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Renowned mandolin musician Uppalapu Srinivas passes away

Uppalapu Srinivas

Renowned mandolin exponent Uppalapu Srinivas, who took the Carnatic music world by storm as a child prodigy with a western instrument, died here on Friday following liver-related illness at the age of

Is there more to Cairns’ tale of misfortune than meets the eye?

The matter also relates to the libel case against former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi

Rajinikanth gets stay on release of movie on him


Tamil actor Rajinikanth on Wednesday obtained an interim injunction till September 25 from the Madras high court, restraining a Mumbai production house from using his name, image, caricature, and styl

Pharma company opens global technology centre in Chennai

In a major shift in its IT strategy, UK-based biopharmaceuticals major AstraZeneca has decided to cut down its outsourcing spend and focus more on in-house development.

With body paint and wig, this M.S. Dhoni fanatic stands out


If Sachin Tendulkar had Sudhir Kumar Chaudhary, M.S. Dhoni has Chennai’s H. Saravanan as an ardent fan

Cognizant to seal $2.7billion buy

Hoping to capitalise on shifts in healthcare information technology driven by regulatory reforms in the US, Nasdaq-listed IT firm Cognizant announced its decision to acquire US-based TriZetto Corporat

Gourmet tourism to whet Indian appetite

Tourism planners are venturing into food trails to hike footfalls

M.S.Dhoni helped me improve as a player: Suresh Raina

Suresh Raina

The presence of Chennai Super Kings’ talisman Suresh Raina was as electrifying as it was surprising during a practice session at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium on Sunday. Along with skipper M.S.

ISI honey-trapped officials in Chennai?

Security agencies have also stepped up surveillance of vital installations, including defence establishments and foreign missions in south India

Tamil Nadu parties fume at ‘Hindi-medium’ circular

The circular has asked universities to teach Hindi, English as ‘main subjects’

The kindest thing that can be said of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s indifferent performance in the series of byelections since the general election last May is that they are a pointer to the significant role played by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in ensuring the decisive Lok Sabha outcome.

Disasters not only disrupt society, they also distort its basic categories, creating inversions, disrupting normalcy and suspending time in a prolonged way. Return to normalcy then becomes even more difficult and unpredictable.