Chennai

Megacity in Tamil Nadu, India

Chennai, also known as Madras, 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 constitutes 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".

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Air India will from Tuesday operate nine charter flights from cities like Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai to Frankfurt on its wide-body aircraft to fly Germans back..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 2 days ago

Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 3 days ago

Clips of a police officer in Chennai wearing a red 'Corona-helmet', warning road-users who against unnecessarily venturing out in violation of the 21-day..
Credit: DNA - Published 3 days ago

The police personnel, who are serving 24/7 on the streets, said that the helmet was proving to be useful in making people aware.
Credit: DNA - Published 3 days ago

The usage of drones is meant to enhance the efforts of the corporation which has already deployed over 500 vehicles to disinfect the city.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

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