Untreated medical waste let into Thiruneermalai Lake, residents file plaint

Residents of Chrompet are angered over the repeated disposal of untreated medical waste into the Thiruneermalai Lake. Continue Reading

Forum seeks lift facility at Tambaram rly station

The Traffic and Transport Forum Chennai has requested the Chairman of the Railway Board to facilitate a escalator or lift at Platforms 7 and 8 of the Tambaram Railway station. Continue Reading

Velacheri Railway Station to get facelift soon

There is a good news and a bad news for Velacheri Railway Station. The good: It is going to developed as a model railway station, with lot of improvement work in the pipeline. And, the bad: A survey has listed it as one of the ‘dirtiest railways stations in India’ Continue Reading

Chennaiite Ambika Mahesh Iyer excels in teaching, dance, story telling

Is it possible for a person to be a teacher, dancer, artist, psychodrama therapist and a story teller? The answer is yes and 48 years old Ambika Mahesh Iyer of Sabari Salai, Madipakkam is an example for it. She received Best Teacher Award for her service in the noble profession of teaching. Continue Reading

Chennaiite runs centre focusing on activities for differently-abled

Forty-two-year-old Rajarajeswari was just like any other housewife when she got married two decades ago. After having her first child, she began to ponder over utilising her leisure hours. Although she does not have a degree, her husband K R Rajan suggested her to work at a school that teaches differently-abled children. The phase changed her life altogether and soon led her start Sri Vidhyodaya Learning Centre in Mandavelipakkam. The best part is that all her 20 children look forward to attend the school every day with all smiles. Continue Reading

Residents in Nanganallur, Alandur worried of bad roads, damaged poles

Residents in the neighbourhood are worried about the state of Vembuli Amman Koil Road in Alandur. It may be noted that this is one of the key stretches that the residents use to reach Alandur Metro Station. Continue Reading

Probe completed in banner case: Police during Madras HC hearing

The petition seeking bail to AIADMK former Councillor Jayagopal and relative Meganathan will be heard at Madras High Court today. Continue Reading

Tight vigil on, preparations on peak for Modi, Xi summit

Ahead of the India-China summit, this ancient coastal town near Chennai has been virtually turned into a fortress with unprecedented security arrangements while the beautification and other preparations touched a feverish pitch. Continue Reading

Pedestrian Plaza at Pondy Bazaar gets painted walls & cycling stations

The Pedestrian Plaza at Pondy Bazaar, that is yet to be completed, has now been beautified with colourful paintings at several locations, much to the surprise of shoppers here.

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