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  • Nitin Gadkari to inspect Sethu Project Route on November 4 November 3, 2014

    Ramanathapuram: Union Surface Transport and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari would undertake an aerial inspection of the controversial Sethusamudram Shipping Channel route on November 4, officials said on Sunday. He would inspect the entire Palk Strait onboard a Coast Guard aircraft and discuss about the work so far completed on the multi-crore...
  • No question of demolishing Ram Sethu, says Nitin Gadkari September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday asserted that Ram Sethu structure will not be demolished for the construction of Sethusamudram shipping canal project. "There is no question of demolition of the Ram Sethu," he said in a press conference to mark the NDAled...
  • 'Ram Sethu' will not be broken for Sethusamudram project: Centre August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central government will not "break" the 'Ram Sethu' for the proposed Sethusamudram shipping canal project and will make efforts to see that the navigation system is put in place without damaging it, Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari informed Lok Sabha on Thursday. Gadkari said during Question Hour that...
  • DMK to stage statewide protests in July on Sethu project issue June 17, 2013

    Chennai: DMK on Monday announced staging statewide protests next month demanding immediate implementation of the Sethusamudram Shipping Channel project. This will be part of a series of protests on the issue, the DMK's Administrative Council under party chief M Karunanidhi resolved here today. The protests on July 8 will also demand that...
  • The first impression is crucial for an actor: Richa Panai May 10, 2013

    Chennai: Richa Panai, who couldn't impress as 'Dev Kanya' in her Telugu debut 'Yamudiki Mogudu', wants to make an impressive beginning in Tamil cinema with her maiden venture 'Manadhil Maayam Seidhai'. A love story with revenge backdrop, 'Manadhil Maayam Seidhai' also features Disha, Prince Cecil and Sethu Pillai. Directed by...
  • Tell centre to scrap Sethu Samudram, TN urges SC April 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The Tamil Nadu government has urged the Supreme Court to direct the central government not to proceed with the implementation of the Sethu Samudram Shipping Channel Project in the Palk Strait. The channel will facilitate navigation between India's east and west coasts. In his affidavit before the apex court,...
  • Is Bollywood ready for Vikram after 'David'? April 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Vikram who is lovingly called 'Chiyan' by his fans has risen to fame after a long struggle. Bala revealed the meaning of Vikram's character as 'Chiyan' in the film 'Sethu' in an award function. 'Chiyan' means street smart or rogue. Vikram became the talk of tinsel town after his...
  • 'Sethusamundram project will not be ecologically viable' April 7, 2013

    Kolkata: With the Centre ignoring the Pachauri Committee report advising against implementation of the controversial Sethusamundram project, eminent scientist RK Pachauri has said that he stands by the report and warned of serious ecological ramifications. "We stand by what we said in our report that the project will not be economically...
  • Tamil Review: 'Haridas' is an emotionally uplifting film February 21, 2013

    Cast: Kishore, Sneha, Prithviraj Das, Soori, Pradeep Rawat and Yugi Sethu; Director: GNR Kumaravelan; With precision and conviction, director GNR Kumaravelan has poignantly narrated one of the best fatherson relationships on screen. Out of a handful of films dealing about human disabilities, 'Haridas' undoubtedly tops the list for not being preachy. It addresses...
  • Mammootty to act in Arun Gopi's next movie February 5, 2013

    After making a huge box office collection with the Malayalam thriller 'Run Baby Run' directed by Joshiy, scriptwriter SachinSethu is now gearing up for his next film with Mammootthy. This Untitled film will be directed by Arun Gopi. According to the makers Mammootthy's character in the film will have...
  • I'm an actor for the masses, says actor Srinivasan January 19, 2013

    Chennai Buoyed by the response of his latest release 'Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya',a Tamil romanticcomedy, actor Srinivasan, popularly known as 'Power Star', considers himself an actor for the masses and is extremely happy with the fan following. "I'll always remain an actor for the masses and do roles that will entertain...
  • Santhanam: Want to make a film like 'Hangover' December 10, 2012

    He was once a popular actor in television. Now the top comedian of Tamil cinema, Santhanam has turned a producer with 'Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya'. And now, he has expressed his wish to pen and direct a movie. 'I would like to make a film on the lines of Hangover. Hopefully...
  • Vikram credits Bala for awakening actor in him November 25, 2012

    Chennai: Vikram feels that the actor within him would've still been dormant but for director Bala. "I didn't know that the real actor within me was sleeping until I worked with Bala. After having worked with him in 'Sethu' (1999), I realised my potential as an actor. Had it not been...
  • Karunanidhi slams Jayalalithaa over Sethu project October 16, 2012

    Chennai: DMK chief and former chief minister M Karunanidhi on Tuesday accused the Jayalalithaaled Tamil Nadu government of adopting "doublestandards" by opposing the Sethusamudram project in Supreme Court and said it was a "betrayal" of the state. "The AIADMK Government had made a written submission in the Supreme Court saying...
  • Bala's 'Paradesi's' first look is out October 12, 2012

