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Former DMK minister arrested in land grabbing case

Former Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam minister M P Swaminathan was on Monday arrested at Tirupur near Coimbatore in connection with a land grabbing case, police said. The former highways minister was......

MS Swaminathan supports Naidu's hunger strike

Rajya Sabha member and chairman of the Swaminathan Foundation, M S Swaminathan, on Friday extended his support to Telugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu's indefinite hunger strike but......

Canada varsity honours Green Revolution pioneer

Dr M S Swaminathan, who was among the scientists instrumental in heralding India's Green Revolution, will be conferred with an honourary degree by the University of Alberta, Edmonton, on October 7.......

Swaminathan nominated to Rajya Sabha

Father of India's first green revolution and noted agriculture scientist M S Swaminathan has been nominated to the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of Parliament.Swaminathan, 81, till recently the......

Spotted! Suresh with George Bush

Reader Balaji Swaminathan sends us this picture of his brother Suresh with United States President George W Bush. 'This picture was taken during Bush's presidential election campaign way back in......

'Walmart contributes to increase in poverty'

Foreign direct investment fetish helps a tiny (powerful) minority in our country, says Hema Swaminathan, Assistant Professor, Centre for Public Policy, Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore.......

Why did the economy go back to the 1991 position?

As the heat over foreign direct investment in retail rises, not only the opposition parties but people like Swaminathan Gurumurthy, Convenor of Swadeshi Jaagran Manch, are also fiercely against the......

The success story of a serial entrepreneur

Swaminathan K, an alumnus of IIM-B, can be described as a serial entrepreneur who started young; in fact, from his school days. Identifying problems and solving them through his innovative......

Why India will never see a 2nd Green Revolution

Forty years ago Monkombu Sambasivan Swaminathan helped rescue the world from growing famine and a deepening gloom over the future of food supplies. Today, public policy projects itself as......

High prices man-made: Swaminathan

Noted argiculture scientist M S Swaminathan said on Friday the current rise in food inflation is likely to persist for some time in urban India and described price rise as "man-made"."High food......

Where are the Malhotras and Swaminathans of 2 States REALLY from?

Wonder where the Punjabis and Tamilians in this week's release 2 States are from in real life?Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor play a young couple from the opposite sides of the Vindhyas.Based on Chetan......

"I want to write Rajnikant's biography..."

Roopa Swaminathan, author of the National Award-winning book, Star Dust, Vignettes from the fringes of the Film Industry, calls herself a hardcore Mumbaiite who loves cinema and grew up watching......

K Balachander's finest films

Hailed as one of the finest filmmakers of his time, K Balachander, who passed into the ages on December 23, has left behind a rich legacy of hard-hitting films, some of which have been routinely......

Review: Nothing should keep you from watching 2 States

Krish's relationship with his family, particularly his mother, is better explored than his relationship with Ananya, which results in 2 States being more of a deep and meaningful family drama than......

Review: Moodar Koodam is hilarious

Comedy and satire are beautifully interwoven in Moodar Koodam with excellent support from the cast, opines S Saraswathi. The enthusiastic response of audiences to films such as......

Half point for Sowmya against top seed Tiviakov

Pune based Woman Grandmaster Sowmya Swaminathan snatched half a point against top seed Grandmaster Sergei Tiviakov of The Netherlands in an exciting third round game in the Apollo Engineering......

Humpy, Harika in second round of World Championship

Koneru Humpy effortlessly defeated Denise Frick of South Africa while D Harika outplayed compatriot Soumya Swaminathan to move to the second round of the women's World Chess Championship, in Khanty......

One plus two equals fiasco

Hey, all.Subsequent to writing that piece on the Challenger, I saw, on Rediff, a thoughtful piece by R Swaminathan-- Swami, as we know him-- on the marketing of the event.Coincidentally, two of the......

Women's world chess: Harika bags silver, bronze for Humpy

Indian Grandmaster Dronavalli Harika and Koneru Humpy came up with fine individual performances to win a silver and a bronze, respectively, even as the Indian eves finished fourth in the women's......

World team chess: India women out of medal contention following loss to Georgia

India's chances of a medal went up in smoke as the team crashed to a heavy loss against Georgia in the seventh round of the World Women's Team Chess Championship in Chengdu, China. In a shocking......
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NHRC gets DM's report, seeks petitioner's comment

ational Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought the comments of a petitioner after getting report of the District Collector of Nabarangpur on... ...

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Nations need both guns and grains

As Buddha said: “Words without context have no meaning.” Quoting words without an understanding of the original context or knowledge of where... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/op-ed/nations-need-both-guns-and-grains-641
Stop Parking on Promenade, Say Besant Nagar Residents

CHENNAI:Fifty-two-year-old Vijayalakshmi Chandrashekar has been a resident of Besant Nagar for more that four decades. Nevertheless, when she... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/Stop-Parking-on-Promenade-Say-Besant-Nagar-Residents/2015/05/04/article2795794.ece
Where do we find shelter now?

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Where do we go now? The question seemed to reverberate across Banaswadi as bulldozers and policemen spread... ...

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Another reason to smile for this family

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Legendary:The 119-year-old Vadakkathu Tharavadu at Anakkara in Palakkad, and (inset) Subhashini Ali.... ...

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