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Woman’s presence holds up temple treasure assessment


September 20th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 20 (IANS) The presence of a woman in a team appointed to take stock of the precious items in a vault of the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple here ... Read more...

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Move products by rail: Court to oil firms


September 20th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 20 (IANS) In the backdrop of a road accident last month in Kannur involving an LPG tanker, the Kerala High Court Thursday asked public sector oil companies to ... Read more...

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‘Kerala can become vibrant R&D; hub for different sectors’


September 13th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 13 (IANS) Kerala has the potential to become a research and development (R&D;) hub for various sectors with its scientific talent pool and the presence of several institutes, ... Read more...

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ISBA secretariat at Technopark-TBI


September 11th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 11 (IANS) The Indian Science and Technology Entrepreneurs Parks (STEPs) and Business Incubators' Association (ISBA) will open its new headquarters in the Technopark-TBI here.This secretariat will suggest possible ... Read more...

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Toyota golf: Nair tops with 31 points


September 7th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 7 (IANS) S.R. Nair ended with the day's best gross score of 31 points, calculated under the Modified Stableford format, on the second day of the Toyota Karnataka ... Read more...

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Washington Post denies apologising for PM article


September 6th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Washington Post Wednesday denied it has offered an apology for an article which described Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as "a dithering, ineffectual bureaucrat ... Read more...

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Darsheel out of ‘Jhalak Dikkhla Jaa 5′


September 1st, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Child star Darsheel Safary's journey on the fifth season of dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa" came to an end as he was voted out ... Read more...

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Timeline of case against Kasab


August 29th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Pakistani national Ajmal Kasab and nine others launched the four-day terror siege of Mumbai on Nov 26, 2008. On Wednesday, nearly four years later, the Supreme ... Read more...

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Kerala in Catch-22 situation over bar timings


August 27th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 27 (IANS) The Kerala government and the state's excise department are in a Catch-22 situation after the Kerala High Court asked the government Monday to file its views ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

It’s Onam , but few homes will do the full 26-dish sadhya


August 24th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 24 (IANS) It is going to be one week of laying out the most elaborate spread at many households in Kerala. Irrespective of caste, creed or religion, almost ... Read more...

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Watch ‘Delhi In A Day’, a complete package (IANS Movie Review)


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Delhi In A Day"; Director: Prashant Nair; Cast: Anjali Patil, Lee Williams, Lillete Dubey, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Victor Banerjee; Rating: ** 1/2 "Delhi In A Day" is a fine reflection of ... Read more...

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Kerala gets first product testing and certification centre


August 20th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 20 (IANS) Technopark-TBI Monday launched Technopark Software Testing Lab and Certification Centre (TSECC) to test software products, projects, packages and issue certification on usability, reliability and performance.The initiative ... Read more...

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British actor keen on Bollywood costume drama (With Images)


August 20th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) After watching a few Bollywood movies and working in Indian-origin filmmaker Prashant Nair's movie "Delhi In A Day", British actor Lee Williams says he would ... Read more...

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Eid celebrated in Kerala


August 19th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 19 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims across Kerala celebrated Eid-Ul-Fitr Sunday by offering prayers and listening to clerics' sermons at Eidgahs.Eid celebrations were more visible in Muslim-dominated districts of ... Read more...

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Mumbai, KSCA XI in final


August 9th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Aug 9 (IANS) Mumbai Cricket Association and KSCA XI qualified for the final of the Shafi Darashah All-India invitational cricket tournament by topping their respective group at the ... Read more...

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Rajasthan, KSCA earn three points


August 4th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 4 (IANS) Rajasthan CA and KSCA XI picked up three points apiece for first innings lead as they drew with KSCA President's XI and Baroda CA, respectively, in ... Read more...

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Mumbai, KSCA Colts prevail


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) KSCA Colts and Mumbai Cricket Association registered outright victories to head their respective groups after two matches in the Shafi Darashah Trophy cricket tournament here Friday.The ... Read more...

