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Meet on Rebuild Kerala

‘Janakeeyam ee Athijeevanam’, a public convention to commemorate the stories of survival during the last year’s devastating floods and landslips, will be held at Mary Matha Cathedral Hall, Thamarassery on July 20. Transport Minister A.K. Saseendran will open the event, which will be attended by people’s representatives, voluntary organisation leaders and rescue workers. Minister for […]

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Houses burgled, three detained

Burglars have looted 85.4 sovereign of jewelleries and ₹ 2 lakh in cash in two separate incidents in Sayalkudi police limits on Wednesday. The police said burglars, suspected to be from Madurai or Tiruchi, entered houses of Bairavi, 29, a housewife at Banglamedu in Sayalkudi, and A Jayaseelan, 50, a school teacher at VVR Nagar […]

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Government seeks explanation from IndiGo on Gangwal’s complaint

In a filing to the stock exchanges, the company on Thursday said, it received communication on Wednesday from the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) regarding the complaint. The government has sought explanations from InterGlobe Aviation on allegations of corporate governance lapses, raised by co-founder and promoter Rakesh Gangwal. In a filing to the stock exchanges, […]

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Three more years for streets to be lit with LED bulbs

The work is yet to begin Citizens will have to wait for three more years to see the streets of Bengaluru lit by LED lights as work on the project is going on at a snail’s pace. The ambitious energy efficient street light project taken up by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) aims to replace […]

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UDF to block Secretariat on July 25

Demands CBI probe into answer sheet and recruitment rows The United Democratic Front (UDF) on Thursday gave a new turn to its ongoing agitation related to University College and Kerala Public Service Commission (PSC) by deciding to organise a blockade of the State Secretariat on July 25. It demanded a detailed investigation by the Central […]

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AAP activists in Kozhikode to join Congress

As many as 40 functionaries and volunteers of the Kozhikode district committee of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will join the Congress on July 20. Vinod Mekkoth, former spokesperson for the party, said on Thursday that the AAP had 108 active members in Kozhikode district. Mr. Mekkoth alleged that the AAP, which promised a new […]

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Kamal Haasan says MNM will not contest in Vellore parliamentary poll

Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder Kamal Haasan on Thursday said the party would not contest the Vellore parliamentary poll. Election in the constituency was cancelled in April after income tax personnel seized ₹11.48 crore, allegedly from an associate of DMK treasurer Duraimurugan, whose son Kathir Anand was a candidate. In a statement, Mr. Haasan noted […]