Archive for the Community Category

August 16, 2018

Yoga and stunts mark Chettinad Vidyashram’s sports meet

Yoga and stunts mark Chettinad Vidyashram's sports meet

It was difficult to say which event excited the audience more, the march past or the colourful drills. Chettinad Vidyashram’s sports meet held on July 29 in the city most definitely reflected the efforts taken by the children, staff and […]

August 16, 2018

Communities celebrate Independence Day

Communities celebrate Independence Day

Communities across the ┬áMylapore neighbourhood celebrated India’s Independence Day on August 15 in ways they felt comfortable, and some creatively too. And this despite the wet morning, with the drizzle continuing into dawn. The community in and around Justice Sundaram […]

August 16, 2018

Independence Day celebrations in the neighbourhood…

Independence Day celebrations in the neighbourhood...

Here is how several local groups celebrated our nation’s 72nd Independence Day… Dances and talks were the highlight of the programmes put up by the tiny tots of Creeping Buds preschool at Kesavaperumalpuram. The staff and teachers came dressed in […]

August 15, 2018

Dramas and Villupattu: At Samskrita Bharati’s annual event

Dramas and Villupattu: At Samskrita Bharati's annual event

More than 150 people attended the ‘Samskrit Day’ celebrations held by the Mylapore chapter of Samskrita Bharati on Aug 4. Mylapore MLA R. Nataraj, the chief guest for the evening, surprised the audience by starting his speech in Sanskrit. There […]

August 14, 2018

R. A. Puram school supports local donation drive for Keralites affected by floods

A flood relief collection drive for people of Kerala affected by the severe rains and flood was hosted at Bamboola School, R. A. Puram in association with Path NGO this past week. Volunteers collected essentials and new clothing from donors […]

August 14, 2018

Vidya Mandir alumni get together for an ‘unforgettable’ reunion

Vidya Mandir alumni get together for an 'unforgettable' reunion

It was a reunion they had been planning for quite some time now. For the alumni of the 1993 batch of Vidya Mandir, Mylapore, who were celebrating their silver jubilee, taking a trip down memory lane with their friends and […]

August 12, 2018

Chanting and making friends in MRC Nagar

Chanting and making friends in MRC Nagar

Back in June 2017, when Lalitha Raja, a resident of Rani Meyyammai Towers at MRC Nagar invited friends over to chant the Lalitha Sahasranamam on Friday evenings, little did she realise that she would make lasting friendships. The group, which […]

August 11, 2018

More than just a paint job

More than just a paint job

On July 28, it was the turn of the students and teachers of P. S. Senior Secondary School, Mylapore to join hands with SAPS (Stop Abusing Public Spaces) and paint the walls of their school. About 40 students took part […]

August 11, 2018

Snooker fans can now hang out at an all new Buddy’s

Snooker fans can now hang out at an all new Buddy's

Snooker fans, get ready to be delighted. Buddy’s, which has been entertaining snooker and billiard players since the late nineties, has recently been taken over by a new management and has moved to an all new premises. To celebrate the […]

August 11, 2018

R. A. Puram community buzz

Here are some of events to be held at R. A. Puram over the next few weeks. Organised by R. A. Puram Residents Association (RAPRA). – Free spoken Hindi classes will be held from Sep 1. To be held at […]

August 7, 2018

Join community to paint a Abhiramapuram wall

If you have a yen for the creative arts and want to take part in a public space painting assignment, check out this event in Abhiramapuram on August 12. A voluntary body called SAPS is intending to paint the drab […]

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