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#ChennaiRains: Govt to replace ‘lost, damaged’ passports for free

Monday, December 07, 2015

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New Delhi: The government on Monday announced that those who have lost their passports or got them damaged due to the floods in Chennai can have them replaced free of charge. “If your passport is lost or damaged in floods, pl go to any of three Passport Seva Kendra’s in Chennai. They will issue u …

Chennai Airport becomes fully functional from today

Monday, December 07, 2015

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Chennai: For passengers stranded in the flood-hit Chennai, there is some bright news. After several days of being shut owing to waterlogging and inclement weather, the Chennai Airport has become fully operational from Monday morning, as airliners are resuming their domestic and international flights from there. Civil Aviation authorities said the airport that was shut …

Flight operations to Chennai ‘resumes’ tomorrow

Sunday, December 06, 2015

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In a big relief to people stranded in Chennai due to the floods, the Chennai Airport Authority on Sunday announced that it would resume round the clock services from Monday. “We are happy to announce that it has been decided to resume the round the clock services, all weather operations from 6 a.m. December 7. …

Train services resume from Chennai Central

Sunday, December 06, 2015

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Chennai: After days of interrupted services due to Chennai floods, train services have been resumed from the Chennai Central station on Sunday. The schedules are expected to return to normal from Monday. The station, which had halted its services due to torrential rains and massive waterlogging, still looked empty as only few trains are scheduled …

PM announces ex-gratia relief for TN floods victims

Saturday, December 05, 2015

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced an ex-gratia relief of Rs. 2 lakhs each from the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund for the next of kin of those who lost their lives in the floods dues to heavy rains in Tamil Nadu. However, an ex-gratia relief of Rs. 50,000 has also been …

Rains to continue in coastal areas of Tamil Nadu: MeT Dept

Saturday, December 05, 2015

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There seems to be no respite from rains for Tamil Nadu as the Met department on Saturday said that the rains are likely to continue in the coastal parts of TN even though its intensity would be less, hinting that weakening of low pressure area in the region might bring some relief from relentless showers. …

#Chennai floods: Commercial flight services likely to begin after Dec 6

Saturday, December 05, 2015

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New Delhi: Amid downpours. there some bright news for the people of Chennai, especially for passengers stranded in Chennai. Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture and Tourism and Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma on Saturday said that commercial flights are expected to begin their services after December 6th, once hopefully power is restored in the …

Chennai airport to allow ferry, technical flights

Friday, December 04, 2015

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Chennai airport, where flights were suspended till Sunday in the wake of floods, has been declared fit for operating technical ferry and relief flights but it has not been said from when. Following inspection of runway and other areas, the aerodrome was declared available for limited day time operations, under visual meteorological conditions for technical …

US offers assistance for #ChennaiFlood victims

Friday, December 04, 2015

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Washington: The US has expressed its deepest condolences to the families of the people affected by the worst floods in Chennai and has offered assistance to address the humanitarian challenge “especially in the case of strong partners like India”. “The US stands ready to assist the people of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, as well as the …

Kamal Haasan red flags Chennai misery

Friday, December 04, 2015

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New Delhi: The uninterrupted rains in Chennai has brought city to a standstill situation. More than half of the city is under water. The privileged class is still safe and not much affected by the floods and one those is actor Kamal Haasan. Though Haasan resides on the posh Eldams Road is relatively sheltered and …

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