Aug 16, 2014 05:33 PM
It is 45 years since the first Woodstock festival happened in August 1969 in New York. To be young, and to be a part of the countercultural movement even in small ways, was to feel like a rebel. August 15, 1978. Four young Vellorians have gathered at the
Aug 16, 2014 05:21 PM
This is just as much a religious war for much of the ‘secular’ West as it is for the various versions of Islamists. I know that there have been many protests in the West, but humanity-conscious western nations have largely put up with daily
Aug 16, 2014 04:56 PM
Women, in general, have no choice but to keep working all the time. Should women ‘work’ after they get married? I put the word work in inverted commas deliberately because women work all the time but only when they do paid work is it conside
Aug 16, 2014 05:01 PM
The Great Himalayan National Park in Kullu and the Rani-ki-Vav in Patan found their way into the UNESCO World Heritage List — the first in 10 years for two Indian sites to qualify. India was incredible in all respects at the 38th session of the Wor
Aug 16, 2014 04:43 PM
Can you truly know a city? Possibly — if your job entails a lot of travel or if your home is in the southern part and your school somewhere up north, and you have friends in the east and family in the west. But this is rare, and to most ...
Aug 16, 2014 04:52 PM
How the inevitable is a pronounced differentiator between the urban and the rural. Death is a fascinating word, its origins being traced to Old Saxon Norse and German. It means the end of life, a permanent cessation of a body’s vital functions, ext
Aug 16, 2014 04:29 PM
From auto to IT, industrial giants that have put Chennai on the global map. In the 1950s and 1960s, Chennai — then Madras — was known as the ‘Detroit of India’. The city was a pioneer in the automotive field: the first motorcycle
Aug 16, 2014 04:21 PM
A.R. Venkatachalapathy reflects on the sociological lessons he learnt while growing up in K.K. Nagar during the 1970s. In early 1974, my family moved from Vannarapettai (Washermanpet) in North Chennai to the newly-developed suburb of Kalaignar Karunanid
Aug 16, 2014 04:12 PM
Do you struggle to remember names and numbers? The writer shares her story. For as long as I can remember — for much of my adult professional/married life — I have had a problem with dates and years. The problem was simple. I just couldn&#821
Aug 16, 2014 04:05 PM
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