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Despite the current political turbulence in Tamil Nadu, there is no let-up in zeal and extravagance when it comes to celebrating the birthday of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. Jayalalithaa's 69th birthday will be celebrated on Friday by paying rich tributes by organising feasts and distributing welfare aid to the poor, besides keeping her portraits decked with flowers for the public to pay homage. A ...
A 23-year-old man, who was harassed by a group of youth for allegedly indulging in immoral behaviour with his female friend, committed suicide on Thursday in Palakkad in Kerala.Aneesh, a native of Karara at Attappady in Palakkad, was found hanging outside his house on Thursday evening.On Valentine's day, the victim and his female friend were assaulted and harassed near a beach in Kollam by a group ...
Despite the current political turbulence in Tamil Nadu, there is no let-up in zeal and extravagance when it comes to celebrating the birthday of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. Jayalalithaa's 69th birthday will be celebrated on Friday by paying rich tributes by organising feasts and distributing welfare aid to the poor, besides keeping her portraits decked with flowers for the public to pay homage. A ...
A 23-year-old man, who was harassed by a group of youth for allegedly indulging in immoral behaviour with his female friend, committed suicide on Thursday in Palakkad in Kerala.Aneesh, a native of Karara at Attappady in Palakkad, was found hanging outside his house on Thursday evening.On Valentine's day, the victim and his female friend were assaulted and harassed near a beach in Kollam by a group ...
[India], Feb. 24 (ANI): Following the deadly shooting in Kansas in which an Indian engineer, Srinivas Kuchibhotla, was killed by a gunman in an alleged racial attack, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has assured that India would undertake all arrangements to transport the mortal remains of the former to Hyderabad."We will make all arrangements to transport the mortal remains of Srinivas Kuchibhotla ...
[India], Feb. 24 (ANI): Amid scorching criticisms from the Opposition for spending, what many claim to be tax payers money, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhara Rao is all set to offer a gold moustache (bangaru meesalu) costing around Rs. 75,000 at Kuravi Veerabhadra Swamy Temple.Earlier, KCR was seen donating gold, reportedly worth crores, at the Venkateswara Swamy Temple, also known as the ...
Karachi, Feb 24 (IANS) The police in Pakistan have killed two suspected Islamic State (IS) militants in a raid early on Friday here, media reported. The suspects opened fire at the police personnel during the raid in Manghopir, leaving one policeman injured, Geo News quoted a senior police official as saying. "In the retaliatory fire, both the suspects were killed while their accomplices managed ...
New York [USA], Feb. 24 (ANI): As uncertainty looms regarding the latest developments on approval of the H-1B visa, Indian students in the United States have expressed their concern about non-approval of a work permit, stating that the lack of clarity is only increasing their anxiety.Under U.S. President Donald Trump's administration, there was a motion passed for more stringent laws to be implemented ...
M.K Stalin, Working President of the DMK, stole the show at the Tamil Nadu Assembly on Saturday. Bringing an end to the political impasse, the Governor had earlier sworn in Sasikala’s pick, Edapadi Palani, as the Chief Minister and scheduled a confidence vote. With 11 MLAs and other senior AIADMK leaders pledging support for the rival O.Paneerselvam camp, there was much anticipation about what ...
Every time a woman is sexually attacked in India, three things happen: various media outlets compete over getting the scoop and describing the incident in the greatest voyeuristic detail, a series of discussions are sparked off about women’s safety in India, and then the debate begins over who is to blame.When the woman in question is famous – an actor in the film industry, for instance – the ...
Imphal: The insurgent groups in Manipur have called for a shutdown in the state on Saturday when Prime Minister Narendra Modi campaigns here for the upcoming assembly election, a statement said. Late on Thursday night, the Coordinating Committee (Corcom) that constitutes of six insurgent groups, in a communique said that the blockade would start at 6 a.m. on February 25 and would be in place till ...
Feb 24 (Reuters) - Gold prices held steady on Friday near 3-1/2-month highs hit in the previous session following tempered expectations of a U.S. rate hike in March, and as investors awaited clarity on President Donald Trump's economic policy. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold inched down 0.1 percent to $1,248.21 per ounce at 0054 GMT. The metal, which hit $1,251.14, the highest since ...
[UK], Feb. 24 (ANI): A diet, high in sugar, could lead to Alzheimers, as a study finds a link between sugar and the brain disease.According to researchers from the University of Bath and King's College London, this is the first concrete evidence to explain why abnormally high blood sugar levels, or hyperglycaemia, have an impact on cognitive function, reports Telegraph.co.uk.Unprecedented research ...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Thursday spoke favourably about an export-boosting border adjustment tax proposal being pushed by Republicans in the U.S. Congress, but did not specifically endorse it. Trump had previously sent mixed signals on the proposal at the heart of a Republican plan to overhaul the U.S. tax code for the first time in more than 30 years. "It could lead to ...
Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has banned training institutions from offering courses on Reiki therapy, the media reported on Tuesday. The ban covers 1,000 private training centres which will be monitored to ensure compliance, Xinhua news agency reported. The ban followed an order issued this month to stop all forms of Reiki therapy in Saudi Arabia. Reiki is an alternative therapy that is said to reduce stress ...
New York: Dodo, an extinct bird whose name has entered popular culture as a symbol of stupidity, was actually fairly smart, new research suggests. The overall size of the dodo's brain in relation to its body size was on par with its closest living relatives: Pigeons - birds whose ability to be trained implies a moderate level of intelligence. "It is not impressively large or impressively small -- ...
Bihar Staff Selection Commission chairman and senior IAS officer Sudhir Kumar was arrested on Friday in connection with the BSSC exam paper leak matter.As many as six people have been arrested so far in connection with the matter.The paper was leaked on February 8, following which the exam was cancelled.Secretary of Bihar Staff Selection Commission Parmeshwar Ram was detained by the Patna Police after ...
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is inviting applications from eligible candidates for 110 permanent posts in Indian Forest Service through a preliminary examination as part of Indian Civil Services. Important Dates: Starting Date to Apply Online: 22-02-2017. Closing Date to Apply Online: 17-03-2017. Last Date for Payment of Fee through Cash: 16-03-2017. Last Date for Payment of ...

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