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Sivakarthikeyan on box office prospects of Namma Veettu Pillai, failure of Mr. Local, and forthcoming releases
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Sivakarthikeyan on box office prospects of Namma Veettu Pillai, failure of Mr. Local, and forthcoming releases

Sivakarthikeyan also talks about his forthcoming projects, including Hero and an untitled sci-fi film, and working with Bollywood actor Abhay Deol.

Jallikattu row, two years on: How the many who came to protest found a platform to tackle wider social issues
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Jallikattu row, two years on: How the many who came to protest found a platform to tackle wider social issues

Two years after the jallikattu protest, a look at how Tamil Nadu's Marina revolution acted as a real-life 'social' network and has since brought a change that was not anticipated in the first place.

Karunanidhi funeral: Procession to begin from Rajaji Hall, DMK patriarch to be buried next to ex-chief minister CN Annadurai's mausoleum
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Karunanidhi funeral: Procession to begin from Rajaji Hall, DMK patriarch to be buried next to ex-chief minister CN Annadurai's mausoleum

The funeral procession of late DMK president M Karunanidhi will start at 4 pm and he will be laid to rest at Marina near the Anna memorial in Chennai.

Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu: 42-year-old man gored to death in Vadamalapur; toll rises to five
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Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu: 42-year-old man gored to death in Vadamalapur; toll rises to five

A 42-year-old man was gored to death during a bull-taming event organised as part of the pongal festivities at Vadamalapur in the district on Wednesday, taking the toll related to jallikattu this season to five police said.

Jallikattu legalised in Tamil Nadu: State Assembly passes bill without any opposition
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Jallikattu legalised in Tamil Nadu: State Assembly passes bill without any opposition

fter a morning of violent protests across the state of Tamil Nadu, the state assembly on Monday passed a bill that replaces an ordinance and legalises jallikattu, the bull taming sport, in the state.

Watch: Jallikattu protest turns violent in Tamil Nadu, vehicles burnt
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Watch: Jallikattu protest turns violent in Tamil Nadu, vehicles burnt

Students leading the Jallikattu protests here torched several vehicles and fought pitched battles with police after they were forcibly evicted from the Marina beach.

Jallikattu protests: If we can eat animals, why does it matter how we treat them?
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Jallikattu protests: If we can eat animals, why does it matter how we treat them?

It is sad that in the name of culture practices like jallikattu continue to be defended.

Putin 'probably approved' Russian operation to kill ex-spy Litvinenkoby, finds UK judge
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Putin 'probably approved' Russian operation to kill ex-spy Litvinenkoby, finds UK judge

A British inquiry into the death by radiation poisoning of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko in London found that Russian President Vladimir Putin "probably approved" of it.

Post-Vishwaroopam protests, comedy makes a giant box-office comeback
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Post-Vishwaroopam protests, comedy makes a giant box-office comeback

In 2013, out of a dozen Tamil released in January, only one film has succeeded – Kanna Laddu Thinna Asaiya (KLTA), an outrageous comedy caper.