Try some Ethiopian food – specials at Abyssinian

Try some Ethiopian food - specials at Abyssinian

If you would like to try something new, stop by Abyssinian restaurant and sample their Ethiopian food. This is the last weekend to catch their Valentine’s day special – menu designed for a couple priced at Rs. 1599 for vegetarians […]

February 24, 2017

Exhibitions: Pooja Chordia’s photographs, paintings by Gayatri Shantaram

Exhibitions: Pooja Chordia's photographs, paintings by Gayatri Shantaram

TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY: POOJA CHORDIA EXHIBIT Scenes from Africa, its wildlife and landscapes will be showcased at an exhibition at Art Houz. Curated by Saravana Kumar, the show will feature travel photographs of Pooja Chordia. From Mar 2 till Mar 4. At […]

February 24, 2017

Music events this week: Meet singer Vedavalli, Hindustani music by Ustad Rashid Khan

MEET SINGER VEDAVALLI: Q&A SESSION- Gaanapriya Foundation has organised Samvada – a face-to-face interactive session with Sangita Kalanidhi R. Vedavalli. This is an open house session, questions will be collected and the moderator S. L. Narasimhan will post them to her. […]

February 24, 2017

Kuppuswami Sastri Research Institute is 70

The Kuppuswami Sastri Research Institute situated inside the Madras Sanskrit College, Mylapore has for the past year been celebrating its 70th anniversary. Books were published and national seminars/ workshops were organised where leading scholars from all over the country participated. […]

February 24, 2017

Music and dance events for Sivarathiri: what to do tonight

Here is a look at some music and dance events happenng today: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore, is conducting a Mahashivarathri mahotsav tonight. A thematic bharatanatyam presentation ‘Egan Anegan’ by Archana Mahes and group will be held followed by a vocal […]

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