News

Is Aircel shutting down and should you be worried as a customer? 5 things to know

Nearly nine lakh Aircel customers across India on Wednesday tried to port their numbers after facing frequent call drops, amidst reports of the company facing financial distress.

Atom

Tata Communications ties up with Taiwan's Chunghwa Telecom for global IoT connectivity

Chunghwa Telecom will tap into additional revenues by connecting IoT devices through Tata Communications' "MOVE-IoT Connect" platform.

News

PNB fraud favouring Nirav Modi started in 2008, arrested bank officials tell CBI

All five PNB officials arrested so far were part of the forex department at the bank's Brady House branch at the time of the fraud took place.

Karnataka

Man stabbed to death, allegedly by his relatives, in crowded Bengaluru bus

The victim had passed on some information to the AP police, leading to the arrest of his family – which is why his relatives wanted him dead.

Kerala

Kerala’s all-women collective Kudambashree is now selling its goods online

The website has signed an MoU with the Postal Department to ensure the delivery of the goods bought online.

Flix

Prabhas' 'Saaho' team flies to Abu Dhabi for the next schedule

Touted to be a science fiction film, 'Saaho' is being directed by Sujeeth.

Features

‘Hamsa Geethe' to ‘Bharathi’: Meet Krishnamoorthy, the designer behind iconic film sets

This National Award winning production designer has worked on a number of iconic films.

Social

Watch: Duo superbly takes down AIB’s feminism, comedy group thanks them for critique

Aayushi and Sumedh argue that in AIB videos, women characters are either portrayed as feminists or are mere plot devices.

Flix

Shankar to rope in Ajay Devgn for ‘Indian 2’

According to reports, Nayanthara is touted to play the female lead in the film.

Andhra Pradesh

Investors’ summit in Vizag for industrial growth: Hype or reality?

Industrial growth in newly formed Andhra Pradesh has met with setbacks such as availability of land, environmental concerns and a skewed industrial policy.

Andhra Pradesh

Investors’ summit in Vizag for industrial growth: Hype or reality?

Industrial growth in newly formed Andhra Pradesh has met with setbacks such as availability of land, environmental concerns and a skewed industrial policy.

Flix

I want to be part of films like 'Arjun Reddy', 'Awe': Actor Kajal Aggarwal

Kajal is currently busy with ‘Paris Paris’, the Tamil version of the Hindi blockbuster ‘Queen’.

Atom

Swiggy launches ‘Swiggy Scheduled’, lets users pre-order meals at no delivery cost

‘Swiggy Scheduled’ has been launched in Hyderabad and Chennai and will be rolled out to other cities by the end of March.

Karnataka

Bengaluru stands up for trees: Forces govt to scrap controversial amendment

The amendment was to make it easy for government agencies to chop off 50 species of trees without public consultation.

News

Meet Avani Chaturvedi, the first Indian woman to fly a fighter aircraft solo

The historic feat was achieved on February 19 when the officer flew a MiG-21 Bison aircraft at the Jamnagar airbase in Gujarat.

Flix

Samantha Akkineni to act in Tamil and Telugu remakes of ‘U-Turn’

According to reports, the remakes will be directed by Pawan Kumar who also helmed the original.

Karnataka

‘Bigg Boss Kannada’ sets gutted in massive fire, no casualties reported

The fire broke out in the wax museum at around 3.30 in the morning; it took the fire department nearly five hours to douse the flames.

Health

Bengaluru’s air hits toxic mark during peak traffic hours, says new study

The study found the particulate pollution levels varied from 70-800 micrograms as compared to the base limit of 60 micrograms.

News

Aircel warns employees of difficult times ahead amidst severe cash crunch

The financial situation is also causing network and system outages, impacting millions of customers, especially in its biggest circle Tamil Nadu.

Tamil Nadu

‘Saffron is in our national flag, but shouldn't spread to entire flag’: Kamal Haasan

He also talked about one of his earlier meetings with Rajini and how they agreed upon treating each other respectfully, come what may.

Flix

'Katta waiting!': Manju Warrier's 'Mohanlal' trailer is a tribute to the superstar

The trailer shows a young girl's fascination for Kerala's beloved actor – from cutting out his pictures to admiring a boy in her class who imitates him.

Tamil Nadu

Chennai Air Pollution Monitor: Hazardous in Allandur and Manali

Regular updates on the quality of air in Chennai city with health advisories.

Atom

Telangana plans to use Google X tech for internet connectivity in the state

The state government wants to use the technology for connectivity in the areas where it could not lay optic fiber cables under T Fiber project.

Health

Woman loses 30 kilos after life-saving bariatric surgery

After a bariatric surgery that lasted six hours, the woman weighed 170 kilos.

Kerala

Vizhinjam project: Kerala HC issues notice to Gautam Adani over plea for CBI probe

The petition has been filed by MK Salim of Kollam, who has also sought a court-monitored probe.