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  • Sun Network COO C Praveen arrested in a sexual harassment case 13 hours 25 minutes ago

    Chennai: A senior employee of a private television channel was arrested on Friday following a complaint of sexual harassment against him by a former woman staffer, police said. A team of Central crime branch police officials arrested C Praveen, Chief Operating officer of Sun TV Network, from his home. "We have booked...
  • Tamil Nadu: Mother undergoes sterilisation reversal surgery after losing all children in 2004 tsunami 14 hours 19 minutes ago

    Nagapattinam: The 2004 Tsunami robbed many mothers in Nagapattinam of their children forcing them to reverse their sterilisation procedure. Thousands of children were killed in the 2004 tsunami disaster and the parents struggled to fill the void left by their missing children. CNN-IBN's Anna Isaac travelled to Nagapattinam and met...
  • Tamil Nadu: No lessons learnt from 2004 Tsunami disaster, warning systems still non-functional 20 hours 36 minutes ago

    Chennai: More than 8000 people were killed in Tamil Nadu in the 2004 Tsunami disaster. The killer waves destroyed lives, left families broken and swept away people's hopes and dreams. Nearly 2000 people were killed in Akkaraipettai, a small fishing village in Nagapattinam. Ten years on many families continue to live...
  • Kamal Haasan to miss his mentor K Balachander's last rites; will meet the filmmaker's family and pay respects tonight 2 days ago

    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...
  • Rajinikanth: K Balachander was not only my guru but also my father; he was like a God in human form 2 days ago

    Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth, who is shocked over the death of legendary filmmaker K Balachander, said he always treated him like his father and not just as his mentor. Balachander, 84, died at a private hospital here Tuesday following prolonged illness and age-related ailments. Popularly known as KB, he was instrumental in launching...
  • R Madhavan, Prakash Raaj, Varu Sarathkumar mourn the death of filmmaker K Balachander on Twitter 3 days ago

    Veteran director K. Balachander, who was admitted to a private hospital recently, passed away on Tuesday. He was 84. There who's who of the South Indian film industry mourned the veteran filmmakers loss on Tuesday. Popularly referred to in the Tamil film industry as 'Iyakunar Sigaram,' Mr. Balachander received the Dadasaheb Phalke...
  • Snapshot: Actress Radikaa Sarathkumar takes her kids to meet Rajinikanth; shares experience on Twitter 5 days ago

    Television and film actress Radikaa Sarathkumar knows that there's only one reason why her children would wake up early on a Sunday morning. The actress-turned producer shared photos of her excited children posing for a photograph with legendary actor Rajinikanth on Twitter on Sunday evening. ...
  • Tamil film 'Kaaki Sattai' audio tops iTunes India charts; musician Anirudh Ravichander works magic with his seventh album 6 days ago

    Chennai: The music of Sivakarthikeyan starrer Kaaki Sattai, featuring music by Anirudh Ravichander has topped the charts again in iTunes India. The album was released in iTunes on 19th December 2014 and went on to top the national charts in few hours across genres (Bollywood, international, regional). The audio has...
  • 'Irudhi Suttru' teaser: R Madhavan is relentless as the tough, passionate boxing coach 1 week ago

    Written and directed by Sudha Kongara, the bilingual sports drama is titled 'Saala Khadoos' in Hindi. The film also features Ritika Singh and Mumtaz Sorcar in the female lead roles, along with Radharavi and Nassar in supporting roles. Songs for 'Irudhi Suttru' have been composed by Santhosh Narayanan who has...
  • 'I' theatrical trailer: Vikram wrestles with goons, catches a cycle with one hand, and ties shoelaces with a flick of his foot 1 week ago

    The wait is over! The first theatrical trailer for Chiyaan Vikram's sci-fi film, 'I' is out. And as expected, the teaser has begun to gain massive publicity on social media. Directed by Shankar, the film features Vikram, Amy Jackson and Upen Patel in key roles. It is interesting to see...
  • What happens when you watch Rajinikanth's film 'Lingaa' on the big screen: You don't just see the movie, you live it December 18, 2014

    Pune: Sometimes I feel like I don't know my own city -- the city I was born and raised in, the city that taught me the difference between being a Punekar and a being a Puneite. As a features writer, I'm good with weird. Artwork that looks like it has been...
  • Floppy hair, aviators, bulging muscles: R Madhavan looks rugged as the retired boxer-turned-coach in 'Saala Khadoos' December 18, 2014

    Take a look at the R. Madhavan's 'Saala Khadoos'/'Irudhi suttru' second poster. The Tamil actor has beefed up to fit his character in the movie.He plays a retired boxer turned coach in the sports drama directed by Sudha Kongara Prasad. This look shows him in a very different light. Ritika...
  • Supreme Court extends Jayalalithaa's bail till April 2015 December 18, 2014

