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  Indian Airports, Airports of India, India Tourism, Indian Travel and Indian Hotels
Madras International Airport is situated at Tirisulam, 7 Km south of Chennai.
Madras, now known as Chennai, is a city on the east coast of southern India.
Situated on the shores of the Bay of Bengal, this capital of the state of Tamil Nadu is India's fourth largest metropolitan city and one of the 35 largest metropolitan areas in the world.Its name was officially changed to Chennai i...
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  Chennai - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chennai is the automobile capital of India, with around forty percent of the automobile industry having a base there and with a major portion of the nation's vehicles being produced there.
Chennai city is governed by the Corporation of Chennai, which consists of a Mayor and 155 Councillors representing the 155 Wards (all directly elected by the city residents), one of whom is elected by the other Councillors as a Deputy Mayor.
Chennai being the capital of Tamil Nadu houses the executive and legislative headquarters of the government of Tamil Nadu.
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 Chennai-Tamilnadu in India
Chennai formerly known as Madras is the capital city of Tamil Nadu state and is the fourth largest metro city in India.
Chennai is the fourth largest city in India and the capital of Tamil Nadu.
Chennai is connected by rail with all major towns and cities in India.
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 District Pofile - CHENNAI
Chennai, originally known as Madras Patnam, was located in the province of Tondaimandalam, an area lying between Pennar river of Nellore and the Pennar river of Cuddalore.
Important improvement made to Chennai city during the first half of the 19th century was the progress made in the establishment of institutions for professional and technical education.
Chennai is one of the leading cities in India today from the point of view of trade and commerce, with the fourth largest port in the country and the first to have developed a full-fledged container terminal to international standards.
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 Chennai Guide
Chennai is located near the 13th north parallel and 80 degree longitude.
The Chennai monsoon is from October to mid-December - and in a good year (from the point of view of water-short citizens) the rain on some days during this period can be quite heavy.
Chennai is connected to all major cities in India by air and its rail and road network make the tiniest village easily accessible by comfortable trains and deluxe buses.
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 Chennai travel guide
A city of Contrasts and diversities, Chennai is the forth-largest city in India.
Chennai is a coastal city with the second largest beach in the world.
Mansoon falls in Sept. - Nov. Chennai is the Capital of Tamil Nadu.
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 Chennai India, Chennai City, Chennai Guide, Chennai Location, Chennai Business, Chennai in India, How to reach Chennai, ...
Chennai, formerly known as Madras is the capital of the great state Tamil Nadu and is one of the four metropolitan city in India.
Chennai is also host to some cultural theatres that showcase various India traditional dances and plays on regular basis.
Chennai like its counterpart Mumbai is the centre of the film industry of south India.
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Chennai, also known as Madras, the capital of Tamil Nadu, is the country's fourth largest city.
Chennai was the site of the first settlement of the East India Company.
Chennai is a vibrant city that has managed to strike a beautiful balance between the modern and the traditional, a metropolis with a distinct old - world charm.
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 Information on the Facts & Data of Chennai - www.chennaibest.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Winter in Chennai (December, January and February) is not worth the name.
Chennai is situated by the 13th north parallel and 80° longitude, along the Coromandel Coast in the southern part of the Indian peninsula.
This surge is most marked by the changing lifestyles of Chennai folk, who were once thought to be extremely tradition-bound.
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 Ministry of Tourism, Government of India Celebrates Visit India Year 1999-2000 : Chennai
Chennai, the largest city in southern India located on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal,
However, though the English legacy is undeniable, Chennai has continued to be a centre which has blended the foreign influence with the traditional Tamil-Hindu culture.
This is not surprising because the region was an important centre of Pallavan culture long before the British came here and the traces of which are to be found in the numerous old temple.
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Chennai, Tamil Nadu's capital, is the fourth largest city in India, after Calcutta, Bombay and Delhi.
Glimpses of old Chennai and memorabilia of British and French East India Companies, British and Muslim Administrations etc can be seen at Fort Museum, Wellesly House and Clive Corner.
This is one of the oldest surviving temples in Chennai.
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 Home - U.S. Consulate Chennai, India
The U.S. Consulate General in Chennai hosted U.S. basketball coach J.D. Walsh in South India in association with the Women’s Muslim Association and Tamilnadu Basketball Association from April 21-24, 2008.
