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'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.......

Chennai building collapse: DMK carries out protest, demands CBI probe

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam leaders on Saturday met Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah to press the party’s demand for a Central Bureau of Investigation probe into the June 28 building collapse near......

'Chennai train blasts were not targeted at any political figure'

Investigations into Thursday’s blasts at Chennai Central railways station suggest the involvement to two persons. One of them used a fake name, Raman, to book the tickets.    The......

CISF enhances security at all airports after Chennai blasts

The Central Industrial Security Force on Thursday issued alert across all domestic and international airports in the country to step up security at these facilities in the wake of the Chennai......

Auto sector loses speed as pollution debate takes centrestage

The unprecedented rains in Chennai and adjoining areas also led to huge production losses for auto makers and suppliers, who had made that region a major auto hub. Driving smooth on a slow but......

We want half our business in India to be on the public cloud: Karan Bajwa

Microsoft India has announced it is making its public cloud services live from data centres in Chennai, Pune and Mumbai. Microsoft India managing director Karan Bajwa (bottom, left) explains to......

Centre gives nod for Chennai Monorail project

The Central and State government would set up a joint oversight mechanism, the details of which would be incorporated in the Memorandum of Understanding to be signed between the two parties. Union......

Now, access Internet for free at Chennai Central station!

Waiting to board a train at Chennai Central would no more be a dull experience, as the busiest railway terminus in South India is now offering free Wi-Fi Internet access to laptops and mobile......

The curious case of Ramalingam and $5 bn US bonds

This town of about 70,000 people in the south-central region of Tamil Nadu, around 400 km from Chennai, has been getting many new visitors since December 31, led by the police and income tax (I-T)......

Shah Rukh: I think I can do action better than romance

Shah Rukh Khan seemed very happy at the trailer launch of his new film Chennai Express at IMAX, Wadala, in central Mumbai. He claimed it was a 'special moment' for the entire team, and raved about......

Review: Thodari is a decent attempt

Good performances and an interesting screenplay make Prabhu Solomon's Thodari worth a watch, feels S Saraswathi. Kumki director Prabhu Solomon is known for his heartwarming tales of love set......

Review: Watching Kabali is an experience

Watching a Rajnikanth film in Mumbai's Aurora Theatre can only be compared to watching a Salman Khan film in Bandra’s Gaiety-Galaxy, but multiplied 100 times over, feels Saisuresh......

'I can give my life for Rajinikanth'

Mumbai fans celebrate the release of Rajinikanth's latest film, Kabali. It's 5 in the morning, but it doesn't look it. The usually sleepy lane outside Mumbai's Arora theatre has woken up to......

A new Sanskrit wave

A cow that speaks, a question on patriarchy and the story of a 17th-century poet -- Sanskrit filmmakers are finding new ways to revive the 'dying' language. IMAGE: Rajesh Hebbar and Pratheeksha......

BCCI pays Rs 58.12 lakh for white kookaburra balls in World T20

Rs 15.67 crore paid to suspended IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings, as a part of its share from the Central Rights Income for the eighth season of the Twenty20 tournament. Image: BCCI president......

South Central Railway in Aga Khan hockey semis

South Central Railway (SCR), Chennai, combined well to derail Rail Coach Factory (RCF), Kapurthala, with a 4-1 defeat in a quarter-final match of the DCB Presents Aga Khan hockey tournament - 2011,......

112 Tests of England-India cricket rivalry

Rajneesh Gupta presents glimpses of India-England Test history. IMAGE: India's captain Ajit Wadekar in action during the third Test against England at the Oval in London, August 1971.India won the......

India to host 2020 Asian Beach Games subject to govt approval

India is set to host the sixth edition of Asian Beach Games in 2020 in Maharashtra subject to government approval, the Indian Olympic association said on Friday after its executive council meeting......

Celebrating 500th Test: India's most memorable wins at home

As India gets set to play its 500th Test, Rajneesh Gupta presents India's memorable Test victories at home. IMAGE: V V S Laxman, left, congratulated by Adam Gilchrist after scoring a double......
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10 per cent import duty scrapped on wheat as domestic prices rise

NEW DELHI: The government has scrapped the 10 per cent import duty on wheat amid rising domestic prices and concerns of a dip in buffer stocks... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/foreign-trade/government-scraps-import-duty-on-wheat-source/articleshow/55870015.cms
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Aday after senior BJP leader L K Advani lost his cool over continued logjam in Parliament, President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday slammed MPs for... ...

http://www.ahmedabadmirror.com/news/india/For-Gods-sake-do-your-job-Prez/articleshow/55880130.cms
Book affluent defaulters under NSA, judge tells Centre

CHENNAI: A special court for Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) cases on Thursday asked the Centre to consider booking affluent bank loan... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/Book-affluent-defaulters-under-NSA-judge-tells-Centre/article16780105.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Bid to smuggle prescription drugs by air

Amid several cases of gold smuggling by air passengers having been reported, attempts to smuggle prescription drugs containing psychotropic... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Tiruchirapalli/Bid-to-smuggle-prescription-drugs-by-air/article16779777.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Campaigns against drug abuse

The Central Bureau of Narcotics (CBN) has embarked on the task of organising drug awareness campaign in schools and higher educational institutions... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Tiruchirapalli/Campaigns-against-drug-abuse/article16779672.ece

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