In the News

In its 9 year history CTC has appeared in 292 news publications – news articles, TV shows, interviews. Click through the links below to go through our timeline in the outdoors, environment, sport and social initiatives – 

1 Wow factor part 1 and part 2 on Apr 08 – Bonding with nature
Times of India on May 08 – Weekday codes and weekend roads
3 Eve’s Times part1 and part2 on May 09 – Would you like to take a hike?
ERGO on June 08 – Confessions of a first time trekker
Economic Times Article on June 08 – Trekker’s Trail
Eenadu Article on June 08
New Indian Express on Sep 08 – Trekking one’s way to health
Rediff on Oct 08 – My first trek to Nagalapuram hills
Economoic Times on Oct 08 – Trek trail to adventure
10 The Hindu on Jan 09 – Adventure every weekend
11 Eenadu Part 1 and Part 2 on Feb 09 – Nagalapuram
12 Ergo Mar 09 – As high as possible
13 Deccan Chronicle Mar 09 – Outdoor treks popular with working women
14 Times Of India, Apr 09 – Tripping on
15 Bangalore Mirror, Jun 09 – Off the beaten track
16 Indian Express, Jul 09 – Banyan’s day out
17 The Hindu, Sep 09 – Trek into the heavens
18 Indian Express, Oct 09 – Save Tada mission
19 Times of India, Oct 09 – Walk of life
20 The Hindu, Oct 09 – Care to save Tada?
21 Economic Times, Oct 09 – Restoring Tada
22 Eenaudu, Oct 09 – Save Tada
23 ETV, Oct 09 – Save Tada
24 Sakshi, Oct 09 – Save Tada
25 Vikantan, Oct 09 – Save Tada
26 Bangalore Mirror, Oct 09 – Young trekkers on a
green initiative
27 Times of India, Dec 09 – The road less travelled
28 Dinamani, Feb 10
29 Metro Plus, Feb 10 – Adventure seekers are here
30 Indian Express, Mar 10 – In tune with nature
31 The Hindu, Mar 10 – Enthusiast finds trekking easy way to make friends
33 Chennai Online, Mar 10 – Trek Polamaa!
33 Times of India, Apr 10 – The wilderness
34 The Hindu, Apr 10 – Telling stories through snaps
35 Times of India, May 10 – Clean sweep
36 The Hindu, May 10 – Operation cleanup along coast
37 The Hindu NXG, May 10 – Caring for our coastline
38 Deccan Chronicle, Jun 10 – To the land of the healing waters
39 Channel Ufx, Jul 10 – Nagala/61, Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4Part 5Part 6Part 7Part 8Part 9Part 10Part 11Part 12
40 Indian Express, Aug 10 – Saving Tada falls
41 Channel Ufx, Aug 10 – Mission Save Tada II, Part 1Part 2Part3
42 The Hindu NXG, Aug 10 – Cleaning up our mess
43 Vikandan, Sep 10 – Be Positive bike rally
44 The Hindu, Oct 10 – Can-do spirit to force at TEDx
45 Times of India, Oct 10 – Take a hike!
46 Snehidi Part1Part2, Oct 10 – Cruising Dames
47 Metro Plus, Nov 10 – Road less traveled
48 Metro Plus, Nov 10 – All geared up
49 NDTV Hindu, Nov 10 – The Chennai Trekking Club
50 NDTV Hindu, Nov 10 – Cruising Dames
51 NDTV Hindu, Nov 10 – Chennai Trekking Club (part 2)
52 Times of India part1part2, Jan 11 – Sustaining Cleanliness
53 Dinami, Jan 11 – Chennai Coastal Cleanup
54 Channel Ufx, Jan 11, Chennai Coastal Cleanup/2, Part 1Part 2Part 3
55 ETV, Jan 11 – Mission Save Tada I

56 Deccan Chronicle, Jan 11 – Youth beach brigade 50 begins cleanup
57 Metro Plus, Feb 11 – A date with adventure
58 The Hindu, Mar 11 – Tips on trekking
59 Metro Plus, Mar 11 – Creating awareness
60 Times of India, Apr 11 – Chennai takes a hike
61 The Hindu, Apr 11 – Take a hike
62 Channel Ufx, Apr 11 – Western Ghats Biking, Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4Part 5Part 6
63 Deccan Chronicle, May 11 – Discover Paradise
64 Channel Ufx, May 11 – Venkateswara Ladies Trek, Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4Part 5Part 6Part 7Part 8Part 9

