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NGT issues notice to Art of Living over Sri Sri's comments

The NGT was hearing a contempt of court application filed by environmentalist Manoj Mishra against Sri Sri Ravishankar's comments made on April 20.

Kerala

The drought is so bad in Thiruvananathapuram, many don’t even have water to wash themselves

In many parts of the city, water has not been supplied for a week, and even daily tasks have become an incredible struggle.

Tamil Nadu

Here’s a Coimbatore mosque that is re-using the ablution water to recharge groundwater

Everyday about 500 litres of water is used to wash before prayers in this mosque

Social

Indians should be pro-military and pro India, even if that makes us right wing: Arnab Goswami

When Goswami went on Reddit to answer questions about his investors, nationalism and a lot more

Karnataka

Bajrang Dal men assault three Dalits in Karnataka for allegedly eating beef

They also reportedly verbally abused them.

Kerala

For disobeying community leaders, this Kerala family has been ostracised for five years

Venkitachalam says that many people who had invited his family for their weddings later withdrew their invitations following the threats from the community leaders.

News

As worldwide funding for AIDS programmes falls, India gets a free condom store

People anywhere in the country can call AHF India’s toll free number or email them, and get condoms delivered to their doorsteps.

Kerala

Has Kerala government been refusing scholarships to SC and ST students without Aadhaar?

A Kerala NGO has accused the Pinarayi government of denying scholarships to around 20,000 students.

News

World Press Freedom Index: India ranked 136 of 180 countries, three places below last year

Norway is ranked first, followed by Sweden and Finland.

Atom

Samsung Galaxy On Nxt (2017) – Relaunched with some minimal changes, nothing new

Only phone storage has been enhanced from 32GB to 64GB.

Kerala

This Kerala Dalit colony is seeing a wave of suicides, but it isn't getting the help it needs

Residents say they need help coping with the increasing number of suicides

Atom

WhatsApp to launch business solutions and India to play a crucial role in its development

Working with businesses is one of the ways WhatsApp is looking to monetise the app.

Kerala

Kerala artist bags prestigious grant for painting the politics around women's bodies

Sajitha hopes to use the grant to preserve her work against the ravages of Kerala’s humidity.

News

The World Health Minute: Monkey fever claims woman’s life in Goa, malaria cases rising in Nicaragua

Meningitis outbreak in Nigeria has killed 813 people, US a major market for illegal online drug sales from India

Tamil Nadu

These players from Chennai need your help to represent India in the frisbee World Championship

With no sponsors or government support, this India team is not even able to cover the airfare to France.

Tamil Nadu

Funny, but sadly true: As AIADMK’s EPS and OPS fight, Tamil Nadu runs on UPS

Is the joke on Tamil Nadu?

News

Horn not OK please: Honking without reason is illegal, so we might as well stop it

Honking unnecessarily on the roads is common but don't let that make you believe you can get away with it.

Tamil Nadu

Chennai double murder: Police apprehend man accused of killing his mother and sister

"He wanted to commit suicide but he was worried about his sister and mother, so he killed them,” the police claimed.

Atom

If you are starting up in the travel sector, here is what you need to know

From Artificial Intelligence to challenging seasons, the business is getting tougher.

Kerala

Warning or advice? Kerala CM Pinarayi asks media to not sensationalise, but to introspect

Pinarayi said media organizations "should introspect if they are crossing the limit."

Flix

Pawan Kalyan mulls releasing disc with 12 handpicked K Vishwanath films

"Really happy for Viswanath sir. It's a proud moment for every south Indian," Pawan Kalyan said.

News

India successfully test-fires Agni III missile

The missile was tested from Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast.

Atom

Google ramps up its travel app Trips: Now book train and bus tickets on the app

Trips will also let users make manual changes to their itineraries.

Kerala

3 days since SC order, Kerala govt yet to reinstate former police chief TP Senkumar

The Chief Minister will also have to find a new post for present DGP Loknath Behra, who replaced Senkumar.

News

'War on road accidents' declared in AP one week after 15 people die in Chittoor

More than 3,000 people are killed in road accidents every year in the state, the AP's Home Minister said.