Archive for the Corona Virus News Category

March 30, 2020

Donate essentials for homeless people at Corporation’s shelter

Since the lockdown, Chennai Corporation has been rescuing homeless people from across the city and housing them at its shelters. In Mylapore, some 120 of them are sheltered at Corporation’s community hall at Karaneeswarar Pagoda Street. Though the team along […]

March 30, 2020

Relax rules for people who want to help, says head PRO of Sri Ramakrishna Math

The monks at Ramakrishna Math, Mylapore have been quite busy this past week. They have been serving the community in every little way they can. Swami Naravarananda, the head PRO of the Math says, “At the Ramakrishna Mission Students Home […]

March 30, 2020

Jeth Nagar residents make a donation, website launched to keep community connected

The members of Jeth Nagar Residents Association, Mandaveli came together recently to make a donation to those at shelters and the homeless. They collected Rs. 50000 in 2 days and handed over 150 kgs of rice bags, 50 kgs of […]

March 30, 2020

Civic body starts intense virus containment campaign in San Thome, Mandavelipakkam

Civic body starts intense virus containment campaign in San Thome, Mandavelipakkam

Chennai Corporation has launched an intense virus containment in the San Thome and Mandavelipakkam areas this morning, March 30. A group of 80 plus workers – nurses, civic staff, para medicals – were briefed by the zonal medial officer at […]

March 30, 2020

V-Excel to offer counselling through WhatsApp and Skype

To help people who might feel stressful or panicky in this lockdown period, V-Excel Educational trust, an NGO for special children in R.A.Puram is offering counselling services. Professional counsellors of V-Excel will provide counselling through Skype and WhatsApp voice/video calls. […]

March 30, 2020

Shopping at mada street veggie hawker market: theatreperson KK shares his story

Many many Mylaporeans cannot live their daily life without shopping at South Mada Street’s hawker stalls – the vadu manga season was topping when the lockdown happened. But the market is alive and busy, mostly in the mornings. Many close […]

March 30, 2020

Order Thai or pizza at this Alwarpet bistro; open for takeaways, all day

Order Thai or pizza at this Alwarpet bistro; open for takeaways, all day

Ashvita Bistro on Bawa Road in Alwarpet is open through the day because the core kitchen team resides on the premises. Promoter Ashwin Rajagopalan says his staff follow the advisory and wear masks and hear scarves and the kitchen is […]

March 30, 2020

This keerai hawker was godsend for Alwarpet resident

This keerai hawker was godsend for Alwarpet resident

The woman hawker selling keerai ( greens) was godsend for Raji Muthukrishnan of Dr. C V Raman Road in Alwarpet yesterday. She had run out of vegetables. Being home quarantined since the couple’s return from USA, and their maid ‘distanced’ […]

March 29, 2020

Chennai Corporation starts ‘virus containment’ campaign in San Thome: part of new strategy where cases were located

A big group of civic workers started what are called by the state ‘ virus containment’ campaigns at San Thome on Sunday. This campaign is locally focussed in San Thome and will be on for 21 days, as announced┬áby the […]

March 29, 2020

Carnatic musicians body to provide support to affected artistes

An association of Carnatic musicians worldwide has put out a communication saying that artistes who have been economically affected by the corona virus can approach it for support. The Global Carnatic Musicians Association (GCMA) for now is reaching out only […]

March 29, 2020

App-based food delivery service starts but thin

Food delivery boys were seen on Mylapore streets since this morning, many signed up to Zomato. There were only a few of them, sourcing breakfast from a few restaurants in the area on orders placed. One Zomato deliveryman outside the […]

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