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The past month had been quite eventful. The Palkhivala Foundation presented senior advocates Arvind Datar and Somasekhar Sundaresan who explained, with case studies, the legal framework needed to tackle corporate governance issues and corporate failures. The speakers argued that there should be a differentiation between corporate failures due to frauds and

Chennai Super Kings – great start

Heat wave sets in The Indian summer is yet to descend in its full glory. As mercury levels begin to rise, many places in Chennai have been declared ‘drought-hit’. According to the sources at the Regional Meteorological Centre in Chennai, heat stress is likely to occur in the interiors of Tamil

Chennai Metro moves ahead

The other day I took a Rs 100 ticket to commute from the Airport to Central to Washermanpet to Airport. The last stretch took me all of 35 minutes, which is impossible if I were to travel by car whether in dense traffic or otherwise. The various stations are however

You are being watched!

With the increasing crime rate in Chennai, the Police have decided to install CCTV cameras across the city to curb crimes. As a part of the “Third Eye” campaign initiated two years ago by Commissioner Dr A K Viswanathan, Chennai police have installed 2.5 lakh cameras at about every 50

From Chennai to Kerala, with love

If the 2015 Chennai Floods celebrated the spirit of the city, Kerala Rain brought out its humaneness. Even as Chennai stood up for Kerala, a few stories would remain etched in time. An eight-year-old boy living in Harrington Road collected school kits to reach out to kids in Kerala. “The day

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TransUnion opens, Huawei closes TransUnion, a global credit reporting company, has decided to go off-shore, and Chennai is its chosen destination. A Global In-house centre that aims to tap India’s technological resources and demographic dividend, would develop end to end risk solutions and security systems of the Company. Located at DLF

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Corporation schools shine through the secondary school exams Gone are the days when corporation schools were deemed below par. When in her sixth standard, Pavitha Preethi’s father advised her to join the Saidapet Corporation Girls Higher Secondary School. Having worked there as a commerce teacher for two years and having witnessed

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Taking metros to airport made easier The government of Tamil Nadu shelled out Rs 80 crore to good effect by installing walkalators to connect the airport metro station with domestic and international airport terminals. On getting out of the metro, a person wanting to board a flight has two options: to

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