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Lessons from nature

Lessons from nature

The rain and the subsequent floods, which have turned life upside down in Kerala and showing their impact in Tamilnadu and Karnataka as well, have taught a lesson in an implicit yet hard way - nature will give back whatever you give to it.

Guts & glory

Guts & glory

The 18th Asian Games kicks off in Jakarta. All eyes are on India as the nation with over 110 crore population has not justified its talent in the sporting extravaganza that is held once in four years involving all Asian countries.

Rare Ratna

Rare Ratna

He will be remembered for his outreach to Pakistan. In February 1999, India and Pakistan launched the New Delhi-Lahore bus service thanks to his efforts.

Not the time to fight

Not the time to fight

Though the dam row has been there for decades, this is certainly not the time to fight over it and the Chief Ministers of the two States should find an amicable solution, temporary one at least, at the earliest, without wasting time in letters and arguments.

Thaai Manne Vanakkam

Thaai Manne Vanakkam

By putting aside differences, we should take a pledge to work in tandem to identify vested interests and fuel common interest.

An 'idol' for many

An 'idol' for many

Stating that TVS Group had provided livelihood to lakhs of people in Tamilnadu, Vaiko has said Srinivasan with his own funds had helped renovate many temples in the State.

Warm welcome

Warm welcome

Justice Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani was on Sunday sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Madras High Court by Tamilnadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit.

Taste of caste

Taste of caste

Despite Mahakavi Bharathi penning 'Jaadhigal illayadi paapa' a century ago, Mahatma Gandhi calling the oppressed as 'Harijan' and many other leaders and activists advocating for casteless society, discrimination based on birth exists even in this tech era.

Marina magnanimity

Marina magnanimity

The Tamilnadu government could have avoided a major embarrassment had it been magnanimous enough to allot a space inside Anna Memorial to bury the mortal remains of DMK president M Karunanidhi, who passed away on Tuesday.

Udanpirapae...

Udanpirapae...

The demise of DMK president of M Karunanidhi has left a void in not just Tamilnadu but Indian politics too. During his 50 years of service both from the treasury benches and the Opposition, he has contributed a great deal to ensure social and economic justice for Tamils.

Labour pain

Labour pain

It is true that women not just in Tamilnadu, but across the country delivered babies in their homes from time immemorial till some decades ago, with the help of elders and midwives.