University of Madras is situated in Chennai (formerly Madras) in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. This university can be referred as one of the few oldest universities in India
University of Madras is situated in Chennai (formerly Madras) in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. This university can be referred as one of the few oldest universities in India. The university was founded in the year 1857. The university believes in the motto of learning promotes natural talent. As a great number of students are enrolled in the various programs the university can boast of being one of largest universities in India in terms of students.
The university has six centers in Chennai. The University of Madras has more than 50 departments. The university has been given five star statuses by NAAC. In addition to regular programs the university also runs a host of distance learning programs through its pan India network. The university has a host of autonomous and non- autonomous colleges affiliated to it.
The University of Madras also boasts of an array of great achievers. You can find its alumni successful in different fields of life. The university has produced two noble laureates namely C. V. Raman and S. Chandrasekhar. India?s first governor General Chakravarthi Rajagopalachari was also alumnus of this university. The University of Madras has also produced five presidents. In addition to this, there are a large number of students of this university holding respectable positions.
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Unattractive people are more likely to be belittled and bullied at their workplace, a new study has claimed.
Washington, June 20 (ANI): The chemical that makes naked mole rats cancer-proof has been identified by two researchers at the University of Rochester.
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Mars might have had an oxygen-rich atmosphere at a time, about 4000 million years ago, well before the rise of atmospheric oxygen on earth around 2500 million years ago.
London, June 19 (IANS) If you happen to be one of those who prefer staying asleep up till late on the weekend, you could be actually doing a great service to your health, suggests an Australian study.
Washington, June 19 (ANI): A scientist from Brandeis University has discovered a way that could lead to dramatic reductions in human cholesterol levels.
Washington, June 19 (ANI): The brain regions and interactions involved in impersonations and accents have been identified.
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Consumers are more likely to pursue a goal when they set a high-low range goal instead of a single number goal, a new study has revealed.
Washington, June 19 (ANI): University of Leicester scientists have discovered a potential genetic contributor to the increased risk of heart disease among men.
Sydney, June 19 (IANS/EFE) A team of Australian scientists has identified 280 craters on the moon's surface using a combination of gravitational data and topographical images from satellites, media reports said.
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Local chemical signals released by fat cells in the mammary gland appear to provide a crucial link between exposure to unrelenting social stressors early in life, and the subsequent development of breast cancer, according to researchers from the University of Chicago.
Melbourne, June 19 (ANI): University of Toronto scientists have found pockets of water that had been sitting 2.4 kilometres underneath the Earth's surface for more than a billion years.
Giving a new twist in the concept of premarital sex, the Madras High Court Monday in its decision said that any unmarried couple of the right legal age indulge in sexual gratification will be considered a valid married couple and could be termed as "husband and wife."...................
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Barbra Streisand has spoken about the Jewish religious practices that separate men and women.
Singapore, June 18 (IANS) Ravi Kumar, an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology -Madras (IIT-M), has been appointed dean of the Nanyang Business School (NBS) in Singapore's Nanyang Technological University (NTU), it was announced Tuesday.
New York, June 18 (ANI): Extroverts' brains process rewarding experiences differently than introverts, a new study has found.
London, June 18 (IANS) A US study has suggested expectant women drinking from plastic bottles could be increasing their unborn child's chances of developing cancer later in life.
Melbourne, June 17 (ANI): Researchers have showed that a co-dependency on social media is a major cause of the condition foMO - fear of missing out.
London, June 16 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that intelligent animals like apes may have some sort of mind reading capability, as they have the ability to intuit each others' intentions.
Washington, June 16 (ANI): A new study suggests that a promising brain-imaging technique has the potential to improve diagnoses for the millions of people suffering from Parkinson's disease.
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Good looks play an important role in your getting hired, a news study has suggested.
Washington, June 16 (ANI): A new study has found that the more an older man walks, the better his physical and mental health and his quality of life are likely to be.
London, June 15 (ANI): A study led by the University of Alicante has detected what may be the first observational evidence of existence of a new exotic phase of matter in the inner crust of neutron stars (pulsars).