    As Bala's next film 'Paradesi' is quickly shaping up, the first look of the film has been released on to the internet much to the surprise of many fans. The lead actor in the film Atharva has been portrayed as a completely different person, who is rugged and very animalistic...
  • Simbu and Srinivasan together for a dance number September 10, 2012

    It's now said that Silambarasan aka STR will be seen with Powerstar Dr Srinivasan in 'Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya' for a dance number! Dr Srinivasan has conveyed to his 'extended family', that is his tweet pals; on his Twitter page that along with Simbu and Santhanam, he will be dancing for...
  • Vikram to act in Bala's new film? September 2, 2012

    Looks like the 'Sethu' and 'Pithamagan' combo is again set to come together. Bala, if reports are to be believed, is toying with the idea of starting his next venture immediately, with Vikram in the lead. It is said that PVP Cinema, which initially funded Bala's upcoming film 'Paradesi', opted out...
  • It's Mamootty vs Mohanlal this Onam July 22, 2012

    In a rarest of the events, the year's Onam season will feature two Super star movies which will be having the same banner and same producer. Yes, Milan Jaleel of Galaxy Films will be on heavy celebrations by producing both the films 'Mamootty's Thappana' and Mohanlal's 'Run Baby run' scheduled...
  • Sethu report says alternate route not feasible July 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The government on Monday told the Supreme Court that a highlevel committee in its report has suggested that an alternative alignment other than the mythological Ram Sethu for the Sethusamudram project was not economically or ecologically feasible. However, Solicitor General Rohinton Nariman submitted before a bench comprising justices HL...
  • Malayalam Review: 'Mallu Singh' a good entertainer May 12, 2012

    Young director Vysakh has created a style for himself in Mollywood with movies heavily loaded with wholesome masala ingredients like well picturised songs, impressive action sequences and movies with full of twists laced with humor. Continuing with his patterns of film making with his latest 'Mallu Singh' the very first...
  • What the Ram Sethu controversy is all about April 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Ram Sethu, also known as Adam's Bridge, is a continuous stretch of limestone shoals that runs from Pamban Island near Rameshwaram in South India to Mannar Island off the northern coast of Sri Lanka. Encyclopaedia Britannica says that geological evidence suggests that in the Ice Age, the stretch...
  • Ram Sethu case: Centre declines to take a stand April 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Government on Thursday declined to take a stand on the Ram Sethu issue in the Supreme Court. The Centre refused to indicate whether the Ram Sethu should be declared a national monument or not. The court will now hear the matter in the third week of...
  • 'Complete Sethusamudram project at earliest' March 30, 2012

    Chennai: Union ministers and MPs belonging to the DMK on Thursday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi to implement the Sethusamudram project at the earliest. They submitted a memorandum a day after Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa wrote to Singh asking him to declare Ram Sethu,...
  • Govt gets time to decide on Ram Sethu's status March 29, 2012

    New Delhi: The Centre was on Thursday granted more time by the Supreme Court to decide whether the mythological Ram Sethu could be declared a national monument. Appearing before a bench headed by Justice HL Dattu, Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Haren Raval submitted that consultation was needed on the issue...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 28, 2012

    The Centre stays execution of Balwant Singh Rajoana after the Akali government appealed for clemency. ...
  • News 360: Centre stays hanging of Beant's coassassin Rajoana March 28, 2012

    Centre stays hanging of Beant Singh's coassassin, Balwant Singh Rajoana, until the Supreme Court decides on his petition. ...
  • Declare Ram Sethu a national monument: Jaya March 28, 2012

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asking the Centre to clarify in court that Ram Sethu will be declared a national monument. This action would mean that Ram Sethu will be protected and the government will have to seek a new alignment...
  • Ram Sethu: SC asks govt to give report to Swamy March 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the government to supply a copy of the Pachauri Committee report on alternative shipping channel in the Ram Sethu case to petitioner Subramanian Swamy. The apex court also directed the government to inform the court on giving national monument status to Ram Sethu...
  • Ram Sethu: SC likely to consider Govt's plea March 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court is likely to consider the government's appeal for more time to present its stance in the Ram Sethu case on Tuesday. The apex court, on January 5, had directed the Centre to place before it the PMappointed expert panel report on the feasibility of building an...
  • Satish Kaushik to remake Tamil hit 'Pithamagan' October 4, 2011

    New Delhi: After successfully adapting Tamil film 'Sethu' as 'Tere Naam', director Satish Kaushik has now bought the rights of 'Pithamagan', another Tamil movie, starring superstars Vikram and Surya. Both films have been directed by Bala. The Tamil version was a big hit down south and Kaushik is excited about turning...