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#ChennaiFloods: This insurance firm to offer ‘Cashless Service’ to its motor customers

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Chennai: In a bid to provide some relief to the #ChennaiFloods victim, an Insurance company is taking several steps to ease the process of registering and settling of claims from customers Universal Sompo General Insurance Company Ltd is taking a step forward to help the customers affected by the recent Chennai floods in Tamil Nadu. […]

And this was the reply to a racist FB post by a Tamil girl!

Monday, December 07, 2015

Chennai city is still battling nature’s fury and people are working together to ensure everyone’s safety and help is flowing from across the nation as mobile recharges, food, clothing and medicine supply and monetary contributions. But amidst this positive environment, social media also saw some insensitive posts which did little to help. In a display […]

South Cinema stars unite to support #ChennaiFloods victims

Monday, December 07, 2015

As Chennai is trying to pick up the pieces of life, prominent names from southern film industry like Rana Daggubati, Siddharth, Dhanush have come together to help the people of flood-hit Tamil Nadu. The actors and film producers reached out to people with food, medicine, blankets and other necessary amenities to help people in whichever […]

Airlifted pregnant woman delivers healthy twin girls

Monday, December 07, 2015

Chennai: A nine-month pregnant woman, who was aerially rescued last week from one of the worst rain-affected areas of the city, has given birth to healthy twin girls at a hospital, bringing some cheer as residents grapple with the aftermath of the unprecedented deluge. The IAF, which had rescued 28-year-old Deepthi Velchamy on December 2, […]

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

Monday, December 07, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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. […]

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