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AIADMK struggling to retain flood-hit Saidapet
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 India, 4 days ago
AIADMK struggling to retain flood-hit Saidapet Deccan Chronicle, 6 days 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 Express3 days 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 India6 days ago Relocation hits education of flood-affected children hard  Times of India1 month 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 India4 weeks ago
Times of India

Volunteers adopt locality hit by flood, start clean-up drive

 After December's deluge left mountains of garbage and jetsam in its wake in a slum along the banks of river Adyar in Saidapet, volunteers quietly rolled up their sleeves and got down to work. The Serene Chennai, an NGO, is leading volunteers on a mission ...
 Times of India2 months ago Groundwater along Adyar banks contaminated after floods  The Hindu2 months ago

WRD makes headway in widening Adyar river

Encroachments on 3-km-long stretch have been cleared
 The Hindu2 months 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 Line5 days ago Filtering OUT the Filth for a Cleaner Cooum  New Indian Express1 week 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 India3 weeks ago From palace of rich to hub of learning  Times of India1 week ago Sepia city: Besant Nagar - Huts, woods, a desolate lane to the beach  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 India3 weeks ago
Hindustan Times

When it comes to scarring the river, we have made exceptions the rule

Delhi rarely hosts rock concerts and big-ticket private events. It is because organising a single event requires permissions from at least 27 government departments, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal told business leaders in Kolkata in January this ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago
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