65 Dinimalai, Sep 11

66 India Today, Sep 11, The Troopers
67 Chennai Namma Chennai, part 1 and part 2, Oct 11 – Right turn to the world of wild
68 Club Class, part 1part 2part 3part 4, Dec 11 –  Detour to the other side of the world
69 The Hindu, downtown, Jan 12 – Enriching body and soul
70 Deccan Chronicle, Jan 12 – Nature Club plans 22 treks on its anniversary
71 Deccan Chronicle, Jan 12 – Cleaning up the coast
72 Chennai Online, Feb 12 – The Chennai Coastal Cleanup
73 Dinamalai, Feb 12
74 Indian Express, Feb 12 – Beaches to be cleaned in next 9 days – Mayor
75 Times of India, Feb 12 – 2400 people hit the beach on Sunday
76 Deccan Chronicle, Feb 12 – 2369 join hands to cleanup up Chennai Coastline
77 Dinimalar, Feb 12
78 The Hindu, Feb 12 – Behave Responsibly

79 The Hindu, Feb 12 – Nine lives lost in last 5 years
80 Hindu NXG, Feb 12 – All for a cleaner coast
81 Chennai Chimes, Feb 12 – Cleanup Initiative
82 Times of India, Feb 12 – Clean Sweep 
83 Metro Plus, Mar 12 – Focus on Nature
84 India Today, Mar 12 – Adrenaline Rush
85 Dinamalar part1part2, Mar 12
86 Anna Nagar Times, Mar 12 – Trek Polamaa
87 Jaya TV, Mar 12 – Trek Polamaa
88 The Hindu, Mar 12, Colours of Chennai: Of forests,  streams and sloth bears
89 Deccan Chronicle, Mar 12, A terrific, leafy trek
90 Deccan Chronicle, Mar 12, Gear up for summer expeditions
91 Metro Plus, Part 1Part 2, The right track
92 Times of India, Apr 12, Take a walk, Save the turtle
93 – The Hindu, Young World, May 13, Trekking Treats
94 – Women Exclusive Magazine, May 12, part 1part 2, Jai Ho to the Women of Chennai
95 – The Hindu, May 12, A trek to remember
96 – Doorstep, May 12, Kolli Hills – the mystical and magical paradise on Earth
97 – The Hindu, June 12, a trek to remember
98 – Page 4 Magazine, June 12, part 1part2, Fantastic Getaway
99 – India Today, June 12, part 1part 2, Beat the heat with interesting activities
100 – Dinathanthi, Sep 12, part 1part 2
101 – The Hindu, Oct 12, Run to Health
102 – The Hindu, Oct 12, Fostering support from siblings of the differently-enabled
103 – Indian Express, Nov 12, Madurai can now get closer to nature
104 – The Hindu, Jan 13, 800 strong support for palsy-affected childeren
105 – Makal TV, Jan 13, Part 1 and Part 2
106 – The Hindu Metro Plus, Feb 13, When tree’s company
107 – Makal TV, Feb 13, Nagala West, Part 1Part 2
108 – Decan Chronicle, Mar 13, Going back to nature
109 – Metro Plus, Apr 13, Ready to hit the trail?
110 – Metro Plus, May 13, Extreme Summer 
111 – Indian Express, May 13, High on Altitude (Nagin, Chandra Shekar covered)