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Omi Vadya hits jackpot with ‘Big In Bollywood’ (Movie Snippets)


July 29th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Indian-American actor Omi Vaidya is on a high after his documentary "Big In Bollywood" was declared the best foreign film at the recently concluded Las ... Read more...

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Banana crisis hits Kerala (Letter from Kerala)


July 14th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 14 (IANS) Bananas are known as the poor man's fruit, and poor or not every Keralite's daily fare includes banana as an inseparable part. But in the last ... Read more...

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‘India, China must live as good neighbours’


July 5th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 5 (IANS) China was once an enemy of India but now relations between the two countries have changed and both are learning to live as good neighbours, ... Read more...

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Stocktaking of Kerala temple treasure begins


July 5th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 5 (IANS) Two committees appointed by the Supreme Court Thursday started taking stock and estimating the value of the jewels, gems and precious metals kept inside one of ... Read more...

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Health ministry mulls ban on cosmetic testing on animals


June 28th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) India's health ministry Wednesday said it is considering a proposal by People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for a ban on testing of ... Read more...

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Advani pockets billiards title


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 22 (IANS) Defending champion Pankaj Advani, with seven World titles to his credit, showed who the boss was as he beat Balachandra Bhaskar 1001-802 in the final of ... Read more...

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Prasad will be new Kashmir police chief (Second Lead, Changing dateline)


May 28th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 28 (IANS) Ashok Prasad, the additional director of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) here, is tipped to be the new chief of the Jammu and Kashmir Police.Prasad joined the ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Congress asks for petrol prices roll back


May 24th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) The Congress' Maharashtra state unit Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, urging him to roll back the steep, Rs.7.50 per litre hike ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Drug smuggling rising along India-Myanmar border


May 19th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, May 19 (IANS) Smuggling of narcotics and other drugs has been increasing along the unfenced India-Myanmar border, Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla said here Saturday."To tackle the menace ... Read more...

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Biosensor shows promise for cancer diagnosis


May 16th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 16 (IANS) Researchers have created an ultra-sensitive biosensor that could open up new opportunities for early detection of cancer and help doctors tailor personalised medicine specific to biochemistry ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Puerto Rican singer studying reality show offer


May 9th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 9 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican singer Olga Tanon is studying an offer by a US television network to do a reality show in her home, she told EFE ... Read more...

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One killed in Mumbai balcony collapse


May 2nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) One person was killed and two others were injured when the balcony of a building and a portion of its wall collapsed in south-central Mumbai Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Through mountain of snow, they open road to Lahaul (Feature with image)


April 27th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, April 27 (IANS) In a rigorous four-month effort, they chipped away a mountain of snow to once again link this Himachal Pradesh tourist resort with the picturesque ... Read more...

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Kerala Police, CBI in stand-off


April 23rd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 23 (IANS) A week after a deputy superintendent of police was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for conspiring to brutally beat up a journalist, the ... Read more...

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Kerala Police officer held for attack on journalist


April 16th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 16 (IANS) The CBI, probing the role of some Kerala Police officials in the 2011 murderous attack on a Kollam-based senior journalist, Monday arrested a deputy superintendent of ... Read more...

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Kerala CM to make major pitch for investment


April 16th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 16 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy along with a team of officials will meet diplomats and business honchos in Delhi later this week as part of an exercise ... Read more...

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Three minor quakes in Maharashtra, Gujarat (Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Two mild earthquakes in western and coastal Maharashtra and one in the Bhuj region of Gujarat shook large parts of the two western Indian states Saturday, ... Read more...

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Mild quakes in Maharashtra, Gujarat


April 14th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Two mild earthquakes, measuring 4.5 and 4.9 on the Richter scale, shook Gujarat and Maharashtra here Saturday, a top weather official said.The first tremor was felt ... Read more...

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