newkerala.com
  • Reliance Jio announces unlimited benefits for 12 more months with Rs.99
    Mumbai, Feb 21 : Reliance Jio Infocomm on Tuesday announced that it will start charging customers with new tariff plans while existing ones will stand a chance to enroll with 'Jio Prime Membership' programme which comes with several special benefits.

  • Greenpeace exposes high radiation risks in Fukushima village as govt prepares to lift evacuation order
    Tokyo/ New Delhi, Feb 21 : The Japanese government will soon lift evacuation orders for 6,000 citizens of Iitate village in Fukushima prefecture where radiation levels in nearby forests are comparable to the current levels within the Chernobyl 30km exclusion zone - an area that more than 30 years after the accident remains formally closed to habitation.

  • Manipur Deputy CM escape unhurt in militant attack, security personnel injured
    Guwahati, Feb 21 : Manipur Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam on Tuesday escaped unhurt while suspected tribal militants attacked his cavalcade in Noney district.

  • Sharif to visit Turkey for fifth session of HLSCC
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 21: Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will visit Turkey from February 22 to 24 for the fifth session of the Pakistan-Turkey High Level Strategic Cooperation Council (HLSCC).

  • Fire breaks out at electricity board godown in Agra
    Agra, (Uttar Pradesh), Feb. 21 : A Fire broke out at a godown of the Dakshinanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited in Agra, Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday.

  • US Secretary of State Tillerson to travel to Mexico for two-day visit
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 21: U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Mexico City, February 22-23, 2017.

  • BMC polls: Mumbai records 55 percent voter, highest in last five elections
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb. 21 : Mumbai on Tuesday recorded 55 percent voting in the elections to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), marking the highest in the last five times.

  • Jolly LLB2 defamation case: Delhi HC refuses to stay summons
    New Delhi , Feb. 21: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday denied staying summons issued by a trial court in a defamation case against the team of movie Jolly LLB 2, including its actors Akshay Kumar and Annu Kapoor, director Subhash Kapoor and producers.

  • Seven naxals gunned down in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur
    Narayanpur (Chhattisgarh) , Feb 21 : Seven naxals were killed in an encounter with the Police force in Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh on Tuesday.

  • Bhubaneswar: Visually impaired candidate clears OPSC examination
    Bhubaneswar, (Odisha), Feb. 21 : Emerging as a champion against all odds by clearing the Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) examination held in 2015, Sanyasi Behera, a visually-impaired candidate from Bhubaneswar has demonstrated how it is possible to fulfill one's aspirations through dedication and hard work.

  • Mumbai votes to elect a new BMC, Fadnavis thanks voters
    Mumbai, Feb 21 : Mumbai on Tuesday voted peacefully to elect their civic fathers for the next term as the richest civic body of India-Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)- witnessed a polling that is seen as a tough contest between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiv Sena, the former allies, who decided to fight against each other this time after falling out on seat sharing issue.

  • New Tata Group Chairman Chandrashekharan outlines three priorities at first meeting
    Mumbai, Feb 21 : : N. Chandrasekaran, Tata Group's newly appointed chairman, presided the first Tata Sons Ltd board meeting on Tuesday and highlighted three strategic priorities for the company's growth, reports said.

  • Daisy Shah attends Mirchi Music Awards
    Mumbai, Feb 21 : Actress-dancer-model Daisy Shah made an appearance at the Mirchi Music Awards.

  • One more arrest in connection with Kerala actress assault case
    Kochi, Feb 21 : : One more person accused in the abduction and assault of a leading Malayalam actress was taken into custody on Tuesday, media reports said.

  • Shraddha Kapoor celebrates 15 million likes on Facebook with a live chat!
    Mumbai, Feb 21 : Shraddha Kapoor's social media game has always been strong. The actress has more than 10 million followers on Instagram, and a picture of hers on the platform is one of the most liked pictures ever for an Indian celebrity.

