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Utsavam held at Madhava Perumal Temple

November 4, 2014

MADHAVA PERUMAL TEMPLE PUSHPA PALLAKUThe Pezhalvar Avatara utsavam was held at Madhava Perumal Temple, Mylapore from Oct 24 – Nov 3. On Nov 1, in the evening, the deity was taken out on a veedi perappadu on a pallaku (palanquin) decorated with different kinds of flowers. On Nov 2, the celebrations started off with the Pezhalvar thirumanjanam in the morning. In the evening, the diety was carried from his birth place mandapam on Arundale Street to the temple on Mangala Giri vahanam followed by almost 1000 devotees who were there till late night to receive the thirtham and prasadam.

November 3, 2014

Bhavan’s drama fest takes off with Sujatha’s play

A Tamil drama festival hosted by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in Mylapore got off to a start on Monday evening, November 3. Gurukulam Boys Company presented ‘ Kadavul Vanthirunthaar’ written by late Sujatha. This play, written in the 1970s touches on […]

November 3, 2014

G. K. Vasan’s Alwarpet residence is abuzz after he parts ways with Congress party

G. K. Vasan's Alwarpet residence is abuzz after he parts ways with Congress party

The upheaval in the Tamil Nadu unit of the Congress (I) political party is setting off buzz in the Alwarpet neighborhood. As former union minister and Congress leader G K Vasan made public his and his followers’ decision to part […]

November 3, 2014

Full house at Aruna Sairam’s concert

Full house at Aruna Sairam's concert

The skies were grey, the rain was intermittent and condition of the roads bad. But this did not stop Carnatic music rasikas from crowding into the campus of Narada Gana Sabha on TTK Road Alwarpet on Sunday evening. Their intention […]

November 3, 2014

Traffic jams in San Thome as people visit cemetery

Traffic pileups dominated San Thome High Road on Sunday as hundreds of people headed to the Quibble Island Cemetery to pray for the departed as Christians marked All Souls Day on November 2.

November 3, 2014

Tamil drama series at BVB from Nov.3

Some recent popular Tamil plays are featured in the Tamil Drama Fest which is being hosted by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan and starts this evening ( Nov.3) at the BVB auditorium in Mylapore.

November 1, 2014

Arts workshop at R. A. Puram

Sai Ganesh Creative Arts is conducting an arts workshop from Nov 3. Topics covered include Navadhanya Ganesha, Madhubani, Warli, coffee painting, Pichwai painting, Kerala murals, metal sheet embossing, reverse glass painting and jewellery making. At CSM Plaza, Venkata Krishna Road, […]

October 31, 2014

Free dental awareness camp

Dr. Smilez group of dental centers are organising a free dental awareness camp on Nov 1 and 2. At Nageshwara Rao park, Luz church Road, Mylapore, 6.30 a.m. onwards. Ph: 9952068633.

October 31, 2014

Doctors needed

The Vincent De Paul Society – Our Lady of Guidance Conference, R. A. Puram needs doctors on Thursdays and Saturdays (evenings) for its charitable clinic at Lazarus Church Road, R. A. Puram. Nurses and compounders are also needed. Those interested […]

October 31, 2014

Sandhyaavandanam competition

The Bharateeya Sandhyaavandana Samiti is organising its 25th sandhyaavandanam competition for students aged 7 – 16 years on Nov 2. Participants must come in traditional attire. At Dr. MGR Janaki College, R. A. Puram, 7 a.m. onwards. For details contact […]

October 31, 2014

Model UN meet at Hari Shree Vidyalayam

Chettinad Hari Shree Vidyalayam, R. A. Puram is hosting the inter – school model United Nation meet (CHSVMUN) from Nov 1 – 3 at the school premises. Several schools from the city are expected to participate in this event. The […]

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