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Thodupuzha: The death of the seven-year-old boy who was brutally assaulted by his mother's live-in partner has disturbed many Keralites. The child died in a hospital in Kolenchery in Kerala's Ernakulam district on Saturday, nine days after being on the ventilator. A pall of gloom descended on Udumbannoor, near Thodupuzha, when his lifeless body was brought to his mother's house by 8 pm on Saturday after autopsy at the Kottayam Medical Coll ..... READ MORE

Kochi: The Kerala High Court cancelled the restrictions for girls in the women’s hostel of Thrissur Kerala Varma College to engage in political activities and to go to theatres. Boys and girls have the same rights and similar restrictions are not imposed in the men’s hostel, Justice A. Muhammed Mushtaq noted. The court’s move was on a plea filed by two girl students challenging the restrictions for going for first show and second show in thea ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala police in a facebook post clarified that men, who travel in reserved seats for women must vacate the seat. The police made the clarification after fake news on reserved seats in bus shared on social media.“Men who travel in long distance bus can travel in reserved seats for women and women should not ask any man to vacate the seat,” reads the news.The fa ..... READ MORE

New Delhi:  Lambasting Prime Minister Narendra Modi for destroying the economy through demonetisation, the Congress on Monday claimed that if voted to power, it will probe the post-note ban deposits in tax havens and Indian banks, including a Gujarat bank with BJP President Amit Shah as its director which had netted a very high amount of money.The Congress' fresh attack against Modi on demonetisation came followi ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: The schedule of Lok Sabha elections announced on Sunday has provided the Bharatiya Janata Party an opportunity to run concerted campaigns in some of the crucial states it is trying to expand or is facing tough contests. The party, however, also faces challenge of sustaining its narrative on national security till the end of the seven-phased election that begins on April 11.For the Congress, which is sho ..... READ MORE

Kalpetta: It has been years since Wayanad was transformed into a major campsite of Maoists who work in three south Indian states. The central intelligence agencies had already reported that a 40-member group of Maoists including its national leaders had camped in the border regions of the forests in the district.The Maoists presence in Wayanad district was confirmed in 2013. They started posing a threat to the pol ..... READ MORE

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Islamabad: Pakistan on Tuesday informed India that its delegation will visit New Delhi on March 14 to discuss a draft agreement on the Kartarpur corridor, a positive development that could help ease tensions between the two neighbours.Foreign Office spokesman Mohammad Faisal, who is also the Director General South Asia & SAARC, invited India's acting High Commissioner Gaurav Ahluwalia at the ministry of foreig ..... READ MORE

Washington: Arguing that New Delhi had failed to assure America that it would provide equitable and reasonable access to its markets in numerous sectors, US President Donald Trump on Monday informed the US Congress about his intent to terminate the designation of India and Turkey as a beneficiary developing country under the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) programme.In a letter to the Speaker of the US Hou ..... READ MORE

Amethi (UP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday addressed his first rally in Amethi, the Lok Sabha constituency of Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, since coming to power in 2014 and inaugurated a manufacturing unit for AK-203 rifles, an India-Russia joint venture.Modi, who landed in the city after addressing a rally some 350 km away in Bihar's Patna, said Amethi, which has traditionally been loyal to the Gandhi famil ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: "It is good to be back in my country," was the first reaction of IAF pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman as he set his foot back on Indian soil.This was stated by an official quoting Varthaman after he received the pilot at the Attari-Wagah border soon after his release by Pakistan.In its reaction, the Indian Air Force (IAF) said on Twitter, "We have Wg Cdr Abhinandan bac ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: Jayasurya and Soubin Shahir shared the Kerala State Film Awards for best actor while Nimisha Sajayan won the award for best actress. Minister for culture AK Balan announced the awards today here at 12’o clock in the noon.Jayasurya won the state award for his performance in Captain and Njan Marykuttu. Soubin Shahir won the award for Sudani from Nigeria. Kanthan the lover of colour directed by ..... READ MORE

Washington: The US on Wednesday firmly asked Pakistan to take "meaningful action" against terrorist groups operating on its soil and underscored the importance of avoiding escalation at any cost after India targeted terrorist camp in Pakistan.Forty Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed in a suicide attack by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Februa ..... READ MORE

സര്‍ക്കാരിനെ ശത്രുപക്ഷത്ത് നിര്‍ത്തി ലാഭം ഉണ്ടാക്കാമെന്ന് കരുതേണ്ടെന്നും മുഖ്യമന്ത്രിതിരുവനന്തപുരം: തിരുവനന്തപുരം രാജ്യാന്തര വിമാനത്താവളം നടത്തിപ്പ് ചുമ ..... READ MORE

The high court criticised the government decision to provide salary without any cut to employees who participated in the strike and said the administration's move amounts to encouraging the employees to participate in such agitationsKochi: The Kerala High Court Tuesday stayed a government decision to grant leave with pay to government employees who failed to turn up for work on January 8 and 9, the days wh ..... READ MORE

ന്യൂഡല്‍ഹി: അതിര്‍ത്തിയിലെ പ്രകോപനങ്ങള്‍ക്കും പുല്‍വാമ ഭീകരാക്രമണത്തിനും തിരിച്ചടി നല്‍കി ഇന്ത്യ. പുലര്‍ച്ചെ മൂന്നരക്ക് പാക് ഭീകര ക്യാമ്പുകളില്‍ ഇന്ത്യന്‍ മിറ ..... READ MORE

Mumbai: Ruling allies BJP and Shiv Sena, whose relations have been strained for quite some time, Monday announced a tie-up for the coming Lok Sabha and Maharashtra Assembly elections. The BJP will contest 25 seats and Shiv Sena 23 of 48 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra. The two parties will contest equal number of seats, along with their other allies, in elections for the 288-member state Assembly, due this year. In a joint press conference with B ..... READ MORE

Kalpetta: Keralite V V Vasanthakumar was martyred in one of the deadliest terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir. As the state paid tribute to the brave soul, his family said they were proud of Vasanthakumar’s martyrdom.asanthakumar was killed when a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) suicide bomber rammed a vehicle carrying over 100 kg of explosives into a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) bus in Pulwama district on Thursda ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: India on Thursday slammed Pakistan over the Pulwama terror attack carried out by Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and asked the neighbouring country to stop supporting terrorists and dismantle terror infrastructure operating from its soil.India also strongly reiterated its appeal to all members of the international community to support the proposal to list terrorists, including JeM chief Masood Azhar, as a designated te ..... READ MORE

കരാറില്‍ ഏതെങ്കിലും തരത്തിലുള്ള അനധികൃത ഇടപെടല്‍ ഉണ്ടാവുകയോ വീഴ്ചകള്‍ സംഭവിക്കുകയോ ചെയ്താല്‍ കമ്പനിയില്‍നിന്ന് പിഴ ഈടാക്കാനുള്ള വ്യവസ്ഥയാണ് കേന്ദ്രം ഒഴിവാക്കിയ ..... READ MORE

Thakurnagar (WB): Prime Minister Narendra Modi cut short his speech at a rally in North 24 Parganas here on Saturday after a stampede-like situation broke out at the venue leading to injuries to several persons. Several women and children were injured, a senior police officer said. While Modi was addressing the well-attended rally of the Matua community, hundreds of supporters who were standing outside the venue tried to barge into the inner ring o ..... READ MORE

Patna: Congress president Rahul Gandhi Sunday said his party would waive farm loans and give a big push to the food processing industry if voted to power in the Lok Sabha electionsAlleging that the Centre's crop insurance scheme is "aimed at taking away the hard-earned money of farmers to fill up the pockets of big businessmen", he promised that the Congress would initiate a number of steps to deal with farmers' distress ..... READ MORE

Washington : US President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that he will hold the second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Vietnam at the end of February.The summit would be held on February 27 and 28. Kim and Trump met in Singapore last year, marking the first bilateral meeting between leaders of the two countries.Addressing Congress during his annual second State of the U ..... READ MORE

Politics is not my cup of tea, says the actorThiruvananthapuram: Ending to the rumours on candidature of superstar Mohanlal in Lok Sabha elections, the actor himself declared that he has no plans to contest in the elections as BJP candidate in Thiruvananthapuram.“I am not interested to be a candidate for the upcoming polls. I have got a lot of work to do. There are rumours that I will contest in the elections. But I ..... READ MORE

He condemned the belief on Akshayathrithiya, magical amulet (elassu), removal of evil spirits and computer horoscope etc. Kollam: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that there was a conscious effort to prevent the young generation from thinking logically. He was addressing Kerala Science Congress here on Saturday. “Even academicians are claiming that there is scientific evidence to prove incidents portrayed in Ramayana and Mahabharata,” ..... READ MORE

Guaido is prohibited from leaving the country until the end of the (preliminary) investigation" for having "caused harm to peace in the republicCaracas: Venezuela's Supreme Tribunal of Justice barred self-declared president Juan Guaido from leaving the country and froze his bank accounts Tuesday, as leader Nicolas Maduro seeks to neutralize the American-backed opposition chief.The 35-year ..... READ MORE

London: British MPs on Tuesday voted to reject a chaotic 'no-deal' Brexit by 318 to 310 votes but backed British Prime Minister Theresa May's bid to change the withdrawal agreement already struck with the European Union (EU). Conservative Party MP Caroline Spelman and Labour MP Jack Dromey had tabled an amendment to try to prevent a crash-out exit of the UK from the EU, which won the support of MPs by eight votes ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: Seven young students from different parts of the country had a "surprise" dinner interaction with Congress president Rahul Gandhi where over Chinese food they shared their ideas about improving the lives of people and were promised that some may be included in the party manifesto.From bringing out Congress manifesto in Braille, setting up gender-neutral toilets to steps for removing inequalities in education system an ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: All sitting Congress MPs from Kerala are expected to contest in the Lok Sabha elections, though the Vadakara constituency could see a new face as the incumbent and KPCC chief Mullappally Ramachandran is unlikely to contest. However, new candidates are expected in all the eight seats that Congress lost in the 2014 elections as well as in the Wayanad seat, apart from the Vadakara constituency, which the national party had ..... READ MORE

ഇന്ദിരയുടെ പേര് മാത്രം എന്തു കൊണ്ടാണ് കോണ്‍ഗ്രസ് ഉയര്‍ത്തിക്കാട്ടുന്നതെന്നും അവരുടെ ഭര്‍ത്താവിനെ എന്തു കൊണ്ടാണ് അകറ്റി നിര്‍ത്തുന്നതെന്നും ലോകേന്ദര്‍ ചോദിച്ചു ..... READ MORE

Air India Express will operate new services to three countries from Kannur airport, said Air India Express CEO K Shyam Sundar. Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has promised that more domestic and international flight services will begin from Kannur airport. He made the statement while attending a meeting with CEOs of various airlines on Monday here.Addressing the m ..... READ MORE

Most profitable was the Pampa-Nilakkal chain services.Thiruvananthapuram: KSRTC Managing Director Tomin J Thachankary said that the income of KSRTC from the Sabarimala services this year increased thrice when compared to the previous year. Revenue of Rs 45.2 crore was obtained this year where it was Rs 15.2 crore last year.Most profitable was the Pampa-Nilakkal chain services. Rs 31.2 crore was collecte ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Kerala on Tuesday to inaugurate a road project in Kollam, and later to pay a visit to the Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram, according to a statement. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will also attend the function. Modi will be arriving at the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport. The PM will go to Kollam by helicopter. The bypass will be inaugurated at 5.30 pm. In Kollam, Modi ..... READ MORE

അന്തരിച്ച എന്‍.സി.പി. നേതാവ് ഉഴവൂര്‍ വിജയന്റെ കുടുംബത്തിന് മുഖ്യമന്ത്രിയുടെ ദുരിതാശ്വാസഫണ്ടില്‍നിന്ന് ധനസഹായം അനുവദിച്ചതും മുന്‍ ചെങ്ങന്നൂര്‍ എം.എല്‍.എ. കെ.കെ. രാമച ..... READ MORE

ഇന്ത്യയ്ക്കായി ഏകദിനത്തില്‍ 100 വിക്കറ്റ് തികയ്ക്കുന്ന പന്ത്രണ്ടാമത്തെ പേസ് ബൗളറാണ് ഭുവനേശ്വര്‍ കുമാര്‍.സിഡ്‌നി: ഇന്ത്യയ്‌ക്കെതിരായ ആദ്യ ഏകദിനത്തില ..... READ MORE

Though he never mentioned the name of Narendra Modi, his speech was an attack on the Prime Minister and the BJP governmentDubai: Congress president Rahul Gandhi, addressing the Indian diaspora in UAE, said that he will bring back a united India that is being divided for political reasons and witnessing four and half years of intolerance.He was addressing people at the Dubai ..... READ MORE

ഹൈക്കോടതിയുടെ നിര്‍ദേശത്തെ തുടര്‍ന്ന് കര്‍ശന സുരക്ഷയോടെയായിരുന്നു വോട്ടെടുപ്പ് പെരുമ്പാവൂര്‍: വെങ്ങോല പഞ്ചായത്തില്‍ ഇടതു മുന്നണി ഭരണത്തിനെതിരേ യു.ഡി.എഫ്. അവിശ്വ ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has briefed Governor P Sathasivam on the incidents of violence in the state following the entry of two women, in their 40s, into the Sabarimala temple on January 2. The CM has assured the governor that stringent action would be taken against perpetrators of violence, irrespective of their party affiliations. The governor had on January 3 sought an 'urgent report' from CM Pinarayi on the dis ..... READ MORE

Pinarayi’s words are in reply to BJP national spokesperson GVL Narasimha Rao, who had warned that the government will have to face constitutional consequences if it fails to stop the violence, it is learnedThiruvananthapuram: Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the government will mercilessly suppress violence and attempts to create communal riots in the state.The police are taking action withou ..... READ MORE

Non-subsidised LPG rate has been cut by Rs 120.50 in the second straight monthly reductionNew Delhi: Domestic cooking gas (LPG) price was cut by Rs 5.91 per cylinder Monday, the second straight reduction in a month's time due to tax impact on reduced market rate of the fuel.A 14.2-kg subsidised LPG cylinder will cost Rs 494.99 in the national capital from midnight t ..... READ MORE

There were leaders in Kerala who had declared that they will commit suicide if any young woman visited the Sabarimala templeThiruvananthapuram: Taking a dig at the Sangh Parivar outfits, chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday ridiculed the BJP and RSS and asked why they have not called for a hartal after one more woman had trekked the hills and offered prayers at Sabarimala. Addressing party workers at ..... READ MORE

"When there is no allegation of corruption against anyone, there is no need to investigate corruption against anyone. That is why commission has not found corruption against anyone," Justice Nair saidThiruvananthapuram: The Judicial Commission appointed by the state government to look into alleged lapses in the Rs 7,525 crore Vizhinjam Port project Monday submitted its report to Chief Minister Pinar ..... READ MORE

Rahul to attend state meeting of Congress in Kochi. Thiruvananthapuram: All India National Congress Committee president Rahul Gandhi will visit Kerala to kick off the election campaign of the party. He will arrive in Kochi on January 24. KPCC president Mullappally Ramachandran stated that Rahul Gandhi will attend the state meeting of Congress booth presidents and women vice presidents in Kochi on January 24. He noted that the party planned ..... READ MORE

2019 ലോക്‌സഭാ തിരഞ്ഞെടുപ്പില്‍ സ്വന്ത്രനായി മത്സരിക്കുമെന്നും അദ്ദേഹം അറിയിച്ചു ബെംഗളൂരു: രജനികാന്തിനും കമല്‍ഹാസനും പിന്നാലെ മറ്റൊരു തെന്നിന്ത്യന്‍ സൂപ്പര്‍ സ്റ് ..... READ MORE

വ്യക്തിപരമായി രാഹുലുമായി അടുത്തിടപഴകാനുള്ള ഏറെ അവസരങ്ങള്‍ എനിക്കുണ്ടായിട്ടുണ്ട്. അതിനാല്‍ ഒരു മികച്ച പ്രധാനമന്ത്രിയായി തിളങ്ങാനുള്ള എല്ലാ യോഗ്യതകളും രാഹുലിനുണ്ടെ ..... READ MORE

“Government filed an affidavit in the HC stating that the event is being organized with a budget of Rs 50 crore drawn from the state's Women and Children department; But in public meetings, the CM says not a single rupee of the government is being used,” said the opposition leader Thiruvananthapuram: The CPI-M's move to form a Women's Wall, from Kasargode to Thiruvananthapuram on January 1, to uphold renaissance values and gender equality i ..... READ MORE

Port Blair: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday announced renaming of three islands of Andaman and Nicobar archipelago as a tribute to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. The Ross Island was renamed as Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Dweep, the Neil Island as Shaheed Dweep and the Havelock Island as Swaraj Dweep, Modi said during a speech amid thunderous applause from the audience here. The three islands are major tourist spots. Earlier in the day, the ..... READ MORE

