Archive for the Community Category

April 24, 2018

A special recital by the students of Sowmanasya Trust

A special recital by the students of Sowmanasya Trust

True to its style, Sowmanasya Trust’s World Autism Awareness Day celebration, held recently at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore, had a generous spread of good music and even better vocals. The rendition of the songs composed by the 18th century carnatic […]

April 23, 2018

Nochi Nagar residents celebrate Dr. Ambedkar’s birthday

Nochi Nagar residents celebrate Dr. Ambedkar's birthday

April 14. The fishermen of Nochi Nagar and their families are getting ready to celebrate Dr. Ambedkar’s birthday. They had formed an association recently hoping to help the community there. This is their chance. There is excitement in the air […]

April 23, 2018

Police advise seniors to install alarms on doors, to stay safe

Police advise seniors to install alarms on doors, to stay safe

More than 50 residents of Anand Flats at Ranga Road, Mylapore gathered at their apartment complex on Sunday, April 22, evening to listen to a talk on how to stay safe. Three police officials from the Mylapore Police Station at […]

April 20, 2018

RAPRA’S quarterly meet to be held this weekend

R. A. Puram Residents’ Association will be conducting its quarterly meet on April 22 at Wandering Artist, R. A.Puram. Various civic issues will be discussed, with special emphasis on problems at First and Second Main Road, R. A. Puram. There […]

April 17, 2018

Activist Aruna Roy shares her story of how the Right to Information Act came to be

Activist Aruna Roy shares her story of how the Right to Information Act came to be

Sivagami Petachi Auditorium in Alwarpet was packed on Monday evening as people listened to social activist Aruna Roy highlight the journey that made to make the Right to information Act a reality. Aruna, who quit the IAS to join community […]

April 15, 2018

This tender coconut seller respects seniors; prices are fixed

This tender coconut seller respects seniors; prices are fixed

When you see a board at big shops that proclaim ‘Fixed Price’, it means bargaining is not entertained. But for 48-year-old tender coconut vendor N. Shekhar, it has a different connotation. “There are senior citizens who have been buying coconuts […]

April 14, 2018

Sriram Nagar Association’s annual meet: On April 15

Alwarpet Sriram Nagar Association will be conducting its annual meeting on April 15 at Sriram Nagar South Street, Alwarpet. On the agenda will be talks on issues dealt with last year. A brainstorming session will also be held, ideas to […]

April 12, 2018

St. Bede’s boys win at two cricket tournaments

St. Bede's boys win at two cricket tournaments

At the 7th edition of the Chockalingam Memorial cricket tournament for U-14 boys, the team from St. Bede’s Anglo Indian School, San Thome (seen in the picture) lifted the trophy by beating the boys from St. Patricks School. The winners scored […]

April 11, 2018

A unique birthday celebration: Organised by Gandhi Peace Foundation

A unique birthday celebration: Organised by Gandhi Peace Foundation

A one of a kind birthday party was planned by the members of the Alwarpet based Gandhi Peace Foundation, recently. It was conservancy worker Kumar’s birthday. He is at his work site near St. John’s School, Mandaveli at the crack […]

April 10, 2018

Take your own shopping bags. Abhiramapuram residents’ popularise slogan, get into the act

Take your own shopping bags. Abhiramapuram residents' popularise slogan, get into the act

“When you step out to shop, don’t forget your list, money and your own shopping bag”. This was the slogan used by the members of the Abhiramapuram Neighbourhood Residents Association (AbhiNeRA) for their week long ‘Stop Using Plastics’ campaign inaugurated […]

April 10, 2018

Venus Colony residents paint wall with visuals on civic issues

Venus Colony residents paint wall with visuals on civic issues

The wall of Aashiana Apartments in Venus Colony, Alwarpet which fronts the road here now wears a colourful look. It flaunts images that speak of issues like saving rain water, growing and caring for trees in the public space and […]

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