Everything you need to know about Cholakkadai Street: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
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Beijing, May 18 (Xinhua-ANI): U.S. stocks bounced back on Friday to end the week for a fourth straight gain, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S and P 500 closing at all-time highs.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Google through a new project called Ground Truth is becoming an ever more sophisticated virtual mirror of the real world.
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Trinamool Congress MP Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar Wednesday said she was wrong in terming the Park Street rape case as a "sex deal gone wrong" and apologised to the West Bengal Human Rights Commission, which had summoned her.
New York, May 11 (ANI): America's biggest bank, the JPMorgan Chase has accused reporters from media giant Bloomberg LP of using confidential client data to keep tabs on the bank's employees and get the inside track on stories.
London, May 7 (ANI): Dame Helen Mirren, who recently shouted at drummers after they disrupted her theatre performance, has said that she would do it all over again.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Street vendors associations from across the country Wednesday hailed the government for assurance that it will during the current budget session move the bill to protect the livelihood, dignity and human rights of millions of vendors.
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Street vendors associations from across the country Monday urged the lawmakers to pass a bill in the ongoing budget session that will protect the livelihood, dignity and human rights of millions of vendors.
London, Apr 29 (ANI): Despite being separated for 80 years, the lives of brothers Ron and Fred Boyes have been eerily similar.
Her father Mitch has also been working on a statue to be put up in Camden, and her family has also confirmed there will be a docu-film about her short life. Now, the late singer could also be immortalised with a road named after her, reports thesun.co.uk.
New York, Apr. 26 (ANI): The New York Times has reported a sharp decline in its first-quarter earnings, mainly because businesses it sold last year were not included in the latest results.
London, April 26 (IANS/EFE) A rare blue diamond weighing 5.3 carats sold for 6.2 million pounds ($9.4 million) at an auction in London, auction house Bonhams said.
London, April 24 (ANI): Helen Flanagan has confided in her close friends that she has finally split up with millionaire soccer star Scott Sinclair.
Washington, April 23 (IANS) The surviving Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, arrived on Boylston Street near the finish line about five minutes before the deadly April 15 explosion that killed three people and injured over 180, according to the US case against him.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Street protests in the national capital continued for the second day as hundreds of people came out to demonstrate Sunday against the barbaric rape of a five-year-old undergoing treatment here.
Moscow, April 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three people were killed and four others injured in a gas explosion and fire in a high-rise building in Moscow, the emergencies services said Saturday.
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): Micro blogging site Twitter can easily teach people about social movements such as Occupy Wall Street and even entice them to participate, a new study has revealed.
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): A top tech website has claimed the PC era is over, and Microsoft Windows is coming to a dead end.
Washington, April 16 (IANS) The American media reacted with horror to the twin blasts at the Boston Marathon that once again brought the nation face to face with the threat of terrorism and showed "how vulnerable the US homeland still is".
Boston, April 16 (IANS) When the smoke cleared after the twin blasts at the Boston Marathon finish line, dozens of victims lay in the street, some unconscious, some grievously injured, according to various eyewitness reports. Blood and broken glass covered sidewalks in the area after the bombings at about 2:50 p.m. local time Monday afternoon in downtown Boston.
New York, Apr. 13 (ANI): Executives of Wall Street are paying extra money to get their shoes polished at a Financial District shop, which is staffed by female workers clad in skimpy shorts and tank tops.
Washington, April 13 (IANS/EFE) Eighty-four percent of women in the US believe they are paid less than men for doing the same job, and 35 percent say they suffer discrimination in the workplace, according to a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Twenty-six street children have become eligible for the Limca Book of Records for putting 9,000 hand prints in various colours in twelve-and-a-half minutes, an official said here Friday.
London, April 12 (IANS) More than 2,000 people are being invited to attend the ceremonial funeral for former British prime minister Baroness Thatcher next Wednesday, an initial list released by Downing Street said Thursday.
New York, Apr. 8 (ANI): The Japanese photo craze hadouken, where people imitate midair fight from video game 'Street Fighter,' is the latest meme to hit the Internet since the 'Harlem Shake.'
