Archive for the People Category

August 12, 2019

R. A. Puram based woman entrepreneur sells Kodaikanal hill garlic

R. A. Puram based woman entrepreneur sells Kodaikanal hill garlic

Recently, Padma Prakash, a resident of Karpagam Avenue, R.A.Puram has started selling Kodaikanal Malai Poondu ( Kodaikanal Hill Garlic) at her house. She sells 100 g of this garlic at Rs.70. This variety of garlic, known for its medicinal and […]

August 5, 2019

Dignity Foundation plans to open a Daycare Centre for the senior citizens at Srinivasapuram

The Chennai Chapter of Dignity Foundation, an NGO located at Anna Nagar is planning to open a Daycare Centre for senior citizens above the age of 60 years at Srinivasapuram, Mylapore. Now, Kavitha, a social worker and a resident of […]

August 4, 2019

Fr. Y. F. Bosco is new parish priest at St. Lazarus Church

Fr. Y. F. Bosco is new parish priest at St. Lazarus Church

Rev Fr. Y. F. Bosco recently took charge as the new parish priest of Our Lady of Guidance Church, popularly known as Lazarus Church in R. A. Puram. Born to Y. Francis and Irudhaya Mary, he hails from Pannur in […]

July 31, 2019

Remembering Gandhian activist Sasi Perumal; tribute meeting held at Mangolai, Mylapore

Remembering Gandhian activist Sasi Perumal; tribute meeting held at Mangolai, Mylapore

On July 31 evening, to commemorate the fourth death anniversary of Gandhian and anti-liquor activist Sasi Perumal, his followers held a tribute meeting at Mangolai in Mylapore. During the meeting, they stressed on the importance of prohibiting liquor in Tamil […]

July 26, 2019

This Abiramapuram watchman is extra kind to birds and animals

This Abiramapuram watchman is extra kind to birds and animals

Thangaraj a ¬†security personnel at ¬†an apartment on Abiramapuram Fourth Street is very fond of animals. Everyday, after he finishes his breakfast he washes his tiffin box, fills it with water and keeps it on top of the compound wall […]

July 25, 2019

Social media helps NGO in San Thome reunite homeless man with his family

Social media helps NGO in San Thome reunite homeless man with his family

The team at The Banyan shelter in San Thome was in for a pleasant surprise when social media helped it to reunite one of their inmates Jijhur Majhi with his family and friends in Odisha. “23-year-old Sonu (Jijhur’s pet name) […]

July 21, 2019

For the love of cycle rickshaw

For the love of cycle rickshaw

55-year-old Shankar is one of the few cycle rickshaw drivers in Mylapore, who continues to ride it for the immense love he has for the three wheeler vehicle. “I love my cycle rickshaw. It is next to God for me […]

July 12, 2019

Luz Avenue resident’s effort to make her street go ‘zero waste’

Luz Avenue resident's effort to make her street go 'zero waste'

A few weeks ago, as a part of the Zero Waste Chennai project, Chennai Corporation officials campaigned door-to-door to spread awareness on source segregation and solid waste management. They also urged residents to involve in composting of biodegradable waste. Since […]

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 […]

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