Everything you need to know about Vakathanam South: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Vakathanam South: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Brussels, May 23 (IANS/EFE) The heads of state and government of the European Union held a summit Wednesday in an effort to make more progress in fighting tax evasion and tax fraud.
Los Angeles, May 18 (IANS) Supermodel Miranda Kerr's valuable lingerie collection was once stolen by Bling Ring, a notorious gang of youngsters who steal celebrities' personal belongings.
Brussels, May 15 (IANS) The European Commission (EC) has decided to launch an anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation into mobile telecommunication networks and equipments imported from China, an official statement said Wednesday.
Berlin, May 12 (IANS) With a 3-0 win over Augsburg, Bayern Munich received the Bundesliga trophy after two years of absence to celebrate at the soldout Allianz Arena.
Colombo, May 8 (IANS) The first quarter results of tourism for the year show the lowest quarterly growth since 2011, bringing in a total of 288,798 tourists to Sri Lanka, latest data showed here Wednesday.
Rome, May 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Giulio Andreotti, the man who was seven times prime minister of Italy, has died at the age of 94, family sources said.
London, May 3 (ANI): US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has said that the US is reconsidering its opposition to supplying weapons to rebel forces in the strife-torn Syria.
Nairobi, May 2 (IANS) Having kept the Danish coaster -- M/V Leopard -- in their custody for two years, Somali pirates have released it along with six crew members, a Kenyan maritime official said Wednesday.
Los Angeles, May 2 (IANS) Singers Mariah Carey and husband Nick Cannon renewed their wedding vows in Disneyland, and the entire entertainment destination here was reportedly shut down for their special day.
London, May. 1 (ANI): Anne Bronte, sister of Charlotte and Emily, has been given a new gravestone after 164 years to correct a mistake in the original.
Madrid, April 27 (IANS/EFE) Spain's government is forecasting an economic contraction of 1.3 percent for 2013 and has set a goal of reducing its budget deficit to 6.3 percent of GDP by year's end, Economy Minister Luis de Guindos said Friday.
London, Apr.26 (ANI): Google has reportedly planned to alter its search results and change the way it operates its search page by distinguishing it from the pages of other rivals in the wake of European Union's (EU) anti-trust probe into Google's search labels.
London, Apr.25 (ANI): Controversial Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has reportedly told his friends that the 10-match ban imposed on him for biting Chelsea's footballer Branislav Ivanovic, has 'destroyed' his career and reputation.
United Nations, April 24 (IANS) Changes in world order since the turn of the century -- including greater political stability in Africa and a bumper crop of commodities -- if handled right, provide an opportunity for Africa to become "a global economic power", said a UN report.
Los Angeles, April 16 (IANS) Actress-director Drew Barrymore is happily married to Will Kopelman, but she admits she has a crush on actor Christian Bale.
Vienna, April 13 (IANS) A total of 1.05 million Austrians were at poverty risk in 2011, the latest available figures released in a report revealed.
Washington, April 12(ANI): Females of Euxesta bilimeki, a species of Ulidiid fly, adopt a unique behavior that probably helps them bias male paternity - they expel and then consume male ejaculate after copulation.
Johannesburg, Mar. 25 (ANI): TopTV CEO Eddie Mbalo has said the pornography which the pay channel is applying to screen will tell stories that couples can enjoy together.
London, March 24 (ANI): Sacha Baron Cohen is reportedly busy taking up singing lessons as he is getting ready to play the role of the flamboyant singer Freddie Mercury in a new film.
Los Angeles, March 24 (IANS) Members of punk-rock band My Chemical Romance, known for several hits and four studio albums, announced that they are splitting up after jamming together for over a decade.
Rio de Janeiro, March 22 (IANS) Former United States child prodigy Freddy Adu hopes a move to Brazilian top-flight club Bahia will help revive his international career.
Abu Dhabi, March 18 (IANS/WAM) The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Humanitarian Foundation of the UAE has dispatched aid materials to be distributed to 1,500 needy families in Afghanistan.
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The combined output of BRICS countries will surpass the aggregate GDP of the US, Canada and other European nations by 2020, a UN report said Friday.
