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October 18, 2018

Fire at Chettiar Hall in Alwarpet; case of sabotage?

Was the fire that burnt a section of Chettiar Hall on TTK Road in Alwarpet early last Sunday a case of sabotage? Local police seem to have arrived this motive after they picked up a man who was seen setting […]

October 14, 2018

Sri Kapali Temple idol case; senior HR&CE Dept. officer quizzed by police

A senior officer of the HR&CE Department of the state has been questioned by Idol Wing Police in connection with a case which states that a vintage peacock idol in one of the sannithis of Sri Kapali Temple has been […]

October 12, 2018

Founder of academy that trains youth for civil service exams dead

The founder-promoter of Shankar IAS Academy, D. Shankaran was found dead in his residence on on Krishnaswami Avenue, Luz on Thursday. Police said that he was found hanging from a ceiling fan and it was a case of suicide. They […]

September 20, 2018

Suicide drama inside BSNL’s R. K. Nagar office campus

A young man climbed up a telecom tower in the BSNL campus in R K Nagar in R K Mutt Road and threatened to commit suicide this Thursday morning. Police managed to talk him out if the act and brought […]

September 19, 2018

Missing idol at Sri Kapali Temple; court critical of priests

The case of the ‘missing’ idol of a peacock in one of the sannidhis of Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple in Mylapore is playing out in the Madras High Court even as the state says the police’s Idol Wing CID is probing […]

September 18, 2018

Deals at ice-cream parlour in Alwarpet creates traffic jam

There was a small traffic on TTK Road near the north end of the flyover this Tuesday afternoon when people tried to get the best of deals offered at an ice cream parlour located next to Narada Gana Sabha’s campus. […]

August 8, 2018

Late on Wednesday, some shops open and more people move about

Late on Wednesday, some shops open and more people move about

Mylapore remained quiet through the day, this Wednesday as the state and city mourned the passing of DMK leader M. Karunanidhi and his funeral was held later this evening on the far north end of the Marina. All shops, even […]

August 8, 2018

Quiet Wednesday morning as city mourns death of Karunanidhi

Quiet Wednesday morning as city mourns death of Karunanidhi

It has been quiet and peaceful in the Mylapore neighbourhood this Wednesday morning as the city and state observe a day of mourning for DMK leader M. Karunanidhi who passed away on Tuesday evening. The walkers and fitness enthusiasts who […]

August 7, 2018

DMK chief M. Karunanidhi passes away in Alwarpet hospital, neighbourhood shuts down

DMK chief M. Karunanidhi passes away in Alwarpet hospital, neighbourhood shuts down

6.10 p.m. That is when the world was officially told that DMK leader M. Karunaidhi had passed away at the Kauvery Hospital off TTK Road, Alwarpet. Less than 24 hours after the hospital said that the DMK leader’s condition was […]

August 6, 2018

IDFC Bank launches operations in R. A. Puram

IDFC Bank launches operations in R. A. Puram

IDFC Bank has recently launched its branch in Raja Annamalaipuram.  A note from the bank says customers in the neighbourhood can now experience the bank’s full suite of retail solutions, including the opening of a savings account quickly, using Aadhaar-based […]

August 6, 2018

‘Decline’ in Karunanidhi’s health; DMK cadres gather at hospital

Cadres of the DMK party have begun to head to and gather at the gates of Kauvery Hospital in Alwarpet after the hospital put out a medical bulletin at about 6 p.m. saying that Karunanidhi’s condition is on the ‘decline’. […]

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