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After poll win, PM Narendra Modi asks people to pledge to create ‘new India’ by 2022

After poll win, PM Narendra Modi asks people to pledge to create ‘new India’ by 2022

» I had said that we are new, have less experience and can make mistakes, but wont do anything with wrong intention: PM Modi » Modi thanks voters for victory in the five states and assures them of working towards betterment » Four generations of …

Kochi hospital conducts state’s first hip replacement using 3D model

Kochi hospital conducts state’s first hip replacement using 3D model

A private hospital here has successfully completed the first ever hip replacement surgery in Kerala using a 3D model of the hip, the hospital authorities said on Sunday. A 60­year­old housewife from Kottayam was suffering from a painful hip and could not walk properly after …

Attack on actress:Cops probe leak of attacked actress’ statement

Attack on actress:Cops probe leak of attacked actress’ statement

The police have launched a probe into the leak of a confidential statement of the Malayalam film actress who was attacked by a gang in Kochi last month. The probe was initiated after the statement was spread on social media and messaging apps. Crucial information …

Suicide or murder? Mishel’s family won’t let police to close the case yet

Suicide or murder? Mishel’s family won’t let police to close the case yet

Mystery shrouds the death of a young woman whose body was found in the Kochi Lake near a wharf on Willingdon Island a week ago. The police have concluded that Mishel Shaji committed suicide but her relatives have complained to the chief minister alleging foul …

Results of high stakes UP assembly election will be a political game changer

Results of high stakes UP assembly election will be a political game changer

Counting of votes in assembly polls in five states will take place Saturday amid tight security with the most riveting contest in Uttar Pradesh, seen as a game­changer and a virtual referendum on prime minister Narendra Modi’s popularity and his reforms agenda. The Samajwadi Party­Congress …

No mobile phones inside counting centres, Election Commission says

No mobile phones inside counting centres, Election Commission says

The Election Commission Friday issued the guidelines on security arrangements for strong rooms and counting centers, and prohibited entry of mobile phones inside the counting halls. In a detailed set of do’s and don’ts, the Commission said three­tier cordoning system should be set up in …

Head constable, a father of 5, arrested for raping minor

Head constable, a father of 5, arrested for raping minor

A 48­year­old head constable was arrested here Friday for allegedly raping a minor girl, who was rescued last evening. The 15­year­old girl was kept in a house in Shastripuram area by the head constable, who is already married and has five children, inspector, Kamatipura police …

70-year-old arrested for raping differently abled minor

70-year-old arrested for raping differently abled minor

A seventy­year­old man has been arrested here on Friday for raping a differently abled minor girl in Cherode, Vadakara. The accused, Kunhiraman, a native of Cherode, was to be produced in the court on Friday.

ISRO’s ‘Lost’ Chandrayaan-1 Found Orbiting Moon: NASA

ISRO’s ‘Lost’ Chandrayaan-1 Found Orbiting Moon: NASA

  India’s first lunar mission ­ the Chandrayaan­1 spacecraft, which was generally considered lost ­ is still orbiting the Moon, NASA scientists have found with new technological application of interplanetary radar.   Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) lost communication with Chandrayaan­1 on August 29, 2009, …

Kerala Congress chief VM Sudheeran steps down citing ill health

Kerala Congress chief VM Sudheeran steps down citing ill health

KPCC president V.M. Sudheeran’s sudden resignation announcement that took everyone by surprise has put the Congress leadership in turmoil. If sources are to be believed, the appointment of a new person is likely to take time. A decision will be taken after Congress president Sonia …