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July 20, 2017

The Madras Boat Club is 150; International Regatta currently on at the club

The finals of the International Regatta, currently on at The Madras Boat Club, will take place on July 22. International rowers from UK and Europe and top rowers from India will take part in this event. The event is being […]

July 12, 2017

Tapping the potential of the right brain; Workshops at R. A. Puram

Tapping the potential of the right brain; Workshops at R. A. Puram

If you are looking for challenging mind exercises for your child, drop into the Brain-Child Learning Center at Chamiers Road, R. A. Puram. Sarika Gupta, who has undergone workshops in India and abroad to hone her expertise, runs this center. She […]

July 10, 2017

Heavy downpour floods main roads and inner streets

In what can be described as one of the best rain days this year, Chennai received more rain in one hour than it has received for the past six months. In the Mylapore area, the roads quickly flooded. P. S. […]

July 2, 2017

Aadhar Card; corrections can be made at Mylapore Post Office

Soon, you will be able to get corrections done in your Aadhar card at the Mylapore Post Office. The Postal Department is making arrangements for the public to make things easy for those who have problems with the wrong data in […]

June 29, 2017

Remembering Mahatma Gandhi

The Alwarpet based Gandhi Peace Foundation is conducting an open book exam on Gandhi’s autobiography in Tamil (Sathiya Sodhanai) for students. Students need to get the copy of the book, read the questions given in the book and submit their […]

June 28, 2017

Book sales organised by children; proceeds donated to Eureka School

Book sales organised by children; proceeds donated to Eureka School

A few weeks ago, we had carried a report about Mission Compassion – an endeavour by a group of students of Vidya Mandir to help underprivileged kids. Two book sales were carried out by these kids in the last few […]

June 26, 2017

Scattered rains help flowers bloom in the neighbourhood

Scattered rains help flowers bloom in the neighbourhood

The intermittent rains coupled with the fall in temperature certainly seems to be helping flowers bloom in our neighbourhood. These pictures were taken from a resident’s rooftop garden at Madha Church Road, Mandavelipakkam.

June 20, 2017

Chairman of company, based in Abhiramapuram, receives award for work with disabled people

Chairman of company, based in Abhiramapuram, receives award for work with disabled people

At the Insight Innovation Exchange (North America) Conference, Pravin Shekar, Chairman & CEO of KREA, was honored with the Ginny Valentine Badge of Courage Award. Krea provides skills/training and employment for people with disabilities (which constitutes 55% of Krea’s associates). […]

June 19, 2017

Rain disrupts traffic at San Thome High Road

Rain disrupts traffic at San Thome High Road

The drizzle that fell a little after 5 p.m. just wet the roads. The second shower, that started more than an hour later, lasted longer and was preceded by winds, thunder and lightning. A few minutes after the rain started, […]

June 15, 2017

Book release; At Luz this weekend

Prof K. S. Ramachandran, retired mathematics professor at Vivekananda College who passed away in July 2016, had a deep interest in Sanskrit. One of the last pieces of Sanskrit work he did was translating and writing commentary for Shiva  Sahasranama. His […]

June 14, 2017

Family narrowly escapes being hurt by a falling sunshade

Family narrowly escapes being hurt by a falling sunshade

A casual errand to the Xerox shop turned out to be an unnerving experience for Matengi S. Suresh. ‘I had gone to City Xerox in the Corporation Complex on C. P. Ramasway Road, a few days ago’, recalls Matengi. ‘I […]

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