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April 22, 2017

Things to do this weekend: mind tricks, comedy, ‘Happiness’ chat

Things to do this weekend: mind tricks, comedy, 'Happiness' chat

MIND TRICKS – India’s first Merlin Medal winner, Arun Loganathan, will perform live in a show named ‘Never Mind’. An evening of mindreading skills and his intuitive abilities. On Apr 22, 6 p.m. At Russian Cultural Center, Alwarpet. Tickets at […]

April 12, 2017

Shobbhita – takes home the trophy for story telling

Shobbhita - takes home the trophy for story telling

B. Shobbhita bagged the first prize for Storytelling at a competition held by Sayee Academy, West Mambalam on Mar 5. Shobbhita is a student of class II at Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School, Mylapore. She was awarded certificate and a […]

April 4, 2017

Surya Ramachandran releases photographic book on wild animals

Surya Ramachandran releases photographic book on wild animals

Wildlife enthusiast Surya Ramachandran has released a book titled – Photographic Field Guide – Wildlife in Central India, in association with David Raju. Surya hails from Mylapore, and with field experience in many nature parks of the country, is a full-time […]

April 3, 2017

Committed volunteer does much service

Committed volunteer does much service

Jaya Ramakrishnan has been an active social worker for a couple of decades. She joined Women’s Indian Association when she moved to Chennai from Delhi, 22 years ago, and has been with this organization which is currently celebrating its centenary. […]

March 29, 2017

‘Nallor Virudu’ for musician Bhagyalakshmi Suresh

'Nallor Virudu' for musician Bhagyalakshmi Suresh

Sri Krishna Sweets and Krishna Gana Sabha recently felicitated Bhagyalakshmi Suresh for service rendered in the field of Carnatic music. At a function held on Mar 27, Bhagyalakshmi was awarded the ‘Nallor Virudu’. Bhagyalakshmi is a Carnatic vocal musician and […]

March 29, 2017

‘Cat Man’ of Mylapore; Feeds more than 60 cats everyday

'Cat Man' of Mylapore; Feeds more than 60 cats everyday

Prakash. S. R., a resident of Mundagakanni Amman Koil Street, Mylapore has been taking care of cats  in his area for more than 18 years. Rain or shine, he is there, with his bag of oats and milk to feed […]

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 […]

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