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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......

The war that helped India regain its military confidence

'India was in no position to wage another war in 1965, having suffered a morale-shattering defeat in 1962. The three services were in the middle of a modernisation and expansion phase and therefore......

Protect the Right to Privacy as a Fundamental Right!

'The government's proposal to store citizens' data including Aadhaar data under its Digital India initiative on cloud is violative of the citizens' human rights because the cloud is admittedly......

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......

Kodaikanal issue: Unilever promises to take action

Unilever said it was “working actively” to find a solution to a long-pending dispute on ecology contamination by its unit at Kodaikanal. After 15-odd years of alleged lack of action on......

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......

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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Landmark building to bow out

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The building accomodates three police stations. Photo: B. Jothi Ramalingam In a few months, the... ...

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Landmark buliding to bow out

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The building accomodates three police stations. Photo: B. Jothi Ramalingam In a few months, the... ...

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Madras High Court raps government for not protecting Pallikaranai lake

Chennai : The Madras high court on Wednesday come down heavily on authorities for allowing encroachers to occupy the ecologically sensitive... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150903/nation-current-affairs/article/madras-high-court-raps-government-not-protecting-pallikarana-0
Heritage school neglected

Visakhapatnam: Once a symbol of well-rounded western education and the first English vernacular school between Chennai and Kolkata, in 1836 itself,... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150903/nation-current-affairs/article/visakhapatnam-heritage-school-neglected
When facts are few and fiction flies

As frenzy over a young girl's presumed murder three years ago gripped the media, I wracked my brains to think if I had ever met Sheena Bora while... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150901/commentary-columnists/article/when-facts-are-few-and-fiction-flies

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