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Auto driver’s daughter tops CA exam

Prema Jayakumar, 24, daughter of an autorickshaw driver at suburban Malad in Mumbai, conquered all odds to emerge as topper in the Chartered Accountancy (CA) exam. For her father Jayakumar Perumal, who had migrated to Mumbai from Sankarapuram in Villupuram district in 1990 hoping to find a job to take care of his wife and three children, it was double joy as his son Dhanraj too cleared CA in the first attempt along with elder sister Prema in the exam conducted in November 2012. The CA results were declared on Monday.

Six Madras IITians bag $150K offer


Saturday was a day of joy for the faculty and students of IIT Madras as six final-year B.Tech (computer science) students - Aparna Krishnan, Pradeep Kumar, Madhavi Y, Sujith Gokul, Saheel Ram and Niti

IITians foray into newer domains of cinema

Not all movie-goers know that filmmaker, Madhura Sreedhar, of Snehagitam and It’s My Love Story fame, is an IIT- Madras alumnus who spent 13 years working for reputed IT companies before following hi

SRM students bag space capsule design honour


It was a twin global honour for aeronautical engineering students of SRM University for designing space modules as part of space innovation and exploration contests held at US and China.

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Free Software Day woos youngsters


More and more youngsters are shunning proprietary software and have started to use Open Source Software (OSS) in the city.

P. Raman, a database administrator at Southern Railway Hospital, Perambur a

Chaos prevails at class X, XII quarterly exams


There was chaos in several schools in the city on Wednesday as they fell short of the common question papers prepared by the directorate of government examinations for the first time for the quarterly

Job offers pour in with attractive pay package

Even as the Euro debt crisis and uncertainty in US economy continue, top IT companies seem to recruit thousands of final-year engineering students from various higher education institutions in the sta

TN lads’ car to burn F1 track

The myth that only students from urban areas develop race cars has been busted. A team of 25 engineering students from Annamalai University in Chidambaram is behind this revolution in their university

TET opens Pandora’s Box

With less than one per cent of teachers in the state clearing the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET), questions are now being raised about the quality of teachers and fate of the children in these schools

English, Tamil practicals soon


For the first time in the history of higher education, all undergraduate and postgraduate students in universities and colleges in the state will have to take up practical examination in English and T

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.