| 2012 | January | 2

  • Surya plays negative role in Maatran

    Chennai, Feb 2 (): The first look of the upcoming Tamil movie, “Maatran” with a tag line as “Some Times the End Is Just the Beginning”, was posted by Surya in Twitter. The movie is directed by KV Anand, actress Kajal Agarwal playing lead female role and music is given by Harris Jayaraj. The movie…

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  • Madras High Court tops disposal chart

    Chennai, Jan 31 () : In spite of criticism that the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court was suffering unnecessary boycotts and leisurely hearing rates, the bench disposed of 46,233 civil cases of the 56,602 cases filed during the year. In the same way, the bench disposed 25,810 criminal cases, whereas 29,308 new cases were filed…

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  • Genelia’s wedding dress designed by Ritu Kumar

    Mumbai, Feb 2 (): Ritu Kumar, known for her ethnic Indian creations, has designed the wedding dress for Geneila D’Souza. Actress Genelia D’Souza is all set to tie the knot with Riteish Deshmukh on February 3rd Friday. The girl’s pre-wedding celebrations have been on in full swing, and the girl has more than one designer…

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  • Bollywood to go on strike this February 23

    Mumbai, Feb 2 (): The Film Federation of India (FFI) has proposed a nationwide strike on February 23rd against the Central government’s proposal to tax an additional 10.3 per cent on films made in India. According to a letter written by the convener of FFI’s Service Tax Committee Ravi Kottarakara Rao, the film industry is…

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  • Akon makes all Tamilians proud,likely to sing in Tamil

    Chennai, Feb 1 ():  Musician A R Rahman, who won the Oscar award for his score in Slumdog Millionaire, made all tamilians proud when he uttered  ”Ella Pugazhum iraivanuke” (All glories go to the Almighty) at the awards ceremony. Actor Dhanush with his Kolaveri di was earlier invited to be part of the prestigious dinner party…

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  • Vidya unfazed by Priyanka’s spoof

    New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): Priyanka Chopra known for her ability to mimic actors chose to imitate Vidya Balan, as ‘Silk’ in the movie ‘The Dirty Picture’ during the recently concluded Zee Cine Awards. In a rare show of camaraderie, Vidya showed no signs of getting offended by Priyanka’s spoof on her, rather, the versatile…

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  • State govts to ensure payments within 15 days under MNERGA, says PM

    New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): The Prime Minister today urged the state governments to ensure that Mahatma Gandhi National Rural employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) workers were given their wages within 15 days. Addressing MGNREGA Sammelan 2012 here today, Dr Manmohan Singh asked the States to see that the procedural formalities for payment to these workers…

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  • Southern Indian Ocean humpback whales sing different songs

    Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Scientists have found that humpback whales on both sides of the southern Indian Ocean sing different tunes. The finding is unusual since humpbacks in the same ocean basin usually all sing very similar songs. The results of the study-conducted by researchers from Wildlife Conservation Society, Columbia University, and Australia -contradict previous…

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  • Soon, white light OLEDs that could outshine incandescent bulbs

    Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Researchers are now headed towards building energy efficient organic LED (OLED) lights that could rival incandescent bulbs in white-light colour quality. Incandescent light bulbs are energy hogs, but many people prefer them for the cozy quality of light they emit. Scientists from Dresden University of Technology in Germany have set out…

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