Kerala

Shutters of 4 dams opened in Kerala as heavy rains continue

Shutters of Kallarkutty, Pambla and Malankara dams in Idukki district and Boothathankettu in Ernakulam were opened on Friday

Telangana

TISS Hyd tussle reaches HC: Students’ petition against Uni suspending academics

Following HC orders, the petitioners have issued a personal notice to some administrators at TISS to appear in court.

News

Why it’s time to repeal and replace the Immoral Traffic Prevention Act with new law

The Immoral Traffic Prevention Act is the sole legislation to address trafficking crimes and to contain prostitution.

Kerala

Kerala college principal alleges death threats by Sangh Parivar

Brennen college principal K Falgunan had removed a flag hoisted by ABVP workers after they exceeded the time he allowed for it, following which there have been protests and threats.

Flix

Watch: Soubin Shahir is adorable in 'Ambili' teaser

The video shows Soubin breaking into a really fun dance.

Flix

Swathi Reddy roped in for Jayasurya’s 'Thrissur Pooram'

The Thrissur-based film will be divided into several chapters, each named after various stages of the pooram, said producer Vijay Babu.

Flix

Watch: The teaser of ‘Evaru’ suggests an intense crime-thriller

‘Evaru’ is all set to hit screens on August 15, along with Sharwanand’s ‘Ranarangam’.

Money

Running a business? Here are 5 lending platforms offering short-term SME loans

These platforms offer short-term loans that can be used to purchase inventory, service new orders or optimize cash cycles.

Telangana

‘Beware of cyber criminals, online frauds’: Telangana DGP issues circular

Reacting to the recent trend of teleshopping frauds, Telangana police said that sales by Naaptol are ending up with people being cheated on frivolous grounds.

Flix

‘Malarvaadi changed my life forever': Nivin Pauly on his first film

The actor put a Facebook post remembering the day from nine years ago, when he got to make his debut with the Vineeth Sreenivasan directorial ‘Malarvaadi Arts Club’.

Tamil Nadu

Status check: Six months after the plastic ban, how has Tamil Nadu fared?

TNM takes a look at if and how businesses and customers have adapted to the plastic ban that came into force in the state in January this year.

Telangana

Amidst sexual harassment row, 'Bigg Boss' Telugu to begin from July 21

Abhishek Mukherji, one of the accused in journalist Swetha Reddy’s complaint, has been granted interim relief by the Telangana HC.

Flix

Producer Allu Aravind announces his next with Boyapati Srinu

Srinu’s last film was 'Vinaya Vidheya Rama' which had Ram Charan playing the lead.

Karnataka

Holiday declared in Dakshina Kannada on Saturday due to possibility of heavy rain

The holiday has been declared for all schools and colleges (government and private) on Saturday.

Karnataka

Bengaluru residents oppose multiplex planned to replace Rex theatre

The owner of Rex, however, said that the concerns and fears of the residents was "misguided".

News

Priyanka Gandhi detained while trying to meet families of UP firing victims

At least 10 people died and over 24 were injured in a clash between Gond and Gujjar communities over a land dispute in Sonebhadra district.

News

Narayana Murthy awarded honorary doctorate by London varsity

Murthy was awarded at a summer graduation ceremony at the Royal Holloway campus in Surrey.

Money

Sensex nosedives 560 points over fear of further outflow of foreign funds

One of the main triggers was the FM saying that Foreign Portfolio Investors registered as trusts will have to pay the new tax surcharge, dashing any hopes of tweaks to the ‘super-rich’ tax.

News

Aged yourself on the FaceApp yet? Here's what you need to know about privacy concerns

The app has gone viral in the last week after hundreds of thousands of users began digitally 'aging' themselves.

Karnataka

Why Krishna Byre Gowda was chosen to lead Cong-JD(S) charge in Karnataka Assembly

“Krishna Byre Gowda is seen as a legislator whose reputation is unblemished, is liked by the ruling and opposition parties, his words are mostly taken seriously by his peers,” a Cong source said.

Flix

'Aadi Lakshmi Purana' review: A fun, contemporary romcom

The film is modern in its thought, execution and portrayal of characters, including the cameos.

Atom

Xiaomi India MD explains why Redmi K20, K20 Pro are expensive following criticism

The price of Redmi K20 and K20 Pro left many users disappointed as they were expecting the price to be somewhere around Rs 20,000.

Telangana

Telangana passes new Municipal Act: Here’s what it contains

"There will be municipal corporations and 128 municipalities in the state. There will be a single law governing all of them," CM KCR said.

Karnataka

Karnataka crisis: Cong moves Supreme Court to seek clarity on use of whip

Karnataka Congress chief Dinesh Gundu Rao filed a plea to be impleaded as a respondent in the case filed by the rebel MLAs in the Supreme Court.

Tamil Nadu

Coimbatore AIADMK workers build temple for former CM J Jayalalithaa

The temple was inaugurated a few days ago by the Rural administration Minister and Thondamuthur MLA SP Velumani.