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Retired dons are back as principals

Teachers well past their prime are coming to the rescue of professional colleges in the state.

Professors over 70 years old are regularly being appo-inted as principals and faculty in engineering, m

22,000 Olive Ridleys released into sea

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Tree Foundation’s Sea Turtle Protection Force (STPF) has released more than 22,000 Olive Ridley hatchlings (baby turtles) into the sea in just this year.

A group of fisherfolk volunteers have helped

Jana sure of declaration on T by December. 9

Senior minister K. Jana Reddy said on Sunday that the Congress’s central leadership is almost ready to grant Telangana statehood any time now.

Speaking to newsmen in the Assembly lobbies on Sunday,

Tamil Tyagaiyya deserves more recognition

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Papanasam Sivan, born Ramaiya in 1890 at Polakam village of Thanjavur district, had a spark of genius in him as he composed and sang his first song Unnai Thudhikka Arul Thaa in Kuntala Varali raga and

Residents flay civic body’s apathy

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Residents of Pattinam­pkkam-lighthouse link road accuse Chennai corporation of indifference to their civic problems.

Moreover, residents believe that their economic vulnerability is taken as a reaso

Clamour for Modi as PM rises in BJP

Clamour for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as the party’s Prime Ministerial candidate for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls seems to be increasing by the day within the party.

After Leader of Oppositio

Not enough signboards for Chennai Central buses

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Dearth of signboards at the Central station and the Government General Hos­pital (GH) bus stand causes a lot of inconvenience to those who visit Chennai as they are forced to waste a lot of time looki

Pornanong wins; Aditi in top ten

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For Pornanong Phatlum, the celebrations of her 23rd birthday began early at the DLF Golf and the Country Club. On Sunday, the stylish Thai golfer received her biggest birthday present a first Ladies E

Hyderabad child activists back Oslo police

Hyderabad child rights activists welcomed the move by the Norway police by arresting an Indian couple, belonging to Guntur, for ‘maltreating’ their son. However, the activists were worried about the c

1st Metro station at Uppal next yr

The first metro rail station in the city will come up at Uppal. The Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) officials have finalised the location and launched the works to complete its construction by the end of 2

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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.