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Evicted from Puducherry's Aurobindo ashram family attempts suicide, 3 dead

A day after five sisters from Bihar were evicted by the police from Aurobindo Ashram in Puducherry following a Supreme Court order, two of them and their mother allegedly committed suicide by......

Bangalore is officially Bengaluru from now

Shedding the colonial name, Bangalore on Saturday became Bengaluru synchronising with the state formation day -- Karnataka Rajyotsava. In tandem, 11 other cities across Karnataka were also......

'There has been a big rush in youngsters wanting to get into ISRO'

'The most noteworthy feature of the Indian space programme is that all the unique achievements have been made by engineers from small towns who have had a non elite upbringing and who have grown......

Villagers file case against 'preacher' IAS officer

'The Constitution allows me the Right to Freedom of Speech and Religious Freedom. But this is not religion... this is spiritual discourse,' says IAS officer C Umashankar, who is being prosecuted in......

'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.......

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......

Supreme court tells DLF to pay Rs 630-cr fine

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed DLF, the country’s largest real estate player, to deposit Rs 630 crore (Rs 6.3 billion) in the registry within three months. The court rejected the......

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......

Conservative Chennai ready to splurge on luxury brands

Indulekha Aravind finds out what is driving the change in Chennai."After years abroad... I came 'home' to a metropolis in 1968-69 but found it essentially unchanged. True, the town I had known had......

The inspiring story of a million-dollar company

OrangeScape, one of the most successful start-ups in India, was in the news last month, when it was named the prime technology partner for 'Google App Engine'.With this, OrangeScape has moved to......

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......

Remembering Vaali

People from all walks of life and political inclinations, budding and aspiring poets and lyricists, looked at Tamil lyricist Vaali for inspiration, writes N Sathiya Moorthy, in his tribute to the......

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.......

Priyamani on Raavan

Working with Mani Ratnam is a dream come true for any actor. Priyamani is one of the lucky few to work with the ace director in the upcoming bilingual Raavan (Raavanan in Tamil) starring......

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......

  People speak for madras town

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sanjay
Q. BanaRAS...hathRAS.....aur kitne shahar hai jinke naam mein RAS hai...
Sanjay:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/banaras...hathras.....aur-kitne-shahar-hai-jinke-naam-mein-r/27411595/answers/

Uncommon Freind
Q. Fun : Why red eyes are called Madras Eyes ? Why not Bombay Eyes or Delhi Eyes ??
Uncommon Freind:  A. madrasKailaras (town in MP) more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/fun--why-red-eyes-are-called-madras-eyes--why-not-bombay-eye/25750510/answers/27411600

sigma
Q. Identify the person M K Thiagaraja Bhagavadher
Sigma:  A. Conjunctivitis (commonly called "pinkeye" or "Madras eye" is an acute inflammation of the conjunctiva (the outermost layer of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/identify-the-person-m-k-thiagaraja-bhagavadher/25139589/answers/25750571

anuj
Q. What are Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities?Name a few of them in India?
Anuj:  A. Mayavaram Krishnamurthy Thyagaraja Bhagavathar (Tamil: ) (1 March 1901 1 November 1959), also called M.K.T., was a Tamil film actor, producer...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-are-tier-2-and-tier-3-citiesname-a-few-of-them-in-india/24917617/answers/25139602

khabardar
Q. Identify Ramanujam and his works ?
Khabardar:  A. METROS AND BIG CITIES ARE TIER ONE CITIESTIER CITIES ARE SMALLER CITIES LIKE PUNE , COIMBATORE , NOIDA ETC.TIER THREE CITIES ARE THOSE CITIES THAT...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/identify-ramanujam-and-his-works-/22692604/answers/24917643

  Web results for Madras Town
Automotive aftermarket currently undergoing positive transformation

at 11:25 am | The Indian automotive spareparts market is expected to grow from Rs. 28,000 crores around two years back to Rs. 37,000 crores... ...

http://www.motorindiaonline.in/aftermarket/automotive-aftermarket-currently-undergoing-positive-transformation/
10 years after Indian Ocean tsunami, scars not healed yet

The coastline of Nagapattinam(Photo: DC/K Karthikeyan) Chennai: It has been 10 years since the tsunami made its devastating strike in the... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141226/nation-current-affairs/article/tsunami-scars-not-fully-healed-yet
DJ Tuhin Mehta completes 20 years in the music arena

One half of DJ duo Brute Force, Tuhin recently completed 20 years as a DJ. Mehta has played across the country and more recently at several... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/music/news/DJ-Tuhin-Mehta-completes-20-years-in-the-music-arena/articleshow/45640359.cms
This season Royal hockey players have a reason to give

Bengaluru: 'Play on I say', was Devaraj's favourite slogan. He was neither a coach nor a hockey strategist in the traditional sense. But he had a... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/This-season-Royal-hockey-players-have-a-reason-to-give/articleshow/45634842.cms
University no 1

Indian students, British scholarships Posted 11 hours ago Global degrees for Asian students, a click away Posted 2 weeks ago British Council... ...

http://digitallearning.eletsonline.com/2014/12/university-no-1/

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