Karunanidhi statue to be unveiled by Sonia Gandhi at DMK HQ

Sonia Gandhi was personally invited by DMK president M K Stalin last week. She will be accompanied by her son and Congress President Rahul Gandhi. Continue Reading

Ranil Wickremesinghe sworn in as Lankan PM again

President Maithripala Sirisena sacked Wickremesinghe on 26 October and appointed Rajapaksa in his place in a controversial move that plunged the island nation into a constitutional crisis. Continue Reading

NGT-appointed panel says Sterlite can operate in Thoothukudi

The National Green Tribunal (NGT)-appointed committee, led by former Meghalaya High Court Chief Justice Tarun Agrawal, today, in its hearing, dismissed the State government’s ruling to permanently shut Vedanta’s copper smelter unit, Sterlite, and ordered continuation of operation of the facility at Thoothukudi. Continue Reading

Vijay Sethupathi and Ayya are inseparable for ‘Seethakathi’ star Archana

When asked about her co-star Vijay Sethupathi, she instantly says, “Yes, as I said, it’s Ayya and I am not able to separate him from Vijay Sethupathi. It is not just during the shoot, even when I see his pictures and visuals from the film, I can’t think of separating them. I am sure it is not just for me but everyone else in the team. It will be so for the audience as well.” Continue Reading

Australia Perth Test: Kohli anchors innings after slippery start

Skipper Virat Kohli played a pivotal role with a workmanlike 82, lifting India from a double-blow at the beginning of the innings to 172 for three on the second day of the second Test against Australia here today. Continue Reading

Hungry birds

And then pops up this viral video of a famished food delivery ‘boy’ of an online company, gorging on, well, food, en route, to the delivery destination. This certainly offers some delicious food for thought, more palatable than the stale poll meals that have given an indigestion to politicos, pundits and people alike. Continue Reading

Rajapaksa resigns as Lanka PM, Wickremesinghe to assume charge Sunday

While Ranil will assume charge Sunday, reports from the island nation stated that a new Cabinet will be sworn in Monday. The Cabinet will consist of 30 members and include six Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) parliamentarians, they said. Continue Reading