Tamil Nadu

TN Inspector death in Rajasthan: Colleague’s bullet killed him, says police probe

The pistol which got accidentally fired has been sent for a forensic test.

Flix

Pawan Kalyan’s ‘Agnyaathavaasi’ teaser out, promises action-packed entertainer

The film will release on January 10, during Sankranti.

Telangana

Hyd student injured on head after teacher allegedly hit him with aluminium rod

The school tried hushing the incident and offered to pay for the boy’s medical expenses.

Flix

Dileep’s 'Professor Dinkan' team reworking script

The film marks the directorial debut of veteran cinematographer Ramachandran Babu.

Tamil Nadu

Meet the TN man who cleans toilets to help educate underprivileged kids

He uses the money he makes from cleaning bathrooms to allow more children in Coimbatore to access education.

Kerala

One nurse for 40 patients: This 147-yr Kerala mental health centre needs overhaul

Eleven posts of grade two staff are lying vacant, 13 of cooks and four of drivers.

Social

A left-handed child couldn't use a sharpener, so a stationery company did this

"Mummy, I am unable to sharpen my pencil, whereas all the other kids easily do that," complained Shweta Singh’s 4-year-old daughter.

Atom

Uber hacked trade secrets, bribed foreign officials, alleges former employee

He also claimed that Uber's secretive Strategic Services Group frequently engaged in fraud and theft, and employed third-party vendors to obtain unauthorised data.

Flix

'Didn't know Pranav had a younger brother': Fans floored by Mohanlal's new avatar

The star was photographed as he inaugurated the ‘MyG’ mobile showroom in Kochi’s Edapally.

Features

Appam, pol sambol, lamprais: Flavours from the delectable Sri Lankan cuisine

Sri Lanka flaunts a rich culinary heritage, the result of a unique medley of local produce with recipes and spices brought to the island by foreign settlers.

Flix

Vishal was keen to play the villain in ‘Irumbu Thirai’, says director Mithran

‘Irumbu Thirai’ is scheduled for a Pongal release.

Atom

Vivo to be first smartphone maker to use Synaptics' in-display fingerprint sensor

The technology, named Clear ID works has an illuminated fingerprint image below the display on the screen, which can be used to unlock the phone.

Atom

Microlending startup Cash Suvidha raises $2.7 million in debt funding

The fresh funds will be used to recoup its loan books and towards underwriting of loans.

Flix

‘Awe’ team releases Regina Cassandra’s look in the film

The actor looks gorgeous as usual and it promises that she would have a performance-oriented role in the film.

Karnataka

Why K’taka HC’s move reducing pictorial warnings sets back the fight against tobacco

Anti-tobacco activists have termed the move as ‘disappointing’ and ‘politically motivated’.

Atom

Google to shut down smartphone AR platform 'Tango'

The announcement is seen as a bid to focus on a new software development kit called "ARCore" that brings the AR experience closer to Android users.

Atom

Tech Mahindra to work with tech startups on disruptive technologies to service clients

The startups have to be in the networking, communication technology and virtual reality spaces.

Flix

Actor Bhavana to wed Kannada film producer Naveen on January 22?

There is no confirmation yet and we can expect an official word from the couple soon.

News

Verizon layoffs: Deputy Labour Commissioner steps in to look into intimidation claims

UNITE, a techie group, claims company is “blatantly lying” by denying claims of "illegal retrenchment".

Karnataka

‘Sunny Leone event will be a security nightmare’: Bengaluru cops cancel New Year bash

Citing that it is a law and order issue, Karnataka Home Minister pointed out that her fans in Kochi went berserk during her visit in August.

News

Rahul takes over Congress amid sense of politics of fear in India: Ex-PM Manmohan

"Rahulji, we depend upon you to transform and sustain politics of hope," the Congress leader said.

Flix

Prithviraj’s ‘Aadujeevitham’ to commence filming next year

Directed by Blessy, ‘Aadujeevitham’ is based on Benyamin’s novel by the same name.

News

Recognise Jerusalem as capital of Palestine, says Asaduddin Owaisi

The Hyderabad MP said PM Narendra Modi should not allow Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu to visit India in January.

Tamil Nadu

A historic two leaves territory: How RK Nagar has voted in past polls

From MGR to Jayalalithaa, this north Chennai constituency has been an AIADMK bastion, but will 2017 be different?

Voices

Why eating seafood responsibly is not a solution to the fisheries crisis

Fisheries regulation is, more often than not, motivated by political objectives instead of biological concerns, and has, therefore, not borne much fruit.