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Moving in the right direction
Actor Nila is several personas rolled into one, says T. SARAVANAN

Tribute to women
Ariel’s initiative to recognise the contribution of women to their family

Seaside sojourn
It is well past midnight when I enter the small beach town of Tranquebar, now called Tharangambadi. The drive in through a ‘Land Gate’, takes me to another age and time. I see Danish relics with their washed-out charm swathed in an ...
A nostalgic trip
Hollywood film dialogues are not so easy to comprehend. But a person did it with much ease and flair decades ago in Madurai
End corruption

Due to inflation, prices of all commodities have gone up, particularly of fuels and cooking gas. No doubt, the ultimate sufferer is the common man. The government is totally inefficient in controlling the price rise. Many VIPs remain ...

Survival of the fittest

Present inflation rate of 11.89 per cent is a 13-year-high with an adverse effect on the common man. Due to the high cost of essential commodities, people are in an imbroglio. In the given situation, it is becoming difficult to run a family of ...


The double digit inflation has hurt the common man severely with lot of hardship. The steep increase in prices of all essential commodities has made life difficult for the average man. Education has beome a costly affair with exorbitant fees ...

Toil to live

Inflation is steadily increasing. The main reason for the increase is rise in price of steel, cement, oil, vegetables, fruits, cereals, pulses and edible oils. While the government seems to take interest in reducing the prices of oil, cement ...

Poor uncared for

The major problem faced by common man today is price hike. Inflation is due to the government’s improper management of economy. Politicians and ministers are not bothered about the poor people once the elections are over. Only the rich ...

Focus on food

Credit availability in banks has shrunk in the past few months, leaving the common man almost empty-handed. Where is the money to chase goods?. This "supply side inflation" leads to macro-economic consequences.Food and edible oil prices shoot ...

Forced to suffer

Consumers are forced to accept the price rise and compelled to take care of their basic needs at a higher cost though not affordable. The sufferers are the common people - daily labourers, farmers, coolies, and rickshaw pullers. They do not ...

It is common

Inflation is a common but serious problem all over the world but we have overcome with well-built strategies. The government should take strenuous steps such as putting an end to corruption, retrieving black money and punishing income tax ...
Beauty And Wellness

Ask Shahnaz
Beautician Shahnaz Hussain offers tips and answers queries. You can send your queries to

My eyelashes and eyebrows have been turning grey over the last 10 ...

The son also rises
Shantanoo is on a high. His maiden film “Sakkarakatti” that also marks the debut of producer Kalaipuli S. Thanu’s son Kalaa Prabu as director, will hit the big screen in August.

Keen on making a lasting impact in showbiz, ...

Dad’s cool
It’s a proud moment for actor Sarath Kumar. His svelte, twinkle-toed daughter Varalakshmi is making her debut in tinseldom with the Simbu starrer “Poda Podi.”

Says a happy papa, “I wanted her to have a good ...

Glamour, goodwill
Never mind if there isn’t much happening for Lara Dutta on the film front.

The beauty is involved in a host of social issues. The former Ms. Universe is doing her bit to promote HIV/AIDS awareness.

Besides, she is also ...

A song-less film?
Actor Vishal, who is keen on getting into direction soon, also has some plans lined up for his family’s production house. “My brother Vikram and I have been planning to produce an unconventional film — without songs, that is. ...

A yawning gap
Do men need less sleep than women?
Learning with Laadli
Know more about gender equality through a creative online game

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