Megacity in Tamil Nadu, India

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Chennai is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Located on the Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal, it is the biggest cultural, economic and educational centre of south India. According to the 2011 Indian census, it is the sixth-most populous city and fourth-most populous urban agglomeration in India. The city together with the adjoining regions constitute the Chennai Metropolitan Area, which is the 36th-largest urban area by population in the world. Chennai is among the most-visited Indian cities by foreign tourists. It was ranked the 43rd-most visited city in the world for the year 2015. The Quality of Living Survey rated Chennai as the safest city in India. Chennai attracts 45 percent of health tourists visiting India, and 30 to 40 percent of domestic health tourists. As such, it is termed "India's health capital". As a growing metropolitan city in a developing country, Chennai confronts substantial pollution and other logistical and socio-economic problems.

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In a major relief to MDMK chief Vaiko, the Madras high court on Thursday suspended the one-year sentence awarded to him by a lower court in a 2009 sedition case.
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Earlier, Rajagopal had surrendered before a local court to serve life sentence in a murder case and had been shifted to Vijaya Hospital, after the Madras High..
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The Indian Railways are presently operating printing presses at Byculla on Central Railway, Howrah in Eastern Railway, Shakurbasti (Delhi) in Northern Railway,..
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In a major crackdown on a new radical Islamic outfit based in Tamil Nadu, the NIA on Monday arrested 14 more people associated with the 'Ansarulla' group..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

The National Investigation Agency has arrested 14 people after they were handed over to India by Saudi Arabia recently for allegedly attempting to set-up terror..
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TN sweats it out to procure water, while Assam and Bihar struggle with the problem of plenty
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National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday busted a Tamil Nadu-based outfit planning terrorist attacks in the country with the intention of establishing..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

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