Archive for the Community Category

November 23, 2020

Cyclone warning: fishermen stay away from sea

Cyclone warning: fishermen stay away from sea

Most fishing boats of fishermen in the kuppams of San Thome and Pattinapakkam were seen parked on the sands this morning. Since the weather department said a cyclone was approaching the coast and the sea would be rough, fishermen should not […]

November 22, 2020

Boozing on pavement of P. S. Sivaswami Salai irks residents

Boozing on pavement of P. S. Sivaswami Salai irks residents

Residents living on the section of P. S. Sivaswami Salai that runs from the roundabout outside Ramakrishna Mission Students Home to Royapettah High Road say that the pavement corners are used by people to drink liquor at night. They say […]

November 22, 2020

Lukewarm response to Voter ID Card camps being held now

Lukewarm response to Voter ID Card camps being held now

The special camps for applying for Voter ID Cards registration or for submission for corrections has drawn a lukewarm response in many places across the Mylapore zone. Though the news on these camps has been reported in newspapers community activists […]

November 21, 2020

Diabetes screening camp on Sunday at CIT Colony

Kauvery Hospital in Alwarpet is organizing diabetes screening camp that will address post-COVID diabetic ailments. This camp is at its centre in CIT Colony, Mylapore This event, on Nov.22 offers free checkups which include vitals, blood sugar levels, bio-thesiometry examination, rye […]

November 20, 2020

Arkay Center, hub for Carnatic music celebrates 10th anniversary

Arkay Center, hub for Carnatic music celebrates 10th anniversary

For Carnatic music rasikas and artistes, the Arkay Convention Center (ACC) in Luz is a familiar destination. That is because this well-designed and cosy hall is the venue for classical music concerts on most days of the year. This evening, […]

November 19, 2020

As huge mounds of waste gets washed up on Srinivasapuram shores, city officials oversee its removal

As huge mounds of waste gets washed up on Srinivasapuram shores, city officials oversee its removal

A huge amount of waste gets washed up on the sandy shores on the south and east end of Srinivasapuram at the far end of the Pattinapakkam area. The waste consists of glass, plastic, board and cloth besides oily muck […]

November 16, 2020

Viswajayam Foundation celebrated Deepavali by distributing dry fruits, nuts to conservancy workers

Viswajayam Foundation celebrated Deepavali by distributing dry fruits, nuts to conservancy workers

Viswajayam Foundation, an NGO based in R. H. Road, Mylapore celebrated this year’s Deepavali by distributing dry fruits and nuts to conservancy workers. On the Deepavali day, Nov. 14, members of the NGO went around the neighbourhood and distributed boxes […]

November 14, 2020

A big, traditional arch welcomed relatives to a wedding home in Abiramapuram

A big, traditional arch welcomed relatives to a wedding home in Abiramapuram

The Krishnans of Abiramapuram just celebrated the wedding of daughter Pavithra with Venkat at a hall in Kotturpuram. And in keeping with the pandemic time regulations, this was a wedding open to only the near and dear. But they did […]

November 14, 2020

Neighbourhood wakes up early to celebrate Deepavali

Neighbourhood wakes up early to celebrate Deepavali

Mylapore woke up to the bursting of fire crackers this Deepavali festival, with the booms shattering the quiet of dawn as early as 5 a.m. Though there was a nip in the air with dewy conditions and a hint of […]

November 13, 2020

Fire Services team creates awareness on handling crackers and avoiding accidents

Fire Services team creates awareness on handling crackers and avoiding accidents

Fire Services staff attached to the Fire Station in Mylapore ( near the TN DGP office campus) organised a campaign this morning in a few spots in Mylapore to educate people on proper ways to burst fire crackers for Deepavali and […]

November 13, 2020

This R. A. Puram community gifted civic workers for Diwali

This R. A. Puram community gifted civic workers for Diwali

One small group of the staff of Urbaser Sumeet, the new agency which clears garbage were in for a warm surprise on Thursday afternoon in R. A. Puram. The Ramakrishna Nagar residents association’s ( this community has grown from the […]

November 12, 2020

Police patrol vans now stationed at specific places daily to receive people’s complaints

Police patrol vans now stationed at specific places daily to receive people's complaints

Chennai City police commissioner, Mahesh Aggarwal recently has asked his police personnel  serving at all police stations to park their patrol cars at important places in each zone and accept complaints from the public on the spot and then formally […]

November 6, 2020

Urbaser Sumeet team meets Mandaveli residents to be briefed on new garbage-clearing operations

Urbaser Sumeet team meets Mandaveli residents to be briefed on new garbage-clearing operations

Urbaser Sumeet’s team in charge of solid waste management for Ward 126 (Unit 25, Zone 9), led by assistant zonal manager for Zone 9  ( Basha) met with representatives of residents’ associations and other residents from Ward 126 (largely areas […]

November 3, 2020

Stray dog supporters seek funds to sterilise the animals

Stray dog supporters seek funds to sterilise the animals

Vijayalakshmi Sivakumar and her family reside near the Mandaveli MRTS railway station. She and a few others have been feeding stray dogs for some time now. Some dogs hang around Vijayalakshmi’s residence and are fed daily but these dog lovers […]

November 2, 2020

NGO launches ‘pet ambulance’ to ferry injured street dogs, cats to hospitals

NGO launches 'pet ambulance' to ferry injured street dogs, cats to hospitals

Hope for Critters, an animal welfare NGO based in R.A.Puram has recently launched a pet ambulance, to facilitate the transport of sick street dogs/cats to hospitals. With a focus on animal rescue and rehabilitation, Kirthana founded the NGO, a few […]

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