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Tamil vs Sanskrit is an absurd conflict: Expert

Ever wondered why so many Latin words are found in English. All the botanical names are in Latin. Ad hoc, Habeas Corpus, Stat; the terminologies we use in official, legal and medical fields are all Latin. Latin acts as the root for many words in European languages. The major European languages...

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A woman Bigg Boss: Remember, Jayalalithaa?

When Kamal Haasan announced he got Corona, Bigg Boss viewers were among the most concerned. Kamal had provided a certain intellectual veneer, even gravitas, to the reality show. They were wondering what would happen to it without him. The show’s main attraction may be the voyeuristic pleasure...

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Maanadu: Why Simbu should bury Simbu style?

Simbu is one of the imponderables of Tamil cinema. His movies are rare and they are not always hits. Yet, every movie release of his comes with a buzz and gets talked about. Simbu has had many comebacks in his career. He changes tack in the characters he portrays to stay relevant. Simbu has...

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Mathi Memes: Now tomato chutney hurts as much as blood

Actor Vadivelu is the ready reckoner and source for any meme creator. He has dealt with all the ridiculous, absurd things that happen in our daily lives. The tomato can hit the rock bottom in prices one week but soon climb up to compete with gold. Not too long back, farmers dumped tomatoes on...

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