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IIT-Madras students partner with Senior Citizens Group of Besant Nagar
Times of India

IIT-Madras students partner with Senior Citizens Group of Besa...

Senior Citizens Group of Besant Nagar (SCGOBN) has partnered with IIT-M student’s "Pledge a Book" initiative to distribute books free of cost to underprivileged college students in Chennai. Times of India, 1 week ago

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Punching against the odds: Boxer plans a comeback

As dawn breaks over Besant Nagar beach every day, a wiry, lithe figure can be found working out on the sands. Jogging, skipping, and shadow boxing, E Thulasi Helen is focused on her fitness training. For the 29-year-old, who was among the top women ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago

2 Bengaluru students drown off Elliot's Beach

Two engineering students from Bengaluru drowned in the sea off Elliot's Beach in Besant Nagar on Monday evening, while their colleague was rescued by fishermen.
 Times of India3 weeks ago
New Indian Express

Volunteers called upon to teach flood-affected children in Chennai

CHENNAI: The Senior Citizens Group of Besant Nagar (SCGOBN) has called upon volunteers to teach flood-affected poor children in Chennai who are preparing for their Class X and XII board exams. The volunteers can teach the subject of their choice ...
 Times of India1 month ago After Flood, Little Left of Mallipoo Nagar Slum  New Indian Express2 months ago Chennai must look beyond the flood reliefspectacle  Yahoo! India1 month ago Moving on in Chennai  South Asia Monitor1 month ago

Four Bodies Found On Beaches

CHENNAI: Four bodies were recovered in four separate incidents in the last 24 hours from the Besant Nagar Beach, Thiruvanmiyur Beach and the beach in Muttukadu. Two of the bodies washed ashore and are yet to be identified. On Sunday evening, ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago Four incidents of drowning off Chennai beaches  The Hindu1 month ago

Four drown in sea off city, two washed ashore

Two people drowned off Elliot’s Beach in Besant Nagar and two other bodies, including that of a woman were washed ashore in separate incidents in the city in the last 48 hours.
 Times of India1 month ago 2 drown in sea off city coast, third missing  Times of India2 months ago

New Year Revelry Remains Low Key

CHENNAI: New Year revelry was low key at Elliots beach in Besant Nagar where scores of people thronged as midnight approached. A crowd of youngsters on their motorbikes were there, and celebrations went on at the Velankanni shrine. Most of these ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago An ocean of humanity heads to beach fronts on Kaanum Pongal  The Hindu2 weeks ago Sea of humanity in Marina as Pongal festivities end with Kaanum Pongal  NetIndia123.com2 weeks ago

MTC buses try GPS announcement

CHENNAI: If you are boarding a bus at the Besant Nagar terminus after visiting the Ashtalakshmi temple, Verilankannai Church or the Elliots beach, you will hear an announcement about the next bus stop. Don't be surprised by this, as it is a new ...
 Times of India1 month ago
New Indian Express

Festive Bells Ring in Joy for Flood-hit Sweeper

As she sweeps the dust off the Besant Nagar 7th avenue stretch, she glances up at the white spires of Annai Velankanni church with a glint of yearning. Fraying ends of a saree, greying hair and an unmistakable streak of exhaustion on her face — ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago
New Indian Express

Seniors Strive to Change their Neighbourhood

A ship was washed onto Besant Nagar beach, and a sandstorm, like the city had never seen before, hit the area. It was 2012, the year of cyclone Neelam. It was also the year a resident movement took root in this locality, after rescuing sailors who ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago
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