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‘Caste’ allegation against MGU VC

A controversy is brewing in the Mahatma Gandhi University with a student alleging that the vice chancellor had abused him by calling him his caste name and lodging a complaint in this regard with the

Kochi boys win KVPY scholarship

Sivaprasad S., a plus one student of Bhavana’s Varuna Vidyalaya, Thrikkakara, and Gautham Krishnan, a resident of Edapally and plus one student of MIRS, Chennai, have won the prestigious scholarship ‘

Anoop’s margin a sonstroke on LDF

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The nine-month-old Oommen Chandy government on Wednesday won a resounding mandate in Piravom by-election as voters elected the ruling UDF candidate, Anoop Jacob, by a margin of 12,070 votes in a conte

Titanic margin sinks rival parties

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The victory for the ruling AIADMK in Sankarankoil, as its leader J. Jayalalithaa pointed out at a Chennai function Wednesday, has not come as a surprise.

But the titanic margin of 68,000-odd votes w

Keep cervical cancer in check with vaccination, awareness

While cervical cancer is second only to breast cancer in prevalence among women in the state, there is a worrying lack of awareness about the symptoms and cause of the disease, say doctors.

“We need

Can we ever modernise our traffic monitoring system?

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Politicians often promise a hill but deliver only a pinch! The special steps to reduce increasing number of road accidents announced by finance minister K.M.Mani in the budget he presented on Monday o

D-day for Piravom today

All eyes will be on Piravom on Wednesday as the counting of the votes, polled in the bypoll held in the assembly constituency on Saturday, begins at 8 am at Nirmala Junior School, Moovattu- puzha. The

Action against HID headlights

In the wake of rising road accidents and pedestrians being blinded by high intensity silver head lights at night, the motor vehicles department and traffic authorities are launching a special drive ag

Cervical cancer awareness low

While cervical cancer is second only to breast cancer in prevalence among women in the state, there is a worrying lack of awareness about the symptoms and cause of the disease, say doctors.

“We need

Cusat plans physics vacation workshop

The Department of Phy-sics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, in association with the IUCAA Resource Centre and SPIE Cusat student chapter, is organising a workshop from April 23-28 called

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