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February 9, 2018

Resident of MRC Nagar releases book on education

Resident of MRC Nagar releases book on education

Sudha Mahesh, a resident of MRC Nagar, recently released a book titled ‘Being a 21st century educator’. Sudha, a mother of two children, chose to become an educator in the early thirties. She says, “I joined a local school as […]

February 8, 2018

R. A. Puram resident receives Sanskrit Award

R. A. Puram resident receives Sanskrit Award

Bagyalakshmi Subrahmaniam, a resident of R. A. Puram for more than six decades, was awarded the IRIS Sanskrit Award for popularisation of Sanskrit by The Institute for Research and Interdisciplinary Studies at an event held in the city recently. Bagyalakshmi, […]

February 7, 2018

P. S. School boys win at table tennis tournament

P. S. School boys win at table tennis tournament

At the V. Sri Umakant Memorial Table Tennis Tournament conducted by DAV group of schools on Jan 23 and 24, four boys from P. S. Senior Secondary School, Mylapore lifted the title by defeating Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Anna Nagar in the […]

February 2, 2018

Owner of popular streetside used books shop in Luz passes away

R. K. Alwar, known popularly as Alwar who has been running a much-sought-after streetside shop of used books off Luz Church Road has lost his wife. She was 63. A. Mary, who helped her husband run this business that has […]

October 16, 2017

Sadhana wins prize in Korean speech contest

Sadhana wins prize in Korean speech contest

In the annual elocution competition conducted by InKo Centre, in association with King Sejong Institute Foundation and SangMyung University, Sadhana, a student of the King Sejong Institute at InKo Centre, got the third place. Sadhana won the first place in […]

October 1, 2017

Jayanthi Srivatsan: Dancer honoured

Jayanthi Srivatsan: Dancer honoured

The America Tamil Sangam, headquartered in New York, recently honoured Bharatanatyam dancer Jayanthi Srivatsan, with the title of ‘Naatya Tharagai’ at an event held in the city. Jayanthi, who is the disciple of gurus Roja Kannan and Bragha Bessell has […]

September 30, 2017

Chithra Madhavan: Book on Srirangam Temple

Chithra Madhavan: Book on Srirangam Temple

A book on Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple at Srirangam, Tamil Nadu titled ‘Srirangam – Heaven on Earth’, compiled by historian-scholar Dr. Chithra Madhavan and published by Universal Publishing was recently released. The book, which was the joint effort of four authors […]

September 25, 2017

Vidya Mandir students bag medals at karate tournament

Vidya Mandir students bag medals at karate tournament

Four students of Vidya Mandir, Mylapore bagged medals at the international Isshinryu Karate and Kubudo Championship held on Aug 26 and 27 at JJ Indoor Stadium, Kilpauk. The students, who had to compete with participants from Sri Lanka, Nepal and […]

September 14, 2017

Rajkumar creates unique sculptures from pencil leads

Rajkumar creates unique sculptures from pencil leads

P. Rajkumar (Raj), is an alumnus of MCTM Chidambaram Chettiar Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Alwarpet. He is a student of Architecture. Raj has a unique talent. He is adept at making sculptures from pencil leads. ‘In my first year at […]

September 13, 2017

This auto driver traps snakes

This auto driver traps snakes

Auto driver M. Vijayakumar, a resident of Subbarayan Salai, near Visalakshi Thottam, Mylapore has a unique side hustle. He is the go-to person when snakes enter residents’ homes in his patch of Mylapore. Or beyond. Recently, he managed to trap a […]

September 12, 2017

San Thomite made Hony. Consul of Spain in Chennai

San Thome resident Antony Lobo has been appointed as Honorary Consul of Spain in Chennai. He was appointed by an order from the Embassy of Spain in New Delhi. Lobo will be the Head of the Mission in Chennai. The […]

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