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30 women hurt as temporary bridge collapses
New Indian Express

30 women hurt as temporary bridge collapses

CHENNAI: A temporary bridge, over the river Cooum, that had been barricaded and was clearly off-limits for the general public collapsed on the Island grounds on Sunday morning when a few women disregarding the barricade and used the bridge. At least ... New Indian Express, 3 weeks ago
Women fall into river as bridge collapses The Hindu, 3 weeks ago

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Cooum makeover awaits centre nod

CHENNAI: The Cooum River could soon shed its dirty identity and become a haven with parks and walkways to walk and unwind...that is, if the Centre steps in. Eco-restoration work on the 9-km stretch from the mouth of the Cooum River near Napier ...
 New Indian Express3 weeks ago Civic body floats booms to clear Cooum of trash  Times of India1 month ago A ‘floating’ dam to clean Chennai’s sorrow  Business Line2 months ago Filtering OUT the Filth for a Cleaner Cooum  New Indian Express2 months ago

Participants injured after bridge collapses during marathon

The all-women marathon in Tamil Nadu turned into a nightmare after several young participants fell into the Cooum river as the wooden bridge on which they assembled collapsed on Sunday morning. More than a hundred women, including 32 lady cadets of the ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago Bridge collapses during marathon weeks ago
The Hindu

Congestion is a way of life here

Ward 62 covering Chintadripet is an old urban settlement formed around a bend in the Cooum River, which continues to have an impact on the civic conditions. The Cooum River forms the boundary on three sides of the ward. The unique geographical ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago
The Hindu

Illegal disposal of solid waste in Cooum on the increase

Special Correspondent sad state:A layer of garbage covers the Cooum river running along the Commander-In-Chief Road in Egmore in Chennai. —Photo: B. Jothi Ramalingam Disposal of solid waste in the Cooum river continues unabated. Even as a number of solid ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
New Indian Express

Clean Cooum? Report Card: Fail

CHENNAI: The Cooum River originates in the neighbouring district of Tiruvallur, at its namesake village, and runs a course of roughly 70 km before joining the Bay of Bengal on the eastern coast. A significant part runs through Chennai. It has often ...
 New Indian Express2 months ago Haunted by Shadow of Bonded Labour  New Indian Express2 months ago
The Hindu

Sewage still being released into Cooum

While work is under way to improve a part of the river, sewage gushes into the waterbody on some stretches The attempt to clean a stretch of the Cooum river is proving to be quite a handful as the discharge of sewage and industrial effluents into the waterway ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
The Hindu

Review plea against penalty for polluting Cooum river rejected

The National Green Tribunal’s Southern Bench here has rejected a review application filed by the Dr MGR group of institutions challenging the imposition of a penalty of Rs. 40 lakh for polluting the C...
 The Hindu2 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 India2 months ago

Biker falls into Cooum, survives

CHENNAI: A software engineer on his motorbike fell into the Cooum after banging against the parapet wall while trying to avoid hitting a woman pedestrian near Aminjikarai on Poonamallee High Road on Sunday. Police said Inphanto, 20, a resident of ...
 Times of India1 day ago Speeding biker rams wall, lands in Cooum  New Indian Express2 days ago
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