Atom

CII India Innovation Summit 2019: K’taka govt to draft new policy on innovation & tech

It was announced that the STPI is in the process of opening 28 Centres of Excellence (CoE) in emerging technologies at an investment of over Rs. 400 crore.

Tamil Nadu

TN private water tankers call off strike after successful talks with state govt

The tankers were on a strike since Wednesday following increasing harassment against the lorry drivers and owners.

News

In open letter, 18 doctors in India voice concern over health of Kashmiri patients

The letter expressed concerns regarding the plight of those unable to access the required healthcare in light of the current situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

Flix

Watch: Trisha turns action queen in 'Garjanai' trailer

This film is the Tamil remake of the 2015 Hindi thriller 'NH 10', starring Anushka Sharma.

Kerala

CPI(M) goes back to the basics in Kerala to protect their only bastion in India

The state secretariat of the CPI(M) has decided to continue with their door-to-door house visits in order to ensure there is direct communication between the people and the party.

Telangana

Minors driving in Hyderabad: With over 3,000 cases this year, why parents are to blame

A horrific accident in Hyderabad has left two dead, after an over-speeding minor rammed his car into an auto. Who is to blame for this?

Karnataka

‘No one should go through this’: Karnataka man on being falsely labelled a terror suspect

Sections of the media had reported that satellite calls made from Belthangady town panchayat to Pakistan were intercepted after ‘a terrorist’ disclosed the details during an interrogation.

News
Money

Parle Products may lay off up to 10,000 employees as sales decline

With biscuits coming under the 18% GST tax slab, Parle, along with other biscuit makers had to increase prices, which led to a major decline in sales.

Atom

Economy slowdown not to impact smartphones in India: Xiaomi

According to the IDC, Xiaomi's smartphones ranked first in India in terms of shipments for eight consecutive quarters.

News

NDTV’s Prannoy and Radhika Roy, ex-CEO booked by CBI for alleged FDI violations

In a statement, NDTV has called the charges 'ludicrous'.

News

NDTV’s Prannoy and Radhika Roy, ex-CEO booked by CBI for alleged FDI violations

In a statement, NDTV has called the charges 'ludicrous'.

Telangana
Atom

Telangana govt signs MoU with Google to bring more local language content online

Google will also collaborate with the government to support its digital literacy vision and aid in the overall digitization agenda of the state.

Tamil Nadu
Features

Oru joke sollava? The growing turf for Tamil stand-up comedy

At a panel discussion moderated by actor Vinodhini Vaidyanathan, comedians discussed the challenges in doing Tamil stand-up comedy.

Karnataka

Why CM's order to halt BBMP works is posing a problem for many Bengaluru residents

There is a temporary halt on issuing any work order until the BBMP’s budgetary outlay of 2019-20 is approved by the state cabinet.

Telangana

17-year-old in Telangana sexually assaulted by men who offered her a lift

The minor was waiting at a bus stop when she was approached by the two men. A case has been registered by the police.

News

INX media case explainer: What former Union Minister P Chidambaram's alleged role is

Denying him anticipatory bail on Tuesday, the Delhi High Court called the former Finance Minister the "kingpin i.e. key conspirator" in the INX media case.

Atom

Xiaomi India launches Android One-powered Mi A3 with 48MP triple rear camera

Mi A3 comes with upto 6GB RAM and is powered by a 4030mAh battery with 18W fast charging.

Tamil Nadu

Woman falsely accuses husband of raping daughter, Madras HC takes action against her

The judge said that the woman's stand to implicate her husband, to get custody of children, was deplorable.

Kerala
Flix

Indian expat from Kerala hounded with calls after 'Sacred Games 2' displays his number

Kunhabdulla CM began getting incessant calls after his number was shown as fictional gangster Sulaiman Isa's number in the Netflix series.

Atom

OnePlus confirms launch of ‘OnePlus TV’ in India in September

OnePlus TV will be sold through Amazon India’s website and the company has already made ‘Notify Me’ registrations available.

News

Curtailing powers of Puducherry LG: Madras HC stands by earlier order for now

The central government had moved against the Madras HC’s ruling that the Puducherry LG does not have the powers to interfere in the day-to-day affairs of the government.

Flix

Nayanthara’s character poster in 'Love Action Drama' unveiled

Aju Varghese, actor and producer of the film, who released the poster, writes that she will be seen as Shobha.

Tamil Nadu

Parts of Alwarpet, Avadi, other areas in Chennai to face 8-hr power cut on Thursday

Power supply will be cut for 8-hours in Besant Nagar, Taramani, Madambakkam, Pattabiram, Velachery West, Medur and other areas in Chennai on August 22.

Tamil Nadu
Health

Microgravity used to create cells with stem cell properties may aid in cancer research

Researchers at IIT Madras stated that these cancer cells could potentially be used for drug development.

News

Chidambaram's petition on bail to be put before CJI to consider for urgent listing

On Tuesday, the Delhi High Court had rejected his plea for anticipatory bail.