Monday, November 18, 2019


Govt to sell BPCL, Air India by March: Minister

The government is aiming to complete the sale of state-run companies Air India and Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) by March, Finance Minister Nir...

India offers visa-on-arrival facility to UAE citizens

India has granted visa-on-arrival facility to the citizens of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with an aim to enhance people-to-people contacts and tra...

Justice S.A Bobde takes oath as 47th CJI

Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde was administered oath as the 47th Chief Justice of India by President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday. Justice Bobde, 63, succe...

German parliament approves carbon pricing, air ticket hike

Germany's parliament has approved a bill to introduce a price for carbon emissions in the transport and heating sectors as part of a broader package ...

16 disqualified Karnataka MLAs join BJP

A day after the Supreme Court upheld the disqualification of 17 Congress-JD(S) MLAs in Karnataka but paved the way for them to contest the December 5...

Rafale review petitions dismissed

The Supreme Court on Thursday gave a clean chit to the Narendra Modi government in the Rafale fighter jets deal case, saying review petitions were wi...

CJI's office comes under ambit of RTI Act: Apex Court

The office of the Chief Justice of India is a public authority and falls under the ambit of Right to Information Act, the Supreme Court ruled. The ap...

Rupee slips below 72-mark against US dollar

The Indian rupee dropped below the 72-level against the US dollar in intra-day trade on Wednesday amid growing concerns over country's poor economic ...

SC upholds disqualification of 17 rebel Karnataka MLAs

The Supreme Court upheld an order by former Karnataka Assembly Speaker K.R Ramesh Kumar disqualifying 17 Karnataka MLAs in July.Though the top court ...

President accepts Sena MP Arvind Sawant's resignation

President Ram Nath Kovind accepted the resignation of Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant from the Union council of ministers with immediate effect, a Rashtra...

BJP loses its oldest ally Shiv Sena

The BJP lost its oldest and the only major Hindutva ally as the Shiv Sena, its partner for more than three decades, walked out of the Modi government...

Shiv Sena minister announces decision to quit NDA govt

Union Heavy Industries Minister and Shiv Sena leader Arvind Sawant announced his decision to quit the NDA government at the Centre.The Sena's lone mi...

Legendary poll reformer T.N Seshan no more

Former chief election commissioner T.N Seshan, who ruthlessly enforced the model code of conduct and led the game-changing electoral reforms in the 1...

Ayodhya verdict: Temple to come up at disputed land

  The Supreme Court cleared the way for the construction of a Ram Temple at the disputed site at Ayodhya, and directed the Centre to allot a 5-ac...

Census exercise in J&K to begin from June 2020

The work for Census in Jammu and Kashmir will begin from June next year, an official said. Unlike the past practice, school teachers will not be part...

Govt withdraws SPG security to Rahul, Sonia Gandhi

The government has decided to take away the elite SPG protection from Congress president Sonia Gandhi, her son Rahul and daughter Priyanka, officials...

Centre tells states to be on alert ahead of Ayodhya verdict

The Centre has asked all states to remain alert ahead of the Supreme Court verdict on Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute and ensure security ...

PM to visit Brazil on Nov 13-14 for BRICS summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Brazil from Nov 13-14 to attend an annual summit of BRICS, a grouping of five countries, the external affairs...

No change in Sena's stand on govt formation: Sanjay Raut

Senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said there was no change in his party's stand on government formation in Maharashtra and reiterated the demand fo...

4 Indian-Americans win state, local elections in U.S

Four Indian-Americans, including a Muslim woman and a former White House technology policy advisor, have won state and local elections held in the Un...

Star Air launches Hubballi-Delhi flight service

Star Air launched its thrice-weekly flight operations on the Hubballi-Delhi route on Wednesday, using the capital's recently-launched second airport ...

Finance Minister hints at booster dose for realty sector

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the government and Reserve Bank are working to resolve the issues being faced by realty sector.Admitting tha...

