Everything you need to know about Chinnakodunthurai: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Chinnakodunthurai: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Wellington, May 3 (ANI): Scarlett Johansson has said that she is "totally thrilled" to have received a coveted star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Moscow, May 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Outgoing Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin has said that working in the government was a real test for him. He compared it to an advanced training course.
New York, May 2 (IANS) US stocks trimmed early losses and traded mixed Wednesday even after weak reports on both private jobs and durable goods orders.
New York, May 2 (IANS) US stocks opened lower Wednesday after a private jobs report showed that hiring was slowing.
Rio de Janeiro, May 2 (Xinhua) Flamengo football coach Joel Santana hinted that the club in on the verge of re-signing former Inter Milan and Roma striker Adriano.
Madrid, May 1 (IANS) Barcelona football club coach Pep Guardiola, speaking to the press for the first time since his resignation announcement, thanked his colleagues for praising the work he did with the Catalan giants for four years.
Rio de Janeiro, May 1 (IANS) Brazilian club Vasco da Gama will host Argentina's Lanus Wednesday knowing that anything less than victory could prove fatal to their Copa Libertadores hopes.
London, May 1 (ANI): The Beach Boys are celebrating 50 years of hits with a 40-date anniversary world tour.
Rio de Janeiro, May 1 (IANS/EFE) Police found seven people decapitated at a farm in the central Brazilian state of Goias, media reports said.
Kathmandu, Apr 30 (Xinhua-ANI): An explosive device went off in Janakpur district in central Nepal on Monday.
Buenos Aires, April 30 (IANS) Citroen's French racer Sebastien Loeb won the Rally Argentina for the seventh time, coming in 15.2 seconds ahead of teammate Mikko Hirvonen of Finland in the fifth stop of the 2012 World Rally Championship.
London, Apr 30 (ANI): Former England cricket captain Adam Hollioake has turned into a cage-fighter.
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): New rules announced by the U.S. Secret Service on Friday are only re-inforcement of earlier guidelines, a former agent has claimed.
London, Apr 29 (ANI): Tiger Woods, who cheated on his wife Elin Nordegren, is said to keep his cards close to his chest on a charity poker night.
Riyadh, Apr 29 (ANI): Saudi Arabia has accepted the return of Osama bin Laden's family on humanitarian grounds.
London, Apr 29 (ANI): Jermain Defoe, whose sex romps with a Geordie model were recently revealed, returned to face the music on the same day the fling was exposed.
Rio de Janeiro, April 29 (IANS) Gremio will be without goalkeeper Marcelo Grohe for Sunday's match against archrival Internacional after the 25-year-old underwent emergency surgery on his testicles.
Jerusalem, Apr 29 (ANI): Former Shin Bet chief Yuval Diskin has criticized Israel Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defence Minister Ehud Barak over the country's 'messianic political leadership', which is misleading the public on issues related to Iran.
Los Angeles, April 29 (IANS) All seems to be well between Lindsay Lohan and Paris Hilton. The actress was seen partying with Hilton during a night out.
Paris, April 29 (IANS) Singer Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon renewed their wedding vows on the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris Friday.
Washington, April 28 (IANS) The Secret Service agent at the centre of the prostitution scandal - during US President Barack Obama's visit to Colombia - has been identified as Arthur Huntington, CNN reported.
London, Apr 28 (ANI): Silvio Berlusconi has reportedly said that Italian newspapers "count for nothing," as he tried to reassure anxious showgirls caught up in the "bunga bunga" sex scandal.
Washington, April 28 (ANI): Mariah Carey and Mariah Carey , who married in the Bahamas in 2008 just after their six-week old whirlwind romance, renewed their wedding vows for the fourth time on Friday.
London, April 28 (IANS) Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) who was under investigation for sexually assaulting a hotel maid in the US, accused his political enemies linked to President Nicolas Sarkozy for destroying his bid for presidency, The Guardian has reported.
Sheffield (England), April 28 (IANS) Welshman Ryan Day took a comfortable 6-2 lead over China's Cao Yupeng in the first session of their last-16 match at the world snooker championship here.
