Atom

CARS24 raises $100 million in Series D funding from KCK, Sequoia and others

The funds now raised will be used in expanding the consumer lending business, apart from the natural geographical expansion planned.

News

Poor diets damaging children’s health worldwide, warns UNICEF

Poverty, urbanisation, climate change and poor eating choices are driving unhealthy diets, according to the UNICEF's latest report.

Kerala

Kerala cops begin search for 'friend' seen in photos with alleged serial killer Jolly

The woman has been identified as Rani, an employee at a tailoring store in Mukkom, which shut down months ago.

Money

PMC Bank meets RBI, assures that it will recast its balance sheet at the earliest

PMC Bank came under RBI scanner, which imposed restrictions on deposit withdrawals after finding irregularities, and misreporting of loans.

Tamil Nadu
Health

TN govt hospitals to host ‘Dengue Prevention Day’ every week to combat rise in cases

A total of 3,400 cases have been reported in the state since the start of the year.

Kerala

Maradu demolition: SC panel recommends interim compensation for 35 more families

Meanwhile, Crime Branch officials said it will take three more days to complete the procedures to freeze the personal and company bank accounts of three apartment builders.

Flix

Akhil Akkineni hosts dinner for Sivakarthikeyan

Sivakarthikeyan was in Hyderabad for the shoot of the film ‘Hero’.

Karnataka

McDonald’s and other eateries in Bengaluru fined for hygiene issues and using plastic

BBMP Commissioner BH Anil Kumar said that he has asked health officers to carry out such surprise raids across the city.

Flix

Nagarjuna in ‘Raid’ remake?

The actor has been lying low following the flop of his last film, ‘Manmadhudhu 2.’

Tamil Nadu

Nadigar Sangam polls: How state govt's intervention is unsettling film body

Insiders say that the state government's interest is politically motivated because of the affiliations of those contesting the polls.

Atom

Several HomeShop18 vendors face ruin, as Rs 200 cr dues remain unpaid for months

Most vendors have had to sell their factories and shut down businesses as they haven’t been able to pay their suppliers.

News

India ranks 102 out of 117 on Global Hunger Index, behind Nepal, Pakistan

The prevalence of wasting in children under five years (i.e. have low weight for their height, reflecting undernutrition) has increased from 2010 to 2019.

Atom

MyGate raises $56 million in Series B round led by Tencent Holdings and Tiger Global

MyGate plans to use these funds to further build innovative solutions and to increase efficiency of stakeholders such as security personnel, local service providers and eCommerce companies.

Tamil Nadu

TN likely to see more dengue cases with arrival of Northeast monsoon

Tamil Nadu has reported 3400 cases of dengue so far. The state Health Department, however, admits that the numbers are likely to go beyond 4000 in the monsoon months.

Tamil Nadu
Flix

Vijay's 'Bigil' release date is finally here!

With just a week left for the film to release, the makers have finally announced the date. 

Andhra Pradesh

AP Transport Department cracks down on ex-TDP MP’s travel company Diwakar Travels

As of Thursday, the permits of 31 buses had been cancelled.

Kerala

IMA probes Kerala doctor who certified miracle by nun who was canonised recently

Dr VK Srinivasan, a neonatologist at Thrissur’s Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, reportedly certified that canonised nun Mariam Thresia had healed a critically ill child.

Telangana

Telangana CM KCR’s public meeting in Huzurnagar cancelled due to unfavourable weather

The CM was supposed to address a gathering ahead of the Huzurnagar bye-polls, which is scheduled for October 21.

Karnataka

Railway users take to Twitter to demand additional Bengaluru-Hampi daily train

At present, there is only one daily train connecting the state capital and Hosapete, the gateway to Hampi.

News

In unprecedented move, 311 Indians deported from Mexico

The Indians had reportedly been staying in Mexico illegally and had plans to enter the United States.

Kerala

Toddy shops in residential areas encroach on fundamental right to privacy: Kerala HC

The court was hearing a plea filed by a resident of Palakkad district and has appointed two lawyers as amicus curiae to look into the matter.

Tamil Nadu

SC Collegium recommends Justice AP Sahi as Chief Justice of Madras HC

The SC collegium modified its earlier recommendation where it had appointed Justice AK Mittal, the incumbent Chief Justice of Meghalaya HC, as the Chief Justice of Madras HC.

Tamil Nadu

Erotic 'record dances' in TN political rallies: Time to end questionable practice?

The AIADMK found itself in a tough spot after a video showing women performers dancing suggestively began circulating.

Money

Insurance Australia Group to sell its entire 26% stake in SBI General Insurance

IAG has sold its stake in SBI General Insurance to Premiji Invest and the Warburg Pincus.

Karnataka

Resignation of former Bengaluru DCP Annamalai accepted by Centre

Sources close to the former Bengaluru (South) Deputy Commissioner of Police have claimed that Annamalai has an ambition to enter politics.