Subashini Vijayakumar

Drainage system in Tambaram to get a revamp

Corpn’s Rs 60 cr-plan likely to address locals’ complaints about overflowing sewage

27 Jan 2022

Tar coating fails concrete CLC Works Road in Chennai's Chromepet, motorists suffer

Problems began after officials re-carpeted half of the cement road with tar, without milling the surface, in the last week of July and hence, the tar topping on the road started to come off soon.

21 Jan 2022

Sewage woes overflow in Old Pallavaram near Chennai

Several localities like Subam Nagar, Union Carbide Colony, Church Street, Ambedkar Nagar and Palava Nagar in Old Pallavaram are severely affected as manholes spew sewage out on to the streets.

20 Jan 2022

Kaanum Pongal draws blank in Chennai for second consecutive year with empty public places

The shop owners and pushcart vendors at beaches and other public places, who would otherwise pocket a good profit, were also disappointed.

17 Jan 2022

Pongal fervour missing, Koyambedu traders face losses

Ahead of Pongal, the Koyambedu Market Management Committee auctions a three-acre space to hold special sandhai every year.

13 Jan 2022

Once-famous Videmed app no longer popular

The Videmed telemedicine service provided by the Greater Chennai Corporation, which used to receive 150 calls per day during the second wave, now gets calls in single digits.

12 Jan 2022

Huge demand for fish; chicken sales steady in Chennai

Meanwhile, fishermen returned from the sea early to make sure that the catch is sold on Saturday itself.

09 Jan 2022

Departments trade blame as road caves in again

Being a busy bus route, commuters are finding it difficult to cross the area. “The past two cave-ins were reported on the other end of the road, which is slightly broader.

05 Jan 2022

TN teacher develops app for nurturing success

The benefits of the app are clearly visible when we assess the students’ performance at school, notes, primary school headmaster Venkatachalam.

26 Dec 2021

Students explore ancient art form of shadow puppetry

Five shadow puppetry artistes from Tirunelveli, who were brought to Erode by LiLa Learning Space recently to conduct a workshop for students.

21 Dec 2021

Millets lost to rain, Erode tribals face food security threat

Farmers in Burgur hills are worried about their food security as incessant rains destroyed more than 3,000 acres of millet, which is their staple diet.

03 Dec 2021

Landslides order of the day on Burgur ghat road in Erode

Landslides on the ghat road cut off access to 32 hamlets in Burgur as well as to neighbouring Karnataka more than five times so far.

19 Nov 2021

Five years on, relocated residents near Chennimalai await amenities

Of the 520 families shifted from Perumpallam Odai, 250 were allocated land in Vasantham Nagar, 10 km from Chennimalai. While only 80 families built houses there, 30 of them went back to the city.

18 Nov 2021

Nurses want vax drive suspended; lack of transport facilities, vaccination hesitancy cited as reasons

The programme was launched in the district a week ago with the target of vaccinating those due for the second dose and also all eligible beneficiaries by the month end.

13 Nov 2021