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PC’s preference for professionals TGS- The king storyteller L&T- the specialty of special purpose vehicles Convulsions in The Hindu Bihar – Nitish Kumar adopts the Lalu model Dr C Rangarajan returns to Chennai Medical costs hit the roof... Fall in crude prices help in oil sector reform Wise Presidents Telangana in top gear… Reliance’s TV – 18 ready to launch Tamil News Channel Tatas moving out of urea production... Editor's Says Padma Bhushan for A Ramakrishna Welcome GST Modi and the lady Auto components surge… Insurance companies bleeding, yet no decision on increasing FDI limit! Maximising the micro pricing … Small units prefers to remain small... Wanted: a second airport for Chennai Roaring Ro-Ro facility Focus on quality of power - its only around 170-180V When online building permits work…. Colour-Chem’s colourful KRVS Odisha: spectacular win by Naveen Patnaik Delhi Chalo... Silver Years of Madras Musings Russi Mody – a tribute No engine for this car …and of a popular trade leader Eternal support for capitalisation of PS banks A yen for wastage… An informal presentation - analytical, forward locking... R Sridhar steps down as CEO of Shriram Capital Vibrant Gujarat A more liberated TN… Welcome focus on core competence When the President was rendered homeless… Secularism and anti-Hinduism When TN politicians can emulate Kerala's Road development slows down EEC at the National Media Centre How Air-India loses customs... Quality silica from Neyveli Pharma – overdose of copying Adharma of opposition politics Contrarian cousins TIAM turns a full cycle Poor quality of university VCs Delhi is distant London, London Narayan The Ports’ Pasha expands into Tamil Nadu PPP mode for upgrading Corporation Hospitals Rs.1600 crore paper board plant of TNPL Online not in line with brick and mortar businesses... Measuring roof tops in terms of KW/MW Solar thermal shines… The nuclear option Permanent secretariat for TN GIM A rich pool of talent not utilised…. Adapt Vajpayee dinner diplomacy Naidu will soon build a new Hyderabad TELANGANA at last…BUT The brown list of Venkitaramanan When small is no larger beautiful.. CII projects higher growth… Cement prices continue to rise… Cleaning Ganga – relocate tanneries and install electric crematoria Kulandai was a giant Kinetic Karnataka MHC should not return to its old indisciplined ways Chennai and Kolkata miss opportunity to grow as Delhi and Mumbai Fuel for thought Delhi returns to BJP For whom the MIDS bell tolls? Tough task taking states together A Grand Finale for SN’s MS centenary at the US… Tribute – M V Murugappan Increasing non co-operation of state leaders Why this malaise in medical education? Delhi is distant… Intellectual of rare qualities Muffled voices for merit… IAS invades NDDB... Readers' Mail Noble nonagenarians... China invests in India S V Raju – a ‘good’ true liberal L&T: focus on infrastructure and more infrastructure… When Ratan Tata visited SRM Shipping woes of Chennai companies Preserving for the future A professional at the helm of IRDA... The sea- saw battle continues... Excel Generators provide the vital back-up Airlines in India: cost and space Robber barons everywhere TN-leverage strength of BHEL, NLC... The few handicaps... There was flood of milk. Reason: no milk commissioner! When nations steal growth from one another… Gas is the way forward Five star activism stalls development activity The rise and fall of Annamalai University GNS - 100: our first subscriber Tribute – UCAL Selvan… Marketing expert Balagopal is no more Build close rapport with business leaders Breaththrough in malaria control EVM is tamper-proof More Shakthi to Das’ elbow TN – agglomerate land holdings without alienating ownership Making ‘my Amaravati’... Music happens Welcome changes that testify to Jayalalithaa’s return to health Come elections, come advertisements... F C Kohli - his concerns all embracing He saved millions from starvation... An enemy’s enemy is a friend Demise of a media baron... Waning interest in public discussions… He continues the focus on social amelioration Things happen by accident and not by design... A proud Madrasi Mersal magnified Another Indian music maestro at the UN Paytm karo... The ‘Ayyo-yes’ is no more The Swadeshi Trump Kudos to NDTV... Poor representation for Kerala and TN in Cabinet The balancing act Put expensive assets created to use... Parliament in paralysis... Align crops to agro climate endowments… Air Asia India will set new benchmarks for budget travel IPL type auction for VCs? Banning booze... Whistle-Stop Tour of Raghuram Rajan Engineering seats go abegging No mega rail project for Tamil Nadu Why land prices zoom in TN? Solar, solar everywhere … Remembering Indira Sivasailam... Varuna (rain) in 2015; Vaayu (air) in 2016. Chennai devastated CRS, a jewel among managers, is no more. Strengthen the base... A think tank for Chennai The power-full Hindujas Polls and promises Of course, Gujarat is vibrant B H Kothari - a tribute Shaming of Tamils by Tamil farmers at Delhi Which side are you, Montek? The ‘Jayanthi Tax.’ All eyes on Sankara Nethralaya Where a state respects its litterateurs… Valli, they are more marginalised Return to king coal for urea... Nuclear power at the nucleus Recognition to role of NBFCs.... CSR and CMI: promise of another Srinivasan Ramanujan... No Maha Koottani in TN... Revive development banks... to the lack of interest on the part of these to focus on original research. This despite the much lower costs of such research in India. The industry which thrived on the protection of a closed economy and the advantage of a vast domestic market, has failed to organise its evolution on healthy lines The star of Spencers is no more Editor's Notes Modi storms Silicon Valley IPL - no surprise this scam More tributes to GR Sweeter prospects for sugar Mu Sigma – is no more More Shakti to resource mobilisation... A friendly business group GM Technology at last! The Jan Dhan bonanza Like Hinduism: many paths to reach God... New IT products of Ramco in the pipeline… Plummeting profits of PSBs Revving up the manufacturing sector Sweet news for TN sugar mills Sri Lanka votes for change Tatas moving out of urea production... Quality education through the PPP mode Cutting the nose to spite the face Fortune for Indian Airlines A C Muthiah – his munificent bequeaths to science Shanti and Sadhana through Music More heat than light Moily’s bold thrust West Bengal: mindless malignancy An inexplicable neglect Gay abandon in pricing Don’t seem to feel the pulse… Limit foreign borrowings to hi-tech, export potential projects... This scant respect for Law Haul over the coal Towards speedy justice A welcome initiative by the judiciary Lesson from Chandrababu Naidu Alexa – Talking Wikipedia TN accounts for the largest recruits by the IT sector The rise and rise of KCP The Gulf aviation boom Building loyalty through the stomach Make standards certification mandatory... Tax agriculture Multi-faceted Venkat Tihar, Puzhal not different from Parappana Agrahara Fortune 500 review Naidu’s return augurs well for Seemandhra Lalu’s envy, India’s pride A glass full of corruption Computation of GDP – conundrums continue For whom the bell tolls? The why of tax incentives ONGC at KG Basin Not just in-laws (and outlaws); they’ve renowned academics at the helm! SoA @ 80 Tribute A Grand Finale for SN’s MS centenary at the US… Rahman at CIC Diamond jubilee of Egmore Samskrt School Infrastructure funding – lessons learnt Shale gas and its shallow future CIPET hqrs to stay at Guindy – for the present? Inflation: are we emulating Argentina and Brazil? Funding the un-funded Liberal imports idling indigenous capacities S Ramanathan – a versatile musician, musicologist Bihar elections - the Rajaji formula worked Welcome thrust on trade in Modi’s foreign visits... Land reclamation from sea appears cheaper! Should we change the official year? Discoms deserve better… Godspeed, Chief Minister JJ Where is Rajaji? Protest masters... WTO Meet: resolved to meet again Tribute – Manikam Ramaswami Boy, can you beat these? Scientists urged to take up farmer-oriented research Streamlining mandatory third party cover
 
