Tamil Nadu

Can’t term Jayalalithaa a convict says Madras HC

In an objection to a memorial for the late leader, planned at the iconic Marina beach in Chennai, ML Ravi of the Desiya Makkal Sakthi Katchi argued that public money should not be spent on a convict.

Karnataka

No life jackets, overcrowding caused Karwar boat capsize tragedy

The Karwar boat tragedy lead to the deaths of 14 people while a search and rescue operation, which started on Monday, is still continuing to find two more missing persons.

Andhra Pradesh

Massage chairs to nursing rooms for moms: Vizag railway station gets modern lounge

The lounge with all the latest facilities on platform 8 of the Vizag railway station, will be thrown open to the public soon.

Telangana

Hyd journalist assaulted while covering protest against women entry in Sabarimala

The men who were protesting against the entry of women in Sabarimala, also attacked the camera person of Mojo TV.

Telangana

Indian trans woman unable to get Malaysian visa, form has no option to choose gender

While Shane’s Indian passport mentions that she is a trans woman, the Malaysian consulate in Chennai asked Shane to change her gender to male in her passport.

Tamil Nadu

Madras HC orders striking TN govt school teachers to return to work by Jan 25

On Tuesday, the first day of the strike, many students had to come back home since schools were locked due to the absence of teachers.

News

Women MLAs get calls from citizens asking for better women's representation in politics

101 of these MLAs said that they believe that more women candidates should be given MP tickets for this Lok Sabha election by their own parties.

Kerala

Delayed again: SC adjourns hearing in Dileep plea for four weeks

Dileep’s lawyer had submitted a plea on Tuesday asking for an adjournment of one week in the hearing of his plea for a copy of the video visuals of sexual assault.

Flix

Dulquer not a part of Nani’s multi-starrer?

Sources say the star dropped out of the Indraganti Mohan Krishna directorial due to prior work commitments.

Flix

Akhil's style in 'Mr Majnu' title song promo is a hit

The film is all set to hit screens on January 25.

Flix

Akhil's style in 'Mr Majnu' title song promo is a hit

The film is all set to hit screens on January 25.

Flix

Tovino Thomas to play a superhero in ‘Minnal Murali’

Reports are that the pre-production is underway and shooting will begin once the preparations are completed.

Atom

Baby products retailer FirstCry raises $150 million from Softbank: Report

The investment is part of a larger round in which FirstCry is raising roughly Rs 2,825 crore from SoftBank Vision Fund in two tranches.

Flix

Shraddha Srinath’s Bollywood debut film ‘Milan Talkies’ to release on March 15

Directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia, Shraddha shares screen space with Ali Fazal in this love story.

Kerala

Kerala college seeks students’ urine samples to test for drug abuse, gets slammed

The Malankara Orthodox Syrian Christian Church Medical College, in the outskirts of Kochi, decided to collect urine samples from students.

Features

Why is watching kinetic sand sway and soap being cut so therapeutic?

These videos are called ASMR videos and millions of people love them and consider watching them a fantastic way to relax.

Andhra Pradesh

BJP alleges Andhra CMO involved in TTD ‘black ticket scam’, approaches Guv

The BJP alleged that VIP Darshan tickets that cost Rs 500 were being sold for Rs 10,000 to Rs 15,000.

Flix

Watch: A song dedicated to 'anti-Indians' from Santhosh Narayanan-Raju Murugan

The song from upcoming film 'Gypsy' features a number of prominent social activists like Thirumurugan Gandhi, Valarmathi, Grace Banu and others.

Tamil Nadu

Lok Sabha 2019: AIADMK and DMK announce committees for deciding on alliance

While the DMK has ruled out alliance talks with the BJP, the AIADMK has not yet announced their decision on the poll alliances.

Flix

Kalidas-Aishwarya Lekshmi starrer ‘Argentina Fans Kaattoorkadavu’ gets a release date

According to reports doing the rounds, the film will hit the marquee on March 1 and preparations to meet this deadline are on.

Flix

GV Prakash to compose music for Dhanush’s ‘Asuran’

To be directed by Vetrimaaran, this film marks the fourth time collaboration between the director and actor Dhanush.

Money

GDP growth, regulatory reforms to boost insurance sector in India: Moody’s

Moody’s said that robust GDP expansion, along with low insurance penetration, should support double digit growth for the non-life sector over next 3-4 years.

Tamil Nadu
Flix

'Fans steal packets': TN Milk Dealers body seeks ban on paal abhishekam for cut-outs

The move comes after actor Simbu released a video asking fans to pour cauldrons of milk on his cut-outs.

Atom

Hyd-based Meenakshi Group launches $10 mn ‘Meenakshi Multiples’ startup fund

The group’s rationale to set up the fund is to encourage new-age businesses, processes, and technology ventures, and provide new strategic capabilities.

Flix

From ‘paal abhishekam’ to ‘Beep’ song: 8 times Simbu made news for the wrong reasons

Professional rivalries to leaked photographs and provocative statements, the Kollywood actor has been embroiled in some distasteful controversies.