Android turns 10: Tracing the growth of world’s most popular mobile OS

Android was founded in 2004 by Andy Rubin, who originally developed it as an operating system for digital cameras.


Karthi’s ‘Dev’ shooting in Manali cancelled, crew stranded due to floods

The team reached Manali a few days ago to shoot a brief schedule but had to stop shooting owing to heavy rains, landslides and flash floods.


23rd International Film Festival of Kerala uncertain over lack of funds

Kerala is going through a rebuilding process after being hit by the worst ever floods in a century.


Ahead of UN meeting on TB, here is why India’s response to the disease is crucial

With a quarter of the world’s TB burden, India’s role in the global TB response cannot be overstated.


‘The team is getting better’: Atletico coach says squad improving after rocky start

Diego Simeone stressed that his side began improving after the 0-2 La Liga loss to Celta on September 1.


Samsung launches Galaxy A7 with triple rear cameras in India

The smartphone will be available on September 27 and 28 during a special preview sale on Flipkart, Samsung e-shop and at Samsung Opera House in Bengaluru.


Sanitation workers in Secunderabad to strike against non-payment of wages

Contractors say they are not being paid either and that they have been paying the sanitation workers out of their own pockets.


Oyo raises $1 billion led by SoftBank Investment Advisers for global expansion

While Oyo has already raised $800 million, it has confirmed further commitment of $200 million, bringing the total to $1 billion.


Fahadh Faasil’s ‘Trance’ to release in March

'Trance' is directed by Anwar Rasheed, who is making a film after a gap of six years.


Abhimanyu murder: Kerala police files chargesheet against 16 persons

Abhimanyu, an SFI leader was stabbed to death on July 2 allegedly by CFI and SDPI activists inside Maharajas college.


Arjun Sarja comes to nephew Dhruva’s rescue

Dhruva sought his uncle Arjun’s help with the script for his upcoming film ‘Pogaru’.


Actors who played moms in 'Sudani from Nigeria' cast in 'Dakini'

The comedy entertainer is directed by Rahul Riji Nair, who won the Kerala State Award for Best Feature Film last year.


SC puts onus on Parliament to bring in law barring criminals from contesting polls

The Supreme Court, however, directed political parties to post on their websites full details of the criminal charges the candidates they are fielding in elections were facing.


How water bodies influenced life and language in the Deccan and beyond

Modern-day Telangana owes a massive debt to its numerous tanks, scattered across the region, serving as dispersed nodes for agriculture.


'Don't have the numbers': BJP forfeits Karnataka Legislative Council bye-polls

The October 4 bye-elections are being conducted to fill up vacancies created by the resignation of two BJP leaders and Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara.


After slew of complaints, Ola launches ‘Project Guardian’ to ensure safety of riders

The project will introduce real-time monitoring of rides using indicators like route deviation and unscheduled stops by cabs.

Tamil Nadu

No objection to Lois Sofia going abroad, cops tell TN Human Rights Commission

Lois Sofia was arrested on September 4 after raising anti-BJP slogans at TN BJP president Tamilisai Soundararajan.


'Death threat from Bishop Franco's aides': Survivor nun's sister files complaint

In the complaint, the survivor's sister said Bishop Franco Mulakkal's close aides threatened her and her family and even took her picture during the hunger strike in Kochi.

Andhra Pradesh

Will Jagan Mohan’s padayatra translate into votes in 2019 polls? Experts weigh in

Andhra Leader of Opposition Jagan Mohan Reddy’s Praja Sankalpa Yatra on Monday crossed the 3,000-kilometre milestone at Kothavalasa in Vizianagaram district.


'Share reviews 3 days after film's release': Actor Vishal requests again

The actor spoke on film reviews, piracy and actor Karunas' arrest during the audio launch of his upcoming film 'Sandakozhi 2'.

Tamil Nadu

Snip, snip since 1939: Meet Kerala hairdressers, one of the oldest in Chennai

Ensconced in the busy streets of Pondy Bazaar, Kerala Hairdressers is an heirloom craft started by V Sankunni Nair in 1939 and currently run by his grandson, Sandeep.


Kona Venkat to direct Madhavan and Anushka in his debut flick

The movie is reportedly a silent film, something on the lines of Kamal Hasan's 'Pushpaka Vimanam'.


Akhil to debut with Karan Johar’s film in Bollywood?

The actor is currently busy with the shooting of the Telugu film 'Mr Manju'.


TN BJP President Tamilisai Soundarajan nominates PM Modi for Nobel Peace Prize

Tamilisai’s husband Dr P Soundarajan also nominated the PM for the Nobel Peace Prize.


Instagram founders Mike Krieger and Kevin Systrom quit Facebook

The resignations came at a time when social media platforms including Facebook were facing intense scrutiny over the spread of fake news and sinister campaigns.