Litterateur Tirupur Krishnan wins Kalaimamani for 2011

Posted on   3:52 pm

After eight long years, the State government has released the list of 201 artists eligible for prestigious ‘Kalaimamani’ award. One among the recipient is Tirupur Krishnan, a journalist, writer and orator who has been recognised for his immense contribution to Tamil literature spanning over four decades. In a tete-a-tete with News Today an elated Krishnan shares how it all began.

Imran turns to spin

Posted on   1:31 pm

The cricketing analogy cannot be avoided. Fast bowler Imran tormented India for long with his blistering pace, but Pakistan PM Imran has now been put on the backfoot, beaten and bowled by an impatient India, tired of its tolerance and restraint being taken as a batsman on a weak wicket.

Clean bowled

Posted on   12:37 pm

Cricketer-turned-Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan threw a surprise when he announced in the country’s Parliament that Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman, captured by Pakistan on Wednesday, will be released as a ‘gesture of peace’.

Simha leads TKRIMS to victory

Posted on   11:41 am

HK Simha hit an unbeaten 89 to help TKRIMS (Hyderabad) defeat DRBCC Hindu in the men’s category of the fifth edition of the Pavit Singh Nayar Memorial All India Inter- Collegiate T20 Cricket Tournament.

Valencia to face Barcelona in Copa final

Posted on   11:32 am

There will be no final at home for Real Betis. The team’s Benito Villamarin Stadium in Seville will host the Copa del Rey final this season, but Betis won’t be there after being eliminated by Valencia in the semifinals on Thursday.