Doctors withdraw strike

Thiruvananthapuram: The doctors have called off the strike they announced to protest the attack on Dr Varun of the Primary Health Centre, Arukkutti, in Alappuzha district. Earlier, a joint meeting of KGMOA and IMA had decided to go on a statewide strike. Meanwhile, doctors in Alappuzha district staged strike on Wednesday. Hundreds of people, including thoseaffected with fever, […]

Kochi Metro To Offer Jobs To Transgenders

Kochi Metro To Offer Jobs To Transgenders

Kochi:  Kochi Metro Rail Ltd has decided to extend employment opportunities to transgender community in housekeeping, crowd management and customer relations. “At a time when transgenders face a great deal of oppression, the Kochi Metro Rail has decided to be the change they wish to see in society, extending employment opportunities in housekeeping, crowd management […]

82-year-old Man From Kerala Becomes Oldest Liver Donor

82-year-old Man From Kerala Becomes Oldest Liver Donor

:  An 82-year-old man from Kerala became the oldest liver donor in south India, officials said on Tuesday. The donor, Vikraman, was declared brain dead after an accident late last month. The cadaveric liver transplant took place at the Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences. The recipient was a 44-year-old man from Kollam, who is now […]

Despite their relatively recent entry into the consumer market, drones have long since been present in the military sphere, carrying out missions remotely. The problem is that, while unmanned aerial vehicles and the like present a huge benefit in not endangering human pilots, building them requires a huge investment of time, money, and research. Now, […]

IS warns of more attacks in Bangladesh in new video

IS warns of more attacks in Bangladesh in new video

Dhaka: The Islamic State terror group today issued a new chilling video warning the Bangladesh government of more attacks in the country and across the world until Shariah law is established globally, saying last week’s gruesome attack on a cafe here was just “a glimpse”. The video message believed to be issued from Raqqa, the […]

‘Fifty Shades Darker’ shoots wraps up

‘Fifty Shades Darker’ shoots wraps up

Los Angeles: The highly anticipated sequel to “Fifty Shades of Grey” just wrapped filming in Vancouver. Author EL James who helped with the adaptation of the film, as well as “Fifty Shades Freed”, which was shot simultaneously, posted on Instagram yesterday to share the exciting news. “And that’s wrap Vancouver,” wrote James. Alongside she also […]

Anushka Sharma, Arjun to team up for ‘Kaneda’

Anushka Sharma, Arjun to team up for ‘Kaneda’

Mumbai: Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma will reportedly be seen romancing “Ki & Ka” actor Arjun Kapoor in her upcoming film “Kaneda”. It will be helmed by Navdeep Singh, who last directed Anushka-starrer “NH 10”. “Anushka will be part of ‘Kaneda’. She will produce and act in the film. We are in talks with Arjun Kapoor,” […]

Indian food on Rio Olympics menu: Sports Ministry

Indian food on Rio Olympics menu: Sports Ministry

New Delhi:  Indian athletes travelling to Rio de Janeiro for next month’s Olympics will get Indian food in the Games village. The Sports Ministry today said that some athletes had requested for Indian food in the Games village. “We have got confirmation from Rio Olympics organisers that our athletes will be served Indian food throughout […]

Tendulkar undergoes knee surgery in London

Tendulkar undergoes knee surgery in London

London: India’s retired cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has undergone a knee surgery at a hospital here. Tendulkar posted a picture of his left leg, covered in a black cast, on his facebook page and commented that he hopes to recover soon. “Some injuries trouble even after retirement, but I will be back very soon doing […]

Silver, gold give better returns, beat stocks

Silver, gold give better returns, beat stocks

New Delhi: In terms of investor wealth addition, gold and silver have offered better returns so far this year than other asset classes, especially stocks, by registering up to 41 per cent gains. Gold and silver prices have surged 22.29 per cent and 41.14 per cent, respectively, so far in 2016. On the other hand, […]

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