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Income Tax department raids not politically motivated, DPI

February 1st, 2007

Brushing aside allegations that the recent income tax raids on the premises of actor-turned-politician Vijaykanth were politically motivated, the DPI, an ally of the DMK, said all were equal before law. Party leader Thol Tirumavalavan told reporters here today that all were equal before law and hence it was wrong to say that the search […]


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Shilpa Shetty is Single and ready to mingle – Celebrity Big Brother

February 1st, 2007

Shilpa Shetty, who received overwhelming support from British viewers after being racially abused on the reality televison show, said she planned to extend her stay in Britain, as her mother Sunanda is keen on looking for a match for her. “I’m single and ready to mingle!” Bollywood’s long-legged beauty said in an interview to the […]


BusinessNews

Sony Ericsson Goes to India

January 31st, 2007

Sony mobiles from Chennai Sony Ericsson president Miles Flint announcing plans of his company at a press conference today. Also seen is Union Minister Dayanidhi Maran. Sony Ericsson would produce mobile handsets by outsourcing manufacturing to its global partners ? Flextronics and Foxconn, which have set up their facilities in Sriperumbudur, a city suburb. This […]


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Actress Jyotika pregnant, baby due in August

January 31st, 2007

Looks like the first couple of Kollywood didnt wait for long before starting a family. Actress Jyotika is said to be in the family way and the baby is due in August. The actress, who is consulting the same gynaecologist who treated Aishwarya Dhanush, has been going for regular check-ups and is said to be […]



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Vaali, creator of songs …Yep…receives the Padmashree

January 30th, 2007

Vaali, the creator of a thousand melodious songs in Tamil has been honored with the prestigious Padmashree award this year. The seventy-year-old lyricist has penned over 1,500 lyrics for Tamil feature films, second only to the late poet Kannadasan. A native of Srirangam, Vaali is not only a lyricist but also a renowned literary figure […]



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Shilpa Shetty wins Big Brother

January 30th, 2007

Shilpa Shetty conquered the hearts and minds of a generation of Britons with her poise and grace in the face of bullying in Celebrity Big Brother and she did so again on Sunday night after an overwhelming 63 per cent of Britons on Sunday voted to crown her queen of the reality TV show. “Things […]



GeneralNews

Chennai’s kidney donors facing health problems

January 24th, 2007

NDTV has been reporting consistently on the poor fisherwoman of Chennai.Driven to poverty after the 2004 tsunami, they were convinced by touts to sell their kidney for money.Now many of them, unable to take proper post surgery care of themselves, are suffering major health complications and could even face death if their single kidney fails.Many […]


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IT department conducts raids on premises of Vijayakant, Jeppiar

January 24th, 2007

Officers of the Income Tax (Investigation Wing) commenced State-wide search operations on Tuesday, including on the premises of actor Vijayakant and president, Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK), and Jeppiar, who runs several educational institutions. According to official sources, the search operations were carried out on 14 premises in Chennai, Coimbatore, Puducherry, Cuddalore and Madurai. Besides, […]


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Helmets compulsory for the motorists

January 23rd, 2007

State transport minister K.N. Nehru on Monday told the Assembly that a decision on making helmets compulsory for the motorists would be taken after discussing the issue with chief minister M. Karunanidhi. When MDMK floor leader M. Kannappan asked for the government’s stand on the issue, Mr Nehru turned the table on him by saying […]