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What happens when a virus positive person passes away?

June 1, 2020

He had been self quarantined since the ‘janata curfew’; the maid was asked to stop working. the gates of the house sealed and opened only for essential shopping.

Yet, senior resident of Luz Church Road, Raghupathy who walked every day till the lockdown and was well and in his 70s, developed a cough, was diagnosed as virus positive, moved to a hospital and passed away some 24 hours later.

We spoke to Raghupathy’s son, K S R Anirdudha to understand the sequence of events that follow a person who is taken to a private hospital and passes away – as was this case.
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May 31, 2020

SUNDAY EVENING NEWS May 31 Listen and share

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May 31, 2020

Fire Services holds painting contest

The TN Fire Services department held a painting contest this Sunday morning; this was for children. The theme was on creating awareness on handling the Corona virus. Some two dozen children took part in this event that was held in […]

May 31, 2020

Resident complains against Hathway: cables rigged on terrace pose problems

Resident complains against Hathway: cables rigged on terrace pose problems

A resident of Ganesh Flats, Syed Wahab Hussain Street, Mylapore says that Hathway, a private internet services provider has used local terraces to rig up their cables in the past and these are posing problems to children who in lockdown […]

May 31, 2020

Crowding outside coffee and snacks joints continues

If there is one big problem that many small stores, especially refreshment and snacks stores are going to face now as they open for business, it will be of customers hanging around the counters and consuming the drink or snack. […]

May 31, 2020

Mylapore Filter Coffee at North Mada Street to open for business from tomorrow

Mylapore Filter Coffee at North Mada Street near the Ambika Appalam store will open for business from tomorrow (June 1). Coffee, tea and some limited snacks will be available for sale from 7 am to 7 pm. However, the beverages […]

May 31, 2020

Timeline of Coronavirus spread in Mylapore; From May 20 to May 30

The coronavirus outbreak that began in Mylapore by late March has now spread far and wide affecting more than 152 people in the neighbourhood. Virus cases have since been reported from different parts including San Thome, R.A.Puram, Abhiramapuram, Mandaveli, Nochikuppam, […]

May 31, 2020

Tribute: V. Narayanan

Tribute: V. Narayanan

V. Narayanan, a resident of Mylapore for the past 23 years, passed away on May 29 and the final rites have been completed on the same day. He had his early life and education at Mela Thiruvenkatanadhapuram (Tirunelveli district) and thereafter, […]

May 31, 2020

THE NEWS ON SUNDAY AUDIO: May 31 morning

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May 31, 2020

Only pools of water remain in tank of Sri Kapali Temple

Only pools of water remain in tank of Sri Kapali Temple

Summer is still with us and the tank of Sri Kapali Temple in Mylapore is almost bone dry. Save for small swathes of water around the central mantap and a few old sculptures that lie in the tank, the rest […]

May 30, 2020

Wheels India chairman and ex-chairman of Sankara Netralaya pay tribute to ‘dear friend Raghupathy’

Wheels India chairman and ex-chairman of Sankara Netralaya pay tribute to 'dear friend Raghupathy'

S. Ram, chairman, Wheels India Ltd., and director, Sundaram Finance Ltd., ( seen in the photo here) says that the news of the passing away of his close family friend of  seven decades, R. Raghupathy came as too much of […]

May 30, 2020

Tribute: R. Raghupathy

Tribute: R. Raghupathy

R. Raghupathy, retired manager of Hindustan Levers – Ponds Ltd and longtime resident of Luz Church Road passed away in a city hospital on Friday night. He had contracted the corona virus. His wife is Prof Sudharani Raghupathy, leading Bharatanatyam […]

May 30, 2020

AUDIO NEWS THIS EVENING On Mylapore: May 30

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May 30, 2020

BMW car runs over median on C P Ramaswamy Road

BMW car runs over median on C P Ramaswamy Road

A BMW climbed over informal stone road divider on C P Ramaswamy Road in Alwarpet last night. The accident took place near the Spencers store, said local resident V K Srinivasan who also shared this photo. Mylapore Times is trying […]

May 30, 2020

Rangachari Cloth Store now sells saris via WhatsApp. Plans to take business online if lockdown continues

Rangachari Cloth Store now sells saris via WhatsApp. Plans to take business online if lockdown continues

From selling saris via WhatsApp to mulling over the launch of its new web site, Rangachari Cloth Store in Luz is slowly adapting to a new business model this lockdown. Ideas are being debated even as the owners of this […]

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