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WOW! Jackie Chan becomes a kid

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World renowned action superstar Jackie Chan has always been a favorite among all age groups and his cartoon persona is also a big hit with children all over. Chan has now developed a 104 episode 3D...

Samuthirakani’s gesture proves his confidence on ‘Thondan’ success

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After last year’s critically acclaimed super hit ‘Thondan’, Samuthirakani has directed and played one of the lead roles in ‘Thondan’ which is scheduled to hit the screns...

Samantha takes up a new valorous challenge

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Actress Samantha is holding the top rank among heroines of Tamil and Telugu film industry and she has been quite busy with mutliple film projects since the past few years. But that does not stop her...

Serena Williams confirms pregnancy rumours, to take maternity leave for 2017 season

FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2017, file photo, Serena Williams holds up a finger and her trophy after defeating her sister, Venus, in the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia. A spokeswoman for Williams says the tennis star is pregnant. Kelly Bush Novak wrote in an email to The Associated Press on Wednesday, April 19, 2017: "I'm happy to confirm Serena is expecting a baby this Fall."  Earlier in the day, Williams posted a photo of herself on the social media site Snapchat with the caption "20 weeks." (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)

  Serena Williams has confirmed reports that she is 20 weeks pregnant after a Snapchat post went viral showing her baby bump with the caption of “20 weeks”. However that was later taken down...

Olympique Lyonnais, Besiktas handed suspended European bans, 100,000-euro fines by UEFA

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Olympique Lyonnais and Besiktas have been handed suspended one-season bans from European competition and fined 100,000 euros ($107,000) after crowd trouble delayed the start of their Europa League...

Barcelona paid for mistakes in first leg: Luis Enrique

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Barcelona’s errors in last week’s 3-0 defeat by Juventus still weighed heavily on coach Luis Enrique’s mind after his side were held to a 0-0 draw in Wednesday’s quarter-final second leg...

Congress forms panel on J&K

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The Congress has set up a high-level committee headed by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh  to formulate the party’s line and policy regarding Jammu and Kashmir signaling that the worsening...

Kejriwal meets Pinarayi, discusses non-Congress alliance to take on BJP

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KERALA CHIEF Minister Pinarayi Vijayan discussed the possibility of forming a non-Congress alliance to take on the ruling party during a breakfast meet with his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal on...

New Zealand toughens requirements for skilled immigrants

FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2017, file photo, New Zealand Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse, left, smiles as he interacts with refugee students during his visit to the UNHCR Tzu Chi Education Centre in Selayang, outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. New Zealand announced Wednesday, April 19, 2017, that it is introducing tougher requirements for skilled overseas workers as it tries to control immigration numbers that have reached an all-time high. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian, File)

New Zealand announced Wednesday that it is introducing tougher requirements for skilled overseas workers as it tries to control immigration numbers that have reached an all-time high.The changes come...

Venezuela: 2 dead, over 400 arrested in anti-government demonstrations

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At least two persons have died in the anti-government demonstrations in Venezuela that saw more than 400 people arrested, according to the country’s Criminal Forum. While some 57 persons have been...

Bomb explodes outside Eurobank office in Athens

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A bomb has exploded outside a Eurobank branch in the centre of the Greek capital city in Athens, police has confirmed. There were no casualties, a media report said. The bomb was placed at the door...

Messentry as Gut brain or Abdominal Hypothalamus

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Dr.C.S.Jamunanantha-  MBBS, DTCD Messentry as an organ has the vital physiological function in the abdomen. It can be described as abdominal hypothalamus and as abdominal heart. Abdominal Mind or...

People to demonstrate in front of Vadduvagal Navy Camp demanding release of 617 Acre Lands for 3 days

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617 acre lands belonging to the villages of Vadduvagal and Vella Muliwaikkal have been occupied by the Navy. The navy had occupied these lands at the end of the war in 2009 and refusing to release...

3 Development projects undertaken at a cost of 3,010 Million: NP-Chief Secretary

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The Chief Secretary of Northern Province said that 3 three Rural Construction Development projects are to be undertaken at a cost of Rs. 3,010 Million, provided by JAICA organization. These projects...

Friction between Tamil and Sinhala Fishermen at Kokkilai

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Tension prevailed between Tamil and Sinhala Fishermen from the South who have forcefully encroached into Kokkilai with the connivance of state officials and security forces.  The friction flared up...

