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More than 100 of the coin-operated, self-cleaning toilets are available across Chennai, the Times of India reports.
Unchecked development and lack of drainage are among the reasons why heavy rains in this coastal city were so deadly, IBNLive reports.
Blind riders would carry electronic devices that beep when their buses arrive and alert them again when they reach their stops, The Hindu reports.
The coastal city is optimistic that its participation in the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities initiative will help it better withstand future disasters, the Times of India reports.
A two-year project that mapped India’s shoreline will help the nation protect cities such as Mumbai and Chennai from coastal erosion, according to SciDev. Net.
In a few months, drivers in Chennai will be able to use smartphones to pay for 2,000 parking spots, The Hindu reports.