Nation, News
June 15, 2016
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Civil Aviation Policy Approved by Cabinet

NEW DELHI: The much-awaited national civil aviation policy that seeks to strengthen regional connectivity and tap the sector’s high growth potential was cleared by the Union Cabinet. Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said the policy is a game changer and that the country’s aviation sector is poised to become the world’s third largest by […]

Education, News
June 15, 2016
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Vaccination Compulsory for School Admission in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Govt has given instructions to make vaccination compulsory for all children seeking school admission. This is in the wake of certain sections of citizens in thestate deliberately keep away from vaccinating their children, thereby sabotaging the health plans of the state government.

Business, News
June 15, 2016
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Bad days for FACT in Kerala; planning agency recommends sale

New Delhi: FACT in Kerala is among the 32 public sector units recommended for closure or disinvestment by NITI Aayog, the national planning agency, as part of PSU reforms in the country.

NITI Aayog has has prepared two lists of public sector companies. List 1 include sick PSUs which may be closed down and the List 2 includes units which should be privatsed.

June 07, 2016
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Modi Receives Artefacts Worth Rs 668 cr Smuggled to US

WASHINGTON: The United States returned over 200 cultural artefacts estimated at $100 million (Rs 668 crore) to India at a ceremony in Washington attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “Usually relationship between the countries of the world are very often covered by the present. It is present that plays a big role, but sometimes heritage […]

June 04, 2016
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Boxing Legend Muhammed Ali Dies

UNITED STATES: V Muhammad Ali, the silver-tongued boxer and civil rights champion who famously proclaimed himself “The Greatest” and then spent a lifetime living up to the billing, is dead. Ali died Friday at a Phoenix-area hospital, where he had spent the past few days being treated for respiratory complications. After a 32-year battle with […]

June 03, 2016
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Clashes at Mathura: SP among 21 Killed

MATHURA: At least 21 people including Mathura Superintendent of Police (SP) Mukul Dwivedi were killed in clashes during an anti-encroachment drive in the city on Thursday evening. Station House Officer Santosh Kumar and a constable are among those killed in firing by the encroachers while several others have been injured. The clashes broke out when […]

May 26, 2016
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Pinarayi Sworn in as CM of Kerala

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Left Democratic Front (LDF) government led by CPM Polit Bureau member Pinarayi Vijayan assumed office, after a 19-member Cabinet was sworn in by Governor P. Sathasivam. Governor P. Sathasivam administered the oath of office and secrecy to Pinarayi Vijayan and 18 members of his Cabinet.  Vijayan had called on the Governor in the […]

May 24, 2016
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Swearing in of LDF Ministers on Wednesday

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The new Kerala government led by Pinarayi Vijayan would have 19 members, including the chief minister, and its swearing-in will be held at the Central Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram at 4 pm on Wednesday. LDF has decided to limit the cabinet to 19. “The outgoing Oommen Chandy government had 21 but LDF decided to keep […]