Everything you need to know about Southern Market: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Southern Market: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Nairobi, June 18 (IANS) India, which has a thriving diaspora in Kenya estimated at 100,000, became the East African nation's biggest trading partner in Asia in 2012, surpassing China, a government document says.
Sao Paulo, June 18 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian model Gisele BŁndchen unveiled her new line of lingerie in Sao Paulo over the weekend, with its seductively vibrant colours, delicate lace, transparencies and a wink at eroticism.
London, June 17 (ANI): 'Big Brother' star Sallie Axl has waged a sex war against Tulisa by branding the singer "crap in bed".
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Southern star Dhanush makes his Bollywood debut with "Raanjhanaa" and says his family members, including his father-in-law Rajinikanth, are waiting to see him speak Hindi for the first time when the love saga hits the screen Friday.
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) The death of popular Tamil actor-director Manivannan, who passed away due to a cardiac arrest here Saturday, has sent shock waves through the Tamil film industry. Celebrities say they will remember him as a "great soul" who was versatile, talented and humble.
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) Southern actress Komal Sharma, who worked with late actor-director R. Manivannan in his last Tamil directorial outing "Nagaraja Cholan MA, MLA", remembers him as a "father figure" and a "great human being".
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) Popular Tamil actor, writer and director R. Manivannan died here Saturday following a cardiac arrest, said a family friend. He was 58.
Gaborone (Botswana), June 15 (IANS) Botswana may be out of the race for the 2014 FIFA World Cup after losing to Ethiopia but coach Stanley Tshosane plans to win the remaining two matches of the qualifiers.
London, June 15 (IANS) Singer Tulisa Contostavlos was terrified by a stalker in the middle of a night recently.
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Composer A.R. Rahman has cast a magic spell yet again with "Raanjhanaa" songs and the film's lead actress Sonam Kapoor says the music maestro has infused spirituality into the film's music with the track "Tum tak".
Wellington, June 14 (ANI): Steven Spielberg predicts that movie-goers will have to pay a premium to see big budget films like Iron Man.
Washington, June 12 (ANI): The wheel has finally been reinvented -and it actually works better than the original.
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) Southern director Susi Ganeshan, who is ready with "Shortcut Romeo", a Hindi remake of his Tamil film "Thiruttu Payale", loves the way Bollywood is promoting movies.
Johannesburg, June 9 (ANI): On Saturday, an asteroid the size of a small truck zoomed past Earth four times closer than the moon.
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) Southern actress Ileana D'Cruz, who set her Bollywood career in pace starting with the much-acclaimed and awarded "Barfi!", says she came to the Hindi film industry with "no expectations".
Los Angeles, June 8 (IANS/EFE) California's San Onofre nuclear power plant, which has been offline since April 2012, is to be shut down permanently, Southern California Edison (SCE) said Friday.
Wellington, June 7 (ANI): Police do not believe that Michael Jackson's daughter Paris had wanted to kill herself.
Sydney, June 6 (ANI): The family of the Indian origin nurse, who killed herself days after a prank call by two Australian DJs, has slammed the radio station for giving one of the DJs a major award.
Chennai, June 6 (IANS) Southern actor R. Madhavan, who is having a tough time with his newly-grown moustache, beard and long hair, lauds those guys who succeed in managing their facial hair.
Thiruvananthapuram, June 5 (IANS) Cadets of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) in Kerala have begun a drive to plant 1.25 lakh saplings across the length and breadth of the state, as part of an initiative launched on World Environment Day Wednesday.
Melbourne, June 5 (ANI): One of the DJs linked to the Duchess Kate prank call, that led to the suicide of an Indian nurse, has been awarded the title of "Top Jock" by employer Austereo.
London June 3 (ANI): A mother has defied odds of 500,000 to 1 by giving birth to her third set of twins.
Beijing, June 3 (IANS) A Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the first of its kind to be delivered to China, landed at Baiyun International Airport in the south China city of Guangzhou Sunday.
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Activist-turned-politician and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal will take on Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit in the Delhi assembly elections, AAP said Sunday.
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Activist-turned-politician and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal will take on Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit in the Delhi assembly elections, AAP aaid Sunday.
Addis Ababa, June 2 (IANS) "Slumdog Millionaire" actress Freida Pinto, the global ambassador of the Because I am A Girl Campaign (BIAAG), visited Ethiopia for the first time as part of her role to support Plan International's projects. She says educating and empowering girls is the way forward worldwide.
