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Corpn shelters home to more people since pandemic

Ever since the Covid-19 outbreak began, the number of people accommodated in Corporation shelters has been increasing, say Corporation officials.

published on : 24th January 2021

Corpn seals unauthorised buildings, issues notice

“The owners can demolish the structures by themselves once the notices are issued. If they don’t in a stipulated time, the civic body will demolish it,” an official said. 

published on : 24th January 2021

Left out of final electoral rolls, fume Chennaiites

Plaints of non inclusion of names, mismatch of details in voters list surface in a few areas

published on : 23rd January 2021

Power cut in parts of Chennai on January 25, here's the full list of areas

Supply will be restored ahead of 2 pm if the work is completed, said Tangedco in a statement.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Two Lankan drug kingpins nabbed in Chennai after mid-sea seizure of narcotics worth Rs 100 crore

On November 26, 2020 the NCB along with the Indian Coast Guard had detained a Sri Lankan fishing boat ‘Shenaya Duwa’ containing heroin and methamphetamine in Indian territorial waters

published on : 22nd January 2021

50 tankers discharging raw sewage into Chennai's Muttukadu backwaters every day

When Express photojournalist Ashwin Acharya tried to click photos, he was threatened. One of the lorry drivers openly said they were doing this with the permission of the Muttukadu panchayat.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Express Impact: Revenue officials remove encroachments along Chennai's Putheri Lake

It is learnt that the Chengalpet Collector took cognisance of the issue and urged revenue officials to survey the lake. They confirmed the encroachments and had them removed.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Biomedical waste dumped near Chennai's Thiruneermalai Lake not removed even after a week

An activist, Pughalvendhan V, said that the spot where the waste has been dumped is hardly a kilometre away from the panchayat office but it has not met the eye of officials

published on : 22nd January 2021

Avoid attending Republic Day fete due to COVID-19 threat, TN govt tells children, elderly

Meanwhile, a communication from the Raj Bhavan here said the Governor had decided not to host the "At Home Reception" on the occasion of Republic Day in view of the pandemic.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Colleges forcing students to attend in-person classes?

No official communication sent out, but students in Chennai pressured to show up

published on : 22nd January 2021

Distribution of public parks uneven across Chennai

The corporation has 200 divisions in all, and a total of 702 parks, including roadside and Open Space Reservation (OSR) parks.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Yearly target for Amma two-wheeler scheme reduced due to pandemic

However, even with the seemingly modest targets in place, the corporation is expected to have sanctioned only around 1,500 applications by February, with March marking the end of the year. 

published on : 22nd January 2021

Rajasthan Royals trade Robin Uthappa to Chennai Super Kings

Uthappa has played in every edition of the IPL since the tournament's inception and has scored 4607 runs from 189 games at a strike rate of 129.99.

published on : 22nd January 2021

ATK Mohun Bagan stun Chennaiyin with late goal from Williams

Just when the game looked to be heading towards a draw, Williams turned the game on its head by heading in a corner in the 90th minute to get them out of jail.

published on : 21st January 2021

UG medical freshers arrive at Chennai govt colleges

Students take RT-PCR tests, quarantined in campuses; classes to commence in Feb

published on : 21st January 2021
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