Metropolis in Tamil Nadu, India

Chennai is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Located on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal, it is one of the largest cultural, economic and educational centres 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 constitutes the Chennai Metropolitan Area, which is the 36th-largest urban area by population in the world. The traditional and de facto gateway of South India, 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 and was ranked the 36th-most visited city in the world for the year 2019. 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". Chennai has the fifth-largest urban economy of India.

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The intelligence wing of the Kerala Police and the RPF have decided to conduct a detailed inquiry
Credit: DNA - Published 2 days ago

According to officials, he was suspected of carrying foreign currency and he appeared to be nervous.
Credit: DNA - Published 2 days ago

Many had questioned the language used in the paper and sought a response from the school.
Credit: DNA - Published 4 days ago

The run was held as a part of the year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary year of victory in the 1971 Indo-Pak war.
Credit: DNA - Published 6 days ago

As a part of a 6-week training course, 20 Women from the Afghan National Army have been training at the Army Officer's Training Academy in Chennai.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

Pink balls, rotation and spinners - how England can win India Test series in Ahmedabad after being pegged back to 1-1 in Chennai.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 1 week ago

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