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Career Guidance Meet in San Thome; April 30

April 30, 2016

A Career Guidance Meet is on this Saturday at the Diocesan Pastoral Centre, San Thome ( pop St Raphael’s School) and is targeted at senior school students who are about to choose higher studies or enter college.

Organised by the city unit of St Vincent de Paul, it will feature professionals from various fields and education advisers who will give talks meant for young people.

The meet starts at 9 am and is on till 4 p.m. and is open to all youth.

April 29, 2016

Elections 2016: Congress candidate files papers

Elections 2016: Congress candidate files papers

The last of the candidates of leading political parties filed his nomination papers to contest the Assembly poll in the Mylapore constituency this morning. Karate Thyagarajan of the Indian National Congress filed the papers at the Mylapore Taluk Office on […]

April 29, 2016

Rare books on sale at Ramakrishna Math

If you like to read books on Hinduism, stop by Sri Ramakrishna Math this weekend. On May 1, a special exhibition and sale of rare books in Hinduism will go on here. From 4 p.m. Ph: 24621110.

April 29, 2016

Music events this weekend….

Bollywood Retro Hits Indian Institute of Material Management, Chennai is hosting a must attend song fest of lilting Bollywood retro hits – ‘Ye Shaam Mastani’ on April 30 to celebrate its golden jubilee. GD Sharma and his team from ‘Geet […]

April 29, 2016

Water crisis at Sriram Colony, Alwarpet

A few residents of Sriram Colony, Alwarpet haven’t been receiving metro water supply for more than a month now. The residents have now resorted to buying water to take care of their daily needs. B. Rajeswari, the owner of Time […]

April 28, 2016

Keeping streets neat and clean; TAKSRA of Mandaveli makes a difference

Keeping streets neat and clean; TAKSRA of Mandaveli makes a difference

Here is a good example of a residents’ association serious about making its neighborhood clean and green. The example has been set by TAKSRA – Thiruveedhi Amman Koil Street Residents Association in Mandaveli. This colony is located in a mixed locality — […]

April 28, 2016

Mylai Thiruvalluvar Thamizh Sangam celebrates its 30 years; April 30

The Mylai Thiruvalluvar Thamizh Sangam is celebrating its 30 years with an event on April 30 evening at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore, 6 p.m. onwards. Its key promoter, former All India Radio producer and Kalaimamani awardee, Dr Cheyon alias Murugan […]

April 28, 2016

Chitirai Thiruvonam festival at Sri Madhava Perumal Temple from tomorrow

The Chitirai Thiruvonam festival at Sri Madhava Perumal Temple, Mylapore will start tomorrow (April 30) and will be held till May 9. Highlights include Punnai Maram vahanam purappadu on April 30 at 4 p.m., Suryaprabhai and Chandiraprabhai on May 1 […]

April 28, 2016

Campaign to adopt abandoned pedigree dogs

Campaign to adopt abandoned pedigree dogs

INCARE, a animals protection NGO hosted a dogs adoption drive at Boat Club area in R. A. Puram on Sunday last and also made an effort to create awareness on adopting adult dogs. This NGO says that many pedigree dogs are […]

April 27, 2016

New bookstore offers Thamizh fiction, non-fiction

If you are looking to choose and buy from a good collection of Thamizh books, check out a small nook store which opened on R. K. Mutt Road recently. Parisal Putthaga Nilayam competes for space diagonally opposite P. S. School […]

April 27, 2016

Garage cafe promoters seek ‘moto’ stuff to decorate the place

Two entrepreneurs are starting up a Garage Cafe at Alwarpet and they need your help. The cafe is planned in the outhouse of an old Madras bungalow. The duo says they need various moto/automobile-related stuff to create a sense of place. […]

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