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US Imposes New Travel Restrictions to Cuba

Washington: The US has announced major new travel restriction on its citizens travelling to Cuba,  including a ban on cruises, in a bid to...

Rahul Gandhi’s three day visit to Kerala begins today

Wayanad: Congress president Rahul Gandhi visits Kerala’s Wayanad today, on a three-day trip, to thank his constituency Wayanad for electing him to the Parliament....

World Cup 2019; India Beat South Africa by Six Wickets

Southampton: India won its first match in the world cup season against South Africa on Wednesday. An unbeaten century by Rohit Sharma was the highlight...

Pak Military to voluntarily cut defence budget

Islamabad: Pak Prime Minister Imran Khan initiates an unprecedented voluntary move in its defence department. Pakistan’s military has decided to cut the defence budget for...

Monsoon in Kerala likely to be delayed by a Week

New Delhi: It seems like Kerala has to wait a week further to see the rain hit the ground. The Meteorological Department of India on...

Critically Ill Patient Denied Treatment, Died in Kerala

Trivandrum:Kerala witnesses a tragic death of an old man, caused by the inactive treatment of hospitals. A critically ill patient, on Wednesday, died after...

Sunil Gavaskar Questions BCCI Over India’s World Cup Schedule

New Delhi: Legendary Indian batsman, Sunil Gavaskar has questioned the decision made by the BCCI to delay India’s opening match of the World Cup. He...

Janardhan Reddy seeks permission from Supreme Court to visit Bellari

Delhi: Mining baron and former minister Janardhan Reddy, approached the Supreme Court seeking permission to visit Bellari to visit his ailing father-in-law. The Supreme Court...

Payal Tadvi case: Crime Branch gets partial custody of 3 doctors

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday denied the Mumbai police Crime Branch full custody of three doctors accused of abetting fellow professional Payal Tadvi’s...

GAIL Hits 3 Months Low; Stock Slips 10% on Heavy Volumes

Mumbai: Shares of GAIL (India) hit an over three-month low of Rs 323, down 10 per cent, in intra-day trade on the BSE on the...

Viswanathan Anand Loses to Magnus Carlsen in Armageddon

Stavanger: Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand put up a good show in the Classical game last day. But, he couldn't defeat world champion Magnus Carlsen...

Mayawati expresses concern over high unemployment rate in the country

Lucknow:Bahujan Samajwadi Party supremo Mayawati expresses concern over the growing rate of unemployment in the country. The unemployment rate had grown to 6.1%, the...

Sleep determines one’s personality claims new study

London:A recent study published in the European Journal of Personality suggests that sleep determines one's personality. The study suggests that the quality of sleep...

It’s a wrap for Meghna Gulzar’s Chhapaak

Mumbai:One of the most awaited Bollywood movies of the year, "Chhapaak" based on the story of real-life acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal, wraps its shoot...

Are Barack Obama, Steven Spielberg collaborating?

United States:Former United States President Barack Obama's meeting with Steven Spielberg has given way to new speculations, that they might be collaborating for a...

Nipah Case; Condition of The Patient Improves, Six Await test result

Cochin: The Condition of the college student being treated for the Nipah Virus is stable, while six others have been kept under watch at the...

Climate change affecting global food production, says study

London:Climate change is having a negative impact on global food production, specifically affecting the production of key crops, says a recent study. The world's...

Heights of Trump arrogance, insults London Mayor Sadiq Khan

London:U.S President Donald Trump insults London mayor Sadiq Khan. Referring to Sadiq Khan as "nasty", Donald Trump said that the London Mayor is a "stone-cold...

Waiting for India’s decision to lift airspace ban says Pakistan

Lahore:Pakistan on Sunday made it clear that it was waiting for India's decision to lift the airspace ban. They also reiterated that there is...

Choor choor ho jayega, Mamata Banerjee warns BJP

Kolkata:West Bengal CM Mamta Banerjee continues her attack on BJP, by stating anyone who clashes with the Trinamool Congress, will be completely demolished. She was...

Trudeau pledges more funding for reproductive health services worldwide

Vancouver:Canadian president Justin Trudeau pledged more funding for reproductive health services worldwide while opening "Women Deliver,"  the world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health,...

Mumbai T20, player claims he was asked to under perform

Mumbai:A Mumbai Ranji trophy player who participated in this year's T20 Mumbai League has alleged that he was approached by rival team's owner to...

Sri Lanka’s batting is a real concern, says Jayawardene

Cardiff:Former skipper Mahela Jayawardene is concerned about Sri Lanka’s batting in this World Cup. He said the 1996 champions will need to put up...

India ready for Kings Cup opener against Curacao

Buriram:Team India is ready for their King's Cup campaign against Caribbean side Curacao at the Chang Arena in Buriram today. It will be Igor...

Nipah Virus: 311 Persons Under Observation in Kerala

Cochin:As it is confirmed that the student from Ernakulam has been infected with Nipah Virus, 311 persons are under observation for Nipah fever, the...

UGC gives 6 months to fill all faculty vacancies

New Delhi:The University Grants Commission (UGC) and the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) have given a six-month deadline to all the colleges, universities...

Ilayaraja has right over his compositions, says Madras High Court

Chennai:Ending the long battle since 2013, music director Ilayaraja has finally won it on Tuesday with the Madras High Court holding that he has...

Congress Expelled Abdullakutty for Praising PM Modi

Trivandrum: The Kerala Congress on Monday expelled its leader A.P. Abdullakutty for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi for NDA's massive victory in the recent Lok...

Global Economy Growth to Weaken in 2019, Says World Bank

Washington:According to a new assessment from the World Bank, the global economy is likely to weaken in 2019. The bank said it now expects...

