Educational expo from today

May 8th, 2007

The University of Madras will hold an educational exhibition from May 9 to 12 to inform students and parents about the courses on offer. Vice-Chancellor S. Ramachandran will inaugurate the exhibition at 10 a.m. on Wednesday. Details of admission requirements and salient features of courses offered by various departments will be displayed on the posters. […]

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Landowners to be involved in housing projects

May 4th, 2007

The State Government has evolved a policy of land acquisition for housing projects, which will enable landowners to become shareholders of schemes with a view to avoiding unnecessary delays and disputes. Replying to the debate on the demand of grants for housing and slum clearance, Housing Minister Suba. Thangavelan said under the proposed policy, lands […]

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Centenary celebrations of Pudumaipithan

May 4th, 2007

The centenary celebrations of famous Tamil writer Pudumaipithan and the 117th birth anniversary of poet Bharathidasan would be celebrated in the city from tomorrow. The five day celebration would be organised by Tamil Nadu Iyal Isai Nataka Manram (academy for prose, music and drama), the academy’s chairman Rama Narayanan told reporters here today. The festival […]


Spurned lovers use internet for revenge

May 2nd, 2007

With popular networking sites as their tool, spurned lovers are closing in on their ‘chosen targets’. With cyber stalkers prowling in the digital world, it is youngsters who fall prey the most. One such is a 20-year-old city college girl who was shocked to find her contact number doing the rounds on a meet-up site. […]


Super Star – Always on News

May 2nd, 2007

  Dinakaran, a Tamil daily, has published a survey result conducted along with A.C.Neilson yesterday about Rajini’s political entry and his popularity among the masses. According to their survey, only 30 percent of the people welcomed his political entry and 40 percent opined against him. But more than 79 percent of people surveyed said that […]

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Land fraud growing in Chennai

May 2nd, 2007

Powerful brokers are cheating land owners in Chennai and the police are thought to back the rich and the mighty, reports say. Forty-six year old Devi ended up in a police station after she shouted at construction workers who were illegally taking over her family’s lands. The family lands are owned by seven members but […]


Ajith’s B’Day celebration Images

May 2nd, 2007

Ultimate star alias Motorcyclist alias Ajith, whose Varalaaru was a super hit, celebrated his birthday yesterday with the excitement of the new launch of the remake film Billa 2007. This movie is regarded as Ajith’s most prestigious venture of 2007, and is scheduled for Deepavali release. wishes his success in all his upcoming projects […]

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Chennai a hotspot for Indian property investment

May 1st, 2007

The city that used to be known as Madras is as hot as the curry powder of that name when it comes to property investment, according to Dubai property company ETA Star. ETA is targeting the Tamil Nadu region, which includes Chennai, for a massive investment project, MENAFN Press reports. The company has hailed Chennai […]


Actor Sarath Kumar to launch party

May 1st, 2007

Sarath Kumar, popularly known as the “Supreme Star” among his fans, will launch a political party soon. The name of the party will be announced at the time of launch. The party will aim to bring back the glorious days of Kamaraj rule in the State. It will be floated after consultations with intellectuals and […]


Vijayakant is for alliance for Lok Sabha Polls

April 29th, 2007

Desiya Murpoku Dravida Kazhagam chief Vijayakant said today that he was not interested in national politics, and would confine himself to State. But he is keeping the options for alliance with other parties for the Lok Sabha polls wide open. ‘I don’t aspire to become the Prime Minister of India as my interest was only […]