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November 26, 2020

Police discourage people from venturing into Marina

Police discourage people from venturing into Marina

As Marina continues to witness high waves and strong winds due to the after-effects of cyclone, policemen are discouraging people from venturing here. They have barricaded Loop Road (near lighthouse side) to restrict public movement at the beach. Said a […]

November 26, 2020

Cyclone impact was less in the neighborhood, say Mylaporeans

Cyclone impact was less in the neighborhood, say Mylaporeans

Due to cyclone ‘Nivar’ that made landfall near Puducherry, the neighbourhood witnessed heavy rains and strong winds on Wednesday. However, residents point out that the damage caused by the cyclone is less. Abhiramapuram resident Sridhar Venkataraman reports that tree fall […]

November 26, 2020

Cyclonic weather: Mylapore wakes up thankful that damage caused by Nivar has been limited

Mylapore woke up to a morning that may want to be thankful about – cyclone Nivar, which made landfall past midnight north of Puducherry but caused strong winds across the city fo Chennai had not caused great damage. Yes, in […]

November 25, 2020

NGO offers free ambulance service for animal rescues during cyclone

R.A.Puram based animal welfare NGO ‘Hope for Critters’ is providing free ambulance service for carrying out animal rescues during the cyclone. Their recently launched ‘pet ambulance’ is available for rescues on Wednesday (Nov. 25) and Thursday (Nov. 26) from 9 […]

November 25, 2020

Few residents of Srinivasapuram temporarily shift to ‘safer places’ to protect themselves from cyclone

A few residents of TNSCB tenements at Srinivasapuram have temporarily shifted to their relative’s places at other parts of the city to protect themselves from the cyclone. Says Deepa, a resident of this colony, “Although there is no flooding, rainwater […]

November 24, 2020

Cow found dead in Abiramapuram street

Cow found dead in Abiramapuram street

A cow was found lying dead on Bheemana Garden Street off Sriram Nagar colony this morning. A resident reported this incident to Mylapore Times, saying that it looked as if the cow had come in contact with a live power […]

November 24, 2020

Cyclonic winds felt along the Marina coastline

Cyclonic winds felt along the Marina coastline

The rain has been steady and the winds have been strong now and then in the Mylapore zone. The cyclonic weather could be felt closer in the kuppams and colonies of San Thome and Pattinapakkam since late last evening. Rain […]

November 23, 2020

Cyclone warning: fishermen stay away from sea

Cyclone warning: fishermen stay away from sea

Most fishing boats of fishermen in the kuppams of San Thome and Pattinapakkam were seen parked on the sands this morning. Since the weather department said a cyclone was approaching the coast and the sea would be rough, fishermen should not […]

November 22, 2020

Lukewarm response to Voter ID Card camps being held now

Lukewarm response to Voter ID Card camps being held now

The special camps for applying for Voter ID Cards registration or for submission for corrections has drawn a lukewarm response in many places across the Mylapore zone. Though the news on these camps has been reported in newspapers community activists […]

November 21, 2020

Diabetes screening camp on Sunday at CIT Colony

Kauvery Hospital in Alwarpet is organizing diabetes screening camp that will address post-COVID diabetic ailments. This camp is at its centre in CIT Colony, Mylapore This event, on Nov.22 offers free checkups which include vitals, blood sugar levels, bio-thesiometry examination, rye […]

November 20, 2020

Get corrections, changes in Voter ID Card done this weekend

Get corrections, changes in Voter ID Card done this weekend

Here is your final opportunity to update your Voter ID Card or ask for changes/ corrections to be made in it before the elections to the Tamil Nadu state assembly are held in May 2021. Camps are to be held […]

November 19, 2020

Wall space being ‘reserved’ for graffiti for 2021 elections

Wall space being 'reserved' for graffiti for 2021 elections

Have you noticed the walls of abandoned properties or state-managed campuses? The signs of preparations for the May 2021 elections to the state Assembly are all over the place. Every political party’s cadres and units in the Mylapore zone have […]

November 11, 2020

V-Excel offers online courses for differently abled adults

V-Excel Educational Trust, an NGO for special children is now offering online courses for differently-abled adults. The 3-month course will cover topics including computer basics, MS word, introduction to the Internet, vocational academics, measurements, time and money concepts. Reads a […]

October 21, 2020

Police Day observed at Marina campus of headquarters of TN Police

Police Day observed at Marina campus of headquarters of TN Police

October 21 is observed as Police Commemoration Day across the country; a day to celebrate the achievements of the police and to salute the men who laid down lives at duty. And so, at the Tamil Nadu DGP’s office campus […]

October 16, 2020

Burst of rain dampens spirits of kolu bommai hawkers

Burst of rain dampens spirits of kolu bommai hawkers

A sudden, strong burst of rain at about 1 p.m. sank the spirits of the hawkers of kolu bommais on North Mada Street in Mylapore. In the period that it rained, water began to gather and flood on this busy […]

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