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Congress yet to reveal PM candidate; BJP allies, RSS yet to back Modi

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Speculation about prime ministerial candidates is gaining momentum ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. While the BJP is ahead on this front at a time when it is losing support base in the south (Karnata

Chennai can expect little rain in December

The city may get very minor relief by way of rains this week and next week with weather sites predicting a couple of centimetres or so of rainfall from Monday/ Tuesday.

But all hopes of a copious no

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

Teacher terror breaks kids’ hands in Andhra Pradesh

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The ghastly incident of a pupil being forced to drink his own urine by a teacher in Anaparthi is still fresh in public memory, when two other incidents of harsh corporal punishment have come to light

Parents join KG admission race

Hundreds of parents were seen waiting in serpentine queues in front of top, private CBSE schools in the city on December 1 to get an application form for kindergarten classes.

“I reached the school a

Jaffer rescues Mumbai after Shukla's early burst

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Wasim Jaffer (80) and Abhishek Nayar (62) took Mumbai out of doldrums with a century stand against Bengal in their Ranji Trophy Group A match at Brabourne stadium here on Saturday. The hosts made a de

For musicians, priming voice alone is not enough

For musicians, a great deal of effort goes into preparing for the music season. Not just in terms of equipping themselves musically, but also taking measures consciously to stay fit physically and men

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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.