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'I am a Tamil-speaking Muslim, I wanted to know my roots'

Yaadhum is a documentary that talks about how Islam spread in South India through trade. The film recently won the Bronze Remi award at the 48th World Fest in Houston. The maker of Yaadhum,......

Jayalalithaa is back as CM, the question is for how long

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam supporters perform milk abhishekam to a poster of party general secretary J Jayalalithaa, in Madurai. Photograph: PTI Photo Even as an enthused AIADMK......

How foreign NGOs fuel India's anti-uranium lobby

'We need uranium to fuel our reactors. Our scientists and engineers have been handling uranium safely since 1967. They must not feel disheartened by the activities of well motivated local or......

Suhasini reopens Khushboo controversy

Women activists have threatened to file cases against National Award winning actress Suhasini for justifying the controversial remarks made by actress Khushboo over pre-marital sex.''She was......

I'm quite spaced out about fashion: Madhavan

Actor Madhavan is known as the Shah Rukh Khan of the south. And the Hrithik Roshan of the south. "And many more names I have lost count of," he grins. "I only wish I were known as Madhavan of the......

Test career ends, but 'Brand Dhoni' all set for new innings

Mahendra Singh Dhoni dropped a bombshell on Tuesday by announcing his retirement from Test cricket with immediate effect, but Brand Dhoni will continue to play a long innings. For one, he will......

A filmmaker's journey to the multiplex

Full time film critic with The Hindu, when 31 year old Sudhish Kamath isn't raving about Lost, he takes time off work to make movies. His self-financed first feature, That 4 Letter Word, starring......

Who's listening to radio?

Monica Nayyar Patnaik, director, Radio Choklate, owned by the Samvaad newspaper group of Orissa, is both pleased and worried.Pleased because her FM radio station, launched in Bhubaneswar two months......

Now, global recognition for Indian ads

What the Oscars are to the global film industry, the Cannes Lions are to the global advertising creative. There may be endless debates about the many cultural and social biases in the judging......

Anand Mahindra's global dreams

When young Anand Mahindra -- now managing director of $3.27 billion (market cap) Mahindra & Mahindra, the flagship of his family's business group in Mumbai -- returned from the U.S., armed with an......

12 MUST WATCH Movies

'It is always wonderful to discover a gem of film at an international film festival. It is even more exciting when that film is from India.' Aseem Chhabra/Rediff.com lists his favourite movies at......

PIX: Deepika Padukone's GORGEOUS appearance at Marrakech Film Festival

Deepika Padukone, who upped the ante in onscreen gorgeousness with two consecutive films -- Chennai Express and Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela -- flew to Morocco to attend the 13th Marrakech......

First Look: Mirchi Siva and Priya Anand in Vanakkam Chennai

Kiruthiga Udhayanidh who won the best director award at the Jaipur International Film festival for her short film Life, is ready with her debut Tamil film Vanakkam Chennai Her husband,......

First Hyderabad film fest saw good films

The week-long first Hyderabad International Film Festivalcame to an end on March 29. Ithad an interesting medley of films from different parts of the country and the world. Organised by the......

Who will go to the Toronto Film Festival?

Cameron Bailey, Film Programmer of the Toronto Film Festival for South Asia and Africa, was recently in Chennai to select films for one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world. He is......

Test cricket losing identity because of commerce-driven T20, says new documentary

A new documentary titled 'Death of a Gentleman' raises fresh doubts about the future of Test cricket and asks if the game is losing its identity in the face of stiff competition from......

Rajkot Congress mourns 'death' of Scindia ground

Following the 'death' of the Madhavrao Scindia Cricket Ground (MSCG) in Rajkot amid the Independence Day celebrations, the city Congress on Tuesday evening staged besna and held a 'condolence......
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A new Sanskrit wave?

G Prabha's Ishti is believed to be the first Sanskrit film that deals with socio-political issues A woman in a flowing white skirt and a blouse... ...

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US inflation retreats on soft consumer spending

6:30PM Share WASHINGTON, Apr 29 (Reuters) US inflation barely rose in March as consumer spending remained tepid, making it less likely that the... ...

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Several bodies found after Norway helicopter crash -police

6:30PM Share OSLO, Apr 29 (Reuters) Emergency services have found several bodies after a helicopter crashed off the west coast off Norway today, a... ...

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CITU gives court arrest for third day today

Shimla, Apr 29 (UNI) Central Industrial Trade Union state activists today gave court arrest for consecutive third day before the state secretariat... ...

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The Mint Planner, 29 April 2016

From music and movies to dance and drama, there's plenty to do or experience over the coming week Delhi Theatre Delhi-Ciously Chekov 30 April... ...

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