tamil-nadu

Rajinikanth yet to visit ‘Baahubali’ sets: Rajamouli

Chennai, April 25 (IANS) — Ace filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli, who refuted rumours that superstar Rajinikanth recently visited... (more...)

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‘Rudhramadevi’ makers spend Rs.5 crore on jewellery

Chennai, April 25 (IANS) — The makers of upcoming Telugu period-drama “Rudhramadevi” have spent a lavish... (more...)

Lakshmi Manchu learnt to smoke for ‘Chandamama Kathalu’

Chennai, April 25 (IANS) — Director Praveen Sattaru says he made actress Lakshmi Manchu learn how to smoke for her... (more...)

Gautham, Anupama bonded like mother, son

Chennai, April 25 (IANS) — Southern actress Anupama Kumar says working with co-star Gautham Karthik was a breezy experience... (more...)

BJP candidate charges AIADMK with rigging in Chennai South

Chennai, April 25 (IANS) — BJP leader and Chennai South parliamentary constituency contestant La. Ganesan Thursday... (more...)

Chennai pulls down the polling percentage in Tamil Nadu

Chennai, April 24 (IANS) — The poll turnout for the 2014 general elections in Tamil Nadu would have been slightly higher... (more...)

Tamil Nadu voters seal fate of 845 candidates, turnout 73 percent

Chennai, April 24 (IANS) — Around 73 percent of Tamil Nadu’s voters turned out to vote Thursday, sealing the... (more...)

Model polling stations make it memorable for voters

Chennai, April 24 (IANS) — Voters in the five model polling stations here were in for a pleasant surprise Thursday... (more...)

70 percent polling in Tamil Nadu (Fourth Lead)

Chennai, April 24 (IANS) — Up to 70 percent electors voted Thursday in Tamil Nadu’s 39 Lok Sabha constituencies... (more...)

60 percent polling in Tamil Nadu (Third Lead)

Chennai, April 24 (IANS) — Sixty percent voter turnout was registered in the 39 Lok Sabha constituencies of Tamil Nadu... (more...)

TCS employees not allowed to vote, says MDMK; company denies charge

Chennai, April 24 (IANS) — Tamil Nadu’s MDMK Thursday complained to the Election Commission against software... (more...)

ASF award for Saurav Ghosal, Indian team

Chennai, April 24 (IANS) — The Asian Squash Federation Thursday named Saurav Ghosal for the Dato Alex Lee Award after... (more...)

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Narendra Modi

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Justin Bieber

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