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Slum Kids' Ideas may Change Cityscape
New Indian Express

Slum Kids' Ideas may Change Cityscape

CHENNAI: Electricity is the first thing 10-year-old Mary Madeline excitedly says, when asked what she wants in her ideal house. She lists out her other aspirations — a big building, playground, fan, bench and a table to study. Maybe even a ... New Indian Express, 3 days ago

Lungi-clad Chennai Slum Mob Gets Its Alcohol Fix With Five-minute Bottoms-up

CHENNAI: As soon as the shutters of two TASMAC outlets near a Mylapore slum are up at 10 am, a fidgety, mostly lungi-clad mob armed with plastic cups, water packets and pickle sachets jostles for space at the counter, with shouts of, Let's see who ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago
New Indian Express

Armed with 200 Policemen, Corporation Begins Slum Clearance

CHENNAI: The Chennai Corporation began removal of settlements near Otteri Nullah on Konnur High Road on Monday, even as an attempt by slum dwellers to stage a road roko was thwarted by police. Express had earlier reported about the civic body's ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago Corporation Set to Evict 177 Hutments from Konnur Road  New Indian Express1 month ago

People Refuse to Budge, Cite Horrors of Past Relocations

CHENNAI: With the imminent threat of eviction from a place which has been their home for decades, slum dwellers living on the six-acre Defence land opposite Island Grounds are refusing to move even an inch. They are haunted by the horrors of ...
 New Indian Express3 weeks ago

Builder goes to police against residents

CHENNAI: A builder has sought the help of the city police saying a group of thugs and some residents of slum tenements at B S Murthy Nagar in Pulianthope on Tuesday prevented the construction of a compound wall on the periphery of their complex. ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago

Stop Evicting Slum Dwellers, Says Patkar

CHENNAI: Activist-turned-politician Medha Patkar, who was in the city to address a seminar on Right to live and livelihood of slum and pavement dwellers said that successive governments in Tamil Nadu have failed in the rehabilitation of slum ...
 New Indian Express3 weeks ago

Slum board set to give Nochi Kuppam seafront a facelift

CHENNAI: Nochi Kuppam seafront in Foreshore Estate is set to look a tad better with the Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board (TNSCB) taking up redevelopment of 534 dilapidated tenements. Demolition of the 42-year-old building started after shifting ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago

Children describe the City of their Dreams: World Cities Day observed by UN-Habitat and World Vision India

Chennai: Im waiting for the day my city would be safe for me and my friends, says Sadhna, a 17-year-old girl from a slum in the outskirts of New Delhi. She was expressing her dream for her city through a poem she wrote in an event organised by ...
 APN News1 month ago

Two construction workers killed as wall collapses in Chennai

The workers were digging the ground to construct a new building for the Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board when the accident happened.
 Times of India2 months ago
International Business Times India

Land of Festivals: Diwali, Eid al-Fitr, Lohri, Christmas and Other Celebrations

1 of 20 Devotees prepare ritual rice dishes to offer to Hindu Sun God as they attend Pongal celebrations at a slum in Mumbai. Pongal is a harvest festival celebrated by Tamilians across the country. Reuters Women with their hands decorated with ...
 International Business Times India20 hours ago
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