    New Delhi: In major relief to former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa, the Supreme Court on Thursday extended her bail by four months in the disproportionate assets case. The AIADMK chief will be out on bail till April 18, 2015. A bench headed by Chief Justice H L Dattu ordered that...
  • Tamil Nadu: Class X student arrested for alleged rape, murder of minor girl in Vellore December 17, 2014

    Chennai: The police have arrested a class 10th student in the alleged rape and murder of a minor girl in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu. The accused was hiding in Hosur town of Krishnagiri district and is being bought to Vellore for further investigations. The motive of the crime is not...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 2, Day 4 December 17, 2014

    (For updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: After humbling big boys Mumbai in their opening encounter, Jammu and Kashmir failed to weave their magic once again as they lost to Tamil Nadu by 277 runs on the third day. Paceman Sandeep Sharma claimed three wickets in...
  • Filmmaker Balachander critical but stable December 17, 2014

    Chennai: Legendary filmmaker K. Balachander, who was admitted to Cauvery hospital, has been shifted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). He is undergoing treatment for urinary infection. "Veteran film director K. Balachander has developed urinary tract infection and has been admitted to the ICU for further treatment. He is critical but...
  • Ranji Trophy Group A, Round 2: Tamil Nadu get past Jammu & Kashmir at a canter on Day 3 December 16, 2014

    After humbling big boys Mumbai in their opening encounter, Jammu and Kashmir failed to weave their magic once again as they lost to Tamil Nadu by 277 runs on the third day of the Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match. Chasing a mammoth 409 for a win in the four-day encounter...
  • Tamil Nadu: Unidentified men allegedly rape, murder minor girl student in Vellore December 16, 2014

    Chennai: Unidentified men allegedly rape and murder a minor girl student in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu. The class VI student's body was found with her hands and legs tied in a mango orchard. She went missing since Monday after school hours. Police investigation is underway. ...
  • Watch: Rajinikanth's journey from bus conductor to megastar December 13, 2014

    On Friday megastar Rajinikanth celebrated his 64th birthday along with his much awaited release 'Lingaa'. Rajinikanth fans thronged movie theatres, PVRs to watch the superstar's latest release. This video celebrates his journey from being a bus conductor to megastar. ...
  • A post office in Kerala which 'delivers' mails to God December 11, 2014

    Sabarimala (Kerala): It is a unique post office, and one of its main tasks is to deliver letters to God. Located near the famed Hindu temple at the Sabarimala hills, the post office may perhaps be the only one in the country which does not work round the year. It...
  • PMK calls for shock treatment to Lankan government for arresting 43 Tamil fishermen December 10, 2014

    Chennai: Despite strong protests from India, the Sri Lankan Navy continues to arrest Tamil fishermen from India who stray into international waters or Sri Lankan waters. In yet another incident, 43 fishermen from Tamil Nadu and Karaikal in Pondicherry were arrested by the Sri Lankan navy on Tuesday. The ruling...
  • Vacation time for 98 elephants in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry December 9, 2014

    Chennai: Jumbos belonging to various temples, mutts and forest department in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry will go on annual vacation on December 11-January 27, the Tamil Nadu government said on Tuesday. The 98 elephants, out of which 43 belong to temples/mutts and Nagore Dargah in Tamil Nadu and two to Puducherry...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 1, Day 3 December 9, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Jammu and Kashmir opener Shubham Khajuria compiled his maiden first-class century before former champions Mumbai bounced back to dismiss the visitors for 254 in the first innings. Delhi's new ball bowlers Parvinder Awana and Sumit Narwal wielded their willows to great...
  • MDMK passes resolution to quit NDA, claims BJP acting against Tamils December 8, 2014

    Chennai: Six months after joining hands to form an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party, the MDMK has passed a resolution at a meeting of the district secretaries to quit the NDA alliance. MDMK claimed that during the alliance formation, all the BJP leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi accepted that...
  • Arun Vijay sports chiselled six-pack abs in 'Yennai Arindhaal'; shares his new look on Twitter December 8, 2014

    The eagerly awaited Tamil action-drama 'Yennai Arindhaal' will see actors Ajith Kumar, Arun Vijay, Trisha Krishnan, Anushka Shetty working with director Gautam Vasudev Menon. ...
  • Ranji Trophy Group A, Round 1: Gautam saves Karnataka; Bengal on top on Day 1 December 7, 2014

    Chidambaram Gautam's 94-run knock was the highlight for Karnataka before Tamil Nadu bowled them out for 290 in their first innings on day one of their opening Ranji match on Sunday. Kaushik Gandhi was batting on 12 and giving him company was India discard Abhinav Mukund on 10 as Tamil...