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Sabarimala: Ker Govt, TDB not to challenge SC order

Thiruvananthapuram Oct 5: Rejecting the Opposition demand to file a review petition in the Supreme Court against its order, allowing women of all age groups into Sabarimala, the Kerala government Wednesday said it would implement the verdict in the coming pilgrim season itself. Continue reading “Sabarimala: Ker Govt, TDB not to challenge SC order”

Albert Einstein’s “God Letter” To Go On Sale For $1 Million

NEW YORK Oct 4: A handwritten letter from Albert Einstein about his thoughts on God, religion and his search for meaning is to go on sale in New York, valued at up to $1.5 million, Christie’s said Wednesday. Continue reading “Albert Einstein’s “God Letter” To Go On Sale For $1 Million”

Gita Gopinath appointed IMF Chief Economist

NEW YORK Oct 2: Indian-origin Harvard University professor Gita Gopinath has been appointed chief economist of the International Monetary Fund or IMF, the international organisation tweeted. She replaces outgoing chief economist Maury Obstfeld, who will retire in December, IMF said. Continue reading “Gita Gopinath appointed IMF Chief Economist”

BJP hopes to bring more Christian priests to party

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Sept 29: BJP is all set to face upcoming Lok Sabha elections with the support of Catholic Church and religious minorities. Continue reading “BJP hopes to bring more Christian priests to party”

Kerala Government Floats Rs. 1,000 Crore Tender For Flood-Damaged Roads

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Sept 25: The Kerala government has floated a Rs. 1,000 crore tender to repair roads destroyed in the devastating floods that ravaged the state last month. Continue reading “Kerala Government Floats Rs. 1,000 Crore Tender For Flood-Damaged Roads”

WhatsApp Appoints ‘Grievance Officer For India’ 

MUMBAI Sept 24: Mobile messaging app Whatsapp has appointed a grievance officer for India and detailed out a process on its website for users to flag concerns and complaints, including those around fake news. Continue reading “WhatsApp Appoints ‘Grievance Officer For India’ “

UK plans to create new internet regulator to monitor websites 

LONDON Sept 22: The UK Government is working on plans to set up an internet regulator that would hold technology companies accountable for content published on their websites. Continue reading “UK plans to create new internet regulator to monitor websites “

I read, study Gita… hence I know: Ali Akbar

KOCHI Sept 17: Film maker Ali Akbar has come out to criticise those who shower him with verbal abuse as soon as he puts up a FB post on the nation’s culture or Modi government. Continue reading “I read, study Gita… hence I know: Ali Akbar”

Seeking Sexual Favours Punishable Under New Anti-Corruption Law

NEW DELHI Sept 10: Seeking and accepting sexual favours can be considered a bribe under the new anti-corruption law with the accused getting up to seven years jail term, a senior government official said on Sunday. Continue reading “Seeking Sexual Favours Punishable Under New Anti-Corruption Law”

Supreme Court dismisses plea to ban ‘Meesha’

New Delhi Sept 6: The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed a plea seeking to ban a book for allegedly depicting Hindu women visiting temples in a derogatory manner, saying “craftsmanship of a writer deserves to be respected”. Continue reading “Supreme Court dismisses plea to ban ‘Meesha’”