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February 23, 2018

Aircel customers frustrated at company’s response

Aircel customers frustrated at company's response

Hundreds of customers of beleagured Aircel company in the Mylapore area have been having a bad time trying to seek details on their cellular connections after network and communication issues affected normal work of this company across the country. Aircel […]

February 12, 2018

Car injures four people on pavement in San Thome

Four people were injured early on Sunday morning after a car  got on to the pavement in San Thome and hit them. It is said that the driver of the car could not control it after one of the car […]

January 13, 2018

Some roads, streets in St. Mary’s Road zone are now ‘one-way’

Some roads, streets in St. Mary's Road zone are now 'one-way'

Chennai City Traffic Police have made some changes in traffic regulations in the area off Crowne Plaza Hotel and St. Mary’s Road. These came into effect on Sunday. Policemen posted at key points, barricades and traffic signage have been employed […]

January 10, 2018

Bus strike continues, sixth day today

Bus strike continues, sixth day today

As the bus strike entered its sixth day today, commuters, including students, office goers and seniors, have been forced to depend on alternate means of transport including local trains, autos and cabs. The bus terminus at Mandaveli wore a deserted […]

January 10, 2018

Gentle rain adds to the chill. Wednesday morning.

Gentle rain adds to the chill. Wednesday morning.

It rained on Wednesday morning. Just a little, across the Mylapore area. But it rained. And since it happened when it was time to get to school many school students had to double up, seek shelter or open their umbrellas […]

November 29, 2017

The rain is back

The rain is back. The post-noon dark skies had prepared people for the downpour this Wednesday evening. The rain, light at first and then  strong in parts continued as peak-hour traffic on Mylapore’s main roads began to crawl. Rasikas who […]

November 28, 2017

Srinivasapuram fisherfolk make big catch

Fishermen of Srinivasapuram, which lies at the far end of the Foreshore Estate neighbourhood had a big catch of fish on Monday afternoon. But some of them said that the fish seemed to have died due to pollution in the […]

November 22, 2017

20th anniversary of CPR Foundation’s ‘Each One Teach One’ scheme: This Friday

C. P. Ramaswami Aiyar Foundation is celebrating the 20th year of its ‘Each One Teach One’ scheme on Friday, Nov 24. The chief guest is N. Ravi, director of The Hindu. The funds will be handed over to the principals of […]

November 17, 2017

Traffic alert: Heavy traffic on Royapettah High Road

A lorry has broken down near the Luz signal on R. H. Road. This has lead to heavy traffic moving very slowly from the Royapettah end of the road. Plan alternate routes, if you are headed that way.

November 8, 2017

IAS officer donates cash prize to men’s hostel in Mylapore

IAS officer donates cash prize to men's hostel in Mylapore

At the platinum jubilee celebrations of the Tamil daily Dina Thanthi held on Nov 6, senior IAS officer V. Irai Anbu, who received the S. P. Adithanar Literary Award from the prime minister Narendra Modi, has decided to donate the […]

November 6, 2017

Water logging at MRC Nagar; MLA assures residents of a permanent solution

Water logging at MRC Nagar; MLA assures residents of a permanent solution

The water logging issues for the residents of MRC Nagar, R. A. Puram started on Wednesday last week. Most of the roads were flooded with more than 3 feet of water, several residents were unable to move out of their […]

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