112 – The Hindu School Edition, June 13, A cycling holiday
113 – The Hindu, June 13, Clean our beaches, spruce our city
114 – The Hindu, June 13, Chennai Coastal Cleanup
115 – The Hindu, June 13, Get your hands dirty for a good cause
116 – The Hindu, June 13, Over 5000 volunteers scour sands, plumb depths for trash
117 – Dinamalar, June 13
118 – The Hindu School Edition, June 13, Clean-up from Kovalam to Lighthouse
119 – The Hindu Metro Plus, June 13, Chennai Coastal Cleanup
120 – The Indian Express, June 13, Project Ironman
121 – The Indian Express, July 13, Race to Finish
122 – Lok Satta Party, Aug 13, Coastal Cleanup Demands
123 – Motor Vikatan Magazine, Sep 13, Bike trip to Meghamalai
124 – Decan Chronicle, Sep 13, 26 miles before I sleep
125 – The Hindu, Oct 13, Chennai Trail Marathon today
126 – Indian Express, Oct 13, Trail Blazing with the trek stars 
127 – Times of India, Nov 13, City’s Petition for tracks gets a running chance
128 – Indian Express, Nov 13, Strictly for the trekker in you
129 – Metro Plus, Dec 13, Online plea for separate cycling, running track on ECR
130 – The Hindu, Dec 13, Blade runners breeze through marathon (CTC supported 200+ volunteers)
131 – The Hindu, Dec 13, Running from adversity all the way to inspiration (CTC supported 200+ volunteers)
132 – Times of India, Dec 13, Marathon races ahead to be country’s 2nd largest (CTC supported 200+ volunteers)
133 – Metro Plus, Dec 13, And the battle continues (CTC’s green team supported 50 volunteers)
134 – Metro Plus, Dec 13, Beaches as a landmark of our lives
135 – Times of India, Dec 13, Move over Marathons, the Triathlon is here
136 – The Hindu, Dec 13, Run Neville, Run (Co-organized by CTC)
137 – Jan 14, To the Green Meadows 
138 – The Hindu, Jan 14, A leg up for a cause
139 – Times of India, Jan 14, Running for a cause
140 – New Indian Express, Jan 14, Enthusiasts run for a causeCheers to Health from Dawn to Dusk
141 – Deccan Chronicle, Jan 14, Run Chennaittes Run

142 – News Today, Jan 14, Running for a cause
143 – Dinathandhi, Jan 14
144 – Dinakaran, Jan 14
145 – The Hindu Tamil, Jan 14
146 – Tamil Murasu, Jan 14
147 – Malaichudar, Jan 14
148 – Dinalthazh, Jan 14
149 – Rajasthan Patrika, Jan 14, Part 2
150 – Eenadu, Jan 14, Part 1Part 2
151 – Sakshi, Jan 14
152 – The Hindu Young World, Jan 14 – Run Chennai Run
153 – India Today, Simply Chennai, Apr 14 – Part 1Part 2
154 – Metro Plus, Apr 14, The Ground beneath their feet
155 – New Indian Express, May 14, Bracing for the big cleanup



