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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 […]

July 25, 2017

Exhibition and sale; traditional textile crafts of India

Nayaab is an exhibition about the textile crafts of India featuring many brands like Swati Kalsi, Mallika Mathur, En Inde, Akaaro, KORA and more. Inauguration on July 27 at 5.30 p.m. Till July 29. At Crowne Plaza, Alwarpet. For details call […]

June 11, 2017

Fire at Dina Colour Labs at C. P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet

Fire at Dina Colour Labs at C. P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet

Three fire engines have been busy battling a fire at Dina Colour Labs at  C. P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet since 4 p.m. this afternoon. Since it was a Sunday, no employees were present at the shop at the time of […]

June 6, 2017

Afternoon clouds bring welcome rain

The afternoon suddenly turned dark with heavy dark grey clouds rolling in to the area. Temperature came down a bit providing welcome respite from the heat. Though gusts of wind were blowing, rain soon started pouring down. Pictures taken on […]

May 24, 2017

Mural art on a house – does this painting tell a story?

Mural art on a house - does this painting tell a story?

Mural art is becoming popular nowadays. Here is another example – a house near Bishop Garden has been painted with beautiful scenes and designs. Maybe these are scenes from a folk tale or fairy tale. At Central Avenue, Greenways Road, […]

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