Washington, June 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the ocean the Titanic sailed through just over 100 years ago was very different from the one we swim in today.
Washington, June 15 (ANI): New software developed at MIT can be used to help people practice their interpersonal skills until they feel more comfortable with situations such as a job interview or a first date.
Washington, June 15 (ANI): Astrophysicists have detected a star of low luminosity, which within a matter of moments gave off a flare so strong that it became almost 15 times brighter.
Washington, June 14 (ANI): A Tel Aviv University research has developed a new peptide in her lab to protect and restore nerve cell communications.
Sydney, June 14 (ANI): WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in his keynote address at Sydney University, scathing in his attacks said that Google is not at his side and rather has a much more 'complex agenda'.
Washington, June 13 (ANI): A new study has found that a wide variety of flying reptiles were present in England 110 million years ago.
Washington, June 13 (ANI): People actually anticipate smiles that are genuine but not smiles that are merely polite, according to a new research.
Chennai, June 13 (IANS) The second unit at the Madras Atomic Power Station (MAPS) is likely to start functioning only by the end of September, when the installation of a new transformer is expected to be completed, a senior official said Thursday.
Shillong, June 12 (IANS) Meghalaya Governor R.S. Mooshahary Wednesday asked the state government to dissolve the controversial CMJ University.
Washington, June 12 (ANI): X-ray experiments allowed a team of scientists to recreate the plumage pattern of an extinct bird for the very first time.
Washington, June 12 (ANI): A new study has found that one in four men seeking medical help for newly-developed erectile dysfunction (ED) was younger than 40 years, and nearly half of young men with the condition had severe ED.
Washington, June 11 (ANI): An injury to the head and not an arrow wound, may have killed Otzi the Iceman, the 5,300-year-old mummy found in the Italian Alps, a new paleoproteomic study suggests.
Washington, June 10 (ANI): A new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder has suggested that a chemical reaction between iron-containing minerals and water may produce enough hydrogen "food" to sustain microbial communities living in pores and cracks within the enormous volume of rock below the ocean floor and parts of the continents.
Islamabad, June 9 (ANI): A new study has revealed that consumption of mangoes may have a positive effect on blood sugar in obese individuals and reduce cancer risk.
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Researchers from University of Missouri have suggested that a person can attain a heart-healthy diet by using soybean, canola, corn and sunflower oils.
Chennai, June 7 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M) has developed a technology with which gypsum, found aplenty with fertiliser companies like the Fertilisers and Chemicals Travancore Ltd. (FACT), can be used in construction of houses.
Washington, June 7 (ANI): A new study has revealed that making small lifestyle changes could reduce your risk of having a stroke.
Washington, June 7 (ANI): Spanish researchers have described nine molecular indicators of ageing in mammals that could serve as a framework for future studies.
Washington, June 7 (ANI): A new study has found that one in four men seeking medical help for newly-developed erectile dysfunction (ED) was younger than 40 years, and nearly half of young men with the condition had severe ED.
London, June 6 (ANI): A new study says advances in simulations are creating a more accurate picture of the future climate, and the current global sea-level rise due to Antarctic ice loss might only be half what has been reported in major studies in the last few years.
New York, June 6 (ANI): Emma Watson has revealed that she will be returning to Brown University this fall to complete her degree.
Berlin, June 6 (ANI): Insect-resistant genetically modified (GM) cotton has significantly improved calorie consumption and dietary quality among small-scale farmers in India over a 7-year-period, according to a new research.
A recent study headed by an Indian researcher has revealed that a 20-minute session of Hatha yoga can stimulate the speed and accuracy significantly on tests of working memory and inhibitory control, two measures of brain function related with the ability to maintain focus and take in, retain and use new information.
Washington, June 6 (ANI): Using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, astronomers have found blooming stars in our Milky Way galaxy's more barren territories, far from its crowded core.
Washington, June 6 (ANI): A study led by an Indian researcher has found that a single, 20-minute session of Hatha yoga significantly improves speed and accuracy on tests of working memory and inhibitory control, two measures of brain function associated with the ability to maintain focus and take in, retain and use new information.
