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Meet Madhavan Mukund, the new director of Chennai Mathematical Institute

Mukund will be taking over from May 1. He will be succeeding Rajeeva Karandikar, who has been the Director of the institute for a decade

Published on 9th April 2021
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This film shows a young girl from the streets making it big in the global football arena. Check it out!

Made in Madras, made by three filmmakers, tracks Sangeetha's journey from the streets of Chennai to the world cup in Russia

Published on 24th March 2021
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New Education Policy to usher in the era of modern learning: President Ram Nath Kovind

Addressing the 41st annual convocation of the Anna University in Chennai, the President said that knowledge is the foundation upon which the character of each individual is built

Published on 11th March 2021
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Tamil Nadu orders spot fine of Rs 200 for those not wearing masks amid rising COVID cases

The state health secretary directed conducting of inspection at various places in the Chennai city along with health and corporation officials and ordered fine for people not wearing a mask

Published on 9th March 2021
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What the FAQ: What is Uber's new Public Transport feature, how can you use it?

Uber introduced the new Public Transport feature on its app in Chennai on Monday. Here's what it's all about

Published on 2nd March 2021
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Around 10,000 students registered for the Company Secretary exam despite COVID: ICSI President

While speaking at an event in Chennai, he said that in 2020, the examinations were held in a remote proctored manner, keeping the COVID-19 restrictions in mind

Published on 20th February 2021
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On her marquage: How this artist is sprucing up old handbags and shoes with her vivid artwork

Shirin Watwani is a Chennai-based marquage artist who is painting on clothing and accessories to give them an arty makeover

Published on 10th February 2021
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This photographer is conducting photoshoots with our furry friends. The result is pawsome!

We speak to Deborah Philip, a 27-year-old Chennai-based pet photographer, whose customised photoshoots are all the rage

Published on 8th February 2021
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Part-time teachers protesting in Chennai would face salary cuts, department action 

Part-time teachers from across the State are staging a protesting on the DPI campus in Chennai demanding regularisation of job

Published on 8th February 2021
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IIT Madras has a history of ill-treating animals: Activist who filed PIL in Madras HC against them for confining stray dogs

Responding to a PIL by Arun Prasanna, the founder of People For Cattle in India (PFCI), the Madras HC has now asked the Greater Chennai Corporation to solve the issue in a 'dignified' manner

Published on 5th February 2021
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ISRO's first 2021 mission will have three satellites made by Indian students and start-ups 

The satellites are slated to be launched onboard the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C-51 at 10.24 am from the Sriharikota spaceport, over 100 km from Chennai

Published on 5th February 2021
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This SRM student's start-up is 'kreating' 3D printers at a fraction of the cost. Here's why they're awesome!

We speak to Anurag Atulya, founder of Chennai-based Kreator 3D, a start-up that's set to revolutionise India's 3D printing game

Published on 1st February 2021
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This 8-year-old created an art installation at a Chennai mall on Republic Day to help us kick the plastic habit. Check it out!

Ahana Rhea Berkin is a DIY enthusiast and a self-taught artist whose art installation Beeconscious showcased a beehive made out of plastic waste

Published on 28th January 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Revisiting the ecological disaster that was the 2017 Ennore oil spill

Today in #TBT, we give you the details of all things that conspired together to make the 2017 Ennore oil spill happen and a few details from the report that followed. Today is also Data Privacy Day

Published on 28th January 2021
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DST INSPIRE faculty from Chennai working on alternative anti-cancer therapy using transgenic zebrafish

Dr Vimalraj Selvaraj from Centre for Biotechnology, Anna University, Chennai, is a recipient of the INSPIRE Faculty Fellowship instituted by the Department of Science & Technology

Published on 20th January 2021

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