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  • 'Irandam Ulagam' stars Arya and Anushka Shetty team up again for 'Size Zero' 3 days ago

    Chennai: Actors Arya and Anushka Shetty have teamed up for the second time in upcoming Tamil-Telugu bilingual 'Size Zero'. The film will be helmed by the son of veteran Telugu filmmaker K. Raghavendra Rao. Arya and Anushka were last seen in the disastrous Tamil romantic-drama 'Irandam Ulagam'. "While Prakash Kovelamudi will direct...
  • NIIT CEO puts high hopes on Union Budget 2015 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The upcoming Union Budget is very crucial in terms of bringing the Indian economy back on growth track. Narendra Modi government will present its full fledged Budget on February 28 in Parliament, industries are pinning high hopes from Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. Rahul K Patwardhan, CEO Designate, NIIT Limited...
  • News 360: After controversy, Coast Guard releases video of Pakistan 'terror' boat 6 days ago

    The Indian Coast Guard on Friday evening released a video of the Pakistan boat blown neat Gujarat coast on December 31, 2014. The whole episode came under scanner after Coast Guard DIG BK Loshali claimed that he ordered the blowing up of the boat. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 6 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Supreme Court asks J&K High Court to spell out steps for holding Bar Council poll 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Registry of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court to file an affidavit spelling out the steps taken by it for holding of State Bar Council elections, which have not been conducted for the past 30 years. After it was informed that a...
  • Safaai Karmacharis panel moots name change for sweeper's post February 14, 2015

    Kochi: National Commission for Safaai Karmacharis Chairman M Sivanna on February 14 asked all central and state government departments and public undertakings, including banks, to rename the sweeper's post as House Keeper. Addressing the authorities as well as the representatives of trade unions of Corporation Bank here, he requested all the...
  • Kamal Haasan's 'Uttama Villain' to release on April 2; Eros International bags theatrical rights February 11, 2015

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan-starrer Tamil drama "Uttama Villain" will hit the theatres April 2. Eros International has bagged the theatrical rights of the film along with its Telugu dubbed version. "We are extremely proud to associate with Eros, the most powerful and successful name in contemporary Indian cinema to co-produce our...
  • Telangana CM Chandrasekhar Rao hails AAP's victory in Delhi polls February 10, 2015

    Hyderabad: Hailing Aam Aadmi Party's landslide victory in the Delhi Assembly polls, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday said the people of Delhi have given the "right verdict" by supporting the leadership of Arvind Kejriwal. "The Delhi (Assembly election) results are an example to show that the people...
  • Indian of the year 2014: Political nominees February 2, 2015

    Year 2014 saw the biggest political battles, clashes which produced heroes or demolished the established stars. Nominees for the politician of the year are - BJP National President Amit Shah, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Odisha Chief Minister...
  • Andhra MP K Geetha tests positive for Swine Flu; hospitalised February 2, 2015

    Visakhapatnam: Araku Lok Sabha MP K Geetha has tested positive for Swine Flu and is undergoing treatment at a private hospital here, health officials said on Monday. According to District Medical and Health Officer J Sarojini, the Andhra Pradesh legislator was admitted to the hospital four days ago after suffering from...
  • Immortalising R K Laxman: Neelabh Banerjee January 31, 2015

    From the surge of emotion and empathy at the passing of RK Laxman, one thing is clear: The Common Man is a national asset worthy of being immortalised. But who will do it is the question to which Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Phadnavis provided a part answer when he announced his...
  • Critics wrote me off, says Parupalli Kashyap January 26, 2015

    After launching the new season with an emphatic title win at the just-concluded Syed Modi International tournament, India's top shuttler Parupalli Kashyap said he needed this victory to silence his critics. The 2012 champion, Kashyap clinched his second men's singles title at the Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold on Sunday after...
  • Several firsts on 66th Republic Day January 26, 2015

    New Delhi: The 66th Republic Day celebrations on Monday were marked by many firsts. 1) It witnessed the first ever march by an all-women contingent drawn from the army, navy and air force. 2) A US President was the Chief Guest at the Republic Day parade for the first time. 3) The recently...
  • No to handshakes and hugs, only say 'Namaste' to prevent swine flu: Telangana government January 24, 2015

    Telangana: With 11 swine flu deaths and 250 cases in January, Telangana is the worst hit state in the country. Alarmed with the situation, the Telangana government is putting effort in to control and treat swine flu cases in the state. To prevent the spread of the disease, the government...
  • Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu sail into second round of Syed Modi Grand Prix January 22, 2015

    Lucknow: Top Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, K Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap reached the second round of Syed Modi International Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament after scoring easy victories, here on Wednesday. Olympic bronze medallist, Saina defeated Yin Fun Lim of Malaysia 21-17 21-12 and two-time World Championship bronze medallist,...
  • Jaya Bachchan and Gulzar launch the music for Amitabh Bachchan-Dhanush starrer 'Shamitabh' January 21, 2015

