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10,000 surplus staff in Electricity Board

Electricity regulatory commission had recommended a staff strength of 24,500 in various division of the board, whereas the board has a strength of 33,500, leaving 10,000 surpluses, thereby creating a loss to the board. Not enough, the government has advised the board to appoint 1000 more from the selected list by the Kerala Public Service Commission.

17 Billion Dollar Indian bullet Train-'Make In India'

Mumbai to Ahmedabad-India's two commercial cities is the first lucky ones to have a "Bullet Train"-connect at a cost of 17 billion dollars, inked by the two Prime Ministers of India and Japan.

Indian Prime Minister's dream to promote"Make in India" seems getting a luke-warm response as 70 percent of the core components required for the railway line would be supplied by the Japanese companies, since the money comes from Japan.

Nishagandhi Award 2018- Dhananjayan and Shanta are the recipients

Nishagandhi Award 2018, the award instituted by the Kerala Tourism Department announced the recipients Dhananjayan and Shanta Dhananjayan known as dancing couples would receive the award of Rs. 1.50 lakh cash and a citation.

The award will be given away to the recipients on 20th January 2018, at the inaugural function of a week-long Nishagandhi Dance Festival, at Thiruvananthapuram. Kerala Tourism Department honors artists who have contributed to Dance and Music, honoring them by Nishagandhi award every year.

Statewide transport vehicles declare strike on 24th January 2018

Dawn to Dusk-strike by public transport vehicles on 24th January throughout Kerala in protest against the study increase in fuel prices. Trade unions and private bus owners have called upon the governments-state and union to direct the oil companies to reduce the prices on petrol and diesel not to add on excise duty by the central government imposed earlier.

According to the various unions of bus owners, employees, lakhs would go unemployed if the union government does not withdraw Motor Vehicle Act(Amendment), Bill.

Kerala startup mission(KSUP)invites application

Kerala has launched first of its kind-named "Kerala Accelerator Programme"- to promote startu[s to reach the goal achieving right product-market suitable by a customer validation process. Begining on 5th February 2018, three-month virtual accelerator programme has both live and virtual mentoring sessions, with visits by the members to interact with startups.

Protests over change of color-Orange-SSLC failed ones

Central governments' proposal to provide an Orange color passport to those who have educational qualifications as SSLC failed or less, is nothing less than a discriminatory trend by the Government, feel across 'the cross-section of people'. " No way this proposal should go forward, this is creating a divide among the citizens in India based on educational qualification" former Chief Minister of Kerala Ommen Chandy.

Aadhaar security- By Face recognition in addition to Finger print and Iris

Face recognition will be added to secure the identification, authenticate. The Unique Identification Authority of India(UIDAI) is introducing the 3rd mode of authentication.in addition to Fingerprint and Iris, two methods of biometric authentication- which are available along with OTP(one-time password).

Expect more cyclones, says Shailesh Nayak

Experts see the frequent occurrence of cyclonic turbulence due to the vortex, a dangerous situation if it happens like Ockhi cyclone, which may cause havoc, leaving the fishermen crippled by deaths and mass destruction. definite links to attribute it to the global warming, says Shailesh Nayak, an expert, and former Central government servant, heading earth sciences department.

CBI finally takes overJishnu Pranoy's case

Finally, the Central Bureau of Investigation CBI has taken over the case from the state police as directed by the Supreme Court. The case is about the unnatural death of a student Jishnu Pranoy, the first-year student of Computer Science at Nehru College of Engineering and Research, Thrissur was found hanging in the bathroom of the college hostel.

The student killed himself a few hours after he was caught copying red-handed, as per the college authorities. However, his family alleges death is due to torture by the college authorities.

"Indian Democracy will not survive" four senior judges of Supreme Court held Press conference

12th January 2018 has seen the most unusual unprecedented event that four senior judges of the supreme court of India came out openly to say"Indian democracy will not survive" as things are not happening rightly in the Supreme Court."Not in order" and "less than desirable" are the quotes from the judges has sent shocking waves among the Indian Judiciary and the common public.

Lavalin Case haunts Pinarayi Vijayan- Supreme Court serves notice

Supreme Court sent a notice to Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister of Kerala against the appeal filed by CBI in the SNC-Lavalin Case. The two others have also been issued notices. Kerala High Court had upheld the CBI Court's acquittal of the three persons involved, Pinarayi Vijayan, K.Mohanachandran, former principal secretary(Power) and A Francic, Joint Secretary.