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Thousands of students who were about to register online for the new four-year undergraduate course with Delhi University were not able to do so, as the university website suffered a technical glitch Wednesday, the first day of the admission process.
Washington, June 5 (ANI): A new research from McMaster University has suggested women can remember faces better than men, in part because they spend more time studying features without even knowing it.
Washington, June 5 (ANI): Ageing process seems to go hand-in-hand with an annoying increase in clumsiness -difficulties in dialing a phone, fumble with keys in a lock or knock over the occasional wine glass while reaching for a salt shaker.
Washington, June 5 (ANI): A flash of light from a stellar outburst observed by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has provided a rare look at the 3-D structure of material ejected by an erupting nova.
Washington, June 4 (ANI): In four out of ten cases, women who suffer from long-term have some form of physical complaint, a new study has suggested.
Bangalore, June 3 (ANI): Justice (retired) T. Jayaram Chouta, who has been appointed by the Board of Control for Cricket of India (BCCI) to head a commission of inquiry to look into spot fixing allegations in the sixt edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), said Monday that he could not and would not comment on the issue till the membership of the committee is complete.
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The four-year degree programme of Delhi University has come under fire from educationists and jurists, who have asked for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's intervention to postpone it.
Washington, Jun. 2 (ANI): VolturnUS - the first floating turbine intended to make electricity from the ocean's winds - has been launched on the Penobscot River
Bangalore, June 1 (IANS) Rohan Murty, son of Infosys co-founder and re-appointed executive chairman N.R. Narayana Murthy, will join the company as an executive assistant to his father, the company announced here Saturday.
Los Angeles, May 31 (IANS) New fathers may feel more attractive as compared to sleep-deprived new mothers, a research has revealed.
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Scientists have found a way to target and destroy a key protein associated with the development of cervical and other cancers.
Washington, May 31 (ANI): A new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder has suggested that a chemical reaction between iron-containing minerals and water may produce enough hydrogen "food" to sustain microbial communities living in pores and cracks within the enormous volume of rock below the ocean floor and parts of the continents.
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Rocks analyzed by NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover team have provided solid evidence that Mars had rivers or streams.
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court has asked Delhi University to look into the grievances of blind students seeking a special course to initiate them into the four year undergraduate course starting in the coming academic year.
Bangkok, May 30 (ANI): Noting that institutional links between the two countries are progressing very well, India and Thailand on Thursday welcomed the increase in direct university to university collaboration and progress in the realisation of the shared goal of making the modern Nalanda University an international institution of excellence.
Washington, May 30 (ANI): A new study by New University of Alberta researchers has found that kids are likely to be able to recall transitional moments you share with them, be it promotions or pets.
Washington, May 30 (ANI): The popular artificial sweetener sucralose (Splenda) can modify how the body handles sugar, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found.
Oviedo (Spain), May 30 (IANS/EFE) Physicists Peter Higgs and François Englert and the European Organization for Nuclear Research will share the 2013 Prince of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research in recognition of their work establishing the existence of the so-called God particle, the Asturias Foundation said Wednesday.
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Children who are bullied are likelier to self-harm in late adolescence, according to a new study.
London, May 29 (ANI): Chinese scientists have developed the first vaccine to protect children against a virus called enterovirus 71, or EV71, that causes the common and sometimes deadly hand, foot and mouth disease.
London, May 29 (IANS) Researchers have found that childhood bullying could increase the risk of self-harm among individuals during their adolescent years.
Washington, May 29 (ANI): A new study has suggested that learning to understand and read a second language may be driven, at least in part, by our ability to pick up on statistical regularities.
Tokyo, May 28 (IANS) Ill health kept him away from the ceremony in the Indian capital but eminent Japanese scholar Noburu Karashima got his Padma Shri from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here Tuesday.
Chennai, May 28 (ANI): An advocate on Tuesday filed a public interest litigation (PIL) before the Madras High Court, seeking reinvestigation of the May 21, 1991 assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
New York, May 28 (ANI): Emerging studies have found that prolonged sitting increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes, slows metabolism and even shortens our lives.
