MADRAS Top Stories
 
The Hindu: We know of a West Mambalam. Where is its eastern counterpart? And what is LakeViewRoad doing there with no waterbody in sight barring the occasional puddle? The answers to both lie in what was once known as the Mambalam Town Planning Scheme Eastern Section...
noodls: (Source: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of the Republic of India) The provisions under which the Food Safety and StandardsAuthority of India (FSSAI) debar/prohibit the food articles having required information printed in the form of stickers on the...
The Times of India: CHENNAI: Agriculture economist Shashanka Bhide has assumed charge as the director of the Madras Institute of Development Studies (MIDS), a think-tank organization on social science researches in India. Specialised in agricultural economics from Iowa State...
The Times of India: MADURAI: The Madurai bench of the Madras high court on Friday ordered to issue notices to Tamil Nadu government officials on a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking basic amenities in refugee camps in Madurai district....
The Times of India: NEW DELHI: The Delhi high court on Friday posted for September 3 a plea seeking a CBI probe into accusations made by Press Council of India chairman MarkandeyKatju that three former Chief Justices of India made "improper compromises" to save a tainted Madras...
The Siasat Daily: Madurai , August 01: The Madras High Court has suggested that banks resort to e-auctioning of properties hypothecated to them. While dismissing a petition filed by a borrower, who opposed e-auctioning of properties, justices M Jaichandren and R Mahadevan of...
The Hindu: The Madras High Court on Thursday said it was a well settled position of law that in award of contracts, the Tamil Nadu government and its agency should act reasonably and fairly at all points of time. To that extent, the tenderer...
The Hindu: The Madras High Court on Thursday directed power utility Tangedco not to finalise a bid/tender for...
The Hindu: The Madras High Court on Thursday dismissed at the admission stage a petition seeking a direction to the Centre to recall the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations in Geneva. The petitioner, K.Balu, an advocate, said the UN...
The Times of India: In the archives maintained by the JesuitMission of Madurai at Shenbaganur near Kodaikanal, there is a Tamil-Latin dictionary of Veeramamunivar — aka Father Beschi, the 18th century Italy-born missionary and scholar of Tamil. But 'Dictionarium...
The Times of India: Udhagamandalam: Small tea cultivators in Nilgiris are worried as green leaf tea prices have been slashed down to Rs 8 per kg. Last month the prices stayed at Rs 11. Though yield was considerably good with a few showers in past months, tea cultivators are...
The Times of India: NEW DELHI: As the new generation of Indian shooters gunned down a record number of medals at the GlasgowGames, former shooter Roopa Unnikrishnan who battled the system and became the first Indian woman shooter to win a CWG gold medal - rifle prone at Kuala...
The Times of India: MADURAI: The Madras high court Madurai bench has sought a reply from the central government on a petition filed against India's participation at the defence conference to be held in Colombo from August 18 to 20. Virudhunagar-based advocate S M...
The Times of India: MADURAI: The Madras high court Madurai bench on Thursday passed interim orders granting stay over the nomination of two syndicate members by the vice-chancellor of Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU) after two writ petitions were filed by some teachers working in...