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After Lehman Brothers and StanChart, it's DMK time!
Rediff India Abroad - 2016-05-14
The 49 year old is highly educated -- an engineering graduate from the Regional Engineering College Tiruchi ... Rajan was a minister in the DMK (Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam) government (who died in 2006, soon after taking the oath of office)," savs Thiagarajan.

The Dravidian ideology has lost its edge
Hindustan Times - 2016-05-14
The party that gets its social engineering ... is said to be active on college campuses and planning for the long term. Dravidianism may be dying but it is still difficult to imagine a polarising Hindu-Hindi party ruling Tamil Nadu. In fact, opposition ...

Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections 2016: M Karunanidhi makes impassioned plea to voters to elect DMK
India - 2016-05-14
V S Achuthanandan & M Karunanidhi ready to lead Kerala and Tamil Nadu for one last time!). Among others, at the height of Sethusamudram controversy, Karunanidhi had asked if Lord Ram was an engineer and sought to know from which engineering college he had ...

NEET becomes a poll Issue in Tamil Nadu - 2016-05-13
At the core of this controversy in Tamil Nadu is that the State had nearly a decade ... Consequently students from urban centres cornered the seats in engineering and medical colleges. Presently, students are admitted to professional courses based on ...

AICTE for closure of three Tamil Nadu colleges
Deccan Chronicle - 2016-05-12
CHENNAI: The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has given its nod to close down three technical institutions in Tamil Nadu. St Johns College of Engineering at Pennathur, Vellore district, Vel Sri Ranga Sanku College (MCA) and Vel Tech Ranga ...

Will Tamil Nadu make history this election?
Live Mint - 2016-05-12
a professor of political science and public administration at Madras University. "And if she loses, it will be by a whisker; that is my assessment." "Rural Tamil Nadu could vote for her again, while the industry, seems to me, to be going towards the DMK.

Her Husband's Killing Was On Camera, Now 19-Year-Old Attempts Suicide
NDTV - 2016-05-12
Chennai: In March, 19-year-old Kousalya watched in horror as her husband V Sankar was hacked to death by three men in a busy market area in Tamil Nadu's Tirupur ... Kousalya had married Sankar, a young engineering student she had met in college, last ...

Coimbatore topper in UPSC exam secures 651th rank - 2016-05-11
He secured the 651th rank.A graduate in electronics and instrumentation engineering from the Government College ... up civil services," said Satish Kumar.He then cleared Group 1 in Tamil Nadu Public Services Commission (TNPSC), and served as the deputy ...

After four tries, Tamil Nadu girl secures 7th rank in UPSC exam
The New Indian Express - 2016-05-11
CHENNAI/NEW DELHI: Twenty-six-year-old Sharanya A could have easily been an IT professional like many engineering grads who pass out ... she is the highest rank holder from Tamil Nadu. Sharanya Her success comes after a determined pursuit of her dream.

Assn wants separate counselling for medical and engg courses
Webindia 123 - 2016-05-10
In Tamil Nadu while the Health department is conducting the counselling for medical courses, the Anna University is holding it for engineering. But in Puducherry, Centac is doing both counselling.He said as per the AICTE norms, all the three phases of ...

L&T Infotech withdraws offer letters to 1,500 engineering students from Tamil Nadu: Report
International Business Times - 2016-05-30
L&T Infotech, a subsidiary of engineering company Larsen & Toubro, has pulled off a Flipkart-esque act. The company withdrew offer letters given to 1,500 students from various Tamil Nadu colleges, according to a report on News18. The angry students are now ...

Anna Univ registrations end, 1.8 lakh forms sold - 2016-06-01
CHENNAI: Registration of applications for admissions to Anna University which began on April 15 ended ... This was the first time that Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions - single window counselling was online. Last year, j... News Source: http ...

After Flipkart, now L&T withdraws offer letter; 1500 students left in the lurch
Zee News - 2016-05-31
a subsidiary of engineering giant Larsen & Toubro, has withdrawn offer letters to around 1500 students. The students, from various Tamil Nadu colleges of 2015 batch were mostly hired through campus placements. The company has however said that the offer ...

L&T Infotech recalls 1,500 job offers
Rediff India Abroad - 2016-05-31
India's sixth largest software exporter L&T Infotech, a subsidiary of engineering giant Larsen & Toubro, has withdrawn offer letters to around 1,500 students in south India. These students, mostly from the 2015 batches of various Tamil Nadu colleges ...

L&T Infotech withdraws 1,500 job offers
Financial Express - 2016-05-31
L&T Infotech, the IT services subsidiary of the engineering conglomerate Larsen & Toubro (L&T), has reportedly withdrawn around 1,500 job offers it made to fresh engineering graduates, largely from Tamil Nadu ... these engineering colleges during the ...

Campus Digest
The New Indian Express - 2016-05-30
informed that Tamil Nadu Fisheries University invites applications for admission of Bachelor of Fisheries Sciences (BFSc) and Bachelor of Fisheries Engineering (BE) degree programmes for the academic year of 2016-17

Maithripala Sirisena is not the owner of Sri Lanka to give land to India to build a Hindu Temple to Seetha of Indian Mythology.
Lankaweb - 2016-05-30
After allowing India to build a Hanuman Bridge connecting Tamil Nadu to Sri Lanka, and promising to sign the ... Yes, although I did receive my education up to high school at S. Thomas College in Sri Lanka, and my BSc(Eng) degree at the Univ.

