Canadian police to investigate NRI's death

CHANDIGARH: The Canadian police are likely to arrive in Punjab this month to help investigate the mysterious death of 22-year-old Canadian national Baldeep Kaur who died in Faridkot district on Jan 25.Baldeep's family has filed…

India's poor villagers wait in hope

Tatikal is a village of a little over 3,000 people, some 140km (85 miles) east of the city of Hyderabad, one of India's boom towns and the capital of Andhra Pradesh state. It is located…

Recognition for 225-yr-old Madrasah College likely

Feb. 1. – Thanks to forthcoming Assembly elections, plans are afloat to grant recognition to the 225-year-old Calcutta Madrasah College. In the coming days, the state higher education minister is expected to make an announcement…

Self Help Market offer better price for farmers

Self-help market groups help them sell produce on their own KOCHI: The self-help market groups formed by farmers under the Vegetable and Fruit Promotion Council Keralam (VFPCK) have worked wonders with the way farmers have…

Kasaragod's merger with Karnataka sought

Special Correspondent, Hindu, 1 Feb 2006 Kasaragod a cultural centre for Karnataka: KDA ChairmanKASARaGOD: The second Kerala State Kannada Sahitya Sammelan has called for the merger of Kasaragod with Karnataka.  Read More

Kerala media awards announced

Thiruvananthapuram,Feb. 1 (PTI): Kerala State Media awards for best general reporting, development report, cartoon, best news photography, best Television story and best cameraman were announced by State Finance Minister Vakkom Purushothaman, here today. R Ajithkumar…

Protest against eviction of Dalits

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Bhoosamara Munnani staged a protest in front of the City Corporation office here on Tuesday to highlight the plight of 20 families of Dalits and landless poor who had been evicted from Nainamkonam…