Articles about South India

Independence Day long weekend: Cultural spots to visit and explore

12 Aug 2022

India
Independence Day long weekend: Cultural spots to visit and explore

Visiting the monuments in India hits different when it's done on Independence Day.

5 must-read books by Chetan Bhagat

23 Jun 2022

Books
5 must-read books by Chetan Bhagat

Chetan Bhagat is an Indian author, columnist, and YouTuber who is known for his light-hearted and relatable stories.

5 healthy and tasty dosa varieties

15 Jun 2022

Karnataka
5 healthy and tasty dosa varieties

A popular South Indian dish, dosa is made using simple ingredients and keeps you full for a long time.

Newlyweds Nayanthara, Vignesh Shivan caught in controversy over Tirupati visit

11 Jun 2022

Tamil Nadu
Newlyweds Nayanthara, Vignesh Shivan caught in controversy over Tirupati visit

Celebrity couple Nayanthara and Vignesh Shivan tied the knot on Thursday in Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu.

Monsoon to arrive in Goa, Maharashtra over next 2 days

10 Jun 2022

India
Monsoon to arrive in Goa, Maharashtra over next 2 days

The southwest monsoon may move into Goa, southern Maharashtra, and Andhra Pradesh in the next two days, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

La-Nina effect: IMD raises monsoon forecast from 99% to 103%

01 Jun 2022

Monsoon
La-Nina effect: IMD raises monsoon forecast from 99% to 103%

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) recently increased the forecast for the 2022 southwest monsoon to 103% of the Long Period Average (LPA), up from 99.9%, as La Nina conditions are expected to prevail throughout the four-month monsoon season.

Nayanthara, Vignesh Shivan to tie the knot on June 9!

29 May 2022

Samantha Ruth Prabhu
Nayanthara, Vignesh Shivan to tie the knot on June 9!

After a rock-solid relationship lasting six years, actor Nayanthara and director Vignesh Shivan are all set to take the plunge.

Heatwave in north, Delhi records 49°C; rainfall in south, east

16 May 2022

Delhi
Heatwave in north, Delhi records 49°C; rainfall in south, east

The temperatures in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh breached the 49 °C mark on Sunday amid an intensive heatwave in north India, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Heatwave in northwest, central India; rain in 17 states: IMD

09 May 2022

Odisha
Heatwave in northwest, central India; rain in 17 states: IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a fresh heatwave alert for the country's northwestern and central regions while cyclone Asani is expected to bring rain to the southern and eastern states.

5 delectable South Indian snacks

15 Mar 2022

Food
5 delectable South Indian snacks

South Indian food is full of aromatic spices and rich flavors that make it perfect for any festive gathering or a lazy evening.

IMD predicts wet spell in several parts from April 26-30

26 Apr 2021

India
IMD predicts wet spell in several parts from April 26-30

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday predicted a wet spell over several parts of the country, including central, south, and northeast India, from April 26 to 30.

Climate change may shift rainfall patterns, claims study
Climate change may shift rainfall patterns, claims study

In the future, climate change will cause an uneven shifting of the tropical rain belt, leading to increased flooding in parts of India, a new study warns.

Tamil Nadu government allows 100% occupancy in cinema halls

05 Jan 2021

Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu government allows 100% occupancy in cinema halls

Ahead of the festival of Pongal, the Tamil Nadu government has increased the permissible occupancy in cinema halls from the existing 50% to 100%.

Hyderabad GHMC election results: TRS leads, BJP finishes second

04 Dec 2020

Narendra Modi
Hyderabad GHMC election results: TRS leads, BJP finishes second

The ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) emerged as the single-largest party in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) election results, as it won 55 out of total 150 seats.

A prestige battle: Counting begins for Hyderabad civic polls

04 Dec 2020

Telangana
A prestige battle: Counting begins for Hyderabad civic polls

The counting of votes to announce the winner of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) polls began today at 8 am.

Nivar weakens into "severe cyclonic storm;" rains lash Chennai, Puducherry

26 Nov 2020

Tamil Nadu
Nivar weakens into "severe cyclonic storm;" rains lash Chennai, Puducherry

Late last night, Cyclone Nivar made landfall near Puducherry, but it is learned to have weakened. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said this morning that the cyclone would further weaken and become a cyclonic storm.

Diwali 2020: Prominence of the five days of Diwali, explained

12 Nov 2020

India
Diwali 2020: Prominence of the five days of Diwali, explained

We Indians inherently have a thing for festivals and celebrations.

Indian sets world record for creating ring with 7,800 diamonds

25 Oct 2020

Hyderabad
Indian sets world record for creating ring with 7,800 diamonds

An Indian jeweler has set the Guinness World Record for creating a ring with the most number of diamonds.

Hours after resigning from Congress, Kushboo Sundar joins BJP

12 Oct 2020

Narendra Modi
Hours after resigning from Congress, Kushboo Sundar joins BJP

Congress has lost one of its most fiery spokespersons as actor-turned-politician Kushboo Sundar joined the rival BJP on Monday.

Ease of doing business: Andhra Pradesh tops states' rankings

05 Sep 2020

Telangana
Ease of doing business: Andhra Pradesh tops states' rankings

The Centre on Saturday released the rankings of states and union territories in terms of Ease of Doing Business (EoDB).

