Friday, July 19, 2019


Babri case: SC asks judge to deliver verdict within 9 months

The Supreme Court asked the special judge conducting trial in the Babri Masjid demolition case, involving BJP veterans such as L.K Advani, M.M Joshi ...

Vijay Mallya's extradition appeal to be heard in Feb 2020

Embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya's appeal in the U.K High Court against his extradition order has been listed for a three-day hearing from Februa...

Ayodhya dispute: SC allows mediation process to continue

The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed mediation process in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case to continue and sought a report on its ...

Pakistan must review Kulbhushan's death sentence: ICJ

In a major victory for India, the International Court of Justice on Wednesday ruled that Pakistan must review the death sentence for Indian national ...

Cabinet clears bill to amend companies law

The government on Wednesday approved a bill to amend the Companies Act, 2013. The bill would replace an ordinance issued in 2019. "The proposed amend...

SC says rebel MLAs can't be compelled to take part in Assembly proceedings

The Supreme Court directed that the 15 rebel Congress and JD(S) MLAs 'ought not' to be compelled to take part in the proceedings of the Karnataka Ass...

Facebook must meet 'very high standard' for digital currency: U.S Treasury

Facebook will need to meet 'a very high standard' before it moves ahead with its planned digital currency Libra, U.S Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchi...

Pakistan opens airspace for all civilian traffic

Pakistan opened its airspace for all civilian traffic on Tuesday morning, sources said, effectively removing the ban on Indian flights that were not ...

Per capita water availability declines

The per capita water availability has declined to 1,544 cubic metre in 2011 from 1,816 cubic metre in 2001, 'Jal Shakti' Minister Gajendra Singh Shek...

Govt proposes Rs 5 lakh compensation for death in motor vehicle accident case

Compensation of Rs 5 lakh for death and Rs 2.5 lakh for grievous injury in a motor vehicle accident case have been proposed by the government as it s...

Huawei planning major job cuts in U.S: Report

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, which is subject to U.S sanctions over concerns about its ties to the government in Beijing, is planning to make major...

Special court for POCSO cases in Kerala

The Kerala government on Wednesday decided to set up a special court for trying cases relating to sexual offences against children.Thirteen posts, in...

Parliament passes Aadhaar amendment bill

Parliament on Monday passed an amendment bill which allows voluntary use of Aadhaar as proof of identity for users to open bank accounts and get mobi...

Army to recreate victory scenes to mark 20th anniversary of Kargil war

Twenty years after Indian troops recaptured several mountain tops overlooking the strategic Srinagar-Leh highway from Pakistani intruders, they will ...

Petrol, diesel to be costlier

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday hiked tax on petrol and diesel, raised import duty on gold, levied additional surcharge on super rich a...

Cabinet approves bill which bans commercial surrogacy

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved a bill that bars commercial surrogacy and allows only close relatives to act as surrogates to needy infertile coupl...

Trump administration decides not to include citizenship question in 2020 Census

The Trump administration has dropped a controversial plan to add a question about citizenship status on the 2020 census, marking a major victory for ...

PM to launch BJP's membership drive from Varanasi on July 6

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the BJP's membership drive from Varanasi on July 6 during which, he told party workers, at least five trees ...

Private schools mandated to admit 15% students from weaker sections

All private and special category schools are mandated to admit in Class 1 or below at least 25 per cent students belonging to weaker sections and dis...

'Save water', appeals PM in 'Mann ki Baat' address amid crisis

At a time when water levels in India's major reservoirs and river basins have fallen, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday pitched for conservation...

Centre approves 2.5 lakh more houses under PMAY

The Centre on Friday sanctioned over 2.5 lakh more affordable houses in 10 states under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (U). According to the Housing ...

North Korea says it won't surrender to U.S-led sanctions

North Korea said it won't surrender to U.S-led sanctions and accused Washington of trying to 'bring us to our knees'. The statement is yet another r...