  • Kolkata man, who was found living with sister's skeleton, recovered dead at his flat
    Kolkata, Feb 21 : The charred body of a middle aged man, who in 2015 was found living with the skeletons of his sister and two pet dogs in Kolkata's Park Street area, was recovered from a posh apartment in the Watgunj area in the city's south-western part on Tuesday afternoon, officials said.

  • Rwanda: Vice President Ansari calls for stronger measures for combating terrorism
    Rwanda, Feb 21 : Calling for stronger ties between India and Rwanda in regard with addressing peace and security related issues, Vice President Hamid Ansari on Tuesday asserted that terrorism has emerged as a major impediment amid the quest for peace and prosperity.

  • UP polls: BJP, SP-Congress hold parallel road shows
    Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 21 : The political battle between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance heated up an hour before the campaigning for the fourth phase of the assembly polls ended on Tuesday.

  • Maharashtra: Two Naxals arrested by Gadchiroli Police
    Gadchiroli, (Maharashtra), Feb. 21 : The Gadchiroli Police on Tuesday arrested two Naxalites from the Etapalli forest area of Maharashtra.

  • Haasan 'false twisted' what I said: Swamy on his 'pompous idiot' remark
    New Delhi , Feb. 21 : Celebrated actor Kamal Haasan and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday continued to engage in a war of words on Twitter, with the latter explaining why he took the jibe at the first place.

  • Rudy, Supriyo inaugurate DigiDhan Mela in Agartala
    Agartala (Tripura) , Feb.21 : Two Union Ministers- Rajiv Pratap Rudy and Babul Supriyo -- took part in the inauguration of a DigiDhan Mela organised at the Kshudiram English Medium school here on Tuesday.

  • Nepal to hold local polls after two decades
    By Binod Prasad Adhikari, Kathmandu [Nepal], Feb. 21 : Nepal is set to hold local polls after a gap of two decades.

  • Selection retweet brings trouble for Suryakumar Yadav; MCA demands explanation
    Mumbai , Feb. 21 : Mumbai's middle-order batsman Suryakumar Yadav has been asked for an explanation by the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) after retweeting a post on the micro-blogging website that questioned his omission from the team for the Inter-state T20 tournament.

  • BSNL finalising partnership with Informark Korea for Wimax Mifi hotspots, launch in Kerala
    New Delhi , Feb.21 : Infomark Korea, a company with a global reputation for manufacturing 3G/4G mobile communication devices as well as wearable products is finalising a partnership with BSNL for production of WiMax mobile routers in the Kerala telecom circle.

  • Vice President Ansari leaves for Uganda after concluding Rwanda visit
    Kigali [Rwanda], Feb. 21 : Vice President Hamid Ansari on Tuesday left for Uganda after concluding his three-day visit to Rwanda.

  • US Congress delegation calls on PM Modi
    New Delhi Feb 21 : A bipartisan delegation of twenty-six members of the United States Congress called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday.

  • Dhoni to lead Jharkhand in Vijay Hazare Trophy
    New Delhi , Feb. 21 : Former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni will lead Jharkhand in the Vijay Hazare National One Day tournament, beginning February 25.

  • India-Rwanda Innovation Growth Program will expand ties in science, technology and innovation: Ansari
    New Delhi Feb 21 : Visiting Indian Vice President said the India-Rwanda Innovation Growth Program would expand bilateral ties in science, technology and innovation.

  • Stephen Colbert mocks Donald Trump for 'Sweden Remark'
    New Delhi , Feb 21. : With several folks from the Hollywood coming out in the open against Donald Trump, comedian Stephen Colbert took a nice jibe at the U.S. President.

  • Akhilesh's 'donkey' jibe: Naidu advises UP CM to use 'people's language'
    New Delhi , Feb 21 : Slamming Minister Akhilesh Yadav for his 'donkeys of Gujarat' jibe, Union Minister for Information and broadcasting M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday advised the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister of using peoples' language.

