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Rajiv killers move high court; Karunanidhi backs plea (Night Lead)


August 30th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 29 (IANS) The three men on death row for their involvement in the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi Monday moved the Madras High Court to ... Read more...

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DMK cadres ready for soul-searching at Coimbatore


July 22nd, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 22 (IANS) Battling electoral defeat and corruption allegations, Tamil Nadu's crisis-ridden DMK has called a meeting of its executive and general council over the weekend to discuss the ... Read more...

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AIADMK government’s new measures welcomed


June 3rd, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 3 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government's new schemes and proposals, outlined by Governor Surjit Singh Barnala in his address Friday to the newly constituted assembly's first session, were ... Read more...

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Ravichandran’s ‘Mallikarjuna’ fails to make a mark (Kannada Film Review)


May 28th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Film: Mallikarjuna; Starring: Ravichandran, Sada, Ramya Barna, Ashish Vidyarthi, Seetha, Ramesh Bhat, Aadi Lokesh, Hema Chowdhary; Producer: Dinesh Gandhi; Screenplay-Dialogues-Direction: Murali Mohan; Music: S.A. Raj Kumar; Camera : G.S.V. Seetharam; ... Read more...

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Chief minister again, Jayalalithaa rolls out freebies (Night Lead)


May 16th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 16 (IANS) AIADMK leader J. Jayalalithaa Monday became Tamil Nadu's chief minister for the third time since 1991, and immediately unleashed a barrage of sops for women ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa sworn-in Tamil Nadu chief minister (Third Lead)


May 16th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 16 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa, 63, was Monday sworn-in Tamil Nadu chief minister for a third time at a packed hall in Madras University as ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa sworn in as Tamil Nadu chief minister (Second Lead)


May 16th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 16 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa, 63, was Monday sworn in as the Tamil Nadu chief minister for a third time at a packed hall in ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi, Jayalalithaa lead


May 13th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) The chiefs of Tamil Nadu's biggest rival parties - Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi and leader of the opposition J. Jayalalithaa - were leading in their ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa: Tamil Nadu’s iron woman is chief minister once more


May 13th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) Jayaram Jayalalithaa, set to be Tamil Nadu's chief minister for a third time, began life as a small-time movie actress before becoming one of India's most ... Read more...

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Assembly polls: Tamil Nadu records 75 pc voting, Kerala 74 pc, Puducherry 83 pc


April 13th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram/Puducherry, Apr 13 (ANI): An estimated 75 per cent of 4.7 crore electorate cast their votes in the elections to the 234-member Assembly in Tamil Nadu, around 74 per cent voters cast ... Read more...

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TN polls: EC issues notice to Jayalalithaa, Vijayakanth


April 7th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Apr 7 (ANI): The Election Commission (EC) has issued notices to All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supremo J Jayalalithaa and Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) chief and actor Vijayakanth ... Read more...

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DMK pulls up Vijayakanth for beating party worker


March 31st, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 31 (ANI): The Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) has criticized Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) chief and actor Vijayakanth for beating up his assistant during a poll rally in Tamil Nadu."The ... Read more...

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Poll predicts win for AIADMK alliance


March 28th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) An opinion poll commissioned by a newly launched website has predicted a dramatic win for the AIADMK combine but said no party would get a ... Read more...

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Filing of nomination for TN, Puducherry and Kerala to end today


March 26th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 26(ANI): Filing of nominations for the forthcoming assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Kerala comes to an end today.The papers will be scrutinized on Monday and the last date ... Read more...

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AIADMK releases list of 160 candidates for TN polls


March 21st, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 21 (ANI): All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief J. Jayalalithaa has announced the names of her party's 160 candidates for the April 13 Tamil Nadu Assembly polls.The AIADMK ... Read more...

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AIADMK, DMDK agree on poll pact


March 4th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's major opposition party AIADMK and the DMDK Friday reached an electoral pact, with the latter getting 41 seats for the April 13 assembly polls.Led ... Read more...

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First robotic double valve surgery done in Chennai


March 4th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 4 (IANS) A team of cardiac surgeons at the Chettinad Health City here has performed what is claimed to be the world's first simultaneous replacement of two heart ... Read more...

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‘Viruthagiri’ Movie Review: A Good Debut Attempt


December 11th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
 Director: VijayakanthCast: Vijayakanth, Meenakshi Dixit, Arun Pandian, Mansoor Ali KhanGenre: ActionRating: **‘Viruthagiri’ marks the debut of Vijayakanth as a Kollywood director. The actor who has appeared and wowed the audience in ... Read more...

