After protests, body of Covid-infected doctor cremated amid tight security

After facing protests from locals, who thronged the burial ground opposing the cremation of a Covid-19 infected orthopaedic doctor, the body was cremated in the city in the early hours today after getting the consent of his family members, amid tight security. Continue Reading

Eco-park at Paruthipattu draws huge crowd

The bio-lake park or eco-park located at Paruthipattu on Avadi-Poonamallee Road has become a major draw among people in and around Ambattur. Continue Reading

Thozhan Trust remove nails, flex boards from trees

Members of Thozhan Trust, an NGO, removed nails fixed on big trees at Ambattur to hold advertisement boards and banners. Should a tree serve as information disseminater? A walk down a road in any part of Ambattur reveals that every tree in sight is the bearer of small-sized advertisement boards. Continue Reading

‘Portions below Maduravoyal bypass bridge can be used for better purpose’

The portions below Maduravoyal bypass bridge at Ambattur Industrial Estate could be put to better use if the conditions are improved, feel most of the people in the locality. Continue Reading

Ambattur in dire need of drinking water; lake not tapped

Chennai is facing water scarcity and Ambattur is no different on that front. Residents state that in many areas, water comes once every two days and that too only for 45 minutes rather than for an hour unlike what was promised earlier. It is not like borewells hold water either, since the mandatory rainwater harvesting rule has been flouted by many. Continue Reading