Reportage

India is fighting at the WHO to make medicines cheaper, but drug quality is the real problem

Shouldn't India be reforming its own manufacturing process before trying to change global market dynamics?

Flix

Review: ‘Rarandoi Veduka Chudham’ is a pale imitation of ‘Ninne Pelladata’

Starring Naga Chaitanya and Rakul Preet, the film attempts to pay respect to the 1996 romance drama starring Nagarjuna.

Atom

Quikr in talks to buy blue-collar job portal Babajob

If this acquisition goes through, it will be Quikr’s 11th acquisition in the last two and a half years.

Flix

Rajeev Pillai to learn Kalari for Payyamvally Chandu

To be directed by Salim Baba, the film’s shooting is slated to commence on August 27 this year.

Tamil Nadu

Scorching sun forces TN govt to extend summer vacations for schools by a week

Schools in Tamil Nadu will now reopen on June 7 instead of June 1.

Flix

Alphonse Puthren to direct Kalidas Jayaram in a Tamil film?

An official announcement will be made once things fall into place.

News

Shashi Tharoor vs Arnab Goswami: MP takes anchor to court for defamation, files 151 pg case

The complaint states that Goswami has been restoring to "unverified, unethical and brash journalism."

Atom

Cisco invites startups to build smart city solutions though a Hackathon

The winners of the Hackathon, happening at T-Hub in Hyderabad, will get a chance to build smart city solutions with Cisco and Paradigm Mtuity.

Atom

Oppo R11 specs leaked: Another selfie-focused phone with 20 megapixel front camera

The Oppo R11 and R11 Plus will feature a 20-megapixel and 16-megapixel camera on the rear.

Flix

Marathi actress Anjali Patil thrilled to team up with Rajinikanth

The film is being produced by Dhanush, and interestingly Anjali has already worked with him.

Karnataka

Did K’taka IAS officer accept bribes in Janthakal mining scam to fund his son’s lifestyle?

Gangaram Baderiya allegedly forged documents to grant a mining license to Janthakal Enterprises.

Kerala

Khans are bed bugs, Jesus is a communist, and other gems from Sasikala teacher

Sasikala teacher is the perfect raw material for internet memes.

Flix

The demon of drugs: How Malayalam directors have grappled with 'getting high' portrayals

Drugs are either clubbed with one of the seven deadly sins or made into a symbol of irreverence and hippie culture.

News

Modi targets Congress for 'delay' in bridge construction, names it after Bhupen Hazarika

The over 9.2 km long Dhola-Sadiya bridge, built on the Lohit river, a tributary of the Brahmaputra, will connect Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.

News

NASA's Juno probe finds several Earth-sized storms over Jupiter poles

Each of the oval features seen in the image, are cyclones up to 1,000 kilometers in diameter.

News

BCCI invites application for India team coach

The term of present India coach Anil Kumble will come to an end on June 18.

Atom

Zen Admire Sense launched with AI-based voice assistance Niki

This lower-end smartphone also comes with a fingerprint sensor and 4G connectivity.

Flix

Star Wars turns 40, but the Galactic Empire is far from over

"A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...." On May 25, 1977, these words flashed onto the movie screen for the first time.

Flix

'Sachin: A Billion Dreams': You don't have to be a cricket fan to love the biopic

The hero beyond the one whom the film celebrates, is the film's editor Deepa Bhatia who has done a stupendous job.

Tamil Nadu

PM Modi conducting ‘katta panchayat’ over AIADMK rift, says MK Stalin

TN Finance Minister D Jayakumar called Stalin’s statement false and said that ‘katta panchayat’ happened only during DMK’s governance.

News

IT layoffs: Techies go to Labour dept against Tech Mahindra and CTS, bank union supports them

While some employees have been asked to "start exploring opportunities", others say they are not allocated any project at work.

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra family of four allegedly commit suicide, bodies found a week later in their house

All four members might have consumed pesticide mixed in soft drink nearly a week ago.

Kerala

Kochi teen kills self after mother scolds her for using mobile phone

The deceased, Safna, was a resident of Eloor and had recently passed her class 10 examinations by securing 70% marks.

Atom

Infosys ties up with HP to offer digital transformation of enterprises

The idea behind the joint solution is to revolutionise the retail industry through innovation and analytics.

Tamil Nadu

‘Private companies can turn curd into milk using chemicals', says TN dairy minister

Rajenthra Balaji alleged that private companies add hydrogen peroxide to milk to make it last.