Celebrating Madras Week: 10 Wonderful Dishes from Tamil Nadu You Didn’t Know About

Tamil cuisine¬†is full of surprises. You think you’ve tried it all but there will always be these hidden treasures waiting to be explored. Every regional food experience in India is like a valued inheritance, rich with¬†traditionsthat has been passed on over generations. As we’re in midst of celebrating Madras Week (from August 20 to August 27; commemorating the founding of the city of Madras on August 22, 1639), we thought it was apt to bring to fore some forgotten or rather unknown dishes from Tamil Nadu that are equally delicious….

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Vande Mataram now mandatory in Tamil Nadu schools, offices: Madras HC passes order

The Madras HC passed an order, today, making singing of Vande Mataram mandatory in Tamil Nadu schools, government offices, private entities and industries. Madras High Court makes Vande Mataram mandatory in schools and offices The Madras High Court (HC) passed an order, today, making singing of Vande Mataram mandatory in Tamil Nadu schools, government offices, private entities and industries. Justice M V Muralidharan said that while schools must sing it at least once a week either on Monday or Friday, the national song must be crooned in offices once a…

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NEET 2017: Madras High Court refuses stay on 85 per cent reservation for state board aspirants

NEET 2017: Medical colleges in Tamil Nadu are in a tussle over reservations as the Madras High Court refused to stay a state government order to save 85 per cent of medical seats for students of the state board and only 15 per cent for students of other boards. The June 22 order which aimed to protect the interest of 4.2 lakh medical aspirants from the Tamil Nadu board, pointing out that there were 4,685 students who had studied in the state under the CBSE. A plea was submitted at…

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