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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......

Emergency: Why Rajan's story resonates with me

The film Piravi is a fictionalised version of Rajan Eachara Warrier's case. A student of the erstwhile Regional Engineering College, Calicut, Rajan went missing during the Emergency Rajeev......

The uncommon creator of that Common Man

Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman has died at a Pune hospital at the age of 94. Back in 1997, we had carried an excerpt from Past Forward, an autobiographical book which carried anecdotes of eminent......

The uncommon creator of that Common Man

Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman has died at a Pune hospital at the age of 94. Back in 1997, we had carried an excerpt from Past Forward, an autobiographical book which carried anecdotes of eminent......

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......

India's richest man devours Matunga food, loves Harry Potter

How well do you know Dilip Shanghvi, who has emerged as India's richest man on the basis of market cap? Sun Pharma’s Dilip Shanghvi on Wednesday toppled Reliance Industries chief Mukesh......

'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......

Moushumi Chatterjee: I was always a superstar

'I have been dropped from many movies. I did not want to compromise my self-respect.' 'I was born in a house with all the facilities. I had a car and servants. I got married into a family that......

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......

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......
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Marks & Spencer London Madras Couture Fashion Week - 2015

Marks & Spencer Madras Couture Fashion Week was conceptualised to envisage, promote and address the Chennai based fashion Industry. It is one of... ...

http://www.webnewswire.com/content/marks-spencer-london-madras-couture-fashion-week-2015
The Tau of 1878

Recalling interesting stories of his times, for Tau Shambhu Ghosi, life itself was an absorbing tale Tau Shambhu Ghosi's milk shop was the oldest... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/the-tau-of-1878/article7492066.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
A corner for storytellers

With Madras Week not too far away, it's good to hear that the number of storytellers are increasing and that this year may see a number of them... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/madras-miscellany-a-corner-for-storytellers/article7489521.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
The history remains as a reminder of entrepreneurial abilities of economically shattered Greeks

Almost 100 years back a controversy broke out in the jute business in Calcutta. The Great War was underway and the War Office in London was... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/magazines/panache/ralli-brothers-the-history-remains-as-a-reminder-of-entrepreneurial-abilities-of-economically-shattered-greeks/articleshow/48311628.cms
APJ Kalam an Engineer and an Inspirer

Satish R Shetye An honest hard working man, who decided to put his potential towards the betterment of his country and its people, young... ...

http://www.navhindtimes.in/apj-kalam-an-engineer-and-an-inspirer/

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