Archive for the Corona Virus News Category

August 6, 2020

Staff at Mylapore Head Post Office say seniors continue to throng the office for services that can wait

Staff at the Mylapore Head Post Office off Kuchery Road say that seniors continue to throng the office for availing ‘non-emergency’ services like passbook updation. This trend started soon after the post office re-opened following lockdown. And the staff here […]

August 6, 2020

Awareness campaign on breastfeeding held at Urban Primary Health Centre in Alwarpet

Awareness campaign on breastfeeding held at Urban Primary Health Centre in Alwarpet

On August 5, an awareness campaign on breastfeeding was held at Urban Primary Health Centre (UPHC) at C.P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet. The event was organised by the Inner Wheel Club of Chennai Symphony, District 323, a women’s organisation, to commemorate […]

August 6, 2020

Fewer streets in Mylapore report virus cases on August 5

Fewer streets in Mylapore reported virus cases on August 5. According to Chennai Corporation’s data published on its website, only 13 streets reported virus cases on this day. However, streets like Jagadambal Colony 1 st Street (Ward 119), Ramachandra Salai(Ward […]

August 5, 2020

Aavin milk card holders face difficulties in renewing monthly milk cards

Aavin milk cardholders in the neighbourhood are facing severe problems to renew their monthly milk cards. This is because Aavin is yet to make the milk card renewals completely online. And hence, people are having to visit the nearest Aavin […]

August 5, 2020

French Loaf food stores provide facility to place orders via Facebook

French Loaf food stores provide facility to place orders via Facebook

French Loaf outlets in the neighbourhood are now providing a facility to place orders via Facebook. The store that has branches at Alwarpet and San Thome besides elsewhere has recently launched this service. Bread (whole wheat, milk), pastries (black forest, […]

August 5, 2020

Mylapore witnesses a slight increase in virus cases on August 4

On August 4, Mylapore witnessed a slight increase in virus cases. According to Chennai Corporation’s data published on its website, 16 streets reported virus cases on this day. Of this, a maximum of 7 streets reported cases at Ward 124. […]

August 5, 2020

San Thome-based food service now extends to cover Adyar, Thiruvanmiyur

The Lazars of San Thome who launched a home-based food catering service to tide over the economic gloom of recent times, are now extending their services to the Adyar-Thiruvanmiyur areas. Appayee’s Kitchen, as this business is called now focuses mainly […]

August 5, 2020

This Bharatanatyam dancer integrates fitness training, theatre, yoga and sloka into her dance lessons

This Bharatanatyam dancer integrates fitness training, theatre, yoga and sloka into her dance lessons

As soon as schools closed due to the lockdown during the second week of March, Bharatanatyam dancer Jayanthi Srivatsan, the director of a dance school called ‘Naatya Aradhana’ at Abhiramapuram, swung into action. She switched into the online mode and […]

August 4, 2020

Charity continues. The Mathala Narayanan Street group decides to feed homeless thro’ August.

A group of Mylaporeans based at Mathala Narayanan Street has chosen to continue its service to the homeless. Anticipating that lockdown would not be extended, S. Vidyanathan and family had previously decided to wrap up their service by July end. […]

August 4, 2020

Chennai Corporation’s fever surveyors will soon check oxygen levels of residents using pulse oximeters

Chennai Corporation has come up with a new plan to improve virus containment in the neighbourhood. The civic body will now employ its sector workers (fever surveyors) to check the oxygen levels of residents, in addition to their temperatures. On […]

August 4, 2020

TANGEDCO senior engineers willing to listen to genuine plaints, says R. A. Puram consumer

TANGEDCO senior engineers willing to listen to genuine plaints, says R. A. Puram consumer

If you have a serious issue concerning your power supply billing or of the working of the meter, then approach a senior engineer of TANGEDCO and if there is substance, the officers set it right. This is what actor and […]

August 4, 2020

Alwarpet Street, the only containment zone in Mylapore was among the streets that reported virus cases on August 3

August 3 (Monday) saw, Alwarpet Street – the only containment zone in Mylapore reporting a new virus case. According to Chennai Corporation’s data published on its website, the street has reported a case after almost a week now. The neighbourhood […]

August 3, 2020

After floods in 2015, this is the first time, I’m receiving so many appliances for repair, says owner of this electrical appliances repair shop in Mylapore

After floods in 2015, this is the first time, I'm receiving so many appliances for repair, says owner of this electrical appliances repair shop in Mylapore

“After the floods in 2015, this is the first time in over 10 years, that I have got so many appliances for repair in one go,” says A.M Rahamudullah, sitting at his small shop, amidst piles of defective table fans […]

August 3, 2020

20 people take part in Avani Avittam ceremony held at Kalyana Nagar Association

Twenty people changed their sacred thread (poonal) at the avani avittam celebrations held at Kalyana Nagar Association, Mandavelipakkam today morning (Aug 3). The secretary of the association T. R. Prakash says, “Though we were initially allowed to conduct the ceremony […]

August 3, 2020

18 streets in Mylapore report virus cases on August 2

After reporting fewer streets with virus cases since the past few days, Mylapore saw a slight increase in number of streets with virus cases on August 2. According to Chennai Corporation’s data published on its website, 18 streets reported cases […]

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