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Happy birthday, Chennai!

A name that kindles the old world charm, 'Madras,' in its latest avatar Chennai, turned 375 on Friday as festivities marked the birthday of this historic coastal city in South India.In the run up......

Woman seeks 1cr compensation from TN AIDS body

A 25-year-old housewife has moved the Madras High Court seeking Rs one crore as compensation and a public apology from the Tamil Nadu AIDS Control Society for publishing her photograph along with......

'She moulded us into good human beings'

Rukmini Devi: Destined to danceKrishnanveni Lakshman was just three years old when her parents moved to Madras. Her initiation into dance began at the age of five. She continued to be associated......

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......

Dr Singh, Sonia conferred D.Litt

The 150-year-old Madras University on Friday conferred Honorary Doctorates of Literature (D.Litt) on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M......

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......

Coming to India and making

Success in manufacturing is not just about being cheap -- cheap labour, cheap land, cheap power and low or no taxes, says Ajit Balakrishnan. When the talk turns to finding jobs for India's young......

Coming to India and making

In reality, all "manufacturing" and all manufacturers are not the same. One dimension to see the difference is by the degree of research and developed intensity, as a recent study in the European......

Waste pickers in Pune teach municipality cleanliness lesson

Waste pickers in Pune force corporates and the municipality to address safe disposal of sanitary napkins, notes Soma BasuFor two years, a waste pickers’ cooperative in Pune had been trying to......

Bombay, Black Friday, Parzania: Top 11 Real to Reel Stories

Looking at the most touching Hindi movies inspired by true-life events.Hard-hitting reality inspires filmmakers to make powerful movies. Be it biopics, natural calamities, historical events or......

Birthday Special: Nargis Fakhri is the queen of the ramp!

The stunner turns 35 today, October 20.In 2011, Nargis Fakhri burst on the 70 mm screen in India (with Imtiaz Ali's Rockstar) with a gorgeous face with a pout that rivaled Angelina Jolie's and......

Ranjith: All my characters are real

Two years ago, director Pa Ranjith created a sensation with his debut film, Attakathi, a breezy romantic comedy. The film was a huge success and earned rave reviews. His second venture, Madras,......

Review: Madras is a must watch!

Director Pa Ranjith’s Madras is an intense emotional drama that gives you a ringside view of the lives of the underprivileged in North Chennai, says S Saraswathi. Director Pa......

Humaima, Nargis, Sara Loren: Pakistani hotties come to India!

A look at the current lot of Pakistani beauties on the Indian horizon! Pakistani entertainers are all over the place. If their television serials have caught the collective fancy of Indian living......

Asian Games: Khushbir wins silver as India bag four medals in athletics

India's Khushbir Kaur celebrates after winning the silver medal in the women's 20km race walk. Photograph: PTI Photos India's track and field athletes put behind the disappointment of denying an......

Unique initiative by OGQ to raise money for Indian athletes

After helping four Indian athletes win medals at the London Olympics in 2012, Olympic Gold Quest has now embarked on another mission.While their primary target is supporting as many top Indian......

Ankeet Chavan granted bail to get married

Rajasthan Royals cricketer Ankeet Chavan, arrested on suspicion of spot-fixing in the just-concluded IPL, was granted conditional bail so he can get married on Sunday, his lawyer said. A Delhi......

Cook misses double ton but England grind India

Alastair Cook played the sheet anchor's role to perfection, while Jonathan Trott (87) and Kevin Pietersen (54) excelled in supporting roles. Thanks to the collaboration of these three top order......

Alankamony clinches her second WISPA title

Asian junior gold medallist Anaka Alankamony claimed her second title and first one abroad in the women's professional squash tour when she stunned top seed Kylie Lindsay of New Zealand in the......
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ARCHANA NADKARNI
Q. Madras is the old name of which city?
ARCHANA NADKARNI:  A.  more

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Rahul Gandhi
Q. What was the old name of Chennai city?=O))
Rahul Gandhi:  A. Chennai more

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Q. F F F what is the old name of Chennai ?
Sigma:  A. Madras pattanam more

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Q. how old is actress Rekha ... ???
Radhika Ahuja:  A. Madras more

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Chennai police arrest fake cop who raped college girl

The accused, S Bharathiraja alias Arunmozhi, is a married man and has an eight-month-old daughter. ...

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UoM seeks rare photographs for centenary souvenir

Among the several activities taken up ahead of the centenary celebrations of the University of Mysore (UoM), is a compilation of the history of the... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/450223/uom-seeks-rare-photographs-centenary.html
Making sense of the truck ban

Hopelessly trapped in a mile-long traffic gridlock, Pradeep Kumar cursed his stars. A monstrous concrete mixer had just joined the queue from a... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/450183/making-sense-truck-ban.html
On the right lane

Pockets of niceness can be found even in the constant whining about the state of our traffic. All it takes is willingness SUNNY SIDE UP The... ...

http://www.bangaloremirror.com/columns/sunday-read/On-the-right-lane/articleshow/45663386.cms
Mother seeks probe into gangrape of daughter

A 22-year-old girl, the daughter of a daily wage labourer, was allegedly brutally gangraped for eight days before she died on December 4 in the... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141228/nation-crime/article/mother-seeks-probe-gangrape-daughter

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