Monday, September 26, 2016 - 14:04

Five transgender persons booked for allegedly forcibly mutilating teenager’s genitals

When he wanted to stop meeting the transgenders, they abducted him and mutilated his genitals.


PM Modi dedicates seven new home-grown plant species to the nation

Modi was speaking at the Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi where the CSIR marked its 75th foundation day.


The flora of Palani hills, and the threats they face from human onslaught

The old saying ‘The health of the hills is the wealth of the plains’ is more true today than ever before.


Vikram keen to do a non-bilingual Telugu film

We’ve learnt from reliable sources that the Anniyan star, following the success of Inkokkadu (Telugu version of Irumugan), is seriously considering doing a Telugu project.


I Love Dick and Bridget Jones are back, but not much has changed for women since the 90s

So why are both still popular, 20 years on?


US photographer's exhibition in Moscow closed over 'child pornography' accusations

The Moscow exhibition, titled "Absence of Shame" faced protests and the organizers were forced to close the exhibition.


India puts weather satellite SCATSAT-1 into orbit

These seven satellites include five foreign satellites: three from Algeria and one each from Canada and US.


BJP to woo Christians in Kerala, Church representatives meet Modi

They told media that there were political discussions with the Prime Minister.


US golfing legend Arnold Palmer passes way at 87

It was reported he died on Sunday in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Palmer's health had been in decline for some time.


I was tired of item numbers in Kollywood: Mandira Bedi on her long hiatus

Mandira Bedi all set for comeback with GV Prakash Kumar’s Adangathey.


Manjima Mohan in Gautham Menon's multi-starrer

Touted to be based on the story of friends who meet up after their marriages and go on a fun trip, the film will be set in the United States.

Tamil Nadu

Kannagi Nagar custodial death: Gang sets motorcycles in police station on fire, one cop transferred

The inspector of the station was transferred and kept in waiting list.


Hyderabad Floods: Here's which diseases you must watch for and how to prevent them

The city will have to prepare for the aftermath of the flood – possibility of disease and infection.


Cauvery dispute: Karnataka to file plea in SC on Monday to modify order

Karnataka is likely to plea the court to not fix tight schedule for the release of water and assure that the government will make good the deficit at the end of the season.


Watch: Priyanka Chopra’s moment of ‘madness’ with Hugh Jackman in New York

They were here for the Global Citizen Festival, which was conducted on Saturday evening.


Flood alert sounded in Telangana as Godavari overflowing due to heavy rains

With all the projects across the river overflowing, the administration in five districts was put on high alert to prevent loss of life.


DSP Ganapathy death: Clean chit to KJ George, to rejoin ministry

An inquiry by the CID found no evidence of his role in the unnatural death of Mangaluru Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) M.K. Ganapathy at Madikeri in July.

Tamil Nadu

It's official: Jayalalithaa not going abroad for treatment, Apollo denies rumours

She will be discharged in a few days, the hospital says.


23 migrant labourers stranded in Telangana’s flood-hit Medak district rescued by IAF

The labourers had been stranded at the Edupalya temple since Friday night.

Andhra Pradesh

Trains cancelled for 3 more days after rains damage tracks in AP's Guntur district

While 16 trains were cancelled fully, four others were cancelled partially.