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Congress seeks probe into hospital’s ‘unethical approach’

Congress seeks probe into hospital’s ‘unethical approach’

Congress ­led opposition on Friday gave an adjournment motion notice in the Lok Sabha, seeking a comprehensive probe into former union minister and MP E. Ahamed’s death. In his adjournment motion, NK Premachandran said the unethical approach from the hospital officials and the government towards …

Stop sending Indians on H-1B, start hiring US locals: Narayana Murthy to IT companies

Stop sending Indians on H-1B, start hiring US locals: Narayana Murthy to IT companies

Indian software companies need to stop sending people on H­1B visas and focus on local hiring in the US, Infosys co­founder N.R. Narayana Murthy said Thursday amid rising concerns over Donald Trump administration’s proposals to restrict inflow of foreign workers. Stating that by and large …

Bengaluru: Ugandan woman stabbed to death after scuffle over ‘payment for sex’

Bengaluru: Ugandan woman stabbed to death after scuffle over ‘payment for sex’

A Ugandan woman was allegedly stabbed to death by a man following an argument over money for ‘sexual favor’ at her residence in Kothanur here Thursday, police said. The man, an M.Tech graduate from Himachal Pradesh and looking for a job here, had been arrested, …

Donald Trump names former ‘black site’ prison operator CIA deputy chief

Donald Trump names former ‘black site’ prison operator CIA deputy chief

A veteran CIA clandestine service officer who ran one of the agency’s “black site” prisons set up after the 9/11 attacks was named deputy director of the US spy agency on Thursday by US president Donald Trump. Gina Haspel, who will serve under new Central …

I’m like a football being kicked around by NDA, UPA: Vijay Mallya

I’m like a football being kicked around by NDA, UPA: Vijay Mallya

With the government planning to frame a law to prevent loan defaulters from fleeing the country, beleaguered liquor baron Vijay Mallya has likened himself to a “football” being kicked around by “two fiercely competitive teams” NDA and UPA. Hitting out at the ongoing investigations by …

Up and Down:Sensex cheers Rs 10k crore capital infusion, scales 28,000-mark

Up and Down:Sensex cheers Rs 10k crore capital infusion, scales 28,000-mark

Cheering Budget proposals of infusing Rs 10,000 crore in public sector banks and keeping long­term capital gains tax unchanged for the capital markets, the benchmark Sensex regained the 28,000­mark by soaring over 400 points at mid­session Wednesday. Sentiments also got a boost after finance minister …

Union Budget 2017: Cash dealings above Rs 3 lakh banned from April 1

Union Budget 2017: Cash dealings above Rs 3 lakh banned from April 1

Continuing with government steps to clamp down on black money, finance minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday proposed to ban all cash transactions above Rs 3 lakh beginning April 1, 2017. The decision to ban cash transactions beyond a threshold is based on the recommendation of …

Budget lacks vision, a damp squib: Rahul Gandhi

Budget lacks vision, a damp squib: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice­president Rahul Gandhi Wednesday dubbed the Union Budget a ‘damp squib’ saying that it lacked vision and did not address key issues like job creation and agrarian distress. Reacting to finance minister Arun Jaitley’s Union Budget, Gandhi attacked the Narendra Modi government over the …

Ahamed’s demise: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan terms decision to go ahead with Budget unfortunate and uncalled for

Ahamed’s demise: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan terms decision to go ahead with Budget unfortunate and uncalled for

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan termed the NDA government’s decision to go ahead with the Union Budget presentation despite the death of Muslim League MP and former minister E. Ahamed in the early hours of Wednesday as ‘disrespectful and uncalled for’. The CMO took to …

Man finds 12-year-old missing daughter through social media campaign

Man finds 12-year-old missing daughter through social media campaign

    A 12­year­old girl, who went missing since 8.15 am Tuesday, has been found after a massive social media campaign by her father. Anindya Chakravorty, aka Andy, had launched a desperate social media appeal to find Alina Chakravorty, who disappeared from the gates of …

Air India:Dreamliner to land in Kochi today

Air India:Dreamliner to land in Kochi today

Government­owned Air India’s first Dreamliner service to Kerala would fly on the New Delhi­KochiDubai route from Wednesday. “Air India will operate its first Dreamliner service on New Delhi­Dubai route via Kochi, commencing February 1,” a statement by the airline said. This would be its second …

What if Rajiv Gandhi is killed? CIA wondered about this 5 years before

What if Rajiv Gandhi is killed? CIA wondered about this 5 years before

Five years before Rajiv Gandhi was killed in 1991, the US Central Intelligence Agency had prepared a very detailed and thorough “brief” on what would happen if he is assassinated or makes an “abrupt departure” from the Indian political scene. A 23­page report, titled “India …

Rahul and I are two wheels of a cycle: Akhilesh at joint press meet in UP

Rahul and I are two wheels of a cycle: Akhilesh at joint press meet in UP

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav and Congress vice­president Rahul Gandhi Sunday said that the alliance of their parties is aimed at making Uttar Pradesh stronger. Before launching their 12­km joint road show, Rahul and Akhilesh addressed a joint press conference. The leaders were dressed …

Rajesh Sawant, India A And U19 Trainer, Found Dead in Mumbai Hotel Room

Rajesh Sawant, India A And U19 Trainer, Found Dead in Mumbai Hotel Room

The fitness trainer of Under­19 Indian cricket team Rajesh Sawant was found dead in a private hotel this morning, police said. The incident came to light when 40­year­old Sawant did not report for the training session in morning and so other team staff went to …

Law Academy has no affiliation: explosive revelation

Law Academy has no affiliation: explosive revelation

The Kerala Law Academy, mired in controversy over allegations of nepotism and harassment against its principal Lekshmi Nair and management, is not affiliated to Kerala University, an advocate revealed Sunday.   » Advocate Vincent Panikulangara went to Supreme Court against Law Academy in 1982 over …