London, Mar. 14 (ANI): Russia has warned the UK that if it made any attempts to arm Syrian rebels it would be a breach of international law.
Moscow, March 14 (IANS) Breaking his silence for the first time, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that elimination of wrestling from the 2020 Olympic Games would be unjustified.
Los Angeles, March 7 (IANS) Actor Russell Brand has revealed he is eyeing up "Les Miserables" star Samantha Barks as a potential girlfriend.
London, Mar. 6 (ANI): The US transport safety authority will allow some small pocket knives aboard US flights for the first time since the 9/11 attacks.
Geneva, March 5 (IANS) There was a rare annual increase of nearly one percentage point in the global average number of women members of parliament (MPs) in 2012, Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) said in a statement released here ahead of international women's day.
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): A majority of Americans believe that the violence displayed in popular culture such as movies and video games has "a lot" to do with the crime issues in society, a new poll has revealed.
Los Angeles, March 3 (IANS) Model Katie Price reportedly wrote a sorry message for actress Kelly Brook on her Twitter page, but deleted it later.
Los Angeles, March 3 (IANS) Model Katie Price took her catfight with Kelly Brook to another level by by tweeting a bold photograph of her rival's bare breast.
Yangon, Mar 2 (IANS) Myanmar has allowed temporary publication of eight private daily newspapers starting April 14 in addition to the state-owned ones, official media reported Saturday.
London, Mar. 1 (ANI): Kelly Brook, who was recently branded as a "heifer" by Katie Price in her column, has hit back at the glamour girl by likening her to a wrinkled perma-tanned hag.
Dubai, Feb 25 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Kenya have held discussions on ways to enhance cooperation between the two countries in livestock development.
Tbilisi (Georgia), Feb 19 (IANS) A pilot computer programme on chess games designed by Gary Kasparov was launched in Georgia to assist the country's youth to learn about the game.
London, Feb. 17 (ANI): The Vatican is considering holding a papal conclave earlier than planned, after repeated calls from cardinals, as Pope Benedict XVI will be stepping down on 28 February.
Brussels, Feb 16 (IANS/EFE) The European Union has approved tighter controls on beef within its member states to determine the extent to which horsemeat is being fraudulently labeled as beef and sold to consumers.
Berlin, Feb 15 (IANS) Genk's Glynor Plet denied Stuttgart a neat 1-0 win owing to his last-minute equaliser at the first leg of the last 32 in Europa League football. It could have been Stuttgart's first win of 2013.
In a bid to make US economy stronger, President Barack Obama has made a strong push for comprehensive immigration reform by offering a pathway to citizenship to harness the talents and ingenuity of striving and hopeful immigrants.
Moscow, Feb 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NHL Hall of Famer Igor Larionov offered to produce special wine to honour the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.
London, Jan. 29 (ANI): Violent extremism, which is at its highest level in Europe since World War II, is becoming the continent's top security threat, the European Union's executive body has said.
Candidates who have applied for LIC ADO exam are willing to download LIC ADO Call letter Admit Card so that they can appear for the examination which is going to be held on 2nd February and 3rd February 2013
Santiago, Jan 28 (IANS/EFE) Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff discussed forging strategic alliances between oil giants Pemex and Petrobras during a meeting at the CELAC-EU summit in Chile.
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) A bangle that claims to cure ailments like acidity and arthritis, purifies water and even protects people from harmful cellphone radiation was launched here Friday.
Union Finance minister P Chidambaram Thursday advocates on to have a stable tax rate structure but also argued that very rich should pay more at some time...........................
Berlin, Jan 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A German-based couple accused of spying for Russia was allowed a brief reunion by court for the first time since being arrested in October 2011, a court official said.
Moscow, Jan 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Soviet goalkeeper Rinat Dasaev has rejoined the club where he made his name, Spartak Moscow, to train the team's goalkeepers.
Los Angeles, Jan 10 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Lawrence says that having no privacy as a celebrity takes a toll on her sometimes.
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): The US authorities are racing to settle nearly two years-old investigation into claims that Google intentionally manipulates search results to harm competitors.
