Foreshore Estate fishermen up in arms

The Madras High Court recently directed the State government as well as the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) to consider reconstructing a road connecting Pattinapakkam to Besant Nagar. 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

Differently-abled seek ramp to access Marina, Corpn awaits Centre’s nod

Differently-abled people’s request for a permanent ramp to access the Marina seems to be delaying over the years. The Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) had only put up a temporary ramp in the Marina for a day to mark International Day of Disabled Persons for the second year in a row. Continue Reading

Fitness-enthusiast from Chennai is on a mission to reintroduce cycling

In a bid to encourage people cycling, Felix John from Chennai, has been elected as the Bicycle Mayor by Amsterdam-based social entreprise BYCS. A happy Felix is charting out ideas to make people embrace and leverage cycling. Continue Reading

Greater Chennai Corporation gives makeover to wells across the city

“The well that was recently deepened and desilted in Ayyappa Nagar near the Sannadhi Street has been given the design of Akshaya Paathiram, meaning, that this well will always have water in it. These designs are painted by painters who paint idols and walls in temple. We have used high quality materials to construct and paint these structures.” Continue Reading

Chennai Bharathidasan Colony residents segregate waste themselves

Setting an example for others, the Bharathidasan Colony residents at K K Nagar have taken upon themselves the initiative of segregating trash and putting them in the bins provided by the Chennai Corporation. Continue Reading

Motorists using Ennore High Road get stuck on busy stretch, overbridge work stalled

Motorists travelling from Ennore High Road to Chennai Central are put to hardship due to heavy traffic. They request the authorities to commence the second phase construction work on the rail overbridge. Continue Reading

GCC removes 6,978 party flag posts in two days

As per the Madras High Court order, political flag posts across the city have been removed in record time.
It is a common sight to see flag poles painted in party flag colours erected on roadsides. Continue Reading