Bishop Mulakkal Writes to Pope Francis, Offers to Step Down Temporarily

JALANDHAR: Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of raping a nun, has written to Pope Francis, offering to step down temporarily. In a letter dated September 16, the bishop sought the permission of the Vatican saying he needed more time to…

Nation

NACO Report: India has 21.40 Lakh People Living with HIV-AIDS

NEW DELHI: India has approximately 21.40 lakh people living with HIV-AIDS, according to a report by National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO). While new infections declined nationally between 2010 and 2017,…

Karnataka Government Cuts Fuel Prices by Rs 2 Per Litre

BANGALORE: In the wake of record-breaking fuel prices making news every passing day, Karnataka government has issued orders to clamp down the petrol and diesel prices in the state by…

Cop Suspended for Sending Accident Victims to Private Hospitals in Haryana

CHANDIGARH: A police officer has been suspended following reports that those injured in accidents were allegedly sent to a private hospital instead of government ones in Karnal district of Haryana,…

Kerala

VS Achuthanandan Comes in Support for Dr Jacob Vadakkanchery

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Administrative Reforms Committee chairman V S Achuthanandan has come out in support of Dr Jacob Vadakkanchery who was arrested by the crime branch in connection with the social media…

Bishop Mulakkal Writes to Pope Francis, Offers to Step Down Temporarily

JALANDHAR: Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of raping a nun, has written to Pope Francis, offering to step down temporarily. In a letter dated September 16, the bishop sought the…

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

Actor Captain Raju Passed Away on Monday Morning

KOCHI: Malayalam actor Captain Raju died on Monday morning. The 68-year-old actor passed away at his residence in Kochi, Kerala. A few months ago, the…

Biennale Music: Sreepriya Menon –Led Team Cheers Patients at General Hospital

KOCHI: Volunteering to bring some cheer to the ailing, singer Sreepriya Menon and team from Kochi presented a soul-warming performance at the Government General Hospital…

Business

A 15 crores Mega Project by the Joyalukkas Group for Flood Victims

THRISSUR: The Joyalukkas Group joins in rebuilding flood devastated Kerala with a project of constructing 250 houses for those who have lost their homes in the greatest flood of the century. A huge sum of Rupees fifteen crores has been…

India’s First Underwater Drone Developed at Maker Village Handed over to NPOL DRDO

KOCHI: India’s first underwater robotic drone developed at Maker Village here, which can send real-time video of ships and other underwater structures to help with their repair and maintenance, was launched and handed over to the Naval Physical and Oceanographic…

Automobile

Hero Motocorp Launches the ‘XTREME 200R’ in Kerala

KOCHI: Hero MotoCorp Ltd., the world’s largest single two-wheeler manufacturer, today launched its new premium motorcycle, the Xtreme 200R in Kerala. The Company also announced…

The ‘Urban Toughroader’ – Tata Tiago NRG, from Tata Motors

MUMBAI: Tata Motors, today, announced the launch of it’s newest addition to the passenger vehicle family – The Tiago NRG. Keeping the growing aspirations of…

Travel

Taj Connemara: South India’s Oldest Hotel Reopens

CHENNAI: More than a century old, the Taj Connemara is a relic of the colonial era named after Lord Connemara…

Education

IIM Kozhikode Rreduces the fee by INR 2 Lakhs for the EPGP Program

KOZHIKODE: IIM Kozhikode (IIMK) announced a fee cut of INR 2 lakhs as a measure of its commitment and solidarity…

Political News

Shun Nepotism, Consult me on Foreign Trips: PM Modi tells BJP Chief Ministers

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has advised chief ministers of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-ruled states against involving their relatives…

RJD to Join With the Nationwide Strike on September 10

KOCHI: Rashtriya Janatha Dal (RJD) will also join with the nationwide strike against fuel price hike on September 10. RJD…

Pak Polls: 1.67 mn Votes Rejected, Says Report

ISLAMABAD: A total of 1.67 million votes cast across Pakistan in the 2018 general election were rejected, which was 11.7…

In a first, Hindu Candidate Wins National Assembly Seat in Pakistan Elections

ISLAMABAD: Mahesh Kumar Malani of the Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) has become the first Hindu candidate to win a National…

Agriculture

Coconut Development Board Awarded Rajbhasha Kirti Puraskar

NEW DELHI: Coconut Development Board has been awarded Rajbhasha Kirti Puraskar 2017-18(III rd position) for the excellent implementation of Official…

Coconut Development Board Chairman Reviews the Activities at Regional Office, Bangalore

BANGALORE: The Chairman, Coconut Development Board Dr. Raju Narayana Swamy visited the Coconut Development Board Regional Office Bangalore on 30.8.2018…

Technology Updates

UST Global Partners with Mobile App Testing platform pCloudy

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: UST Global, a leading Digital Transformation solutions company, today announced its partnership with pCloudy, a California based Mobile App…

Microsoft Surface Book 2 and Surface Laptop Now Available in India

GOA: Microsoft today unveiled new entrants to its Surface family in India to empower enterprises and consumers to achieve more…

Career

Dharmendra Pradhan Launched an Array of Initiatives Towards Strengthening the Skills Ecosystem

NEW DELHI: Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) announced an array of initiatives towards strengthening the skills ecosystem in…

Around 1.4 Lakh Jobs Vacant for Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Analytics Roles in India

Around 1.4 lakh jobs are vacant in the the Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Big Data Analytics segment across various sectors…

World

Raid at Natural Health Clinic; Dr. Farrah Forced to Flee

PHILIPPINES: Dr. Farrah Agustin-Bunch of the DFAB Natural Medical Center in the Philippines has been subject to an armed government…

Hurricane Florence: 1.5 Lakh People Without Electric Supply in North Carolina, Roads Flooded

Hurricane Florence was downgraded to Category 1 hurricane on Friday morning. The hurricane is expected to close in on the…