Regional News Headlines

ISL professionalism will take Indian football forward: Morgan

Kolkata , Oct 25

The professional standards of the Indian Super League (ISL) augur well for Indian football, says Kerala Blasters FC assistant coach Trevor Morgan.

Opportunities galore in marketing: TCS honcho

Thiruvananthapuram , Oct 25

There are tremendous opportunities for marketing personnel in social sectors such as agriculture, healthcare and rural communication in India, and management graduates need to explore these better, said S. Ramadorai, chairman of the National Skill Development Agency (NSDA).

Shashi Tharoor launches cleanliness drive

Thiruvananthapuram , Oct 25

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor Saturday launched a cleanliness drive, asking "why cede Gandhiji's sanitation drive to any party" even after losing the post of party spokesman for tagging along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Clean Indian Campaign.

Villa Maya, where dining is more than a pleasure

New Delhi Fancy dining in a three-storyed restored 300-year-old Dutch manor? Head for Villa Maya, a stone's throw from the international airport in Kerala capital Thiruvananthapuram, which has hit the headlines after it was ranked fourth among India's top 10 restaurants by travel portal Trip Advisor.

Scoring big hundreds way to Indian team: Laxman

Kolkata , Oct 24

Roped in as a batting consultant by the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), former India cricket great V.V.S. Laxman has a simple message for the upcoming generation of batsmen -- score big hundreds.

Tharoor launches cleanliness drive, wins praise from Modi

New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram , Oct 25

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor Saturday launched a cleanliness drive on Kovalam beach, personally collecting garbage in bags. Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised his efforts and also retweeted the pictures.

Kerala nurses want to return to Iraq

Thiruvananthapuram , Oct 25

Kerala nurses who have a valid work visa for Iraq are urging the state government to arrange for their return to that country to join duty.

Three killed over land dispute in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow , Oct 25

Three people were killed over a land dispute in Uttar Pradesh's Sambhal district, police said Saturday.

Ailing Kerala assembly speaker leaves for US

Thiruvananthapuram , Oct 24

Kerala Assembly Speaker G. Karthikeyan, who is suffering from liver complications, Friday left for the US for treatment.

Photo exhibition captures India's unseen landscapes

New Delhi , Oct 24

A photo exhibition inaugurated here Friday captures vivid images of India's mountainous landscape, its many contrasts and hidden treasures highlighting the country's topography.