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April 19, 2017

Nungu sales picks up as the mercury soars

Nungu sales picks up as the mercury soars

With no respite from the heat in sight, Nungu sellers in the neighbourhood have been doing good business during this season. A vendor was seen selling 2 pieces for Rs. 10 outside Rain Tree Hotel at St. Mary’s Road yesterday […]

April 7, 2017

Income Tax Dept. team raids state minister’s residence

A raid by a team of the Income Tax department on the house of the state’s health minister, Vijaya Bhaskar at his residence on Greenways Road is now on. A huge crowd of AIADMK partymen, media and policemen ( state […]

March 21, 2017

Popular snacks joint on Mathala Narayanan Street shuts down

The iconic snacks joint in Mylapore, SriKarpagambal Kapali Sweets Stall on Mathala Narayanan Street has shut down as the property where it stood is being redeveloped. On the spot where hundreds of people crowded all day long, at the shop’s […]

March 18, 2017

Two die in ghastly road accident in R. A. Puram

In a ghastly car accident that took place at about 1.30 a.m. on Saturday morning near Dr Ambedkar Memorial in R A Puram, young professional car-racing driver Ashwin Sundar and his wife, Nivedita died on the spot.

March 9, 2017

Body of man retrieved from Sri Kapali Temple tank

The body of a 53 year old man was retrieved from Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple tank by Mylapore police yesterday (Mar.8) morning. According to police sources, Devaraj, a resident of Thiruvanmiyur, worked as a watchman at the Customs office in north […]

March 7, 2017

Oil spill on Kutchery Road this morning leads to bike skids

Oil spill on Kutchery Road this morning leads to bike skids

A oil spill on Kutchery Road early this morning caused many minor accidents as two-wheeler riders skidded down this stretch. The oil stains, some large and some in pools could be seen in large parts from the Police Station end […]

March 7, 2017

Cloudy skies, a light drizzle at Mandavelipakkam

Cloudy skies, a light drizzle at Mandavelipakkam

Cloudy skies, as seen at East Circular Road, Mandavelipakkam today morning at 8.30 a.m. This picture was taken from the terrace of a resident of the area. A light drizzle too was experienced by residents dropping their children off at […]

March 4, 2017

Sri Ramakrishna Jayanthi: On Mar. 5 at Sri Ramakrishna Math

The 182nd jayanthi of Sri Ramakrishna will be celebrated at Sri Ramakrishna Math, Mylapore on Sunday, Mar. 5. A special talk in English on ‘Living presence of Sri Ramakrishna’ will be given by Dr. V. B. Arathi, founder and head, […]

March 3, 2017

PSN Disciples Foundation’s annual day on Mar. 5

Cleveland V. V. Sundaram will preside over PSN Disciples Foundation’s annual day celebration to be held on Mar. 5 at Raga Sudha Hall, Luz. Madurai G. S. Mani will be honoured. P. S. Narayanaswamy felicitates. At 5.30 p.m.

February 28, 2017

Public sector bank branches shut down in view of staff strike today

All local branches of public sector banks are presenting a deserted look as the strike called by bank-staff began today. The gates were shut and there were small queues outside the ATMs which are located in the same building as […]

February 22, 2017

Mylapore resident being interrogated for IS links

32 year old Mohammed Iqbal, a resident of Bazaar Street, Mylapore, was arrested by intelligence agencies in Rajasthan last month for his links with the Islamic State. A tip-off from the Rajasthan anti-terrorist squad led to his arrest. According to […]

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