London, Apr 5 (ANI): Size does matter to some men, as hundreds of British fellas every year are having surgery to give them an extra inch or two downstairs.
London, April 4 (ANI): Prince Harry's new lover Cressida Bonas is all set to get royal protection as the couple's romance heats up.
London, Apr. 3 (ANI): Jane Henson, co-creator of 'Muppets' died at her Connecticut home following a battle with cancer on Tuesday. She was 78.
Washington, Apr 1 (ANI): A subsidiary of Japanese electronics giant Panasonic is facing probe by U.S. authorities for allegedly paying overseas bribes to secure business contracts.
Washington, Apr. 1 (ANI): A former adviser of Ronald Reagan has slammed George W. Bush and his previous boss, saying that their policies bankrupt the country.
London, March 31 (ANI): US music producer and pioneer of digital recording Phil Ramone has passed away in hospital after fighting from aortic aneurysm for several weeks. He was 79.
Islamabad, Mar. 30 (ANI): Many big cities in Pakistan have fallen under the control of the Taliban over the past year, according to residents and officials in the areas.
London, March 27 (ANI): Kelly Brook has reportedly signed a deal as a new judge on the panel of ITV's Lorraine's High Street Fashion awards.
London, March 26 (IANS) Hollywood actor-comedian Sacha Baron Cohen is reportedly taking singing lessons as he is playing Freddie Mercury in a forthcoming biopic.
Bangalore, March 25 (IANS) Millions of street vendors in cities and towns across India will soon be empowered to run their micro level business by law, union Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister Ajay Maken said Monday.
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): The Obama administration has pressed the Iraqi authorities to cut off the flow of Iranian arms to the Syrian government, according to a report.
Sydney, Mar 25 (ANI): Online call service Skype is constantly exposes users' Internet addresses to the entire world, giving criminals chance to better target cyber attacks and rivals to locate people.
Sydney, Mar 25 (ANI): Apple has acquired a start-up, WiFiSlam that makes mapping applications for smartphones.
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Ford Motors India has apologized for an ad campaign that showed scantily-clad, voluptuous women gagged, bound and stuffed in the trunk of the car maker's Figo model.
Washington, March 21 (ANI): Chairman and CEO of Xerox, Ursula Burns, has revealed that one of the keys to her success was marrying a great man 20 years her senior.
London, Mar 21 (ANI): Taiwanese mobile maker HTC has delayed shipments of its new flagship smartphone, HTC One.
Dublin, March 20 (IANS/EFE) Irish budget airline Ryanair Holdings said Tuesday it has signed an agreement with Boeing to purchase 175 737-800 airliners for $15.6 billion (12 billion euros).
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): Employees at The Wall Street Journal's China news bureau faced investigation for allegedly bribing officials for gaining information, it has emerged.
Los Angeles, March 17 (IANS) Actress Michelle Collins says her battle with bulimia early in her acting career left her looking so ill that a casting agent mistook her for being high on drugs.
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Saturday clarified that he had not sought to link malnutrition in the state to beauty consciousness among girls, and claimed the state had achieved the highest rate of reducing malnutrition in India.
New York, March 16 (ANI): Olivia Wilde took her new fiance Jason Sudeikis on a raunchy date to a New York strip club, where they booked a private room with two pole dancers.
London. Mar 16 (ANI): Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has failed to make it into a list of great names that will adorn the doors of the 170million pounds extension to the city's town hall.
London, Mar 15 (ANI): Helen Flanagan posed in her bra for a sexy new photoshoot while riding a horse.
Sydney, Mar 15 (ANI): Social networking giant Facebook is planning to adopt Twitter's iconic hashtag symbol, a report has said.
London, Mar 13 (ANI): Helen Flanagan has apologised for her Twitter controversy, but said that she won't bow to trolls by deleting her account.
New York, March 12 (ANI): Alex Rodriguez, who is on the hunt for a new Manhattan apartment, is looking at a series of high-end places, including Ichiro Suzuki's old digs.
