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He Was A Child Laborer, Then A Homeless Migrant. Now He’s A Prizewinning Filmmaker Who Could Get An Oscar.

P.S. Vinothraj worked in a flower market at age nine and a sweatshop at 14. At 19 he ran to the big city (Chennai) and slept on the streets. Now his first feature is a festival hit and India’s official submission to the Oscars. – The Guardian
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Chennai comes to a standstill as heavy rains flood city

India's manufacturing capital Chennai came to a standstill on Sunday, with many areas flooded after the southern Indian coast was battered by heavy rainfall overnight, prompting authorities to issue warnings and evacuate people from low-lying areas.
Tags: India, Cnn, Chennai


Dhoni: Hopefully my last T20 will be in Chennai

'Whether it's next year or in five years' time, I don't know' says CSK captain
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Chennai, Dhoni, CSK


Our commitment to Australia’s digital future

Today, speaking virtually at an event in Sydney, Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced the Digital Future Initiative: a $1 billion, five-year commitment to Australia, including initiatives to strengthen digital infrastructure, develop Australian technology and talent, and solve global and local challenges. Below is an edited transcript of his remarks.Google’s growing presence across Australia reflects our deep confidence in the future — and the profound opportunities ahead.Growing up in Chennai, I ...
Tags: Google, Australia, India, New South Wales, Sydney, Sundar Pichai, Chennai, CSIRO, Macquarie University, Sonder, Google in Asia, A message from our CEO, Melissa Stone, Wi Fi Australia, Bliss Gifts and Homewares, Westmead Applied Research Centre


Faculty Vacancy Recruitment in IIT Madras 2021

Special Recruitment of Faculty Vacancy in IIT Madras 2021 for SC/ST/OBC/EWS candidates Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras at Chennai (Tamil Nadu) invites online applications from Indian Nationals with an established record of independent, high-quality research and commitment to teaching and research in a special recruitment drive for SC/ST/OBC/EWS candidates for the following Government Job vacancy for Faculty positions as Assistant Professor Grade-I/II (Advertisement No.... Please Clic...
Tags: Technology, Jobs, Tamil Nadu, Chennai, Institute, Madras, Faculty, IIT, Manisha, Special Drive, Assistant Professor, Chennai Tamil Nadu, Faculty Vacancy Recruitment, Indian Institute of Technology IIT Madras, Special Recruitment of Faculty Vacancy, SC ST OBC EWS


Swapping paneer for pecorino: India gets taste for European cheeses

Artisan producers have begun to emerge and demand for cheese platters has ‘gone ballistic’It was one day during the Covid-19 lockdown last year that Namrata Sundaresan’s phone began ringing non-stop. Sundaresan, the co-founder of Käse, the only artisan cheesemaker in the southern Indian city of Chennai, was bemused by the avalanche of requests for one thing: pecorino cheese.“I had 20 people call me and ask for pecorino,” she said. “I was really surprised because pecorino is not something that a ...
Tags: Food, Cheese, India, World news, South and Central Asia, Chennai, Sundaresan, Namrata Sundaresan, Sundaresan Continue


Tara Book Store – Chennai

I have been looking at the simply brilliant books by Tara books in bookstores and in art galleries. I thought they were very innovative in using the native Indian art forms for storytelling, especially for children. In the mean time, I wrote a business case study on them for CII’s India Innovates series and that is when I came to know of their bookstore in Chennai and it got added to my to-be-visited list for the next Chennai visit. So this Oct, when I was in Chennai for a business meet...
Tags: Travel, Google, Books, India, Tamil Nadu, Chennai, CII, Anuradha Goyal, Tara, Arts of India, Thiruvaniyur, Madhubani Pithora Patua Pattachitra Bhil, Tara Books, Tara Book Store


Chennai comes to a standstill as heavy rains flood city

India's manufacturing capital Chennai came to a standstill on Sunday, with many areas flooded after the southern Indian coast was battered by heavy rainfall overnight, prompting authorities to issue warnings and evacuate people from low-lying areas.
Tags: India, Cnn, Chennai


Climate change is humanity’s next big moonshot

Editor’s note: Today, Google GEO Sundar Pichai spoke at YouTube’s Dear Earthevent, sharing ways Google is working to solve climate change — and why he’s optimistic we can make meaningful progress. Below is a transcript of his remarks. Hello fellow dear earthlings. Thanks for tuning in. I can’t think of another issue that would bring together former President Obama, Pope Francis and BLACKPINK. It’s more proof that climate change is the biggest challenge we face…and it’s one that will affect al...
Tags: Google, California, Youtube, Sustainability, Sundar Pichai, Chennai, A message from our CEO, Obama Pope Francis


