Poor road conditions in Chennai suburb worry residents

If you are into dirt bike racing, Gandhi Street in Keelkattalai is the best place to sharpen your riding skills. No kidding! This street, even after more than a week since rains halted, is still filled with water that encompass potholes the size of craters throughout the stretch. Continue Reading

Forest dept to build wall to save Nanmangalam Reserve Forest

In a move that will prevent trespassers from entering and abusing forest lands in the neighbourhood, a large 4.5 km compound wall is going to come up at Madipakkam Koot Road near Kovilambakkam, surrounding the Nanmangalam Reserve Forest. Continue Reading

CMRL organises educational trip for govt school students

The students of Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Ashok Nagar, were taken on a free ride on a Metro train from Central to AG-DMS and Chennai Airport stations today by Chennai Metro Rail Ltd. Continue Reading

Herbal fuel: Chennai scientific body calls out Ramar Pillai

In one of the nail-biting scientific revelations in the city, Let’s Make Engineering Simple (LMES) team has exactly replicated the ‘herbal fuel’ preparations of P Ramar Pillai, the controversial man continuing to claim he can manufacture fuel from herbal sources without the use of petroleum products. Continue Reading

CMRL commissions solar panels at 3 places in Chennai

In a move that will make Chennai Metro Rail Ltd’s (CMRL) stations even more productive, the department today commissioned roof-top solar panels at three new places – Alandur, St Thomas Mount stations and CMRL Depot at Koyambedu. Continue Reading

Roads not keeping up with vehicle population: Expert

In the recent times, there has been hue and cry about Transport Corporations in Tamilnadu landing in losses leading to hike in ticket prices and associated woes. Meet D Gopalakrishnan (73), a resident of Raghava Nagar, Madipakkam, who has extensively researched on this topic for many years. Continue Reading