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Deepika Padukone attended a Louis Vuitton event in California ahead of the Cannes Film Festival.

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Mumtaz shared that the Kapoor family was very strict about their 'bahus' not working in movies and she wanted to act, so she refused to marry Shammi Kapoor.

modern love mumbai review

Modern Love Mumbai review: This city is perhaps India’s only true ‘mahanagar’. Does the anthology inspire the same awed-affection? Maybe not all the way, but each story does have something uniquely Mumbai about it.

Technology

The news comes as billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk is working to close a $44 billion deal to acquire Twitter. Parag Agrawal also said in the email that Twitter would pause most hiring and would review all existing job offers to determine whether any "should be pulled back."

Astronomers believe nearly all galaxies, including our own, have these giant black holes at their centre, where light and matter cannot escape, making it extremely hard to get images of them.

Spinal fluid from young mouse older mouse

The finding was the latest indication that making brains resistant to the unrelenting changes of older age might depend less on interfering with specific disease processes and more on trying to restore the brain’s environment to something closer to its youthful state.

Chennai News

Chennai News Live Updates: ‘Will take all steps to get due share of Cauvery water’, says CM MK Stalin
Chennai News Live Updates: ‘Will take all steps to get due share of Cauvery water’, says CM MK Stalin

Chennai, Tamil Nadu Highlights, Chennai Highlights, Chennai Today News, Chennai Rain Updates, 13 May: TN CM M K Stalin has also written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Justice of India N V Ramana, urging that Tamil be made the official language of Madras High Court and the HC bench in Madurai.

Madras HC rejects plea to quash GO refusing premature release in ex-AIADMK MLA murder case
Madras HC rejects plea to quash GO refusing premature release in ex-AIADMK MLA murder case

The petition sought to quash the GO issued in October, 2020, which refused premature release of Hariharan under GO dated February 1, 2018 of the Home (Prison-IV) department and consequently for a direction to release him prematurely.

Madras HC orders protection for ‘Pattina Pravesam’ event at Tamil Nadu Math
Madras HC orders protection for ‘Pattina Pravesam’ event at Tamil Nadu Math

The customary event known as ‘Pattina Pravesam’ involves the pontiff being carried on a palanquin in and around the math premises by devotees.

‘Will take all steps to get due share of Cauvery water’: Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin
‘Will take all steps to get due share of Cauvery water’: Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin

CM M K Stalin asserted that the pro-farmer initiatives launched by his government ensured a turnaround on the agriculture front, leading to increased acreage under the kuruvai paddy cultivation.

Madras HC orders notice on plea to quash GO proposing to send rice to Sri Lanka
Madras HC orders notice on plea to quash GO proposing to send rice to Sri Lanka

According to petitioner A Jaishankar of Tiruvarur, Chief Minister M K Stalin announced in the state Assembly on April 29 during that 40,000 tonne of rice will be provided to the Sri Lanka to help the citizens who are facing acute hardships due to economic crises in that country.

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin writes to PM Modi, CJI on need for regional branches of top court
Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin writes to PM Modi, CJI on need for regional branches of top court

Discussing several issues regarding functioning of higher judiciary, Stalin wrote that the country is witness to a “declining representation from all sections of the society in higher judiciary, leading to a ‘diversity deficit’”.

Ford abandons plan to manufacture electric vehicles in India
Ford abandons plan to manufacture electric vehicles in India

After the American car manufacturer had announced their decision to stop operations in India in September 2021, the company said it was working on the business restructuring and continued to explore possible alternatives for its manufacturing facilities.

Gangsters throw Molotov cocktails at police in Tamil Nadu, arrested
Gangsters throw Molotov cocktails at police in Tamil Nadu, arrested

According to the police, on Wednesday morning, they visited an abandoned petroleum refinery at Periyakuppam in Cuddalore after being informed that the gang with the support of locals had engaged in the theft of scrap materials.

Tamil Nadu biryani festival postponed due to ‘forecast of heavy rains’
Tamil Nadu biryani festival postponed due to ‘forecast of heavy rains’

Tamil Nadu Biryani Festival: In an earlier announcement, the district administration said that the festival would be conducted for three-days from May 13 to May 15 at the Ambur Trade Centre.

Parties raise voice against ‘imposing’ Hindi on JIPMER
Parties raise voice against ‘imposing’ Hindi on JIPMER

Congress leader V Narayanasamy displayed a copy of the order of the institute said there was a clear direction that registers, service books of employees and pension books be in Hindi.

Step up exports to meet USD 1 trillion economy by 2030: Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin
Step up exports to meet USD 1 trillion economy by 2030: Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin

At present, Tamil Nadu’s share on the export front stood at $ 26 billion and this should be increased to $ 100 billion by 2030, he said after presenting the FIEO Southern Region Export Excellence Awards.

