Mylapore residents paint walls of OSR Park in Ramakrishna Nagar

The residents of RK Nagar have joined hands in a bid to make their neighbourhood clean and in a first, they have painted the walls of OSR Park in RK Nagar, to spur development activities as a community. Continue Reading

Valampuri Vinayagar Temple in Chennai attracts businessmen

In the temple town of Mylapore, there are numerous temples and idols that are centuries-old. Sri Valampuri Vinayagar Temple is one such place of worship, with its idol dating back to several centuries. Located at Arundel Street, it is a very small temple with only one sanctum for Lord Vinayaga. Continue Reading

Chennai Circle Library at Alwarpet attracts large number of readers

Located in the busy stretch at Kavignar Bharathi Dasan Salai in Alwarpet is Chennai Circle Library. Upon entering the library from noisy environment outside, we are transformed into an atmosphere that is serene with bibliophiles hooked into their favourite book or a group of people reading the periodicals and magazines. Continue Reading

Lakshmi Narayana Perumal Temple in Chennai has many specialities

A century old Bajanai Mandapam has been converted into a Perumal Temple at Pazhavanthangal. Lakshmi Narayana Perumal temple, located in College Road, though built in early 2000, has a historical significance. Continue Reading

Shankar has been a rickshaw driver in Chennai for past 24 years

Cycle rickshaws were once upon a time a preferred mode of transport in the city. Over the years with the proliferation of auto rickshaws, rickshaws became a forgotten mode of transport, but in Mylapore, A Shankar, for 25 years now is still a rickshaw man. Continue Reading

Review: ‘Dear Comrade’ – Close to the heart

Bharath Kamma deserves applause for coming out with a film that talks about the need for every woman to have someone close to her as a Comrade in her life who supports her passion, fights for her right and makes her achieve her dreams and passion. Continue Reading

Varasiddhi Vinayagar Temple in Porur was built by Pandyas

Situated inside the IDPL Colony, the Vinayagar idol was formed naturally and the Pandyas built a mandapa around it and the idol was worshipped by the people. Continue Reading

Mandaveli residents take up wall-painting initiative at RK Mutt road

The members of the Thiruveedhi Amman Koil Street, Mandaveli and people living in the surrounding came together to beautify the RK Mutt road, by involving in a wall-painting initiative at Sringeri Mutt Road. Continue Reading