Some 46,000 GM auto workers strike in US

Detroit, Sep 16  The United Auto Workers union began a nationwide strike against General Motors on Monday, with some 46,000 members walking off the job after contract talks hit an impasse. …

Stranded Malaysian cargo ship evacuated from Odisha coast

Bhubaneswar, Sep 16 A Malaysian cargo ship which had been stranded near Odisha’s Chilika Lake since August 7 was finally towed into deep sea on Sunday night, a district official said. …

Sensex falls 262 pts as crude oil prices boil

Mumbai, Sep 16  The BSE benchmark Sensex on Monday slipped nearly 262 points due to panic sell-offs by investors who were caught off guard by massive spike in crude prices after …

Rupee plummets 68 paise to 71.60/USD in early trade on sharp rise in crude prices

Mumbai, Sep 16  The rupee tumbled by 68 paise to 71.60 against the US currency in early trade on Monday, as a sharp jump in global crude oil prices dampened investor …

Hong Kong returns to violence as police fires tear gas and Molotovs

Hong Kong,  Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and water cannons at hardcore pro-democracy protesters hurling rocks and petrol bombs on Sunday, tipping the violence-plagued city back into chaos after …

Palarivattom flyover in Kochi to be rebuilt:Govt

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 16 The Kerala government on Monday decided to rebuild the Palarivattom flyover in Kochi, which has been closed for traffic since May this year after cracks and potholes surfaced …

Kerala govt signs MoU with Maldives on cancer care

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 16 : Kerala on Monday inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Maldives to strengthen cancer care in the island nation. The MOU was signed here between Maldivian Minister …

Narayana Guru provided a new awakening through his philosophy:V Muraleedharan

Varkala (Kerala): Union Minister of State for External and Parliamentary Affairs V Muraleedharan on Friday said spiritual leader and social reformer Sree Narayana Guru through his philosophy integrated spirituality and materialism …

Liqour worth Rs 487 crore consumed during onam in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, Tipplers in Kerala guzzled liqour worth a record Rs 487 crore sold through state-run outlets during the just concluded week-long “onam” festivities. As per the figures of the Kerala State …

After floods, Kerala swings into Onam celebrations

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: After two consecutive flood, Kerala putting loss and painful memories behind it, rose and got into the festival mood to celebrate Onam, the biggest festival of the state. A terror …

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan extends Onam greetings

Thiruvananthapuram, Sept 10 Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan on Tuesday greeted the people of the state on the eve of Onam. In his message, Khan conveyed his heartiest Onam greetings to …

CPI(M) slams Cong over death of contractor

Thiruvananthapuram, The CPI(M) Monday lashed out at the Opposition Congress over the death of a contractor, found atop a under construction hospital run by a party owned trust in Kannur district …

Jethmalani expressed his views fearlessly: Pinarayi Vijayan

Thiruvananthapuram, Sept 8 Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan condoled the death of eminent jurist and former Union Minister Ram Jethmalani, who passed away on Sunday, and hailed him as a lawyer …

Kerala to host Tourism ministers’ meet on sidelines of Onam celebrations

Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala Tourisms week-long cultural extravaganza to mark this years Onam celebrations will kick off on September 10, showcasing the state’s vibrant classical and folk dances, modern art and performing traditions. …

Tell judges in Kerala that they are part of India,says SC

New Delhi, Sep 6  “Tell judges in Kerala that they are part of India,” the Supreme Court said on Friday while taking strong exception to the state high court’s tinkering of …