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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 […]

March 6, 2020

Muslim community holds anti CAA protest at Kutchery Road, Mylapore

Muslim community holds anti CAA protest at Kutchery Road, Mylapore

On Friday (March 6), the Muslim community at Kutchery Road, Mylapore held a Shaheen Bagh (in Delhi) like sit-in protest near Jumma Masjid here. Over 200 people, mostly women gathered in the late evening to protest against the Citizenship law […]

March 5, 2020

Coronavirus: Medical shop owners say surgical masks are in demand

Coronavirus: Medical shop owners say surgical masks are in demand

Following the outbreak of Coronavirus in India, the local medical shop owners in Mylapore say the surgical face masks are in demand. Said Jayanthi, a medical shop owner at Mandaveli, “People started buying the two-ply face masks (green coloured surgical […]

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