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Chennai: Capital of and megacity in Tamil Nadu, India
Chennai, also 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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TANCET result 2022 declared today: Know how to download the scorecard | Oneindia News *news [Video]

TANCET result 2022 declared today: Know how to download the scorecard | Oneindia News *news

Today, Anna University, Chennai announced the result of Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) 2022. #AnnaUniversity #TANCET # TANCET2022

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Former Gujarat Congress leader Hardik Patel may join BJP on June 2, say sources | Oneindia News [Video]

Former Gujarat Congress leader Hardik Patel may join BJP on June 2, say sources | Oneindia News

According to sources, Hardik Patel will join the BJP on Thursday; Sameer Wankhede has been transferred to the Directorate General of Taxpayers Services in Chennai; Yesterday, the opposition in Punjab..

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PM Modi reaches Chennai to warm welcome, will launch ₹31,000cr worth infra projects | Oneindia News [Video]

PM Modi reaches Chennai to warm welcome, will launch ₹31,000cr worth infra projects | Oneindia News

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Chennai today to lay the foundation stone for 11 projects; Supreme Court recognises sexwork as a ‘profession’; West Bengal governmentt makes CM Mamata..

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Tamil Nadu BJP leader killed by unidentified assailants in Chennai's Chintadripet | Oneindia News [Video]

Tamil Nadu BJP leader killed by unidentified assailants in Chennai's Chintadripet | Oneindia News

Yesterday, Tamil Nadu BJP Central District Chairman of the SC/ST wing, Balachandran, was hacked to death by three unidentified assailants in Chintadripet. #Chintadripet #Chennai #Balachandran

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Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Perarivalan and his mother meet CM MK Stalin | Oneindia News [Video]

Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Perarivalan and his mother meet CM MK Stalin | Oneindia News

One of the seven convicts in former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassination case AG Perarivalan and his mother Arputhammal met Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin in Chennai. #MKStalin..

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Chennai: US-returned couple murdered by domestic help; ₹ 5 crore jewellery recovered | Oneindia News [Video]

Chennai: US-returned couple murdered by domestic help; ₹ 5 crore jewellery recovered | Oneindia News

A couple in Chennai who returned from the United States just yesterday has been murdered by a domestic helper who stayed with them. Police have recovered ₹ 5 crore worth of jewellery including 9 kg..

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Chennai Dalit youth killed in police custody, CCTV footage goes viral |Oneindia News [Video]

Chennai Dalit youth killed in police custody, CCTV footage goes viral |Oneindia News

CCTV footage of a Dalit youth beaten to death in police custody in Chennai has gone viral on social media. #Chennai #Dalit #CCTV

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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Madras high court refuses to order release of Nalini, Ravichandran

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After flak for Aryan case, Wankhede transferred to Tamil Nadu

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NCB's Aryan Khan case probe lead Sameer Wankhede transferred to Chennai

The transfer comes after recent reports that action would be taken against Wankhede for conducting a "shoddy investigation" in Mumbai drugs case.
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Chennai: IMD predicts thunderstorms, light to moderate rain in next 48 hours

The IMD has predicted high temperatures and rainfalls as the convergence of winds will result in convection for the next 48 hours.
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Tamil culture is global, its language eternal: PM Modi in Chennai


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Tamil Nadu: BJP minority wing leader Balachandran hacked to death in Chennai

The murder of Balachandran has raised serious issues of law and order in Chennai as a small-time financier was hacked to death publicly
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Chennai techie dies due to excess 'consumption of alcohol' at illegal rave party at mall

Chennai rave party: The police have launched a probe to ascertain if any harmful substance other than liquor was served to the participants
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'Bribe for visas': CBI arrests Karti Chidambaram's close aide

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CBI raids Karti Chidambaram, books him in 2011 ‘Chinese visa’ case

The case goes back to 2011 when visas were issued within a month of the application being made and were beyond the permissible limit. In a statement, the CBI alleged that the application was made..
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CBI raids Congress leader Chidambaram's properties in Delhi and Chennai


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Cyclone Asani updates: 23 flights cancelled in Visakhapatnam, 10 in Chennai

Director Srinivas of the Visakhapatnam International Airport said that IndiGo has cancelled 23 flights due to poor weather.
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Cyclone Asani: 10 flights cancelled due to heavy rains in Chennai, check details

The IMD has forecasted thunderstorms with light to moderate rains at Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Chennai, Puducherry, & other northern parts of Tamil Nadu.
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Chennai couple who just returned from US murdered by domestic help, accused held

The police have arrested the accused in the case and recovered Rs 5 crore worth of jewellery including nine kilograms of gold looted from the couple.
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Covid cut average Chennai life expectancy by 4 years


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India’s R value rises above 1 for first time in 3 months

India’s effective reproduction number (R) for Covid, an indicator of how quickly the infection is spreading, has increased to over one for the first time since January, estimates a researcher from..
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Covid 4th wave: India's R-value crosses 1 for first time in 3 months, says researcher

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Rates have been increased across the country and vary from state to state depending upon the incidence of local taxation.
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School van runs over class 2 student in Chennai

Identified as Deekshith, the boy was a student of Sree Venkateshwara Matriculation School, Alwartirunagar, Chennai.
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Chennai man arrested for sexually assaulting women, lured victims on Instagram

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Heavy rain, strong winds in Andamans due to Cyclone Asani

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Chennai: Unidentified person throws petrol bomb at BJP office in Tamil Nadu

According to the police, on Wednesday midnight, persons riding a two-wheeler had thrown petrol bombs at the BJP headquarters.
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Tamil Nadu Rainfall: Red alert issued in 4 districts, 3 dead from electrocution

As rainfall floods houses in Chennai, people are seen placing sandbags outside their house trying to stop rainwater from entering their house
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PhD scholar, boyfriend kill stalker on busy Chennai road


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Sudden heavy downpour in Tamil Nadu leaves 3 dead, red alert issued in Chennai

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India's Omicron tally nears 1000; COVID-19 surge recorded in Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai

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Heavy rains to lash Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, flash flood warnings issued

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