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Sister-duo release poetry book in Chennai

Chennai: Two sisters, residents of Vijayaraghava Road and students of Padma Seshadri School, T Nagar in the city released a poetry book recently at Music Academy. Ananya Anand Srinivasan, a class 10 student, has penned the book Ramanuja Dayapatrar Vedanta Desikar 750. It was released on 3 March by scholar Karunakara Swamigal, while her sister, Avarthana, class 7 student sketched the book. Interestingly, this is Ananya’s third book and Avarthana’s

Institution that trained 2 Indian Prez neglected

Chennai: The recent announcement from the Public Works Department, identifying 250 heritage structures in the State including 54 in Chennai for renovation, got wide appreciation from many. But,  a few structures like the Teachers Training College building at Saidapet have been given a miss much to the disappointment of heritage-lovers in the city. The structure, now referred to as the Institute of Advanced Study in Education (IASE), was constructed in

Raagas from Thanjavur to T Nagar in Chennai

Chennai: Looks like the Margazhi music mela has extended till the month of March for T Nagar residents in the city. After the hectic music season, the locality witnessed yet another festival, Namasankeerthana Vaibhavam, at Sri Thyaga Brahma Gana Sabha (Vani Mahal) at G.N.Chetty Road. The most exciting part is students, all of them from Sastra University, Thanjavur, along with various seasoned Bhagavathars performed on 25 February. Speaking to News

Chennaiites relieved after removal of encroachers

Chennai: The recent action by civic authorities in removing encroachments at congested Station Road in West Mambalam in the city was appreciated by the residents. City police of Ashok Nagar R3 station cleared the shops using JCB machine. A resident of Station Road said, “It is an excellent work by civic body and cops after repeated complaints by residents. It is nice to hear that its a part of Smart

Chennai school kids win eco project contest

Chennai: “The future of the country is in the hands of youngsters,’” said Swami Vivekananda. Proving his golden words, a group students from Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan school, T Nagar, Chennai, have bagged the first prize at Green Schools contest under ‘benefit to schools and society’ category at Jaipur. The students came up with over 10 innovative ideas on core issues like water and energy conservation. The students were honoured

Chennai woman celebrates her 100th birthday

Chennai: It was a sunny morning on 31 January at Burkit Road at T Nagar in the city where residents from neighbouring streets came to wish Meenakshi Ammal, who celebrated her 100th birthday. A resident of Burkit Road for over 60 years, Meenakshi Ammal was seen surrounded by hundreds of friends and relatives on the special day. Born at Alangudi, a small village at Nannilam taluk, Meenakshi Ammal along with