Business-friendly yesterday, Andhra Pradesh scaring investors today

There is a growing fear that Jagan Mohan Reddy’s penchant for reversing his predecessor Chandrababu Naidu's decisions may have unintended consequences. This comes at a time when Andhra Pradesh is still grappling with bifurcation blues, and struggling to attract investments.

Nerkonda Paarvai faces flak for wrong portrayal of bipolar disorder

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TN wants Aadhaar linked to social media profiles to curb fake news

Social media profiles of users need to be linked with Aadhaar numbers to check circulation of fake, defamatory and pornographic content as also anti-national and terror material, the Tamil Nadu government told the Supreme Court on Monday.

Ganga, Yamuna, rivers in spate; alert sounded across north India

Chandigarh/Shimla/Dehradun: Floods and landslides induced by heavy rains continued to wreak havoc in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab and Delhi, which were put on high alert on Monday, in view of the rising water levels in the rivers passing through these states.

India traditional tattoos are making a comeback

Traditional handpoked or stick-and-poke tattoos are done using a single stick and natural pigment. These designs, which have existed for hundreds of years, are slowly vanishing as tribal culture integrates with modern and urban lifestyles. However, there are some within the urban tattooing community who are reviving the handpoked technique. As millennials take keen interest in traditional tattooing techniques and designs, one wonders if there is hope that diverse cultures will not be swept away to make way for a homogeneous entity. Click to read more.
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State of the Nation

Business-friendly yesterday, Andhra Pradesh scaring investors today

There is a growing fear that Jagan Mohan Reddy’s penchant for reversing his predecessor Chandrababu Naidu's decisions may have unintended consequences. This comes at a time when Andhra Pradesh is still grappling with bifurcation blues, and struggling to attract investments.

Why Telugu states are rooting for delimitation of constituencies

As the Narendra Modi government faces criticism over its move to go for delimitation of constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir following its re-organisation, it is finding support for the cause in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, albeit for the two Telugu states.

As Yamuna surges above danger mark, Kejriwal puts Delhi on high alert

New Delhi: The water level in the River Yamuna crossed the warning mark on Monday (August 19), prompting Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to call a meeting of departments concerned to assess the situation and review arrangements in place.

Need new set of reforms to battle economic slowdown: Raghuram Rajan

Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has called slowdown in the economy “very worrisome” and said the government needs to fix the immediate problems in power and non-bank financial sectors and come out with a new set of reforms to energise private...

RBI guv says it’s time other banks linked loans, deposits to rep...

Mumbai: After over a dozen public sector banks, including State Bank, have voluntarily linked their loans and deposits pricing to the repo rate, Reserve Bank governor Shaktikanta Das on Monday (August 19) stressed on the need for the entire system switc...

ShareChat raises $100mn in Series-D funding from Twitter, others

Mumbai: Regional social media platform ShareChat on Friday (August 16) said that it has raised $100 million in its Series-D funding with participation from microblogging site Twitter and private equity firm TrustBridge Partners. Existing investors in...

July inflation eases to 3.15%; floods, Kharif sowing delay worry exper...

New Delhi: Retail inflation eased marginally to 3.15 per cent in July on the back of softening fuel and light prices even as overall food prices moved up, showed government data on Tuesday (August 13), leaving room for the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to go...

Vehicle sales hits 19-yr low; industry seeks action to save jobs

Automobile sales in India witnessed its sharpest decline in nearly 19 years this July, dropping 18.71 per cent, rendering almost 15,000 workers jobless as the sector reels under a prolonged slump, auto industry body SIAM reported.

Reliance to make announcements for J&K, Ladakh soon: Ambani

Mumbai: Mukesh Ambani on Monday (August 12) announced that Saudi oil giant Aramco has agreed to take a 20% stake in his flagship Reliance Industries’ oil refinery and chemical business at an enterprise value of $75 billion (around ₹5,32,466 crore).

FM meets realtors, homebuyers; govt assures steps to boost liquidity, ...

New Delhi: The government on Sunday (August 11) said it will soon address issues affecting the real estate sector after industry bodies and homebuyers met Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to flag their concerns regarding liquidity crunch, demand slowdow...

South India has potential; customers ready for new: Harley Davidson MD...

Chennai: Harley Davidson, the iconic American motorcycle manufacturer, considers south Indian market as one with the most potential set of consumers. Speaking at The Federal South India Media Summit Season 2 in Chennai on Friday (August 10), Sajeev Ra...
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Catch me if you can: Inside the movie piracy world

https://youtu.be/k0ZCJfem...
video

Chendamangalam weavers knit life together post floods

https://youtu.be/bpYM7mx2...
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Vintage cars leave visitors awestruck at Chennai Heritage Au...

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Kerala floods force tribals out of homes, forests

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ICC Rankings: Smith closes in as Kohli maintains top spot

Dubai: Australian batsman Steve Smith pipped New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson to second spot with only nine points separating him and the top-ranked Virat Kohli in the latest list for ICC Test list released on Monday (August 19). T...

England unchanged for third Ashes Test as Anderson continues recovery

London: England named an unchanged squad on Monday (August 19) for this week's third Test against Australia at Headingley, with the injured James Anderson continuing his bid to return later in the series. The selectors kept faith with ...

Mandatory neck guards not far away after Smith felled by Archer: Med C...

Sydney: Compulsory neck guards on helmets for Australian cricketers are "not far away", the national team's sports medicine chief said Monday after a sickening blow felled Steve Smith during the second Ashes Test. Australia have been a...

Mitchell Johnson becomes MCC Honourary Life Member

London: Former Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson has been elected as an Honorary Life Member of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), custodians of the game's laws. The club made the announcement on Sunday (August 18), at Lords, ...

To groom him for Tests, Indian team keeps Saini as cover for Windies series

New Delhi: Impressed with his skill-set, the Indian team management has decided to keep speedster Navdeep Saini as a net bowler for the two-Test series against the West Indies, aiming to groom him for future red-ball assignments. Saini, who plays domestic cricket for Delhi, made his T20 International debut against the West Indies in Florida and won the man of the match award in his maiden appearance. He has earlier been the Indian team's net bowl...

HEALTH

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Decoding Huntington’s disease: NIMHANS hosts first conference in India

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IIT Kharagpur researchers develop low-cost blood test device

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EDUCATION

Unable to find jobs, engineering graduates hit roads as delivery boys

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2400% hike in CBSE board exam fees for SC/ST students

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Watching what children watch: Why cyber safety is everyone’s concern

With early exposure to the internet, children and adolescents don’t just have to face the perils of the real world, as the pervasive virtual world has made them all the more vulnerable.

Bengaluru named India’s best student city in new rankings

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Thousands of engineering seats not taken in Telangana

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