India witnessing historic transformation: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to Bhutan, today said that ‘India is eliminating poverty faster than ever before,’ even as he claimed that the country is ‘witnessing historic transformations in a wide range of sectors’. Continue Reading

Last minute suspense, tension over Chandrayaan-2 launch

The Rs 978-crore mission, which has been rescheduled for today after scientists corrected the glitch in the rocket (the most powerful GSLV-Mk0III-M1), was set to be launched at 2.43 pm from the second launchpad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota near Chennai. Continue Reading

Drunk man lies on railway track, Loco pilot saves him

The man in a drunken state passed out on the tracks at the Murukkampuzha railway station on Wednesday. But luckily, a loco pilot of Punalur-Madurai passenger, C Suresh Kumar, noticed the man and applied the brakes in time and the man was saved. Continue Reading

BJP aims to form govt in Telangana in 2023: Chouhan

In the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections, the BJP won four out of the 17 seats. Saying that this was impressive, former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said BJP’s target was to capture power in the State in 2023 assembly polls. Continue Reading

Fill up vacancies to increase education quality: HRD Minister

HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ directed institutions, including the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) and the Central Board of Secondary Education to fill up the vacancies in order to increase quality and efficiency, the Ministry said. Continue Reading

Kerala announces winners of children’s online painting contest

The winners of the international children’s online painting competition that was held in memory of prodigious child artist Edmund Clint was announced yesterday by the Kerala Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran. Continue Reading