Survey finds engineering education in Tamilnadu in crisis

A survey conducted in Tamilnadu among a cross-section of stakeholders about the state of engineering education and job scenario for fresh engineers in the State, has seen a call for reducing the number of seats in such colleges by half. Continue Reading

Former corporate professional-turned author’s book translated into Tamil

When Durgadoss started his corporate career, little did he know that instead of preparing PPTs or spreadsheets, he would be penning about Alexander the Great or the Indus Valley or the 26/11 terror attacks, effortlessly weaving facts with fiction. Today, R Durgadoss is a successful author, having written three historical/mythological novels. Continue Reading

Cannes Film Fest 19: The Desi girls who dazzled the red carpet

When it comes to Cannes, two things matter most to this beautiful beach town; films and fashion. Every year, groundbreaking films get released during its world renowned cinema gala, the ‘Cannes Film Festival’. It’s also the time when celebrities set the red carpet on fire, thanks to their flamboyant display of jaw-dropping sense of fashion. Continue Reading

Reasons why concept cars are inevitable

The life of a concept car is quite the story of hogging the limelight and losing their purpose of existence once their job is done. Despite this very brief stint, concept cars are inevitable and carmakers famously spend millions to make and display them on their stands at a famous motorshow. Continue Reading

Trains from Bengaluru and Mysuru delayed from 22 to 26 May

To conduct ballast cleaning machine work, the Southern Railway has applied line block at Arakkonam – Jolarpettai section. As a result, there are some changed in railway timings from 22 to 26 May. Continue Reading

City-based karate master trains students, wins medals

Muthu Devaraj, a karate master from Hasthinapuram, won gold medal in master’s kata category in the Okinawa Goju-Ryu Karate Open International Championship in Malaysia. He along with his students also won several medals. Continue Reading

Big B to shoot for Tamil film from March

Actor-director SJ Suryah recently announced that legendary Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan will be a part of his upcoming Tamil film titled Uyarndha Manidhan. Directed by Tha Tamilvaanan, SJ Suryah himself will play one of the leads in the film. Continue Reading

Simbu’s VRV gets ‘U’ certificate

Simbu starrer Vantha Rajavathaan Varuven has been given a clean ‘U’ certifi cate by the censors. Directed by Sundar C, it is a family entertainer and it is all set for release on 1 February. Produced by Lyca Productions, Vantha Rajavathaan Varuven is the remake of Telugu hit Attarintiki Daredi. Continue Reading

R-Day: 855 cops get medals

A total of 855 police and paramilitary personnel were awarded police medals today, including 149 for gallantry in Jammu and Kashmir, Naxal violence affected areas and others, ahead of the Republic Day. Continue Reading

Forest officials capture rogue elephant

Chinna Thambi, a rogue elephant which was roaming in the Periya Thadagam region was captured by the Forest department officials today. Sources said, the elephant was tranqualised and was captured with the help of two kumki elephants and more than 40 officials. Continue Reading