Archive for the Community Category

October 18, 2018

#MeToo movement meet at MGR Janaki College on Oct.21

The #MeToo movement which has also impacted the dance and music community besides others in the city is leading to further actions. One such is a public meet in the area on the issue of sexual harassment to be held […]

October 17, 2018

Customers invited to Canara Bank’s Navarathri celebration today afternoon

The staff of the Mandaveli branch of Canara Bank will have a small Navarathri celebration today afternoon. Customers will share their thoughts at this event. 3 p.m. onwards.

October 17, 2018

Yoga centre to celebrate Navarathri this Friday

Krishnamacharya Healing and Yoga Foundation will be having a Navarathri celebration on Oct 19 at its premises at Greenways Road Extension, R. A. Puram. Guru vandanam will be held followed by a special chanting and wellness session. Free and open […]

October 17, 2018

Mylapore MLA R. Nataraj felicitated: By local residents association

Mylapore MLA R. Nataraj felicitated: By local residents association

The residents of the Mandaveli Mahalakshmi Flat Owners Association organised an event on Oct 13 to felicitate Mylapore MLA R. Nataraj for having received the ‘Pride of Madras’ award from the Senior Citizens Group of Besant Nagar and Mylapore. Civic […]

October 16, 2018

Students closely participate in Navaratri celebrations at Childrens Garden School

Students closely participate in Navaratri celebrations at Childrens Garden School

The Children’s  Garden School, Mylapore has this long tradition of celebrating Navarathri with a kolu – the school says this has been done  for the past 81 years in a grand manner. The school says that besides setting up the […]

October 16, 2018

A celebration to honour Mahatma Gandhi

A celebration to honour Mahatma Gandhi

The Kasthuriba Club, Mylapore, an organisation which made its humble beginnings more than six decades ago, had a grand celebration to honour Mahatma Gandhi on Oct 2. The event was inaugurated by a nonagenarian V. K. Subramaniam. He talked about […]

October 16, 2018

Traditional games display highlights this kolu in Mandaveli

Traditional games display highlights this kolu in Mandaveli

Balasankari Sivakumar and her family in Mandaveli have highlighted traditional games and shared the message of eco-friendly practices. She says one part of the kolu displays ‘paarampariya vilayaattugal’ like pallanguzhi, dhayam, Paramapadam, ammaanai, pamparam, gilli, goli, paandi, aadupuli aattam, chozhi […]

October 16, 2018

Local music school celebrates its annual day

Local music school celebrates its annual day

Composers of the pre-trinity period. This was the unique theme chosen for Hamsanadam Music School’s 23rd annual day event held on Sep 23 at P. S. School, Mylapore. Songs of composers from the 7th to the 18th century like Sri […]

October 16, 2018

RAPRA’s AGM, Science demo for students

The third annual general body meeting of Raja Annamalaipuram (West) Residents Association (RAPRA) will be held on Oct 21 at Narayani Ammal Kalyana Mandapam, Jeth Nagar, R. A. Puram. In the afternoon, there will be a demonstration of science experiments […]

October 15, 2018

Ashvita launches online sale of Madras collectibles like photos, paintings

Are you keen to bid for photos of Madras and art by the city’s master artists? Then you may want to place bids at the aution that Ashvita Fine Art (AFA), an art and culture organisation based in Chennai is […]

October 15, 2018

Archbishop Mathias Avenue community ups its drive to segregate waste

Archbishop Mathias Avenue community ups its drive to segregate waste

The Civic Exnora unit in Archbishop Mathias Avenue in the Boat Club Road area hosted a community meet on waste segregation on Saturday, Oct.13. The event was organised to further small waste segregation efforts in this R A Puram area. […]

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