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SHAME: 1 in 4 Indians still practice untouchability

Children sitting inside cement water pipes play on the Marina beach in Chennai. Photograph: Babu/Reuters Sixty-five years after untouchability was abolished, one in four Indians admit to......

Chennai: 5-year-old girl goes missing from Marina

A five-year old girl who went missing from the Marina Beach in Chennai on May 11 during a family outing remains untraced till Tuesday despite the city police's efforts to locate her. Tamanna,......

Chennai's Marina Beach gets a makeover

A stroll on the famed Marina Beach in Chennai will never be the same again. One of the world's longest beaches, the Marina Beach has just got a Rs 25.92 crore makeover. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M......

Beautified Marina Beach to be opened on Sunday

The beautified Marina Beach, which is sporting a new look with 14 viewing galleries and food courts, will be thrown open to the public on Sunday with the city corporation completing the Rs......

Thackeray dares Lalu to perform Chhat puja in TN

Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray on Thursday dared Union Railway Minister Lalu Prasad to perform the Chhat puja at Marina beach in Chennai, to oppose the imposition of Tamil by the Karunanidhi......

Leela Palace Chennai readying for November opening

Chennai's newest luxury hotel, situated on the southern end of the Marina beach, is being readied to welcome guests. Sea-facing, the Chettinad Palace-inspired opulent hotel from Hotel......

Things other than the new metro that Chennaiites take pride in

Image: A metro train runs on the tracks after Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa flagged off Chennai Metro Rail Limited’s passenger services between Alandur and Koyambedu, in Chennai......

10 cities that are helping India prosper; Delhi tops

Image: A picture taken from the window of passenger airplane shows traffic on a road in New Delhi.Photograph: Fayaz Kabli/Reuters With rapid urbanisation taking place in India, cities......

Sahara's The Plaza 2nd most popular hotel for the uber-rich

Sahara group-owned, The Plaza in New York city is the second most preferred hotel for the uber-rich people globally, said the survey by New World Wealth. Image: The Plaza Hotel, New York City.......

Black money to be taxable under DTC: Govt

Black money parked in tax havens abroad will be taxable income under the Direct Taxes Code Bill, the Centre told the Supreme Court on Wednesday, spelling out a host of measures to retrieve it.......

'Marina beach is the hero of the film'

Pandiraj, who made the delightful children's film Pasanga was one of the most talented finds of 2009. The film was much appreciated and won the National Award for best Tamil film. Pandiraj won the......

Pix: Gul Panag gets married

Gul Panag got married to long-time beau Rishi Attari in style on Sunday in Panchkula, Haryana. Rishi, who has known Gul for 10 years, works as a pilot in a private...

Hollywood movies of the 80s set for a comeback!

It's not just us with an originality crisis. America, after adapting comic books, television shows and theme park rides into megabudget movies, now seems to be fixated on the films of the 80s.......

A look at Malarvady Arts Club

Vineeth Sreenivasan, who has by now proved his credentials as a singer and actor (he has played the hero in two films, Johny Antony's Cycle and V M Vinu's Makante Achan), turns scenarist and......

From Gamyam to Vedam

Radhakrishna (Krish) Jagarlamudi made the critically acclaimed and commercially successful Gamyam more than two years ago. Now Krish is ready to present Vedam starring Allu Arjun, Anushka,......

Olympic sailors, rowers shrug off reports of Rio's polluted waters

Rubbish is pictured at Fundao beach, on the banks of the Guanabara Bay, in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Sergio Moraes/Reuters Sailors and rowers were not worried about getting sick during the Rio......

Beckham's search for Miami soccer stadium approved

Retired soccer star David Beckham and Major League Soccer (MLS) took a step toward fielding a new Miami team as local officials on Tuesday unanimously approved on-going efforts to find a suitable......

India has a great opportunity to win the World Cup: Mongia

Nayan Mongia was one of the best wicketkeeper-batsmen India produced. He figured in the 1996 and 1999 editions of the World Cup and endeared himself to many with a competent job behind the stumps.......

The Very Very Special Test batsman

VVS Laxman has done it again! After guiding India to a thrilling victory in the first against Australia on Tuesday, the Hyderabadi batsman has only bolstered his reputation,......

Lalit Modi demands reconstitution of BCCI disciplinary panel

Suspended IPL Chairman Lailt Modi on Tuesday demanded disbandment of BCCI's disciplinary committee, which will probe his alleged regularities in the running of the Twenty20 league, and said retired......
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Sivaji statue to be shifted

The State government on Tuesday informed the Madras High Court that the statue of thespian Sivaji Ganesan, presently located on Kamarajar Salai... ...

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Shops Lose Money Due to Beach Beautification

CHENNAI: It was in June that the Corporation of Chennai (COC) moved the shops from Marina and Besant Nagar beaches. Dozens of these shops were... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/Shops-Lose-Money-Due-to-Beach-Beautification/2015/09/02/article3005251.ece
Sivaji Statue to be Moved to Proposed Site at RA Puram

CHENNAI: Ending the almost decade-old tussle over the spot at which the statue of late Tamil actor Sivaji Ganesan will be erected, the State... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/Sivaji-Statue-to-be-Moved-to-Proposed-Site-at-RA-Puram/2015/09/02/article3006165.ece
Al Hamra to launch phase 2 of AED1 billion Falcon Island at Cityscape Global

Ras Al Khaimah's largest real estate developer Al Hamra Real Estate Development will return to Cityscape Global in Dubai on 8-10 September 2015,... ...

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Algal bloom hits Vypeen area

Comment · print · T T T+· T- An algal bloom has reportedly hit the Kuzhippally beach in Vypeen on Thiruvonam Day. It was the pungent... ...

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