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Kozhikode District Won The Gold Cup In 52nd Kerala State School

Kozhikode District Won The Gold Cup In 52nd Kerala State School

Kozhikode reigned supreme yet again as the 57th Kerala State Kalolsavam came to an end here on Sunday. Kozhikode retained the Gold Cup for the overall champions with 939 points, followed by Palakkad (936) and Kannur (933). It was Kozhikode’s 11th consecutive triumph in the …

Kerala’s first waterfront IT campus opens in Infopark campus at Kochi

Kerala’s first waterfront IT campus opens in Infopark campus at Kochi

Kerala’s first waterfront IT campus opened at the Infopark campus at Kochi on Sunday. Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan officially launched ‘Jyothirmaya’, a 5.5 lakh sq.ft. building on the 160­acre park campus. Set in idyllic settings, the building overlooks the Kadamrayar River. Those coming to work …

3 die, nearly 30 injured in Tamil Nadu’s Pudukkottai

3 die, nearly 30 injured in Tamil Nadu’s Pudukkottai

Three persons died, two during jallikattu in Pudukottai and one during demonstration at Madurai, as the bull taming sport was conducted in various parts of Tamil Nadu amid protests which forced chief minister O Panneerselvam to leave for Chennai without inaugurating it at Alanganallur. Protesters …

Six CPM men arrested in connection with BJP worker’s death in Kerala

Six CPM men arrested in connection with BJP worker’s death in Kerala

» Police arrest six CPM activists for the murder of BJP worker Santhosh Kumar, 52 » The accused are Rohit, Midhun, Prajul, Shamil, Rijesh, and Athul » Sathosh Kumar was hacked to death late Wednesday » He was the booth president of Andalloor, near Dharmadom, …

Shocking: 15-year-old boy kills 8-year-old schoolmate, chops body

Shocking: 15-year-old boy kills 8-year-old schoolmate, chops body

In a horrific incident, a 15­year­ old boy has allegedly killed his eight­year­old schoolmate and chopped off his body into pieces here, police said. The victim, Deepu, and the accused ­ who landed in the police net Friday ­ were studying in the same school …

CM Pinarayi Vijayam gets trapped in guest house room, PWD asst engineer suspended

CM Pinarayi Vijayam gets trapped in guest house room, PWD asst engineer suspended

A defective door latch at the Aluva Palace guest house has led to the suspension of a PWD assistant engineer. Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan ordered the suspension of A. S. Sura, assistant engineer, PWD Buildings Division, for dereliction of duty on Friday after he failed …

G. Sudhakaran breaks open PWD rest house’s lock, pulls up officials

G. Sudhakaran breaks open PWD rest house’s lock, pulls up officials

The government rest house at Kunnumpuram junction near Kakkanad witnessed high drama on Friday after minister for public works G. Sudhakaran paid a surprise visit to the property which had been lying ill­maintained and unused for over a year. The minister, accompanied by a group …

Section of bank employees threaten nation-wide strike on February 7

Section of bank employees threaten nation-wide strike on February 7

A section of bank trade unions have threatened to go on a day­long nation­wide strike on February 7 to press various demands including complete removal of restrictions imposed during demonetization period and safeguarding the autonomy of the Reserve Bank of India. “It was expected that …

A late-night surprise from Kannur collector to School Kalolsavam participants

A late-night surprise from Kannur collector to School Kalolsavam participants

The Natakam (play) which started at 9 a.m. Friday took more than 24 hours to finish with around 31 teams competing for the event. With 7 teams still remaining to participate at 5 a.m. Saturday, the authorities said they expect to finish the event by …

IMF cuts India’s growth rate from 7.6% to 6.6% over demonetization impact

IMF cuts India’s growth rate from 7.6% to 6.6% over demonetization impact

The IMF has cut India’s growth rate for the current fiscal year to 6.6 percent from its previous estimate of 7.6 per cent due to the “temporary negative consumption shock” of demonetization, days after the World Bank also decelerated India’s growth estimates. “In India, the …

What CM Pinarayi Vijayan left out in his Kalolsavam speech

What CM Pinarayi Vijayan left out in his Kalolsavam speech

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan made it a point to mention attacks on artists and undeclared gags on creative expressions by regressive forces when he addressed a large crowd as curtains rang up on the Kerala State School Youth Festival in Kannur on Monday. As …

Akhilesh Yadav gets Samajwadi Party’s Cycle Symbol, setback for Mulayam Singh Yadav

Akhilesh Yadav gets Samajwadi Party’s Cycle Symbol, setback for Mulayam Singh Yadav

The Election Commission on Monday recognized the faction led by Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav as the Samajwadi Party and allotted it the ‘cycle’ symbol, dealing a huge blow to Mulayam Singh Yadav. The decision, which came less than a month before the staggered …

RBI enhances cash withdrawal limit from ATMs to Rs 10000 per day per card

RBI enhances cash withdrawal limit from ATMs to Rs 10000 per day per card

» RBI raises ATM withdrawal limit to Rs 10,000 per day from existing Rs 4,500 with immediate effect. » Limit on withdrawal from current accounts has been enhanced from existing Rs 50,000 per week to Rs 1 lakh per week. » The limits were fixed …

Nirmala Sitharaman signals start-ups may get tax benefits in budget

Nirmala Sitharaman signals start-ups may get tax benefits in budget

Commerce and industry minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday indicated that startups may get additional tax benefits in the forthcoming budget, to be unveiled on February 1. The ministry has already suggested the finance ministry to consider raising tax holiday for startups to 7 years from …

Cow only animal to inhale and exhale oxygen: Rajasthan minister

Cow only animal to inhale and exhale oxygen: Rajasthan minister

In a shocking claim, Rajasthan education minister Vasudev Devnani said that cow is the only animal which inhales and exhales oxygen. The minister made the startling claims at Hingonia Goshala during an event organized by Akshay Patra foundation recently. The minister’s claim goes against a …