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December 14, 2020

More people commute via workmen special trains now

More people commute via workmen special trains now

Staff attached to Thirumayilai MRTS railway station say that more¬†people are commuting via the ‘workmen’ special trains now. Workmen special trains started plying at this station, in October, after Southern Railways began running them to help essential service staff. Says […]

December 12, 2020

Voter Card camps being held this weekend

Voter Card camps being held this weekend

Voter ID Card camps are being held this weekend – December 12 and 13 – across the city and in the Mylapore neighbourhood. These camps, on from 10 am to 4 pm allow you to apply for changes in the […]

December 9, 2020

Bodies of two youths of Srinivasapuram who went fishing and swept away found

Bodies of two youths of Srinivasapuram who went fishing and swept away found

The bodies of two young men from Srinivasapuram, a seaside colony in ¬†Pattinapakkam who went fishing and were swept off into the sea on Friday were found on the shores of Kottivakkam on Sunday. The bodies were brought to the […]

December 8, 2020

Chennai Corporation’s nurses are back to performing their routine work

As the virus cases have come down in the neighbourhood, Chennai Corporation’s nurses who were engaged in Covid-19 duty, are now back to performing their routine work at the local Urban Primary Health Centres (UPHCs) Following the lockdown in March, […]

December 7, 2020

Teynampet Sub Post Office offers facility to recharge mobile phone, pay TANGEDCO bill

Teynampet Sub Post Office at TTK Road, Alwarpet is now offering facility to recharge mobile phone and pay TANGEDCO bill. The post office that mostly caters to people in Alwarpet and Luz recently introduced these services in its ‘Common Service […]

December 5, 2020

Two youths who went fishing in Adyar river swept away, are ‘missing’

Two youths who were fishing in the waters off Srinivasapuram (in Pattinapakkam area) on Friday afternoon are reported missing after the gushing waters flowing in the Adyar river at its mouth swept away the cattamaran that the youths had put […]

December 5, 2020

Navy Day: two illuminated ships were anchored in sea off Light House

Navy Day: two illuminated ships  were anchored in sea off Light House

Every year, December 4 is celebrated as Navy Day and as part of the local celebrations, INS Adyar, the naval establishment based in Chennai had its own celebrations. In the evening, two Navy ships, INS Sumitra and INS Sukanya. which […]

December 3, 2020

For book on social history of Mylapore, Alliance seeks old photos

For book on social history of Mylapore, Alliance seeks old photos

The Alliance & Co., the century-plus old publishing company based in Mylapore is working on a book on the social history of Mylapore. It is now looking for photographs of Mylapore of the 19th and 20th century and beyond – […]

November 30, 2020

Mylapore Head Post Office provides doorstep services via ‘Know Your Postman’ initiative

Mylapore Head Post Office at Kutchery Road is now providing a number of services through its ‘Know Your Postman’ initiative. Using the initiative, people can get doorstep postal services via their areas’ postman. Services including postal account opening, deposit/withdrawal of […]

November 28, 2020

NGO rescues dozens of stray dogs during cyclone Nivar

NGO rescues dozens of stray dogs during cyclone Nivar

With just a small team of two members, R.A.Puram based NGO ‘Hope for Critters’ rescued dozens of stray dogs and pups during cyclone Nivar. Braving heavy rains and gusty winds, Kirthana, the founder of the NGO along with her driver […]

November 27, 2020

People start buying lamps for Karthigai Deepam

People start buying lamps for Karthigai Deepam

With Karthigai Deepam just around the corner, people have started buying lamps for the festival. On Thursday evening, several families were busy shopping earthern lamps from the hawker stalls at Mada Streets around Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple, Mylapore. The hawkers here […]

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 […]

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