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Committed volunteer does much service

April 3, 2017

People JayaJaya Ramakrishnan has been an active social worker for a couple of decades. She joined Women’s Indian Association when she moved to Chennai from Delhi, 22 years ago, and has been with this organization which is currently celebrating its centenary.

She travels to various parts of the city in her zest to provide service – running a tuition center and taking tailoring classes for women among the many activities. She also runs a medical center in Varadarajapuram- bringing doctors to the center to provide medical service free of charge to the people there.

“I never cite lack of time as an excuse to do something. I don’t watch TV at all, instead I run my centers”, she says.

To get involved in her work, contact Jaya at 24662471. Jaya is a resident of Abhiramapuram.

April 3, 2017

Rama Navami Mahotsavam at local temple

Sri Krishna Kooratalwar Devasthanam at Alwarpet Street Junction will be conducting their 97th year Sri Rama Navami Mahotsavam from April 5 – 15. Seetha Kalyanam will be held on April 9 and Pattabhishekam and Veedi Ula on April 14. For […]

April 2, 2017

New collection of readymade clothes and sarees at samasta

New collection of readymade clothes and sarees at samasta

Samasta has a new collection of saris and readymade clothes in cottons and chanderi as a part of their 5th anniversary sale. Going on now. At 29, C. P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet. Ph: 42721110.

April 2, 2017

Art gallery to be opened at Bommai Chatram on Tuesday

An art gallery will be opened at Vyasarpadi Vinayaga Mudaliar Charities at South Mada Street, Mylapore on April 4 in the evening. The charities operate out of a chatram, also known as Bommai Chatram. Though they are closed for most […]

April 2, 2017

Get your copy of the Hevilambi panchangam

Get your copy of the Hevilambi panchangam

Looking to get your copy of the Hevilambi panchangam? This store along Ponnambala Vadhiyar street stocks them in plenty. Various types of the panchangam are available here. Opp. Indira Store, Ponnambala Vadhiyar Street, Mylapore.

April 2, 2017

New travel planners open up shop in Alwarpet

New travel planners open up shop in Alwarpet

  K. V. Baskar and Srija Doctor from Alwarpet have started a new venture – Compass Tours and Travels. They specialise in offering customised domestic or international travel solutions, including arranging travel insurance and forex. Baskar was an airline executive by profession and […]

April 2, 2017

Skating for autistic kids at V-Excel, Mandaveli

Tender Foot Roller Skating Club will be conducting an event for autistic children at V-Excel Educational Trust, Mandaveli on April 2. Over 45 special children along with their parents are expected to participate in this event. At Thiruvengadam Street, Mandaveli, […]

April 2, 2017

Panguni festival at Sri Kapali Temple: The flag is up!

Panguni festival at Sri Kapali Temple: The flag is up!

Several hundred devotees gathered at Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore early today morning to participate in the festivities leading upto the hoisting of the flag. Yesterday, a grama devathai pooja and an abhishekam was done for the deity at Sri Kolavizhi […]

April 1, 2017

Cleanliness drive, waste segregation; By Mandaveli residents

The members of the resident associations at Raja Street and Poonga Street, Mandaveli, in collaboration with the Corporation of Chennai, Ward 173,  will be organising a ‘Cleanliness Brigade Royal Walk’ on April 2 from Kandaswamy Street – Raja Street Junction. Waste […]

April 1, 2017

A lineup of standup comedians perform; weekend events

Comedians Abhisek, Baggy, Jagan and Vikram from various comedy troupes will perform at an event organised by Wandering Artist and Chennai Comedy. The event is titled ‘Stairway to Comedy’ and will be hosted by Priyanshu Mishra. On Apr 1, 5.30 […]

April 1, 2017

Sri Ramanavami Utsavam at Nandalala; From April 3

A three day Sri Ramanavami Utsavam will be held at Nandalala from April 3 – 5. Daily events include special alankarams, archanais, nama sankeerthanam and pravachanam. On April 5, a special poonpandal, thirumanjanam and pattabhishekam will be held. At Dr. Ranga Road, […]

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