The Lok Sabha had last week on Thursday decided to take up the bill on December 27 after the Congress agreed to participate in the debateNew Delhi: The politically sensitive bill which seeks to make the practice of instant triple talaq among Muslim men a penal offence will come up for discussion in Lok Sabha on Thursday.The Lok Sabha had last week on Thursday decide ..... READ MORE

സെന്റ് പീറ്റേഴ്‌സ് ബസലിക്കയിലെ പുൽക്കൂട്ടിൽ ഉണ്ണിയേശുവിനെ പ്രതിഷ്ഠിച്ചതും ഈ മലയാളി വൈദികവിദ്യാർഥിനെയ്യാറ്റിൻകര: ക്രിസ്മസ് രാവിൽ വത്തിക്കാനിലെ സെന്റ് പ ..... READ MORE

അതേ സമയം നിയമനത്തില്‍ ആദ്യ പരിഗണന പി.എസ്.സി വഴിയാണ് നടത്തേണ്ടതെന്ന് കോടതി ആവര്‍ത്തിച്ചു കൊച്ചി: കെഎസ്ആര്‍ടിസിയില്‍ നിയമം അനുവദിക്കുകയാണെങ്കില്‍ മാത്രം താത്ക്കാലിക ..... READ MORE

Kolkata: The BJP's proposed 'Rath Yatra' in West Bengal hit a roadblock again on Friday with a division bench of the Calcutta High Court quashing a single bench order that had given a go-ahead to the ambitious roadshow of the saffron party. The division bench also asked the single-judge bench of Justice Tapabrata Chakraborty to hear the case afresh to consider intelligence inputs by state agencies and dispose the ..... READ MORE

4051 candidates received appointment order to join as KSRTC bus conductors. Thiruvananthapuram: Putting an end to the long term waiting for a job after being named in PSC list, new candidates will join as conductors of KSRTC today. 4051 candidates received appointment orders to join as KSRTC bus conductors. Those who have not received the appointment orders were also directed to report at the chief office in Thiruvananthapuram. Few people ha ..... READ MORE

എല്ലാ കാലാവധിയിലുമുള്ള വായ്പകള്‍ക്കും ഇത് ബാധകമാണ്. ഡിസംബര്‍ 10 മുതല്‍ പുതുക്കിയ നിരക്ക് നിലവില്‍വന്നു. ന്യൂഡല്‍ഹി: രാജ്യത്തെ ഏറ്റവും വലിയ ബാങ്കായ എസ്ബിഐ വായ്പാ പല ..... READ MORE

If appointed interim head, Vishwanathan would head the central board meeting scheduled this FridayMumbai: N S Vishwanathan, senior most deputy governor, may be made interim head of the RBI following the unexpected resignation of Urjit Patel, according to sources. Vishwanathan was appointed as RBI Deputy Governor on July 4, 2016 for a period of three years.If appoint ..... READ MORE

The Congress took early significant leads in BJP-ruled Rajasthan and was locked in a close fight in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh as officials counted the millions of votes polled in the assembly elections in five states.The Congress was fighting a close race in Mizoram, while the TRS was way ahead in Telangana. Reacting to the trends, Digvijay Singh of Congress said it was too early to comment. "I am confident that in ..... READ MORE

ദുബായ്: സമാധാനത്തിന്റെയും സഹിഷ്ണുതയുടെയും പുതുചരിത്രമെഴുതാൻ ആഗോള കത്തോലിക്കാ സഭാധ്യക്ഷൻ ഫ്രാൻസിസ് മാർപാപ്പ ഫെബ്രുവരിയിൽ യു.എ.ഇ. യിലെത്തും. ഫെബ്രുവരി മൂന്ന് മുതൽ അഞ്ച ..... READ MORE

Coochbehar (WB): The BJP on Thursday decided to put on hold its party president Amit Shah's proposed rally and Rath Yatra in Coochbehar on Friday, saying it will wait for the final order from the Calcutta High Court, which will hear an appeal from the saffron party the same day.Party general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya said that BJP is a "responsible political party" and it will obey the court order. ..... READ MORE

Mumbai: Budget carrier GoAir Thursday announced the launch of direct flight services to Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Chennai from Kannur International Airport, starting December 9. The launch of these services coincide with the inauguration of the newly-built Kannur Airport by civil aviation minister Suresh Prabhu along with Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan and junior aviation minister Jayant Sinha. On the occasion, GoAir will also operate a ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Administrative Reforms Commission Chairman and veteran CPM leader V S Achuthanandan has criticised the Left government in Kerala for convening a meeting of various organisations to the discuss the issue of allowing entry to young women at Sabarimala temple.“Class struggle cannot be carried out by imitating the customs followed by the proponents of Hindutva. Trying to earn the support o ..... READ MORE

Paris: Real Madrid's Croatia midfielder Luka Modric was named winner of the 2018 Ballon d'Or on Monday, breaking Cristiano Ronaldo's and Lionel Messi's decade-long hold on the prestigious award.Juventus forward and 2017 winner Ronaldo came second, while Atletico Madrid and France striker Antoine Griezmann came third.Paris St Germain's France forward Kylian Mbappe, who also collected the K ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: KSRTC (Kerala State Road Transport Corporation) MD Tomin J. Thachankary has submitted a report to the government pointing out that the corporation can earn a profit of upto Rs 653.24 crore per year in the present condition by merging non-profitable depots and outsourcing maintenance contracts.The report is based on the directions of financial advisory firm SBI Caps, Prof. Sushil Khanna report a ..... READ MORE

San Francisco: Facebook investors have increased pressure on Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to step down after a New York Times investigation suggested that the social network hired a Republican-owned political consulting and PR firm that "dug up dirt on its competitors". According to a report in The Guardian on Saturday, Jonas Kron, Senior Vice President at Trillium Asset Management which owns a substantial stake in Facebook, "called on Zuckerbe ..... READ MORE

തദ്ദേശ ഉപതിരഞ്ഞെടുപ്പ് : എല്‍ഡിഎഫിന് മുന്നേറ്റം ..... READ MORE

Buenos Aires: Leaders of India, China and Russia at a trilateral meeting held here had an in-depth exchange of views on expanding mutual cooperation in international forums and to encourage greater interaction among the three countries under new circumstances. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin, on Friday agreed on the importance of reform and strengthening of multilateral inst ..... READ MORE

Buenos Aires: Leaders of India, China and Russia at a trilateral meeting held here had an in-depth exchange of views on expanding mutual cooperation in international forums and to encourage greater interaction among the three countries under new circumstances. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin, on Friday agreed on the importance of reform and strengthening of multilateral inst ..... READ MORE

Court observed that it should not intervene in the murder probe at this stageKochi: The Kerala High Court on Friday dismissed the bail plea submitted by the three accused in the murder of SFI activist Abhimanyu. Bilal Saji, Farooq Amani and Aadhil Bin Saleem, who were named as the fourth, fifth and eighth accused respectively were denied bail by the court.The court dismissed the bail plea observ ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday said that the reports stating Kerala high court lambasted the state government over the Piravom Church case verdict was wrong. HC asked certain questions and that can’t be taken as criticisms. Judges usually ask questions to know the details of the issue in regard, CM said. Those were just normal questions the court had asked the other day. Advocate general had clearly answered all t ..... READ MORE

Buenos Aires: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the sidelines of the G20 summit here on Friday and they discussed ways to further boost economic, cultural and energy ties.The two sides also held discussions on enhancing investment in technology, renewable energy and food security."Had a fruitful interaction with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salma ..... READ MORE

2.0, is a 2018 Indian 3D sci-fi action film, directed by S. Shankar and co-written by Shankar with B. Jeyamohan. The film was produced by Subaskaran Allirajah and Raju Mahalingam under the banner Lyca Productions. A spiritual successor to Enthiran (2010), it features Rajinikanth reprising ..... READ MORE

Devaswom Board releases statistics for 11 days of the ongoing pilgrimage seasonSannidhanam: Revenue collection at the Sabarimala temple has declined by Rs 25 crore so far this pilgrimage season, indicated statistics released by the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB).Hundial revenue decreased by Rs 6.85 crore while Aravana revenue declined by Rs 11.99 crore, the TDB said. ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: The CPI state council slammed chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan over the Sabarimala women entry issue. It said that CM showed unwanted hurry in implementing the supreme court verdict that allowed women of all age groups to enter Sabarimala temple. The council further stated that the DGP’s statement on sending young women police officers to Sannidhanam created commotion. “CM showed unwanted haste to implement the SC verdict ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: The government intends to further increase the target level for the Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) programme that aims to bring down India's imports of petroleum products, as also provide cleaner fuel, Prime MInister Narendra Modi said on Thursday.State-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) currently implement the EBP programme with the annual target of 5 per cent blending with ethanol, while India has targe ..... READ MORE

Actors Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are all set to host their first wedding reception in Bengaluru. The couple will party with their friends and extended families in the city’s Leela Palace Hotel on Wednesday evening.Deepika and Ranveer arrived in Bengaluru on Tuesday and headed straight to her home. They waved to fans and paparazzi from their balcony on Tuesday night and left for the reception venue on Wednesday ..... READ MORE

കോണ്‍ഗ്രസ്സിന്റെ ചുമടും ഭാരവുമായി പരിഹസിക്കപ്പെട്ട പപ്പുവില്‍ നിന്ന് ബിജെപിയുടെ ട്രോളര്‍മാര്‍ക്കുപോലും വലിച്ചുതാഴെയിടാനാവാത്ത ഇന്നത്തെ രാഹുലിലേക്കുള്ള വളര്‍ച് ..... READ MORE

The rise of targeted social media feeds, make-believe fake news, the rise of data theft, data harvesting, profiling individuals, bombarding with targeted news feed have affected not only elections but also the outcomes of referendums all over the world. These tools have potentials to change the outcome of any process which is meant to translate popular will in a healthy decision-making, in a healthy representative government. The Facebook–Cambrid ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Tuesday lashed out at the BJP and right-wing outfits, accusing them of exploiting the Sabarimala issue for their "political gains" and trying to 'capture' and take control of the Lord Ayyappa shrine.In hard-hitting remarks amid the continuing protests over the issue of entry of women in menstrual age into the shrine, he alleged the Sangh Parivar's agenda was to c ..... READ MORE

Thrissur: The picture of accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who is on bail for allegedly raping a nun, found a place on the new calendar printed by the ‘Catholicasabha’, a mouthpiece newspaper of Thrissur archdiocese. There will be pictures of bishops every year on the calendar published by the archdiocese. The birthdays of bishops who come under the Thrissur archdiocese are normally printed on the calendar along with their pictures. Mar ..... READ MORE

ശബരിമലയിലെ നിയന്ത്രണങ്ങൾ: ചോദ്യങ്ങളുമായി ഹൈക്കോടതി കൊച്ചി: ശബരിമലയിൽ സുരക്ഷയുടെ പേരിൽ പോലീസ് ഏർപ്പെടുത്തിയ നിയന്ത്രണങ്ങളിൽ അതൃപ്തി പ്രകടിപ്പിച്ച് ഹൈക്കോടതി. ന ..... READ MORE

സാന്‍ഫ്രാന്‍സിസ്‌കോ ആസ്ഥാനമായി പ്രവര്‍ത്തിക്കുന്ന, താമസ സൗകര്യങ്ങള്‍ നല്‍കുന്ന ഓണ്‍ലൈന്‍ കമ്പനിയാണ് എയര്‍ ബിഎന്‍ബി.ന്യൂയോര്‍ക്ക്:  അമേരിക്കന്‍ ടൂറിസം കമ് ..... READ MORE

Gurugram: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated the Kundli-Manesar section of the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway in Haryana. The Expressway, which will provide an alternative route to vehicles to go towards Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, was expected to help ease traffic flow, especially of heavy vehicles, through the national capital. The 53-km Palwal-Manesar section was inaugurated in April 2016. Haryana Chief Minister Ma ..... READ MORE

Sabarimala/Delhi/Kochi: Activists of the BJP, Yuva Morcha and other right-wing outfits on Monday stepped up protests across Kerala against the late night police crackdown at the Sabarimala Ayyappa temple complex and the subsequent detention of 69 people. In a strong reprimand, the Kerala High Court expressed its displeasure over the manner in which Ayyappa devotees were dealt with by the police at the "Sannidhanam" (temple complex). Given the te ..... READ MORE

Kochi: Bharatiya Janata Party is readying itself to make political gains from the Sabarimala protests that erupted in the state after the supreme court verdict permitting entry of women to Sabarimala. The political party will turn the sympathy gained from the protests to increase its memberships. The party has decided to gear up the distribution of membership when the Sabarimala row is on its zenith.The party has ..... READ MORE

Seoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has inspected a test of a newly developed high-tech weapon, amid faltering nuclear disarmament negotiations with the US, Pyongyang's state media reported on Friday.The Korean Central Broadcasting Station said that Kim visited a testing site at a national defence institute and inspected the test of the unspecified new tactical weapon, reports Yonhap News Agency. ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: Under the influence of Cyclone Gaja, Kerala state will experience isolated rains and strong winds till Monday. Squally wind speed reaching 35-45 kmph gusting to 55 kmph likely over Southeast Arabian Sea.The sea waves could rise at a height of 2.8 m in Kerala coast and Lakshadweep region till Sunday.  Fishermen are advised not to venture into these areas. The ..... READ MORE

ചികിത്സക്കും മറ്റും പോകുന്നവരെ വൈകിപ്രഖ്യാപിച്ച ഹര്‍ത്താല്‍ ഏറെ ബുദ്ധിമുട്ടിലാക്കുന്നുണ്ട്തിരുവനന്തപുരം: ഹിന്ദു ഐക്യവേദി സംസ്ഥാന അധ്യക്ഷ കെ.പി.ശശികല ..... READ MORE

നവംബർ ഒന്നിന് സബ്സിഡിയുള്ള സിലിൻഡറിന് 2.94 രൂപയും ഒമ്പതിന് ഏജൻസി കമ്മിഷനായി വീണ്ടും രണ്ടുരൂപയും കൂട്ടി. സബ്സിഡിയുള്ള സിലിൻഡറിന് നവംബറിൽ മാത്രം അഞ്ചു രൂപയോളം കൂടി. സബ്‌ ..... READ MORE

Kochi: CPM State Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan on Monday said that the government has not yet decided to convene an all-party meeting on the Sbarimala women entry issue. He was speaking to media at Kochi.Earlier the day Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surrendran had said that government is likely to convene an all-party meeting to discuss various matters relating to the Sabarimala temple. ..... READ MORE

2006: Indian Young Lawyers' Association files a writ petition in the Supreme Court seeking entry of women devotees of child-bearing age (defined as girls or women between the ages of 10 and 50) to Lord Ayyappa Temple at Sabarimala. The petition also urges the court to declare Rule 3(b) of the Kerala Hindu Places of Public Worship (Authorisation of Entry) Rules, 1965, which prohibits menstruating women from entering temples, as unconstitutional. Jan ..... READ MORE

Bengaluru: Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar died at a private hospital here in the early hours of Monday after battling lung cancer for several months.Kumar, 59, breathed his last around 2 am with his wife Tejaswini and two daughters by his bedside.He had come back to Bengaluru only recently after undergoing treatment in the US and Britain. He was later under treatment at ..... READ MORE

തിരുവനന്തപുരം: ശബരിമല നടതുറക്കാൻ ദിവസങ്ങൾ മാത്രം ശേഷിക്കേ യുവതീപ്രവേശ വിഷയത്തിൽ ചൊവ്വാഴ്ച സുപ്രീംകോടതിയുടെ നിലപാട് നിർണായകമാവും. റിട്ട് ഹർജികൾക്കൊപ്പം നാൽപ്പതിലധി ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple faced a disturbing situation on Sunday after it was rumoured that a non-Hindu woman entered the temple. As per temple customs, non-Hindus are not allowed to enter the temple. Following this, the temple was closed for purification ritual called ‘Sudhikriya’.Alppasi Utsavam festival is being held in the temple. As entry of a non-Hindu was reported, the chief priest ..... READ MORE

Mumbai: A senior pilot who is also director of operations for Air India, and has had responsibility for flight safety and training, said he was told by the carrier he failed two breathalyzer tests on Sunday before a flight to London from New Delhi.It is the second time Arvind Kathpalia, who is also on the loss-making airline's board, has been in trouble over alcohol tests. He was suspended for three months in 2017 for allegedly refusin ..... READ MORE

Jagdalpur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday accused the Congress of backing urban Maoists who he said have ruined the lives of poor Adivasi youth. Addressing his first election rally for the state Assembly polls scheduled later this month, Modi also said Congress makes "fun" of adivasis (tribals). "I don't know why Congress makes fun of adivasis. Once I had gone for a rally in North-East India and wore a traditional adivasi headgear ..... READ MORE

