Kerala

CPI(M) panel censures Achuthanandan

No action against Power Minister M.M. Mani; State committee to probe charges against Jayarajan, Sreemathy The CPI(M) central committee has censured veteran leader and former Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan for breach of party discipline while allowing him to be an invitee to the State committee. Approving the report of the …

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City teams for international kite festivals

The Kozhikode-based One India Kite Team and Incredible India Women’s Kite Team are taking part in four international kite festivals being held in different parts of the country. Team leader Abdulla Maliyekkal said that the teams will take part in the 30th International Kite Festival in Gujarat from January 8 …

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Maharaja’s feels the pinch of MGU Syndicate decision

Varsity to levy fees for services offered to its autonomous colleges A decision by the Syndicate of the Mahatma Gandhi University to levy fees for various services offered to its autonomous colleges has hit the Ernakulam Maharaja’s College hard. Being the only government college to have been granted with the …

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Vigilance registers case against Jayarajan, others

The Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) on Friday registered a case against former Industries Minister E.P. Jayarajan on the suspicion of having shown undue preference to his relatives in appointments to top posts in statutory Corporations and public sector units. Additional Chief Secretary Paul Antony and Sudheer Nambiar, nephew of …

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INA cadets win laurels

The Indian Naval Academy (INA) team here led by Lt. Col Sandeep Kumar won medals across various categories in the Junior National Equestrian Championship – 2016 conducted by the Equestrian Federation of India (EFI) at the Army Equestrian Club (AEC) in New Delhi. A press release issued by the INA …

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Kasaragod girl makes country proud

Part of team that won Asian Junior Throwball Championship Yashmitha, a class XI student of Sri Annapoorneswari Higher Secondary School at Agalpadi, near Badiadukka here, brought laurels for the nation by winning the Asian Junior Throwball Championship held in Kuala Lumpur recently. The 16-year-old Yashmitha, hailing from the backward Marathi …

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Campaign to save parrots

 Students of Rajas Higher Secondary School, Kottakkal, have been campaigning for the freedom of parrots for the past few months. Adding momentum to the drive, they celebrated the National Birds Day on Thursday by taking out a rally through Kottakkal and renewing their pledge to break the cages of parrots. …

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Dip in water table adds to Palakkad’s woes

Groudwater recharge has not happened due to failed monsoons Water scarcity in drought-hit Palakkad has worsened with the eastern and western regions of the district witnessing alarming depletion in groundwater level. As per the Ground Water Authority, groundwater depletion is alarming and unprecedented. While the Chittur- Vadakarapathy- Eruthempathy- Kozhinjampara belt …

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Currency crisis cripples treasuries

Currency crisis crippled the functioning of treasuries in the State on the second consecutive day on Wednesday. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) could provide only 64 per cent of the cash demand placed by the government for meeting the day’s commitments. Finance Minister T.M. Thomas Isaac’s office informed that …

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Chandy keeps everyone guessing on attending PAC

Former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, who has been sulking over the short shrift he and his men got in the nomination of District Congress Committee presidents, has kept everyone guessing on whether he would attend the Congress Political Affairs Committee (PAC) meeting on January 14. Mr. Chandy did not state …

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