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Actor Sunny Deol, who is busy promoting his forthcoming family film "Yamla Pagla Deewana 2", which stars him along with his father Dharmendra and brother Bobby, finds promotional activities stressful.
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Researchers have identified mutations in several new genes that might be associated with the development of spontaneously occurring cases of the neurodegenerative disease known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Purified components of ginger may have properties that help asthma patients breathe more easily, a study from researchers at Columbia University have revealed.
Washington, May 25 (ANI): A new research has confirmed money can buy happiness-if you spend wisely.
Washington, May 25 (IANS) Scientists have shown that a lifestyle that encourages a healthy heart could also shield patients with chronic kidney diseases from kidney failure and premature death, says a study.
Washington, May 24 (ANI): A new study has found that maintaining a heart healthy lifestyle may also help protect chronic kidney disease patients from developing kidney failure and early death.
Washington, May 24 (ANI): University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign researchers have developed a cradle and app for the iPhone that uses the phone's built-in camera and processing power as a biosensor to detect toxins, proteins, bacteria, viruses and other molecules.
Washington, May 24 (ANI): People, who have high IQ scores, are not just more intelligent than others but also process sensory information differently, according to a research.
Washington, May 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Researchers in the US have captured rare images of the creation of a massive galaxy about 10 times the size of the Milky Way that was formed when two young galaxies collided 11 billion years ago, a study said.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 23 (IANS) Kerala Thursday welcomed the central cabinet's decision to approve classical language status for Malayalam, subject to the outcome of a case in the Madras High Court, even as the government and opposition sough to take credit for the measure.
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday approved classical language status for Malayalam, subject to the outcome of a case in the Madras High Court, an official statement said.
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Children living in households where the parents are married are less likely to become obese than their peers who live with divorced or separated parents, according to new research from Rice University and the University of Houston.
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Until now, little was scientifically known about the human potential to cultivate compassion.
Melbourne, May 23 (ANI): Scientists have claimed that higher the floor a person lives on, the greater will be their life expectancy.
Moscow, May 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Space imaging studies have revealed over 10 new oil deposits in Krasnoyarsk territory in Siberia, a scientist said.
Madrid, May 22 (ANI): A majority of elite athletes use drugs to achieve athletic success, improve performance or alternatively for financial gain, a new research has revealed.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Children exposed to secondhand smoke in early childhood are more likely to become physically aggressive and antisocial as adults, according to a new study.
New York, May 22 (ANI): American actor Dan Aykryod has confirmed that Bill Murray won't be reprising his signature role in 'Ghostbusters 3.'
Washington, May 22 (ANI): The decisions about where to live and how to get from home to work happen simultaneously, a research has suggested.
Chennai, May 21 (IANS) India's atomic regulator and city based Anna University Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding to promote research in academic institutions in the areas of atomic energy regulation and safety.
Melbourne, May 21 (ANI): It's not watching too much television or playing computer games but spending too much time indoors that will ruin your child's eyes, according to a new study.
London, May 20 (ANI): Scientists have said that the recent downturn in the rate of global warming will lead to lower temperature rises in the short-term.
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A study from Texas Tech University, El Paso, and the University of Mississippi, Oxford, holds promising results for diabetic patients suffering from indigestion symptoms like nausea, vomiting, bloating and heartburn.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Fewer than 50 percent of primary school-aged boys and fewer than 28 percent of girls meet the minimum levels of physical activity required to maintain health.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Researchers from Qinghai University, BGI, and other institutes have provided evidence that some genetic factors may be associated with the Tibetan antelope's adaption to harsh highland environments.
Johannesburg, May 18 (IANS) An Indian team comprising IITians and a Nigerian team promoting low-cost farm products have triumphed at an India-Africa business competition held here.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): For people whose math abilities are not so good, a mild form of brain stimulation may help improve their proficiency.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): A team of scientists in China has produced the lightest material ever made.