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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 […]

January 21, 2020

WannaPark’s valet parking service becomes popular in Mylapore

WannaPark's valet parking service becomes popular in Mylapore

To reduce the parking woes of people in the jam-packed Mada streets around Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple, WannaPark, an App-based valet parking service started operating here recently. Started by two friends Nishanth Kumar and Satish Kumar, the Madipakkam based start-up is […]

January 20, 2020

Rehearsals for Republic Day parade held early in the morning

Rehearsals for Republic Day parade held early in the morning

Rehearsals for the Republic Day parade to be held on January 26 are being held early in the morning on Kamaraj Salai. Besides members of India’s armed forces, Chennai city police and para-military groups, the parade will also feature school […]

January 13, 2020

St. Lazarus feast at R. A. Puram Church from Jan. 16 onwards

The annual feast of Saint Lazarus will be held at Our Lady of Guidance Church (St. Lazarus Church) in R.A.Puram from Jan 16 to Jan 26. The festival will begin with flag hoisting on Jan. 16 at 6.15 p.m. On […]

January 10, 2020

Pongal buzz at Mandaveli market

Pongal buzz at Mandaveli market

This evening, Mandaveli market was abuzz with hawkers selling colourful kolam powders and pots for pongal. Thenmozhi‘s hawker stall, opposite Ramesh supermarket on Mandaveli Street drew a huge crowd. She sells 32 different colour kolam powders. 200 grams of a colour […]

January 1, 2020

Hundreds gather at Marina roundabout to usher in new year

Hundreds gather at Marina roundabout to usher in new year

Hundreds of youths and families crowded around the clock tower at the Marina roundabout of the Marina to ring in the new year – 2020 – as the clock ticked closer to midnight on December 31. Firecrackers were burst, balloons […]

December 31, 2019

Former Supreme Court Judge S. Mohan passes away

Former Supreme Court Judge S. Mohan passes away

Justice S. Mohan, former Supreme Court judge, and longtime resident of Mylapore passed away after a brief illness on Dec.27. He was 89 years old. He has been a resident of Justice Sundaram Road for over 10 years. The family […]

December 12, 2019

Books are sold by weight at Sri Sankara Hall in Alwarpet

Books are sold by weight at Sri Sankara Hall in Alwarpet

Sri Sankara Hall in Alwarpet is hosting one of its kind sale where books are being sold by weight. Booksbyweight, a Mumbai based firm that sells pre-owned books by their weight has curated an exhibition cum sale here till this […]

December 8, 2019

Earthen lamps on sale on mada streets

Earthen lamps on sale on mada streets

There are hawkers on Mylapore’s South Mada Street who respond quickly to the turn of seasons, festivals and demand. If you are on this street now, you will find men or women who used to sell lemons or keerai now […]

December 6, 2019

Bomb threat at Sri Kapali Temple

Bomb threat at Sri Kapali Temple

Mylapore police swung into action at Sri Kapali Temple on Thursday evening after the temple office received a letter stating that a bomb would go off at the temple campus. Led by the newly-appointed DCP, policemen and women from the […]

December 1, 2019

Change in Deputy Commissioner of Police for Mylapore zone

Yet another change in the post of Deputy Commissioner of Police of Mylapore zone. Sekar Sanjay who was till last weekend the ADC to the state governor at Raj Bhavan, is taking charge. He takes charge from A. Jayalakshmi who […]

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