RAMASWAMY

  • Prasanna scores ton as Tamil Nadu post 258/7 against UP November 21, 2013

    Meerut: Ramaswamy Prasanna scored an unbeaten century as Tamil Nadu overcame early jitters to reach 258 for seven at the end of the opening day's play in their Group B Ranji Trophy match against Uttar Pradesh on Thursday. Prasanna, who hit 11 boundaries and a six during his unbeaten 104run knock...
  • Vishnu Vishal gets busy with five Tamil films October 15, 2013

    Chennai: Vishnu Vishal, known for films such as 'Bale Pandiya' and 'Drohi', is currently busy juggling five Tamil films. Two of the five projects will see the actor teaming up with same directors he has worked in the past. Vishnu will be teaming up with directors Suseenthiran and Seenu Ramaswamy for...
  • Telugu film 'Vasool Raja' to be released on April 11 April 7, 2013

    Navadeep, Srihari and Rithu Barmecha are playing the lead roles in a film titled 'Vasool Raja'. Film maker Karthikeya Gopalakrihna is the director of the film and Batthula Rathanpaandu and Mahankali Divakar are producing it under the BM Studios banner. The producers are planning to release 'Vasool Raja' as an...
  • Seenu Ramaswamy ventures into action genre March 25, 2013

    Chennai: After having made drama and romantic films, National Awardwinning director Seenu Ramaswamy is set to make his first action movie. "The film is based on a popular story by writer S Ramakrishnan. It tracks the lives of two characters from two different backgrounds and what happens when they cross paths...
  • 'Paradesi' gathers Rs 4.86 cr in its opening weekend March 20, 2013

    Chennai: Critically acclaimed Tamil period-drama 'Paradesi' raked in Rs 4.86 crore in its opening weekend in Tamil Nadu. "The Rs 40 crore budget film collected approximately Rs 4.86 crore in its opening weekend in Tamil Nadu," trade analyst Trinath told IANS. Directed by Bala Pazhanisaamy, 'Paradesi' is based on the novel 'Red...
  • I'm honoured to recieve National Award: Poornima March 19, 2013

    Chennai: Poornima Ramaswamy headed straight to director Bala Pazhanisaamy's residence after hearing that she had won the National Award for best costume designer for Tamil period-drama 'Paradesi'. "I'm honoured to receive a National Award for my debut film. How many would be blessed with such an honour for their first film?...
  • 'Vazhakku En 18/9', 'Eega' wins best regional films March 18, 2013

    Chennai: Critically acclaimed Tamil teen crime thriller 'Vazhakku En 18/9' and Telugu blockbuster revenge drama 'Eega' were named 2012's best feature films in their respective languages, in the 60th National Film Awards. Directed by Balaji Sakthivel, 'Vazhakku En 18/9' was named the best feature film in Tamil. It also won...
  • 5 Tamil films which impressed in 2012 December 25, 2012

    Chennai: Sensitive subjects and outofthebox ideas of the 143 Tamil films released in 2012, only a handful of contentrich movies impressed the audience. Of these, IANS lists five notable ones that were unanimously welcomed by critics and fans alike: Aarohanam: Directed by debutant Lakshmy Ramakrishnan, 'Aarohanam' is about freespirited women, who...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B, Round 7, Day 3: TN take first innings lead against Baroda December 17, 2012

    Vadodara: Tamil Nadu on Monday managed a slender firstinnings lead but Baroda went ahead by 94 runs with six wickets remaining in their second essay by the end of third day's play, leaving the Group B Ranji Trophy match here evenly poised. At stumps on the penultimate day, Baroda were 116...
  • Obama names 2 more Indian Americans to key jobs March 10, 2012

    Washington: President Barack Obama, who with over two dozen appointments has more Indian Americans serving in White House jobs than in any previous administration, has named two more to key posts. While Indore educated Paula Gangopadhyay was named member, National Museum and Library Services Board, Bangalore educated Sonny Ramaswamy was named...
  • Tamil Nadu defy Mumbai to make Ranji final January 13, 2012

    Mumbai: Tamil Nadu entered the Ranji Trophy final for the eleventh time by virtue of having taken the firstinnings lead over Mumbai in the semifinal that ended in a draw at the Wankhede Stadium on Friday. The visitors, who led the home team by 202 runs in the first innings, piled...
  • Infy prize winner solves tricky physics laws January 4, 2012

    Bangalore: Dr Sriram Ramaswamy won the Infosys Prize 2011 for Physical Sciences. He used his knowledge of theoretical physics to crack a question commonly asked in biology. Thanks to his research, we now have answers to some of the mysteries of the laws of nature. How does a flock of birds...
  • Mullaperiyar Dam: War over water reaches Parliament November 29, 2011

    The Kerala MPs claim that the dam would be a compromise with the safety of the people of the state while Tamil Nadu rules out any safety issues concerning the MD. Both the states now want the Centre to intervene and decide on the matter. Following is the full transcript of the...
  • 'Kanimozhi's bail not connected to 2G case merit' November 28, 2011

    Veteran journalist Cho Ramaswamy said that Kanimozhi's bail verdict has nothing to do with the merit of the case. ...
  • Infosys Prize 2011 winners announced November 16, 2011

    Bangalore: The Infosys Prize for 2011 has been announced and the winners include economist Raghuram Govind Rajan, Professor Sriram Rajagopal Ramaswamy, Professor Kannan Soundarajan, Doctor Imran Siddiqui, Professor Kalyanmoy Deb and Doctor Pratap Bhanu Mehta. The winners, chosen by a jury headed by Prof Amartya Sen, receive a 22karat gold medallion,...
  • The 2G probe will lead to Karunanidhi: Ramaswamy October 10, 2011

    Political commentator and Thuglak Editor Cho Ramaswamy says the CBI may mess up the 2G scam probe. ...
  • 'Nothing wrong in activating Arasu cable network' June 3, 2011

    Cho Ramaswamy Editor of 'Thuglak' speaks about the move made by the Jayalalithaa government to nationalise the cable distribution network. ...
  • Tamil Nadu polls: Has money power been the key? April 13, 2011

    Rajdeep Sardesai talks to DMK member Khushboo and Tughlaq Editor Cho Ramaswamy about money power in Tamil Nadu polls. ...
  • Independents vow to give Jaya, MK tough fight May 12, 2009

    Chennai: While the obvious contenders for power DMK and AIADMK are reinventing their strategies, a couple of independents have dared to take them on in this election. Slumdogturnedbusinessman E Sarath Babu and social activist Traffic Ramaswamy are contesting from the South Chennai constituency. It's not colour TVs and computers...
  • India must support SL against LTTE: Cho Ramaswamy January 28, 2009

    On a day when the LTTE Spokesperson Nadesan made it clear that LTTE chief Prabhakaran is still in Sri Lanka and is fighting the government, the editor of a popular Tamil magazine Thuglak, Cho Ramaswamy sparked a political point after telling CNNIBN that India should come out in support of...
  • Moditva southbound, all set to hit Chennai January 10, 2008

    Chennai: Moditva is all set to hit Chennai on January 14, and that too within the Congress walls! Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to speak at a function organised at the Kamaraj Hall, an auditorium owned by the Congress Trust. Modi will be a guest speaker at the 38th...
  • TN rejoices as Periyar hits cinemas April 30, 2007

    Chennai: A movie on one of the biggest revolutionary leaders of Tamil Nadu, EV Ramaswamy Naicker or more popularly known as Periyar, will hit the theatres after crossing many hurdles on Tuesday. The movie, directed by Gnanarajasekar, captures the political and personal life of Periyar who is known as the father...