156 – The Hindu, June 14, Massive Clean-up drivers on beache
157 – New Indian Express, June14, Army of 6200 volunteers wipes out 50 tons of garbage
158 – The Hindu Tamil, June 14
159 – India Today, June 14, Serve to Conserve
160 – Dinamalar, June 14, India Clean Sweep
161 – Dinathanthi, June 14, India Clean Sweep
162 – The Hindu Trichi, June 14, Volunteers roll up their sleeves to clean Tirumanjana Cauvery
163 – Trichi publication, June 14, India Clean Sweep
164 – Deccan Chronicle, June 14, Sweeping India Clean
165 – Andhra Jyothi, June 14, India Clean Sweep
166 – Dinamalar Pondy, June 14, India Clean Sweep
167 – Tuticorin publication, June 14, India Clean Sweep
168 – Tirunelveli publication, June 14, India Clean Sweep
169 – Tirunelveli publication, June 14, India Clean Sweep
170 – Tirunelveli publication, June 14, India Clean Sweep
171 – Coimbatore publication, June 14, Indian Clean Sweep
172 – Coimbatore publication, June 14, Indian Clean Sweep
173 – Mylapore Times, June 14, Chennai Coastal Cleanup drive creates waves
174 – The Hindu Coimbatore, June 14, Over 100 volunteers take part to remove plastics from tank
175 – Thinathanthi, Kanyakumari, June 14, India Clean Sweep
176 – Indian Express, June 14, Dirtying hands for cleaning beaches
177 – The Hindu Pondicherry, June 14, Where students exhibit their sweeping activism
178 – Pondicherry publication, June 14, India Clean Sweep
179 – The Hindu Metro Plus, July 14, Tree times the challenge
180 – The Hindu Metro Plus, Sep 14, Born to run
181 – PuthuYugam TV, Sep 14, 
182 – Deccan Chronicle, Dec 14, Lean back and trust the rope
183 – Indian Express, Feb 15, So Many Treks, So Little Time
184 – Thanthi TV, Feb 15 – Javadhu Cycling
185 – Dinathanti, Mar 15
186 – The Hindu, Mar 15, Small steps to a clean Chennai
187 – The Hindu, Mar 15, Adding to the Oxygen Kitty
188 – Indian Express, June 15, Counting on a Clean Up – Part 1Part 2Part 3
189 – Times of India, June 15, City’s Day Out Amid Tides and Trash – Part 1Part 2
190 – The Hindu, June 15, Milestone in Cleaning up Lakes
191 – Deccan Chronicle, June 15, 29 tonnes of garbage picked up from coast
192 – The Hindu, June 15, 500 volunteers clean up the coast
193 – The Hindu, June 15, Foundation, Corporation clean up lake
194 – Deccan Chronicle, June 15, Citizens step up for Beaches
195 – The Hindu Vizag, June15, Youth groups show the clean way
196 – Times of India Vizag, June 15, NGOs clean up KHG-AMC
197 – Indian Express, June 15, Triathlete Tracker
198 – Lokmat, June 15, Chennai Coastal Cleanup
199 – The Hindu Tamil, June 15, Ainthinai
200 – News 7, June 15, Chennai Coastal Cleanup 5 Promo
201 – Hindu Tamil, Sep 15, CTC’s Green Day
202 – The Hindu, Sep 15, Chennai Trail Marathon, A Huge Success
203 – Deccan Chronicle, Sep 15, Trail Run attracts 1100 runners
204 – Puthuyugam TV, Sep 15, International Coastal Cleanup Day
205 – DT Next, Dina Thanthi, Dec 15, Relief yet to flow in flood-hit pockets in the city
206 – The Hindu, Dec 15, Untiring Effort to get the city back on its feet
207 – Thinathanthi, Dec 15 on rescue, relief and rehab efforts
208 – Maalaimalar, Dec 15 interview on rescue, relief efforts
209 – Vikatan, Dec 15 on rescue, relief and rehab efforts
210 – Bangalore Mirror, Dec 15, Belgium gives Chennai a savior during floods
211 – Times of India, Dec 15, Rescue efforts
212 – New Indian Express, Dec 15, Over 1000 volunteers expected for massive cleanup drive of city
213 – Indian Express, Dec 15, After Deluge, Help Floods in from all quarters to District
214 – Deccan Chronicle, Dec 15, Man from Krypton in our midst 
215 – OneIndia Tamil, Dec 15, This Belgian cleans Chennai
216 – Vikatan, Dec 15, Massive Cleanup Drive
217 – News7Tamil, Dec 15, Interview on Cleanup efforts
218 – CNN IBN, Dec 15, Chennai Runners, Chennai Trekkers join hands for flood relief
219 – Behind Woods, Dec 15, Let’s do it Chennai – Namma Peter Pesuraru!
220 – Vijay TV, Dec 15, Rescue efforts
221 – Adyar Times, Dec 15, Clearing the shores to welcome turtles
222 – Jananam Magazine, Dec 15, White skinned Tamil man
223 – Dinamalar, Dec 15, CTC’s rescue, relief, rehab efforts
224 – Put Chutney, Dec 15, Video interview
225 – Times of India, Dec 15, For the Love of Chennai
226 – Decan Chronicle, Jan 16, Ever Ready to Rescue in Times of Disaster
