Kerala News Headlines

No concrete proof of abducted Indians' fate, search on: Sushma

New Delhi , Nov 28

Amid media reports that the 39 abducted Indian workers in Iraq have been killed by Islamic State militants, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Friday acknowledged the government "does not have concrete proof" of the men being alive or dead and is continuing to search for them based on "six indirect sources".

Maharashtra boys, PSPB girls win Youth TT nationals

Alappuzha (Kerala) , Nov 28

If Maharashtra had been on a roll, it was a downswing of sorts for the Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) at the 76th Junior National and Youth Table Tennis Championships at the Radha Convention Centre here Friday.

India signs $100 mn ADB loan to support Kerala scheme

New Delhi , Nov 28

India has signed an agreement with the Asian Development Bank for a loan of $100 million to support Kerala's initiative to increase employability of higher secondary and undergraduate students, an official statement said here Friday.

e-visa facility for 43 countries will boost tourism: India Inc

New Delhi, Nov.

New Delhi, Nov. Nov 28 (IANS) The rolling out of e-visa facility for tourists from 43 countries, including the US, Israel, Palestine and Japan, by the government will boost the tourism industry in India, feels India Inc.

Culling of poultry birds going on in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram , Nov 28

The Kerala government has deployed 75 teams to cull poultry birds in villages hit by outbreak of H5N1 or bird flu virus, a minister said Friday.

Exhibitions spread message of Indian culture: Mahesh Sharma

New Delhi , Nov 28

Exhibitions give encouragement to tourism and help in spreading the message of Indian cultural heritage to the world, union Culture and Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma said Friday.

Kerala technopark to 'go red' on World AIDS Day

Thiruvananthapuram , Nov 28

Technopark, one of the largest IT Parks in the country, will put its might behind global efforts to fight HIV/AIDS with a series of programmes on World AIDS Day (Dec 1) to spread awareness and hope.

Qualifier Bava wins national ranking tennis title

Pune , Nov 28

Qualifier Haadin Bava won his maiden title here after surviving three keenly-contested sets against Shahbaaz Khan in the final of the All-India Ranking Men's Tennis Tournament at the Solaris Club here Friday.

Victoria's ruling party opts for Indian Australian candidates

Melbourne , Nov 28 In a classic case of a flood following a drought, political parties have fielded a large number of Indian-Australian candidates for Saturday's state elections in Victoria, an indication of the growing profile of the Indian community Down Under.

NorthEast United crush Chennaiyin 3-0 in ISL

Guwahati , Nov 27

Hosts NorthEast United FC crushed Indian Super League (ISL) leaders Chennaiyin FC 3-0 at the Indira Gandhi Stadium here Thursday to elevate themselves to fifth position in the standings.