Archive for the Civic Category

July 5, 2019

Volunteers join hands to keep an eye on San Thome’s Infinity Park

Volunteers join hands to keep an eye on San Thome's Infinity Park

Due to the efforts of volunteers, the Infinity Park, behind the Registration Office off San Thome High Road is well maintained and children seem to be enjoying their time here. The park, that opened a few months ago is an […]

July 4, 2019

Sewage pollution of waterlines: issue solved

A sewer block that led to contamination of Metro Water at Rajasekaran street off Dr R.K.Salai has been addressed now and things seem okay now. The location of the block was found after Executive Engineer of zone 9 urged the […]

July 3, 2019

Residents in colony off Dr. R. K. Salai affected as sewage pollutes drinking water

Residents in colony off Dr. R. K. Salai affected as sewage pollutes drinking water

On July 2, due to seepage of sewage water with Metro Water, around 12000 litres of lorry-delivered drinking water that a few residents of Rajasekaran Street had stored in their sumps got wasted and had to be thrown away as […]

July 1, 2019

Wall painting at St. Francis Xavier school, Alwarpet

Wall painting at St. Francis Xavier school, Alwarpet

Recently, volunteers of Karam Korpom – Stop Abusing Public Spaces (SAPS) and students of St. Francis Xavier school joined together to paint the wall of this school at TTK Road, Alwarpet. Around 45 people participated in the wall painting activity. […]

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 […]

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