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February 18, 2019

GCC plants trees along neighbourhood streets

GCC plants trees along neighbourhood streets

In an ace move to increase greenery in the city, the greater Chennai Corporation has planted tree saplings along the sides of Rosary Church street in San Thome. Residents on Saturday woke up to workers planting trees with enclosures dug […]

February 6, 2019

Driving licence and RC – Now as Smart Cards

Driving licence and RC - Now as Smart Cards

Driving licence and vehicle registration certificates (RC) are now given in the form of Smart Cards.  Transport Minister M.R.Vijayabhaskar inaugurated the smart card system for licences and vehicle registration certificates on Jan 22 at RTO office South Chennai, Thiruvanmiyur. The […]

May 19, 2017

Mandaveli RTO officials inspect school vans and buses

Mandaveli RTO officials inspect school vans and buses

From Tuesday this week, the Road Safety Council began the process of inspecting school vehicles and issuing fitness certificates. RTO (Regional transport office) officials from the Mandaveli office were seen inspecting the buses and vans of several local schools, including […]

May 9, 2017

Recycling Waste: Corporation shows the way in Mylapore

Recycling Waste: Corporation shows the way in Mylapore

The conservancy staff of Greater Chennai Corporation Ward 125 are a busy lot. Everyday about five of them head out on their tricycles to collect the waste from over 2000 households in the area, segregate it and dump it in […]

February 15, 2017

Police show their softer side : wish an old couple on Valentine’s Day

Police show their softer side : wish an old couple on Valentine's Day

J. Rajagopal and his wife Aruna had a surprise visitor to their house this Valentine’s Day. DCP of Mylapore, V. Balakrishnan, paid a visit to this couple’s home on Kalvavivaru Street on Feb 14. Rajagopal and his wife have been […]

March 7, 2016

First Aid on a bike – a trial by the government

First Aid on a bike - a trial by the government

This is a picture of a first response bike-ambulance being tried out now by the government. The cold storage box behind the bike contains emergency supplies and first aid medication. When a call goes through to 108, these bikes are […]

July 28, 2015

Govt. declares holiday on July 28

Schools and colleges in the state will remain closed on July 28. This is per a mandate released by the state government; as a tribute to President A P J Abdul Kalam who passed away on July 27.

May 8, 2015

Russian Education Fair

Nine leading Russian Government institutions including Medical and Engineering universities are participating in an education fair to be held on 9th and 10th May, 2015 at the Russian Cultural Centre, Chennai. Mr. Sergey L. Kotov, Consul General of Consulate General […]

April 23, 2015

Postal ATM opened at Mylapore Post Office

Postal ATM opened at Mylapore Post Office

A postal ATM (Automated Teller Machine) was opened at the post office at Kutchery Road, Mylapore earlier this week. Here are a few pointers for account holders and those who wish to open an account and get these benefits – […]

July 12, 2013

Foreshore Estate Police Station constable commended by Police Commissioner

Foreshore Estate Police Station constable commended by Police Commissioner

A police officer based at the E5 Foreshore Estate Police Station has been held up as an example to follow by city police. And the recommendation has come from no less than the Chennai City Police Commissioner, S. George. Be […]

July 12, 2013

Aadhaar Card update: two booths set up in R. A. Puram but little activity

Aadhaar Card update: two booths set up in R. A. Puram but little activity

There seems to be immense confusion on the Aadhaar Card process. That is if you go by the responses of various officials who are associated with this project in the local zone. This much is sure as of now – […]

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