The body of a three-year-old girl, who was reported missing on Saturday, has been found from a dumping yard at Ennore on the outskirts of Chennai, police said on Monday. The body was found on Sunday with a piece of cloth stuffed inside her mouth, police said, adding two persons have been arrested in the case. Stating that the jewels worn by the girl were missing from her body, police added that they have arrested a 35-year-old woman neighbour of the child’s parents and her paramour for ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
A Ganesh Nadar watches the fourth day of protests dawn on Chennai’s Marina beach. Image: As the day breaks over the eastern coast, Chennai’s Marina beach is full of protestors who have spent the night there. Friday was the fourth day of the agitation to lift the ban on Jallikattu. Photograph: A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com. A people who had been broken by the currency scarcity following demonetisation, hit hard by the drought and the death of their favourite chief minister, could do ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago On Day 4, Jallikattu protests spread from Chennai to Vadodara Rediff.com, 2 months ago
‘How can anyone ask me to stop what I have been doing since I was 6?’ Vaikom Vijayalakshmi tells Shobha Warrier/Rediff.com why she called off her engagement. IMAGE: Vaikom Vijayalakshmi recording a song. She started singing even before she began to speak. The little girl was soon mesmerising both classical musicians and music lovers alike. At 6 years of age, she was performing at temple kacheris (concerts). Hardly two decades later, she became a playback singer for various ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
‘I play for fun now’ ‘There will come a point when the curtain comes down. Before the curtain comes down, a big thank you to you all’ IMAGE: India’s Leander Paes in action during a practice session for the ATP Chennai Open on Sunday. Photograph: PTI. Legendary Leander Paes, on Sunday, dropped elaborate hints that he has reached the business end of his glittering career even though he is ready to give his all for the flag under newly appointed non-playing captain ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
&& If something happens once, it’s a fluke. Twice, it’s a coincidence, but three times is a trend. And getting a cockroach stuck in your head is always unpleasant. Always always always. Doctors in Chengdu, China, had to remove a roach from the ear ...Huffington Post, 1 month ago
'When you reach a stage where I have reached, you have to assume that people expect a lot more from you, perhaps more than what you can do. And then, you have to live by that.' 'If I have become a star with limited talent, I think of myself in these 25 years. I need to believe that people have given me so much, they expect some of it back.' Shah Rukh Khan gets reflective. A Shah Rukh Khan interview never happens on time. The 6 pm interview slot did not start before 10 pm. But the ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Koditta Idangalai Nirappuga may not appeal to all but fine performances, a decent plot and good music make the film passable fare, writes S Saraswathi. Veteran actor director R Parthiepan is known for his excellent writing skills and scripts. His last directorial was the critically acclaimed Kadhai Thiraikadhai Vasanam Iyakkam in 2014. After several successful acting projects recently, the director returns with a film interestingly titled Koditta Idangalai Nirappuga (Fill in the ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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