Archive for the Community Category

January 26, 2020

Communities celebrate Republic Day

Communities in the Mylapore neighborhood came together to celebrate Republic Day of the country, its 71st in their own ways. At Rasika Ranjani Sabha, the menders of this sabha and well wishers hoisted the national flag on the campus. In […]

January 26, 2020

‘Boom boom maadu’ and the fortune teller

'Boom boom maadu' and the fortune teller

During this Pongal festival, Mylaporeans were intrigued by this ‘boom boom maadu’ and its master Govindaraj. The duo went around streets in the neighbourhood to greet residents and tell little nuggets about their fortune. Adorned with a special jewellary, bells, […]

January 25, 2020

Luz Avenue community partners NGO to brighten local public walls

Luz Avenue community partners NGO to brighten local public walls

The residents of Luz Avenue lent a hand to a community effort on Saturday morning to paint the wall that runs alongside Nageswara Rao Park’s rear side in the neighbourhood. This effort was sponsored by LAWRA (Luz Avenue West Residents […]

January 25, 2020

Republic Day: At YMIA

P. M. Sounderrajan, governing body member, YMIA will hoist the national flag at The Young Men’s Indian Association’s Republic Day celebrations to be held at the association’s premises at R. H. Road, Mylapore on Jan. 26. S. Gurumurthy, president, YMIA […]

January 24, 2020

Wall art: At Luz Avenue this weekend

NGO Karpam Korpom’s next wall art session has been planned at Luz Avenue, adjacent to Nageswara Rao Park and the community center, on Jan. 25. The project is being sponsored by LAWRA (Luz Avenue West Residents Association). Karam Korpom – […]

January 23, 2020

Donate clothes, utensils and electronics at Corporation’s ‘reduce and reuse’ sale this weekend

This weekend, give away items you no longer need and get them swapped with the items you might want at Chennai Corporation’s ‘reduce and reuse’ sale. Also called ‘Swap Shop’ the sale will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 […]

January 22, 2020

Old housing blocks at Velleswaran Thotam demolished: construction of new blocks to begin soon

Old housing blocks at Velleswaran Thotam demolished: construction of new blocks to begin soon

Contract workers of the Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board (TNSCB) have been demolishing the old housing blocks the Board had built many years ago at Velleswaran Thotam in R. A. Puram. The Board proposes to build a new set of […]

January 21, 2020

Annual jayanthi of swami Vivekananda to be celebrated with many events at Vivekananda College

Annual jayanthi of swami Vivekananda to be celebrated with many events at Vivekananda College

The annual jayanthi of swami Vivekananda will be held at Vivekananda College campus from January 22 and go on till January 29. On day one at 8.30 a.m., swami Ishatmanandaji Maharaj, minister in-charge of the Vivekananda Vedanta Society of Chicago, […]

January 21, 2020

Republic Day celebrations in the neighbourhood…

Here is how two groups will be celebrating our nation’s 71st Republic Day on Jan. 26… -The members of R. A. Puram Residents’ Association will have their celebration at the Corporation Park at 7th Main Road, R. A. Puram. There […]

January 21, 2020

Vice-president of India inaugurates centenary celebrations of Sri Ramakrishna Math’s Thamizh magazine

Vice-president of India inaugurates centenary celebrations of Sri Ramakrishna Math's Thamizh magazine

On Jan. 12, the vice president of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the year-long centenary celebrations of Sri Ramakrishna Math’s Thamizh magazine called ‘Sri Ramakrishna Vijayam’. The event was held at Narada Gana Sabha, at T.T.K Road, Alwarpet. Governor of […]

January 20, 2020

Luz Church to open after renovation on Jan 25

On Jan 25, Our Lady of Light Church in Luz will be opening after renovation. To mark the occasion a celebration is planned at the Church. Rev Dr. George Anthonysamy, archbishop, Chennai will bless the Church and its newly developed […]

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