Alliance Air’s Chennai-Jaffna flight service to begin on Nov 11

Alliance Air, the Air India subsidiary, is all set to commence commercial flight operations between Chennai and Jaffna. The airline formally launched...

U.S notifies UN of its withdrawal from Paris climate accord

The U.S has formally notified the UN of its withdrawal from the 2015 Paris climate accord, a landmark global agreement which brought together 188 nat...

Next M'shtra CM will be from Shiv Sena: Sanjay Raut

Amid the deadlock over government formation in Maharashtra, senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut reiterated that the state's next chief minister will ...

India decides not to join RCEP

The Indian government announced that it has decided not to join the Regional Comprehensive Economic Cooperation (RCEP) as  negotiations failed t...

China gets into blockchain race with U.S

China has launched an ambitious effort to challenge the U.S dominance in blockchain technology, which it could use for everything from issuing digita...

Kartarpur ready to welcome Sikh pilgrims: Imran Khan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan shared some of the dazzling pictures of the Kartarpur complex and Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, saying the revered venue ...

PM Modi favours expansion of ties between India, ASEAN

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday presented a brief blueprint for further expansion of India's multi-sectoral engagement with the Association of...

HC acquits 8 in Paul Muthoot George murder case

K.R Gouri celebrates 101st birthday

NCW seeks report over woman constable's killing

Policewoman burnt alive; traffic cop held

Threat letter to Pinarayi Vijayan over Maoist killings

New McLaren Elva roadster unveiled

IIM-K sets to remodel 'Mahila Mall'

No bail for students arrested under UAPA

Court extends police remand of Jolly till Oct 18

Koodathai murder case: Police record statement of Rojo

Man hacked to death by gang near Aluva

Two CPI(M) student activists move HC for bail

Palarivattom flyover case: T.O Sooraj gets bail

Centre's green nod for Kochi water metro project

Red Alert in 3 districts of 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

KPCC to seek explanation from Shashi Tharoor

5 drown as heavy rains pound Northern Kerala

85% polling in Kerala re-poll

Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi, says he 'divided' country

5 drown as heavy rains pound Northern Kerala

85% polling in Kerala re-poll

2 Youth Congress workers hacked to death in Kasaragod

SMiLE drive pays dividends in North Malabar tourism

Family demands probe into IIT-M student’s death

Vishal to clash with Rajinikanth at BO during Pongal

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

Elephant kills mahout, rams bus in Kottayam

Teenage girl sexually abused for 2 yrs

LDF's Mani C. Kappan wins Pala assembly by-poll

Police take control of Piravom church

Unpaid for 10 months, BSNL contract employee ends life

Normalcy returning to rain-hit Kerala

Kerala rains: Death toll climbs to 88

Heavy rains lash Kerala

Red Alert in 3 districts of Kerala

Women get death threats for entering Sabarimala

Another BSNL contract worker commits suicide

One more Maoist killed; death toll touches 4

Outrage intensifies over acquittal in girls' death case

Suspected Maoist posters surface in Kerala hamlet

Six from TN, on way to Vavar mosque, held

Devotees brave rain to offer prayers at Sabarimala

Sabarimala temple opens for pilgrimage season

Over 10,000 police personnel to be deployed in Sabarimala

Bullet shell found in Guruvayur temple 'hundi'

Fake IPS officer, mother held for duping banks

Customs seize 123 kg gold in raids in Thrissur

Food prepared by inmates of Viyyur jail to go online

UN Women to partner with Kerala's Gender Park

K. Sreekumar elected as mayor of T'puram Corporation

Pregnant cat hanged to death in T'puram

Engineering student found dead in college toilet

Wild elephant kills estate worker

Normalcy returning to rain-hit Kerala

Kerala rains: Death toll climbs to 88

Heavy rains lash Kerala

Another farmer commits suicide in Wayanad

Record turnout in Wayanad in LS polls