Everything you need to know about Thalavady South: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Thalavady South: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Seoul, May 23 (IANS) Retail sales in South Korea decreased last month as domestic demand remained in the doldrums amid the sluggish economic recovery, a government report showed Thursday.
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) Trade between India and South Africa is expected to rise to more than $20 billion in the next two to three years and value-added products would be thrust area of the South African exports in the coming days, two South African diplomats said Thursday.
Cairo, May 11 (IANS/EFE) The hellish traffic jams that are all too common in the Egyptian capital inspired the Nile Taxi, which lets people reach their destinations in under 30 minutes without having to breathe in exhaust fumes.
London, May 9 (ANI): Sacked New Zealand captain Ross Taylor has admitted that he would like to captain his team again and added that he has moved on from his dressing room fallout.
Seoul, May 8 (IANS) South Korea planned to unveil a set of measures to boost venture companies in a bid to help them create jobs and bolster economic growth, the nation's top economic policymaker said Wednesday.
Beijing, Apr. 30 (Xinhua-ANI): The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) on Monday showed a rare footage of former president Nelson Mandela.
New York, April 19 (IANS) India should respond to Syria's humanitarian crisis by working with Brazil and South Africa for improved access to humanitarian aid, Human Rights Watch said Friday.
Islamabad, Mar 28 (ANI): Former captain Arjuna Ranatunga has urged Sri Lankan players to reject the Indian Premier League (IPL) after they were barred from playing in Chennai following Tamil Nadu government's refusal to host them in their state.
Wellington, mar 27 (ANI): Former captain Ross Taylor has admitted he is still not comfortable in the New Zealand cricket team environment, suggesting the whole captaincy saga is not over yet.
Panaji, March 19 (IANS) Nearly 39 percent of people caught peddling drugs in Goa last year are of African origin, the Goa legislative assembly was told Tuesday.
Washington, March 14 (ANI): New observations by a Caltech-led team have discovered dozens of starburst galaxies that were churning out stars when the universe was just a billion years old.
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 28 (IANS) Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has said the government seeks to boost total investment to 25 percent of gross domestic product (GDP).
Sydney, Feb 9 (ANI): New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has claimed his predecessor Ross Taylor's return in the Kiwi dressing room has been seamless.
Tokyo, Feb. 5 (Xinhua-ANI): Japanese State Minister for Okinawa and Northern Territories Affairs Ichita Yamamoto said Tuesday that the government has established a new office to explain Japan's stance on disputed territories with China, South Korea and Russia.
Wellington, Feb. 3 (ANI): Ross Taylor, who was dumped as New Zealand captain following their tour to Sri Lanka last November, broke his silence in Auckland and promptly played a straight bat to media questions surrounding his return to the New Zealand set-up.
London, Feb 1 (IANS) A man in South Africa was horrified when he opened the casket at his dead wife's funeral and found a stranger inside.
Wellington, Jan. 29 (ANI): New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has decided to meet former captain Ross Taylor and clear the air between them before the upcoming England series.
Pyongyang, Jan. 25 (Xinhua-ANI): The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) vowed Friday to take "strong physical countermeasures" if South Korea is directly involved in the UN sanctions, which would be seen as "a declaration of war" against Pyongyang.
Beijing, Jan 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and China are planning to intensify their cooperation on missile defence in response to America's growing missile defence potential around the globe, a Russian security council official said Wednesday.
Seoul, Jan 3 (IANS) A South Korean court Thursday ordered chemical castration of a repeat child sex offender in a first such decision given in the country.
London, December 31 (ANI): Pop sensation Psy's Gangnam Style video has sent demand for South Korean cosmetics soaring as girls are keen to look like the rapper's dancers.
Sydney, Dec. 23 (ANI): New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum was unapologetic for his team's performance against after South Africa which trounced it by eight wickets with 47 balls to spare in the first Twenty20 international on Friday.
Johannesburg, Dec 22(ANI): South Africa thrashed the touring New Zealand team with a one-sided eight-wicket victory in the first of three Twetnty20 Internationals on Friday.
Wellington, Dec. 16 (ANI): Former test captain Ken Rutherford believes there are plenty of differences that exist between New Zealand Cricket administration and its top players.
Sydney, Dec 12(ANI): Brendon McCullum is confident that time will heal all the issues surrounding New Zealand cricket despite the uproar over how he became Kiwi cricket captain.
