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Tributes: V. Ramadurai, ex-cricketer M. Srinivasan, Dr. V. Umamaheswaran, film producer S. Sriram

September 14, 2019

V. Ramadurai, a resident of Mandaveli passed away on  Sept.2. He was 93 years old.  ( seen in photo on top, left)

He was born on April  26, 1926 at  Kutchery Road, Mylapore and spent 80 years of his life in the neighbourhoods of Mylapore and  Mandeveli.

He worked at Madras Port Trust and retired as senior administrative officer.  A native of Mannargudi, he was also the secretary and correspondent of National Higher Secondary School, Mannargudi. His close association with the Kanchi Mutt and the acharyas was a driving force for his involvement in activities of the Mutt, his family said. 
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September 13, 2019

Hawkers start displaying golu dolls for Navarathri

Hawkers start displaying golu dolls for Navarathri

Navarathri is not far away and Mylapore’s mada street hawkers have started setting up golu dolls at North Mada Street, Mylapore. This year, the doll of lord Athi Varadar seems to be in great demand. Pieces have been set up […]

September 13, 2019

Civic workers clear storm water drains at Venkatesa Agraharam Street

Civic workers clear storm water drains at Venkatesa Agraharam Street

Staff of Chennai Corporation have started to de-silt the stormwater drains in Mylapore. This is done to ensure that rain water does not stagnate on the roads. They said these are pre-monsoon preparation works. The past few days, contract workers […]

September 13, 2019

Listing for Sept.14 – 20: discourses, talks, theme concerts

Sept.14  Felicitation of  scholar U. Ve. Karunakaracharya Swamy on being selected for Presidential Award, Govt. of India. At  Sri Vedantha Desikar Devasthanam. 6.30 p.m. onwards. Contact – 24953799.  Sai Bhajans by Mandaveli samithi between 6.30 p.m. and 7.30 p.m.  At V-Excel Educational […]

September 13, 2019

A tribute to dance gurus: At Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan this weekend

Several noted classical dancers including bharatanatyam dancers Priya Murle and Roja Kannan, Ileana Citaristi (odissi), Gopika Varma (mohiniyattam) and Sailaja (kuchipudi) will be performing at an art meet ‘Nirthyasangama’ on Sep 14 and 15 at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore. The […]

September 13, 2019

Remembering carnatic music composer Ambujam Krishna

A special memorial concert will be held in memory of carnatic music composer Ambujam Krishna at Music Academy on Sep 14. Madurai T. N. S. Krishna will perform her compositions. He will be accompanied by Ganesh Prasad on the violin, […]

September 13, 2019

Tribute meet in memory of senior chartered accountant G. Narayanaswamy on Sept.20

A tribute meet is to be held in memory of G. Narayanaswamy, FCA, a renowned chartered accountant, and President, Rajaji Centre for Public Affairs who passed away on August 23. The meet is at 6 p.m. on Sept. 20 at TAG-Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, […]

September 12, 2019

R. A. Puram community well gets a new look

R. A. Puram community well gets a new look

Recently, Chennai Corporation officials of ward 123 restored a community well at 7th Main Road, R.A.Puram. Since a long time, the residents say it was only used for watering the plants at the public park in which it is located. […]

September 12, 2019

Construction of recharge wells moves at a slow pace at Venkatakrishna Road

A week after contract workers dug the pavement off Venkatakrishna Road, Mandaveli to construct recharge wells, the work seems to be moving at a slow pace. Ten recharge wells are planned on this stretch to avoid water stagnation during heavy […]

September 12, 2019

Carnatic vocalist Pantula Rama will receive this year’s Indira Sivasailam Endowment Medal

Carnatic vocalist Pantula Rama will receive this year's Indira Sivasailam Endowment Medal

The Indira Sivasailam Endowment Medal will be given to noted carnatic vocalist Pantula Rama this year. Since the foundation is entering its tenth year, special anniversary awards will be given to violinist R. K. Shriramkumar, J. Vaidyanathan (mridangam) and Bhagyalakshmi […]

September 12, 2019

Competitions for school and college students

Dr. MGR Janaki College for Women, R. A. Puram is organising oratorical, essay, poetry and dumb charades competitions in Thamizh at its campus at Durgabai Deshmukh Road, R. A. Puram on Oct 10. Painting and rangoli contests will also be […]

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