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Tambaram Sanatorium railway station is a commuter’s nightmare

CHENNAI: Inundated subways, non-functional escalators, locked bathrooms, and tipplers on platforms have turned Tambaram Sanatorium railway station into a nightmare for commuters.The station serves as a transport hub connecting Chennai's suburban areas to the city. The renovation work carried out last year aimed to prevent waterlogging, but commuters continue to wade through inundated subways."Aren't...

‘Redevelopment will boost exports from MEPZ to Rs 30,000 crore’ | Chennai News

The Madras Export Processing Zone (MEPZ) at Tambaram was the third SEZ to be established in India, in 1984. Now, the facility spread over 262 acres is set for vertical redevelopment of 10 lakh sq m (more than 1 crore sq ft) that will bring in more companies and boost value of its exports to ₹30,000 crore and create another 1 lakh jobs, Alex Paul Menon, development commissioner, MEPZ SEZ, tells TOI in...

Quality Of Life: Tambaram Residents To Get More Public Toilets, Maintenance Still A Challenge | Chennai News

Chennai: Tambaram Corporation has launched a project to increase the availability of public restrooms. They are in the process of constructing five new toilet blocks, with an additional plan to incorporate 16 urinals at ₹6 crore. These new facilities, which are likely to come up near bus stands, hospitals, markets, and other public buildings, are expected to meet the growing demand for clean and...

Tamil Nadu: Tambaram corporation performs birth control surgery on 383 dogs | Chennai News

CHENNAI: In a span of two months, the Tambaram Corporation's public health department captured 398 stray dogs and performed animal birth control (ABC) surgery on 383 dogs. Covering an area of 87.64 sq km, the Tambaram Corporation has around 80,000 dogs within its jurisdiction. Due to the absence of effective sterilisation programs, the stray dog population has seen an increase.A senior official said,...

Chennai: Tambaram corporation oversees underground drainage system works

CHENNAI: Tambaram corporation officials inspected the construction of rainwater drainage systems in Sembakkam and East Tambaram. Officials inspected rainwater drainage works with an estimated cost of Rs 4 crore in Tellus Avenue (Ward-41), Subhash Chandra Bose Street (Ward-44), and Thirumalai Nagar (Ward-39). Officers who completed the rainwater drainage in Saravana Nagar (Ward-67) at an estimated cost...

‘Short of Staff And Fund’: Tambaram takes baby steps amid puddles and potholes | Chennai News

Two years after its formation, the Tambaram Corporation, short of personnel and funds, is struggling to address the needs of its residents. As it prepares to take over 15 village panchayats, the questions is: can the corporation manage this expansion. Multiple civic projects, including road works, storm water drains, and underground sewers are on hold. Public toilets and parks are in a state of...

Chennai likely to get light rainfall till Tuesday | Chennai News

Some parts of the city got short showers on Saturday afternoon, bringing the temperature down. However, weathermen said the monsoon is not yet here. The India Meteorological Department said the showers may also reduce after Sunday. Bloggers said showers are likely till Tuesday.Skies were cloudy over most of the city. Areas in the west such as Anna Nagar, Villivakkam, Poonamallee and the south such as...

Food delivery agent run over by truck in Chennai, stray cattle to blame | Chennai News

CHENNAI: In yet another stray cattle-induced death on city roads, a 33-year-old food delivery agent was run over by a truck, when he swerved his vehicle suddenly to avoid hitting astray cow that was crossing the road near Tambaram on Thursday night.Maniyarasu, 33, of Panapakkam was returning home after the day’s work when the accident took place. He was riding back home on the...

Man held for cheating two people of Rs 31 lakh | Chennai News

CHENNAI: Tambaram police arrested a man for cheating two people of 31 lakh under the pretext of getting them a job at Indian Oil Corporation (IOC). He was remanded to judicial custody on Saturday.Police identified the accused as Sathyendra Nair, 50. Nair befriended the complainant Rathna Kumar, 30, when he frequently visited Kumar's hotel in West Tambaram and claimed he was a contract worker with the...

One Covid-19 case can infect 9 people on a Chennai bus: Study | Chennai News

CHENNAI: Up to nine people can get infected while travelling on a half-full city bus with one Covid-19 positive passenger, shows a study by scientists at the Anna University and Puducherry-based ICMRVector Control Research Centre. The numbers can increase if there are more infected patients or if the bus is more crowded or if the passengers travel longer distances. In the study, recently published in...

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