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Chennai power disruption: Friday, September 20

Power will be suspended in parts of Chennai for maintenance work.

Chennai weather: Rain brings relief to parched city, cloudy day today

Chennai weather: Bringing relief to the parched city, rains lashed the city and adjoining areas on the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday.

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Chennai power disruption: Thursday, September 19

Power will be suspended in parts of Chennai for maintenance work.

Meet Bayamma, Chennai's special traffic warden

Shakur Banu, a 55-year-old attender at a private hospital in the city, is a familiar face for commuters as she regulates traffic at a busy junction on the Old Mahabalipuram Road.

Chennai power disruption: Wednesday, September 18

Power will be suspended in parts of Chennai for maintenance work.

Chennai power disruption: Tuesday, September 17

Power will be suspended in parts of Chennai for maintenance work.

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Chennai: Class VIII dropout dupes multiple women by posing as fake cop, arrested

Rajesh, a class VIII dropout, had been running a bogus telemarketing firm named 'Kavins Management Solutions' for the past three years in Chennai. He was nabbed by police in the Tiruppur district of Tamil Nadu.

Nambiar Swami: A grandson’s biography that chronicles Kollywood’s greatest on-screen villain

Nambiar Swami - The Good, The Bad and The Holy is a biography of M N Nambiar by the actor's grandson Dipak Nambiar. It traces Nambiar's life and his friendships with actors in the industry, particularly with M G Ramachandran and Sivaji Ganesan.

Chennai power disruption: Monday, September 16

Power will be suspended in parts of Chennai for maintenance work.

Chennai's transgender priestess 'Ravi Amma' gets devotees flocking to the temple

Ravi Amma has been the head priestess of a temple in Chennai's Old Washermenpet locality for the last 13 years.

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How Chennai is struggling with water crisis

Lakhs of people are turning to water tank trucks in the southern state of Tamil Nadu as house and hotel taps run dry because of an acute water shortage caused by drying lakes and depleted groundwater.

Satellite pictures show why Chennai is facing severe water crisis

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami said that groundwater levels have depleted due to drought and deficient monsoon but claimed the issue was not as big as the media claims.

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28-year-old arrested for shouting “fascist BJP government”

Lois Sofia, on her way home from Canada, was with her parents who joined her at Chennai for the IndiGo flight to Tuticorin. The incident took place after the flight landed at the Tuticorin airport.

DMK supporters react to Karunanidhi's death

The mood outside Kauvery hospital after news broke of the death of Kalaignar Karunanidhi.

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India sends 44 tonnes of relief material to help Fiji

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): The Government of India (GoI) is sending relief material to help cyclone hit Fiji. Relief material, which is being airlifted from New Delhi and Chennai, is being sent to Fiji's capital Suva. The relief material includes basic food supplies, medicines, tents and kitchen sets. The relief material is being sent in consultation with Officiating Ambassador of India in the Fiji capital Suva. The island nation of Fiji was hit by category five Cyclone Winston, with wind speed 325 km/hr and waves up to 12m high. The cyclone has caused widespread damage to the housing stock and power disruption in the island nation.

Rajiv Gandhi assassin gets parole to attend father's last rites

Chennai, Feb 24 (ANI): Nalini Sriharan, a convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, left the Vellore jail on Wednesday to attend her father's last rites in Chennai. She was escorted by ten cops. Nalini was granted parole on Tuesday for 12 hours to attend her father's funeral, who died in Tirunelvelli. According to the parole condition, Nalini will have to report back in Vellore prison before 8 p.m. today. Nalini and three others, including her husband Murugan, were originally awarded the death sentence after they were convicted for their role in the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and have been behind the bars for the last 25 years.

AAI to make airport facilities as commercially viable

New Delhi, Jan 23 (ANI): The Airports Authority of India will enhance its marketing strategy to make airports more operationally and commercially viable. At the Airport Marketing Conference held recently in New Delhi, the officials and experts chalked out a strategy to make commercial use of airport infrastructure in the country. Formed in April 1995, the Airports Authority of India manages 125 destinations, including 77 domestic and 21 international airports in the country. The Authority is also looking at focusing on the cargo segment to boost its revenues. It has been undertaking the International Cargo handling operations at international airports including Chennai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Coimbatore, Amritsar and Guwahati. Similarly, the Authority has identified 24 domestic airports across five regions, including three civil enclaves to develop such integrated facilities. They include Port Blair, Coimbatore, Jaipur, Raipur, Ahmedabad and others. The Airports Authority of India, which has developed infrastructure at many of its airports, is looking forward to make its commercial use.

Chennai witnesses 109th dog show

Chennai, Jan 11 (ANI): Around 400 dogs participated in Madras Canine Club’s All Breeds Championship Dog Show in Chennai. Breeds like Rajapalayam, Chippiparai, German shepherd, Great Danes, little hound, Doberman Pinscher and bull dogs among others showed off their skills and won the heart of the audience. Making a case for promoting Indian breeds, Mr. Sudarsan said that the Madras Canine Club and the Kennel Club of India has been creating awareness about Rajapalayam, Chippiparai and Mudhol Hound. Many people attended the show to see various breeds

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Visuals Of Chennai Rains: Saidapet Slum On The Bank Of Adyar River

The Army and Air Force have been deployed for rescuing stranded citizens in Kancheepuram district, where torrential rains have left residents marooned, even as rain water inundated a large part of suburban Tambaram locality in Chennai. There have been no fresh rains in the city today. Personnel from the Madras 4 Regiment of the Indian […]

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