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April 17, 2020

How to exercise indoors. Venkataraman of R. A. Puram shares his routine

How to exercise indoors. Venkataraman of R. A. Puram shares his routine

Venkataraman. V, a resident of First Main Road, R. A. Puram (seen in the picture), has not let the lockdown affect his daily exercise schedule. He says, “Thrice a week, I run 5 kms on the terrace and in the […]

April 15, 2020

One tea. One biscuit. Refreshes civic workers, police personnel. A fortnight of community service.

One tea. One biscuit. Refreshes civic workers, police personnel. A fortnight of community service.

A cup of tea and a butter biscuit can be refreshing for the civic worker on San Thome High Road or the policewoman at duty at Luz Circle. This what community activist Baskar Seshadri has been doing every morning for […]

April 11, 2020

Diehard coffee drinkers have ways to source the powder. Others are on ‘instant’

Diehard coffee drinkers have ways to source the powder. Others are on 'instant'

So how are the die-hard coffee drinkers of Mylapore managing in times when popular coffee grinding shops and outlets of big brands are shut down and some stores sell small packs of Narasu Coffee. Well, this community does know how […]

March 29, 2020

Archbishop says Sunday Mass at Cathedral, web cast for faithful

Archbishop Rev. Dr George Antonysamy who is based in Bishop’s House in San Thome said Holy mass on Sunday at the tomb chapel at San Thome Cathedral this morning, along with a brother priest and a few people who are […]

March 24, 2020

Mar.24 late evening: Shops close early, traffic on Marina road flows at night and police patrols do rounds to announce lockdown

Mar.24 late evening: Shops close early, traffic on Marina road flows at night and police patrols do rounds to announce lockdown

Mylapore began to lockdown early this evening and now, motorists and people on the road are being told by police that they must get home and not be in the public spaces. Shops on North Mada Street began to shut […]

March 23, 2020

Frenetic shopping in big stores, business as usual on mada streets

Frenetic shopping in big stores, business as usual on mada streets

Large as well as small stores are seeing frenetic shopping activity since 5 p.m. in the Mylapore area as people stock up for the lockdown ahead. Stores in San Thome and R. A. Puram, Mylapore and Alwarpet were packed as […]

March 18, 2020

Call to volunteer for Panguni festival

The Station Vigilance Committee  ( SVC) attached to the police in Mylapore is making plans to support the security and law and order management for the annual Panguni festival of Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore. The SVC a dedicated group of […]

March 15, 2020

Friendly dogs at Mada Streets

Friendly dogs at Mada Streets

Meet Fluffy and Sasha, the friendly dogs at Mada Streets in Mylapore. These four legged animals instantly get excited at the sight of passers who show interest in playing with them. On an evening, this past week, two young girls […]

March 4, 2020

Madhya Pradesh fabrics store has big offer this weekend

Madhya Pradesh fabrics store has big offer this weekend

Mrignayanee store in Luz which promotes textiles of Madhya Pradesh is marking Womens Day with 35% discount on all its stocks for sales on March 7 and 8. Chanderi,  Maheswari, Tussar and crepe, Chiffon, Georgette sarees & dress materials, cotton […]

February 22, 2020

CHECK THIS; Film. Music. Workshop. All happening this weekend.

CHECK THIS; Film. Music. Workshop. All happening this weekend.

FILM DOCU-FILM ON FAMOUS ARTIST Sruti Harihara Subramanian’s docu-film on the renowned artist Krishen Khanna, ‘A Far Afternoon – A Painted Saga’ won a national award. This film is being screened on Feb.22, 6 pm onwards at Asvita Gallery, 2nd […]

February 14, 2020

Check Out these events: Food, Sale, Workshops, Cinema . . .

Check Out these events: Food, Sale, Workshops, Cinema . . .

Here is a listing of some key events and happenings this weekend: EATING OUT NEW IN CHINESE  Foodies who are always looking out for new places and new kinds of food to relish can now check out this new one […]

February 9, 2020

Hundreds gather at tank to witness day one of teppam of Sri Kapali Temple

Hundreds gather at tank to witness day one of teppam of Sri Kapali Temple

Hundreds of people turned out for the first day of the annual Thaipoosam teppam festival being held at Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple Saturday evening. People began heading to the temple from 5 p.m. onwards and North and South Mada Streets witnessed […]

February 8, 2020

Take a walk around Marina’s fishing zone this Sunday morning

Take a walk around Marina's fishing zone this Sunday morning

InSeason Fish, a voluntary group will take people on a tour of the fisherfolks’ colony of Nochikuppam, near the Light House on the Marina. The event is on Sunday. The intention is to expose people to the life and work […]

January 29, 2020

Old Bedeans gather at school campus to celebrate Reunion

Old Bedeans gather at school campus to celebrate Reunion

Some 200 ‘old boys’ of St. Bede’s Anglo-Indian Hr. Sec. School took part in the 95th Annual General Body meeting and Reunion held on the San Thome campus on January 26. Among them, were alumni from abroad –  25 from […]

January 26, 2020

Manohar Devadoss of San Thome chosen for Padma Shri; recognised for his unique art

Manohar Devadoss of San Thome chosen for Padma Shri; recognised for his unique art

The multi-faceted Manohar Devadoss of San Thome has been chosen for the Padma Shri award this year. A resident of Papanasam Sivan Road, that runs west from San Thome High Road near Dominic Savio School Manohar Devadoss has been chosen […]

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