Kerala’s 26 % Water Sources Polluted: Study

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Amid the state government's efforts to rejuvenate and reclaim water sources, a study has come up with a startling finding that 26.90 per cent of water sources in Kerala are "completely" polluted. As many as 46.10 per cent of…

Nation

190 Militants Killed in Kashmir this Year: Army Official

SRINAGAR: A top Army officer today said security forces have killed 190 militants, most of them foreign, so far this year in Kashmir and that there are around 200 more…

210 Govt Websites made Public Aadhaar Details : UIDAI

NEW DELHI: More than 200 central and state government websites publicly displayed details such as names and addresses of some Aadhaar beneficiaries, the Unique Identification Authority of India has said.…

New Productive Jobs Should be Created to Absorb New Entrants: Manmohan Singh

KOCHI: We need a design of development which will create enough new productive jobs to absorb all the new entrants to the labour market and fresh thinking is needed about…

Kerala

Kerala’s 26 % Water Sources Polluted: Study

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Amid the state government's efforts to rejuvenate and reclaim water sources, a study has come up with a startling finding that 26.90 per cent of water sources in Kerala…

Thiruvananthapuram Mayor Injured in Clash Between BJP, LDF Councillors

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Thiruvananthapuram mayor V K Prasant was injured following unprecedented scenes of violence at the Corporation Council meeting resulting in a clash between CPM and BJP councillors. The clash broke…

World

Powerful Earthquake on Iran-Iraq Border Kills More Than 328

TEHRAN: A powerful earthquake shook the Iran-Iraq border, killing more than 328 people and injuring 2500 in the mountainous region…

German Serial Killer Nurse May Have Murdered More Than 100 Patients ‘Out of Boredom’

GERMANY: A nurse who is already serving a life sentence for two murders he says he committed out of "boredom"…

Entertainment

Smriti Irani Hits out at Shasi Tharoor over Maharaja Comments

NEW DELHI: Union minister Smriti Irani today took a jibe at Congress leader Shashi Tharoor for his reported 'maharaja' comments amidst a row over period…

Popular French Band, Colt Silvers to Perform in Goa

GOA: Curated and created by the French Institute in India, Bonjour India festival is one of the biggest and the most ambitious initiatives between France…

Business

Muthoot Capital Services Rides on Accelerated Growth and Expansion

KOCHI: The Muthoot Capital Services Ltd, a Muthoot Pappachan Group company, has successfully raised Rs 165 crore of Tier-I capital through the Qualified Institutional Placement (QIP) route. The issue enhances the Capital Adequacy position of the company as on September…

ICFOSS to Host 6th Triennial International Conference on Free Software in Dec

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: After three years, the free software community in Kerala will once again come together for deliberations on a range of topics related to free software and hardware at a conference organised by the International Centre for Free and Open…

Automobile

Marc Marquez Wins 2017 MotoGP World Championship at Valencia

MUMBAI Gran Premio de la Comunitat Valenciana: Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez is the 2017 MotoGP World Champion after taking the third place in Grand Premio…

India Bike Week is Celebrating its 5th Anniversary this Year

PANAJI: With all the gusto and zeal, 20,000 bikers from all over the country will be celebrating brotherhood on 24th and 25th of November. The…

Travel

Southern Railway Introduces Additional Sabari Special Trains

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The following Sabari Special trains will operate to clear the extra rush during Sabarimala festival season for the months…

Education

University of Michigan Celebrates 200 Years with Indian Alumni at Mumbai

MUMBAI: The University of Michigan celebrated it’s 200th anniversary with its Indian alumni at a special event in Mumbai on…

Political News

Nothing to Celebrate Moody’s Rating: Sitaram Yechury

KOLKATA: CPM general-secretary Sitaram Yechury said today there was nothing to celebrate about the Moody's upgrading India's sovereign credit rating…

EC Verdict: Nitish Wins Battle for Control of JD(U)

NEW DELHI: In a big win for Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, the Election Commission today recognised the group led…

A New Party for Women Empowerment Launched

NEW DELHI: A new political party that aims to boost participation of women in politics, irrespective of their caste and…

Differences Surface in LDF over Thomas Chandy Issue

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Differences in the ruling CPM-led LDF in Kerala over continuation of Transport Minister Thomas Chandy came to the fore…

Agriculture

V. S. Sunil Kumar to Inaugurate Thejaswini Coconut Producer Company on Nov 6

KOCHI: Agriculture Minister of Kerala, V. S. Sunil Kumar will inaugurate the Agro processing complex of Thejaswini Coconut Producer Company…

National Entrepreneurship Award to Tejaswini Coconut Producer Company

KOCHI: Thejaswini Coconut Farmers Producer Company Ltd at Kannur has been selected as the winner of the National Entrepreneurship Award…

Technology Updates

New version of BHIM App Goes Live on Android and iOS

KOCHI: Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM)/Unified Payments Interface (UPI), the revolutionary platform developed by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)…

‘CATIA’ Software Woos Budding Entrepreneurs at Maker Village

KOCHI: Prototype designing, being a biggest challenge in the startup ecosystem, Kochi-based hardware incubator Maker Village showcased a technological solution…

Career

Cusat Join Hands with Kochi Corporation on Skill Development

KOCHI: A workshop on ‘Soft Skill Development’ for SC/ST students of Higher Secondary will be organized by Youth Welfare Department…

KSUM Invites Application for FAB Academy Diploma Course on Digital Fabrication

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Startup Mission’s (KSUM) Fab Academy has invited applications for Diploma courses on principles and applications of digital fabrication.…

Beauty & Fashion

Sania Shroff Showcased her Stylish and Quirky Debut Collection

PANAJI: It was a fabulous moment as everyone in the crowd was bending over to get a good look as…

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