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Manto movie review: There is a gap, a curious distance, between the vision and the execution, and much of the film, including Nawazuddin Siddiqui, resides in it.

Batti Gul Meter Chalu and Manto movie release LIVE UPDATES

Batti Gul Meter Chalu and Manto movie review and release live updates: Here's what celebrities, critics and fans are saying about Batti Gul Meter Chalu and Manto.

Batti Gul Meter Chalu box office prediction

Shree Narayan Singh's social drama Batti Gul Meter Chalu, starring Shahid Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Yami Gautam and Divyendu Sharma, releases today.

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Apple iPhone XS vs iPhone 8 and older iPhones: Is there a drastic difference that Apple iPhone XS brings? Should you upgrade? We find out

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Gmail users must give their consent to activate extensions, which can help them send emails on a time delay, get price-match rebates from retailers and remove unwanted mailing lists.

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There is even an Echo Auto bringing Alexa to the car and a wall clock that syncs with Echo devices

Chennai News

Tamil Nadu college sex scandal: Woman prof faces trafficking charge, police tells HC
Tamil Nadu college sex scandal: Woman prof faces trafficking charge, police tells HC

The CB-CID, which took over the case in April last, had booked Professor Murugan of Madurai Kamaraj University and Karuppasamy, a research student in the case.

Power cut in Chennai on Monday: List of areas to be affected by seven-hour outages
Power cut in Chennai on Monday: List of areas to be affected by seven-hour outages

The power cut is expected to start at 9 am and will continue till 4 pm.

Tamil Nadu: Six killed as car rams into autorickshaw
Tamil Nadu: Six killed as car rams into autorickshaw

According to the police, the car, owned by an education group in Coimbatore, was overspeeding.

Chennai: Four passengers hanging out of suburban train killed, 10 injured
Chennai: Four passengers hanging out of suburban train killed, 10 injured

A suburban network railway official said, “When the train was arriving at St.Thomas Mount, 10 passengers were hanging out of the door. They seem to have hit a wall or a pole and fallen down. Train was extremely crowded.”

I-T raids in Tamil nadu: ‘Egg supplier to govt bribed political parties’
I-T raids in Tamil nadu: ‘Egg supplier to govt bribed political parties’

Sources in I-T department said they unearthed evidence of tax evasion, strategies to convert black money during demonetisation and huge bribes paid to different political parties.

Tamil Nadu filmmaker claims harassment by cops, Madras HC says no arrest until July 16
Tamil Nadu filmmaker claims harassment by cops, Madras HC says no arrest until July 16

Divya was earlier arrested in July 2017 after her previous documentary on the plight of manual scavengers in the state – ‘Kakkoos’ — kicked up a storm. A Dalit group has alleged that the film portrayed a Dalit community in bad light.

Tamil Nadu: Two migrant workers mistaken for ‘child-lifters,’ beaten up in Chennai
Tamil Nadu: Two migrant workers mistaken for ‘child-lifters,’ beaten up in Chennai

The two men who sustained injuries were rescued by police and admitted at the Government Stanley Medical College hospital where they are now recuperating.

Salem-Chennai highway project: DMK, Dhinakaran warn TN govt of more protests
Salem-Chennai highway project: DMK, Dhinakaran warn TN govt of more protests

Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam leader T T V Dhinakaran also warned of massive protests “if the government is going to favour big corporates by arresting villagers”.

Chennai zoo is now livestreaming what its star occupants are up to
Chennai zoo is now livestreaming what its star occupants are up to

Animal enclosures in Chennai’s Arinagar Anna Zoological Park, or the Vandalur Zoo, have now been fitted with CCTV cameras which will bring to you a live feed of what the beasts are up to.

Madras HC rejects plea for CBI probe into Jayalalithaa’s death, imposes costs on petitioner
Madras HC rejects plea for CBI probe into Jayalalithaa’s death, imposes costs on petitioner

The petitioner said he had earlier sent a request to the Union home secretary, the state chief secretary and the home secretary for a CBI probe into the issue.

Tamil Nadu girl who scored 93 per cent in Plus-2 kills self after failing NEET
Tamil Nadu girl who scored 93 per cent in Plus-2 kills self after failing NEET

According to a senior police officer, S Pradeepa, who hailed from a Dalit family in Peruvalur village, consumed rat poison Monday evening after she realised that she could not crack the NEET exam again.

Tamil Nadu to ban use of plastic items from 2019
Tamil Nadu to ban use of plastic items from 2019

“Considering the damage caused by plastic, and to ensure this is not left behind for future generations, the Amma government has decided to ban non-biodegradable plastic covers, plates, cups, water packets, straws and bags,” he said.

Upset over father’s alcoholism, boy commits suicide in Tamil Nadu
Upset over father’s alcoholism, boy commits suicide in Tamil Nadu

In his note, the boy urged the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisamy to save other families from the liquor menace by closing all liquor shops across the state, the police said.

TN Governor patting woman journalist on cheek unbecoming: DMK
TN Governor patting woman journalist on cheek unbecoming: DMK

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit courted controversy Tuesday when he patted a woman journalist, apparently to parry a question.

BJP ‘hampering’ Ambedkar’s ideals of Constitution: DMK
BJP ‘hampering’ Ambedkar’s ideals of Constitution: DMK

A rally led by Stalin covering the Cauvery basin regions of Tamil Nadu concluded on February 12 and a petition was submitted to Governor Banwarilal Purohit seeking him to facilitate a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue.

Army helicopter makes emergency landing in Vellore
Army helicopter makes emergency landing in Vellore

An Army helicopter flying from Bengaluru to Chennai made an emergency landing in this district due to a technical snag, defence and police officials said. 

Video of police thrashing 21-year-old youth: Yet another example of Tamil Nadu’s ‘bad policing’
Video of police thrashing 21-year-old youth: Yet another example of Tamil Nadu’s ‘bad policing’

In the video, M Prakash, 21-year-old driver who works with a city firm was seen forcefully held close to an electric pole, while two other policemen assaulted him. His mother and sister, meanwhile, pleaded for help.

Tamil Nadu CM hopeful Centre will set up Cauvery board by March 29
Tamil Nadu CM hopeful Centre will set up Cauvery board by March 29

Tamil Nadu is of the stand the Centre must constitute the panels within six weeks from the day the apex court gave its verdict, which would be March 29.

DMK boycotts Tamil Nadu Budget over Cauvery issue
DMK boycotts Tamil Nadu Budget over Cauvery issue

Stalin recalled the decision taken at the all-party meeting to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and urge him to set up the Cauvery Management Board.

Theni forest fire: Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit condole deaths
Theni forest fire: Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit condole deaths

“I join the people of Tamil Nadu in praying for the early and complete recovery of the trekkers admitted in hospital and all the others affected by the traumatic incident,” Banwarilal Purohit said.

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