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Theatre community celebrates theatre artiste’s 100th birthday

May 26, 2016

The Thamizh theatre community gets together this evening to celebrate one of their own – and a special person on a special milestone.

Actor-director K S Nagarajan is to celebrate his 100th birthday and the event is to be held at  Narada Gana Sabha, Alwarpet at 6 p.m.

The veteran continues to be associated with theatre and spent two decades of his life in Mylapore before moving to the suburbs.

The Federation of Sabhas and Tamil Stage Drama Producers’ Assn are hosting this event.

Following the official felicitation, the grand old man’s son K S N Sundar and the Kalanilayam troupe presents ‘ Yaar Paiyan’ play.

 

May 26, 2016

Obituary: N. Santhanam, S. B. P. V. Rama Mohana Rao

N. Santhanam, of Sri Kumaran Travels and KVN Auto Stores,  passed away on May 23. Contact his family at 24995299, 9445108264, 8971788925. The family residence is at 7, B2, East Abhiramapuram 1st Street.   S. B. P. V. Rama Mohana […]

May 26, 2016

Diabetic friendly sweets

For diabetics with a sweet tooth, Hot Breads is offering a line of cakes and cookies. These are made with DiaBliss low glycemic cane sugar, according to a flier at the store. There are a few outlets in the area: […]

May 26, 2016

Its carnival time at Nandalala

Nandalala Siruvar Sangam, a unit of Nandalala Seva Samithi Trust, is conducting a carnival for children on May 28 and 29 at Mylapore. Drop by to make your own jewellery, get your caricature done or photo taken and decorate your […]

May 25, 2016

Traffic awareness campaign held at Luz signal; Organised by Thuvakkam

Traffic awareness campaign held at Luz signal; Organised by Thuvakkam

NGO Thuvakkam and Thozhan recently organised a traffic awareness campaign -“Nill Gavani Sel”-to spread the importance of following road safety rules at Luz signal. A quick mime was conducted to grab the attention of the people waiting at the signal. Issues […]

May 25, 2016

RASA launches a new service: A home for special women

Ramana Sunritya Aalaya (RASA), an organisation which has been striving towards empowering special people over the past two and a half decades is now offering a new service – the RASA Home. The home can accomodate upto 16 young and […]

May 25, 2016

Results of Std.10 exams announced; buzz at local schools

Results of Std.10 exams announced; buzz at local schools

Results of the Class 10 public exams were made public this morning. Students headed to local schools to double check their marks and ranks though the results were also published online. There was chatter, greetings and hand shakes in the […]

May 25, 2016

Metrowater’s MD says Sivaswami Salai repair work should be over by July

As the criticism of the long drawn closure to traffic on Sivaswami Salai in Mylapore grows, Metrowater has made a public statement and said that the repair work here should be over by July. The road was closed late last […]

May 25, 2016

MLA creates mail ID, puts out phone number for Mylaporeans

Mylapore MLA R. Natraj has got down to work from Day One. As people begin to post notes on local issues, the MLA and his team show they are addressing them. The MLA has created a E-mail account – mylaimlanataraj@gmail.com – […]

May 25, 2016

Thiruvilakku puja: At R. A. Puram temple on May 27

Mylapore unit of Thamizhnadu Brahmin Association is organising a Thiruvilakku puja on May 27 at Sri Siddhi Buddi Sametha Sri Karpaga Vinayagar Temple, R. A. Puram. At 10, 2nd Cross Street, R. A. Puram, 5 p.m. Register before May 25. […]

May 24, 2016

Bountiful jackfruit tree in Alwarpet

Bountiful jackfruit tree in Alwarpet

The  jackfruit tree in my backyard in Sriram Nagar, Alwarpet has borne fruit this summer. My father Naresh and mother Aruna said that this tree has been there for years and gives only three or four huge fruits every season. […]

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