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BSNL telephone connections get disrupted at Greenways Road, R.A.Puram

May 21, 2019

On May 21 at 5.30 p. m., engineers of BSNL Telephone Exchange were repairing a damaged telephone cable at the pavement off Greenways Road opposite to Raj Palace Sundar Hotel in R. A. Puram.

The Chennai Corporation’s contract workers were seen working for pavement extension on this road since past few days.

“They damaged a telephone cable that gave the telephone connections to over 100 subscribers on Greenways Road,” said a BSNL engineer who was working here.

He said they came to know about the issue after receiving a number of complaints from the residents of this road. “The problem will be rectified within an hour,” he said.

May 21, 2019

Children play at a nook off Bishops Garden Extension Street, R.A.Puram

Children play at a nook off Bishops Garden Extension Street, R.A.Puram

As the summer holidays are on, children are seen playing their favorite games at various grounds and parks of Mylapore. This evening, a quiet nook off Bishops Garden Extension Street, R. A. Puram looked colorful as three kids of Kutty […]

May 21, 2019

Two schoolboys make a mark on stage

Two schoolboys make a mark on stage

A few school boys have been seen on stage this season as sabhas have been hosting Thamizh drama festivals at halls across the city. Two of them have caught many an eye at recent drama fests. They are Aditya Sriram […]

May 21, 2019

Vaigasi fests at Mada streets

Vaigasi fests at Mada streets

The Mada Streets light up during the Tamil month of Vaigasi. Two temples have grand events during this month, Sri Velleeswarar Temple at South Mada Street, Mylapore and Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore. The brahmotsavam celebrations at Sri Velleeswarar Temple ended […]

May 21, 2019

‘Total Moonsense’, play for children to be staged on May 25 in Alwarpet

'Total Moonsense', play for children to be staged on May 25 in Alwarpet

‘Total Moonsense’ is a play inspired by James Thurber’s classic ‘Many Moons’ but has been written with an Indian-ness to it – of doting kings and a lovable princess, bumbling jesters and a bumbling prime minister. All of them go […]

May 21, 2019

This play reflects the ‘Indian Ayah Service’ but is mediocre. It is called ‘Virus’

What does IAS stand for? Indian Administrative Service, is the right answer. But it also means Indian Ayah Services. And you will laugh well because you are probably aware of this service or have seen it run in your family. The […]

May 20, 2019

Lakshadeepam at Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore

Lakshadeepam at Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore

On the occasion of Vaikasi pournami (May 18), volunteers of Sri Kapali temple lighted thousand lamps (lakshdeepam) around the temple ‘ s tank. Lakshdeepam was seen on May 19 and 20 as well. On May 20, the last day of […]

May 20, 2019

Korean-based foot reflexology treatment centre opens in Alwarpet

Korean-based foot reflexology treatment centre opens in Alwarpet

Recently, Di Plus, a Korean-based foot reflexology treatment centre has opened at Ramaswamy Street off TTK Road, Alwarpet. Since its launch, the centre has been providing free treatment to its patients. 18-foot reflexology machines (Quantum 9000) are placed here. “The […]

May 20, 2019

Damaged Metro Water pipe relaid at junction of Dr. Ranga Road

Damaged Metro Water pipe relaid at junction of Dr. Ranga Road

Since this past week, civic workers have been working to relay the underground Metro Water pipeline at the junction of Dr Ranga Road and Warren Road. “The main water pipe that supplied water to residents of Dr Ranga Road, Abiramapuram […]

May 20, 2019

Power supply breaks down for an hour in Alwarpet

Power supply to areas around C. P. Ramaswamy Road, C. V. Road and its environs broke down at about 2.30 p.m. on Monday following a serious problem in the transformer on Dr Ranga Road, Mylapore. TANGEDCO staff of the area […]

May 20, 2019

Swaminatha Ganapadigal honoured by Kanchi Mutt swami for spreading Vedas and teaching sishyas

Swaminatha Ganapadigal honoured by Kanchi Mutt swami for spreading Vedas and teaching sishyas

Swaminatha Ganapadigal, a resident of Mylapore and  teacher at the Veda Padasala on Pitchu Pillai Street, Mylapore  has been awarded  ‘Veda Prachara Rathnam’ by Sri Vijayendra Saraswathi Swamigal, the Kanchi acharya who is now camping at a school in Thoraipakkam […]

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