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Deccan Herald: Thousands of people gathered here on Wednesday awaiting the body of former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, emotions running high that a humble boy from this coastal town who rose to great heights had passed away. Crowds massed at Kalam's family house to pay...
Jamaica Observer: WITH eight days to go before the country's 53 anniversary of Independence, the Jamaica Cultural DevelopmentCommission (JCDC) is urging Jamaicans to mark the occasion with fashion as was done in the early days of Festival. This year the theme is 'Bandana wid...
Jamaica Observer: BANDANA has returned for 'Emancipendence' 2015 with the reintroduction of festival fashion under the theme: 'Bandana wid Denim, Ketch di Fashion Riddim.' Speaking at a JISThink Tank last Friday, Executive Director at...
The Times of India: CHENNAI: On July 22, 1987, 33-year-old S Noori sat in a dimly-lit corridor as a lanky woman in a lab coat strode towards her with a medical report. Noori was told she had tested positive for HIV, a then little known virus that was viciously attacking people...
The Independent: London is the third most expensive city to live in, coming just behind super-wealthy cities in the Cayman Islands and Switzerland. According to figures from Expatistan, which uses crowdfunded data to create a cost of living index for a number of world cities,...
The Times of India: CHENNAI: Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) labour unions affiliated to DMK as well as AIADMK have been issued contempt of court notices by the Madras high court, as they have defied the court's order restraining them from going ahead with their strike....
The Times of India: CHENNAI: On July 22, 1987, 33-year-old S Noori sat in a dimly-lit corridor as a lanky woman in a lab coat strode towards her with a medical report. Noori was told she had tested positive for HIV, a then little known virus that was viciously attacking people...
The Times of India: CHENNAI: The Madras high court has given the Kancheepuram collector two months to decide on a representation highlighting dirty beaches, haphazard parking and stray animal menace in Mamallapuram, a Unesco-recognised heritage site. The first bench comprising...
The Times of India: CHENNAI: It is a year and half since autorickshaw driver Suresh died after being thrashed by a police inspector for questioning cops as to why they asked him to move away his vehicle which was already parked by the side of a road. On Tuesday, the Tamil Nadu...
The Times of India: CHENNAI: Actors Vishaal and Nasser scored a significant legal win in the battle for control of the influential South Indian Film Artistes Association (Nadigar Sangam) on Tuesday when the Madras high court acceded to their plea to appoint a former judge to...
The Times of India: CHENNAI: The best way to learn robotics, they say, is to start making robots. And a group of IIT-Madras graduates are taking this motto to other college campuses with their start-up Lema Labs. Started with seed money from IIT-M, Lema Labs trains students...