Archive for the Civic Category

June 25, 2019

NGOs join hands to clean mada streets around Sri Kapali Temple

NGOs join hands to clean mada streets around Sri Kapali Temple

Mylapore based NGOs – Akshaya Trust, Viswajayam foundation, Karam Korpom, and Mylapore Residents Welfare Association (MRWA) have joined together to clean the mada streets around Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple, Mylapore. Karam Korpom has started painting the fence around the temple tank […]

June 24, 2019

Rain on the weekend in some parts of the neighbourhood

Rain in some parts of the Mylapore neighbourhood over the weekend has enthused some people and disappointed others. On Sunday night, the rain was steady and came down for over 20 minutes after 10 p.m. Residents of R. A. Puram […]

June 21, 2019

Water crisis: local DMK party cadres stage protest in Alwarpet

Cadres of the DMK party held a short demonstration in front of the zonal Metro Water office on C. P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet. They were raising issues related to the water crisis. A posse of local policemen secured the place […]

June 19, 2019

Rats infest Marina’s lawns, pose danger to beach-goers

Rats infest Marina's lawns, pose danger to beach-goers

Watch out when you visit the Marina and choose to sit on the lawns or on the granite structures built around trees and along the inner walkway. You will have the company of rodents in plenty. The Marina is infested […]

June 17, 2019

Savera Hotel to host day-long event on reycling waste, greening, vegan food; June 19

Savera Hotel is hosting the first edition of Naturally Chennai curated by Green Goddesses on Wednesday, June 19. This show made of talks, demonstrations and interactions on all things to do with recycling stuff, conservation and using alternate resources is […]

June 16, 2019

Abiramapuram zone community turns smelly lane into colourful zone

Abiramapuram zone community turns smelly lane into colourful zone

Abiramapuram residents woke up to a busy Sunday morning – they had a job on their hands. To turn a much-abused street into something colourful. Anchored by R Kannan, a resident of Lakshmi Apartments and guided by a NGO called […]

June 16, 2019

Metro Water ‘s ward office erects a board to provide tips on water conservation

Recently, the Metro Water’s ward 123 office at C. P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet erected a board to urge people to save water as the city is facing a severe water crisis. A family can save up to 300 litres per […]

June 15, 2019

MLA opens gym on San Thome High Road

MLA opens gym on San Thome High Road

Mylapore MLA R. Nataraj has opened a gymnasium on San Thome High Road in R. A. Puram. Built in the property of Chennai Corporation next to the Amma Unavagam here, the gym is yet to be fitted with exercise equipment. […]

June 14, 2019

Mandaveli colony group given award by chief minister for its civic project

Mandaveli colony group given award by chief minister for its civic project

A residents’ association in Mandaveli has been given an award for cleaning up its area and sprucing up its environment. TAKSRA which represents the community of Thiruveedhi Amman Koil Street was given the award by Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi […]

June 13, 2019

Hawkers continue to dump waste on South Mada Street

Hawkers continue to dump waste on South Mada Street

Hawkers on South Mada Street continue to dump vegetable waste and garbage at the corner opposite Sri Velleswarar Temple. “Usually, the Corporation’s bins used to be there at this corner. But today due to some reason the bin has not […]

June 12, 2019

Light-emitting speed rumblers installed on road off Marina

Traffic Police are trying out a new accessory to regulate vehicles at traffic signals junction off the Marina. Recently, a private company has fixed speed-breaking rumblers on Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai, opposite the main gate of the DGP’s office campus. These […]

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