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Will strive hard to promote ferry services on Adyar river: Ex-...

CHENNAI: Former Chennai mayor M Subramanian of the DMK won from Saidapet in this assembly election, defeating AIADMK strongman and ex-minister C Ponnaiyan by more than 16,000 votes. In an interview to Yogesh Kabirdoss, he speaks about his plans for ... Times of India, 22 hours ago

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45 year old woman jumps to her death

CHENNAI: A 45-year-old woman on Saturday allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the Thiru-vi-ka Bridge into Adyar river. Police recovered a suicide note in which the deceased, K Revathy, said she was suffering from ill-health. Police said a ...
 Times of India22 hours ago

Filth Chokes Adyar

CHENNAI: The Adyar River begins its journey at the Malaipattu tank at Sriperumbudur taluk but only begins to fit the definition of a stream when it reaches the Chembarambakkam Lake. The river mostly runs along the southern half of the city for about ...
 New Indian Express4 weeks ago
Deccan Chronicle

Did AIADMK mismanage Dec floods? Saidapet holds answer

Four months after the Adyar river breached its banks, A Parimala is still living on a pavement in Saidapet on Anna Salai in Chennai. About 50 families remain homeless after the December floods as the government is yet to allocate houses in ...
 Times of India1 month ago December deluge may decide upshot of poll here  The Hindu4 weeks ago C Ponnaiyan assures to build houses for people vulnerable to floods  Deccan Chronicle2 weeks ago AIADMK struggling to retain flood-hit Saidapet  Deccan Chronicle1 month ago

Resettled families key to two seats

Chennai: About 4,200 families, relocated from the banks of the flood-affected Adyar river to the outskirts of the city, may well hold the key to the outcome in the Saidapet and Sholinganallur seats this election. These are families accommodated in ...
 Times of India1 month ago Mudichur residents flock to booths  Deccan Chronicle1 week ago Relocation hits education of flood-affected children hard  Times of India2 months ago

Plugging illegal sewage lines vital, says conservationist

If restored, the Adyar, along with the Cooum and Kosasthalaiyar rivers, could prevent heat levels from rising out of control. The riverine ecosystems can also stabilise the city's groundwater table, say experts. Infested with solid and liquid waste, the Adyar ...
 Times of India1 month ago
New Indian Express

A floating dam to clean Chennai's sorrow

Those passing the Cooum near Ethiraj college might have noticed an aluminium net wall anchored on the river. This is a floating trash barrier designed by a Bengaluru-based maritime services company to help the Chennai Corporation remove garbage from ...
 Hindu Business Line1 month ago Filtering OUT the Filth for a Cleaner Cooum  New Indian Express1 month ago
New Indian Express

Adyar Creek to Get 40-Acre Mangrove Cover

Mangrove saplings have already been planted on 25 acres  Ashwin Prasath CHENNAI: The Adyar Creek could soon turn out to be a paradise for migratory birds as the eco-restoration of Adyar Creek and estuary is set to be completed shortly with the ...
 New Indian Express3 weeks ago
Times of India

Pastoral Adyar of yore was a haven for arts

Old-timers remember Chennai as Madras, a city of horse-drawn carriages, lonely streets and men in suits. A TOI series brings recollections from a mix of neighbourhoods A green canopy, cacophony of chirping birds and squirrels - the idyllic world ...
 Times of India1 month ago From palace of rich to hub of learning  Times of India1 month ago

Plastic waste in rivers a threat, caution experts

Chennai: The city's waterways are being choked by plastic waste that is likely to poison marine life and in turn enter our food chain, causing severe health problems, warn experts. The state has banned use of plastic below 40 microns thickness but ...
 Times of India1 month ago
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