Suva, Jan 3 (IANS) The Fiji government has plans to redesign the country's national flag, Xinhua reported citing the prime minister's office Thursday.
Washington, Jan 2 (ANI): China is expected to produce more number of cars than Europe in 2013 for the first time, according to a report.
Kiev, Dec 26 (IANS) Mykhail Fomenko will be the new coach of the Ukrainian national football team, the local media reported Wednesday.
Shillong, Dec 25 (IANS) Christians in Meghalaya Tuesday celebrated Christmas with great fervour, exchanging greetings and gifts with friends and relatives.
London, Dec 25 (ANI): The 80-year-old US current affairs magazine Newsweek has revealed the cover picture of its last-ever print edition.
San Juan, Dec 19 (IANS/EFE) An 11-year-old boy was shot dead by gunmen who were out to kill his uncle, who also died in the shooting in Cupey, a district in San Juan, Puerto Rican police said Tuesday.
Beijing, Dec 17 (IANS) The Chinese foreign ministry Monday criticised statements issued by foreign officials on Tibet, and urged those countries to stop interfering in China's internal affairs.
Washington, December 11 (ANI): Toutatis, a potentially hazardous asteroid with an estimated diameter of over 3 miles (5.4 km), will make its close approach to Earth this week, astronomers have revealed.
Melbourne, December 11 (ANI): Amanda Seyfried has revealed that she engaged in some unusual preparation to portray porn star Linda Lovelace in an upcoming biopic.
London, Dec 11 (ANI): Valerie Trierweiler's libel suit against two unofficial biographers backfired, after it was revealed that her partner Francois Hollande and his Interior Minister had written letters to the court supporting her case.
St. Petersburg, Dec 11 (IANS) Defending Russian Premier League champions Zenit St. Petersburg played out a 1-1 draw at home with Dagestani football club Anzhi Makhachkala.
Melbourne, Nov 27 (IANS) A bone china figurine of a bulldog that was part of the desk of Judi Dench's character M in the new James Bond film "Skyfall" has become the hottest "must?have" desk accessory, with 2,500 sold out and 4,000 more being ordered.
London, November 26 (ANI): Tulisa Contostavlos, who happens to attract a lot many people for many different reasons, has revealed now at 24 she's "like the Virgin Mary," but back in the day things were a bit different.
Moscow, Nov 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will soon lift a ban on British meat imports imposed 16 years ago over mad cow disease, the country's food safety watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor said Thursday.
Washington, Nov. 18 (ANI): Kate Moss has revealed that the inking of two birds on her lower back was done by the late world-renowned artist Lucien Freud and is probably worth a fortune.
London, Nov. 18 (ANI): More than half of Britons want to leave the European Union, a new poll has found showing that anti-EU sentiment is sweeping through all three main political parties.
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) South Africa is the focus country at the 32nd India International Trade Fair (IITF) opening here Wednesday with more than 6,000 exhibitors from India and abroad.
London, Nov 8 (IANS) Singer-actress Jennifer Hudson and musician Seal will perform at this year's Nobel Peace Prize concert.
Geneva, Oct 24 (IANS) China has exceeded the US to become the world's largest recipient of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first six months of 2012, a report released by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) showed.
New York, Oct 11 (IANS/EFE) Rating agency Standard & Poor's said Wednesday that it now rates Spain's sovereign debt as BBB-minus, one notch above junk status.
Los Angeles, Oct 7 (IANS) Actress Reese Witherspoon has reportedly received a gift from Prince Williams and Duchess Catherine for her new-born son.
Tehran, Oct 6 (IANS) The Iranian oil ministry has played down the recent threat by the European Union (EU) to ban Iran's natural gas exports, Xinhua reported.
Film: "The Possession"; Director: Ole Bornedal; Actors: Natasha Calis, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kyra Sedgwick; Rating: **
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): Nicole Scherzinger has revealed that not only was she the leader of the Pusssycat Dolls, she was the actual voice behind the all girl group.
Madrid, Oct 3 (IANS/EFE) The ranks of Spain's unemployed grew by nearly 80,000 last month to 4.7 million people, authorities said Tuesday.
