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