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Chennai rains: Now, a web-based app for citizens to report waterlogging in the city
Riskmap.in is a crowdsourced platform that allows citizens to post updates about the waterlogging situation in their respective areas.
Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 18:07
Villages face flooding as Tangedco’s illegal road encroaches upon Ennore Creek
The Environment Ministry said Tangedco’s road “obstructs the natural flow of water withing the Ennore Creek”.
Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 16:55
Arappor Iyakkam activist arrested for opposing encroachment by temple in Chennai
Nakkeeran was arrested based on the complaint of a PMK member that he had insulted the latter with casteist abuse and assaulted him with others.
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 19:12
‘Maintenance shutdown’ at Kudankulam nuclear plant raises questions among activists
Unit 2 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant began operations in March and was shut down after a few weeks.
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 16:39
Chennai rains: Two girls electrocuted after stepping on live wire in waterlogged street
Yuvashree and Bhavana stepped on the wire when they were playing on the street after their school was declared closed due to rains.
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 17:14
‘We want him back alive’: Missing Chennai sailor’s family speaks to TNM
Silambarasan is among the 10 Indians who are missing after their ship sank off the coast of Philippines on October 13.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 19:28
This initiative gets Chennaites caring for public spaces, one painted wall at a time
The Colours of Chennai project wants people to feel connected to public spaces around them, by beautifying and taking care of public walls.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 15:15
Two days after Minister says no dengue deaths in Coimbatore, 6-yr-old succumbs to fever
Minister SP Velumani had made the controversial claim when asked why a Central Government panel on dengue had not visited the district.
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 16:45
Meet the Chennai champion who is taking India's scrabble hopes to new heights
45-year-old Ranganathan Chakravarthy practices the game for at least four hours a day.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 16:28
TN govt’s pay hikes fall short of Seventh Pay Commission: Employees disgruntled
One of the main causes of complaint is that the government has denied employees 21 months worth of back pay.
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 17:38