Everything you need to know about Kanakammachatram: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Kanakammachatram: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Headingly (Yorkshire, UK), May 23 (ANI): All signs are pointing to veteran left-arm spinner Daniel Vettori playing his first test for New Zealand after a gap of ten months.
Sydney, May 23 (ANI): New Zealand wicketkeeper BJ Watling has been ruled out of the second and final Test against England at Headingley starting from Friday because of a knee injury.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Justin Bieber has finally left his monkey to become a German property.
Band members Antony Costa, Duncan James, Lee Ryan and Simon Webbe had split in 2005, but reunited in 2011, and are now facing issues.
New Dehi, May 21 (IANS) Designer Bal Chauhan will bring in style statement at the 'Escape' music festival by showcasing some of his creative designs under his label Bhootsavar.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Paris Hilton's boyfriend River Viiperi aggressively pushed an overeager fan in Cannes on Friday after the woman got too close to the reality Tv star.
Yangon, May 21 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will pay a state visit to Myanmar soon, an official announcement said here Tuesday.
London, May 21(ANI): England middle order batsman Ian Bell is expected to recover from tonsillitis and play against New Zealand in the second test match starting from Friday.
Buenos Aires, May 21 (IANS/EFE) Gen. Rafael Videla, the emblematic figure of the military junta that ruled Argentina from 1976-83, died of a heart attack resulting from injuries and broken bones he suffered five days earlier when he fell in the shower, judicial sources told the official Telam news agency.
Washington, May 20 (ANI): 'Star Trek: Into Darkness' fetched 70.6 million dollars in its opening weekend in the US.
Sydney, May 20 (IANS) Musician Elliot Gleave aka Example got married to fiancee Erin McNaugh here this weekend after six months of engagement.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Jenny Mccarthy unabashedly bared her boobs in front of the members of her studio audience while pre-taping her raucous Friday night chat show earlier this week.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): A woman, who lost her hands, one leg and her other foot to a flesh-eating bacteria after an accident last year, has been fitted with bionic hands.
Madrid, May 18 (IANS) Atletico Madrid ended a 14-year wait by defeating neighbours Real Madrid in the final of the Spanish Copa del Rey football knockout competition.
Moscow, May 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hours after winning the World Boxing Association (WBA) cruiserweight title, Guillermo Jones was hit by a scandal when a former champion accused him of doping to give himself unnatural stamina in the knockout win over Denis Lebedev.
Beijing, May 18 (IANS/EFE) A 28-year-old Chinese man who was kidnapped 23 years ago and sold to a family 1,500 km from his home, has met up with his biological parents again thanks to Google Maps, Hunan TV said Friday.
Rome, May 18 (IANS) World No.3 Roger Federer moved one step closer to his first title this season when he beat Jerzy Janowicz 6-4, 7-6 (2) to advance to the semifinals of the Italian Open tennis.
Madrid, May 18 (IANS) Atletico Madrid coach Diego Pablo Simeone was emotional after leading his side to the club's 10th Spanish Cup football title in their history.
London, May 18 (ANI): Kelly Brook and Holly Willoughby accidentally locked lips on 'Celebrity Juice' while demonstrating how to play game Read My Lips, on Friday night.
Buenos Aires, May 18 (IANS/EFE) Gen. Rafael Videla, the emblematic figure of the military junta that ruled Argentina from 1976-83, died Friday inside the jail where he was serving a life sentence for crimes against humanity, prison officials confirmed. He was 87.
London, May 18 (ANI): Daring thieves fled off with 1 million dollars worth of jewellery - which were to be worn by actresses at Cannes - on Friday.
Beijing, May 18 (Xinhua-ANI): At least 15 people were killed and 57 others wounded in three roadside bomb attacks on Friday in Iraq 's capital city of Baghdad, a police source said.
Geneva, May 18 (IANS) The number of Syrian refugees, who are either registered or awaiting registration, has surpassed 1.5 million, while the actual number is much higher, according to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).
Beijing, May 17 (IANS) Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang will pay an official visit to Zimbabwe and attend a special summit of the African Union in Ethiopia from May 21 to 25, reported Xinhua.
