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IIT-M faculty members protest over new pay scales

About 150 faculty members at IIT-Madras held a black-badge protest meeting on Thursday afternoon, to protest the revised pay scales...»

VIT, SRU sign MoU

The VIT, Vellore and Sri Ramachandra University (SRU) on Saturday signed a MoU for enabling collaborative teaching, training and researc...»

Young professionals show the way

They do not boast of an office or of any overhead expense, but the environment of their home or a humble school/ community becomes their...»

Terrorists to Taj Hotel victim: are you a smuggler, are you from Chennai?

Witness had three options: jump out of the window of the fifth floor, stay in the room and be charred to death, walk down the Taj and face t »

Tamil Nadu celebrates Anna’s birth centenary

Festivities across Tamil Nadu on Tuesday marked the completion of the year-long birth centenary celebrations of DMK founder and forme...»

Chinese delegation meets School Education Minister

A 19-member Chinese delegation, comprising teachers and officials of the Education department from different parts of the neighbourin...»

Study on problems ailing Corporation schools

The Chennai Corporation has commissioned a study on problems ailing its schools and the measures required to improve their image and...»

Heritage Clubs bound to make teaching of history interesting

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Online tuition has lot of promise

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Catching them young to send out anti-tobacco message

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Taking world music to new spaces

NalandaWay works with close to 8,700 children in 21 locations across Tamil Nadu. It conducts regular training, workshops and camps for child »

Alumni's gesture to Nidhi School

A rest room for girl students and women teachers and non-teaching staff built by former students of AJS Nidhi Higher Secondary School, A...»

No hall tickets yet for today’s NET exam

Many of the students who were supposed to take the NET (National Eligibility Test) on Sunday morning are in a fix as they have not recei...»

Minor glitches mar teacher eligibility test

The aptitude for research and teaching continues to rise among the students of the State as nearly 16,500 students took the National Eli...»

Yahoo! India R&D sets up lab at IIT Madras

Yahoo! India Research and Development has entered into an agreement with Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, to support its faculty a...»

Honoured for his humanitarian deed

Riaz talks to students about helping people in need. »

A day of pride for city’s IIT-JEE toppers

After all the hard work, it is now time for rewards for students who recently got through the JEE to secure a position in the IITs in t...»

Dignity comes from within, say teachers

School staff members offended by government circular asking them to avoid wearing indecent clothes »

TN sitting on vision document on education

Govt. committed to bringing it out in 2012, but with five months left, result may be a hurried job »

Anna University to become a single entity from August 1

Anna University will once again become a single affiliating university for engineering colleges all over the State from August 1. <...»

All izz well, IIT-M director tells parents

Faculty speak in English, Hindi, Telugu to set freshers and their kin at ease on orientation day »

Relax. This course may not be your true calling

LEARNING LESSONS It is worth reflecting on the fact that many of us find what is meaningful only after years of wandering »

Kuchipudi legend Vempati Chinna Satyam no more

Vempati Chinna Satyam left his native village in Andhra with just two rupees in hand »

Between the Covers

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The first Sabha of Madras

One of the earliest attempt to make Britishers appreciate Carnatic music was initiated by Gayan Samaj. »

Public hospitals’ share of claims up in insurance scheme

Under new scheme percentage share now stands at 30 »

“Every day is a challenge for teachers”

Winning awards, prizes or accolades is nothing new for Padmini Sriraman, Principal, The Hindu Senior Secondary School, Indira Nagar. »

A bold attempt at making school joyous

“Schools must function as joyous, healing spaces in which learning is embraced.” said Shekhar Seshadri, professor, child and adolescent...»

  An Oxford afternoon with Joanna Turnbull

An obsession with words, a thirst for learning and love for teaching. Joanna Turnbull, managing editor of Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictiona »




Recent Article in Chennai

Lathika Arya, who arrived from Nepal, at Chennai
airport on Sunday night. Photo: M. Karunakaran

Back home safe and sound

Arya said a portion of the wall in the building in which she was staying collapsed and she struggled to come out. »