Tamil Nadu

HC rejects Maran brothers' plea for quashing of charges in telephone exchange case

The High Court bench has asked the special CBI court to complete the trial in the case in four months.

Karnataka

Election Commission bans movies of Nikhil Gowda and Sumalatha on Doordarshan till polls

The order was issued by the Deputy Commissioner and Returning Officer of the Mandya Parliamentary segment.

Telangana

Seven children working in harrowing conditions at brick kiln near Hyderabad rescued

The children were involved in brick-making at the kiln and were made to work from 6 am to 8 pm with just an hour’s lunch break.

Kerala

Minor girl from Rajasthan goes missing in Kerala, abduction case on 4-member gang

The girl's parents have complained that a 4-member gang entered their house and assaulted them.

Atom

Ather Energy ties up with Godrej Nature’s Basket to set up charging points at its stores

AtherGrid Points will be hosted at the 35 locations that Godrej Nature’s Basket operates across the country.

Flix

No heroes or heroines in 'Zombie' says director Bhuvan R Nullan

The film stars Yogi Babu and Yashika Anand in important roles.

Money

Jet's lessors offer 50 of its grounded Boeing aircraft to SpiceJet

The development has reportedly been received optimistically by SpiceJet which had to ground 12 of its 737 Max 8 aircraft due to government's safety restrictions.

Atom

Xiaomi to expand offline presence in India to take on Samsung

The smartphone maker currently has more than 50 Mi Home stores and 500 Mi Stores across the country and over 4,000 preferred partner stores in 50-plus markets.

Money

Govt tells airlines to increase capacity to keep fares from spiralling

This came after the DGCA met all the airlines as it undertakes sector-specific reviews on price hike in light of the Boeing 737-MAX ban.

Atom

Valeo sets up state-of-the-art R&D test lab facility in Chennai

The 15,000 square feet facility at Navalur, Chennai will further strengthen the technical competence of Valeo’s R&D function.

Flix

Robotic camera for action sequence in Fahadh Faasil's 'Trance'

Anwar Rasheed is the director, producer and cinematographer of the film, that is scripted by Vadakkan Vincent.

Money

Mindtree opposes L&T’s takeover bid, says customers will stall all future business

While the three co-founders posed questions to L&T, they said all decisions for further action will be taken only after the company’s board meeting on Wednesday.

Flix

Next schedule of Darshan’s ‘Odeya’ to be shot in Hyderabad

Directed by MD Sridhar, the film stars Raghavi Thimmayya opposite Darshan.

Kerala

Are women still not free to talk of sexuality? Malayalam writer CS Chandrika asks

During a book reading of her work ‘Pranayakamasoothram-Aayiram Ummakal’, writer CS Chandrika spoke of how people are still trapped in the clutches of a moral policing system that they are not trying to get out of.

Karnataka

‘Deve Gowda will contest from Tumakuru': Anitha Kumaraswamy

However, hours later, the JD(S) supremo said he has not decided if he will contest from Bengaluru North or Tumakuru.

Karnataka

Lok Sabha 2019: Deve Gowda’s grandsons won’t have an easy debut as earlier planned

Nikhil Gowda and Prajwal Revanna’s entry into Lok Sabha was supposed to be a forgone conclusion – but things have changed in the last few days.

Money

Govt asks state-run banks to rescue Jet Airways from bankruptcy: Report

Cash-strapped Jet Airways has been forced to ground over 40 aircraft of its fleet due to non-payment of dues to lessors.

Karnataka

As K’taka ruling coalition conducts joint press meet, BJP asks where is Parameshwara?

Though Parameshwara said that he could not join his colleagues due to a prior engagement, sources say he is indeed upset with the coalition

Atom

Apple launches new iPad Air and iPad mini with A12 Bionic chip

With the A12 Bionic chip with Apple's Neural Engine, the new iPad Air delivers a 70 per cent boost in performance and twice the graphics capability.

Flix

Boney Kapoor acquires south remake rights of ‘Badhaai Ho’

The Bollywood film, a family entertainer starring Neena Gupta, Ayushmann Khurrana, Gajraj Rao and Sanya Malhotra, released last year.

Flix

Amitabh Bachchan wraps up shooting for 'Sye Raa'

The Bollywood star will be seen making a cameo appearance in the movie.

Karnataka

Under-construction shopping complex collapses in Dharwad, two dead

Congress leader and Karnataka Minister Vinay Kulkarni is related to one of the owners of the building.

Flix

Tammannah roped in for Vishal's next with director Sundar C

The two were previously seen together in 'Kaththi Sandai'.

Flix

Prabhas floors Hollywood stunt master Kenny Bates while shooting for 'Saaho'

The film makers have reportedly spent around Rs 90 crore for the stunt sequences.

Flix

Vijay Sethupathi to pen script for Vishnu Vishal, Vikranth starrer sports film

Apparently, director Sanjeev is a dear friend of Vijay Sethupathi who offered to extend his support in writing the screenplay.