London, April 28 (IANS) Actress Zoe Saldana says doing ballet in her teens made her feel like dying from inside.
Islamabad, Apr 28 (ANI): Following the deportation of the Bin Laden family from Pakistan, a defense analyst accused the terrorism-infected country of being 'complicit' in Osama residing clandestinely in the country.
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): Molly Ringwald has revealed that the secret behind her sweet, girl-next-door image is drinking Kristen Stewart's blood.
Sheffield (England), April 28 (IANS) Ryan Day of Wales took a comfortable 6-2 lead over China's Cao Yupeng in the first session of their last-16 match at the world snooker championship here.
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): Tech giant Apple is planning to open a restaurant exclusively for its employees to allow them to talk openly without worrying about revealing the firm's secrets.
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): US Republicans have fired back at Barack Obama's new ad campaign that suggests Osama bin Laden would probably still be alive if Republican contender Mitt Romney had been the president.
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's reelection campaign has released a new video that suggests that al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden would probably still be alive if Republican contender Mitt Romney had been president.
New York, April 28 (IANS/EFE) Singer and actor Ricky Martin was nominated Friday for a Drama Desk Award in the category of Outstanding Actor in a Musical, for his role in the current Broadway revival of "Evita".
Washington, April 28 (IANS/EFE) The US economy grew 2.2 percent in the first three months of this year after expanding 3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2011, the US Commerce Department said Friday.
Moscow, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) People in a Kazakh town have sacrificed a white camel in a bid to end an adolescent "suicide epidemic" blamed on an evil spirit that comes as a vision to instigate boys to kill themselves.
Beijing, April 28 (IANS) As many as 129 kindergarten students in China's Yunnan province fell ill after having breakfast at school, officials said.
Shimla, April 27 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh, among India's major apple producers, Friday decided to introduce universal cartons to improve apple shelf life and compete with imported apples, an official here said.
London, April 27 (IANS) Pep Guardiola, who announced Friday that he would quit as Barcelona coach at the end of the season, will be taking a year away from the game.
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) Top Pakistani, Afghan and US officials Friday agreed to form a group at the UN to coordinate activities in New York and accelerate the process of reconciliation in war-torn Afghanistan.
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) A 60-year-old former political advisor in a Chinese province was Friday sentenced to death for taking around $2 million in bribes and sanctioning projects in return. This was the second death sentence for taking bribes in the country announced in a week.
Copenhagen, April 27 (IANS) Three people - including a Jordanian and a Turk - were arrested in the Danish capital Friday on suspicion of preparing for a terrorist act, officials said.
Moscow, April 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 14 people were injured in four successive bomb attacks that took place Friday in Ukraine's Dnepropetrovsk city.
Kabul, April 27 (IANS) An Afghan soldier opened fire at NATO forces in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, killing a US serviceman and an Afghan interpreter, a media report said Friday.
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): James Franco has revealed that Rihanna asked him to play her man in the 'We Found Love' video.
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) The Chinese and Russian navies announced Friday the conclusion of a six-day joint naval exercise that saw them focus on maritime defence.
Madrid, April 27 (IANS) Real Madrid could be crowned the Spanish Primera Liga champions if results go their way after the 35th round of matches in Spain this weekend.
London, April 27 (IANS) Chen Guangcheng, a Chinese dissident who is visually impaired, has escaped from house arrest and released a video meant for Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao in which he has made three demands, including tackling corruption in the country, a media report said Friday.
London, Apr 27 (ANI): Disney has revealed that a sequel to 'The Muppets' will be made but without the film's star and writer, Jason Segel.
New York, Apr 27 (ANI): A documentary is being produced by HBO on former President George H.W. Bush, which will debut two days after his 88th birthday in June.
Colombo, Apr 27 (ANI): Muslims of areas around eastern Sri Lanka are taking part in mass protests following threats to demolish and relocate a mosque in the central town of Dambulla.
Tokyo, April 27 (IANS) The US will move 9,000 Marines out of Japan's southern Okinawa to Guam, Hawaii and other locations in the Asia-Pacific region, said a joint statement agreed by Tokyo and Washington Friday.
