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Prakash Raj is the latest addition to the cast of Ponniyin Selvan.

Prakash Raj joins the cast of Mani Ratnam’s period drama Ponniyin Selvan

By Haricharan Pudipeddi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 09:11 PM IST
  • Prakash Raj is the latest addition to the cast of Mani Ratnam's ambitious period drama Ponniyin Selvan. The two first worked together in Iruvar in 1997.
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As per the statement, on extraction 722 grams of gold worth <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>36.52 lakhs were recovered and seized under the Customs Act.(Hindustan Times Archives/Photo for Representational Purposes)
As per the statement, on extraction 722 grams of gold worth 36.52 lakhs were recovered and seized under the Customs Act.(Hindustan Times Archives/Photo for Representational Purposes)

Gold worth over 36 lakhs seized at Chennai airport; one passenger arrested

ANI, Chennai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 09:11 PM IST
The department arrested a 21 years old passenger, Manikandan Shankar, who arrived from Dubai by flight 6E66 at Chennai Airport.
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Singapore’s hawker stalls are a beloved part of city life. But even the regulated model has flaws. New chefs find it hard to survive, get subsidies, and innovate. (SHUTTERSTOCK)
Singapore’s hawker stalls are a beloved part of city life. But even the regulated model has flaws. New chefs find it hard to survive, get subsidies, and innovate. (SHUTTERSTOCK)

Singapore’s street food has a Unesco tag. Can India’s hawkers get one too?

PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 09:10 PM IST
Indian street food isn’t confined to hawker centres. It’s spread across the country, with small vendors often selling a single item. But our diversity alone deserves being celebrated as our intangible heritage. Experts weigh in
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Rajesh Khanna and Asha Parekh in a still from the runaway 1971 hit Kati Patang. The story, of a young woman pretending to be someone she isn’t, was written by Gulshan Nanda.
Rajesh Khanna and Asha Parekh in a still from the runaway 1971 hit Kati Patang. The story, of a young woman pretending to be someone she isn’t, was written by Gulshan Nanda.

Remembering Gulshan Nanda, forgotten author of affairs to remember

PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 09:08 PM IST
The best-selling novelist was Bollywood’s go-to storyteller in the 1960s. He wrote family dramas shot through with suspense. The films live on, but what a pity so few even know his name.
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Brisbane: India's Thangarasu Natarajan, left, and India's Shardul Thakur talk during play on the first day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia,(AP)
Brisbane: India's Thangarasu Natarajan, left, and India's Shardul Thakur talk during play on the first day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia,(AP)

India vs Australia: Forced fast-track in testing times

UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2021 09:06 PM IST
The number of times before this Test that a team with a combined wickets tally of less than 100 has played a team with a combined tally of more than 1000 wickets is zero. The Indian XI boasted a total of 13 wickets walking into Gabba; Australia had 1033.
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PVR said even post reopening, the combination of staggered state wide reopening, capacity restrictions and limited movie releases impacted the admit levels while costs continue to be incurred.( Harsimar Pal Singh/Hindustan Times)
PVR said even post reopening, the combination of staggered state wide reopening, capacity restrictions and limited movie releases impacted the admit levels while costs continue to be incurred.( Harsimar Pal Singh/Hindustan Times)

PVR reports net loss of 49 crore in Q3

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 09:03 PM IST
Revenue from operations during the period under review stood at 45.10 crore, down 95.04 per cent from 915.74 crore in the corresponding quarter a year ago.
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Priyanka Chopra and Adarsh Gourav in The White Tiger.
Priyanka Chopra and Adarsh Gourav in The White Tiger.

Priyanka Chopra drops Divine's banging original song from White Tiger. Listen

PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 09:02 PM IST
  • Priyanka Chopra has shared Jungle Mantra, an original song from the White Tiger soundtrack, by Divine, featuring Vince Staples and Pusha T. Listen here.
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FILE PHOTO: Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola(REUTERS)

Manchester City's Guardiola looks to set home record straight against Palace

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 09:02 PM IST
Palace have recorded a rare victory and a draw in the last two seasons on their trips to the Etihad Stadium and Guardiola said he was wary of their defensive resilience having held in-form Arsenal to a 0-0 draw on Thursday.
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FILE PHOTO: Paris St Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Paris St Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino(REUTERS)

PSG need to find consistency in the league, says Pochettino

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 08:59 PM IST
PSG beat Olympique de Marseille 2-1 in the French Super Cup on Wednesday in the former Tottenham Hotspur coach's third game in charge.
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At Trump's order, commanders also cut US troop levels in Iraq to 2,500 from about 3,000 in the same period.(AFP)
At Trump's order, commanders also cut US troop levels in Iraq to 2,500 from about 3,000 in the same period.(AFP)

Pentagon says US has dropped to 2,500 troops in Afghanistan

AP, Washington
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 08:56 PM IST
Senior US commanders are skeptical of the Taliban's stated commitment to peace.
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