Sankaraiah doctorate row: Ponmudy to boycott TNOU convocation

Posted on   3:09 pm

Lodging his protest over Governor RN Ravi not conferring honorary doctorate to Communist leader Sankaraiah for his contribution to the Indian freedom struggle, Tamil Nadu Higher Education Minister K Ponmudy has decided not to attend the Tamil Nadu Open University (TNOU) convocation ceremony.

Reoccupation of Gaza by Israel is not good: White House

Posted on   2:06 pm

The White House cautioned Israel on Tuesday against reoccupying Gaza after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu suggested that Tel Aviv can consider to “have the overall security responsibility” in Gaza “for an indefinite period” once the war is over, the New York Times reported.