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November 25, 2018

Road drama involving policemen on Alwarpet road

A Traffic Police man on duty on C P Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet has been hauled up by his seniors after he yanked his colleague who was riding on his motorbike and causing what could have been a grievous accident. This […]

November 23, 2018

Barn owl spotted on St. Mary’s Road

Barn owl spotted on St. Mary's Road

Photographer Dr. Mahender Maruthi Rao spotted this barn owl late one night this week on the compound wall of Pollachi Mahalingam’s house on St Mary’s Road opposite Hotel Raintree. Dr. Rao is a ENT surgeon based in Mylapore. < MYLAPORE TIMES invites photographers […]

November 21, 2018

Quilt contest open for entries; event part of India Quilt Fest in January 2019

Quilt contest open for entries; event part of India Quilt Fest in January 2019

Quilt India Foundation is hosting the India Quilt Festival in January 2019 in Chennai and many events are to be held in the Mylapore zone. A curated exhibition is to be held at Sri Sankara Hall, TTK Road, Alwarpet from […]

November 21, 2018

Steady rain through the night

Steady rain through the night

It rained steadily through the night in the Mylapore neighbourhood. On Tuesday evening, though it rained steadily in some parts of the city, it was sparse in Mylapore. It remained cloudy and the drizzle came on and off through the […]

November 7, 2018

Sparkling crackers light up night sky of Deepavali

Sparkling crackers light up night sky of Deepavali

If there was one place to take a long look at the Deepavali celebration sounds and lights it was the Adyar Bridge on Tuesday night. From this point, close to the place where Muthamizh Manram is located on the west […]

October 18, 2018

Fire at Chettiar Hall in Alwarpet; case of sabotage?

Was the fire that burnt a section of Chettiar Hall on TTK Road in Alwarpet early last Sunday a case of sabotage? Local police seem to have arrived this motive after they picked up a man who was seen setting […]

October 14, 2018

Sri Kapali Temple idol case; senior HR&CE Dept. officer quizzed by police

A senior officer of the HR&CE Department of the state has been questioned by Idol Wing Police in connection with a case which states that a vintage peacock idol in one of the sannithis of Sri Kapali Temple has been […]

October 12, 2018

Founder of academy that trains youth for civil service exams dead

The founder-promoter of Shankar IAS Academy, D. Shankaran was found dead in his residence on on Krishnaswami Avenue, Luz on Thursday. Police said that he was found hanging from a ceiling fan and it was a case of suicide. They […]

September 20, 2018

Suicide drama inside BSNL’s R. K. Nagar office campus

A young man climbed up a telecom tower in the BSNL campus in R K Nagar in R K Mutt Road and threatened to commit suicide this Thursday morning. Police managed to talk him out if the act and brought […]

September 19, 2018

Missing idol at Sri Kapali Temple; court critical of priests

The case of the ‘missing’ idol of a peacock in one of the sannidhis of Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple in Mylapore is playing out in the Madras High Court even as the state says the police’s Idol Wing CID is probing […]

September 18, 2018

Deals at ice-cream parlour in Alwarpet creates traffic jam

There was a small traffic on TTK Road near the north end of the flyover this Tuesday afternoon when people tried to get the best of deals offered at an ice cream parlour located next to Narada Gana Sabha’s campus. […]

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