Panel has accepted Kerala’s demand for new dam: CM

Panel has accepted Kerala’s demand for new dam: CM

Thiruvananthapuram, Friday, July 6, 2012: Maintaining that a Supreme Court appointed panel on Mullaperiyar Dam had accepted Kerala’s demand for a new reservoir, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today said the state, which is locked in a row with Tamil Nadu on the issue, would bring it to the court’s notice. “The (Supreme Court appointed) Empowered […]

TP murder: Custody period of P Mohanan extended

TP murder: Custody period of P Mohanan extended

Kozhikode, Friday, July 6, 2012: The custody of P Mohanan, CPM Kozhikode district secretariat member, arrested in connection with the murder of RMP leader T P Chandrasekharan, has been extended till July 11. He was produced before the Vadakara court as his custody tenure ended. In the meanwhile, CPM Kannur district secretariat member Karayi Rajan […]

Jagathy’s shifting to rehabilitation centre may be delayed

Jagathy’s shifting to rehabilitation centre may be delayed

Chennai, Friday, July 6, 2012: Vellore Christian medical college hospital sources confirmed that shifting of actor Jagathy to their rehabilitation centre might be delayed. Doctors have opined that he will be shifted only after his health condition improves. Earlier, it was said that he might be shifted by June. Hospital sources said there is no […]

250000 computers may lose internet on July 9

250000 computers may lose internet on July 9

Boston, Friday, July 6, 2012: About a quarter-million computer users around the world are at risk of losing internet access on Monday because of malicious software at the heart of a hacking scam that US authorities shut down last November. Some blogs and news reports hyped the risk of an outage, warning of a potential […]

Liquor sales in Kerala going up

Liquor sales in Kerala going up

Thiruvananthapuram, Friday, July 6, 2012: Liquor sales in Kerala is on the increase with Rs 433.90 crore collected as revenue in the first two months of the current fiscal (2012-13). This is a 9.9 per cent increase compared to the revenue earned in the year ago period, Excise Minister K Babu told the state Assembly […]

India for peaceful resolution of South China sea dispute

India for peaceful resolution of South China sea dispute

Hanoi ,Friday, Jul 6, 2012: Amid increasing sparring between China and its neighbours over disputed oil blocks in the South China Sea, India on Friday said the region was key to its energy security and the conflict must be resolved peacefully as per international laws. Expressing concern over the escalating tension in the area, India’s […]

Cong MLA files FIR against Rumi Nath

Cong MLA files FIR against Rumi Nath

Guwahati, Friday,Jul 6,2012: A Congress legislator in Assam today filed an FIR against party MLA Rumi Nath alleging that she along with her second husband had illegally entered his residence and beat up visitors suspecting them to be involved in the attack on the couple last week. Police said the FIR was filed after Congress […]

Theft at Vishnu temple in Kannur

Theft at Vishnu temple in Kannur

Kannur, Friday, July 06, 2012: Burglars stole the crown of the deity and panchaloha idol of the Vishnu temple at Ezhome in Aralam. This is the third incident of theft reported in temples across the state during a span of 2 days. The burglars had stolen the dome of the sanctum sanctorum of the Sree […]

General Hospital nurses’ strike withdrawn

General Hospital nurses’ strike withdrawn

Thiruvananthapuram, Friday, July 6, 2012: The strike launched by nurses and paramedical staff in the General Hospital , Pattom, was withdrawn after an agreement was reached between the representatives of both NRHM and nurses, and the hospital superintendent. The strike was staged for appointing nurses for pharmacy duty.

SC quashes DA case against Mayawati, pulls up CBI

SC quashes DA case against Mayawati, pulls up CBI

New Delhi, Friday, 06 July 2012: In a major relief to BSP supremo Mayawati, the Supreme Court today quashed a nine-year-long disproportionate assets case against her and pulled up the CBI for initiating the probe against her without specific directions from the court. The apex court said that the method adopted by the CBI was […]