Archive for the Civic Category

April 22, 2017

Garbage issues and broken bins frustrates residents at C. I. T. Colony, Mylapore

Garbage issues and broken bins frustrates residents at C. I. T. Colony, Mylapore

At C. I. T. Colony, Mylapore, the residents are frustrated. Despite repeated appeals to the civic authorities to clean the garbage and change the bins, no action has been taken. Says Ramdas Naik, a resident and a committee member of […]

April 22, 2017

Clock in Mandavelipakkam park stops functioning

Clock in Mandavelipakkam park stops functioning

The public clock atop a tower set up inside Chennai Corporation’s park on Lazarus Church Road seems to have frozen in time. Civic officials had set it right the last time it stopped functioning. This large park is a busy […]

April 19, 2017

Regulating posters on public walls; police officer discusses issues with reps of political parties

How can wall posters be regulated in the Mylapore zone in order to keep the heritage zone smart and clean? This issue was at the core of a recent meeting the Deputy Commissioner of Police, V. Balakrishnan had with local […]

April 19, 2017

DCP wants volunteers on weekends to help regulate traffic on Marina’s service road

Would you like to volunteer on the Marina every weekend to help regulate vehicles on the service road? Then get in touch with Deputy Police Commissioner of Mylapore, V. Balakrishnan. The DCP is attempting to regulate traffic on the service […]

April 18, 2017

BJP cadres protest in Mylapore; want two liquor shops near station closed. MLA says heritage zone must not have any liquor shops

BJP cadres protest in Mylapore; want two liquor shops near station closed. MLA says heritage zone must not have any liquor shops

BJP party cadres and women folk hailing from Pallakkma Nagar took to the busy R K Mutt Road near Thirumylai station this morning to demand the closure of two TASMAC liquor sales shops along the Buckingham Canal here. Both shops […]

April 17, 2017

Human chain to celebrate Earth Day; At Mada Streets this weekend

To celebrate Earth Day, Kapaleecharam Committee is inviting residents to join the human chain at the Mada Streets around Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore on April 22. According to a press release by the committee, the event seeks to spread awareness about reducing […]

April 12, 2017

Young Mandaveli residents campaign for a ‘plastic-free’ neighbourhood

Young Mandaveli residents campaign for a 'plastic-free' neighbourhood

Annachi Annachi Unga Saakku Pai Yenna achi (What happened to your cloth bags) – this was just one of the slogans used by more than 30 young ‘Thoomai Padai’ or ‘Go Green’ campaigners of Raja Street and Poonga View Street […]

April 12, 2017

Panguni fest; people care little for civic restraint

Civic workers in the Sri Kapali Temple zone will heave a sigh of relief that the annual Panguni fest has ended. Their task of sweeping, gathering waste and disposing it was perhaps a thankless and back-breaking effort. On Tuesday night, […]

April 11, 2017

Unique ideas by vendors on Mada Streets to sell their wares

Unique ideas by vendors on Mada Streets to sell their wares

Vendors are coming up with novel ideas to sell their wares. Seen in the picture is a flower vendor selling flowers in a cart outside Sangeetha Hotel at South Mada Street, Mylapore. A member of the Kapaleecharam committee states, “This clears […]

April 11, 2017

NGO helps to keep mada streets clean during Panguni fest but many people just did not care

Kapaleecharam Committee, a NGO working in the area of civic issues in Mylapore says that it succeeded in maintaining the mada streets clean to a great extent during the annual Panguni fest, which is now in its final phase. A […]

April 10, 2017

Panguni fest: police do their job, waste piles up

Panguni fest: police do their job, waste piles up

City police came in for praise as people acknowledged their committment to crowd management on the big days of the Panguni festival of Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore. They were stretched to the end by the huge numbers of people who […]

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