227 – The Hindu, Jan 16, Adding Smiles Foundation Honours Flood Heroes
228 – The Hindu, Jan 16, Chennai prepares to welcome the Olive Ridleys
229 – The Hindu Melange, Feb 16, Stairways to Heaven
230 – Decan Chronicle, Feb 15, The Mountains at Her Wheels
231 – Dinamalar, Feb 16, Beach Cleanup
232 – The News Minute, Mar 16, Chennai floods have passed, but this city crew continues its clean up
233 – The Indian Express, Mar 16, Don’t Let Buildings Swallow up Our Lakes
234- Brew Magazine, Apr 16, A Step, A Stride and A Geit
235 – Deccan Chronicle, Apr 16, Gov school kids turn discarded plastic into utility objects
236 – DT Next, Apr 16, Spare the axe to avoid rise in temperature this summer
237 – Adyar Times, May 16, Chennai Trekking Club invites volunteers to conserve our environment
238 – DT Next, May 16, CTC Challenges Chennaittes to ditch plastics
239 – Dinamani, May 16, Pondicherry Coastal Cleanup
240 – Vikatan, June 16, Open Water Swimming at Ottiyambakkam
241 – Chennai Times, June 16, Going Green should be a way of life
242 – Vikatan TV, June 16, Chennai’s Natural Swimming Pool
243 – Indian Express, June 16, Going green is a year round thing
244 – The Hindu, June 16, Association on its green, clean campaign
245 – The News Minute, June 16, Cleanup Up Marina, CTC shows the way!
246 – The Hindu Metro Plus, June 16, Come Clean Coastal Chennai
247 – The News Minute, June 16, Everyone gets a piece of the cake
248 – The Hindu, June 16, Coastal Cleanup on June 19th
249 – Chennai Live FM, June 16, Chennai Coastal Cleanup Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4
250 – Vikatan, June 16, CTC initiates Coastal Cleanup in Chennai
251 – The Hindu, June 16, Joining hands for a sparkling beach
252 – Dinamalar, June 16, Cuddalore Coastal Cleanup
253 – Indian Express, June 16, Waving goodby to garbage footprint on the coast
254 – Times of India, June 16, Volunteers collect 59 tonnes of garbage
255 – The Hindu, June 16, Residents come together to clean up Sembakkam lake
256 – Mylapore Times, June 16, Clean up held this morning, Waste is immense in Santhome zone
257 – LiveMint, June 16, When Chennai woke up to clean up its sea shore
258 – The Hindu, June 16, Residents of gated communities in Sholinganallur take up the broom
259 – Dinakaran, June 16, Cuddalore Coastal Cleanup
260 – Dinamalar, June 16, Cuddalore Coastal Cleanup
261 – Dinamani, June 16, Cuddalore Coastal Cleanup
262 – Thinathanti, June 16, Cuddalore Coastal Cleanup
263 – The Hindu, June 16, Cleaning work at Cuddalore Silver Beach
264 – Indian Express, June 16, Non-recyclable thermocal threatens eco-system
265 – DT Next, June 16, Nochikuppam may soon become zero-waste community
266 – The Hindu, June 16, Summer sees blood donations dry up
267 – The Hindu, June 16, Association on its clean, green campaign
268 – Puthuyugam TV, June 16, Chennai Coastal Cleanup
269 – Dinamalar, July 16, Nochikuppam Zero-waste community
270 – Times of India, Aug 16, Can zero-waste Nochikuppam inspire corpn?
271 – Hindu Downtown, Aug 16, Nochikuppam residents raise the bar
272 – Deccan Chronicle, Aug 16, Civic body may use burial grounds for composting
273 – Hindu Downtown, Aug 16, Quick gettaways for the extended weekend
274 – Hindu Downtown, Aug 16, Trekking Capital of Chennai
275 – Hindu Downtown, Aug 16, Travel options in your backyard
276 – Vikatan, Oct 16, Chennai Trekking Club
277 – The Hindu, Oct 16, Mayanabhoomi
278 – Adyar times, Nov 16, Plants mounted on walls
279 – Indian Express, Dec 16, Chennai’s December Deluge — a year later
280 – BBC News, Dec 16, The volunteers who kept Chennai afloat through the floods
281 – Dinakaran, Dec 16, Plantations with Highway Department
282 – Thina Boomi, Dec 16, Plantations with Highway Department
283 – Dinamalar, Dec 16, Plantations with Highway Department
284 – Thina Seithi, Dec 16, Plantations with Highway Department
285 – Thina Mani, Dec 16, Plantations with Highway Department

286 – News7, Jan 17, Ainthinai

287 – Ainthinai in 2016, Jan 17
288 – The Hindu, Jan 17, Beaches gearing for turtle nesting season
289 – The Hindu, Jan 17, On Restoration Mode
290 – DNA India, Jan 17, Chennai clears 6 tonnes of garbage to welcome Olive Ridleys
291 – News7, Jan 17, Ainthinai Green Ponds
292 – The Hindu Tamil, Jan 17, Ainthinai

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