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Cash crunch leaves road battered

The Milk Colony Road in Madharavaram continues to remain a nightmare for motorists.

The road connects Kamarajar Salai and Madhavaram High Road and is a vital link road for thousands of residents liv

Jaya directs officials to identify new quarries

In an bid to streamline sand mining, the state government on Saturday proposed to identify new quarries after getting State Environment Impact Assessment Authority’s endorsement and also take steps to

Ex-mayor’s pet project shelved

All is not well with the garbage shed enclosure project, a brainchild of Chennai mayor Saidai S. Duraisamy launched this April.

The corporation has so far spent above Rs 3 crore for installing the g

Engine breakdown holds up traffic

Passengers on several South-bound trains reached their destination nearly three hours late after the engine of the Rameswaram Express broke down between Singaperumal Koil and Paranur and blocked rail

Monorail station list out


In an exclusive, Deccan Chronicle has the list of stations proposed along the three stretches of the `8,500 crore monorail project in the city.

And, the RFP (request for proposal) document – a guide

Chennai to get rain Thursday: Met officials

While the met officials are expecting rain on Thursday, they say that the models are not showing any active rainfall spell across the state for the next three or four days.

“We are not anticipating

Drains, sewer lines not ready to cope with rain


The woes of Chennaiites are unlikely to end this northeast monsoon. Water stagnation and sewage overflows witnessed on some city roads after brief showers indicate that the drains and sewer lines are

Mayor denies cholera deaths


Mayor Saidai S Duraisamy has stoutly denied cholera deaths in Chennai, saying that not a single death occurred due to cholera or ADD (Acute Diarrheal Disease) over the last nine months since he assume

14 CCTVs to secure Anna Nagar West


Anna Nagar Western Extension Phase II became the first neighbourhood in the city to set up their own surveillance system for ensuring better security for the residents.

In one of the biggest initiati

Quiz to help learn about Chennai

Did you know that the first drainage system in Chennai city was set up in 1860 at the behest of Florence Nightingale and Henry Nelson, the then director of Parry & Co?

Well, you can learn more of su

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