MADRAS Top Stories
 
The Times of India: Found it. In Mumbai. An elegant glass-walled restaurant with greenery all around it. I'm such a passionate nature lover that I'm willing to overlook the plastic creepers that hang upside down from the restaurant ceiling, and the Astroturf grass on the lawn...
The Hindu: Driving along NSC BoseRoad in Broadway remains a nightmare for motorists as encroachments block many points on the busy stretch. The 1.5-km-long stretch, one of the second biggest bullion markets with the location of the Madras Stock Exchange, connects...
The Hindu: The universe conspired to make Karthi a part of Madras. Director Pa Ranjith (Attakathi) wrote it with three newcomers in mind, but the cast never fell into place. Around that time, Karthi, bored after years of doing films that rarely took him out of his...
The Hindu: It has taken her a while — four years, to be precise — to reach Kollywood. The gorgeous girl from God’s Own Country launched her film career from Karnataka in 2010. With crossovers being the order of the day, it’s not surprising that...
The Hindu: Two widows, one from Tirunelveli district and another from Erode, have filed a joint writ petition in the Madras High CourtBench here seeking a direction...
The Hindu: A public interest litigation petition filed in the Madras High Court highlights the hardship faced by the people of the Kalvarayan Hills in Villupuram district owing to the absence of infrastructure. K.R. Tamizhmani of Koyambedu here said in his petition that...
The Hindu: The Madras High Court has upheld a lower court order dismissing a petition by K. Suresh, former Chairman of the Chennai Port Trust, and his wife, seeking discharge from the disproportionate wealth case against him. Justice M. Venugopal...
The Times of India: MADURAI: The Madras high court bench on Friday relaxed a condition to appear and sign daily before the crime branch's anti-land grab unit imposed on former...
NATION BRIEFS2014-09-20
The Telegraph India: Killer crocodile Vadodara, Sept. 19 (PTI): Residents of a village near here killed a crocodile today after it fatally attacked a man who was grazing his cattle on the banks of the Vishwamitri river. The village sarpanch said the 11-foot crocodile dragged...
The Independent: Clockwise from top left: Black Orchid, £72, by Tom Ford, harrods.com Rouge Pur Couture in 41 Rouge...
The Hindu: The Stanley Cup (tennis singles), initiated in 1934 in the Bertram memorial tournaments and organised (without a break) by Loyola College, has a history that few other inter-college/schools tournaments in India can boast of. Slowly and steadily, the Cup seems...
The Times of India: CHENNAI: Till1976, 91 tribal villages in Kalvarayan mountain range in Salem were 'ruled'by three tribal chieftains. The region was finally brought under the administrative control of Union of India during the Emergency. Information to this effect, obtained...
The Times of India: CHENNAI: While leaving the water after a swim off Elliot's Beach with four colleagues in December 1930, a young Kaj Erik Gjolstad Schmidt spotted a group of Britons struggling in the waves. He went to their rescue and it cost him his life. Close to a century...
The Times of India: CHENNAI: The annual cultural festival that started as a carnival (Mardi Gras) for IIT-M students in 1970s has now metamorphosed into a kaleidoscope of colours (Saarang). For the alumni though, the name Mardi Gras still spells magic. The annual alumni meet this...