Sydney, Dec 12(ANI): The Australian selectors will recall swing bowler Ben Hilfenhaus for the first Test match against Sri Lanka in Hobart.
Islamabad, Dec. 10 (ANI): In a bid to challenge stereotypes about gender roles, as many as 50 young Pakistani girls engaged themselves in day-long activities of rock climbing, camping and cooking.
London, Dec 10(ANI): Ross Taylor, who was unceremoniously stripped of captaincy by New Zealand Cricket (NZC) following the Sri Lanka series, has confirmed he will return to the team for their series against England next year after he pulled out of the upcoming South Africa series.
Bangalore, Dec 4 (IANS) A belligerent Pakistan Tuesday mauled West Indies by 200 runs in the league tie of the T20 World Cup for the blind, with its star batsman Mohammad Akram setting a record in the tournament by scoring 264 runs off just 85 balls.
London, Dec. 2 (ANI): If you are still not sick of 'Gangnam Style', then feast your eyes on China's newest web meme: Aircraft Carrier Style.
London, Nov 30 (ANI): South Korean mobile maker Samsung is now taking aim at its Japanese rivals with an Android-powered digital camera that allows users to easily upload pictures to Facebook.
Sydney, Nov 27(ANI): Mitchell Johnson has claimed he is ready to bowl against South Africa in the Perth Test, starting on Friday, after he was handed the chance to bowl himself back into the Test team for Australia's series-decider against South Africa.
Sydney, Nov 27(ANI): Possible Test debutant John Hastings believes fast bowlers Peter Siddle and Ben Hilfenhaus deserve plentiful opportunities to prove they should hold their places for the series decider against South Africa in Perth.
Sydney, Nov 21 (IANS) Sydney Sixers' general manager Stuart Clark will step down from his post at the end of the Twenty20 Big Bash League.
Washington, Oct. 31 (ANI): South Carolina's Indian origin Governor Nikki Haley, who has often been viewed as a rising conservative star, has had far more success outside the state as the Lexington Republican has struggled to win new supporters in the US, according to critics.
Sydney, Oct 31(ANI): Australia television network Channel Nine is relishing the opportunity of staging day-night Tests, and will most likely push for the floodlit fixtures to be part of the next media rights deal with Cricket Australia (CA).
London, Oct 26 (ANI): South Korea's Samsung Electronics has reported record profits in the three months to September, powered by strong smartphone sales.
London, Oct. 20 (ANI): Internet trolls in the UK have sparked fury among web users after they revealed 'X-rated' secrets about a town's school kids on Facebook, along with claims of when the youngsters lost their virginity.
Seoul, Oct 18 (IANS) South Korea's rare earth import from China grew 19.1 percent last month due to a fall in import prices, customs data showed Thursday.
Seoul, Oct 18 (IANS) Infrastructure, energy, IT hardware, small and medium enterprises as well as defence are some of the most promising areas of cooperation in an expanded relationship between South Korea and India.
London, Oct 14 (IANS) Architects and engineers are reviving the use of wood as an eco-friendly replacement for concrete, as borne out by the completion of an eight-storey office building in Austria and residential block in London.
London, Oct. 14 (ANI): Drug cartels in South America and Europe are recruiting ex-footballers in the United Kingdom to ply their evil trade in the country, as a result of which more and more footballers are ending up in prison.
Washington, October 13 (ANI): Bull sharks have the strongest bite of any shark species, researchers say.
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 7 (IANS) Brazil coach Mano Menezes has said it would be the ideal time for Kaka to return to international football and vowed to give the midfielder every chance to reclaim the team's chief playmaker role.
Los Angeles, Oct 6 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson is said to be hurt after her ex-husband Ryan Reynolds married actress Blake Lively so soon after their divorce.
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) Southern filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli, who is gearing up for the release of the Hindi version of his Telugu blockbuster "Eega", says he plans to make a Bollywood film soon.
Rabat (Morocco), Sep 23 (IANS) The Moroccan Football Federation appointed Rachid Taoussi as the new coach of the national team replacing Belgian Eric Gerets, who was sacked last Saturday.
London, September 21 (ANI): Commercial charbroilers like the ones used in fast food restaurants are doing more harm to the air quality than an 18-wheeler, a new study has found.
