Karnataka

Dark days ahead: Crisis looms over Karnataka thermal plants as coal supply falls drastically

Thermal plants normally maintain coal stocks of 30 days, but officials say the current stocks will last for just over one day.

Tamil Nadu

In pictures: Indian woman's Golu in Dubai is a tribute to MS Subbulakshmi

2017 marks the music legend's birth centenary.

Kerala

Congress attacks Kerala CM for not appointing a new Vigilance chief

"Vijayan is playing a tactical game by not appointing a permanent head of the Vigilance, as he wish to 'roll up' a few vigilance cases," Chennithala said.

News

Modi salutes Lieutenants Swati, Nidhi who joined Army after their husbands were martyred

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Lt. Nidhi Dubey and Lt. Swati Mahadik were two "extraordinary brave" women officers.

News

Simultaneous polls at Centre, states good but not practical: Ex Election Commission Chief

He said the move to cap cash donations from Rs 20,000 to Rs 2,000 is not likely to have any impact.

Andhra Pradesh

Five days after acid attack on doctor in Vizag, police makes no headway on motive or culprits

Though the police recorded Patnaik’s statement, the doctor could not provide any clues about who had attacked him and why.

Karnataka

K’taka govt launches ESMA against striking garbage contractors, but will it hurt the cleaners?

After a flash strike by Bengaluru’s garbage contractors, the government prohibited all protests by waste collectors for the next one year.

Karnataka

In a progressive move, BMTC to have breastfeeding lounges in Bengaluru bus stands

These special lounges will have waiting rooms, toilets and drinking water facilities.

Telangana

Irked citizens in Hyderabad’s Nallagandla area protest, as GHMC converts park to garbage site

The GHMC had been using the park as a 'temporary' garbage segregation site as a until a better location was identified.

Telangana

Hyderabad Airport becomes the first airport in the country to provide a wheelchair lift

The wheelchair lift or the verti-lift was introduced as part of the Accessible India Campaign.

News

Arvind Subramanian to continue as Chief Economic Advisor, gets 1-year extension

Subramanian was appointed as the Chief Economic Advisor on October 16, 2014, for a term of three years.

Social

Watch: Jimmy Kimmel helps recreate proposal after man loses $3000 ring the first time

Sure to make you go 'aww!'

Tamil Nadu

We all lied about Jayalalithaa's health condition: TN minister makes shocking revelation

This comes nearly a year after Jayalalithaa was hospitalised at Apollo Hospitals in Chennai.

Atom

Leonardo DiCaprio invests in neuro VR startup MindMaze

MindMaze is working on a technology where it uses VR and AR to capture and project facial expressions.

News

Human body designed to live for 400 years: Ramdev

According to Ramdev, it's because of our present lifestyle that we cannot live for that long.

Flix

Jayaprada to stage a comeback with 'Yaagam'

She has not been in the film circuit for nearly a decade.

Kerala

Thomas Chandy refuses to resign over allegations of land encroachment, Cong seeks ouster

Chandy has alleged a conspiracy and said that the district collector filed a report against him without hearing his arguments.

Features

The history of the persecution of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims

The United Nations has called the Rohingya the world’s most persecuted minority group.

News

HC resorts to victim blaming: Calls OP Jindal gangrape survivor 'promiscuous', accused gets bail

The Punjab and Haryana HC also said that the woman’s statement “does not throw up gut-wrenching violence that normally precede or accompany such incidents”.

Karnataka

HD Kumaraswamy undergoes valve replacement surgery in Bengaluru

Doctors said the former Karnataka CM is responding well to the surgery and is currently stable.

Flix

V Ravichandran sports never seen before getup for 'Kurukshetra'

He's playing Lord Krishna in the film.

Atom

InFocus Turbo 5 Plus review: Great battery back-up but sub-par camera disappoints

A thorough use of the device revealed that the battery can last for more than 24 hours on normal usage.

News

'We are not Gods' says SC after man files plea seeking guidelines to 'abolish' mosquitoes

It also stated that no court in the country could pass such an order directing authorities to abolish mosquitoes.

Features

How Earth's ozone layer is gradually healing, thanks to a treaty signed in 1987

The annual ozone hole is generally getting smaller – a rare success story for international environmentalism.

News

Jain couple embracing monkhood: Child Rights body seeks report on plan to secure kid's future

An RTI was filed to know what will happen to the child.