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June 23, 2019

Honouring a senior who took care of the small shrine off Musiri Subramaniam Road

Honouring a senior who took care of the small shrine off Musiri Subramaniam Road

To honour the late Vadivuambal, who took care of the small shrine of Sri Krishna opposite St Isabel Hospital on Musiri Subramaniam Road, her daughter Radha and the local auto drivers have pasted her photo on the Luz autostand’s old […]

June 17, 2019

To mark her birthday, Jayanthi Sundar plants saplings in park

To mark her birthday, Jayanthi Sundar plants saplings in park

Alwarpet resident Jayanthi Sundar marked her birthday a little differently recently. She and her husband Sundararaman bought a few saplings at a nursery in the Chitrakulam area of Mylapore, went down to the Chennai Corporation park at the end of […]

June 1, 2019

A concert to celebrate a passionate rasika

There are hundreds of concerts of Carnatic music that are hosted in Mylapore. And attending them round the year are some very passionate rasikas. Rasikas who know their music, spend quality time and then share feedback with the artistes. Straight […]

May 21, 2019

Two schoolboys make a mark on stage

Two schoolboys make a mark on stage

A few school boys have been seen on stage this season as sabhas have been hosting Thamizh drama festivals at halls across the city. Two of them have caught many an eye at recent drama fests. They are Aditya Sriram […]

May 20, 2019

Swaminatha Ganapadigal honoured by Kanchi Mutt swami for spreading Vedas and teaching sishyas

Swaminatha Ganapadigal honoured by Kanchi Mutt swami for spreading Vedas and teaching sishyas

Swaminatha Ganapadigal, a resident of Mylapore and  teacher at the Veda Padasala on Pitchu Pillai Street, Mylapore  has been awarded  ‘Veda Prachara Rathnam’ by Sri Vijayendra Saraswathi Swamigal, the Kanchi acharya who is now camping at a school in Thoraipakkam […]

May 10, 2019

Kausalya starts her pottery business at 70. Opens her own shop at Chitrakulam West Street

Kausalya starts her pottery business at 70. Opens her own shop at Chitrakulam West Street

S.Kausalya, a 70-year-old resident of Mylapore has opened a pottery shop at Chitra Kulam West Street, Mylapore. She had started her business this year during the Panguni Festival at Sri Kapali Temple. After settling all her daughters and sons, she […]

May 10, 2019

A creative security guard at Raja Street, Mandaveli

A creative security guard at Raja Street, Mandaveli

Meet Mohan Raj, a security guard at Dwarka Apartments, Raja Street, Mandaveli, who draws, paints and makes upcycled products during his free time. On May 10, when the security guards of most of the other apartments in this street were taking […]

April 10, 2019

An Automan writes catchy slogans and urges people to vote in the upcoming election

An Automan writes catchy slogans and urges people to vote in the upcoming election

Meet H. Vivekanandan, an Automan in Mylapore, who is known for writing bold and thought-provoking slogans on his auto. He writes these slogans on a small blackboard that is fixed on the backside of his auto, especially for this purpose. […]

April 4, 2019

Renowned cartoonist, Ramanujam (RAHNU), passes away

Renowned cartoonist, Ramanujam (RAHNU), passes away

S. K. Ramanujam (RAHNU), renowned cartoonist, passed away on April 2. He was 81 years old. He was the founder of Rahnu’s Cartoon Training Centre in Mylapore and trained students of all ages for more than 30 years.

March 28, 2019

NGO founder and Carnatic music vocalist receive awards

NGO founder and Carnatic music vocalist receive awards

The Hindu World of Women 2019 Awards that recognise women who have excelled in various fields, saw Dr. Vasudha Prakash and Carnatic vocalist Sudha Raghunathan, receive awards. Dr. Vasudha Prakash, founder and trustee of V-Excel educational trust, received The Hindu […]

March 19, 2019

Padma Shri conferred on dancer Narthaki Nataraj among others

Padma Shri conferred on dancer Narthaki Nataraj among others

Bharatanatyam dancer and guru Narthaki Nataraj is back at her Mylapore home after taking part in what must have been a highpoint in her long career. Narthaki was conferred the Padma Shri award by president Ram Nath Govind at a […]

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