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‘Settai’ trailer reaches 2.8 mn hits on YouTube


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) The trailer of "Settai", Tamil version of hit Bollywood adult comedy "Delhi Belly", has got 279,139 lakh hits on YouTube within three days of its launch.Directed ... Read more...

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‘Settai’ trailer promises family comedy


September 1st, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) Come December, there will be a laugh riot in the Tamil cinema world! The trailer of much anticipated film R. Kannan's "Settai", a remake of 2011 ... Read more...

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Don’t look like village girl, so not in ‘…Wasseypur’: Kalki


June 4th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Kalki Koechlin, who has worked in her husband Anurag Kashyap's directorial ventures, is not part of "Gangs Of Wasseypur" because, she says, she doesn't fit ... Read more...

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Petrol bunks go dry in three Tamil Nadu districts(Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 28 (IANS) An acute shortage of petrol and diesel has hit three districts of Tamil Nadu with nearly 1,000 bunks going dry, a petroleum dealer said Monday.The shortage ... Read more...

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Petrol bunks go dry in three Tamil Nadu districts


May 28th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 28 (IANS) An acute shortage of petrol and diesel has hit three districts of Tamil Nadu with nearly 1,000 bunks going dry, a petroleum dealer said Monday. Officials ... Read more...

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Emraan very versatile, professional: Huma Qureshi


May 26th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Huma Qureshi is glad she has a mix of films like "Gangs Of Wasseypur" and "Ek Thi Daayan" in her kitty, and says working with a ... Read more...

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Services scrape past Kerala to enter Santosh Trophy final


May 25th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Cuttack, May 25 (IANS) Services scored once in each half as they beat Kerala 2-1 at the Barabati Stadium here Friday to advance to the final of the 66th Santosh ... Read more...

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CX Precision Mechanical to set up facility at Sri City


May 9th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 9 (IANS) CX Precision Mechanical (India), part of the Rs.900-crore-turnover Chunxing Group of China, will set up a die-castings unit at Sri City Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in ... Read more...

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‘Delhi Belly’ now in Tamil, shooting starts May 7


April 30th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Hit adult comedy "Delhi Belly" will now be remade in Tamil and director by R. Kannan will start shooting for the film May 7 ... Read more...

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I’m enjoying my new found profession: Mammootty’s son


April 13th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 13 (IANS) Dulquar Salman's debut film "Second Show" did reasonable business at the box office, but it hasn't stopped filmmakers to offer films to the youngster. The young ... Read more...

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National grass court tennis from Feb 6 (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 1 (IANS) Saketh Myneni has got the pride of place in the men's draw of the Rs.500,000 Indian Jute National Grass Court Tennis Championships to be held on ... Read more...

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National Grass Court Tennis meet from Feb 6


February 1st, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 1 (IANS) Saketh Myneni has got a place in the men's draw of the Rs.5 lakh prize money Indian Jute National Grass Court Tennis Championships to be held ... Read more...

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Solar ATMs fuel rural revolution in India


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) An Indian start-up is catalysing a quiet revolution by designing, developing and installing unique solar-powered ATMs in rural areas.The initial lot of 400 solar ... Read more...

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Cyclone Thane toll now 46, life limps back to normalcy (Lead)


December 31st, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 31 (IANS) The deaths due to cyclone Thane that hit the Tamil Nadu coast Friday morning went up by nine to 46 Saturday. Though life started limping back ... Read more...

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Kamal finds his heroine! (Tamil Movie Snippets)


November 21st, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai Nov 21 (IANS) The search for the feamle lead for Kamal Haasan starrer "Viswaroopam" has ended with NRI Pooja Kumar and the Tamil superstar says the film will be ... Read more...

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Schoolboy Jayavel bags chess title


October 10th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 10 (IANS) Local schoolboy Mugil Jayavel emerged champion in the inaugural United India Insurance - CDCA FIDE Rated chess tournament (Below 2200), with a tally of 10.0 points ... Read more...

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Elijah Emojong among leaders in chess tournament


October 6th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 6 (IANS) Top seed and FIDE Master Elijah Emojong of Uganda moved into the joint lead with 4.0 points after defeating Srija Seshadri in the fourth round ... Read more...

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Paper money contaminated with bisphenol A


August 11th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) Currency notes may be contaminated with the toxic substance bisphenol A (BPA), known to cause male infertility.Kurunthachalam Kannan and Chunyang Liao from the Wadsworth Centre, New ... Read more...

