Egmore http://chennai-in-focus.com/taxonomy/term/63 en Museum Chennai http://chennai-in-focus.com/museum <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Museum Chennai</span> <div id="flexslider-3" class="flexslider optionset-default imagestyle-flexslider-full"> <ul class="slides"> <li> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/flexslider_full/public/2018-06/_MG_0115-001.jpg?itok=22sy5WvY" width="1000" height="750" alt="Chennai In Focus - Government Museum | Chennai Museum" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-flexslider-full" /> <div class="flex-caption"></div> </li> <li> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/flexslider_full/public/2018-06/_MG_0034.jpg?itok=60zdkDv4" width="1000" height="750" alt="Chennai In Focus - Government Museum | Chennai Museum" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-flexslider-full" /> <div class="flex-caption"></div> </li> </ul> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 06/28/2018 - 15:08</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Government Museum, established in 1851, is located in Egmore, Chennai. Known as the Madras Museum, the museum is the second oldest museum in India, the first being the Indian Museum at Kolkata, started in 1814. It is also one of the largest museums in South Asia.[citation needed] It is particularly rich in archaeological and numismatic collections. It has the largest collection of Roman antiquities outside Europe. Many of the buildings within the Museum campus are over 100 years old. Among them, the colossal Museum Theatre is one of the most impressive. The National Art Gallery is also present in the museum premises. Built in Indo-Saracenic style, it houses rare works of artists such a Raja Ravi Varma.</p></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-map field--type-text-with-summary field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Map</div> <div class="field__item"></div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-external-link field--type-link field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">External Link</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="http://www.chennaimuseum.org">Government Museum</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Location</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/63" hreflang="en">Egmore</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Category</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/342" hreflang="en">Architecture</a></div> </div> </div> Thu, 28 Jun 2018 09:38:37 +0000 admin 88 at http://chennai-in-focus.com Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority http://chennai-in-focus.com/chennai-metropolitan-development-authority <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority</span> <div id="flexslider-5" class="flexslider optionset-default imagestyle-flexslider-full"> <ul class="slides"> <li> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/flexslider_full/public/2018-06/cmda-2.jpg?itok=DGvaoqbG" width="1000" height="750" alt="Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority - Chennai In Focus" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-flexslider-full" /> <div class="flex-caption"></div> </li> <li> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/flexslider_full/public/2018-06/cmda-1.jpg?itok=iqY3Ex3K" width="1000" height="750" alt="Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority - Chennai In Focus" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-flexslider-full" /> <div class="flex-caption"></div> </li> <li> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/flexslider_full/public/2018-06/cmda-3.jpg?itok=QHv6i8n2" width="1000" height="750" alt="Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority - Chennai In Focus" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-flexslider-full" /> <div class="flex-caption"></div> </li> </ul> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 06/27/2018 - 19:20</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chennai_Metropolitan_Development_Authority">The Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority</a> (CMDA) (Tamil: சென்னை பெருநகர வளர்ச்சி குழுமம்), formerly known as Madras Metropolitan Development Authority (MMDA) is the nodal planning agency within the Chennai Metropolitan Area. The MMDA (CMDA) was constituted under the Tamil Nadu Town and Country Planning Act 1971 as the nodal Town planning authority for the city of Madras (now Chennai) and its suburbs. It is headed by Minister for Housing as its Chairman.</p></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-map field--type-text-with-summary field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Map</div> <div class="field__item"></div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-external-link field--type-link field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">External Link</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="http://www.cmdachennai.gov.in/">CMDA </a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Location</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/63" hreflang="en">Egmore</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Category</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/325" hreflang="en">Government</a></div> </div> </div> Wed, 27 Jun 2018 13:50:06 +0000 admin 69 at http://chennai-in-focus.com Egmore http://chennai-in-focus.com/egmore <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Egmore</span> <div id="flexslider-4" class="flexslider optionset-default imagestyle-flexslider-full"> <ul class="slides"> <li> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/flexslider_full/public/2018-06/IMG_0309.jpg?itok=TpFZMnU2" width="1000" height="750" alt="Chennai Egmore Railway Station" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-flexslider-full" /> <div class="flex-caption"></div> </li> <li> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/flexslider_full/public/2018-06/IMG_0080.jpg?itok=WciM9pOP" width="1000" height="750" alt="Chennai Egmore Railway Station" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-flexslider-full" /> <div class="flex-caption"></div> </li> </ul> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Sat, 06/23/2018 - 11:49</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Chennai Egmore (formerly known as Madras Egmore) is a railway station in Egmore, Chennai (Madras), South India. The station acts as the arrival and departure point for trains connecting Chennai and southern, central Tamil Nadu and Kerala. This is one of the two main railway terminals in the city along with Chennai Central (Madras Central), which serves the north and west bound trains from the city. However, some trains to the north-east and eastern parts of the country also start from/pass through here, though the number is much fewer than the ones from Chennai Central. The Chennai Beach—Tambaram suburban railway line also passes through the station. The building of the railway station with decorative domes is one of the prominent landmarks of Chennai. This station is known in Tamil as Ezhumbur. Over 75% of the trains starting from Chennai Egmore station pass through Viluppuram at different times to south Tamilnadu The Chennai Egmore station has a platform which allows vehicles to be driven up almost to the side of the train—to allow for easy loading/unloading of baggage and passengers.</p> <p>The station was apparently constructed from 1906 on land purchased from Pulney Andy, The building is built in the Gothic style of architecture with imposing domes and corridors. It is one of the prominent landmarks of the city of Chennai. The recently opened northern entrance to this railway station is on the arterial Poonamalee High road in Chennai city.</p></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-map field--type-text-with-summary field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Map</div> <div class="field__item"></div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-external-link field--type-link field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">External Link</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chennai_Egmore_railway_station">Chennai Egmore railway station</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Location</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/63" hreflang="en">Egmore</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Category</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/341" hreflang="en">Transportation</a></div> </div> </div> Sat, 23 Jun 2018 06:19:56 +0000 admin 40 at http://chennai-in-focus.com