Schools to be developed

The State government has sanctioned funds to the tune of Rs. 16.32 crore for comprehensive infrastructural development of government schools in the Parassala and Nedumangad Assembly constituencies. The projects were being undertaken as part of the government’s General Education Protection Mission. The government has sanctioned an amount of Rs. 10.5 crore for developmental activities in […]


‘No time to cry’

Jose Mourinho admitted that he may not have his ideal side at his disposal when Manchester United open their Premier League campaign on Friday. United’s roller-coaster pre-season ended in defeat on Sunday when Javi Martinez’s second-half header earned Bayern Munich a 1-0 victory at the Allianz Arena. Spain international Martinez nodded in from a corner […]


School bus driver succumbs to injuries

The driver of a school bus, which had rammed into a shop near Mannanthala a week ago, succumbed to his injuries on Monday. With this, the death toll in the accident has gone up to two. The deceased has been identified as Soman, 65, of Kudappanakunnu. He was being treated at the Government Medical College […]


‘Open to reaching a new Iran deal’

Trump warns Tehran again as sanctions get reimposed; Rouhani calls it ‘psychological warfare’ U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told Iran to change its “destabilising” behaviour or risk further economic isolation, hours before the reimposition of sweeping sanctions against Tehran, though he left the door open to a new deal. Mr. Trump pulled Washington out […]


Slovenians learn to coexist with bears

When he used to go hunting, Miha Mlakar would dream of killing a bear. But today, he makes his living watching the animals, peacefully, in their natural forest environment. The turnaround to shooting bears with a camera, not a rifle, puts Mr. Mlakar, who runs bear observation tours, in step with wider efforts in the […]


Will Tatas bid goodbye to Nano?

To be or not to be. That’s the million-dollar question currently being debated in the House of Tatas since it involves the future of Nano, the small car that made global headlines a decade ago. A product of Indian frugal engineering and created out of Ratan Tata’s vision to provide affordable, safe travel for Indian […]


‘Treatment meted out to Rajghat is unfortunate’

The Delhi High Court on Monday termed as “unfortunate” and “saddening” the treatment being meted out to Rajghat, a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. A Bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C. Hari Shankar said, “This is very saddening that the samadhi [memorial], which is considered as a temple, is being treated in […]