Tokyo, April 27 (IANS) Japan's benchmark consumer prices rose 0.2 percent in March from a year earlier for the second straight month of rise, the government said Friday.
Seoul, April 27 (IANS) Samsung Electronics posted its fresh record high of operating profit in the first quarter, a regulatory filing showed Friday.
Havana, April 27 (IANS/EFE) Cuba registered in the first quarter of this year 8,390 private sales of automobiles and 2,730 private real estate transactions, according to official figures published Thursday by daily Granma.
Los Angeles, April 27 (IANS) Actress Eva Mendes says the secret to her flawless skin is her meat-free diet. She only eats fish to keep her skin healthy.
Jaipur, April 26 (IANS) The Rajasthan assembly Thursday passed a bill providing the people with the right to a hearing on governance related issues within a stipulated timeframe. The state is the first in the country to do so.
Sheffield (England), April 26 (IANS) China's snooker star Ding Junhui became the seventh top-16 player to fall in the first round of the World Championship after he suffered a 9-10 loss to Ryan Day of Wales.
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), April 26 (Xinhua-ANI): Olympic 50m freestyle champion Cesar Cielo sent a warning to his rivals by creating the fastest time of the year at an Olympic warm-up event in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday.
London, Apr 26 (ANI): A US researcher has proposed a robotic car, which would be more user friendly and have its own voice, eyes, body language, and also an avatar.
London, April 25 (IANS) A US senator has claimed that the prostitutes who were involved in Colombia with President Barack Obama's Secret Service agents could have been placed there on behalf of Russia.
Melbourne, Apr 25 (ANI): Nicole Kidman, who has been in need of a hit lately, has her eyes shut and her mouth and legs wide open in her new movie with Zac Efron.
Taiyuan (China), April 25 (Xinhua-ANI): About 1,000 wrestlers from over 80 countries and regions will be competing at the Olympic qualification tournament which starts here on Friday, with a total of 50 spots up for grabs.
London, Apr 25 (ANI): Search giant Google has unveiled a new consumer service that offers up to 16 terabytes for storing photos, videos, and other digital files in the Internet 'cloud.'
Moscow, April 25 (IANS) Russian long jumper Irina Meleshina, silver medallist at the 2004 Athens Olympics, has been banned for two years by the Russian Athletics Federation after she tested positive for testosterone.
London, April 25 (IANS) Actress Carey Mullgan kept away from the traditional wedding shoes and wore rain boots for her wedding.
Madrid, April 25 (IANS) Spain was on course to meet its deficit cutting target, despite a year-on-year increase in the deficit-to-GDP ratio in the first quarter of 2012, said Treasury Minister Cristobal Montoro.
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Planetary Resources Inc. will mine near-earth asteroids (NEAs) for raw materials, ranging from water to precious metals, the company said in a statement.
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and China have completed the first stage of naval exercises in the Yellow Sea, off the coast of Qingdao in eastern China.
Moscow, April 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libya and Iraq continue to show interest in buying Russian-made weaponry despite regime changes in these countries, a minister said Tuesday.
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): Demi Lovato, who has had to deal with lot of "emotional and physical issues," including an eating disorder and self-harm, has opened up about her demons.
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): Nicki Minaj has claimed that being a pop star is as hard work as "running a big top-notch company".
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): A Virginia woman won the lottery twice on the same day with two winning tickets for 1 million dollars each, taking her windfall gain to 2 million dollars.
Melbourne, April 24 (ANI): Victoria Beckham has landed herself in a controversy after she posed for a picture in a crew-only seat on a Cathay Pacific flight from Hong Kong.
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) The Chinese capital is expected to face an acute water shortage this year, said authorities.
London, April 23 (IANS) Singer Kylie Minogue is showing off her dark side in a new promo by transforming into a fearsome, leather-clad biker chick.
Paris, April 22 (IANS) The first round of the 2012 French presidential election kicked off Sunday with over 44 million registered voters eligible to cast their ballots for one of 10 candidates, including incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy.
