Actor Dileep’s Bail Plea Postponed to Aug 22

KOCHI: The High Court postponed the bail plea of actor Dileep, who was arrested in connection with a case of plotting the abduction and sexual assault of a South Indian actress in February, to August 22. The bail petition was…

Nation

India Sees Over 15% Growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals

NEW DELHI: India has registered a growth of over 15 per cent in foreign tourist arrivals from January to July this year, with many opting for e-visa facility, the tourism…

Pakistan Violates Ceasefire, Shells Areas in Poonch

JAMMU: Pakistan today violated the ceasefire by shelling forward posts and civilian areas along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, drawing retaliation from the Indian Army.…

Drishti Lifeguards Celebrate the 70th Independence Day of India

PANAJI: As we Indians, celebrate our nation’s significant day, the lifeguards of Drishti Lifesaving, who man Goa’s 105 km coastline celebrated the 70th Independence Day of India along with beach…

Kerala

Actor Dileep’s Bail Plea Postponed to Aug 22

KOCHI: The High Court postponed the bail plea of actor Dileep, who was arrested in connection with a case of plotting the abduction and sexual assault of a South Indian…

Pinarayi Bats for Athirapally Hydel Project

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Amid controversy over the implementation of the controversial Athirappally hydel project, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today batted for it but maintained that government would strive for a consensus…

World

Citizens of 80 Countries Can Now Enter Qatar Visa-free

QATAR: Qatar will allow visa-free entry for citizens of 80 countries, with immediate effect, Qatari officials announced. The countries include…

China Export, Import Growth Weaken in July, Dimming Outlook

BEIJING: China's trade growth weakened in July in a negative sign for growth in the world's second-largest economy and global…

Entertainment

Actor Dileep’s Bail Plea Postponed to Aug 22

KOCHI: The High Court postponed the bail plea of actor Dileep, who was arrested in connection with a case of plotting the abduction and sexual…

Sahapedia’s Heritage Walk Invites Residents to Explore Timeless Benares

VARNASI: Varanasi is said to be as old as time; and its meandering narrow alleys, busy markets, havelis and ghats hold many untold stories. An…

Business

eMudhra Surpasses 20 Million eSigns Within Two Years

BANGALORE: eMudhra, a market leader in the secure digital Identity and transaction management space, announced today it has surpassed the issuance of over 20 million eSigns. The firm launched eSign services in July 2015 and has achieved this number within…

Samsung Consolidates Leadership in Kerala

KOCHI: Samsung, India’s number one mobile phone Company and country’s Most Trusted brand, has consolidated its leadership in Kerala capturing over 40% of market share. To acknowledge the love and trust of consumers in Kerala and to add to the…

Automobile

Popular Maruti Delivered 151 Cars on Chingam Day

KOCHI: Popular Maruti handed over 151 cars to customers at a function held at their Mamangalam showroom today. Ernakulam Assistant Collector Eesha Priya, IAS was…

Honda 2Wheelers India Inaugurates 4th Assembly Line at its Karnataka Plant

BENGALURU: Continuing to invest in ‘Make in India’, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI) today inaugurated the fourth assembly line at its landmark…

Travel

‘Increased Awareness and Innovation are Keys to Ensuring Road Safety’: Loknath Behera

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Lamenting the loss of around 2,000 lives in accidents on Kerala’s roads in the first half of the year,…

Education

IEDC Summit 2017: India’s Largest Student Entrepreneur Event

KOCHI: Influential technologists, leading innovators and key decision-makers will interact with more than 3,000 student-entrepreneurs from across Kerala at ‘IEDC…

Political News

Court Again Rejects Bail for Vincent

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Thiruvananthapuram session court rejected the bail plea of Congress MLA M Vincent who has been arrested on the charge…

Kerala Assembly Stalled over Political Violence Issue

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The issue of political violence involving members of the ruling CPM and the BJP rocked the first day of…

Gujarat RS Election Turns into a High-stakes Battle

AHMEDABAD: The Rajya Sabha election in Gujarat slated for August 8 has become a high-stakes battle for the ruling BJP…

BJP Unleashed Violence to Divert Focus from Graft Charges: Pinarayi

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said there were intelligence reports that the state unit of the BJP might unleash…

Agriculture

CISSA – Kalliyoor Jack Fruit Festival 2017

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In an effort aimed at popularising and creating awareness on the wide-ranging benefits of the jack fruit right from…

Spices Board and J&K Govt. to Jointly Promote Marketing and Quality Improvement of Saffron

KOCHI: Stepping up its efforts to promote marketing and upgrade quality of saffron, the Spices Board has teamed up with…

Technology Updates

‘Increased Awareness and Innovation are Keys to Ensuring Road Safety’: Loknath Behera

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Lamenting the loss of around 2,000 lives in accidents on Kerala’s roads in the first half of the year,…

eMudhra Surpasses 20 Million eSigns Within Two Years

BANGALORE: eMudhra, a market leader in the secure digital Identity and transaction management space, announced today it has surpassed the…

Career

India’s Largest MOOC Offers Free Skills Upgrades to Techies, Students

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With the widening gap between skill sets and market needs fuelling fears of impending job cuts in the IT…

Deadline for Sahapedia–UNESCO Fellowship Applications Extended to July 30

NEW DELHI: The deadline for applications for the Sahapedia-UNESCO Fellowship programme — a pioneering project to advance research into Indian…

Beauty & Fashion

Fashion Celebration at CUSAT

KOCHI: Firever Roses from St. Tresa's college, Ernakulam bagged the first prize and the Ramp Rebels from the same college…

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