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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 ancient heritage behind our railway bridges

Of the thousands of railway bridges in India, 36,470 are more than 100 years old, and 6,680 are more than 140 years old! But of these, only 21 rank on the Heritage Directorate of the Indian......

Why it will take weeks to tune ATMs

With about 2,000 qualified engineers to service ATMs across the country, it is an uphill task to modify 220,000 machines, Nupur Anand and Anup Roy report. It is more than a week now and the......

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.......

Review: Kabali will disappoint Rajinikanth fans

If not for the hype and stunning trailer, which promised an all-out Rajini masala entertainer, Kabali would have been far more enjoyable, feels S Saraswathi. So much has been written,......

40 years and the Rajini mania still continues

S Saraswathi traces the movie Supernova's journey in show business. Rajinikanth began his acting career in 1975. As Kabali releases, a look at how an ordinary bus conductor in Bangalore grew to be......

'Rajinikanth is god, other actors are devotees'

'Top actors came to me while Kabali was being shot, to ask me to cast them in at least one scene with Thalaivar -- even if it required them to clean a table on the side while Thalaivar is......

'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......

Chennai Test: Rahul's 199 leads India's strong reply

PHOTOS: India vs England, 5th Test, Day 3 IMAGE: India's K L Rahul celebrates his century against England on Day 3 of the 5th Test in Chennai on Sunday. Photograph: BCCI Talented opener K L......

Ranji: Delhi, Bengal on top; Mumbai in trouble

IMAGE: Shreevats Goswami celebrates his double century with skipper Manoj Tiwary. Shreevats Goswami finally came out of Wriddhiman Saha's shadow to hit a career best 225 which enabled Bengal......

Which Indian has the best average in the 4th innings?

Rajneesh Gupta presents all the numbers from the first Test in Rajkot. IMAGE: It may be difficult to believe, but Virat Kohli has the highest batting average in the fourth innings of Tests among......

112 Tests of England-India cricket rivalry

Rajneesh Gupta presents glimpses of India-England Test history. IMAGE: India's captain Ajit Wadekar in action during the third Test against England at the Oval in London, August 1971.India won the......

Celebrating 500th Test: India's most memorable wins at home

As India gets set to play its 500th Test, Rajneesh Gupta presents India's memorable Test victories at home. IMAGE: V V S Laxman, left, congratulated by Adam Gilchrist after scoring a double......
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Story of execution of state's martyrs to be made a book

Termed the Jallianwala Bagh massacre of Karnataka, the execution of 9 of the 19 freedom fighters by the British government, which was never part of... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/608293/story-execution-states-martyrs-made.html
Inside Tamil Nadu's thirsty villages

IMAGE: A boy collects drinking water for his family from a small well dug into a beach in Chennai. Photograph: Reuters With a 60 per cent rainfall... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/inside-tamil-nadus-thirsty-villages-/20170425.htm
HT scribe wins Journalist of Change Mobility award

Snigdha Poonam, a journalist from the Hindustan Times based in New Delhi, has won the 2017 Journalist of Change Mobility Award. Poonam received... ...

http://news.rediff.com/commentary/2017/apr/24/ht-scribe-wins-journalist-of-change-mobility-award/decaacbce28e88191dea96903b42a24c
Sludge enters house in Old Washermanpet area, owner slams authorities

Nishraf, whose parents' house in Old Washermanpet area of Chennai had its floors covered with sludge, lashed out at the authorities and demanded... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/chennai-sludge-old-washermanpet-drainage-system-sanitation-civic-body/1/933554.html
Last day, Last show

Sudeshna Bannerjee While ot­her th­eatres screened a mere mo­vie, Regal made you experience life in its many-splendoured hues. For generations... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/news/last-day-last-show-643

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