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Senior San Thomite Arthur Aranha passes away

July 25, 2015

Senior San Thomite Arthur J. Aranha has passed away. The end came on July 23. He was born in 1934.

The funeral is to be held on Sunday, July 26 with Mass at San Thome Cathedral at 3 p.m. and the burial at Quibble Island cemetery later that evening.

You may contact the Aranha family at 4353 3526. They reside at C5 Jawahar Flats, Papansam Sivan Road 1st Lane ( Palace Road), San Thome.

July 25, 2015

Listen to cartoonists Keshav and Surendra; July 25 morning

This morning (July 25), at 10.30a.m. C P Art Centre hosts a conversation between anchor Kausalya Santhanam and two city-based cartoonists, Keshav and Surendra who work for The Hindu newspaper. The two artists are invited to discuss their art, their […]

July 25, 2015

Free Sanskrit classes at Alwarpet

Samskruthsri is conducting free weekly Sanskrit classes starting from Aug 1. The classes will be handled by Santha Srinivasan and will be held at Alwarpet. For details call 9884313214.

July 25, 2015

Talk on ‘The science of time': At Alwarpet

D. K. Hari and D. K. Hema Hari – the founders of Bharath Gyan, will talk about ‘Kala Ganana – The Indian concept of Time’ at an event organised by Parampara on July 27 at Alwarpet. Bharath Gyan, is a […]

July 25, 2015

Chettinad Vidyashram to conduct sports meet: On July 26

Anand Mohan, deputy inspector general of police, Central Industrial Security Force, Chennai is the chief guest at Chettinad Vidyashram’s 30th annual sports meet to be held on July 26. The event will be held at Kumararani Meena Muthiah College Ground […]

July 24, 2015

Theatre for a cause

Theatre for a cause

AIM for Seva presents a “Sundara Kandam: A signet of Hope” a dance ballet. The production is choreographed and directed by Bharatanatyam exponent Anitha Guha and Music composed by Neyveli Santanagopalan. The proceeds of this charity show will benefit rural […]

July 24, 2015

Venugopal Vidyalaya to celebrate annual day

Sri Venugopal Vidyalaya Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Mandaveli will be celebrating its 35th annual day on July 25 at Kamaraj Arangam, Anna Salai. The chief guest is C. Annapoorani – inspector of matriculation schools, Chennai. 5.30 p.m. onwards.

July 24, 2015

Clean up after dark

Clean up after dark

Thuvakkam, a NGO based in Chennai, recently conducted a clean up event titled ‘Cleanup after Dark’ at Mandaveli bus depot and nearby bus stops. The volunteers painted the pillars and the pavements near the bus stop, to make it cleaner […]

July 23, 2015

Photography Contest

Here is a chance to tap the photographer in you. The Photographic Society of Madras is conducting a contest ‘Shoot Madras’ Edition 2.0. Participants may choose among three themes – 1) My Madras – The photographer’s personal tribute to Chennai, […]

July 23, 2015

Bharatanatyam festival at Narada Gana Sabha

Natyarangam’s 19th annual bharatanatyam festival ‘Bharatham Vimsathi’ will be held from July 24 – 29 at Narada Gana Sabha, Alwarpet. The event which is dedicated to R. Krishnaswami, secretary, Narada Gana Sabha and Natyarangam will be inaugurated by Justice Prabha […]

July 23, 2015

Remembering musician Vinjamuri Varadaraja Iyengar

Remembering musician Vinjamuri Varadaraja Iyengar

Musician Vinjamuri Varadaraja Iyengar’s centenary function will be held today (July 23) at Raga Sudha Hall, Luz. A special cover will be released by chief post master general Mervin Alexander and a souvenir will be released by the chief guest Nagasuri […]

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