Important, News, World
November 07, 2017
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Trump Promises to ‘Figure it out’ with S Korea’s Moon

SEOUL: US President Donald Trump arrived in Seoul vowing to “figure it all out” with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-In, despite the two allies’ differences on how to deal with the nuclear-armed North. As tensions over Pyongyang’s weapons programme have soared, the US president has traded personal insults and threats of war with North […]

Health, Important, Nation, News
November 07, 2017
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30 Children Die in 48 hours at Gorakhpur’s BRD Hospital

NEW DELHI: Child deaths at BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur have come back to haunt the Uttar Pradesh government three months after a similar incident created a national uproar. BRD Hospital’s head of department of community medicine Dr DK Srivastava said 30 children died within 48 hours. However, he said, the deaths did not take […]

Important, Kerala, Nation, News, Political News
November 06, 2017
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Alphons Files Nomination for RS Poll

JAIPUR: Union Minister of State (independent charge) for Tourism Alphons Kannanthanam and BJP candidate for the Rajya Sabha seat from Rajasthan today filed his nomination for the bypoll. The election for the Rajya Sabha seat will be held on November 16. The poll was necessitated after Venkaiah Naidu’s election as the country’s vice president. Election […]

Important, Nation, News
November 06, 2017
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HC Orders Notice to Chief Secretary, IGP in Tamil Nadu

MADURAI: The Madras High Court today issued notices to the chief secretary and IG of Police (IGP), South Zone, on a plea seeking action against the Tirunelveli collector and police for allegedly being indifferent to a family’s complaint against a money lender which led them to commit suicide by setting themselves ablaze last month. A […]

Important, Kerala, News
November 04, 2017
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Vigilance Court Orders Quick Verification Against Thomas Chandy

KOTTAYAM: A court today directed the State Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau to verify whether Kerala Transport Minister Thomas Chandy had violated rules to construct a road through paddy fields to a lake resort owned by him in Alappuzha district. Acting on a plea filed by a lawyer, Kottayam Special Vigilance Court judge V Dileep directed […]

Important, Nation, News
November 04, 2017
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Rains continue in TN, Low Pressure Area Persists

CHENNAI: Rains continued to lash this metropolis and neighbouring districts of Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur besides other regions of Tamil Nadu, even as the MeT department forecast more rainfall due to a low pressure area persisting in the Bay of Bengal. Commuters had a harrowing time due to delayed services of buses and trains and severe traffic […]

Nation, News
November 03, 2017
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All Unwelcome Physical Contact not Sexual Harassment: HC

NEW DELHI: All unwelcome physical contact cannot be called sexual harassment unless it is in the nature of a sexually oriented behaviour, the Delhi High Court has said. Justice Vibhu Bakhru, who made the observation, also said that even an accidental physical contact, though unwelcome, would not amount to sexual harassment. “Similarly, a physical contact […]

Important, Nation, News
November 03, 2017
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Torrential Overnight Rains Bring Chennai City, Suburbs to Grinding Halt

CHENNAI: Torrential overnight rains for about ten hours brought this metropolis and neighbouring districts of Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur to a grinding halt, paralysing normal life completely. Schools and colleges, which are closed since 31 October due to rains, have been shut today as well in Chennai, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts. The Met department forecast heavy […]