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Farewell party at Lady Sivaswami Girls School this Thursday

February 21, 2017

The farewell party for class XII students of Lady Sivaswami Girls School, Mylapore will be held on Feb. 23. A small cultural programme will be put up by class XI students followed by an address by the principal of the school Ruby Puthotta. At East Mada Street, Mylapore. At 2.30 p.m.

February 21, 2017

This lady feeds stray dogs daily

This lady feeds stray dogs daily

Regulars at Nagathamman temple may have spotted Vijaya near the temple before – a lady with packets of food feeding the 10 or more stray dogs there. To Vijaya though, these are not dogs, she talks about them like they […]

February 21, 2017

Tej Siddharth: silambam champ

Tej Siddharth: silambam champ

R. Tej Siddharth still has exciting memories of his trip to New Delhi – he was part of the children’s day programme organised by the government and performed silambam in front of the dignitaries attending the show. Tej has been […]

February 20, 2017

Pooja held for school students at Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple

Pooja held for school students at Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple

With exams around the corner, more than 2000 students assembled at Sri Vedanta Desikar Temple, Mylapore on Sunday, Feb. 19 to participate in a special pooja and sankalpa archana for Sri Lakshmi Hayagreevar who is worshipped as the God of […]

February 20, 2017

Maha Sivarathri celebrations in your neighbourhood…

Maha Sivarathri celebrations in your neighbourhood...

Mahasivarathri falls on Feb. 24 this year. Here is a look at some of the celebrations by local groups… At Temples At Sri Malleeswarar Temple, Bazaar Road, Mylapore, a unique religious theme-display is put up every year for Mahasivarathri. This […]

February 20, 2017

Organic rice for sale; at Alwarpet

Organic rice for sale; at Alwarpet

Six varieties of organic rice, direct from farms near Kumbakonam, are available at NGO Aim for Seva’s office near Trinity Hospital, Alwarpet. The rice is hand-pound, semi-polished, and pesticide-free. The 6 varieties are Mapillai Samba, Vashana Seeraga Samba, Thooyamalli, Karuppu […]

February 20, 2017

One dies, the other seriously injured as duo on bike hit Alwarpet flyover railing, fall to the road below

One person died and another is in a serious state in a hospital after the two who were on a motorbike were thrown over the Alwarpet flyover railings when the bike hit it as they took a sharp bend here. […]

February 19, 2017

Eating out : Bengali thali

Ashvita Bistro is celebrating the festivals of Bengal. Chef Priyadarshini Gupta will present authentic Bengali dishes in a vegetarian and non-vegetarian thali. From Feb 24 to 26. At 11, Bawa Road, Alwarpet. For lunch and dinner. Call 42109990, 9791088189 for […]

February 19, 2017

Art show by artist Dhasan

Art show by artist Dhasan

Works of artist Dhasan will be on show at Apparao Galleries from Feb 22 to March 14. At The Leela Galleria, Adyar Seaface, M. R. C. Nagar. Ph:  9941012386, 9941012374.

February 19, 2017

Dance and music : by disabled students and celebrating Lord Krishna

PERFORMANCES BY CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES – Ability Fest celebrates the abilities of disabled children, who will perform and showcase their talents. On Feb 19, 3 p.m. At St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Hr. Sec. School, 37, San Thome High Road, San Thome.

February 19, 2017

Short film festival, partner acrobatics, comedy show : plan your weekend

SHORT FILM FESTIVAL –4th edition of the Chennai international short film festival is on this weekend. Films from over 95 countries will be screened. From Feb 19, 4 p.m. At Russian Cultural Center, Kasturi Ranga Road, Alwarpet.

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