Kudos to NDTV...

Prannoy Roy and his illustrious team of TV journalists at NDTV deserve kudos for their social concerns and deep involvement in social amelioration. Every year Roy and his prized lieutenant, Vikram Chandra, devote time, energies and resources on a topical, emerging issue. For a few years they ran a spirited campaign for providing solar power to hundreds of villages spread across the country, getting wide support from business and political leaders, policymakers, film personalities and other socially conscious citizens.

One may also remember the brilliant series on coastal degradation, by NDTVs Sarah Jacob providing great visual images in arduous trip around the peninsula.

This January the topic taken by NDTV was on Clean India. For 12 continuous hours from 9 a.m under the lead of Amitabh Bachchan and Vikram Chandra, the NDTV team worked on enlisting shram dhan for this cause of Swach Bharat. The result was indeed great: 1.16 crore manhours were pledged for this great cause!

One of the issues related to the involvement of local public in cleaning 49 railway stations. What a facelift these spirited public men and women could give to the crowded Vikhroli station in Mumbai (it handles 3 lakh commuters a day!). What a change to the dingy and dirt-laden station by the dedicated work of around 500 attending to cleaning and decorating the station with lovely paintings!

With its multitude of television companies and prosperous media houses, I wish Chennai metro also rouses the interest of its spirited citizens and corporates to take up such issues of great need.

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