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Remembering composer Sri Purandara Dasa

May 4, 2017

purandara dasaThe students of Sai Madura School of Music, a school run by Dr. Harini Srivatsa at Mandavelipakkam, will be presenting a programme on ‘Daasar Padagalu’ on May 6 at Kalyana Nagar Association.

R. Muthukumar, editor, Makkal Kural is the chief guest. The guests of honour are musician Kalpakam Raman and M. A. Bhageerathi, professor and head, Dept. of Music, Queen Mary’s College. At West Circular Road, Mandavelipakkam. 5.30 p.m. Ph: 9840894883.

May 4, 2017

Seniors group to launch a website

Senior Citizens Support Forum will be conducting its monthly meet at Russian Centre of Science and Culture, Alwarpet on Saturday, May 6. At this meet, a website will be launched by the chief guest B. S. Raghavan, former chief secretary, […]

May 4, 2017

Beat the heat with sweet and cool muskmelon juice

Beat the heat with sweet and cool muskmelon juice

A cup of chilled sweet melon juice, bright orange in colour, with tiny chunks of fruit floating in it. Savour the taste and sip it slowly, it is almost enough to forget the scorching summer heat. Venkatesan has his musk […]

May 4, 2017

Hotel Saravana Bhavan now in San Thome

Hotel Saravana Bhavan now in San Thome

A new branch of the popular vegetarian restaurant Hotel Saravana Bhavan has now been opened at San Thome. It is located at the intersection of San Thome High Road and Muthu Pandian Avenue (near San Thome Cathedral). The restaurant is […]

May 3, 2017

Varuna japa parayanam on at Sri Kapali Temple tank

Varuna japa parayanam on at Sri Kapali Temple tank

A Varuna japa parayanam,  which started yesterday morning, is on at Sri Kapali Temple till May 6. More than 25 priests have been assembling at the western entrance of the temple tank from as early as 7 a.m. to participate […]

May 3, 2017

Lister labs moves to a new location

The branch of Lister Metropolis pathology and diagnostic center, which used to be located in Sriram Nagar, has moved to a new location. It is now located on T. T. K. Road, right before Ethiraj Kalyana Mandapam.

May 3, 2017

For shoes and sportswear: new adidas showroom

Adidas has opened a new store on C. P. Ramaswamy Road, one of the largest in the city. Exclusive to this store is a line of vintage shoes and a range of shoes for women. The shop also has a […]

May 3, 2017

Books released in connection with 1000th birth anniversary of saint-philosopher Ramanujar

Books released in connection with 1000th birth anniversary of saint-philosopher Ramanujar

A book release function took place at Sri Vedantha Desikar Temple, Mylapore on Monday evening (May 1), the occasion of the 1000th birthday of saint-philosopher Ramanujar. Three books, which included ‘Sri Ramanuja Divyanagan’ and ‘Ramanuja Nutranthathi Matrum Pillaiyanthathi’ were released by […]

May 2, 2017

Founder of V-Excel honoured with Princess Haya award at Dubai

Founder of V-Excel honoured with Princess Haya award at Dubai

Vasudha Prakash, the founder and director of V-Excel Educational Trust, a special school located at Thiruvengadam Street, R. A. Puram, was honoured with the Princess Haya Award for special education (Outstanding management category) at an event held at Dubai recently. […]

May 2, 2017

Mylaporean attempts Guinness record

Mylaporean attempts Guinness record

Yet another Guinness record for the largest keyboard ensemble was attempted by the students of M. S. Martin’s group yesterday (May 1) at St. Bedes School’s centenary auditorium, San Thome. 440 children aged 7 – 17 years performed at the […]

May 2, 2017

Police claim they have cleared many hawkers who hinder traffic flow but little evidence of change seen on Tuesday

Police claim to have removed hawkers and stalls which are a hindrance to traffic and pedestrians. They say action was taken in Luz Corner and on Royapettah High Road and such busy roadsides. At least one Thamizh newspaper this morning […]

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