Cairo, May 17 (IANS) Hundreds of protesters flocked Friday to central Tahrir Square here to join demonstrations condemning the rule of President Mohamed Morsi and ruling Muslim Brotherhood group, reported Xinhua.
Buenos Aires, May 17 (IANS) Former Argentine military ruler Jorge Rafael Videla died Friday while serving life sentences in prison for crimes against humanity, reported Xinhua citing a government spokesperson. He was 87.
Moscow, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) It has been 16 years since Mike Tyson bit off a chunk of Evander Holyfield's ear, but the two old rivals could now meet again at a world title fight, albeit as friendly spectators.
San Juan, May 17 (IANS/EFE) The $265 million Puerto Rico's heavily indebted state-owned water and sewer authority is trying to collect from customers includes $30,000 due from La Fortaleza, the official residence of the island's governor.
Madrid, May 16 (IANS) With Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid disputing the final of the Copa del Rey Friday night and the top three places in the league table already decided, matchday 36 in the Spanish La Liga is a slightly decaffeinated affair.
Madrid, May 16 (IANS) Real Madrid take on rivals Atletico Madrid this Friday night in the final of the Copa del Rey in Real Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu knowing that failure to defeat their neighbours will condemn their season to be considered as an abject failure.
Los Angeles, May 15 (IANS) Socialite Paris Hilton is off fame ever since a stalker named Nathan Lee Parada tried to break into her house here with a knife.
Havana, May 14 (IANS/EFE) Corruption and illegal activities in areas like fuel distribution are of great concern for the Cuban government, the official media reported here Monday.
Los Angeles, May 14 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen showed his generous side to ex-wife Denise Richards by sending her a personal plane to meet their children and celebrate Mother's Day.
Spears, 31, posted a snap on Twitter with the caption: "I've got the two cutest boys in the world! Hope you all are having as nice of a Mothers's Day as I am," reports thesun.co.uk.
London, May 13 (ANI): Tennis star Andy Murray has been the first to congratulate Wigan Athletic ace Shaun Maloney on the team's FA Cup triumph and recollected old times when he and Maloney played tennis in their growing up years in Scotland.
London, May 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian side CSKA Moscow recovered some pride by beating Barcelona of Spain 74-73 to take third place at Euroleague basketball's Final Four here.
Madrid, May 13 (IANS) Real Madrid defender Rafael Varane will miss the final of the Copa del Rey and the rest of the current season.
Washington, May 13 (ANI): MTV's 'Teen Mom' star Farrah Abraham, who recently made headlines for filming an explicit video with male porn superstar James Deen, was spotted buying a pregnancy test.
Madrid, May 12 (IANS) Spain's Rafael Nadal will face Swiss Stanislaus Wawrinka in the final of the men's competition of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis late Sunday after both won their respective semi-finals Saturday.
Johannesburg, May 12 (ANI): World number two Tennis star, Maria Sharapova, has confirmed that she is dating the highly-rated Bulgarian fellow player Grigor Dimitrov.
Madrid, May 11 (IANS) Rafael Nadal came within two points of defeat before he fought back to progress into the last four of the Madrid Open.
London, May 11 (ANI): Playboy twins Melissa and Carla Howe are set to feature in singer Ed Sheeran's new music video.
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) Chinese badminton team head coach Li Yongbo said their aim is to win the Sudirman Cup for the fifth consecutive time.
London, May 11 (ANI): The Islamic community in Virginia is outraged after it emerged that a Boston bombing suspect was buried at a nearby rural cemetery.
Rome, May 11 (IANS) Arturo Vidal has been named Juventus' Player of the Year, the Italian football club announced.
Sochi (Russia), May 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian and British security services will cooperate in the build-up to the Winter Olympics in Sochi next year, British Prime Minister David Cameron said.
Doha, May 11 (IANS/CMC) Jamaica's two-time Olympic 100-metre champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce sped to victory in the women's 200m at the season's first Diamond League meet in Doha.
Madrid, May 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Maria Sharapova advanced to the semifinals at the Madrid Open after a straight sets victory over Kaia Kanepi of Estonia.
London, May 11 (ANI): Chantelle Houghton, who appears to be putting her rocky relationship with Alex behind her, was photographed kissing a mystery man on Thursday night in London.
