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