  • BCCI congratulates Indian Women's Team for winning ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017
    Mumbai, Feb 21 : The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) congratulated the Indian Women's Cricket Team for winning the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017, in Sri Lanka.

  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Nissan Trophy Tour launched
    Dubai, Feb 21 : With 100 days to go before the first ball is bowled in the eighth edition of the ICC Champions Trophy, the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Nissan Trophy Tour was launched in the backyard of the International Cricket Council headquarters at the ICC Academy on Tuesday.

  • Kashmir Government introduces Guest Control measure
    Srinagar, Feb 21 : Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday announced a number of restrictions to curb the wastage at social, government and private gatherings, especially weddings to prevent wastage of food.

  • Retired High Court judge to probe Assam HSLC question papers leak incident
    Guwahati, Feb 21 : Assam Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday said that a retired High Court judge will conduct a probe into the alleged leak of question papers during the ongoing High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) examination conducted by the Board of Secondary Education, Assam (SEBA).

  • Pak Army Chief visits LOC, accuses India of diluting its response against terrorism
    Rawalpindi[Pakistan], Feb. 21: Pakistan Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday visited troops along the Line of Control (LOC) at Mattewala, Munaawar sector and alleged that Indian ceasefire violations are an attempt to divert the world's attention from the Kashmir issue.

  • Sushma Swaraj's husband's witty tweets will tickle your funny bones
    New Delhi, , Feb. 21 : Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj often hogs limelight for her witty replies on Twitter and resolving problems relating to visas and passport, but this time the minister's husband Swaraj Kaushal gave a glimpse of his sense of humour on the social media.

  • White House denounces threats to Jewish centres
    New York [USA], Feb. 21: The White House on Monday denounced a spate of threats made against Jewish Community Centres around the country.

  • Sonam Kapoor shares adorable video with rumoured boyfriend Anand Ahuja
    New Delhi , Feb. 21: After sharing adorable pictures with her rumoured boyfriend, now, fashionista Sonam Kapoor is making headlines by posting a cute video with beau Anand Ahuja on her Instagram account.

  • BCCI congratulates Indian eves for winning ICC Women's WC Qualifier 2017
    New Delhi , Feb. 21 : The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday congratulated the Indian Women's Cricket Team for winning the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017.

  • Delhi LG reviews measures to alleviate pollution in national capital
    New Delhi , Feb 21 : Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Tuesday reviewed measures to alleviate pollution in the national capital.

  • PM Modi urges USA to keep open mind on Indian talents
    New Delhi, Feb 21 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday reportedly urged the USA to keep its mind open in welcoming skilled talents from India.

  • T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship Season 4 on March 19
    Kolkata / Mumbai, Feb 21 : After completing a hat-trick of hosting three successive truck racing championships in the country, Tata Motors will host Season 4 of the T1 PRIMA TRUCK RACING CHAMPIONSHIP on March 19 next.

  • Karnataka bus catches fire, woman killed
    Bengaluru, Feb 21 : : An elderly woman was killed and four others were injured when Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus caught fire in the outskirts of the city, reports said.

  • Idea introduces new Private Recharge feature
    Bangaluru, Feb 21 : Telecom operator Idea Cellular has introduced the new 'Private Recharge' feature in its V-Topup system of recharge.

  • Indian benchmark indices post post gain on Tuesday, Reliance Jio to charge customers from April
    Mumbai, Feb 21 : Indian equity benchmarks reported gains for the second consecutive session with BSE Sensex up 100.01 points at 28761.59 and NSE Nifty up 28.65 points at 8907.85 on Tuesday.

  • SEBI member hails consensus on UPA and NDA economic policies
    Kolkata, Feb 21 : There is a need to celebrate the broad consensus emerging as far as economic policies of previous UPA government and the current government are concerned, a top SEBI official said at an ASSOCHAM event held in Kolkata Tuesday.

