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Handmade gift wrapping paper at Aesthetics showroom

July 8, 2014

Gift giving is not just about the gift, but also about the presentation. Those who like ‘dressing up’ their gifts using ecofriendly products can head to the Aesthetics showroom. Handmade paper from the Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry at Rs.35 per sheet onwards is available here in colourful hues and patterns. Made from cotton rags and banana fibre, some have leaf imprints as well.

At 86 Aarti Arcade, Dr. R. K. Salai, Mylapore. Ph: 28111973.

 

July 8, 2014

Traditional wedding gifts store

Mantra Gold Coatings has a diverse collection of wedding gifts with a gold finish. From plates, ‘kumkum’ boxes, lamps, dinner sets, jewellery watches, and statues and idols of various deities. Check them out during this wedding season. At 52, Satyadev […]

July 8, 2014

Silverware for weddings

Unique silver products are a good buy/gift during festivals and occasions. The D. R. Raanka Bros showroom has antique finish and polished silver designs in many varieties. Besides unusual artefacts, there are puja items, dinner sets, baby products and even […]

July 8, 2014

Gym/work out wear collections

A ‘Fitwear’ collection featuring dresses, skirts, shorts, jumpsuits and treggings in colours like red, black and white has been introduced by Evolv. Structured black dresses and pencil skirts are also available. At 21/1, Co – operative Colony, off Chamiers Road. […]

July 8, 2014

Decorative wall clocks as wedding gifts

 People are looking for unusual and ‘different’ wedding gifts this season, says Divya Jhaver, owner of recently opened home decor store called Wild Rose Design Studio. They have come up with a range of handmade, decorative wall clocks embellished with […]

July 8, 2014

Eco club inaugurated at Children’s Garden School

Eco club inaugurated at Children's Garden School

The Eco club and National Green Corps (NGC) was inaugurated at Children’s Garden Girls School on June 2 by S. Rajasekaran, Eco clubs coordinator, Chennai district in the presence of the Assistant HM, J. R. Lakshmikantham. The event was also attended […]

July 7, 2014

Section of old house in San Thome collapses

The roof of a very old house in San Thome’s Sullivan Street came crashing down on Monday morning. Local residents said that they heard a big noise and when they came to the location of this house, the roof had […]

July 7, 2014

Obit: B. Madhavan

Obit: B. Madhavan

B. Madhavan aged 89 years passed away on June 29, 2014 at his residence. He was the grandson of Justice Krishnaswamy Iyer and son of K. Balasubramania Iyer. Sanskrit education and its culture was maintained by Madhavan.

July 7, 2014

Group art exhibition at The Leela

A group display of paintings featuring renowned artists like N. Ramachandran, M. Siva, Farhan Mujib, Dhasan, Bhavna Sonawane, Manish Nai and several others is on at The Leela Galleria till July 30. At The Leela Palace, MRC Nagar, 10 a.m. […]

July 7, 2014

Upada silk sarees at Shilpi boutique

Upada silk sarees at Shilpi boutique

‘Godavari’ – a colourful line of Upada silks sarees from Andhra Pradesh is on sale at Shilpi boutique. At 29, C. P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet. Ph: 24997526.

July 7, 2014

London-based supermarket at Mylapore

The London-based supermarket chain called Waitrose has expanded into Luz Church Road, Alwarpet. Launched on July 5, the new branch has a supermarket at the ground floor of the building.

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