Environment

Learning to live with snakes…in the city!

April 29, 2017 0

While sudden encounters with snakes are not uncommon in Chennai, few know the right steps to take in these situations. Reptile conservationist Shravan Krishnan has some tips. »

Civic

Search for history threatens Pallavaram homes

April 6, 2017 1

The Archaeological Survey of India has marked certain areas in Pallavaram as ‘protected’ and ‘ regulated’ after identifying them as megalithic sites that could aid research on ancient habitation. »

Civic

A new green revolution in Royapuram

March 20, 2017 0

Inspired by the Kotturpuram Tree Park and the guidance of the Nizhal team, members of the Dawoodi Bohra community start NABAAT, a movement to plant and nurture trees. »

Government

The gaps in our real estate rules that citizens must mind

March 15, 2017 0

The Real Estate Regulatory Authority proposed by the Union legislation on real estate development and regulation is lofty in ideal, but some of the draft state rules appear to dilute its efficacy in protecting buyers’ interests. »

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