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26 September, 2017 8:28 AM 3 years of Swachh Bharat mission: Govt claims 84% urban areas Open-Defecation Free

According to government data, there are 2.47 lakh open defecation free villages in the country as of September 2017, as compared to 47,300 villages in 2015-2016. States of Maharashtra and Jharkhand are scrambling to make urban areas Open-Defecation Free (ODF) ahead of the self-imposed October 2 deadline. The deadline coincides with the ongoing 'Swachhata 16

26 September, 2017 3:03 AM Amit Shah to visit Mangaluru on October 4

Bharatiya Janata Party national president Amit Shah will hold a meeting of party senior leaders in Mangaluru on October 4. The coastal city has become a political hotbed with the recent communal incidents. According to sources, Mr. Shah will review the progress of various organisational programmes suggested by him during his last visit to the State in August 24

25 September, 2017 9:12 PM Amit Shah slams Congress for dynastic succession, appeasement politics

NEW DELHI: BJP president Amit Shah latched onto Rahul Gandhi's recent remarks on political dynasties, saying that succession based on family ties is part of Congress culture of politics which ran counter to public opinion that valued merit and performance. In his inaugural speech at the BJP national executive meet on Monday, Shah cited the example of individuals 48

25 September, 2017 11:58 AM In Pics: What is Katrina Kaif Doing In Kerala?

The actress dazzled in a traditional outfit The festive season has been abuzz with Bollywood stars celebrating Navratri in style! We spotted Katrina Kaif joining in on the celebrations at the home of Kalyan Jewellers’ Chairman T.S. Kalyanaraman in Kerala. The Tiger Zinda Hai actress stole the limelight at the grand celebrations in an ethereal pink-coloured 50

25 September, 2017 3:05 AM Officials to conduct survey of ‘disputed’ land in Nilgiris

Party alleges land illegally transferred to Kerala Government officials in the Nilgiris on Sunday said they would undertake a survey of a disputed small strip of land adjoining Wayanad district in Kerala after the Naam Tamilar Katchi alleged that the land belonging to Nilgiris Revenue Department has been illegally transferred to the neighbouring State 13

24 September, 2017 3:47 PM Sharjah ruler arrives on a five-day visit

To meet Governor, Chief Minister at Raj Bhavan today Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi, supreme council member and ruler of Sharjah, arrived to a warm reception here on Sunday on a five-day visit to Kerala. Mr. Al-Qasimi, who arrived in a private jet at 3.15 p.m. at the invitation of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, was greeted with Thalappoli and Pancharimelam 10

23 September, 2017 6:13 PM Scribe gets death threats for TV show

Sangh Parivar outfits object to its title When television journalist Biju Muthathi filmed the 350th episode of his travel-documentary show Kerala Express, little did he expect what followed. Since its telecast on Kairali People TV on September 17, his phone has not stopped ringing. He has been receiving death threats and abuses. Sangh Parivar outfits 20

22 September, 2017 3:53 PM Govt shuffles top civil servants

The government has effected a shuffle of top civil servants, appointing G. Kamala Vardhana Rao as Principal Secretary, Public Works, and asking M.G. Rajamanickam to focus entirely on the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC). Mr. Rajamanickam has been divested of his responsibility as managing director of the Kerala Financial Corporation (KFC) 23

22 September, 2017 3:39 PM Kerala Minister’s Resort Illegally Encroached on Lake, Wetland, Says Report

The interim report by Alappuzha District Collector T V Anupama compared the satellite images of the area now and previously and found that there has been changes in the area where Transport Minister Thomas Chandy's resort is. She has asked for more time to submit a final report. Thiruvananthapuram: A report by the Alappuzha District Collector has put Kerala 43

21 September, 2017 7:47 PM Randuper, Eden to compete in IFFK

Randuper, directed by Premshankar, and Eden, directed by Sanju Surendran, will compete for the top honours at the 22nd edition of the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) to be held here from December 8 to 15. The two films were selected for inclusion in the competition section by a jury headed by cameraman Ramachandra Babu and comprising Chelavoor 14