Kannur: The Air India Express has got  approval to service on commercial grounds at Kannur International Airport from December 9. The director general of civil aviation briefed the details regarding this on Friday. But the copy of the order will be received on Monday so the ticket booking will start only then.The online ticket booking will begin on Monday after the ticket rates are decided. The ticket fares w ..... READ MORE

Alappuzha: The 66th Nehru Trophy boat race will take place today at Punnamada backwaters in Alappuzha on Saturday. It is usually scheduled every second Saturday in the month of August, but this year it was postponed due to the devastating floods.There are 81 boats participating in the race this year. It would be the highest number of participants till date.In the snake boat (Chundan Vallam) cate ..... READ MORE

Ottawa:  The pilot of a small passenger plane died after colliding with another aircraft early Sunday and crashing into a field near the capital Ottawa, officials said.Police said the exact circumstances of the accident in Carp, Ontario, around 30 kilometers (18 miles) west of Ottawa, remained unknown.The pilot of the Cessna aircraft, who was flying alone, was pronounced dead at the ..... READ MORE

New Delhi/Mumbai: The central government intends to keep pressing demands for the country's central bank to relax lending curbs and hand over surplus reserves even if it risks provoking a resignation by the bank's governor, three sources familiar with the government's thinking told Reuters.While there appeared to be a partial truce last week when the government said it respected the autonomy of the Reserve Bank of ..... READ MORE

തിരുവനന്തപുരം: ബി.ജെ.പി. സംസ്ഥാന അധ്യക്ഷൻ പി.എസ്. ശ്രീധരൻ പിള്ള പരാമർശിച്ച എം.പി.യെത്തേടി പാർട്ടിയിൽ ചർച്ചകൊഴുക്കുന്നു. യുവമോർച്ചാ സമ്മേളനത്തിലെ പ്രസംഗത്തിന്റെ ശബ്ദ ..... READ MORE

Sabarimala: The doors to the Lord Ayyappa temple closed on Tuesday night after a two-day-long special puja, but no girl or woman pilgrim in the traditionally barred age group of 10-50 could offer prayers at the shrine. Melshanthi (chief priest) Unnikrishnan Namboothiri closed the portals of the sanctum sanctorum after rendering the 'Harivarasanam', the lullaby for Lord Ayyappa, the celibate deity. Earlier, hundreds of devotees witnessed t ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: The state government has been trying help the plan of BJP and RSS to create conflicts in Sabarimala, alleged opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala. The chief minister’s argument that the hill shrine is under the control of police is false, Chennithala said.The Sangh Parivar organisations have destroyed the peaceful atmosphere in Sabarimala. Though the government claimed to have deployed a huge force of polic ..... READ MORE

Kochi: Kerala Blasters gave away the match to Bengaluru FC in a heartbreaking fashion when a superb clearance from Naveen Kumar went into the net deflected off Nikola Krcmarevic in the Indian Super League match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Monday. Bengaluru won the match 2-1.In the second half that looked like a graveyard of missed chances on both the ends, Miku crafted one for Bengaluru in the 80th minute. ..... READ MORE

തിരുവനന്തപുരം: വയലിനിസ്റ്റ് ബാലഭാസ്കറിന്റെയും മകൾ തേജസ്വിനി ബാലയുടെയും മരണത്തിനിടയാക്കിയ അപകടത്തെക്കുറിച്ച് പോലീസ് ശാസ്ത്രീയവിശകലനം നടത്താനൊരുങ്ങുന്നു. അപകടസമ ..... READ MORE

Srinagar: Two Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) militants, including an Army deserter, were Tuesday killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Safanagri area of Zainapora of south Kashmir in the pre-dawn hours of Tuesday after receiving credible inputs about the presence of militants in the area, a police spokesperson said. He said as th ..... READ MORE

Mumbai: Budget carrier GoAir on Monday announced a 13-day special sale across all sectors, offering up to 13 lakh seats with ticket prices starting as low as Rs 1,313 (all-inclusive).According to the airline, the special sale scheme is offered to mark the company's 13th year of establishment."These tickets are on sale for purchase from November 5 and available until November 18. This offe ..... READ MORE

San Francisco: Twitter has said that it is giving its users more freedom to report fake, suspicious accounts to intensify crackdown on online spamming activities a few days ahead of US midterms elections. Twitter announced the new measure through its official safety account by saying that it will not allow any attempts to manipulate or disrupt its service, which came shortly before the US midterm elections are to take place on November 6, Xi ..... READ MORE

Madrid: FC Barcelona will face up to "life without Leo" when they entertain Inter Milan in the Champions League on Wednesday night. Ernesto Valverde's side go into the game without star man Lionel Messi, after the Argentinian fractured a bone in his right arm during Saturday's 4-2 win at home to Sevilla, reports Xinhua news agency. Valverde not only has to find a suitable replacement, but also has to ensure Messi's absence doesn't damage his sid ..... READ MORE

Pune: Kerala Blasters were handed their fourth successive draw in the Indian Super League (ISL) after being held by FC Pune City 1-1 at the Shiv Chhatrapati Shivaji stadium here on Friday. A class strike from Marko Stankovic (13th minute) got Pune City up and running only to see Nikola Krcmarevic (62nd) pull Kerala Blasters level in the second half. The result temporarily pulls Pune City, still without a win, off the bottom of the table ..... READ MORE

New York: Hundreds of Google employees in the city here walked out of the company's Big Apple offices on Thursday as part of a global protest against the tech giant's handling of sexual harassment cases. The mobilisation followed a report in The New York Times saying that Android creator Andy Rubin received $90 million in severance when Google fired him in 2014 over accusations of sexual misconduct that the company deemed credible. Thursd ..... READ MORE

Islamabad: Top Pakistani cleric Maulana Samiul Haq, who was also known as the 'godfather of Taliban', was stabbed to death at his residence in the garrison city of Rawalpindi on Friday, his family said. Haq, 82, was the head of the Islamic religious seminary Darul Uloom Haqqania in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Akora Khattak town and also the chief of the hardline political party Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Sami (JUI-S).&nbs ..... READ MORE

Mumbai: RSS has come up supporting the protests of BJP against the entry of women of all ages to Sabarimala temple. RSS general secretary Suresh Joshi has said that the organization does not oppose the entry of women into Sabarimala temple. But the customs and traditions of all places have to observed. He made the remarks on the issue after a meeting of Sangh Parivar organizations in Mumbai. Earlier, RSS had supported the entry of women into all ..... READ MORE

IMD has also forecast possibility of heavy rains in Kollam, Alappuzha and Pathanamthitta districts  Thiruvananthapuram: Heavy rains lashed different parts of the Thiruvananthapuram district since friday night. Following the heavy showers, four shutters of Neyyar dam have been raised by 1 ft. The current water level in the dam is 83.4 ft. The catchment areas of the dam including the Agastya forest regions receive ..... READ MORE

4 ജി ലൈസൻസ് ലഭിക്കുന്നതോടെ ഗ്രാമങ്ങൾ കൂടാതെ നഗരപ്രദേശങ്ങളിലേക്കും വ്യാപിപ്പിക്കാനുള്ള പദ്ധതിയുള്ളതായി അധികൃതർ പറഞ്ഞു.കൊച്ചി: ബി.എസ്.എൻ.എല്ലിന്റെ 4 ജി സേവനങ്ങൾ കൂ ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram/Pathnamthitta: With the Lord Ayyappa shrine at Sabarimala all set to open for a day's pooja on November 5, prohibitory orders will come into force from Saturday night till Tuesday at the foothills of Pamba and other areas to prevent any untowards incidents, police said. Sabarimala will be under heavy security cover from Saturday night in the backdrop of the violent protests witnessed last month against entry of young women in the 1 ..... READ MORE

തിരുവനന്തപുരം: കേരളപ്പിറവി ദിനത്തില്‍ സംസ്ഥാന തലസ്ഥാനത്ത് ഇന്ത്യന്‍ ക്രിക്കറ്റ് ടീം സ്വപ്നം കാണുന്നത് ഏകദിന പരമ്പര വിജയം. വ്യാഴാഴ്ച കാര്യവട്ടം സ്‌പോര്‍ട് ..... READ MORE

“Security forces launched an operation based on credible inputs about the presence of militants in Zagoo locality of Khansahib area in the district,” a police official said.Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, police said.“Security forces launched an operation based on credible inputs about the presence of militants in Zagoo locality of Khan ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: The Finance Ministry and the Reserve Bank on several occasions in the past have witnessed divergence of views on key issues concerning interest rate, liquidity and management of the banking sector, but truce largely prevailed in the end.However, this time the conflict seems to have reached a flash point with reports of the government initiating consultations with the RBI under Section 7 of the RBI Act, which has never ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: The Finance Ministry and the Reserve Bank on several occasions in the past have witnessed divergence of views on key issues concerning interest rate, liquidity and management of the banking sector, but truce largely prevailed in the end.However, this time the conflict seems to have reached a flash point with reports of the government initiating consultations with the RBI under Section 7 of the RBI Act, which has never ..... READ MORE

The gleaming, blue-nosed train standing at Chennai’s Integral Coach Factory (ICF) has a cone-shaped frontage, similar to a bullet train. The new train comes fitted with amenities on a par with the best in the world — from on-board Wi-Fi to GPS-based passenger information system, ‘touch-free’ bio-vacuum toilets, LED lighting, mobile charging points, and a climate control system that would adjust the temperature according to occupancy and t ..... READ MORE

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and their cabinet colleagues paid homage to freedom fighter Muthuramalinga Thevar on the occasion of his 111th birth anniversary and 56th ‘guru puja’ here on Tuesday.The Chief Minister, accompanied by Collector K Veera Raghava Rao, Superintendent of Police Omprakash Meena and host of party leaders paid homage by placing a wreath at the memor ..... READ MORE

The audio launch of the upcoming Madhupal movie 'Oru Kuprasidha Payyan,' starring Tovino Thomas, Nimisha Sajayan, Anu Sithara and others was held in Kochi on Saturday.Those present at the event also included many veterans like composer Ousepachan, Sreekumaran Thampy, director Joshy and singer Sudheep Kumar. 'Oru Kuprasidha Payyan' team was seen having a gala time with the guests at the do and the veterans at the event also shared many ..... READ MORE

Gandhinagar: Former Gujarat Chief Minister and expelled rebel Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela on Monday mocked at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his ambitious Sardar Patel's "Statue of Unity" project dubbing it a "marketing gimmick" and asked him to first unite the CBI and the RBI. The prime minister is slated to unveil the 182-metre tallest statue in the world, Statue of Unity' (SoU), at Kevadia in Narmada district on the birth anniver ..... READ MORE

സിക്ക വൈറസ് ബാധ സ്ഥിരീകരിച്ചതോടെ സംസ്ഥാനത്ത് പ്രതിരോധനടപടികള്‍ ഊര്‍ജിതമാക്കിയതായി ഗുജറാത്ത് ആരോഗ്യ കമ്മിഷണര്‍ ജയന്തി രവി പറഞ്ഞു.ന്യൂഡല്‍ഹി: രാജസ്ഥാനെ ഭീതി ..... READ MORE

Pathanamthitta: Ahead of the Sabarimala pilgrimage season, Kerala State Road Transport Corporation is all set to launch bus services from Nilackal to Pampa. There will be two bus services every minute from Nilackal. KSRTC aims to ply 15000 passengers to Pampa within 4 hours.Ticket fare is Rs 40 for a one-way trip from Nilackal to Pampa. Apart from this, KSRTC will operate AC buses to Pampa in a gap of two minutes. Ticket fare in ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Amit Shah may visit Sabarimala during the upcoming Mandalakalam pilgrimage season to worship at the Lord Ayyappa temple. However, a date has not been finalised. Shah, in his declaration at Kannur, had fully endorsed the state leadership's move to launch an agitation against the Supreme Court verdict that allowed women of child-bearing age to enter the hill shrine. The party sees it ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) will fully computerise its ticketing services on the Sabarimala route from the upcoming annual Mandala-Makaravilakku pilgrimage season onwards. Online booking too will be available. Ten AC electric buses will be among the KSRTC services operating on the Pamba-Nilakkal route along which only the state carrier will conduct services considering the security issues. Digital tick ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi will lead the party as it stages protests outside all CBI offices across the country on Friday, demanding reinstatement of CBI director Alok Verma, who has been sent on leave The party is also seeking an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for 'destroying' the image of the premier investigating agency. Gandhi tweeted he will lead the party's protests outside the CBI headquarters in CGO complex in ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been named as the recipient of 2018 Seoul Peace Prize, a biennial award instituted to crystallise the wishes of the Korean people for peace on the Korean Peninsula and the rest of the world.According to a statement issued by the External Affairs Ministry on Wednesday, Modi has been awarded "in recognition of his dedication to improving international cooperation, raising global economic ..... READ MORE

നവംബർ ഏഴ് വരെ വിവിധ ബി.എസ്.എൻ.എൽ. സേവനങ്ങളുടെ ബില്ലുകൾ അടയ്ക്കുന്നവർക്ക് ഇളവുകൾ പ്രഖ്യാപിച്ചുകൊച്ചി: ദീപാവലി ഉത്സവകാലത്തോടനുബന്ധിച്ച്‌ ഇന്ത്യയിലെ ഏതു നെറ്റ് ..... READ MORE

Barcelona: Barcelona came through their first test without the injured Lionel Messi, earning a convincing 2-0 win at home to Inter Milan to take control of Champions League Group B on Wednesday.Midfielder Rafinha opened the scoring against the club where he spent the latter half of last season, bursting through the middle and finding Luis Suarez, then turning the Uruguayan's cross in on the volley in the 32nd ..... READ MORE

Sabarimala: The revenues of the Sabarimala shrine have plunged owing to arrival of fewer pilgrims in the wake of recent floods and protests over the entry of young women to the famed Ayyappa temple. The combined loss, which is pegged at Rs 8.32 crore, has pushed the Travancore Devaswom Board that governs the temples of south Kerala into deep crisis. Last year, the temple clocked a revenue of Rs 13.11 crore during the three-month period when ..... READ MORE

തിരുവനന്തപുരം: കുറുപ്പുന്തറ-ഏറ്റുമാനൂർ പാതയിൽ അറ്റകുറ്റപ്പണി നടക്കുന്നതിനാൽ കോട്ടയംവഴിയുള്ള തീവണ്ടിഗതാഗതത്തിൽ ബുധൻ, വ്യാഴം ദിവസങ്ങളിൽ നിയന്ത്രണമുണ്ടാകും. ..... READ MORE

Pathanamthitta: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has flayed Travancore Devaswom Board's move to file a report on the prevailing situation in Sabarimala that witnessed massive protests after the Supreme Court allowed women of child-bearing age to enter the hill shrine.“If the TDB were to file a report in without making a proper study of the situation, the government will not back it,” the CM asserted.Reaffirming the ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: Amidst the increasing fuel price hike and growing demand for fuel, public-private companies are gearing up to establish more petrol pumps in India. Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum, the oil companies in public sectors, are planning to start 40,000 petrol bunks within 3 years.Reliance Industries Limited, the private firm which has 1343 petrol pumps at present, will raise the number of ..... READ MORE

കൊല്ലം: സംസ്ഥാനത്ത് വീണ്ടും എടിഎം കവര്‍ച്ചാശ്രമം. കൊല്ലം കുണ്ടറ മൊയ്തീന്‍ മുക്കിലെ ഫെഡറല്‍ ബാങ്ക് എടിഎമ്മിലാണ് മോഷണം നടത്താന്‍ ശ്രമിച്ചതായി കണ്ടെത്തിയത്. ബുധനാഴ ..... READ MORE

Kochi: A plea was submitted at the Kerala High Court demanding protection for women who visit Sabarimala temple. AK Maya Krishnan, a native of Poochakkal and 3 other people, filed the plea. The plea might be considered on Wednesday.The petition points out that they are aged between 25 and 45 and have the right to visit the temple. The women of all ages were not able to enter the temple due to mounting protests aga ..... READ MORE

മലയാളിയുടെ പ്രിയ ഗായിക വൈക്കം വിജയലക്ഷ്മി ഇന്ന് വിവാഹിതയാകും. വൈക്കം മഹാദേവക്ഷേത്രത്തില്‍ രാവിലെ 10.30-നും 11.30-നും ഇടയ്ക്കുള്ള മുഹൂര്‍ത്തത്തിലാണ് വിവാഹം.ഉഷ ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala alleged that the solar case was part of a move of the state government to regain its image which was lost as a result of Sabarimala and brewery controversies.He said in a press conference that the solar case belongs to bygobe days. It is the habit of CPM to brush up old cases. If they are intending to eliminate their enemies through this, they are wrong. It is neve ..... READ MORE

