Tribal students’ first date with airport, beach

A group of students from various tribal hamlets in and around Nilambur had a once-in-a-lifetime experience when they took out an excursion to the Calicut airport and Kozhikode city on Friday. The 130 tribal students from 26 hamlets spread between Edakkara and Karuvarakkundu were on cloud nine as they watched in awe flights land and […]

Continue Reading

VVS Laxman will be head coach in Zimbabwe: BCCI secretary Jay Shah

KL Rahul and Deepak Hooda will directly fly from Dubai to Harare as they are part of the Asia Cup squad. KL Rahul and Deepak Hooda will directly fly from Dubai to Harare as they are part of the Asia Cup squad. National Cricket Academy head VVS Laxman will be India’s acting head coach for […]

Continue Reading

China’s President Xi Jinping plans foreign trip including meeting Joe Biden, says Wall Street Journal

“We don’t have any details on timing or location,” said a U.S. official. “We don’t have any details on timing or location,” said a U.S. official. Chinese officials are planning a possible trip by President Xi Jinping to Southeast Asia in November for what could be the leader’s first foreign trip since the COVID-19 pandemic […]

Continue Reading

Corporate tax collections climb 34% till July

India’s corporate tax collections this year have grown by a ‘robust’ 34% by July 31, compared with a year earlier, the Income Tax Department said on Friday, without sharing the exact tax revenues during the period. Noting that the simplified tax regime with low rates and no exemptions had lived up to its promise, the […]

Continue Reading

Centre will file ESZ review petition in SC: Bhupender Yadav

Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Bhupender Yadav has said the Ministry will file a review petition in the Supreme Court urging a relook into its judgment on eco-sensitive zones. Speaking at the observance of the World Elephant Day at the Periyar Tiger Reserve in Thekkady on Friday, Mr. Yadav said the Centre […]

Continue Reading

ADIA arm to pick up 10% stake in Aditya Birla Health Insurance

A  wholly-owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has agreed to picked up 9.99% stake in Aditya Birla Health Insurance Co. Ltd. (ABHI) for ₹665 crore. The boards of Aditya Birla Capital Ltd. (ABCL) and ABHI have approved the proposal. The investment is subject to regulatory and other statutory approvals. ABHI is a 51:49 joint venture between […]

Continue Reading

Inquiry finds lack of coordination between nephrology and urology departments

Inquiry conducted into lapses at MCH where a patient who underwent renal transplant died in June Inquiry conducted into lapses at MCH where a patient who underwent renal transplant died in June An inquiry conducted by Additional Chief Secretary (Health) Asha Thomas into the alleged lapses that occurred at Thiruvananthapuram Government Medical College hospital, where […]

Continue Reading

Lakshya Sen: Acing yet another test, belying age and experience

Success begets success. It has especially been true for young Lakshya Sen. Success begets success. It has especially been true for young Lakshya Sen. In a series of firsts starting December 2021, the 20-year-old has won a medal at the World Championships, clinched a BWF Super 500 title (India Open), reached the final of the […]

Continue Reading

It would have been a disappointment for many if we didn’t win a medal: Harika

Ever since she made her Olympiad debut, way back in 2004, Dronavalli Harika wanted to be part of an Indian women’s team that climbed the podium. When she had the best chance of realising that dream, she wasn’t going to miss it — even if that meant being taken to the labour room straight from […]

Continue Reading