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The Times of India: After anxiously waiting to announce the release date of 'Padmaavat', the film's makers earlier this week officially announced that the movie will hit the theatres on February 25. But their troubles were far from over as its release was banned by the...
The Times of India: Vadodara: On Thursday, AshokPrajapati and his wife who have been delivering couriers for the last 12 years were all smiles as their younger daughter Shefali was among the five students from the city to clear CA final exam. Prajapati said that he wanted...
Deccan Chronicle: Chennai: An AIADMK cadre has approached the Madras high court to direct the makers of a recently released Tamil film Thaanaa Serndha Kootam, starring Surya, to...
Indian Express: Digital-driven education in all govt schools in five years, says Prakash JavadekarChartered Accountants can rid the country of corruption: Prakash JavadekarKarnataka to be 23rdBJP state after win in 3 N-E states: Prakash Javadekar The Human...
Deccan Chronicle: Chennai: “Land encroachments are like cancer. It slowly eats the lung space of the land and definitely, there will be no breathing space for anyone, much less the Earth, to survive in the orbit”, said the Madras high court. A division bench...
Deccan Chronicle: CHENNAI: Bridging the gap between folk and classical arts and artists, the fourth edition of Urur-Olcott Kuppam Vizha is all set to kick-start on February 10 where these two art forms that have been poles apart hitherto are to find a common beachside...
Deccan Chronicle: CHENNAI: While stressing the need to carry out the socially relevant researches by the IITs, UnionHRD minister Prakash Javadekar said a committee would be formed to review the progress of research parks at IITs across the country. He made the...
Deccan Chronicle: Chennai: A conductor, dismissed from service for shortage of 30 paise in a day’s collection during inspection, got reprieve from Madras high court as it upheld an earlier favourable labour court order. Madras HC not only upheld the Labour court...
The Times of India: Pune: The civic administration has decided that the property owners affected by the much-vaunted Chandani Chowk flyover project will cumulatively be paid Rs88 crore as compensation. The new estimate, tabled by the Pune Municipal Corporation in front of the...
The Hindu: An AIADMK member filed a petition in the Madras High Court seeking the...
The Hindu: A 500 kWp solar power plant was launched in the Madras Christian CollegeFarm on Thursday. Spread over 3 acres, multi...
The Hindu: The State government has passed an order to declare nearly 23,000 hectares in Ambasamudram taluk in Tirunelveli district as Reserve Forests. In the government order, Md. Nasimuddin, principal secretary, Environment and Forests, said the proposal of the...
The Times of India: Chennai: Pallikaranai is the last surviving marshland in the city, despite rapid urbanisation, garbage dumping and other anthropogenic pressures. Many naturalists complain that the marsh is dying slowly, choked by encroachments. However, the intervention of...
The Times of India: Tirunelveli: Glad tidings await naturalists and conservationists as the state government last week declared 22,979.19 hectares of forest area in Ambasamudram taluk of Tirunelveli district, known as Singampatti forest blocks, as reserved forest. The area...