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July 9, 2018

New library to be opened at Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple

Desikar Library – A free library which will house religious books will be inaugurated on July 11 at Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple. The library will also have a few chairs for visitors to sit and read. U. Ve. Dr. S. […]

June 9, 2018

Events this Weekend, beyond: Exhibitions, sales, dance, workshops

Events this Weekend, beyond: Exhibitions, sales, dance, workshops

EXHIBITIONS KARNATAKA PUPPETS Dhaatu Puppet Theatre presents an exhibition, ‘Scenes from the traditional puppet theatre of Karnataka’, at the C. P. Art Centre, Alwarpet, till June 9 from 10 am. Ph: 9444073008 STUDENTS’ ART Komal Savla and her students will […]

May 19, 2018

How to best use smart phones; training for seniors

HelpAge India will hold a four-day course on ‘How to use Smart Phones’ for senior citizens from May 22 at Nimmadhi Old Age Home, No.2/20, Raja Street Extension, Raja Annamalaipuram. (near Rani Meyyammai Girls Hr. Sec. School). The sessions will be from 10.30 […]

May 16, 2018

Is your honey pure? Consumer awareness camp at temple

People visiting Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple were greeted by something unusual. Volunteers who are promoting a food safety campaign, organised by Food and Health Department of the Government of Tamil Nadu greeted them to share some home truths. People were told […]

April 5, 2018

Normal life unaffected as Opposition observes bandh

Normal life unaffected as Opposition observes bandh

Normal life does not seem to be affected as the strike-call given by the state’s Opposition political parties today got underway. The bandh has been called to protest against the central government’s response to the setting up of a Board […]

March 31, 2018

Financial year closing: Banks to work extended hours today

Today being the last day of the financial year, several banks in the neighbourhood have extended their regular working hours to help customers transcat business. At IDBI Bank at C. P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet, a staff member says “We usually […]

February 28, 2018

A range of products for new mothers and moms-to-be

A range of products for new mothers and moms-to-be

Peekaboo Patterns has introduced a range of all-natural, toxin-free body lotions and butters, caffeine-free tea for nourishing feeds, and other products for new mothers. Shop online at https://www.peekaboopatterns.com/collections/mom-essentials or visit their showroom on Kasturi Rangan Road, Alwarpet. Call 9962430862 for details.

December 7, 2017

Music festival: At Mandavelipakkam

The Kalyana Nagar Association in association with Parampara is conducting a music festival from till Dec 14. Abaswaram Ramjih’s Isai Mazhaligal will be held from Dec 15 – 17. At 29, West Circular Road, Mandavelipakkam. Ph:24952997.

November 22, 2017

Ice cream rolls and fries at Roll Over; new outlet at R. A. Puram

Ice cream rolls and fries at Roll Over; new outlet at R. A. Puram

Roll Over, a Bangalore based company, has opened an outlet in Abhiramapuram. The specialty here is their hand crafted ice cream and ice cream rolls – creamy base milk poured on to a cold pan, topped with various toppings; flattened […]

September 10, 2017

Mechanised idol of Amman draws a big crowd

Mechanised idol of Amman draws a big crowd

A larger-than-life idol of Amman has been setup on St. Mary’s Road, near the Mandaveli MRTS station. This is in celebration of a function at Sri Kanniyamman Temple located nearby. There are multiple images set up on the stage, but […]

August 26, 2017

Day after Vinayaka Chathurthi, idols adorn railings

Day after Vinayaka Chathurthi, idols adorn railings

The day after Vinayaka Chathurthi, these clay idols were spotted on the railing outside the MRTS station in Mandaveli. Some of them with broken faces, others that are in good condition. ‘Sometimes, instead of throwing them into the canal which […]

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