The New Indian Express - Chennai - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Sun, 29 May 2016 20:53:03 +0530 Sun, 29 May 2016 05:02:04 +0530 Chennai Flipkart's rivals call out to IITs Despite e-tailer Flipkart indicating it will make its stance clear on its decision to defer the hiring of several candidates from premier educational institutions. Sun, 29 May 2016 05:02:01 +0530 NGOs join issue with government on 'divyang' consultation spin The raging controversy over the Centre’s decision to replace the term ‘Persons with Disabilities’ (PwD) with ‘Divyang’. Sun, 29 May 2016 04:26:36 +0530 'Cut red-tape, help mishap victim': Madras High Court The Madras High Court has directed the Director of Medical Education (DME) to consider and dispose of a plea from the victim. Sun, 29 May 2016 04:24:54 +0530 Jaya thanks Vigneswaran for congratulating her for being the Tamil Nadu CM for the second term Thanking CV Vigneswaran, Chief Minister of Northern Province in Sri Lanka, for his greetings on her assuming the office. Sun, 29 May 2016 04:23:43 +0530 Pinarayi position finds new admirers in Tamil Nadu Political leaders welcomed the remarks made by Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan on the safety of the Mullaiperiyar dam. Sun, 29 May 2016 04:21:49 +0530 Postponing polls did little to curb bribing at Thanjavur and Aravakurichi While the rest 232 constituencies went to polls on May 16, election at Thanjavur and Aravakurichi was postponed. Sun, 29 May 2016 04:19:46 +0530 Election Commission cancels polls to Aravakurichi and Thanjavur Assembly seats Election Commission on Saturday rescinded the election process which will now be conducted afresh “after a reasonable lapse of time”. Sun, 29 May 2016 04:18:40 +0530 'Medicine education not in best hands': Adyar Cancer Institute Chairman Expressing concern over increasing cases of wrong diagnoses, Dr V Shanta, chairman of Adyar Cancer Institute. Sun, 29 May 2016 04:14:52 +0530 Chided for failure, SSLC students commit suicide at Mettupalayam Chided by the family for failing in SSLC exam, a teenage girl and her friend committed suicide by hanging themselves. Sun, 29 May 2016 04:11:22 +0530 CBSE students for NEET transition to Tamil Nadu state board Parents in Chennai say they are considering shifting their wards to State board where they have chance to score better. Sun, 29 May 2016 04:08:23 +0530 Medical experts lay stress on better awareness of heart problems Though there is an advancement in medical diagnosis and treatment, still most people are not aware of a hereditary condition. Sun, 29 May 2016 04:01:37 +0530 Tamil Nadu government suspends transport of poultry items from Karnataka The suspension of transporting chicken and eggs to continue till the avian flu is brought under control in Karnataka. Sat, 28 May 2016 05:10:17 +0530 AIADMK leaders, including former minister Balasubramanian file papers for Rajya Sabha The biennial elections are being held for six Rajya Sabha seats for Tamil Nadu. Sat, 28 May 2016 05:08:17 +0530 Inclusion of Malayali Gounders in ST list will cause confusion: TN tribal activists Tribal welfare activists have complained that the Malayali Gounder isn’t a tribal community and including them in the list will only lead to confusion. Sat, 28 May 2016 05:05:34 +0530 Garbage gets strays, both food and plastic Only way to reduce scavenging by animals is to reduce your individual ‘waste’ footprints. Start by avoiding bottled water Sat, 28 May 2016 05:01:32 +0530 When nervous fumbles with consoles took a 91.1 turn Wonderstruck by the ways of the radio world and drawing inspiration from her mother, RJ Anjana Anand adventurous — about pretty much everything in life Sat, 28 May 2016 05:00:52 +0530 The warm and calm of painting bright colours in Madhubani Colouring books for adults is quite popular everywhere in the world these days - credits to work pressure. Sat, 28 May 2016 04:59:25 +0530 Worrying about a problem doesn't fix anything Sat, 28 May 2016 04:57:56 +0530 There is no gold at this Kalyanam! This eco-conscious couple is going for a ‘vegan’ wedding on World Environment Day The rings are made of bamboo and other jewellery is crafted from seeds and grains Sat, 28 May 2016 04:57:20 +0530 A peppery ride with malt and the Mediterranean How do you drink whiskey and and what do you eat with it? Food connoisseur Sandeep Arora shows us. Sat, 28 May 2016 04:47:21 +0530 Do you know how to trash? Surrounded by myths & misconceptions & the hesitation to openly talk in public spaces, menstrual hygiene is not a topic. Sat, 28 May 2016 04:45:17 +0530 When scraps of paper put together is art, meet Mr Ramani A few magazines, a bottle of glue and an eye for the right piece of colour. V V Ramani is synonymous to the art of collage in India. Sat, 28 May 2016 04:35:53 +0530 Expert explains Sat, 28 May 2016 04:30:07 +0530 Comes down to father-son bond Son’s relationship with father — most writers concerned with realism, and concerned with the way family relates to society. Sat, 28 May 2016 04:28:11 +0530 Rain, ultimate game-changer It’s not a coincidence that raindrops are shaped like tears. It’s nature’s modus operandi; nature is venting out its “feelings”. Sat, 28 May 2016 04:27:46 +0530 After PM call, Apollo Hospitals declare monthly care for pregnant women A day after Prime Minister Modi appealed to private hospitals to treat pregnant women free on the 9th of each month. Sat, 28 May 2016 04:27:42 +0530 Tamil Nadu Courts get sweeping power to debar errant advocates Madras High Court invokes powers granted to it under the Advocates Act and amends rules that govern conduct of lawyers. Sat, 28 May 2016 04:24:24 +0530 IITs on the job to coax hiring firms Sat, 28 May 2016 04:24:14 +0530 Not all the startups have lost their mojo Data from IIT-M for last two years shows startup hiring has more than doubled; only e-commerce space is struggling. Sat, 28 May 2016 04:23:53 +0530 Kathiri ends, skies to open up in Chennai over the weekend Regional Meteorological Centre has forecast a high chances of rainfall for the city over the next couple of days. Sat, 28 May 2016 04:21:39 +0530 Change comes from a cup On World Menstrual Hygiene Day, City Express finds out that most napkins are not disposed the right way. Sat, 28 May 2016 04:15:39 +0530 Parrikar hails Prime Minister's Jan Dhan, direct cash transfer schemes Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said the government’s most significant achievement was empowerment of the poor and marginalised groups. Sat, 28 May 2016 04:13:03 +0530 Think you can pull off a heist? try monaco! This grab-treasure-and-scram game is at its best when chaos reigns — it’ll leave you with no time to think Sat, 28 May 2016 03:27:30 +0530 Ever considered the ironic humour of simulation games? Perhaps in its initial forms, simulation games actually had a purpose — simulating real-life activities for job training, skill development etc. Sat, 28 May 2016 03:26:40 +0530 Chennai Couple is Gearing up for a Vegan Kalyanam on World Environment Day Not a single friend will get an invitation card to this Chennai couple's wedding on June 5. Fri, 27 May 2016 22:02:36 +0530