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Honouring Sri Narayana Tirtha: Festival at Narada Gana Sabha

February 22, 2019

A three day festival in honour of Sri Narayana Tirtha will be held from Feb 23 to 25 at Narada Gana Sabha, Alwarpet. On Feb 23, a lec-dem on ‘The philosophy of Sri Narayana Tirtha as seen in Sri Krishna Leela Tharangams’ will be given by R. Asha.

A lecture by A. Ramji will be given on the next day, followed by a concert by Neyveli Santhanagopalan. Udayalur Kalyanaraman will present a namasankirtanam on Feb 25. Organised by Saraswathi Vaggeyakara Trust.

February 22, 2019

Weekend course on acting

Mindscreen Film Institute is conducting a weekend course on acting for camera from March 2. The twelve week course will cover topics like designing a portfolio, mock auditions and interviews, scene enactment, voice modulation and more. At 4, Ranga Lane, […]

February 22, 2019

Concert series on till March 3: Organised by Indira Ranganathan Trust

The Yuva and vetern concert series organised by Indira Ranganathan Trust is on at C. P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet till March 3. On March 1, the Sresta Sangita Seva Lahari award will be given to Jayalakshmi Balakrishnan at an event […]

February 22, 2019

International Mother Language Day observed on Feb 21

On Feb 21 morning, a rally was held from Mangolai to Thiruvalluvar statue in Mylapore by Tamilnadu Kalvi Iyakkam to commemorate International Mother Language Day. Flags of the organisation were erected in the entire stretch. Around 700 students, teachers and educationists from […]

February 21, 2019

Multi-media production on ‘Ramayana’: a fund raiser

Multi-media production on 'Ramayana': a fund raiser

Desika Daya Trust, a charitable organisation founded by Dushyant Sridhar, is presenting Ramayana Sudha, a multi-media dance production that traces the birth of Rama till the salvation of Sabari. The dance choreography is by Bharanatyam dancer Shobana Balachandra and the […]

February 21, 2019

Admissions at local schools: Updates

Here is an update on the admission procedures at schools in the neighbourhood… Updated on Feb 21 P. S. Higher Secondary School, Mylapore This is a government aided school. Admission enquiry and registration for class VI (Tamil and English medium) […]

February 21, 2019

Public meeting on solid waste management practices

Citizen consumer and civic action group is organising a public meeting on solid waste management practices on Feb 24 at C. P. Art Centre, Alwarpet. The meeting will explore themes such as harmful effects of dumpyards, privatisation of solid waste […]

February 21, 2019

Parish priests ask church-goers to hand over dry palms for Ash Wednesday service

March 6 is observed as Ash Wednesday by the Christians, a day that flags off the Lenten season – a season when people are asked to reflect on their short comings and slips and atone for wrongs. In the church […]

February 21, 2019

Moksha deepam lit at Sri Kapali Temple in memory of slain CRPF men

Moksha deepam lit at Sri Kapali Temple in memory of slain CRPF men

At Sri Kapali Temple, members of Hindu Temple Reclaim Movement lighted a Moksha deepam (a light for the departed souls to attain moksha) as a tribute to the CRPF personnel killed in Pulwama recently. It took place in front of […]

February 21, 2019

Petrol bunks in R. A. Puram closed for 20 minutes to pay tribute to slain CRPF men

Petrol bunks in R. A. Puram closed for 20 minutes to pay tribute to slain CRPF men

On February 20, the petrol bunks were closed at Greenways Road, R. A. Puram from 7 p.m. to 7.20 p.m. as a mark of showing respect to the 44 CRPF soldiers martyred at Pulwama in Kashmir. The lights were switched off and […]

February 21, 2019

Madras Sanskrit College to launch a yoga course on its e-learning platform

The Madras Sanskrit College is launching ‘Yoga Praveshika’, an introductory course on yoga on March 1 on its e-Learning platform. Actor Sivakumar is the chief guest at the inaugural event to be held at the college premises at R. H. […]

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