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Chennai breathing 'poor' air day after Diwali
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Chennai breathing 'poor' air day after Diwali

The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) said that PM 2.5 (particulate matter less than 2.5 microns in diameter) was the main pollutant in Chennai

Vande Bharat Express expected to make southern debut on Nov 10
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Vande Bharat Express expected to make southern debut on Nov 10

The Railways recently launched the third and the fourth Vande Bharat Express from the poll-bound states of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh

College students perform stunts with sword-like weapons on train, arrested
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College students perform stunts with sword-like weapons on train, arrested

The video shows Anbarasu, Ravichandran, and Arul holding some sharp metal objects, which they are dragging on the platform continuously

This robot will not answer your queries if scolded
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This robot will not answer your queries if scolded

A 13-year-old boy from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, has “designed a robot with emotions. He has claimed that the robot, which is named Raffi, responds and also understands emotions

Madras Day 2022: Chennai turns 383; all you need to know about history, celebrations
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Madras Day 2022: Chennai turns 383; all you need to know about history, celebrations

It was on this very day in 1639 that the land where Fort St George now stands was purchased by the British. This year marks the 383rd anniversary of Chennai’s establishment

Jayalalithaa death probe: Treatment was correct, says AIIMS panel; gives clean chit to Apollo Hospitals
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Jayalalithaa death probe: Treatment was correct, says AIIMS panel; gives clean chit to Apollo Hospitals

The AIIMS medical panel has given a clean chit to Apollo Hospitals and concluded that it agrees with the final diagnosis of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa

Boost to India-US strategic partnership: In a first, US Navy ship arrives for repair at L&T shipyard in Tamil Nadu
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Boost to India-US strategic partnership: In a first, US Navy ship arrives for repair at L&T shipyard in Tamil Nadu

The US Navy had awarded a contract to the L&T Shipyard for undertaking maintenance of the ship. The event signifies the capabilities of the country's shipyards in the global ship repairing market

Viral: Son graduates from same Army training academy 27 years after his mother
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Viral: Son graduates from same Army training academy 27 years after his mother

The Twitter thread mentioned that Major Smita Chaturvedi (Retd), who was commissioned from Chennai's Officers Training Academy back in 1995, saw her son getting commissioned in the same manner at the very same academy. The post also shared a picture from her training period as a cadet

Chess Olympiad: PM Narendra Modi inaugurates a glittering ceremony at the 44th Biennial event
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Chess Olympiad: PM Narendra Modi inaugurates a glittering ceremony at the 44th Biennial event

A total of 350 teams from 187 countries have participated at the 44th Chess Olympiad in Chennai.

Seeing black and white: Tamil Nadu catches chess fever as Olympiad begins
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Seeing black and white: Tamil Nadu catches chess fever as Olympiad begins

Tamil Nadu is abuzz with excitement over the 44th International Chess Olympiad, which begins today and goes on until 10 August, at Poonjeri Village in Mamallapuram. The state has gone all out for the event — from painting bridges to children dressing as chess pieces

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate 44th Chess Olympiad in Chennai
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate 44th Chess Olympiad in Chennai

R N Ravi, M K Stalin and Anurag Thakur will be present during the opening ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor stadium

Tamil Nadu CM M K Stalin invites Telangana counterpart KCR for inaugural of chess Olympiad
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Tamil Nadu CM M K Stalin invites Telangana counterpart KCR for inaugural of chess Olympiad

The 44th FIDE International Chess Olympiad will be held in Chennai from 28 July to 10 August, and players from 188 countries will participate in the championship

Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin admitted to Chennai hospital days after testing positive for COVID-19
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Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin admitted to Chennai hospital days after testing positive for COVID-19

Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin had tested positive for COVID-19 on 12 July. Today, he has been admitted to Kauvery Hospital in Chennai for investigation and observation for coronavirus-related symptoms

Chennai: Woman suffering from sleepwalking disorder, depression dumps gold worth Rs 15 lakh in ATM dustbin
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Chennai: Woman suffering from sleepwalking disorder, depression dumps gold worth Rs 15 lakh in ATM dustbin

The parents of the woman said that they did not know that their daughter had taken away the jewellery until police asked them to check for the valuables inside the cupboard

Tamil Nadu COVID-19 cases spike: Chennai makes masks mandatory, Rs 500 fine for violators
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Tamil Nadu COVID-19 cases spike: Chennai makes masks mandatory, Rs 500 fine for violators

As COVID cases rise in Chennai, shopping malls, theatres, markets, places of worships have been asked to ensure that people do not crowd areas and maintain social distance

QS Ranking: Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi among 140 best student cities globally
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QS Ranking: Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi among 140 best student cities globally

India doubled its representation with two new entries this year — Chennai (125) and Delhi (129).

Bharat Bandh: Issue of platform tickets restricted in Chennai division
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Bharat Bandh: Issue of platform tickets restricted in Chennai division

The PRO Chennai Division said that passengers and the general public were requested to co-operate with Railways in upholding the safety of rail users and Railway property

Chennai: Man ends life after killing his wife, two children with wood cutting machine
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Chennai: Man ends life after killing his wife, two children with wood cutting machine

The gruesome deaths came to light when the neighbours, on suspicion, went up to the house and found the family of four lying in a pool of blood with their throats slit

PHOTOS: PM Modi inaugurates eleven projects in Chennai
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PHOTOS: PM Modi inaugurates eleven projects in Chennai

PM Modi inaugurated 1,152 houses constructed under the Light House Project - Chennai. The project has been built at a cost of Rs 116 crore under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban

Chennai: PM Modi holds roadshow, launches 11 projects worth over Rs 31,500 crore
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Chennai: PM Modi holds roadshow, launches 11 projects worth over Rs 31,500 crore

PM Modi inaugurated 1,152 houses constructed under the Light House Project - Chennai. The project has been built at a cost of Rs 116 crore under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban