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March 22, 2017

Kala: translates IPS officer’s book

Kala: translates IPS officer's book

C. V. Narasimhan was the first director of CBI, Chairman of P. S. Charities and President of Vivekananda Educational Society. He jotted his life in a book ‘Random Recollections’. Now, this book has been translated into Thamizh by Dr. R. Kala and […]

March 21, 2017

Mylapore golfer makes it to the top

Mylapore golfer makes it to the top

Mylapore golfer N. Rajeshwar Rao has won a place to play in the finals of the 17th annual Mercedes Trophy 2017. In the Chennai leg of the tournament held at Cosmo TNGF last month, Rajeshwar scored 72.6 points to claim the sole spot from Chennai. […]

March 2, 2017

Corporation school students perform at event organised by British Deputy High Commission programme

Corporation school students perform at event organised by British Deputy High Commission programme

Queen Elizabeth’s 91st birthday was celebrated by the British Deputy High Commission on Feb 24. Children from Chennai Corporation School, V. P. Koil Street, Mylapore, (under Rhapsody Music Foundation initiative) and Dr. Sudha Raja’s Sargam Choir participated in a cultural programme at […]

February 21, 2017

This lady feeds stray dogs daily

This lady feeds stray dogs daily

Regulars at Nagathamman temple may have spotted Vijaya near the temple before – a lady with packets of food feeding the 10 or more stray dogs there. To Vijaya though, these are not dogs, she talks about them like they […]

February 21, 2017

Tej Siddharth: silambam champ

Tej Siddharth: silambam champ

R. Tej Siddharth still has exciting memories of his trip to New Delhi – he was part of the children’s day programme organised by the government and performed silambam in front of the dignitaries attending the show. Tej has been […]

February 15, 2017

Police show their softer side : wish an old couple on Valentine’s Day

Police show their softer side : wish an old couple on Valentine's Day

J. Rajagopal and his wife Aruna had a surprise visitor to their house this Valentine’s Day. DCP of Mylapore, V. Balakrishnan, paid a visit to this couple’s home on Kalvavivaru Street on Feb 14. Rajagopal and his wife have been […]

January 9, 2017

Owners of Vijaya Stores decorated with ‘ Spirit of Mylapore’ award

Owners of Vijaya Stores decorated with ' Spirit of Mylapore' award

The owners of the hugely popular shop for notebooks, stationery and accessories for writing, reading and drawing, Vijaya Stores on South Mada Street, Mylapore were presented the annual ‘ Spirit of Mylapore’ award on Sunday evening on the last day […]

December 8, 2016

‘Cho’ Ramaswamy, stage and cinema person, editor and political commentator passes away

'Cho' Ramaswamy, stage and cinema person, editor and political commentator passes away

‘Cho’ S.Ramaswamy, actor-journalist, theatre-person and political commentator passed away at about 4 a.m. on Wednesday, December 7, at Apollo Hospital where he was being treated for his illness. The funeral was held later in the evening. A host of personalities, […]

November 25, 2016

Shraddha Shekar: young author

Shraddha Shekar: young author

A student of Class V at Vidya Mandir, Shraddha Anu Shekar is multi-talented. She works alongside her father in the photography business, Shekar Talkies. She also enjoys traveling,  likes the performing arts and loves to write. Her first book, ‘The Adventures […]

November 24, 2016

A. V. Manohar releases new book on Upanishad

A. V. Manohar releases new book on Upanishad

A. V. Manohar, a resident of Mandavelipakkam, has published a book titled Brahadaranyaka Upanishad – Mantras in English. The book provides a transliteration of the mantras of this Upanishad – from Sanskrit to English for the benefit of those who […]

November 24, 2016

M. K. Sudarshan authors book On Sri Vaishnava Community, Its Faith

M. K. Sudarshan authors book On Sri Vaishnava Community, Its Faith

Mylaporean M. K. Sudarshan has just published his book titled ‘Unusual Essays of an Unknown Sri Vaishnava’. The book is a collection of essays that introduces and explores the living faith of the members of the Sri Vaishnava community – […]

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