Prashanth Vijayakumar

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Residents flay civic body’s apathy


Residents of Pattinam­pkkam-lighthouse link road accuse Chennai corporation of indifference to their civic problems.

Moreover, residents believe that their economic vulnerability is taken as a reaso

Rs 30cr Chennai land reclaimed

Kancheepuram revenue of­f­i­cials on Friday recovered 1.48 acres of government po­romboke land, worth Rs 30 crore, at prime Zamin Pall­a­varam from New Life Ass­e­mbly of God (NLAG), a Ch­r­istian mis

Automobile parts block pavement

Residents of congested Royapuram are battling the encroachment of paveme­nts by broken down automobiles and shops and uncollected garbage, despi­te the instructions of senior officials of the corporat

Diabetes capital splurges on sweets

Chennai might be the diabetes capital of the country, but a quick check of sweet stalls in the city shows that sales of sweets have been on the rise.

With Deepavali festival fast approaching, sweet

Suburb with glorious past in shambles


The historic ‘Colletpet’, named after Joseph Collet (1707), late governor of Madras, and now transformed into Kaaladipettai by the locals, is crying for attention.

People are left to negotiate batte

Mobile school drives in to pick up dropouts in North Chennai

On Monday, a ‘mobile school’ was out looking for street children who had discontinued studies in Vyasarpadi and Royapuram.

For NGOs focusing on child welfare and primary education, labour-dominated

Noisy MRTS can cause deafness


Passengers who travel by MRTS trains between Chennai Beach and Velachery may get affected by noise-induced loss of hearing and giddiness. Surprised? The jarring sound that arises when the brakes are a

Kitchen gardens grow luxuriantly in Chennai


Kitchen gardens across the city are burgeoning as many Chennaities have started to make use of the available space to grow organic produce.

Most people with kitchen gardens said that they have manag

Councillor promises clean drinking water


Harrowed residents in certain pockets of Royapuram were pleasantly surprised when metro water staff and corporation officials descended on their localities to inspect the quality of the piped water re

3 suffer burns in LPG leak fire


In yet another tragedy involving gas leak in Chennai, three persons including a 60-year-old woman suffered serious burn injuries at Porur Friday morning.

The incident happened in a ground floor apar

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