Ajith stuns with apology for online abuse, distances himself from fan clubs

In a strongly worded statement, the actor has said he has no fan clubs and no one is authorised to talk on his behalf.


Amala Paul missing from ‘VIP 2’ promos? Here's the reason

Sources close to the film unit said that she is busy with other acting assignments which did not permit her to join the promos.


Hyd Traffic Police scores a hit with Penalty Point System, road safety improves in city

Following the introduction of PPS, nearly 80 per cent of motorists have started using helmets, says senior police officer.


BlackBerry KEYone review: Good design, a physical keyboard and a dose of nostalgia

The keyboard doubles up as a track-pad and lets you scroll through pages, which currently no other flagship phone offers.


UoH slaps show cause notice on students for wall paintings of Ambedkar, Bhagat Singh

Students called the show cause notices an attempt to intimidate and prevent them from protesting.


Manchu Manoj connects with Rajinikanth’s 'Kabali'.

With the first look out, expectations are high for the film’s trailer.


Ajith and Siva set to join hands for the fourth time

However, it’s not sure whether they will join hands right away post the release of Vivegam or will take time.


Will Modi opt for early general election? Here are some compelling reasons

The BJP, on its part, has to capitalise on Modi's popularity as long as it brings in the votes.

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra's Nandyal bye-poll heats up: Minister Akhila Priya invokes father's name as CM campaigns

The bye-election in Nandyal has been necessitated by the death of Nagi Reddy, Akhila's father, who had defected to the TDP.


Denotification scam: KAS officer claims he was forced to lie about BSY's involvement

KAS officer H Basavarajendra wrote a letter to the Governor, Karnataka Chief Secretary and the SHRC in this regard on Saturday.


Facebook is developing augmented reality glasses

Facebook-owned Oculus is developing this technology, but it is not expected to be really viable until 2022.


Panasonic launches entry-level smartphone Eluga 12 Activ with 4G VoLTE and 8MP camera

The smartphone comes with 2200mAh battery and internal memory of 16GB.


Prabhas' 'Saaho' gets rolling as actor joins sets of film

Makers of the film are planning to release it in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi and Malayalam as well.


Google adds six-second video preview to mobile search results

Google will use an algorithm to analyse the entire video and then decide what six-second portion to pick for preview.


Building brand Dulquer online: Star's social media manager on their marketing strategy

This week, Dulquer became the first star from the Malayalam industry to achieve 5 million Likes on Facebook, beating Mohanlal.

Tamil Nadu

Rains yet to ease water situation in Chennai, reservoir levels 94 percent lower than 2016

The Poondi reservoir which had 620 mcft of water last year, has only 21 mcft now.


Adolescent mental health and caregiving: Are Indian parents informed and sensitive?

Caregivers who want their children to have a full life, despite disabilities or mental illnesses, are rare.


Three days after he set teacher ablaze in front of students, K’taka man found dead

Renukaradhya alias Aradhya Swamy, a Tumakuru resident and liquor businessman, was found dead near a guesthouse at Dharmasthala.


‘Train connectivity is our right’: Kerala techies rally for better access to workplace

Hundreds of employees of Technopark in Thiruvananthapuram demanded more halts for trains at Kazhakootam railway station.


Had no faith looking at myself that I could be an actor: Mohanlal on TV debut show Lal Salam

In the first episode of 'Lal Salam', a range of guests including Manju Warrier and KS Chitra made an appearance.


Denotification scam: ACB summons Yeddyurappa for questioning, BSY asks for 10-day relief

The ACB notice comes just a day after Yeddyurappa was booked for irregularities in denotifying BDA land. The ACB as granted him two days time.


Day after Vishal Sikka’s exit, Infosys announces Rs 13,000 crore share buyback

The company will buy back up to 11,30,43,478 crore shares at a price of Rs 1,150 per equity share.


Would love to direct 'VIP 3', says Soundarya Rajinikanth

At the success meet of VIP 2 earlier this week in Chennai, Dhanush confirmed VIP 3 is on the cards.


Not taking a break after marriage: Priyamani

Priyamani is set to marry Mustufa Raj on August 23.

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra govt drops case against 'Dollar' Seshadri over 2006 TTD gold coins scam

The case deals with 300 gold coins going ‘missing’ in June 2006, from the TTD’s official treasury called 'Bokkasam'.