Next British PM to be announced on July 23

The winner of the contest to replace Theresa May as leader of Britain's ruling Conservatives and prime minister will be announced on July 23, the rul...

Trump says in 'no hurry' for Iran strikes

President Donald Trump said he is in 'no hurry' to bomb Iran, revealing that U.S forces were "cocked and loaded" to retaliate after the downing of a ...

Simultaneous polls need of the hour: President

Noting that frequent elections in various parts of the country have impacted the pace and continuity of development, President Ram Nath Kovind urged ...

Trump launches 2020 re-election bid with mega rally

U.S President Donald Trump formally launched his 2020 re-election campaign with a jam-packed rally in Florida on Tuesday, urging his supporters to 'k...

Om Birla chosen as Lok Sabha Speaker

Rajasthan MP Om Birla was chosen as Speaker of the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. The motion to choose Birla as the Speaker was moved by Prime Minister Nare...

2 terrorists, 1 jawan killed in Anantnag encounter

Two terrorists were killed in a gunbattle in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday in which a jawan has also lost his life, a police offi...

J.P Nadda appointed as BJP's working president

Senior BJP leader and former Union minister J.P Nadda was appointed as party's working president during a parliamentary board meeting on Monday. Thi...

K.R Gouri celebrates 101st birthday

NCW seeks report over woman constable's killing

Policewoman burnt alive; traffic cop held

Floods, Sabarimala protests rock Kerala in 2018

Sabarimala issue: Two more NSS offices under attack

Muraleedharan to lock horns with Jayarajan in Vatakara

Six year-old boy dies of West Nile fever in Kozhikode

3 injured as country bomb explodes in Kozhikode

Row over 'Nipah' death toll in Kerala

Noted Malayalam poet M.N Paloor passes away

Three cyber police stations to be set up in Kerala

Missing Kerala cop traced to TN

Over 2 kg smuggled gold seized in Kerala, 1 held

Row over cartoon on Bishop Mulakkal hits Kerala

Munnar encroachments: HC pulls up Kerala govt

Govt plans to develop cluster for cardamom in Idukki

HC stays construction of unauthorised building in Munnar

NGO to build, repair 6,000 homes in Kerala

IMD issues red alert in Idukki, Malappuram

Idukki reservoir water level falls

85% polling in Kerala re-poll

Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi, says he 'divided' country

Murder charges slapped on P. Jayarajan in Shukoor case

SMiLE drive pays dividends in North Malabar tourism

85% polling in Kerala re-poll

2 Youth Congress workers hacked to death in Kasaragod

SMiLE drive pays dividends in North Malabar tourism

Manjeshwar MLA P.B Abdul Razak dies of heart attack

Afghanistan deports ISIS sympathiser from Kerala: NIA

Man awarded 3 life imprisonments, 26-yr RI

Vijayan rejects amicus curiae report on floods

PM inaugurates 13-km, two-lane Kollam bypass

PM slams LDF govt over Sabarimala issue

6 killed as car, bus collide head-on in Kollam

Alappad: A tale of lost land to mineral sand mining

Women get death threats for entering Sabarimala

Row over 'Nipah' death toll in Kerala

HC acquits accused in Chekannur Maulavi case

IMD issues red alert in Idukki, Malappuram

More evacuees return home in Malappuram

Suspected Maoist posters surface in Kerala hamlet

Six from TN, on way to Vavar mosque, held

Another tribal infant dies in Attappadi

NGO to build, repair 6,000 homes in Kerala

Demand to raise royalty on coal in Rajya Sabha

University college stabbing: Two more held

Student stabbed at Kerala University campus

Special court for POCSO cases in Kerala

Kerala Assembly condemns mob lynching incidents

Another farmer commits suicide in Wayanad

Record turnout in Wayanad in LS polls

How to Get Your Best Arms at Home

Nun issued final notice to leave congregation