New Delhi: The Centre has sanctioned Rs 2700 crore financial aid for the renovation of Kochi Shipyard and for developing infrastructure to transport Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said the fund allotted was part of ‘Make In India’ scheme announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
Hanoi: India and Vietnam Monday called for freedom of navigation in the South China Sea, and set a target of achieving $15 billion bilateral trade by 2020 with a focus on tourism, garments and textiles, pharmaceuticals and agriculture. Signalling their intent to move closer in various spheres, the two countries also signed...
Srinagar: Over 1,84,000 people marooned in the floods in Jammu and Kashmir have been rescued so far by the armed forces and NDRF, and the focus now will largely be on the health situation, officials said Sunday. There is a fear of outbreak of water-borne diseases in the state, and attention is now being paid to draining out...
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday appealed to people that his birthday should not be celebrated, and instead they should help the Jammu and Kashmir flood victims. In an appeal on his personal Twitter account, Modi said friends and well-wishers were planning to celebrate his birthday Sep 17. "I am hearing...
London: Following the beheading of British hostage David Haines by Islamic State (IS) extremist group, Prime Minister David Cameron Sunday said his country will hunt down the killers of the aid worker, a media report said. "We will do everything in our power to hunt down these murderers and ensure they face justice,...
Thiruvananthapuram: Foreign tourists do not visit Kerala to only consume liquor, state Congress president V M Sudheeran said Monday, hitting back at...
Here are a few unpalatable facts for parents and teachers who are mad about their kids’ homework.Stressing overly on homework is an exercise in waste, studies say.All your noisy scenes at home to help kids ‘learn things’ seem to do...
“My friends help me. A woman has just frozen to death at three this morning, on the pavement of the Boulevard Sebastopol, clutching the document by which she was expelled from her home the day before …” Abbé Pierre'...
Two metal birds pecked at each other in the skies, sharing their vital spirit! To tell the truth what they shared was the spirit of their existence in the skies—fuel. People along the Cornish coastline, Britain’s most southerly point,...
It was indeed a great get together. Everyone had loads of fun and our voices were hoarse from screaming. On the way back home, we were excitedly discussing the events in the party, when Jehan suddenly asked, "What should I do to be liked by all...
Having a nose is important for nosing your way into life. This small mountain of flesh with two holes is a big thing. More than passing air up and down, it decides your life in many ways. Now, read the article on nose in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery...