Kerala ministers, others flay new anti-slaughter rules

Thiruvananthapuram , May 26

The central government's announcement of stringent rules on sale of cows and buffaloes at animal markets across India on Friday, aimed at deterring slaughter, took several Kerala ministers and the Congress-led opposition by surprise.

Jugnauth meets Rajnath, other ministers

New Delhi , May 26

India and Mauritius on Friday discussed various issues including security cooperation as Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and other Ministers called on visiting Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth here.

Ramadan to begin in Kerala on Saturday

Thiruvananthapuram , May 26

Muslim clerics announced that the holy month of Ramadan, where Muslims keep a dawn-to-dusk fast would begin on Saturday in Kerala.

Honoured to be part of Modi book: Indian artist

New Delhi , May 26

UAE-based Indian artist Akbar Saheb says he is honoured to be part of a new book based on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speeches broadcast on radio programme 'Mann ki Baat'.