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Chatter on Alwar’s old books hawker stall in Luz

June 19, 2018

Remember Alwar’s old books hawker stall on Luz Church Road? A store patronised by thousands for decades with stories that even the late DMK leader C. N. Annadurai dropping by.

Well, some people who have patronised the store on the pavement near the gate of The Mylapore Club are have a chat on social media is there is a way to sustain the business.

This comes after Alwar’s wife passed away some months go; the old man is unwell and restrained to his house. His son, we learn runs the business.

Some Mylaporeans say that if well-wishers offer a good price the business can be taken over or supported, depending on the wishes of the Alwar family.

But others say Alwar’s son isn’t interested in ‘outside’ proposals.

June 19, 2018

Special services by Ekadaksha

Services to be offered for special children aged 4 to 18 years at Ekadasha Learning Center this year include social skills and communication, prevocational, computer, art and craft classes, tennis, varma therapy and reiki for parents. Those interested can contact […]

June 18, 2018

Support group for people affected by Parkinson’s Disorder: connect locally

Parivarthan is a support community for people affected by Parkinson’s Disorder (PD). The group provides a platform for peer interaction through exchanging information and sharing their stories. Parivarthan also conducts monthly meetings with resource persons from various fields, organizes yoga […]

June 18, 2018

Sanskrit course at Sri Ramakrishna Math: From July 2

Sri Ramakrishna Math, Mylapore is conducting a six month Sanskrit course from July 2 for students and adults aged 12 years and above. Teachers from ‘Samskrita Bharati’ will take the sessions. For details contact 24621110, 9840490566.

June 17, 2018

Free ortho camp: On June 23 at Andhra Mahila Sabha

A free ortho checkup camp will be held at Andhra Mahila Sabha, R. A. Puram on June 23. For details contact 10, Dr. Durgabai Deshmukh Road, R. A. Puram, 10 a.m. onwards. Ph: 24631045.

June 16, 2018

All India Radio Chennai marks 80th year with special programmes

All India Radio Chennai marks 80th year with special programmes

All India Radio Chennai station’s many different channels began broadcasting six specially produced programmes this Saturday, June 16 to mark 80 years of AIR in Madras/Chennai. The programmes were broadcast on Chennai A and B and on AIR’s two FM […]

June 16, 2018

Spirit of Eid reigns at local mosques

Spirit of Eid reigns at local mosques

Children were in the spotlight after prayers at the Jumma Masjid in Mylapore on Saturday morning as the community got together to end Ramzan and celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr. All of them were in new, colourful clothes, all boys of course and […]

June 16, 2018

The Week Ahead; music, entertainment, shopping, classes

CARNATIC MUSIC Annamacharya Kritis: Lalith Kala Vedika has organised a special concert of Annamacharya Compositions by Thirumalai Brothers P.B. Shrirangachari and Embar Kasturi. At Andhra Mahila Sabha, Luz Church Road. On June 17 at 6.30 p.m. Ph: 24938559. Carnatic music on the […]

June 16, 2018

Music competition: At Narada Gana Sabha

Harikesanjali Trust is organising a Carnatic music competition on the kritis of Harikesanallur Muthiah Bhagavatar on June 24 at Narada Gana Sabha, Alwarpet. The competition is open for students and young adults aged 13 – 25. Interested candidates need to […]

June 15, 2018

Police patrol neighbourhood in turns following Police Commissioner’s order

They were seen in the Chitrakulam zone, and in Mandaveli. And in Foreshore Estate. Police patrol teams on duty in colonies of the Mylapore neighbourhood since Thursday night. They were obviously following the recent order of the Chennai City Police […]

June 15, 2018

Art classes: At R. A. Puram

Expressions Art Studio and Activity Centre is providing exclusive coaching in art (still life, nature study, creative drawing and applied art) for students who have taken art as a subject from class IX onwards. At 75, 2nd Street, Karpagam Avenue, […]

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