ഗുവാഹത്തി∙ റൺമഴയ്ക്കൊപ്പം റെക്കോർഡ് മഴയ്ക്കും സാക്ഷ്യം വഹിച്ചാണ് ഇന്ത്യ – വെസ്റ്റ് ഇൻ‌ഡീസ് ഒന്നാം ഏകദിനത്തിനു ശേഷം ഗുവാഹത്തി ബർസാപര ക്രിക്കറ്റ് സ്റ്റേഡിയത്തിൽനിന് ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: The Central Information Commission has directed the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) to disclose complaints of corruption received against Union ministers between 2014 and 2017 and action taken on them. Chief Information Commissioner Radha Krishna Mathur, while deciding a plea of Indian Forest Service officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi, also directed the PMO to share information about the quantum and value of blac ..... READ MORE

Pamba: The Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala would close on Monday night after the monthly rituals, giving a brief respite for the authorities who have been on a stand-off with devotees protesting the entry of women of menstrual age into the famous hill shrine.Not a single woman in the age group of 10 and 50 has so far reached the temple that opened for monthly rituals on October 17 after the Supreme Court last month lif ..... READ MORE

നമ്മുടെ രാജ്യത്തിന് വേണ്ടി ജീവന്‍ ത്യജിക്കാന്‍ തയ്യാറാകുന്ന കര്‍ഷകര്‍ക്ക് വേണ്ടി എന്തെങ്കിലും ചെയ്യാനാകുന്നത് സംതൃപ്തി തോന്നുന്ന ഒന്നാണെന്ന് ബച്ചന്‍ പറഞ്ഞു മുംബ ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: As track doubling works are progressing in Kuruppanthara - Ettumanoor railway line, the time of trains in this route has been rescheduled. The rescheduling will be in force from October 20 to 24. On October 21, 22, 23 Hyderabad-Thiruvananthapuram Sabari Express (17230), Mangalore Central-Thiruvananthapuram Parasuram Express (16649) and Thiruvananthapuram-New Delhi Kerala Express (12625) will be running late. On October 2 ..... READ MORE

Washington: The US government warned on Friday that Russia, China and Iran were seeking to influence next month's congressional elections as federal prosecutors unveiled charges against a Russian national accused of participating in such a scheme.Influence operations from those nations include use of social media to amplify divisive issues, seeding disinformation about political candidates and sponsoring content i ..... READ MORE

Pamba: The Kerala Police have stepped up security at the base camps of Sabarimala on Saturday as reports said more women activists might try to enter the hill shrine. However, there was no confirmation on whether they would be reaching Sabarimala today. Friday morning witnessed huge protests by hundreds of devotees at the entrance of Sabarimala temple that forced the Kerala Police accompanying two women to stop their journey towards the Lord A ..... READ MORE

The Presenters Dialogue was a unique Initiate by Event and Entertainment Management Association (EEMA) and Organised by Event Management Association - Kerala. The Presenters Dialogue was organised at Le Meridien Kochi, Kerala on 15 October 2018.The Presenters Dialogue was an excellent platform for all the presenters and event managers from all across the country. It was an Excellent Opportunity for anchors to learn from ..... READ MORE

Washington: President Donald Trump said Thursday he now believes journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead and warned of "very severe" consequences should Saudi Arabia be proven responsible."It certainly looks that way to me. It's very sad," Trump told journalists when asked if he believed that Khashoggi, who disappeared more than two weeks ago, is no longer alive.Asked about the potential US re ..... READ MORE

Kozhikode: On the occasion of Vijayadashami day on Friday, thousands of children were initiated into the world of letters in the ‘Vidyarambham’ ceremony in various parts of the state. Writers and cultural activists made tiny tots write the first letters of learning on the occasion. ‘Vidyarambham’ ceremony is being held in various temples including Kollur Mookambika temple. ‘Vidyarambham’ ceremony started in Tirur Thunchan Para ..... READ MORE

മുംബൈയില്‍ നിന്ന് ബെംഗളൂരുവിലേക്ക്‌ വിമാനം പറന്നുയരുന്നതിന് തൊട്ടുമുമ്പായിരുന്നു അതിക്രമം മുംബൈ: ഇന്‍ഡിഗോ വിമാനത്തിലെ വനിതാ അറ്റന്‍ഡര്‍ക്കു നേരെ ലൈം ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: The government Thursday said there is no threat of discontinuation of mobile numbers issued using Aadhaar, following the Supreme Court ruling that barred use of the national biometric ID by private companies.Debunking reports that over 50 crore, or half of the mobile SIMs in the country, faced deactivation, the Department of Telecommunication and the 12-digit unique identity number-issuing authority UID ..... READ MORE

Pamba: Amid mounting protest in Kerala against the entry of women of menstrual age into Sabarimala temple, the Travancore Devaswom Board will meet Friday in Thiruvananthapuram to find an amicable solution to the row. Ahead of the meeting, the TDB, which administers the hill shrine, Thursday said it was ready for any sort of compromise to end the stand-off. TDB president A Padmakumar said the board has always taken a stand that it was ready ..... READ MORE

Kochi: The Sabarimala Samrakshana Samithi has declared a 24-hour-hartal against the CM’s decision to implement the SC verdict. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had said in an earlier statement that he would not move the court for a legislation of the verdict allowing entry to women of all ages into the Sabarimala temple. Samithi general convenor Pratheesh Viswanath said that the hartal will begin at 12 midnight on Wednesday and conclude at 12 midn ..... READ MORE

സൈറ്റ് തകരാറിലാണ് എന്ന സന്ദേശമായിരുന്നു ഏറെ നേരം കാണാന്‍ കഴിഞ്ഞത്.ന്യൂഡല്‍ഹി: വീഡിയോ ഷെയറിംഗ് സൈറ്റായ യൂ ട്യൂബിന്റെ പ്രവര്‍ത്തനം ലോകമെമ്പാടും തടസ്സപ്പ ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: On the eve of the opening of Sabarimala for monthly pujas, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said that the Supreme Court verdict allowing the entry of women into Sabarimala was as progressive and radical as the abolition of 'sati', the rooting out of untouchability and the legislation that allowed a lower caste woman to cover her upper body. Meanwhile, the atmosphere near the shrine is more charged with the threat of ..... READ MORE

കണ്ടക്ടർ നിയമനം നൽകാനാകില്ലെന്ന നിലപാട് ഹൈക്കോടതി അംഗീകരിച്ചതായി കെ.എസ്.ആർ.ടി.സി. മാനേജ്‌മെന്റ് അറിയിച്ചുതിരുവനന്തപുരം: പി.എസ്.സി. നിയമനോപദേശം നൽകിയ 4000 പേ ..... READ MORE

Dubai: Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan will visit Dubai on Wednesday to explain about the rebuilding of Kerala to the expats.He will be in Dubai till Saturday. This is the first foreign trip of CM who has returned after medical treatment in US. Principal secretary Elangovan and media adviser John Brittas will accompany him.The main aim of CM’s visit is to present the idea of government ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: KSRTC employees in Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode have called for a lightning strike in protest over assigning Kudumbashree to handle the reservation counter. The bus service from Thiruvananthapuram depot were stopped following the strike called by joint trade union but now it is learnt that they have ended the strike. KSRTC said that the protest will be intensified across the state and the protest has begun in Kochi, Kannu ..... READ MORE

Kochi: Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused in the nun abuse case, was granted conditional bail by the Kerala High Court. The bail was granted on the basis of a few criteria. He was instructed by the court not to enter Kerala. He was also asked to submit the passport in the court. He has to be present before the investigating officer in an interval of two weeks. He must not try to influence the witnesses.Today, prosecu ..... READ MORE

Kochi: The Kerala High Court acquitted the first accused in Chekannur Maulavi murder case. P. V. Hamza, the first accused in the case, was earlier given a double life sentence by the CBI Special Court in Kochi. The Chekannur Maulavi murder case is more than 25 years old. Among the nine accused in the case, eight were already acquitted by the court. Hamza was awarded double life sentence by the CBI Special Court in 2010. The acquittal verdict was ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: All educational institutions including higher secondary schools coming under the State General Education Department will stay closed on Wednesday, October 17. Secretary General Education Department A Shajahan said that the date of compensatory classes will be declared later. The ‘Pooja Veppu’ at some places is on Tuesday evening. So the demand to declare holiday on Wednesday for educational institutions rose widely ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: Amid continuing protests on the Sabarimala issue, Travancore Devaswom Board, which manages the Lord Ayyappa temple, has invited stakeholders for a meeting to discuss 'various aspects', including preparations for the annual pilgrimage season that begins next month. As various Hindu outfits and Ayyappa devotees have been staging protests over the last few days across Kerala against the implementation of the Supreme Court or ..... READ MORE

Kollam: The decision of the Kerala Bottled Water Manufacturers Association to reduce the price of packaged water to Rs 13 in the state remains uncertain due to the disagreement from one group in the association. The association had demanded that the price of bottled water which is sold for Rs 20 in shops should be reduced to Rs 12. The government intervened and issued an ordinance to fix the price at Rs 13. However, as the multinational corpora ..... READ MORE

ന്യൂഡല്‍ഹി: നെറ്റ് വര്‍ക്ക് പ്രശ്‌നത്തെ തുടര്‍ന്ന് ലോകവ്യാപകമായി അടുത്ത 48 മണിക്കൂറില്‍ ഇന്റര്‍നെറ്റ് സേവനം തടസ്സപ്പെടാന്‍ സാധ്യതയെന്ന് റഷ്യയുടെ അറിയിപ്പ്. അറ്റകു ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram:  The LDF will conduct meetings in every district to explain the stance taken by the state government in the Sabarimala issue related to the supreme court verdict on women's entry to the shrine, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will directly explain the stance of the government in Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam and Pathanamthitta district meetings.The meetings will be held in Thiruvananthapuam, ..... READ MORE

കൊച്ചി :- അപ്രതീക്ഷിതമായി ഉണ്ടായ അപകടത്തിൽ അകാലത്തിൽ പൊലിഞ്ഞുപോയ ബാലഭാസ്കറിനും മകൾ തേജസ്വിനിക്കും മഹാരാജാസ് കോളേജിൽ അനുസ്മരണം സംഘടിപ്പിച്ചു.ഇവന്റ് മാനേജ ..... READ MORE

Kollam: KSRTC Managing Director Tomin J Thachankary stated that over 1000 buses are excess in KSRTC. He was responding to the news in Mathrubhumi on KSRTC purchasing only 100 buses within two years.“Over 1000 buses are not used for conducting services due to shortage of staff and limited number of service schedules. Rather than purchasing more buses, KSRTC aims to use the existing bus for service,” he added. ..... READ MORE

ഭുവനേശ്വർ∙ ബംഗാൾ ഉൾക്കടലിനു മുകളിൽ രൂപം കൊണ്ട തിത്‍ലി ചുഴലിക്കാറ്റ് ഒഡീഷ തീരം തൊട്ടു. ഇതുവരെ ആളപായം റിപ്പോർട്ട് ചെയ്തിട്ടില്ല. മണിക്കൂറിൽ 126 കിലോമീറ്റർ വേഗത്തിലാണ് ഇന ..... READ MORE

Singapore: Saudi Arabia, the world’s biggest oil exporter, will supply Indian buyers with an additional 4 million barrels of crude oil in November, several sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The extra cargoes indicate a willingness by Saudi Arabia to increase crude supply to make up the shortfall once sanctions by the United States on oil exports from Iran, the third-largest producer in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting ..... READ MORE

സംവിധായകനുമായുള്ള കരാര്‍ അവസാനിച്ചുവെന്നും തിരക്കഥ തിരികെ വേണമെന്നും ആവശ്യപ്പെട്ട് എം ടി വ്യാഴാഴ്ച കോടതിയെ സമീപിക്കും. കോഴിക്കോട്: രണ്ടാമൂഴം നോവലിനെ ആസ്പദമാക്കി ..... READ MORE

Kochi: A Hindu group filed a PIL Wednesday in the Kerala High Court seeking directive to the Centre for issuing an order enabling Muslim woman devotees to enter mosques. The petitioner submitted that in the context of a recent Supreme Court order allowing entry of women of all age groups into the Sabarimala temple, the need of the hour is the entry of Muslim women devotees in mosques for prayers along with men. He submitted that women were discr ..... READ MORE

കൊച്ചി :- പ്രമുഖ മനജ്മെന്റ് ഇൻസ്റ്റിറ്റ്യൂട്ട് ആയ LOGIC SCHOOL OF MANAGMENT,Cochin ലെ ഫൌണ്ടേഷൻഡേയും, വിന്നേഴ്സ്ഡേയും ഒക്ടോബർ എട്ടാം തിയതി തിങ്കളാഴ്ച ആഘോഷിച്ചു.  മുരളീ തുമ്മാരുകുടി, പ ..... READ MORE

Washington: US President Donald Trump apologised to Associate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and his family "on behalf of our nation" for what he called a desperate Democrat-led campaign of "lies and deception" intent on derailing his confirmation. Trump remarks came on Monday night during Kavanaugh's swearing-in ceremony in the East Room of the White House, reports Fox News. "On behalf of our nation, I want to apologise to Brett a ..... READ MORE

Kannur: Kannur International Airport Ltd (KIAL) MD V Thulasi Das said that three airlines including Air India Express, IndiGo Airlines and GoAir will conduct services in the Kannur airport at its first phase. The inauguration is set for December 9.  SpiceJet will also start services soon, he added.KIAL MD met the representatives of various domestic and foreign airlines and airport service agencies who came to ..... READ MORE

Pandalam: The ‘Save Sabarimala Yatra’ organized by the NDA will start on Wednesday from Pandalam and conclude on October 15 at the Secretariat in Thiruvananthapuram.On October 10, the Yatra will begin from Manikandan Althara and end the first day at Adoor. On 11th, it will begin from Padanilam in Nooranad and end in Kayamkulam. It will be start from Chavara on 12th and conclude at Kollam. On 13th, the processi ..... READ MORE

Kochi: The Ernakulam District Tourism Promotion Councils (DTPC) has restated the Neelakurinji special tour package. The DTPC said it had restated all packages stalled after in the wake of the August floods.The one-day Kurinji tour package to Kolukkumalai will start from October 15. The tour consists of two legs - an AC bus journey to Suryanelli and from there, an 8-km off-road jeep safari to Kolukkumalai. ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: Considering heavy rain predictions, the KSEB (Kerala State Electricity Board) has decided to open the shutters of Idukki dam at 11 am on Saturday.It has been decided to release 50,000 lakh litre water per second by opening one shutter of Idukki Cheruthoni dam. The board has made it clear that there is no need to panic as only one shutter will be lifted.As of now, 12 of ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: India and Russia on Friday signed a pact to build six more nuclear reactors at a new site in India following summit talks between Indian Prime Minister Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin in New Delhi.Russian state-owned reactor manufacturer Rosatom said in a statement that the two countries want to build six Russian-design nuclear reactors on a new site in India, boost nuclear cooperation in thir ..... READ MORE

തിരുവനന്തപുരം: ശബരിമല സ്ത്രീപ്രവേശനത്തില്‍ ഹൈന്ദവ സംഘടനകള്‍ പ്രതിഷേധം കനപ്പിക്കുമ്പോള്‍ നിലപാട് മയപ്പെടുത്തി സിപിഎം. സ്ത്രീകളെ ശബരിമലയില്‍ കൊണ്ടുപോകാനും വരാനും സി ..... READ MORE

heruthoni: The security at dams in Idukki was beefed up following the orange and red alerts issued in the district. The shutters of five major dams were opened as they reached 95 percent of their maximum capacity. The water level in Mullaperiyar dam rose by 3 ft in a day due to the heavy rains. The water level which was at 127 ft on Wednesday rose to 130 ft. The water level reached 97 per cent of the maximum capacity in Kallarkutty dam. One of i ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: Russian President Vladimir Putin is in New Delhi on a two-day visit, the focus of which is the possible inking of a $5 billion deal for to procure Moscow's most advanced air defence system, the S-400 Triumf, despite a risk of US sanctions against countries buying Russian defence equipment. Putin, who was received by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on his arrival, went straight to Modi's official Lok Kalyan Marg residence w ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: The government Thursday announced a Rs 2.50 a litre cut in petrol and diesel prices, factoring in excise duty reduction of Rs 1.50 per litre and asking oil companies to absorb another 1 rupee per litre.Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the excise duty cut would have an impact of Rs 10,500 crore on central government's tax revenues.He also asked state governments to follow suit ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: A clean and green environment is at the root of his government's policies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here Wednesday as he was presented the UN's Champions of the Earth Award by United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres. Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron were jointly awarded the UN's highest environmental honour for their pioneering work in championing the International Solar All ..... READ MORE

Pandalam: The Devaswom Board President changed his stance on the Supreme Court verdict that permitted the entry of women of all ages in Sabarimala temple, when chief minister scared him, alleged Opposition Leader Ramesh Chennithala. UDF stands firms on the same stance taken at the court during the Oommen Chandy government regime on the issue, he added. Congress will back all those protests that oppose the entry of young women in Sabarimala temple ..... READ MORE

