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Chennai, March 16 : Kirtilals, a premium fine diamond and gold jewellery brand revered by its patrons for quality and trust, announces exciting offer on Diamonds jewellery. As part of this offer customer can avail upto Rs. 10,000 off on per carat on...
Chennai, March 14 : Gemological Science International (GSI) one of the largest Gemological laboratories in the world participates at the 13th edition of GJIIE (Gems and Jewellery India International Exhibition), a mega B2B event happening at Chennai...
Chennai, Feb.16 : India’s leading fashion brand, Max Fashion unveiled its Spring 2017 collection with a dazzling fashion show today. The launch featured popular actress Ineya and top fashion bloggers who showcased the diverse and vibrant styles from...
Chennai, Jan.31 : INDULGE is a two day shopping event exhibiting Garments, Jewellery, Beauty & Wellness, Handmade products, Home Décor, Security Solutions and almost everything that will make shoppers fall in love with shopping all over again...
Indians are well known for their obsession for gold jewellery, but now gold coins issued by the government have also caught their fancy over regular, unbranded coins, a joint study commissioned by MMTC and the World Gold Council said here on...
It is indeed heartening news that Chennai will have two more new City Corporations – one in South and another in North. The ever increasing population and the consequent problems including traffic congestion have necessitated the creation of two more Corporations. Presently, some parts of the neighbouring Tiruvellore and Kancheepuram Districts form part of the city. There are sixteen municipalities, twenty town panchayats and ten panchayats and 214 village panchayats within the Chennai Metro....
It is indeed heartening news that Chennai will have two more new City Corporations – one in South and another in North. The ever increasing population and the consequent problems including traffic...
It is time the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) made up its mind. Or, has it already? The other day its leader made it clear that his party would continue to strive for a separate Eelam. Of course, it is for a party to decide what to do. He cannot however forget that he was elected to the Lok Sabha with the Congress support. And, for the Congress, the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi is more than an emotional issue and it cannot pardon the perpetrators of the ‘crime.’ ...
It is time the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) made up its mind. Or, has it already? The other day its leader made it clear that his party would continue to strive for a separate Eelam. Of...
Election fever has set in. The Congress-DMK seat sharing talks have started. Congress is now demanding more than the six seats that were offered to them last time. Of the present ten, four belong to the Vasan group and one each to Ilangovan, P Chidambaram, KV Thangkabalu. All of them want al least one more seat, which brings the present demand to fourteen. ...
Election fever has set in. The Congress-DMK seat sharing talks have started. Congress is now demanding more than the six seats that were offered to them last time. Of the present ten, four belong...
When I came to Chennai some fifty years ago, I could not have imagined that a few railway stations and parks would occupy a very important position in my life. Before I came to Chennai, I was residing in Secunderabad. The word 'park' had only one meaning in Hyderabad - the Public Gardens of Hyderabad. That is a very big park, which includes a zoo and a museum, and it would take several hours to go around and see all of it. Only after coming to Chennai did I realise that Park is a place where...
When I came to Chennai some fifty years ago, I could not have imagined that a few railway stations and parks would occupy a very important position in my life. Before I came to Chennai, I was...
Since 2004, crude oil prices have been increasing as though there is no end to it. At the same time every year, most energy experts (including the author) have been forecasting that prices would come down next year. All of us have been proven wrong. Various explanations like Russian trouble with Yukos, Venezuela’s socialistic policies with the oil sector, ever going Nigerian protests in Niger Delta, decreasing oil supply overcapacity, limited refining capacity to process heavy crude oil,...
Since 2004, crude oil prices have been increasing as though there is no end to it. At the same time every year, most energy experts (including the author) have been forecasting that prices would...
Had Biju Patnaik’s efforts succeeded, the very history of Tamil Nadu, or rather India would have been different. After all, the DMK and the ADMK (presently AIADMK) do not have any ideological difference. Both consider Arignar Anna as their leader. The founder of ADMK, M G Ramachandran was himself a product of the DMK. He had propagated the DMK ideology through his films. ...
Had Biju Patnaik’s efforts succeeded, the very history of Tamil Nadu, or rather India would have been different. After all, the DMK and the ADMK (presently AIADMK) do not have any ideological...