Tamil Nadu

As Thoothukudi simmers, TN asks internet providers to cut data services in 3 districts

Internet services will be suspended in Thoothukudi, Thirunalveli and Kanyakumari districts from May 23-27.


Jurassic age botanical heritage on display at Yercaud flower show

Yercaud’s best kept secrets are now open to the public.


‘My govt will be a model for India,’ says HDK after taking oath as Karnataka CM

He also confirmed that a fresh Budget would be drafted which would continue the people-friendly developmental programmes started by the Congress.


Workers refuse to cremate bodies of Nipah victims, govt steps in to sensitise

Local newspapers reported incidents of crematorium workers and ambulance drivers refusing to handle Nipah victims for they were scared of the virus spreading.

Tamil Nadu

In pics: Anti-Sterlite protest in Thoothukudi, the violence and aftermath

Tuesday marked day 100 of the protests against the Sterlite copper plant. At least 11 civilians were killed and 70 injured following clashes.


Upendra to work on two projects simultaneously

Even though the star announced his political entry last year, he has surprised fans by inking several new film projects.


Ab de Villiers calls time on glittering 14-year international career

The South African batsman finished his stellar international career, scoring 8,765 test runs, 9,577 in ODIs and 1,672 runs in T20s.


Distribution rights of Nagarjuna – RGV film 'Officer' sold out

The two of them are getting together after nearly 25 years.


Nani to replace Jr NTR in 'Bigg Boss' Season 2

The sets for the new season have been built in Hyderabad, unlike the first season which was shot in Lonavala.


Prabhas to team up with Karan Johar next?

While film buffs are eagerly waiting for more info about this project, there were reports that Prabhas had declined the offer.


Workplace automation to double in India in 3 years: Survey

Companies in APAC expect automation to account for on average 23% of work being done in the next 3 years as compared to 13% today, the survey said.


B'luru hospital ties up with artists to provide art therapy to chronically ill children

These therapy sessions aim to reduce the mental and psychological stress that these children face on a regular basis.


Nearly 4.4 million iPhone users sue Google for collecting personal data

If the case is successful, each individual could receive £750 pounds from Google.


Petrol prices hit record highs in metros, Chennai at Rs 80 per litre

Similarly, in Delhi the fuel's price inched higher to a new record of Rs 77.17, and in Kolkata, it cost Rs 79.83, almost a five-year high.


From cancellation fee to compensation, Aviation Min proposes new charter for airlines

If the proposed charter is implemented, you can get a full refund for tickets cancelled within 24 hours.

Andhra Pradesh

Chandrababu Naidu elated over Kumaraswamy’s swearing-in, wants regional parties to grow

When quizzed if he would support the Congress in the 2019 elections, he said that he had come to support Kumaraswamy, who leads a regional party.


Film producer, kingmaker, CM: The many hats donned by HD Kumaraswamy in K’taka

His astute moves ensured he sat in the chief ministerial chair for 20 months last time, will he complete a full term now?


Think tank asks Sania to publicly disassociate from ‘misleading’ ad promoting chicken

The advertorial allegedly quoted the think tank's study to say that there was no misuse of antibiotics in the poultry sector, when the study, in fact, says the opposite.


Style, substance and experience: A look at CSK’s road to the finals of IPL 2018

It wasn’t all smooth sailing for the men in yellow, but different players rose to the occasion each time, to give the team a berth in the finals.


'I know the pain': Radhika Vemula offers condolences to Dattatreya over son's death

Through a Facebook post, Radhika said that she knows the pain of losing a son.


Xiaomi to launch its first lending product ‘CreditBee’ in India

The new credit product is being launched in partnership with lending platform KrazyBee.

Andhra Pradesh

‘Upper caste landlords have snatched away our lands’, Andhra Dalit farmers allege

The farmers claim that their lands are being taken away to favour the Bimavaram, Gonasapudi and M Muppala upper caste (Kamma) farmers, who are allies of the local TDP MLA Y Sambashiva Rao.


Swiggy extends its single-serve meals offering ‘Swiggy POP’ to 7 cities in India

Swiggy POP offers consumers a curated menu of single-serve meals in the range of Rs 99-200 from popular restaurants in the neighbourhood.


HDK’s message falls on deaf ears: B’luru covered in banners ahead of swearing in

The CM designate called himself a “lover of the environment”, and asked his party workers not to erect banners, hoardings or burst crackers to celebrate his swearing in.


HD Kumaraswamy prays at Mysuru temple ahead of taking oath

Kumaraswamy entered the sanctum sanctorum barefoot with wife and invoked the family deity's blessings amid chanting of Vedic hymns and temple rituals.