Annai Poopathy – 29th Annual Commemoration in Batticaloa today

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The 29th Death Anniversary of Annai Poopathy was commemorated at her tomb at Kallady, in Batticaloa, today Wednesday, at 3.30 p.m. When the Indian occupation forces were stationed in Sri Lanka under...

It is Vijay Sethupathi 25 after Vijay 59 for this veteran

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Tamil cinema’s most respected director J.Mahendran revealed that he is a fantastic actor too with last year’s blockbuster hit film ‘Theri’ directed by Atlee with...

Aishwarya Rajesh replaces Amala Paul in this big ticket project

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Sources reveal that Amala Paul will not be a part of director Vetrimaran’s dream project ‘Vada Chennai’ anymore. Last year when Amala shifted her full focus on acting career after...

‘Vivegam’- Details of number of songs and audio release

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Yesterday it was officially confirmed that the much expected teaser of Ajith Kumar’s ‘Vivegam’ will be released on the star’s 46th birthday that is May 1, 2017. Now we get to...

IPL 2017: RCB beat Gujarat Lions by 21 runs in Rajkot run-feast

Rajkot: Chris Gayle of the Royal Challengers Bangalore walks back to the pavilion after getting out during an IPL 2017 match against Gujarat Lions in Rajkot on Tuesday.   PTI Photo/Sportzpics(PTI4_18_2017_000226A)

After a disappointing start to their IPL 2017 contest, Royal Challengers Bangalore returned to winning ways when they beat Gujarat Lions by 21 runs in Rajkot on Tuesday. Put into bat first, RCB were...

Leicester City’s Champions League dream run ends after 2-1 defeat to Atletico Madrid

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Leicester City’s fairytale Champions League journey came to an end at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday when they were held to a 1-1 draw by Atletico Madrid, who reached the semi-finals for the...

“London Tamil Market 2017” Ends on a High Note

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Introduced for the first time in 2015, the “London Tamil Market 2017” was successfully held recently. Thousands of people thronged to the Harrow Leisure Centre to witness this crowning event on...

North Korean mock-up birthday video shows missiles blowing up US

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North Korea put on a musical show to mark the birthday of founding father Kim Il Sung, which ended with a mock-up video of missiles engulfing the United States in flames, prompting cheers from the...

In Mosul, Iraqi snipers track jihadists around the clock

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A few hundred metres from an iconic mosque in west Mosul, Iraqi sniper Salah al-Zuheiri has his eye glued to his scope as he searches for Islamic State group jihadists.Iraqi forces are battling to...

California professor on paid leave for anti-Trump tweet

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Fresno State University in California says an American history professor who tweeted that President Donald Trump “must hang” will be on paid leave for the rest of the semester. The university...

India mission in London, May-Modi meeting spurred case

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Over the last few months, the Indian High Commission in London had made it known that the image of Britain was taking a beating in the eyes of the Indian people, and the Indian government was forced...

Modi-Trump meeting in June

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United States National Security Advisor H R McMaster met Prime Minister  Narendra Modi in New Delhi Tuesday, setting the ball rolling for a bilateral visit by the Prime Minister in the next few...

In Assam CM’s constituency, man carries brother’s body on cycle

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Eight months after visuals from Odisha of a tribal carrying his wife’s body on his shoulder triggered widespread anguish, images have emerged from Assam of a man carrying the body of his...

Multi National Research Conference on Management at Jaffna University on 25,26th July

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The Multi-National Research Conference on Contemporary Management for 2017 organised by the Management Studies and Commerce Faculty of the Jaffna University will be held on 25, 26th of July, in is...

Several expectations from the new Vice Chancellor, says the Jaffna University Community

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The President of the Arts Faculty students Federation, Rajeevan said there are several basic needs of the students are being dragged on without being fulfilled and the students are expecting the new...

308 vacancies for Maths and Science teachers, but only 294 applicants

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In the context of 308 vacancies existing for Maths and Science teachers, only 294 have made applications for the said posts. Therefore action is being taken to grant the appointments after an...

If the President orders, lands will be released, Armed Forces are not blocking land release: Sampanthan

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The Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the TNA, Era Sampanthan said yesterday that there is no alternate opinion regarding the release of the lands occupied by the Forces. If the President orders...

