RBI removes NEFT charges from January 2020: RBI

New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has directed banks not to charge savings ..

BSNL contract staff working without salary for 10 months
Cut vegetables brand
Pre-cut vegetables in packets becomes a big hit in kitchens
Goldfish plant
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VS Sunil Kumar

Minister V.S. Sunil Kumar leads agro-technology drive in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala government is now eagerly embracing the path of technological upgradation in the agrarian sector with the ..


Nimisha opens up on her new movies

It only takes a moment to change everything in life. When your dreams turn into reality, you can hardly believe yourself. It was one ..

Sreenu and friends who won Abu Dhabi ticket

Abu Dhabi Big Ticket: Chengannur native Sreenu and 21 friends to share Rs 28 crore

Abu Dhabi: Every month, the Abu Dhabi Duty Free Big Ticket Bumper Draw make new millionaires. Majority of the winners buy the ticket ..


Government documents found abandoned in Kannur railway station

Kannur: As many as 20 files from various official departments were found abandoned on the platform of Kannur railway station for days ..


Customers feel the pinch as vegetable prices soar

Kondotty: Sharp hike in vegetable prices have hit households in the state really hard. The prices of potato, onion, garlic, shallot ..


Toxic elements traced in 50 pc of spices sold in Kerala

Kottayam: It has been found that about 50 percent of the spices brought to the market in the state contain more than allowed quantity ..


GST collections remain subdued at Rs 95,380 cr in Oct

New Delhi: The Goods and Services Tax (GST) collections came in at Rs 95,380 crore in October, down 5.29 per cent from Rs 1,00,710 ..

agati cheera

Spinach in name, member of beans family; meet ‘Agathi Cheera’

‘Agathi Cheera’ or vegetable humming bird is a plant that resembles spinach in its name but is actually a shrub that belongs ..


Pay Commission report to be submitted in 6 months

Thiruvananthapuram: The cabinet approved the criteria of the 11th Pay Commission formed to revise the salary of government employees ..


Andhra govt scraps Naidu's decision to allot 13 acres land to Lulu group

Amaravathi: The Andhra Pradesh government cancelled Chandrababu Naidu government’s decision to grant 13.83 acres of land to Lulu ..


Number of bars rises from 29 to 565 after LDF govt came to power

Thiruvananthapuram: Minister for Excise T. P. Ramakrishnan stated in the assembly that reducing number of bars and beer and wine parlours ..

Income Tax

Govt unlikely to go for income tax cut due to fiscal stress

New Delhi: The government is unlikely to moderate personal income tax rates for the rich due to fiscal stress on account of lower tax ..


Pay Commission likely to be announced on Wednesday

Thiruvananthapuram: The cabinet is likely to decide on Wednesday the Pay Commission to revise the salary and pension of government ..


Hefty electricity bills darken the lives of Koraga tribal community in Kasaragod

Badiyadukka: Perdala Koraga tribal colony could re-establish the power supply which was terminated by KSEB when a group of philanthropists ..


Grow 10 papaya plants to earn Rs 15,000 per month

If you have 10 papaya plants at home, Rs 15,000 can be earned every month. As papaya is nutrient-rich and is used as an ingredient ..


Agreement on strategic partnership council will elevate India-S Arabia relations: PM

New Delhi: Ahead of his visit to Saudi Arabia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday establishment of Strategic Partnership ..

Idukki Medical College

Idukki Medical College still has a long way to go before IMC team visits for finalization

Cheruthoni: The Indian Medical Council team would visit the district at any moment for the inspection to finalize the Idukki Medical ..


MEMU to be extended to Malabar; Passenger trains to be replaced with MEMU

Alappuzha: The long-time demand of train passengers in Malabar region for a Mainline Electric Multiple Unit (MEMU) train is likely ..


Govt to retrieve land illegally possessed by religious-cultural institutions

Thiruvananthapuram: The government is planning to retrieve the government-owned land illegally possessed by religious institutions, ..


Cardamom price plummets to Rs 2600 after months of steep increase

Kattappana (Idukki): After breaking record for a few months, cardamom price has started nosediving suddenly. The price of the spice ..