Return revaluation money: Anna univ students
Times of India - 2016-05-29
Around 600 engineering colleges are affiliated to Anna University and more ... spokesperson of Loksatta Party (Tamil Nadu). Memes comparing the university's revaluation revenue to box office collection have been doing the rounds on several Facebook groups.

Meet young filmmakers challenging traditional star-led narrative of Kannada cinema
Economic Times - 2016-05-29
No less conventional was the route taken by filmmaker Pawan Kumar , who dropped out of an engineering college in Bengaluru to ... faces stiff competition from neighbouring Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh, apart from Bollywood and Hollywood.

Seat pact invalid, no govt quota, say pvt colleges
Deccan Herald - 2016-05-27
KPCF is a conglomeration of professional medical, dental and engineering colleges, which were earlier under ComedK ... said the ordinance was promulgated to accommodate states like Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh.

Six-time CM of Tamil Nadu and former actress: A few lesser known facts about Amma or J Jayalalithaa's life
Meri News - 2016-05-26
Jayalalithaa is the second woman chief minister of Tamil Nadu after Janaki Ramachandran ... study further winning scholarships and studying computer science in a reputed engineering college in Madurai. That poor gardener boy Gopinath today works in ...

'More than the hours I trained, I improved the quality of my practice and analysis'
ESPN Cricinfo 20 - 2016-06-02
Ashwin attended selection trials for Kings XI Punjab, Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore ... The Ashwins went to the same engineering college, spoke the same language, Tamil, played for the same state, and were now turning out for the ...

Liberal Arts makes a comeback
Times of India - 2016-06-04
CHENNAI: In Tamil Nadu, humanities has always been eclipsed ... who would opt for the 'profitable' sciences and engineering. This academic season, however, many colleges in the city witnessed an upsurge in the number of applications for English literature

Students using memes as tools to criticize colleges
Times of India - 2016-06-03
CHENNAI: College students in Tamil Nadu are posting funny memes on Facebook to express ... would be planning to select engineering. Our best wishes for (to) you. But make sure to join in the college and do not again join in 'schools'.

Circular asking engineering college teachers to fetch students goes viral
The Hindu - 2016-06-03
A circular purportedly issued by a self-financing engineering college principal in Erode district warning teachers that their salary for May will not be credited if they failed to enrol three students each in BE degree courses went viral on the social ...

TN engineering colleges turn profs into sales reps scouting for students
The New Indian Express - 2016-06-02
COIMBATORE: You may be a brilliant lecturer, but that is not good enough for many private engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu. They want you to have an additional skill -- the ability to add to the student headcount. Failure to do so will have consequences ...

Meet the revolutionaries of Kannada cinema who are challenging the traditional
Economic Times - 2016-05-29
No less conventional was the route taken by filmmaker Pawan Kumar , who dropped out of an engineering college in Bengaluru to ... faces stiff competition from neighbouring Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh, apart from Bollywood and Hollywood.

NEET flip-flops leave aspiring medical students in the lurch
Live Mint - 2016-05-29
"I knew I was not cut-out for a top-notch college. I scored 73% in Class XII which would get me seat in an okay institute," he said. Venugopal said in Tamil Nadu, family pressure ensures that a student does not think of anything other than engineering ...

TANCET Hall Ticket 2016 released by Anna University at Download TANCET admit cards online
PrepSure - 2016-06-06
It was named after C N Annadurai, former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on 4 September 1978 . It became an affiliating university in 2001, absorbing all engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu. In 2007, it was split into six constituent universities namely ...

Maithripala Sirisena is not the owner of Sri Lanka to give land to India to build a Hindu Temple to Seetha of Indian Mythology.
Lankaweb - 2016-05-29
After allowing India to build a Hanuman Bridge connecting Tamil Nadu to Sri Lanka, and promising to sign the ... Yes, although I did receive my education up to high school at S. Thomas College in Sri Lanka, and my BSc(Eng) degree at the Univ.

AICTE announces the list of approved colleges for 2016-17: Check whether your college is AICTE approved or not
PrepSure - 2016-06-07
Engineering and Technology, Architecture and Town Planning, Hotel Management and Catering, MCA, Management, and Pharmacy. 1549 colleges have been approved from the state of Maharashtra, 1344 from Tamil Nadu and 1130 from Uttar Pradesh. Click here to check ...

Indian self-driving car on the road soon
Asian Age - 2016-06-02
Twenty students from PSG College of Technology are excited about an electronic ... We are the only team from Tamil Nadu to reach finals," said Dr B. Vinod. Once the final autonomous car is ready, the experts and jury members will make the car run in ...

Anna University publishes rank list for affiliated engineering colleges
India Today - 2014-06-06
Anna University ... Engineering College, Sri Sai Ram Institute of Technology and Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering. Apart from this, two other colleges also find place in the top 20, Meenakshi Sundararajan Engineering College and R.M.D ...

