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Chennai: 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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No shortage of COVID vaccines in TN: State Health Secretary [Video]

No shortage of COVID vaccines in TN: State Health Secretary

Where several states are complaining about the shortage of COVID vaccines, Tamil Nadu on the other hand asserted that the state does not have any such problem. Tamil Nadu Health Secretary J..

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Tamil Nadu Elections 2021: BJP wants criminal action against Kamal Haasan's daughter?| Oneindia News [Video]

Tamil Nadu Elections 2021: BJP wants criminal action against Kamal Haasan's daughter?| Oneindia News

BJP has filed a complaint against Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) chief Kamal Haasan’s daughter Shruti Haasan, accusing her of trespassing into a polling booth where she was accompanying her father for..

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Watch: DMK’s Kanimozhi, Covid-19 positive, votes wearing PPE kit in Chennai [Video]

Watch: DMK’s Kanimozhi, Covid-19 positive, votes wearing PPE kit in Chennai

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam MP K Kanimozhi, who has tested positive for COVID-19, on Tuesday cast her vote for the Tamil Nadu assembly elections while wearing a Personal protective equipment (PPE) kit...

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Tamil Nadu polls: DMK MP K Kanimozhi casts vote in PPE kit [Video]

Tamil Nadu polls: DMK MP K Kanimozhi casts vote in PPE kit

DMK MP K Kanimozhi, who had tested positive for COVID-19, cast her vote in PPE kit at a polling station in Chennai's Mylapore on April 06. Along with her, other positive patients also arrived at the..

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Tamil Nadu Elections: Actor Vijay cycles to cast his vote, watch the video | Oneindia News [Video]

Tamil Nadu Elections: Actor Vijay cycles to cast his vote, watch the video | Oneindia News

Actor Vijay cycled to the voting booth to cast his vote as Tamil Nadu went to polls today. He wore a simple green t-shirt with a face mask. He was seen cycling on a red and black colored bicycle to..

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TN polls: Puducherry LG Tamilisai Soundararajan casts her vote in Chennai [Video]

TN polls: Puducherry LG Tamilisai Soundararajan casts her vote in Chennai

Telangana Governor and Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan cast her vote at a polling station in Virugambakkam in Chennai on April 06. Congress leader Karti Chidambaram also cast his..

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Tamil Nadu Elections 2021: MK Stalin and family cast vote, watch the video | Oneindia News [Video]

Tamil Nadu Elections 2021: MK Stalin and family cast vote, watch the video | Oneindia News

DMK president MK Stalin cast his vote at polling booth in Siet College in Chennai on April 6. He was accompanied by wife Durga Stalin and son Udhay Stalin. Elections are being conducted on all 234..

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Tamil Nadu Assembly polls: Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan cast their votes in Chennai [Video]

Tamil Nadu Assembly polls: Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan cast their votes in Chennai

Actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth casts his vote in Chennai as polling underway in Tamil Nadu. Rajinikanth was seen at a polling booth in Stella Maris College. Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) chief Kamal..

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TN Assembly polls: MK Stalin, son Udhay Stalin cast vote [Video]

TN Assembly polls: MK Stalin, son Udhay Stalin cast vote

DMK president MK Stalin cast his vote at polling booth in Siet College in Chennai on April 06. He was accompanied by wife Durga Stalin and son Udhay Stalin. Elections are being conducted on all 234..

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TN polls: Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan cast votes in Chennai [Video]

TN polls: Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan cast votes in Chennai

The voting for Assembly elections is underway in Tamil Nadu on April 06. Actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth cast his vote in Chennai at a polling booth in Stella Maris College. Meanwhile,..

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Assembly polls: 'BJP leading in states', claims JP Nadda [Video]

Assembly polls: 'BJP leading in states', claims JP Nadda

As five states of India is undergoing assembly elections, BJP chief JP Nadda said the party is confident of gaining power. He added that signals from West Bengal clearly states that BJP is walking..

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BJP a force in Kerala due to misgovernance by LDF, UDF: JP Nadda [Video]

BJP a force in Kerala due to misgovernance by LDF, UDF: JP Nadda

During a press conference in Chennai, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president JP Nadda said the party is making quick progress in the state of Kerala as because LDF and UDF have given..

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Devotees offer Easter midnight prayers, PM Modi extends wishes [Video]

Devotees offer Easter midnight prayers, PM Modi extends wishes

Easter midnight prayers were offered at a church in Chennai on April 03. Devotees offered prayers ensuring COVID norms are not flouted. Easter is celebrated with great zest by Christians across the..

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‘Only AIADMK-BJP can protect…’: Amit Shah asks to reject ‘dynastic’ DMK-Congress [Video]

‘Only AIADMK-BJP can protect…’: Amit Shah asks to reject ‘dynastic’ DMK-Congress

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday attacked the DMK-Congress combine over "corruption and dynasty" and said only the AIADMK-BJP alliance can "protect" those who believe in the culture of Tamil..

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Election fever shoots as BJP leaders hold roadshows in Bengal, Chennai [Video]

Election fever shoots as BJP leaders hold roadshows in Bengal, Chennai

This season, election fever has touched new heights. Home Minister Amit Shah also held a roadshow in Chennai. Chennai and third phase election of West Bengal will be held on April 06. Amid the ongoing..

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