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Inmate's rape allegation casts shadow over Akshaya Trust

A 23-year-old inmate who escaped from the Akshaya Trust home, founded by CNN hero Narayanan Krishnan, alleges that she was raped. This has cast a shadow over the non-profit organization, that......

May day! May day! for the Marxists

The Marxists are heading for their worst debacle in many elections. How will May 16, 2014 affect India's Communists? T V R Shenoy surveys the landscape. The first of May -- Labour Day -- is a red......

Pujas performed over SC freeing Nataraja temple of government control

Special pujas were performed at the famous Nataraja temple at Chidambaram in Cuddalore  district as a mark of gratitude to the Supreme Court's ruling that the 1000-year-old Shiva temple will......

Retracing the Silk Route in breathtaking Kazakhstan

From the steely town of Temirtav to the cultural capital of Almaty, the Silk Route winding through Kazakhstan has a lot to offer, finds Sudha Mahalingam Six days after it was flagged off from......

In Jaya's House of Cards, she is the Queen, the rest are jokers

Off with his head! And Tamil Nadu education minister Vaigai Selvan loses his job, the fourth in the ministry to be dismissed since 2011. But that is the chief minister's style, reports S Murari.......

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......

A professor's multi-million-dollar bread biz

Fifty-four-year-old M Mahadevan is today known not only in India, but overseas too, as 'Hot Breads Mahadevan'. His journey from being a professor at the Madras University to an entrepreneur in......

Telecom body urges India to liberalise the sector

Association of Unified Telecom Service Providers of India (AUSPI) is the representative industry body of Unified Access Service Licensees providing telecom services in the country with CDMA......

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......

Newtonin Moonram Vidhi is a masala thriller

Tamil director S J Surya has always been known to combine his racy screenplays with risque story-tellingand his last few outings have been unanimously condemned by family audiences. This time, he's......

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

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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

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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
The breathing stones of Mamallapuram

The stones that came to life at the hands of the Pallava sculptors here have been breathing for the last 1,500 years. And the stones that have just... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/the-breathing-stones-of-mamallapuram/15444191
136-year-old granite plaque discovered

A few metres away from Misri Complex on Narayana Mudali Street in Sowcarpet of north Chennai lies one of the treasures of Old Madras: a... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/chen-society/136yearold-granite-plaque-discovered/article6204801.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Anjaneya Swami Temple Nanganallur

Nanganallur the satellite town to the city of Chennai, formerly Madras, located about 10 Km from the city and 5 Km from the Airport, is now known... ...

http://chennaionline.com/Religion/Temples/20142911022948/Anjaneya-Swami-Temple--Nanganallur.col
Residents fume over lack of civic amenities

: Residents of Nawab Habibullah Nagar, Mudichur, have requested the Mudichur Panchayat to ensure better civic amenities in the locality.... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/downtown/residents-fume-over-lack-of-civic-amenities/article6203796.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
A great poet, a great war

Born in 1882, Subramania Bharati's political career began in the end of 1904. Less than four years later he would be forced into exile, an ordeal... ...

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