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Talk your way and land in a job Tambaram tracks…. Water wars begin Green energy, not really green? Force Motors’ two new SUVs When Chennai became Venice Education a cause of concern Self-sufficiency in dredging... Raj Bhavan opened the gates for public The sweet killer Working space for women by woman City Corner Chennai teachers rank low Missing, but not missing the top spot Colourful welcome at the Saidapet station It’s so cool! Know the start-ups in the city Million landmark and Rs. 200 crore influx by Yamaha State VAT leads to inflation: a study The auto gets a remake Google street view’s India competitor Chennai gets its Imax This dabba has a cure for all your ailments Cricket comes calling to Chennai Technology handshakes with sanitation Reality Check Chennai to Bengaluru as quick as pizza delivery Is Chennai now the accident capital? A new technique to treat dry sewage Prithika Yashini takes charge... Doing business is not so easy in Chennai Chennaites lose 7 crore to debit card frauds Indian media-operators of democracy Tamil Nadu Premier League launched It is not only your noodle... Yes, you are safe! Paranjoy on crony capitalism Thrills for the holiday season Nilam threatens the city Chennai Silks in flames K7’s Entrepreneurial Odyssey Chennai Metro looking for revival Must visit of 2014 Maruti Suzuki wins NIQR award Presto! Bravo! Perplexing communications Car-free Bessy Technologists to rescue A feast for book worms Two friends trigger a change The worst is yet to come Kollywood’s Mahabharatha How to roast 45 human beings alive Pocket Therapist finds mention in Forbes City Corner Yamaha in the news City Corner-June Arnold visits Chennai Indian of the Year A budget that butted into deficit Ennore Port excels Chennai airport to become solar-powered Aviation sector to grow three times... Realty bytes Online approval of layout plans A skinny affair Metro mania A praiseworthy peer recognition Keep in touch, anytime anywhere Apollo targets a third of CV tyre market Metro chugs through the city When the crowd will miss the roar Chevrolet Sail U-VA Launched Engineering colleges lose lustre TTV stumps all Chennai, the noisiest city Hey Chitti! please take my order 377 yet young Frontier Mediville attracts Japanese investments I know nothing else but cinema... Boozing and driving Meters return to the metro North Chennai booms Need for an integrated approach to medicine Murugappas-focus on consolidation Hawker’s paradise gets a permanent place Chennai soon to get an Aerospace Park Metro chugs the green way Sathyabhamasat propels ahead Vanakkam Chennaiyin FC The curious case of Evgenii Berdnikov When Marina became the Tahrir Square Coimbatore backs up for Chennai The 20-year itch of Hindujas ends An industry institution link… The underground don zips through Bewailing monsoons the new fad The sunshine and the shadow side of this digital era Outlays and outcome – the long gap A sweet marketing splash by Pattappas From trash land to tourist spot Book your water tanker Overflowing garbage SGRI – a global research centre for building materials Black outs will be knocked out Read before you buy... He made Ranganathan Street so crowded... India’s first online-only bicycle brand India’s first 3D Museum Planning the right energy City Corner - Chennai Water woes International conference on saving energy, environment The sweet tooth of the city Mexico opens Consulate in Chennai Medical miracle! Star studded city 60 years of cultural and economic ties Building highs and lows Safe Trac-keeps track on your safety CMRL takes off till airport
 
Overflowing garbage

The city’s dump yards, at Perungudi and Kodungaiyur, have started to overflow and the Corporation still has no firm plan to tackle this problem. Chennai generates 5000 tonnes of waste per day. Compared to the other metros, Chennaites lack the awareness of segregating waste before disposal. Though segregation was attempted before, it proved futile. The Corporation uses outdated techniques like land filling and burning to dispose garbage, which is harmful to the environment. It pollutes the land and the stench generated from these open dump yards add to health issues in surrounding areas. Bengaluru has awakened to this need and is trying to rope in Super Star Rajnikanth to promote awareness on waste segregation and management. Clean and green Chennai has been the motto of changing governments and it is time the motto is brought into action.

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