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Happy Birthday Madras. Here is how Chennai is Celebrating

Happy Birthday Madras. Here is how Chennai is Celebrating

Chennai residents have demanded as a birthday gift, the restoration of the city's Cooum Adyar rivers and the Buckingham Canal - once lush with flowing water, but now more dirty stagnant pools. An 80-year-old resident Jagannath Rao called it them ... NDTV, 1 week ago
What Does Madras Bleed For? Outlook India, 1 week ago
The Hindu

Now, a cultural map of the Cooum

Historical novelist Venketesh Ramakrishnan has embarked on a project to bring the river back into focus If you were in Madras a few centuries ago, the Cooum river would have been a source of delight. You would have spotted atleast 70 species of fi
 The Hindu2 months ago

Civic agencies ordered to act against river pollution

The petition said Cooum river is now spoilt by filth and pollution and the water quality is considered to be highly toxic The National Green Tribunals Southern Bench has ordered the Chennai Corporation, the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) and the ...
 The Hindu2 months ago

The glorious Cooum

About ten days ago, I pulled myself out of bed before the sun could rise, a record of sorts for someone who usually goes to sleep just before sunrise. The previous time I did so was for a cricket match five years ago. If my memory serves me right, ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Consultation meet for Adyar River project

CHENNAI: The third phase of the major makeover that the Adyar River has been in the process of getting is back on track with the Chennai River Restoration Trust (CRRT) calling for a public consultation meet on Wednesday. The CRRT tasked with the ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

No Digging Ahead of Monsoon: Corpn to Electricity Board

CHENNAI: The Chennai Corporation has asked the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board and Chennai Telephones Limited to not dig up any more roads since the North East monsoon is round the corner. At a closed door meeting held at the Ripon Building complex, ...
 New Indian Express1 day ago

Plans Afoot for Chetpet 'Eco Park'

CHENNAI: The first phase work on beautifying and developing the Chetpet lake is fast nearing completion, and the next phase is all set to begin by the first week of October. According to sources, works on converting the 15-acre water body into a ...
 New Indian Express1 day ago

Contractors delaying road work to be blacklisted

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Chennai Corporation will begin to blacklist contractors who fail to complete road works in three months after the work order has been issued. At the Chennai Corporation Council meeting last week, Mayor ...
 The Hindu2 days ago

No more smooth rides on Third Avenue Road

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu Dusty days: In February, the Chennai Corporation re-laid the 80-feet stretch after it was dug up by Water Resources Department for the construction of the box-type channel to divert excess rainwater ...
 The Hindu3 days ago

Auto Diaries of Madras Memories

CHENNAI: He begins his day at the crack of dawn and doesn't cease to work till midnight. Auto driver, M Suresh Babu, a proud Chennaiite as he calls himself, has spent his entire life in the city, witnessing all the ups and downs in the city. Eking ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago
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