Two students drowned

  KOLLAM: Two students were drowned in the Kallada River at Ottakkal, near Thenmala, on Saturday afternoon. They have been identified as Sajan Varghese (16) and Shafiq Raj (16). Natives of Punalur, they were Plus…

KDF welcomes reservation package

KOLLAM: P. Ramabhadran, State president of Kerala Dalit Federation (KDF), said here on Saturday that the reservation package announced by the UDF Government in connection with the Narendran Commission report would help bring down backdoor…

An advocate of bio-fuel

Alternative fuel such as cooking oil enhances engine performance, causing less pollution. And if available cheaply, recycled cooking oil will gradually become popular, says Talal F. Yusaf in a chat with Abdul Latheef Naha. Asking…

Graft case: CI released on bail

Kozhikode: Circle Inspector at the Kasaba police station K. Radhakrishna Pillai, who was arrested by the Kozhikode Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) on Friday night on charges of taking bribe through an accomplice, was released…

He's Bombay's Dirty Harry

Police scandal; To many of Bombay's people he is a hero, making his name by gunning down gangsters -- 83 men in just four years. But now police Inspector Daya Nayak is in the dock…

Violence against tribals condemned

 "Human rights trampled upon; projects coming up in violation of environmental regulations" CHENNAI: Environmental activists on Thursday condemned "State-sponsored violence" against people, especially tribals, who are opposing projects on their land. They said human rights…

Educating Mr. Modi

No one seems to care about providing appropriate sanitation facilities for women. ONLY a man who has little regard for women or for people of other beliefs would make the kind of crude and insensitive…

Drug India Uses in Cattle Is Killing Off…

More than 90% of India's vultures, a crucial link in the environment, have died, in large part by exposure to diclofenac, an anti-inflammatory drug and painkiller that is used in sick cattle but is toxic…