• Kerala: CPM in no hurry to answer VS May 23, 2012

    NEW DELHI: Left with not many options, the CPM central leadership has decided to continue with its usual wait and watch policy even though V S Achuthanandan has lobbed the ball into their court with his controversial letter in the backdrop of the murder of RMP leader T P Chandrasekharan.The...
  • Kerala seeks greater share in Kudankulam power May 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Is the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant going to be the next Mullaiperiyar for Tamil Nadu and Kerala? The two states have already started letter wars over the soon-to-be-commissioned Kudankulam power plant as has been in the of the Mullaiperiyar Dam. As a counter to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister...
  • Tamil Nadu post offices best in country February 28, 2012

    NEW DELHI: Nobody cares for the good old post offices as Tamil Nadu does. The State not just has the third highest number of post offices in the country, they are kept in best shape too.As per details available with the Ministry of Communications and IT, Tamil Nadu has 12,065...
  • Another hurdle cleared for Kochi Metro February 14, 2012

    NEW DELHI: Kochi Metro crossed one more hurdle on Monday with the Urban Development Ministry placing the Kochi Metro note before the Public Investment Board under the Finance Ministry for clearance. The crucial meeting of the PIB is likely to be held soon. Once it gets the PIB clearance, the...
  • Killer cancer on the prowl in South India January 11, 2012

    NEW DELHI/BANGALORE: Tamil Nadu has had the largest number of cancer deaths in the last three years among South Indian states, followed closely by Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala. According to data compiled by the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR), 39,127 cancer patients lost their lives in 2011 in...
  • Kerala plea to reduce water-level turned down January 4, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court-appointed Empowered Committee on Mullaiperiyar dam on Tuesday rejected Kerala's demand to reduce the water-level to 120 feet in the disputed structure. The committee took this stand on the water-level, citing the recent Supreme Court order, which had ordered a status quo on the current level...