Washington, May 31 (IANS) US fixed mortgage rates continued to move up this week for the fourth consecutive week, hitting the highest level in a year, according to the Primary Mortgage Market Survey released by Freddie Mac.
Berlin, May 31 (IANS/EFE) An international team of astronomers is challenging the prevalent theory on how the lives of most stars end, the European Southern Observatory, or ESO, said.
Chennai, May 31 (IANS) Southern actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu says she thoroughly enjoyed working with the team of her upcoming yet untitled Telugu family-drama starring Pawan Kalyan, and that she feels the film is already a winner.
London, May 28 (ANI): In a small clinical trial at Glasgow's Southern General Hospital, five seriously disabled stroke patients have shown small signs of recovery following the injection of stem cells into their brain.
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Monday ruled out the deployment of the army in anti-Maoist operations in Chhattisgarh and said police and paramilitary will have to be strengthened to fight the rebels.
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Iraq is likely to increase oil supply to India by around 30 percent as shipments from regional rival Iran drop following sanctions from the US and European countries, a senior Iraqi minister has said.
Hyderabad, May 24 (IANS) Industry body, Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham), has called for a comprehensive port development strategy and for providing level playing field to private players.
Beijing, May 24 (Xinhua-ANI): The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) issued a certification for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner Thursday, a milestone for the 787 to begin commercial service in China.
Islamabad, May 23 (IANS) Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday urged China and Pakistan to nurture even closer ties, and enhance comprehensive strategic cooperation while addressing Pakistan's parliament.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Researchers who discovered that mouse hair has a circadian clock - a 24-hour cycle of growth followed by restorative repair - suspect that hair loss in humans from toxic cancer radiotherapy and chemotherapy might be minimized if these treatments are given late in the day.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Actress Sherlyn Chopra, who posed for adult magazine Playboy last year, wore a transparent ensemble for a red carpet event at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival. She is there to promote her debut film "Kamasutra 3D" with the team.
Chennai, May 20 (IANS) Southern actress Vithika Sheru, who is playing one of the lead heroines in upcoming Telugu romantic-drama "Prema Ishq Kaadhal", has also donned the hat of a stylist for the film.
Chennai, May 19 (IANS) Southern actress Kavita Srinivasan, who is making her Telugu debut with a negative role in revenge-drama "Kalicharan", feels there is no foolproof plan to be successful in showbiz.
Miami, May 18 (IANS/EFE) Actress America Ferrera graduated from the University of Southern California, 10 years after beginning her International Relations course.
Sydney, May 18 (ANI): Australian women cricketers are set to take a major leap towards professionalism after Cricket Australia's (CA) expected announcement of a major improvement in pay and conditions for female players next week when it unveils the women's Ashes squad.
New York, May 16 (ANI): Media mogul Pat Robertson has raised eyebrows with his comment that married men "have a tendency to wander" and it is the spurned wife's job to focus on the positive and make sure the home is so enticing, he doesn't want to stray.
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) With India opening up the retail trade sector to overseas investment, the University of Southern California is offering a master of science degree programme in global supply chain management through the SP Jain Institute here.
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) Southern actress Swati Reddy, who is paired with Nikhil Siddharth for the second time for director Chandu Mondenti's film, says a hit pair may or may not work because the fate of a film depends on its content.
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) Southern actor R. Madhavan looks up to actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan as his deity, and when he met him recently at an award ceremony, he felt like a teenager again.
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) "Raanjhanaa" director Aanand L. Rai has also directed a non-commercial film "Strangers" which didn't manage to garner much success at the box office. Rai said he has learnt a lot with time.
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Researchers in the US are hoping to start human trials of memory implants in the next two years.
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Southern star Dhanush's first Hindi film "Raanjhanaa" is all set to release and the actor says he has still not been able to learn Hindi.
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Southern superstar Dhanush, who is set to debut in Bollywood with Aanand L. Rai's love saga "Raanjhanaa", says his choice of films will always depend on script no matter how many offers he get from Bollywood in future.
Washington, May 8 (ANI): Less than a year after the decision to site the revolutionary Square Kilometre Array (SKA) in both Southern Africa and Australia, the SKA Organisation has opened its new international headquarters.
Gaborone (Bostwana), May 8 (IANS) Botswana's national team coach Stanley Tshosane says he is aiming for glory at the Confederation of Southern Africa Football Association's (COSAFA) regional tournament to be hosted by Zambia from July 6-20.
