Got food from trash collection auto: Evicted pavement dwellers
The evicted pavement dwellers from Egmore, who were relocated to a shelter in Periyamet, refused to eat food on Wednesday as it was transported in a garbage collection vehicle.
21 Oct 2021
Not so pure TN waterbodies seek immediate attention
CPCB report says sewage, faecal contamination of State’s waterbodies could be very high, Poondi being the worst hit
20 Oct 2021
Mogappair East residents irked as vacant plot used to burn garbage
Indiscriminate dumping and burning of garbage on an unoccupied Tamil Nadu Housing Board (TNHB) plot at Mogappair East is causing air pollution in the neighbourhood.
19 Oct 2021
Houses within two months for evicted pavement dwellers: MLA Paranthamen
Egmore MLA I Paranthamen on Monday assured the 50 families of evicted platform dwellers of proper housing within two months.
19 Oct 2021
Chennai: Pavement dwellers in Egmore defy eviction
On Saturday, the police forcefully moved the luggage of pavement dwellers to a government shelter, but the residents refused to vacate, although some visited the shelter and returned.
18 Oct 2021
Chennai tea seller finds solace in solar energy
Even as the country battles a huge power crisis and people find it difficult to cope with inflated electricity bills, 61-year-old S Dhamodharan is untethered.
17 Oct 2021
Chennai Corp evicts pavement dwellers in Egmore
Close to 50 families who had occupied pavements near the Egmore Railway Station were evicted on Saturday by the City Corporation and the police.
17 Oct 2021
Nutri-garden in Chennai to give free farming lessons on healthy food
Such initiatives gain significance as the country recently slipped in the Global Hunger Index rankings from 94th position in 2020 to 101st in 2021.
16 Oct 2021
SHG women resort to ‘self-help’ to attend govt training sessions
To attend the training programme, women from various villages are asked to commute to the Block Development Office, situated at a distance from their villages.
14 Oct 2021
Sewage instead of storm water turns Chennai's Selaiyur lake into cesspool
This has resulted in water of the lake, 145 acres in size, getting polluted. It is now covered with a layer of water hyacinth and reeks of sewage.
11 Oct 2021
Sanitary workers not paid for Sept, get no poll wages
Their job entails sweeping and cleaning of polling booths, besides removal of garbage, including masks, that are scattered across the place.
10 Oct 2021
Pedestrians fume as temple encroaches footpath
Official apathy and negligence have let an encroached religious structure thrive at the cost of public space at Mogappair East in the city.
07 Oct 2021
Rural body polls: Every vote counts, say determined old-timers
The polling booth in Kovilambakkam is crowded with at least 500 people; amidst them walks a 95-year-old woman, alone, holding a walking stick.
07 Oct 2021
25 Irular families live off ECR on a theru with no loos, water
Without toilets, the women are forced to walk 1 km to find a secluded spot because a residential locality surrounds their hamlet.
05 Oct 2021
Relatives of 53 Covid-deceased health workers to get government jobs in Tamil Nadu
The list of deceased healthcare staff, whose kin would get jobs, includes names of doctors, specialists, pharmacists, health inspectors, drivers, nurses and medical supervisors.
04 Oct 2021
Uncertainty looms large as TN govt ponders over fate of ‘Amma’ mini clinics
The fate of ‘Amma’ mini clinics across Tamil Nadu hangs on a thread as the State government will soon decide whether or not to continue with the facility.
03 Oct 2021
Deaddiction centre at CDH set to reopen
The move comes after the civic body on Friday organised substance de-addiction camps across the city which saw a huge turnout.
02 Oct 2021
80% drains and waterbodies across Chennai desilted
Up to 80 per cent of maintenance work in the city’s stormwater drains and waterbodies has been completed ahead of the onset of monsoon.
01 Oct 2021
G.O. gives booster dose to Singara Chennai 2.0
Focus on added city areas, beautification of beaches, and water supply to each house
30 Sep 2021
TNIE impact: Eklavya school gets principal, teachers to join soon
V Velumuragan, the new headmaster, who has about 15 years of teaching experience has previously served at tribal schools in Vellimalai and Namakkal. He took charge on Monday.
29 Sep 2021
Rahul's disqualification against basic tenets of Constitution: Sharad Pawar
Over 23,000 techies lose jobs in nearly 82 Indian startups to date
Gujarat CMO official resigns after son's name crops up in 'conman' Kiran Patel case
Intel co-founder Gordon Moore dies at 94
World Bank approves USD 108 million to improve Assam's flood, disaster preparedness