Karnataka

No NIA arrests in Karnataka: Cops deny reports of satellite calls made to Pakistan

Sections of the media had reported that a satellite call was made to Pakistan from a village in Belthangady taluk of Dakshina Kannada district.

Karnataka

K'taka CM Yediyurappa orders probe on Bengaluru’s white-topping, Tender Sure works

These works were taken up by the BBMP using state government grants worth close to Rs 2,000 crore in total.

Tamil Nadu

TN Arasu Cable disconnects Sathiyam TV after debate on corruption, pays fine

In July, the free-to-air Sathiyam TV was removed from Arasu Cable without prior notice to subscribers in violation of broadcasting rules.

Flix

Darshan unveils Kishore’s ‘Nanna Prakara’ trailer

Touted to be a crime thriller, the film is directed by debutant Vinay Balaji.

Karnataka

Steeper fines for littering to burning garbage: BBMP’s draft proposal for Bengaluru

Besides proposing steeper fines, the BBMP also plans to utilise CSR funds under ‘Adopt a street’ programme.

Tamil Nadu

Tiruppur police book five men, including VHP activist for extortion

The CCTV footage of the attack shows one of the men hitting the shopkeeper on his face and engaging in a heated argument with a man and a woman who run the shop.

Flix

Tamannaah to debut in Mollywood?

Reports say she has been signed to play the female lead in ‘Central Jaylil Pretham’, a horror comedy directed by Sandhya Mohan.

Money

Tesla shows interest in govt’s plan to build lithium-ion battery factories

This is part of the government’s ambitious plan to build large factories to make lithium-ion batteries at an investment of nearly Rs 50,000 crore.

Flix

Prasanna’s look in Prithviraj’s ‘Brother’s Day’ is out

Prithviraj plays the lead role in the film that will make the directorial debut of actor Kalabhavan Shajohn.

Telangana

Fishermen families in Telangana allege social boycott, face loss of livelihood

Meanwhile, one of the village development committee members dismissed the allegation and called it “fake news and misinformation”.

Kerala

Kerala EB faces flak for not depositing money collected from staff to CM relief fund

The board however says that the money was collected in installments and the idea was to make a one-time remittance.

Atom

Wsquare hosts first Global Digital Influencers Conclave for Women in London

With over 100 women entrepreneurs and women-led startups participating, the conclave helped encourage them to explore influencer marketing and understand digital transformation.

Tamil Nadu

Faced with govt apathy, 100 TN villagers join hands to rebuild a broken bridge

When multiple letters and petitions to those in power went unnoticed, Kovilpathu residents decided to take the matter into their own hands.

News

Criminal complaint against Shehla Rashid under sedition charges, lawyer seeks arrest

In a series of tweets, Shehla had written on Sunday about how the local press is restricted in Srinagar, and how there is little connectivity.

Flix

I don't do films to impress fans: Actor Kichcha Sudeep to TNM

Sudeep, who’s also an avid cricketer, got talking to TNM about his journey into Bollywood, his much-awaited film 'Pailwaan' and more.

Kerala

SIT probing Sriram IAS drunk driving case conveniently blames complainant for delay

The SIT's interim report which was submitted before the High Court claimed that police could not act on time due to a delay in filing FIR.

News

Former Union Min P Chidambaram summoned by ED in aviation scam case

Chidambaram is also facing probe in the Aircel-Maxis and INX Media cases.

Kerala

Journalist Basheer death: Driving licence of Sriram IAS suspended for a year

This comes two weeks after the alleged drunk driving accident that had resulted in the death of Kerala journalist KM Basheer.

Atom

IKEA comes to Mumbai, launches online store for customers

Apart from the online store, Mumbai will soon see a multichannel offer including smaller format stores, and a big format store in Navi Mumbai.

Kerala
Health

Kerala health officials urge caution against swine flu after floods

Swine flu, or H1N1, is caused by the influenza A virus and is contagious as it is spread through droplets.

Flix

Auditions to take place for Dulquer's 'Kurup' in Palakkad on Aug 21

Actors Sunny Wayne and Shine Tom Chacko will also be acting in the film, to be directed by Srinath Rajendran.

Atom

Hotels’ federation calls on Zomato, Swiggy for dialogue, warns of nationwide protests

Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Associations of India has said that the most common complaint with the FSAs is about the contracts being one sided and inconsistent.

Flix

'Mindhunter 2' review: Compelling serial killer series turns its focus on race

This season sees Agents Ford and Tench in Georgia to consult on the investigation into the Atlanta child murders, and to implement their research findings on ground.

Karnataka

Arrest of pro-Kannada activists for tearing Hindi hoarding by Jains turns political

The incident took place near the Jain temple along Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Road in Bengaluru on Friday evening.

Flix

Vijayshanthi’s role in 'Sarileru Neekevvaru' revealed

The film has Mahesh Babu and Rashmika Mandanna playing the lead pair.