August 2, 2017

Pro Kabaddi: Gujarat Fortunegiants open account

Hyderabad: It was a dream debut for Gujarat Fortunegiants as they humbled Dabang Delhi KC 26-20. The Delhi team came into the match fresh after a victory against Pink Panthers. The match featured the star players from Iran – Meraj Sheykh and Abolfazl Maghsodlou – for Delhi, and Fazel Atrachali and Abozar Mighani for Gujarat, taking on each other. Gujarat earned their first Pro Kabaddi point in the second minute

Met forecast: Heavy rain likely today, Saturday

Chennai: Heavy rain lashed most parts of Tamilnadu, including the capital, last night and in the wee hours of today. The Met department said the mild trough prevailing along the Bay of Bengal was the reason for the rain and heavy rain is likely to continue today and on Saturday. Speaking to mediapersons, an official from the Meteorological department said, “An upper air trough runs from Telangana to Comorin area

Too many films releasing on same day in TN

Come 11 August, Kollywood will see a plethora of movies hitting the screens. Jyothika’s Magalir Mattum, Udhayanidhi’s Podhuvaaga Emmanasu Thangam director Ram’s women-centric film Taramani starring Andrea, Sundeep Kishan starrer Mayavan, Rana Daggubati’s Naan Aaniyittal and Vidharth in Kuranbu Bommai are in the race. Adding to the excitement is Dhanush’s decision to try his luck with VIP2. The actor has tweeted last night that VIP 2 is releasing on 11

2 major Tamilnadu cases come up before SC

Chennai: Two high-profile cases, concerning Tamilnadu and the ruling AIADMK faction general secretary Sasikala were before the top court today. While the State case is set to continue until a logical solution is found, the Sasikala case took an unexpected turn. PLEA FOR JUDGE TO RECUSE Sasikala’s plea against conviction in the Supreme Court was not up for hearing today and her side, represented by lawyer Mukul Rohatgi, wanted the

Chennaiite helps special children be independent

Chennai: On a breezy evening, Gomathi Radhakrishnan (53), a resident of Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, in the city, is sitting with a 23-year-old student, who is reading a page from a personality development book. The bespectacled youth is reading loud and clear, and in between, he stops to asks for the meaning of ‘chameleon’, which Gomathi swiftly explains. When his session concludes, he picks his bag and leaves, promising to come

Abi Saravanan fights for a cause

Ivan Edakudamanavan stars Abi Saravanan and Gayathri in the lead. Directed by Justin Prabhakar, the movie speaks about an innocent man who fights for a cause. Says the filmmaker, “The film is about greedy politicians who uses their power to usurp properties of common man. What happens when a youngsters goes on revenge mode and teaches them a lesson.” The movie has cinematography by Adhi Karuppiah and music by Vidyasharan. It is produced by