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Madras High Court regains glory
Deccan Chronicle

High Court refuses to suspend sentence on crew of U.S. vessel

The Madras High Court Bench here on Monday refused to suspend the five-year sentence imposed by a trial court on six British nationals, 14 Estonians, three Ukranians and 12 Indians who were onboard the U.S. anti-piracy vessel MV Seaman Guard Ohiodetained by ... The Hindu, 2 months ago

When banjo music filled the streets

When J F Bailey, a con stable in British Malaya, landed on the shores of Madras in the late 1890s, he had just a trunk of clothes and a few coins to start life afresh. Why he chose to move to the city remains a mystery , but his reason for setting ...
 Times of India4 weeks ago

Answers to the Strategist quiz (#449)

In 1794, the British government had asked the then governor of St. George, Madras, to personally ensure the success of a ____ plantation
 Business Standard2 months ago

Madras Miscellany: Laying down Hindu Law

Laying down Hindu Law I was recently asked by a reader who the first Indian Principal of Law College was. Im afraid I have no answers, so I pass on the question to the readers of this column. The question, however, set me wondering on who was the ...
 The Hindu1 week ago
India Today

Centre: Can't check every condom pack

The SC is hearing appeals against a 2008 order of the Madras HC which ruled that condoms cannot be marketed with explicit visuals. The SC is hearing appeals against a 2008 order of the Madras HC which ruled that condoms cannot be marketed with ...
 India Today2 weeks ago

The Cork house that time forgot

House where sun went down on British empire reveals its secrets as contents to be auctioned In 1903 Vincent Hart a 22-year-old newly qualified engineer from Cork went out to India to serve the British Empire. He returned more than 30 years later in ...
 Irish Times2 weeks ago Star of India shines at Lotabeg in Cork  Irish Times1 week ago

Scottish life on Mount to Madras below

Old-timers remember Chennai as Madras, a city of horse-drawn carriages, lonely streets and men in suits. A TOI series brings recollections from a mix of neighbourhoods My life, says Gwen Gamble, as she hands over three sheets of paper, scrawled ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago
New Indian Express

Yesteryear classics digitised by British Library

NEW DELHI: In a bid to help the world savour the music of yore, the British Library has uploaded digitised versions of classics from the early 20th century. The Tamil songs uploaded by the library are mostly from the Sunny Mathew and Narayan ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago
Deccan Chronicle

Chennai: Good old Connemara to get makeover

Chennai: The city's iconic old hotel, renamed in 1890 after the then Madras Governor Robert Bourke, Baron of Connemara, will be shut for guests from May 10, 2016. After a major restoration work expected to last a year at least, the city will have a ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago Chennai chronicler rediscovers American connect to Madras  Times of India1 month ago Taj Connemara to close down for a year  The Hindu1 month ago

Madras Miscellany: He bade Netaji farewell

It was to be the last meeting of the Madras Book Club at the Connemara for a while, a talk about a French Indian family called Prouchandy (Pichandy?), whom the speaker had written about in Tamil Heroes of French India . No surprises were expected ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago
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