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India extends visa of British nun serving leprosy patients


July 25th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 25 (IANS) British-born Catholic nun Jacqueline Jean McEwan, known as Sister Jean, will continue to stay in this Indian tech hub as the Indian government Monday extended her ... Read more...

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Flexibility needed to fill vacancies at insurance regulator: Expert


May 30th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 30 (IANS) The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) may not face problems in filling up vacancies when two of its top actuaries retire next month if the ... Read more...

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Insurance regulator faces actuarial vacuum


May 24th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) is finding it difficult to get replacements for its actuaries, with two of its senior experts in the area ... Read more...

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Workers of India unit of US-based firm on strike


February 16th, 2011 - 2:15 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 16 (IANS) Around 500 workers of a US-based firm here Tuesday went on strike demanding pay hike and health insurance.The agitators at the Indian plant of electronic manufacturing service provider ... Read more...

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A wireless radio that is twice as fast


February 15th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) Researchers, several of them of Indian origin, have developed the first wireless radio that can send and receive signals at the same time. This makes them twice as ... Read more...

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Kathakali performance attempts to enter record books


February 12th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 12 (IANS) In a first of its kind attempt, a total of 150 Kathakali artistes came together for a performance lasting 45 minutes here Saturday.The entire performance was videographed by ... Read more...

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‘Thoonga Nagaram’ - not a bad film (Tamil Movie Review)


February 6th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Aravindan DI Film: "Thoonga Nagaram"; Cast: Vimal, Anjali, Bharani, Gaurav, Nishanth, V.N. Chidambaram, Singam-puli and others; Director: Gaurav; Music Director: Sundar C. Babu; Cinematographer: Ulaganathan; Producer: Dayanidhi Azhagiri and Vivek Rathnavel; Ratings: ... Read more...

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Nivedhaa: New Comer In Tamil Film Industry Bags Two Projects


January 21st, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
January 21, 2011 (Sampurn Wire): Tollywood is surely brimming with new talent these days. The latest to join the Tamil film industry is a young and happening girl called Nivedhaa. This girl ... Read more...

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Hindu fundamentalist group protest New Year celebrations in Coimbatore


January 1st, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Jan 1 (ANI): The activists of Hindu fundamentalist group 'Bharath Sena' protested outside hotels, which have organised New Year celebration parties, in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore city on Saturday.Carrying banners and flags ... Read more...

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Strengthen actuarial departments, says insurance regulator


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 23 (IANS) The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA), the industry watchdog, has asked the 24 non-life insurance companies to strengthen their actuarial department and have it manned by full-timers. ... Read more...

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Kerala’s ruling front gets into poll mode


December 22nd, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 22 (IANS) With Kerala assembly elections scheduled for the first half of next year, the ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) coalition Wednesday asked the Achuthanandan government to step up its ... Read more...

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Outrage over non-airing of Tamil news in Malaysia


December 20th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 20 (ANI): Many Indian viewers in Malaysia are disappointed with Bernama TV for failing to air the one-hour daily Tamil news on Friday.They felt cheated when a Malay programme ... Read more...

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Amrutanjan says promoters not exiting


December 14th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 14 (IANS) City-based pain balm maker Amrutanjan Health Care Ltd Tuesday clarified that the company promoters have no intention of diluting their holdings in the company but are instead open ... Read more...

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Director Kannan To Film ‘Vandhaan Vendraan’ Romantic Sequence In Sultan Bathery


November 25th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Though Kannan has said in a statement to the media that he and his team will be back to Chennai by the first week of December, this is not the end ... Read more...

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Sivakasi cracker business roars to life before Diwali


October 26th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Arun KannanSivakasi (Tamil Nadu), Oct.26 (ANI): The production of firecrackers in Tamil Nadu's Sivakasi town is on the rise with the approaching Diwali festival.About 80 percent of the town's population is ... Read more...

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Jeeva’s ‘KO’ Got Postponed, Will Release In December


October 20th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Tamil actor Jeeva will be the only actor to have maximum film releases in the next five months. The actor is simultaneously working on four different ... Read more...

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Jeeva Coming Up With Diverse Roles!


October 14th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): When it’s turning to be a box office clash between the reigning actors, Jeeva makes it a point to draw more audiences for his films. As ... Read more...

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