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5 innovators fly to Silicon Valley

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Thiruvananthapuram: Five young innovators from Kerala have been selected from among 1,268  persons, who turned up for the first edition of Startup Village, to fly to  Silicon Valley.
Arvind Sanjeev,

Sonia Gandhi to visit Kerala on September 29

Thiruvananthapuram: Congress President Sonia Gandhi will embark on a two-day visit to Kerala from September 29, where she is scheduled to inaugurate the campus of Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Developmen

Engineer develops ‘headset mouse’ for handicapped techies


Alappuzha: A mouse operated without the aid of the hand is beyond imagination now, but such a system  has been developed by an engineer here for the benefit of  the physically challenged. 
K.C. Baij

Private bus operators call off stir


Thiruvananthapuram: Private bus operators in Kerala, who had begun an indefinite strike from midnight on Sunday, called off their stir on Monday after the government called them for talks on Wednesda

Kerala private buses to go on indefinite strike from this midnight

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Kochi: Private bus operators in Kerala will go on an indefinite strike from midnight tonight in protest against the motor vehicles department's decision to make it mandatory for the buses to fix spee

Seven school children among 13 persons killed in Kerala bus accident


Malappuram: In the worst road mishap in Kerala, 13 persons, including seven school students, were killed and 29 injured when a bus rammed into a roadside tree and plunged into another road at Chelakk

From a teashop in Alappuzha to Oxford


Thiruvananthapuram: Dr. Ajikumar Kavidasan, 43,  a  product of TD Medical College, Alappuzha, climbed the success ladder from a humble background braving hunger while helping his parents in their tea

Height no bar to be lawyer


Kochi: He’s just over 90 cm tall and is perhaps one of the tiniest men in the state. But that short fact did not deter K. Sivasankara Pillai from taking giant strides in life even at the age of 56.

IITs may scrap top-20 percentile norm in 2014

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Hyderabad: The controversial top-20 percentile norm for IIT entrance test is likely to be scrapped from 2014.
The rule has resulted in huge variation in 10+2 cut-off marks ,among students of differen

NH-expansion Takes its toll

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Kozhikode: The Mannuthy-Angamaly stretch of the National Highway, the first major part of the national highway network in the state to become a toll highway, is turning out to be a major hurdle for t

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