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The Times of India: An institute on the lines of the All IndiaInstitute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Tamil Nadu, as proposed by the Centre in the Union budget on Saturday, will give a shot in the arm for medical research, say experts. Tamil Nadu is known for its robust...
The Times of India: PUDUCHERRY: Three former policemen, allegedly involved in a child prostitution racket, surrendered before the CBCID police on Saturday in the Union territory of Puducherry. The policemen has being identified as former sub-inspector V Balakrishnan and former...
The Times of India: TRICHY: The information & communications technology (ICT) revolution in the country has changed the concept of education, with more people accessing the web to educate themselves. Massive online education is India's only choice to enhance...
The Hindu: Mani Ratnam is back and this time with a romantic comedy. 'Oh Kadhal Kanmani' starring...
The Hindu: The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at IIT-Madras hosts an academic conference every year. One of the few of its kind organised with the active involvement of students, the recently concluded three-day event saw the participation of postgraduate...
The Hindu: “Mambalam Mosquitos stings Rovers,” cries a headline in The Hindu. The article goes on to narrate how the minnows humbled the giants in an MAC-TNCA First Division match at the IIT-Chemplast ground, around 15 years ago. “Our team has been...
The Times of India: MUMBAI: Unseasonal rains spoiled the first day of the InvitationWeekend at the Mahalaxmi racecourse on Saturday forcing the stewards of the Royal Western India Turf Club to cancel the last two races of the day including the Deltin Casinos Stayers' Cup after...
Lexington Herald-Leader: Sex may sell, but I avoid writing about it. I'm pushing 60, fat, half-bald and graying (my pallid skin even more so than my hair). I'm a Pentecostal preacher, for crying out loud. I'm fully aware no one wants to hear anything from me about s-e-x. There's...
The Hindu: The proposed Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Palakkad will start functioning from its temporary campus by the next academic year beginning June. M.B. Rajesh, MP, said Union Minister of Human Resource...
The Hindu: Your cable TV bill, a hair cut at the saloon, eating out at restaurants, diagnostic tests, visits to amusement parks, ticketed concerts (if the cost of ticket is above Rs. 500) and mobile and telephone bills, among other things, will be costlier, with the...
The Hindu: A comprehensive massive online education programme is the need of the hour for catering to the higher education needs of the present-day generation across the country. This has become inevitable as India’s gross enrolment ratio (GER) was less as compared...
The Hindu: Madras High CourtJudge D. Hariparanthaman has advocated extensive use of Tamil in temples, and during marriage, house-warming function and funeral rites. He has urged lawyers to perform rituals in their houses...
The Hindu: The industry in Tamil Nadu came up with mixed reactions to Finance MinisterArun Jaitley’s budget for 2015-16, welcoming the announcement that the much-awaited Goods and Services Tax would be in place from next year, but was not impressed with the hike...
The Hindu: Students and business enthusiasts in the State are overwhelmed on hearing the proposal to allocate Rs 1,000 crore for supporting the start-up environment. “We have to encourage and grow the spirit of entrepreneurship in India and support new start-ups....