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September 21, 2017

Security readiness drill on Marina

Security readiness drill on Marina

The shore of the Marina along the Nochikuppam and Srinivasapuram belt was the scene of a mock security-check operation called ‘Sagar Kavach’ on Wednesday morning. State and city police, Coast Guard and others were engaged in a mockup operation that […]

September 6, 2017

Free diabetic centre to be inaugurated at Alwarpet tomorrow

Lions Centennial Charitable Trust in association with Greater Chennai Corporation is opening a free diabetic centre at C. P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet on Sep 7. Dr. C. Vijayabaskar, Minister for health, medical education and family welfare, is the chief guest. […]

September 5, 2017

Schoolboy of Srinivasapuram drowns in sea

A school student who resided in Srinivasapuram, near the seashore drowned in the sea after he went for a swim on Monday. His body was washed ashore hours after he was found missing. The boy was a Class 7 student […]

August 31, 2017

College students turn garbage dump into a colourful rest spot

College students turn garbage dump into a colourful rest spot

This space, on St. Mary’s Road, was filled with rusted appliances, old tyres and other trash that people had thrown away. A group of college students, along with some of the locals here, have cleaned this place up and made […]

August 30, 2017

Free nutrition clinic going on this week

Heinz Nutri Life Clinic, an initiative of Heinz Nutrition Foundation, is conducting a free health camp this week. Dr. Dharini Krishnan, Nutrition Consultant with Heinz Nutrition Foundation, will give nutritional advice on “Eat Your Way to a Healthy Heart”. Till […]

August 30, 2017

Model park and garden at CSI Deaf School

Model park and garden at CSI Deaf School

Recently, a bunch of students set up a model garden at CSI School for the Deaf located on San Thome High Road. It was a joint effort by students of Architecture at Sathyabama College and the students at the CSI School. “It is an […]

August 29, 2017

Traffic alert: Pilgrims rush to Besant Nagar church will clog some main roads in San Thome, Alwarpet

The flag hoisting for the annual festival at the Annai Vailankanni Church in Besant Nagar is scheduled to happen this evening. Pilgrims are already walking down the main roads, mostly from north and central parts of the city to participate […]

August 28, 2017

Immersion of images of lord Ganesha takes place on Sunday afternoon

Immersion of images of lord Ganesha takes place on Sunday afternoon

San Thome High Road got extra busy on Sunday afternoon. The first round of immersion of images of Sri Vinayaka was underway and groups who came in a procession carrying the images, large and medium made it to the seashore […]

August 18, 2017

Tree falls down on Luz Avenue 4th Cross Street

Tree falls down on Luz Avenue 4th Cross Street

‘I went out to around 10 a.m. to get a cup of tea, and everything was fine. When I came back about 15 minutes later, this tree had fallen down’, says Kannadasan, a watchman who works on Luz Avenue. This […]

August 16, 2017

DMK president M. Karunanidhi in hospital for minor surgery

Former chief minister of Tamil Nadu, M. Karunanidhi was admitted into Kauvery Hospital, Alwarpet today morning. According to a statement by the executive director of the hospital S. Aravindan, the DMK president will undergo a minor procedure – change of […]

August 3, 2017

Commemorating Sri Ramanujar’s 1000 birth year

Sri Ramakrishna Math, Mylapore and Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha will be organising an event to celebrate Sri Ramanujar’s 1000 birth year on Aug 10 at Narada Gana Sabha, Alwarpet. A new edition of the book ‘Life of Sri Ramanuja’ by […]

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