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Learn from India, says Chinese think-tank
China is fast outpacing India in terms of national competitiveness, but needs to learn from India\'s legal system and protection of “vulnerable” groups, the country\'s top think-tank has...
Mahadevan's suicide shocks music lovers
The suicide of V. Mahadevan, husband of carnatic vocalist Nithyashree Mahadevan, on Thurday was a big shock to music lovers, at a time when the ‘Music Season’ is at its peak in the city. ...
Job visas only for highly-skilled, well-paid foreigners: Govt.
In an attempt to prevent foreigners filling non-technical jobs, India has made it clear that they would be taken in only for highly-skilled work and provided they draw a salary of not less than $...
Concern over Aishwarya film poster
National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication (NOTE) India, the body working for tobacco eradication, on Tuesday wrote to actor Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan expressing concern over use of her images smo...
Madras nalla Madras!
Madras might have become Chennai, but the old name lives on in checked cloth, curry powder and a colloquial lingo…
How bin Laden emailed without being detected by U.S.
His methods, described in new detail to The Associated Press by a counterterrorism official and a second person briefed on the U.S. investigation, frustrated Western efforts to trace him through
Prithviraj may surrender the flat follwing RTI revelation
A Right to Information (RTI) application seeking the names of owners of flats in the Chief Minister\'s quota for weaker sections has revealed that Maharashtra\'s new head Prithviraj Chavan owns a fl...
Hyderabad a U.S. visa fraud hub
Consular offices across India outline a growing trend of sharp practices resorted to by applicants
Girl beheaded on college campus
A girl student was beheaded on the campus of St. Xavier\'s College here by a person on Wednesday evening, police said. “Kusum Kumari (17) was beheaded with a sharp weapon by a you...
U.S. embassy stirs a hornets' nest in Pakistan
The U.S. has stirred up another controversy in Pakistan, this time by organising the first ever ‘gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) pride celebration\' here on June 26. Though the e...
Tejas makes successful flight, to be inducted into IAF soon
The fifth limited series production Tejas Light Combat Aircraft successfully completed its first flight near Bangalore on Friday.V.K. Saraswat, Scientific Adviser to Defence Minister, made...
MDMK to work for ouster of UPA government
Party condemns the Congress-led government for passing the National Food Security Act in haste
‘After Rahul's gaffes, Congress hopes shifted to Priyanka'
U.S. Embassy cables reflect family insider\'s ‘brutally frank\' assessment
I have put the city back on track, says CP
He has been transferred as Inspector General (Law and Order)
Behind Robert Vadra’s fortune, a maze of questions
Property empire was built on soft loans handed out in unusual circumstances, documents show
How India blinked on U.S. inspections of PM's jet
Wary of political fallout, New Delhi asked Washington to stay quiet on shifting goalposts
REVEALED: THE INDIA CABLES FROM WIKILEAKS
Fascinating insights: 5,100 cables, six million words; what they\'re about & what\'s in store
Three girl students missing
R. Vijayalakshmi, S. Kokila and R. Durga, all 14 years old and class IX students, were reported missing from school on Tuesday. Residents of Chromepet, the girls were studying at the G...
Beaches to get a makeover
In view of the tourist season and increasing visitors to the city beaches apart from the ongoing Navy Week celebrations, the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation has taken up the beach beaut...
Jayalalithaa condoles actor's death
Chief Minister Jayalalithaa expressed condolences to the family of actor Ravichandran who died on Monday night. In a message, Ms. Jayalalithaa said she was shocked to hear the death of the veteran...
Probe begins into Kejriwal’s fake birth certificate issue
The fake birth certificate issued in the name of Aam Aadmi Party founder and Delhi Chief Minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal with Madurai Corporation official seal has been traced to the Government...
Golden idol of Vishnu found at Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple
A golden idol of Mahavishnu and a golden ‘anki\' weighing close to 30 kilograms were among the articles unearthed from one of the six vaults at the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple here on S...
Former Minister Nehru arrested in land grab case
Former Transport Minister and DMK Tiruchi district secretary K.N. Nehru and former party MLA Anbil Periyasamy were among three persons arrested on a land grab charge in Tiruchi on Thursday.
Shirady Ghat road repair soon
The District Vigilance and Monitoring Committee meeting held here on Tuesday was told that the repair of the Shirady Ghat Road would begin in about a week’s time.An official of the Public W...
Techie falls at office, dies
A software engineer at a company in Egattur, near Navalur on the outskirts of Chennai, was found dead on her office premises on Wednesday.According to the police, the deceased, Mercy Sathya...
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