Everything you need to know about Kollam Civil Station: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Kollam Civil Station: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Quito, May 23 (IANS/EFE) The Ecuadorian Civil Space Agency issued an alert Wednesday about a possible collision of its Pegaso satellite, launched last month, with the wreckage of a Russian rocket.
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has taken a decision to award minor penalty of censure to four officers of DGCA namely James George, Assistant Director (Airworthiness), V.P. Massey, Director (Airworthiness), R.K. Yadav, Assistant Director (Airworthiness) and Rajiv Gaur, Assistant Director (AE) for non-intimation of employment of their dependents in the private airlines or any sector under Ministry of Civil Aviation.
London, May 19 (IANS) Britain's first "official" astronaut, 41-year-old Major Tim Peake, has been selected to go on a five-month mission to the International Space Station in 2015, a media report said Sunday.
Cairo, May 18 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirtaes (UAE) and Egypt have held talks over enhancing cooperation in the civil aviation sector.
Beijing, May 18 (IANS) A total of 50 people have died while 14 reported missing due to latest rain and hailstorms that have hit south China, the government statistics said Friday.
Beijing, May 18 (IANS) China has opposed the European Union's (EU) unilateral decision to incorporate international flights originating from countries outside of the EU into its carbon trading scheme, reported Xinhua.
Mexico City, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A flash drive with stress-relief software for crew members of the International Space Station (ISS) will be taken to space by Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin soon.
Abu Dhabi, May 16 (IANS/WAM) Top officials of the UAE met representatives of the governments of the US and Spain and held discussions related to defence and security.
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): Indian Naval Aviation received a major fillip with the arrival of the first of eight Boeing P-8I Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance and Anti Submarine Warfare (LRMRASW) aircraft at Naval Air Station Rajali (Arakkonam) today.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Indian Navy Wednesday received the first of eight Boeing P-8I long range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare (LRMRASW) aircraft at the INS Rajali naval air Station in Tamil Nadu, giving a major fillip to its capabilities.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Amy Winehouse was controlled and manipulated by her husband, Blake Fielder-Civil, through drugs and "emotional S and M," a new book has claimed.
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): Air India will resume domestic operations of grounded Boeing 787 Dreamliner planes from today.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has said that out of six Dreamliners, two Dreamliners have already been modified for commercial operations and all six planes will be ready for operation by the end of this month.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Air India will Wednesday resume domestic commercial operations of the reinstated Boeing-787 Dreamliner and international operations by May 22.
London, May 12 (ANI): Amy Winehouse tried to kill herself when she was just ten years old after her dad Mitch left her mum Janis for another woman less than a year earlier, a new book claims.
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) National carrier Air India Friday said it will lower the free baggage allowance (FBA) by five kg on economy class of all its domestic flights from May 13 and will impose a flat rate of Rs.250 per kg for baggage over the FBA.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Airline major Jet Airways Thursday said it will lower the free baggage allowance from 20 to 15 kg on economy class of all its domestic flights from May 15, while cabin baggage will be restricted to seven kg.
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Abu Dhabi, May 8 (IANS/WAM) Three people were killed and eight injured Tuesday when a fire engulfed a third floor apartment of a building here.
Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) For the first time since 1991, a Keralite has topped the Civil Services Examinations while the second and fourth positions have also been bagged by people from the state. A Delhi resident has taken the third position.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Describing the decision on 49 percent FDI in aviation as one which will transform the sector, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Friday the government envisages investment of $12.1 billion in the sector in the 12th Plan period (2012-2016).
Thiruvananthapuram, May 3 (IANS) For the first time since 1991, a Keralite has come first in the Civil Services Examinations while the second and fourth positions have also been bagged by people from the state.
London, May. 2 (ANI): Just 14 passengers got on the train from Teesside Airport station in Darlington in the past 12 months ending March 2012, and only 18 the previous year.
New Delhi, Apr. 29 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has decided to permit scheduled airlines to unbundle certain services and to charge fees for these services separately.
