Archive for the Community Category

June 19, 2018

Chatter on Alwar’s old books hawker stall in Luz

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 […]

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 9, 2018

‘We too love the environment’; a simple event at V-Excel

'We too love the environment'; a simple event at V-Excel

The special children who get trained at V-Excel Education Trust’s academy on Thiruvengadam Street stepped out to celebrate World Environment Day on June 5 in a simple manner. They held placards that shared ‘green’ messages with their colleagues, staff and […]

June 6, 2018

Mikeless kutcheri held at Nageswara Rao Park

Mikeless kutcheri held at Nageswara Rao Park

As part of the monthly ‘Kutcheri in the park’ organised by Sundaram Finance, 14 year old V. Vasumathy, a class X student of PSBB, KK Nagar presented a lively kutcheri at Nageswara Rao Park, Luz on June 3 morning. Vasumathy, […]

June 5, 2018

Entries invited for ‘Kindest Teacher Award’

The Pinto Family based in Alwarpet invites entries from students and parents of all schools in Chennai for the Judith Pinto Memorial ‘Kindest Teacher Award’. Entries are to be e-mailed only by students and parents specifying a kind deed of […]

June 4, 2018

R. A. Puram Corporation School compound wall gets smart look

R. A. Puram Corporation School compound wall gets smart look

When the long stretch of the compound wall of R. A. Puram Corporation School, on Thiruveedhi Amman Koil Street at R. A. Puram needed repainting, the local residents welfare association TAKSRA decided to take up the activity and enhance the beauty of […]

May 31, 2018

Help the needy: Drop off your old school and college books

If you have completed high school or college and would like to give away your old books and stationery items, stop by St. Luke’s Samaritan Shop, near Mandaveli market and drop them off. The books will be used by the […]

May 30, 2018

Cancer survivors support group mark their anniversary with fun and laughter

Cancer survivors support group mark their anniversary with fun and laughter

It is the last week of April. A few women, who have been a part of the cancer survivors support group of Sai Balaji Cancer Clinic, Mylapore have gathered at Hotel Savera to celebrate life. It is the group’s third […]

May 29, 2018

Students of local karate school get black belts

Students of local karate school get black belts

After more than four years of intensive training, 24 students received their black belts at an event conducted by All India Boufuuukai Isshinryu Karate Association at Mandaveli. The chief instructor Shihan Ar. Sundar says, “Every year, in summer, we conduct […]

May 28, 2018

Competitions to be held: To mark anniversary of ‘Chicago address’ of Swami Vivekananda

Competitions to be held: To mark anniversary of 'Chicago address' of Swami Vivekananda

To mark the 125th anniversary of the ‘Chicago address’ of Swami Vivekananda at the Parliament of World’s Religions in Sep 1893, several competitions including recitation, essay, poetry and drawing competitions will be held for school and college children all over Tamilnadu, Pondicherry […]

May 22, 2018

Mylapore Times Charitable Trust seeks donations to help school students

Mylapore Times Charitable Trust (MTCT) has started its campaign to raise funds to help students who have done well in their Plus Two / Std.10 exams and need support to advance in their academics. Though school alumni groups and private […]

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