Tamilnadu govt staff set to get bonanza

Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today announced formation of a committee to...... Read More >>

Talk on epic character Bhishmar

Chennai: Writer P N Parasuraman will deliver a talk on epic character Bhishmar as part of '...... Read More >>

Overcoming trauma to become donor

Chennai: It is not easy to take a decision at any point in life but the most difficult must be to...... Read More >>

Aguero stars as Man City sink Monaco in thriller

Manchester: Sergio Aguero starred as Manchester City beat Monaco 5-3 in a breathless and...... Read More >>

Shooters impress new foreign rifle coach

New Delhi: They may not have been setting the stage ablaze in recent times but newly-appointed...... Read More >>



Cranks Corner

The Delta Force

The Cauvery issue is again making the headlines, which, of course, is not all that difficult these days. All you need is a tweet or two, and we in the media will splash it out as eye-popping news.
But Cauvery river issue is genuinely a serious problem that affects the life and livelihood of --- this should be obvious --- truck owners and operators. I mean whenever the Cauvery issue flares up, there is an inevitable bandh and protests on either side, and lorries are the ones that bear the brunt of the attacks.

SC issues notice to SC on SC appointing SC judges

New Delhi, Sept 7: In an intriguing turn of events, the Supreme Court today issued notice to the Supreme Court over the appointment of judges to the Supreme Court and High Courts through the system of collegium, which is now in the eye of a storm.

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Breaking: All new speculations on Rajini-Ranjith's new venture

Chennai, Aug 31: The announcement of Rajinikanth's new film, under the production of his son-in-law Dhanush's Wunderbar Films and to be directed by Pa Ranjith who handled 'Kabali', has surprised many.

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Virugambakkam Vikings!

Even before the TNPL (Tamil Nadu Premier League) began, it set a record: For sending the maximum number of info alerts and press releases to media persons. And it was at the rate of --- this is a conservative estimate --- 200 per hour.  By the time the tournament peaks, most of the sports journ... Read More >>

App to produce outrage-ready news articles

Bengaluru: It had to happen. 

With the market for outrage-triggering news reports and features reaching an all-time high, a Bengaluru-based startup has come up with an app that would reel out such stuff at the touch of a button.

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The tidbits you asked for on US presidential poll

The American way of electing their President is verily a lesson for countries across the globe. The two main candidates go through many rounds of intense debates and discussions where each one airs his views on the most important subjects confronting the country, and the people, after listening ... Read More >>

Statutory warnings

Ahead of the Independence Day, the biggest question facing the nation is: Is it the 69th or 70th I-Day?


Unfortunately, there has never been a national consensus on this matter, and so we always have a situation of one set of people celebrating ‘y Independence Day’ and anot... Read More >>

Crank's News: DIY Guide for Olympic expert

Chennai: There are two more months for all of us to sound as experts on the US Presidential election, but before that, this week, there is an urgent need to become an expert in Olympics, which are already on in Rio De Janeiro.

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Rio: Golfing virus returns to Olympics

The Rio Olympics will get underway tonight (Friday) with typical fanfare and fireworks a good two days after it actually got underway without any fanfare and fireworks.

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Go Take a Walk!

As demanded by all readers, here is a simple Q and A on the various aspects of ‘Pokémon Go’, the record-breaking app-based game, which has taken the world by storm, and is said to have given a new lease of life to the Japanese gaming company Nintendo and improved its balance sheet --- this ... Read More >>


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