New Delhi, Apr. 25 (ANI): The officer trainees of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) of 2012 Batch and Royal Bhutan Civil Services called on Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari here on Thursday.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 25 (IANS) The third phase of Technopark campus has drawn a huge response from small companies (smart business centres) with two floors of the building gone to small IT companies.
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Civil servants should understand the philosophy, values and principles of India's democratic polity, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Monday said.
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) A strong quake in southwest China's Sichuan province has left 188 people dead and 25 missing as of Monday, authorities said.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday stressed the need to build a climate favouring enterprise and investment while Observing that the current economic downturn was only temporary.
Washington, Apr. 21 (ANI): The Boston Marathon bombing has renewed talk about homeland security in a post 9/11 world.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said there was need to identify the best practices in disaster management, and disseminate them widely for better preparedness.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday asked civil servants to "think out of the box" to solve problems and urged them to use technology to ensure government benefits reach everyone.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) As protests against the brutal rape of a five-year-old continue, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said "vast improvement" was needed in the security accorded to women.
New Delhi, April 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday urged senior civil servants and other government employees to build on the momentum created by record agricultural growth during the 11th Five-year-Plan.
New Delhi, April 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said there was a need to make vast improvements to ensure women's safety in the country, while Citing the horrific Delhi gangrape incident and the gruesome assault on five-year-old girl.
Los Angeles, April 19 (IANS) Tom Hiddleston is excited to play the lead role in an upcoming biopic, based on late Jewish-Hungarian combat photographer Robert Capa. The actor plans to visit "the places he stayed at".
New Delhi, Apr. 18 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will inaugurate the eighth Civil Services Day being held in New Delhi on April 21.
Washington, April 18 (IANS/EFE) US authorities Wednesday returned to Spain a 16th-century tapestry that was stolen in 1979 from the San Vicente Martir Cathedral.
Kollam (Kerala), April 14 (ANI): Former Australian cricketer Steve Waugh on Sunday participated in Vishu festivities here.
Kollam (Kerala), April 14 (IANS) While many of his former team mates were busy playing cricket at the highest level in India, former Australia captain Steve Waugh was steeped in celebrations of Vishu here.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 13 (IANS) With the summer rain playing truant and the sun blazing down like never before, Kerrala has become a furnace of sorts. The mercury has been rising and has already crossed 40 degrees Celsius in Palakkad district.
Kollam (Kerala), April 12 (ANI): Devotees assembled in huge numbers to take part in the popular elephant tail catching festival in Kollam, Kerala.
Dubai, April 8 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Australia have signed a cooperation agreement to facilitate rapid expansion of civil aviation operations between them.
Thane, Apr 5 (ANI): With the recovery of more bodies from the debris of a collapsed under-construction building in Shil Phata area in Maharashtra's Thane district, the toll has now gone up to 29.
Abu Dhabi, April 1 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been elected as one of the facilitation panel members by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) in Canada.
Washington, March 31 (ANI): It has been a mystery among musical experts if the sound of the Stradivari and Guarneri violins might incorporate such elements of speech as vowels and consonants.
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) Nearly 24 million people have been affected by drought in China's various provinces since last October while causing a big financial loss to the government, authorities said Thursday.
Moscow, March 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Opponents of Russia's ruling United Russia party should be given an opportunity to express their views, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said.
Kollam(Kerala), Mar 27 (ANI): Owner of the fishing vessel St. Anthony, Freddie Louis on Wednesday urged the government of India to form a special court in Kerala for the trial of the Italian marines, who had killed two fishermen mistaking them to be pirates.
New Delhi, Mar 26 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh on Tuesday said that India would be the third largest aviation market by 2020.
New Delhi, Mar 26 (ANI): Government gives green signal to AirAsia's proposal to set up a joint venture for running a passenger airline with the Tata Group.