The costliest film in Dhanush’s career so far

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Actor Dhanush resumed shooting for the first part of the ‘Vada Chennai’ trilogy directed by Vetrimaran. The film is being produced by Dhanush under his Wunderbar Films banner.The makers...

Samantha and Robo Shankar together for the first time

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Samantha and Vishal have been paired up for the first time in debutant director P.S.Mithran’s ‘Irumbuthirai’.Latest update about the film is that Robo Shankar is playing an...

Ilaiyaraja and Yuvan to score music for VIjay Sethupathi’s next

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Director Seenu Ramasamy and actor Vijay Sethupathi delivered the super hit ‘Dharmadurai’ last year and the film successfully completed 100 day run in theaters. While the actor is...

Arsenal keep Champions League hopes alive with Middlesbrough win

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Arsenal kept alive their slim hopes of securing a Champions League spot next season with a 2-1 Premier League victory at Middlesbrough on Monday that left the hosts in deep danger of relegation.A...

Big Show, Braun Strowman break ring in destructive match

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Braun Strowman’s size and sheer will to break opponents down has seen destruction of the competitor and of the ring now on more than one occasion. It happened when he clashed with Roman Reigns and...

US Vice-President Mike Pence heads to Japan, turns focus to trade with key ally

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence looks at the North side from Observation Post Ouellette in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), near the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, South Korea, Monday, April 17, 2017. Viewing his adversaries in the distance, Pence traveled to the tense zone dividing North and South Korea and warned Pyongyang that after years of testing the U.S. and South Korea with its nuclear ambitions, "the era of strategic patience is over." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is traveling to Japan for talks expected to focus largely on trade with America’s anchor ally in the region. Concluding a visit to South Korea, Pence told business...

US to hold UN human rights meeting after deal with Russia

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US Ambassador Nikki Haley was determined to hold a Security Council meeting on the importance of human rights to international peace and security and it will happen on Tuesday but only after the US...

China says US wants diplomatic solution to North Korea standoff

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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has made a new appeal for calm on the Korean Peninsula and says he believes the United States would prefer a diplomatic resolution to the standoff. Wang told...

Art of Living to launch river cleaning campaign in Maharashtra

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The Rural Development Programme of The Art of Living has announced the launch of a river cleaning campaign of seven major rivers in Maharashtra.The announcement comes after an expert committee...

US National Security Adviser to hold talks with Ajit Doval, may also meet PM Modi and Sushma Swaraj

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United States National Security Adviser HR McMaster is in New Delhi to meet his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval and hold talks with him. McMaster is also expected to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Panama papers leak: Supreme Court to hear the matter today

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Supreme Court, on Tuesday, will hear the Panama paper leak case over a plea filed by advocate Manohar Lal Sharma. The Panama paper leak investigation was carried out by International Consortium of...

Show our unity by helping people affected by Methottamulla garbage slide: Era Sampanthan

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“All should forward to show our solidarity by coming forward to help our brethren affected by the Disaster of Garbage slide that occurred at Methottamulla” Called the Leader of the...

We are ready to engage in struggle, giving up our positions: Mawai Senathirasa

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If the resignation of TNA will solve the problems of the Tamil people or if for reaching a solution for the Tamil people the TNA should resign, we will not hesitate to throw away our posts, said the...

Mahindha and Freedom Party factions will be individually met by TNA regarding the Constitution

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The TNA will meet Mahindha and Freedom Party factions individually to discuss about the New Draft Constitution, it is reported. This meetings will be held soon, the TNA circles said. Action being...

TNA to confer with tri-Service Chiefs today on release of lands

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The TNA announced to that it is to engage with the Tri-Service Chiefs and the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, today, submitting evidence and documents regarding the occupations of lands by the...

‘Shivalinga’- Opening Weekend collections and verdict

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Veteran director P.Vasu has made a comeback in Kollywood with ‘Shivalinga’ the horror cum murder mystery film with Raghava Lawrence, Ritika Singh and Vadivelu in important roles. The film...

‘Kadamban’- Opening weekend Box office performance

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Actor Arya’s dedication and harwork for the film ‘Kadamban’ was the talk of the town even before the release of the film. And after the flamboyant performance of Arya unfolded on...

Happy Birthday Chiyaan Vikram

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Today is the birthday of Actor Vikram. The actor whose charm and swag are ageless turns 51 today.Vikram entered the film industry as an actor in the early 1990s and struggled a lot to establish...