Small services at street corners!

Street junctions in this area offer a range of services from small providers. Ironing. Tailoring. Plumbing. Rental. And more. In K K Nagar, there seem to be a good number of tailors on wheels. They wheel down their sewing machines and get to work on small jobs. And they seem to be busy. This photo […]

Simple benches on neat pavements . . .

This is a nice facility and seems to be in use too. Chennai Corporation has fixed simple, cement-based benches along two streets in Ashok Nagar K K Nagar, alongside the CPWD Quarters area in the inner streets. These are fixed on to the relaid pavements and allow people to stop, sit, relax or chat with […]

Main roadside in K K Nagar becomes parking lot for ambulances

Is this a parking lot for ambulances? ¬†One side of Anna Main Road, alongside the busy ESIC Hospital in K K Nagar is now a parking lot for a string of ambulances. These are not legally supposed to be parked here though they may be serving needs of the hospitals. They come in the way […]

Open House for Young Parents: sign up now

Should young parents who are about to admit their kids to Kindergarten schools know something about responsible parenting? Yes, says educator R. S. Raji. Raji, a Valasarawakkam resident who runs Sai’s Nest, a preschool centre in Sai Baba Colony in Saligramam knows a few things that she wishes to share with young parents. She has […]

Foodcarts flourish alongside Sivan Park, K. K. Nagar

The area behind the Sivan Park, on its north side is slowly becoming a fast food joint with 5 to 6 food carts doing roaring business every evening and staying on till late night. The joint must have got going since the park attracts a huge number of people in the evenings some of whom […]

Sita Kalyanam celebration held at Natesan Nagar temple

The week long Sri Ramanavami celebrations at Sri Siva Vishnu Temple in Virugambakkam concluded with “Seethakalyana Mahotsavam” on April 13. The kalyana mahotsavam was performed in a grand manner and at the end of it all devotees were served with annadhanam. On April 12 evening, a Carnatic concert was organised by both the temple managers […]

Trainee actors stage a play at Saligramam campus

De Vriksha, an acting talent developing group based in Arcot Road presented a Tamil play which allowed all those who have been trained as actors to showcase their talent and skills, The play ‘Alli Sarithiram’ was staged at the campus of MGR Janaki School, Saligramam this past week. .Guests at this event included actors / […]

Panchangam released in K K Nagar

Sri Bhuvaneswari Vedic Centre released the Sri Jaya varusham panchangam¬† at K K Nagar on April 4, 2014 The Panchangam has been complied by Vedicravi former president of THAMBRAAS unit of K. K. Nagar. The book was released¬† by M S Soundarajan, state secretary of THAMBRAAS and the first copy was received by industrialist N […]

Writer-activist Gnani is AAP’s man in Alandur constituency

Wellknown journalist, playwright, activist and public speaker Gnani Sankaran who resides in K K Nagar has thrown his cap in the election ring. He recently joined the AAP party ( Aam Admi Party) and was chosen as its candidate for the Alandur by-election to the TN State Assembly which will be held alongside the General […]

Thyagaraja aradhana in Saligramam

Mahathi Academy of Music & Dance in association with Stree Seva Mandir conducted the annual saint Thyagaraja Aradhana on Feb. 23 at Universal Prayer Hall (Shirdi Saibaba Mandir) in Balaji Nagar, Saligramam. Dr Prapancham Sitaraman and Vasanthi Sekar, director of Mahathi Academy launched the event followed by the gosti singing of the pancharatna kritis by […]