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June 28, 2020

Short spell of rain

Short spell of rain

It rained for some 10 to 15 minutes in Luz, Mylapore and Mandaveli areas well past noon this Sunday. The sky was overcast after 11 am and the rain, steady in some places came down later. It has been raining […]

June 14, 2020

97 year old man fully recovers from COVID-19 after treatment at this neighborhood hospital

97 year old man fully recovers from COVID-19 after treatment at this neighborhood hospital

A 97-year-old man has fully recovered from coronavirus after undergoing treatment from Kauvery Hospital at TTK Road, Alwarpet. On the day of his discharge, that took place this Monday, the hospital’s staff including doctors, and nurses bid him a warm […]

May 23, 2020

Justice V. Ratnam passes away; legal luminary

Justice V. Ratnam, retired judge of the Madras High Court and Chief Justice of the Himachal High Court passed away this morning ( May 23) at his residence at Pelathope, Mylapore.   He was a legal luminary with a sharp […]

May 2, 2020

Mylapore Times launches its Thamizh News Channel on WhatsApp

Mylapore Times launches its Thamizh News Channel on WhatsApp

Mylapore Times launched its Thamizh News Channel on WhatsApp on Friday. And in less than 24 hours, it has over 400 members signed up. The channel provides only 3 or 4 key news bits concerning Mylapore that are of use […]

April 26, 2020

Rain lashes Mylapore 5.30 a.m. onwards

Rain lashes Mylapore 5.30 a.m. onwards

Rain has been lashing the Mylapore neighbourhood since 5.30 a.m. and continued till about 6.45 am. Thunder accompanied these unusual showers that greeted people as they woke up on Sunday morning, the first of the four-day intense lockdown. In some […]

April 19, 2020

NGO provides counselling services to people

To help people who might be affected by anxiety, or sleeplessness in this lockdown period, Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health (BALM), a sister organisation of NGO Banyan is offering counselling services. The NGO along with Chennai Corporation has […]

April 9, 2020

Heavy rain, strong wind and rolls of thunder

Heavy rain, strong wind and rolls of thunder

The skies became dark, the wind began to blow across and there was thunder. And then it rained – from about 3.30 p.m. and many areas in Mylapore received heavy rain. “There was rolls of thunder and the rain was […]

April 8, 2020

Aavin milk card holders face problems to renew monthly milk cards

Aavin milk card holders face problems to renew monthly milk cards

Following the lockdown, Aavin milk cardholders in Mylapore are facing severe hardship to renew their monthly milk cards. Earlier, they could renew their cards at the nearest Aavin booths. However, after the lockdown, milk cardholders are asked to visit the […]

April 7, 2020

Chennai Corporation starts door-to-door survey in Mylapore

As part of Chennai Corporation’s new plan to contain the spread of Coronavirus, civic workers have started a door-to-door survey in Mylapore. The survey is carried out to identify persons with symptoms of COVID-19. Says Chennai Corporation’s zonal health officer […]

April 3, 2020

Very few people are stepping out unnecessarily, say Mylapore Police

Very few people are stepping out unnecessarily, say Mylapore Police

Mylapore police say that very few people are stepping out unnecessarily during the lockdown period. Since lockdown, police officers are deployed at various places in the neighbourhood to restrict the movement of people. Says a police officer from Law and […]

March 23, 2020

Coronavirus: St. Isabel’s hospital in Luz takes precautionary measures

Coronavirus: St. Isabel's hospital in Luz takes precautionary measures

St. Isabel’s Hospital in Luz has started taking precautionary measures to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. On Monday, people entering the hospital were screened to check if they showed flu-like symptoms. Only the main gate of this hospital off Musuri […]

March 23, 2020

Mylapore wakes up to a less-busy Monday morning: all temples closed, shops open

Mylapore slowly got back to normal times on Monday after the ‘curfew’ imposed on the city on Sunday to battle the virus. Traffic was less than usual on the main roads but shops had opened up – there was a […]

March 22, 2020

Mylapore in lockdown mode: Sunday forenoon

Mylapore shut down this Sunday in the nationwide attempt to tackle the coronavirus. Almost 100% the shut down was. Be it in Mandaveli or Mylapore, Alwarpet or San Thome, the streets were deserted and there was a thin stream of […]

March 21, 2020

Access to Marina beach closed, police clear it of visitors on Saturday evening

By an order issued by Chennai Corporation commissioner, all beaches have been closed to people and that includes the Marina beach. This evening, police barricaded all access points, went into the sands and by the shoreside to ask visitors to […]

March 20, 2020

Big number of people at Marina to walk, exercise in the morning; observers criticise attitude

Big number of people at Marina to walk, exercise in the morning; observers criticise attitude

The large numbers of people on Marina beach has surprised a lot of people who wonder why advisory on the corona virus is not being followed by people. This morning, a video shot by Mylapore Times shows at least 1000 […]

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