Heavy Rains: Trains suspended today

Thiruvananthapuram: Heavy rains are likely to continue in the state for four more days. The met department issued an alert on Tuesday ..


KSRTC asks govt to extend life span of superfast buses

KSRTC has approached the state government demanding to extend the period of use of superfast buses from 7 years to 9 years. If not, ..

Abu Dhabi

Executive delegation visits residence of Yusuff Ali in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: Sheikh Khalid Bin Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi executive office Chairman and executive council member and Sheikh ..

Nirmala Sitharaman

India-US trade negotiations going in full speed: Sitharaman

Washington: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said negotiations between India and the United States on a trade deal ..

Abhijit Banerjee,Esther Duflo

Is a foreign wife criteria for Nobel prize, asks BJP leader

Kolkata: BJP National Secretary Rahul Sinha on Friday said that people whose second wives are foreigners are mostly getting the Nobel ..


NH development: Construction on 3 stretches to start in 2022 only

Thiruvananthapuram: The widening of the national highway to 45 metres in three reaches in the state will commence in 2022. The construction ..


Now Shahi Litchi to be grown in Kerala

Muzaffarpur: Shahi litchi, the luscious fruit of Bihar, is now readying to get a new home in South India. What's even better, the ..

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‘Nilamanga’ – a rare herb disguised as mango!

Kottakkal: Though ‘Nilamanga’ resembles ‘manga’ (Malayalam word for mango) both in name and shape, it has ..

nirmala sitharaman

Despite IMF projections, India still among fastest growing economies: Sitharaman

Washington: India remains among the fastest growing economies of the world and efforts are being made to make it grow faster, Union ..


Cow numbers in India see sharp increase since 2012

New Delhi: There has been a sharp jump, by 18 per cent, in the number of cows in the country, as per the latest livestock census report ..

Piyush Goyal

Piyush Goyal invites filmakers to promote cinema on trains

New Delhi: Minister of Railways and Commerce Piyush Goyal has lauded the novel idea of Indian Railways to invite filmmakers to promote ..


This is the sweetest variety of jackfruit

Kasaragod: After three years of research, a group of students of Padannakkad Government Agricultural College in Neeleswaram have found ..

Police station

Police stations in state to be modernised

Kollam: Police stations in the state are getting ready for a huge facelift to look like corporate company offices. The State Police ..


Crime branch freezes Rs 18 cr in Maradu flat builders’ accounts

Kochi: The Crime Branch has frozen Rs 18 crore in the bank accounts of the builders of Maradu flats. The crime branch officials will ..


India retains world's fastest-growing rank, tying with China: IMF

New York: In the gloomy global economic picture painted by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), India retains its rank as the world's ..


BSNL staff to get salary before Diwali: Purwar

New Delhi: With its employee unions threatening a day-long hunger strike on Friday over delayed salaries during the festival season, ..

ration card

No room for general category in ‘One nation, One ration card’ scheme

Alappuzha: General category card holders will not be able to buy ration under ‘One nation, One ration card’ scheme. Further, ..

Abhijit Banerjee

All you need to know about Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

New Delhi: Indian-origin MIT professor Abhijit Banerjee, his wife and one-time Ph.D student Esther Duflo, and Harvard professor Michael ..


HAL workers begin indefinite strike

Bengaluru: The workers of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited across its nine units in the country, began an indefinite strike on Monday, ..


KSRTC plies 680 kms with damaged tyre

Thiruvananthapuram: Following the financial crisis, KSRTC landed in another trouble over the shortage of tyres to replace the damaged ..

growth rate

World Bank cuts India's growth rate projection to 6 pc

Washington: After a broad-based deceleration in the initial quarters of this fiscal year, India's growth rate is projected to fall ..

Nirmala Sitaraman

FM takes up PMC Bank customers' issues with RBI Governor

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has raised the worries of the Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank customers ..


Income Tax Department raids AICC cashier's residence in Kochi

Kochi: The Income Tax (I-T) Department on Saturday conducted raid at the house of AICC cashier here in Kochi in connection with the ..

Iran oil tanker

Iran says oil tanker struck by rockets off Saudi Arabia

Tehran: Two rockets struck an Iranian tanker travelling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia on Friday, Iranian officials ..