EC appoints 3 electoral roll observers for special summary revision

Qualifying date for draft roll is Jan. 1 Delhi’s Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Ranbir Singh on Saturday briefed the electoral roll observers for the ongoing special summary revision (SSR), 2022, of the draft electoral roll with January 1, 2022 as the qualifying date. The Election Commission of India (ECI) has appointed three electoral roll observers […]


Hyderabad more liveable than other cities: KTR

Municipal Administration Minister K.T. Rama Rao has said that Hyderabad is better than any other city in terms of living standards but, there is a need to develop it further. Addressing a press conference on Saturday, Mr. Rao said that Hyderabad was recognised by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs as a garbage-free city. […]


TPLF | Rise, fall and return of Tigrayan rebels

The paramilitary group from Tigray, which suffered a military setback last year after PM Abiy Ahmed ordered a campaign, has made up lost ground and is preparing to attack Addis Ababa When Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed ordered a military operation in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region in November 2020, he promised that it would be a […]


Organ transplantation centre opened at Naruvi Hospitals

A Organ Transplantation Centre (OTC) was opened at Naruvi Hospitals in Vellore on Wednesday. According to a press release, Naruvi Hospitals chairman G.V. Sampath said that the OTC has been set up in technical collaboration with Henry Ford Health System, USA. The OTC, which is well equipped with latest diagnostic tools, skilled surgeons and specialists, […]


‘High oil prices will sap global recovery’

Puri urges Saudi Arabia, other OPEC nations to work towards affordable and reliable supplies India, the world’s third-largest energy consumer, on Wednesday warned that high oil prices will undermine global economic recovery, and nudged Saudi Arabia and other OPEC nations to work towards affordable and reliable supplies. Petrol and diesel prices have hit record highs […]


Water in Idukki dam reaching orange-alert level

Reduction in rainfall, but good inflow through the Periyar After crossing the blue-alert level on Friday, water in the Idukki reservoir is reaching near to the orange-alert level. As per the data available at 4 p.m. on Sunday, the water level was only less than a foot from the orange-alert level. The data released by […]


Proactive measures will weed out corruption in higher education: AUT

Welcoming the State government’s action in registering a first information record (FIR) against the former vice-chancellor (V-C) of Periyar University in Salem, the Association of University Teachers (AUT), Zone IV, has said that such proactive measures will help in weeding out corruption in higher education. The AUT’s executive committee meeting was held here under the […]


Melsanthis to be selected on Oct. 17

The selection of the new Melsanthis to the Sabarimala and Malikappuram temples through draw of lots will take place on October 17 when these temples open for the five-day long pujas for the Malayalam month of Thulam, a pressnote issued here today said. The new Melsanthis, to be appointed for a year, will take charge […]