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ASI discovers secret cellar in Chennai fort

A cellar believed to have been used by the Madras Bank, established by the British for storing cash and gold, has been unearthed by the Archeological Survey of India at the famous Fort St.George in......

End of the road for INS Vikrant: 14 things you should know

Decommissioned aircraft carrier INS Vikrant’s 52-year voyage came to an end on Friday as workers at the Darukhana ship-breaking yard in Mazgaon docks in Mumbai began scrapping down the......

Bangalore is officially Bengaluru from now

Shedding the colonial name, Bangalore on Saturday became Bengaluru synchronising with the state formation day -- Karnataka Rajyotsava. In tandem, 11 other cities across Karnataka were also......

'There's no word like Chennai in Tamil'

The Chennai Central train station. Photo: Courtesy, Arian Zwegers/Wikimedia.org ‘Madras is a Tamil word while Chennai is Telugu. Without the English, there would have been no Madras.......

'There's no word like Chennai in Tamil'

The Chennai Central train station. Photo: Courtesy, Arian Zwegers/Wikimedia.org ‘Madras is a Tamil word while Chennai is Telugu. Without the English, there would have been no Madras.......

'For many years, it upset me that I was a businessman'

'I wondered what mistakes I made in my life to be a businessman. Deep down, I still have doubts about it.' Shobha Warrier meets the amazing Dilip Kapur who built a Rs 160 crore business with just......

40 years ago and now: ITC struggles to kick tobacco

The conglomerate adopted an unremitting focus on diversifying from the mid-seventies but the exercise has not been without controversy and the results have been mixedTwo decades after joining......

How realtors have profited from rising India, China

In the days of the Raj, the British and the maharajas used to retreat from the hot and humid capitals of Calcutta, Delhi, Bombay, Bangalore, and Madras and head for the hills. They created a......

30 STUNNING heritage trains of the world

A heritage railway tells a lot about a particular nation and its history. It adds to a country's glamour quotient and draws tourists from across the world. Such a rail is, at times, run by......

Tata clarifies comments on Ambani's billion-dollar home

A probable war of words between India's two most famous corporate honchos -- Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata and Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani -- might just be on the horizon. Even......

Bombay, Black Friday, Parzania: Top 11 Real to Reel Stories

Looking at the most touching Hindi movies inspired by true-life events.Hard-hitting reality inspires filmmakers to make powerful movies. Be it biopics, natural calamities, historical events or......

Humaima, Nargis, Sara Loren: Pakistani hotties come to India!

A look at the current lot of Pakistani beauties on the Indian horizon! Pakistani entertainers are all over the place. If their television serials have caught the collective fancy of Indian living......

Did you know these international stars were born in India?

It has been announced that Engelbert Humperdinck, at the ripe old age of 76, will be the oldest singer to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest when he represents the UK this time. Not many know......

A R Rahman loses out on Golden Globe

Oscar winning musician A R Rahman lost out the Golden Globe in the Original Score category to Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, who won for their music in The Social Network.The 45-year-old musician......

Rahman wins Golden Globe nomination for 127 Hours

Oscar winning Indian musician AR Rahman is in the race to win his second Golden Globe after being nominated in the Best Original Score category for his music in the Danny Boyle directed film 127......

V Anand: From chess prodigy to World Champ

After playing exhaustive chess for over three decades, Viswanathan Anand has assured himself a place in the league of all time greats as he retained the World Championship crown with consummate......

  People speak for british madras

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Apoorvi Rathore
Q. what do u mean by Mahalwari system and Munro system in History for class 8 ?????????????????????????????????????
Apoorvi Rathore:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-do-u-mean-by-mahalwari-system-and-munro-system-in-histo/27831272/answers/

Divya Kulkarni
Q. Where in India did the British East India Company establish their first permanent factory?A: Calcutta B: Surat C: Calicut D: Madras
Divya Kulkarni:  A. mahalwari system, one of the three main revenue systems of land tenure in British India, the other two being the zamindar (landlord) and the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-in-india-did-the-british-east-india-company-establish-/26399828/answers/27831287

  Web results for British Madras
SPICE POTS & ENTREPOTS

It is a hot Sunday afternoon. Parangipettai, the white town, less than an hour's drive from Cuddalore, is deserted. The Dutch stayed here till the... ...

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THANKS FOR CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA

Historically, spices were incredibly important, and one tends to compare them to silks. In the early times, the only things that could be globally... ...

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Keeping time in Chennai

You can trust these century-old clock towers to tell you the correct time Chandrachoodan Gopalakrishnan The clock face at Ripon Building... ...

http://www.outlooktraveller.com/article/Keeping-time-in-Chennai-1006834
The dance of life

While Classical dance pieces are often based on stories found in mythology, the dance production, Essence of Life — A Revolution in Music and... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/the-dance-of-life/15868153
Will e-Cigarettes Come Under Ambit of Drugs, Cosmetics Act?

CHENNAI: Will Electronic Cigarettes, said to be free of the harmful ingredient of tobacco, come under the purview of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act,... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/Will-e-Cigarettes-Come-Under-Ambit-of-Drugs-Cosmetics-Act/2014/12/26/article2589024.ece

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