Madrid, May 11 (IANS/EFE) Banks seized a total of 39,167 homes in Spain in 2012 as a result of foreclosure proceedings, according to a central bank survey of lenders.
San Juan, May 11 (IANS/EFE) Yandel, one-half of the Puerto Rican reggaeton duo Wisin & Yandel, was back home Friday after being released from a hospital in Orlando, Florida, where he was treated for kidney stones, his agent told EFE.
New York, May 11 (IANS) Actors Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' daughter Suri Cruise is all set to launch her own fashion line.
Tbilisi, May 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Georgian government is considering the possibility of legalising marijuana in the country, a minister said Friday.
Moscow, May 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 300,000 bottles of moonshine have been discovered in a warehouse in the suburbs of Moscow, the ministry of interior affairs said Friday.
Moscow, May 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bears waking up after winter hibernation in Tomsk in Siberia are better behaved this year than last year, a wildlife official said Friday.
Los Angeles, May 10 (IANS) Actor Colin Farrell, who is father of two, says even at 36 he feels like a kid in many ways.
London, May 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's 2008 Olympic sailing champion Andrew Simpson was killed when his yacht capsized during a training session in the United States, his team said Friday.
Tokyo, May 10 (IANS) Japan's current account surplus for fiscal 2012 decreased to its lowest-ever level, down 43.6 percent from the previous year, according to government data released Friday.
Yangon, May 10 (IANS) Myanmar is drafting a five-year sustainable plan to develop the country's dairy cattle breeding sector to which New Zealand government offered to render assistance, official media reported Friday.
Madrid, May 9 (IANS) If FC Barcelona want to mathematically assure themselves of the Primera Liga football title this coming weekend, it looks as if they are going to have to do it the hard way.
Beijing, May 9 (Xinhua-ANI): Japan and the United States on Thursday held the first bilateral comprehensive dialogue on cyber security in an effort to set international rule and discuss countermeasures to cyber attacks, according to local media.
New York, May 9 (IANS) Amanda Bynes, who is soon to launch a clothing line, thinks singer Justin Bieber dresses well.
London, May 8 (ANI): Kristen Stewart was seen swapping details with a female driver after her car collided with the woman's four - wheeler in Los Angeles on Friday.
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Madonna has decided to auction a painting by French cubist artist Fernand Leger for charity and is expecting to raise at least 5 million dollars.
London, May 7 (ANI): Israel sought to play down its attack on Syrian soldiers during an air strike on research facilities and weapons shipments that were bound for the Hezbollah in Lebanon.
London, May 7 (IANS) Actress Keira Knightley wanted to keep her wedding date so secretive that she didn't even share the exact ceremony date with her in-laws.
Washington, May 06 (ANI): Keira Knightley, whose 10-minute wedding ceremony to musician James Righton was apparently very simple with only close friends and family, seemed to have dodged the usual hunt for the perfect dress.
Los Angeles, May 6 (IANS) Actress Zoe Saldana suffered from attention deficit disorder (ADD) when she was a teenager, but ballet lessons helped her conquer the symptoms.
Dubai, May 6 (ANI): Justin Bieber, who is just 19-year-old, was allowed entry to Dubai hotspot Movida Dubai - normally reserved for those 21 and over - but stormed out following the nightclub's refusal to serve him with alcohol, it has been revealed.
Los Angeles, May 6 (IANS) Actor-comedian Andy Dick says he won't mind paying a visit to Lindsay Lohan in rehab centre if the troubled actress is willing to meet visitors.
Moscow, May 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran Sunday condemned Israeli air strikes earlier in the day on Syria and urged regional countries to resist such acts of "aggression", said foreign ministry spokesperson Ramin Mehman-Parast.
Moscow, May 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israel carried out a missile attack on a military research centre outside capital Damascus early Sunday.
Los Angeles, May 5 (IANS) Pop singer Miley Cyrus has topped Maxim?s Hot 100 list and she publicised the news on Twitter even before the magazine could make an official announcement.
London, May 05 (ANI): Harper Lee is suing her literary agent and others over the rights to her classic novel- To Kill a Mockingbird.
Paris, May 4 (IANS) Australia's Brad Drewett, president of the ATP, died at the age of 54 following a battle against motor neurone disease, the governing body of men's tennis announced.
