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Vidya Mandir and Chettinad Vidyashram are runners up at cul-fest hosted by P. S. Senior School

August 1, 2016

Runners up at ScintillationsP. S. Senior Secondary School, Mylapore conducted its 30th annual cultural festival ‘Scintillations’ on July 29 and 30. Students from over a dozen city schools enthusiastically participated in various events such as light music, JAM, shipwreck, quiz, art events and so on.

Amrutash Misra, managing director of Multistory Learning Pvt. Ltd, inaugurated the cultural event on Friday and renowned cultural vocalists, Ranjani and Gayathri, presided over the valedictory function on Saturday.

Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, Nungambakkam were declared the overall winners and Vidya Mandir, Mylapore and Chettinad Vidyashram, R. A. Puram (seen in the picture) bagged the runners-up trophy. The winners’ event was won by Vishal Shivakumar of PSBB, Nungambakkam.”

Reported by Smirithi Balaji

August 1, 2016

Three chain-snatching cases reported in Mylapore on weekend

Three chain-snatching crimes were reported from the Mylapore region last weekend. A woman standing outside her house in Kuyil Thottam, off San Thome High Road lost her gold chain to a bike-borne duo of thieves on Sunday. The same Sunday […]

July 31, 2016

Vandalism case at TN Music and Fine Arts University; former student arrested

A former student of the TN Music College has been arrested by the police in connection with a case where the office room of the vice-chancellor of the TN Music and Fine Arts University was vandalised and threat notes left […]

July 30, 2016

V. Ramnarayan’s new book: ‘Cricket For the Love of it’

V. Ramnarayan's new book:  'Cricket For the Love of it'

Alwarpet-based writer V. Ramnarayan has released his new book which looks more like a commemorative volume titled ‘ Cricket For the Love of it’. The book chronicles fifty years of Jolly Rovers Cricket Club with the Sanmar business group which […]

July 30, 2016

Traditional songs on the keyboard

M. S. Martin’s students present a classical keyboard concert titled ‘Kavadi Sindhu’ dedicated to Lord Muruga. The event is scheduled on July 31, 6 p.m., at Music Academy mini hall. For more information call 9840037094.

July 30, 2016

Vastra Utsav – crafts and textiles exhibition

Vastra Utsav - crafts and textiles exhibition

On August 3 and 4 at San Thome, a group of designers, master weavers and craftspersons from across the country are exhibiting their work in crafts and textiles. Called ‘Vastra Utsav’, it will feature sarees, jewellery, and crafts in a […]

July 30, 2016

Eating out options – Mexican and biriyani fests

Eating out options - Mexican and biriyani fests

MEXICAN MENU – Looking for something new to eat? Mexican and South American comfort food by Mafia Chef ( from Mumbai ) at Ashvita Bistro. Highlights of the menu are black bean enchilada, Cazuela de Mexicana,  pupusas, cemita and more. Open for brunch and dinner […]

July 29, 2016

Calligraphy, art therapy and story telling – workshops this week

  ART THERAPY – V-Excel has organised a two day experiential training workshop for professionals to explore the mediums of drawing, movement, therapeutic cards, drama and its use in individual counseling, group and family therapy and healing. The workshop is open […]

July 29, 2016

J. K. Rowling’s new book and a vintage movie – events this weekend

J. K. Rowling's new book and a vintage movie - events this weekend

‘The Cursed Child’ book release – The Brew Room will be decked up in a Hogwarts theme this Sunday, complete with a wands and robes station and themed delicacies, for the release of The Cursed Child. The event is organised by […]

July 29, 2016

Kalyana Mahotsavam at Vanniyar Mandapam this Sunday

Sri Lalitha Kalyana Mahotsavam, organised by the members of  Mylai Mahaperiyava Anusham Trust will be held on July 31 at Vanniyar Mandapam, Mylapore. Bhajans will be held in the morning followed by the Ambal Kalyana Vaibavam in the evening. All […]

July 29, 2016

Aadi festival at Muthumariamman Temple, Alwarpet

At Muthumariamman Temple at Alwarpet Street Junction, the 96th Aadi festival will start today and will go on till Aug 7. A special thirumanjanam and deepa aradhanai will be held for the deity everyday. On Aug 7 morning, devotees will carry […]

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