Rajasthan: 29 People Test Positive in Biggest Zika Outbreak in History of India

JAIPUR: Twenty-nine people from Rajasthan have tested positive for Zika virus, said senior officials of the state’s Health Department on Tuesday. According to the officials, the first case of Zika Virus was reported on September 23, following which tests by…

Nation

Performance Highlights of Southern Railway upto September 2018

CHENNAI: Southern Railway has eliminated all Unmanned Level Crossing Gates as on 01.10.2018. In fact, Chennai, Palakkad and Thiruvananthapuram Divisions have much earlier eliminated all unmanned level crossing gates and…

Finalists of Social Entrepreneur of the Year (SEOY) India 2018 Award

GOA: The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, the sister organisation of the World Economic Forum and the Jubilant Bhartia Foundation of Jubilant Bhartia Group today announced the finalists of the…

Coimbatore: Doctors Remove 33.5 Kg Ovarian Tumor, Eye World Record

COIMBATORE: Doctors at a Coimbatore based hospital have successfully removed an ovarian tumor weighing 33.5kgs. The patient, Vasantha, is an agricultural laborer from Ooty. She ignored the growing size of…

Kerala

Cancellation of Train Service

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Train No 12515 Thiruvananthapuram-Silchar express scheduled to leave Thiruvananthapuram Central on 14.10.2018 has been fully cancelled due to cancellation of the pairing train. Maveli Express and Kerala Express to…

After Floods, Kerala All Set to Play Host to Tourists Again

PUNE: A month after Kerala was hit by devastating flood, the state is now open for tourism, said officials. “Kerala is safe and tourism is back on track,” Sanjeev K…

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

Captivating Instrumental Music at Biennale Stage for Patients

KOCHI: If instrumental music can be as engaging as vocal, then Josey proved it yet again here at the weekly ‘Arts and Medicine’ programme organised…

Cinépolis Installs India’s Most Technically Advanced Laser Cinema Projector

BANGALORE: Cinépolis, India’s 1st international and the world’s 2nd largest movie theatre circuit by attendance in India, has always introduced the Indian market to new…

Business

KSUM Showcases 18 Startups from Kerala in GITEX Expo in Dubai

NEW DELHI: Showcasing the robust startup ecosystem prevailing in Kerala and looking for greater market access and investor connect, the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) has put on display as many as 18 startups at its pavilion in the 38th annual…

BTVI Endeavors to Increase Financial Literacy Across India

MUMBAI: Business Television on India (BTVI), India’s Premier English Business News Channel, introduces a multicity initiative - Money Mantra which is an effort to expand the financial awareness and literacy by bringing together, personal financial experts and mutual fund experts…

Automobile

Nissan India Rolls out Festive Offers with Cashback Worth Rs 4 Crore

KOCHI: With the onset of the festive season, Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd. has announced a host of lucrative offers with cashback worth Rs 4…

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Extends Partnership with ShriramAutomall

GURUGRAM: Pioneering in pre-owned two-wheeler business with ‘Best Deal’ outlets, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd today announced the extension of its partnership with…

Travel

Season’s 2nd Chartered Flight Lands at CIAL

KOCHI: The seasons 2nd chartered flight to Kerala carrying 59 tourists from France arrived at the Cochin International Airport today.…

Education

IIM Kozhikode Alumni to Support Entrepreneurship through Start-Up Fellowships

KOZHIKODE: Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) announced a programme – ‘Stayin’ Alive Entrepreneurship Fellowships’ which is aimed at promoting…

Political News

Shun Nepotism, Consult me on Foreign Trips: PM Modi tells BJP Chief Ministers

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has advised chief ministers of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-ruled states against involving their relatives…

RJD to Join With the Nationwide Strike on September 10

KOCHI: Rashtriya Janatha Dal (RJD) will also join with the nationwide strike against fuel price hike on September 10. RJD…

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…

Agriculture

Farmers’ Producer Organisation to Address Issues of Farmers

KOCHI: Farmers’ Producer Organisation is a developing concept to address the common issues of Farmers, especially in the field of…

Coconut Development Board Awarded Rajbhasha Kirti Puraskar

NEW DELHI: Coconut Development Board has been awarded Rajbhasha Kirti Puraskar 2017-18(III rd position) for the excellent implementation of Official…

Technology Updates

UST Global Partners with Mobile App Testing platform pCloudy

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: UST Global, a leading Digital Transformation solutions company, today announced its partnership with pCloudy, a California based Mobile App…

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…

Career

K-DISC Invites Applications for Second Batch Training in Blockchain Tech

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala State Development and Innovation Strategic Council (K-DISC) has invited applications for the second batch in Blockchain technology training…

CADD Centre Offers Free Engineering Skill Development Training

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: CADD Centre Training Services Private Limited, one the world’s leading training networks headquartered in Chennai, will offer free engineering…

World

Nobel Medicine Prize 2018: James Allison, Tasaku Honjo Honoured for ‘Immune Checkpoint’ Cancer Therapy

James P Allison of US and Tasaku Honjo of Japan jointly won the Nobel Medicine Prize for their discovery of…

Time Running Out for Survivors as Death Toll in Tsunami-hit Indonesia Nears 1,400

INDONESIA: The death toll in Indonesia’s twin quake-tsunami disaster rose to nearly 1,400 on Wednesday, with time running out to…