  • Ben Stokes dubs his IPL 2017 auction amount as 'life-changing'
    London [UK], Feb. 21 : England all-rounder Ben Stokes, who has emerged as the most expensive overseas player in the Indian Premier League's (IPL) history, has insisted that the amount of Rs. 14.5 crores that the Rising Pune Supergiants are paying him is a "life-changing" one.

  • India-UK holds dialogue on extradition, mutual legal assistance
    New Delhi, , Feb. 21 : A new round of dialogue on matters related to extradition and mutual legal assistance was held between the officials of India and the UK in New Delhi on February 20 and 21.

  • Pak Punjab police seeks public support to identify Afghan, Pathan terror suspects
    Mandi Bahauddin, [Pakistan], Feb. 21:Police in Mandi Bahauddin district in Pakistan's in Punjab province on Tuesday reportedly issued an advisory seeking the public support in identifying the terror suspects of Afghan or Pathan origin.

  • Chhattisgarh Govt. suspends Principal Secretary B.L. Agarwal following CBI arrest
    Raipur Chhattisgarh, , Feb. 21 : The Chhattisgarh Government on Tuesday suspended its Principal Secretary B.L. Agarwal with immediate effect following his arrest by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) over corruption charges.

  • Sasikala to serve one more year in jail if she fails to pay Rs. 10 crore fine
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Feb. 21 : All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) general secretary V.K. Sasikala, serving a four-year jail term after her conviction in a disproportionate assets case, will have to serve an extra year in prison if she fails to pay the Rs. 10 crore fine imposed on her by the Supreme Court.

  • Bhopal espionage case: One more arrested, produced before court
    Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) , Feb. 21 : The Madhya Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) on Tuesday arrested one more in connection with the Bhopal ISI espionage case.

  • 'Commando 2' will surprise audience with its action: Vidyut Jammwal
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb. 21 : After winning hearts in actioner 'Commando', now actor Vidyut Jammwal is back with his new upcoming Bollywood flick 'Commando 2: The Black Money Trail', claiming that the audience must gear up for plenty of action-packed sequences as the kind of action in this movie has never been seen before in our country.

  • Impure 'cycle-hand' alliance cannot win against PM Modi: Shivraj Singh Chouhan
    Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 21 : Taking a jibe at the Congress-Samajwadi Party (SP) alliance for the assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, Bhopal Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday said the impure 'cycle-hand' alliance would not be able to win against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Kashmiri separatists further incite valley public to riot against security forces
    By Col. (Retired) Anil Bhat, New Delhi , Feb.21 : Four months of rioting and burning of schools across the Kashmir Valley by public incited and paid for by separatists ended suddenly in November 2016, shortly after demonetization.

  • Successful hosting of PSL final will send positive message about security in Pakistan: PCB
    Karachi [Pakistan], Feb. 21 : Shaharyar Khan, chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), has insisted that a positive message would be sent across the international cricketing community if they can successfully host the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final in Lahore.

  • That's Parineeti giving us some real Travel goals!
    New Delhi , Feb 21. : We bet none could have escaped making travel goals after watching Zoya Akhtar's 'Dil Dhadakne' and looks like Parineeti Chopra is no different!

  • J-K government issues orders to reduce wastage in social functions
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , Feb. 21 : In an attempt to promote judicious use of essential commodities in social, government and private functions, the Jammu and Kashmir Government has imposed several restrictions over use of dry fruits, loudspeakers vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes amongst others.

  • BMC elections 2017: Shah Rukh Khan casts his vote
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb. 21 : With many Bollywood actors promoting the message to exercise their right to vote, superstar Shah Rukh Khan too cast his vote for the 2017 Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) polls in the Mount Marry church and high school in Bandra, Mumbai.

  • Two AoN approved in Defence Acquisition Council meeting
    New Delhi , Feb. 21 : Two Acceptance of Necessity (AoN) were approved by the Ministry of Defence in the Defence Acquisition Council meeting held today.