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Desilting of waterways delayed

Comment · print · T T T+· T- THE HINDU Floating garbage will be removed from vulnerable stretches of Cooum river along College Road and near Padikuppam Road -- Photo: V. Ganesan It's going to be a delayed start this year. Yet, ... The Hindu, 5 days ago

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 ...
 NDTV4 weeks ago Chennai Residents Demand Restoration of Rivers  NDTV4 weeks ago What Does Madras Bleed For?  Outlook India3 weeks 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

Iron fencing to stop pollution of canals

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Raj Bhavan canal will be the first in the city to have galvanised iron fencing to prevent dumping of garbage by residents. Work on commissioning the structure along a 1.5-km stretch is almost complete. We ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

Chennai's mangroves at risk, say experts

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu In Chennai, the trees are found along the perimeter of Theosophical Society, in a fragmented patch around islands on Adyar River (above), and at the junction of South Buckingham canal and Cooum ...
 The Hindu2 weeks 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 Express2 weeks 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 Express2 weeks 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 weeks 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 Hindu2 weeks 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 Express3 weeks ago
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