C Shivakumar

State government hasn’t released funds for land acquisition

Even as the Chennai Port-Maduravoyal elevated corridor is showing signs of revival after gathering dust on the shelf for six years, the project is facing a fresh challenge in acquiring 1.47 hectares o

11 hours ago

Proposals for two elevated corridors on Airport-Tambaram-Chengalpattu route of NH 45

This would mean that motorists could soon drive freely from Tamabaram to Chengalpattu without the hindrance of traffic in Perungulathur and Guduvancherry.

18 hours ago

Cinema halls in Tamil Nadu bypass government bodies for licences

The Commissioner of land administration has issued a circular stating that no cinema hall facility can be built or altered without approval of the CMDA and Directorate of Town and Country Planning.

21 May 2017

Online plan set to get government approval for industry projects in Tamil Nadu

The government is planning to integrate the proposed online plan approval of CMDA with the single window facility being developed by Guidance Bureau of Industries department.

20 May 2017

Tamil Nadu preparing plan to build 8.03 lakh affordable homes for urban poor

It is learnt that the guidelines for building affordable houses have been prepared. The affordable homes have been distinguished under three categories with areas up to 40, 60 and 75 square metres.

19 May 2017

No relief yet for flat buyers in Moulivakkam twin towers

The government is yet to act on the recommendation of Justice R Regupathi Commission to set up a committee to assess the losses of people who bought flats in a highrise that collapsed in Moulivakkam.

18 May 2017

Chennai's underground Metro stations can withstand fire, clear smoke: Official

Each has diesel generator and UPS to run operations for at least eight hours in the event of power failure

13 May 2017

Impressed Japan keen to tap Tamil Nadu’s textile sector

Japan is looking to tap the textiles sector in Tamil Nadu and experts from the country are evaluating the two textile labs in the State to ensure they comply with the quality requirement and various c

12 May 2017

Chennai civic development body considers changing advisers

To plug the lacunae in monitoring buildings at the time of construction, the Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) is planning to bring in third-party independent consultants who would tra

10 May 2017

Madras High Court lifts restrictions on number of floors in schools

The Madras High Court has ruled that the school buildings need not be restricted to three storeys and can have additional floors.

02 May 2017

Only 76,000 jobs created since Global Investors' Meet in Chennai

It has been nearly two years since the global investors’ meet that was expected to generate 4.7 lakh jobs.

02 May 2017

Refreshing look to Chennai heritage townships soon

With objective of making city more friendly towards environment and residents, CMDA comes up with pilot study.

29 Apr 2017

North Chennai at risk: Transmission lines threatened by garbage

North Chennai is facing a blackout risk as grid security is threatened due to chemical pollution and garbage along power transmission lines, according to top electricity board officials.

28 Apr 2017

Bus terminus at burial site? CMDA gets ‘stop work’ notice from ASI

The CMDA's proposed bus terminus site in Kelambakkam lies within the protected and prohibited zone of the Archaeological Survey of India.

25 Apr 2017

Chennai police commissioner to head panel approving swimming pools in city

Corporation Commissioner to be member convener; Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority to insist on NoC from the committee.

25 Apr 2017

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