Beware: Fake rice made from plastic on sale in Kerala

Reports suggest that rice made of plastic, believed to be made from China, is being sold in South India.

Have to live upto family's reputation: Sai Dharam Tej
Have to live upto family's reputation: Sai Dharam Tej

Chennai, March 26 (IANS) Actor Sai Dharam Tej, who comes from megastar Chiranjeevi's clan, says he doesn't feel any pressure of belonging to the prestigious family. But he is aware of his responsibility of living up to the family's reputation.

Turkey to open first consulate in S India at Hyderabad

Turkey's first consulate in South India would be opened here on Saturday.

BJP member apologises in Parliament after unsavoury comment

BJP member Nishikant Dubey was on Tuesday forced to apologise for his remarks in Lok Sabha about people from South India.

Canada's First Consul General in Bengaluru assumes charge

Canada's first Consul General in Bengaluru, Sidney Frank, started his assignment on Wednesday. In his new role, Frank will be responsible for expanding Canada's presence and engagement in South India.

Northeast monsoon active, South India to get more rains

With the north east monsoon active over south India, the weather office on Sunday forecast rain or thundershowers in the region tomorrow.

NE monsoon sets in; heavy rains predicted in next 24 hrs

The North East Monsoon on Saturday set in over South India, bringing its first spell of rains and the MeT department has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Kerala in the next 24 hours.

Thaman's concert to raise funds for Hudhud victims
Thaman's concert to raise funds for Hudhud victims

Composer S.S. Thaman will perform here Sunday at Thaman Unplugged - Music for a Cause. The proceeds from the concert will be donated to the Chief Minister's relief fund for the victims of Hudhud cyclone in Andhra Pradesh.

Now access WiFi internet at Chennai Central

Waiting to board a train or receive a relative at Chennai Central would no more be a dull experience, as the busiest railway terminus in South India is now offering free WiFi internet access to laptops and mobile phones.

Kerala: Laser show worth 3.5 cr introduced to boost tourism

Laser show worth 3.5 cr has been introduced in Kochi in Kerala to boost tourism.

Naxal efforts on to strengthen influence in South India: Govt

The CPI(Maoist) is making efforts to strengthen its influence in South India, particularly on the tri-junction of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Shah Rukh Khan delighted at southern honour

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who was honoured with an Entertainer of Indian Cinema award here at the 8th Annual Vijay Awards, was happy to meet some of the talented people from the southern film industry.

`No possibility of Lanka-based terrorism against India`

Sri Lanka on Tuesday ruled out any possibility that its soil could be used for terror attacks against India.

NIA takes over probe into terror plot; files FIR

Taking over the probe into a terror plot allegedly hatched to target US and Israeli consulates in South India, National Investigation Agency filed an FIR in a special court here.

Suspected ISI agent wanted to set up wide network in South India

The interrogation of suspected ISI agent Mohammed Zahir Hussain, arrested recently here, has brought out that he has been making attempts to establish a widespread network to carry out activities, including ciruculation of fake currrency in south India, police sources said.

Pondicherry: A musical experience

Wriddhaayan Bhattacharyya’s vacation in Pondicherry turns into a unique music festival experience with the surround-sound effect of natural notes meeting instrumental music.

Ecotourism destinations of tomorrow

When it comes to environmentally friendly tourism, certain locales come to mind immediately. Vietnam, Kenya, Cameroon... the classics. But as the ecotourism movement gains momentum, additional destinations are joining the roster. Here is a roundup of a few of the rising stars of the ecotourism scene.

Tourism in medieval South India a highly-developed activity: Historian

Tourism was a highly-developed economic and cultural activity in South India during the medieval period with even people from Kashmir in the far north ventured deep into the region to support temples and cultural activities, an expert in the field says.

Origin of southern India unveiled

Approximately 550 million years ago, a large ocean (the Mozambique Ocean) existed between the Indian craton and the continental fragments now making up most of Madagascar and East Africa.

AAP membership drive hits South India hurdle

While the Aam Aadmi Party may be on a roll in North and West India, it`s the southern part of the country that appears to be giving it cold shoulder.