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23,856 residents visit special camps for electors

District election office has intensified monitoring to improve services Chennai district election office has intensified monitoring of all booths to check if residents are able to submit applications for inclusion, deletion and correction of electors’ data during special camps. As many as 16 monitoring officials including IAS officers checked most of the booths on Saturday […]

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Chennai residents help police with patrolling neighbourhoods

Residents of Mylapore’s Station Vigilance Committee are assisting the police every night, in an initiative aimed at reducing burglaries In a bid to strengthen the bond between the police and the public and to reduce burglaries, a Station Vigilance Committee (SVC), comprising mainly residents of Mylapore, has started assisting the police during the night patrol. […]

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Covid-19: Lockdown relief diary

It consists of entries based on what residents’ welfare associations and voluntary groups across Chennai are doing for those hard hit by the prevailing crisis While the distressing times continue, many residents welfare associations and voluntary groups also continue their goodwill work, digging into their pockets and providing for the needs of those hard hit […]

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COVID-19: Residents administer compassion street by street

The RWA at Dr. S. Radhakrishnan Nagar in Thiruvanmiyur is getting “street representatives” to identify people in need and help them At Dr. S. Radhakrishnan Nagar in Thiruvanmiyur, the Residents Welfare Association identifies those people who may be at a greater disadvantage than most others on account of the COVID-19 situation, and provide them with […]

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Residents stage protest over poor state of road in Shivamogga

Deploring the pathetic condition of 100 Feet Road that passes through Vinobha Nagar in the city, the residents there staged a protest on Friday. They formed a human chain near Shivalaya temple and blocked the road for a while. Addressing the protest meet, Mohan Kumar, a resident, said that for the execution of civic amenities […]

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Maradu residents rattled by the exercise

Archa Ashokan, a resident of Ward 16 near Maradu Municipality, along with her Ayalkootam members had a busy day on Friday dishing out fruits and juices at a roadside joint on the Kundannoor-Thevara bridge as a large police force and fire force and media personnel hung around H2O Holy Faith apartments awaiting a drill of […]

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NGO appeals to residents, traders to reduce food waste

Around a third of all waste brought to the facility is food waste, which with proper planning and management, could easily have been consumed instead of being disposed of. An appeal has been made to residents and merchants in Coonoor to reduce the amount of food that gets unnecessarily disposed of and sent to municipal […]

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Residents oppose monkey park proposed in Shivamogga district

Fearing that the establishment of a monkey park near human habitation may trigger diseases similar to Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD), the residents of Nittur Gram Panchayat in Hosanagar taluk have opposed it and plan to resist if the government does not drop its plan. The State government recently passed an order on establishing a monkey […]

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Residents unhappy over hike in property tax

More than 200 houses have been classified as ‘under-assessed’ case and the Municipality has not responded to queries on how it arrived at the conclusion, they say The residents of Sankara Nagar in Pammal, are unhappy over the hike in property tax imposed by the Pammal Municipality under the Municipal Act Section 117 (A). S. […]

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Residents inaugurate MMI facility at Chattarpu

New Delhi: Members of URJA, a network of Delhi’s RWAs, inaugurated the Multi Modal Integration facility developed at the Chhattarpur Metro station on Saturday as they alleged that the facility was lying unused for the past four months and Delhi Metro has restricted public access to it. The MMI facility was developed by the Delhi […]