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