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Multi-media production on ‘Ramayana’: a fund raiser

February 21, 2019

Desika Daya Trust, a charitable organisation founded by Dushyant Sridhar, is presenting Ramayana Sudha, a multi-media dance production that traces the birth of Rama till the salvation of Sabari.
The dance choreography is by Bharanatyam dancer Shobana Balachandra and the concept, script and narration is by Dushyant Sridhar.
Eight students of renowned artists are performing. The dance is in Bharatanatyam style, interspersed with movements of Kathakali, Kuchipudi and Odyssey. This production is a fund raiser for Desika Daya Trust.
 The event is on Feb 22, 6 p.m. at Narada Gana Sabha. Tickets are available at Sri Krishna Sweets stores at Adyar, Alwarpet, Mylapore.

February 21, 2019

Admissions at local schools: Updates

Here is an update on the admission procedures at schools in the neighbourhood… Updated on Feb 21 P. S. Higher Secondary School, Mylapore This is a government aided school. Admission enquiry and registration for class VI (Tamil and English medium) […]

February 21, 2019

Public meeting on solid waste management practices

Citizen consumer and civic action group is organising a public meeting on solid waste management practices on Feb 24 at C. P. Art Centre, Alwarpet. The meeting will explore themes such as harmful effects of dumpyards, privatisation of solid waste […]

February 21, 2019

Parish priests ask church-goers to hand over dry palms for Ash Wednesday service

March 6 is observed as Ash Wednesday by the Christians, a day that flags off the Lenten season – a season when people are asked to reflect on their short comings and slips and atone for wrongs. In the church […]

February 21, 2019

Moksha deepam lit at Sri Kapali Temple in memory of slain CRPF men

Moksha deepam lit at Sri Kapali Temple in memory of slain CRPF men

At Sri Kapali Temple, members of Hindu Temple Reclaim Movement lighted a Moksha deepam (a light for the departed souls to attain moksha) as a tribute to the CRPF personnel killed in Pulwama recently. It took place in front of […]

February 21, 2019

Petrol bunks in R. A. Puram closed for 20 minutes to pay tribute to slain CRPF men

Petrol bunks in R. A. Puram closed for 20 minutes to pay tribute to slain CRPF men

On February 20, the petrol bunks were closed at Greenways Road, R. A. Puram from 7 p.m. to 7.20 p.m. as a mark of showing respect to the 44 CRPF soldiers martyred at Pulwama in Kashmir. The lights were switched off and […]

February 21, 2019

Madras Sanskrit College to launch a yoga course on its e-learning platform

The Madras Sanskrit College is launching ‘Yoga Praveshika’, an introductory course on yoga on March 1 on its e-Learning platform. Actor Sivakumar is the chief guest at the inaugural event to be held at the college premises at R. H. […]

February 20, 2019

Cleaning up Adyar estuary: call for volunteers

The Zero Kuppai movement of the Chennai Trekking Club (CTC) has been actively encouraging the cleanup of the Adyar estuary area and has been taking efforts to stop the dumping of waste on the river banks by residents of Srinivasapuram, […]

February 20, 2019

Vet clinic relocates to Luz

Vet clinic relocates to Luz

Sri Krishna Vet Clinic run by Dr. Sujatha at 4th Street, Abhiramapuram has now relocated to Luz. “The building at Abhiramapuram is undergoing a demolition so I had to move out”, she said.

February 20, 2019

Rosary School girls win at quiz competition

At the quiz competition organised by Gandhi Peace Foundation, Alwarpet for school students on Jan 30, the students of Rosary Matriculation School, San Thome won two prizes. The first place winner, M. Brindha, a student of class VIII, will share […]

February 20, 2019

Saying no to plastics: Project day held at M. P. Anandh School

Saying no to plastics: Project day held at M. P. Anandh School

If you had dropped into M. P. Anandh School, Mylapore on Jan 12, you would have been welcomed by a giant globe, blackened on one side and hanging below a red ‘monster’ named plastic. That and several other models and […]

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