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Local resident associations collaborate to get storm water drains desilted

December 2, 2016

storm-water-drain-workDuring the monsoon last year, R. K. Mutt Road, Srinivasa Avenue and T. P. Scheme Road were inundated with water. To prevent water logging in those areas this year, the residents of the area recently formed an interactive group with the help of Arappor Iyakkam. Representations were made by the members of Mandaveli Raja Street Residents Welfare Association, School View Road Association and Poonga View Association and a series of meetings with government officials were organised.

The Regional Deputy commisioner (South) visited R. K. Mutt Road, Raja Street, Kandaswamy Street and other areas in Mandaveli along with his team of Corporation officials and addressed the grievances of the citizens. His visit was followed up by a visit by M. Kanmani, area engineer of zone 173 and a detailed audit of the storm water drain network was done.


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December 2, 2016

Kartik Fine Arts launches its December Season fest of music and dance

Kartik Fine Arts launches its December Season fest of music and dance

Kartik Fine Arts, a Mylapore-based sabha launched its festival of music and dance for the famed December Season this evening. On a day the cyclone named ‘Nada’ petered out and it rained a bit in the afternoon and the skies […]

December 1, 2016

Effective parenting workshop

Samrakshana Vidya, in association with Tat-Twam, has organised a workshop named ‘Tuning into Kids’.  It is a programme to help parents understand their child’s motivational need and help them structure their parenting style around this need. On Dec 3, 10.30 a.m. […]

December 1, 2016

DMK leader Karunanidhi admitted to hospital in Alwarpet

DMK leader M. Karunanidhi has been admitted to Kauvery Hospital in Alwarpet. A statement from the hospital said the political party leader was stable and was being treated by a team of doctors and that Karunanidhi will have to stay […]

December 1, 2016

Rasikas have choices to make, even on December eve

Which concert to be at? On the eve of December, rasikas already had plenty on their hands, as far as music concerts go. Concerts of leading artistes at at least three venues in the Mylapore neighbourhood! So the Bhavan’s main auditorium, […]

November 30, 2016

Music director Ilaiyaraja to be chief guest at sabha’s cul-fest launch: Dec.1

Well-known music composer and director Ilaiyaraja is to be the chief guest at the inauguration of the December Season music and dance festival of Kartik Fine Arts on December 1 evening ( 6 p. m.). The event is at Narada […]

November 30, 2016

South Mada Street is a mess as work on new sidewalks drags on

South Mada Street is a mess as work on new sidewalks drags on

South Mada Street is in a mess – at least its sides are.  Mounds of soil, loads of stones and cement slabs flank the sides of a road which is a busy market place, a place where Mylaporeans shop for […]

November 29, 2016

Two classical dancers speak on their art: Nov.30 evening

Suryakala in association with The ARTery is presenting its second edition of the series of what it calls is ‘Creative Talks and Performances’ project with two classical dancers on stage on November 30 evening at Raga Sudha Hall, Luz Avenue, […]

November 29, 2016

Traffic police inspector hurt while detaining road-racing bikers

A woman traffic police inspector was hurt on Sunday night when she attempted to catch hold of one of a group of motorbike riders who are said to have been racing on the roads in this part of the city. […]

November 28, 2016

Open a zero balance bank account; Camp on at Indian Bank till this weekend

Open a zero balance bank account; Camp on at Indian Bank till this weekend

A camp was held by Indian Bank, Mylapore this past weekend to encourage people who don’t have bank accounts to open one. The assistant general manager of the bank T. Dhanaraj says, “We opened zero balance accounts for people at this […]

November 28, 2016

John Britto dance championship; San Thome School makes it to the finals

John Britto dance championship; San Thome School makes it to the finals

At the John Britto’s international dance championship held at Nungambakkam recently, the students of San Thome High School, were one among the 7 teams selected for the finals which will be held on Dec 2 at St. Bede’s auditorium, San […]

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