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  • Heavy rain continues: Shutters of Pambla, Kallarkutty dams to be raised
    Thodupuzha: The shutters of Pambla and Kallarkuty dams will be raised further owing to heavy rains continuing to lash the catchment areas. Pambla dam has a maximum storage capacity of 253 meters. Due to persistent heavy rains in the catchment area, water level in the dam increased to 252.6 metres on Friday. Kallarkutty dam has a maximum storage capacity of 456.6 metres. On Friday, water level in the dam rose to 452.4 metres. As heavy rains are continuing to lash Idukki district and India Meteo…
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  • Karnataka CM moves SC, says Governor interfering
    New Delhi: Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Friday moved the Supreme Court seeking clarification on its July 17 order which permitted 15 rebel MLAs to opt out of the House and said the Governor was interfering in the conduct of the trust vote. Kumaraswamy contended that as a consequence of the apex courts interfering with the 10th Schedule of the Constitution, the Governor was interfering in the conduct of the trust vote and dictating terms to the Assembly. Claiming that the Govern…
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  • Wrestlers 'powerless' for 24 hours as transformer goes out in national camp
    Lucknow: Ace Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat on Friday said that she and other wrestlers at the national camp in Lucknow were stranded without electricity for over 24 hours. While Vinesh made her displeasure known on social media, the real reason behind the delay in restoration of power was the time taken to fix the local transformer. In fact, UnionSports Minister Kiren Rijiju also replied to Vinesh on Twitter and said that the matter was being resolved at the earliest. The problem was later res…
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  • Heavy rains: Red, Orange alerts sounded in districts from July 19 to 23
    India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued Red and Orange alerts in various districts in Kerala from July 19 to 23. The Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) has issued certain measures to be taken in this wake. The warnings issued by KSDMA: Red, Orange alerts in various districts from July 19 to 23 Red alert has been issued on – July 19 in Idukki, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad and Kannur, July 20 in Kasaragod, July 21 in Kozhikode, Wayanad, July 22 in Idukki, Kozhiko…
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  • Karnataka Governor extends deadline, asks CM to prove majority by 6 p.m.
    Bengaluru:Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala on Friday extended the deadline for Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy to prove his governments majority in the state legislative Assembly here till 6 p.m., after the latter missed the 1.30 p.m. deadline set by the Governor. "The Chief Minister failed to prove majority in the Assembly by 1.30 p.m. the Governor had set on Thursday through a letter to him," opposition BJP leader B.S. Yeddyurappa told Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar after the deadline lapsed. Whe…
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  • University college issue: Governor calls PSC chairman, Kerala University VC for meeting
    Thiruvananthapuram: Governor Justice P. Sathasivam has intervened in the University college issue once again calling the Kerala University Vice Chancellor (VC) and PSC chairman for a meeting in connection with the ThiruvananthapuramUniversity college issue. Justice P. Sathasivam's decision comes soon after leader of opposition Ramesh Chennithala met the Governor seeking his intervention into the University college and PSC rank list issues. Earlier, Ramesh Chennithala had met the Governor alleg…
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  • Heavy rain continues to batter Kerala; landslides in Kottayam, Idukki
    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala witnessed continues heavy rain across the state on Friday, particularly in districts where the India Meteorological Department (IMD) had sounded Red, Orange and Yellow alerts. Heavy rain continued to batter Kottayam, Idukki and Pathanamthitta districts, where the IMD had issued Red alert. Rain in Idukki, which started on Thursday, is continuing for the second day on Friday. Landslides were reported at several places. Traffic movement on the Vagamon-Theekkoyi road was…
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  • Priyanka detained after protest in Mirzapur
    Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh): Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi was on Friday detained after police stopped her while going to Sonbhadra district in Uttar Pradesh to meet survivors of caste violence, party supporters said. As police led her away, a defiant Gandhi told reporters that she wont be cowed down by the police action and vowed to go Sonbhadra. "The cops stopped me," she said from inside a car. But a senior police officer said that Gandhi had not been detained. The Congress leader…
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  • Google, Facebook secretly tracking your porn-viewing habits
    New York: If you think watching pornographic material in the "incognito" mode will not let anyone know, you are mistaken. Google, Facebook and even Oracle cloud are secretly tracking the porn you watch even when you switch on the "incognito" mode on your laptop or smartphone. A new joint study from Microsoft, Carnegie Mellon University and University of Pennsylvania that investigated 22,484 sex websites using a tool called "webXray" revealed that 93 per cent of pages track and leak users data t…
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  • Ramesh Chennithala seeks Governor’s intervention on University college issue
    Thiruvananthapuram: Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala demanded Governor's intervention in the University college issue. He also wanted the government to face CBI investigation in the University college violence and PSC rank list issues. Ramesh Chennithala was addressing the media after visiting Governor Justice P. Sathasivam over the issues at University college. “There are attempts to sabotage the case. There is corruption and bias regarding the PSC rank list. Justice P Sathasivam mus…
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  • University College stabbing: Knife recovered
