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SOTY 2 also stars Ananya Pandey

Abhishek Bajaj, who is currently seen in &TV's Bitti Business Wali, will play Tiger's rival in the high school drama. The actor shared that it's not a blink-and-miss role but a full-fledged role.

Kavi Kumar Azad died

While the void Kavi Kumar Azad has left in the audience's heart can never be filled, the makers of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah are now scouting for an actor who can step into Kavi's shoes.

Operation Thai Rescue operation documentary to air on discovery channel

The documentary Operation Thai Cave Rescue will delve into the burning questions the general public has regarding the disappearance, the operation and the final rescue. It will air on July 20 at 9 pm.

Technology

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The UK is a “geographically strategic location for launch” with its northern latitudes, and well-placed to reach polar and near-polar orbits.

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Xiaomi Mi A2, Mi A2 Lite launch: Xiaomi has confirmed that the company will launch two smartphones on July 24 at its global launch in Spain.

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itel A62 first impressions: While this phone does have a smooth design and good stock Android experience, its dual-rear cameras and battery performance will be critical.

Chennai News

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.

Chennai: Sacred threads of 10 people cut off by ‘pro-Periyar’ men
Chennai: Sacred threads of 10 people cut off by ‘pro-Periyar’ men

The incident follows a provocational statement by BJP national secretary H Raja on Tuesday wherein he threatened to destroy statues of Periyar in Tamil Nadu, like Lenin’s in Tripura.

Legal profession not meant to conduct marriages: Madras High Court
Legal profession not meant to conduct marriages: Madras High Court

The bench directed the inspector general of registration department in Chennai to hold an inquiry and take legal action against the sub-registrar of Poonamallee near here for registering the marriage without proper verification of the age of the couple.

No contact with Kamal Haasan since parting ways: Gautami Tadimalla
No contact with Kamal Haasan since parting ways: Gautami Tadimalla

Gautami’s blog post adds that repeated efforts to recover her dues from RKFI failed. “I am deeply anguished to say that in spite of repeated entreaties and requests, there is still a significant amount of my due salary pending payment,” it said.

Palaniswami refuses to comment on OPS remarks
Palaniswami refuses to comment on OPS remarks

Palaniswami said he would respond to the issue after going through Panneerselvam’s remarks, made at an AIADMK office-bearers meeting at Theni on Friday.

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