Dhanya Bhaskar’s novel “Kuttishankaran” bags Atlas-Kairali award

Kozhikode: Dhanya Bhaskar’s children’s novel “Kuttishankaran” was awarded the second prize for children’s literature at the Atlas

Yuvaraj is home

New Delhi: Cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who underwent chemotherapy in United States for a rare germ cell cancer in his lungs, returned home today. He was received by his mother Shabnam at the Indira Gandhi International Airport. Yuvraj came on a British Airways flight this

NCERT to review Shankar’s controversial cartoon of Ambedkar

New Delhi: The HRD ministry has asked NCERT to review Shankar’s cartoon of Baba Sahib Bhimrao Ambedkar which was published in

20th CPIM party congress

The CPI-M’s 20th party congress that began on Wednesday discuss its recent electoral setbacks and the way ahead in an era of coalition politics. The six-day meeting will witness brainstorming on a variety of national and international issues, ranging from economic crisis in the West to the Arab Spring to climate change.The congress will conclude on April 9 with a “Red Volunteer” march comprising 25,000 activists of the Communist Party of India-Marxist.

MIMS hospital nurses begin indefinite strike

Kozhikode: The nurses at MIMS hospital have initiated an indefinite strike against the management under the leadership of Indian Registered Nurses Association. More

Jayalalithaa revokes Sasikala’s expulsion

Chennai: AIADMK, party General Secretary Jayalalithaa revoked the expulsion of her estranged close aide Sasikala. Since her expulsion

CBI investigation into Tatra truck scam inadequate:Prashanth Bhushan

Thiruvananthapuram: Team Anna member and Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan who met Opposition leader VS Achuthananthan today opined that the CBI will not be able to effectively inquire into the Tatra truck scam. Mr Prashanth Bhushan spoke to the press after a meeting Mr Achuthananthan at the cantonment house

London Games organising chairman to hold talks with Dow protestors

London: The anti- Dow chemical protest groups organized a demonstration march. A coalition of five different protest groups presented five boxes of signatures – a 28,000-strong petition on Change.org and a 30,000-strong petition on SumOfUs to the London

RBI bans Muthoot Fincorp from raising deposits

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) today prohibited Muthoot Estate Investments, a partnership firm of Kerala-based gold finance company Muthoot Fincorp, from collecting deposits from the public. The apex bank said taking of deposits at the branches of Muthoot Fincorp, that

Maharashtra govt amends RTI rules, RTI activists disturbed

Mumbai: RTI activists are disturbed by the amendments brought about by the Maharashtra government in the RTI rules. The Maharashtra government had decided to amend the RTI rules and as per a notification, dated January 16, an applicant can ask questions only on a single subject