Karan Bajaj, the yogi who sold his start-up for $300mn

08 Aug 2020

Himalayas
Karan Bajaj, the yogi who sold his start-up for $300mn

Successful entrepreneurs are hailed for how they hold onto their idea and make it big in the market.

How to make delicious idli at home

12 Jun 2020

Lifestyle
How to make delicious idli at home

An important part of the South Indian cuisine, idli has gained popularity all around the world in the recent past.

How to prepare dosa and sambar at home

05 Jun 2020

Lifestyle
How to prepare dosa and sambar at home

We all fancy South Indian delicacies from time to time.

Coronavirus: 300 attendees to be tested after Delhi mosque event

30 Mar 2020

Delhi Police
Coronavirus: 300 attendees to be tested after Delhi mosque event

Over 300 people in Delhi's Nizamuddin were taken to different hospitals on Monday to be tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Microfinance start-up Prayaan Capital raises $1.2 million seed funding

21 Feb 2020

Tamil Nadu
Microfinance start-up Prayaan Capital raises $1.2 million seed funding

Chennai-based Prayaan Capital, a fin-tech start-up that offers microloans to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), has received $1.2 million in a seed round of funding.

Snacking start-up Samosa Singh raises $2.7 million funding

24 Jan 2020

Bengaluru
Snacking start-up Samosa Singh raises $2.7 million funding

Food start-up Samosa Singh, which provides India's favorite snack samosa with different varieties and a modernized touch, has raised $2.7 million in a Series A round of funding.

2020's first Lunar eclipse tonight: Things you should know

10 Jan 2020

Europe
2020's first Lunar eclipse tonight: Things you should know

We may not have been far into the new year, but a Lunar eclipse is upon us. Tonight, the moon will pass behind the Earth to enter its shadow, giving us the first penumbral Lunar eclipse of this year.

Mona Singh to tie the knot on December 27

26 Dec 2019

Mumbai
Mona Singh to tie the knot on December 27

TV actress Mona Singh is set to get married tomorrow (December 27).

Decade's last Solar Eclipse today, people see 'ring of fire'

26 Dec 2019

Tamil Nadu
Decade's last Solar Eclipse today, people see 'ring of fire'

A rare celestial spectacle started at 8:17 am in India today, as the moon covered the Sun for the last solar eclipse of the decade.

India to witness annular solar eclipse after Christmas: Details here

25 Dec 2019

India
India to witness annular solar eclipse after Christmas: Details here

Before bidding goodbye to 2019, India will catch a glimpse of the year's last solar eclipse.

Five most Instagram-worthy places in India you should visit

08 Nov 2019

India
Five most Instagram-worthy places in India you should visit

Different people have different reasons for traveling around.

Top five hidden gems of South India you should visit

25 Oct 2019

India
Top five hidden gems of South India you should visit

If you've ever traveled to the South of India, you would know what the 'other' part of our country is worth.

Inspiring stories of five JEE top rankers to know about

04 Oct 2019

Madhya Pradesh
Inspiring stories of five JEE top rankers to know about

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), comprising Main and Advanced exams, is the gateway to admission to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

Questioning faith of Hindus is difficult: SC on Ayodhya matter
Questioning faith of Hindus is difficult: SC on Ayodhya matter

The Ayodhya dispute pertains to just 2.77 acres of land but its implications are far-reaching. Both Muslims and Hindus want possession of the land, and the Supreme Court is hoping to solve the case by October.

Army warns of possible terror attack, Kerala on high alert

09 Sep 2019

Pakistan News
Army warns of possible terror attack, Kerala on high alert

Kerala Police issued a high alert across the state on Monday amid reports of a possible terror attack.

Inspiring stories of five JEE top rankers to know about

09 Sep 2019

Madhya Pradesh
Inspiring stories of five JEE top rankers to know about

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), comprising Main and Advanced exams, is the gateway to admission to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

Gujarat: 10.5ft crocodile enters village, captured by forest officials

19 Aug 2019

Vadodara
Gujarat: 10.5ft crocodile enters village, captured by forest officials

Yesterday night, a 10.5 feet-long crocodile came out of the flooded Dhadhar river, and entered a house in a village in Gujarat, causing panic among locals.

Heavy rains, floods across parts of North and South India

19 Aug 2019

India
Heavy rains, floods across parts of North and South India

Heavy rains and floods hit several parts of North and South India on Sunday.

#BiggBossTamil3: This contestant to get eliminated from Kamal Haasan's show

07 Jul 2019

Kamal Haasan
#BiggBossTamil3: This contestant to get eliminated from Kamal Haasan's show

Kamal Haasan's Bigg Boss Tamil 3 has completed almost two weeks amid a fair share of drama, tasks and controversies.

#BiggBossTamil3: Cops grill Vanitha in kidnapping-case, daughter bails her out

05 Jul 2019

Bigg Boss
#BiggBossTamil3: Cops grill Vanitha in kidnapping-case, daughter bails her out

Bigg Boss Tamil-3 contestant Vanitha Vijayakumar, who was accused of kidnapping her daughter, can breathe now.

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