Supreme Court Asks Centre to Respond to Liquor Baron Vijay Mallya’s Petition

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to respond to liquor baron Vijay Mallya petition against the move to declare him a fugitive and confiscate his assets but did not stay the proceedings. Mallya approached the top court…

Nation

India to Increase Public Health Spending to 2.5% of GDP: PM Narendra Modi

NEW DELHI: India is set to increase its public health spending to 2.5 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) by 2025, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said. He also said…

Pramod Kumar Takes Charge as SDGM AND CVO

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Pramod Kumar has taken over charge as Senior Deputy General Manager and Chief Vigilance Officer, Southern Railway today (11.12.2018)  J.P. Pandey who has been posted as Principal Chief Material…

Apollo Hospitals Creates Guinness World Record

MUMBAI: Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai, the leading super-specialty tertiary care hospital formed the Largest Human Image of a Human Bone and created a Guinness World Records®. The initiative was undertaken…

Kerala

Greenstorm expo at #Design Kerala Summit Calls for Sustaining Nature

KOCHI: Emphasizing the importance of preserving the beauty of nature and sending signals against the perturbing situation prevailing, a nature photography exhibition opened at the venue of #Design Kerala Summit…

Disaster Management through Startups, to Rebuild Kerala

KOCHI: Reiterating the need to help laymen, Design District has come up as a novel concept by featuring an array of start-ups that make use of cutting-edge technology to fight…

Article

Arun Jaitley Says Cryptocurrency Is Illegal

India has had an interesting journey with bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in the last year or two. As one of…

Entertainment

Monograph on Biennale Artist Jitish Kallat Launched at Pavilion

KOCHI: A book on eminent artist Jitish Kallat was launched at the Kochi-Muziris Biennale today, unveiling his expansive corpus of artwork that has won the…

Flag Hoisted for the Fourth Edition of Kochi-Muziris Biennale

KOCHI: The fourth edition of Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) began today with the organisers hoisting a flag at the main venue of South Asia’s biggest contemporary…

Business

OYO Believes Budget Association Frenzy Misplaced

NEW DELHI: OYO, India’s fastest growing chain of hotels, homes and living spaces, today confirmed that while they have received the recommendations made by FHRAI, the company believes that same are based on invalid claims by certain bodies, that seem…

Aditya Birla Sun Life Mutual Fund Launches Aditya Birla Sun Life Nifty Next 50

MUMBAI: Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC Limited (formerly known as Birla Sun Life Asset Management Company Ltd.), a subsidiary of Aditya Birla Capital Limited (formerly known as Aditya Birla Financial Services Ltd.), and investment manager to Aditya Birla Sun Life Mutual…

Automobile

More Powerful Variants Launched for Land Rover Discovery Sport

MUMBAI: Jaguar Land Rover India, today announced the launch of the Model Year 2019 Discovery Sport - the adventurous and versatile SUV. Each derivative of…

Okinawa Scooters Announces the Pre-booking of i-Praise

NEW DELHI: Okinawa Scooters, India’s fastest-growing electric two-wheeler manufacturing company announced that its latest e-scooter, i-Praise #TheIntelligentScooter, is now open for pre-booking. I-Praise can be…

Travel

Alternative Arrangements for Convenience of Passengers

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: As part of the doubling works between Chingavanam – Changanaseri in Kottayam – Kayankulam section, the final stage of…

Education

NISH Plans Seminar on Leprosy Among Kids on Dec 15

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: National Institute of Speech and Hearing (NISH) has planned an online Interactive Disability Awareness Seminar (NIDAS) on “Leprosy: Facts…

Political News

Erstwhile Royal Family of Tonk Extends support to Sachin Pilot

JAIPUR: The erstwhile royal family of Tonk has extended support to Congress candidate Sachin Pilot who is contesting the upcoming…

Make Someone Outside Gandhi Family Congress President, Dares PM Modi

AMBIKAPUR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday dared the Congress to make someone outside the Gandhi family the party president for…

Kerala High Court Disqualifies Muslim League MLA

KOCHI: The Kerala High Court on Friday disqualified Muslim League MLA K M Shaji for campaigning on communal lines in…

Scars and Wounds Caused by Demonetisation more Visible with Time: Manmohan

NEW DELHI: In a scathing assessment of the demonetisation exercise, former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said the "scars…

Agriculture

Union Minister Suresh Prabhu Opens MPEDA Multi-species Aquaculture Complex at Vallarpadam

KOCHI: Kerala must host an international summit on fishing for the crucial sector to make a steady development in the…

Suresh Prabhu to Open MPEDA’s Pioneering Aquaculture Facility in Kochi

KOCHI: MPEDA, an autonomous body under the Union Ministry of Commerce & Industry and functions as the country’s nodal agency…

Technology Updates

Robotic Welding Machine for Industry Boom at Welding Seminar

KOCHI: One of the main attraction of the National Welding Seminar is the robotic welding machine placed at the entrance…

Huge Scope for ‘Artificial Intelligence’ in Kerala, Says Experts

KOCHI: With a robust startup ecosystem to its support, Kerala has all the potential to make a giant leap in…

Career

National Welding Seminar Inaugurated at Kochi

KOCHI: The three day national welding seminar being organised by the The Indian Institute of Welding (IIW – India) was…

Walk-in-Interview for Project Assistant in CUSAT

KOCHI: A walk-in-Interview is scheduled to be conducted at 10.30 a.m. on 7 th December for the selection of Project…

World

China Prepares Ground-breaking Mission to Land Spacecraft on Moon’s Far Side

BEIJING: China is preparing to launch a ground-breaking mission to soft-land a spacecraft on the largely unexplored far side of…

India Sees US as an Important Defence Partner: Sitharaman

WASHINGTON: Commencing her five-day official visit to the United States, Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Monday asserted that New Delhi…