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Alumni meets at three schools on Republic Day

January 24, 2017

Three schools will be conducting their alumni meets on Jan. 26.
The past pupils of St. Bedes’s Anglo-Indian School, San Thome will meet at the school campus at
11 a.m. For details call 9841039970.
Vizuthukal, the alumni association of Sir Sivaswami Kalalaya Higher Secondary School, Mandaveli
will have their annual get-together at the school campus. At 9.30 a.m. Ph: 24957950.

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January 23, 2017

Fallout of Jallikattu protests: Reports from the Mylapore area

Fallout of Jallikattu protests: Reports from the Mylapore area

The protests in support of Jallikattu which have been going on for a few days  at Marina were this morning challenged by state police who surrounded the campaigners and asked them to leave the beach. As the situation grew tense […]

January 23, 2017

Paintings of Korean artist MiYeon Kim exhibited at InKo Center

Paintings of Korean artist MiYeon Kim exhibited at InKo Center

‘Garden’ is an exhibition that showcases paintings by Korean artist MiYeon Kim. Inauguration is on Jan 24, 6.30 p.m. The exhibition will run till Feb 22. At InKo Centre No. 18, Adyar Club Gate Road, Chennai.

January 23, 2017

Obituary: Dr Vimala Mary

Dr D. Vimala Mary, retired professor of physiology at Stanley Medical College, Chennai and a long-time resident of San Thome passed away on January 21. The funeral Mass is to be held at the San Thome Cathedral on January 23, […]

January 23, 2017

Saint Thyagaraja Aradhana festival at BVB; On Jan 26

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan is organising the 170th Saint Thyagaraja Aradhana Festival on Jan. 26 at its Mylapore premises. Saint Thyagaraja’s compositions and pancharatna kritis will be rendered by Issai Mazhalai Ramji’s group. Prasadam will be distributed after the event. At […]

January 22, 2017

Silambam, parai-attam and gaana at sabha auditorium in Luz

Silambam, parai-attam and gaana at sabha auditorium in Luz

This is was a unique move; use what is traditionally a sabha space for other forms of the performing art. And the Raga Sudha hall on Luz Avenue, alongside the Nageswara Rao Park, now shorn of most of its trees […]

January 22, 2017

Vidya Mandir’s campus fete provides good, clean fun for kids

Vidya Mandir's campus fete provides good, clean fun for kids

A delightfully simple fete, organised by members of the PTA (Parent-teacher association) was hosted on Saturday, Jan 21, for the primary and high school students who study at Vidya Mandir school in Luz. Teachers and parent volunteers ran the stalls, the […]

January 22, 2017

Free Tally classes at Ramakrishna Mission Students’ Home

 Ramakrishna Mission Students’ Home, Mylapore, is organising free tally classes in association with HCL Foundation. The classes will start on Feb 3. For details call 9884028298, 7200230504.

January 21, 2017

Dance & music: Subhashree Ramachandran. Anil Srinivasan. Dance-drama.

CELEBRATING GURUS  – Guru Vandhanam is a programme to celebrate the ‘Guru – Shishya’ relationship. The line up includes a concert by Subashree Ramachandran, followed by a special segment “Bondage and journey with my Guru” where students talk about memorable moments […]

January 21, 2017

Nadaswaram-tavil music fest draws thin attendance; on till Jan.26

Nadaswaram-tavil music fest draws thin attendance; on till Jan.26

A nadaswaram-tavil music festival is now on in Mylapore. Hosted by Brahma Gana Sabha, this annual festival features some of the most celebrates vidwans of this music. The recitals are on at the TAG-Dakshinamurthy auditorium every evening inside the P […]

January 21, 2017

Eating Out this Week: Nepali thali. Pongal specials. Chinese food fest.

Eating Out this Week: Nepali thali. Pongal specials. Chinese food fest.

NEPALI THALI – A popup kitchen at Ashvita Bistro will feature special Nepali thali – Khas and Pahadi (Dal-bhat-tarkari )and Himalayan cuisines (which have a slight Tibetan influence). The menu consists of a set Thali available in Veg and Non-Veg. It […]

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