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Chennai rains: Mixed blessings


With a 70 per cent deficit in rainfall even three days ago, the city is parched. However, promises of a better system, for which citizens put up with debilitating development work, come to naught at the first little spell of rain.




Power Shutdown

Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nolambur: NNS, HIG, MIG, Chinna Nolambur, Adayalampet, kongu Nagar, Mugappair West... »

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Encroachments at West Namasivayapuram were removed to help in cleaning the stretch where Virugambakkam-Arumbakkam canal meets the Cooum river. Photo: K. Pichumani

Demolition drive gathers pace

Is Chennai moving towards a cleaner, greener future? As the civic agencies take on unauthorised constructions with an iron hand, it’s also key to factor in rehabilitation strategies for those affected. »