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August 8, 2018

Late on Wednesday, some shops open and more people move about

Late on Wednesday, some shops open and more people move about

Mylapore remained quiet through the day, this Wednesday as the state and city mourned the passing of DMK leader M. Karunanidhi and his funeral was held later this evening on the far north end of the Marina. All shops, even […]

August 8, 2018

Quiet Wednesday morning as city mourns death of Karunanidhi

Quiet Wednesday morning as city mourns death of Karunanidhi

It has been quiet and peaceful in the Mylapore neighbourhood this Wednesday morning as the city and state observe a day of mourning for DMK leader M. Karunanidhi who passed away on Tuesday evening. The walkers and fitness enthusiasts who […]

August 7, 2018

DMK chief M. Karunanidhi passes away in Alwarpet hospital, neighbourhood shuts down

DMK chief M. Karunanidhi passes away in Alwarpet hospital, neighbourhood shuts down

6.10 p.m. That is when the world was officially told that DMK leader M. Karunaidhi had passed away at the Kauvery Hospital off TTK Road, Alwarpet. Less than 24 hours after the hospital said that the DMK leader’s condition was […]

August 6, 2018

IDFC Bank launches operations in R. A. Puram

IDFC Bank launches operations in R. A. Puram

IDFC Bank has recently launched its branch in Raja Annamalaipuram.  A note from the bank says customers in the neighbourhood can now experience the bank’s full suite of retail solutions, including the opening of a savings account quickly, using Aadhaar-based […]

August 6, 2018

‘Decline’ in Karunanidhi’s health; DMK cadres gather at hospital

Cadres of the DMK party have begun to head to and gather at the gates of Kauvery Hospital in Alwarpet after the hospital put out a medical bulletin at about 6 p.m. saying that Karunanidhi’s condition is on the ‘decline’. […]

July 29, 2018

People continue to gather outside hospital where DMK leader is being treated

The Alwarpet flyover became the gallery for curious motorists to peek at the drama at the gates of Kauvery Hospital where DMK leader M. Karunanidhi has been for two days after he had a serious setback to his health. The […]

July 28, 2018

DMK cadres gather again at Alwarpet hospital gates as Karunanidhi is rushed to ICU at Kauvery

DMK cadres were back at the gates of Kauvery Hospital in Alwarpet early this morning when news got around that their party leader, M. Karunanidhi had been rushed to this hospital when his blood pressure began to drop and he […]

July 27, 2018

Doctors now overseeing Karunanidhi’s health condition at Gopalapuram residence

Cadres of the DMK party had been gathering outside the Kauvery Hospital in Alwarpet since Thursday morning when news went out that the party leader M. Karunanidhi had been admitted to this hospital the past week. He was admitted here […]

July 25, 2018

Two young men from neighbourhood die in St Thomas Mount station train accident

Two young men from neighbourhood die in St Thomas Mount station train accident

Two young men of the neighbourhood have lost their lives in the train accident that took place Tuesday morning at St Thomas Mount rail station. One is a collegian who lives in a R. A. Puram colony. The other, Naveen […]

June 28, 2018

Bee hive at park removed; novel operation

Bee hive at park removed; novel operation

If you are a regular at Nageswara Rao Park, Luz did you notice a huge bee hive growing on a tall tree in this campus? Some one did, realised the hive could pose some danger and got professional bee-keepers on […]

June 16, 2018

All India Radio Chennai marks 80th year with special programmes

All India Radio Chennai marks 80th year with special programmes

All India Radio Chennai station’s many different channels began broadcasting six specially produced programmes this Saturday, June 16 to mark 80 years of AIR in Madras/Chennai. The programmes were broadcast on Chennai A and B and on AIR’s two FM […]

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