Archive for the Community Category

August 19, 2019

Donation box at Mylapore MLA office campus to be reopened tomorrow

On Aug 20, Dhanagam, the donation box at Mylapore MLA office campus at C.P.Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet will be reopened. Mylapore MLA R.Nataraj launched this project a few months ago with the aim of donating old and reusable items like clothes, […]

August 19, 2019

Police booth set up by residents of Sriram Nagar, Alwarpet

Police booth set up by residents of Sriram Nagar, Alwarpet

A police booth was recently set up by the members of the Sriram Nagar Resident Welfare Association. The booth, which is located at the junction of Sriram Nagar North Street and  Sriram Nagar West Street, Alwarpet was inaugurated by DCP […]

August 18, 2019

Ramakrishna Math’s Thamizh magazine to celebrate its centenary year soon

Ramakrishna Math's Thamizh magazine to celebrate its centenary year soon

Ramakrishna Math’s Thamizh magazine ‘Sri Ramakrishna Vijayam’ is to celebrate its 100th year soon. In this regard a discussion was held with patrons and social activists at the Math’s premises at R. K. Mutt Road, Mylapore recently. According to a […]

August 18, 2019

Seven people honoured with ‘Champions of Chennai’

Seven people honoured with 'Champions of Chennai'

The annual Champions of Chennai awards were given to seven people of this city who have stood out in their fields at a function held at Smt Sivagami Petachi Auditorium in Alwarpet on Saturday, August 17. The seven awards went […]

August 18, 2019

Chettinad Vidyashram’s science expo: Innovation at its best

Chettinad Vidyashram's science expo: Innovation at its best

It was hard to say what intrigued the visitors who had dropped in to see Chettinad Vidyashram’s biennial science expo held at the school’s premises at R. A. Puram on Aug 16 and 17. Could have been the puppet show, […]

August 17, 2019

Rehabilitation programme: At Sri Ramakrishna Math

Sri Ramakrishna Math is organising a rehabilitation programme for leprosy cured but deformed persons (LCDPs) at its premises at R. K. Mutt Road, Mylapore on Sunday, Aug 18. Rehabilitation materials and scholarships will be distributed to children. Dedicated dignitaries and voluntary […]

August 17, 2019

Residents of Srinivasapuram use unique transport to reach workplace

Residents of Srinivasapuram use unique transport to reach workplace

Some residents of Srinivasapuram, land’s end bordering the Adyar backwaters use a unique way of transportation to reach their workplace. Many of them here work as domestic helpers at MRC Nagar and at other nearby places there. Instead of using […]

August 17, 2019

Cricketers, well-wishers bid goodbye to VB

Cricketers, well-wishers bid goodbye to VB

It rained through the night and into the morning on Saturday but this did not discourage scores of former and current cricketers, wellwishers and neighbours from paying their respects to V. B. Chandrasekhar, former India cricketer and later coach and […]

August 16, 2019

State government appreciates Infinity Park project in San Thome

Tamil Nadu government has formally appreciated Chennai Corporation for the Infinity Park in San Thome which has facilities for less-abled people to also enjoy the outdoors and indulge in simple creative activities. Chief minister Edappadi Palaniswami gave a certificate of […]

August 15, 2019

Independence Day events few and far across Mylapore

Independence Day events few and far across Mylapore

The Independence Day celebrations across the Mylapore neighbourhood seemed low profile and few and far. A speech could be heard on the audio system from the campus of Rani Meyyammai Girls School at about 10 a.m., a late start but […]

August 14, 2019

Tackling child abuse: City based NGOs conduct awareness program for residents at Marina

Tackling child abuse: City based NGOs conduct awareness program for residents at Marina

On Aug 14, city-based NGOs conducted an awareness program on child abuse and good parenting skills for the residents of Nochikuppam, Dooming Kuppam and Srinivasapuram. Volunteers from various NGOs including The Banyan, Don Bosco Anbu Illam, Integrated Child Development Society […]

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