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233 is only a start for him

Vignesh lives in a Slum Clearance Board tenement and is the son of a fisherman. | (P Jawahar | EPS) CHENNAI: When asked for his marks, B Vignesh (15) smiled shyly and said, I got only 233 marks.. Vignesh is associated with Arunodaya Centre that ... New Indian Express, 2 days ago
New Indian Express

Slum Board to try out new tech to provide affordable housing for the poor

An artist's impression of homes constructed using the Glass Fibre Reinforced Gypsum (GFRG) Technology CHENNAI: An innovative building technology that makes it possible to construct multi-storey buildings in just a matter of weeks may become the ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago

Why Morarji Desai is a Mentor to Slum Kids

CHENNAI: Whenever Morarji Desai calls his younger brother working at a major IT firm, the latter's colleagues let out a hearty laugh. After all, it's not often you hear Vajpayee speaking to Morarji Desai. It is a running joke among all our ...
 New Indian Express3 weeks ago
Deccan Chronicle

Chennai slum children win athletics meet

Chennai : Talking about her family isn't easy for 15-year-old S. Sneha. Hers is a broken family. Left to fend for herself and her younger brother, after her parents split following a quarrel, she dropped out of Class X and started working in a ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 months ago Chennai's Street Children Stars Are Champions In World Athletics Meet  NDTV2 months ago

Rs 4 Crore to Skill Slum Youth

CHENNAI: Urban unemployed youth in slums in Chennai could heave a sigh of relief as Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board is planning to provide them with skills to earn their livelihood. It is learnt that the Slum Clearance Board will impart skill ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago
New Indian Express

Months After Losing Homes, Squatters' Stand Vindicated as Builder Stakes Cl...

CHENNAI: Less than two months after revenue authorities removed a slum near Korattur Station Road claiming the dwellers encroached onto a lake bed, a private builder has placed a board on Thursday claiming it to be the company's property. M/S ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

Danish Help for Destitute Women

CHENNAI: After her flight landed, her first destination was a local slum where she interacted with a few widows and divorced women. They shared their stories with her. Not the sob stories of losing the breadwinner of the family but inspiring stories ...
 New Indian Express2 months ago
New Indian Express

Do you know how to trash?

CHENNAI: Surrounded by myths and misconceptions and the hesitation to openly talk in public spaces, menstrual hygiene is not a topic that would make the city go abuzz. As much as menstruation is a biological guarantee for a woman, it's shocking that ...
 New Indian Express5 hours ago

Concrete roads present a pathetic picture

The Chennai Corporation has its job cut out as interior roads paved with concrete have been damaged in several parts of the city. A few years ago, the civic body had paved interior roads, particularly those in slum tenements, with concrete to ...
 The Hindu4 days ago

Cops turn squatters in Kannagi Nagar community hall

CHENNAI: It has been five years since the lone community hall meant for residents of Kannagi Nagar and Ezhil Nagar was converted into the Thoraipakkam police station in 2011. At the time it was meant to be a temporary modification to the community ...
 New Indian Express4 days ago
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