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Chennai: When the Association of British Scholars decided to curate an art show that would reflect Chennai in its full glory, they looked no further than Tamil Nadu’s women artists. Taking a cue from one of the elements that define a Tamilian woman, the ... Deccan chronicle, 1 week ago
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Chennai turns 375 this week; a look at the history behind Madras Day

Chennai, then Madras was born when a small piece of land was handed over by the local Nayak rulers to the British East India Company.
 IBN Live2 weeks ago Chennai@375: A Madras you will fall in love with all over again. Don't miss these 20 gorgeous, black and white photos of the city over 100 years  IBNLive India News1 week ago Chennai turns 375 this week; see history behind Madras Day  Money Control2 weeks ago
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Unfortunate that British era dress code exists: Judge

Chennai, Jul 12 (PTI) A Judge of Madras High Court, who was denied entry into Tamil Nadu Cricket Association Club here for wearing dhoti, the traditional attire of Tamil Nadu, today said it was unfortunate that dress code prescribed by British ...
 Press Trust of India1 month ago War over Dhoti: Jaya promises law barring dress code in clubs  The Freepress Journal1 month ago Cricket club rejects dhoti-clad judge month ago Parties see red, want clubs stripped of dress code  Times of India1 month ago

Life at 10, Sullivan Street

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Charu's santhome house THE HINDU ARCHIVES Arch Bishop's Garden in Santhome, Madras. (January 07, 1980). Sathome Church Charu TOPICS Charumathi Ramachandran talks about spending her childhood in the ...
 The Hindu4 days ago
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Attempt to Relocate Grave of Educationist Draws Flak

CHENNAI: The Chennai Corporation granting permission to the CSI Bishop to remove the mortal remains of British educationist Anderson from the church cemetery on Tana Street in Purasawalkam, 160 years after his death, has drawn a flak from the ...
 New Indian Express3 days ago
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Madras, America and the Links That Go Back a Century

CHENNAI: Madras may have been founded by the British but it also has a long association with America, which historian S Muthaiah brought out in his talk about the city's American connection at Women's Christian College, during the Madras Week ...
 New Indian Express6 days ago The Madras-American Links That Date Back to a Century  New Indian Express1 week ago

'There's no word like Chennai in Tamil'

The Chennai Central train station. Photo: Courtesy, Arian Zwegers/ ‘Madras is a Tamil word while Chennai is Telugu. Without the English, there would have been no Madras. The erection of Fort St George laid the foundations for the growth of the first modern city of India,’ Historian JBP More tells Shobha Warrier. As Chennai turned 375 last week,’s Shobha Warrier discusses the city of tradition and contrasts with JBP More, a professor at INSEEC ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago

The local flavour of Madras

Comment · print · T T T+· T- is India's first sommelier, food, wine and travel writer and TV show host. TOPICS Today, Chennai may be one of the toughest cities to set up a liquor business in. Bars don't exactly thrive here and ...
 The Hindu1 week ago When Madras clocked the time  The Hindu1 week ago Madras qurma and masala chops: pages out of Anglo-Indian fare  The Hindu3 weeks ago

Madras is not alien

Cities are renamed and yet old habits die hard. Many of us still refer to Chennai as Madras. Of course, when you say Madras instead of Chennai, you do face a lot of flak for not using a Tamil name. But there is now reason to believe that Madras ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

King's Barracks at Fort St. George to be restored

Comment · print · T T T+· T- King's Barracks was built in 1756 and British battalions camped there for about two centuries. This picture is from 1910 Photo: Vintage Vignettes TOPICS Clearing the jungle on the premises, to restore the ...
 The Hindu5 days ago
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