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November 24, 2020

December Season 2020: sabhas’ body announces its online fest of music, dance, discourses, lec-dems

December Season 2020: sabhas' body announces its online fest of music, dance, discourses, lec-dems

The Federation of City Sabhas has announced its plans for the December Season of classical music and dance. Since the majority of sabhas decided some time ago to host a ‘online only’ festival due to the pandemic time situation, this […]

November 23, 2020

Sabhas not keen to host live concerts in December despite state relaxing pandemic time rules

Though the Tamil Nadu state government on Saturday ( Nov.21) issued orders to allow outdoor and indoor cultural events like concerts and dramas with certain restrictions, sabhas in Mylapore are not exactly excited at the prospects. The sabhas under the […]

November 20, 2020

Citi Centre mall likely to re-open in December

Citi Centre mall likely to re-open in December

Although the state government allowed malls across TN to re-open in Sept., the Citi Centre mall at Dr Radhakrishnan Salai in Mylapore has remained closed since the lockdown in March. However, it is likely to re-open in the second week […]

November 19, 2020

Small number of working women start reporting back to neighbourhood hostels

Months after the lockdown in March, a small number of working women have started coming back to hostels in the neighbourhood. The women’s hostel owners say that inmates, working in government and private companies are reporting back, slowly. They say […]

November 19, 2020

Virus cases continue to be low in the neighbourhood, says official attached to Chennai Corporation

An official, who manages virus containment at a local Ward of Chennai Corporation says that coronavirus cases continue to be low in the neighbourhood. The cases have been on the lower side, since the past few weeks. Says the official, […]

November 16, 2020

Juice World now hosts small birthday parties and functions as well

Juice World store in Mylapore, that sells a range of juices and snacks is now hosting small birthday parties and functions, as well. The restaurant also offers an unlimited vegetarian buffet, that includes a variety of juices (watermelon, lime), and […]

November 11, 2020

Staff at Mandaveli MTC bus terminus say that most commuters are not following pandemic time regulations

Staff at Mandaveli MTC bus terminus say that most commuters travelling via buses are not following pandemic time regulations. As a result, the staff say they are having to live with the fear of virus infection. Says an official, who […]

November 7, 2020

Check out these places for Deepavali special lehiyam

Check out these places for Deepavali special lehiyam

Here are a few places in Mylapore that sell Deepavali special lehiyam or marundu, this festive season. The well known Dabba Chetty Shop at Kutchery Road, Mylapore sells Deepavali marundu in the form of powder and paste. 35 grams of […]

November 5, 2020

Over 40 essential service staff commute via workmen special trains at Thirumayilai MRTS station

Over 40 essential service staff commute via workmen special trains at Thirumayilai MRTS station

A small number of workmen special trains meant for essential service staff have been plying at Thirumayilai MRTS railway station since early October. The train service resumed at the station after Southern Railways started running trains under its ‘workmen special’ […]

November 5, 2020

Attendance is poor for evening camps now, say health workers

Attendance is poor for evening camps now, say health workers

For the past few weeks, Chennai Corporation has been holding evening camps, to contain the virus spread. Health workers say that every Ward in Mylapore holds two evening camps, once every week. The camps are held between 3 pm and […]

November 5, 2020

Coalition of sabhas to webcast concerts for December Season

A clutch of sabhas in the city, including the well-known ones in Mylapore have decided to take the annual December Season of music and dance online this time. This is being planned since live concerts inside auditoriums are being avoided […]

November 4, 2020

Deepavali sweets sales: Check out these places to shop at

Deepavali sweets sales: Check out these places to shop at

With Deepavali just around the corner, shops and restaurants in Mylapore have begun offering special sweets and snacks for the occasion. The popular Mami Tiffen Stall in Mylapore is offering sweets including horlicks mysore pak, mango burfi and cashew halwa […]

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 […]

November 2, 2020

Only 50 % of Covid workers go around the neighbourhood now, says Chennai Corporation official

With the neighbourhood reporting fewer virus cases, number of Covid (sector) workers going around Mylapore has been reduced to half. In April, Chennai Corporation recruited dozens of people as Covid workers to prevent virus spread. Since then, the workers have […]

October 31, 2020

Stream of people visiting temples even on important days is thin

Stream of people visiting temples even on important days is thin

Ever since temples were opened to the public with the relaxation of pandemic time regulations, the stream of people visiting Mylapore’s temples daily is thin. In ordinary times, all the temples in the area would be busy spaces, especially in […]

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