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February 20, 2020

CCTV cameras to be installed at Thirumayilai MRTS station

CCTV cameras to be installed at Thirumayilai MRTS station

To improve the safety of passengers traveling at Thirumayilai MRTS railway station, Southern Railways has planned to install CCTV cameras here. Says R. Chitra Devi, RPF Inspector, Thirumayilai station, “We have identified 30 locations for the installation of CCTV cameras. […]

February 17, 2020

Some shopkeepers at Kutchery Road put up posters against CAA, NPR

Some shopkeepers at Kutchery Road put up posters against CAA, NPR

Two shopkeepers, Habeeb and Saburdeen of Kutchery Road have put up posters on their shops to protest against the CAA Act, NPR and NRC. While both jointly run a tailoring shop, Habeeb has a copying facility shop as well. Their […]

February 12, 2020

High Court asks civic body which plans to lay pavement on Marina Loop Road to clean up fish hawking here

High Court asks civic body which plans to lay pavement on Marina Loop Road to clean up fish hawking here

Madras High Court has asked Chennai Corporation to take steps to clean up the fish hawkers who occupy Marina Loop Road near Nochikuppam. It has said the civic body must build a fish hawking market and move the hawkers, mostly […]

February 10, 2020

On eve of final exams, Mylapore’s bookstores are beehives for students

On eve of final exams, Mylapore's bookstores are beehives for students

With the public and annual exams around the corner, parents and students are thronging Mylapore’s bookstores to buy books that will help school students prepare better. While students of classes 10, 11 and 12,¬†who will attend the Board exams are […]

February 4, 2020

Small businesses to be hit by Metro Rail project make new plans: this lingerie store starts early

Small businesses to be hit by Metro Rail project make new plans: this lingerie store starts early

K.K.Garments, a lingerie store that has three outlets in Mylapore recently opened its fourth store at East Mada Street, near ICICI Bank. Soon, the owners are set to open a fifth outlet at C.P. Koil Street. However, the new shops […]

February 4, 2020

108 villaku pooja at Sri Mundagakanni Amman temple on Feb. 7

On Feb.7 (Friday), 108 villaku pooja will take place at Sri Mundagakanni Amman temple, Mylapore. Every year, the temple organizes this event to mark the last Friday in the Tamizh month of Thai. Women who wish to participate may pay […]

January 30, 2020

New building for Marina police station under construction on Loop Road

New building for Marina police station under construction on Loop Road

A new building for Marina D5 police station is under construction near Nochikuppam, behind Amma Unavagam along the Loop Road. Wooden barricades and metal sheets are placed here to demarcate the station’s boundary on all four sides. Earlier, the Marina […]

January 30, 2020

Sanskrit course at Sri Ramakrishna Math

Sri Ramakrishna Math, Mylapore is conducting a six-month Sanskrit course for children and adults aged 12 years and above. The classes will be held in the Math from 7.15 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. Teachers from Samskrita Bharati will take the […]

January 28, 2020

R. K. Nagar Post office merges with R. A. Puram Post office

R. K. Nagar Post office merges with R. A. Puram Post office

For the past few weeks, the R.K.Nagar post office next to the e-Seva center off Kamarajar Salai in R.A.Puram has been closed. Reads a notice from the South Chennai zone of the Postal Department, pasted outside this office, “Due to […]

January 27, 2020

Police arrest men accused of attempting to throw explosives at ‘Thuglak’ editor’s residence

Mylapore police say they have arrested six young men who are accused of attempting to fling crude explosive substances into the Mylapore residence of S. Gurumurthy, RSS ideologue and editor of ‘Thuglak’ Thamizh magazine. The incident took place in the […]

January 22, 2020

Newly opened restaurant at R. K. Mutt Road closes down

Newly opened restaurant at R. K. Mutt Road closes down

The recently opened I Five Foods, a franchise of Adyar Vaishnavas Thattu idly kadai has closed down. It was¬†located inside the TNSCB commercial complex here. But, it is not clear why the restaurant has shut down. Started just a few […]

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