Mattanur: The Kannur International Airport (KIAL) on Wednesday announced that the airport will be open for members of the public from Friday to October 12. The visiting hours would be 10 am to 4pm and visitors will have to carry photo identity card to get entry permission, said KIAL executive director K P Jose. He urged visitors to follow instructions from airport officials and CISF safety officers. And requested them not to litter the su ..... READ MORE

Sulaimaniya: Iraq's parliament on Tuesday elected as president Kurdish politician Barham Salih, who immediately named Shi'ite Adel Abdul Mahdi prime minister-designate, ending months of deadlock after an inconclusive national election in May.The presidency, traditionally occupied by a Kurd, is a largely ceremonial position, but the vote for Salih was a key step toward forming a new government, which politicians ha ..... READ MORE

ജാമ്യം അനുവദിച്ചാല്‍ അന്വേഷണത്തെ ബാധിക്കാന്‍ സാധ്യതയുണ്ടെന്നുമുള്ള പ്രോസിക്യൂഷന്റെ വാദം കോടതി അംഗീകരിക്കുകയായിരുന്നു കൊച്ചി: കന്യാസ്ത്രീയെ പീഡിപ ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: The Indian Meterological Department has issued an yellow alert in 4 districts following chances of heavy rains in the coming days. The yellow alert has been issued in Idukki, Wayanad until October 6, Kozhikode and Lakshadweep on October 5 and 6 and Kannur on October 6. On Wednesday and Thursday heavy rains are expected in Idukki and Wayanad. Stronger rains are expected on October 5 in Idukki, Kozhikode and Wayand districts. S ..... READ MORE

Mumbai: The Indian rupee Wednesday crashed below the 73 mark against the dollar for the first time ever on strong demand for the American currency from importers amid rising global oil prices and unabated capital outflows.    At the Interbank Foreign Exchange (forex) market, the domestic currency dropped 43 paise to 73.34 against the US dollar in the early trade.The rupee o ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: The cremation of renowned Violinist Balabhaskar, who died on Tuesday, will be held at Shanthi Kavadam, Thiruvananthapuram, on Wednesday with state honours. The 40-year-old musician had died at a private hospital here on Tuesday around 1 am, a week after a car accident in which his only daughter too had died. ..... READ MORE

   RUN FOR NEW KERALA After it’s successful show in Kochi, the Trivandrum edition of Run for new Kerala, an initiative by the Event management association of Kerala was a huge success with a big turnout of people. These pictures are the proof.. ..... READ MORE

7.4 തീവ്രത രേഖപ്പെടുത്തിയ ഭൂചലനത്തിനുപിന്നാലെ 150- ഓളം തുടർചലനങ്ങളും സുനാമിയുമാണ് സുലവേസി ദ്വീപിലെ രണ്ടു പ്രദേശത്തെ വിഴുങ്ങിയത്. ജക്കാർത്ത: ഇൻഡൊനീഷ്യയിൽ വെള്ളിയാഴ്ചയു ..... READ MORE

പ്രളയബാധിതരെ സഹായിക്കാനായി രൂപവത്ക്കരിക്കപ്പെട്ട മുഖ്യമന്ത്രിയുടെ ദുരിതാശ്വാസ നിധിയിലേക്ക് സംഭാവന നല്‍കി യേശുദാസ്. മുഖ്യമന്ത്രിയുടെ ഓഫീസിലെത്തിയ യേശുദാസ് പത്ത് ല ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: The Congress on Sunday stepped up its attack on the Central government, with party President Rahul Gandhi alleging that public money was being used to bail-out the debt-ridden IL&FS group.In a tweet, Gandhi alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is bailing out the IL&FS group which has a long-term debt liability of around Rs 91,000 crore via public savings in LIC and the State Bank of India ( ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: The indefinite strike called by the KSRTC employees which was to take place from Tuesday has been called off. The decision comes after the meeting of KSRTC employees’ representatives with transport minister AK Saseendran and labour minister TP Ramakrishnan on Sunday. The strike was called demanding reinstatement of temporary staffs, withdrawal of service cancellations and unscientific duty renovations, distribution of DA arrea ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: Subsidised cooking gas (LPG) price Sunday hiked by Rs 2.89 per cylinder to Rs 502.4 per cylinder.The price of non-subsidised LPG at Delhi will increase by Rs 59.00 per cylinder in October 2018 mainly due to change in international price and foreign exchange fluctuations, Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) said in a statement. The actual impact on subsidised domestic LPG customers is only Rs 2.89 per cylinder, which is mainly due to GST ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan announced that 11 international airlines and six domestic ones have expressed interest in launching services from Kannur International Airport, which is expected to spread wings soon.Pinarayi, also chairman of the airport company, said major Gulf airlines like the Emirates, Etihad, Fly Dubai, Air Arabia, Oman Air, Qatar Airways, Gulf Air and Saudia, and Silk Air, ..... READ MORE

കോഴിക്കോട്: രാജ്യത്ത് ഇന്ധന വിലയില്‍ ഇന്നും വര്‍ധന. പെട്രോളിന് 18 പൈസയും ഡീസലിന് 22 പൈസയും കൂടി. തിരുവനന്തപുരത്ത് പെട്രോള്‍ ലിറ്ററിന് 86 രൂപ 77 പൈസയാണ് ഇന്നത്തെ വില. ഡീസല ..... READ MORE

പ്രദേശത്തേക്കുള്ള വാര്‍ത്താവിനിമയബന്ധം തകരാറിലായതിനാല്‍ കൂടുതല്‍ വിവരങ്ങള്‍ ലഭിച്ചുവരുന്നതേയുള്ളൂ. ജക്കാര്‍ത്ത: ഇന്‍ഡോനീഷ്യയിലെ സുലവേസി ദ്വീപിലുണ്ടാ ..... READ MORE

Seville (Spain): La Liga champions Barcelona slumped to a shock 2-1 defeat at struggling Leganes and Real Madrid were resoundingly beaten 3-0 by Sevilla on Wednesday as Spain's two biggest clubs lost on the same day for the first time since January, 2015. Philippe Coutinho gave Barca the lead against bottom-of-the-table Leganes in the 12th minute with a classy volley but the Catalans' comfortable hold on the game dramatically fell apart shortly aft ..... READ MORE

Baghdad: Iraqi model and Instagram starlet Tara Fares has been shot dead at the wheel of her Porsche convertible in central Baghdad, sending ripples through social media circles. The interior ministry opened a probe into Thursday's murder of the 22-year-old who suffered "three fatal bullet wounds" as she drove through the capital's Camp Sarah district. Fares, a fashionista with 2.7 million followers on Instagram for her pictures sporting ..... READ MORE

Washington: Data of 50 million Facebook users have been exposed following a massive security breach by unknown hackers, its CEO Mark Zuckerberg said, amid fears that a significant number of the accounts affected could be from India. The precautionary measure taken by the social media giant has impacted another 40 million users, Zuckerberg said Friday. In a conference call with reporters, he did not give a country-wise of the user accounts hit by ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi Friday took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi alleging he opened the State's coffers for an annual expense of a meagre Rs 40 per person as a health insurance "lollipop" while "giving" Rs 1,30,000 crore to Anil Ambani in the Rafale "scam".Taking to Twitter, he said the Rs 2,000 crore in the health insurance scheme for 50 crore Indians works out to a mere Rs 40 per pe ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: The government has laid out some crucial steps towards the rebuilding of Kerala. The cabinet has decided to take loan of Rs 15,900 crore from World Bank, ADB, other agencies, domestic- financial institutions and banks for the reconstruction of Kerala. Chief Minister's office informed that the amount will be utilized for rebuilding roads, public institutions, health sector, public utilities, water supply, flood control, irrigatio ..... READ MORE

Pathanamthitta: With the historic verdict of the Supreme Court allowing women of all age groups to enter the Ayyappa Temple in Sabarimala, arranging more security and women-friendly facilities in Pamba, Nilakkal and Sabarimala before the next pilgrimage season could be a major challenge for the government and Devaswom Board.As per the statistics of the Devaswom Board, the rush in Sabarimala is likely to increase b ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce on Friday its verdict on the plea challenging the practice of prohibiting women in 10 to 50 age group from entering the Sabarimla temple having the deity of Lord Ayyappa who  is  "naishtika brahmacharya" (perennial celibate).The hearing on the challenge to the practice by the five-judge constitution bench had seen Kerala government asserting that the Sa ..... READ MORE

Jakarta: Indonesia's communications ministry has announced plans to hold weekly briefings on fake news in an effort to educate the public about the spread of misinformation, a minister said on Thursday.Communications minister Rudiantara said the initiative was designed to help the Indonesian public 'sort through the news' in the lead up to what is widely expected to be a heated presidential election scheduled for ..... READ MORE

2030-ഓടെ രാജ്യത്തെ സമ്പദ് വ്യവസ്ഥ 5.9 ലക്ഷം കോടി ഡോളറിന്റേതാകുമെന്നാണ് റിപ്പോർട്ട് പറയുന്നത്. ഈ വർഷം ഫ്രാൻസിനെ പിന്തള്ളി ഇന്ത്യ ആറാമത്തെ വലിയ സാമ്പത്തിക ശക്തിയായിരുന്നു. ..... READ MORE

Amsterdam: The Indian Navy on Wednesday released a new picture of the Navy Commander Abhilash Tomy, who was rescued from damaged sailboat in the remote southern Indian Ocean during the Golden Globe Race.Tomy, who is under treatment in a hospital at Amsterdam Isle, detailed his experience of the survival to the Navy.“The sea was unbelievably rough. Me and my boat Thuriya were pitched aga ..... READ MORE

United Nations: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been awarded with the UN's highest environmental honour, bestowed upon five other individuals and organisations, for his leadership of the International Solar Alliance and pledge to eliminate single use plastic in India by 2022. Six of the world's most outstanding environmental changemakers have been recognised with the Champions of the Earth Award. "This years' laureates are recognised for ..... READ MORE

Shimla: Over 1,500 tourists are still stranded in snow-marooned Lahaul-Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh, officials said on Wednesday adding that the evacuation is on but it might take days.Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has instructed officials to evacuate those stranded on a priority basis, a statement said. A total of 300 people were evacuated by Tuesday evening most of whom were ..... READ MORE

കോട്ടയം ∙ കന്യാസ്ത്രീയെ പീഡിപ്പിച്ചെന്നതുമായി ബന്ധപ്പെട്ട് ജലന്തർ ബിഷപ് ഫ്രാങ്കോ മുളയ്ക്കൽ പ്രതിയായ സംഭവത്തിലെ രണ്ട് അനുബന്ധ കേസുകൾ ജില്ലാ ക്രൈംബ്രാഞ്ച് അന്വേ ..... READ MORE

Kochi: Injured Indian Navy sailor Abhilash Tomy, who was plucked from his stricken vessel in the Indian Ocean off Australia's coast, is admitted to a hospital on a remote island where he has had food and is "sounding okay", a defence spokesman said here Tuesday. The 30-year-old decorated Navyman got injured when his yacht was struck by a savage storm while he was participating in the Golden Globe Race and was rescued on Monday after being ad ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: The Kerala government on Tuesday sought a special grant of Rs 5,000 crore from the Centre for livelihood development in the flood-ravaged state. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here and submitted a memorandum listing the devastation in the state, rehabilitation works done and the assistance required for rebuilding Kerala after the deluge last month. Pinarayi, however, said that there is no chang ..... READ MORE

തിരുനന്തപുരം: പ്രളയാനന്തര കേരളം സൃഷ്ടിക്കാൻ ചില്ലിക്കാശുപോലും സ്വരൂപിക്കാൻ സർക്കാർ വിവിധ മാർഗങ്ങൾ തേടുമ്പോൾ ഗവ. സെക്രട്ടറിമാരുടെ ഫോൺ, ഇന്റർനെറ്റ് ഡേറ്റ അലവൻസ് ഇരട ..... READ MORE

Islamabad:The Pakistan Army on Saturday said it is "ready for war" but chooses to walk the path of peace in the interest of its people, comments which came in response to Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat's remark that "stern action" is needed to "avenge" the brutal killing of Indian soldiers. In an interview to Dunya TV, Pakistan Army spokesperson Asif Ghafoor said the country has a long-standing record of fighting terrorism and "we know the p ..... READ MORE

Dubai: Continuing their winning run, India handed out an another humiliating nine-wicket defeat to arch-rivals Pakistan in the ongoing Asia Cup tournament here on Sunday. Chasing an average 238-run target, Indian openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan single-handedly dominated the Pakistani bowling attack to add another defeat to the Sarfraz Ahmed-led side in the tournament. Pakistan, looking for wickets, got a respite too late, as a run ..... READ MORE

Puri: BJP National President Amit Shah on Monday launched a scathing attack on the Congress and other opposition parties including Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD), saying that they have developed "Modiphobia"."While Prime Minister Narendra Modi is engaged in 'Make in India', the Congress and other opposition parties including the BJD are attempting 'Break in India'. Modiji says 'garibi hatao' (remove poverty ..... READ MORE

Under pressure to clamp down on sinister messages, Whatsapp has appointed a grievance officer for India and outlined a process for users to flag concerns and complaints.Meeting one of the key demands that India had put on Whatsapp to curb fake messages, which triggered mob killings, the Facebook-owned company has updated its website to reflect the appointment of a ‘Grievance Officer for India’. ..... READ MORE

Wayanad: The church on Monday withdrawn restrictions imposed on a Catholic nun for participating in the recent protest by nuns in Kochi, demanding the arrest of rape accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal.Sister Lucy KalapuraThe decision to lift the ban on the nun was taken at a meeting of parish at the St Marys Church Karakkamala in the district on Monday.A group of believers also protested in f ..... READ MORE

ചൊവ്വാഴ്ച രാവിലെ, അഭിലാഷുമായി കപ്പല്‍ ആംസ്റ്റര്‍ഡാമിലെത്തുമാണ് റിപ്പോര്‍ട്ടുകള്‍.സിഡ്‌നി: ഗോള്‍ഡന്‍ ഗ്ലോബ് റേസിനിടെ അപകടത്തില്‍പ്പെട്ട ഇന്ത്യന്‍ നാവ ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce its verdict Tuesday on a batch of pleas raising a question whether lawmakers facing criminal trial can be disqualified from contesting elections at the stage of framing of charges against them.Presently, lawmakers are barred under the Representation of Peoples (RP) Act from contesting elections only after their conviction in a criminal case. ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: As transport fuel prices continued their upward run across metros, petrol was selling Rs 89.97 a litre in Mumbai on Sunday, just 3 paise short of Rs 90.The prices of diesel also continued to scale new highs on Sunday under India's dynamic pricing regime, after remaining unchanged for four successive days. In the financial capital of the country, petrol went up 17 paise on ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan returned to Kerala in the wee hours of Sunday from the United States, where he underwent primary treatment at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.Vijayan, who landed at 3.30 am, went straight to Cliff House, his official residence.Vijayan had flown to the US on September 2, accompanied by his wife Kamala. He was originally scheduled ..... READ MORE

Kottayam: With the arrest of Bishop Franco Mulakkal in the nun rape case, Church authorities have begun to take action against those who supported the 14-day protest by five nuns at Kochi in the matter, a Church official said on Sunday."I received a letter from higher-ups in my church that I should not participate in such protests and keep away... I am preparing a reply to the supreme head of our Church, the one p ..... READ MORE

രാജ്‌കോട്ട്: ഗുജറാത്തിലെ ഗിര്‍വനത്തില്‍ സിംഹങ്ങള്‍ ചത്തൊടുങ്ങുന്നു. കഴിഞ്ഞ ഏതാനും ദിവസത്തിനുള്ളില്‍ പതിനൊന്ന് സിംഹങ്ങളാണ് ചത്തൊടുങ്ങിയത്. സംഭവത്തില്‍ സംസ്ഥാന ..... READ MORE

നൂറ്റാണ്ടിലെ ശക്തമായ ചുഴലിക്കാറ്റ‌് ‘ഫ‌്ളോറൻസ‌്’ അമേരിക്കൻ തീരത്തോടടുക്കുന്നു. മുൻകരുതലിന്റെ ഭാഗമായി വിർജീനിയ, കരോലിനയുടെ വടക്കുകിഴക്കൻ തീരങ്ങൾ എന്നിവിടങ്ങളിൽ ..... READ MORE

റാങ്കിങ്ങില്‍ കഴിഞ്ഞ 25 വര്‍ഷത്തിനിടെ ഇതാദ്യമായാണ് രണ്ടു ടീമുകള്‍ ഒന്നാം സ്ഥാനം പങ്കിടുന്നത്. മഡ്രിഡ്: ലോകചാമ്പ്യന്‍മാരായ ഫ്രാന്‍സും മൂന്നാം സ്ഥാനക്കാരായ ബെല്‍ജിയ ..... READ MORE

