KV Navya

Devoted to the environment

Attendees of the 10-day Dawoodi Bohra religious convention took a green step by reducing plastic usage and ensuring no food waste

10 Sep 2019

Watch over the local Overwatch scene

As his fingers dance over the keyboard, the characters on the PC screen leap and fire at each other.

07 Sep 2019

Anna Nagar’s surface tension

Gaping sinkholes and gravel-covered roads are threatening the lives of motorists and pedestrians alike in this suburb

07 Sep 2019

Chennai Corporation in ‘app’solute rush to redress

The Namma Chennai app was launched by the Greater Chennai Corporation in June last year for speedy redressal of civic issues. But users complain the app is losing its efficiency.

07 Sep 2019

Greater Chennai Corporation shuts Adyar Juice World stall

The shop was found violating Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB) rules, encroaching the footpath and also did not pay property tax.

28 Aug 2019

‘Putting’ women's golf in spotlight at Chennai

Reminding the audience of the allure of sports among women in erstwhile Madras, architect and golfer Jayashree Bharath’s talk lamented the lack of infrastructure and encouragement.

27 Aug 2019

Juice shop in Chennai's Adyar continues to ‘shock’

Business booms again at Adyar Juice World, which was shut down by the revenue department in April for violating fire-safety norms.

27 Aug 2019

Being Bohra in Chennai

With their presence in the city for over 200 years, more than 1,800 families have found a home here. A walk through George Town reveals the community’s rich cultural stories

26 Aug 2019

They ‘meen’ business in Chennai

The next-gen of Kasimedu fishing community, who have gone back to the city’s origin by choosing their family occupation over cushy corporate jobs.

22 Aug 2019

Weight issues and trouble getting pregnant; here's what can be done

Obese women may have difficulty in conceiving, but local nutrition and fertility experts recommend lifestyle, diet and medical solutions.

21 Aug 2019

Chennai reigning in monsoon mayhem

New rainwater pumps, training workmen and more RWH structures - Greater Chennai Corporation’s promise to the city.

21 Aug 2019

Vadapalani residents in Chennai distressed by miscreants, illegal parking 

The Vadapalani Metro station is packed with at least 1,200 bikes on weekdays and it is one of the busiest Metro stations in the city.

21 Aug 2019

Halls of shame

Lack of facilities and improper maintenance prevent persons with disabilities from accessing government-maintained community halls in the city

19 Aug 2019

Rohingya refugees feel at home in Chennai

In 1935, the Anglo-Indians received a unique identity in a foreign land and 77 years later Rohingya refugees found shelter, too.  

15 Aug 2019

NH-48 from Chennai to Bengaluru to be widened by May 2021

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MORTH) has set an 18-month deadline for completion of the widening of Chennai-Bengaluru Highways, according to official sources.

13 Aug 2019

Stains, soles & sustenance

GCC’s Ambattur zone is leading the way in waste segregation by refurbishing 
discarded shoes and clothes to be donated to the underprivileged

10 Aug 2019

Best out of waste: Chennai garbage to fuel change

GCC to engage in private partnership to convert garden and coconut wastes into useful by-products that will be sold to industries, bringing monetary gains to the civic body 

07 Aug 2019

Smelling scam, Corpn to directly handle garbage in 5 wards

Senior Corporation officials suspect the garbage could be 25 per cent lesser than what it is being projected.

06 Aug 2019

Private players to soon talk trash

Wet waste in Valasaravakkam will soon be collected by a private company, GCC invites entrepreneurs to take the project across city

06 Aug 2019

Greater Chennai Corporation saves lake at Madipakkam

CE had recently reported that garbage had started piling up at Madipakkam lake after GCC removed the dust bins in the area to make its streets bin-free and encourage segregation at source. 

05 Aug 2019

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