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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......

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......

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......

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......

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......

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,......

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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Honoured for Gesture, Sports

CHENNAI: The Rotary Club of Madras honoured Suneel, founder and managing trustee of Ungalukagha Charitable Trust, for supporting people who need... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/Honoured-for-Gesture-Sports/2015/05/04/article2795771.ece
Age no bar for a super-specialty degree

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Dr. Bose, who has worked at CMC Vellore and JIPMER, now runs his own clinic in Aruppukottai near Madurai... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/age-no-bar-for-a-superspecialty-degree/article7166767.ece
No answers still from Unilever

Protesters stage a demonstration in front of the closed HUL thermometer factory in Kodaikanal. Chennai: The Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150504/nation-current-affairs/article/no-answers-still-unilever
64th Bus Day today

The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) will observe the 64th Bus Day on Monday to encourage the use of public transport. Along... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/475503/64th-bus-day-today.html
Pa. Ranjith to direct Rajinikanth's next film

Chennai: Director Pa. Ranjith has been roped in to direct Rajinikanth in his yet-untitled next Tamil project, according to industry sources.... ...

http://english.manoramaonline.com/entertainment/entertainment-news/pa-ranjith-to-direct-rajinikanths-next-film.html

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