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Floods expose how Chennai killed its drains

Experts say poor city planning and inefficient administration turned an unusually high rainfall into a disaster, reports T E Narasimhan Troops from the Indian Army and the Indian Air Force were......

Chennai was lucky to get off lightly in this rain, not so the next time

Why did Chennai go under in the recent rains? R Ramasubramanian paints a familiar picture of dismal urban town planning, civic short-sightedness, and rampant development that caused the recent......

Army, IAF troops called in to rescue rain-affected people in Chennai

The army and air force have been deployed for rescuing stranded citizens in Kancheepuram district, where torrential rains have left residents marooned, even as rain water inundated a large......

Rains wreak havoc in Tamil Nadu, death toll mounts to 71

The North-East monsoon continued to wreak havoc in Tamil Nadu with rains pounding the northern coastal districts and more being forecast for the coming days in the state, where the death toll......

Carnatic singer Nithyashree's husband commits suicide

Popular Carnatic vocalist Nithyashree's husband Mahadevan on Thursday allegedly committed suicide by jumping into a river in the city, in a blow to her amid the annual music season, in which she is......

Chennai airport upgrade may lag passenger traffic

The Rs 1,808-crore modernisation and expansion plan for Chennai airport, which was recently cleared by the Public Investment Board and expected to begin this September, may not be sufficient to......
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Cup of woes overflows after rains

The canal running through CIT Nagar and the stagnant sewage on Baskar Colony First Street have led to mosquito breeding in huge numbers in the... ...
Neighbours show they care

Youngsters get together to help those affected by Adyar floods They are electricians, plumbers and daily-wage labourers, but when the Adyar... ...
Reimagining our lost rivers

Reclaiming our rivers could initiate a new imagination of Indian cities and begin a process of conserving their bio-diversity Right from... ...
Greed for realty floods city

Unscrupulous urban expansion has eaten into natural reserves like lakes and marshlands. We find out how this has led to Chennai reeling under the... ...
Two boys washed away in Adyar river

Two school children, aged 12 and 14, are suspected to have been washed away by the Adyar river at Choolaipalam, MGR Nagar on Thursday. According to... ...

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