Plea for micro-composting centre at Velacheri

One of the perennial problems of Velacheri is solid waste management. Even if all the residents take an effort to follow segregation at source, it will not prove beneficial if the waste is left untreated at the dumping yard. This is why a micro-composting centre (MCC) in Velacheri will be beneficial. Continue Reading

MCC sexual harassment case opens can of worms

The Madras High Court, in a recent hearing on Madras Christian College (MCC) sexual harassment case, pronounced that there is a ‘general feeling’ among parents, especially those of girl students, that ‘co-educational study in Christian institutions is highly unsafe for the future of their children’. A section of MCC alumni students state that the management is not inclined to bring justice to the complainant students in such cases. Continue Reading

Highways dept suggests skywalk connecting west, east Tambaram

At present, the Tambaram railway station overbridge is the only link for pedestrians connect between Tambaram-Velacheri Main Road and GST Road. Sources said the feasibility study conducted by the Highways Department has suggested a 500-metre skywalk connecting the roads. Continue Reading

World Cricket Committee suggests changes to spice up Test matches

The committee, chaired by former England captain Mike Gatting and which also includes former India captain Sourav Ganguly, suggested some changes for Test cricket at a meeting held in Bengaluru last week. Continue Reading

Jolly Rovers defeat MCC by eight wickets

Jolly Rovers’ captain M Kaushik Gandhi claimed his maiden five-wicket haul as his team defeated MCC by eight wickets in the VA Parthasarathy memorial trophy on Tuesday. Kaushik returned impressive figures of five for 44 to restrict MCC to 205. Rovers reached the target with more than five overs remaining. Continue Reading