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As P. Bhaskar’s work takes him every day to two Wards that come under the most challenging containment sections in Chennai, and on account of this, his family, especially his mother Devyani, are getting accustomed to a new life and routine

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Korattur residents allege that the newly-built bund has been breached and buildings constructed

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Municipal Administration Minister S.P. Velumani on Saturday termed as “baseless” the allegation by Opposition leader M.K. Stalin that there were irre

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TANKER Foundation to run the unit

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Residents of Ambattur and Mogappair complain of frequent power outages

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A mobile shop selling fruits and vegetables, operated by the Tamil Nadu Horticulture Department, at Srinivasapuram in Thiruvanmiyur is said to be enjo

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