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Agony of Tamil minority in Lanka: Film reaches out to students

Aimed at making the student community in Tamil Nadu sensitive to the agony of the Tamil minority in the island nation, the production team of Uchithanai Muharnthaal — a film that poignantly portrays t

HC allows jallikattu till Jan. 29

Farmers, bull-tamers and jallikattu supporters got a respite with the Madras high court bench at Madurai on Thursday granting permission to conduct jallikattu, the ancient Tamil sport held on the eve

Student loses Rs 5.1L to SMS fraud

An engineering student in the city lost over Rs 5 lakh to an SMS fraud.

The police said M. Senthil Krishnan, 22, of Viswanathapuram received an SMS on his cellphone from a number originating from a

Will lay permanent siege to Koodankulam plant if it goes critical: PMANE

An anti-nuclear forum spearheading the ongoing stir against Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant on Saturday said it would intensify the agitation by laying a 'permanent siege' to the plant if it goes crit

Notice to Trai, telecom cos on festive day SMS charges


The Madurai bench of Madras high court on Wednesday issued notices to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) and all other telecom companies including BSNL on a petition seeking an order against

Madurai collector summons Alagiri


With the Madras high court granting liberty to Madurai collector U. Sagayam to issue fresh summons to Union minister M.K. Alagiri and his family members, the former has issued a show cause notice agai

Summons issued to Union Minister M.K. Alagiri

Union minister M. K. Alagiri has been summoned by the district collector in connection with complaints by some farmers that silting of a nearby channel and constructing buildings of an engineering col

Rajiv Gandhi case convict gets 15-day parole

The Madurai bench of Madras high court on Wednesday ordered the release of the accused convicted in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case on parole.

Justice V. Ramasubramaniyan directed the state home

Mullaperiyar row: Tamils in Idukki district start moving to TN


Tamils in Idukki district of Kerala have started migrating to homeland following alleged attacks on plantation workers. As many as 168 people, including 80 women and children, residing in Udumbanchola

Madras High Court notice to TN, Kerala Chief Secretaries

The Madras High Court Bench on Monday ordered notice to Chief Secretaries of Tamil Nadu and Kerala besides other top officials, seeking security to PWD officers working at Mullaiperiyar dam, their fam

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.