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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 'veshti' culture and code

The veshti controversy in Tamil Nadu is not about the dress -- but a dress-code, which seems permissible in private homes and offices, but not in private clubs that are open only to well-heeled,......

The Jawaharlal Nehru I knew

'Nehru is often portrayed as a visionary with his head in the clouds. But he had his feet firmly planted on the ground when it came to building and nurturing institutions and setting them on the......

Indian-origin gynaecologist suspended for groping in UK

An Indian-origin gynaecologist, accused of groping a patient's breasts three years ago, has been found guilty of misconduct by a British panel and suspended from practicing medicine for a year.......

'Indians don't have a sense of territory'

Jaswant Singh, a thinking politician, is also a prolific writer with more than a dozen books and impressionistic diaries to his credit. Some of his books has got rave views and created......

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......

The stunning NEW Hyundai Verna

Hyundai Motor India Ltd, which launched the luxury mid-size Fluidic Verna sedan recently said the company had received 5,000 bookings for the car within five days of launch. H W Park,......

Vodafone wants full control at low value: Essar

Ruias-led Essar Group on Friday launched a scathing attack on Vodafone saying that the British company is trying to gain 100 per cent control of the telecom JV Vodafone-Essar at an "artificially......

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......

Madharasapattinam is worth a watch

The first thing that strikes you as you watch the first images of AGS Entertainment's Madharasapattinam unfold is that it is a beautiful concept, and one that has been brought to life almost......

Arya on his big release

Arya is one young actor who dares to experiment. Unlike his contempories, he refuses confine himself to romantic or masala films. So far, his most laudable experiment was Bala's Naan Kadavul.......

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......

Karthikeyan fined after quick getaway

After waiting years to get a start in Formula One, it was no surprise that India's rookie driver Narain Karthikeyan was in a hurry to get on the track for practice at the Australian Grand Prix on......

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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.  more

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

stalin
Q. name the british official who was associated with the Ryotwari settlement in Madras ?
Stalin:  A. a- calcutta more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/name-the-british-official-who-was-associated-with-the-ryotwa/25369618/answers/26399830

  Web results for British Madras
Retaining relics of the British rule

IMAGINE renowned poet Rabindranath Tagore seeking admission to the Calcutta Club, a preserve of the British, and getting rejected. Faiz Ahmed Faiz,... ...

http://www.afternoondc.in/editorial/retaining-relics-of-the-british-rule/article_116030
A century on, World War I martyrs to be remembered

NEW DELHI: Exactly 100 years ago, on July 28, Austria-Hungary fired the first shots to invade Serbia. Archduke Franz Ferdinand's assassination by a... ...

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The king of tragedy

A few pages into Dilip Kumar: The Substance and the Shadow, an autobiography "narrated to Udayatara Nayar," Dilip Kumar admits that he does not... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/books/books-reviews/review-of-dilip-kumar-autobiography/article6258685.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
The legacy of Srinivasa Ramanujan

On a height he stood that looked towards greater heights. Our early approaches to the Infinite Are sunrise splendours on a marvellous verge... ...

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Airmen remembered

STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE Baripada, 27 July A memorial service was held at the Rasgovindpur Airstrip yesterday for the 14 airmen who had died in... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/68180-airmen-remembered.html

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