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Soccer for Child Rights Tournament to kick off in Chennai on 24 January

Soccer for Child Rights Tournament to kick off in Chennai on 2...

SCSTEDS focuses on enhancing participation of children and youth and their development of the Vysarpadi Slum, 2 days ago

For slum kids, football provides an escape in Chennai

CHENNAI: When Suriya was 1, his alcoholic father stabbed his mother at their home in the Kalyanapuram slum in Vysarpadi. Since then Suriya, now 16, has been living with his grandmother and studying in a corporation school. His only escape from his ...
 Times of India14 hours ago Vysarpadi Slum to Get a Makeover  New Indian Express3 weeks ago Lungi-clad Chennai Slum Mob Gets Its Alcohol Fix With Five-minute Bottoms-up  New Indian Express1 month ago

Do Relocated Slum Kids Get Proper Education?

CHENNAI: With concerns rising about the education facilities for children at Kannagi Nagar — the translocation point to which slum dwellers in Chennai are shunted out — the Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department has sent officials to inspect ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago

Huts destroyed in Chennai slum fire

CHENNAI: Seven huts were destroyed in a fire that broke out at a slum in Mylapore here on Monday morning. The fire broke out when the residents were sleeping. Fire and rescue services personnel put out the blaze in an hour. Fire and rescue ...
 Times of India1 week ago
New Indian Express

Taking Slum Kids the 'Extra' Mile

CHENNAI: Having faced the struggles of growing up in a self-centred metropolis, a team of 15 persons, including noted young director P Ranjith, has come forward to lend a helping hand to children of Chennai slums. Their organisation Neelam will help ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago
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 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 Express1 month 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 India1 month 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 Express2 months 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 India2 months ago
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