India to benefit-increase allotment of Green cards in US

Donald Trump's is indirectly helping people of Indian origin living in the US on H1B Visa, by increasing green card allotment by 45 percent, based on merits- a bill soon to be presented  in the United States house of representatives, if signed becomes a law." Securing America's Future Act" will bring an end to diversity visa programme, which brings an end to the present 10 lakhs to 2.6 lakhs a year.

Former Kerala Ranji captain Dr Madan Mohan dies

Dr.r.Madan Mohan K, a Medical doctor by profession, former captain of Kerala Ranji Trophy cricket team, better known for his service to the cancer patients died, leaving his footprints in the service to the poor. Not only letting his living house converted it into the ward, he constructed two floors on the house with all facilities for the cancer patients, who come for treatment at Medical College Hospital, Kottayam

Thiruvananthapuram to Kasaragode- an elevated Railway system is examined

Whooping Rs.57000 crore project may come up if the Indian Railways find feasible technically to construct an elevated railway system between Thiruvananthapuram and Kasaragodu in the state of Kerala.

Mr.Kulshrestha, Southern Railway General Manager has advised the technical wing who are entrusted to submit the feasibility report, on which the project can come up with Center-State participation if found technically suitable and viable.

Find alternative to hanging- Supreme court tells the Central government

Death sentences of convicts are executed only by"hanging till death".The Supreme Court has raised a query in this context, directed the central government to find another method to execute the death sentence.

The Indian philosophy is that every human being is assured dignity constitutionally and is maintained too. The Central government replied that even some fatal injections fail, may not kill the person. The Supreme court said that science has advanced to that extent, it may be worth trying to find a painless sudden death as an alternative to hanging till death. 

Kerala government to adopt colour code to private buses

35,000 private buses are plying in Kerala, other than 5500 KSRTC buses. The private buses are painted in different colors, which will be brought under the color code, to facilitate the commuter know the service approaching him/her by the color of the bus. City buses will have the green color, rural mofussil) ordinary buses will be in blue color, Limited stop in Maroon color.Along with, three lines are drawn in off-white at the bottom of its body.(

മഹാത്മാ ഗാന്ധിജി യുടെ വധത്തിൽ പുനരന്വേഷണം വേണ്ട

  രാഷ്ട്രപിതാവ് മഹാത്മാഗാന്ധി യുടെ വധത്തിൽ ദുരൂഹദ ഇല്ല എന്നും അതിനാൽ പുനരന്വേഷണം വേണ്ടാന്നും അമിക്കസ് ക്യുറി വക്തമാക്കി . ഗാന്ധിജിയുടെ വധത്തിൽ വിദേശ ഏജൻസിക്കു പങ്കുണ്ടെന്ന ആരോപണം അടിസ്ഥാന രഹിതമാണെന്ന് മുതിർന്ന അഭിഭാഷകനും അമിക്കസ് ക്യുറിയുമായ അമരേന്ദ്ര സരൺ സുപ്രിം കോടതിയിൽ സമർപ്പിച്ച റിപ്പോർട്ടിൽ പറയുന്നു . ഗോഡ്‌സെ അല്ലാതെ മറ്റാരോ വെടിയുതിർത്തു എന്ന വാദത്തിനു തെളിവില്ലെന്ന് അമിക്കസ് ക്യൂറി വക്തമാക്കി . ഗാന്ധി വധത്തിൽ ദുരൂഹത ഉണ്ടന്നും പുനരാന്വഷണം നടത്തണം എന്ന് ആവശ്യപെട്ടു സമർപ്പിച്ച പൊതുതാല്പര്യ ഹർജിയിൽ ആണ് അമിക്കസ് ക്യൂറി നിലപാട് വക്തമാക്കിയത് .

Kerala's Valapattanam police station finds 9th place in Top Ten

Kerala's Valapattanam in Kannur District finds the 9th place in the top ten police stations in India. Based on its various inputs. IB-Intelligence Bureau got the assignment to find out best-performing police stations, the Quality Council of India was entrusted to collect data of the police stations by surprise visits and collect information, compile and send the final report. The performance of each police station was given eighty percent and twenty percent of the reports given by the QCI assessors.

 

Murky financial dealings-priests insists synod to enquire land deal

Syro-Malabar land deal has forced even clergy to come out openly against the Ernakulam-Angamaly archdiocese. synod meet-scheduled for Monday shall discuss the issue, insists 62 Bishops of the church through their letter addressed to the synod. " No stone left un-turned" clergy insists to find out people involved in cheating and corrupt in the murky land deal.

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