Thenhipalam (Malappuram): A tanker lorry overturned on the National Highway at Panambra in Malappuram. Gas leakage was reported following the mishap which happened at 3.30 am on Friday. The tanker lorry lost control and fell into a large pit by the road. The residents in a distance of half a km was evacuated to avoid any casualty. Power supply was also disconnected temporarily. The police instructed the householders not to light the LPG g ..... READ MORE

New York: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan sought financial assistance from Malayalis living in America towards rebuilding the state after last month’s calamity, and has estimated a contribution of Rs 150 crore from the community on this count. Addressing US Malayalis after his medical treatment here, the CM suggested a system that will entrust the funds with the state finance minister who is to visit America from October 18. Vijayan ..... READ MORE

Kochi: Priest Franco Mulakkal was on Thursday grilled for more than eight hours by Kerala police over allegations of rape and unnatural sex levelled by a nun and he will be questioned for the third straight day on Friday, the police said. The Vatican has, meanwhile, divested Mulakkal, who was the bishop of the Jalandhar diocese of Missionaries of Jesus despite shedding his administrative role, of his pastoral responsibilities "temporarily", ..... READ MORE

Islamabad: In a relief to the still-grieving Sharif family, a top Pakistani court suspended on Wednesday the jail sentences of the embattled former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law in a corruption case and ordered their release. A large number of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders, including Sharif's brother, Shehbaz Sharif were present in the courtroom and cheered as the jud ..... READ MORE

Kochi: The Kerala police will continue the interrogation of bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of raping a nun several times, for a second day today.The 54-year-old clergyman was grilled for seven hours at the crime branch office in Thrippunitura near Kochi on Wednesday.Mulakkal had recently relinquished his administrative responsibilities as the bishop of the Jalandhar diocese of the Missio ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: The much-awaited results of the Kerala government’s Onam bumper lottery draws are out.Lucky number TB 128092 fetched the prize money of Rs 10 crore. Though it was not known who was the lucky one, sources said that the ticket was sold in Thrissur.Ten people will get the second prize of Rs 50 lakh and twenty people will get the third prize of Rs 10 lakh. ..... READ MORE

29-ാം മിനിറ്റില്‍ ആരാധകരെ ഞെട്ടിച്ച് ക്രിസ്റ്റ്യാനൊ റൊണാള്‍ഡോ ചുവപ്പ് കാര്‍ഡ് കണ്ട് പുറത്തുപോയി. വ  മാഡ്രിഡ്: ക്രിസ്റ്റ്യാനൊ റൊണാള്‍ഡോ ചുവപ്പ ..... READ MORE

മുംബൈ: മുഹറം പ്രമാണിച്ച് ഓഹരി വിപണിക്ക് ഇന്ന് അവധി. മുംബൈ സ്റ്റോക്ക് എക്‌സ്‌ചേഞ്ചായ ബിഎസ്ഇയും നാഷണല്‍ സ്‌റ്റോക്ക് എക്‌സ്‌ചേഞ്ചായ നിഫ്റ്റിയും പ്രവര്‍ത്തിക്കുന്ന ..... READ MORE

Kochi: The main accused in Maharaja’s College student Abhimanyu murder case surrendered before the police on Thursday. Aluva native Arif Bin who surrendered to the police is the district secretary of Campus Front. The police said that it was Arif who gave the quotation for murder.He has also direct involvement in attacking Abhimanyu. The police have already published a lookout notice of the eight accused in the ..... READ MORE

പാത നിര്‍മ്മാണത്തിനായുള്ള ഫണ്ട് നല്‍കുന്ന ജപ്പാന്‍ ഏജന്‍സിയുടെ മാര്‍ഗനിര്‍ദേശ രേഖകള്‍ ലംഘിച്ചു കൊണ്ടുള്ള നടപടിക്കെതിരെയാണ് കര്‍ഷകരുടെ കത്ത്.അഹമ്മദാബാദ ..... READ MORE

Barcelona: Lionel Messi scored a sensational hat-trick as Barcelona kickstarted their Champions League campaign with a 4-0 win at home to Dutch champions PSV Eindhoven on Tuesday although they had defender Samuel Umtiti sent off in the second half.Barca's all-time top scorer Messi broke the deadlock in the 32nd minute at the Nou Camp with an immaculately struck free kick, curling the ball over the wall and right i ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: The educational panel on Tuesday decided to keep the no-frills Kalolsavam and sports meet as a three-day affair. The state school youth festival will be held at Alappuzha on December 7, 8 and 9 and the state sports meet will be organized in Thiruvananthapuram on October 26, 27 and 28.Earlier, the state government had plans to shelve the youth festival and sports meet as Kerala is reeling under ..... READ MORE

ഇന്ധനവില വളരെക്കൂടുതലാണ്. ജനങ്ങള്‍ തീര്‍ച്ചയായും വലിയ പ്രശ്‌നങ്ങള്‍ നേരിട്ടു കൊണ്ടിരിക്കുന്ന സാഹചര്യമാണിത്- ഗഡ്കരി പറഞ്ഞു.മുംബൈ: ഇന്ധനവില വളരെക് ..... READ MORE

Senior Congress leader A K Antony Tuesday accused Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman of suppressing facts on the Rafale deal and asked why the government was shying away from setting up a joint parliamentary committee to probe it. He also accused the government of being "guilty" of "gravely compromising" national security in the Rafale fighter jet deal. Addressing a press conference, Antony rejected as "completely false" the charges of Sitharam ..... READ MORE

Kottyam/Kochi: Jalandhar bishop Franco Mulakkal, who was accused of raping a nun several times, will appear before the Kerala Police on Wednesday. The interrogation is likely to be held at the Thrippunithura police station around 10 am. The bishop, who arrived in Kochi Monday evening, held discussions with his lawyers, sources said. The bishop then left for his relative's house in Thirssur. If the authorities face any inconvenience in que ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, who is one of the co-owners of the Indian Super League (ISL) outfit Kerala Blasters Football Club, sold his stakes in the franchise before the start of the new season. It is learnt that MA Yousuff Ali plans to buy the stakes of Sachin Tendulkar. However, Lulu Group hasn’t made an official announcement on this. The decision came as a blow for the Blasters as Tendulkar had always been an in ..... READ MORE

Dubai: Pakistan kicked off their Asia Cup 2018 campaign on a winning note by beating Hong Kong by eight wickets at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Sunday. Chasing a paltry 117-run target, the Sarfraz Ahmed-led side took 23.4 overs to register a comfortable victory, thanks to an unbeaten 50 by opener Imam-ul-Haq. Pakistan lost their first wicket on 41 when opener Fakhar Zaman's fine edge carried to stumper Scott McKechnie off an E ..... READ MORE

San Francisco: US private space firm SpaceX has announced that the company's first private passenger to the Moon will be Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa. "The first private passenger to fly around the Moon aboard BFR (Big Falcon Rocket) is fashion innovator and globally recognized art curator Yusaku Maezawa," SpaceX tweeted on Monday. Maezawa, 42, is the founder and CEO of Zozo, the largest online fashion retailer in Japan. Maezawa is also known a ..... READ MORE

Lower-than-expected sales in an auction of Pakistani government vehicles have dealt another early setback to new Prime Minister Imran Khan's populist vow to raise quick revenues through cost-cutting, a campaign that has drawn both praise and ridicule. The auction on Monday raised about 200 million Pakistani Rupees ($1.6 million), government official Mohammad Asif told local Geo TV. That is just one-tenth of the amount he had predicted, and only 61 ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: A low pressure area is likely to develop in the Bay of Bengal by Tuesday. It is reported that its influence would be minor in the initial stages. However, the Meteorological Department has predicted light rain for 3 days in the state from Tuesday. It is likely to concentrate into a depression and move west-northwards towards north Andhra Pradesh-south Odisha coasts during the subsequent 48 hours, states Indian Meteorologi ..... READ MORE

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday ordered a high-level inquiry into the incident of recovery of a bullet-riddled body of an Assam Police jawan from the security barrack attached to the CM's official residence.The body of Lance Naik Sukleswar Kathar was recovered from the barrack, at Kharghuli in Guwahati, on Sunday evening.The police said six bullets hit Kathar's body. The bull ..... READ MORE

മുന്‍ ജലന്തർ ബിഷപ്പ് ഫ്രാങ്കോ മുളയ്ക്കലിനെ അറസ്റ്റ് ചെയ്യണമെന്ന് ആവശ്യപ്പെട്ട് കന്യാസ്ത്രീയുടെ സഹോദരി നടത്തുന്ന നിരാഹാരം രണ്ടാം ദിവസവും തുടരുന്നു.  സേവ് അവർ സിസ് ..... READ MORE

Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Monday condemned the government’s decision to deduct one-month salary of employees to Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF). The court observed the act as a kind of robbery.The court made the remark in the petition filed by employees of the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) challenging the board's decision to deduct salary and festival allowances towards the CMDRF in view ..... READ MORE

താന്‍ രാഷ്ട്രീയത്തില്‍ നിന്ന് സ്വമേധയാ വിട്ടുനില്‍ക്കുകയാണെന്നും എല്ലാ രാഷ്ട്രീയപാര്‍ട്ടികളുമായും സമദൂരമാണ് പാലിക്കുന്നതെന്നും അദ്ദേഹം പറഞ്ഞു. ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: A group of transgenders have joined hands to mobilise money for the victims of the recent Kerala floods in a unique way – staging a play.Putting aside their own sufferings, as many as 14 transgenders, most of whom are jobless and struggling to earn their daily bread, are getting ready to stage the play here under the aegis of the state-based Dhwayah Transgenders Arts and Charit ..... READ MORE

The Hague: The Dalai Lama said on Saturday that he has known about sexual abuse by Buddhist teachers since the 1990s and that such allegations are "nothing new".The Tibetan spiritual leader, revered by millions of Buddhists around the world, made the admission during a four-day visit to the Netherlands, where he met on Friday with victims of sexual abuse allegedly committed by Buddhist teachers. ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: The State Electricity Board is mulling a new powerhouse project for Idukki. The final decision will be announced at the full body meeting of KSEB on September 26. The project estimate would be more than Rs 20,000 cr.If the decision at the full body meeting becomes favourable to the project, then it will be presented before the government.  After getting approval from the government ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: There has been a hike in the price of fuel on Sunday. 29 paise for petrol and 19 paisa for diesel were increased on Sunday.In Thiruvananthapuram the cost of one litre petrol is Rs 85.27 and for diesel is Rs 78.92. In Kochi, the price is Rs 83.93 for petrol and Rs 77.66 for diesel.In Kozhikode, petrol costs Rs 84.18 and diesel at Rs 77.92.   ..... READ MORE

Kochi: Noted Malayalam actor Captain Raju passed away on Monday. The 68-year-old breathed his last at his residence in Kochi.The veteran of nearly 500 films, he had acted in several languages including Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada. He is best noted for his performance in Mohanlal-starrer 'Nadodikkattu', 'Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha' and 'CID Moosa.'Masterpiece that released in 2017 was h ..... READ MORE

A plea deal by former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to cooperate with US prosecutors in their investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election suggests he could shed light on unanswered questions revolving around the campaign, legal experts said on Friday.Manafort’s agreement with Special Counsel Robert Mueller to cooperate “fully, truthfully, completely, and forthrightly” could put to the test US ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: An amount of Rs 1,236 crore has so far been spent by the Kerala government on relief works to overcome the devastation caused by the deluge last month, Industries E P Jayarajan said Friday."An immediate assistance of Rs 10,000 has been given to 5.70 lakh families till date," he told reporters here.The amount has to be disbursed to 42,000 more families, w ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: Ace shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and P.V. Sindhu are the only Indians in the top-10 of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) singles rankings, released on Thursday. Srikanth, who suffered a shocking defeat in the recently-concluded Asian Games 2018, maintained his eighth spot in the men's singles rankings with 63,835 points. Denmark's Viktor Axelsen topped the chart with 83,754 points, while China's Shi Yuqi and Malaysia's Lee Cho ..... READ MORE

New York: Technology giant Apple has unveiled new iPhones, including one that is its largest and the most expensive one, and the products will be available in India next month.In one of the company's signature launch events at its headquarters in Cupertino, California Wednesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook unveiled the iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max, the most advanced iPhones ever.The 5.8-inch iPhone ..... READ MORE

Kottayam/Kochi: Flouting the country's anti-rape law, the Missionaries of Jesus, the congregation to which the nun who has accused the Jalandhar diocese bishop of rape belongs, Friday controversially released a photograph of the alleged victim and the perpetrator seated together in a group. The congregation put out the photograph in a release issued to the media to publish the findings of its enquiry commission, which looked into the nun's allegati ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices Friday scaled new highs as rates were increased on account of rupee depreciation and rise in international oil rates.While petrol price was increased by 28 paise a litre, diesel rates went up by 22 paise, according to a price notification of state-owned oil marketing companies.Petrol in Delhi now costs Rs 81.28 per litre and diesel is priced at Rs 73.30 ..... READ MORE

ഡിസംബർ 2018-ഓടെ ഈ രംഗത്തെ ബിസിനസ് 2,37,124 കോടി രൂപയാകുമെന്നാണ് കണക്കുകൂട്ടൽ. ഡിജിറ്റൽ വ്യാപാര വിപണിയിൽ 54 ശതമാനം വിപണി വിഹിതവും ഓൺലൈൻ യാത്രാസേവന വിഭാഗത്തിന്റെ സംഭാവനയാണ്. ന് ..... READ MORE

Kochi: Kerala minister A C Moideen said on Friday that the state government will meet the expenses of college student Hanan Hamid recovering from a recent road accident.Moideen, who holds the local administration portfolio, visited Hanan at Kochi's Medical Trust hospital on Friday. The 21-year-old undergraduate of a Thodupuzha college is being treated for spinal injuries she suffered in the September 3 mishap at K ..... READ MORE

Vadakara: The district panchayat will soon implement mobile applications in government schools to monitor students bunking classes. The name of the app is ‘Edumia’. It is a comprehensive online institutional management system designed especially for schools and colleges. The parents would know what their wards do after they see them off to school. The ‘Edumia’ app opens wide scope for learning also. Question papers, study material ..... READ MORE

കന്യാസ്ത്രീ പരാതിയില്‍ പറഞ്ഞ ദിവസം കുറവിലങ്ങാട് മഠത്തില്‍ ബിഷപ്പിനെ വിട്ടതായി ഡ്രൈവറും മൊഴി നല്‍കിയിട്ടുണ്ട് കോട്ടയം: കന്യാസ്ത്രീയെ പീഡിപ്പിച്ച കേസില്‍ ..... READ MORE

ന്യൂഡൽഹി ∙ 2019 ലെ ലോക്സഭാ തിരഞ്ഞെടുപ്പിൽ 300 സീറ്റുകൾ നേടി പാർട്ടി വീണ്ടും അധികാരത്തിൽ വരുമെന്ന് ബിജെപിയുടെ സർവേഫലം. എൻഡിഎ 360 സീറ്റുകൾ നേടുമെന്നും സർവേ പ്രവചിക്കുന്നു. ..... READ MORE

കൊച്ചി  പ്രളയത്തില്‍ പാസ്‌പോര്‍ട്ട് നഷ്ടപ്പെട്ടവര്‍ക്കും, കേടുപാടുകള്‍ സംഭവിച്ചവര്‍ക്കുമായി തൃപ്പൂണിത്തുറ, ചെങ്ങന്നൂർ എന്നിവടങ്ങളിലെ പാസ്‌പോര്‍ട്ട് ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: KSRTC staff announced an indefinite strike from October 2 midnight to protest against the unfriendly policies of the management. The staff of KSRTC held discussions with AK Saseendran, minister for transport, on various issues, including single duty. As the talks were unsuccessful, the KSRTC staff decided to go for an indefinite strike. The discussion scheduled on Thursday between KSRTC MD Tomin Thachankary and various organ ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: The transfer of the secretariat officer and the area committee member of Secretariat Employees Association who said no to the salary challenge, was cancelled following criticisms. Area committee member of Secretariat Employees Association and section officer at the Finance department KS Anil Raj was transferred to the pension section of the National Savings Scheme and later allowed to cont ..... READ MORE

He will take oath on October 3 after incumbent Dipak Misra retires.The President has appointed Justice Ranjan Gogoi as the 46th Chief Justice of India.Justice Gogoi will assume office from October 3. He is the first Chief Justice of India from Assam.The warrant of appointment comes in less than 10 days after incumbent Chief Justice Dipak Misra recommended Justice Ranjan Gogoi his succ ..... READ MORE

Modi attributed the party’s success to its workers and their grip over their respective polling booths.Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the Congress was in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and using other parties as support system to survive, observing it is getting desperate to join hands with any party to forge a grand opposition alliance for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, ..... READ MORE

