The Madras High Court has directed the Tamilnadu government and the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests to come up with a plan to clear elephant corridors in Thadagam valley in Coimbatore of brick kilns. The first bench comprising Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice Senthilkumar Ramamoorthy, before whom the plea pending since last year came up for hearing on Wednesday,… Continue reading "Madras HC orders authorities to clear brick kilns from elephant corridors"
The four-day complete lockdown in Chennai, Coimbatore and Madurai, scheduled to end late today evening, would not be extended, according to highly placed sources. After the ‘complete lockdown’, the respective District Collectors and the Commissioner of the Greater Chennai Corporation would implement the COVID-19 lockdown till May 3, as ordered earlier with certain conditions. As the number of Covid-19 positive… Continue reading "Tamil Nadu: Will lockdown be extended or not?"
Like many other celebrities, director Lokesh Kanagaraj too had an interactive session with fans on social media during the ongoing lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Asked about Master, he said, “The film has both Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi, so the action will be an highlight portion to watch out for. That’s all I can say for now,” He… Continue reading "Lokesh Kanagaraj reveals interesting untold details about Vijay’s Master"
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in India jumped to 24,506 today, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The death toll rose to 775 as of 8 am today. As many as 1,429 new COVID-19 cases and 57 more deaths have been recorded in the past 24 hours, the Ministry said. Notably, the cases number more than… Continue reading "Coronavirus cases in India near 25,000"
The total number of coronavirus cases in India moved higher to 23,077, with 1,684 fresh Covid-19 infections reported in past 24 hours, showed figures released by the health ministry today morning. The death toll from coronavirus rose to 718 as 37 casualties reported in 24 hours. 4,748 people, who were infected with Covid-19, have been discharged or cured of the… Continue reading "Total Covid-19 cases crosss 23,000 in India"
While the first look of Thalaivi earned criticism with many alleging that Kangana Ranaut did not look like Jayalalithaa, the second look has been released today to mark the birth anniversary of the late leader. In the second look, Kangana resembles Jayalalithaa well. Meanwhile, it is said Poorna has been roped in for the role of V K Sasikala in… Continue reading "Second look of Thalaivi out, Kangana rocks as Jayalalithaa"
STR aka Simbu’s upcoming film Maanaadu went on the floors on Wednesday. Manaadu was officially launched in a customary pooja ceremony on Wednesday in Chennai. It was attended by Seeman, Directors Cheran, Bharathiraja, Kalaipuli Thanu and the entire cast and crew. The team will head later to the Ramoji Rao Film City in Hyderabad. The Venkat Prabhu film had finally… Continue reading "Simbu finally starts shooting for Maanaadu, lengthy schedule in Hyderabad"
Veteran writer Taslima Nasreen recently posted on her social media profile a close-up photo of A R Rahman’s daughter Khatija who had covered her face and criticised her The writer said: “I absolutely love A R Rahman‘s music. But whenever I see his dear daughter, i feel suffocated. It is really depressing to learn that even educated women in a… Continue reading "A R Rahman daughter’s strong reply to Taslima"
A R Rahman has said that he doesn’t like his songs getting remixed. The Oscar-Grammy winner said in a recent interiew that he is happy with only one remix of his song- ‘The Humma Song’ (OK Jaanu aka OK Kanmani). The song was a remake of Humma Humma from the film Bombay (1995). Rahman said the remix went with the… Continue reading "A R Rahman talks about remixes, troll and more"
While stating that workplace harassment is difficult to deal with, Sunny Leone however feels one needs to step up and address it. “Workplace harassment is difficult to deal with but you don’t have to be quiet. Find yourself a supportive boss,” she posted on Instagram along with a video addressing the issue. In the video, Sunny says why it is… Continue reading "Sunny Leone talks about workplace harassment"