RBI lifts PCA curbs on IOB post review

“The performance of the Indian Overseas Bank, currently under the Prompt Corrective Action Framework of RBI, was reviewed by the Board for Financial Supervision,” the RBI said Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) has been taken out of Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) restrictions subject to certain conditions and continuous monitoring, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said […]


Health dept. nod for KEIL to process biomedical waste in five districts in Kerala

Report submitted before Southern Bench of National Green Tribunal The Health Department has ratified the recommendation by the Kerala State Pollution Control Board to permit Kerala Enviro Infrastructure Ltd (KEIL) at Ambalamedu here to collect and process biomedical waste generated in government and private healthcare institutions across five districts that include Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Pathanamthitta […]

tv & movies

Rana Daggubati’s Koshi is a massy avatar

Rana Daggubati shows his grey shades for the ‘Ayyappanum Koshiyum’ remake ‘Bheemla Nayak’, co-starring Pawan Kalyan Ever since Pawan Kalyan’s title character Bheemla Nayak in the Telugu remake of Ayyappanum Koshiyum was unveiled, there was social media buzz demanding the character look of Rana Daggubati, who reprises Prithviraj’s role of Koshi from the Malayalam original. […]


A play inspired by Bharati’s verses

How S.V. Sahasranamam’s stage adaptation of the poet’s Panchali Sabadham became a huge success September 11 marked the death centenary of poet Subramania Bharati (though it says September 12 on the official death certificate). His works, which spanned a wide range of subjects such as nationalism, philosophy and society, have inspired the world of arts […]


Explained: What are Punjab govt’s anti-drug initiatives?

During the previous Akali Dal government, 55,117 persons were arrested under NDPS cases and 1,683 kg of heroin recovered during the 51-month period. After a Covid-induced break and months ahead of assembly elections, the Punjab government is set to revive its two flagship initiatives — the Buddy, and Drug Abuse Prevention Officers (DAPOs) programmes — […]