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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......

Bangalore is officially Bengaluru from now

Shedding the colonial name, Bangalore on Saturday became Bengaluru synchronising with the state formation day -- Karnataka Rajyotsava. In tandem, 11 other cities across Karnataka were also......

'There has been a big rush in youngsters wanting to get into ISRO'

'The most noteworthy feature of the Indian space programme is that all the unique achievements have been made by engineers from small towns who have had a non elite upbringing and who have grown......

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......

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,......

Review: Madras is a must watch!

Director Pa Ranjith’s Madras is an intense emotional drama that gives you a ringside view of the lives of the underprivileged in North Chennai, says S Saraswathi. Director Pa......

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......

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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ARCHANA NADKARNI
Q. Madras is the old name of which city?
ARCHANA NADKARNI:  A.  more

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Q. What was the old name of Chennai city?=O))
Rahul Gandhi:  A. Chennai more

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Q. F F F what is the old name of Chennai ?
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Q. how old is actress Rekha ... ???
Radhika Ahuja:  A. Madras more

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HC doubts rape victim's statement, acquits accused

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS It is a settled canon of criminal jurisprudence that the conviction of an accused cannot be based... ...

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Going the extra mile to restore Ripon building to original glory

By Shilpa Elizabeth CHENNAI: Ripon building, today the seat of Corporation of Chennai, has been towering over the city for over a 100 years now.... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/magazines/panache/authorities-going-the-extra-mile-to-restore-chennais-ripon-building-to-its-original-glory/articleshow/45314632.cms
State promises action on plate registration

State government assured the Madras high court on Friday that it would look into the matter relating to the alleged manufacture, sale and use of... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141129/nation-current-affairs/article/state-promises-action-plate-registration
Jayalalithaa may get off the hook in I-T case by paying a fine

CHENNAI: AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa may soon be able to extricate herself from the 18-year-old income tax returns cases, as the Central Board of... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/india/Jayalalithaa-may-get-off-the-hook-in-I-T-case-by-paying-a-fine/articleshow/45314001.cms
Chennai to get a Golden Temple touch

Specialised artisans from the North will help restore a 100-year-old heritage temple in the city Artisans specialising in intricate artwork of... ...

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