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Keralites stranded in strife-torn Libya finally return home

With relief writ large on their faces, 16 Keralites, including children, who were stranded in war-torn Libya, reached Kochi on Thursday morning. Twenty-nine Indians, including five infants in the......

'Whether we like it or not, we live in troubled times'

'A small spark can create a volcano. Authors should keep this in mind.' R Ramasubramanian reports on the Tamil Nadu government's ban on two books written by Dalit writers. The Tamil Nadu......

Why are Tamil Nadu government employees committing suicide?

Constant harassment and pressure to accept bribes has left employees of the Tamil Nadu administration disillusioned, reports R Ramasubramanian from Chennai. The sudden incidents of suicides......

Why Jaya has not stepped out of her house for five months

Five months since her conviction by a Karnataka court and being forced to step down as Tamil Nadu CM, Jayalalithaa has not been out of her house. However, she continues to run the Tamil Nadu......

ED freezes Rs 34 cr in FDs of Jagan media firm

The Enforcement Directorate on Friday froze fixed deposits worth more than Rs 34 crore of a media firm owned by jailed YSR Congress leader Jaganmohan Reddy in connection with the money laundering......

Swine flu impact: No major cancellations

R Kannan was looking forward to meet his daughter in Canada and was due to fly on May 2 for a business-cum-pleasure trip that was supposed to take him to the UK, the US and Canada.Kannan, a general......

Mistry's ouster: How the tables turned at Bombay House

What could be the reason for this swift change in less than four years of Mistry taking charge? People in the know said it was building up. The latest trigger was Tata Power’s acquisition of......

'If people have to trust markets, we have to offer risk-free products'

Ashish Chauhan is generous in his praise for his former bosses and doesn't flinch in pointing out the reasons why the BSE lost out in the initial years of the NSE.  Image: Ashish Chauhan, CEO......

Bombay House prepares to fill the C-suites

Unless new members are inducted at jet speed, the strength of Tata Sons board will come down to four in July. When Cyrus Mistry joined Tata Sons in September 2006, he was the 11th board member of......

Tata Sons, Tata Industries boards may be recast

The Tatas might restructure the boards of two group holding companies -- Tata Sons and Tata Industries -- by inducting more executive directors, as many senior directors are due for retirement in......

Review: Naan Than Bala disappoints

Vivek’s Naan Than Bala directed by Kannan is a highly melodramatic tale of friendship between a righteous temple priest and a hardcore killer, says  S Saraswathi. Actor......

'We have retained the look of Delhi Belly in Settai'

R Kannan made his debut as a director with Jayam Konadan that had Vinay Rai, Lekha Washington and Bhavana in the lead roles. The film was a box office success. Then he remade Jab We Met with......

Vandhaan Vendraan is all set to conquer hearts

Tamil director R Kannan, a former assistant to Mani Ratnam for 10 years, made his first independent film, Jayam Kondan, starring Vinay Rai, Bhavana and Lekha Washington. It was a winner. Then......

Poverty pays rich dividends

Kannan Mani: I AM just exiting out of the movie hall and start penning this thing before the frames take backseat in my mind. BoYS - What do I say about this movie. Before I can utter a word or......

Which movie will you watch this Dussehra?

You have three exciting Tamil movies to choose from this Dussehra! Vijay Sethupathy returns with Rekka, his third film in the last two months. Prabhu Dheva, who has been busy behind the camera,......

BCCI expels India Cements staff following SC ruling

Complying with the Supreme Court's order, the BCCI has given marching orders to all the employees of India Cements or its associate companies that were also part of the Cricket Board. Confirming......

Haryana beat J&K 3-1 in Santosh Trophy

Riding on twin strikes from Vikas, Haryana beat Jammu and Kashmir 3-1 in a Group C match to keep their semi-final hopes alive in the Santhosh Trophy. The striker scored in the 30th and 44th......

Fed Cup: Dempo spank United SC 5-0

I-League champions Dempo SC made a mincemeat of 10-man United SC with a brace each from Ranty Martins and Roberto Mendis Silva to register a thumping 5-0 win in a Group A match of the 30th......

Federation Cup: Dempo beat SBT 3-0

Dempo SC began their 30th Federation Cup campaign in style, thrashing State Bank of Travancore (SBT) 3-0 in a one-sided affair at the Vidyasagar Kriranganin Kolkata on Thursday.SBT was no match for......

Indians lose in Chennai Open qualifiers

Indian challenge in the qualifying event of Chennai Open ATP Tennis Championship came to an end as four of them bowed out in the second round in Chennai on Sunday.Of the 17 Indians in fray for the......
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How the tables turned at Bombay House

What could be the reason for this swift change in less than four years of Mistry taking charge? People in the know said it was building up. The... ...
Top seed Vaidehi eases into quarters

Top seed Vaidehi Chaudhary and second seed Humera Shaikh registered contrasting wins to advance to the girls' singles U-16 quarterfinals in the... ...
Shankar, Loy on their trio

Known for their imperishable musical trio, which has rendered umpteen superhits to Bollywood for more than over two decades, but members Shankar... ...
Repco Home Finance dips on report of CBI raid

Email this Print Brokers trade at their computer terminals at a stock brokerage firm in Mumbai. Photo: Reuters Repco Home Finance has dipped... ...
City engagements

RELIGION Srirangam Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple: Navarathri festival, kolu, Thousand Pillar Mandapam, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.... ...

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