What do the latest AQI readings say about Chennai air? What do the Corporation’s revised waste management bylaws say? What’s planned for the busy Chennai Central junction? Catch the buzz from your city this week.
Felix John, an avid cyclist who has pedalled long distances, has been appointed the Bicycle Mayor for Chennai by an Amsterdam- based organisation. In this interview, he talks about his responsibilities and how to give a boost to cycling in the city.
The spike in pollution levels has been drawing public attention in Chennai over the last one week. But a study from Health Energy Initiative and Doctors for Clean Air-Tamil Nadu shows that poor air quality in the city is neither an isolated nor a seasonal incident.
Constructed by Nawab Muhammad Ali Wallajah in 1768, Humayun Mahal is said to be the first construction in the Indo-Saracenic style of architecture. After years of neglect, this block of the Chepauk Palace is all set to be restored. Here’s more about the ongoing work.
How bad was Diwali pollution this week? Why should interiors of the city like Perambur and Purasawalkam be seriously concerned about climate change? Here’s a round-up of important headlines from the city over the week that passed.
Enhancing the unique experience at this T Nagar hub by reclaiming public space for shoppers and pedestrians — that was the chief aim of the pedestrian plaza project. Take a look at how the project has transformed the ever-popular Pondy Bazaar.
Environmental degradation at Ennore due to industrialisation has resulted in the loss of livelihood for many fishermen. How was this locality twenty years ago? We spoke to several local residents as they take a trip down memory lane.
No one says we don’t want trees, but it appears that trees have no friends left among the various civic authorities in Chennai, as they go about brutally hacking, cutting and uprooting carefully nurtured trees.
Residents of Motilal Street in T Nagar have approached the Corporation of Chennai, challenging the selective revision to property tax made on the assumption of occupancy by tenants. Will the GCC take note of citizen grievances and act on this?