tv & movies

Kangana Ranaut’s Thalaivii performance floors Ekta Kapoor: ‘At no point do you feel this is not Jayalalithaa herself’

Ekta Kapoor, who recently watched Thalaivii, described Kangana Ranaut as "an actor par excellence. A league of her own." Kangana Ranaut has been garnering praises for her portrayal of former actor-politician J Jayalalithaa in her biopic, Thalaivii. Directed by AL Vijay, the film has also impressed film and television producer Ekta Kapoor who watched it […]


T. Saminathan is CMD of KIOCL Ltd.

Director (Commercial), KIOCL Limited, T. Saminathan, on Tuesday, took charge as Chairman-cum-Managing Director (CMD) of the company, a Union government undertaking. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Management and has more than three decades of experience in KIOCL Ltd. in the field of iron ore mining, beneficiation, pelletisation and […]


Google locks Afghan government accounts as Taliban seek emails: source

Commandeering government databases and emails could provide information about employees of the former administration, ex-ministers, government contractors, tribal allies and foreign partners. Google has temporarily locked down an unspecified number of Afghan government email accounts, according to a person familiar with the matter, as fears grow over the digital paper trail left by former officials […]


Gandhidham express periodicity extended

Railways has extended the periodicity of the Gandhidham-Tirunelveli-Gandhidham weekly superfast special express (fully reserved) plying via Mangaluru Junction till further advice. A release from Konkan Railway Corporation here said Train No. 09424 Gandhidham-Tirunelveli weekly superfast festival special running on Mondays that was earlier notified up to August 30, is extended from September 6 till further […]


RGUKT CET-21 on September 26

A common entrance test for admission into six-year integrated B.Tech programme for the academic year 2021-22 in its four campuses at Nuzvid, R.K. Valley, Ongole and Srikakulam. The Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies will conduct RGUKT CET-21, a common entrance test for admission into six-year integrated B.Tech programme for the academic year 2021-22 in […]


Allu Arjun keen to have only this Bollywood heroine: Icon

It is all known that Icon star Allu Arjun is now busy with the shooting of his upcoming movie Pushpa: The Rise, which is on the verge of completion. This action entertainer is being directed by the ace filmmaker Sukumar and has  Karnataka Crush Rashmika Mandanna and Malayalam actor  Fahadh Fassil in prominent roles. Well, along […]


Taliban close in on Kabul, embassies prepare for evacuations

The evacuation orders came as the Taliban took control of Kandahar — the nation’s second-biggest city — in the insurgency’s heartland, leaving only Kabul, Mazar-e-Sharif, Jalalabad and pockets of other territories in government hands. The Taliban seized more major cities on August 13 as they raced to take full control of Afghanistan and inched closer […]