Covid norms tightened in Chennai Corpn limits

With Covid cases witnessing a steady rise in the city, the Greater Chennai Corporation has decided to initiate containment measures by barricading streets with more than three active cases. Continue Reading

Post IIT-M cluster, 6344 samples taken from colleges & hostels

Following the IIT-Madras cluster, the Chennai Corporation has taken 6344 samples for Covid-19 testing from colleges and hostels across the city. Continue Reading

Chennai Corporation forms squads to monitor social distancing

In a bid to strictly enforce social distancing norms, the Greater Chennai Corporation has formed flying squads to monitor shops. Continue Reading

9 new corona cases in Tamilnadu, State moving from level 1 to level 2

Nine more people tested positive for the Covid-19 on Friday, taking the total number of cases in Tamilnadu to 38. Continue Reading

Covid threat: Plea in HC to close TASMAC liquor shops

An advocate today filed a petition in the Madras High Court seeking a direction to the Tamil Nadu government to order closure of all TASMAC liquor shops till the outbreak of was contained. Continue Reading

Bridge to connect Besant Nagar with Marina Loop Road.

The Broken Bridge at Besant Nagar is popular for a lot of reasons. The facility which once connected Besant Nagar beach with the Foreshore Estate beach, and helped fishermen commute, collapsed in 1977 during a flood. Continue Reading

Parking made easy now at Anna Nagar

Chennai Corporation has launched the “GCC Smart Parking” App which will help the vehicle drivers to find the nearest empty parking slot and pay the fee either with cash or by card to the parking attendant. Continue Reading

Velacheri residents welcome Corporation’s new initiative to collect green waste

Several families, gated communities and residents associations in Velacheri had stepped forward in the past to promote and follow segregation of waste.
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Editorial: Cutout culture

Almost every other political party in the State are involved in banner culture. This cutout culture is not new to Tamilnadu. It is a straight offshoot of politics-film nexus. Not just politicians and film stars, even for small weddings in remote villages, these banners and hoardings are put up at will. Continue Reading