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When Chennai floods forced Chief Minister MGR to shift homes

For all the blame-game over the flood preparedness in Chennai and elsewhere in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, this is not the first of its kind. Nor would it be the last, given the nature of the......

Chennai was lucky to get off lightly in this rain, not so the next time

Why did Chennai go under in the recent rains? R Ramasubramanian paints a familiar picture of dismal urban town planning, civic short-sightedness, and rampant development that caused the recent......

Dalai Lama asks to respect dissent

Amid ongoing debate over intolerance, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Tuesday called for respecting dissent and said secularism denoted respect for all religious beliefs and all the......

India's 'Missile Man' continues to inspire through new web comic

Late former President APJ Abdul Kalam's inspiring and motivational message and minimalistic lifestyle forms the basis for a new art based web comic. A quote by the "Missile Man of India" from his......

Will BJP go the Congress way in Tamil Nadu?

Narendra Modi's meeting with J Jayalalithaa in Chennai has set the rumour mills abuzz. Will the Tamil Nadu chief minister ally with the BJP ahead of the 2016 polls, asks N Sathiya Moorthy. IMAGE:......

Amitabh Kant: An ambitious bureaucrat who wants to make India a biz hotspot

The Secretary of Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Amitabh Kant tells Rahul Jacob how India could be made an easier place to do business in and why India's software smarts will......

Ranganath Mavinakere: The man behind Infosys' successful comeback

"There was not a single decision that I took during my second tenure without discussing it with Ranga and getting valuable input from him," says Narayana Murthy. IMAGE: Ranganath D Mavinakere.......

An IITian's venture: Two years, dozens of firms, but no trace of money

Investors and EOW waded through a maze of legal obstacles to get their hands on the 'kingpin'. Image: R Subramanian. Photograph: Sreeram Selvaraj     What is common between the secret......

This IIT-ian wants to bring changes to the education system

The story of Gunvant Jain, an IIT-ian who borrowed money from his father to launch an educational start-up, as told by Indrani Roy / Rediff.com Image: Gunvant Jain. As a youngster, Gunvant Jain......

Zoho's success, thanks to college dropouts and high school grads!

Zoho founder and CEO Sridhar Vembu noticed that there was not much of a correlation between an employee's academic credentials and his performance at work.   In Zoho's early days, when the......

'Yash Chopra said, "Tumne haste, haste, sub kuch keh diya"'

'The new Indian cinema has still not found its voice and identity. It's trapped under the deadwood weight of Bollywood and popular Indian cinema.' IMAGE: Rahul Bose as Agastya Sen in English......

'Making a film is like being married'

'There are too many things that haven't gone out of you. So even though the years may have gone by, you are still close to the films in terms of the making.' Mani Ratnam, whose Roja, Bombay and Dil......

'Winning the National Award is a huge motivating factor'

The National Award for the Best Tamil film this year went to Kuttram Kadithal (The Punishment).  The film was directed by debutant Bramma G and produced jointly under the JSK Film Corporation......

Catherine: Language was never a problem

Catherine Tresa, a Malayali brought up in the Middle East, began her tinsel-town journey with Kannada movies and subsequently worked in Malayalam and Telugu. It took her a while to do a Tamil film.......

Alok Nath: I have played father to people older than me

Alok Nath suddenly became a social media phenomenon last fortnight, restoring his national celebrity of the 1980s when he dominated the small screen in Ramesh Sippy's Buniyaad. 'I came to Bombay......

The most hundreds in the World Cup

Sachin Tendulkarbecame the batsman with maximum hundreds in the World Cup whenhehit a record fifth one in the mega event as India postedan imposing 338 all out in their Group B league match against......

Figure out the Previous World Cups

The tenth edition of the ICC World Cup kicks-off on February 19 with former champions India taking on Bangladesh in Dhaka.The tournament, jointly staged by India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, will see......

Chronology of ball tampering controversies

Law 42.3 of the Laws of Cricket prohibits a player from rubbing the ball on the ground for any reason, interfering with any of the seams or the surface of the ball, using any implement, or taking......

'Unfair to Sachin'

Readers' responses toThe naked and the dead - Part 2:It was a very good article but I fail to understand why you missed bad umpiring I am sure the bad decisions played a very crucial role in the......

Statistical highlights, second Test

Virender Sehwag (180) scored his 12th hundred in his 47th Test -- his second in five Tests against West Indies. Sehwag raced to his fifty off just 33 balls, which is the joint second fastest fifty......
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CCl 2016 - Chennai Rhinos vs Kerala Strikers Match Stills

Delhi sanitation workers agree to end strike | Caution over upcoming GDP data subdues equity markets | Suicide bomber kills three soldiers in... ...

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Building Innovative India of the 21st Century

We have an opportunity to start the resurgence of an innovative India today. This will not only entail building new social, legal and economic... ...

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/sme/building-innovative-indiathe-21st-century_5361881.html
IIT experts to study damage

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Puri, Feb 8: Concerned over the rickety state of the Jagamohana of the Shree Jagannath temple, the 12thcentury shrine... ...

http://odishasuntimes.com/2016/02/08/jagamohana-repair-iit-experts-to-study-damage/
Turn Bhogpur railway station into a junction, demand locals

With the Union railway budget just around the corner, residents of Bhogpur town are hoping that their long-pending demand of constructing the... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/punjab/turn-bhogpur-railway-station-into-a-junction-demand-locals/story-No3GSVuKp59BG5CHo1WInL.html
Madras HC restoration project on

Work is to be completed in June this year; all damaged structures are being repaired simultaneously Workers are busy restoring the Madras High... ...

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