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Chennai: Megacity and capital of Tamil Nadu, India
Chennai, formerly known as Madras, is the capital city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The state's largest city in area and population as well, Chennai is located on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal, and is the most prominent cultural, economic and educational centre of South India.

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Vande Bharat Express running between Chennai – Mysuru undergoes trial run | Oneindia News *News [Video]

Vande Bharat Express running between Chennai – Mysuru undergoes trial run | Oneindia News *News

The first ever Vande Bharat Express in South India begins its trial run. The train is to run between Chennai and Mysuru. #VandeBharatExpress #Chennai #Mysuru

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Mamata Banerjee plays drums at Bengal governor's event in Chennai | Watch | Oneindia News*News [Video]

Mamata Banerjee plays drums at Bengal governor's event in Chennai | Watch | Oneindia News*News

Today, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee arrived at Governor La Ganesan’s family function in Tamil Nadu's capital Chennai. The TMC supremo tried her hands at drums when she arrived at the..

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