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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......

HC rejects Indian priest's plea against extradition to US in rape case

The Delhi high court on Tuesday dismissed as "premature" the plea challenging a trial court order recommending extradition to the USA of Indian Catholic priest Rev Joseph Palanivel Jeyapaul accused......

'There's no word like Chennai in Tamil'

The Chennai Central train station. Photo: Courtesy, Arian Zwegers/Wikimedia.org ‘Madras is a Tamil word while Chennai is Telugu. Without the English, there would have been no Madras.......

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......

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......

COLUMN: SC right to reject Novartis's attempt

Novartis’ threat that it would not introduce new medicines in India after the verdict is hollow, says Anand Grover.While the patients and the generic companies have rejoiced over the Supreme......

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......

'Richard Attenborough was unassuming, he never lost his temper'

Veteran theatre personality Dolly Thakore, who made her film debut as a casting director with Richard Attenborough's Gandhi, kept in touch with him long after work on the multiple award-winning......

'Anurag Kashyap is a father figure. I am his rebel daughter'

'We are at an amazing stage now in terms of the kind of content that is being generated and the filmmakers who are unapologetic about what they make. They don't belong to film families.' 'So what......

Nargis to debut Hollywood film

Get your lowdown on what's going on in the world of Bollywood, right here!Rockstar actress Nargis Fakhri will be playing the role of a secret agent in her debut Hollywood film, to be......

Alok Nath: I have played father to people older than me

Alok Nath suddenly became a social media phenomenon last fortnight, restoring his national celebrity of the 1980s when he dominated the small screen in Ramesh Sippy's Buniyaad. 'I came to Bombay......

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......

Tendulkar 100 hundreds and counting... Check them out

Master bastman Sachin Tendulkar's long wait for his hundredth century in international cricket finally ended when he took a single on the leg side off Shakib Al Hassan, in the 44th......
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Rahul Gandhi
Q. What was the old name of Chennai city?=O))
Rahul Gandhi:  A.  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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Q. Identify the person S Aishwarya
Sigma:  A. Born as Bhanurekha GanesanDOB - 10 October 1954 (age 58)Place of Birth - Madras, Madras State, IndiaOccupatio - actressYears active -...... more

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HC seeks details of Internet offences against women in TN

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Data on complaints should be submitted by September 22, says Judge The Madras High Court Bench here on... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Madurai/hc-seeks-details-of-internet-offences-against-women-in-tn/article6418858.ece?utm_source=Most%20Popular&utm_medium=Madurai&utm_campaign=Widget%20Promo
High on Citation, Low on Academic Reputation

BANGALORE: The only saving grace for Bangalore in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings announced on Tuesday is the Indian... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bangalore/IISc-High-on-Citation-Low-on-Academic-Reputation/2014/09/17/article2435312.ece
Great granddaughter to perform with MS Subbalakshmi's favourite tamburas

BANGALORE: This Friday, when Aishwarya gets on the stage to render kirthanas at an event commemorating the 98th birth anniversary of MS... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/Great-granddaughter-to-perform-with-MS-Subbalakshmis-favourite-tamburas/articleshow/42649037.cms
Solution to Chennai's water crisis may be closer than you think

CHENNAI: As residents drill deeper to find answers to their water crisis, the solution could, in fact, be just beneath their feet. As the number... ...

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An impressive record

PRESERVED FOR POSTERITY At the Records Office Records Office PRESERVED FOR POSTERITY At the Records Office TOPICS A fine example of... ...

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