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Vivek Oberoi

Vivek Oberoi, who will make his debut in the Tamil film industry with Vivegam, says he can not wait to start shooting for the movie with director Siva and superstar Ajith. Vivek took to Twitter on Sunday to share that he has reached Belgrade, Serbia, for the film's shoot.

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There has been a speculation from quite sometime that Rajinikanth might join active politics. Today at the trailer launch of his upcoming film Vellai Illa Pattadhari 2 aka VIP 2, Dhanush was asked about his opinion on whether Rajinikanth should indeed join active politics. Here's what he said.

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Filmmaker Karan Johar tweeted to congratulate the team of TV show Aarambh, and also said the show is a game changer.Aarambh is expected to have a dizzying scale similar to the Baahubali series. Comparisons to Baahubali series also go in the vein of the famed visual effects.

Technology

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 A Recode report suggests Tesla is in talks with music record labels about creating its streaming service that will come included in its high-end electric cars. The report claims Tesla wants to offer multiple tiers of service, starting with a Pandora-like web radio offering.

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Xiaomi Redmi 4A will go on sale today in India at 3pm via Amazon.in. Launched in March, the Redmi 4A is available in only one variant: 2GB RAM +16GB storage. The budget smartphone is priced at Rs 5,999. Redmi 4A has a 5-inch IPS LCD display with HD resolution (720p) and sports a Qualcomm Snapdragaon 425 processor.

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Agreeing that there has been a lot of controversy over benchmarking on the new OnePlus 5, OnePlus CEO and founder Pete Lau said the company has since the OnePlus 3 been concerned only with best performance, and not just benchmarking.

Chennai News

Haryana: 296 docs transferred online
Haryana: 296 docs transferred online

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij said the online transfers were important to “end corruption which was being done manually for adjusting doctors at their desired place of postings”.

Tamil Nadu: K Palniswami approves supply of rice to mosques during Ramzan
Tamil Nadu: K Palniswami approves supply of rice to mosques during Ramzan

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister has directed officials to give approvals for supply of rice to various mosques during the holy month of Ramzan.

Tamil Nadu: Four die after fire breaks out in apartment complex in Chennai
Tamil Nadu: Four die after fire breaks out in apartment complex in Chennai

A short circuit was suspected to have caused the fire, which gutted nearly 15 vehicles parked there, police said.

AIADMK (Amma) terms precondition for merger talks ‘opportunist’
AIADMK (Amma) terms precondition for merger talks ‘opportunist’

A CBI probe into Jayalalithaa’s “mysterious” death is among the conditions put forward by the AIADMK Puratchi Thalaivi Amma faction, led by Panneerselvam, for the merger talks to commence with the rival faction, led by Chief Minister EK Palaniswami.

Govt doctors in Tamil Nadu to go on one day strike on May 8
Govt doctors in Tamil Nadu to go on one day strike on May 8

Madras High court had said the issue of incentive marks and reservation for in-service government doctors and latest rules of Medical Council of India needed to be looked into comprehensively.

Can’t give verdict on communal consideration: Madras HC pulls up trial court judge
Can’t give verdict on communal consideration: Madras HC pulls up trial court judge

The court ruled that they are from a particular criminal community whose main occupation is stealing and dacoity.

Tamil Nadu: Five persons, including Sri Lankan refugee arrested
Tamil Nadu: Five persons, including Sri Lankan refugee arrested

Police acted on a tip off and arrested them late Friday night

TN govt will not allow Salem Steel Plant’s privatisation: Industries Minister
TN govt will not allow Salem Steel Plant’s privatisation: Industries Minister

Tamil Nadu government on Friday said it was committed to its stand not to allow the privatisation of the Salem Steel Plant by the Centre. “This government, following the footsteps of Amma (late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa) will not allow the privatisation of the Salem Steel Plant,” Industries Minister M C Sampath told the state […]

RK Nagar by-polls 2017: AIADMK files PIL against Dinakaran’s nomination
RK Nagar by-polls 2017: AIADMK files PIL against Dinakaran’s nomination

In 1996, adjudication proceedings against Dinakaran were initiated for acquiring foreign exchange totalling $1,04,93,313 from persons other than authorised dealers.

Tamil Nadu: PMK regrets farmer suicide in Tirunelveli, seeks loan waiver in PSU banks
Tamil Nadu: PMK regrets farmer suicide in Tirunelveli, seeks loan waiver in PSU banks

PMK youth wing leader and Lok Sabha member Anbumani Ramadoss demanded action against the official of the bank’s branch in Manur village for allegedly insisting on repayment of the loan by S Vembu Krishnan.

Madras HC asks for video footage of Assembly proceedings on trust vote day
Madras HC asks for video footage of Assembly proceedings on trust vote day

The video recording of the House proceedings on February 18 must be from the commencement till the end, the court said.

AIADMK MLAs likely to urge Sasikala to take over as Tamil Nadu CM at meet
AIADMK MLAs likely to urge Sasikala to take over as Tamil Nadu CM at meet

The meeting is likely to be held in Chennai on Sunday afternoon, party sources said.

Tamil Nadu merchants urged to boycott Coke, Pepsi from March 1
Tamil Nadu merchants urged to boycott Coke, Pepsi from March 1

K Chandru, a retired Madras High Court judge who was an activist in the 1970s and ‘80s, pointed out that the most recent example of a ban — “on Maggi noodles by the government” — was successfully challenged in court.

Chennai: Bogi smoke delays 19 flights
Chennai: Bogi smoke delays 19 flights

Bogi is celebrated a day ahead of the harvest festival (Pongal), where old and unwanted articles of the past year are burnt in a symbolic gesture to usher in the new aspects of life.