Washington, April 22 (ANI): A Secret Service sex scandal has sparked media frenzy in Cartagena after scoop-hungry journalists fought all week for the favour of a 42-year-old taxi driver who happened to drive home the prostitute who set the scandal in motion.
Moscow, April 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 500 homes were flooded in the central Russian region of Ryazan after melting snow caused the river Moksha to overflow, officials said.
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Actress Penelope Cruz is reportedly set to star with her husband Javier Bardem once again in British director Ridley Scott's drug thriller "The Counselor".
London, April 21 (IANS) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi who is accused of having sex with 33 prostitutes has said he will hold his bunga bunga parties again if he could.
Damascus, Apr 21 (Xinhua-ANI): The Syrian authorities have set free 30 prisoners who had got involved in the recent events in Syria "and whose hands were not smeared with the blood of Syrians, " state-run SANA news agency reported Saturday.
Melbourne, Apr 21 (ANI): Cher, the ageing diva, is said to be selling her key to the city of Adelaide on eBay, infuriating the lord mayor who presented it to her.
Rio de Janeiro, April 21 (IANS) Football World Cup 2014 officials have insisted Maracana Stadium's redevelopment remains on target after construction company Delta reportedly withdrew from the project.
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): Victoria Beckham tweeted a picture of herself strapped into a stewardess seat as she jetted off to China.
Sydney, Apr 21 (ANI): Shane Warne and his fiancee Elizabeth Hurley have reportedly pocketed nearly 1 million dollars from their access-all-areas and heavily styled interviews with Britain's Hello! magazine and Australia's own Woman's Day.
London, Apr 21 (ANI): Robin Gibb, who slipped into coma last week after suffering pneumonia while battling liver and colon cancer, has been nodding his head and communicating with friends and family after they played music to rouse him.
Beijing, Apr 21 (Xinhua-ANI): Chinese citizens are increasingly relying on mobile phones as a primary method of communication, according to data released by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology on Friday.
Colombo, Apr 21 (ANI): A mosque in Sri Lanka was forced to abandon its Friday prayers after a group of Buddhists, including monks, held a demonstration demanding its demolition.
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Drought is affecting supply of potable water and cattle fodder in western Maharashtra and is hitting irrigation schemes, Governor K. Sankaranarayanan was told Friday.
Washington, April 20 (ANI): A notorious "revenge porn" blog that provided a free forum for jilted lovers to post nude photos and videos of their ex's anonymously was sold to an anti-bullying website and then taken down on Thursday.
Beijing, April 20 (Xinhua-ANI): China denied Friday a U.S. accusation that the progress China has made in space exploration should be partially attributed to espionage.
Yangon, April 20 (Xinhua-ANI): A bomb blast killed a person at 105th Mile border trade zone in Muse township, in Myanmar's northern Shan state on Friday morning, according to official sources.
Colombo, April 20 (Xinhua-ANI): Sri Lanka's stock market opened on a positive note on Friday after the removal of the 10 percent price band by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), analysts said here.
Los Angeles, April 20 (IANS) Singer-actress Selena Gomez has urged her fans to donate to the latest Unicef campaign to help starving children in Africa.
Colombo, April 20 (IANS) Sri Lanka's stock market opened on a positive note Friday after the removal of the 10 percent price band by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), analysts said here.
La Paz, April 20 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and more than 30 injured when a bus lost control and fell into a river canyon in Bolivia, Xinhua reported Friday.
London, April 20 (IANS) Sam Mendes was not sure if Daniel Craig would suit the role of James Bond, but the filmmaker is glad that the actor proved him wrong.
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): Lionel Richie's album 'Tuskegee' has clinched top spot on the Billboard 200 chart, knocking out Adele's '21' and Nicki Minaj's 'Pink Friday.'
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): Jason Biggs has revealed that the fact that worries him the most about future fatherhood is that at some point he'll have to explain his raunchy behaviours in the 'American Pie' films to his kids.
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): Will.i.am and Geri Halliwell are rumoured to be in a romantic relationship after they were spotted enjoying a secret dinner date in London.