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Modi to travel in metro from Palarivattom to Pathadipalam

Modi to travel in metro from Palarivattom to Pathadipalam

Prime minister Narendra Modi would inaugurate the Kochi Metro and make a maiden ride here on June 17. The prime minister is visiting Kochi to inaugurate commercial services on the 13­km Aluva Palarivattom section of the 27 km Line­1 of the Kochi Metro. The inauguration …

Metro rail will change the face of Kochi: KMRL chief Elias George

Metro rail will change the face of Kochi: KMRL chief Elias George

Back in 2012 when Elias George, a 1982 batch IAS officer and additional chief secretary, took charge of Kochi Metro Rail Ltd (KMRL), the project was in the thick of controversy. The tussle between KMRL and the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) was looming large …

Man Throws Bangles At Smriti Irani In Gujarat, Shouts Vande Mataram

Man Throws Bangles At Smriti Irani In Gujarat, Shouts Vande Mataram

A man was detained by the police on Monday for throwing bangles at union minister Smriti Irani while she was addressing a function at Amreli town in Gujarat. The man, in his mid­20s, was identified as Ketan Kaswala, a resident of Mota Bhandaria village in …

Hawaii urges U.S. Supreme Court not to revive Trump’s travel ban

Hawaii urges U.S. Supreme Court not to revive Trump’s travel ban

U.S. president Donald Trump suffered another legal setback on Monday as a second federal appeals court refused to revive his travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim­majority nations in a dispute headed to the U.S. Supreme Court. The San Francisco­based 9th …

Two fishermen killed, 11 injured as cargo ship hits fishing boat off Kerala coast

Two fishermen killed, 11 injured as cargo ship hits fishing boat off Kerala coast

Two Indian fishermen were killed and 11 others injured when a Panama­registered cargo ship hit their fishing boat off Kochi coast early on Sunday. One person was also reported to be missing after the fishing boat capsized. The ship has been detained. The victims were …

13 militants killed on LoC in 96 hours: Army

13 militants killed on LoC in 96 hours: Army

Indian Army said 13 armed intruders have been killed in relentless 96­hour operation along the Line of Control (LoC) to thwart Pakistan’s attempt to upsurge terror activities in Ramazan in the Kashmir valley. “The sinister designs of Pakistan Army to push­in multiple groups of armed …

Pak Army resorts to heavy shelling at Poonch

Pak Army resorts to heavy shelling at Poonch

Pakistan Army resorted to heavy shelling and firing at Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, defense officials said on Sunday. The Pakistani troopers initiated the ceasefire violation at 8.20 pm, on Saturday at three places in the …