Boeing 737 MAX Jets Barred from Entering Indian Airspace

NEW DELHI: India’s aviation safety regulator, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Wednesday ordered that no Boeing 737 MAX jets would be allowed to enter Indian airspace after 4 pm IST today. Last night, the DGCA decided to ground…

Nation

29 Medical Device Firms Found Violating Norms

NEW DELHI: The Central Drugs Standards Control Organisation (CDSCO) has decided to issue show cause notices to the 29 medical device units, which were found to be violating the norms…

Only 9% Indian kids get proper nutrition: NITI Aayog

NEW DELHI: NITI Aayog Adviser Alok Kumar said only nine per cent of children in the age group 6 to 24 months receive adequate nutrition in India. "One-third of the…

Centre Approves MoU Between India and UK on Cancer Research Initiative

NEW DELHI: The Central government has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and U.K. on Cancer Research Initiative. The MoU was signed on 14th November 2018. The India-UK…

Kerala

Six-year-old West Nile Virus Patient Dead in Kerala

KOZHIKODE: A six-year-old boy, who was being treated for West Nile Virus (WNV) disease here, passed away on Monday, said Kerala Health Minister K.K. Shailaja. The boy hailing from Malappuram…

Health Ministry Team to Assess WNV Spread in Kerala

  NEW DELHI: The government said it has dispatched a multi-disciplinary Central team from the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to assess the spread of West Nile Virus (WNV)…

Article

PUCL Protest Against Arrest of Shri Lingaraj Azad

Shri Lingaraj Azad, a leader of the anti-mining movement in Niyamgiri, who is also the vice president of the political…

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

Trio’s Songs Come Across as Pain Balm for Patients at General Hospital

KOCHI: More than a quarter century has passed after the movie featuring the song about the therapeutic effect of music released, yet its lines gained…

Biennale Curator Anita Dube Reels out Artists’ Cinema Package

KOCHI: Brand-new science fiction movie Transfinite found a venue at Kochi-Muziris Biennale when the art festival’s curator Anita Dube reeled out her package of Artist…

Business

Data Innovation Challenge launched at Integrated Startup Complex

KOCHI: Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL), Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) and World Resources Institute India (WRI India) with the support of Toyota Mobility Foundation has launched the Data Innovation Challenge at Integrated Startup Complex in Kochi. This Innovation Challenge invites…

Celebi Aviation Marks One Year of its Completion at CIAL

KOCHI: Celebi Aviation, one of the leading global ground handling service provider today announced the completion of one year of its operations at the Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL). The company, which is contributing to employment generation and skills development…

Automobile

Tata ACE Gold Celebrates its One Year Anniversary

MUMBAI: Celebrating the successful one year completion of its most popular small commercial vehicle- Tata Ace Gold, Tata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehicle player today…

Toyota Delights its Customers with Memorable March Campaign

BANGALORE: In line with the company’s continuous efforts towards enhancing customer delight, Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) rolled out its annual sales campaign ‘Memorable March’. Customers…

Travel

Cleartrip and Wayanad DTPC Join Hands to Promote Tourism

KOZHIKODE: In a move which underlines its commitment to delivering differentiated travel experiences to its vast and rapidly-growing user base,…

Education

Cusat to Host International Conference on Digital Transformation of Business

KOCHI: DDU Kaushal Kendra of CUSAT, in collaboration with Tata Consultancy Services and Penang Skills Development Centre, Malaysia is organising…

Political News

RJD Kerala State Committee Reconstituted

KOCHI: Rashtriya Janata Dal Kerala State Executive Committee has been reconstituted with Anu Chacko being nominated as the State president…

Omar Flays Modi for not Holding Assembly Polls in J&K

SRINAGAR: Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah criticized Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not giving the people of Jammu and Kashmir…

EC Bribery Case: Delhi HC Stays Trial Against Dhinakaran

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court Friday stayed the trial against former AIADMK leader T T V Dhinakaran in the…

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…

Agriculture

Kerala Feeds Aims at Rs 500 crore Turnover in Two Years

THRISSUR: Kerala Feeds Ltd envisages a 50 per cent share in the state’s cattle feed market in the next two…

MPEDA-supported Mudcrab Hatchery to Come up in Maharashtra

MUMBAI: A hatchery for mudcrabs will come up in Maharashtra to boost the country’s seafood production, as the Marine Products…

Technology Updates

Will do More to Limit Viral Content: WhatsApp India

NEW DELHI: WhatsApp has taken several measures to limit the spread of misinformation and fake news on its platform in…

Facebook School of Innovation to Showcase Best of New-age Technologies

BENGALURU: In a presentation of cutting-edge innovations in the field of emerging technologies in India, 21 talented students from the…

Career

Project Fellow Vacancy in CUSAT

KOCHI: A Project Fellow vacancy exists in the project on “Submarine Groundwater Discharge along the Indian Coastal Zone Project” sponsored…

CUSAT: Overseer Vacancy

KOCHI: Cochin University of Science and Technology invites applications for the appointment of Overseer (Electrical) the Engineering Department on Contract…

World

First Person on Mars Likely to be a Woman: NASA

WASHINGTON: The first person on Mars is ‘likely to be a woman’, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has said. “It’s likely…

Sex Education Before College Lowers Risk of Sexual Assault

WASHINGTON DC: Children should be exposed to sexuality education as a recent research found that students who receive sexuality education,…