Marina Beach

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Local Police & Chennai Corporation Cleans Marina Beach After Rains

Marina Beach in Chennai had submerged due to the recent heavy rains in the city. However, the beach was cleaned by the police personnel and Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) workers on November 14. Moreover, the Triplicane Police station was also cleaned by a team of police personnel along… read-more

Sun, 14 Nov 2021 - 02:38 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: chennai rains, Marina beach, Greater Chennai Corporation, Police, Tamil Nadu

Courtesy: The Times Of India

Students Divided On Caste Basis

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Action Initiated Against Chennai School Dividing Students Based On Caste

In a bizarre incident, Chennai's primary school divided students on the basis of their castes into three batches to follow the covid-19 protocols. Further, the school maintained the attendance register on the same basis. However, action was taken against the school by the Greater Chennai Corporation. The Director of Centre for Policy and Development Studies, C Rajeev told read-more

Sun, 07 Nov 2021 - 01:27 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Chennai, Schools, Caste, Greater Chennai Corporation, students

Courtesy: News 18

Tambaram Municipal Corporation

Photo: The Hindu

Tamil Nadu Govt Announces Tambaram As 20th Municipal Corporation

As per reports, Tamil Nadu State Government has announced Tambaram as a municipal corporation. The announcement came after the approval of Governor RN Ravi on the matter. Furthermore, Tambaram Municipal Corporation has been formed by merging 10 adjacent urban local bodies. Also, an Ordinance was released by the state government to the media. Notably, Tambaram is the 20th Municipal Corporation in the state of Tamil Nadu.

Fri, 05 Nov 2021 - 01:39 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Tamil Nadu, municipal corporation, Tamil Nadu Government, DMK, Greater Chennai Corporation

Chennai Miyawaki Forest

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Chennai Corporation To Allow Residents Into Miyawaki Forests

In six months, the Greater Chennai Corporation would admit residents into the Miyawaki forests grown across 30 locations of the city. Reportedly, the residents would be permitted to extract medicinal herbs for personal usage. The Miyawaki forests employ a renowned Japanese method of closely planting native species in the same area to regenerate all layers of original forests. This revolutionary technique of urban afforestation favours… read-more

Mon, 01 Feb 2021 - 05:41 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Greater Chennai Corporation, Miyawaki Model, Chennai, biodiversity

Courtesy: The Hindu


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Chennai Civic Body To Launch Online Portal For Pet Licenses

Making it convenient to acquire a pet license, the Greater Chennai Corporation has planned to launch an online registration system on their website. The registrants will also get a free anti-rabies vaccine for pets from the civic bodies’ veterinary clinics. Through this mechanism, the GCC eyes keeping a count of the licensed dogs. Currently, hardly 15% owner obtain licenses. Moreover, the corporation will also monitor complaints from… read-more

Fri, 29 Jan 2021 - 09:50 AM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Chennai, Greater Chennai Corporation, Pets, Pet License

Courtesy: The Indian Express


Photo: India TV

'Experience is Lesson', Rajinikanth Says After Settling Property Tax Dues

After settling property tax dues of Rs 6.56 lakh to the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) authorities, actor Rajinikanth stated that 'Experience is Lesson.' The actor mentioned in a tweet that the mistake of filing a plea at the Madras High Court could have been avoided and he should have approached the GCC authorities at first. Earlier, the… read-more

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 - 04:14 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Rajinikanth, Property Tax, Greater Chennai Corporation, Madras High Court

Courtesy: Deccan Herald


Photo: The Indian Express

Madras High Court Warns Rajinikanth For Wasting Court's Time

Actor Rajinikanth was slammed by a Madras High Court judge for wasting the court's time. Justice Anita Sumanth warned Rajinikanth's lawyer over a plea demanding the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) authorities to revoke tax levied on Rajinikanth's property. Reportedly, the actor had urged the GCC to exempt his marriage hall from tax as it was vacant since lockdown. However, the judge asked the petitioner to directly approach the GCC… read-more

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 07:06 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Rajinikanth, Greater Chennai Corporation, Madras High Court, Property Tax

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Packaged water cans

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Chennai: Only 83 Of 187 Samples Of Packaged Water Fit For Consumption

Greater Chennai Corporation has informed that out of 187 samples of packaged water tested in the city, about 45% were found to be unfit for consumption. The corporation said that out of the samples tested, only 147 were fit for analysis, and just 83 were fit for consumption. The others were found to be containing bacteria, or were bacteriologically unsatisfactory. Reportedly, few of them were misbranded as well.

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 - 10:06 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: Chennai, packaged water, drinking water, Greater Chennai Corporation

Courtesy: The Economic Times