Around the City

January 15 is

a dry day

CHENNAI: The Chennai Collector has ordered closure of all IMFL vending shops, attached bars and FL-2 bars in clubs in Chennai district on January 15 on account of Thiruvalluvar Day. The Collector N. Muruganandam warned that severe action would be initiated against the licensee in the case of any violation.

Special buses

The Metropolitan Transport Corporation will operate special buses on several routes on Sunday and Monday in connection with 'Mattu Pongal' and 'Kaanum Pongal'. Special services will be operated to Trade Fair, Anna Square, Gandhi Mandapam, VGP, Muttukkadu. Kovalam, MGM, Vandaloor Zoo and Kishkinta. "Travel as you please' tickets will be available at all bus termini for Rs. 30 per ticket.

Home loan mela

LIC Housing Finance Ltd, Velachery, is organising a three-day home loan mela starting on Saturday. The mela will be held at 1, Janakapuri, 1st Street, Velachery Byepass Road, Chennai-42 and at Ganesh Mahal, 315, Medawakkam Main Road, Madipakkam, Chennai-91.



Kerala-based publishers D.C. Books is showcasing a wide range of Malayalam titles at the ongoing 29th edition of Chennai Book Fair on the Quaid-e-Millet College Grounds.

Jeeyar's camp

The 45th Jeeyar of Sri Ahobila Math will be camping at Jain Ranganayaki Wedding Hall, 18th Street, Nanganallur from the evening of January 15 to the afternoon of January 18.

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