New Delhi, Mar 26 (ANI): India on Tuesday said it has cleared Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia's proposal to start a passenger airline in India in partnership with the Tata Group with an investment of Rs 81 crore.
Kollam (Kerala), Mar 25 (ANI): Several men dressed up as women turned up at Kollam to worship Hindu goddess Bhagavathy as they carried lamps in their hands followed by a procession during an annual temple festival yesterday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Mar 24 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has urged the Central Government to set up the special court at Kollam district to conduct the trial of the two Italian marines charged with the killing of two Indian fishermen.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 23 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Saturday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urging that the special court to try two Italian marines on murder charges be set up in the state itself.
London, March 22 (IANS) After 43 years of service, a coal-fired power station in Oxfordshire was turned off Friday after it opted out of an emissions reducing programme under the European Union, BBC reported.
Kollam/New Delhi, Mar. 22 (ANI): Dora Gelastine, widow of one of the slain Indian fishermen, on Friday welcomed the Italian Government's decision to send back the two marines, and said that justice should now be delivered soon.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 21 (IANS) The country's first such study, using cohort groups, has proven conclusively that smoking bidi (tobacco wrapped in the leaf of the tendu plant) increases the propensity for cancer.
Rio de Janeiro, March 19 (IANS/EFE) At least 13 people died in a powerful storm that deluged the hilly portion of the southeastern Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro, state Gov. Sergio Cabral said.
London, Mar 16 (ANI): A US appeals court has ruled that the CIA must give a fuller response to a lawsuit seeking the spy agency's records on drone attacks.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 13 (IANS) Muslim leader Abdul Nasser Maudany who was here on bail to attend his daughter's wedding flew back to a Bangalore jail Wednesday.
Los Angeles, March 12 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand is being sued for $185,000 by pedestrian Victor Sneed.
Kollam (Kerala), March 11 (IANS) Muslim leader Abdul Nasser Maudany, on parole to attend his daughter's wedding in Kerala, broke down here Monday while addressing a prayer meeting.
Mumbai, March 11 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is looking forward to welcoming acclaimed Hollywood director Steven Spielberg who is said to be visiting the country to celebrate the success of his Oscar-winning film "Lincoln".
Kollam (Kerala), March 10 (IANS) Traffic stopped, crowds went delirious and Kerala politicians shook hands with Abdul Nasser Maudany as the jailed Muslim leader came here to attend his daughter's wedding Sunday.
London, Mar 10 (ANI): Two human rights and political activists have been sentenced by a Saudi Arabian court for setting up an illegal organisation and rebelling against the authority of the king.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 8 (IANS) Jailed Peoples Democratic Party leader Abdul Nasser Maudany, granted bail to attend his daughter's marriage, will make his trip to Kerala under tight security and in full adherence to the bail conditions, a minister said Friday.
Beijing, Mar. 8 (ANI): In a bid to avoid a new property sales tax imposed by the government, Chinese couples are now rushing to divorce.
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared the results of Civil Services (main) examination 2011 on Thursday........................
Ras Al Khaimah, March 8 (IANS/WAM) Ras Al Khaimah crown prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi has launched an e-job portal for government job seekers.
Bangalore, March 7 (IANS) A court here Thursday allowed Kerala's People's Democratic Party leader Abdul Nasser Madani, in jail here facing trial in the 2008 Bangalore serial blast case, to attend his daughter's marriage in his home state.
Union Public Service Commission has issued the notification for the civil services preliminary examination, 2013.
Beijing, March 4 (IANS) At least 30 people were injured when a 5.5-magnitude earthquake hit southwest China's Yunnan province Sunday, officials said.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 3 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Sunday wrote to his counterpart in Karnataka requesting his intervention to see that jailed PDP leader Abdul Nasser Maudany be given bail to enable him to attend his daughter's wedding.
Rawalpindi, Mar. 3 (ANI): A key prosecution witness in the Benazir Bhutto murder case did not testify in the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) of Rawalpindi on Saturday after receiving threats from the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).
