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20 April, 2018 11:14 AM South Sudan’s military chief dies during Egypt visit

General James Ajongo had taken over the role a year ago. South Sudan says its military chief has died during a visit to Egypt and after a “short illness.” General James Ajongo had taken over the role a year ago after Paul Malong was fired and put under house arrest. The death comes ahead of a new round of peace talks expected in May as a regional bloc seeks 26

17 April, 2018 7:21 AM Rocket-control glitch delays launch of NASA's planet-hunting satellite

TESS will help catalog at least 100 more rocky exoplanets for further study An 11th- hour technical glitch prompted SpaceX to postpone its planned launch on Monday of a new NASA space telescope designed to detect worlds beyond our solar system. SpaceX halted the countdown a little more than two hours before its Falcon 9 rocket had been scheduled to carry 38

15 April, 2018 5:50 PM More than one pension per family on the cards

As per a preliminary survey, the new norm makes 25 lakh more families eligible Taking a serious note of the “social implications” of families preferring to split for a bigger pie in the welfare schemes, the State government is contemplating sanctioning more than one pension per family. Only one social security pension is being extended to a family under 34

10 April, 2018 7:02 PM BJP Richest National Party, With Rs 1,034 Crore Declared Income: Report

With declared income of over Rs 1,000 crore, BJP is the richest among the seven national political parties in India, says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), a Delhi-based think tank. The party made an income of Rs 1,034 crore during 2016-17, which is about two-thirds the earnings of the national seven parties. The Congress is a distant 30

8 April, 2018 6:04 PM No directive to freeze survey for NH

No instructions have been given by the government to freeze the ongoing survey work in any part of the State for acquiring land for four/six-laning of the National Highway 66 from Thalapadi to Kazhakuttam, Minister for Public Works G. Sudhakaran has said. The District Collectors have been asked to look into the complaints that had been raised in some districts 30

7 April, 2018 7:20 AM Unseasonal rain hits Yadgir dt., standing paddy crop destroyed

Unseasonal rain, accompanied by gusty winds and thunder that lashed Yadgir district from late night on Friday to Saturday morning, destroyed a huge quantum of paddy crop spread across several hundreds of acres across the district. According to reports, several villages have lost electricity connection after electricity poles were uprooted. Trees were also uprooted 39

2 April, 2018 12:02 PM SpaceX to launch its 14th resupply mission to space station on Monday

Washington: SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch its Dragon spacecraft- the private spaceflight company's 14th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station (ISS) - on Monday, April 2, 2018. The spacecraft will deliver science that studies thunderstorms on Earth, space gardening, potential pathogens in space, new ways to patch 49

30 March, 2018 6:01 PM 2,266 SC illiterates in State

Survey in 100 SC colonies as part of Navachetana project The first phase of Navachetana, a project launched by the Kerala State Literacy Mission Authority to wipe out illiteracy among the Scheduled Caste (SC) population, has found 2,266 illiterates above the age of 15 in the State. As per a survey conducted in 100 SC colonies, Palakkad has the highest 50

26 March, 2018 3:16 AM Earthquake of 6.4 magnitute hits eastern Indonesia, tsunami alert lifted

JAKARTA: A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck off eastern Indonesia in the early hours on Monday, triggering a brief tsunami alert that was swiftly lifted, according to seismic monitoring organisations. The quake struck deep at some 171 kilometres below the surface of the earth in the Banda Sea, the US Geological Survey said. A tsunami alert was initially 57

21 March, 2018 7:33 PM Forest Department gears up for summer, creates fire lines

Spreads awareness among villagers, warns miscreants against causing fires Every summer, forest fires raging on the slopes of hills is a common sight across Vellore district. To prevent them, which are mostly man-made, the Forest Department has already put in place precautionary measures and has formed fire lines across all forest ranges, including vulnerable 61