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Don't think language is a barrier for me, says 'outsider' Anna Univ VC   

Opposition parties had earlier condemned the appointment of an 'outsider' to the top post which was made, ignoring sons of the soil

Published on 7th April 2018
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Just after its students used knives to vandalise railway station, Chennai's Presidency College pips Loyola, ranked fifth best college in India 

Presidency's Principal was pleasantly surprised by the news but is crediting the ranking to a change in the management and administration of the college

 

Published on 3rd April 2018
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The know-how of the usability of transitive and intransitive verbs in sentence construction

English grammar with all its dos and don'ts can be quite daunting for some, but there is a sheer joy in mastering the language in its true essence. Do you agree?

Published on 30th March 2018
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Here's why memes make Shashi Tharoor crack up and have 'farrago' moments!

Do you think Tharoor's vocabulary is because of memorising all the words in the Oxford dictionary?Absolutely not! His logophilia (the love of words) is definitely a result of extensive reading

Published on 21st March 2018
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Kill trolls with laughter, BJP TN Prez Tamilisai Soundararajan tells young women 

She also spoke of the rampant prejudice and social conditioning that lead to such mindsets against women and asked them to ditch the hate and laugh it off

Published on 12th March 2018
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Have you ever said Mea Culpa? Find out what it means

The word has existed for decades yet is seldom used, and little known to many an English-speaker. Albert Rayan explains significance and meaning of the Latin word

Published on 7th February 2018
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Who is actually an Anti-National? Here's RSS vicharak and DU prof Rakesh Sinha's definition

Rakesh Sinha, Honorary Director, Indian Policy Foundation talks about the continuing nationalism debate and the change he wants brought in to universities that are fostering 'anti-nationals'

Published on 31st January 2018
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Feminism is about building toilets for women, fighting honour killing: Kanimozhi

DMK Women's Wing President Kanimozhi says that feminism cannot be restricted to #MeToo campaigns, they are also about fighting for basic facilities for women

Published on 27th January 2018
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'You can educate a politician but you cannot shape his character'

The session was chaired by editorial director of TNIE Prabhu Chawla, who opined how, "the education system is not producing anything good, let it be politicians, judges or artists."

Published on 17th January 2018
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Baby girl born on New Year to have her education funded by the Bengaluru Civic Authorities

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike will make a fixed deposit of Rs 5 lakh under the name of its Commissioner and the child in what is a move to encourage the birth of girl children

Published on 2nd January 2018
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His way or the highway: Why Traffic Ramaswamy is one tough 'PIL' to swallow!

Beaten, threatened and abandoned. This octagenarian's spirits have never dipped as he continues to crusade for Chennai's rights without missing a beat

Published on 8th December 2017
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How Kannada Gottilla is teaching 8k students the language over WhatsApp and voice notes

Is ‘I don’t understand the language’ the first thing you learn to say in a new language? To help you learn at least one language, this WhatsApp group that teaches you Kannada in a unique way

Published on 7th December 2017
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Remembering Amma: Five awesome Jaya films that every millennial MUST WATCH

Go online, find a pirate site or go scround around in old DVD rental places till you've got a copy of these movies and then binge watch 

Published on 5th December 2017
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What knowledge does a politician have to choose a VC, asks AU VC Pankaj Chandra

The former IIM director talks about how higher education in India is characterised by corruption, nepotism and student violence and this has led to a failing that runs deep in India's edu system

Published on 22nd November 2017
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Shashi Tharoor on Padmavati row: Focus of Rajasthan's female literacy instead of queens of centuries ago

Women groups, royal families and even politicians have alleged that the film by Sanjay Leela Bhansali distorts facts and maligns the Rajpur queen and her community

Published on 14th November 2017

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