Beijing, Mar 1 (IANS) China will make efforts to increase funding for funerals, construct more non-profit tombs and improve funeral services, an official said Friday.
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday proposed to pump in Rs.5,000 crore ($909.09 million) into ailing national carrier Air India in the next fiscal.
London, Feb 28 (ANI): China's most prominent scholars, journalists and activists have urged the government to implement political reforms.
London, Feb. 28 (ANI): Amy Winehouse's former husband Blake Fielder-Civil has confessed that he introduced the tragic singer to heroin for the first time.
Kochi, Feb 28 (IANS) It will be a battle of wits when heavyweights holders Services and seven-time winners Punjab cross swords in the second semi-final of the 67th Santosh Trophy for the National Football Championship here at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Friday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 26 (IANS) Aryadan Mohammed, Kerala minister for railways, Tuesday said he was disappointed as the state was expecting to get more than what was offered in the railway budget presented in the Lok Sabha.
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The government Monday withdrew all international operations slots given to now defunct Kingfisher Airlines, and said they will be distributed among other airlines.
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) So in spite of some scathing pre-Oscar reviews criticising it for turning a real political episode into a populist drama, actor-turned-director Ben Afflect's "Argo" won the golden statuette for the best picture.
Los Angeles, Feb 25 (IANS) Christoph Waltz picked up the best supporting actor trophy for "Django Unchained" at the 85th Academy Awards ceremony.
Moscow, Feb 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) State awards will be given to people who distinguished themselves in responding to the recent meteorite strike in Russia's Chelyabinsk region, a minister has said.
New Delhi, Feb. 20 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh on Wednesday said the ministry will introduce the proposed Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Bill in the second part of the Budget Session of parliament.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) would soon be replaced with a Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to regulate the troubled sector, which has been facing mounting financial and operational issues, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Wednesday.
COMEDK PGET 2013 Test Score and results are highly awaited by the medical students who have written the COMEDK PGET 2013 held on 3rd February 2013.
Sydney, Feb 14 (ANI): After William Shakespeare asked, 'What is love?' centuries ago, brain imaging studies are known allowing scientists to give at least a partial answer.
New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): Two attendants of Air India have been suspended following instructions from Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh on grounds of dereliction of duty.
Santa Cruz (Spain), Feb 11 (IANS/EFE) Five crewmen from a British cruise ship docked in Santa Cruz de La Palma, a city in Spain's Canary Islands, were killed and three injured Sunday when a lifeboat plunged into the water during an evacuation drill, authorities said.
London, Feb 10 (IANS) A British Airways Boeing 777 flight with over 150 people was forced to make an emergency landing in Canada after suspected toxic oil fumes were reported on the flight deck, a media report said Sunday.
London, February 10 (ANI): A Canadian astronaut teamed up with Barenaked Ladies singer Ed Robertson for a performance that is out of this world.
Alappuzha (Kerala), Feb 6 (IANS) A 'funeral pillow', made in Kerala from coir and placed under the head of the departed prior to the burial, has sold nine million units in Europe, a company official said here Wednesday.
New Delhi, Feb. 4 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K. Antony will inaugurate the ninth edition of Aero India 2013 at Air Force Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru, on February 6.
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Ben Affleck has won the top film honour for his Iran hostage drama, 'Argo' from the Directors Guild of America.
London, Feb 2 (ANI): As temperatures rise, the intensity of extreme rainfall is increasing across the globe, according to the worldwide review of global rainfall data.
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Bangladesh's human rights situation worsened in 2012 as the government sought to narrow political and civil society space, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 1 (IANS) Seaplanes will be the latest attraction for travellers headed to what the state tourism department promotes as "God's Own Country". A Kerala minister said the planes would be launched later this month.
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 30 (IANS) The recently commissioned Air India hangar here will do 12 C-checks on Air India Express flights in the next one year. The A- B- C- and D-checks are conducted on aircraft at regular intervals to ascertain their fitness for continued use.