September 7, 2017

Four feared killed in Kovai bus stand collapse

Coimbatore: At least four persons were feared killed today when the roof of a bus stand collapsed in Somanur, on the city’s outskirts, the police said. Preliminary information reaching rural police headquarters here said the roof of the shed at the bus stand suddenly collapsed on the commuters. The police said there could be more casualties as several people are still trapped under the debris. Rescue operations are on at the

Dhinakaran asks Governor to sack Palaniswami as CM

Chennai: Sidelined AIADMK (Amma) deputy chief T T V Dhinakaran today said he has sought the removal of Chief Minister K Palaniswami and his deputy O Panneerselvam, during his meeting with Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao even as he asserted that he didn’t want the State government to fall. At his first meeting with the Governor after 19 MLAs loyal to him expressed lack of confidence in the Chief Minister last month,

'Thiruttu Payale-2' gets U/A certification

Director Susi Ganesan’s Thiruttu Payale-2 has been censored. The movie has managed a U/A certificate and the makers have confirmed that it will be out this September. The producers of the movie, AGS Entertainments, are planning to release it for Pooja holidays. The movie has music by Vidyasagar. Thiruttu Payale-2 brings together Prasanna, Amala Paul and Bobby Simha in lead roles. Says Susi Ganesan, “The sequel will be more racy

Arvind Swami hits gym hard for 'Vanangamudi'

After the success of Thani Oruvan and Bogan , Arvind Swami is flooded with offers. He is now playing the lead in four Tamil films and one among the is Vanangamudi, directed by Selvah. It is an action-packed entertainer and Arvind Swami has toned up his physique for the same. Recently, Arvind Swami took to Twitter and wrote, “Been on a gruelling workout and diet, for an episode in #Vanangamudi…

Vishal to support Kamal in politics

“If Kamal Haasan enters politics, I welcome it. He is vocal on various issues,” says Nadigar Sangam general secretary and Tamil Film Producers Council chief Vishal. Speaking exclusively to News Today, the actor said, “Anyone willing to serve people can enter politics. But gone are the days when an actor would appear on screen mouthing punchlines hinting at entry into politics. He has to speak issues faced by the people

Nirmala takes charge as Defence Minister

New Delhi: Nirmala Sitharaman today took charge as India’s first full-fledged woman Defence Minister and pledged to work for the welfare of the armed forces’ family besides further strengthening the country’s security apparatus. “It’s in their welfare that we ensure soldiers remain assured their interests are being taken care of,” the newly-inducted Defence Minister said. She also thanked Prime Minister Modi for showing faith in her abilities. She took charge