V M Sudheeran seeks K K Shylaja’s resignation

Thiruvananthapuram , September 30

KPCC chief V M Sudheeran has demanded the resignation of health minister K K Shylaja, accusing the latter of having misled the assembly and the public at large over the issue of private medical college managements levying capitation fee from applicants.

7 years after Thekkady boat tragedy, no action yet

Thiruvananthapuram , Sep 30

Seven years have elapsed since the Thekkady boat tragedy that left 45 tourists dead, but the charge sheet submitted after a crime branch probe is still being heard in a court near here.

Known rivals in battle for ISL 3 glory

Guwahati , Sep 30

The Indian Super League's (ISL) third edition will pitch familiar foes against one another possibly for the final time as an eight-team franchise format, with its potential merger with the I-League to form a composite national football tournament expected to take place next season.

Modi calls for 'Swachhagraha', 40 districts to become ODF

New Delhi , Sep 30

Reiterating the importance of recycling and reusing waste to create wealth, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called for "Swachhagraha" or insistence on cleanliness, like Mahatma Gandhi's "Satyagraha".

SC orders Karnataka to release 6,000 cusecs daily for six days

New Delhi , Sep 30

The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the Karanataka government to release 6,000 cusecs of Cauvery river water every day to Tamil Nadu for six days, starting October 1, while asking it to shun its stance of continued defiance of its order.

Congress seeks resignation of Kerala Health Minister

Thiruvananthapuram , Sep 30

The Congress on Friday demanded the resignation of Health Minister K.K. Shylaja over reports that private medical colleges in Kerala were charging capitation fees for admissions despite her claims to the contrary.

Spice route countries to meet in Delhi

Kochi , Sep 29

Ambassadors of 31 countries will now attend a second round of meeting in Delhi in November to discuss the sharing of knowledge on ancient trade with Kerala for the Muziris Heritage Project, an official said on Thursday.