San Francisco: Far-right news website Breitbart on Wednesday posted a leaked video showing Google executives sharing with employees how troubled they were by the election of US President Donald Trump.The leak of the hour-long video from a TGIF (Thank God It's Friday) town hall style gathering shortly after Trump won office in November of 2016 came as the president and his allies accuse the leading search engine of ..... READ MORE

London: "That's your opinion, thank you very much," that was Virat Kohli's retort when questions were raised on Ravi Shastri's "best Indian team" claim after the crushing Test series loss to England.India were beaten 1-4 in the five-match series that concluded here on Tuesday.The result, one of the several overseas disappointments for the team, led to some uncomfortable queries on whether ..... READ MORE

മിനിമം ബാലന്‍സില്ലെന്ന കാരണത്താല്‍ പണം നഷ്ടപ്പെടാതിരിക്കാന്‍ ഓണ്‍ലൈനായി അക്കൗണ്ടിലെ തുക പരിശോധിക്കാം.അക്കൗണ്ടില്‍ മിനിമം ബാലന്‍സ് ഇല്ലാത്തതിന്റെ പേരില ..... READ MORE

Abu Dhabi: As many as 52 members of the Kerala Social Centre (KSC), an organisation of expatriates in the UAE, have pledged to donate their one month's salary to the Kerala Chief Minister's Disaster Relief Fund (CMDRF) to help people in the flood-ravaged state.The initiative was in response to an appeal made by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to all Keralites on a Facebook post last month, KSC general secretary Bijith Ku ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala state government employees will indeed have to donate one month's salary to the Chief Minister's Disaster Relief Fund (CMDRF). The finance department, in its order, says the employees have the option to donate in 10 instalments too. Exemption can be sought in writing.The current month's total salary will be considered as one month's pay. This means the employees will have to contribute m ..... READ MORE

കോഴിക്കോട്: ഇന്ധന വില ഇന്നും വീണ്ടും വര്‍ധിച്ചു. പെട്രോളിന് ഇന്ന് 13 പൈസയും ഡീസലിന് 11 പൈസയുമാണ് ഇന്ന് കൂടിയത്. തിരുവനന്തപുരത്ത് പെട്രോള്‍ ലിറ്ററിന് 84.32 രൂപയും ഡീസലി ..... READ MORE

BSNL modified data plans below Rs 100 with exciting offers. Seven data plans were reviewed.The data plan of Rs 57 with 21 days’ validity will avail 1GB data. Similarly, the plans at 14, 40, 58, 78, 82, 82 and 85 have been modified. The plan of Rs 155 has been made permanent and it will be available anytime without seasonal changes.Earlier, Rs 14 recharge provided only 500 MB but  now it h ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday informed the Supreme Court that 1097 criminal cases are pending before 12 special courts against members of parliament and members of State legislatures in 11 states and a Union Territory.The Ministry of Law and Justice in an affidavit told the court that there are a dozen courts - six sessions and five magistrate courts (in the case of Tamil Nadu, the class of the court has not be ..... READ MORE

Washington: Negotiations for better trade deals between the US and India that meet the needs of both the countries are at the beginning stages, a senior White House official said Monday. "I know that a number of administration officials just recently came back from India. They expressed their willingness to negotiate new and better trade deals, and those conversations are at the beginning stages," White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders to ..... READ MORE

Madrid: With 8,760 points, Spain's Rafael Nadal remained in the No.1 spot in the Association of Tennis Professionals' (ATP) men's world singles rankings released on Monday, ahead of Switzerland's Roger Federer. Serbia's Novak Djokovic jumped three spots to third after he captured his third US Open title and 14th overall grand slam with a 6-3, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 victory over Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina, who fell to fourth spot, reports Efe news. ..... READ MORE

Mumbai: Lending major State Bank of India (SBI) on Tuesday said that the recent increase in petrol and diesel prices is likely to give state governments a windfall gain of around Rs 22,700 crore "over and above the budget estimates for current fiscal". According to an SBI Ecowrap report, the windfall gain is due to the VAT (value added tax) levied by the state governments on petrol and diesel. "This windfall gain will have positive impact on sta ..... READ MORE

തിരുവനന്തപുരം∙ ഹ്രസ്വദൂരയാത്രയ്ക്കും മറ്റും വിളിച്ചാൽ ‘ഓടി മറയുന്ന’ ഓട്ടോറിക്ഷക്കാര്‍ക്കെതിരെ നടപടിയുമായി മോട്ടോര്‍ വാഹന വകുപ്പ്. യാത്രക്കാര്‍ പറയുന്ന സ്ഥലങ്ങളില ..... READ MORE

ന്യൂഡൽഹി ∙ 2500 രൂപയുടെ സോഫ്റ്റ്‌വെയർ പാച്ച് ഉപയോഗിച്ച് ആധാർ വിവരങ്ങൾ ചോർത്താമെന്നും ലോകത്തെവിടെനിന്നും ആർക്കും പുതിയ ആധാർ നമ്പർ സൃഷ്ടിക്കാമെന്നും ‘ഹഫിങ്ടൺ പോസ്റ്റ ..... READ MORE

കൊച്ചി∙ റെക്കോര്‍ഡുകള്‍ ഭേദിച്ച് ഇന്ധനവില ഇന്നും കൂടി. തുടര്‍ച്ചയായി 43ാം ദിവസമാണ് ഇന്ധനവില കൂടുന്നത്. കോഴിക്കോട് പെട്രോളിനു മൂന്നു പൈസ കൂടി. 83.24 രൂപയാണ് ഇന്നത്തെ വില. ഡീ ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: Tata Power Delhi Distribution (Tata Power-DDL) has dispatched 473 km length of cables to assist in the restoration of electricity in Kerala, that was devastated by floods last month.The Tata-Power DDL has dispatched seven trucks loaded with 473 km length of cables to assist the Kerala State Electricity Board(KSEB), a release from Tata-Power DDL said here Tuesday.The re ..... READ MORE

Paris: A Saudi princess has reported the theft of jewels worth 800,000 euros ($930,000) from her suite at the Ritz hotel in Paris, a police source said on Monday.The woman, who was not named, said the jewels were taken on Friday afternoon. There were no signs that the room had been broken into, the source said. The woman told prosecutors the belongings were not left in the room's safe.A s ..... READ MORE

Pathanamthitta: A temporary closure of bars in Kerala has not had any bearing on the state government's tax revenue from alcohol sales. The state government has earned as much as Rs 45,146 crore from taxes on alcohol and tobacco in the last five years.Though studies have shown that smoking is on the wane, the government has managed to avoid a dent in its revenue by increasing taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco ..... READ MORE

San Francisco: Twitter has launched an audio-only broadcasting feature so your followers can hear, but not see you.The new feature announced on Friday is currenly publicly available for all iOS users of the main Twitter app and its live-streaming app Periscope, The Verge reported. To use the "audio-only broadcast" option, users need to update their app and go to the "Go Live" button ..... READ MORE

London: A 129-run partnership between opener Alastair Cook (103 batting) and Joe Root (92 batting) put England in the driver's seat in the fifth and final Test against India at the Oval here on Monday. Cook, playing his last Test, notched up his 33rd Test ton and also became the fifth batsman in the history of the game to hit a ton both in his debut and final games. The England opener had also scored a century in the second innings of his ..... READ MORE

മുന്നറിയിപ്പ് നോട്ടീസ് ഇറക്കാൻ വിദ്യാഭ്യാസ സ്ഥാപനങ്ങൾക്കു നിർദേശംബ്ലൂവെയിൽ ഗെയിമിനുശേഷം ഭീതിപരത്തുന്ന ‘മോമോ ചലഞ്ചി’നെതിരേ ജാഗ്രത പാലിക്കണമെന്നു ..... READ MORE

Srinagar: Two unidentified militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Handwara area of Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, police said.Two militants have been killed in the encounter at Galoora area of Handwara, in the north Kashmir district, a police official said.He said the identity and group affiliation of the slain militants is yet to be ascertained. ..... READ MORE

തിരുവനന്തപുരത്ത് പെട്രോള്‍ ലിറ്ററിന് 84 രൂപ 19 പൈസയും, ഡീസലിന് 78 രൂപ 14 പൈസയുമാണ് ഇന്നത്തെ വില. കൊച്ചിയില്‍ പെട്രോള്‍ ലിറ്ററിന് 82.86 പൈസയും ഡീസലിന്76രൂപ 88 പൈസയുംകോഴിക്കോട് ..... READ MORE

Paris: The bonnethead shark, a small member of the hammerhead family, was long thought to be a strict carnivore that would occasionally ingest greens purely by accident. Not so, scientists said Wednesday. The bonnethead follows an omnivorous diet in which seagrass plays a key, nutritional role. Although researchers have long known that Sphyrna tiburo eats copious quantities of seagrass, it was not believed to absorb any nutrients from it. ..... READ MORE

Kozhikode: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has instructed the Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB) to conduct an assessment of the impact of floods on biodiversity.In a Facebook post, he informed that he has directed the KSBB to conduct an assessment of biodiversity loss at grass root level due to the floods.KSBB will conduct the study in all flood hit districts with the support of Biod ..... READ MORE

Beijing: Alibaba co-founder and chairman Jack Ma plans to retire from the Chinese e-commerce giant on Monday to devote his time to philanthropy focused on education, he told the New York Times in an interview. Ma was an English teacher before starting Alibaba in 1999 and built it into a multibillion-dollar internet colossus, becoming one of the world's richest men and a revered figure in his homeland. ..... READ MORE

ഒറ്റദിവസം കൊണ്ട് 55 പൈസയുടെ വർധനകൊച്ചി: പെട്രോൾ, ഡീസൽ വിലകൾ റെക്കോഡുകൾ ഭേദിച്ച് മുന്നേറ്റം തുടരുന്നു. വെള്ളിയാഴ്ച ഒറ്റദിവസം കൊണ്ട് പെട്രോളിന ..... READ MORE

നിയമം ലംഘിച്ചാൽ അഞ്ചുവർഷം തടവും ആറുകോടിയോളം പിഴയും റിയാദ്: സാമൂഹികമാധ്യമങ്ങളിൽ ട്രോളുകൾ പോസ്റ്റ് ചെയ്യുന്നതിന് സൗദി അറേബ്യ വിലക്കേർപ്പെടുത്തി. ജനങ്ങള ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh Friday accused the Modi government of "slowly but surely" undermining the values that a democratic polity should fiercely protect and called for a meaningful national debate on it as also the failure of ruling dispensation in fulfilling its promises made. Releasing a book titled "Shades of Truth" by former union minister and Congress leader Kapil Siba ..... READ MORE

Kochi: “I doubt that the accident was intentional. An online media rushed to the spot soon after the accident. I haven’t even heard its name before. They captured my video and said it was their exclusive. The accident took place at around 6 am. I couldn’t understand who called them or how they reached the spot quickly. They even went live on Facebook without even asking me and they are still bothering me”, said Hanan. ..... READ MORE

San Francisco: Apple has announced to unveil a web portal for processing and tracking requests from law enforcement officers across the globe for users' data. "By the end of 2018, we will begin the launch of an online portal for authenticated law enforcement officers globally to submit lawful requests for data, track requests, and obtain responsive data from Apple," the Cupertino-based iPhone maker informed on its website late on Thursday. The $ ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: A long-negotiated defence pact under which critical and encrypted defence technologies will be provided to the Indian military by the US was inked here Thursday after the two countries held their first 2+2 dialogue during which they also discussed key issues, including cross-border terrorism, India's NSG bid and contentious H1B visa issue. During the talks External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman h ..... READ MORE

Justice AP Shah, architect of the landmark Delhi high court judgment that first decriminalised homosexuality in July 2009, writes exclusively for TOI Sixty-eight years after the founding fathers of the Republic of India encoded the right to freedom of life and liberty, the Supreme Court has finally upheld the right of every human being to be free, regardless of sexual orientation or identity. With this, the draconian and anachronistic section 377 of ..... READ MORE

Kozhikode: The fuel price has been increased again on Friday. Petrol price was increased by 49 paisa and diesel price by 55 paisa on Friday. In Kerala, petrol price is Rs 83.30 per litre in Thiruvananthapuram and the price of diesel is Rs 77.18. In Kozhikode, price of petrol is Rs 82.22 and diesel price is Rs 76.19. In Kochi, petrol costs Rs 81.96 and diesel Rs 76.19. The price of petrol and diesel in Delhi is Rs 79.99 and Rs 72.07 respectively. ..... READ MORE

കാസര്‍കോട്:  കേരളത്തില്‍ നിന്ന് തന്നെയുള്ള നടന്‍ മോഹന്‍ലാലിന് അനുവാദം നല്‍കിയിട്ടും ജനപ്രതിനിധികളായ എം പിമാരെ പ്രധാനമന്ത്രി നരേന്ദ്ര മോദി തയ്യാറാവുന്നില്ലെന ..... READ MORE

To adopt technologies ensuring durability, says Public Works Principal SecretaryFed up with being at the receiving end of public ire during every monsoon due to shabby condition of roads and faced with the arduous task of reconstructing 8,000 km of roads that were washed away or suffered major damage in the recent floods and landslips, the State Public Works Department has decided to adopt weather-resistant technologies to build ..... READ MORE

ന്യൂഡല്‍ഹി:  ഉഭയസമ്മത പ്രകാരമുള്ള സ്വവര്‍ഗ ലൈംഗികത ക്രിമിനല്‍ കുറ്റമായി കണക്കാക്കുന്ന ഇന്ത്യന്‍ ശിക്ഷാ നിയമത്തിലെ 377-ാം വകുപ്പിലെ 16-ാം അധ്യായം ഭരണഘട. വിരുദ്ധമാണെന് ..... READ MORE

കൊച്ചി :- നൂറ്റാണ്ടിലെ മഹാ പ്രളയത്തിന് ശേഷം കേരളം പതുക്കെ ഉയർത്തെഴുന്നേൽക്കുകയാണ്. ദുരിതാശ്വാസ പ്രവർത്തനങ്ങൾ ഊർജിതമായി നടക്കുന്നുണ്ടെ ..... READ MORE

Picks the 2010 Ashes and the 2012 tour of India as career highlightsAn emotional Alastair Cook revealed on Wednesday that he cried when he broke the news of his retirement to his team-mates after the fourth Test at the Ageas Bowl. “I was a couple of beers in which I needed to be otherwise I would have cried more than I actually did,” he said at the Oval.“I managed to hold it together. I just said, ‘This might be ..... READ MORE

Indiscriminate dumping of waste from flood-hit areasWith no specific programme for the management of the waste collected from the flood-hit areas of the district charted out, the removal and disposal of waste is turning out to be a huge problem for the authorities.The Health authorities of the Kochi Corporation have made their displeasure known against what they term as the indiscriminate dum ..... READ MORE

Families given back-to-home kitsThe distribution of back-to-home kits to around 1.77 lakh flood-affected families is technically over while the distribution of gratuitous relief of ₹10,000 to the families is likely to be completed by this week end, District Collector K. Mohammed Y. Safirulla has said.Addressing a press conference on the strategy adopted by the district administration for the completion o ..... READ MORE

More than 1,000 kg of articles gathered from flood-affected regions in the district on WednesdayAround 1,000 kilograms of e-waste were collected from the flood-hit regions of Ernakulam on Wednesday as part of an ongoing drive by the district administration and the Haritha Keralam Mission.The e-waste will undergo scientific processing, according to officials.The collection of e-waste began at Vadakkekara grama ..... READ MORE

Islamabad: Pakistani lawmakers are electing a new President on Tuesday, a race in which the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf party's candidate Arif Alvi is expected to win.Outgoing President Mamnoon Hussain's tenure ends on September 8. He had declined for re-election to a second 5-year term.The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday completed preparations for the election. Pollin ..... READ MORE

San Francisco: Microsoft is redesigning Skype's interface for both mobile and desktop, eliminating the less used features on the app and simplyfying its core functions like voice calling, video chatting and messaging."This past year, we explored some design changes and heard from customers that we overcomplicated some of our core scenarios," Peter Skillman, Director of design for Skype and Outlook wrote in a blog ..... READ MORE

അസംസ്കൃത എണ്ണവില വർധനയെ തുടർന്ന് ഡോളറിനെതിരേ രൂപയുടെ മൂല്യം തുടർച്ചയായി ഇടിഞ്ഞുകൊണ്ടിരിക്കുകയാണ്. ഇൗ വർഷം ജനുവരി ഒന്നിനും സെപ്റ്റംബർ മൂന്നിനും ഇടയിൽ രൂപയുടെ മൂല്യം ..... READ MORE

Court also asked on what basis did the minimum compensation amount was fixed at Rs 4 lakh.   Kochi: The Kerala high court on Tuesday ordered to abide by proper criteria when compensation is given to those affected by flood. An expert committee should be appointed to identify those deserving people. Court also asked on what basis did the minimum compensation amount was fixed at Rs 4 lakh. While ..... READ MORE

