Archive for the Civic Category

December 15, 2018

Metro: MLA’s statement, people’s voices

Mylapore Times has been speaking to Mylaporeans who will be affected by the Metro project in this zone. Here are their views. SADIQ ALI / businessman, Alwarpet resident We led a 100 member group and met Metro’s RDO and senior […]

December 15, 2018

Metro: Two corridors to pass through heart of Mylapore

There are two corridors of Chennai Metro that are proposed for the future. And work on this has been on for some weeks now. Corridor 3 of the proposed Chennai Metro phase two plans runs from Madhavaram to Sholinganallur. It […]

December 15, 2018

Metro: Mylaporeans debate, discuss project plans, land acquisition plans

Metro: Mylaporeans debate, discuss project plans, land acquisition plans

Land acquisition notices were sent to all people in the Mylapore neighbourhood who were to be affected by the Corridor 3 and 4 of Phase 2 of Metro Rail project. The two corridors will run through Marina-San Thome – Luz […]

December 12, 2018

Mylapore temple streamlines offerings to keep campus tidy

Mylapore temple streamlines offerings to keep campus tidy

The managers at Sri Velleswarar Temple in Mylapore have addressed a messy issue here. Spillage of offerings made to the gods here have been discouraged. The temple management has introduced a bin system from Dec 1. A row of big […]

November 27, 2018

German consulate team joins students to paint wall of Corporation school

German consulate team joins students to paint wall of Corporation school

The office of the consulate general of the Federal Republic of Germany, Chennai joined hands with Karam Korpom Foundation, a Chennai based NGO which has been transforming many abused public spaces through community painting, to spread the awareness on water conservation among […]

November 25, 2018

Hawker stalls on Marina now have to operate in given space on sands

Hawker stalls on Marina now have to operate in given space on sands

There is to be some order in the food and games hawker stalls on the Marina. But this is not the first time the regulation is being attempted. On Saturday, Chennai Corporation commissioner and city police commissioner and their officials […]

November 22, 2018

Rains: No major issues reported so far, say TANGEDCO officials

The TANGEDCO officials at Luz and Mandaveli say that no major issues have been reported by residents since Wednesday. The Luz area engineer says, “We haven’t received reports of trees or branches falling on transformers from the residents. No major […]

November 22, 2018

Corporation officials re-plant a tree at R. A. Puram

When a tree fell in a quiet locality at R. A. Puram, the residents were worried. The tree, which fell due to the winds and the rain that lashed the neighbourhood on Wednesday, had been around for more than two […]

November 21, 2018

Unauthorised hoardings and banners have been removed, say Corporation officials

Corporation officials are on the rounds to ensure that illegal hoardings and banners are removed in the neighbourhood. An official in Ward 125 which covers the areas of Kamarajar Salai, Nochikuppam and San Thome High Road says, “Two unauthorised hoardings, […]

November 21, 2018

Steady rain through the night

Steady rain through the night

It rained steadily through the night in the Mylapore neighbourhood. On Tuesday evening, though it rained steadily in some parts of the city, it was sparse in Mylapore. It remained cloudy and the drizzle came on and off through the […]

November 16, 2018

Delay in drain work in Dr. Ranga Lane poses problems

Delay in drain work in Dr. Ranga Lane poses problems

Residents of Dr Ranga Lane in Alwarpet say that the storm water drain work undertaken by contractor of Chennai Corporation has been pending for about two weeks now. And this state poses problems to people living here. The drain under […]

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