Kerala Tourism Nets Record Revenue of over Rs 36,000 crore in 2018

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The number of domestic and foreign tourist arrivals to Kerala showed a healthy increase, coupled with a record revenue earning, in 2018, in a clear demonstration that the tourism sector has rebounded quickly after the devastating August floods. Kerala…

Nation

Of Queens and Concubines: The Mughal Harem of the Red Fort on Feb 23

NEW DELHI: The social structure of the harems of Mughal rulers was quite complex. They wereabodes of princesses ,queens and consorts of ravishing beauty and also housedslave girls, concubines and…

IHWF 2019: Art Deco at the Oval Walk on February 24

MUMBAI: Sahapedia’s ongoing India Heritage Walk Festival (IHWF) 2019, in partnership with UNESCO, will be organising a free guided tour to explore the Art Deco buildings of Mumbai, home to…

Drugs are Not Cool, Its Use Not a Style Statement, Says PM Narendra Modi

Drugs are “not cool” and its use is not a style statement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said. In a video message played out to mark the Drug Free India Campaign,…

Kerala

Audio-visual Guide of Heritage Assets in Fort Area Launched

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A digitized audio-visual guide, covering 30 heritage buildings in and around the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala capital, has been launched by the Department of Archaeology and Archives,…

Kerala Tourism Premieres New Campaign Film for Global Audiences

NEW DELHI: Kerala Tourism has held the global premier of a new brand campaign, Human by Nature, which encapsulates the state’s enticing charm in dramatic visuals and offers refreshing insights…

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

At Biennale-time Concert, Vibin Xavier Sings with Father

KOCHI: In a career spanning a quarter century, playback singer Vibin Xavier has sung for over 30 films, but today’s concert before patients turned out…

ShortsTV Brings the ‘2019 Oscar® Nominated Short Films’ to Indian Cinemas

MUMBAI: ShortsTV, the world’s only TV channel dedicated to short movies (available in India on Tata Sky), is bringing the ‘2019 Oscar® Nominated Short Films’…

Business

OYO Hotels & Homes Launches Operations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

NEW DELHI: OYO Hotels & Homes, South Asia’s largest and world’s fastest growing chain of hotels today announced the start of its operations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the sidelines of the Saudi-Indian Forum. OYO  King Salman bin…

Adani Group Set to Scale New Heights in Defence & Aerospace Capabilities

BENGALURU: In line with its vision of nation building, Adani Defence and Aerospace is proud to participate in Aero India 2019, Asia’s premier airshow to be held at the Yelahanka Air Force Station, in Bengaluru from 20th to 24th February…

Automobile

Tata Motors to Supply 80 Electric buses to West Bengal Transport Corporation

WEST BENGAL: Reaffirming its commitment towards E-mobility in the country, India’s leading bus brand Tata Motors announces the supply of 80 Electric buses to the West…

Revealed at 2018 EICMA, New Honda CBR650R Arrives in India

NEW DELHI: The wait is over for enthusiasts chasing the rush of racetracks! Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. today announced bookings open for…

Travel

Jet Airways Extends the Valentine Spirit with its ‘Love A Fare’ Offer

MUMBAI: In continuation with the successful launch of its in-flight gift delivery initiative, on the occasion of Valentine's Day, Jet…

Education

Pune Engineering Student at Facebook School of Innovation VR Day

PUNE: Leveraging Virtual Reality (VR) as a New Age technology with usage across a wide spectrum of industry, Prathamesh Mane,…

Political News

Erstwhile Royal Family of Tonk Extends support to Sachin Pilot

JAIPUR: The erstwhile royal family of Tonk has extended support to Congress candidate Sachin Pilot who is contesting the upcoming…

Make Someone Outside Gandhi Family Congress President, Dares PM Modi

AMBIKAPUR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday dared the Congress to make someone outside the Gandhi family the party president for…

Kerala High Court Disqualifies Muslim League MLA

KOCHI: The Kerala High Court on Friday disqualified Muslim League MLA K M Shaji for campaigning on communal lines in…

Scars and Wounds Caused by Demonetisation more Visible with Time: Manmohan

NEW DELHI: In a scathing assessment of the demonetisation exercise, former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said the "scars…

Agriculture

MPEDA Starts Supply of High-health Tiger Shrimp Seed from Vallarpadam Complex

KOCHI: Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) started supplying high-health black tiger shrimp seeds from its new Multispecies Aquaculture Complex…

Minister to Inaugurate Kerala Feed’s Bypass Protein Plant on Feb 18

THRISSUR: The Bypass Protein Plant of Kerala Feeds Ltd will be inaugurated by Minister for Forest, Animal Husbandry and Dairy…

Technology Updates

Facebook School of Innovation to Showcase Best of New-age Technologies

BENGALURU: In a presentation of cutting-edge innovations in the field of emerging technologies in India, 21 talented students from the…

Samsung Sets New Performance Levels For Consumer NVMe SSDs

GURUGRAM: Samsung, the global leaders in Memory technology, today introduced the Samsung 970 EVO Plus, the newest enhancement in its…

Career

Skill India’s ‘Fark Dikh Raha Hai’ Campaign Gets Wings

NEW DELHI: With the launch of second edition of the popular ‘Fark Dikh Raha Hai’ media campaign today, Ministry of…

Prime Opportunities through Campus Placements in CUSAT

KOCHI: During the academic year 2018-19, Cochin University of Science technology students received excellent campus placements. The placements started from…

World

China’s Leaders Want More Babies, but Local Officials Resist

BEIJING: Facing a future demographic crisis and aging society, China’s leaders are desperately seeking to persuade couples to have more…

World Leaders Urge Push To Improve Food Safety

ADDIS ABABA: Nations must work together more closely to eliminate unsafe foods which cause ill health and death, cost developing…