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August 5, 2020

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August 5, 2020

This Bharatanatyam dancer integrates fitness training, theatre, yoga and sloka into her dance lessons

This Bharatanatyam dancer integrates fitness training, theatre, yoga and sloka into her dance lessons

As soon as schools closed due to the lockdown during the second week of March, Bharatanatyam dancer Jayanthi Srivatsan, the director of a dance school called ‘Naatya Aradhana’ at Abhiramapuram, swung into action. She switched into the online mode and […]

August 4, 2020

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August 4, 2020

Charity continues. The Mathala Narayanan Street group decides to feed homeless thro’ August.

A group of Mylaporeans based at Mathala Narayanan Street has chosen to continue its service to the homeless. Anticipating that lockdown would not be extended, S. Vidyanathan and family had previously decided to wrap up their service by July end. […]

August 4, 2020

Chennai Corporation’s fever surveyors will soon check oxygen levels of residents using pulse oximeters

Chennai Corporation has come up with a new plan to improve virus containment in the neighbourhood. The civic body will now employ its sector workers (fever surveyors) to check the oxygen levels of residents, in addition to their temperatures. On […]

August 4, 2020

Bags and textbooks distributed to students at local Corporation schools

The government has started distributing bags and textbooks to the students of government and government-aided schools. At the Chennai High School at Sringeri Mutt Road, R. A. Puram, M. Raja Rajeswari, the headmistress in charge, says, “Yesterday about 60 students […]

August 4, 2020

TANGEDCO senior engineers willing to listen to genuine plaints, says R. A. Puram consumer

TANGEDCO senior engineers willing to listen to genuine plaints, says R. A. Puram consumer

If you have a serious issue concerning your power supply billing or of the working of the meter, then approach a senior engineer of TANGEDCO and if there is substance, the officers set it right. This is what actor and […]

August 4, 2020

Jain community marks Rakshabandhan with a thali decoration contest

Jain community marks Rakshabandhan with a thali decoration contest

July to November are busy months for the Jain community. Their five month long Chaturmas festival, which began during the first week of July this year, is usually marked with the entrance of monks into the Jain Stanak at Bazaar […]

August 4, 2020

Alwarpet Street, the only containment zone in Mylapore was among the streets that reported virus cases on August 3

August 3 (Monday) saw, Alwarpet Street – the only containment zone in Mylapore reporting a new virus case. According to Chennai Corporation’s data published on its website, the street has reported a case after almost a week now. The neighbourhood […]

August 4, 2020

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August 4, 2020

Tamilnadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University to issue applications for its five year UG programme on August 5

Online applications for the five year programme undergraduate programme at The Tamilnadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University can be downloaded from their website www.tndalu.ac.in from Aug 5. Applications can also be obtained in person from their campus at R. A. Puram […]

August 3, 2020

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August 3, 2020

After floods in 2015, this is the first time, I’m receiving so many appliances for repair, says owner of this electrical appliances repair shop in Mylapore

After floods in 2015, this is the first time, I'm receiving so many appliances for repair, says owner of this electrical appliances repair shop in Mylapore

“After the floods in 2015, this is the first time in over 10 years, that I have got so many appliances for repair in one go,” says A.M Rahamudullah, sitting at his small shop, amidst piles of defective table fans […]

August 3, 2020

Chennai Corporation plans to de-silt storm water drains soon

Soon, Chennai Corporation will start desilting stormwater drains in Mylapore. This is being carried out ahead of the monsoon season to prevent flooding of streets when it rains. Says Chennai Corporation’s Executive Engineer (Zone 9), “We are chalking out plans […]

August 3, 2020

20 people take part in Avani Avittam ceremony held at Kalyana Nagar Association

Twenty people changed their sacred thread (poonal) at the avani avittam celebrations held at Kalyana Nagar Association, Mandavelipakkam today morning (Aug 3). The secretary of the association T. R. Prakash says, “Though we were initially allowed to conduct the ceremony […]

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