Chennai Corporation

  • Chennai Corporation seals three stands at Chepauk May 23, 2013

    Chennai: Days after the Supreme Court's interim relief to Tamil Nadu Cricket Association expired on May 14, Chennai Corporation officials on Thursday sealed three stands at the MA Chidambaram stadium here. On a petition by the TNCA after I, J and K stands were sealed by the Chennai Corporation, the Supreme...
  • Chennai Corpn declares war on mosquitoes ahead of rains September 11, 2012

    Chennai: With the rainy season around the corner, the Chennai Corporation is gearing up to deal with its annual mosquito challenge. The civic body is taking steps to ensure the winged menace is kept under check, to prevent an outbreak of malaria and dengue during the rains. Apart from regular...
  • Chennai: Call for tenders to beautify Marina July 26, 2012

    Chennai: The Chennai Corporation is preparing to call for tenders for a number of works to beautify the Marina Beach. The works would include building of rows of regularised shops, bamboo enclosures for boats, high mast lights and an elevated police watchpost. The Corporation Council had earlier approved plans to...
  • Water from thin air for Chennai students June 26, 2012

    Chennai: In an attempt to improve basic amenities for students at its schools, the Chennai Corporation on Monday inaugurated an experimental project to provide drinking water at its Chennai school in Thideer Nagar. Whats interesting about this project is the fact that drinking water will be obtained, not through pipes...
  • Freeforall at Chennai Corporation November 24, 2011

    CHENNAI: The first Chennai Corporation Council Meet held on Wednesday here at the Ripon Building began on a bad note for the opposition DMK. No sooner than the Council proceedings began, the Opposition floor leader Subash Chandra Bose (DMK), started his speech saying that the public were suffering due to...
  • Go green: Chennai launches Rs 70 cr project October 2, 2010

    It plans to turn a dumping ground into a park but will the ambitious project be successful? ...
  • Chennai to make Tamil signboads compulsory April 29, 2010

    Chennai: Chennai Corporation has planned to make it mandatory for all shops to have signboards in Tamil language starting from the month of June. After Tamil titles for films, Tamil as the official language in courts and gold rings to childen with Tamil names now the corporation wants all shops to...
  • Graffiti gives way to colourful wall art in Chennai July 31, 2009

    Chennai: The Chennai Corporation has imposed a ban on all posters and graffiti on public walls in an effort to make Chennai look like a world class city. Commissioner, Chennai Corporation Rajesh Lakhoni said, The city is a vibrant place with a dense population and we are in competition with...
  • Tamil schools chose English as their medium of instruction June 18, 2009

    The step has been taken to stop students from going to other schools. ...
  • Give your baby a Tamil name, win a gold ring June 4, 2009

    Chennai: Anything for the Tamil cause seems to be the latest mantra of the Chennai Corporation as it announced golden rings for all those who give Tamil names to their newborns. And what better day than Chief Minister Karunanidhi's birthday. The news came as a pleasant surprise to many like...
  • From tomorrow no chaat on Chennais Marina Beach September 4, 2007

    Chennai: Mustafa has been selling chaat on Chennais Marina Beach for around two years now. But Mustafa, a familiar face for regulars at the beach, will no longer be able to sell delicacies here. That is because the Chennai Corporation's deadline for encroachers to move out of the Marina Beach...
  • Who will clean up the mess on Chennai roads? August 27, 2007

    Chennai: The city of Chennai is stinking! And what is causing the stink? The Chennai Corporation's sevenyear contract with Singaporebasedcompany Onyx for garbage collection and disposal is over. And the city's waste is now overflowing onto the roads, as Onyx is wrapping up operations in Chennai, taking with them their equipment...
  • IBM launches twin initiatives in Chennai November 2, 2006

    Chennai: Global computer major IBM on Thursday announced two major initiatives in Tamil Nadu the opening of its fourth facility in this city and the launch of its global "reinventing education" programme in collaboration with the Chennai Corporation. The new facility in Chennai will enable IBM to scale its...