TAMIL

  • Tamil Nadu government government hikes milk prices by Rs 10 a litre 9 hours 53 minutes ago

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Saturday announced a rise in milk prices by Rs 10 a litre, following demands from milk producers to increase the procurement price. The state government had increased milk prices three years ago. "There should not be any disruption in the payments made to milk producers...
  • Tamil Nadu: Jayalalithaa asks supporters not to take extreme steps 11 hours 59 minutes ago

    Chennai: AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa on Saturday once again appealed to her supporters not to take extreme steps in the wake of her sentencing in a graft case, reassuring them that she will come out of "all the challenges" with divine help. Besides the 193 persons who had died of various...
  • Tamil Nadu: 2 killed in flash floods in Erode district 15 hours 12 minutes ago

    Erode: Two people have been killed and one more feared trapped in flash floods in Tamil Nadu's Erode district. The tragedy occurred on Saturday morning when men were crossing a bridge on the bike. The water flow increased due to rains in Sathyamangalam forest. More details are awaited. ...
  • PMK accuses All India Radio of imposing Hindi in sourthern states Yesterday

    Chennai: National Democratic Alliance (NDA) ally Paattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) has on Friday slammed All India Radio's new four hour slot of Hindi programming in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. In a statement, PMK chief Ramadoss said that the Centre should cancel the programming. PMK accused All India Radio of imposing Hindi on...
  • Veteran Tamil actor SS Rajendran dead Yesterday

    Chennai: Tamil cinema's Yesteryear actor S.S. Rajendran, who was battling for life at a private hospital here, breathed his last Friday. He was 85. "He was admitted to Meenakshi Hospital yesterday (Thursday) in critical condition. He passed away this morning (Friday) due to issues related to lung infection," a family source...
  • AR Murugadoss' 'Kaththi' mints a whopping Rs 15.4 crore in one day Yesterday

    Chennai: Vijay-starrer Tamil action film "Kaththi" has collected a whopping Rs.15.4 crore on the first day in the country. It's expected to register a record opening weekend at the box office, says an expert. The movie released Wednesday. "Braving all the controversy and low-key promotions, 'Kaththi' has registered Rs.15.4 crore at the...
  • 25-year-old Vijay fan dies during 'Kaththi' release celebration 2 days ago

    Palakkad: Celebration of the release of Vijay-starrer 'Kaththi' at a theatre near here turned tragic today after a 25-year-old man died when he fell down from the top of a huge cutout of the popular Tamil film actor while performing 'milk abhishekam' (offering of milk).Police said the deceased Unnikrishan, a...
  • 'Kaththi' trailer: Ilayathalapathy Vijay is the saviour of people and Neil Nitin Mukesh is the suave baddie 6 days ago

    Ilayathalapathy Vijay fans may now rejoice. The eagerly-awaited trailer for AR Murugadoss' film 'Kaththi' has just been unveiled.Featuring Bollywood actor Neil Nitin Mukesh as the chief bad guy, Vijay plays the role of a saviour of the common people. The film starrs Samantha Ruth Prabhu as the leading lady.The film...
  • Inmate 7402 released, invites jailer to Chennai 1 week ago

    Bangalore: "Madam, it won't be possible for me to see you when I come to Chennai." Pat came the reply, "You come to Chennai and you can meet me,". This is what the most high profile inmates in the recent times at Bangalore's Parappana Agrahara Central Prison told the...
  • DA case convict Jayalalithaa arrives in Chennai to a hero's welcome after 21 days in jail 1 week ago

    Chennai: Former Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa arrived in Chennai on Saturday evening after spending 21 days in a Bangalore prison following her conviction in the disproportionate assets case to a hero's welcome. The special flight carrying Jayalalithaa landed at Chennai airport and when she came out,...
  • DA case: J Jayalalithaa walks out of Bangalore jail after 22 days, Tamil Nadu CM receives her 1 week ago

    Bangalore: After spending 22 days in Bangalore Central Prison, AIADMK supremo and former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa walked out on Saturday. Her release from jail was in accordance with the Supreme Court order granting her bail in the disproportionate assets case. The release order by Special Judge John Michael...
  • 'Selfie Pulla': Ilayathalapathy Vijay and Samantha sing, dance, pout and take selfies in this song from 'Kaththi' 1 week ago

    How long have you been waiting for more videos, trailers and other stuff about AR Murugadoss' upcoming film 'Kaththi'? After the kick-ass teaser released a few weeks ago, the makers of 'Kaththi' have teased their fans with a 40-second song promo for 'Selfie Pulla'. Penned by Madhan Karky and music composed...
  • DA case: Jayalalithaa gets bail; will the relief be shortlived? October 17, 2014

    After 21 days in jail, former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa has finally been granted bail in the disproportionate assets case. Her sentence has been suspended, as is that of her co-convicts. The court told her to ensure no violence by her party cadres. ...
  • Would have committed suicide had Jaya not got bail: supporters October 17, 2014

