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January 15, 2020

Hawkers sell essentials for Pongal

Hawkers sell essentials for Pongal

Heaps of turmeric plants and sugarcane sticks decked at the roadside shops on the eve of Pongal, indicated the arrival of harvest festival. At the vegetable market on South Mada Street, Mylapore hawkers were selling everything from thoranams and mango […]

January 14, 2020

Pongal celebration at two local temples in Mylapore

The local temples in Mylapore have planned special festivities for Pongal festival. On the Pongal day ( Jan.15), Satyanarayana pooja will take place at Sri Sai Baba Temple at Venkatesa Agraharam Road from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. People can […]

January 14, 2020

People queue up at ration shops to receive Pongal gifts

People queue up at ration shops to receive Pongal gifts

On Jan.14, long queues were seen at local ration shops in Mylapore to receive Pongal gifts announced by the state government. Ration card holders with ‘rice’ cards received free saris and dhotis on Tuesday evening. Earlier this week, Pongal gift […]

January 14, 2020

14 years of ‘mikeless’ concerts in Nageswara Rao Park

14 years of 'mikeless' concerts in Nageswara Rao Park

The monthly ‘mike less’ Kutcheri in the Park series organised by Sundaram Finance has completed 14 years with the concert held on Sunday, January 12 which was part of the annual Mylapore Festival. To mark the occasion, 15 students of […]

January 14, 2020

P. S. School decorated with ‘Spirit of Mylapore’ award

P. S. School decorated with 'Spirit of Mylapore' award

P. S. Higher Secondary School in Mylapore was decorated with the ‘Spirit of Mylapore’ award by Sundaram Finance at the annual Mylapore Festival held last week. The award was presented on Sunday evening ( January 12) on the main performance […]

January 14, 2020

College community brings tradition to play at its Pongal celebrations

College community brings tradition to play at its Pongal celebrations

The campus of Dr. MGR – Janaki College for Women on Durgabai Deshmukh Road in R. A. Puram reverbrated to the sounds of a Pongal festival celebration on Monday, January 13 as the college community got together to celebrate the […]

January 13, 2020

Transgender and LGBTQ artistes, writers and poets to feature at this weekend festival in Luz

The month-long Chennai Kalai Theru Vizha will open this year’s edition with a Trans-Festival┬áco-organised with volunteer organisations Nirangal and Kattiyakkari and the events are to be held in Luz. Titled Thirunar Vizha (A Rainbow Festival), the two-day event is to […]

January 13, 2020

St. Lazarus feast at R. A. Puram Church from Jan. 16 onwards

The annual feast of Saint Lazarus will be held at Our Lady of Guidance Church (St. Lazarus Church) in R.A.Puram from Jan 16 to Jan 26. The festival will begin with flag hoisting on Jan. 16 at 6.15 p.m. On […]

January 11, 2020

Sri Ramakrishna Math’s Thamizh magazine is 100

Sri Ramakrishna Math, Mylapore is conducting a yearlong celebration of the centenary of its Thamizh magazine ‘Sri Ramakrishna Vijayam’, this year. The inaugural event will be held on Jan. 12 at Narada Gana Sabha, Alwarpet. The vice president of India, […]

January 9, 2020

Park concert sets the ball rolling for Mylapore Festival 2020

This morning’s Carnagtic music concert by students of Sruthilaya School in Nageswara Rao Park in Luz set the ball rolling for the 2020 edition of the annual Sundaram Finance MYLAPORE FESTIVAL. Though the dew disappeared early than it has of […]

January 8, 2020

Pongal celebration at two local churches in Mylapore

The local churches in Mylapore have planned the festivities for the Pongal celebration. At Our Lady of Guidance church in R.A.Puram, the Pongal celebration will begin from 6 a.m. In the morning at 7 a.m., special Holy Mass will take […]

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