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Are you hunting for some recent news that are going in and around Chennai while surfing the net. Then you are surely at the right site that gives you recent updates about what is happening in Chennai. Chennai is the metropolitan city of Tamil Nadu that is situated along the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal.

Are you hunting for some recent news that are going in and around Chennai while surfing the net. Then you are surely at the right site that gives you recent updates about what is happening in Chennai. Chennai is the metropolitan city of Tamil Nadu that is situated along the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal.

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  • After facing major criticism last monsoon, the Greater Chennai Corporation began desilting the stormwater drain network and the canals running across the city to prevent flooding.
  • Chennai airport will soon have a drone flying over its airfield for an hour everyday for the next ten days. This survey, using a drone, will be carried out by IIT-Madras to look into the mitigation plans in case of another flooding in the future. In December 2015, Chennai airport was among the worst-hit facilites in the city and for nearly a week hundreds of flight operations were suspended, leaving over 1,500 passengers stranded at the airport.
  • For the first time teachers in more than 35,000 government primary and middle schools will be using puppets to teach all subjects and impart values among students in primary classes.
  • Now, students from rural areas will get an experience of education in an urban setting while those in cities will get to understand the rural set up. As part of a 'twinning program' under the Sarva Siskha Abhiyan scheme, Class 7 and 8 students from government and government aided schools will be making reciprocal visits in rural and urban areas.
  • The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-Madras) is the only Indian institution to have bettered its position in the QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) ranking for 2016-17 released on Tuesday. IIT-Madras moved up from the 254th position in 2015 to 249 this year, entering the global top 250 institutions.
    • Get yourself updated at the latest news and events taking place in Chennai.

      Events:-

      6th PATIENT SAFETY CONGRESS
      (Friday, 21st Oct 2016 - Saturday, 22nd Oct 2016 | 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM)
      ITC Grand Chola,Anna Salai,Guindy, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

      6th apollo patient safety congress

      The International Congress on Patient Safety addresses this concern and is a collaborative effort by all stakeholders to share their experiences in patient safety and contribute with their knowledge, innovations and best practices.

      • Defining a strategy for patient safety improvement.
      • Imparting technical knowledge on various patient safety areas.

      Madras Cycling Rally
      (Sunday, 29th Jan 2017 | 04:00 AM to 08:00 AM)
      The Marina, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

      Madras Cycling Rally

      Madras Cycling Rally (MCR’16) is "WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT" Cycling Event is organised by Youth and Sports Development Consortium, MCR’16 will create awareness of Pollution and issues related to health, this event promotes how to lead a Healthy Life and sustainable means of transport in day to day life.

      The participants of MCR'16 will be both Men and Women Professionals, Amateurs, Kids and also there will be a lap for Physically Challenged.

      7th Transforming Healthcare with IT
      Friday, 21st Oct 2016 - Saturday, 22nd Oct 2016 | 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM
      ITC Chola, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

      7th Transforming Healthcare with IT

      To meet, discuss and disseminate the latest happenings in the field of Healthcare IT: The 7thInternational Conference on Transforming Healthcare with IT 2016, which is being held on 21-22 October 2016, ITC Chola, Chennai along with 21st annual conference of ISfTeH ( expand) with their logo and website link.