Tuesday , 11 December 2018

National News

Germany offers support to rebuild Kerala

IANS THIRUVANANTHAPURAM The German government has offered help in the form of grants, loans at low rates of interest and by participating in specific projects to rebuild Kerala which was devastated after the worst ever floods in August, a diplomat said here on Friday. Addressing the media, Martin Ney, the German Ambassador to India, said Germany was ready to support ... Read More »

Rahul assures student issues will be on national agenda

IANS   NEW DELHI Taking note of high fees, tough competitions for limited seats and gap in education and employment sectors, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday assured students that his party will put the issues concerning the “nation builders” of future on the national agenda. Observing that many from the student community face an “uphill task”, Gandhi assured them ... Read More »

‘Communication gap in conveying welfare measures in Rajasthan’

IANS   JAIPUR There has been a communication gap in conveying the government’s welfare measures in Rajasthan and this has been addressed, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar has said as the state goes to the polls on Friday to choose a new Assembly amidst reports of anti-incumbency jitters for Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje. He also conceded that incidents of lynchings ... Read More »

EU extends aid to those affected by cyclone Gaja

IANS NEW DELHI The European Union (EU) on Thursday announced emergency assistance of 105,000 euros to the communities most affected by cyclone Gaja that hit Tamil Nadu in November. “In response to cyclone Gaja, which wreaked havoc across large parts of Tamil Nadu in mid-November, the European Commission is allocating 105,000 euros to provide emergency assistance to the most affected ... Read More »

Let judiciary do its job on Ram temple: AAP

NEW DELHI Calling the Ram temple a vote bank politics of the BJP, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday said all political parties should respect the judiciary and let it do its job over the Ayodhya dispute. Speaking to IANS, AAP MP Sanjay Singh said all political parties should welcome whatever verdict the Supreme Court gives on the dragging ... Read More »

Rajasthan can’t trust confused Congress: Modi

RAJASTHAN: Winding up his election campaign in Rajasthan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that voters in the state cannot trust the Congress which is a “confused” party that neither has any “strong leadership nor any policy”. Please like & share: Read More »

2015 Paris attack: French police team in Kerala

KOCHI: A team of French police officers has arrived here possibly to question an Indian prisoner who has been linked to the 2015 Paris terror attack that left 130 people dead, a Kerala intelligence official said on Wednesday. Please like & share: Read More »


Research scholar dies in IISc lab blast BENGALURU: A research scholar died and three others were injured in a hydrogen cylinder blast at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) here on Wednesday, police said. Please like & share: Read More »

SC for special courts in each district of Bihar, Kerala to try lawmakers

PTI   NEW DELHI To ensure effective trial of pending criminal cases involving former and sitting lawmakers in Bihar and Kerala, the Supreme Court on Tuesday directed setting up of special designated courts in each district of these two states to try such cases. The apex court was informed that there were 4,122 criminal cases pending, some for over three ... Read More »