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The Times of India: On May 17, many Chennai residents felt a frisson of panic as an unexpected cyclonic formation over the Bay of Bengal sent torrents of rain their way. "My granddaughter was inconsolable," said M Aisabi, a resident of MGR Nagar, one of the worst affected areas...
The Times of India: School boys used to spend summer holidays scraping their knees in unruly games, bullying their sisters or just zipping around on their bikes. The millennials are a different crop, though. Their parents are enrolling them in cooking classes — to learn how to...
The Hindu: All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary and former Union Minister for StateV. Narayanasamy, selected as the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader on Saturday, is the second non-Member of the PuducherryAssembly to become the Chief Minister of...
The Times of India: Madurai: The Madurai bench of the Madras high court has ordered the dean of GovernmentRajajiHospital (GRH) here to provide proper treatment to an eight-year-old girl, after she went into coma allegedly due to negligent treatment given to her. The court also...
The Times of India: Madurai: The Madras high court Madurai bench has pointed out irregularities against officials including the commissioner and chairman of Thirumangalam municipality in leasing out 18 shops constructed at Rs 55 lakh and accordingly ordered probe by the director...
The Times of India: Madurai: A woman from Tuticorin district won a 3-year legal battle against the district authority, with the Madurai bench of the Madras high court holding that the demolition of her shops by the authority was illegal. In 2012, an agriculturist filed a petition...
The Times of India: Madurai: Two teachers belonging to different castes who entered into wedlock have sought refuge at an NGO seeking protection from their families, which are allegedly threatening to kill them. Satheeshkumar, 29, of Neivelivadakku village near...
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DNA India: -->Graphic narratives are growing in a space where artists can communicate perspectives that may not find impetus in the mainstream, Vidyun Sabhaney, who has co-edited First Hand, tells Gargi Gupta Few people outside Kerala today remember 'Nawab'...
DNA India: --> With a pass percentage of 96.36%, girls outshone the boys yet again. On the other hand, more boys scored a perfect 10 CGPA than girls. As many as 85,316 boys scored a perfect 10 CGPA, while 83,225 girls got that score. The CentralBoard of Secondary...
The Times of India: BENGALURU: After months of hard work, they have excelled in CET and are all set to pursue the dream of becoming doctors and engineers. They are now assured of admission in the top professional colleges in the state. TOI speaks to the top scorers in the common...
The Times of India: CHENNAI: Unmindful of political flak and legal petitions, the Election Commission on Saturday rescinded polls in Aravakurichi and Thanjavur constituencies and took exception to Tamil Nadu governor K Rosiah seeking early polls in these seats. The EC had...
The Hindu: A recent amendment made by the Madras High Court to its 46-year-old statutory rules to derive the power to debar lawyers indulging in misconduct from appearing in courts, either permanently or for a specific period of time, has evoked a mixed response from...
The Hindu: Trial courts were empowered to accept prosecution’s plea to summon and examine additional witnesses, who had not been listed in the memo of evidence, at any stage of the trial in criminal cases and such acceptance could not be construed as allowing the...
The Hindu: It’s not often that three members of the same family win a prestigious national award. But this year, completing a circle that began over two decades ago, Mohan Kameswaran, founder-director, MadrasENT Research Foundation, has won the Dr. B.C. Roy...