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Modi to visit Ockhi-hit fishing villages in Kerala, Tamil Nadu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit cyclone affected areas, days after a massive protest was organised in Thiruvananthapuram, demanding that Centre declare Ockhi as a national disaster.

News

UIDAI puts Airtel, Airtel Bank's Aadhaar-linked e-KYC services on hold

UIDAI's interim order comes after some customers of the telecom major alleged that the company used their Aadhaar information without their consent.

Karnataka

Ranji Trophy: Karnataka favourites against Vidarbha, Umesh availability in doubt

Karnataka, playing a semi tie after a gap of two seasons, have been the in-form team with captain R Vinay Kumar leading from the front.

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Interpol cancels red corner notice on Zakir Naik, NIA to submit fresh request

Naik's spokesperson said: "Interpol has cancelled red corner notice on Dr Naik and instructed its worldwide offices to delete all data from files on him, citing political and religious bias among other reasons."

Karnataka

Sarjapur residents step out to protest loud pubs and traffic hold-ups

The residents said that they wanted relief from the “nuisance caused by the loud music and invariable traffic jams”.

Kerala

Gang robberies shock Kochi: 15 men break into home, unleash violence on family

Police suspect the involvement of the same gang in another robbery attempt against an elderly couple on Friday at Pullepady, Kochi.

Andhra Pradesh

‘Govt responsible if I die’: Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy arrested again

The top leader of the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist is facing trial in several cases.

Telangana

Hyd BJP MLA Raja Singh booked for inciting violence, brandishing sword at rally

The MLA had made the speech at the Virat Hindu Samavesh convention in Karnataka's Yadagiri city.

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.