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Home » April 30th, 2012 Entries posted on “April, 2012”

A big blow to Information Kerala Mission

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The awarding of the pilot project of total e-governance solution in Thiruvananthapuram Corporation to a private firm has come as a severe blow to the government-run Information Kerala Mission (IKM) which has been spearheading the computerisation in the local body for the past 12 years. While Corporation officials say Wipro, which has been entrusted […]

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Coconut plucking could be monkey business in Kerala


Thiruvananthapuram: Can a monkey do a man’s job? Yes, when it comes to climbing tall coconut trees and plucking its fruits – a skill that has been hit by labour shortage, say the Kerala authorities. With fewer people in the state willing to take up the arduous and risky job, the coconut business has taken a […]

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Fishermen killing: Supreme Court questions Kerala govt.’s stand

The Supreme Court today sought the Italian government’s stand on a plea for release of its vessel Enrica Lexie whose two marines allegedly had shot dead two Indian fishermen, Jalastine and Binki, in February. During the two-hour-long argument, the apex court also questioned the Kerala government as to why it did not oppose the compromise […]

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Kerala move for expansive power curbs shot down

HIRUVANANTHAPURAM, APRIL 30: The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission has rejected a proposal for introducing restrictions of up to 15 per cent on most consumer categories. This formed part of the approved aggregate revenue requirement and expected revenue from charges (ARR & ERC) for 2012-13 for the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB). Based on the […]

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Kerala seeks SIMI ban extension

NEW DELHI: The Kerala Government in its affidavit filed before the Special Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act Tribunal, headed by Justice V K Shali, has requested the Centre to continue its ban on the Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI). In February, the Cabinet Committee on Security headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had extended the […]

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US vows to hunt down Zawahiri, the new al-Qaeda chief

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Ayman al-Zawahiri, the new head of terror outfit al-Qaeda remains at large in Pakistan’s tribal area, a top US counter-terrorism official has said as Washington vowed to hunt him down. Labelling the Egyptian cleric as now the number one target of the US, John Brennan, the US Deputy National Security Advisor told CNN: “We believe he […]

April 30th, 2012 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Huawei, Intel to set up China lab to build LTE-TDD ecosystem

KOLKATA: Chinese telecoms gearmaker Huawei and US chipmaker Intel Corp have teamed up to set up a laboratory in China for interoperability testing and faster deployments of LTE TDD — the technology platform for 4G wireless broadband services. “Huawei has been committed to LTE TDD commercial deployment worldwide,” said Deng Taihua, Huawei’s president LTE TDD & WiMAX […]

April 30th, 2012 | Posted in Technology News | Read More »

IPL 2012: Deccan Chargers will aim to win every match, says Dale Steyn

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Deccan Chargers bowling spearhead Dale Steynwas on the top of his game on Sunday, as he dismissed Richard Levi for the second time in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2012.   However, Steyn’s brilliant bowling spell couldn’t help then winning against Mumbai Indians, as they succumbed to their sixth loss of the season.   Although Steyn believes […]

April 30th, 2012 | Posted in Cricket News | Read More »

Steyn turns on the magic

Dale Steyn has made it a habit of leaving some memorable moments in the IPL competition. The 28-year-old South African illustrated the qualities of a fast bowler in a most emphatic manner at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday. His fellow countryman Richard Levi received a brutal first ball and was stunned to see his stumps […]

April 30th, 2012 | Posted in Sports News | Read More »

Kolkatans waiting for Dada’s sweet homecoming

Kolkata: Eden Gardens may be the official home venue for the Kolkata Knight Riders, but that fact might not help them garner enough supporters when the “Prince of Kolkata” Sourav Ganguly would play against them in the hallowed grounds of Eden Gardens on May 5. Ganguly the eternal favorite for the Kolkatan would enjoy immense crowd support and […]

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