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Fund raiser for visually impaired children

September 17, 2014

Kidzee at Mylapore is organising a sale to raise funds for visually impaired children at The Little Flower Convent in Nungambakkam. Products that will be sold include household items, stationery, gift articles, art and craft items, toys, books, and apparels. The sale will be held for three days from Sep 19 – 21. At 39/19, First Main Road, C. I. T. Colony, Mylapore, 9 a.m. onwards. Ph: 9176845000.

September 16, 2014

Kitchen gardening workshop held

On September 13, a beginners workshop offering tips and techniques on growing a kitchen garden at home was held at The Garden Store, Seethammal Colony, Alwarpet. This 1st session touched on why one should grow an organic garden. According to Sumithra […]

September 16, 2014

Corporation removes encroachments on pavements of R K Mutt Road

Corporation removes encroachments on pavements of R K Mutt Road

Chennai Corporation has started a drive this morning (Sept.16) to remove all encroachments and unauthorized structures on one section of the busy R K Mutt Road, on the Mandaveli side. The work began this morning at the MTC bus terminus […]

September 16, 2014

No major civic problems caused by overnight rain

Overnight rain does not seem to have created any major civic problems in this neighborhood. Though it rained intermittently from 9 p.m.onwards on Monday, people in many colonies said that water did not stagnate on the streets when they looked […]

September 16, 2014

Hawkers close shops at North Mada Street

Hawkers close shops at North Mada Street

Rain, which is usually welcomed in Chennai, has added to the woes of the hawkers selling golu dolls at North Mada Street, Mylapore. Devi who sells her wares outside ICICI Bank says, “We cannot sell anything when it rains. The […]

September 16, 2014

Open mic standup comedy event

On September 16, the open session ‘Big Mic’ by the Burma Bazaar Conspiracy will be held at Alwarpet. This is the 7th edition of the open mic series and will start at 8 p.m. Entry free. At Ashvita Bistro, 11, […]

September 16, 2014

Tourists can now watch short film on saint Thomas at cathedral

Tourists can now watch short film on saint Thomas at cathedral

The priests at San Thome Cathedral are making small improvements at the basilica’s campus to enhance the experience for tourists and visitors. They are now arranging screenings of a short film on saint Thomas, who is believed to have stayed […]

September 16, 2014

Utsavam at Anjaneya Temple

The Anjaneya Devasthanam at Mylapore has organised a Krishna Jayanthi Utsavam from Sep 16 – 20. Highlights include a daily morning thirumanjanam, a special Kalinga Narthanam alangaram on Sep 17,  Govardana Giri alangaram on Sep 18, Thirukalyanam on Sep 19 […]

September 15, 2014

Mid-year music concerts

On September 16 and 17, a thematic music series called ‘Sarveshwari’ will be held at Mylapore. Organised by Charsur Arts Foundation, it will have Bharathi Ramasubban render kritis on goddess Kamakshi at 4.30 p.m., followed by K. Gayathri’s ‘Chamundeswari’ at […]

September 15, 2014

Heat and intermittent rain dampens hawkers as Navaratri shopping peaks

Heat and intermittent rain dampens hawkers as Navaratri shopping peaks

With a little over a week to go for the Navaratri festival, Mylapore’s North Mada Street has turned into a kolu dolls market as it always does at this time of the year. Buzzing to the sounds and cries of […]

September 15, 2014

Conservation march from Marina beach

On October 4 at 6 a.m., a conservation march for elephants and rhinos – India’s wild animals facing extinction – is being organised by wildlife conservation group Wild Walk. These animals are being poached for their tusks and horns and […]

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