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India floods kill 280, renewed rains stoke fear

Rains have eased in the flood-hit south Indian city of Chennai, raising hopes that rescue efforts could pick up, after the death of 18 patients at a private hospital added to the official toll of 280 confirmed killed in the disaster.

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Indian army in major rescue ops as flood toll nears 270

The Indian military struggled to evacuate thousands of residents stranded in the southern state of Tamil Nadu on Thursday as the death toll from flooding rose to 269 after the heaviest cloudburst in over a century. Predictions of

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Gulf Air puts Chennai services on hold

Gulf Air flights to and from Chennai were cancelled yesterday (December 2) and will be again today as heavy rain and adverse weather conditions forced the closure of the international airport in the southern Indian city. All opera

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Heavy flooding causes chaos in India's Chennai

The heaviest rainfall in over a century caused widespread flooding across the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, driving thousands of people from their homes, shutting down factories and paralysing the airport in the state capital Chennai.

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Apollo harvests 23 different organs from 5 donors

Apollo Hospitals, a leading healthcare service provider in Asia, has harvested 23 different organs from five donors and conducted ten transplants in a day at their flagship hospital on Greams Road, Chennai, India recently. A case

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Flydubai launches services to Chennai

Dubai-based flydubai has commenced its service to Chennai, India, making it the eighth destination on the airline’s network in the subcontinent. The launch of the Chennai route will be served with three flights a week, which

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India - prime medical tourist destination

India’s medical tourism ecosystem, showcasing International excellence coupled with major cost advantages, has seen growing interest levels from patients from the GCC and the greater Middle Eastern region, according to Apollo Hospitals, As

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Air Asia, Tata plan India JV

  Malaysia-based AirAsia and India's AirAsia and Tata group have announced plans to establish a joint venture domestic Indian airline.   Air Asia said its investment arm, AirAsia Investment (AAI

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Mumbai tops Indian expats' real estate list

Mumbai is still the 'dream city for property investment' for majority of Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) in the UAE followed by the southern city of Bangalore, said a survey held ahead of a leading property show in Dubai. The

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Cyclone Thane kills at least 33 in SE India

At least 33 people died when Cyclone Thane hit coastal southern India near the former French colony of Pondicherry, officials said on Saturday, causing thousands to evacuate and damaging roads, buildings and power lines. Thane hit Tamil Na

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