To prevent potholes, water-logging and resultant traffic chaos in the Capital this monsoon season, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has decided to take

HEAVY rains battered Chennai on Friday, bringing normal life to a standstill and causing widespread damage to roads, and probems for vehicles, even as the weatherman predicted that the downpour would last till Sunday morning in coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.

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An urban drainage system conveys storm water from the upstream to the drainage point in the towns and cities. The most important task of this system is to keep the streets and buildings from flooding.

New Delhi: The blame game on desilting of drains has already begun before the onset of monsoons. Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), on Wednesday, claimed that while it was held responsible for desilting of Public Works Department

New Delhi: MCD seems to have one set of figures for public consumption and an entirely different one for official purposes.

Ahmedabad : This monsoon the western part of the city might not have to put up with water clogged roads. With monsoon, which is likely to hit the state on June 15, according to the Indian Meteorological Department, areas like Naranpura, Navranagpura, Paldi, Nehru Nagar among others can expect less monsoon woes, assures Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) officials.

Civic engineers are exploring the possibility of laying an underground pipeline from Subhas Sarobar to the Hooghly, alongside the proposed East-West Metro tunnel, to solve the waterlogging problem in the city proper.

Over 20 waterlogging-prone city pockets, from Camac Street to Shyambazar, could benefit from the project, according to the engineers.

Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday gave its approval for the purchase of over 1400 tenements to rehabilitate Project Affected People (PAP) by the Brihanmumbai Storm Water Drain (BRIMSTOWAD) project which is touted as the solution for floods in the city.

The IGI airport got its third runway on Thursday but don't expect hovering time over the airport to reduce just yet. For, the 75-metre-wide and 4,430-metre-long runway