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Monsoon 2019: civic workers de-silt section of Buckingham canal in Mandaveli

October 17, 2019

Since the past few days, the Chennai Corporation’s contract workers are desilting a section of the Buckingham canal near the MRTS station in Mandaveli.

This past week they were seen removing silt and muck from the canal’ s bed using a JCB excavator. The collected muck is kept alongside the canal. Workers say it will be carted away later in a lorry.

The work is carried out to avoid canal overflows during the monsoon.

October 17, 2019

Bishop emeritus Rev. Devotta who grew up in San Thome passes away

Bishop emeritus Rev. Devotta who grew up in San Thome passes away

Bishop emeritus Rev. Anthony Devotta, who was born and brought up in San Thome and served as bishop of the Catholic diocese of Tiruchirapalli in Tamil Nadu passed away early on October 15 at a seminary there where he lived […]

October 17, 2019

Events this coming week…

October 19 Talk on ‘Annaiyum Amarakaviyum’ by Dr. V. V. Subramanian, former principal, Vivekananda College. Organised by The Samskrita Academy, Mylapore. At Sanskrit College, Mylapore, 6 p.m. Talk on Tiruvasagam in Thamizh by Swami Apavargananda. At R. K. Math, Mylapore, […]

October 16, 2019

Post-rain water logging at Thirumayilai MRTS station will be set right in a month, say local RPF personnel

In a month’s time, the local Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel at Thirumayilai MRTS station say the post-rain water stagnation at this station will be set right. Every time it rains, the Passenger Advanced Reservation Counter, on the station’s first floor gets […]

October 16, 2019

Mylapore MLA contributes for the development of Corporation High School at R. A. Puram

Mylapore MLA contributes for the development of Corporation High School at R. A. Puram

Soon, the children of Corporation High School at Sringeri Mutt Road, R.A.Puram will get large play area with a number of new playthings. This has been made possible by Mylapore MLA R.Nataraj. He has spent Rs. 15 lakhs from his […]

October 16, 2019

Science exhibition at Rajah Muthiah Boys School

Rajah Muthiah Boys School, R. A. Puram will be hosting a science exhibition on Oct. 17 and 18 at the school premises. At 20, Srinivasa Avenue Road, R. A. Puram. Ph: 24937959.

October 16, 2019

Civic agency officials, police officers and local residents to meet this weekend

The Kalyana Nagar Association in association with Mylapore Residents Welfare Association (MRWA) and other neighbourhood RWA’s(Resident Welfare Associations) will be conducting a meeting to share their experiences on garbage disposal and other green initiatives. Issues faced will also be discussed. […]

October 16, 2019

Monthly concerts: At Hamsanadam Music School

Mylapore based Hamsanadam Music School, to commemorate its 25th year celebration, will be conducting monthly concerts to encourage talented youngsters aged 16 years and under. The concerts will be held once a month, on Sundays. Vocalists and instrumentalists can showcase […]

October 15, 2019

Civic work on Dr. Ranga Road: tough job to remove silt from buried chambers

Civic work on Dr. Ranga Road: tough job to remove silt from buried chambers

For the past few days, contract workers of Chennai Corporation are desilting the storm water drains (SWD) in Mylapore. At Dr. Ranga Road, at least four chambers of the SWD are seen buried inside the walkways in front of the […]

October 14, 2019

Deepavali sale on at Rangachari Cloth Store in Luz Church Road

Deepavali sale on at Rangachari Cloth Store in Luz Church Road

With just a fortnight for Deepavali, Rangachari Cloth Store at Luz Church Road is abuzz. Shoppers from across the city are flocking here to grab sarees for the festive occasion. The new arrivals at this store include Nilan sarees that […]

October 14, 2019

Sections of walk paths in Nageswara Rao Park being relaid

Sections of walk paths in Nageswara Rao Park being relaid

Sections of the walking paths at Nageshwara Rao Park in Luz have been relaid. The workers contracted by  Sundaram Finance, the company that manages the maintenance of this park carried out this work. The work had to be done after sections […]

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