Archive for the Civic Category

December 12, 2018

Mylapore temple streamlines offerings to keep campus tidy

Mylapore temple streamlines offerings to keep campus tidy

The managers at Sri Velleswarar Temple in Mylapore have addressed a messy issue here. Spillage of offerings made to the gods here have been discouraged. The temple management has introduced a bin system from Dec 1. A row of big […]

November 27, 2018

German consulate team joins students to paint wall of Corporation school

German consulate team joins students to paint wall of Corporation school

The office of the consulate general of the Federal Republic of Germany, Chennai joined hands with Karam Korpom Foundation, a Chennai based NGO which has been transforming many abused public spaces through community painting, to spread the awareness on water conservation among […]

November 25, 2018

Hawker stalls on Marina now have to operate in given space on sands

Hawker stalls on Marina now have to operate in given space on sands

There is to be some order in the food and games hawker stalls on the Marina. But this is not the first time the regulation is being attempted. On Saturday, Chennai Corporation commissioner and city police commissioner and their officials […]

November 22, 2018

Rains: No major issues reported so far, say TANGEDCO officials

The TANGEDCO officials at Luz and Mandaveli say that no major issues have been reported by residents since Wednesday. The Luz area engineer says, “We haven’t received reports of trees or branches falling on transformers from the residents. No major […]

November 22, 2018

Corporation officials re-plant a tree at R. A. Puram

When a tree fell in a quiet locality at R. A. Puram, the residents were worried. The tree, which fell due to the winds and the rain that lashed the neighbourhood on Wednesday, had been around for more than two […]

November 21, 2018

Unauthorised hoardings and banners have been removed, say Corporation officials

Corporation officials are on the rounds to ensure that illegal hoardings and banners are removed in the neighbourhood. An official in Ward 125 which covers the areas of Kamarajar Salai, Nochikuppam and San Thome High Road says, “Two unauthorised hoardings, […]

November 21, 2018

Steady rain through the night

Steady rain through the night

It rained steadily through the night in the Mylapore neighbourhood. On Tuesday evening, though it rained steadily in some parts of the city, it was sparse in Mylapore. It remained cloudy and the drizzle came on and off through the […]

November 16, 2018

Delay in drain work in Dr. Ranga Lane poses problems

Delay in drain work in Dr. Ranga Lane poses problems

Residents of Dr Ranga Lane in Alwarpet say that the storm water drain work undertaken by contractor of Chennai Corporation has been pending for about two weeks now. And this state poses problems to people living here. The drain under […]

November 9, 2018

This Sunday, volunteer to remove nails and ad boards from avenue trees

Free the Tree Campaign has been on for two weekends on Luz Church Road, Mylapore.  It is led by the NGO, Nizhal and depends on local volunteers to sustain it.  The third leg of this campaign is planned on November […]

November 2, 2018

Day or night, our team is ready to tackle monsoon issues, says Corporation AE

Corporation officials have been working overtime these past few months to ensure that the roads are laid and the muck is removed from storm water drains before the monsoon. The area engineer at Ward 123 says, “So far, we have […]

November 2, 2018

Join Nizhal group this Sunday to free trees of nails and advert boards on Luz Church Road

Free the Tree Campaign covered Luz Church Road, Mylapore on October 28. It was led by the NGO, Nizhal and 22 volunteers took part. A similar campaign is planned on November 4, Sunday and Mylaporeans are invited to take part […]

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