• Fri, Sep 22, 2017
  • Flavours of Navratri and Durga pooja in and around Chennai

    Updated: Sep, 21, 201706:45 AM

    As Navratri and Durga pooja festivities begin in the city, we take a look at some of the biggest and fun-filled activities, food and shopping choices from across the city.
    Flavours of Navratri and Durga pooja in and around Chennai
    Navratri and Durga pooja festivities are in full swing in the city with the Golu dolls put up for display starting today. Whether it is pandal hopping, pujas, bhog, dandiya, ramlila or just plain old Navratri shopping, here’s your guide to the city to soak in most of the festivities: Pandals, bhog and Durga Pujo While the temples provide a traditional and religious ambience for the Navratri festivities, those with an eye for flair and drama can go for pandal hopping this season to treat themselves to not just the mood and ambience of the Navratri celebrations, but also to some delicious food and great cultural entertainment. However, the pandal décor will still be traditional as most shy away from innovative and unique theme based décor owing to a fear of losing out on authenticity. “We are getting our Durga idol custom made at T Nagar....
  • Australian cricketers bat for charity Australian cricketers bat for charity
    Updated: Sep, 20, 201705:45 AM

    Australian Consul-General for South India, Sean Kelly, hosted a reception for the Australian Cricket Team who had come down for the One Day International match at the MA Chidambaram Stadium.

  • Fashion experiment exclusively for women Fashion experiment exclusively for women
    Updated: Sep, 19, 201705:00 AM

    Established in the city hotspot - Phoenix Market City Mall, the experiential store is the fashion destination for independent and sophisticated women in the age group of 25-40.

  • International heavyweights line up to perform at Chennai’s own EDM Festival International heavyweights line up to perform at Chennai’s own EDM Festival
    Updated: Sep, 13, 201706:15 AM

    The music enthusiasts in Chennai are all set for the ninth edition of their own homegrown electronic dance music (EDM) festival, Go Madras. The longest running EDM festival from Chennai, it boasts of...

  • Fun night out with friends Fun night out with friends
    Updated: Sep, 13, 201705:00 AM

    The youngsters in the city got together and let their hair down, enjoying the peppy music, at the recent celebrations of the 10th anniversary of a popular pub in the city.

  • Big night out at the beach Big night out at the beach
    Updated: Sep, 12, 201705:30 AM

    The launch of a popular seaside restaurant recently saw socialites and models in and around the city turn up in their fun and quirky resort and beach wear collections to have some fun.

  • A heartfelt musical night with AR Rahman A heartfelt musical night with AR Rahman
    Updated: Sep, 11, 201705:15 AM

    The premiere of One Heart: The AR Rahman Concert Film, which pays tribute to the 25 year career of the Mozart of Madras was an eventful affair with many celebrities from the film and music industry...

  • Hitting the right note with Nikhita Gandhi Hitting the right note with Nikhita Gandhi
    Updated: Sep, 08, 201705:45 AM

    Noted singer Nikhita Gandhi brought the house down as she treated the audience to a string of popular numbers at a popular watering hole in the city.

  • Weekday no dampener for Chennai’s party crowd Weekday no dampener for Chennai’s party crowd
    Updated: Sep, 07, 201706:00 AM

    Chennai’s young and vibrant party crowd recently got together at a popular watering hole. Despite being a week day, guests gathered in large numbers and danced the night away.

  • Jaipur meets Japan: Giving handloom a global print Jaipur meets Japan: Giving handloom a global print
    Updated: Sep, 06, 201706:00 AM

    Fashion aficionados got together at designer Vrinda Agrawal’s latest exhibition in the city.