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My Days with Baasha – Suresh Krishna’s book on Rajini

Now a book on Superstar Rajinikanth “My days with Baasha” written by his favourite director of the 90’s Suresh Krishna. The one time top commercial director of Tamil cinema has worked with Rajini in blockbusters like Annamalai and Baasha and later in Veera. In fact trade pundits say Baasha is Rajinikanth’s biggest hit in his career and has been viewed by the maximum number of audiences. The... 

Reliance MediaWorks JV to buy James Cameron’s firm Digital Domain; shares jump 15%

New Delhi, Sep 27: Shares of Anil Ambani-controlled Reliance MediaWorks jumped 15% on Monday after the company announced that it had jointly made a winning bid with China’s Galloping Horse to acquire Digital Domain, founded by the maker of blockbusters films Titanic and Avatar, James Cameron. The $30.2-million bid for the visual effects and animation firm has been made in an auction in New York,... 

‘Will halt Kudankulam if safety measures not met’ – Supreme court

New Delhi, Sep 27: The apex court said this while responding to a petition moved by the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL). In its affidavit, the NPCIL had maintained that in the event of a Fukushima-like disaster, the Kudankulam plant is fully equipped to deal with such situation. Besides, the apex court also issued a notice to Ministry of Environment and Forest and Tamil Nadu Pollution Control... 

UPA govt using money, muscle, mafia to cling to power: Mamata

New Delhi, Sep 26: The Congress-led UPA will go for a snap election next year after presenting a populist budget, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Wednesday. But in an interview to a news channel, the Trinamool Congress chief did not rule out the possibility of returning to the United Progressive Alliance at a later date. “The UPA government will present a populist budget in... 

Protests against Rajapakse visit – Vaiko detained at Madhya Prasdesh border

Bhopal, Sep 21: The police have detained politician Vaiko and his supporters on the border of Madhya Pardesh and Maharashtra, about 350 kilometres away from Sanchi. They were protesting against the visit of Sri Lankan president Mahindra Rajapakse, who they say must take responsibility for alleged atrocities against thousands of Tamils in his country. Police had increased security to keep Vaiko and... 

The Hindu’s G Kasturi passes away

Chennai, Sep 21: G Kasturi, who was the longest-serving Editor of The Hindu, and had played a leading role in its expansion and modernisation, died early on Friday. Kasturi, 87, is survived by his wife Kamala, sons K Balaji and K Venugopal and daughter Laxmi Srinath, all of whom are whole-time Directors of Kasturi and Sons limited. The end came peacefully at 0200 hours at his home here. Alert and... 

Anna Hazare parts ways with Arvind Kejriwal, forbids him to use his name, photo

New Delhi, Sep 20: Team Anna on Wednesday suffered a vertical split with Anna Hazare and some top activists choosing to part ways with the Arvind Kejriwal-led group, opposing their plans to form a political party. After a roller-coaster ride of 18 months in which they came together to run a high-steam anti-graft movement, the group led by Hazare had acrimonious discussions with Kejriwal and his supporters... 

Surya’s Singam 2 starts rolling – Gallery

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9 glam heroines at a Jungle – A Gallery

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Was Jesus married? – A New controversy grips the world!

Boston, Sep 19: A previously unknown scrap of ancient papyrus written in ancient Egyptian Coptic includes the words “Jesus said to them, my wife,” — a discovery likely to renew a fierce debate in the Christian world over whether Jesus was married. The existence of the fourth-century fragment — not much bigger than a business card — was revealed at a conference in Rome...