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Happy birthday Chennai!
Deccan Chronicle

Happy birthday Chennai!

Happy birthday, Madras! From being one of the early settlements of the British East India Company in the 17th century, Chennai has grown into a vibrant megapolis. Though the city has undergone a massive change over these years, it has tried to ... Deccan Chronicle, 1 month ago
Madras Week: Happy Birthday! The Hindu, 3 weeks ago
HAPPY BIRTHDAY! The Hindu, 1 month ago
DNA India

Water Wars: All you need to know the Cauvery row

Dating back to 1892, the conflict over Cauvery started when Madras Presidency (under the British Raj) and the Princely state of Mysore had to reach a consensus over the division of the river water between them. 124 years later, a permanent solution ...
 DNA India3 weeks ago Cauvery water war: When did the dispute start and where are we now?  First Post.com3 weeks ago
The Hindu

Did you know that Poonamallee was a power centre

as far as the British trade in Madras was concerned? For around 40 years from the mid-1640s, the Golconda Sultans, who dominated the region, appointed governors who controlled trade from nearby Poonamallee. Writer and short film maker S. Anwar, ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago The Madras trail  The Hindu1 month ago
The Hindu

Is whitewash enough?

Several little incidents during Madras Week serendipitously linked up and gave me this item for today. It was at the British Council that Crispin Branfoot of the London School of Economics spoke on Indian architecture as seen by the colonial powers and ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

Veteran brings tales of valour at click of mouse

CHENNAI: Do you know the oldest regiment in India was Madras regiment, nurtured by the British to safeguard their interests in 1750s? It formed the mainstay of British Indian Army and remains so post-independence, according to Captain D P ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

Mylai tank spread till Nungambakkam

Chennai : In 1913, a group of British engineers on a daily basis had brainstorming discussions at the then Madras Railway headquarters on how to construct the railway line connecting Madras beach and Tambaram. They would gasp at the seven sprawling ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago

Rich tributes paid to Thomas Munro

Rich tributes were paid to the British Governor of Madras Presidency Sir Thomas Munro on Wednesday on the occasion of his death anniversary. This year also marks the 190{+t}{+h}year of his visit to Th...
 The Hindu2 months ago
Deccan Chronicle

Chartered accountant promotes economics via quiz

Chennai : Did you know that the St Mary's Church at Fort St George is the oldest British Building in India? Were you told that Chennai corporation, which heads the 200 wards in the city, is the second oldest corporation in the world, the first being ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 day ago
Deccan Chronicle

Artist C Dakshinamoorthy, master of stone, passes away

CHENNAI: Artist C Dakshinamoorthy, a prominent member of the Madras Art Movement, passed away in Chennai on Friday. He was 73. Born in Gudiyatham in Vellore district in 1943, he joined the Government College of Arts and Crafts in 1960, when K C S ...
 Times of India4 days ago Why not a Chennai Day besides Madras Day?  Deccan Chronicle3 weeks ago Trade in Madras and its direct link to the Romans  New Indian Express1 month ago Australian participation adds to Madras Week flavour  Deccan Chronicle1 month ago

Taking english to the corners of the country

School Principal Carolyn Jayakumar shares her experience working with British Council English is indeed a foreign language. But to many, the language is even alien. To remove that difference and bridge the gap, British Council and Unlearn signed ...
 New Indian Express2 days ago
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