Restoration or Renovation?

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As the Metropolitan Magistrate Court in Chennai undergoes restoration, an activist says it is not being done according to the norms for the revival of heritage structures.

Chennai’s water crisis

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It’s not the lack of water but the abuse of water bodies and mismanagement by the Government that has led to the drought this year, the worst Chennai has seen in 140 years, say experts.

Drones fly with clipped wings

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Buying a drone in India is tough. Even harder is finding a way to fly it legally. Drone-flyers have to get police permission before they get their machines off their ground.

Auditory signals fall silent

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The majority of the auditory signal devices, installed in the city to help pedestrians especially visually challenged, to cross roads have stopped working just a few weeks after their installation.

To buy or not to buy

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The frequent fluctuations in the Goods and Service Tax (GST) cess rates have left consumers in a fix over whether or not to buy the car of their choice.

Community fridge feeds the poor

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The poor and undernourished can get free and wholesome meals at the first community fridge in Chennai. The project is named “Ayyamittu Unn”, which means “Share with the needy before you eat”.

Foreign women feel unsafe in Chennai

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Foreign women living in Chennai say they no longer feel safe in the city. This comes after the recent rape of a Germanand the misbehavior of an auto rickshaw driver with a Finnish woman.