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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 […]

March 19, 2020

Coronavirus : Masks and hand sanitisers continue to be in demand

Coronavirus : Masks and hand sanitisers continue to be in demand

Following the outbreak of Coronavirus in India, masks and hand sanitisers continue to be in demand at local medical shops in Mylapore. Medical shop owners say that both two-ply face masks (green coloured masks) and hand sanitisers have been in […]

March 18, 2020

Coronavirus : Anti-CAA protest at Kutchery Road suspended

Coronavirus : Anti-CAA protest at Kutchery Road suspended

To prevent the spread of Coronavirus, the anti-CAA protest at Kutchery Road has been suspended till the end of this month. Since March 6, the Muslim community, mostly women held a sit-in protest near Jumma Masjid to protest against the CAA […]

March 17, 2020

Corona virus : Hotels, shops in Mylapore take precautionary measures

Corona virus : Hotels, shops in Mylapore take precautionary measures

Amid the Coronavirus scare, hotels, banks and shops in Mylapore have started taking precautionary measures. All the staff of hotel Nitya Amirtham on North Mada Street have been given masks.  Says the manager of the hotel, “We also clean the […]

March 17, 2020

Corona virus: Sabhas cancel all concerts, plays for March

All sabhas in Mylapore have suspended their programmes for March and will take a call on April 1. Some had taken this call over a week ago, some decided soon after the state sent out an advisory that gatherings and […]

March 17, 2020

COVID-19 : Corporation’s Health department disinfects local temples, bus stops and ATM kiosks

COVID-19 : Corporation's Health department disinfects local temples, bus stops and ATM kiosks

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, Chennai Corporation has started disinfecting public places in Mylapore. On Sunday (March 15), workers from the Corporation’s Health department disinfected some local temples, bus stops and ATM kiosks in the neighbourhood. Says Dr Saraswati, […]

March 16, 2020

Virus issue: staff at Sri Kapali Temple follow advisory

Virus issue: staff at Sri Kapali Temple follow advisory

Sri Kapali Temple staff have started observing the corona virus advisory sent by the HR&CE Department. Tips for the devotees have been printed on banners and displayed at many places in the premises. Sanitary work staff are seen wearing masks […]

March 15, 2020

Corona virus: community events being cancelled

Cultural bodies in the neighbourhood are suspending their programmes rightaway due to the corona virus issue. On Saturday, R. R. Sabha said it was suspending one of its series featuring Isaikkavi Ramanan, a monthly talk series. The sabha will take […]

March 15, 2020

Panguni fest: officers discuss arrangements but not on virus issue and large crowds

Preparations are on for the annual Panguni festival of Sri Kapali Temple but there is no word yet on how the huge crowds that will attend the ther, arubathimoovar and thirukalyanam rituals and events will be dealt with in the […]

March 14, 2020

Vadu mangas have arrived

Vadu mangas have arrived

The vadu manga season has begun. Now, the bright green and round vadu mangas (baby mangoes) are stocked up at most of the pavement shops at South Mada Street, Mylapore. While the Madurai vadu is priced at Rs. 300 per […]

March 14, 2020

Stationery shop on Mada Street also sells school, college textbooks, guides

Stationery shop on Mada Street also sells school, college textbooks, guides

New Mylai Stationery shop on South Mada Street, Mylapore is now selling textbooks and guides for school and college students. The school textbooks are available for CBSE, State Board and Matriculation syllabus. The shop that sells stationery items has recently […]

March 12, 2020

Electric golf carts to ferry people on mada streets to Sri Kapali Temple: donation by Sundaram Finance

Electric golf carts to ferry people on mada streets to Sri Kapali Temple: donation by Sundaram Finance

Now, senior Mylaporeans can hop on to an electric golf cart on the Mada Streets and get dropped at the eastern gate of Sri Kapali Temple. This service, launched on March 12 is funded by Chennai headquartered non-banking finance company, […]

March 11, 2020

Increased police bandobust at San Thome road junctions

Security provided by police men and women has been increased at the San Thome junction outside the cathedral. Since the state Assembly is in session and a anti-CAA protest by women is being held alongside the Jumma Masjid, not far […]

March 10, 2020

Corona virus : Traffic police start wearing masks

Corona virus : Traffic police start wearing masks

Amid the Corona virus outbreak, traffic police in the neighbourhood have started wearing N-95 masks. Said a traffic policeman posted at Luz Corner, “We are asked to wear the masks as a precautionary measure to prevent infection from affected people […]

March 8, 2020

Corona virus: local churches issue guidelines

Churches under the Madras-Mylapore Catholic diocese have been given some guidelines to follow in the wake of the spread of the corona virus. This follows similar guidelines puts out elsewhere in India’s churches like in Mumbai. At Sunday Mass, at […]

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