Archive for the Civic Category

March 23, 2017

Managing solid waste; Invite to Mylaporeans

SWM – People Forum, a unit of Kapaleecharam Committee, is organising a programme on Mar. 25 to enable knowledge sharing on solid waste management techniques. Talks will be given on techniques and simple tips on how to manage household waste […]

March 23, 2017

Corporation team clears pavements of South Mada Street of hawkers’ belongings

Corporation team clears pavements of South Mada Street of hawkers' belongings

Chennai Corporation teams cleared the stalls and stocks hawkers leave behind after their business is done for the day on South Mada Street in yet another effort to discourage the hawkers from occupying the newly-developed pavements here. The teams were […]

March 21, 2017

Biker injured at the same spot as racer Ashwin’s fatal accident

A biker skidded off the road and sustained severe head and hand injuries when he lost control of his bike on the same speed breaker where racer Ashwin’s car met with a fatal accident on Sunday, on DGS Dhinakaran Road. […]

March 18, 2017

Drinking water scheme distribution centre opens at R. A. Puram

Drinking water scheme distribution centre opens at R. A. Puram

Amma Drinking water scheme (Amma Kudineer Thittam), a scheme to disperse drinking water set up by ChennaiĀ Corporation, was launched last year by the late chief minister J. Jayalalithaa. Water, supplied by Metro Water is purified and dispersed through reverse osmosis […]

March 16, 2017

Talk on economy; on Mar 18

Chennai Friends Forum has organised a talk on ‘Status of India economy post demonetisation’ by economist Shrivardhan. The event will take place at Potti Sreeramulu Hall, next to Vidya Mandir School, Luz, 6.30 p.m. on March 18.

March 7, 2017

Oil spill on Kutchery Road this morning leads to bike skids

Oil spill on Kutchery Road this morning leads to bike skids

A oil spill on Kutchery Road early this morning caused many minor accidents as two-wheeler riders skidded down this stretch. The oil stains, some large and some in pools could be seen in large parts from the Police Station end […]

March 6, 2017

Sujatha’s ‘ Anthem for Environment’ to be unveiled; March 6 morning

Arts scholar and writer Sujatha Vijayaraghavan is unveiling a song that addresses the community’s environment. at a function at C P Art Centre, Alwarpet. This event is on March 6, 11 am. The guests are former CBI head, R K […]

February 15, 2017

Police show their softer side : wish an old couple on Valentine’s Day

Police show their softer side : wish an old couple on Valentine's Day

J. Rajagopal and his wife Aruna had a surprise visitor to their house this Valentine’s Day. DCP of Mylapore, V. Balakrishnan, paid a visit to this couple’s home on Kalvavivaru Street on Feb 14. Rajagopal and his wife have been […]

February 6, 2017

Mandavelipakkam residents meet; To tackle garbage and parking issues

Mandavelipakkam residents meet; To tackle garbage and parking issues

About a year ago, three residents of 6th Trust Cross Street, Mandavelipakkam – Shankar, Vasanthi Sampath and dancer-guru Sasirekha Rammohan decided they had to do something about their street. There was garbage strewn everywhere, vehicles were parked haphazardly and there […]

January 29, 2017

Police issue ban on meetings, demos on Marina: visitors, families can be here though

Meetings, demonstrations, campaigns and group get together have been banned on the Marina by city police. Section 144 of the CrPC Act has been promulgated. This order covers the beach zone till Foreshore Estate. Police said that the ban is […]

January 20, 2017

Traffic alert for those headed to Central Station from San Thome, Mandavelipakkam

If you are headed to areas like the Marina Beach, Triplicane or Central Station from the San Thome/Mandavelipakkam side, you may want to skip taking the Kamaraj Salai Road now. The pro-jallikkattu campaigners who have camped here for the past […]

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