Chennai American Library’s 60 years of service in south India celebrations culminated in a day-long Open House and a reception at the Consulate on April 25, 2008.
Rumi’s works are read by millions of Indians and Americans of all religions because of the beauty of his poetry, the universality and timelessness of his themes, and the wisdom of his teachings.
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 Chennai
Chennai is emerging as an automobile manufacturing hub in India with quite a few international automobile units present around the city.
One oft mentioned place in many chennai guides is the Santhome church or St. Thomas Cathedral Basilica.
This site is where I am planning to share my experiences in chennai, life here and you could probably get some HOW-TOs like how to haggle with a auto driver to what to expect when you stop on an about-to-become-red signal.
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 Chennai Hotels Travel Guide — Top 10 things to do in Chennai
Glimpses of early Chennai are preserved in Clive Corner, Wellesley House (now in ruins), Fort Museum and St. Mary's church located within the compound.
Situated on the beach, the Anna and MGR samadhis are memorials of the most popular former Chief Ministers of the state.
Some of the most beautiful buildings in Chennai such as the University of Chennai, Senate House, Chepuk Palace, Presidency College and Ice House are located on this beach drive too that are worth seeing.
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 Chennai travel guide - Wikitravel
Chennai is also a staging point for flights to Port Blair in the Andaman Islands.
Auto-rickshaw drivers in Chennai are notorious for overcharging, rigged meters, and general harrassment of foreign passengers, although they are ubiquitous and possibly the easiest form of transportation to locate.
Chennai is generally one of the safer areas of India in terms of crime, although pickpocketing, muggings, and robberies occur.
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 The Hindu : Tamil Nadu / Chennai News : `Agni Nakshatram' begins with rain
The showers inundated roads and colonies, from the stretches near Chennai Central to a few parts of Anna Salai.
Pedestrians, particularly, found it difficult to walk as the pavement were too high and the roads were waterlogged.
The joy of the unexpected rain was evident when Chennai Corporation officials attempted to bale out water from San Thome High Road.
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 Chennai Hotels, Budget Accommodation in Chennai India, Chennai city maps, car rental, sightseeing & travel guide.
Description: Hotel President - Chennai is famous for cordiality and gracious hospitality to visitors and the city epitomises the culture and the ancient South Indian heritage.
Description: Radisson Hotel Chennai is Chennai's newest 5 star hotel located 3km from international & domestic airports-The hotel's neo colonial architecture perfectly complements Chennai's fabled old world charm -An oasis of comfort, the hotel combines state of the art business amenities with the personalised touch of a premier country club.
Taj Coromandel, Chennai's most prestigious address, is located in the city’s prime business and residential district.
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 Chennai City Map, Chennai travel guides, Madras travel guides, City Map of Chennai, City map of Madras, India Chennai ...
Chennai, formerly called Madras, is capital of Tamilnadu and also India's fourth largest metropolitian.
Chennai, also called the automobile capital of India produces majority of nation's vehicles and around forty percent of the automobile industry is based there.
There are two main railway terminals in Chennai: the Chennai Central station and Chennai Egmore Station.
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 Chennai Hotel, Hotel In Chennai, Chennai Deluxe Hotels, 5 Star Hotels In Chennai India
Located on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal is Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu and the fourth largest city of India.
Known earlier as Madraspatnam or Madras, the city of Chennai has grown tremendously from a small trading post under the British to a bustling metropolis.
It is now a large commercial and industrial centre also known for its rich cultural heritage and temple architecture.
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 Newindpress.com - Chennai
CHENNAI: The State units of the CPI and CPM will stage demonstrations in front of all district and taluk headquarters on July 15 urging the Central and State governments to control the rise in prices of essential commodities...
CHENNAI: Counselling for MBBS seats in the 14 government colleges in the State begins on July 10 as scheduled.
CHENNAI: If roads in Mogappair are bad, the bus terminus in Mogappair East and West are even worse.
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 Metropolis : Chennai : HindustanTimes.com
Chennai's 11 year old Priyanka Ravi recited 1300 Ramayana verses continously for six and half hours.
Pledging her support to the NLC workers Jayalalithaa asks union leaders to continue the stir till the decision is withdrawn.
The Speaker told reporters in Chennai that the budget for 2006-07 will be presented the same day.
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