MADRAS Top Stories

The Times of India: CHENNAI: It was the loss of a life dear to her that spurred S Nathiya's decision to turn rescuer. Three years ago, as Nathiya watched the body of her uncle being taken for cremation, she decided she was going to learn how to save drowning people. "My uncle was...
Newstrack India: Kochi, Dec 4 (IANS) The humble coconut has been in existence for over 3,000 years, but it was only in 1916 that the CoconutResearch Station was initially established by the then Madras government at Kasaragod which later became part of the Kerala state in...
The Times of India: MADURAI: The Madurai bench of the Madras high court dismissed the bail application of two accused, booked by the Madurai police under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPSAct) for possessing contraband. The single judge, who refused bail...
The Times of India: Chennai: Magistrates can authorise detention of National Investigation Agency (NIA) suspects up to 180 days, the Madras high court has said, adding that there was nothing wrong in the extension of remand of Riswan Sheriff, arrested along with five others,...
Politico: Driving the Day GoodSaturday morning. There are two GW alumni among us, so: Raise High! GW vs. USF tips at 2 p.m. WHAT’S GATES UP TO? -- Bob Gates didn’t think much of Donald Trump during the campaign. He penned an op-ed blasting the candidate as unfit for...
The Times of India: CHENNAI: As an LGBT activist, Malini Jeevarathnam was deeply disturbed by instances of lesbian suicide she heard about. That's when she decided to make a film about it. `Ladies and Gentlewomen', a 47-minute documentary she made on lesbian love, life and...
The Times of India: CHENNAI: An innocuous writ proceeding in the Madras high court relating to assets and violations by an individual councillor could now lead to the framing of a game-changing poll rule in Tamil Nadu....
The Economic Times: Cookpad, which currently provides services in 15 languages across 57 countries, said it will be visiting IIT campuses at Delhi, Madras and Hyderabad. ......
The Times of India: CHENNAI: If the Tamil NaduMedical Council (TNMC) and the health department are to be believed, there was only one rogue medical practitioner who had illegally offered sex determination tests in an entire year. The lone doctor K Ramachandran, who runs...
The Times of India: CHENNAI: With placements at IIT-Madras shooting up to 137 by the end of the evening session that concluded at 11pm on Thursday and another 89 that companies made in the morning session of Day 2, the total offers to students of the premier technical institution...
The Times of India: CHENNAI: Besides paying a pittance (between 55 and 110) as annual property tax for his palatial bungalows, a city councilor had declared in his election affidavit that he had no immovable property, though he ownined at least four houses on East Coast Road....
The Times of India: Mumbai: On Day Two of placements at Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay, saw two students—Aditi Laddha and Pranjal Khare—being picked by Uber. Oracle selected two candidates, Harsha Reddy and KothapalliKrishna. Four others—Chandra MohanSoni, MohammedOwais...
The Times of India: CHENNAI: The fire and rescue services department will soon come out with a comprehensive report on the non-fire safety compliant buildings in the Chennai Metropolitan Area (CMA). While the Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) has announced that...
The Times of India: MADURAI: The Madurai bench of the Madras high court on Friday directed the Union finance ministry to file a counter to the charge that the Devanagari form of the numeral 2,000 has been used in the recently released Rs 2,000 currency notes without...