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Kudankulam Unit 2 generates full capacity of 1,000 MW

    Updated On : Jan 22,2017   7:08 pm
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) The second 1,000 MW atomic power reactor at the Kundankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu has attained its maximum capacity, the Russian builders announced on Sunday. View More..

SRK takes AbRam's help to promote 'Raees'

    Updated On : Jan 22,2017   6:32 pm
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan took his three-year-old son AbRam's help to promote his forthcoming film "Raees". View More..

Thousands of train passengers face inconvenience due to TN protests

    Updated On : Jan 22,2017   6:20 pm
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) Thousands of passengers have been facing inconvenience due to cancellation of trains and termination ahead of destination owing to protests on rail tracks in support of Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu for the past couple of days, a senior railway official said. View More..

Jallikattu held in Tamil Nadu, claims two lives (Roundup)

    Updated On : Jan 22,2017   6:10 pm
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) Jallikattu, a popular bull taming sport, was on Sunday held in parts of Tamil Nadu with tens of thousands taking part but two participants were killed and several injured at one event. View More..

Jallikattu held in Tamil Nadu, claims two lives

    Updated On : Jan 22,2017   3:18 pm
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu's popular bull taming sport, was on Sunday held in parts of Tamil Nadu with tens of thousands taking part but two participants were killed at one of the events. View More..

Seven trains cancelled, 17 to be terminated or diverted

    Updated On : Jan 22,2017   2:46 pm
Vizianagaram (Andhra Pradesh), Jan 22 (IANS) Seven trains were cancelled and 17 others were slated to be terminated short of their destination or diverted due to the derailment of the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Heerakhand Express in Andhra Pradesh, officials said. View More..

I first turned down 'Om Namo Venkatesaya': Sourabh

    Updated On : Jan 22,2017   1:42 pm
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) Actor Sourabh Raaj Jain says if not for actor Akkineni Nagarjuna and filmmaker K. Raghavendra Rao, he wouldn't have accepted the offer to play Lord Balaji in the Telugu devotional drama "Om Namo Venkatesaya". View More..

Tamil Nadu holds Jallikattu

    Updated On : Jan 22,2017   1:14 pm
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu's bull taming sport, was on Sunday held at Pudukottai and Erode districts and a bullock cart race in Coimbatore, organisers said. View More..

Nagarjuna and son are not reuniting

    Updated On : Jan 22,2017   12:42 pm
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna, who had shared screen space with his son Naga Chaitanya in the 2014 Telugu drama "Manam", are not reuniting for a new project, a source said. View More..

Namrata strength and light of my life: Mahesh Babu

    Updated On : Jan 22,2017   12:36 pm
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu said his wife Namrata Shirodkar, who turned 44 on Sunday, is the strength and light of his life. View More..

No Jallikattu in Madurai

    Updated On : Jan 22,2017   11:50 am
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu's bull taming sport, will not be held in Alanganallur in Madurai district on Sunday despite a government nod as no preparation has been done, the organisers said. View More..

I-League: Norde pulls Mohun Bagan to top with 2-1 win vs Chennai

    Updated On : Jan 21,2017   9:16 pm
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) Haitian star Sony Norde missed a penalty but made amends with his match-winning goal in a 2-1 win against Chennai City FC vaulting Mohun Bagan to the top of the I-League football standings here on Saturday. View More..

Jallikattu: Protesters refuse to accept ordinance, demand permanent solution

    Updated On : Jan 21,2017   7:52 pm
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) Rejecting the Tamil Nadu government's ordinance to facilitate Jallikattu, people holding protests here in support of the bull-taming sport demanded a "permanent" and not temporary solution. View More..

So the saga of Lodha reforms continues (Column: Just Sport)

    Updated On : Jan 21,2017   7:26 pm
Since when has the Supreme Court become a reformist body? View More..

TN government clears Jallikattu ordinance

    Updated On : Jan 21,2017   6:34 pm
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) A day after the Central government gave its nod, the Tamil Nadu government on Saturday cleared an ordinance to enable the holding of popular bull-taming sport Jallikattu in the state. View More..

Jagan on course for National Motorcycle racing championship title

    Updated On : Jan 21,2017   6:14 pm
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) Jagan Kumar of TVS Racing put in another commanding performance to seal the title in the premium Super Sport Indian (165cc) class on the penultimate day of the fifth and final round of the National Motorcycle Racing championship at the Madras Motor Racing Track here on Saturday. View More..

Shah Rukh Khan to travel by train for 'Raees'

    Updated On : Jan 21,2017   5:50 pm
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan will be Bollywood's first Khan to travel to Delhi from Mumbai for a promotional visit for "Raees" in a train. View More..

Jallikattu protest is for change: Ramadoss

    Updated On : Jan 21,2017   1:20 pm
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) Call it by whatever name, the protest by the Tamil Nadu youth -- students and working professionals -- against the ban on for Jallikattu has no parallel in the recent times and is welcome, former Union Minister and PMK leader Anbumani Ramadoss. View More..

French DJ Snake to visit India for three-city tour

    Updated On : Jan 21,2017   1:20 pm
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Grammy nominated French music producer DJ Snake will visit India in February for a three-city tour with dance music brand Sunburn. He is excited about exploring new cultures. View More..

When Vijay joined Jallikattu protesters at Marina

    Updated On : Jan 21,2017   11:54 am
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) Tamil superstar Vijay paid a secret visit to the Marina beach here to extend support to thousands of young protesters against the ban on Jallikattu, a source said. View More..



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