Ajith’s Vivegam Vijay’s Mersal satellite rights fetch record earnings

Ajith’s Vivegam Vijay’s Mersal satellite rights fetch record earnings

Ajith’s Vivegam Vijay’s Mersal satellite rights fetch record earnings Thala Ajith’s Vivegam and Ilayathalapathy Vijay’s Mersal are the most-awaited Tamil films releasing this year. The films have already started making a record pre-release business. Vivegam is directed by Siva, while Mersal is helmed by Atlee. Ajith’s Vivegam : The satellite rights of upcoming films Vivegam starring Thala Ajith and Mersal starring Ilayathalapathy Vijay have fetched a record price for their respective makers even before their theatrical releases.  According to reports, Zee Tamil has purchased the television rights of Vijay-starrer, while the…

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Lyca Productions buys Mahesh Babu’s Spyder rights in Tamil Nadu for a record price

Lyca Productions buys Mahesh Babu’s Spyder rights in Tamil Nadu for a record price

Lyca Productions buys Mahesh Babu’s Spyder rights in Tamil Nadu for a record price Mahesh Babu’s Spyder will be distributed in Tamil Nadu by Lyca Productions, which is also bankrolling India’s costliest sci-fi film 2.0, starring superstar Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar. The film, which is directed by AR Murguadoss, also stars Rakul Preet, SJ Suryah. The theatrical rights of Tollywood superstar Mahesh Babu’s upcoming film Spyder has been acquired by Lyca Productions. The Tamil-Telugu bilingual, being directed by AR Murguadoss, is one of the most awaited films this year down south. Buzz…

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China sets new record for quantum entanglement en route to build new communication network

China sets new record for quantum entanglement en route to build new communication network

China sets new record for quantum entanglement en route to build new communication network CHINA has scored a victory against hackers and spooks as it surges ahead of other world powers in a new kind of space race. China has used a laser on a satellite orbiting 480 kilometres above the earth to produce entangled photons and beam them to stations on the ground. Picture: Cai Yang/Xinhua via ZUMA IN A bid to build an entirely new kind of internet — completely secure and impervious to hackers — China has…

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What will it take to break the 2-hour marathon?

What will it take to break the 2-hour marathon?

What will it take to break the 2-hour marathon? *Update, 8 May, 12:21 p.m.: Os in just 2 hours and 24 seconds. The feat—more than 2 minutes faster than fellow Kenyan Dennis Kimetto’s record-setting run at the 2014 Berlin Marathon—capped years of work by scientists in Nike’s Breaking2 project, an effort to engineer runners and racetracks to blow through the elusive barrier. Still up for debate is whether Kipchoge’s performance will be recognized by the body that ratifies marathon times, the International Association of Athletics Federations. While they deliberate, find out…

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks US space record, gets call from Donald Trump

Astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks US space record, gets call from Donald Trump

Astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks US space record, gets call from Donald Trump Astronaut Peggy Whitson has broken the US record for the most time in space and talked up a mission to Mars during a congratulatory call from President Donald Trump. The International Space Station’s commander surpassed the record of 534 days, two hours and 48 minutes for most accumulated time in space by an American. “This is a very special day in the glorious history of American spaceflight,” Mr Trump said. Dr Whitson said it was “a huge honour”…

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FIFA to investigate Pogba’s world-record Man Utd transfer

FIFA to investigate Pogba's world-record Man Utd transfer

FIFA to investigate Pogba’s world-record Man Utd transfer IFA are to investigate the world-record transfer of Paul Pogba to Manchester United, a source at world football’s governing body told AFP on Tuesday. French midfielder Pogba was transferred for more than £89.3 million ($111 million, 105.2 million euros) in August 2016 from Italian club Juventus. Confirmation of the investigation came after French media reports said FIFA had opened an inquiry. It is not yet clear what aspect of the transfer FIFA is investigating. Pogba, 24, started his career with the English…

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