    Mumbai: The music of filmmaker R Balki's much awaited film 'Shamitabh' was unveiled Tuesday night by Jaya Bachchan and Gulzar in the presence of the entire star cast of the film. The event was followed by paying tribute to the music composer Ilaiyaraaja. The event also saw a live performance by...
  • Congress slams Shashi Tharoor for praising PM Modi January 16, 2015

    Thiruvananthapuram: Congress on Friday slammed its senior leader Shashi Tharoor for continuing to praise Prime Minister Narendra Modi ignoring the party's line. While senior leader and AICC Disciplinary Committee Chairman A K Antony said the party had earlier also cautioned Tharoor against lavishing praises on Modi, Congress spokesperson P C Chacko...
  • 'Uttama Villain' trailer dissected: Kamal Haasan shines in this story of an artiste and a villain January 13, 2015

    Bangalore: While the wait for Kamal Haasan's 'Vishwaroopam II' grows indomitably, his ambitious next 'Uttama Villain', directed by his friend Ramesh Aravind is hitting the screens sooner than we thought it would. Our first take: the trailer for 'Uttama Villain' is refreshing. Having said that we're still not sure...
  • S K Uthappa ready to make a big impression in HIL January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Playing for Uttar Pradesh Wizards for the third time in a row, India's forward S K Uthappa looks forward to putting up a good show and making it to the finals for his team this season. "I am looking to push a bit harder this year and make it...
  • Jayalalithaa DA case: DMK leader seeks removal of SPP January 6, 2015

    Bengaluru: DMK General Secetary K Anbazhagan on Tuesday filed a petition before a special bench of the Karnataka High Court, seeking removal of Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani Singh in the disproportionate assets case against former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and three others, alleging he was "sailing" with the accused....
  • Left front holds dharna across Kerala, demands CM Chandy's resignation over bribe January 5, 2015

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Left Democratic Front (LDF) has held a state wide dharna demanding the resignation of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy in the Solar scam case and of Finance Minsiter K M Mani in the liquor bribe case. Biju Ramesh, the bar owner who raised allegation of giving brine to...
  • MK Stalin strongly denies rumours of his resignation from DMK, blames media for speculation January 4, 2015

    Chennai: DMK chief M Karunanidhi's son and party treasurer MK Stalin on Sunday strongly denied any rumours of his resignation from the party. Stalin's supporters want him to replace Karunanidhi as the party president. Blaming the media for speculation, the DMK treasurer said, "This news is speculation. Someone with vested interests...
  • Telangana CM vows to make Hyderabad global city, praises Nizam January 2, 2015

    Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday assured that the government would take all possible steps to make Hyderabad a global city free from congestion and traffic gridlocks. He was inaugurating the 75th All India Industrial Exhibition and platinum jubilee celebrations of the...
  • K Radhakrishnan retires leaving ISRO at its 'most glorified pedestal ever' December 31, 2014

    Bengaluru: Spearheading Indian Space Research Organisation triumphantly through several milestones, its Chairman K Radhakrishnan retired on Wednesday carrying the crowning glory of the much-hailed India's mission to Mars. Indian space scientists bid a 'sombre' farewell describing Radhakrishnan an "iconic leader" as his exit left the space agency at...
  • Film fraternity urges Tamil Nadu government to erect a statue in memory of late filmmaker K Balachander December 31, 2014

    Chennai: The members of the Tamil Nadu Film Directors Union (TANTIS) have urged Tamil Nadu government to erect a statue in memory of legendary filmmaker K. Balachander, who passed away here last week. "Balachander sir deserves to be remembered for many generations. We were moved to see how many people showed...
  • K Balachander discovered me for Hindi cinema: Rati Agnihotri December 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Late veteran auteur K. Balachander will always hold a special place in Rati Agnihotri's heart. The actress says she was lucky to have had him as the director of her first Hindi movie, 'Ek Duuje Ke Liye', which released in 1981. For Rati, who is attending to her ailing mother,...
  • K Balachander cremated; Rajinikanth, M Karunanidhi pay last respects to the legendary director December 25, 2014

    Chennai: Legendary Tamil filmmaker K Balachander was cremated here on Wednesday amid members from film fraternity and thousands of his fans. Police and volunteers had a tough time in controlling the surging crowds. Men and women stood in long queues to have a last glimpse of the thespian, who died at...
  • Kamal Haasan to miss his mentor K Balachander's last rites; will meet the filmmaker's family and pay respects tonight December 24, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan will miss saying a final goodbye to his mentor, veteran filmmaker K. Balachander, who will be cremated here Wednesday afternoon. Balachander died here Tuesday following prolonged illness. He was 84. "We had planned to cremate Balachander on Thursday, but it has now been advanced to today (Wednesday). Between...