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Burglaries at shops on Mundakakanni Amman Street: one arrested

February 24, 2018

At least five shops were broken into and burgled on Mundakakanni Amman Koil Street early last Sunday morning. Among them was the local Amudham grocery store, a vegetables sales shop and a cellphone store.

Mylapore police now say one man has been arrested. Mark, in his 20s who cannot speak or hear used to live in Nochchi-kuppam and has a few cases of burglary against him.

The burglar had made off with cash kept in all the shops that were broken into.

Mylapore police who were alerted to the burglary found out from local CCTV footage that the burglar had used a crowbar to rip apart the shutters and doors of the shops to gain access.

These shops are located beyond the bridge on the Buckingham Canal and in a busy local shopping zone.

February 23, 2018

Comedy events over the weekend

Two comedy shows you may want to check out this weekend. Tickets on bookmyshow for both. Vivek Muraidharan will perform at The English Tearoom on Feb 24, 7.30 p.m. Organised by Chennai Comedy. On Kasturi Ranga Road, Alwarpet. Improv comedy […]

February 23, 2018

Workshop: Baking and icing techniques

Workshop: Baking and icing techniques

Learn to bake cakes and use different icing techniques. On Feb 25, 10.30 a.m. At Cloud 9, Oliver Road, Mylapore. Ph: 9677005908. Organised by Preethi Kitchen Appliances and Snack Matters.

February 23, 2018

Play based on the life of Sadasiva Brahmendra to be staged

Theatre troupe Prayatna will stage its new play ‘Brahmendrar’ based on the life of saint Sadasiva Brahmendra. The script is by K. Vivekshankar and this is his 25th play. Some of his earlier scripts are ‘Dhanushkoti’, ‘Narendra’ and ‘Sister Niveditha’. […]

February 23, 2018

Prizes distribution ceremony

The Samskrita Academy, which has been conducting model exams in Sanskrit for students of classes X, XI and XII for several years, will be distributing prizes to the rank holders from each school on Feb 24. R. Thiagarajan, former professor […]

February 23, 2018

Honour for violinist T. Rukmini

PSN Disciples Foundation will be celebrating their annual day on Feb 24 and 25. At the inauguration to be held at Raga Sudha Hall, Luz on Feb 24, violinist T. Rukmini will be honoured. Cleveland V. V. Sundaram presides over […]

February 23, 2018

Events at Bhavans this weekend…

Two events will be held at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore this weekend. J J Kalai Vizha, an event to commemorate the 70th birthday of late chief minister of Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa will be held on Feb 24. Organised […]

February 23, 2018

Exhibition of Kalamkari saris; at Mylapore

Hand painted Kalamkari saris in various fabrics are being displayed at the S Studio. Silk saris with Kalamkari applique, cutwork and blouse materials are also on the shelves. Till Feb 24. At C. I. T. Colony, Mylapore. Ph 48589944, 9840476171.

February 23, 2018

Free eye checkup camp; this Sunday

A free eye check up camp has been organised by Society of St. Vincent de Paul and Sankara Nethralaya. At Our Lady of Guidance Church, R. A. Puram, from 9.30 a.m. Ph: 9003212573, 9840991305.

February 23, 2018

Aircel customers frustrated at company’s response

Aircel customers frustrated at company's response

Hundreds of customers of beleagured Aircel company in the Mylapore area have been having a bad time trying to seek details on their cellular connections after network and communication issues affected normal work of this company across the country. Aircel […]

February 23, 2018

A value based workshop held by Gandhi Peace Foundation

A value based workshop held by Gandhi Peace Foundation

Gandhi Peace Foundation conducted a value based workshop for college and school students at its premises at Alwarpet on Jan 30. The session was conducted by M. D. Chander, he talked about the need to promote a culture of peace […]

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