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. 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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A former judge of the Madras and Calcutta high courts, C S Karnan, was arrested by the Chennai police cybercrime wing. Police said Karnan was later produced..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 12 hours ago

11 units of iPhone 12, 45 cartons of cigarettes of brands Gudang Garam and Benson & Hedges, and 11 refurbished Lenovo desktops were recovered
Credit: DNA - Published 19 hours ago

Abhay Bharadwaj was shifted to a private hospital in Chennai due to his deteriorating condition from coronavirus.
Credit: DNA - Published 2 days ago

Air India will operate seven flights between Chennai and London each week as the demand for flights to the UK capital has been high despite COVID-19.
Credit: DNA - Published 2 days ago

According to officials, the raids were carried out on November 27 at 16 premises located in Chennai, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Cuddalore.
Credit: DNA - Published 4 days ago

As per the notice, the 40-year old male volunteer is married and has two kids aged about 12 and 7 years.
Credit: DNA - Published 5 days ago

Cyclonic storm Nivar commenced landfall 30km north of Puducherry and 115km south of Chennai around 11.15pm on Wednesday. The core of the storm which hit close to..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

Chennai airport will remain shut from Wednesday, 7 pm to Thursday, 7 am as Cyclone Nivar approaches the Tamil Nadu coast.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

The decision to release water from the reservoir has been taken considering that it has neared 80 per cent capacity and water has risen to 22 feet.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

The IMD has said Cyclone Nivar is set to cross the coasts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry as a "very severe cyclonic storm" late on Wednesday.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

In the past, there have been cases of gold being hidden in jeans pants, but concealment in a petticoat is a new modus operandi.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday boarded the first flight of the Air India One - B777 aircraft for Chennai for his visit to the Venkateswara Swamy Temple in..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

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