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February 19, 2019

Friends, associates recall Charukesi’s life and work at condolence meets

Friends, associates recall Charukesi's life and work at condolence meets

A condolence meeting to remember the passing away of writer-critic Charukesi Vishwanathan was held on the weekend by Natyarangam, the dance promotion wing of Narada Gana Sabha at its mini hall in Alwarpet. People who knew Charukesi closely spoke on […]

February 18, 2019

GCC plants trees along neighbourhood streets

GCC plants trees along neighbourhood streets

In an ace move to increase greenery in the city, the greater Chennai Corporation has planted tree saplings along the sides of Rosary Church street in San Thome. Residents on Saturday woke up to workers planting trees with enclosures dug […]

February 18, 2019

Vivekananda Short Film Contest

Vivekananda Short Film Contest

In commemoration of the 125th anniversary of the Chicago addresses of Swami Vivekananda, a short film competition based on his message is being conducted by Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai. Swami Vivekananda was an iconic and inspirational figure for many and […]

February 18, 2019

Local art school students make greeting cards for the military

Local art school students make greeting cards for the military

On Jan 17, the students of Shristhi School of Culinary Arts and Crafts gathered at Srinivasa Sastri Hall, Luz for a unique prize distribution ceremony. Lathamani Rajkumar, the director of the school says, “From January of last year, the children […]

February 18, 2019

How to build wealth: Abiramapuram-based professional publishes book

How to build wealth: Abiramapuram-based professional publishes book

Babu Krishnamoorthy, a chartered accountant and  financial advisor who has his office, Finsherpa Investment Services at Abiramapuram has released a book  titled – Unlock Secrets to a Wealthy Life. The book is a guide to novices in money management – […]

February 18, 2019

Some hawkers of North Mada Street set up waste bins to keep their area clean

Some hawkers of North Mada Street set up waste bins to keep their area clean

Four adjacent street hawkers – S.Jayaraman, P.Karthi, M.Arumugam and Vembili Ammal who sell tea/newspapers, fruits and kolamavu respectively have taken a step to keep the area surrounding their shops clean. Their shops are opposite Yes Bank at North Mada Street, Mylapore. […]

February 17, 2019

Communities at some events say a prayer for CRPF personnel killed in Kashmir

Communities at some events say a prayer for CRPF personnel killed in Kashmir

Members of the community living on P. S. Sivasamy Salai First Street got together on Saturday night in the street corner and held a short, silent candle-light meet to pay tribute to the CRPF personnel who were killed in Pulwama, […]

February 16, 2019

Panguni Festival: Police to use help of CCTV cameras to check offences

Panguni Festival: Police to use help of CCTV cameras to check offences

Mylapore Police have started taking precautionary measures to ensure public safety is maintained during the annual Panguni Festival of Sri Kapali Temple. This festival which draws huge numbers of people is scheduled to take place from March 11 this year. […]

February 15, 2019

Workshop on creative non-fiction for young children. Apply by Feb.20

This workshop is presented by Parag and EdelGive in collaboration with Tulika Publishers, Alwarpet. It is on from March 18 – 21 and Tulika is seeking applications now. This four-day intensive workshop will be a think tank for writers and illustrators […]

February 14, 2019

New Bal Bhavan for children will come up in Luz

Bal Bhavans are central-government funded spaces for children to learn and practice extracurricular activities – dance, music, theatre and more. Mylapore has been home to one Bal Bhavan – it is located in the shadow the trees inside Nageswara Rao […]

February 13, 2019

Kids bend it like Beckham at this football club

Kids bend it like Beckham at this football club

It is hot and sunny but that does not deter the spirit of these kids at Bamboola school’s football camp from playing their game. Clad in shorts and t-shirts with football shoes, the little ones are all geared up and […]

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