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Talk on epic character Bhishmar

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Shooters impress new foreign rifle coach

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Cranks Corner

Today’s feature: Future

The only thing that enjoys any amount of credibility in newspapers these days is the zodiac column, which is totally made up. Here we present predictions for the year ahead, which we expect to be completely random, exactly the way we have gone about this task.  


Year of expert goofing -II

(The first part of this piece appeared last week)




Thanks to the efforts of the Modi government, the world decides to observe June 21 as the World Yoga Day and the Prime Minister leads the nation in a yoga exercise show where he performs, among others, A... Read More >>

Year of expert goofing - I

The year 2015, momentous as it was, is difficult to slot as there was no one single abiding emotion to it. In that it is quite unlike 2014, which we were quite happy that it actually ended.

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72 hours!

Disclaimer:  Sorry for disclaiming right at the start. The actual disclaimer comes next.


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Love-all & Amala Paul

This week, Crank’s Corner will reveal the details of the hot new lover boy in the life of Nayantara.


Thanks for coming to the second paragraph, which you would not have if we had straightaway confessed that this week we were actually going to write about the likes of Rainer ... Read More >>

Watershed in reporting

The unprecedented rains and the resultant floods that ravaged Chennai last week saw the emerging force of social media ---- WhatsApp, Twitter, Faceboook, which manfully rose to the occasion by disseminating, on a war-footing, memes and jokes, proving the age-old adage: When the going gets tough,... Read More >>

Floating fun for rainy day

Thanks to the almost non-stop rains over the week across Chennai, schools have declared holiday and offices and establishments have extended their staff, even if they happened to be pizza delivery guys, work-from-home option. And with electricity, DTH and internet too down in many places, severa... Read More >>

Fest of feasts

This happened to you last year: You and your family set out for some eleventh-hour emergency supply of kurti/kajukatli/jeans/jalebi and were trapped in a traffic that seemed stuck from previous Deepavali and you firmly told yourself that next year you would do all your shopping much early and no... Read More >>

Jab we MET!

India is now looking for a dark cloud in every silver lining as the fear of a failed monsoon looms large on the horizon. So much so every conversation or interaction today has to somehow involve a reference to the seemingly failing monsoon.


Example:Patient: Doctor, I have a co...

Chennaiyin FC*

An international cricket match was back at the M A Chidambaram Stadium this week after a gap of two years, and as ever it was a memorable affair as the stands were packed and at crucial moments the enthusiastic fans expressed their appreciation of the good cricket dished out by India and South A... Read More >>


Today's E-Paper


Is Alagiri meeting Karunanidhi a good sign?