University Hides Rules; 25 Kerala Nursing Students Lose Two Years

KOCHI: When 25 girls from Kerala attended the interview held by the representatives of Tehmi Grant Institute of Nursing Education in Maharashtra, little did they know they were being taken for a ride. These 25 girls have lost two of…

Nation

Ram Nath Kovind on Documentary on The President’s Bodyguard

NEW DELHI: National Geographic, a brand that has a rich legacy of 130 years of telling the most inspiring and spectacular stories, announced an exclusive documentary on one of the…

Honk-Free Mumbai Walk on Independence Day

MUMBAI: Around 1,000 workers of the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) in Mumbai will walk for 5 km around the airport on August 15 to pledge for honk-free Mumbai. “Vehicular…

18 Drugs Manufactured by Prominent Companies Not of Standard Quality

Trade in substandard drugs has reached an alarming level in Rajasthan. Last month samples of 18 drugs manufactured by 12 companies including Sun Pharma, Aristo Pharmaceuticals, Cipla, Alkem Labs, Laborate…

Kerala

Railways for Relief and Rehabilitation

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Thiruvananthapuram Division, Southern Railway will coordinate efforts for providing relief materials to the flood-affected parts of Kerala. The division has decided to set up collection centers for flood relief…

University Hides Rules; 25 Kerala Nursing Students Lose Two Years

KOCHI: When 25 girls from Kerala attended the interview held by the representatives of Tehmi Grant Institute of Nursing Education in Maharashtra, little did they know they were being taken…

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

Sahapedia to Organize Unique Kutiyattam Festival to Revive Kerala’s Performing Art Form

NEW DELHI: Sahapedia, the online encyclopaedia on Indian culture and history, will organise a unique six-day Kutiyattam festival in the national capital, in a bid…

Singers Pay Soul-Warming Tribute to Ghazal Singer Umbayee at General Hospital

KOCHI: In remembrance of the late Malayalam ghazal singer and composer Umbayee, Mehboob Memorial Orchestra paid a musical tribute to him, offering a bouquet of…

Business

Alila Diwa Goa Appoints Rohit Pushpavanam as Executive Chef

PANJIM: Alila Diwa Goa is pleased to announce the appointment of Rohit Pushpavanam as Executive Chef. In his new capacity, Chef Rohit will showcase his extensive knowledge of food & beverages at Alila Diwa Goa’s signature contemporary menu with exotic…

ARBL Posts Net Profit Growth of 13% in Q1 FY 19.

TIRUPATI: Amara Raja Batteries Limited, India’s leading Industrial and Automotive Battery major (BSE:500008 &; NSE Code: AMARAJABAT) today reported net revenue of Rs.1779crore in Q1 FY 19 (Rs1,497 crores) a growth of 19% and profit after tax of Rs.113 crores…

Automobile

MG Motor India Announces Formation of Customer Experience

NEW DELHI: In a move that reiterates its commitment to the Indian customers, MG Motor India, a fully-owned subsidiary of China’s largest car maker SAIC…

Backed by Highest Ever Demand, Honda 2Wheelers Expands Leadership in South India

BANGALORE: Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. strengthened its leadership position as the number one Two-wheeler brand in South Region. Creating a new record,…

Travel

Sailent Features of New South Zone Time Table of Railways

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: I. EXTENSION OF TRAINS The following trains are extended in order to de-congest the main terminal stations; 1.With effect…

Education

Workshop on Low Carbon School Campuses Organised

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Calling upon students at the Girls HSS Venganoor to plant more trees in their campus, M Vincent, MLA, today…

Political News

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…

Karunanidhi Shifted to Private Hospital

CHENNAI: DMK president M Karunanidhi, who is being treated for fever due to urinary tract infection, was shifted to a…

West Bengal Assembly Passes Bill to Keep CM Mamata Banerjee out of Lokayukta

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will not be interrogated in cases related to corruption as per the West Bengal Lokayukta (Amendment)…

Agriculture

KSUM to Organise National-Level Coconut Challenge

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala’s ubiquitous coconut will test the ingenuity of innovators, entrepreneurs and startups as Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) is all…

Dr. Raju Narayana Swamy Assumes Charge as Chairman, Coconut Development Board

KOCHI: Dr. Raju Narayana Swamy, took over as Chairman, Coconut Development Board on 8 th August 2018. He has held…

Technology Updates

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…

Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL Codenames Spotted in Android AOSP

Google Pixel 3 series is due to launch in October 2018, if one goes by the previous timeline and it…

Career

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…

Godrej Appliances to Skill 55,000 Youth by 2020

KOCHI: Godrej Appliances, under the vocational training program of the group’s ‘Godrej Disha’ initiative, intends to give a new direction…

World

Venezuela Hospitals: A Centre for Hunger, Poor Treatment and Lack of Maternity Care

CARACAS: Hardly anybody likes hospital food but in Venezuela, it's so awful -- monotonous, starchy diets cooked in filthy conditions,…

China Tight-Lipped About Recall of Fake Rabies Vaccines Exported to India

BEIJING: China has begun recalling faulty rabies vaccines exported to several countries, including India, following revelations that a company which…