Port Blair-based missing fishing boat found, 6 rescued
Port Blair-based missing fishing boat found, 6 rescued

The Port Blair registered boat sailed from South Andamans on November 27 last and got trapped in cyclone “Vardah” following an engine glitch and went missing

Rally for seeking permission to hold bull-taming sport
Rally for seeking permission to hold bull-taming sport

The volunteers held banners and posters demanding that the sport be held this year.

Vaiko’s plea to CM to release seven convicts in Rajiv Gandhi case
Vaiko’s plea to CM to release seven convicts in Rajiv Gandhi case

In a letter to the Chief Minister, Vaiko also sought release of convicts who had completed ten years of jail term.

Work on Chennai-Dindigul double line nearing completion: Railways
Work on Chennai-Dindigul double line nearing completion: Railways

Southern Railway had undertaken the project for setting up double line between Chennai and Dindigul.

Sasikala holds meetings with dist level AIADMK cadres, MLAs
Sasikala holds meetings with dist level AIADMK cadres, MLAs

On Wednesday functionaries from Chennai, Kanchipuram, Tiruvallur, Vellore and Tiruvannamalai took part in the meetings.

Madras HC gets 2 more petitions seeking probe into Jayalalithaa’s treatment
Madras HC gets 2 more petitions seeking probe into Jayalalithaa’s treatment

Earlier, another AIADMK worker P A Joseph had filed a PIL seeking an inquiry commission or a fact-finding committee to probe the circumstances leading to the death of Jayalalithaa.

Lucky Gold: This New Year, tangerines come with the promise of happiness and prosperity
Lucky Gold: This New Year, tangerines come with the promise of happiness and prosperity

Citrus tangerina are a type of mandarin orange (Citrus reticulata), and belong to the Rutaceae family. Apparently, the name comes from Tangier, Morocco.

Non performing government officers will face penalties: Kiran Bedi
Non performing government officers will face penalties: Kiran Bedi

Lt Governor Kiran Bedi on Friday listed 22 directives in areas where she said there was scope for improvement

AIADMK ‘hurt’ on High Court’s observation on J Jayalalitha’s death circumstances
AIADMK ‘hurt’ on High Court’s observation on J Jayalalitha’s death circumstances

Hours after a Madras High Court judge raised questions over the circumstances leading to the death of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, the AIADMK on Thursday said the matter will be dealt with legally.

AIADMK brings chair used by Jayalalitha to party meet
AIADMK brings chair used by Jayalalitha to party meet

A chair used by former AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa at her residence was brought in to the venue of the party general council meet here on Thursday and it was placed at the centre of the dais on which her portrait was kept and floral tributes paid.

Madras High Court dismisses Habeas Corpus petition as not maintainable
Madras High Court dismisses Habeas Corpus petition as not maintainable

The Madras High Court on Thursday dismissed as not maintainable a Habeas Corpus petition seeking a direction to police to produce Rajya Sabha MP Sasikala Pushpa’s husband Lingeswara Tilakan, who was allegedly attacked by AIADMK cadres.

DMK team refused entry at meeting of Chief Minister, central team
DMK team refused entry at meeting of Chief Minister, central team

DMK MLAs, carrying petitions, were prevented from entering the hall where a meeting was taking place between the central team and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam to review the situation in the aftermath of Cyclone Vardah.

Cyclone Vardah: Central team to visit Tamil Nadu for assessing damage
Cyclone Vardah: Central team to visit Tamil Nadu for assessing damage

The team is scheduled to hold consultations with Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam

Four-year-old kid raped in Coimbatore
Four-year-old kid raped in Coimbatore

The girl with serious injuries, including in the head, had been admitted to a private hospital

Huge cut out supporting Jayalalithaa’s niece comes up in Coimbatore
Huge cut out supporting Jayalalithaa’s niece comes up in Coimbatore

The cut out said that people are ready to accept the leadership of Deepa, “who has the blessings of Jayalalithaa.”

Chennai: Denied leave, constable shoots self, dies
Chennai: Denied leave, constable shoots self, dies

The 25-year old native of Vadipatti village of Madurai was found dead with a bullet injury.

I-T department raids Shekar Reddy’s associate in Tamil Nadu
I-T department raids Shekar Reddy’s associate in Tamil Nadu

A team of I-T officials from Perambalur, about 150 km from Dindigul, were conducting searches at the house of Ratnam from around 6 am, official sources said

Tamil Nadu: Woman constable attacked with acid in Vellore
Tamil Nadu: Woman constable attacked with acid in Vellore

The constable sustained burn injuries on her face and right hand and has been admitted to Christian Medical College and Hospital for treatment.

Expect ‘transparent and corruption free governance’ under new AIADMK dispensation: BJP
Expect ‘transparent and corruption free governance’ under new AIADMK dispensation: BJP

“We do not want to have any prejudice or any pre-judgement…. BJP thinks that a new chapter can be opened in Tamil Nadu,” P Muralidhar Rao said

DMK chief Karunanidhi discharged from hospital
DMK chief Karunanidhi discharged from hospital

Karunanidhi needs tracheostomy tube for a few more weeks. Medical and nursing care would continue to be provided at his home by the hospital, official informed.

Twelve Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy
Twelve Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

Three groups of fishermen from Pamban near Rameswaram were arrested Tuesday night

Chennai: IT officials seize demonetised notes worth Rs 10 crore
Chennai: IT officials seize demonetised notes worth Rs 10 crore

Along with the cash, “few kilograms” of gold and diamond jewellery were also seized during the raid conducted in the house and at the jewellery store.