New Jeep Dealership in Chennai Opens

A new Jeep dealership in Chennai has been opened. The company?s second showroom...
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Chennai beat Kolkata to win fourth IPL title as Dhoni refuses to be drawn on future

Chennai Super Kings have been crowned Indian Premier League champions for the fourth time after beating Kolkata Knight Riders by 27 runs in the final.
Tags: News, Ipl, Kolkata, Chennai, Dhoni, Chennai Super Kings


Chennai beat Kolkata to win fourth IPL title

Chennai Super Kings have been crowned Indian Premier League champions for the fourth time after beating Kolkata Knight Riders by 27 runs in the final
Tags: News, Ipl, Kolkata, Chennai, Chennai Super Kings


Belgium: Chennai Consulate Closed - Fakhoury Global Immigration

The Consulate General of Belgium in Chennai has closed.
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After semiconductor chips and coal, India now has a tomato shortage

Wholesale prices have spiked to ₹40 a kilogram in Karnataka, according to news agency ANI. Local media reports also suggest that the prices of tomatoes at the Ghazipur Mandi, a wholesale market near the national capital, also touched ₹36 per kg. Retail prices have crossed ₹50 in Delhi and Mumbai. In Chennai, reports suggest that the prices have crossed ₹70. [Via]
Tags: Business, News, India, Delhi, Mumbai, Karnataka, Chennai, ANI Local media, Ghazipur Mandi


Energy Crunch Stokes Inflation, Economic Recovery Fears

By Muyu Xu and Shivani SinghBEIJING (Reuters) -Authorities from Beijing to Chennai scrambled to fill a yawning power supply gap on Tuesday,...
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Dhoni's final-over heroics send Chennai into IPL final

Chennai Super Kings qualified for the IPL final by beating table-toppers Delhi Capitals in a final-over thriller.
Tags: News, Ipl, Chennai, Dhoni, Chennai Super Kings


Rajasthan earn crucial win over Chennai to maintain IPL play-off hopes

Rajasthan Royals keep alive their Indian Premier League play-off hopes with a sensational chase of 190 against already-qualified Chennai Super Kings.
Tags: News, Ipl, Rajasthan, Indian Premier League, Chennai, Rajasthan Royals


Chennai beat Hyderabad to book IPL play-off place

Three-time winners Chennai Super Kings become the first team to reach this season's Indian Premier League play-offs with a six-wicket win over bottom side Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Tags: News, Ipl, Hyderabad, Chennai, Chennai Super Kings


Piaggio sets up first electric vehicle outlet in Chennai

Piaggio Group’s Indian subsidiary Piaggio Vehicles Pvt Ltd has set up its first electric vehicle outlet in Chennai. This showroom will help customers to access the entire range of electric vehicles from Piaggio. Head of commercial vehicle business and EVP of Piaggio India Pvt Ltd Saju Nair said that the brand is delighted to open this showroom. [Via]
Tags: Business, News, Chennai, Piaggio, Piaggio Group, Piaggio Vehicles Pvt Ltd, Piaggio India Pvt Ltd Saju Nair


Jadeja's superb late hitting gives Chennai win over Kolkata in IPL

Ravindra Jadeja's stunning late hitting snatches a dramatic Indian Premier League win for Chennai Super Kings over Kolkata Knight Riders in Abu Dhabi.
Tags: News, Ipl, Kolkata, Indian Premier League, Chennai, Ravindra Jadeja, Jadeja, Chennai Super Kings


Freshworks jumps 36% in trading debut after pricing IPO at $36 per share

Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Shares of Indian software firm Freshworks jumped as much as 36% in their trading debut on Wednesday. The firm priced its initial public offering at $36 per share Tuesday evening. Freshworks aims to compete with Salesforce as it tries to disrupt the customer relationship management market. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Shares of Freshworks jumped as much as 36% on Wednesday during its Nasdaq...
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Freshworks jumps 31% in trading debut after pricing IPO at $36 per share

Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Shares of Indian software firm Freshworks jumped as much as 32% in their trading debut on Wednesday. The firm priced its initial public offering at $36 per share Tuesday evening. Freshworks aims to compete with Salesforce as it tries to disrupt the customer relationship management market. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Shares of Freshworks jumped as much as 32% on Wednesday during its Nasdaq...
Tags: India, US, Trends, Sydney, Salesforce, Chennai, London Berlin, San Mateo California, Chennai India, Girish Mathrubootham, FreshWorks, Bank of America Securities, Mathrubootham, Isabelle Lee, Pavlo Gonchar, Morgan Stanley JPMorgan


