The uncontrolled flourishing of water hyacinth in Chennai’s lakes and ponds speaks volumes about the health of these water bodies. What causes this infestation and what has the Corporation done to check it?
A concerned citizen accompanies an official on his visit to the Navalur Padappai slum resettlement colonies, and comes back saddened, not only by the pathetic living conditions and lack of facilities there, but also the extreme apathy of the government.
From parking space to bike shortcuts to trading stalls — footpaths in Chennai seem to be for everything apart from what they are meant to facilitate, that is, walking. As pavement construction continues, a look at the sad reality on the ground.
Chennai Volunteers is organising a blood donation and stem cell donation registration camp to benefit children suffering from Thalassemia. Here is a good opportunity to find out everything you wanted to know about Stem Cell donation!
In an exclusive interview with Citizen Matters, Uma Maheswari, Project Director of Tamil Nadu Health Systems Project, talks about the new goals and plans of the 108 ambulance service in the state, and what could make it more effective.
Chennai Metro continues to have poor traffic numbers, thanks to absolutely no effort from MTC to integrate its small buses services to the train network and provide last mile connectivity from the stations. MTC is also losing heavily to the illegal share autos, but doing nothing about it!
With Bengaluru and Mumbai Police taking Twitter by storm, how much longer before Chennai Police take to this important communication channel? It can be very useful in spreading awareness about law and order issues and changing public perception about the police.
Roads to be monsoon-ready, trash pick up to be chargeable, city’s canals choking with plastic!Did you catch all the news about Chennai last week? A quick look at the civic stories that made the headlines.
Volunteers participated in the clearing the plastic off the bed of Nemilichery’s lake. In one of the most heart warming scenes, many senior citizens participated in the clean up to save the lake for their next generation.