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Madras Waste Exchange to launch Tamil version in three months

 Country’s first online waste exchange platform – Madras Waste Exchange, launched in the city recently, will be available in Tamil in three months. 

29 Dec 2019

A health tonic to revive the starving Amma canteens

Civic body sends recommedations to CM on uplifting measures

27 Dec 2019

Educated but jobless, graduates end up in corporation shelters

On Christmas afternoon, 45-year-old Subramania Kumar was having an animated conversation with his friend Ezhumalai and that too in impeccable English.

26 Dec 2019

No shelter at Pallavaram bus bay

In 2016, cyclone Vardah took down crores worth infrastructure, trees, mobile towers and even houses in Chennai.

24 Dec 2019

NGO report says source segregation still not effective

Due to this, apart from biowaste, even e-waste, which has many buyers in the market, is entering MRFs.

23 Dec 2019

Upgraded Besant Nagar beach in troubled waters

Civic body’s apathy towards the abysmal conditions of the ‘upgraded’ amenities at the beach irks residents

21 Dec 2019

Website to give wings to the homeless

The Corporation’s new initiative will enable unemployed inamates of shelter homes find jobs 

20 Dec 2019

Tourism development work at Chennai's Elliots beach, a damp squib

The roof of the first aid kiosk is leaking and the washrooms are always locked

19 Dec 2019

This new bus stop’s service comes to a halt

Following the construction of Central Metro station, the Park bus stop was shifted by about 50 metres and a new shelter was built.

18 Dec 2019

After 46 years, Chennai Corp takes over land worth Rs 30 crore

Finally, after numerous appeals, the Greater Chennai Corporation officials took over the land, a week ago, with the consent of the Association.

17 Dec 2019

Corporation to go ahead with ISWD along ECR

The last component will have drains for 52 km along ECR, covering Palavakkam, Kottivakkam, Neelangarai, Injambakkam, Sholinganallur, Kanathur and Uthandi.
 

16 Dec 2019

Finally, C&D waste disposal contract signed

City corporation has opted for a Public Priivate Partnership model

13 Dec 2019

Chennai’s pedestrian plaza has everything but a washroom

Users and police personnel say they struggle to find a bathroom

11 Dec 2019

Chennai, a Smart city without toilets

Despite the huge amount spent, the T Nagar pedestrian plaza lacks a public toilet.

11 Dec 2019

No high road to recovery

Absence of guardians and unaffordable rehab centres force the homeless to wage a lone battle, pushing them further into abuse

09 Dec 2019

Fitness formulae from experts

Walk a lot, take the stairs, get a good amount of sleep and on a daily basis, eat healthy food,” said Shiny. 

28 Nov 2019

In the spirit of Christmas 

It was an evening of fun, laughter and togetherness at the cake-mixing ceremony held at Ramada Plaza in Guindy, on Wednesday. 

28 Nov 2019

Turning pages at Thiruvottiyur

Through its free literacy programmes, e-learning sessions and Science classes, this once-neglected government library is now mobilising education & empowerment

21 Nov 2019

Pondy Bazaar: A walkway to remember

According to Corporation officials, blood, sweat, toil, criticism and hours of replanning turned Pondy Bazaar into a smart street.

18 Nov 2019

What’s cooking in this ministry?

At a preview of GRT Hotels’ pop-up Ministry of Chutneys at Amir Mahal, guests were served history nuggets with long-lost Anglo-Indian specialities.

17 Nov 2019

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