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Madras Veterinary College launches e-courses in partnership with UK college
Times of India

Madras Veterinary College launches e-courses in partnership wi...

The e-courses, funded by the British Council under its knowledge economy partnership programme, is meant for the continuous professional development in veterinary and animal sciences. Times of India, 1 week ago
New Indian Express

Making English Language Accessible for Schools

CHENNAI:Rotary Club Of Madras East has entered into a partnership with British Council, in a bid to make English language learning accessible for schools. British Council's Learn English for schools is based on a research, which analysed the ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago

'Thambis' in arms: Story of Madras Sappers

Conceived by British as support group, they are the pride of Indian Army.
 Times of India4 weeks ago The Story Of South India's Most Heroic Gift To The Indian Army, The Madras Sappers  Indiatimes4 weeks ago The Story Of South Indias Most Heroic Gift To The Indian Army The Madras Sappers  Indiatimes4 weeks ago Indian dateline of World War II  Open3 weeks ago

T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan: Yesterday's worlds

Having grown up and lived in Delhi which is not a former British Presidency town like Calcutta, Madras or Bombay, I have always been puzzled by sentimental books about, around, from and in these three cities. The truth is that the lamentation, ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago

When French & British fought over Madras

For captain D P Ramachandran, there are three aspects to the military history of Fort St George that come to mind the moment he thinks of the first British fortress in India ­ the Battle of Madras in 1746, the siege of Madras in 1758 and the rise of the ...
 Times of India2 months ago

From famine relief to being lifeline of Madras

During the 19th century, due to scarcity of water, on the one hand, and cyclones wreaking havoc, on the other, the economy of Madras suffered greatly and the city faced many famines. One such famine hit Madras in 1877-88 when several thousands ...
 Times of India19 hours ago

The coffee-house culture

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS Did Calcutta hijack Madras coffee-house culture in the early 20th century? This remains an unresolved issue. During the British period there were only two cities in India known for their romantic ...
 The Hindu1 day ago Napoleon's brush with Madras  The Hindu4 days ago Who goes to the madrassa? — I  The Express Tribune6 days ago A Turkish link with Madras  The Hindu1 week ago
Hindustan Times

Closely observed trains: Indian Railways and the families' memories

In 1947, when the British left India and withdrew its management from the vast network of railways it had laid down in the century before, the Anglo-Indian who had largely manned it, began to preserve his memories in aspic and doubled his efforts at ...
 Hindustan Times2 days ago

UK men face India weapons trial

Six British men unable to leave India for the past two years despite charges against them being dropped have been told they must face trial after all. The men, arrested in 2013, were accused of illegally possessing weapons while working on a ship ...
 BBC6 days ago

Plea against Swamy, Katju dismissed

MADURAI: The Madras high court's Madurai bench on Tuesday turned down a petition seeking that the National Investigating Agency (NIA) be directed to register a complaint against former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju and senior BJP leader ...
 Times of India6 days ago
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