Pramila Krishnan

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When teachers turn tormentors

Subiksha, 7, a class three girl studying in a private school in Erode, was interested in singing and drawing landscapes. She was a very active child and talkative and so was a ‘problem’ to her teacher

Malaysian Airlines to pay damages

The South Chennai consumer court has ordered Malaysian Airlines to pay $ 400 and Rs 50,000 as compensation to a passenger for losing his baggage.

The complainant had claimed that the luggage contain

Three more TN items win GI tag


Thanjavur veena, Nachiarkoil villakku (lamp) and Pattamadai pai (mat) — unique products of Tamil Nadu — will shortly get the GI (Geographical Indication) tag from Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), M

Man told to pay Rs30L to wife for 30 yrs of agony

A metropolitan magistrate court here has ordered a retired banker to pay Rs30 lakh to his 62-year-old wife for causing mental stress during the last 30 years of their marriage.

The court also told t

Home reunites 165 kids with families

Health camps, birthday parties and Sunday cinemas are regular occurrences at the 57-year-old government home for boys in Royapuram.

Many orphaned and disadvantaged children are housed here with basi

My 2G policy benefited common man, says Raja

Former communications minister A.

From a bad past to a glorious future


Even political prisoners concede that life behind bars is tough and can break you.

But Mr C. Ravi, 50, who served 14years’ rigorous imprisonment in Coimbatore Central Prison for abetting to the suic

TNPSC exam mela: 12L applicants, 5,000 centres

In what could clearly be the largest government recruitment initiative, the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) is holding group IV exams across the state in 5,000 centres for over 12 lakh ap

Rape victim seeks justice


Bus stands after nightfall have become the stalking grounds for cops on heat, it appears. The latest is the tragedy of Vasanthi, 27, who lives in Periyakulam with her coolie husband.

She has alleged

Senior IAS officer sampath suspended

The commissioner of the TN Disabled Welfare (TNDW) department, R Sampath, was placed under suspension on Thursday for allegedly failing to act against corrupt officials in his department.

When huma

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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.