US Government Shuts Down After Senate Rejects Spending Bill

WASHINGTON: The US government officially shutdown on Saturday for the first time in five years after the Senate rejected a short-term spending bill to keep the federal government running, marking a chaotic end to Donald Trump's first year as president.…

Nation

Army Jawan Among Three Killed in Ceasefire Violation Along LoC by Pakistan

JAMMU: Three people, including an Army jawan, were killed and six injured in firing by Pakistani troops along the International Border (IB) and Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu division…

CJI Dipak Misra’s Bench to Hear Judge Loya Case on Monday

  NEW DELHI: The Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra will hear the Loya case -- two Public Interest Litigations demanding an independent probe into the death of special CBI…

Huge Spike in Indian Immigrants Wanting to Become US Citizens: Study

WASHINGTON: India along with Ecuador posted the biggest increase among origin countries for eligible immigrants opting to become American citizens between 2005 and 2015, a new study has found. By…

Kerala

ANSI to Study Genetic Disorders Among Kerala Tribes

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Anthropological Survey of India will carry out a research study on various genetic diseases and disorders, mainly Sickle Cell Anemia, prevalent among tribal communities in Kerala. Sickle Cell…

Creation of Knowledge Needed for Acceptance of Naturopathy, says Kunwar Shekhar Vijendra

KOCHI: The integration of research, innovation, skill development and entrepreneurship in naturopathy could only lead to the acceptance of the traditional knowledge of natural treatment, said Kunwar Shekhar Vijendra, Chancellor…

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

Padmaavat Row: Supreme Court Rejects Plea Challenging CBFC Clearance

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Friday rejected a plea for urgent hearing on a fresh PIL seeking the quashing of CBFC certificate granted to Bollywood…

Padmaavat Release: Fringe Groups Threaten to Burn Cinema Halls

NEW DELHI: Right-wing Hindu fringe groups threatened to disrupt the screening of Bollywood period drama Padmaavat after the Supreme Court lifted a ban on the…

Business

Wrogn and Imara Now In Lulu Mall, Kochi

KOCHI: Wrogn and Imara the celebrity fashion line for men and women respectively, conceptulaized by USPL (Universal Sportsbiz Pvt. Ltd.) have launched their first exclusive brand outlets at Lulu Mall, Kochi. With the inauguration of these stores,Wrogn and Imara each…

DCB Bank Registers Profit of 11% in Third Quarter

MUMBAI: The Board of Directors of DCB Bank Ltd. (BSE: 532772; NSE: DCB) at its meeting in Mumbai on January 17, 2018, took on record the limited reviewed financial results of the Third Quarter (Q3 FY 2018). Q3 FY 2018…

Automobile

TVS Renault Kerala Retains to be Number One in India

KOCHI: TVS Renault Kerala retained its diamond club membership by selling largest number of cars. The dealership has the membership since 2012. It is the…

Mahindra Logistics Endeavors to Train 10000 Drivers Across India

MUMBAI: Mahindra Logistics, the largest 3PL solutions providers in the Indian logistics industry, has initiated a special training programme to sensitize, train and empower drivers…

Travel

Kerala Travel Mart Receives Nearly 600 Buyers’ Pre-registrations in the First Four Days

KOCHI: The Kerala Travel Mart (KTM) 2018, to be held in September this year, has started on an enthusiastic note…

Education

Cusat to Hold Pre-Budget Panel Discussion

KOCHI: A Pre-Budget panel discussion will be organized by the Centre for Budget Studies in Cusat at 2.30 pm on…

Political News

Tripura Polls on Feb 18; Meghalaya, Nagaland to Vote on Feb 27

NEW DELHI: Assembly elections in Tripura will be held on February 18 while two other northeastern states of Meghalaya and…

Rajini, Haasan Share Dais Amid Political Buzz

CHENNAI: Amid hype over their political entry, the Tamil film industry's top two actors, Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan, today shared…

‘My Purpose is to Challenge Status Quo Plaguing TN’: Kamal Haasan

CHENNAI: Actor Kamal Haasan will announce the name of his political party on February 21, the day he begins a…

Scribes Boycott Mevani Meet after he asks TV Channel to Leave

CHENNAI: In a show of solidarity, journalists boycotted a press meet to be addressed by Gujarat MLA and Dalit leader…

Agriculture

National Banana Festival 2018: Photography Contest

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A photography contest will be held as part of the five-day National Banana Festival (NBF -2018), to be organized…

Finance Minister to Unveil India’s First Agri-Options by NCDEX this Makar Sankranti

MUMBAI: In an effort to make the agri-economy more efficient and bring huge amount of value for the farmers of…

Technology Updates

Zeta Digitises IIM Lucknow Campus with its Cashless Solution

BENGALURU: Zeta, India’s leading start-up that has revolutionized the employee benefits space, will now digitize the campus of Indian Institute…

Federal Bank Partners with Lulu Exchange to Leverage Blockchain Technology

KOCHI: Federal Bank partners with Lulu Exchange to make cross border remittances easier, quicker and safer. The two financial companies…

Career

IIITM-K, Maker Village to Hold Entrepreneurship Conclave on Jan. 22

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala (IIITM-K) has planned a one-day Internet of Things (IoT) conference at Technopark…

SV.CO Launches Product School with Job Guarantee for Developers

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In a trendsetting initiative to make creating technology products an attractive pursuit, Startup Village Collective (SV.CO), India's first digital…

World

US Government Shuts Down After Senate Rejects Spending Bill

WASHINGTON: The US government officially shutdown on Saturday for the first time in five years after the Senate rejected a…

Huge Spike in Indian Immigrants Wanting to Become US Citizens: Study

WASHINGTON: India along with Ecuador posted the biggest increase among origin countries for eligible immigrants opting to become American citizens…

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