Archive for the Civic Category

June 12, 2018

State plans road via music varsity and Adyar banks to ease traffic flow in south R. A. Puram

A civic project mooted some years ago has been resurrected. Laying a road from Dr D. G. S. Dhinakaran side to link with the new Adyar bridge via the TN University of Music and Fine Arts and the banks of […]

June 9, 2018

Park on Lazarus Church Road to have space to do yoga

Park on Lazarus Church Road to have space to do yoga

People using the Chennai Corporation park on Lazarus Church Rad will soon have a space where they can learn and practice yoga. The efforts of Mylapore MLA, R. Nataraj hastened the process of leveling the ground inside the park and […]

June 4, 2018

R. A. Puram Corporation School compound wall gets smart look

R. A. Puram Corporation School compound wall gets smart look

When the long stretch of the compound wall of R. A. Puram Corporation School, on Thiruveedhi Amman Koil Street at R. A. Puram needed repainting, the local residents welfare association TAKSRA decided to take up the activity and enhance the beauty of […]

May 23, 2018

Parts of avenue trees fall; Mylapore, Alwarpet

Parts of avenue trees fall; Mylapore, Alwarpet

A part of a huge tree fell down last night obstructing the movement of vehicles on Ramarao Road, Mylapore. A few cars and a auto were damaged in that fall. The big tree which is locally called thoongumoonchi maram was […]

May 16, 2018

Is your honey pure? Consumer awareness camp at temple

People visiting Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple were greeted by something unusual. Volunteers who are promoting a food safety campaign, organised by Food and Health Department of the Government of Tamil Nadu greeted them to share some home truths. People were told […]

May 14, 2018

Lawns in Nageswara Rao Park; mixed reactions

There are mixed reactions to the ongoing project to lay lawns in key squares inside Nageswara Rao Park in Luz. Regular users of the park acknowledge that while lawns may give the park a smart look maintaining them and saving […]

May 1, 2018

Short power failure in Mylapore as Manali feeder line hiccups

TANGEDCO has said that Mylapore had to bear a short power failure because the Manali-Mylapore power feeder line blanked out. However, TANGEDCO said that power was restored in 15 minutes and the hiccup is being addressed. Earlier, Mylapore face a […]

April 25, 2018

CSK’s departure hits host hotel

The managers of Hotel Crowne Plaza in Alwarpet were excited when the hotel was chosen to be the accommodation hub for players of Chennai Super Kings, the popular team in IPL T20 cricket. A bill board on the property sent […]

April 15, 2018

‘One-way’ traffic system on mada streets makes life easy

'One-way' traffic system on mada streets makes life easy

The ‘one-way’ traffic system seems to be holding strong at peak hour times on Mylapore’s mada streets in the Sri Kapali Temple zone. It is holding because of sustained patrol and manning by the Traffic Police; their vans now glide […]

April 10, 2018

Venus Colony residents paint wall with visuals on civic issues

Venus Colony residents paint wall with visuals on civic issues

The wall of Aashiana Apartments in Venus Colony, Alwarpet which fronts the road here now wears a colourful look. It flaunts images that speak of issues like saving rain water, growing and caring for trees in the public space and […]

April 7, 2018

MRTS rail services suspended on weekend

Rail services of the MRTS on the Chennai Beach – Velachery lines will be suspended on Saturday and Sunday for maintenance work, says Southern Railway. The services are closed from 9.45 am to 4.30 pm.  

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