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This August 1, 2014 screenshot from the Sri Lankan Ministry of Defence website shows its “unqualified apology” over an article critical of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa that appeared on the Sri Lankan Army site.
This August 1, 2014 screenshot from the Sri Lankan Ministry of Defence website shows its “unqualified apology” over an article critical of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa that appeared on the Sri Lankan Army site.

Sri Lanka apologises over article on Jayalalithaa

Article published without appropriate authorisation, says Sri Lankan Defence Ministry »
Subrata Roy. File photo

SC allows Sahara chief to be moved to make-shift jail

Subrata Roy allowed to hold negotiations with buyers to sell his property to raise Rs. 10,000 crore to get regular bail. »

Opinion

Prime Minister Narendra Modi. File photo

Modi’s push for self-certification of documents

In the landmark initiative, all ministries and departments at the Centre and in states have been asked to make provision for self-certification of documents in place of affidavits. »
In this file photo civil services aspirants protest against CSAT in New Delhi. Photo: S. Subramanium

UPSC exam row creates turmoil in Parliament

Opposition members created uproar over the issue in both Houses leading to adjournment of Rajya Sabha thrice before lunch. »

Bangalore

Kannada organisations taking out a protest rally from Town Hall to Freedom Park during the Bangalore bandh on Thursday. Photo: V. Sreenivasa Murthy

Bandh hits life in Bangalore city

Thursday’s bandh called by Kannada organisations and some others against the recent sexual assaults on women and children evoked mixed response, but affected life in the city. The bandh was peacef... »
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Chennai

The residence of Ramalinga Vallalar in Seven Wells. Photo: K. Pichumani

Where a work in praise of god’s grace was born

No other regional variation of Tamil language has been subjected to as much ridicule as Madras Tamil — a dialect with inflections that make it sound rude, while it’s actually intimate. Late... »
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Kochi

Sculptor Anish Kapoor during an interaction with The Hindu in Kochi on Thursday. Photo : Thulasi Kakkat

Sculpting in space, beyond time

Sculptor Anish Kapoor may not immediately stand out on the streets of Fort Kochi in his blue shirt and knee-length shorts. But in the world of art, he is among the most influential sculptors of his ge... »
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Gadgets

The Xbox One. File photo.

Microsoft unveils Xbox in China after 14 years ban

Software giant Microsoft unveiled it reinvented Xbox videogame console in potentially vast Chinese market after a ban of 14 years despite facing probe over business practices in the country. ... »
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Animal planet in Chennai
With Madras Corporation taking charge by 1866, the Madras Zoo as it was called, became the country’s first public zoo to be formed.

Purasawalkam: From old town to shopping hub
Vellala Street off Purasawalkam High Road mirrors the metamorphosis that the once quaint neighbourhood has undergone over the past three decades.

Tambaram: A suburb older than Madras itself
It is a little-known fact that the southern suburb of Tambaram is older than Madras itself.
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Gujarat, Rajasthan and Punjab: The Need for a Border States Group

The aim of the research report by Tridivesh Singh Maini is to examine the approach of the political leadership, as well as the business community, in three ‘border States’ towards India-Pakistan ties.This paper has sought to look at a number of factors, which include politics, economics as well as security issues.Read Article »

It is said to have become the second highest Hindi film in Japan after "3 Idiots". »

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