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'People's President' Kalam laid to rest with full state honours

The 'People's President' was accorded full military honours, including gun salute and playing of the Last Post. Photograph: @SpokespersonMoD/Twitter In a spontaneous outpouring of grief,......

The rise of India's most non-political President

APJ Abdul Kalam was passionate about everything he did. He was perfect, says Aditi Phadnis APJ Abdul Kalam's elevation as president was the brainchild of Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Photograph: PTI Avul......

The war that changed the world

'The Russians had risen to great heights of sacrifice and heroism and won a victory against Hitler and Nazism at such a tremendous cost in spite of being weighed down by the tyranny and oppression......

The uncommon creator of that Common Man

Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman has died at a Pune hospital at the age of 94. Back in 1997, we had carried an excerpt from Past Forward, an autobiographical book which carried anecdotes of eminent......

The uncommon creator of that Common Man

Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman has died at a Pune hospital at the age of 94. Back in 1997, we had carried an excerpt from Past Forward, an autobiographical book which carried anecdotes of eminent......

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......

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......

'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......

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......

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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Gandhian dies for prohibition

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Sasi Perumal atop a 120-feet mobile phone tower at Unnamalaikadai in Kanyakumari district.(Above) Sasi... ...

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How two India-made machines are saving newborns

The four came up with an infant warmer resembling a small sleeping bag that the baby could be strapped into. A phase change material, which would... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/magazines/panache/how-two-low-cost-made-in-india-innovations-miracradle-embrace-nest-are-helping-save-the-lives-of-newborns/articleshow/48310144.cms
Judicial Rap Sends Top Government Officials into Tizzy

CHENNAI:After coming in the line of judicial fire repeatedly, the top brass of the State Government is reviewing all pending court cases, including... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/Judicial-Rap-Sends-Top-Government-Officials-into-Tizzy/2015/08/01/article2950494.ece
Lethargy of Officials in Pacifying Activist Claimed his Life, Alleges Colachel MLA

NAGERCOIL:A more than three-year-long struggle by the Madhu Bothaikku Ethiraana Makkal Iyakkam (People's Movement Against Alcohol Addiction) to... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/Lethargy-of-Officials-in-Pacifying-Activist-Claimed-his-Life-Alleges-Colachel-MLA/2015/08/01/article2951397.ece
12 stops, 50 markets

Markets embody living traditions—they are windows to local culture and markers of a point or two in history, but they are also constantly... ...

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