MADRAS Top Stories

The Times of India: CHENNAI: The recent order of the NationalGreen Tribunal (NGT) banning diesel vehicles over 10 years old from Delhi roads was widely criticized as being a case of impractical overreach. A review of recent verdicts and cases at the southern bench of NGT shows...
The Hindu: Try to be true to yourself. Ask yourself what would make you get up every day eager to go to work. Allow yourself to respond to your inner voice,” said Prof. Ramamurthi, Director, IIT Madras. He was the chief guest at the 11th edition of The Hindu...
The changemaker2015-04-19
The Hindu: Malayalam cinema certainly owes a lot to P.N. Menon. The filmmaker who heralded a new wave in Malayalam cinema with his bold films, Menon’s most significant contribution was liberating it from the clutches of drama. It was he who decided to take the bold...
Big News Network: A PIL petition has been filed in the Madras High Court seeking to grant an interim injunction on the construction of 960 flats by the Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board (TNSCB) at Madukkarai and ......
Big News Network: Even as the Transport Department stated that speed governors have been installed in almost all omnibuses in the State, the Madras High Court directed the government to verify the vehicles and file a ......
The Hindu: Like Wilde, I’ve put my genius into my life and merely my talent into my writing,” says V. Lakshman, a character from Shashi Tharoor’s Riot (2001), a story of forbidden love, inescapable identity and contradictory truths, set against the...
The Fort at 3752015-04-19
The Hindu: Our ‘Happy Birthday’ to Fort St George is a few days early. But I don’t have a column on Thursdays, so I hope others will do the wishing on April 23 (Miscellany, January 5). Among them I hope will be the Government of Tamil Nadu which had...
Big News Network: It baffles me how I missed the MadrasLiterary Society (MLS), a library located inside the DPIComplex on College Road. A resident of Nungambakkam for 10 years, I have been priding myself on knowing ......
Big News Network: But the department of surgical gastroenterology at Madras Medical College (now an institute) does things differently. Later this year, five undergraduate students of the department will travel to Sao ......
The Times of India: Actress Kaniha's cameo appearance in Maniratnam's recent release OK Kanmani apparently...
The Times of India: His peers are indulging in films and cricket as the summer vacation has started. But Chennai lad, 13-year-old S Sudarshan, is prepping up to participate in the International Space Development Conference, to be held next month in Toronto, after winning the...
The Hindu: Till very recently, it was star hotels or nothing, if one wanted to step out for a brunch on a lazy morning in the city. However, increasingly, residents have varied options to choose from with many standalone restaurants and cafes offering brunches apart from...
Big News Network: Software major Infosys co-founder and IIT-Madras alumni Kris Gopalakrishnan on Saturday set up a Chair for computational brain research at his alma-mater named after his colleague NR Narayana Murthy, ......
The Hindu: With terrorism having become the biggest concern of the world, vulnerable institutions are not taking any...