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Cricket WC 2019

ICC World Cup: Here’s a look at where teams stand and who can make it to the semis

Australia is the only team which has confirmed a place in the semis so far and the race for the other three spots is still wide open.

Flix

Vetrimaran's upcoming production to star 'Genius' actor Roshan in the lead

This film will be directed by debutant Karthik.

Kerala

Kerala man who went to an ashram in UP found dead under mysterious circumstances

The Chengannur police in Kerala have registered a case following a complaint filed by the deceased, Vikraman’s son, Arun.

Kerala

Driver dies after liquor lorry falls into gorge in Kerala, kin allege police laxity

Kin of the deceased allege that instead of searching for the body, the police were trying to prevent the locals from stealing beer bottles.

Kerala

Watch: Tracing the rise of Popy and John’s, the umbrella kings of Kerala

The two brands have released a slew of innovative umbrellas and have cleverly marketed their brand with catchy ad campaigns since the 90s.

Karnataka

Mangaluru restaurant packages food with banana leaves after appeal by MLA

Online delivery companies generate thousands of tonnes of plastic every month.

Tamil Nadu

123-year-old school's balcony falls injuring 3 students in Madurai

The incident took place early in the morning before regular classes could begin and this is said to have averted a worse mishap.

Andhra Pradesh

Jagan calls for legal action against Naidu due to losses in power company dealings

Jagan alleged that irregularities in power purchase agreements caused the state exchequer a loss of Rs 2,636 crore

Kerala

Ousted for praising Modi, former Congress leader AP Abdullakutty officially joins BJP

His entry into India’s ruling party comes days after he met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi.

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Money

L&T acquires majority stake of 51.8% in Mindtree in hostile takeover

L&T’s open offer for Mindtree was launched on June 17 and is set to close on June 28.

Atom

LG announces three smartphones in its 'W' series for Indian market

The LG W10 comes with a price tag of Rs 8,999, LG W30 is priced at Rs 9,999, while LG W30 Pro would arrive soon in India.

Tamil Nadu

Man hacks to death brother who wanted to marry a Dalit girl in Coimbatore

Kanagaraj’s parents gradually accepted the relationship and were reportedly planning to get him married to Divya, but Vinoth did not like this.

Karnataka

K’taka human rights panel recommends CID probe into under-trial Fairoz’s death

The death of 19-year-old Fairoz earlier in January had raised suspicions about whether he was tortured inside the Parappana Agrahara Central Prison in Bengaluru.

Atom

Fintech startup Recko announces $1 million seed funding by Prime Venture Partners

In the first 12 months since launch, Recko has reconciled transactions worth $2Bn and is looking to scale this by 10x in the next year.

Telangana

Telangana’s Sircilla builds eco-friendly kiosks for vendors using recycled plastic

As part of the Urban Street Vendors Project, 55 kiosks have been commissioned to provide permanent livelihood to street vendors.

Atom

Flipkart introduces multi-brand Rewards Ecosystem ‘SuperCoins’ to benefit customers

Flipkart Plus members will now experience a better rewards store with SuperCoins, which will be rolled out by early July.

Flix

Balakrishna's 'Ruler' to commence shooting in Bihar

Directed by KS Ravi Kumar, Shriya Saran is playing the female lead in the movie.

Flix

Abhishek Ambareesh to team up with Rockline Venkatesh for his next

The film is directed by Gurudatta Ganiga of 'Ambi Ning Vayassaytho' fame.

Telangana

32 students fall ill in Telangana allegedly after eating mess food, probe launched

The girls were taken to a primary health centre after they complained of stomach ache and vomiting and were administered treatment.

Andhra Pradesh

Develop Rayalaseema, give us special package: Activists write to Andhra CM Jagan

Demanding national status for Dummugudem - Nagarjunsagar project, it said linking of Godavari and Krishna river waters can serve the irrigation needs of the region.

Flix

Vijay Sethupathi's 'Sindhubaadh' to release on June 27

The producers have reached a settlement over the financial dispute.

Money

Max Bupa partners with MobiKwik to offer bite-sized health insurance products

Bite-sized insurance offerings are over-the-counter health insurance products for specific health needs, primarily targeted towards working professionals and millennials.

Karnataka

Karnataka Cabinet to look into demands of Valmiki community, after protests

Members of the Valmiki community had staged a protest in Bengaluru seeking 7.5 per cent reservation in place of the existing 3 per cent.

Telangana

Elusive leopard on Hyderabad research campus finally caught after five months

The wild cat, weighing around 80 kgs, had been giving sleepless nights to the Forest Department officials for many months.

Atom

Google Maps rolls out ‘Stay Safer’ safety feature in India while using public vehicles

The feature would alert Android users travelling in public vehicles if their drivers deviate more than 0.5 km from the suggested route on Google Maps.