ഓരോ ട്രെയിനിലും 10 കോച്ചുകള്‍വീതമാണ് ഉണ്ടാകുക. 350 കിലോമീറ്റര്‍ വേഗത്തിലാണ് ട്രെയിന്‍ കുതിക്കുക.ന്യൂഡല്‍ഹി: 7000 കോടി രൂപയ്ക്ക് ജപ്പാനില്‍നിന്ന് ഇ ..... READ MORE

The Central Information Commission has directed the External Affairs Ministry to disclose the names of those private individuals who have travelled with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on foreign tours.Last October, Karabi Das approached the ministry seeking information on expenses incurred on the foreign visits of the prime minister in 2015-16 and 2016-17 along with the list of people travelling with him. No satisfactory i ..... READ MORE

തിരുവനന്തപുരം:- ഇനി സംസ്ഥാനത്തെ എല്ലാ വിദ്യാലയങ്ങള്‍ക്കും ശനിയാഴ്ച പ്രവൃത്തിദിവസമായിരിക്കുമെന്ന് പൊതുവിദ്യാഭ്യാസ ഡയറക്ടര്‍ അറിയിച്ചു. പ്രളയക്കെടുതിയുടെ പശ ..... READ MORE

Beijing: President Xi Jinping told African leaders Monday that China's investments on the continent have "no political strings attached", pledging $60 billion in new development financing, even as Beijing is increasingly criticised over its debt-heavy projects abroad.Xi offered the funding at the start of a two-day China-Africa summit that focused on his cherished Belt and Road initiative. The money - to be spent ..... READ MORE

Bengalur: Karnataka's ruling coalition partner the Congress won majority of the seats across 10 of 22 districts during vote count for 105 Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) on Monday, the State Election Commission (SEC) said.In the civic body polls held on August 31, the Congress has won 982 seats out of the total 2,662 seats, with a majority in 10 districts including Ballari, Bidar, Gadag, Mysuru, Uttara Ka ..... READ MORE

ന്യൂഡല്‍ഹി: എല്ലാ റെക്കോര്‍ഡുകളും തകര്‍ത്ത് തുടര്‍ച്ചയായ 10 ാം ദിവസവും ഇന്ധനവിലയില്‍ കുതിപ്പ് തുടരുന്നു. പെട്രോള്‍ ലിറ്ററിന് 16 പൈസയും ഡീസല്‍ ലിറ്ററിന് 19 പൈസയുമാണ് ഇ ..... READ MORE

കട്ടിയുള്ള ഗ്ലൗസും ഷൂസും ധരിച്ച് മാത്രം തൊഴുത്തും മറ്റും വൃത്തിയാക്കാന്‍ പോവുകയെന്നതാണ് ഏറെ സുരക്ഷിതം കോഴിക്കോട്: സംസ്ഥാനത്ത് എലിപ്പനി പടര്‍ന്ന് പ ..... READ MORE

ചെന്നൈ: തമിഴ്‌നാട്ടില്‍ നടന്ന 60 കോടിയോളം രൂപയുടെ വന്‍ വായ്പാ കുംഭകോണത്തിന്റെ വിവരങ്ങള്‍ പുറത്ത്. ജോലിക്കാരുടെ പേരില്‍ അവര്‍ അറിയാതെ ഉടമകള്‍ വായ്പ തുക അടിച്ചുമാറ് ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: Veteran CPM leader VS Achuthanandan on Monday urged to fight against the mafia that is spreading unscientific information. Statements like ‘it is not because of forests that rains occur in sea’, ‘landslides occur in forests not because of quarries’ should be dealt legally.  “The high range areas are prone to landslides. Illegal and unscientific constructions by razing hilloc ..... READ MORE

ഇന്ത്യൻ സിനിമയുടെ നടനവിസ്മയവും മലയാള സിനിമയുടെ താര ചക്രവർത്തിയുമായ മോഹൻലാൽ ഒരു നടൻ എന്ന നിലയിൽ മാത്രമല്ല, നല്ല മനസ്സിനുടമയായ , ഒരുപാട് സാമൂഹിക- കാരുണ്യ പ്രവർത്തികൾ ച ..... READ MORE

According to the ministry's National Emergency Response Centre (NERC), 488 people have died in Kerala and 54.11 lakh in 14 districts have been severely hit by rains and floods, the worst in a century New Delhi: Over 1,400 people, including 488 in Kerala, have lost their lives due to rains, floods and landslides in 10 states so far in the monsoon season, the Home Ministry said Monday. According to th ..... READ MORE

2018 സെപ്റ്റംബര്‍ മുതല്‍ 2019 മാര്‍ച്ച് വരെ നടത്തുന്ന വിക്ഷേപണങ്ങളില്‍ പത്ത് ഉപഗ്രഹങ്ങളും ഒമ്പത് വിക്ഷേപണ വാഹനങ്ങളുമുള്‍പ്പെടും.  ന്യൂഡല്‍ഹി: ചന്ദ ..... READ MORE

New York: Serena Williams has reached the quarterfinals at the US Open in Flushing Meadows here after beating Estonia's Kaia Kanepi 6-0, 4-6, 6-3. Williams had a tough time on Sunday with Kanepi, even after starting out firmly in control. In the second set she nearly battled for her life before ultimately putting down her opponent, Efe news reported. This marks the 10th consecutive time that Williams has reached the quarterfinals at the a ..... READ MORE

ഹെയ്തിയിൽ ഭൂകമ്പകാലത്ത് ഉപയോഗിച്ച മാതൃകയിലുള്ളത് സംസ്ഥാനത്ത് പ്രളയാനന്തര വിവരശേഖരണ പ്രവർത്തനങ്ങൾക്ക് ഉദ്യോഗസ്ഥർക്ക് മൊബൈൽ ആപ്ലിക്കേഷൻ തയ്യാറാകുന്നു. ‘ഉഷാഹിതി ..... READ MORE

2014 ഒക്ടോബറിലും അസംസ്കൃത എണ്ണയ്ക്ക് ഇതേവില പെേട്രാളിന് കൂടിയത് 10 രൂപകൊച്ചി: അസംസ്കൃത എണ്ണയുടെ വില അഞ്ചുവർഷം മുമ്പുള്ളതിനെക്കാൾ 30 ശതമാനം കുറഞ്ഞുനി ..... READ MORE

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday made a veiled attack on the Opposition, saying the one who calls for discipline was being branded an "autocrat" as he praised Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu for bringing "discipline" to the House.Speaking at the launch of a book on the Vice President, Modi also said the disruptions in the Rajya Sabha enabled Naidu to display his administrative expertise as ..... READ MORE

നോട്ട് അസാധുവാക്കിയതിനെതുടര്‍ടന്ന് ഡിജിറ്റല്‍ ഇടപാട് വര്‍ധിപ്പിക്കുന്നതിന്റെ ഭാഗമായാണ് ഐആര്‍ടിസി സൗജന്യ ഇന്‍ഷുറന്‍സ് നല്‍കിതുടങ്ങിയത്.ന്യൂഡല്‍ ..... READ MORE

Washington: There has been no change in the processing of H-1B visas, the Trump Administration has said ahead of next week's two-plus-two dialogue between India and the US, during which External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is expected to raise the issue. "We are already raising the issue formally at various fora. We are speaking on it with the White House, with state administration as well as with Congressmen. ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: The State police, in a Facebook post, requested the public not to spread divisive messages on social media.The request comes in the wake of attempts being made to turn the responses between a Tamil youth and a Keralite woman on social media, into an issue between the two states.The messages posted by the Keralite woman and the Tamil Nadu youth on social ..... READ MORE

16 ഓവര്‍ എറിഞ്ഞ് അഞ്ച്‌ വിക്കറ്റ് വീഴ്ത്തിയ മോയിന്‍ അലിയാണ് ഇന്ത്യന്‍ മധ്യനിരയെ വെള്ളം കുടിപ്പിച്ചത്. സതാംപ്ടണ്‍: ചേതേശ്വര്‍ പൂജാരയുടെ ഒറ്റയാള് ..... READ MORE

സുപ്രീംകോടതിയുടെ അനുമതി ലഭിച്ചാലുടൻ ജലനിരപ്പ് 152 അടിയാക്കുമെന്നും അണക്കെട്ട് ബലപ്പെടുത്താനുള്ള പ്രവർത്തനങ്ങൾ ആരംഭിച്ചെന്നും അദ്ദേഹം പറഞ്ഞു. കൊച്ചി/സേലം/തൊടുപുഴ: ..... READ MORE

തേർഡ് പാർട്ടി പ്രീമിയം മാത്രമാണ് ദീർഘകാലത്തേക്ക് മുൻകൂറായി അടയ്ക്കേണ്ടത്. വാഹന ഉടമകൾക്ക് വലിയ ബാധ്യതയുണ്ടാക്കുന്ന പാക്കേജ് പോളിസി ദീർഘകാലത്തേക്ക് എടുക്കേണ്ടതില്ല. ..... READ MORE

Kannur: In the wake of financial crisis and fuel shortage, KSRTC has decided to cut bus services in 3, 33,117 kilometres across the state per day. With this, KSRTC bus services will be interrupted in various areas.KSRTC authority has directed zonal officers to follow the direction without fail. During Onam season, KSRTC authority has directed to cut down 40 percent of services and followed by this the new directio ..... READ MORE

പെട്രോളിനാകട്ടെ 80.46 രൂപയാണ് വില. മേയ് 30-ന് രേഖപ്പെടുത്തിയ 81.32 രൂപ (പെട്രോൾ) യും 73.99 രൂപ (ഡീസൽ) യുമാണ് കൊച്ചി നഗരത്തിൽ ഇതുവരെയുള്ള റെക്കോഡ് വില.കൊച്ചി: പ്രളയ ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram:  23 persons have died due to rat fever (leptospirosis) in the state in the past 5 days. The Health Department has issued high alert and issued necessary precautions to stop the spread of the disease.In Kozhikode district alone, 8 persons lost their lives due to leptospirosis. Rat fever was reported in Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Malappuram besides Kozhikode on Friday. ..... READ MORE

Washington: Looking at the depths of the Jupiter's Great Red Spot, a storm that has been raging on the planet for over 350 years, NASA scientists have found water above the planet's deepest clouds.The team led by Gordon l. Bjoraker, Astrophysicist at NASA's Goddard Space flight center in Maryland, US, were looking from ground-based telescopes at wavelengths sensitive to thermal radiation leaking from the depths of ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala assembly today adopted a unanimous resolution seeking more funds from the Centre to rebuild the state battered by torrential rains which claimed 483 lives since the onset of the southwest monsoon on May 28.The rains had affected over 55 lakh people and left a trail of destruction.With life limping to normalcy, cleaning operations continued in several parts o ..... READ MORE

Tokyo: Fasten your seatbelt to board a flying cab soon as Uber on Thursday selected India as one of the first five shortlisted finalist countries that could be home to the first international Uber Air City within the next five years. After evaluating countries across the globe, Uber Elevate -- the ride-hailing platform's aerial taxi arm -- announced Japan, India, Australia, Brazil and France as shortlisted countries at the first "Uber Elevat ..... READ MORE

Itanagar/New Delhi: China has alerted India about the rising water in river Tsangpo, called Siang in Arunachal Pradesh and Brahmaputra in Assam, leading to possibility of floods in downstream areas, Arunachal Pradesh MP Ninong Ering said today. A senior official of the Union Water Resources Ministry said it was an unprecedented situation on the Chinese side where Tsangpo broke a 150-year record with swollen water ..... READ MORE

വ്യാജവാര്‍ത്തയെക്കുറിച്ചാണ് ആശങ്കയെങ്കില്‍ അത്തരം വാര്‍ത്തകള്‍ പ്രചരിപ്പിക്കുന്നവര്‍ക്കെതിരെ നടപടിയെടുക്കുകയല്ലേ വേണ്ടതെന്നും മാധ്യമപ്രവര്‍ത്തകര്‍ക്കുള്ള ഈ ..... READ MORE

Jakarta: India clinched the silver medal in the men's 4X400 metre event at the 18th Asian Games here on Thursday. The Indian quartet of Muhammed Kunhu, Dharun Ayyasamy, Muhammed Anas and Rajiv Arokia clocked a time of 3 minutes and 1.85 seconds. Qatar created a new Asian record of 3:00.56 to win the gold while Japan finished the race in 3:01.94 to bag the bronze medal. ..... READ MORE

Alappuzha: In a bid to make KSRTC labour friendly, the authority has decided to carry out single duty system in KSRTC ordinary buses from September 9. Working hours of KSRTC employees have been limited to 8 hours per day. The duty will be handed over to another driver and conductor when they complete their working hours. KSRTC authority has taken the decision as per the recommendations of Susheel Khanna committee that was appointed for remod ..... READ MORE

Alappuzha: Reliance Foundation (RF) on Thursday said it had handed over a cheque of Rs 21 crore to the Kerala Chief Ministers Relief Fund and the company has distributed relief material worth Rs 50 crore for the flood-affected people of the state. In a statement here, the philanthropic arm of Reliance Industries said the cheque was handed over to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan by RF Chairperson Nita Ambani, who is personally spearheading re ..... READ MORE

Thiruvananthapuram: Ministers in the state will visit various foreign countries to collect donations from expatriates for reviving flood-hit Kerala. The decision was taken by the cabinet. However, the cabinet meeting on Thursday has not listed the countries and scheduled plan for the ministers. The team of ministers will also visit other states to raise fund. Meanwhile, a team lead by IAS officers will collect donations based on districts ..... READ MORE

1954ല്‍ അന്നത്തെ രാഷ്ട്രപതി രാജേന്ദ്രപ്രസാദിന്റെ കാലത്താണ് പ്രത്യേക ഉത്തരവിലൂടെ ആര്‍ട്ടിക്കിള്‍ 35എ നിലവില്‍ വന്നത്.ന്യൂഡൽഹി: ജമ്മു കശ്മീരിന് പ്രത്യ ..... READ MORE

San Francisco: With midterm elections in the US and general elections in several other countries knocking at the door, Facebook has rolled out a new tool that makes it easier for researchers and journalists to scrutinise Facebook ads related to politics or issues of national importance. "We're making advertising more transparent to help prevent abuse on Facebook, especially during elections," Rob Leathern, Facebook's Director of Product Management ..... READ MORE

Kerala Chief Minister Pinaray Vijayan on Tuesday said that Sheikh mohammed bin zayed al nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE’s Armed Forces has donated 700 crore to the Kerala flood relief fund.The chief minister met the media after the cabinet meeting today and said that Lulu group chairman Yusuff Ali M.A. had met the crown prince of Abu Dhabi and he agreed to help the flood hi ..... READ MORE

San Francisco: US President Donald Trump issued another veiled threat to Google and social media giants Facebook and Twitter over fake news, stating that these companies are "treading on very, very troubled territory".These tech platforms should "better be careful, because you can't do that to people", the US President said during an Oval Office press meeting, according to a report in The Verge on Tuesday.  ..... READ MORE

രാവിലെത്തെ വ്യാപാരത്തില്‍ ചരിത്രത്തിലെ ഏറ്റവും താഴ്ന്ന നിലവാരമായ 70.82ലെത്തി രൂപയുടെ മൂല്യം ന്യൂഡല്‍ഹി: യുഎസ് ഡോളറിനെതിരെ രൂപയുടെ മൂല്യമിടവ് തുടരുന്നു. രാ ..... READ MORE

ബാഗോ പ്രവിശ്യയിലെ സ്വര്‍ ഷൗങ് അണക്കെട്ട് തിങ്കളാഴ്ച മുതല്‍ സംഭരണശേഷി കവിഞ്ഞതിനെ തുടര്‍ന്ന് നിറഞ്ഞൊഴുകിയിരുന്നു. ആശങ്കപ്പെടേണ്ട കാര്യമില്ലെന്ന് അധികൃതര്‍ അറിയിച്ച ..... READ MORE

ഒരിക്കല്‍ മത്സരത്തിനിടയില്‍ സ്വപ്‌നയ്ക്ക് ഗുരുതരമായ പരിക്കുപറ്റി. കണങ്കാലിനും പുറത്തും പരിക്കേറ്റതോടെ അവള്‍ രണ്ടു വര്‍ഷക്കാലം ട്രാക്കിലും ഫീല്‍ഡിലുമിറങ്ങാതെ ഒര ..... READ MORE

Srinagar: A gunfight started between the security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district on Thursday, police said. According to the police, a patrol party of the Indian Army and state police was fired upon in Hajin's Parray Mohalla on Thursday morning. In retaliation, the security forces fired at the militants, triggering a gunfight. "The operation continues. Reinforcements have also been rushed in to tighten the c ..... READ MORE