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Velaiyilla Pattathari – Review

Film: “Velaiilla Pattathari” Cast: Dhanush, Amala Paul, Vivekh, Samuthirakani, Saranya Ponvannan and Surabhi Director: R. Velraj Rating: *** In one of the scenes in Dhanush’s “Velaiyilla Pattathari” (VIP), his 25th film, he lets a large group of henchmen beat him to pulp because his mother once tied a red thread on his hand and as long he has it on him, he’s not... 

India cuts dependence on Iran oil to less than 6%

New Delhi, July 22: India has cut its reliance on Iran for meeting its oil needs to less than 6% as it raised imports from countries like Columbia and Mexico. India imported 11 million tonnes of crude oil from Iran in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014, down from 13.14 million tonnes in the previous fiscal, official sources said. The imports from Iran made up for 5.81% of the nation’s oil... 
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MH17 victims’ bodies reach Ukraine government-controlled city

Donetsk/Kiev/Moscow, July 22: A refrigerated train carrying the bodies of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 crash victims arrived Tuesday in the government-controlled city of Kharkiv in eastern Ukraine as Russia and Ukraine welcomed a UN resolution calling for an independent investigation into the horrific tragedy. The train, with 16 representatives of the Netherlands, Malaysia and the Organisation for... 

Three-year-old girl sexually assaulted near Bangalore

Bangalore, July 22: A three-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a juvenile in a village 30 km from here while her parents were away from home, police said Tuesday. “The incident occurred late Friday when the 16-year-old accused sexually assaulted the child, taking advantage of her parents’ absence from home at Thatteguppe village,” Ramanagara district police superintendent Anupam...