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Don't wait for last day to file returns, cautions GSTN Chairman

    Updated On : Jun 25,2017   1:58 pm
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Despite the GST Council giving a one-month extension in filing returns under the new indirect tax regime, businesses should start uploading invoices much earlier, says Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) Chairman Navin Kumar. View More..

When Vijayalakshmi stunned husband as lyricist

    Updated On : Jun 25,2017   11:40 am
Chennai, June 25 (IANS) Actress Vijayalakshmi's new stint as a lyricist for upcoming Tamil film "Pandigai" has stunned its director and her husband Feroz. She has penned a song in the film, due for release in July. View More..

Hot air balloon promotion for Rajinikanth's '2.o'

    Updated On : Jun 25,2017   11:38 am
Chennai, June 25 (IANS) Lyca Productions, the makers of superstar Rajinikanth's upcoming Tamil science-fiction action drama "2.o", are pushing the envelope as they begin the promotional campaign for the Indian film. View More..

Puducherry Port to become satellite port: Narayanasamy

    Updated On : Jun 24,2017   10:52 pm
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) Puducherry Chief Minister V.Narayanasamy on Saturday said that Puducherry Port is all set to become satellite port with a dedicated development area of 200 acres around it where star hotels, theme parks and entertainment spaces under the Sagarmala scheme will come up. View More..

Playing in Wimbledon a dream come true: Jeevan (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Jun 24,2017   3:58 pm
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Close on the heels of making the cut for the men's doubles main draw in Wimbledon this year, Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan said it's a "dream come true" moment for him and he is all set to make a mark in his maiden stint in a Grand Slam tournament. View More..

Underlying theme will connect two parts of 'Thiruttu Payale': Director

    Updated On : Jun 24,2017   3:10 pm
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) Director Susi Ganesan says the underlying theme of privacy in today's digital world will be the connecting factor between both the parts of his film "Thiruttu Payale". View More..

'Duvvada Jagannadham' mints Rs 33 crore on first day

    Updated On : Jun 24,2017   2:56 pm
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) Allu Arjun's Telugu action drama "Duvvada Jagannadham" aka "DJ" grossed Rs 33 crore on its opening day worldwide, its makers said on Saturday. View More..

Jr NTR not part of Savitri biopic

    Updated On : Jun 24,2017   1:16 pm
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) Actor Junior NTR has not been roped in to play a pivotal role in upcoming multilingual biopic "Mahanati", a film on the life of late legendary southern actress Savitri. View More..

Ex-judge Karnan under 'treatment and observation' in Kolkata hospital

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   9:28 pm
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) Former Calcutta High Court Justice C.S. Karnan who was admitted to city's SSKM Medical College and Hospital after complaining of chest pain on Thursday, remains in there for "treatment and observation" on Friday, a hospital official said. View More..

Team that built world's lightest satellite 'KalamSat' felicitated

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   8:54 pm
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) A young team that built the world's lightest and first 3D printed satellite "KalamSat", launched by the US space agency NASA on Thursday, was felicitated by a social group here on Friday. View More..

AERB's nod for Kudankulam's units 3&4

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   8:22 pm
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) India's Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) on Friday said it has given its nod to the country's nuclear plant operator, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) for the first pour of concrete for the third and fourth units at Tamil Nadu's Kudankulam. View More..

IRDAI bars Sahara India Life from selling life policies

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   8:16 pm
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) India's insurance sector regulator, IRDAI on Friday barred private insurer Sahara India Life Insurance Company Ltd from accepting new life insurance policies. View More..

Ford India recalls 39,000 units of Fiesta, Figo models

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   6:20 pm
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Automobile manufacturer Ford India on Friday said it has decided to recall 39,315 units of Ford Fiesta Classic and previous-generation Ford Figo vehicles because of a potential technical concern. View More..

Decade-old wait ends as NIUSAT put into orbit

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   2:32 pm
Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram, June 23 (IANS) It was a proud moment for Noorul Islam University on Friday as the Indian rocket PSLV lifted off successfully with the varsity-made nano satellite NIUSAT along with ISRO's Cartosat and 29 co-passenger foreign satellites. View More..

Rana's 'Nene Raju, Nene Mantri' trailer released

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   12:20 pm
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) The trailer of Rana Daggubati, Kajal Aggarwal and Catherine Tresa starrer Telugu political drama "Nene Raju, Nene Mantri" was released on Friday. View More..

My son is getting ready for acting debut: Ambika

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   12:16 pm
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) Actress Ambika, who ruled the roost in the 1980s and 1990s in southern filmdom, says her son Ram Keshav is gearing up his acting debut. View More..

Statue of Balachander in his honour: Vairamuthu

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   12:06 pm
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) National Award winning lyricist Vairamuthu, who will be erecting a statue of late legendary filmmaker K. Balachander, says it will be to honour the latter's memory for his priceless contribution to Tamil filmdom. View More..

Will inform when I decide: Rajinikanth on political entry

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   11:42 am
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) Superstar Rajinikanth, who is rumoured to be planning a political entry soon, said he has been in discussions with political leaders and will announce when things are finalised. View More..

I'm what I am because of my mother: Sridevi

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   11:32 am
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) Actress Sridevi credits her upbringing and her mother for her successful career and everything that she has achieved so far. View More..

Dream realised by working with Rahman: Sridevi

    Updated On : Jun 22,2017   11:20 pm
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sridevi on Thursday said her dream to work with double Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman was finally realised with her coming Hindi suspense drama "Mom". View More..

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