MP youth donates blankets to flood-hit people in relief camps

Monday, 13 Aug 2018 | PTI | Kannur(Kerala)

A 30-year-old man from Madhya Pradesh usually comes to Kerala during the monsoon season to sell blankets, door to door. This year, when he landed in Kannur in North Kerala, he heard about the devastating rains and floods in the state that had left 37 dead and destroyed homes of many. Without...

Camp inmates in State stare at a bleak future

Monday, 13 Aug 2018 | PTI | Thiruvananthapuram

Her house collapsed and savings of a lifetime vanished in a flash in the rain fury that has wreaked havoc in Kerala in the past few days. Baby, in her early 50s, lost everything in a landslip and is currently lodged at a relief camp at Kalpetta in the high range...

A tale of two demands for Bharat Ratna: Karunanidhi or Jaya?

Monday, 13 Aug 2018 | Kumar Chellappan | Chennai

The copious rainfall received in the Cauvery region of Karnataka has elbowed out the demand for more water from Karnataka by Tamil Nadu’s political parties. The Cauvery water controversy has given way to demand for Bharat Ratna for the late M Karunanidhi, the five-time Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu...

India needs 45 more satellites in orbit: ISRO chief

Monday, 13 Aug 2018 | Kestur Vasuki | Bengaluru

Indian Space Research Organisation is looking at launching more satellites in orbit in tune with the requirements and needs of the country. Addressing a press conference in Bengaluru on Sunday ISRO Chairman K Sivan said India currently has 45 satellites in space, but needs another 45 satellites. He said "We...

Parties that helped NDA win are hypocrites: Cong

Monday, 13 Aug 2018 | PTI | Nagpur

The Congress on Sunday said the political parties that broke the opposition ranks to facilitate the victory of the NDA nominee in the election for the post of Rajya Sabha deputy chairman had exposed their "hypocrisy". Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi also claimed that the Opposition unity was...

Two women inmates die mysteriously

Monday, 13 Aug 2018 | Faizan Ahmad | PATNA

Even as the CBI probe into the horrors of the girls shelter home in Muzaffarpur has just begun, the death of two inmates of a shelter home in Patna has created sensation and once again highlighted the mysterious functioning of such Government aided homes under the social welfare department. The two...

Mehbooba hails PM's assurance of stern action against culprits

Monday, 13 Aug 2018 | PTI | Srinagar

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday expressed the hope that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement condemning mob lynching incidents in the country would be followed up by concrete steps and punitive measures against the culprits. "Mob lynching has become a dominant discourse and its near-normalisation has marked...

Many left out for failing to give birth certificates

Monday, 13 Aug 2018 | Anup Sharma | Laruajan (Kamrup)

Poor rate of institutional delivery, particularly in remote areas of Assam, is one of the reasons behind non-inclusion of names of many genuine Indian citizens in the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC), which was published by the Assam Government on July 30. Some of the young people in remote areas,...

Internet domain names in Indian languages soon

Monday, 13 Aug 2018 | PTI | Kolkata

Getting an Internet domain name in English is passe, now get ready to have it in your own regional language. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the non-profit corporation with the responsibility for Internet's Domain Name System (DNS) management worldwide, has been on the job...

Policeman killed, 5 injured in Srinagar encounter

Monday, 13 Aug 2018 | Khursheed Wani | Srinagar

Normal life was hit in parts of Capital Srinagar on Sunday after a shootout in Batamaloo between terrorists and security forces resulting in the death of a counter-insurgency policeman and injuries to five cops, including three paramilitary personnel. The encounter took place during pre-dawn hours followed by a massive cordon and...


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K’taka CM plants paddy saplings in solidarity with agriculturists

12 Aug 2018 | Kestur Vasuki | Bengaluru

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy who is facing wrath from the farmers in the State, in an appealing gesture planted paddy saplings in solidarity on Saturday. He chose Aralukuppe village in Mandya district the heart land of vokkaliga politics sowed paddy saplings in a muddied agriculture field amidst a large gathering...

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Cooperation of all necessary to achieve target: Ramsheela Sahu

15 Aug 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

State of Chhattisgarh is moving faster from malnutrition to normal. But on the path, to achieve the target cooperation of all is required, said women and child development minister Ramsheela Sahu...

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