Local self-govt polls should not be delayed indefinitely: All-party meet

The State Election Commission should take into account the rapid spread of Covid-19 while deciding the date, but the local body elections should not be delayed indefinitely.

published on : 19th September 2020

Local body election: Reservation wards to be chosen from Sept 28

The selection for six corporations will be held on September 28, 30 and October 6.

published on : 18th September 2020

Coalgate and the French kiss of death

With several units shut and thousands of jobs lost, the transformation was drastic. In some cases, employers became employees.

published on : 13th September 2020

Looking forward to rub shoulders with Cummins, says KKR pacer Lockie Ferguson

Back for his second season, Ferguson was training with the squad on Friday after serving the mandatory quarantine.

published on : 12th September 2020

Consensus on bypoll cancellation, but not on local body elections

A source said the government is considering giving in to the UDF’s demand to put off the civic polls at least by a few weeks.

published on : 11th September 2020

Covid dampens Onam celebrations, Sadhya to be home delivered

The pandemic has dampened the enthusiasm of the Malayali population who could not buy fresh flowers for their traditional 'pookalam' because of the total lockdown on Sunday.

published on : 31st August 2020

Hit by lockdown, two businessmen start stealing two-wheelers in Maharashtra; held

The duo started stealing two-wheelers after their businesses went bust due to lockdowns and they struggled to pay back their loans.

published on : 30th August 2020

COVID-19: Malaysia extends ban on foreign tourists as outbreak remains untamed

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said in a televised address late Friday that global cases have been rising and the country has seen sporadic virus clusters even though the situation was under control.

published on : 29th August 2020

Teachers invite villagers with thamboolam to admit children in Perambalur government schools

Government school teachers in Perambalur have been going door-to-door and distributing leaflets and betel-nuts to parents to increase the enrollment of students in government schools.

published on : 28th August 2020

Lockdown effect: Sound of music goes out of their lives

Even though weddings and small functions have been allowed now, orchestras are still not being hired, the musicians opine.

published on : 28th August 2020

Lockdown woes: 8,000 traders permanently shut shop in Kerala

Traders are in the process of collecting data on the number of shops that wound up during lockdown

published on : 19th August 2020

Local body polls to be held adhering to Covid protocol: SEC

While the Election Commission is planning to hold the local body polls towards the end of October, campaigns by political parties will be regulated strictly.

published on : 18th August 2020

US awards USD 62 billion advanced fighter jets contract to Lockheed Martin to arm Taiwan

Taiwan was also one of the first nations to support India after clashes emerged in Galwan valley in Ladakh

published on : 16th August 2020

Virtual reality: Pros and cons of running online courts

The jury’s still out on the efficacy of virtual hearing. However, the feeble murmurs for physical hearing of cases are now reaching a fever pitch...

published on : 16th August 2020

'Lock Up' movie review: Smart premise handcuffed in mediocrity

Inspector Sampath has been murdered and sub-inspector Moorthy (Venkat Prabhu) catches the alleged murderer on the spot.

published on : 15th August 2020
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