Vehicular emissions are among the chief sources of pollutants in Chennai’s air. But how many people know that they can check the environmental performance of their vehicle at the time of buying, by looking at a document that the dealer is mandated by law to provide to every customer?
What are the mandatory fields in the self declaration form? How can NRIs submit the form? Do you pay property tax even when your plot is empty? These and other common questions among readers answered by the Deputy Commissioner of the Corporation Revenue Department.
The Kerala floods have led to serious concerns over how Tamil Nadu would deal with a similar natural disaster. Looking closer home, at a few neighbourhoods in Chennai, we find there’s a lot to be done, and the short-staffed GCC must start today if we really want to be prepared.
The election of town vending committees could go a long way in regularising the business of street vendors and earning them a place of dignity. But the Corporation’s lackadaisical attitude has left 50% of them ineligible to vote.
மனித உடல் இறந்த 4 நிமிடத்தில் அழுகத் தொடங்கிவிடும். ஆய்வுகள் படி ஒரு மணி நேரத்தில் 2 மில்லிமீட்டர் வரை அழுகத் தொடங்கும். உங்கள் உறுப்புகளை இவ்வாறு உருக்குலைய விடுவதிற்கு பதிலாக மற்றவருக்கு தானமாக கொடுத்தால் வாழ்க்கையையே பரிசளிப்பது போல் அல்லவா?
Following a GO to raise property taxes, Greater Chennai Corporation has asked all home owners to submit a self declaration with details of their property. By this Friday, August 31st. If you’re wondering how to go about it, this guide will help you.
Distanced by location, differentiated in socio-cultural profile, the Chennai localities of Padur and Tiruvottiyur have something similar, which they can truly take pride in: two successful, citizen-driven waste management initiatives.
Flood-ravaged Kerala has perhaps seen the worst through, but the journey ahead will be long and arduous. Chennai has already stood by its neighbour steadfastly. The need now is to figure out what exactly is needed at this juncture and pitch in accordingly, say social workers.
The human body starts decomposing four minutes after a person dies and degenerates completely within a month. The choice is clear. Would you rather let your organs decompose, or gift a life to a person in need by donating them?
For three years now, the beggar rehab centre at Melpakkam near Avadi has had no inmates. Yet it has not been decommissioned and continues to have paid staff on the rolls. Is Chennai really beggar-free? And if it is, why is public money being spent on the home?