Archive for the Community Category

September 18, 2020

‘Bhoomika’ provides rations to 30 families in Srinivasapuram

'Bhoomika' provides rations to 30 families in Srinivasapuram

Bhoomika Trust, a city based voluntary body which has been doing some remarkable work the past months since the pandemic broke out, helping the helpless, migrants, daily-wagers and artisans besides people in slums and the less abled, on Thursday, Sept.17 […]

September 17, 2020

Billiards and Snooker Assn. club opens one section at Mandaveli premises

Like other sports clubs, the Tamilnadu Billiards and Snooker Association which is based at Devanathan Street, Mandaveli too closed down their doors during the lockdown. They have however opened up one section now. The general secretary of the association, Ganesh […]

September 15, 2020

DMK cadres remember party founder C. N. Annadurai on his birth anniversary

DMK cadres remember party founder C. N. Annadurai on his birth anniversary

Cadres of the DMK party in R. A. Puram remembered C. N. Annadurai, founder of the party on his birth anniversary that falls on Sept.15. A small group of them set up Annadurai’s portrait at the base of a DMK […]

September 15, 2020

Are schools ready to open up their campuses for high school students?

The central government recently announced that students from classes IX to XII would be allowed to visit schools to take guidance from their teachers’ with parents’ consent. At schools in the Mylapore area, while some of them are ready to […]

September 15, 2020

Scholarships in memory of T. K. Ramakrishnan given to two students

Two students of Mylapore area schools have been granted scholarships which are given annually through Mylapore Times Charitable Trust ( MTCT). This was done last weekend. The students are G. Sukanya of Lady Sivaswami School, Mylapore and R. Yuvarajan of […]

September 12, 2020

Police ask Marina visitors to vacate sands, warn of fines for violating pandemic time rules

Police ask Marina visitors to vacate sands, warn of fines for violating pandemic time rules

Police walked up and down the sands of the Marina beach, south of the Light House end this Saturday evening, persuading people who were enjoying themselves here to leave the place since the pandemic rules do not allow for large […]

September 11, 2020

These two lending libraries are abuzz. They also offer home delivery.

Mylapore zone based Senthil Lending Library and Rajeswari Lending Library opened their doors to the public during the first week of May. Though initially the number of people who dropped in were less, the number has increased now, says the […]

September 10, 2020

Check out this online yoga seminar: Organised by Krishnamacharya Healing and Yoga Foundation

An online seminar, organised by Krishnamacharya Healing and Yoga Foundation, will be held from Sept. 15 to Oct. 10. Yoga guru Menaka Desikachar will lead the session. The seminar will also include teachings on the seven cakras and how it […]

September 7, 2020

India International Quilt Festival in Jan.2021; offers contest for teens too

The second edition India International Quilt Festival for 2021 will be an online only fest, different from the on-ground festival which had its core venue at Sankara Hall in Alwarpet and featured some of the world’s best known artistes. Varsha […]

September 7, 2020

Corporation School at Eldams Road gets a new look

Corporation School at Eldams Road gets a new look

Inner Wheel Club of Madras in association with Karam Korpom Foundation, painted the outer walls of the Chennai Higher Secondary School at Eldams Road during the first week of September. Shobha Gupta, the president of the club says, “Our club […]

September 6, 2020

Families flock to the Marina on Sunday evening

Families flock to the Marina on Sunday evening

The Marina beach is the city’s most attractive and populated open space. And this Sunday evening ( Sept.6), the Sunday the lockdown was revoked after it came into force late March this year because of the pandemic, scores of people […]

September 6, 2020

Mylapore Times Trust grants Rs.67,000 to 7 students to pursue studies

Mylapore Times Charitable Trust ( MTCT) continues to grant funding to students in need at this time of the year, an annual practice that the Trust has carried out for many years now. The past week, the Trust disbursed a […]

September 5, 2020

Schools mark Teacher’s Day with greetings and small celebrations

While some schools had a small celebration at their campus to mark Teacher’s Day today, some others decided to just exchange greetings through social media. Teachers from Lady Sivaswami Girls School, Sir Sivaswami Kalalaya Senior Secondary School and Sir Sivaswami […]

September 4, 2020

Priest, devotees at private temple in Mandaveli irked by ‘nuisance’ committed in the area

Priest, devotees at private temple in Mandaveli irked by 'nuisance' committed in the area

A priest who attends to a small, private Amman temple in the Mandaveli Street and market zone and local people who patronise this shrine are put off by the attitude of a private restaurant located next door. The charge against […]

September 4, 2020

Grocery kits distributed to needy Brahmins by Thamizhnadu Brahmin Association

Grocery kits distributed to needy Brahmins by Thamizhnadu Brahmin Association

On August 29, Alwarpet based Thamizhadu Brahmin Association (Regd.), Chennai district, and non profit group Team Ignite distributed grocery kits to needy people in the brahmin community. The chief guest for the event, which was held at Kalyana Nagar Association, […]

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