Karnataka

Karnataka's bribe-return-gate: RTI activist wants JD(S) and BJP MLAs booked

Kolar MLA Srinivas Gowda had claimed he had returned Rs 5 cr of bribe money to the BJP.

Atom

EMURGO launches blockchain academy in Bengaluru to train developers

Headquartered in Bengaluru, EMURGO Academy will expand their base in five other cities – Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi and Pune over the next 24 months.

Flix

Telugu remake of '96' in trouble?

Producer Dil Raju has suggested some changes to the script while the director is keen on making an exact replica.

Flix

Anirudh gets busy in Tollywood

Reports are that director Vikram Kumar is keen on working with Anirudh after Nani’s suggestion that they have him onboard.

Andhra Pradesh

TDP MLA casteist video row: AP police arrest YSRCP leader for sharing ‘doctored’ video

Confirming the arrest, Eluru DSP told TNM, "The investigation is still going on. We will identify the other culprits who were responsible for doctoring video."

Flix

Prabhu Deva to play a police officer in 'Pon Manickavel'

The film has been directed by AC Mugilan Chellappan and bankrolled by Nemichand Jhabak and Hitesh Jhabak under their banner Jhabak Movies.

Flix

'RX 100' fame composer Chaitan Bharadwaj to compose tunes for 'Manmadhudu 2'

Nagarjuna has signed up Rahul Ravindran of 'Chi La Sow' fame to direct the movie.

Atom

OnePlus partners with Finland’s leading carrier Elisa to launch 5G devices in Q2

Elisa was OnePlus’ first-ever carrier partner, and the relationship continues to grow with the launch of 5G.

Atom

Sachin Bansal plans to venture into financial services, may look to set up a bank

Sachin Bansal has reportedly met with executives at RBI to figure out the regulatory needs to be eligible to commence a bank.

Andhra Pradesh

AP Tourism dept official arrested for holding disproportionate assets worth Rs 80 cr

The accused, R Siva Rao (55), was working as Estate Officer in the Tourism department with the rank of Tehsildar.

Atom

Mphasis felicitates promising AI startups at NASSCOM Technology & Leadership Forum

Three AI startups that deliver innovative and intelligent solutions to market, were selected from a pool of 1000+ startups post-rigorous evaluation on pitch day.

Tamil Nadu

Caught on CCTV: Student recklessly rams car into bike in Kovai, drives away

The woman, after hitting the bike, moved on without stopping the car.

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Apple slips from top to 17th spot in '50 Most Innovative Companies' list: Report

Chinese on-demand service platform Meituan Dianping topped the list, followed by Singapore based ride-hailing company Grab.

Atom

DoT proposes issuing 10-years bonds, monetising assets to reduce debts of BSNL, MTNL

No decision, however, has been taken on the BSNL-MTNL revival plans discussed in the meeting.

Karnataka

Dead lizard in midday meal, 40 K'taka students admitted to hospital

The students are out of danger and are responding well to treatment.

Kerala

Kasargode twin murder: Cops nab accused who helped execute crime, 2nd arrest in case

Meanwhile, a video of a local CPI (M) leader in Kasargode issuing threatening remarks against the Congress has surfaced.

Andhra Pradesh

Farmer’s death in AP: Are parties politicising the issue for their own benefit?

Koteshwara’s death has become a contentious issue with political parties claiming that he died following police torture for refusing to give up his land for a helipad for the CM.

Kerala

How the Kasargode double murder could impact CPI(M)’s chances in Lok Sabha polls

The CPI(M) and the LDF have been pushed on the defensive following the incident, from the vigorous election campaign the coalition had planned, say sources.

News

A week after Pulwama attacks, govt allows air travel for paramilitary forces in J&K

The decision will immediately benefit approximately 7,80,000 personnel of the armed forces in the ranks of Constable, Head Constable and ASI who were otherwise not eligible earlier.

Tamil Nadu

I-T raids on 40 locations of Thirumalaivasa Milk Products Private Limited across Chennai

The CA and manager of the company were also searched over charges of money laundering and tax evasion.

Kerala

Kottayam Nazeer's short film 'Kuttichan' plagiarised? Filmmaker Sudevan accuses actor

The filmmaker, Sudevan Peringode, accuses Nazeer of copying an entire segment from his 2017 film ‘Akatho Puratho’

Atom

Zomato launches cheaper versions of its Gold subscriptions

Zomato has launched two new Gold packs - ‘Starter’ and ‘Medium’ - priced at Rs 300 and Rs 700, respectively.

Kerala
Flix

Sreenivasan-Mohanlal fans lash out against scriptwriter Syam Pushkaran

Syam had said in a recent interview that he did not approve of the message in Sreenivasan's 'Sandesham', apart from expressing critical views on a few Mohanlal films.

Flix

Suriya-Vikram’s Tamil film ‘Pithamagan’ to be remade in Hindi

Directed by Bala, the 2003 film was based on Jayakanthan’s short story ‘Nandhavanathil Oru Aandi’, revolving around the character of an undertaker.

Karnataka

Aero India 2019: Thales is expected to create 3k jobs with new Bengaluru centre

Thales is looking to hire thousands of engineers in the next three to five years for its new Global Engineering Competence Centre, the company said.