| 2010 | January

  • Gujjar stir moves to Delhi

    New Delhi,Dec 29 (): The flight operations in IGI airport in Delhi has returned to normal but normal life for commuters will be thrown out of gear as the agitating Gujjars block traffic. Gujjar protest will on Wednesday be seen in Delhi on the tenth day of their agitation, demanding five per cent quota in…

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  • N Ram plays tele prompter for Rajapakse in interview

    The Editor of popular South Indian daily “The Hindu” interviewed Sri Lankan President Rajapakse recently and the interview was published in the magazine in a two part series. The interview is unique in the sense that the interviewer N Ram had more to speak than the interviewee Rajapakse. Ram is seen announcing government initiatives more…

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  • State increases budget allocation for the disabled

    Chennai, Dec 5 (): Deputy Chief Minister M.K.Stalin distributed awards and prizes to the people with disabilities and organization holding and supporting them, he informed the people that the government had almost tripled the budget for the welfare of disabled people. At a function felicitating State-level award winners, he explained that the State had increased the…

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  • Karunanidhi asks center to suspend cotton export

    Chennai, Dec 4 (): Chief Minister and DMK party leader Mr. M. Karunanidhi has asked the center to order immediate suspension of cotton exports and restrict the level of cotton yarn exports to ensure availability of raw material for the country owned textile sector. In a letter to the Prime Minister Mr. Manmlhan Singh, Mr. Karunanidhi…

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  • Abacus method to be introduced to all Chennai Schools

    Chennai, Dec 5 (): Seconds after a teacher posed questions to a group of 1st standard students of Chennai School, mathematically precise answers from all the young minds reverberated in unanimity. It was the first group to undergo training programme in Abacus method initiated by the Chennai Corporation. It would have taken, at least, a few…

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  • ‘Naadhabrahmam’ art festival begins in Chennai

    Chennai, Dec 4 ():  The eighth art festival of ‘Naadhabrahmam’ was inaugurated at Chennai. Speaking after bestowing the titles to the artistes Mr.T.R. Pachamuthu, Chancellor of SRM University, said that efforts should be taken to create positive awareness among rasikas to patronise both the arts and the artistes. In his observation, the people in foreign countries…

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  • “My life is an open book” says CM Karunanidhi

    Chennai, Dec 3 (): “My life is an open book” said Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Mr M. Karunanidhi. The Chief Minister recalled on how he began his career in Tamil films and went on to become a well-known screenplay and dialogue writer. He recollected that he had written screenplay and dialogues for 75 feature films. Pointing…

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  • Need for Entrepreneurship by Women highlighted in SAARC council

    Chennai, Dec 1 (): The empowerment of women as entrepreneurs is a key to push India in to a developed nation and this entrepreneurship skills could be inculcated through Policies and Programs by the government, said Mr. Annisul Hug, President of SAARC Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Mr. Hug delivered the inaugural address at the third…

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