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Madras HC summons archaeologist who okayed demolition of 400-yr-old temple

Taking serious view of demolition of a nearly 400-year-old temple, the Madras high court has directed the consultant Archaeologist/Conservationist K T Narasimhan to appear in person before the......

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......

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......

The investor who took a $1.1billion bet on Modi

The IIT-Madras alumnus, Prem Watsa, who moved to Canada for an MBA programme and settled there, is not new to investing in India. Image: Prem Watsa’s track record is rather impressive.......

This IITian's venture is educating poor children in villages

Hippocampus Learning Centres bridges urban-rural gap through affordable, quality pre-schooling for kids, finds Anita Babu. Four-year-old Meghana Gowda loves her kindergarten classes. She......

How the Bankruptcy Bill will ease insolvency cases in India

The Bankruptcy Bill seeks to ensure predictability of outcome for creditors, it also proposes to reduce possible delays in several ways, notes Aparna Ravi. Last week, the Bankruptcy Law Reform......

'I want Rocky Handsome to hit numbers I haven't seen before'

'I compare Rocky Handsome to Bajrangi Bhaijaan. Bajrangi (trailer) did not tell you much but when you came out of the theatre, you said it was a beautiful film and felt that......

Rajinikanth's Kabali teaser to be out in March?

The latest updates from the Tamil film industry. Post-production work is on in full swing for superstar Rajinikanth’s Kabali. While there is no official confirmation on a release date, fans......

Talvar is a smart film

'Talvar belongs to Irrfan Khan, who plays the chief investigating officer. With each new film,' reports Aseem Chhabra from the Toronto film festival, 'this very fine actor continues to surprise us......

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......

Cricketers who lost their battle to the Big C

On Thursday morning, the world woke up to the news of the death of iconic New Zealand cricketer Martin Crowe. He was 53. A teenage prodigy who went on to carve an illustrious career with his......

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......
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Tamil Nadu yet to hand over land rights

Chennai : Even as the political parties are vying with each other to take credit for inclusion of Narikuravar community in ST list, the issue of... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/310516/tamil-nadu-yet-to-hand-over-land-rights.html
Work is worship for this RK Nagar amma

CHENNAI: It was a pleasant surprise to her colleagues when R Sasireka, a 28-year-old first-time councillor representing the AIADMK for Ward 41 in R... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/Work-is-worship-for-this-RK-Nagar-amma/2016/05/31/article3459136.ece
Chennai Port to see investments of Rs 1,500 crore

The Chennai Port Trust will see investments of around Rs 1,500 crore over the next five years, towards many development activities to improve... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/549582/chennai-port-see-investments-rs.html
Hundreds pay homage to late son of LTTE chief in Chennai

Hundreds of people gathered in Chennai on Sunday to pay homage to late Balachandran, son of the late founder of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/hundreds-pay-homage-to-late-son-of-ltte-chief-in-chennai-news-national-qf4nLyecgcabh.html
A Time When 120% Was Common

There is so much hue-and-cry about scoring centums in board exams these days. But scoring 120% was a routine affair some 50 years back in our... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/education/edex/A-Time-When-120-Was-Common/2016/05/30/article3454961.ece

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