Archive for the Corona Virus News Category

September 19, 2020

Mylapore witnessed 31 streets with virus cases on Sept. 18

On Sept.18, Mylapore witnessed 31 streets with virus cases. This is the highest number that the neighbourhood has witnessed in the past few days. According to data posted on Chennai Corporation’s website, streets including Papanasam Sivan Salai, KVB Garden Slum, […]

September 18, 2020

This Carnatic music fest is dedicated to maestros: webcast every evening

This Carnatic music fest is dedicated to maestros: webcast every evening

Madhuradhwani and Carnatica are presenting online, a series of ‘live’ classical music concerts from today, Sept. 18 as part of a music festival themed ‘Unsung Heroes’. The theme requires each evening’s main artiste who will perform for this fest ( […]

September 18, 2020

28 streets of Mylapore reported virus cases on Sept. 17

28 streets of Mylapore reported virus cases on Sept. 17

After a slight dip, the number of streets reporting virus cases in Mylapore again spiked on Sept. 17. According to data posted on Chennai Corporation’s website, a total of 28 streets reported cases on this day. Streets including Chandra Baugh […]

September 18, 2020

Dolls for Navaratri golu festival available for sale at Sri Vijaya stores in Mylapore

Dolls for Navaratri golu festival available for sale at Sri Vijaya stores in Mylapore

Dolls for the upcoming Navaratri golu festival are now available for sale at Sri Vijaya stores at North Mada Street, Mylapore.¬† A range of golu bommai varieties, including that of hawkers, children and images of lord Ganesha, Krishna, and goddesses […]

September 18, 2020

St. Luke’s Church at Mandaveli re-opens for Sunday services with changes

St. Luke's Church at Mandaveli re-opens for Sunday services with changes

St. Luke’s Church on R.K. Mutt Road, Mandaveli is now open for regular religious services. The church re-opened, a few days ago, after making necessary arrangements to prevent virus spread at its premises. Says S. James, Treasurer, St. Luke’s Church, […]

September 18, 2020

‘Bhoomika’ provides rations to 30 families in Srinivasapuram

'Bhoomika' provides rations to 30 families in Srinivasapuram

Bhoomika Trust, a city based voluntary body which has been doing some remarkable work the past months since the pandemic broke out, helping the helpless, migrants, daily-wagers and artisans besides people in slums and the less abled, on Thursday, Sept.17 […]

September 17, 2020

KVB branch on Kutchery Rd closed temporarily

The branch of Karur Vysya Bank on Kutchery Road has been closed down temporarily due to issues related to the Covid-19 developments here. A notice on the bank’s gate, as shared by community activist Baskar Seshadri says that the branch […]

September 17, 2020

Fewer streets of Mylapore report virus cases on Sept. 16

Sept. 16, Wednesday saw fewer streets of Mylapore reporting new virus cases. According to data posted on Chennai Corporation’s website, only 15 streets including Ranga Road Lane, Prof. Sanjeevi Street and San Thome High Road reported virus cases, on this […]

September 17, 2020

Huge crowd participates in amavasaya rituals on pavement: access to tank closed

Huge crowd participates in amavasaya rituals on pavement: access to tank closed

Hundreds of people turned up on the east and west sides of the tank of Sri Kapali Temple in Mylapore this morning ( Sept.17) for Mahalaya Amavasaya rituals that remember ancestors. Since 5.30 a.m., there were no less than 100 […]

September 16, 2020

Devotees will not be allowed inside Sri Kapali Temple during Pradosham, key events

Devotees will not be allowed inside Sri Kapali Temple during Pradosham, key events

At Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple, Mylapore, devotees will not be allowed inside the temple during important events like the Pradosham. The latest pradosham was held on Sept.15 evening and the regulations, as directed by the HR&CE Dept. of the state were […]

September 16, 2020

Indian Bank in Abiramapuram remains closed, staff tests positive

Indian Bank in Abiramapuram remains closed, staff tests positive

The Abiramapuram branch of Indian Bank remained closed today. A small notice pasted on its shutters said that the bank was being closed today ( Sept.16) because one of the bank staff had tested virus positive and hence, the premises […]

September 16, 2020

23 streets of Mylapore report virus cases on Sept. 15

On Sept. 15, Mylapore reported virus cases at 23 streets. Of the 23, the maximum were reported from Ward 173 and Ward 123. According to data posted on Chennai Corporation’s website, Ward 123 reported 7 streets with virus cases and […]

September 16, 2020

Most small retail businesses in Luz say shopping has not picked up: hawkers say they are doing fine

Most small retail businesses in Luz say shopping has not picked up: hawkers say they are doing fine

Although the state government allowed shops to operate till 8 pm and lifted complete lockdown on Sundays, managers/ owners of most of the small retail shops in Mylapore’s Luz zone say that neither of this has helped to improve their […]

September 15, 2020

Virus clusters are increasingly reported among close contacts, says civic worker attached to Ward 124

A civic worker managing virus containment in the neighbourhood says that nowadays, virus clusters are reported increasingly among close contacts of a virus-positive person. Said a civic worker attached to Ward 124, “These days, virus clusters are reported mostly among […]

September 15, 2020

On Sept. 14, Mylapore witnessed slight decrease in number of streets reporting virus cases

On Sept. 14, Mylapore witnessed slight decrease in number of streets reporting virus cases

After witnessing an average of 20 streets with virus cases, since the past few days, Mylapore saw a slight decrease¬†in that number yesterday (Sept. 14) According to data posted on Chennai Corporation’s website, only 18 streets reported cases on this […]

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