Kerala

Revitalising a dead language: First Tulu-Malayalam dictionary released

The dictionary has nearly a lakh Tulu words translated into Malayalam.

Chai-Kadai

As mark of respect to late CM Jayalalithaa, Rajinikanth tells fans not to celebrate his birthday

Rajinikanth does not even plan to celebrate his birthday with family and friends.

Kerala

Congress condemns Pinarayi Vijayan being stopped from attending Bhopal programme

Pinarayi Vijayan had reached Bhopal to attend a function organised by Kerala-based organisations but he could not reach the venue following protests.

Chai-Kadai

Shriya Saran could star in Tamil remake of 100 Degree Celsius

Raai Laxmi and Nikesha Patel have already been finalised to play the leads.

Culture

This Margazhi, remembering Andal through dance, music and literature

Andal’s life epitomized ideas of devotion, feminism and empowerment way back in that century.

Karnataka

Bengaluru NGOs shut shop on stray dog sterilisation, thanks to BBMP's payment delays

From eight animal birth control centres one-and-a-half years ago, the number has come down to just 3 at present.

Tamil Nadu

As Nemmeli desalination plant ruins ecology and livelihoods, TN govt plans two more units

The Nemmeli desalination plant has caused sea erosion and turned drinking water in the area saline and unpotable.

News

VVIP chopper scam: Ex-IAF chief Tyagi sent to CBI custody, claims PMO changed specifications

His cousin Sanjeev Tyagi alias Julie Tyagi and Delhi-based lawyer Gautam Khaitan are also in CBI custody.

News

At least 29 killed and hundreds injured in Istanbul blast

One of the blasts is suspected to have been a suicide bomb.

Karnataka

Bengaluru water supply officials under IT scanner for converting black money into white?

An official said that Rs 40 crore must have been converted in the past month.

News

Sushma Swaraj successfully undergoes kidney transplant at AIIMS

A dedicated team of 50 medical staff were required for the entire procedure.

Tamil Nadu

Chennai IT raid gets massive: 177kg gold, 130cr cash with 34cr in new notes

It is reportedly the highest seizure ever in the country.

Andhra Pradesh

Cyclone Vardah moves closer to Andhra, expected to start weakening

Light rains will begin over coastal Andhra on Sunday, with the intensity increasing significantly by evening.

Telangana

Three injured after 73-year-old driver rams bikes, pedestrians in Hyderabad

He reportedly pressed the accelerator instead of the brake.

Telangana

Telangana panel recommends 9-12% quota for Muslims in jobs and education

It also called for providing scholarships to Muslims by making adequate provision in the state's budget.

Telangana

Three injured after 73-year-old driver rams bikes, pedestrians in Hyderabad

He reportedly pressed the accelerator instead of the brake.

Telangana

Telangana panel recommends 9-12% quota for Muslims in jobs and education

It also called for providing scholarships to Muslims by making adequate provision in the state's budget.

Tamil Nadu

TN Cabinet resolves to ask centre to bestow Bharat Ratna to Jayalalithaa

The cabinet changed the name of MGR memorial to Puratchi Thalaivar MGR- Puratchi Thalaivi Amma memorial.

Culture

Does the Kohinoor belong to India? William Dalrymple, Anita Anand on their fascinating new book

The Kohinoor diamond has a long and complicated history.

Karnataka

IT raid on hawala operator reveals secret chamber in bathroom, 5.7cr in new notes

About 28kg of gold bullion, and 4kg of gold and jewellery were also found.