March 2017

Review: Motta Siva Ketta Siva- Regular story, irregular cop

When Raghava Lawrence enters the screen with a high octane stunt sequence donning khakhi, one is sure that the movie would be actionpacked all through. Motta Siva Ketta Siva (MSKS), a power packed story that is loaded with commercial elements all through despite being the remake of Telugu blockbuster Pataas, director Sai Ramani has made some minor changes to suit Tamil audience. The plot of the movie is all about

Jithan 2 director to shoot his next horror flick

Director Rahul, who helmed Jithan 2, has completed the shoot for his next which is a horror thriller titled 1 AM. It features newcomers Mohan and Sashwatha in the lead. Speaking about the movie, the director, says, “It is about how the younger brother takes revenge on the culprits, who rape and kill his elder sister, with the help of a ghost.” The film has no songs, romantic scenes and

Vivek Oberoi's noble gesture to girl

Actor Vivek Oberoi, who is now playing the baddie in Ajith starrer Vivegam, recently gifted Lata, an acid attack survivor a new house, in Mumbai. Introducing his colleagues at Karrm Infrastructure to Lata, Vivek offered her a job and also bought her a new house. The generous actor is also taking her to counseling sessions to enable her to begin a new life. Vivek Oberoi, says, “When I met her,

IIT Madras launches Carbon Zero Challenge

Chennai: IIT-Madras, along with Industrial Waste Management Association and US Consulate launched ‘Carbon Zero Challenge,’ a south Indian renewable energy competition on Thursday. The competition was officially flagged off by US Consulate Public Affairs Officer, Ariel H Pollock, Tamilnadu Energy Development Agency Chairman, Jagmohan Singh Raju and Industrial Waste Management Association chairman, S Mani. In ‘Carbon Zero Challenge’, team members can be students of any recognised university, researchers who are

Women, celebrate your uniqueness: Justice Anita

Chennai: “Indian tradition states that women enjoyed being scholars, were well trained, who built their own reputation, with lots of intellect and on a par with men. But, in course of time, societies changed their perception of how a woman must be. The balance was changed,” said judge of the Madras High Court, Justice Anita Sumanth. She added that the journey of women is more or less similar and that

CashKaro targets online shoppers in TN

Chennai: a cashback and coupons site company is targeting online shoppers in Tamilnadu. According to the company’s statistics, Tamilnadu contributes to 10-15 per cent of the total traffic coming to CashKaro of which Chennai contributes about 85 per cent followed by Coimbatore, Madurai, Trichy and Tiruppur. The key drivers of the growth have been increased internet penetration, growing acceptability of online payments and an increase in per capita income.

CISF ISD contingent observes ‘Security Week’

Chennai: Security Week was observed by CISF ISD contingent deployed at Madras High Court on the eve of 48th Raising Day of Central Industrial Security Force, yesterday (10 March). A press note said various events including blood donation camp, Swachh Bharat programme, quiz competition for CISF personnel, intercompany sports events (carrom, cricket and volleyball) were held. Justice N Kirubakaran, Member, Security Committee of Madras High Court was the chief guest