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Saturday, March 25, 2017

Sreejesh dedicates Padmashri to his hockey team!

“I would like to dedicate this award to my team. We have grown from strength to strength and have enjoyed success as well as...

World must implement pledges on women’s empowerment and rights – UN Women Deputy Chief

News Courtesy: http://www.un.org Working alongside her male team member, a woman employee checks the quality of work at a dam under construction in Sri Lanka. Speaking at...

India honours 67-year-old Nepali woman who freed 12,000 girls from sexual slavery

News Courtesy : http://news.trust.org/item/20170127123915-ex005 By Gopal Sharma and Nita Bhalla A 67-year-old Nepali woman honoured with one of India's most prestigious awards for freeing thousands of...

Rural Citizens are the steering pillars of democracy: Aruna Roy

To deepen democracy, it is necessary for people to understand the real meaning of governance, remarked renowned social activist and former National Advisory Council member...

Neoliberalism a threat to Democracy: P Sainath

Neoliberalism can undermine democracy severely, said P Sainath, the Rural Affairs Editor of  The Hindu. Growing inequality is the biggest problem faced by India....

Thrissur tops in Keralotsavam

Thrissur district on Sunday won the overall championship in the Keralotsavam, the State-level arts, sports and agricultural festival, scoring 302 points. Kozhikode district secured the...

CPM panel to expel 3 V S Achuthanandan aides

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In a major blow to opposition leader V S Achuthanandan, the CPM state committee on Sunday decided to expel three of his close aides from...

UN chief expresses deep sorrow over Nirbhaya’s death

In an indication of the international impact of the Delhi gang-rape and the subsequent protests the United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon joined political leaders to express...

Delhi Rape victim cremated away from the public eye

Dec 31, Delhi: The cremation of the young physiotherapy gang-rape victim was a low-key affair, with the government taking control and ensuring little public...

National Biodiversity Expo

'Harithasangamam,' a reunion of some of the reputed farmers in Kerala, was organised as part of sharing their expertise and experience in eco-friendly farming...