City students top contest with paperless ticket machine idea
Bangalore Mirror - 2016-07-27
A project on 'e-ticket for transport system' by a city college team has won an Innovative Idea Contest held to tap the creative potential of engineering students. The team from BMS Engineering College emerged winners in the competition, which called for ...

One more PSoC lab in Tamil Nadu by Cypress Semiconductor
EE Herald - 2009-05-25
Cypress has setup a Programmable System on Chip (PSoC) embedded systems development lab at Sona College of Technology (Sona Tech) of Salem, Tamil Nadu. Cypress will offer training and tools (both hardware and software) for the faculty and students.

Cypress to set up a lab and donate $200k to Anna University Chennai
EE Herald - 2008-11-08
college of engineering, Guindy campus. As part of the agreement, Cypress will provide hands-on training to the faculty and students of Anna University Chennai, in addition to free hardware kits and software tools valued at over $200,000 USD. Anna ...

"Decoding Homeopathy" - A One day National Homeopathy Conference held in Chennai
India Education Diary - 2016-08-01
Mr. Mohan Pyare, IAS Principal Secretary/Commissioner Indian Medicine and Homoeopathy ... Khuda-Bukhesh, Kalyani University, Kolkata - an internationally acclaimed Molecular Biologist who has over 320 papers including 110 homeopathy research papers ...

Pharmacy colleges in TN expect more students for B Pharm course this year
Pharmabiz - 2014-06-13
Besides, a general impression has gripped the society that the future of engineering courses is not as bright as before. So, the next option is pharmacy", said Dr TK Ravi, principal, Sri Ramakrishna College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore. According to him ...

Taking Tamil ebooks to the world - for free
Times of India - 2016-08-05
Thirty-three-year-old T. Shrinivasan, an instrumentation engineering alumni from the University of Madras, runs the site. The site, which turned three last month, already has a collection of over 260 ebooks in Tamil, a language with 70 ...

Students' stir over poor infra stops CIPET classes
The New Indian Express - 2016-08-07
CHENNAI: The Central Institute for Plastic Engineering and Technology (CIPET), Chennai ... Nearly 300 students, mostly from southern districts of Tamil Nadu, were forced to vacate overnight. Though the demand for clean toilets and safe drinking water ...

Startups are heading to Coimbatore, away from the hustle of Chennai and Bengaluru
Economic Times - 2016-08-07
Barely two years out of Chennai's College of Engineering in Guindy and armed with a ... nestled on the foothills of the Western Ghats in Tamil Nadu. Entrepreneurs, especially, are loving it. It helps that Coimbatore is a mere four-hour drive from Bengaluru ...

When a stream goes dry
India Today - 2016-08-04
Malpractices in administration, poor infrastructure, unjustified fees and shortage of teachers have also dented the standards of engineering education. With 365 colleges, Maharashtra is next only to Tamil Nadu now in having the maximum number of ...

Engineering colleges induct entrants with dose of motivation
The Hindu - 2016-08-05
Engineering colleges in the district have been initiating ... Sylendrababu, Additional Director General of Police, Coastal Security Group, Tamil Nadu, to interact with as many as 1650 students and their parents. The chief guest emphasised on commitment ...

Educationist Harish L Mehta nominated to Tamil Nadu FCI panel - 2016-08-04
for Tamil Nadu with immediate effect for a period of two years, an official release said.Mehta is the secretary and correspondent of M N M Jain Engineering College and D B Jain College of Arts and Science in Chennai. He is the chairman of Indian Red Cross ...

Of 8 lakh from Tamil Nadu board, only 13 enter IIT-M
Deccan Chronicle - 2016-08-03
This year, two students who got the third and fifth rank in the Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions have studied their Class XI and 12 in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The third rank student N.Barathan from Neyveli went to Sri Narayana Junior College in ...

SRM student wins IET regional scholarship
News Today - 2016-08-02
Chennai: Aditya Ambasth from SRM University ... participation from the engineering community with over 7,068 registrations for its fourth edition of The IET India Scholarship Awards 2016. Highest number of applications were from Tamilnadu this year ...

AIADMK opposes the NEET bill, terms it 'illegal and unconstitutional'
Rediff India Abroad - 2016-08-01
"The rural and poor students of Tamil Nadu will be affected very badly by NEET ... However, he urged him to ensure that private colleges are monitored so that the "pure profession becomes purer". T Subbarami Reddy of the Congress, who moved a resolution ...

Award for faculty of Kalasalingam University
Newstrack India - 2016-07-29
Kalasalingam, University Started as Arulmigu Kalasalingam College of Engineering in 1984 by Kalasalingam and Anandam Ammal Charities. Govt. of Tamil Nadu granted permanent approval and Madurai Kamaraj University has given permanent affiliation. Ranked ...

Operations of Kudankulam n-plant enhances India's component making capacity
New Kerala - 2016-08-10
Rajaraman, Emeritus Professor of Theoretical Physics School of Physical Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University told IANS ... because of international sanctions against India on nuclear commerce," he added. But after the India-US nuclear deal and the ...

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