Announcement Of Freebies By Political Parties Will Lead To Economic Disaster: Centre To SC

NEW DELHI:The Centre on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that freebies promised by political parties before polls is an “economic disaster”. The apex court suggested an expert body comprising representatives of Niti Ayog, Finance Commission, RBI, political parties and other…

Nation

Kiran Bedi and CBSE Director Call For New Educational Approach

NEW DELHI:Former Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi and CBSE Director Biswajit Saha today made a strong pitch for adopting a new educational approach with a thrust on responsible parenting to…

College Students Host Lip-lock Challenge in K’taka, One Arrested

DAKSHINA KANNADA:A video of students of a reputed college engaging in lip-locking in the presence of others at a private residence has gone viral on social media stirring a controversy…

K’taka Coastal Town Bhatkal Tense Over Urdu Sign Board On Civic Agency Building

UTTARA KANNADA:Tension gripped Bhatkal town in Uttara Kannada district after Kannada activists objected to Urdu sign board in the civic agency building in the town. Pro-Kannada activists have strongly objected…

Kerala

Kerala Rain: Death Toll Reaches 13, Several Districts under Red Alert

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:Heavy rain continued in Kerala on the fourth day also, though the intensity appeared to have lessened. The death toll has reached 13, and red alert has been sounded in…

Actor Pratap Pothen Passes Away

CHENNAI: Popular Malayalam actor Pratap Pothan who acted in all South languages, died this morning in Chennai. The actor, aged 70, was reportedly found dead in his Chennai apartment. When…

Article

Ways to Reinvent Your House and Make it Better

If you have stayed in the same house with the same walls for longer than a couple of years, the…

All You Need to Know About Diabetic Nephropathy

Diabetic nephropathy is a condition that develops in the kidneys due to diabetes. It occurs when we have excessive amounts…

Entertainment

Meta Celebrates Creators Who’re Defining Local Culture on Reels

KOCHI:From the song ‘Darshana’ in the movie ‘Hridayam’, to ‘Kalki Theme Revisited’ from the movie ‘Kalki’, content from creators in Kerala is driving trends on…

Zee Keralam’s ‘Kudumbashree Sharada’ Reaches 100th Episode

KOCHI:Kudumbashree Sharada, the immensely popular television series currently being telecast on Zee Keralam, is into its 100th episode. Positioned as ‘the heart-warming story of a…

Business

KSUM & Headstart to Host Free Workshop for HNIs

KOCHI:Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM), in association with Headstart Network Foundation, is conducting next week a free workshop for HNIs (high net-worth individuals) aspiring to be angel investors as an additional asset. The August 13 event, to be led by experienced…

K-DISC and ICTAK sign MoU with LinkedIn

THIRUVANANHAPURAM:Kerala Development & Innovation Strategic Council (K-DISC) and the ICT Academy of Kerala (ICTAK) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, as part of the ‘Connect Career to Campus’ (CCC) campaign under the Kerala…

Automobile

Tata Motors Joins Hands with Axis Bank

KOCHI:In a bid to make this festive season special, Tata Motors, India’s leading automotive manufacturer has joined hands with Axis Bank, India’s third largest private…

Triton Electric Vehicle Introduced New Brand Logo

NEW DELHI:Triton Electric Vehicle (Triton EV) has introduced its new logo. The new royal blue-coloured logo symbolises the company’s long-term commitments to knowledge-driven products clean…

Travel

Afghan Flag Carrier to Resume Flights to India, China and Kuwait Soon

KABUL:Afghanistan's flag carrier, Ariana Afghan Airlines, announced that it will soon resume flights to India, China and Kuwait. "Flights will…

Education

Amrita University to Start the B.Tech Centralised Seat Allotment Process

NEW DELHI:Adding Amaravati campus to Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham’s engineering kitty, Directorate of Admissions is all set to start the Centralised…

Food

IIPC World Chocolate Day Celebrations

BENGALURU:Chocolate denotes love and the IIHM Institute of Pastry and Culinary (IIPC) located at Bangalore’s iconic Chocolate building, displayed love…

Political News

Rebel Shiv Sena Leader Eknath Shinde Claims 40 Maharashtra MLAs in Guwahati

GUWAHATI:Rebel Shiv Sena Minister Eknath Shinde on Wednesday claimed that 40 MLAs have accompanied him to Guwahati and they are…

UDF Candidate Uma Thomas Wins Bypoll at Thrikkakara

KOCHI:Uma Thomas, the Congress candidate on Friday won the bypoll in Kerala's Thrikkakara Assembly seat by securing 25,016 votes, which…

I was Never a Politician: Metroman Sreedharan Quits Politics

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:In a surprise move, Metroman E.Sreedharan on Thursday said he was quitting from active politics. Speaking to the media at…

TRS Makes Clean Sweep in Telangana Council Polls

HYDERABAD:The ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) made a clean sweep in the biennial elections to six seats of the Legislative…

Agriculture

NABARD Keen on Building Farm Sector-startup Linkage

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has offered its support to build a linkage between agritech start-ups and…

Milma Demands Roll-back of Decision to Slap GST on More Dairy Products

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:Kerala Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (KCMMF), known by its brand name Milma, has demanded roll-back of the GST Council’s decision…

Technology Updates

Philippine Airlines Partners with IBS Software to Empower Employees

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:Philippine Airlines (PAL) and its regional affiliate PAL Express (PALex) have partnered with IBS Software to provide their employees with…

Citizen Digital Foundation to Hold Virtual Debate on Making Social Media a Safe Space

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:Citizen Digital Foundation (CDF), a Trivandrum-based social enterprise, is holding a virtual debate on transforming social media into a safe…

Career

ACCA’s Virtual Careers Fair returns on 28 July, 2022

MUMBAI:ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) the global body for professional accountants, will be hosting another Virtual Careers Fair…

Kamaxi Skills Wins the Award for Highest International Placements in the Country

PANAJI:Verna based Kamaxi Skills earned the prestigious award for the Highest number of International Placements at the Tourism and Hospitality…

World

Rs 50 cr SSLV Rocket by India, for India

CHENNAI:The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is hoping to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the country's Independence with the launch…

Canada’s Employment Drops in July

OTTAWA:Canada's employment fell for the second successive month and the unemployment rate was unchanged in July. Statistics Canada announced on…