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KO 2 - REALLY???

The title has been used only for marketing purposes, but in reality,it isdefinitely not a sequel toKo. Lets get straight into thereview. Kumaran(Bobby Simha) kidnaps the Chief Mi...

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Star Wars the Force Awakens review - Must Watch

Major Spoiler Alert The movie starts off with the capture of Resistance fighter Poe by thedaunting Kylo Ren of The First Order (yes, similar to The Empire), since Poe has much-ne...

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THANGAMAGAN REVIEW - ONE TIME WATCH

After the phenomenal success of Vellai Illa Pattadhari, director Velraj and actor Dhanush have come together for a sentimental family movie that is Thangamagan, named after an old ...

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Zonal Champions do it Again

Yet again, the CEG football team has won the Zonal Football tournament, which consists of teams from all colleges(university departments+affilated colleges) of Anna University. ...

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CREED - JUST ANOTHER AWESOME ROCKY FILM

Rocky films just never fail to impress audiences, and this is just the continuation of that, in spite of sequels being separated by large gaps. The film revolves around the story ...

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THAARAI THAPPATAI REVIEW

One knows that it will be a tragic and melodramatic movie, at first glimpse, when one sees that it is directed by Bala in a poster. But what happens when Bala and Maestro Ilayaraja...

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An Experience in God’s Own Country

Before this tour started, there were many people who didnt know much about their classmates. The tour changed all that. With hostelites and day scholars sharing accommodation, it f...

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Ayushmaan Bhava, Vikram and Suriya!

A new attempt by director Vikram Kumar, in the form of time-travel concepts, is surely a gamble. As Tamil film viewers are so used to witnessing commercial potboilers, Vikram Kumar...

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Champions Halted at Home

CHELSEA VS SWANSEA CITY REVIEW You never expect a team to start well, leave alone Chelsea, after having a winless pre-season. And it turned out to be the same for the neutrals, af...

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4 players who will impact India vs Australia

This game is more like a final. The winner of this one will win the World Cup 90%, as these 2 teams are used to the conditions in Melbourne more than New Zealand, who have so far...

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Theri Review - Worth a Watch

After the disaster PULI, Ilayathalapathy Vijay has gone back to his old style of acting in commercial films, which he gave to good effect in Thuppakki and Kaththi in recent times. ...

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Movie Review: Idhu Namma Aalu - Idhu Nalla Padam

Idhu Namma Aalu is more than just a breezy romantic comedy that is lifted by performances by Silambarasan, Nayanthara, Andrea and of course, Soori. Pandiraj has brought out a de...

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MATCH PREVIEW: INDIA VS WEST INDIES

India and West Indies have shared many eye-catching moments in the past. Who can forget the memorable World Cup triumph at Lords on June 25, 1983? Or the game where West Indies t...

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Pakistan in England-A brief summary

Pakistan travelled to the British Isles for a long tour of England. Pakistan are always an unpredictable side &ndash they win when you dont expect them to, and capitulate when you ...

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Indian 'Fast' Bowling unit: Up close

Generally, going into any big match up, every big team has got a good fast bowler who can effortlessly clock 145 Kmph+, right from the Johnsons to the Steyns, the Lees and many m...

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PREVIEW: INDIA VS SOUTH AFRICA 2ND T20I

After the batting fest at Dharamsala,we head to the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack for the second of the 3 T20 internationals, which also promises to be another run fest. Both team...

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MATCH PREVIEW: CHENNAI SUPER KINGS VS MUMBAI INDIANS

IPL playoffs, the most anticipated part of the event around the globe, and it gets underway today whenMumbai Indians lock horns with the Chennai Super Kings at the Wankhede Stadi...

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A-team fixtures: worth watching after all

When I got the news of a tri-series between India A, South Africa A, and Australia A to be held in M.A.Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, almost 90% of us would have taken it lightl...

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MS Dhoni - More Than Captain Cool

2007 SEPTEMBER Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the long haired young sensation from a small town in Ranchi, was given theopportunity to lead India in the inaugural World T20 in South Africa...

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PREVIEW: ANNA HOCKEY LEAGUE 2016

Anna Hockey League(AHL) is an exclusive tournament in the game of Field Hockey, our nations one of the most important games. AHL is conducted by the student players from the Univer...

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India Vs South Africa: WC Preview

Indias next counterpart has started chanting the mantra what India did just a week ago. MAUKA MAUKA blah blah blah. In case if you still didnt get it, India havent beaten South Afr...

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Movie Review: Visaaranai

You know theres something special abouta film when it performs well inan InternationalFilm Festival. Thats the case here, as Vetrimarans Visaaranai releasesworldwide after getting...

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PREVIEW: INDIA VS SRI LANKA 3RD TEST

Sanga, in his farewell speech, congratulated Angelo Mathews on having a good team and shouldered the responsibilities on the latter to take the team forward. Mathews, ironically...

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New Zealand vs Australia - Match Preview

When you sit down thinking of this clash between the biggies, you often wonder if this looks awkward, considering the fact that both hosts play each other in a group stage fixtur...

