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Work on pedestraian plaza in T Nagar slows down, residents unhappy

The project entails provision of pedestrian-friendly footpath on the 1.45 km stretch of Theyagaraya Road between Panagal Park and Anna Salai. 

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Broken roads, hanging electricity wires, garbage in Chennai's Mahalingapuram 

Proper roads, stormwater drains and garbage collection still remain a rarity, for the residents of Mahalingapuram in Kodambakkam.

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Transport department website VAHAN down, many services affected across Tamil Nadu

Authorities at the RTO informed that their internal server did not work and this unannounced interruption of services resulted in a commotion outside the office.

22 Jan 2019

Gaja spares Pongal festivities

The price of Pongal staples, sugarcane and banana, were expected to be dearer this year due to cyclone Gaja, which left a trail of destruction in the farmlands of delta districts.

12 Jan 2019

...Cracked lives

Sivalingam and the other eight potters work around 14-16 hours a day. 

10 Jan 2019

New footpaths, old encroachments

In a city where footpaths are either non-existent or encroached upon, spending a huge amount of money on ‘renovation’ of the pavements can only be considered a waste of tax payers’ money.

05 Jan 2019

Hits and misses of 2018

It was a year of highs and lows, triumphs and blunders for Chennai.
 

31 Dec 2018

Annanur station spells death

It was in November this year when I was walking on the platform of Annanur railway station that I saw a body crushed to pieces lie on the tracks.

26 Dec 2018

Growing pains

To tackle issues like this, senior citizens across the city have been conducting regular meetings.

17 Dec 2018

The music maestro and master of minds at Amir Mahal

The whims of royalty have left no remnants in Asif, who is humbly and deeply inspired by Oscar-winning music maestro A R Rahman.

17 Dec 2018

‘Rights exist on paper but nothing is implemented’

It started in 2006 when I was studying journalism in UK.

13 Dec 2018

An ode to Punjab

Chutneys are arranged on miniature cots on the table and a whiff of butter chicken fills the room.

13 Dec 2018

Traditional dishes from Tanjore, preserved

Their premises, located on Venu Reddy Street in Guindy, is open through the week from 8 am to 10 pm and over the weekends from 8 am to 11 pm.

10 Dec 2018

CMWSSB website an instant hit in the city

While nearly 100 people applied online, about 400 people visited the page.

01 Dec 2018

Highways department play blame game over unfinished culvert work

In what was a news of joy to residents of Madipakkam has now put the same people in hardship.

29 Nov 2018