ANNAMALAI

  • HC grants one month parole to Priyadarshini Mattoo's killer February 24, 2014

    Delhi High Court on Monday granted one month parole to Santosh Kumar Singh, undergoing life sentence in the Priyadarshini Mattoo rape and murder case, so that he can submit his dissertation that is required under his three-year LLM course. Justice Mukta Gupta refused to grant parole for three months as sought...
  • Rajinikanth gives away half his income to charities: biographer Naman Ramachandran December 14, 2012

    Rajinikanth is, quite simply, the biggest superstar cinemacrazy India has ever seen. His stylized dialogues and screen mannerisms are legion, and his guy next doorcumsuperhero image has found a hysterically appreciative following among millions of moviegoers. Naman Ramachandran's marvellous biography recounts Rajini's career in meticulous detail, tracing his incredible cinematic...
  • No bias in choosing films for awards: Krissna November 16, 2012

    Chennai: Veteran southern director Suresh Krissna, who has been on the jury of National Awards selection committee and is also on the jury of the International Film Festival of India, says films are chosen based on healthy discussions and hours of brainstorming without being biased. "I personally don't show any bias...
  • A Rajinikanth memoir from director Suresh Krishna September 28, 2012

    Southern director Suresh Krishna, who has worked with superstar Rajinikanth in successful Tamil films like 'Annamalai' and 'Baasha', has penned a memoir of the superstar. The book, titled 'My Days With Baasha The Rajinikanth Phenomenon', will be released in English, Tamil and Telugu endNovember by Westland Books. "Every interview I participated...
  • Annamalai Univ in turmoil after four students die March 4, 2010

    Chidamabaram: Tamil Nadu's famous Annamalai University is in turmoil after four students died in the last four days. One student's death led to protests in which three more students lost their lives. Four days after the incident Annamalai University in Chidambaram is now deserted and seven out of nine departments at the...
  • Annamalai Univ shut down after students' deaths March 4, 2010

    Chennai: The Annamalai University has been shut indefinitely following the death of four north Indian students. Tension gripped the campus since Sunday after students protested negligence on part of authorities and blamed them for the deaths. Tensions gripped Annamalai University in Chidambaram since Sunday, following the death of Gautam Kumar,...
  • Bodies of 3 students fished out from canal at Cuddalore March 2, 2010

    Cuddalore: Three engineering students of Annamalai University died after they fell into a canal nearby while fleeing a police lathicharge on students protesting the death of their classmate. The bodies of Ashish Ranjan Kumar and Sarbadas, both from Jharkhand, were fished out from the Palaman canal near by Cuddalore on Tuesday...
  • Univ closes down over student suicide March 30, 2007

    Chidambaram: The Annamalai University in Chidambaram has closed down indefinitely following protests over the suicide of a student. Twentyyearold Chetna was allegedly caught cheating in her exams on Monday and that same evening she decided to end her life by hanging herself from the fan in her hostel room at...
  • Girl's suicide shuts down TN univ March 30, 2007

    Chennai/ New Delhi: Annamalai University in north Tamil Nadu has been closed after student protests over the death of a girl, who committed suicide after allegedly being harassed by male lecturers. Chetna Ramachandran, a thirdyear student, was allegedly caught cheating in an internal exam on Monday evening. Students allege that...