Chennai, May 7 (IANS) Southern actress Disha wants to gorge curd-rice, go on a heritage visit and speak in Tamil while shooting for her upcoming Telugu-Tamil bilingual romance "Manadhil Maayam Seidhai"(MMS), which went on floors Tuesday.
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan got admitted at the Betty Ford Clinic shortly before the court-mandated midnight deadline ended and avoided getting arrested.
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A NASA-led modeling study has provided new evidence that global warming could change future global rainfall patterns and increase the risk of both flooding and drought.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Using the Danish Faint Object Spectrograph and Camera (DFOSC) on the Danish 1.54-meter telescope at European Southern Observatory's La Silla Observatory in Chile, astronomers have spotted an anarchic region of star formation inside an interstellar cloud.
London, May 3 (ANI): Over a quarter of a million people, including young children died in a famine in Somalia between October 2010 and April 2012 because the international community did not act quick enough, according to a report commissioned by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the USAID-funded Famine Early Warning Systems Network.
Berlin, May 3 (IANS/EFE) The European Southern Observatory, or ESO, released an image Thursday that shows the intense activity that occurs inside an interstellar cloud when stars form.
Washington, May 1(ANI): Astronomers at the Southern Observatory for Astrophysical Research (SOAR) and the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (CTIO) have obtained sharp stellar images using a new instrument dubbed SAM, for SOAR Adaptive Module, which creates an artificial laser guide star.
Cape Town, April 30 (IANS) The South African Football Association (SAFA) has unveiled a development programme with the aim of reviving the country's national team.
Washington, Apr. 30 (ANI): A Southern California jury has convicted a US woman of severing her husband's penis and tossing it in the garbage disposal.
Chennai, April 30 (IANS) Southern actress Sharmiela Mandre is enjoying the beaches and gorging on seafood in Goa while shooting for Kannada remake of Tamil comedy "Goa".
Moscow, April 29 (IANS) Russia and Japan have pledged to speed up talks on reaching a peace treaty for the first time since the end of World War II, the leaders of the two countries said Monday, reported Xinhua.
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) Southern actress Manochitra is making a come-back after two years in a new avatar and says she gave herself a makeover to convince fillmakers that she can play urban characters too.
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) Southern actress Trisha Krishnan is extremely happy that she survived extreme climatic conditions while shooting for upcoming Tamil romantic-drama "Endrendrum Punnagai" (EP) in Switzerland.
Moscow, April 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) In a first visit by a Japanese premier to Russia in a decade, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will be undertaking an official visit from April 28-30 on an invitation from Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Melbourne, Apr. 28 (ANI): Sleep problems can drastically lower the fertility among young men, a study has warned.
Chennai, April 27 (IANS) Southern actress Chandini Tamilarasan, who is making her Telugu debut with upcoming action-drama "Kalicharan", is proud to be associated with the project. She says she is happy to have bagged such an important role early on in her career.
Chennai, April 25 (IANS) Southern actress Erica Fernandez grooved like late singer-dancer Michael Jackson (MJ) when she performed one of his signature moves in her upcoming Tamil debut "Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu".
Addis Ababa, April 24 (IANS) Kanoria African Textiles Plc, a subsidiary of India's Kanoria Chemicals & Industries, is setting up a denim fabric manufacturing plant that will be a first for Ethiopia and East Africa and will create 350 jobs, mainly for Ethiopians.
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Southern superstar Prithviraj Sukumaran says he is all set to wield the megaphone for a Hindi film soon, but has no plans to produce.
Washington, April 23 (ANI): A team of 78 experts from 24 countries have assembled the most comprehensive study to date of temperature change of Earth's continents over the past 1,000 to 2,000 years.
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Southern superstar Prithviraj Sukumaran, who debuted with "Aiyyaa" in Bollywood, wants people to appreciate his acting skills in "Aurangzeb", not his physical appearance, which was in focus in his first Hindi movie.
Chennai, April 22 (IANS) Southern actress Hansika Motwani says she is not dating Tamil actor Silambarasan aka Simbu and adds "when I'm in love, I will inform".
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Southern superstar Prithviraj Sukumaran, who debuted in Bollywood with "Aiyyaa", has bought the rights of his hit Malayalam film "Ayalum Njanum Thammil". He plans to make it in Hindi and approach Amitabh Bachchan with the script.
Bangalore, April 21 (ANI): Traders in Karnataka, which will have state assembly polls next month, are complaining of losses, especially in the wake of campaign material prices being hiked.
Chennai, April 20 (IANS) Southern actor Akkineni Nagarjuna said Saturday that awards are like vitamin shots and when an actor receives them, it boosts his or her morale.
