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