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IIT Madras circular bans all 'political activities' by student...

"IIT Madras is an apolitical institute." This is what a circular, which aims at banning all political activities in the institute, said. The circular comesless than a year after IIT Madrasbanned a Dalit students' movement. Last week's undertaking, ..., 18 hours ago

Indian scientists unlocking betel leaf's health secrets

Kolkata, Jan 31 (IANS): The next time you hear the words "Meetha patta" or "Madrasi patta", don't ignore the humble heart-shaped popular mouth-freshener. Paan or betel leaf could provide the key to unlock an arsenal of anti-inflammatory drugs, claim ...
 Daijiworldcom1 week ago

'Cannot converse in Hindi as I am a Madrasi'

Chandigarh: It is a pleasure to be back in Chandigarh. These were the opening words of Nobel laureate Venkatraman Ramakrishnan's speech at Panjab University on Tuesday. He delivered the first Har Gobind Khorana lecture on "On Nobody's Word: Evidence ...
 Times of India1 month ago Venkatraman Ramakrishnan Nobel Prize Winner For Chemistry Calls Homeopathy And Astrology Bogus  Indiatimes1 month ago Nobel Prize Winner Venkatraman Ramakrishnan Calls Homeopathy And Astrology Bogus  Indiatimes1 month ago

Fighting Against All Odds: Lance Naik

It has been truly said that the Gods of War reside at the Siachen, the highest, coldest and most lethal battlefield of the World. This battleground, where the night temperature falls below -45 deg C, is not for the feeble hearted; only the bravest ...
 MapsofIndia12 hours ago

Is India racist?

What does hamara Hindustan think of foreigners especially those from Africa, 'woh kale log'? What to speak of our 'chinky' brethren from the North-East? You mean those people with mongoloid features and slit eyes. Are they really Indians? They look ...
 Kashmir Times21 hours ago
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Shivarajkumar comes from a prestigious family but is so down-to-earth: Vedhika

After her first Kannada film Sangama alongside Golden Star Ganesh, she went under the radar for a while. Now, the gorgeous hudigi Vedhika is back in Sandalwood after a gap of six years with one of the most-awaited releases of 2016, Shivalinga ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 day ago

Brendon McCullum bows out in typical fashion, Twitter reacts

New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum hit 3 sixes and 6 boundaries in his final one-day international innings on Monday against Australia. New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum played his final one-day international innings on Monday at Seddon ...
 India Today2 days ago

Taking pride in prejudice

When racism plays out in subtle ways in everyday life, it doesn't provoke debate. It is only when it takes a violent turn, as it did in Bengaluru, that we are forced to address it It is a time of denial. Barely a month has passed with many ...
 The Hindu3 days ago

Why Colombo surrendered to the British

By Chandra Tilake EdirisuriyaCeylon Today Features There were many and good reasons for the capitulation of Colombo to the British. When the Dutch Governor's Council in Colombo decided, in July 1795, to hold out against the English demands, ...
 Ceylon Today4 days ago

'Tamil is semma gethu language machi'

Chennai: Mersal (astonishment), Udhaaru (lie), Appatakkar (know-all) and Dubakoor (cheat) may have come into popular use through Tamil films but had long been part of 'Madras Bashai' a dialect unique to the city. Though not a specific variant of ...
 Times of India4 days ago
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