    Thiruvananthapuram: In a major development in the University college stabbing case, police recovered the knife used by accused Shivaranjith to stab Akhil. On Friday, Cantonment police carried out an evidence collection along with the accused Shivaranjith and Naseem. The evidence collection was held around 9 in the morning on the University college campus. The knife was recovered from the debris close to the main gate of the college. During the interrogation the accused confessed that the knife…
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  • Student organisations must have liberty to function in campuses: Kanam Rajendran
    New Delhi: All student organisations must have the opportunity to function in campuses, said Communist Party of India (CPI) Kerala state secretary Kanam Rajendran. “The lack of this opportunity is the reason for the issues in MG College and Thiruvananthapuram University College. If the Left organisations cannot ensure democratic rights, how can they fight against fascism,” the CPI leader asked. In MG college and University college, some organisations are preventing others from functioning.…
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  • Kumaraswamy will make his farewell speech today: Yeddyurappa
    Bengaluru: With the Karnataka Governor asking Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy to prove majority in the Assembly by Friday afternoon, state BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa predicted the end of the coalition government and said his party will decide on the future course of action after consulting the national leadership. Governor Vajubhai Vala had asked the Chief Minister to prove his majority in the Assembly before 1.30 pm on Friday. "Mostly today will be the end of Congress-JDS governments misrule...…
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  • Sachin, Donald & Fatzprick inducted in ICC Hall of Fame
    London: Legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar has been inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame, alongside retired South Africa pacer Allan Donald and former Australia woman fast bowler Cathryn Fatzprick. Tendulkar, who retired in November 2013, tallied 15,921 runs in Tests and 18,426 in ODIs, both of which remain records. He is the sixth Indian to be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. "It is an honour to be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame, which cherishes the contribution of…
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  • Kerala police to enforce helmet, seat belts for rear seat passengers
    Thiruvananthapuram: Following a Supreme Court order, DGP Loknath Behera has directed Kerala police officials to ensure that pillion riders on two wheelers wear helmets and rear seat passengers in cars wear seat belts. The DGP has issued an order to intensify vehicle checks to strictly enforce the rules. According to central government laws, it is mandatory for pillion riders on two wheelers to wear helmets and rear seat passengers in cars to wear seat belts. Though the law has been strictly en…
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  • Karnataka BJP legislators stage protest sleep in Assembly
    Bengaluru: Upping the ante, about 100 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators are sleeping in the Karnataka Assembly from Thursday night to protest against the delay in taking the floor test by Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on the confidence motion he moved on Thursday to prove that his Congress-JD-S coalition government has majority. "About 100 of our MLAs are on an overnight stay in the Assembly precincts after Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar abruptly adjourned the House without the trust vote d…
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  • US calls for investigation into Russia-made FaceApp
    New York: The chart-topping Russian-made FaceApp, which allows users to see how they will look as they age, found itself in the eye of a political storm in the US Wednesday, with one senator urging an FBI investigation into its "national security and privacy risks". A celebrity favorite, the app deploys artificial intelligence to modify users photos, adding wrinkles or subtracting years from their faces. On Wednesday, US Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer sounded the alarm over FaceApps Russ…
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  • Rain: Red alert issued in Kottayam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta today
    Thiruvananthapuram: Kottayam, Idukki and Pathanamthitta districts are likely to witness heavy rain on Friday. Indian Met department has issued a red alert in these districts. Red alert is issued in Idukki on Saturday and in Kannur on Sunday. 204 mm excess rain is expected in these districts on these days. Wind is predicted at a speed of 50 kmph over Kerala and Lakshadweep from northeast direction on Friday and Saturday. Based on this, an alert has been issued warning fishermen from venturing in…
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  • NRI businessman’s suicide: Govt gives clean chit to Anthoor municipality
    Kochi: In the suicide of NRI businessman Saji Parayil at Anthoor in Kannur, the LDF government informed the High Court that there were no lapses from the part of Anthoor municipality. In the affidavit, government noted that the municipality demanded changes in the plan of his convention centre observing the architect's mistake. Local self-government department under-secretary G Anil Kumar also stated that the NRI's convention centre has come under scanner after he submitted a new plan and chan…
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  • Rini chases and nabs 3 women who robbed gold chain of elderly woman
    Rini Robin Kolenchery: A brave young woman overpowered a group of three women who stole a gold chain of an aged woman in a bus. The aged woman was travelling in a KSRTC bus that plies between Thrippurnithura and Moovattupuzha. When the bus reached Kolenchery medical college junction, the group of women broke the chain of the aged woman and ran out of the bus. The brave young woman has been identified as Rini Robin, a native of Meembara. The incident occurred on Thursday at about 10 am after…
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        The David Hall Fort Kochi is hosting an evening of Spanish romantic music on the classical guitar by Veda Aggarwal, a classic guitarist who has trained under guitar maestros Roger Zimmerman and GFA 2010 winner Johannes Moller. Veda, a Pune based resident has been playing and teaching music for several years. She has collaborated withContinue reading Veda – An evening of Spanish romantic music at David Hall
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