London, Mar 12 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's most senior security aide has said that Beijing must take action to stop the 'unprecedented' wave of cyber-attacks against America.
Washington, Mar. 11 (ANI): Rebels led by Islamist groups, some with links to al Qaeda, are trying to strengthen their control in northeastern and eastern Syria along the Iraqi border.
London, Mar. 11 (ANI): Indian origin British actress Shobna Gulati has revealed that TV fame from 'Coronation Street' prevented her from finding true love and becoming a mother for the second time.
London, Mar. 10 (ANI): Indian origin British actress Shobna Gulati has revealed that she had to quit the British TV soap 'Coronation Street,' as fame left her with bouts of depression.
London, March 9 (ANI): Former Corrie star Shobna Gulati has joined the cast of Loose Women.
London, Mar. 8 (ANI): Leonardo DiCaprio was so hesitant to kiss his co-star Joanna Lumley in their new film 'The Wolf Of Wall Street' that he needed 27 takes to get it right.
New York, Mar 7 (ANI): 'Game of Thrones' star Emilia Clarke stunned theater fans into a photo frenzy on Monday when she stepped naked into a bubble bath during her 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' debut on the Great White Way.
Washington, Feb. 28 (ANI): Russian banking and media mogul Alexander Lebedev has dropped opposition firebrand Alexei Navalny from a list of nominees for the board of Russia's flagship air carrier, Aeroflot, and instead recommended his own 15-month-old son, Yegor, for the job.
Washington, Feb. 27 (ANI): More than half of Americans think sequestration is a bad idea, even as there is also a strong appetite for reducing the deficit, according to a new poll.
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Indian billionaire Azim Premji has donated shares worth 123 billion rupees in Wipro Ltd to a philanthropic trust he controls.
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): General Electric expects that revenues from the company's Indian business to grow between 15 and 20 percent despite the current economic slowdown.
Moscow, Feb 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Massive spending on transport infrastructure combined with measures to lure more foreign direct investment and improve the business climate could help boost Russia's flagging economic growth, First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov said Thursday.
London, Feb. 21 (ANI): Women in the UK spend a year and three months of their lifetime putting on cosmetics, a survey has revealed.
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) Those seeking good food in Rio de Janeiro can explore the numerous street stands that offer some of Brazilian cuisine's most traditional dishes.
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): Google's shares have vaulted above the 800 dollars threshold for the first time ever, as the world's No.1 search engine continues its impressive performance in 2013.
Baghdad, Feb 18 (IANS) Up to 21 people were killed and 125 wounded in a series of bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad Sunday, while four others were killed during a gunfire attack in Mosul city.
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Victoria Beckham was spotted entering from the back door for David Cameron's wife Samantha's No 10 fashion week reception.
London, Feb 16 (ANI): A specially designed cricket bat has been launched by non-profit cricket organisation Bat4Africa, who has pledged to donate all profits from the sales of the bat to help to raise funds for a charity supporting street children.
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Popular American children's television series Sesame Street has hit one billion views on YouTube.
Moscow, Feb 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) YouTube has filed a lawsuit against Russian consumer rights watchdog Rospotrebnadzor over a controversial Russian content-restricting law, its parent company Google said.
London, Feb. 13 (ANI): As celebrities are becoming seemingly more slender with every passing day, more of us are turning to liposuction for a helping hand, which has helped the surgery become world's most heavily requested treatment, according to the latest statistics.
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Tech giant Apple is 'experimenting with wristwatch-like devices made of curved glass,' a report has claimed.
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Helen Flanagan tried her hands behind the wheel of a go-kart, but failed to impress.
London, Feb 8 (ANI): Business-oriented social network LinkedIn has beaten Wall Street expectations for its fourth-quarter financial results.
London, Feb 8 (ANI): A Wall Street hedge fund manager is suing Apple in a bid to force the teach giant to give more of its 137.1 billion dollars cash pile to investors, a report had said.