London, September 19 (ANI): A UK man made a world record by pulling on 302 pairs of underpants.
Rabat, Sep 16 (IANS) The Moroccan Football Federation decided to terminate the contract with national coach Eric Gerets of Belgium after a string of poor results.
New York, Sept 12 (ANI): Blake Lively, who tied the knot with her 'Green Lantern' co-star Ryan Reynolds on Sunday in an intimate ceremony in South Carolina, has said that she has "never been happier," adding that she would love to have 30 children if she could.
Washington, September 7 (ANI): A 3-year-old black labrador travelled 500 miles to reach his home in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, after his owner left him at his father's place in Winchester, Virginia.
Beijing, Sept. 5 (ANI): Talks between Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and the Chinese leadership have failed to narrow gaps on how to end the crisis in Syria and resolve Beijing's territorial disputes with its neighbours over the South China Sea.
London, Sep 5(ANI): Maddison Elliott, an Australian Paralympic swim star, cheekily offered Prince Harry a contrived apology for beating British contestants in their own pool during the ongoing Games.
London, Aug 18 (IANS) The SS Terra Nova, the ship that carried Captain Robert Scott in 1910 with the aim of becoming the first expedition to reach the South Pole, has been found off Greenland.
London, Aug 14 (ANI): Rory McIlroy hopes that winning the USPGA Championship will silence critics, who allege that his romance with tennis star Caroline Wozniacki is wrecking his performance.
Seoul, Aug 14 (IANS) South Korea's trade surplus reduced in July to $2.76 billion amid global economic slowdown, customs office data showed Tuesday.
London, Aug 14(ANI): England captain Andrew Strauss would play his 100th international Test match when he leads his team against the South Africans on Thursday in the final Test match, but former cricketer Mike Selvey believes the ongoing row with Kevin Pietersen could overshadow Strauss' milestone. Strauss would be the ninth England player to reach the milestone, and around half of them have achieved this feat as captains.
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukrainian boxer Vasyl Lomachenko outclassed his South Korean opponent Han Soonchul in the Olympic final of the men's lightweight (60 kg) category to take the gold medal here at the ExCel Arena Sunday.
Sydney, Aug.7 (ANI): Twenty-one pre-schools across Australia are set to get safety upgrades and equipments to protect students after being recognised as potential targets for racially-motivated violence.
London, July 31 (IANS) World champion Ding Ning beat Japanese Ai Fukuhara in straight sets to cruise into the women's singles semifinals at the Olympic table tennis tournament Tuesday.
Seoul, July 30 (IANS) South Korea's automobile exports grew 3.1 percent in the second quarter from a year earlier due to strong demand for large-sized cars from the US, Australia and Russia, customs office data showed Monday.
London, July 25 (ANI): Royal and Ancient chief executive Peter Dawson has said talks are going on between golf's lawmakers to forbid players from using the of long putters.
Johannesburg, July 21 (IANS) At least 16 people were killed and 27 injured Saturday when a speeding bus collided with another in southern South Africa, Xinhua reported.
Washington, July 21 (ANI): The Obama administration has warned that a recent two-month maritime standoff between China and the Philippines has raised the risk of accidental war in the South China Sea, and called for countries in the region to urgently agree on a code of conduct.
London, July 18 (ANI): Web giant Google has posted pictures of Antarctic huts used by polar explorers Sir Ernest Shackleton and Robert Falcon Scott online as part of the latest extension of the Google's Maps service.
Seoul, July 16 (IANS) South Korea's trade surplus reduced to $10.7 billion in the first half of this year compared with a year earlier due to sluggish exports amid external uncertainties such as Europe's debt crisis and the economic slowdown in China, authorities said.
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Edible birds' nests that are believed to have high nutritional and medicinal value by traditional Chinese medicine are now being turned into food and drink additives as well as put into cosmetics, say researchers.
Europe's ongoing debt crisis has been prolonged and still consistent due to the failure to tackle the region's fundamental structural problems, South Korea's finance minister said Friday.
Seoul, July 6 (IANS) Europe's debt crisis has the nature of protracting and consistently existing due to the failure to tackle the region's fundamental structural problems, South Korea's finance minister said Friday.
London, June 29 (ANI): Captain Scott and his team to the South Pole died because their diet was like a slimming plan, researchers have claimed.
