The Chennai Open tennis tournament got underway this week. This is the 21st year of the tournament that is, well, 22-years-old.
(This is the second part of the year-in-review 2016) In a bid to ease up the pressure on May, RBI introduces into the market...June Prime Minister Narendra Modi proposes to Finance Ministry a far-reaching proposal to tackle the galloping inflation. His suggestion is simple but most sensible: ... Read More >>
When you look back on 2016, you have to agree that in the overall scheme of things that it was a pretty decent year.
No, just pause. As I type this, there is a new press release from the Reserve Bank of India saying that the year 2016 may actually be bad and things aren’t as... Read More >>
Chennai, Dec 21: Carnatic music, or Karnatik music if you incidentally happen to be T M Krishna and reading this, is at a crossroads. But to be honest, it has been at the same crossroads right from day one, wondering how it can reach out and appeal to a wider cross-section of the public.... Read More >>
There is a buzz in the air whenever there is a Test match at the M A Chidambaram stadium. This time around, when India and England are fighting it out, air is in the buzz, as cyclone Vardah has turned things upside down in these parts.
Ahead of the match, England sweated it out on whet... Read More >>
After last year's complete shut down of the city during the unprecedented floods, Chennai looked well prepared for any kind of disruption. But, as it happens, when disaster again struck, things went completely haywire and it will take several months perhaps even a year, for things to get back to... Read More >>
Thanks to the experience of the floods of last year, Chennai is now well prepared to, well, slip into extreme panic the moment the clouds get a bit dark.
Just this week, the weathermen announced that there was a possibility of showers for two days owing to a cyclonic depression, and mu... Read More >>
Mumbai, Nov 30: Opinions are like black money, everybody has some. So, in journalism, we prefer solid statistics, which are difficult to refute, but actually easy to make up.... Read More >>