Archive for the Corona Virus News Category

December 19, 2020

This kids essentials store offers discounts on its products

This kids essentials store offers discounts on its products

My Little One, a store in Alwarpet that sells kids essentials is offering a 5 % discount on its products now. The store has been around in the neighbourhood for some three years. It sells toys, clothes, and accessories (diapers, […]

December 19, 2020

Urbaser to modify its garbage bin design. Its staff raised some issues that hampered work.

Urbaser Sumeet, the private agency that manages conservancy operations in the neighbourhood soon plans to make some design modifications in its garbage collection bins. The development is happening after a section of its workers expressed their issues with handling grey […]

December 19, 2020

How a music fest host has managed artistes and rasikas in pandemic times

How a music fest host has managed artistes and rasikas in pandemic times

If there is a good example of presenting Carnatic music concerts in a unique setting this margazhi while following pandemic time regulations, then one must point to the festival of Sunaadlahari that is currently on in Alwarpet. The venue is […]

December 18, 2020

This ‘sabha’ canteen is becoming a hit among foodies

This 'sabha' canteen is becoming a hit among foodies

On Dec. 16, Sastha Catering Services in collaboration with The Federation of City Sabhas launched its margazhi special live canteen at Mylapore Fine Arts Club on Musuri Subramaniam Road, Mylapore. The canteen has now become a hit among the public. […]

December 17, 2020

We are taking all precautions to prevent virus spread at our campus, says PRO of Ramakrishna Mission Student’s Home

We are taking all precautions to prevent virus spread at our campus, says PRO of Ramakrishna Mission Student's Home

Following state-government’s guideline, Sri Ramakrishna Mission Student’s Home and Polytechnic College at P.S.Sivaswamy Salai, Mylapore resumed classes for its 3rd-year polytechnic students, recently. And hence, about 150 polytechnic students have come back to the college hostel from their native places. […]

December 17, 2020

Christmas events are low-key at local churches

Christmas events are low-key at local churches

Churches in the Mylapore zone are going to have low-key Christmas related events leading to Christmas day. This is in keeping with the pandemic regulations in force now. At Our Lady of Light Church in Luz, this week on three […]

December 16, 2020

San Thomite sells eco-friendly decorations for Christmas: Anitha involved women in local kuppams in handwork

San Thomite sells eco-friendly decorations for Christmas: Anitha involved women in local kuppams in handwork

Anitha Philip Sarathy, a resident of Leith Castle Street in San Thome has been in the decorations business since 1993. She started it as a retail business. And then went on to offer festival decorations for banks, five star hotels […]

December 16, 2020

Vice-president of India launches December Season digital fest curated by city sabhas

Vice-president of India launches December Season digital fest curated by city sabhas

The December Season festival curated by the Federation of City Sabhas was formally inaugurated on December 15 evening by the vice president of India, Venkaiah Naidu via video-conferencing. The heads of the sabhas’ body sat on stage at Narada Gana […]

December 15, 2020

Boosting business in bad times. This restaurant sells veggies, idly/dosa batter

Boosting business in bad times. This restaurant sells veggies, idly/dosa batter

The pandemic has changed the ways of running the food business. Look at Sangeetha in R. A. Puram. Although the state government has allowed restaurants to restart dine-in, this restaurant at R. A. Puram continues to provide only takeaways and […]

December 14, 2020

India’s vice-president to launch December Season fest of sabhas body on Dec.15

India's vice-president to launch December Season fest of sabhas body on Dec.15

In keeping with the pandemic situation, this will be a different kind of inauguration of a December Season festival hosted by The Federation of City Sabhas. On December 15 evening. While chief guest, India’s vice-president Venkaiah Naidu will deliver his […]

December 14, 2020

More people commute via workmen special trains now

More people commute via workmen special trains now

Staff attached to Thirumayilai MRTS railway station say that more┬ápeople are commuting via the ‘workmen’ special trains now. Workmen special trains started plying at this station, in October, after Southern Railways began running them to help essential service staff. Says […]

December 13, 2020

Civic workers clean Marina beach sections for re-opening on Monday

Civic workers clean Marina beach sections for re-opening on Monday

Civic workers on Sunday were busy cleaning up the lawns, public spaces and service road of the Marina beach. The beach is to be opened to the public on December 14. The Marina, from the Cooum river end to the […]

December 11, 2020

Our Lady of Visitation Church re-opens: Holy Masses on now

Our Lady of Visitation Church re-opens: Holy Masses on now

Our Lady of Visitation Church at St. Mary’s Road, R.A.Puram, that is the parish to the Catholics in R. A. Puram and Abhiramapuram zone reopened recently. Holy Mass is celebrated daily and on Sundays. Thamizh Masses are held at 6.30 […]

December 11, 2020

Fewer people are using services of Chennai Corporation’s sample collection centre now

Health workers attached to Chennai Corporation say that fewer people are using the services of its sample collection centre, these days. The civic body’s sample collection centre, that has been functional since early July is located at the Corporation’s AIDS […]

December 10, 2020

R. R. Sabha’s Carnatic music fest starts today. Limited admission for rasikas.

R. R. Sabha's Carnatic music fest starts today. Limited admission for rasikas.

Rasika Ranjani Sabha ( R R Sabha) in Mylapore is launching its December Season music festival today, December 10 with admission open to a limited number of people to its auditoria. The festival is on till December 18. Today, at […]

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