London, Oct 2 (ANI): Tom Cruise has been using his porn star name to check into hotels, according to reports.
London, Oct 2 (ANI): A TV documentary about the 4th-Century papyrus fragment, which claims Jesus had a wife, has been delayed amid doubts over its authenticity.
London, October 1 (ANI): Britt Ekland has hit out at the 007 franchise saying Bond Girls were better back in the Sixties than those taking up the roles today.
Washington, Sept 29 (ANI): EL James has weighed in on Ryan Gosling being cast as the lead male role in the upcoming film adaption of 'Fifty Shades of Grey,' saying "as usual, it's all been misreported."
Caracas, Sep 29 (IANS/EFE) Venezuela and Russia have signed a new round of energy-cooperation deals, including an agreement to create a new joint venture between Venezuelan state oil firm PDVSA and Russia's Rosneft.
Moscow, Sep 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Torpedo Moscow have been kicked out of the Russian Football Cup after unruly fans caused Wednesday's match against Dynamo Moscow to be called off, the Russian FA announced Friday.
Kiev, Sep 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Oleg Blokhin was appointed coach of Dynamo Kiev football club, returning to the club where he became one of the world's top strikers in the 1970s and 1980s.
Mogadishu, Sep 23 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen have shot dead a member of the new Somali parliament, Xinhua reported
Rome, Sep 20 (IANS/AKI) Italian coast guards have rescued a boat with 14 Pakistani migrants on board, off the southern coast of Italy.
Washington, September 19 (ANI): Justin Beiber's mum Pattie Mallette has revealed her horrific past when she was sexually abused during her teens in her new memoir.
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) Foreign direct investment (FDI) into China fell for the third consecutive month in August as global economic woes continued to weigh heavily, new data revealed Wednesday.
Rome, Sep 19 (IANS) AC Milan failed to shrug off their disappointing form as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Anderlecht at home in the Champions League football first round group match.
London, Sep 18 (IANS) An airport in Manchester, which was the only one in Britain to be using X-ray security scanners that reveal "nude" images of passengers, has been asked by the European Union (EU) to stop using them.
Brussels, Sep 15 (IANS) The European Union (EU) Friday condemned the attacks against German and British embassies in Khartoum.
Helsinki, Sep 13 (IANS) Finnish power generation company Fortum, which focusses on low emissions, resource-efficiency and energy security, sees energy-hungry India as a market with huge potential.
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 12 (IANS) A rare species of armadillo is set to be the official mascot for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
Vienna, Sep 4 (IANS) The Austrian unemployment rate rose to 6.2 percent in August despite improvement in sectors such as industry, trade and tourism, the APA reported.
Washington, September 2 (ANI): A new psychology study from The University of Texas at Austin has revealed that reliance on supernatural explanations for major life events, such as death and illness, often increases rather than declines with age.
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Reliance on supernatural explanations for death and illness grows rather than declines with age, according to a new psychology study.
London, August 28 (ANI): Hundreds of soldiers have taken to the internet to strip off in support of Prince Harry, who has been in hot water after naked pictures emerged of him during his infamous Las Vegas holiday.
Moscow, Aug 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two members of female punk group Pussy Riot have fled Russia, while 12 women are still in the country, the group said in its Twitter account.
Moscow, Aug 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Southwestern Russia's Chechnya region will ask federal authorities to demarcate an administrative border between Chechnya and Ingushetia, saying its lands are being seized.
Los Angeles, Aug 25 (IANS) Emma Watson says her fans sent her loads of copies of the Bible while she was starring in "Harry Potter" films.
Washington, August 24 (ANI): Universite de Montreal researchers have discovered a new way to combat antibiotic resistant superbugs - Naked Darth Vader' approach.
Bengaluru, Aug 22 (ANI): Brimming with confidence post her London Olympics bronze medal win, five-time world champion Mary Kom said on Wednesday that she is gearing up to prove her mettle at the Rio Summer Olympics 2016.
Los Angeles, Aug 22 (IANS) Teen sensation Miley Cyrus, who has five dogs - Happy, Lila, Ziggy, Mary Jane and Floyd - shares her bed with her pets.