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Harikatha exponent’s husband passes away

August 27, 2014

The husband of well known Harikatha exponent, Gowri Rajagopal, S. Rajagopal passed away on August 25 at his residence in R. A. Puram. He was 71.

The Rajagopals reside at Flat J-2, Mayflower Gardens, Srinivasa Avenue, R. A. Puram, Contacts – 2461 0680 / 9444580602.

August 26, 2014

Idols on display, sale for Vinayaka Chaturthi

Idols on display, sale for Vinayaka Chaturthi

Many stores have started preparing for Vinayaka Chaturthi well in advance. Vijaya Stores at North Mada Street has displayed an extensive collection of images and umbrellas. The owner, A. S. Muthuvel says, “We have a large variety of Papier mache, Plaster of […]

August 26, 2014

Plastics banned at Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple

Plastics banned at Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple

To discourage the use of plastics, the authorities at Kapaleeswarar Temple, Mylapore have devised a token system at the temple. All the devotees are now required to place the coconut, flowers and other items required for pooja in a bamboo […]

August 26, 2014

Special Holy Confirmation service held at cathedral

Special Holy Confirmation service held at cathedral

Over fifty teenagers and some adults received the sacrament of Holy Confirmation at a special Holy Mass service held at the St Thomas Basilica in San Thome on Sunday morning last. The archbishop of the Madras-Mylapore diocese, Rev. Dr. George […]

August 26, 2014

Hari Shree Vidyalayam hosts cul – fest

“The Vizha” – an inter – school cultural festival hosted by Chettinad Hari Shree Vidyalayam, R. A. Puram will be held on Aug 28 at the school premises. Several schools have been invited to participate in events like dumb charades, […]

August 25, 2014

Tree chopped and dumped in garbage bin

A huge tree and its branches was chopped off overnight and dumped in a garbage bin. Residents of Mylapore’s busy Bazaar Street woke up to the sight on Sunday morning. They as well as shopkeepers in the area were not happy […]

August 25, 2014

Chettinad Vidyashram hosts inter – school cultural extravaganza

 Chettinad Vidyashram hosts inter - school cultural extravaganza

Chettinad Vidyashram, R. A. Puram hosted a “Festival of friendship” on Aug 22 and 23 at its school premises. The inaugural function was attended by director Ram and actor Ashwin. Actresses Oviya and Nandita lighted the kuthuvillaku. About 35 schools […]

August 25, 2014

Book review meet on historical novel

On August 26 at Alwarpet, the sixth book review meeting of Tamizh Puthaka Nanbargal will take place. The group will meet to discuss the historical novel ‘Samrat Asokan’ by Siddharthan. At Tag Centre, 69, T. T. K. Road, Alwarpet, 5.45 […]

August 25, 2014

World music show by LN Sisters

On August 25 at Mylapore, the LN Sisters – Dr. M. Lalitha and M. Nandini will perform at a world music show. All are welcome. At Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore, 6.30 p.m. onwards.

August 25, 2014

Vinayaka Chaturthi celebrations at temples in the Mylapore area

Vinayaka Chaturthi celebrations at temples in the Mylapore area

Sri Navasakti Vinayakar Temple has organised a festival from Aug 27 to Sep 2. Highlights include debates (patti mandram) by Ilampirai Manimaran on Aug 27 and S. Raja on Aug 31, performances by Kadri Gopalnath on Aug 28 and Nityashree […]

August 25, 2014

Sports meet at Sivaswami Kalalaya

Sivaswami Kalalaya Senior Secondary School, Mylapore will be conducting its annual prize distribution ceremony on Aug 25 at 9.30 a.m. The school has also organised its annual sports meet on Aug 28, 8 a.m. onwards. The chief guests are Sunitha […]

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