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): Aerospace giant Boeing is working on a series of battery design changes, a report has said.
London, Feb 7 (ANI): David Beckham's interview with fans backfired when he was bombarded with cheeky questions about his sex life.
London, Feb 6 (ANI): Michael Douglas believes his wife of 12 years Catherine Zeta-Jones is 'more beautiful than ever' inside and out.
Los Angeles, Feb 6 (IANS) She may have been voted the sexiest soap star, but actress Michelle Keegan doesn't think she is a "typical sexy girl".
London, Feb. 5 (ANI): Indian origin British actress Shobna Gulati has shown the world her new toyboy beau Tony Brown, who, at 29, is 17 years her junior.
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): An outlawed leftist group in Turkey has claimed responsibility for the recent suicide bombing of the US Embassy in Ankara, which left a security guard dead and seven wounded.
London, Feb 2 (ANI): Sony has sent out invitations to a mystery event in New York City on February 20, sparking rumours that the firm unveil its new-generation PlayStation videogame console.
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Chinese hackers have infiltrated the computer systems of the Wall Street Journal, apparently to spy on reporters covering China and other issues, it has emerged.
A look at Apple's finances suggests the company that revolutionised the music, computer, smart phone and tablet industries is thriving. Its more than $40 billion in profits for fiscal 2012 were more than any non-oil company has earned ever.
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): Embattled Internet firm Yahoo has reported a four percent gain in net revenue to 1.22 billion dollars in the fourth quarter, when an increase in search advertising sales offset weakness in the firm's display ad business.
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) A rare joint interview of President Barack Obama and his outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has renewed speculation about a 2016 presidential run by his one time rival turned trusted friend.
Islamabad, Jan 27 (IANS) Pakistani documentary "Outlawed in Pakistan" that tells the story of a teenager who accuses four men of gang-raping her is among the 15 short films selected for the 2013 Sundance Film Festival in the US.
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Victoria Beckham is in the process of buying a 9,000 sq ft store in Knightsbridge, as she plans to turn it into her boutique.
London, Jan 26 (ANI): David Beckham's fashion label H 'n' M want the footie star to go down the runway in his boxers for their Paris fashion show next month.
London, Jan 26 (ANI): Exxon has surpassed Apple as the biggest public company in the world after the iPhone maker saw its stock price declining.
London, Jan. 23 (ANI): Google shares have jumped more than four percent in extended trading after its latest results showed an improvement in the amount advertisers pay for each user's click.
San Francisco, Jan 23 (IANS) Google Tuesday reported strong earnings in the fourth quarter of 2012 which topped estimates by Wall Street analysts though its revenue was lower than expected.
London, Jan 22 (ANI): Kim Sears proved she is still a High Street girl at heart by wearing a blouse from Whistles as she watched boyfriend Andy Murray progress to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open.
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (IANS) Actress Helena Bonham Carter has mixed feelings about her performance in "Les Miserables" as she expected her voice to sound better and bigger in the musical.
London, January 21 (ANI): Helen Flanagan, who has been called many things - mostly stupid, brainless, dumb and the most hated celeb in the jungle - since undertaking bikini duties as last year's eye candy on 'I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here!', has said that she's wept buckets over these 'misconceptions' and that, actually, she's very deep.
London, Jan 19 (ANI): Despite much of UK shrouded in snow, Helen Flanagan decided to ditch the cosy coat and snuggly scarf in favour of a skimpy ensemble, as she treated her fans to a sexy snap.
London, Jan 13(ANI): Helen Flanagan has stripped down to her underwear for a new racy photo shoot.
New York, January 12 (ANI): Keeping an affair secret can be a lot of work, but philanderers in Japan have an advantage thanks to a stealthy flip phone only sold in that country.
Wellington, Jan 11 (ANI): An Apple executive has dismissed reports suggesting that the tech giant is working on a less expensive version of its popular iPhone.
London, Jan 10 (ANI): Morgan Stanley has planned to cut 1,600 staff, with about half the reductions coming from outside the US.