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A most unusual swayamvaram

On Sunday, a swayamvaram of the kind we have only heard of in ancient India took place at a college hall in Tamil Nadu. The participants were an unusual group of people. S Saraswathi was present......

A 'swayamwaram' for leucoderma-affected people in Trichi

The Leucoderma Awareness Movement, a Chennai-based non-profit, non-government organisation that has been striving to eradicate the stigma attached to this skin condition, is organising a mass......

Cairo Diary: Arrest and freedom in new Egypt

Two Indian journalists find themselves in the midst of action the moment they stepped foot in revolution-hit Cairo. They share their experiences.So the Revolution in Egypt is......

'Headley issue won't hit Indo-US ties'

Days before United States President Barack Obama's maiden India visit, US envoy Timothy Roemer told CNN-IBN in an interview that the controversy over the confessions of David Coleman Headley will......

Jnanpith Awards for ONV Kurup, Akhlaq Shahryar

Eminent Malayalam litterateur O N V Kurup and noted Urdu poet Akhlaq Khan Shahryar have been chosen for the Jnanpith Award for the year 2007 and 2008 respectively for their contribution to......

Politicians, police most corrupt, says global survey

As many as 74 per cent Indians believe that corruption levels have increased in the past three years. Globally, 60 per cent people hold the same view, and one in four people report paying bribes......

Global brands in India Inc's kitty

India Inc's love for global brands has got bigger and better over the years...Making strong inroads in the global acquisition arena, Indian companies have won many big ticket deals and......

'Entrepreneurs can alter the direction of economies'

The TiE-ISB Connect is an annual event jointly organised by the Wadhwani Centre for Entrepreneurship Development at the Indian School of Business and the Hyderabad chapter of TiE. The theme of......

Nooyi, Narayen among US's 25 Top Gun CEOs

The times have been rather tough for the corporate world with the economic recession hitting all industry sectors. Yet, amidst all the gloom some chief executive officers managed to help their......

Mamata's mantra for the Railways

She is strong, aggressive, determined and fearless. Now, at the helm of one of India's most enterprising ministries, she promises the best service from the Indian Railways. Meet Mamata Baneerjee,......

Uthara Swayamvaram: A rehash of old films

Watching the Malayalam film Uthara Swayamvaram directed by Remakanth Sarju is like watching at least half a dozen old movies. To begin with, Jayasurya falling off the bed in his sleep and his......

Jayasurya-Roma romance in Uthara Swayamvaram

Other than the much hyped Kerala Cafe, the other Malayalam film releasing on October 29 is Uttara Swayamvaram. After Shakespeare MA (Malayalam), Jayasurya and Roma are teaming up again in......

'I will not wait for elusive roles'

Winner of three Andhra Pradesh State Nandi Awards for the films Swayamvaram, Manoharam and Preminchu, Laaya is expected to bag yet another award for her author-backed role in Tripuraneni's Gelupu.......

'The National Award is like winning an Oscar'

The latest updates from the Malayalam film industry. Actor Jayasurya, who got a special mention at the National film awards for his performance in Lukka Chuppi and Su Su Sudhi Vathmeekam, is on......

India's finest director on his films

Adoor Gopalakrishnan is arguably India's finest director alive. In this exclusive interview with Rediff.com's Shobha Warrier, the filmmaker -- who turns 72 on July 3 -- looks back at his journey......

Victorious Indian team felicitated by President

Less than 24 hours after creating history by winning the World Cup at the Wankhede stadium, the triumphant Indian team led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni was felicitated by President Pratibha Patil at Raj......

Will Team India be third time lucky?

It's been disappointing twice over. - A strategy to win the World Cup We are referring to Team India's fortunes when they have hosted the World Cup. In 1987, Kapil Dev's team was favourites......

Images: Indians steal thunder at ICC Awards

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was named ICC ODI Player of the Year for the second consecutive time at a glittering awards ceremony in Johannesburg on Thursday night. While the flamboyant......
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I always enjoyed my work in Malayalam

Veteran actor Sharada looks back at her fruitful career in Malayalam cinema. She may have been the ultimate queen of tragedy in Malayalam... ...

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Making matches for special ones

Chennai: At a swayamvaram held here on Sunday, more than a hundred unmarried hearing and speech-impaired people from across the state came together... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Making-matches-for-special-ones/articleshow/52719475.cms
For unwed Brahmin priests, it's back to paying kanyasulkam

Hyderabad: Kanyasulkam, the tradition of offering money to a bride's family at the time of marriage has returned among Brahmin priests, along with... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/in-other-news/120616/for-unwed-brahmin-priests-it-s-back-to-paying-kanyasulkam.html
Adoor completes shoot of his 12th feature, Pinneyum

After an eight-year hiatus, India's legendary auteur, Adoor Gopalakrishnan, has completed the shoot of his 12th movie, interestingly titled,... ...

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Feminine prowess in lyric writing

Alamelu Ramakrishnan turned the spotlight on seven composers. Alamelu Ramakrishnan, who holds a doctorate in music and is a recipient of a... ...

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