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May 15, 2020

Customer at Sangeetha restaurant says staff do not follow self regulation but later, staff are seen wearing masks

Customer at Sangeetha restaurant says staff do not follow self regulation but later, staff are seen wearing masks

Are our takeaway counters at local restaurants strictly following the pandemic regulations. One Mylaporean who was at Sangeetha’s on South Mada Street, Mylapore says she is aghast at the situation there. “The supervisor who gives us the food parcel was […]

May 14, 2020

Post-pandemic Mylapore: Plans for Nageswara Rao Park

Post-pandemic Mylapore: Plans for Nageswara Rao Park

Changes in life at home and in public spaces are already taking place in Mylapore. Mylapore Times is documenting them as they happen and talking to people in charge about plans proposed ahead. In this piece, S Sivakumar, VP ( […]

May 8, 2020

More water for residents this summer, says Metro Water official

An additional 50MLD (Million litres a day) will be supplied to residents this summer, says a metro water official from Zone 9. He says, “Zone 9 which covers most of the R. A. Puram, Mylapore and Abhiramapuram areas will now […]

May 6, 2020

Deadline for EB bill payment extended to May 22

TANGEDCO has extended the last date for payment of electricity bills to May 22. An EB official in charge of the Mylapore area says, “This applies to low tension industrial, domestic and commercial consumers. Consumers can pay the same amount […]

May 5, 2020

Chennai Corporation collects details of migrants at community hall at C. P. Ramaswamy Road to make their travel arrangements

Chennai Corporation has started collecting details of migrant workers at its community hall at C.P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet to make travel arrangements to send them to their native places. There are around 52 migrant workers at this shelter, who belong […]

May 2, 2020

Chennai Corporation rescues woman and her children sheltered under T. T. K. Road bridge

Chennai Corporation rescues woman and her children sheltered under T. T. K. Road bridge

Chennai Corporation on Friday rescued a woman and three of her children, sheltered under the T.T.K Road Flyover in Alwarpet. Yesterday night, during their regular rounds, the Corporation officials found this lone woman along with her kids under the T.T.K […]

May 1, 2020

Life is smooth; but fear of virus looms large for this Conservancy worker

Life is smooth; but fear of virus looms large for this Conservancy worker

After over a month of lockdown, life is smooth for Paramasivam, a conservancy worker attached to Chennai Corporation’s unit in Mylapore. However, the fear of virus infection looms large in his mind. Says Paramasivam, a resident of Mundagakanni Amman Kovil […]

April 28, 2020

Widespread power breakdowns reported from Mylapore

Many Mylaporeans are reporting power supply breakdowns and blips and from different areas. Anu Nagendra from Karpagam Avenue said today that ’till late last night 3/4 houses in 4th Street still did not get power. Some really hardworking EB official […]

April 27, 2020

One new virus case reported in the neighbourhood

Recently, a 38-year-old man from the Mylapore neighbourhood tested positive for the virus. He is a resident of VOC Street in Teynampet. The virus positive man is employed at a Tamizh TV channel in Chennai. Says Chennai Corporation’s zonal health […]

April 27, 2020

TANGEDCO official says winds and heavy rains caused power outage at Alwarpet yesterday

TANGEDCO official says winds and heavy rains caused power outage at Alwarpet yesterday

A power outage that lasted for several hours was reported at Alwarpet yesterday. The TANGEDCO official incharge of the Alwarpet area says it was due to the wind and rains and that it was restored as soon as the rain […]

April 26, 2020

Garbage generation comes down in the neighbourhood

Following the lockdown, the garbage generated in the neighbourhood has come down. Says Vinodkumar, a RamKy supervisor, who manages garbage collection in ward 173 of Chennai Corporation, “Garbage collected in Mylapore has come down by approximately 25 %. This is […]

April 26, 2020

Herbal concoction distributed to people at containment zones

To boost the immunity of people living in the containment zones, civic workers have started distributing nilavembu kudineer and kabasura kudineer, a herbal concoction to all families here. Said a Chennai Corporation’s nurse who works in the San Thome containment […]

April 26, 2020

Rain lashes Mylapore 5.30 a.m. onwards

Rain lashes Mylapore 5.30 a.m. onwards

Rain has been lashing the Mylapore neighbourhood since 5.30 a.m. and continued till about 6.45 am. Thunder accompanied these unusual showers that greeted people as they woke up on Sunday morning, the first of the four-day intense lockdown. In some […]

April 25, 2020

No regular maintenance work till the lockdown, says TANGEDCO official

There will be no regular maintenance work till the lockdown, says an EB official in the Mandaveli area. He says, “Since several workers have not been able to come to work, we have not been able to do the maintenance […]

April 21, 2020

All quiet at local graveyards: operations at Mylapore crematorium smooth

All quiet at local graveyards: operations at Mylapore crematorium smooth

All is well at two graveyards in the Mylapore neighbourhood which we checked out this morning. We checked out these places this morning following the mob violence that took place around the burial of a city neurosurgeon who succumbed to […]

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