Adyar (India)

Type: City
Name: Adyar (India)
Country: India
population: 6,834
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

No 'shanti' for pioneer doctor's home

The house of Dr Muthulakshmi Reddy, India's first woman doc, lies locked up in Adyar with no funds for repair. The two-storey building on the Avvai Home premises in Besant Avenue, Adyar, still bears traces of its former magnificence.Built in the traditional ... [Published Times of India - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Dress dictators

When Justice D Hariparanthaman and two senior advocates went to the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association Club (TNCA) earlier this week for a book release function, they found themselves stopped in their tracks. The judge was wearing a veshti, an attire entirely ... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Actor in a Wodehousian comedy

I have spent most of my life, it seems, getting into trouble at India's clubs. I am conventional to the point of being boring, but many rules at India's grandest clubs belong to another era, circa 1920 perhaps, especially the strictures against national ... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Golden jubilee of IIT-M’s first batch of graduands

, the air in the bowl-shaped amphitheatre at the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M) crackled with nervous energy.The institute, all of five at the time, had successfully produced its first batch of qualified scientists and engineers. After ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Down by the riverside

Crrrrunch! The boat sounds like it has hit a rock. We are in the middle of Adyar River close to Madras Boat Club, and I wonder if the boat will come apart. There is no fear of drowning: the water is around two-feet deep, there is a lifejacket; boatmen ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Selling food beyond expiry date costs supermarket Rs 2.5 lakh

CHENNAI: A beautifully packaged food item can spell trouble if it is past the expiry date. A Sembakkam resident found this the hard way after consuming a packet of dates, the expiry date of which was forged, and was hospitalised. Now, the state consumer ... [Published Times of India - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

WORD WEAVERS

In the coming months, around 120 songs from 65 films will carry the name "Madhan Karky" on their credit scrolls. Songs soaked in sentiment or radiating youthful vibes. Slow-paced romantic numbers or peppy party notes that scale up to a shrilling crescendo. ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Consultation meet for Adyar River project

CHENNAI: The third phase of the major makeover that the Adyar River has been in the process of getting is back on track with the Chennai River Restoration Trust (CRRT) calling for a public consultation meet on Wednesday.The CRRT tasked with the restoration ... [Published New Indian Express - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Beyond religion

On that one stretch -- which begins at National High School, Basavanagudi, and goes upto the City Market Fort $ it's a line-up of extraordinary institutions that have responded to various historical forces. In fact, all of them are at least a 100- years-old, ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

After Dark

In the shadows of India’s bustling metros, live paranormal investigators and exorcists, believers and sceptics, chasing and dispelling the idea of a ghost.BLink goes in search of the truth, or the embellished lie, trailing the pallu of a spotless white ... [Published Hindu Business Line - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Structure-based virtual screening of novel, high-affinity BRD4 inhibitors

aChemical Laboratory, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Central Leather Research Institute, Adyar, Chennai 600 020, IndiaE-mail: subuchem@hotmail.com , subbu@clri.res.in ;Fax: +91 44 24911589;Tel: +91 44 24411630bDepartment of Computational ... [Published RSC - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Bird watchers’ paradise in Nanmangalam

Tucked away in the city's southern suburbs, this scrubland in Nanmangalam is a bird watcher's paradise.Now, though surrounded by a concrete jungle, the area continues to be a habitat for some of the most rare and beautiful birds. This is, in no small ... [Published The Hindu - Jun 24 2014]

Quotes

...Later, Dr Reddy's son, Dr S Krishnamurthy, lived in the house till 2004, when he moved out. "It was then surrendered to the HinduHindu Religious and Charitable Endowments"
The Bengal Club in Kolkata "It's an institution that has its own guidelines and regulations" says Calcutta Club president Kunal Roy Chowdhury of the dress code at his establishment...
Mahadevan recounts, "We were put up in the old women's hostel in Saidapet. Every day, we would pay 2 annas to the boatman, to cross the Adyar river to get to class."
..."MBC rowers known for their technical skills, are the envy of rowers from other clubs," says Captain Ravindran. "Our student rowers have done the Club proud by representing overseas universities in collegiate championships and winning medals."

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No 'shanti' for pioneer doctor's home [Published Times of India - Aug 01 2014]
Actor in a Wodehousian comedy [Published Business Standard India - Jul 18 2014]
Dress dictators [Published Business Standard India - Jul 18 2014]
Golden jubilee of IIT-M’s first batch of graduands [Published The Hindu - Jul 16 2014]
Down by the riverside [Published The Hindu - Jul 15 2014]
Selling food beyond expiry date costs supermark... [Published Times of India - Jul 14 2014]
WORD WEAVERS [Published The Hindu - Jul 10 2014]
Consultation meet for Adyar River project [Published New Indian Express - Jul 08 2014]
Recollections of a cult member [Published WorldNetDaily - Jul 06 2014]
Beyond religion [Published The Hindu - Jul 04 2014]
After Dark [Published Hindu Business Line - Jul 04 2014]
Structure-based virtual screening of novel, hig... [Published RSC - Jun 30 2014]
Bird watchers’ paradise in Nanmangalam [Published The Hindu - Jun 24 2014]
Nbiz Infosol Offers Quality IT Service Manageme... [Published PRWeb - May 17 2014]
India: Chennai corporation says malaria cases l... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jan 28 2014]
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India: Chennai corporation says malaria cases l... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jan 28 2014]
Source: Times of IndiaCountry: India Christin Mathew Philip, TNN Jan 22, 2014, 07.29AM IST The city corporation, which is constantly under fire from residents for its inadequate mosquito-control measures, recorded 4,734 cases of malaria and 133 cases ...
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