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Indian Navy boat sinks off Chennai due to fire

Meanwhile, an official release said a fire broke out on board the 15.6 metre-long interceptor craft while it was on routine deployment at about 2 AM.

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Supreme Court to hear appeals against Govt nod to Jallikattu

The four-year-old ban on holding of Jallikattu was lifted on January 8 by the Modi government in poll-bound Tamil Nadu with certain restrictions.

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As life limps back to normalcy in flood-hit Tamil Nadu, schools and colleges reopen

Soon after the onset of North East Monsoon in October, incessant rains hampered normal life with the city recording heavy rainfall last week that led to inundation of large areas.

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No big games for Chennai, shift in power evident in T20 World Cup venues

An India-Pakistan clash is normally held at the biggest venue possible, even during world cups or tri-series overseas.

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In Chennai, a disaster foretold

In the aftermath, instead of going for the big solutions, the city should start reclaiming its natural water bodies.

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Chennai Floods: PIL seeks action against chief secy, top officials

Blames flood on unannounced release of large quantity of water.

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A tale of two extremes

The welcome September showers prompted farmers this time, to go in for early rabi season plantings, to make up for their kharif losses.

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Chennai floods: Students to homemakers, citizens take lead in relief operations

The government is yet to come out with official figures pertaining to the calamity. The death toll due to the floods, as per media reports, has climbed to 296.

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Chennai: Water recedes, focus on rehabilitation of affected people

Scores of workers have been deployed by the Corporation of Chennai and other civic bodies to clear debris from the affected parts. The state government has brought in workers from other districts for this purpose.

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Chennai Floods: City inches towards normalcy

As the city airport started operations in the morning, the Southern Railways too ran special trains from Chennai to various other locations.

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All flights to resume from Chennai airport on Monday

Technical and ferry flights were allowed from Saturday and the AAI had permitted day-time flights to operate from Sunday. An Air India passenger aircraft to Port Blair was the first flight to take off on Sunday morning.

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Chennai: Wailing relatives of the people who lost their lives in the floods, at the Government Hospital, Royapettah in Chennai on Friday. Several patients admitted to MIOT Hospital lost their lives due to heavy rainfall. PTI Photo by R Senthil Kumar(PTI12_4_2015_000312B)

Day-time passenger flights to operate from Chennai tomorrow

“Day-time all weather operations for domestic commercial flights from Chennai airport will commence from 6 am tomorrow,” the AAI said in a statement.

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Chennai floods: 400 more rescued, flown to Delhi, Hyderabad

IAF flew sorties to bring more people to the naval base here that has played a critical role in the overall operations.

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Flood-hit Chennai to get USD 75,000 assistance from Singapore

All flights between Singapore’s Changi and Chennai have been suspended due to the heavy rains.

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People’s moment

Chennai makes an effort to rise above the flood waters.