New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Kerala high court to expeditiously decided the state government's plea seeking to withdraw the 23-year-old palmolein oil import scam case in which names of some politicians and bureaucrats have cropped up. A bench comprising justices TS Thakur and R Banumathi, asked the high...
Kochi: Kerala High Court on Monday stayed for three weeks, a Vigilance court order directing further probe in a case of alleged corruption in effluent treatment plant project, at a state-owned firm in 2005 during previous tenure of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, while issuing a notice to him and others. Admitting a petition by...
Tokyo: Assuring the same quick reaction and proactive response a Japanese investor accorded when he was chief minister of Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday announced a special team in his office to fast-track investments from Japan. "In the coming days you'll get the same speed and response that you have...
Jerusalem: Israeli authorities Sunday announced a land of 4,000 dunam (four square kilometred) used as a settlement in the West Bank would be turned into state land and the government would acknowledge it as a new Israeli community, Xinhua reported. There is no ownership claimed by Palestinians over these specific lands,...
New Delhi:  Government on Monday told the Supreme Court that it “wants re-auction of all 218 coal blocks” declared as illegal allocation but sought its indulgence to “exempt” 40 of them which are functional and ready for the end use power plants. “Government stands by the August 25 judgement....
Thiruvananthapuram: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has called for a State-wide dawn-to-dusk hartal on Tuesday in protest against the murder of...
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...