Ad Here  
January
February
March
April
May
June
 
 
Vanakkam Chennaiyin FC Keep in touch, anytime anywhere Chennai teachers rank low How to roast 45 human beings alive This dabba has a cure for all your ailments Hawker’s paradise gets a permanent place Medical miracle! Planning the right energy Prithika Yashini takes charge... A feast for book worms Yamaha in the news A budget that butted into deficit Outlays and outcome – the long gap City Corner - Chennai It’s so cool! Tamil Nadu Premier League launched An industry institution link… 377 yet young Read before you buy... Engineering colleges lose lustre Force Motors’ two new SUVs Coimbatore backs up for Chennai Water wars begin 60 years of cultural and economic ties Must visit of 2014 Metro chugs the green way Boozing and driving Star studded city Working space for women by woman Hey Chitti! please take my order Apollo targets a third of CV tyre market Book your water tanker Raj Bhavan opened the gates for public Education a cause of concern Black outs will be knocked out A new technique to treat dry sewage Million landmark and Rs. 200 crore influx by Yamaha I know nothing else but cinema... City Corner Aviation sector to grow three times... TTV stumps all Reality Check India’s first online-only bicycle brand India’s first 3D Museum K7’s Entrepreneurial Odyssey Yes, you are safe! Chennai airport to become solar-powered Two friends trigger a change Bewailing monsoons the new fad State VAT leads to inflation: a study A sweet marketing splash by Pattappas Know the start-ups in the city A skinny affair Metro mania Sathyabhamasat propels ahead When Marina became the Tahrir Square Need for an integrated approach to medicine City Corner Safe Trac-keeps track on your safety Cricket comes calling to Chennai From trash land to tourist spot Arnold visits Chennai Chennai gets its Imax Ennore Port excels The sunshine and the shadow side of this digital era Murugappas-focus on consolidation Chennai soon to get an Aerospace Park Kollywood’s Mahabharatha The curious case of Evgenii Berdnikov The underground don zips through The 20-year itch of Hindujas ends Talk your way and land in a job Technologists to rescue Google street view’s India competitor CMRL takes off till airport Frontier Mediville attracts Japanese investments It is not only your noodle... Metro chugs through the city Missing, but not missing the top spot Chennai Metro looking for revival When the crowd will miss the roar The auto gets a remake Thrills for the holiday season Indian media-operators of democracy The worst is yet to come When Chennai became Venice Paranjoy on crony capitalism SGRI – a global research centre for building materials Pocket Therapist finds mention in Forbes Chennaites lose 7 crore to debit card frauds Online approval of layout plans Water woes Overflowing garbage Realty bytes Technology handshakes with sanitation Is Chennai now the accident capital? Chevrolet Sail U-VA Launched City Corner-June Presto! Bravo! Nilam threatens the city Tambaram tracks…. Chennai Silks in flames Self-sufficiency in dredging... Mexico opens Consulate in Chennai Green energy, not really green? Chennai to Bengaluru as quick as pizza delivery Car-free Bessy Indian of the Year The sweet killer Perplexing communications Doing business is not so easy in Chennai International conference on saving energy, environment A praiseworthy peer recognition North Chennai booms He made Ranganathan Street so crowded... Colourful welcome at the Saidapet station Chennai, the noisiest city Maruti Suzuki wins NIQR award The sweet tooth of the city Meters return to the metro Building highs and lows
 
377 yet young

The city that is young and vibrant at heart has turned 377 years. On 22 August 1639, East India Company bought Madrasapattinam or Chennapattanam from Damerla Venkatapathy, the viceroy of the Vijayanagar Empire. The celebrations to mark this day began in 2004, the result of a meeting between the Chennai Heritage Foundation trustees, Chennai-based historian S Muthiah and journalist Vincent D’Souza. Since then, Madras Day celebrations have been held every year. Last year saw events like heritage walks, public talks, exhibitions, poetry, reading sessions, public performances, food festivals and special programmes on local radio. This year there is yet another highlight of this celebration. The Luz Church is 500 years old this year. Luz means light in Portuguese.  The Franciscan missionaries built this church  in 1516; the church has some beautiful artwork covering its altar and ceiling. The church is also a home for some old tablets, one of them with Aramaic inscriptions, the language Jesus spoke.

Author :
Reported On :
Sector :
Shoulder :
RELATED NEWS
ABOUT IE
IE, the business magazine from south was launched in 1968 and pioneered business journalism in south. Through the 45 years IE has been focusing on well-presented and well-researched articles. When giants in the industry stumbled to keep pace with the digital revolution, IE stayed affixed embracing technology.
Read more
 
PRIVACY POLICY
Economist Communications Ltd is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.
Read more
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
You agree that your use of this Website and the purchase of the magazine will be governed by these terms and conditions.
Read more
 
CONTACT US
S-15, Industrial Estate,
Guindy,
Chennai - 600 032.
PHONE: +91 44 22501236
EMAIL: indecom1968@gmail.com