Tamil Nadu minister faces flak for saying ‘misbehaving school students will be dismissed’
Tamil Nadu minister faces flak for saying ‘misbehaving school students will be dismissed’

A series of incidents involving ‘misbehaving’ students from government schools in Tamil Nadu have sparked debate in the state. Here is what experts say.

Tamil Nadu: Minor boy suffers burn injuries after teens push him into garbage fire
Tamil Nadu: Minor boy suffers burn injuries after teens push him into garbage fire

According to the FIR copy, the incident happened on Monday evening around 4 pm when the boy was on his way to his grandmother’s house.

Chennai: At Govindasamy Nagar eviction site, residents complain of cop excesses, women change clothes inside auto-rickshaws
Chennai: At Govindasamy Nagar eviction site, residents complain of cop excesses, women change clothes inside auto-rickshaws

Residents of Govindasamy Nagar also said that when they asked the authorities to wait until their children finish their Board exams, specific families were given only three days’ additional time to stay.

Tomato fever: Tamil Nadu on its toes after cases in Kerala
Tomato fever: Tamil Nadu on its toes after cases in Kerala

Tomato flu causes, symptoms, precautions, treatment: A team of revenue, health and police officials have been deployed at the Walayar checkpost located on the Tamil Nadu-Kerala border to screen people coming from the neighbouring state.

Tamil Nadu Assembly adopts 20 bills, House adjourned sine die
Tamil Nadu Assembly adopts 20 bills, House adjourned sine die

The 22-day session witnessed an intense debate in the House which saw the passage of several crucial bills including one to empower the state government to appoint vice-chancellors of state universities curtailing the Governor’s powers.

Chennai News Highlights: M K Stalin requests PM to maintain the ‘federal character and diverse nature’ of his three demands
Chennai News Highlights: M K Stalin requests PM to maintain the ‘federal character and diverse nature’ of his three demands

Chennai, Tamil Nadu Highlights, Chennai Highlights, Chennai Today News, Chennai Rain Updates, 12 May: Cauvery Delta region was termed as a Protected Agricultural Zone as per the Tamil Nadu Protected Agricultural Zone Development Act, 2020.

Will deal bid to foment religious troubles with an iron hand, Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin says
Will deal bid to foment religious troubles with an iron hand, Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin says

Pointing to a rise in hate speeches vis-à-vis caste and religion in social media, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin said elements propagating hatred are being closely monitored.

TANGEDCO’s outstanding debts mount to Rs 1,23,895.68 crore by 2019-20: CAG
TANGEDCO’s outstanding debts mount to Rs 1,23,895.68 crore by 2019-20: CAG

The debts mounted due to the partial takeover of debt, failure to convert 25 per cent debt into bonds and increase in borrowings for generation project by 87.05 per cent and working capital by 189.88 per cent during five years ending 2019-20, a CAG report said.

Chennai: Uganda woman smuggles drugs in intestine, remanded
Chennai: Uganda woman smuggles drugs in intestine, remanded

The prosecution case was that Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) held 33-year-old Sandra Nanteza at the International Airport in Chennai on May 6 after she came from Sharjah.

Crimes against women, children have increased in Tamil Nadu, shows govt data
Crimes against women, children have increased in Tamil Nadu, shows govt data

In 2019, a total of 1,982 crimes against women were registered and in 2020, it was 2,025. The figure jumped to 2,421 in 2021.

Cyclone Asani brings rainfall to parts of Tamil Nadu, including Chennai
Cyclone Asani brings rainfall to parts of Tamil Nadu, including Chennai

Chennai rains: The overcast skies and cool winds brought much relief from the scorching heat.

Tamil Nadu: Government announces Rs 10 lakh relief for family of vendor who died in protest against eviction drive
Tamil Nadu: Government announces Rs 10 lakh relief for family of vendor who died in protest against eviction drive

Several politicians including Viduthalai Siruthaigal Katchi leader MP Thol Thirumavalvan, Naam Tamizhar Katchi leader Seeman, CPI(M) state secretary K Balakrishnan visited the area and offered their condolences to the family of the deceased.

Once crowd-pullers, actor lookalikes living hand to mouth in film-crazy Tamil Nadu
Once crowd-pullers, actor lookalikes living hand to mouth in film-crazy Tamil Nadu

The adulation for superstars, sometimes bordering on fanaticism, has helped a few people other than the actors—people who have been blessed with features similar to those of the celluloid demigods, but the pandemic has played spoilsport.

On Mother’s day, Anand Mahindra gifts new house to Coimbatore’s ‘idli paati’
On Mother’s day, Anand Mahindra gifts new house to Coimbatore’s ‘idli paati’

A longstanding wish came true for the 85-year-old from Vadivelampalayam whose idlis costing just Rs 1 have caught the public imagination. Taking to Twitter, Mahindra expressed his happiness and appreciation of Kamalathal’s resolve.

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