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Sejal Sharma

Besides Dil Toh Happy Hai Ji, Sejal Sharma was seen in &TV's Laal Ishq and Zing's Zindagi U. She also starred in Being Indian's web series Azad Parinde.

Judy reviews

Renée Zellweger plays the titular role in the Judy Garland biopic titled Judy. The film is directed by Rupert Goold.

Vinay Sinha death

Vinay Sinha bankrolled films like Andaz Apna Apna, Rafoo Chakkar and Chor Police among more.

Technology

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Anang Tadar, a student of engineering, on his innovative goggles for the blind.

Smartphone market growth, India smartphone market, Xiaomi, Vivo, Samsung, Oppo, Realme

Vivo beat Samsung with a growth from 10 per cent to 21 per cent. Samsung saw a decline from 20 per cent to 19 per cent.

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Here are new renders to the upcoming Apple iPhone SE 2 or iPhone 9. It will look extremely similar to the 2017 iPhone 8.

Chennai News

Data indicates similar symptoms between coronavirus, SARS: Lancet
Data indicates similar symptoms between coronavirus, SARS: Lancet

These early findings involve only a small number of patients, and the authors stress the need to maximise the chances of containing the 2019-nCoV infection.

Two crore books showcased during 43rd Chennai Book Fair
Two crore books showcased during 43rd Chennai Book Fair

The fair, which is popular for regional books saw readers purchasing many books in Tamil this year.

Periyar remark: Protesters attempt to lay seige to Rajinikanth’s house, security beefed up
Periyar remark: Protesters attempt to lay seige to Rajinikanth’s house, security beefed up

More than 50 police personnel have been deployed near Rajinikanth’s residence and vehicular movement have been restricted near ‘Raghavendra Avenue’. Moreover, people staying close to the actor’s residence are been allowed only after an inquiry.

Meet ‘Dosa Mama’, Chennai’s very own variety dosa entrepreneur
Meet ‘Dosa Mama’, Chennai’s very own variety dosa entrepreneur

Ravichandran’s eatery, Bharathi Evening Tiffin Centre, is known for its 25 varieties of dosas, all sold for Rs 40. The 25 varieties on offer are changed every few months.

Congress emissaries help resolve tension with DMK, Stalin appeals to avoid public statements on alliance
Congress emissaries help resolve tension with DMK, Stalin appeals to avoid public statements on alliance

After a week-long tension, senior Congress leaders, including Alagiri, paid a visit to Stalin in Chennai Saturday and issued statements that their differences have been resolved, assuring that the alliance is more important.

Three dead, several injured during Jallikattu events across Tamil Nadu
Three dead, several injured during Jallikattu events across Tamil Nadu

With the Tamil Nadu government taking precautions this year to reduce casualties, more than 2,000 police personnel were deployed at Alanganallur to ensure security and crowd management during the event. Several ambulances were also stationed around the arena.

Watch: Let Chennai Breathe, a rap song highlighting air pollution in North Chennai
Watch: Let Chennai Breathe, a rap song highlighting air pollution in North Chennai

Let Chennai Breathe takes the beloved childhood game of kabaddi and turns it into the focal point of the video, as the lyrics describe how the current generation is unable to play the game enjoyed by their forefathers due to lack of cleaner air.

Madurai: Over 70 people injured in bull-taming event ‘Jallikattu’ on Pongal
Madurai: Over 70 people injured in bull-taming event ‘Jallikattu’ on Pongal

Out of the 71 injured, 45 were bull tamers and 13 bull owners and spectators each.

Chennai traffic police put in restrictions to streamline special Pongal buses
Chennai traffic police put in restrictions to streamline special Pongal buses

The restrictions were announced on January 13. All buses bound for Puducherry, Cuddalore and Chidambaram along the East Coast Road will depart only from the K K Nagar bus station.

Rajinikanth public meeting Highlights: Rajini begins speech, talks about Cho Ramaswamy
Rajinikanth public meeting Highlights: Rajini begins speech, talks about Cho Ramaswamy

Thuglak Magazine 50th Anniversary LIVE Updates: Catch the latest news in Chennai as we bring you live updates on the Golden Jubilee celebrations of Thuglak magazine.

Tamil Nadu college expels girl students for having beer, NCW sends notice
Tamil Nadu college expels girl students for having beer, NCW sends notice

The clip of the celebration was uploaded by one user on social media and it had gone viral. Netizens slammed the students for ‘acting against culture’ and questioned their ‘upbringing’.

Viral video of Chennai cop recording footage near anti-CAA protest venue triggers fears
Viral video of Chennai cop recording footage near anti-CAA protest venue triggers fears

In the video, a policeman in a patrol vehicle is seen recording footage of women at a bus stop in Valluvarkottam.

Chennai air quality falls to ‘hazardous’ levels on Boghi
Chennai air quality falls to ‘hazardous’ levels on Boghi

Officials at the Chennai International Airport released a statement urging citizens residing around the airport in Meenambakkam to refrain from building bonfires as it compromises visibility.

Journalist held in Chennai, Opposition says targeted for anti-government writing
Journalist held in Chennai, Opposition says targeted for anti-government writing

The alleged assault was after organisers asked Anbazhagan to remove a stall at the fair, which he had been occupying to exhibit some of his self-published pamphlets— mostly compilations of political corruption.

This Boghi, exchange your recyclable household items at Chennai corporation’s ‘Swap Shop’
This Boghi, exchange your recyclable household items at Chennai corporation’s ‘Swap Shop’

The two-day Swap Shop helps citizens swap items that they do not need in exchange for items that they want, with the aim of reducing the waste footprint per person and the volume of waste that is generated in Chennai.

Chennai: 2 drunk air passengers create ruckus on flight before take off, offloaded
Chennai: 2 drunk air passengers create ruckus on flight before take off, offloaded

Airline authorities said the two passengers were drunk and created ruckus inside the aircraft asking for more drinks to be served.

Chennai: Anti-CAA protesters detained ‘despite DC’s assurance’, released later
Chennai: Anti-CAA protesters detained ‘despite DC’s assurance’, released later

The protesters had gathered at the Valluvar Kottam around 4 pm but were arrested within minutes and taken to the APVP community hall in Nungambakkam.

Tamil Nadu sub-inspector shot dead by a two-member gang at TN-Kerala border
Tamil Nadu sub-inspector shot dead by a two-member gang at TN-Kerala border

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisamy assured that the accused will be nabbed soon and strong action will be taken against them.

TNSTC to operate over 30,000 special buses for Pongal between Jan 11-14
TNSTC to operate over 30,000 special buses for Pongal between Jan 11-14

The special buses will be operated by the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) from five bus stations in Chennai, namely Tambaram, Poonamallee, Koyambedu, Madhavaram and Saidapet.

From Keeladi findings to Writer’s Corner, 43rd Chennai Book Fair promises to be a literary treat
From Keeladi findings to Writer’s Corner, 43rd Chennai Book Fair promises to be a literary treat

The fair will be held from January 9 to January 21 at the YMCA Grounds in Nandanam, between 3 pm and 9 pm on weekdays and 11 am and 9 pm on weekends. Visitors need to pay an entry fee of Rs 10.

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