OMJASVIN M D

TNSCB admits to skipping social impact audits before evictions

SIAs are mandated by law to ensure that evicted families are given fair compensation.

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It’s like a garage sale down in the storm water drains!

After overnight rain, water in most streets of the city drained on Saturday.

15 Dec 2019

Medical waste found dumped in Kundrathur

Indiscriminate dumping of bio-medical waste continues to be rampant in the city suburbs.

15 Dec 2019

Solid waste management to be taught in Corporation schools

In a bid to sensitise and educate students on Solid Waste Management, the city corporation has launched a new syllabus called ‘Trashonomics’, which will roll out from January 1.

14 Dec 2019

Chennai first city in India to get online portal to exchange reusable products

A variety of products made from dry and wet waste such as school bags, slippers, vermicompost and manure available in the website launched by the city corporation.

13 Dec 2019

Battered roads in north Chennai give tough time for motorists

Lack of signal, medians in some places worsens the situation for motorists who already suffer due to bad road conditions.

11 Dec 2019

Delay in garbage collection leaves north Chennai streets in stink 

Corporation sanitary supervisors cite that increase in garbage load and civic body being understaffed as reasons for delay

11 Dec 2019

Chennai's water bodies recharged but challenges remain

In many big lakes, contamination of sewage and encroachment by illegal buildings still continue to thrive.

10 Dec 2019

Chennai lakes brimming with water and untreated sewage

Residents note that untreated sewage is let into the inundated lakes of Keezhkattalai and Narayanapuram 

10 Dec 2019

Just potholes, no roads here

Arcot road, a key stretch that connects two ends of the city, now in pathetic state. Reporter Omjasvin M D and lensman P Jawahar take a ride

07 Dec 2019

Modern garbage bins to replace old ones by March in Chennai

New bins will have lids and be fixed to concrete surface: Official

07 Dec 2019

Cooum Restoration: Are Koyambedu evictions as per UN standards?

Despite the monsoon, the city corporation began to resettle 222 families to Perumbakkam

05 Dec 2019

Burden of garbage too heavy for workers

Srinivasan’s back throbs with pain. Riding pillion to that soreness is a stabbing ache in his knees.

03 Dec 2019

Chennai rains: Overflowing Pallavaram lake floods nearby areas

The Municipality had broken one side of the bund on the right side of the lake, letting out an unregulated flow of water.

03 Dec 2019

Cycle lane encroachment: Cyclists and People with Disabilities at risk in Chennai

The dedicated cycle lanes are mainly available on Kamarajar Salai (Beach Road), Anna Salai,  Adyar and Santhome.

02 Dec 2019