Human-animal conflict takes centre stage in Idukki

Human-animal conflict takes centre stage in Idukki

Teachers of Little Flower Girls High School (LFGHS) in Munnar offering support to the hunger protest venue of Idukki MP Dean Kuriakose at Munnar | Photo Credit: SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT As the parliamentary election looms, the situation in Idukki remains tense with political and environmental concerns intersecting in the face of persistent human-elephant conflict in the … Read more

U.S.-China tussle, warships in Indian Ocean dominate India-sponsored IOC conference in Perth, as Jaishankar takes aim at China

U.S.-China tussle, warships in Indian Ocean dominate India-sponsored IOC conference in Perth, as Jaishankar takes aim at China

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, Sri Lanka President Ranil Wickremesinghe, Australian Foreign Minister Senator Penny Wong and Singapore FM Vivian Balakrishnan at the opening of the 7th Indian Ocean Conference in Perth, Australia on Friday. The militarisation of the Indian Ocean and “great power rivalry” are growing concerns for smaller countries in the region, said Sri … Read more

KIA’s ‘Terminal in a Garden takes flight’, turns the cynosure of all eyes 

KIA’s ‘Terminal in a Garden takes flight’, turns the cynosure of all eyes 

T2 initially catered to domestic operations of a few airlines as Terminal 1 handled the bulk of domestic and international flights. | Photo Credit: BHAGYA PRAKASH K. Passengers got a feel of the Kempegowda International Airport’s (KIA) Terminal 2 (T2) as operations began this January after being officially inaugurated in November 2022. Referred to as … Read more

'Irony died': BJP after Congress's Siddaramaiah takes luxury jet to seek drought aid

'Irony died': BJP after Congress's Siddaramaiah takes luxury jet to seek drought aid

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday criticised Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for travelling in a private jet while the state is facing a drought-like situation. This comes after Karnataka Congress minister BZ Zameer Ahmed Khan posted a video of himself along with Siddaramiah on board the aircraft. In the video, the minister is seen … Read more

Rajasthan Election Results 2023 | Magic has ended: Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat takes dig at Ashok Gehlot as trends show BJP edge

Rajasthan Election Results 2023 | Magic has ended: Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat takes dig at Ashok Gehlot as trends show BJP edge

Union Minister and BJP leader Gajendra Singh Shekhawat | Photo Credit: – With the initial poll trends giving an edge to the BJP in Rajasthan, Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Sunday took a jibe at Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, saying people have come out of the spell of the “magician”.  Rajasthan Assembly election results … Read more

Sevenoaks mother takes son for life saving treatment in US

Sevenoaks mother takes son for life saving treatment in US

Catherine is hoping that George’s success with the new treatment, known as trametinib, may increase its availability on the NHS. LCH is a rare condition that affects about 50 children in the UK each year. Cells that normally protect the skin move to other organs, in George’s case his liver, bone and spleen. Catherine said … Read more

Indra Sena Reddy Nallu takes oath as Tripura Governor

Indra Sena Reddy Nallu takes oath as Tripura Governor

Tripura Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha shakes hands with Indra Sena Reddy Nallu on his arrival in Agartala on October 25. | Photo Credit: ANI Indra Sena Reddy Nallu was sworn in on October 26 as the 20th Governor of Tripura. He was administered the oath of office by Tripura High Court Chief Justice Aparesh … Read more

V.K Pandian, private secretary to Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik, takes voluntary retirement

V.K Pandian, private secretary to Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik, takes voluntary retirement

File photo shows Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is seen with his private secretary V.K. Pandian. | Photo Credit: Biswaranjan Rout V. K Pandian, the all powerful private secretary to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, has taken voluntary retirement from All India Civil Services, fueling speculation for his full-time plunge into State politics. Mr. Pandian … Read more

Emotive issue of Sutlej-Yamuna Link canal takes political centre stage again in Punjab, Haryana

Emotive issue of Sutlej-Yamuna Link canal takes political centre stage again in Punjab, Haryana

A view of the SYL (Sutlej-Yamuna Link) canal in Punjab. The Centrally-funded canal links Sutlej with the Yamuna. It is to carry Haryana’s share (3.5 million acre feet) of Sutlej waters. The Centre has spent about Rs. 450 crores on the canal. The construction was abandoned in 1990 at the height of militancy in Punjab. … Read more