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Is Vijay Planning For Rajnikanth’s Remake?


June 4th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): S.A. Chandrasekhar's films of yesteryears are famed for its powerfully appealing themes that revolved around societal issues. Some of his best masterpieces – "Sattam Oru Iruttarai' ... Read more...

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Surya And Karthi To Share Screen


June 4th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): There is a habit of all the heroes jointly acting in Hindi films. They are not egoistic. Even the recently released Three Idiots had three heroes ... Read more...

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‘Vijay and Ajith Kumar will be next superstars’ - Vikram


March 29th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): So nice to hear this from Vikram: whose congeniality for his contenders has made the most-loved friend of all celebrities in tinsel town. When there's a ... Read more...

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Vijayakanth starts shooting for ‘Virudhagiri’


November 23rd, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
In spite of his hectic schedules of the political arenas, actor Vijayakanth starts off his next project "Virudhagiri'. The film is produced by L.K. Sudeesh and it marks the debut directorial of ... Read more...

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Captain TV from Pongal 2010


November 13th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Pongal 2010 turns to be the most happening occasion for all the entertainment buffs. The spotlights are on the big releases with loads of entertainment to offer for the small screen ... Read more...

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Tamil Movie Review: Peranmai (2009)


October 19th, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Banner: Ayangaran InternationalProduction: Karunakaran, Arun PandianDirection: SP JananathanStar-casts: Jeyam Ravi, Roland Kickinger, Vadivelu, Oorvasi, Ponvannan, Dhanushika, Liyashree, Saranya, Varsha (Magha), Vasundhara and others.Music: VidhyasagarRating: 3/5From the filmmaker, who delivered commendable flicks ... Read more...

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Music Review: RENIGUNTA


October 10th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
If you were all enthralled watching the magniloquent "City of God', here's a Desi version on it. "Renigunta' boast about 5 young ruffians, who after escaping from the Madurai Central Jail get ... Read more...

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Four-cornered contest in Tamil Nadu by-election (Lead)


July 27th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday announced its candidates for the forthcoming by-elections for five assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu that is now set to be a ... Read more...

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Four-cornered contest in Tamil Nadu by-polls


July 27th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 27 (IANS) The forthcoming by-elections for five assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu is set to be a four-cornered fight with the DMDK deciding to contest on its own. Now the ... Read more...

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Actress Radha’s daughter makes debut


July 21st, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Over these years, yesteryear actress Radha proved her excellence in various roles. Now, her daughter Karthika follows her mother's footsteps, as she makes debut in Telugu film "Josh'. The film has ... Read more...

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Most Tamil actors no show in general elections


May 17th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) Not-so-popular actors D. Napoleon and J.K. Ritheesh, contesting on DMK tickets, were able to register big victories in the Lok Sabha elections while the DMDK, AISMK, LDMK ... Read more...

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New sub-regional party creates flutter in Coimbatore poll battle


May 12th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), May 12 (IANS) It is just four months old, but the Kongu Nadu Muneetra Kazhagam (KNMK) is giving the mainstream political parties anxious moments in the ... Read more...

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Actor-politician Vijayakanth accuses national parties of neglect


April 15th, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 15 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician and DMDK leader Vijayakanth Wednesday charged the national parties, like the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), of indulging in "double standards" on issues relating ... Read more...

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HR professional throws hat into poll ring


April 3rd, 2009 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, April 3 (IANS) He founded India's largest recruitment firm. Having placed over 200,000 people in jobs around the world, K. Pandiarajan is now looking for a place in ... Read more...

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Celluoid superstars try for political stardom in south


March 29th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore/Hyderabad/Chennai/Thiruvanathapuram, March 29 (IANS) Election time is star-wars time in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.With 42 seats up for grabs in Andhra Pradesh, the Lok Sabha polls will see ... Read more...

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Apex court asks poll panel to give parties symbols they want (Lead)


March 27th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday asked the Election Commission to accommodate the pleas of three unrecognised but registered political parties, including Telugu superstar Chiranjeevi's Praja Rajyam Party, for ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu politics and its galaxy of cine stars


June 17th, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Papri Sri Raman Chennai/Rajapalayam, June 17 (IANS) A small temple in Tamil Nadu's Rajapalayam town saw an unusual crowd last week - a gathering of diehard Rajnikanth fans who prayed fervently that ... Read more...

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