Power tariff hiked in Kerala

Power tariff hiked in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, Thursday, July 26, 2012: The State Electricity Regulatory Commission has announced the hike in power tariff on Thursday. The hike is applicable to all section of consumers.  An order has been issued on the same showing power hike from July 1. As per the new tariff, the fixed charge for single phase would be […]

India for complete adherence to UN resolutions on Syria

India for complete adherence to UN resolutions on Syria

United Nations, Jul 26 , 2012: As violence in Syria worsens, India has called on all parties within and outside the troubled country to fully cooperate with international envoy Kofi Annan to bring an end to the crisis. India”s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Hardeep Singh Puri, addressing a Security Council open debate on […]

War memorial issue: Antony says things progressing comfortably

War memorial issue: Antony says things progressing comfortably

New Delhi, Jul 26 , 2012: Amid demands by the armed forces for a War Memorial in the national capital, Defence Minister AK Antony today said things were progressing in a “comfortable” manner on the issue. However, he refused to give any deadline on it. “I can tell you that things are now progressing very […]

Day 2: Thin attendance at Team Anna fast venue

Day 2: Thin attendance at Team Anna fast venue

New Delhi, July 26, 2012: The indefinite fast by Team Anna against the UPA government on corruption issue entered the second day today with a thin attendance at the venue. The response to the fast on the first day yesterday was also modest with police estimating that 2,500-3,000 people attended during peak hours. The Team’s […]

HC orders formation of SIT to probe into Indu’s death

HC orders formation of SIT to probe into Indu’s death

Kochi, Thursday, July 26, 2012: The Kerala High Court on Thursday has ordered the formation of a special investigation team which is to be headed by an officer not under the rank of DIG to probe into the death of Indu, (a research scholar at the National Institute of Technology). The Court’s decision came on […]

Kargil Day anniversary celebrated

Kargil Day anniversary celebrated

Thiruvananthapuram, Thursday, July 26, 2012: The 13th anniversary of Kargil Day was celebrated at Pangode Military Station here today. The celebrations commenced at the War Memorial, with laying of wreaths in honour of the departed soldiers. Brigadier Pradeep Narayanan, Station Commander, retired officers, other officers and JCOs participated on the occasion.

Aus issues travel advisory for India’s north eastern states

Aus issues travel advisory for India’s north eastern states

Melbourne, Thursday, July 26, 2012: Australia has issued a travel advisory asking its citizens to reconsider their travel plans to India’s north eastern states of Assam, Manipur, Nagaland and Tripura. Issuing a new advisory on Wednesday, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) said, “We advise you to reconsider your need to travel to the […]

14 new cases of H1N1 reported in Kerala

14 new cases of H1N1 reported in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, Thursday, July 26, 2012: Fourteen new cases of swine flu have been reported in Kerala, taking the total to 475 since January this year. According to a release of the State H1N1 Control room, Kozhikode topped the list with 144 cases as six more people tested positive for swine flu. Malappuram reported three more […]

TP murder: Chargesheet to be submitted before Aug 10

TP murder: Chargesheet to be submitted before Aug 10

Kozhikode, Thursday, July 26, 2012: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the murder of Revolutionary Marxist Party leader TP Chandrasekharan will submit the chargesheet before August 10. Former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Chandrasekharan, 51, was murdered on May 4 in Kozhikode district by a group of hired killers, some of whom have been […]

Gold price touches Rs 22,360 for sovereign

Gold price touches Rs 22,360 for sovereign

Kochi, Thursday, July 26, 2012: The price of gold on Thursday increased by Rs 160 as it reaches Rs 22,360 per eight grams. The price of gold per gram is Rs 2,795. Gold is seen as a safe investment especially in Kerala.