Ford Motor Shuts Down India Business After $2 Billion Loss

Ford will wind down the manufacturing of vehicle for exports in Sanand, Gujarat by the fourth quarter of 2021 and vehicle and engine manufacturing in Chennai by the second quarter of 2022, a statement read. This is the second major exit of local manufacturing operations in India by a global automotive brand. Ford India said it took these restructuring actions after investigating several options, including partnerships, platform sharing, contract manufacturing with other OEMs, and the possibilit...
Tags: Business, News, India, Ford, Ford Motor, Chennai, Ford India, Sanand, Sanand Gujarat


Ford Motor To Close Manufacturing Plants In India After $2 Billion Loss

Ford will wind down the manufacturing of vehicle for exports in Sanand, Gujarat by the fourth quarter of 2021 and vehicle and engine manufacturing in Chennai by the second quarter of 2022, a statement read. This is the second major exit of local manufacturing operations in India by a global automotive brand. Ford India said it took these restructuring actions after investigating several options, including partnerships, platform sharing, contract manufacturing with other OEMs, and the possibilit...
Tags: Business, News, India, Ford, Chennai, Ford India, Sanand, Sanand Gujarat, Ford Motor To Close Manufacturing Plants In India


Ford to spend $2 billion to restructure operations and close plants in India

Ford has two vehicle and engine plants – Chennai and Sanand – in the country that employ thousands of people.
Tags: India, Ford, Chennai


Why Tamil Nadu is becoming a hub of India’s Electric Vehicle revolution?

India’s top EV companies Ola, Ather Energy, Sri Varu Motors, Simple Energy, TVS Electric and Ampere are lining up in setting up their manufacturing facilities to make their e-scooters in Tamil Nadu while @Guidance_TN is now in talks with Exide & Amara Raja Tamil Nadu has an exclusive EV policy since 2019 that offers sops like 100% reimbursement of SGST till Dec 31, 2030, 15% capital subsidy & 100% electricity tax exemption till December 2025. It also provides a 20% capital subsidy for EV ba...
Tags: Business, India, Tamil Nadu, Chennai, Maharashtra, MoUs, Stanadyne, Electric Vehicles India, Thethreadmill, Exide Amara Raja Tamil Nadu, Exide Amara Raja, Lucas TVS ELETS Li Energy, EV Already TN, Health Capital of India Govt of India


Freshworks files for $100mn IPO

Freshworks Inc on Friday made public its filing for an initial public offering in the United States, reporting a nearly 53% surge in revenue as more customers signed up for its services. The Salesforce.com Inc rival revealed it had earned $168.9 million in revenue for the six months ended June 30 this year in a regulatory filing, up from $110.5 million in the same period last year. Launched in 2010 as Freshdesk from the Indian city of Chennai by Girish Mathrubootham and Shan Krishnasamy, Freshw...
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Surveillance: Delhi, Chennai Among Most Surveilled In The World, Ahead Of Chinese Cities

Delhi, Chennai among most surveilled in the world, ahead of Chinese cities. Data for the world’s most surveilled cities shows that India’s capital city New Delhi ranks first with 1,826.6 cameras per square mile, while Chennai which has 609.9 cameras per square miles ranks third; London is second and Mumbai at 18. [Via]
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Blockchain startup XREX gets $17M to make cross-border trade faster

XREX co-founders Winston Hsiao and Wayne Huang A substantial portion of the world’s trade is done in United States dollars, creating problems for businesses in countries with a dollar shortage. Blockchain startup XREX was launched to help cross-border businesses in emerging markets perform faster transactions with products like a payment escrow service and crypto-fiat exchange platform. The Taipei-headquartered company announced today it has raised $17 million in pre-Series A funding led by CD...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Asia, India, Tech, Taiwan, United States, South Africa, Crypto, Payments, Taipei, Fintech, Blockchain, Bangalore, Chennai


Metro Station Signage Meant to Encourage Exercise

Dr. Mayilvelnathan Vivekananthan is not a medical doctor—he's a solar researcher with a PhD in Thermal Energy Storage—but he posted this amusing photo of a would-be motivational public health initiative painted on the steps of a metro station in Chennai:Naysaying commenters have pointed out that the calorie count isn't close to accurate and cannot be universally applied, but I think it's the thought that counts: Just reinforcing the idea that we can take little steps (no pun intended) each day t...
Tags: Design, Chennai, Visual Communication, Metro Station Signage, Mayilvelnathan Vivekananthan