Meghalaya plants 1.5 million saplings on World Environment Day

Shillong: Meghalaya is known for its lush green forest cover. With 80% of its area as forests, i.e. three times the Indian average, Meghalaya is...

Anubhav Sinha’s film ‘Article 15’ faces Brahmin ire

Uttar Pradesh:Much talked about film of Anubhav Sinha, Article 15, faces the ire of Brahmin community in Uttar Pradesh over a tweaked plot. The...

Votes from CPIM would have shifted to BJP in Bengal, says Sitaram Yechury

Kolkata: Putting an end to all speculations, CPIM general secretary Sitaram Yechuri admitted that the votes from CPIM would have shifted to BJP in the...

BSP will fight UP assembly bye-election alone: Mayawati

Uttar Pradesh: Mayawati on Tuesday announced that Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) will fight the upcoming assembly bye-elections in Uttar Pradesh alone. Earlier, there were reports...

BJP spent nearly Rs 27,000 crore for 2019 Lok Sabha polls says Report

New Delhi:The Bharatiya Janata Party spent almost Rs.27,000 crores in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections, as per the report revealed by Centre for...

The country needs to hear your voice, Roberto De Niro’s open letter to Mueller

New York:Known for his stance against Trump, acclaimed Hollywood actor Robert De Niro urged Special Counsel Robert Mueller to speak out against Trump in...

Sudani from Nigeria wins audience choice award at Russian film festival

Russia:Zakariya Mohammed's much-celebrated film, Sudani from Nigeria won the audience choice award at this year’s edition of the Hero and Time International Film Festival, Russia....

ICC World Cup 2019: Here is Why India Might Wear Orange Jerseys Against England

New Delhi:Men in blue might be seen wearing Orange jerseys suggests reports. Here is why. According to the reports, India might be seen wearing...

ICC World Cup 2019: Pakistan , Archer and Jason Fined

Nottingham:Englands Jofra Archer and Jason Roy have each been fined 15 per cent of their match fees for breaching the code of conduct during...

Swedish court rejects request to arrest Julian Assange

Uppsala: A Swedish court, on Monday, rejected a request to arrest Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, over a rape case accusation in 2010. The...

Novelist Elif Shafak calls for support from writers

Turkey:Renowned novelist Elif Shafak called for support from fellow writers and the international community and invited their attention towards the grave situation in Turkey....

Body parts respond to day and night independently from brain, suggests study

California: Can your liver sense it when you are staring at a television screen or cellphone late at night? It seems so, and when such...

Govt to Initiate 5G Trials in 100 Days, Says Ravi Shankar Prasad

New Delhi:The department of telecommunications is about to initiate for the 5G waves in India within a deadline of 100 days, says union telecom...

Trump visit: Jeremy Corbyn to join protesters

London:Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn who boycotted the state banquet for U.S president Donald Trump on Monday, announced that he will be joining the...

Kerala Youth Kevin Joseph was Forcibly Drowned, Says Forensic Report

Kottayam:Kevin Joseph, a youth in Kerala's Kottayam, who died last year in a suspected case of honour killing, was forcibly drowned in a stream...

Kerala Woman Gets Chemotherapy After Wrong Cancer Diagnosis

Kottayam:A 38-year-old woman in Kerala’s Kottayam undergone chemotherapy after being wrongly diagnosed with breast cancer, at the Kottayam Government Medical College Hospital. Now she...

Nipah Virus: All you need to know

Cochin:It has been confirmed that a 23-year-old student who had been admitted to a private hospital in Ernakulam on May 30, has contracted the...

Rahul Gandhi’s Wayanad Visit; Congress to Make it a Grand Event

Wayanad:The District Congress Committee (DCC) in Wayanad is all set to make Congress president Rahul Gandhi's visit here on Friday a grand event. Sources...

Nipah hits Kerala again; government all set to fight

Cochin:As it is confirmed that the 23-year-old student, treated for high fever in a hospital at Cochin is affected by the Nipah virus, the...

No decision taken over teaching Hindi in non-Hindi speaking States: Prakash Javedkar

New Delhi: Prakash Javedkar, on Saturday, clarified that no final decision had been taken on teaching Hindi in non-Hindi speaking states. He added that the...

No Ghost Voters: ECI

New Delhi: There are no "ghost voters" in the Lok Sabha election as reported by certain media houses, said the Election Commission on Saturday. Media...

‘Stop Hindi Imposition’, TN Opposition Parties Turn Against National Education Policy

Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government and opposition parties, on Saturday, opposed the three-language formula proposed in the draft National Education Policy 2019, which makes Hindi a...

US Seeks Social Media Details from Visa Applicants

Washington: US State Department now wants to know the social-media user names, previous email addresses, and phone numbers of people applying for visas, part of the...

Cabinet Expansion; 8 JD(U) MLAs Appointed as Ministers in Bihar

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, on Sunday, appointed eight new Janata Dal-United JD(U) MLAs as Ministers in his Cabinet as expanding it. There are now...

Rajnath Singh Visits National War Memorial Before Taking Charge as Defence Minister

New Delhi:Union minister Rajnath Singh visited the National War Memorial in Delhi on Saturday before formally taking charge as the defence minister, paying tribute...

US to End Preferential Trade Status for India by June 5

Washington: US president Donald Trump to end their preferential trade treatment for India by June 5. Trump had announced his intention to remove India from...

Sonia Gandhi to be the Leader of Congress Parliamentary Party

New Delhi:The meeting of Congress party MPs at the Central Hall of Parliament, on Saturday, re-elected Sonia Gandhi as the chairperson of Congress Parliamentary...