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As rivals falter, India’s economy is surging ahead

Jul-03-2015 | 0 Comments

As rivals falter, India’s economy is surging ahead SRIPERUMBUDUR: China's economy is slowing. Brazil is struggling as commodity prices plunge. Russia, facing Western sanctions and weak oil revenue, is headed into a recession.

As other big developing markets stumble, India is emerging as one of the few hopes for global growth.

The... Read Full Story »

Dalit's death turns out to be murder, 6 held

Jul-02-2015 | 0 Comments

Dalit's death turns out to be murder, 6 held NAMAKKAL: Two days after a court-appointed medical team submitted its report to the Madras high court after conducting autopsy on the body of a dalit youth, the Tiruchengode police on Wednesday altered the case from 'suspicious death' to murder and arrested six men. The headless body of 23-year-old V Gokulraj... Read Full Story »

PU board to define integrated coaching, frame rules for it

Jul-02-2015 | 0 Comments

PU board to define integrated coaching, frame rules for it After PUC or class 12, the next big goal for most students is to crack those umpteen entrance tests like IIT-JEE, CET, CLAT or CAT. That's when integrated courses come into the picture. Centres offering them train the student to crack those tough competitive exams apart from teaching them the regular syllabus... Read Full Story »

The man who started it all

Jul-02-2015 | 0 Comments

The man who started it all I received a text message on May 4. I was asked to call back the sender. I called back and the man at the other end introduced himself as Krishna Rao, joint commissioner of police, Lokayukta. He said there are corruption charges against me and I should come to the Lokayukta office immediately. . Accordingly, ... Read Full Story »

SIT may consider FIR when probe begins

Jul-02-2015 | 0 Comments

SIT may consider FIR when probe begins The Karnataka high court's direction to the state Lokayukta police not to probe corruption in the watchdog ended the week-long power tussle between Lokayukta Justice Y Bhaskar Rao and Upalokayukta Justice Subhash B Adi.
Justice Adi, who ordered a probe by Sonia Narang, superintendent of police, Lokayuk... Read Full Story »

Used superbikes zip ahead in online markets

Jul-02-2015 | 0 Comments

Used superbikes zip ahead in online markets CHENNAI: It's the time of the mean machines to take over online markets.

After used luxury cars picking up speed on Indian roads, it is now the turn of used super bikes. A relatively new segment compared to luxury cars, super bike sales and the resultant vehicle pool is still small in India. B... Read Full Story »

Paving way to make walking safe

Jul-01-2015 | 0 Comments

Paving way to make walking safe Cities that are easier to traverse on foot are better places to live, studies show. Keeping in mind the city's active walking community, Corporation of Chennai is planning to re-engineer the streets to make them easier to access and safer for pedestrians.
For the first time, the corporation will techni... Read Full Story »

Idea of caste in ancient society divides scholars

Jul-01-2015 | 0 Comments

Idea of caste in ancient society divides scholars It is the perfect academic storm; a battle of ideas waged by two scholars thousands of miles away from Tamil Nadu. And given the importance history and historical ideas play in Tamil society, those in the thick of it argue that the debate has far reaching consequences.

For decades, V S Rajam, ... Read Full Story »

How early Portuguese book spread religion

Jul-01-2015 | 0 Comments

How early Portuguese book spread religion Jesuit missionary Fr Henrique Henriques (1520-1600) worked among the pearl fisheries people of South Indian coast between 1546 and 1600 -a little over half a century. He learned the local Tamil language as spoken by the Parathava community to make his conversion work easier. He had little knowledge of classic... Read Full Story »

Chennai Metro Rail minimum fare fixed at Rs 10

Jun-29-2015 | 0 Comments

Chennai Metro Rail minimum fare fixed at Rs 10 CHENNAI: Commuters in Chennai will have to spend Rs 40 to travel a 10km stretch between Alandur and Koyambedu on Chennai Metro Rail, which will be inaugurated by chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday.

"After the chief minister inaugurates the system, anyone can purchase tickets and board the... Read Full Story »

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