    Supporters of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa said that they would have committed suicide had she not got bail today in the DA case. ...
  • DA case: Jayalalithaa deserved to get bail, says lawyer Ram Jethmalani October 17, 2014

    The Supreme Court granted bail to former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa in the 18-year-old disproportionate assets case. Jayalalithaa's lawyer Ram Jethmalani said that she deserved bail. "I am happy that Jayalalithaa got bail. She deserved to get bail. Karnataka High Court's verdict was wrong." ...
  • Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam to personally go to Bangalore to welcome Jayalalithaa out of jail October 17, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam will personally go to Bangalore to welcome former chief minister J Jayalalithaa out of jail, after the Supreme Court granted her bail in the disproportionate assets case on Friday. The SC has also suspended her sentence. This was the last chance for Jayalalithaa to...
  • Supreme Court grants bail to Jayalalithaa, suspends her sentence; AIADMK supporters celebrate October 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has granted bail to former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's and has suspended her sentence. This was the last chance for Jayalalithaa to get a bail before Diwali as the apex court will go on leave for a week after Friday. Jayalalithaa has got...
  • Watch: Ilayathalapathy Vijay and Samantha sing and skip in the open brown fields in 'Aathi' song promo from 'Kaththi' October 17, 2014

    How long have you been waiting for more videos, trailers and other stuff about AR Murugadoss' upcoming film 'Kaththi'? After the kick-ass teaser released a few weeks ago, the makers of 'Kaththi' have teased their fans with a 40-second song promo for 'Aathi'.Penned by Pa Vijay and music composed by...
  • Kamal Haasan gets injured on the sets of 'Papanasama', assures 'all is well' October 17, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who is currently shooting in Kerala for Tamil thriller "Papanasama, said Thursday that he wasn't injured while shooting as being speculated and "all is well" with him. "Before various new ailments are endowed upon me, I hasten to clarify that all is well. It is not true...
  • Foreigners need approval before entering Sri Lanka's North October 15, 2014

    Colombo: Sri Lanka on Wednesday barred foreigners from travelling to its former war zone in the Tamil-majority northern province without prior approval. "Prior permission for the foreigners to visit North will be implemented and foreigners or relevant organisations have to write to Defence Ministry for approval," the government's information department said...
  • Tamil Nadu Police sub-inspector kills a man at police station October 15, 2014

    Chennai: A sub-inspector has allegedly shot dead a man at a police station in Ramanathapuram district. Enquiries in Ramanathapuram reveal that Syed Mohammed was taken to SP Pattinam police station on a complaint by a local shop owner about a minor scuffle. At the police station Syed Mohammed was severely...
  • Sri Lankan military to return Tamil civilians' gold October 15, 2014

    Colombo: Sri Lanka's military announced it would return unspecified quantities of gold jewellery recovered from a battle site dating to the crushing of separatist Tamil Tiger rebels more than five years ago. Security forces have identified 2,377 "legitimate claimants" and 25 of them were handed back their gold ornaments by...
  • Chennai building collapse: Madras HC raises questions on probe October 13, 2014

    Chennai: The Madras High Court on Monday raised some questions on the investigation into the multi-storeyed building collapse in June wondering whether the final report was filed in a hurry and asked the government to submit an additional affidavit on its observations in six weeks. "The worry which we have...
  • We have no objection to shift Jayalalithaa to Tamil Nadu, says Karnataka Government October 13, 2014

    Bangalore: Karnataka Government will have no objection to shift AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa to Tamil Nadu from a jail here if the neighbouring state makes a request through courts, Home Minister KJ George said on Monday. "If there is a proposal coming before the court from the Tamil Nadu government,...
  • SC to hear Jayalalithaa's bail plea in DA case on October 17 October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear on Friday bail plea of AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa, undergoing jail term of four years for amassing disproportionate assets. A bench headed by Chief Justice HL Dattu posted the case for hearing on October 17 after senior advocate Fali S...
  • Fireworks manufacturers wary of influx of Chinese crackers October 13, 2014

    Sivakasi: With less than 10 days to go for Diwali, Tamil Nadu fireworks manufacturers are gearing up for the festival with new varieties of crackers to compete against those made in Chinese as their influx was posing a threat to the Rs 3000-crore domestic industry. Eight new varieties of crackers have...
  • Actor Vikram sweating out the Hindi dialogues for 'I' October 12, 2014

    Chennai: Actor Vikram, who has been dubbing for his upcoming Tamil film 'I' in Hindi over the last few days, is said to be putting in extra effort to get his lines right. He's apparently spending hours to prepare and dub in Hindi without an accent. "Vikram sir wants to get...
  • Cyclone 'Hudhud': Coast Guard takes all precautionary measures October 11, 2014

    Chennai: Coast Guard Eastern region has taken all precautionary measures to face Cyclone Hudhud, expected to reach the northern coastline around Visakhapatnam on Sunday, Commander Coast Guard Eastern region, Inspector General, Satya Prakash Sharma. "We have already cautioned and warned all the mariners and fishermen...