Archive for the Civic Category

January 25, 2020

Luz Avenue community partners NGO to brighten local public walls

Luz Avenue community partners NGO to brighten local public walls

The residents of Luz Avenue lent a hand to a community effort on Saturday morning to paint the wall that runs alongside Nageswara Rao Park’s rear side in the neighbourhood. This effort was sponsored by LAWRA (Luz Avenue West Residents […]

January 24, 2020

Chennai Corporation’s unit 124 generates compost within 22 days

Chennai Corporation's unit 124 generates compost within 22 days

Chennai Corporation’s ward 124 unit has come up with a new initiative to improve the composting of bio-degradable waste. The team is now using a shredding machine to powder the bio-degradable waste prior to feeding it inside the compost structures. […]

January 23, 2020

Donate clothes, utensils and electronics at Corporation’s ‘reduce and reuse’ sale this weekend

This weekend, give away items you no longer need and get them swapped with the items you might want at Chennai Corporation’s ‘reduce and reuse’ sale. Also called ‘Swap Shop’ the sale will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 […]

January 22, 2020

Old housing blocks at Velleswaran Thotam demolished: construction of new blocks to begin soon

Old housing blocks at Velleswaran Thotam demolished: construction of new blocks to begin soon

Contract workers of the Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board (TNSCB) have been demolishing the old housing blocks the Board had built many years ago at Velleswaran Thotam in R. A. Puram. The Board proposes to build a new set of […]

January 17, 2020

Chennai Corporation starts installing ‘Smart Poles’ at Marina

Chennai Corporation starts installing 'Smart Poles' at Marina

Chennai Corporation has started installing ‘Smart Poles’ at Marina’s service road. Soon the civic officials say the poles will be equipped with an emergency call box, facial recognition cameras, and a distress button, that will enable people to report crimes […]

January 14, 2020

Mylapore wakes up to a polluted atmosphere on Tuesday

Mylapore wakes up to a polluted atmosphere on Tuesday

If there was a simple indicator of the level of pollution on Bhogi morning in the Mylapore neighbourhood, then it was the atmosphere around the tank of Sri Kapali Temple. There was a huge blanket of smog and smoke that […]

January 14, 2020

On North Mada Street, men drink at night, waste accumulates on pavement and some people use space as washroom

A section of the dark side of North Mada Street in Mylapore is treated as an open air bar, a place where men open liquor bottles, enjoy a drink and snacks and then dump the bottles and the food waste […]

January 13, 2020

Work on submarine cable to connect Andamans is on at Patinapakkam

Work on submarine cable to connect Andamans is on at Patinapakkam

Work is on at the sandy area off Loop Road in Patinapakkam to lay the submarine cable connecting Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Chennai. It is being carried out as part of the BSNL’s project to provide high-speed internet connectivity […]

January 11, 2020

BSNL to provide high speed network connectivity to Andaman; Operation to take place from R. K. Mutt Road

BSNL to provide high speed network connectivity to Andaman; Operation to take place from R. K. Mutt Road

BSNL has taken up a new project to provide high-speed internet connectivity to Andaman and Nicobar islands through the Submarine cable network. The landing (or transmitting) station for the same is under construction at R.K.Mutt Road, Mylapore¬†opposite Rani Meyyammai Girls¬†school. […]

January 10, 2020

Chennai Corporation to lay footpath along Marina Loop Road

Chennai Corporation has planned to lay footpath for morning walkers along the beachside on Loop Road at Marina. A corporation¬†official attached to zone 9 of Chennai Corporation says, “A letter seeking permission for the same has been sent for CRZ […]

January 6, 2020

Pongal gift distribution to start from Jan 9

The Tamil Nadu government is set to distribute Pongal gifts from Jan 9 to 13. Ration card holders with ‘Rice’ cards can get the gifts at the ration shops in the neighborhood. The local ration shops have put up a […]

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