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India vs Bangladesh: Match preview

Well play the quarterfinal with India and sent them back to India., We can beat any big country now., We want Australia and Bangladesh in the final. In case you are being made t...

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England vs Sri Lanka: As it happened

SRI LANKA TROUNCE ENGLAND Centuries from Thirumanne and veteran Kumar Sangakkara have propelled Sri Lanka to their second win this edition, while England could only swear at Sri...

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KO 2 - REALLY???

The title has been used only for marketing purposes, but in reality,it isdefinitely not a sequel toKo. Lets get straight into thereview. Kumaran(Bobby Simha) kidnaps the Chief Mi...

Major Spoiler Alert The movie starts off with the capture of Resistance fighter Poe by thedaunting Kylo Ren of The First Order (yes, similar to The Empire), since Poe has much-ne...

Startup Weekendsare aimed to bring Startups to the limelight by helping them make Minimum Viable Products (MVP). Creating prototypes is fundamental to developing new products. At ...

After the phenomenal success of Vellai Illa Pattadhari, director Velraj and actor Dhanush have come together for a sentimental family movie that is Thangamagan, named after an old ...

Yet again, the CEG football team has won the Zonal Football tournament, which consists of teams from all colleges(university departments+affilated colleges) of Anna University. ...

Rocky films just never fail to impress audiences, and this is just the continuation of that, in spite of sequels being separated by large gaps. The film revolves around the story ...

One knows that it will be a tragic and melodramatic movie, at first glimpse, when one sees that it is directed by Bala in a poster. But what happens when Bala and Maestro Ilayaraja...

Before this tour started, there were many people who didnt know much about their classmates. The tour changed all that. With hostelites and day scholars sharing accommodation, it f...

As much as we appreciate class and directors that display out of the box thinking, we should also take time to praise people who make commercial films, which believe me, is the har...

A new attempt by director Vikram Kumar, in the form of time-travel concepts, is surely a gamble. As Tamil film viewers are so used to witnessing commercial potboilers, Vikram Kumar...

CHELSEA VS SWANSEA CITY REVIEW You never expect a team to start well, leave alone Chelsea, after having a winless pre-season. And it turned out to be the same for the neutrals, af...

This game is more like a final. The winner of this one will win the World Cup 90%, as these 2 teams are used to the conditions in Melbourne more than New Zealand, who have so far...

After the disaster PULI, Ilayathalapathy Vijay has gone back to his old style of acting in commercial films, which he gave to good effect in Thuppakki and Kaththi in recent times. ...

Idhu Namma Aalu is more than just a breezy romantic comedy that is lifted by performances by Silambarasan, Nayanthara, Andrea and of course, Soori. Pandiraj has brought out a de...

India and West Indies have shared many eye-catching moments in the past. Who can forget the memorable World Cup triumph at Lords on June 25, 1983? Or the game where West Indies t...

Pakistan travelled to the British Isles for a long tour of England. Pakistan are always an unpredictable side &ndash they win when you dont expect them to, and capitulate when you ...

Generally, going into any big match up, every big team has got a good fast bowler who can effortlessly clock 145 Kmph+, right from the Johnsons to the Steyns, the Lees and many m...

After the batting fest at Dharamsala,we head to the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack for the second of the 3 T20 internationals, which also promises to be another run fest. Both team...

IPL playoffs, the most anticipated part of the event around the globe, and it gets underway today whenMumbai Indians lock horns with the Chennai Super Kings at the Wankhede Stadi...

When I got the news of a tri-series between India A, South Africa A, and Australia A to be held in M.A.Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, almost 90% of us would have taken it lightl...

2007 SEPTEMBER Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the long haired young sensation from a small town in Ranchi, was given theopportunity to lead India in the inaugural World T20 in South Africa...

Anna Hockey League(AHL) is an exclusive tournament in the game of Field Hockey, our nations one of the most important games. AHL is conducted by the student players from the Univer...

Indias next counterpart has started chanting the mantra what India did just a week ago. MAUKA MAUKA blah blah blah. In case if you still didnt get it, India havent beaten South Afr...

You know theres something special abouta film when it performs well inan InternationalFilm Festival. Thats the case here, as Vetrimarans Visaaranai releasesworldwide after getting...

Sanga, in his farewell speech, congratulated Angelo Mathews on having a good team and shouldered the responsibilities on the latter to take the team forward. Mathews, ironically...

When you sit down thinking of this clash between the biggies, you often wonder if this looks awkward, considering the fact that both hosts play each other in a group stage fixtur...

Well play the quarterfinal with India and sent them back to India., We can beat any big country now., We want Australia and Bangladesh in the final. In case you are being made t...

SRI LANKA TROUNCE ENGLAND Centuries from Thirumanne and veteran Kumar Sangakkara have propelled Sri Lanka to their second win this edition, while England could only swear at Sri...

Whenever these 2 teams play, irrespective of whatever controversies that have surrounded them, CSK fans will never feel reprieved even when they beat the Rajasthan blues the reason...