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Padma Vibhushan for KJ Yesudass

Padma Vibhushan for KJ Yesudass

» Renowned Malayalam playback singer K.J. Yesudas likely to get Padma Vibhushan, India’s second highest civilian honor » Indian hockey captain P.R. Sreejesh, a Keralite, may get Padma Shri » Cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Rio Olympics silver medalist P.V. Sindhu, and national badminton coach Pullela …

Idukki man  makes bride wait at registrar office, elopes with her neighbor!

Idukki man makes bride wait at registrar office, elopes with her neighbor!

In a filmy turn of events, a man in Idukki eloped with a woman after calling his ‘lover’ to a registrar office with the promise that they would get married there. There’s more twist to the story ­ the woman whom he eloped with turned …

Cabinet approves bill to make IIMs autonomous

Cabinet approves bill to make IIMs autonomous

The prestigious Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) will soon be able to grant degrees and PhDs to their students instead of Post Graduate diplomas and fellow programs in management as the Union Cabinet has given its nod to the IIM Bill 2017. The IIMs will …

BJP leader targets SRK, compares him to Dawood Ibrahim

BJP leader targets SRK, compares him to Dawood Ibrahim

BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya Tuesday targeted Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan again and virtually compared him with underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, after the death of a person at Vadodara railway station during the promotional tour of the actor’s movie Raees. It is the second attack …

Donald Trump calls PM Modi, says India a ‘true friend’; extends invitation – Times of India

Donald Trump calls PM Modi, says India a ‘true friend’; extends invitation – Times of India

Describing India as a “true friend” of the US, president Donald Trump invited prime minister Narendra Modi to visit the country later this year, the White House said Wednesday. Trump spoke to Modi Tuesday night over phone, four days after he was sworn­in as the …

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 …