March, 2014

Unearth ancient cemetery in Egypt

Archaeologists unearth a 3,300-year-old tomb in an ancient cemetery in Egypt, which has a 7-metre-high pyramid at its entrance.

Djokovic win Miami Masters title

Novak Djokovic of Serbia claims his fourth Miami Masters title with a dominating 6-3, 6-3 win over world No. 1 Rafel Nadal of Switzerland in the U.S.

Wheling programme in Antarctic

The International Court of Justice asks Japan to stop its whaling programme in the Antarctic. Japan catches about 1,000 whales each year in the region for what it calls scientific research.

New Law to protect children

The UK plans to enact new law, “Cinderella Law” to protect children against emotional cruelty.

One rank, one pension for H.C. Judges

The Supreme Court rules ‘One rank, One pension’ for the High Court judges.

Global home products expo on at trade centre

A global have products expo is on at Chennai Trade Centre Nandambakkam, till March 31. Hosted by Vasanth & Co., the expo has a range of home appliances, home air – conditioners, refrigerators, home theatre systems to microwave ovens, grinders and laptops that come with exciting offers. Customers can take have some models of home appliances by paying just one rupee at the expo. The remaining amount could be paid on an instalment basis. Visitors could buy mobile phones, digital cameras and laptop at a special price and the expo also provide facilities for exchange of old appliances for new. Furniture is also available with finance options.

‘Entrepreneurship should be given a boost in college’

“Engineering college students should be encouraged to start entrepreneurial ventures in their second year itself”. “It is safer to fail while in college”, remarking that the students’ expectations were lower and so, it was easier for venture capitalists to fund their businesses while they were still in college.

Honoured to receive award in Pattammal’s memory

“D.K. Pattammal’s music should be heard, not spoken about”, said vocalist T.M. Krishna, who was conferred with the D.K. Pattammal ‘Birudhu’ and the ‘Isaijothi’ title. Presented by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in association with Anmajothi and Rotary Club of Madras East, the award is part of commemoration of the 95th birth anniversary of legendary vocolist D.K. Pattammal.

India make its World T20 final

Helped by splendid batting of Yuvraj Singh and R. Ashwin, India make its way to semifinals, hammering Australia by 73 runs in the World T20 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Malaysian Grand Prix – Lewis win

Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) wins the Malaysian Grand Prix leading the first Mercedes one-two in 59 years with a pole-to-flag victory. His teammate Nico Rosberg finishes second and Sebastian Vettel third in Malaysia.