Elections News | NDTV.com | Monday May 23, 2016
AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa has been sworn-in as the chief minister of Tamil Nadu. This is her second consecutive term, and sixth overall. Jayalalithaa's swearing-in ceremony took place at the Madras University Centenary Auditorium in Chennai. 28 other ministers from the AIADMK also took oath shortly after Jayalalithaa.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 23, 2016
The Madras University Centenary Auditorium in Chennai is all decked up for the swearing-in ceremony of AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa, who will be sworn in as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister for the sixth time, tomorrow.
India News | Agencies | Tuesday April 5, 2016
IIT Madras has been picked India's best engineering college - followed by IIT Mumbai and IIT Kharagpur - by Smriti Irani's Human Resource Development Ministry.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 2, 2016
The Madras High Court on Tuesday stayed suspension of a Muslim research scholar of a state-run unviversity, holding that the action was taken on a suspicious criminal case and it went against the government's push for inclusiveness of minorities and Dalits in higher education.
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 15, 2015
Written and directed by Matthew Brown, the movie features Slumdog Millionaire star Dev Patel and actress Devika Bhise in the lead roles. It follows Ramanujan's journey from his humble roots in Madras to Cambridge University, where he attracted the attention of English mathematician GH Hardy played by Jeremy Irons
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 7, 2015
Security has been beefed up all over Chennai on the eve of the one-day visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to launch the First National Handloom Day.
Tamil Nadu News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday May 23, 2015
The swearing-in ceremony of AIADMK general secretary J Jayalalithaa as chief minister and her council of ministers in Chennai on Saturday caused a controversy after a very short version of the national anthem was played on the occasion.
Tamil Nadu News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 23, 2015
J Jayalalithaa, one of the country's most powerful politicians returned on Saturday as chief minister of Tamil Nadu, less than a fortnight after the Karnataka High Court a court acquitted her of corruption.
Tamil Nadu News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Saturday May 23, 2015
Superstar Rajinikanth has left his Poes Garden residence in Chennai and is headed to the Madras University, where he will attend the oath ceremony of J Jayalalithaa as chief minister of Tamil Nadu.
India News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Saturday May 23, 2015
Just five minutes from the university auditorium where J Jayalalithaa will take oath on Saturday to return as Tamil Nadu's chief minister, there was a night-long party on the beach.
India News | Sunday May 24, 2015
Jayalalithaa was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu along with 28 of her ministers at the Madras University in Chennai on Saturday. She reached the secretariat in Chennai at 3 pm on Sunday afternoon and started work. She is expected to inaugurate new Amma canteens and police quarters. She is also likely to release vehicles for various gov...
India News | Friday May 22, 2015
J Jayalalithaa is likely to take office as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on Saturday. Sources say the oath ceremony is likely be a simple affair - the Raj Bhavan, the official residence of the Governor, and the auditorium of the Madras University in Chennai are being considered as options for the venue.
Andhra Pradesh News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 13, 2015
President Pranab Mukherjee has appointed former Andhra Pradesh Governor C Rangarajan as the Chancellor of University of Hyderabad.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 6, 2014
The Madras High Court has upheld the fee structure fixed for students, doing their MBBS and BDS courses in Raja Muthiah Medical College, a constituent of the Annamalai University, now state run University, for the academic year 2014-15.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 21, 2014
Agitation would be intensified seeking removal of Madurai Kamaraj University Vice-Chancellor Kalyani Mathivanan from the post, a representative of the association pressing the demand today said.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 26, 2014
The Madras High Court today set aside the appointment of Kalyani Mathivanan as Vice-Chancellor of the Madurai Kamaraj University.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday February 26, 2014
Two Indian-origin men are among this year's prestigious Heinz Awards recipients in the US.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday January 22, 2014
New York City's new Mayor Bill de Blasio has named Ramanathan Raju, a respected Indian-American doctor, as commissioner of Health and Hospitals Corporation, the nation's largest public hospital system.
Chennai News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 18, 2013
Over hundred students today staged a protest against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's visit in Chennai to give a speech at the Madras University campus.
India News | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Saturday October 19, 2013
Narendra Modi today targeted the Centre's foreign policy and said India was making a mockery of itself with its timid approach to China.
India News | NDTV.com | Friday October 18, 2013
BJP's PM candidate for the 2014 polls, Narendra Modi, was in Chennai on Friday where he attended the 2013 Nani Palkhivala memorial at the University of Madras Centenary Auditorium.
India News | NDTV.com | Friday October 18, 2013
Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi delivers the Nani Palkhivala memorial lecture on 'India and the World' at the Madras University. Here are the highlights of his speech:
Chennai News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 17, 2013
Chennai is under a tight security cover for the visit of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 23, 2013
With an aim to hunt for qualified and capable faculty abroad, IIT-Kanpur has set up an office in New York with alumnus Sanjeev Khosla designated as the overseas brand ambassador of the institute.
Chennai News | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Saturday September 14, 2013
She broke her spine in an accident when she was 18. Paralysed down her neck, nothing has dented Preethi Srinivasan's spirit.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 10, 2013
US-based Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University today topped an authoritative list of the world's top 200 university rankings that did not figure any educational institutions from India.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 28, 2013
The Madras High Court on Wednesday ordered issue of notice to the Higher Education Secretary and University of Madras on a PIL praying for removal of a Tamil short story and novel from the syllabus for first semester undergraduate students as it was allegedly against Paraiyar, a Scheduled Caste community.
People | Written by Karthik Seshadri Iyer, Edited by Shubhodeep Chakravarty | Monday June 3, 2013
An alumni of Madras University and Illinois Institute of Technology, 67-year-old Narayanaswami Srinivasan is an Indian sports administrator and businessman who is also the chief of the Board of Control for Cricket in India - arguably the world's richest and most powerful cricket body.
NDTVSports | Sunday March 3, 2013
One of the favourites in the Toyota University Cricket Championship, Mumbai will be playing after a long break. They had lost the tournament opener against Jamia Millia on February 23.
NDTVSports | Wednesday February 27, 2013
Having grown up at Jamia, in south Delhi, the senior minister "had a party" being the guest of honour at the Toyota University Cricket Championship between Jamia and Madras University.