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Vegan days of Madras high court are over!

Non-vegetarian food arrives in Madras high court campus canteens. Putting an end to the century-old practice of not serving non-vegetarian food in canteens in the high court campus, a group of......

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......

India's controversial 'messengers of God'

Controversial godwoman Radhe Maa has often been slammed for her ostentatious lifestyle. Yet her ardent devotees have often chosen to ignore critics and immerse themselves in her ‘aura’.......

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......

'India Calling' moment for Prem Watsa as his funds get aggressive

Fairfax Financial Holdings made three investments in a month: including open offer for IIFL, buy out of Kuoni's India operation and majority stake in NCMS Prem Watsa, known as the “Canadian......

Meet 10 Indians who head global tech companies

With Sundar Pichai becoming the CEO of Google, India has one more reason to cheer its prowess in the global IT sector.  Image: Sundar Pichai with wife Anjali. Photograph: Stephen......

2G scam casts big shadow on Maran's Sun Network

The latest round of trouble comes at a time when Sun TV is facing tough competition in Tamil Nadu. The investigation into the 2G scam hangs like Damocles' sword over Sun TV Network, one of India's......

40 years of Sholay: Jai, Veeru, Basanti THEN and NOW!

Rediff.com celebrates 40 years of the beloved movie classic. 'Indian film history can be divided into Sholay BC and Sholay AD,' believes filmmaker Shekhar Kapur.The maker of Mr India isn't......

Father's Day Special: Getting to know Pran

'By the 1960s, my father was very busy with his movies but he took time off for his kids. He taught me cycling and roller skating. He would play chess with my brothers.' 'He was good at drawing......

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......

Six GREAT comebacks in Test cricket

Teams emerging from the brink of defeat to win an improbable victory. Rajneesh Gupta highlights six memorable Tests. Sri Lanka were down and out on the first three days of the first Test at Galle......

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......
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Tribute to an exceptional scholar

The volume under review, carefully prepared by members of the staff of Calcutta University Library and edited by the eminent historian and... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/8th-day/tribute-to-an-exceptional-scholar/86192.html
3 held for pushing man to death in Chennai

Police have arrested three people for murdering a 25-year-old man on Tuesday by pushing him into the Velachery Lake after a quarrel. ...

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She's got the power

I met Suhasini Maniratnam at the most unlikely place — in Bergamo, Italy. Daughter of actor Charuhasan, niece of Kamal Haasan, and wife of... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/498034/shes-got-power.html
When US, UK doctors refuse to prescribe Indian drugs, it reeks of racism

Greg Jefferys, a 61-year-old historian and author from Australia, hit international headlines when he flew to Chennai to use generic sofosbuvir to... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/sunday-times/all-that-matters/When-US-UK-doctors-refuse-to-prescribe-Indian-drugs-it-reeks-of-racism/articleshow/48725863.cms
Lakshman Raja

I have been working in, and then running my own medical store. I am 50 years old now. My grandfather worked in a medical company and it was he who... ...

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