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap says that actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui holds a special place in his heart and that they share a "silent" relationship.
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Ayushmann Khurrana, who has sung popular numbers like "Paani da rang" and "Saddi galli aaja" in his films, says he will be crooning one number in a new movie produced by Yash Raj Films (YRF).
Berlin, May 4 (IANS) Julian Draxler's late winner against wasteful Monchengladbach gave Schalke a 1-0 win and also helped them tighten UEFA Champions League play-off spot in the opener of the 32nd round in the German Bundesliga football.
Madrid, May 4 (IANS) Chinese tennis star Li Na arrives at the Madrid Tennis Masters with a positive frame of mind, and praised her coach for a successful start to the season.
Rio de Janeiro, May 4 (IANS) Portuguese star footballer and Fluminense mid-fielder Deco faces a two-year ban after results of a B sample confirmed the presence of a banned diuretic.
Caracas, May 4 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan sportswriter Jhonny Gonzalez was shot and killed Friday while leaving the building where the sports daily Lider has its headquarters, apparently for resisting a robbery, the publication said.
Chennai, May 3 (IANS) Former union minister and PMK youth wing leader Anbumani Ramadoss was arrested by Tamil Nadu police at his residence here Friday morning, police said.
Rio de Janeiro, May 2 (IANS) Fluminense midfielder Deco has said he would "stop at nothing" to clear his name of doping allegations after testing positive to a banned diuretic.
Rio de Janeiro, May 2 (IANS) Ecuadorian club Emelec will face Brazil's Fluminense next Thursday in the Copa Libertadores round of 16 first leg, to be played in Ecuador's southwestern city of Guayaquil.
Rio de Janeiro, May 1 (IANS) Veteran Fluminense midfielder Deco is seeking to clear his name after it emerged he tested positive to a banned substance.
Moscow, May 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A young footballer who was assaulted by a linesman was banned for four games Tuesday for swearing at his attacker.
Washington, April 30 (ANI): `Iron Man 3`, which stars Robert Downey Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow, has set a record for the most successful box office opening in Italy during the month of April.
Los Angeles, April 30 (IANS) Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow feels one has to compromise to the protect family and advises friends to shed their anger.
London, Apr. 30 (ANI): Keira Knightley, who announced her engagement to rock star boyfriend James Righton last year in May, will reportedly be marrying him in France this weekend - in front of 100 guests.
London, April 30 (IANS) Actress Kaya Scodelario says she will not play Anastacia Steele in the film adaptation of bestseller "Fifty Shades of Grey" because she is not comfortable nudity in front of the camera.
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor, who has been shooting hardcore action sequences for Prabhudheva's "Rambo Rajkumar", managed to escape a serious injury.
London, Apr 29 (ANI): Victoria Beckham has revealed that she feels bad over being a working mum, as she hates leaving her kids at home.
Moscow, April 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A top Russian football official accused a linesman Sunday of hitting a young player who abused him at a match between two Premier League clubs' reserve teams.
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): 'Iron Man 3' got off to a massive start internationally this weekend, as it opened in most countries outside the US and grossed 195.3 million dollars through Sunday, according to Walt Disney studio reports.
Washington, April 27 (ANI): Pierce Brosnan, who was apparently in a romantic mood at a 'Cinema Society and Disaronno' sponsored premiere of his new film 'Love Is All You Need', has said that his sex symbol status is all an illusion.
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Filmmaker Kunal Kohli rues how people have started viewing art as an investment rather than appreciating it as art itself. The son of art curator Yash Kohli says people should focus more on real art and not commercialise it.
Rome, April 27 (IANS) AC Milan striker M'Baye Niang has claimed that he wants to be a better footballer than Barcelona's Lionel Messi.
Rome, April 27 (IANS) Juventus president Andrea Agnelli has conceded that the Italian Serie A has become uninteresting and a stepping-stone to bigger things for footballers.
Rome, April 27 (IANS) Italy's government has ruled that all sporting companies, regardless of whether they are amateur or professional, must own a defibrillator.
Berlin, April 27 (IANS) Hannover's Sergio da Silva Pinto secured his side a 3-2 win over Greuther Fuerth with a decider in the dying minute of the game, to open the 31st round in Bundesliga Friday.