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Prof.G.V.Loganathan’s family reaches US

April 20th, 2007

The family members of Professor G V Loganathan, who was killed in the shooting spree at the Virginia Tech University, have arrived at the institute to perform his last rites. As many as nine members of the Loganathan family flew into the Dulles International Airport, Virginia, where they were met by staffers of the Indian […]


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Youngest author in India is from Chennai

April 18th, 2007

Eight-year-old Raja Monsingh, who has just released his first book, Pizza, Paisa, Peace, a child’s perspective on how to acquire everything a person could need in the world. And as India’s youngest author so far, Monsingh has strong words for the vices in the world. About three feet tall, Monsingh comes across as an unusual […]


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Passports issued to G.V.Loganathan’s family

April 18th, 2007

Both the Central and the State government have been quick to announce relief measures for the bereaved family of Prof.G.V.Loganathan, who was killed in a shootout on the Virginia Tech university campus in the US two days back. The regional passport office here today issued passports to the kin of Professor G.V. Loganathan. “We’ve issued […]


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Canadian immigration norms relaxed to skilled persons.

April 18th, 2007

Good news pours in for job-aspirants to Canada. Yes, the Canadian Immigration authorities besides relaxing the norms have expedited the Visa issuing process to skilled persons. Speaking to reporters yesterday, World Wide Immigration and Consultancy Services chairman and managing director B S Sandhu said that the company has already received 1000 applications which are under […]


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Chennai Professor & Indian Student Girl killed in Virginia shooting

April 17th, 2007

As many as 33 people, including an Indian American professor of engineering and another Indian studuent, were killed and at least 15 injured when a gunman went on a shooting spree in a top US university campus Monday morning before turning the gun on himself. Loganathan, 51, was born in the southern Indian city of […]


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Invitations sent out for Abhishek – Aishwarya Rai wedding

April 14th, 2007

Two of India’s hottest movie tars, Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan, have sent invitations to their private wedding this month, a newspaper reported Thursday, adding to the hype over nuptials that have been kept strictly under wraps. For weeks now the Indian media has been reporting that the couple will wed in a small private […]


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Afro-Asian Cup at Chennai and Bangalore

April 12th, 2007

The second edition of the Afro-Asian Cup featuring three day-night one-day matches will be hosted by Bangalore and Chennai in June, Sharad Pawar, chairman of the Afro-Asian Cricket Co-operation, said on Wednesday. “It’s the first major collaboration on any sporting level between the two continents and I’m sure, it will come to be seen as […]


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India a future F1 destination: Bernie Ecclestone

April 10th, 2007

Formula One management head Bernie Ecclestone has said that India is a Formula One destination and that it would be ideal to have an Indian competing in the World championship. The President and CEO of F1 Management, in a statement in Chennai, said that he was ‘personally enthusiastic’ about the prospects of having a round […]


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Television artist Santhoshi crowned ‘Miss Chinnathirai’

April 10th, 2007

Television artist Santhoshi being crowned ‘Miss Chinnathirai-2007’ by actor Bharath in Chennai. Television artist Santhoshi was crowned ‘Miss Chinnathirai — 2007’ at a glittering function on Sunday. Iswarya won the second place while Kajol came third. Actor Bharath honoured the winners. Earlier, the contest featured a beauty pageant by small screen women actors at the […]


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Sun TV takes TDSAT to court over Tata Sky issue

April 10th, 2007

The row between Tata Sky and Chennai-based Sun TV Network Ltd over sharing of the channels turned murkier on Monday with the latter now moving the Madras High Court, challenging the orders passed by Telecom Disputes Settlement Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) over the issue. The company has received an interim stay from the high court. In […]


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Globsyn Technologies merger plan to shift its HQ to Chennai

April 10th, 2007

Globsyn Technologies is shifting its software and technology division from the city to Chennai. Globsyn Technologies Ltd plans to merge all its business units, except the education one, with the Chennai-based Synergy Log-In Systems Ltd, a specialist in banking and financial software. Globsyn had bought 41% stake in Synergy in January 2006, which resulted in […]