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V. C. Garden Street residents stage road roko to highlight civic problems

August 17, 2017

Fed up with promises, meetings and petitions residents of the V C Garden Street zone in Mandaveli where streets have been dug up and left unattended for months on end for a major Metrowater project, took to the streets this morning and held a short road roko on St Mary’s Road.

Traffic came to a standstill even as local police tried to coax the crowd to move to one side.

Some people held up plastic bottles filled with dark water which they said was what flowed in their water pipes.
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August 17, 2017

Clay Ganesha idols for Vinayaka Chathurthi

Potter Raviraj is busy now. He has started work on making clay Ganesha idols for the Vinayaka Chathurthi festival which falls next Friday. You can place your orders or go pick one up from his store, located on Veera Perumal […]

August 17, 2017

Talk at CPR Foundation; On Aug 19

Dr. K. Srinivasan, retd. principal, RKM Vivekananda College, Chennai will talk on ‘History of Sanskrit education in Madras presidency’. Sanskrit teachers will be honoured. Organised by The C. P. Ramaswami Aiyar Foundation and Sri Sanatana Vidya Seva Samiti. On Aug […]

August 17, 2017

Sunday’s temple heritage walk draws a crowd

Sunday's temple heritage walk draws a crowd

It was cloudy on Sunday, Aug 13, morning, rains were expected soon. The people who had gathered outside SriĀ Kapali Temple, Mylapore to listen to historian-scholar Dr. Chitra Madhavan’s temple talk didn’t seem to mind the cool breezeĀ or the grey clouds. […]

August 16, 2017

Champions of Chennai; Trust in Mylapore hosting event on Aug.17

The Champions of Chennai awards event is held every year to recognise people of this city who have contributed in a unique manner to the city and its people. People chosen for the award are mostly those who have not […]

August 16, 2017

DMK president M. Karunanidhi in hospital for minor surgery

Former chief minister of Tamil Nadu, M. Karunanidhi was admitted into Kauvery Hospital, Alwarpet today morning. According to a statement by the executive director of the hospital S. Aravindan, the DMK president will undergo a minor procedure – change of […]

August 16, 2017

Gym equipment installed at Corporation park at R. A. Puram

Gym equipment installed at Corporation park at R. A. Puram

In response to the residents’ demand for an outdoor gym, the members of R. A. Puram Residents’ Association (RAPRA) have fitted four fitness equipment at the Corporation Park at 7th Main Road, R. A. Puram. It was inaugurated on Aug […]

August 15, 2017

Fun and games for kindergarteners at this cul-fest

Fun and games for kindergarteners at this cul-fest

The Sishu Utsav, hosted by Kumara Rani’s Chettinad Vidyalaya, R. A. Puram on Aug 12, was all about kindergarteners. This inter school competition, which is in its 18th year, drew in enthusiastic participants from 36 schools this year. Both individual […]

August 15, 2017

Mylapore Arts Academy is 52

Mylapore Arts Academy will be celebrating its 52nd anniversary on Aug 19 at P. S. School, Mylapore. T. R. Madhavan, group CFO, Sagitec Solutions is the chief guest. Prizes will be distributed by drama artiste T. V. Varadharajan. Disciples of […]

August 15, 2017

Independence Day celebrations ring in school campuses

Independence Day celebrations ring in school campuses

Streets leading to schools in Mylapore this Tuesday morning were filled with school students sporting little paper Indian flags pinned to their uniforms as they headed to their campuses for Independence Day celebrations. One group of youngsters was heading to […]

August 15, 2017

Raja Street residents celebrate Independence Day

Raja Street residents celebrate Independence Day

Members of Mandaveli Raja Street RWA (Residents’ Welfare Association) got together today morning and dressed up in tricolours to celebrate our nation’s 71st Independence Day today morning. The programme started with the flag hoisting ceremony in the centre of Raja […]

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