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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......

PHOTOS: Chennai erupts in celebrations as Amma returns to power

“Since the day of her arrest, we have been praying for her release and comeback to power.  Today all our prayers have been answered.” “We were devastated when we heard that......

Jayalalithaa sworn in as Tamil Nadu chief minister for fifth time

Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah administers oath to AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu at Madras University Centenary Auditorium in Chennai on Saturday. Photograph: R......

After 7 decades in business, Madras Stock Exchange gets Sebi nod for exit

Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India has passed an order allowing 78-year old Madras Stock Exchange Limited to exit the business. MSE will be 14th stock exchange to exit under......

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......

IIT researchers give up cushy jobs to join green revolution

A group of researchers at IIT Kharagpur have turned farmlands near the campus into a 'laboratory' to experiment with new agricultural technologies and help farmers whose land they have......

Budget lays down multiple goals, but fails on fiscal consolidation front: C Rangarajan

Says shifting the roadmap for fiscal consolidation doesn't inspire confidence The Union Budget has introduced several measures to stimulate investments but it fails in terms of fiscal......

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......

Moushumi Chatterjee: I was always a superstar

'I have been dropped from many movies. I did not want to compromise my self-respect.' 'I was born in a house with all the facilities. I had a car and servants. I got married into a family that......

D Ramanaidu: From rice grower to number one filmmaker

Veteran Telugu film producer Dr Daggubbati Ramanaidu passed away into the ages on February 18. In an interview he had granted Rediff.com in September 2010, he tells us how he started making......

'17 hits in 3 years is a record no one else has achieved'

'It is ironic that the guy who set the standard of stardom was forgotten. It was his death that made us remember him again.' Rajesh Khanna would have been 72 on December 29, 2014. Gautam Chintamani......

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......

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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'Madras HC Bar Second to None in India'

CHENNAI:Members of the judiciary should remember that the respect, status and reputation they get in society is all because of the great... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/Madras-HC-Bar-Second-to-None-in-India/2015/05/30/article2840133.ece
Blue Cross Rescues Wounded Piglets After 4-hour Struggle

CHENNAI:After a four-hour operation, members from the Blue Cross finally managed to rescue two piglets that were stuck between a building and a... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/Blue-Cross-Rescues-Wounded-Piglets-After-4-hour-Struggle/2015/05/30/article2840147.ece
Balarama Das passes away

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS K. Balarama Das, Deputy Chairman of Madras Race Club, passed away here on Thursday. He was 77... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/sport/races/balarama-das-passes-away/article7256431.ece
On and off the fairway

Comment · print · T T T+· T- An old photo of the Cochin Golf Club at Bolghatty. Photo: Special Arrangement The Cochin Golf Club at... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/society/cochin-golf-club-on-bolghatty-island-is-one-of-the-oldest-in-india/article7260339.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Tiger Global changes stripes, invests in maker of smart electric scooters

BENGALURU: After the Flipkart founders, New York-based hedge fund Tiger Global has stepped up to invest in Ather Energy, a maker of smart electric... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/auto/news/two-wheelers/scooters-mopeds/tiger-global-changes-stripes-invests-in-maker-of-smart-electric-scooters/articleshow/47472333.cms

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