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A complaint frequently voiced by commuters who use the suburban train services is the state of bathrooms in stations. Most of the facilities in the stations are non-functional. The worst par...
The hundreds of bills and posters pasted on compartment walls are not only an eyesore, but also obscure vital information
Mayor returns to Ripon Buildings  (25 November 03:47 am) 
On Monday, after a few days of uncertainty caused by rumours of his resignation, Mayor Saidai Duraisamy returned to Ripon Buildings.The Mayor received petitions from a number of residents w...
Debris on beach sparks protests  (25 November 03:47 am) 
Material dumped in Palavakkam can disrupt nesting of turtles
India and Pakistan are among the five countries that are vying to host a new SAARC centre that would be created by merging four regional centres, an official from Nepal’s Ministry of Foreign
Understanding the need for plus-size clothes that are stylish and comfortable, many more stores have opened in the city
The need to know thy driver  (25 November 02:47 am) 
With incidences of verbal abuse by drivers becoming more common, most passengers, especially women, feel the need for an identification system
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in a report released on Monday, defined three possible scenarios for India’s economic growth. Of the three, the “Winning Leap” is the most aggressive growth
Unions to reform errant drivers  (25 November 02:47 am) 
In an attempt at reforming autorickshaw drivers in the city, a few of the unions will soon be holding campaigns at important public spots.The unions plan to ask drivers to ply by the meter,...
‘Cautiously optimistic’ about ties with India
: The Health Department is taking precautionary measures to ensure that there would be no potential threat of human transmission of bird flu, Additional Director of Health Services A.S. Pradeepkuma...
Bird flu outbreak in Kottayam, Alappuzha  (25 November 02:47 am) 
The government has issued a Statewide alert following the confirmation of an outbreak of avian flu (bird flu) in two districts.Minister for Animal Husbandry K.P. Mohanan said here on Monday...
The Trinamool Congress and the Janata Dal(United) emphatically reiterated their opposition to the Insurance Bill and took the initiative on the opening day of Parliament’s Winter Session, giving
Three global organisations on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to share best practices in the sanitation sector and help millions of Indians gain access to basic sanitation facilit...
The Kerala Fire and Rescue Services will procure modern equipment and vehicles, including an aerial platform ladder to fight blazes in high-rises, at a cost of Rs.26.48 crore. The governmen...
Pendency killing RTI, say activists  (25 November 02:47 am) 
The post of Chief Information Commissioner has been vacant since August 22 when Rajiv Mathur retired. The Chief Information Commissioner is to be appointed by the President on the recommendation o...
With no CIC, RTI appeals pile up  (25 November 02:47 am) 
When a new Chief Information Commissioner is appointed, he or she will find a mammoth 10,000 Right to Information appeals pending. The new government’s delay in appointing a new chief has led to
The State police Crime Branch on Monday formally charged seven former Kerala University officials with corruption and favouritism in the appointment to the post of University Assistants (UA) Grade...
Ebola surveillance strengthened in Kerala  (25 November 02:47 am) 
Ebola surveillance has been strengthened in all airports and seaports in the State and Rapid Response Teams (RRTs) have been deployed in all districts. The State is on full alert against Ebola and...
The police will also send SMS to complainants, once FIRs are despatched
Over a million registered voters will decide the fate of 123 candidates in the fray for the first phase of Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.Thousands of armed personnel fr...
C.K. Prasad next PCI chief  (25 November 02:47 am) 
The former Supreme Court judge Chandramauli Kumar Prasad has been selected to be the next Chairman of the Press Council of India. Justice Prasad retired in mid-July.The 65-year-old judge wi...
Bomb found in Guwahati-bound train, defused  (25 November 02:47 am) 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Assam on November 29, 30
“In the past I have personally raided and exposed the culprits. Abstinence of people from watching pirated movies is important”
UNLF warns of death penalty for rape  (25 November 02:47 am) 
A proscribed underground organisation in Manipur, the United National Liberation Front (UNLF) has warned that rapists, murderers of women and owners of restaurants and hotels that encouraged immor...