Soldier from Kollam kills self in Jammu

Jammu: A soldier hailing from Kollam shot himself with his service rifle late Thursday inside a barrack in Jammu, police said. 'The soldier identified as Gokula Kumar, resident of Kollam in Kerala, shot himself with his service rifle inside the Chatha camp in Jammu city,' police said here on Friday. ..

Ganeshkumar's PA falls sick while giving statement to solar panel

Kochi: P A Pradeep, secretary of MLA K B Ganeshkumar, who had gone to the solar commission to give his statement on Friday, suffered uneasiness and has to be hospitalized. Though Pradeep was served notice by the commission to appear before the panel, he failed to do so. It was only when the panel ..

Govt not to hike power tariff or surcharge

Thiruvananthapuram: The Congress-led UDF government Thursday said it would not hike power tariff and surcharge during its remaining tenure. Replying to a notice for an adjournment motion moved by the CPI-M led LDF opposition on the power situation in the state, Power Minister Aryadan Muhammed said government ..

Kerala govt submits its views on Kasturirangan report to Centre

New Delhi : Kerala government today submitted a comprehensive report comprising its final views on the Kasturirangan report on Western Ghats to the Centre. According to Kerala State Biodiversity Board Chairman Oommen V Oommen, the report was submitted to the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest. 'The ..

Uthup Varghese moves SC for anticipatory bail

New Delhi: M V Uthup Varghese, an accused in the nursing recruitment scam, has approached the Supreme Court seeking anticipatory bail. In his bail application, Uthup says he is willing to come to India and face investigation. 'Since Interpol has issued a red corner notice against me, the possibility ..