Action against those involved in Kerala bar scam: Congress

Thiruvananthapuram: The Congress said on Friday that action would be taken against those who were involved in the Kerala bar scam, if the probe comes out with a report having evidence against them. State Congress president V.M. Sudheeran told reporters in Kozhikode that without any evidence, no action ..

Kerala, Sri Lanka to join hands to promote tourism

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Tourism and Sri Lanka have decided to join hands for developing tourism in the region with the latter also considering operation of a cruise ship between Colombo and Kochi, a state minister said on Friday. 'The Sri Lankan Minister of Tourism and Sports, Navin Dissanayak, ..

Plea in SC seeks ban on use of elephants at functions

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday sought the response of the central and nine state governments on a petition seeking a ban on the use of elephants in religious functions and other events saying it causes then immense pain. The apex court bench of Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Prafulla C. Pant ..

Aranmula airport project gets green signal from Centre

Thiruvananthapuram: An expert panel deputed by the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests has allowed the KGS Group to proceed with the study on environmental impact of the proposed Aranmula airport project. The decision came following a plea from KGS. The panel had asked the KGS group why it was ..

Nationwide motor strike on April 30

Thiruvananthapuram: All India Road transport Workers Federation general secretary K K Divakaran said efforts would be made for the success of the nationwide motor strike called on April 30. 'The protest has been announced to demand the repeal of the proposed Road Transport & Safety Bill. Once it becomes ..