Archive for the Civic Category

July 8, 2020

Chennai Corporation sets up sample collection centre at its AIDS prevention and control unit in Mylapore

Chennai Corporation sets up sample collection centre at its AIDS prevention and control unit in Mylapore

To provide faster access to virus testing, Chennai Corporation has set up a sample collection centre at its AIDS prevention and control society near Thiruvalluvar statue off R.H. Road in Mylapore. The centre started functioning here from today (July 8) […]

June 25, 2020

Chennai Corporation uses autos to ferry symptomatic persons: from ‘fever’ camps to sample collection centres

Chennai Corporation uses autos to ferry symptomatic persons: from 'fever' camps to sample collection centres

To fasten the COVID-19 testing process, Chennai Corporation has started using autorickshaws to ferry symptomatic patients from its fever camps to the nearest sample collection centres. This form of service began a few days ago. Says an animator attached to […]

June 25, 2020

Chennai Corporation’s data on list of streets reporting virus-positive cases not updated regularly

Chennai Corporation’s data on list of streets reporting virus-positive cases is not being updated regularly. The civic body started putting out this list on its website (https://www.chennaicorporation.gov.in/) from June 16. However, since the past two days, the list is not […]

June 18, 2020

All is finally well at R. A Puram, says founder of the residents association there

All is finally well at R. A Puram, says founder of the residents association there

The residents of the of R. A. Puram are a relieved lot. Two major issues have finally been solved in their neighbourhood. For more than five years, the residents of 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th Main Roads on the west […]

June 15, 2020

‘Fever’ camp is on at Lady Desika Road: teams move from area to area

A ‘fever’ camp is on at Lady Desika Road (ward 123) in Mylapore. It will be on for an hour from now (10 am). Residents of the area may visit the camp to get themselves tested for fever or other […]

June 8, 2020

Resident of Venkatasamy Lane, San Thome says water supply has not improved much

Mylapore Times received an email from Benny Thomas, a resident of Venkatasamy Lane, San Thome last week. He had stated that his water supply had reduced and he did not receive a response despite having lodged a complaint on the […]

June 6, 2020

Residents of Mylapore colony, R. K. Nagar complain of hiccups in Metrowater supply

Residents of Mylapore colony, R. K. Nagar complain of hiccups in Metrowater supply

Residents of a Mylapore area and from R. K Nagar in R. A. Puram are throwing up their hands at the erratic or nil Metrowater supply in these areas even as the summer scorches on. In an e-mail to Mylapore […]

June 6, 2020

Residents of San Thome area complain of ‘erratic’ Metrowater supply

Residents of San Thome area complain of 'erratic' Metrowater supply

Residents of some streets in San Thome continue to complain of poor or nil supply of water by Metrowater. Residents of Venkataswamy Lane and Venkataswamy Street in San Thome say in an e-mail that they are getting reduced for the past […]

June 5, 2020

Chennai Corporation shelters 50 migrants at its community hall in C. P. Ramaswamy Road

Chennai Corporation continues to rescue and shelter migrants from across the city to its community hall in the neighbourhood. In the past few days, it has rescued around 50 migrant workers from Central railway station. They have now been sheltered […]

June 4, 2020

TANGEDCO extends deadline for bill payment to July 5

TANGEDCO has extended the deadline within which domestic consumers can make payment on their bill without a fine. An official incharge of the Luz area says, “Usually customers have 19 days from the date of meter reading to make payment […]

June 2, 2020

TANGEDCO official says one staff at Greenways Road office tested positive. All other staff are OK.

A poster on the gate of the TANGEDCO office at Greenways Road, R. A. Puram indicated that the campus was a COVID zone. When asked, the TANGEDCO official in charge of the R. A. Puram area says that only one […]

May 31, 2020

Resident complains against Hathway: cables rigged on terrace pose problems

Resident complains against Hathway: cables rigged on terrace pose problems

A resident of Ganesh Flats, Syed Wahab Hussain Street, Mylapore says that Hathway, a private internet services provider has used local terraces to rig up their cables in the past and these are posing problems to children who in lockdown […]

May 23, 2020

City Police, GCC officials seek ideas from NGOs to create COVID-19 awareness

City Police and Chennai Corporation officials met NGOs on Saturday morning to seek innovative ideas for creating awareness on COVID-19 at Mylapore’s containment zones. The meeting was held at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan on East Mada Street, Mylapore. Deshmukh Shekhar Sanjay, […]

May 22, 2020

Power blips reported at Mylapore yesterday. TANGEDCO says there were no major complaints.

Power blips were reported in two areas in Mylapore yesterday. TANGEDCO’s area engineer in charge of  Mylapore East, Mylapore West, Luz and Alwarpet areas however says that there were no major complaints in those areas. He says, “There were no […]

May 19, 2020

Garden waste burnt in judges bungalows affect residents

Garden waste burnt in judges bungalows affect residents

Residents living off Dr D G S Dhinakaran Road opposite Adyar Poonga zone say that burning of garden waste inside the campuses that house the residences of state judges and other VIPs is causing severe pollution and affecting seniors who […]

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