Kerala

Don't grant permission to BPCL to chop 4,000 trees in Kochi, says environmentalist

The trees which are planned to be chopped off are part of the green belt at Ambalamugal, an industrial hot spot in Kochi.

Karnataka

Humanity first: In Kodagu, a Hindu and Muslim donate over 1.5 acres to flood victims

While Haji gave the land for the new houses, Lokesh pledged his for an accessible road that can be built towards the plot.

Telangana
Features

Meet Hephzibah Smith, Hyd woman who runs a café for the city’s queer community

The space is primarily meant for the queer community, unlike other cafés which make a show of accommodating LGBTQIA+ members while viewing cis-heterosexual people as their main customers.

Flix

Jayaram and Tabu play Allu Arjun’s parents in ‘Ala Vaikuntapuramlo’?

Directed by Trivikram Srinivas, the film stars Pooja Hegde opposite Allu Arjun.

Money

Yes Bank shares fall 7% after corporate fraud at CG Power revealed

Yes Bank has a significant stake in CG Power and Industrial Solutions, and the corporate fraud has raised questions over regulatory oversight.

Andhra Pradesh

With village volunteers, can Jagan and YSRCP counter BJP's growth in Andhra?

Can the YSRCP's initiative of involving 2.8 lakh 'village volunteers' to take governance to the doorsteps of people, help it counter the BJP making inroads in the state?

Flix

For readers who ask 'Is Bigg Boss news?': Here's why we cover the show

Why must a media house stay away from engaging with these shows, as long as the engagement is meaningful and done sensitively?

Tamil Nadu

HC rejects anticipatory bail plea of P Chidambaram in INX Media case

Chidambaram is on interim protection from arrest granted by the Delhi High Court.

Karnataka

‘No more commercialisation’: B’luru’s Bellandur residents protest over traffic mess

Residents say repeated complaints to the authorities have fallen on deaf ears.

Kerala

SFI members Sivaranjith and Naseem confess they cheated during Kerala police exams

A probe was launched against the two, who are also accused in the Thiruvananthapuram college stabbing case, after some answer sheets were found at Shivaranjith’s home.

Kerala

SFI members Sivaranjith and Naseem confess they cheated during Kerala police exams

A probe was launched against the two, who are also accused in the Thiruvananthapuram college stabbing case, after some answer sheets were found at Shivaranjith’s home.

Kerala

How the church has alienated Sr Lucy who backed rape survivor in Bishop Franco case

Sr Lucy’s mental torture by the church is intended to threaten one of the witnesses in the rape case as the trial is about to begin, says Riju, who is part of Save our Sisters forum.

Flix

Watch: ‘Sye Raa’ teaser has Chiranjeevi in top form

The teaser also gives us a glimpse of the other stars in the movie, including Vijay Sethupathi.

Karnataka

Arrests made as per law, says Yediyurappa on cases against pro-Kannada activists

Yediyurappa’s statement came soon after several Karnataka Ranadheera Pade activists protested alleging that the police had registered false cases against 6 of their members.

Flix

Mysskin begins scouting locations for 'Thupparivaalan 2' in London

Not long ago, Mysskin met Vishal at Cappadocia in Turkey where he was shooting for Sundar C’s upcoming film, 'Action'.

Money

SBI wants to scrap debit cards, promote digital payments through its ‘Yono' platform

SBI has set up 68,000 'Yono cashpoints' where it aims to offer digital solutions to customers, thus eliminating the use of debit cards.

Karnataka

Why district officials were caught unaware by the landslides in southern Kodagu

Following the 2018 calamity in Kodagu district, geologists surveyed the areas affected and warned that landslides might recur, but landslides struck a different part of the district this time.

Kerala

‘Shikkari’ Kuttiyamma, considered Kerala's first female hunter, passes away at age 88

Kuttiyamma was known to have killed hundreds of animals, including wild elephants, and sold the meat to meet the expenses of her family.

Flix

Keerthy Suresh to make her Bollywood debut with 'Maidaan'

Touted to be a sports drama, the film has Ajay Devgn playing the male lead.

Tamil Nadu
Features

Who can take a joke? Chat with stand-up comedians Aravind SA, Sonali, Naveen and others

We're in conversation with Aravind SA, Kenny Sebastian, Naveen Richard, Rahul Subramanian, Baggy and Sonali Thakker Desai on comedy in the age of intolerance.

Tamil Nadu

Coimbatore to don rainbow colours as it gears up to host Pride march on Aug 24

Transgender activist Kalki Subramaniam speaks to TNM about the month-long festival and what it means for the city and the community to host a Pride march.

Tamil Nadu

Chennai's Adyar, Avadi and other areas to face 8-hour power cut on Wednesday

TANGEDCO announced that power will be restored before the scheduled time if the maintenance works are completed early.

Kerala

‘Will make conscious effort to care for the environment’: Actor Joju George

In a TV interview, actor Joju George said that seeing the suffering of people in the Kerala floods and landslides had deeply impacted him.

Atom

Zomato joins with FarEye to gain logistics visibility, enhance restaurant compliance

FarEye with its Machine Learning platform will help Zomato gain end-to-end visibility of logistics activities and boost KPI management of 3rd party logistics providers.  

Karnataka

'Withdraw cases': Pro-Kannada activists protest, demand apology from BJP MP Tejasvi Surya

Six pro-Kannada activists had been arrested for protesting at a Jain community hall and tearing down their hoarding.