Telangana

Hyd’s Nampally taxi stand shut for Metro parking, relocated drivers dejected

The almost 70-year-old taxi stand at the station was one of the first to come up in erstwhile Andhra Pradesh.

Karnataka

Illegal dumping at B'Luru's Pattandur Agrahara lake bed stopped as activist alerts officials

BMRCL confirmed that the dumping was done by ‘rogue lorries’ and that action had been taken against an errant sub-contractor who dumped the debris in the lake area.

Features

Secret gigs and music at home: How Sofar is redefining the 'concert' in Bengaluru

You will not know who is performing until you land up at the venue on the day of the concert; and you can’t buy tickets, you can only apply for them.

Tamil Nadu

TN all-party meet: Parties decide to meet PM, demand Cauvery Management Board

PM Modi will be in Chennai on February 24 for late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's birth anniversary celebrations.

Telangana

‘TISS excluding marginalised students’: Protests rage over tuition fee

Students from all the campuses have protesting against the management’s decision to charge tuition and other fee from Dalit, Adivasi, OBC and minority students.

Kerala

HC ban defied? ‘Chooral muriyal’ ritual with young boys performed at Kerala temple

The ‘Chooral muriyal’ involves ‘adopting’ poor boys and then symbolically offering them to god.

Kerala

Kerala puts a smile on the faces of the elderly with free tooth replacement surgeries

The ‘Mandahasam’ programme was started to eliminate nutritional deficiency seen in the elderly who can’t chew their food.

Flix

Tovino Thomas joins ‘Maari 2’ sets

Tovino plays the baddie in this Dhanush starrer.

Atom

4G steered 82 per cent of Indian mobile data traffic in 2017: Nokia report

According to the report, data consumption continued to be driven by video, which contributed 65% to 75% of total mobile data traffic.

Social

Andhra body builder's video goes viral on FB: Here's his inspiring story

In the three-minute video by fitness enthusiast Nipun Agarwal, the couple talks about their win, the toils and even their relationship.

Atom

Pepperfry expands private labels, launches mattress brand ‘clouddio’

Pepperfry expects Clouddio to account for 5-10% of the company’s overall business in the next few months.

Atom

E-commerce startup Udaan raises $50 million in second round of funding

It has received funding from existing investor Lightspeed and Russian billionaire Yuri Milner.

Telangana

Four months on, boycott against Dalit sarpanch continues in Telangana village

Vexed with police inaction, the sarpanch on Tuesday approached State Human Rights Commission.

Flix

Abhishek’s debut film to be titled ‘Amar’?

Son of star couple Ambareesh and Sumalatha, Abhishek’s first film will be directed by ace director Chetan Kumar.

Atom

Tata Communications ties up with Taiwan's Chunghwa Telecom for global IoT connectivity

Chunghwa Telecom will tap into additional revenues by connecting IoT devices through Tata Communications' "MOVE-IoT Connect" platform.

News

PNB fraud favouring Nirav Modi started in 2008, arrested bank officials tell CBI

All five PNB officials arrested so far were part of the forex department at the bank's Brady House branch at the time of the fraud took place.

Karnataka

Man stabbed to death, allegedly by his relatives, in crowded Bengaluru bus

The victim had passed on some information to the AP police, leading to the arrest of his family – which is why his relatives wanted him dead.

Kerala

Kerala’s all-women collective Kudambashree is now selling its goods online

The website has signed an MoU with the Postal Department to ensure the delivery of the goods bought online.

Karnataka

Karnataka polls 2018: Is the BJP-JD(S) on-off relationship beyond repair?

Deve Gowda’s no-show during PM Modi’s visit seems to indicate that alliance talks between the two parties failed ahead of the 2018 Assembly polls.

Flix

Prabhas' 'Saaho' team flies to Abu Dhabi for the next schedule

Touted to be a science fiction film, 'Saaho' is being directed by Sujeeth.

Features

‘Hamsa Geethe' to ‘Bharathi’: Meet Krishnamoorthy, the designer behind iconic film sets

This National Award winning production designer has worked on a number of iconic films.

Social

Watch: Duo superbly takes down AIB’s feminism, comedy group thanks them for critique

Aayushi and Sumedh argue that in AIB videos, women characters are either portrayed as feminists or are mere plot devices.

Flix

Shankar to rope in Ajay Devgn for ‘Indian 2’

According to reports, Nayanthara is touted to play the female lead in the film.

Andhra Pradesh

Investors’ summit in Vizag for industrial growth: Hype or reality?

Industrial growth in newly formed Andhra Pradesh has met with setbacks such as availability of land, environmental concerns and a skewed industrial policy.

Flix

I want to be part of films like 'Arjun Reddy', 'Awe': Actor Kajal Aggarwal

Kajal is currently busy with ‘Paris Paris’, the Tamil version of the Hindi blockbuster ‘Queen’.