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December 4, 2019

Thamizh competitions held at Montfort Academy

Thamizh competitions held at Montfort Academy

Montfort Academy, San Thome in association with Ulaga Thamizh Aivu Sangam and Chennai Elakiya Manram conducted speech, essay writing and art competitions in Thamizh for the students of the school on Nov. 27. The theme was ‘Penkalvi matrum paathugapu vizipunairvu […]

December 3, 2019

Differently abled persons enjoy their time at Marina

Their happiness knew no bounds. It was a cloudy evening on Dec.3, the International Day of Disabled Persons. Smiles and giggles filled this part of Marina near Gandhi statue. Enjoying on the new beach wheelchairs were the differently-abled persons who […]

December 3, 2019

Students of Sprouts Montessori School celebrate ‘Project Day’

Students of Sprouts Montessori School celebrate 'Project Day'

On Nov. 30, the students of Upper Elementary at Sprouts Montessori House of Children celebrated their ‘Project Day’. Their theme was ‘India’. The signature timeline research done by the children were based on Indian monuments, animals, mountains, rivers, insects and […]

December 2, 2019

Politician and civic activist taps flooded water on street – for good use

Politician and civic activist taps flooded water on street - for good use

Every time it rained hard, Kesavaperumal East Street got flooded. It is narrow, with walls of houses and apartments on it damming any water that falls on the street. On the weekend, even as people waded through the rainwater Lakshmi […]

December 1, 2019

Tourists from Italy record Mylapore streetlife

Tourists from Italy record Mylapore streetlife

This past week, a group of tourists from Bologna, Italy exploring Mylapore also decided to record the life on the street as they walked around the area. They were seen walking on Kutchery Road for over 20 minutes to shoot […]

November 30, 2019

Electric MTC bus that connects Mylapore gains popularity

Electric MTC bus that connects Mylapore gains popularity

Tamil Nadu’s first set of electric buses started plying the city a few months ago. One e-bus, which is also air-conditioned is operating on A1 route of MTC (Metropolitan Transport Corporation) which runs from Central to Thiruvanmiyur via Mylapore. In […]

November 29, 2019

This lane opposite Sri Mundagakanni Amman Temple is out of bounds for residents

This lane opposite Sri Mundagakanni Amman Temple is out of bounds for residents

The picture shows the messy state of Madhavaperumal Kovil lane in Mylapore. This is an L- shaped lane that runs from Mundagakanni Amman Kovil Street to V.S.V. Kovil Street adjoining the wall of Sri Madhavaperumal temple tank on one side […]

November 29, 2019

Nature writing workshop in R. A. Puram: apply now

Kumaran Sathasivam is a naturalist and writer and he is conducting a Nature Writing workshop in R. A. Puram on Dec.8. This workshop is open to college students and adults who wish to home their skills in fiction/non-fiction and reportage […]

November 29, 2019

Kindergarten students of P. S. Senior talk about water conservation

Kindergarten students of P. S. Senior talk about water conservation

Talks and songs on conservation of water marked the ‘Science Activity Day’ celebrations held at P. S. Senior Secondary School, Mylapore on Nov. 22. The event, which was held for UKG children, also included small experiments on buoyancy and solubility. […]

November 28, 2019

Chennai Corporation to convert unused well into RWH facility in its office in C.I.T. Colony

Chennai Corporation to convert unused well into RWH facility in its office in C.I.T. Colony

Chennai Corporation’s team of ward 119 unit has revived an unused well at its office premises at C.I.T Colony, Mylapore. In addition, it is also being converted as a rainwater harvesting facility. Says Guhan, engineer of this ward, “We are […]

November 27, 2019

Chennai Corporation to provide beach wheelchairs for differently abled to access Marina

Chennai Corporation to provide beach wheelchairs for differently abled to access Marina

Chennai Corporation has procured beach wheelchairs to help differently-abled persons access the Marina beach. A few days ago, the Corporation workers along with members of the Disability Rights Alliance tested them at the sand area at Marina. Every year on […]

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