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We will like to be more consistent wherever we go: Dhoni

We will like to be more consistent wherever we go: Dhoni

Chennai: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni admitted that it has been a mixed season for the World Champions since winning the World Cup a year ago. “We had ups and downs. We won the World Cup which was very big for us. After that, we …

Golf; Westwood takes Masters control

Georgia: British world number three Lee Westwood ended a day of high drama and tumultuous swings of fortune by grabbing a one-shot lead in Thursday’s opening round of the Masters.The straight-hitting Englishman, who has yet to win a major title, fired a five-under-par 67 at …

Ministerial berth both to Anoop and Ali

New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi’s intervention has resolved the internal crisis within the UDF. The meeting held here on Thursday has decided to give ministerial berth both to Piravom MLA Anoop Jacob and Muslim League leader Manjalamkuzhi Ali. However, one among the four Muslim …

Our task is to defeat Congress and BJP: CPI(M)

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Thursday said a third alternative did not figure in its road map and its task was to defeat both the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party to achieve its declared objective of building a Left and democratic alternative. …

I am not willing to take up the ministerial berth offered to me: Karthikeyan

Thiruvananthapuram: Speaker G.Karthikeyan has informed the Congress high command Thursday that he was not willing to take up the ministerial berth offered to him, as part of the new compromise formula. However, he would continue as MLA. The meeting held at New Delhi Thursday had …

A strong CPM means it will lead to Left unity: Karat

Kozhikode: Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM) general secretary Prakash Karat has called for strengthening the party, saying only the Left and democratic parties could provide an alternative to the UPA and the NDA.He was addressing the 20th CPM party congress here that began Wednesday. At …

CPI (M) plans protest infront of CBI office

Communist Party of India (Marxist) district secretary P. Jayarajan alleged that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had stooped to the level of a ‘Congress bureau’ in conducting investigation in the case related to the murder of Muhammed Fazal of Thalassery. He was speaking to …

Infosys to setting up second campus in Technopark

Thiruvananthapuram: Infosys Limited, India’s second largest IT company, has signed an agreement with Technopark for 50 acres of land for setting up a second campus in Technocity near here.The agreement was signed by Infosys Senior Vice President H.R. Binod and Technopark CEO K.G. Girish Babu …

Living alone ‘are more depressed’

Living alone ‘are more depressed’

  People of working age who live alone increase their risk of depression by up to 80% compared with people living in families, says a Finnish study.It says the main factors are poor housing conditions for women and a lack of social support for men, …

My critics haven’t taught me my cricket: Sachin

My critics haven’t taught me my cricket: Sachin

“My critics haven’t taught me my cricket,” Sachin Tendulkar has said in a rebuttal to those who were calling for him to retire.The day he feels “a little less passion” when walking out to bat for India, “I will give up the game”, the master …

Pakistan regains Asia Cup

Mirpur, Dhaka: Pakistan won the Asia Cup cricket tournament beating hosts Bangladesh by two runs in a thrilling final at the Shere Bangla National Stadium here Thursday. Bangladesh suffered a heart break, despite being the best team in the tournament with wins against heavyweights India …

Chandrappan was a man who constantly strove hard to fight injustice: Antony

Thiruvananthapuram: Defence Minister A.K.Antony said Thursday that  CPI State secretary C.K. Chandrappan  was a political leader who strongly upheld certain values throughout his life and firmly stood by them. Antony added that he always had a brotherly affection towards Chandrappan, who constantly strove hard to …

C. K. Chandrappan passed away

Communist Party of India (CPI) Kerala State secretary C. K. Chandrappan passed away around noon on Thursday. Seventy-six year old Chandrappan, who had been fighting cancer for nearly a year now, died at a private hospital in Thiruvananthapuram. He had been admitted to a hospital …

Anoop Jacob sworn in as a member of the Kerala Assembly

Anoop Jacob, the victorious candidate in Piravom, was sworn in as a member of the Kerala Assembly on Thursday.Mr. Jacob, who succeeds his father T.M. Jacob in the constituency, took the oath in the name of God even as his mother Daisy Jacob, wife and …

Age limit for appointments through PSC would be raised from 35 to 36 years: Mani

Finance Minister K. M. Mani announced in the Assembly on Thursday that the age limit for appointments through PSC would be raised from 35 to 36 years. Replying to the general debate on the Budget, the Minister said that this was part of measures being …