Murder: police claim breakthrough

 KOLLAM: In a significant breakthrough in the investigations into the murder of a 24-year-old woman, Rejani, and her 17-day-old twins at Anchal Yeram on February 10, the Kollam police on Tuesday claimed to have identified…

Tracing an ancient trading route

Even though archaeological excavations at two Roman-era ports in Egypt and at Pattanam on the Malabar coast have yielded strong evidence of sustained trade between India and the Roman empire, further research is required before…

Community policing becoming popular

Security among public increased, say the police KOCHI: With community policing becoming popular in the city, the burglary scare has come down drastically, the police officials said. "There is an increased sense of security among…

Official held on graft charge

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A Vigilance team on Tuesday arrested a sales tax official, Krishnakumar, on the charge of demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.3,000 from the owner of a Kovalam-based hotel. A Vigilance Department official said…

Embattled London mayor denies anti-Semitism

  London, March 1 (AP): London Mayor Ken Livingstone, suspended from his job for comparing a Jewish reporter to a Nazi concentration camp guard, said on Tuesday that criticism of his comment contained the "unstated…

Film fete to protest against Bush visit

KOCHI: The Anti-Bush Campaign Committee is organising a series of campaigns marking protest against the visit of President of the United States George Bush to India. As part of the campaign, a three-day festival of…

Vedike to protest Bush's visit

Shimoga 25 Feb: The Karnataka Komu Souharda Vedike (KKSV) has decided to hold demonstrations from February 26 to March 3 all over the State to protest against the visit of U.S. President George Bush to…

"George Bush, GO HOME! " — Arundhathi Roy

It's not in our power to stop Bush's visit. It is in our power to protest it, and we will. "When George Bush places flowers on that famous slab of highly polished stone, millions of…