Chennai, April 20 (IANS) Southern actress Tashu Kaushik, who opted out of upcoming romantic-comedy "Mic Testing 143" for personal reasons, is upset that her images are being used on the promotional posters of the film.
Rio de Janeiro, April 19 (IANS/EFE) Neoprene bikinis were a hit at Fashion Rio, one of Brazil's largest fashion industry fairs, where designers are unveiling their Southern Hemisphere summer collections this week.
Los Angeles, April 18 (IANS) The 48-year-old country singer Trisha Yearwood, who also hosts cooking show "Trisha's Southern Kitchen", took only four months to shed 30 pounds.
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) Southern actress Sharmiela Mandre, who has featured in remakes such as "Sajni" and "Mirattal", supports the idea of revisiting old classics because she feels such films are tested and proven.
Rio de Janeiro, April 18 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian label Coven unveiled a collection at Fashion Rio inspired by the femininity, austerity and elegance of the 1940s.
Chennai, April 17 (IANS) Southern actor Vikram, who celebrates his 47th birthday Wednesday, is busy shedding weight in China for his upcoming Tamil romantic-thriller "I". He has already lost eight kg for the film, touted to be a Rs.100 crore project, since it went on the floors.
Washington, April 17 (ANI): A binary star that potentially weighed 300 to 400 solar masses at birth has been observed, which astronomers believe that could be the most massive double star discovered so far.
Rio de Janeiro, April 17 (IANS/EFE) The first night of Fashion Rio put the spotlight on the Andalusian woman, focusing on the sobriety and sensuality of the women from the Spanish region.
Washington, April 16 (IANS) Musicians who learn a new melody and practice it after a night's sleep demonstrate enhanced skills, says a study.
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Musicians who learn a new melody performed better when their practice was followed by a night of sleep, according to a new study that examined how the brain learns and retains motor skills.
Chennai, April 16 (IANS) Southern actress Hansika Motwani, who is currently shooting for upcoming Tamil comedy "Theeya Vela Seiyyanum Kumaru" in Japan, is overwhelmed by the love that her Japanese fans are showering on her.
Rio de Janeiro, April 16 (IANS/EFE) Fashion Rio, one of Brazil's largest fashion industry fairs, will showcase new range for the Southern Hemisphere winter as well as offerings inspired by India and the Holi festival.
Chennai, April 13 (IANS) Several actresses in Bollywood are working hard to shed weight to get to size zero, but debutant Erica Fernandez, who is awaiting the release of her debut Tamil film "Aindu Aindhu Aindhu", feels she needs to put on weight to look presentable for the southern film industry.
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): The company you keep in junior high school may have more influence on your smoking behavior than your high school friends, a new study suggests.
Gold Coast (Australia), April 10 (IANS) China's Hainan province could share a greater slice of the $131 billion global surfing industry by becoming part of the international surfing network, an Australian researcher said Wednesday at a meeting of World Surf Cities Network here.
Kochi, April 10 (IANS) The Southern Naval Command has said that a marital discord between a serving lieutenant and his wife led to the officer's wife registering a police complaint gainst some navy officials by .
Chennai, April 10 (IANS) One person was killed and 33 others were injured Wednesday when 11 coaches of the Muzaffarpur-Yashwantpur Express derailed in Tamil Nadu.
London, April 10 (ANI): In a bizarre incident, an unidentified porn addict had to be rushed to the hospital after he reportedly inserted a live eel up his backside which started moving through his body.
Washington, Apr. 9 (ANI): A song that centers on a frank conversation on race relations between Southern Confederate flag-wearing 'white man and a Northern black man' has sparked outrage for racist language.
Washington, Apr. 9 (ANI): Indian-origin Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has announced he is scrapping his controversial plan to eliminate the state's income tax.
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Southern actor Rana Daggubati, who made his Bollywood debut with "Dum Maro Dum" in 2011, has no personal style statement and says his personality is "bits and pieces of the films" that he has done.
Washington, Apr. 6 (ANI): American researchers are developing SimSensei, a Kinect-driven avatar system, which is capable of tracking and analyzing telltale signs of psychological distress.
Washington, Apr 6 (ANI): Early in 2012, someone in Southern Morocco picked up 35 greenish stones, which is believed to be fragments of a meteorite from Mercury.
Washington, April 5 (IANS) US fixed mortgage rates edged down slightly this week and remained near historic lows, according to the Primary Mortgage Market Survey released by Freddie Mac.