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February 24, 2021

Bhavans to re-start music, dance and computer classes from March

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore will re start all its cultural and computer classes from March 1. But it will discourage children below 12 years from attending due to pandemic regulations. Classes in Carnatic music and classical dance are set to […]

February 23, 2021

Volunteers at Math dispensary take the jab

This has been a timely act in pandemic times. Even volunteers who help out at the dispensary run by Sri Ramakrishna Math in Mylapore have been given the opportunity to get the first vaccine jab and a Math monk confirmed […]

February 13, 2021

Aadhar Card special camp at Mylapore Post Office today

Mylapore Post Office is holding a special Aadhar Card camp in its premises on Feb.13, through the day. You can apply for a new card ( even for your kid) or for corrections in the card you have. A  half-day camp […]

February 1, 2021

Props at state event . . .

When state-oraganised events need some audience and frills they turn to schools and colleges. And so when the chief minister formally opened a statue of late chief minister J. Jayalalithaa on the campus of the State Council for Higher Education […]

January 28, 2021

Pet cat goes missing in San Thome

Pet cat goes missing in San Thome

Malathi Xavier of San Thome has just lost her pet cat. And she requests San Thomites to alert her if they spot it. She resides in Kangeyapuram near Papanasan Sivan Salai, a neighbourhood near the Police Quarters and Rosary Girls […]

January 28, 2021

Test cricket teams based at hotel in MRC Nagar

Hotel Leela Palace in MRC Nagar in R. A. Puram is the hub of the cricket teams of India and England. The teams are due to play two Tests at Chepauk in early February. Players have been arriving in stages […]

January 23, 2021

Govt. asks people to refrain from being at R-Day parade

The state government has asked people not to head to the Marina promenade on January 26 and take part in the Republic Day event to be held there from 7 a.m. onwards. This is to respect the pandemic time regulations […]

January 22, 2021

R-Day parade: Cultural troupes add colour and music to second rehearsal off the Marina

R-Day parade: Cultural troupes add colour and music to second rehearsal off the Marina

There was a lot of colour, music, dance and bravado on show on the Marina road this morning as Day two of the rehearsal for the Republic Day parade due on January 26 morning unfolded. A few cultural troupes from […]

January 21, 2021

Kauvery Hospital docs treat rare spinal problem of two-year-old

Kauvery Hospital docs treat rare spinal problem of two-year-old

Kauvery Hospital in Alwarpet says its doctors have successfully treated a two- year-old girl who was diagnosed with spondylolisthesis of the L5-S1 vertebra – a complete slippage of one vertebra over the other. ‘The girl developed sudden back and leg pain, […]

January 20, 2021

Marina beach road closed to morning traffic: R-Day parade rehearsal

Marina beach road closed to morning traffic: R-Day parade rehearsal

Traffic movement was closed at the San Thome Cathedral junction this morning, 6 am onwards for about four hours for the Republic Day parade rehearsal to take place. Similar restrictions will be enforced on Jan.22 and 24 for the rehearsals. […]

January 19, 2021

Traffic movement restrictions on Marina Beach road

If you use the Kamaraj Salai, what you may call the Marina beach road every  morning then you will want to make note of this information from Chennai City Police. In view of the rehearsals for the Republic Day parade […]

January 15, 2021

Marina beach is off-limits this weekend

Marina beach is off-limits this weekend

There are people who cannot resist being at the Marina beach. Even when a state order says the beach is out of bounds to the public. The order covers three days starting this Friday, to discourage the huge stream of […]

January 4, 2021

Small amusement on the Marina; a film shoot

Now and then, there is always some ‘action’ that goes on on the Marina. On Monday evening, at the Pattinapakkam seaside junction, it was a film shoot in progress. No big stars, no big frills. A simple shoot was in […]

December 31, 2020

Aavin ghee now in small sachets: making it affordable for all

Aavin ghee now in small sachets: making it affordable for all

In an effort to make ghee affordable for poor families, Aavin has recently introduced it in small 10ml packs. Packed in red coloured sachets, they are available for sale at the Aavin parlour at C.P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet. Each pack is […]

December 30, 2020

Members of PMK seek public support for their demand of 20% reservation for Vanniyars

Members of PMK seek public support for their demand of 20% reservation for Vanniyars

On Wednesday (Dec.30), members of Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) were moving around R.A.Puram area with their party flags. They were here to seek public support for their demand of 20% reservation for the Vanniyar community in government jobs and in […]

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