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Popular Gomathi Mess in Mylapore open for breakfast takeaway: another caterer offers home-delivery sapad from April 1

March 31, 2020

The popular Gomathi Mess on the fringe of south Mylapore is open from April 1, for breakfast. This was news shared by Kamesh Bavaratnam.

A message the promoters posted said ‘we are open only for takeaways – from 6.30 a.m to 9.30 a.m.

Idly, vadai and pongal would be available, said Ramakrishnan.

The Mess is very popular though it is a small hole-in-the wall food joint, for its home made food. It also offered light lunch but for now only a small menu of breakfast has been announced.
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March 31, 2020

Social Distancing: Chennai Corporation to shift roadside shops on Bazaar Road to Kutchery Road

To ensure social distancing at public places, Chennai Corporation has planned to shift roadside shops on Bazaar Road to Kutchery Road. Most of the roadside vendors on this road sell vegetables, flowers, betel leaves and nuts on their tables. As […]

March 31, 2020

These seniors take it one day at a time..

For these seniors, the lockdown has brought on certain difficulties. But life goes on, they say. N. Ramakrishnan is a 78 year old resident of Thiruveedhi Amman Koil Street, Mandaveli. He says, “We have been able to manage so far. […]

March 31, 2020

Class X and XII students of P. S. Senior have online classes everyday

The students of class X and XII of P. S. Senior Secondary School, Mylapore have been logging onto Zoom everyday for the past week to listen to their teachers take classes. The principal of the school Revathi Parameswaran says, “For […]

March 31, 2020

Residents of Ashiana apartments make efforts to take care of seniors in their apartment

Residents of Ashiana apartments make efforts to take care of seniors in their apartment

From providing food to visiting their houses, residents of Ashiana apartments in Venus colony, Alwarpet are doing all they can to take care of the senior citizens in their apartment. Residents say that some 15 seniors stay alone in their […]

March 31, 2020

Archbishop to start rosary novena inside San Thome Cathedral from this evening: webcast live

Archbishop to start rosary novena inside San Thome Cathedral from this evening: webcast live

The Archbishop of Madras-Mylapore diocese, Rev. George Antonysamy plans to the rosary and novena as prayer to Mother Mary. He will do this at the altar of Our Lady of Mylapore inside the San Thome Cathedral, where it is said […]

March 31, 2020

This journalism professor is broadcasting local news in Thamizh. Online.

This journalism professor is broadcasting local news in Thamizh. Online.

Journalism and communications professor T. Jaishakthivel is making best use of the lockdown and his skills at radio to communicate locally. This shortwave radio fan and DXer who lives in the Mylapore neighbourhood is putting out at least three snappy […]

March 31, 2020

Kartik Fine Arts postpones events, extends membership renewal date

According to a press release by Kartik Fine Arts, all programmes scheduled from April 14 to May 3 have been postponed. Three events, the 45th anniversary celebrations to be held on April 14 at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore; Kartik Rajagopal […]

March 30, 2020

This community provides breakfast to the civic workers in their ward

This community provides breakfast to the civic workers in their ward

The members of Thiruveedi Amman Koil Street Residents Association (TAKSRA) have raised more than Rs. 40000 to help the civic officials in their ward (Ward 173). K. L. Bala, a resident and an active member says, ” Along with the […]

March 30, 2020

Can you donate to pay for tea for local civic workers? Community reach-out effort

All that these civic workers would like to have as they are at their morning duty is a cup of hot tea. Dozens of workers sweep and clear waste on the main roads and streets, from about 6 a.m. – […]

March 30, 2020

Andhra Mahila Sabha’s working women’s hostel takes precautionary measures to prevent virus spread

Andhra Mahila Sabha’s working women’s hostel off Luz Church Road is taking all the necessary precautionary measures to prevent the virus spread. However, the hostel with some 20 rooms is almost empty now. Says an official who manages the hostel, […]

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