Monthly Archives: December 2011

Chennai's favourite season

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Come December and everyone in Chennai knows it is the music season, that period of the year when Carnatic music, the classical music of South India, is heard at various places in the city. Not that it is not heard

The Royalty of Royapettah

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Why Royapettah? Several explanations have been given for this name but the most convincing one is that, because it belonged to the Nawabs of Arcot it became Raya (ruler’s) Pettah (district). And, after the British took over, the royal family

Chennai's favourite hangout was not a mall

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Though the beach is an uninterrupted stretch of sand from the Harbour to Adyar and beyond, the name Marina is associated with the 3 ½ km distance between the mouth of the Cooum river and the Lighthouse. The idea of

Did you know that Mylapore is older than Chennai?

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Often considered the cultural heartland of Chennai, Mylapore is also one of the oldest parts of the city. Long before Madras, Mylapore existed. Ptolemy the Greek had written of the great port of Maillarpha and to the Arabs of the

Chennai – a city is born

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In July 1639, an Englishman came down the Coromandel Coast. He was looking for a place to set up business on behalf of the East India Company (EIC). The earlier settlements at places such as Surat and Masulipatnam were unprofitable

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The road that flowed through Chennai's history

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Mount Road or Anna Salai connects Fort St. George to St. Thomas Mount. Let us look at what is on this historic thoroughfare in the stretch to the South, after Gemini Circle.
Dominated by the flyover, this intersection of Mount,