London, June 25 (ANI): Prince Harry has revealed that he wants to join a group of injured servicemen on their race to the South Pole.
London, June 22 (ANI): South African President Jacob Zuma may lose the 1.2 million pounds which he receives as 'spousal support allowance' from the taxpayer to fund his four wives, it has emerged.
Johannesburg, June 15 (ANI): A transgender pageant winner has been gruesomely murdered in South Africa.
London, June 6 (IANS) The South African Hockey Association has demanded an apology from the organisers of Investec London Cup women's tournament in Chiswick for the anthem fiasco ahead of their clash with Great Britain.
Panaji, June 4 (IANS) The humane balm of Africa's 'Ubuntu' philosophy, among several other indigenous concepts, have to be developed by the Southern (developing) countries of the world if they are to exorcise their minds of colonialism, leading political scientist Peter Ronald de Souza said Monday.
Johannesburg, May 22(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board is considering South Africa as a possible venue for holding its 'home' series against Australia in August along with Zimbabwe and Malaysia.
Sydney, May 20 (ANI): Out of favour Australian opener Phillip Hughes has been working his backside off in an effort to make it back to the top.
Colombo, Sept 6(ANI): Australia's vice-captain Shane Watson has cautioned his teammates about the 'second Test syndrome' as they prepare to meet Sri Lanka in Kandy on Thursday.
Islamabad, August 10(ANI): Pakistan stands in the way of global eradication of polio and could potentially become the 'last polio reservoir worldwide', the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has warned.
London, July 12 (ANI): People in Taiwan have come up with a new way to honour the dead - they call strippers to dance for the deceased at funerals.
Johannesburg, July 7 (ANI): Indian industrial giant Tata will begin construction of a vehicle assembly facility in Rosslyn in Pretoria later this month.
Washington, June 27 (ANI): A new study has shown that a class of compounds called nitric oxide donors delays the entry of toxins from potentially deadly snakebites.
London, June 14 (ANI): Pippa Middleton is all set to travel abroad and work in the South of France after splitting with her banker boyfriend Alex Loudon.
Johannesburg, Jun 9 (ANI): South African pacer Dale Steyn, who is the top-ranked Test bowler in the world, is excited about pairing with Allan Donald, who will now coach the Proteas bowlers.
Melbourne, May 28 (ANI): Victoria's Equal opportunity and human rights commissioner Helen Szoke has said that airing the burqa issue threatens the safety of Muslim women.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Indian-origin South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has said the fallout of fallout the Massachusetts health care reform bill would remain a challenge for potential Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney for his primary prospects.
Ayrshire (Scotland), May 15 (ANI): The Turnberry golf resort on Scotland's Ayrshire coast is to offer an exclusive wine list from vineyards owned by some of the game's leading stars.
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney is all set to be awarded with Peru's Green Honour for his environmental work.
Washington, May 01 (ANI): Social media has almost no influence on online purchasing behaviour, a new study has indicated.
London, Apr 23 (ANI): A Liberal Democrat local election candidate in Britain has left her party red-faced after she posted raunchy pictures of herself posing in fetish gear on the Internet.
London, April 20 (ANI): Prince William has planned a secret honeymoon for his bride-to-be Kate Middleton, but she won't find out the details until they depart for it.
Sanya (China), Apr.14 (ANI): China for the first time has shown signs of support for India's bid for permanent membership of the expanded United Nations Security Council (UNSC).
London, Apr.10 (ANI): A British National Party (BNP) member and candidate for the forthcoming Welsh Assembly elections Sion Owens has been arrested for burning a copy of the Quran in his garden.
London, Feb 8 (ANI): British engineers will this week begin construction on what they hope will be the world's fastest car.
London, Feb 5 (ANI): A woman in Wales has beaten incredible odds of 133,000/1 after she gave birth to three of her children on the same date.
London, Jan 21 (ANI): Rachel Uchitel made an emotional visit to Ground Zero as part of her stint in VH1's Celebrity Rehab, and wrote a final farewell letter to her fiance who was killed during the 9/11 disaster.
London, Jan 2 (ANI): Remember the adorable baby penguin in 'Happy Feet'? Turns out he really exists.
London, Dec 15 (ANI): An escort has come forward to tell cops that British care home tycoon Shrien Dewani, who is suspected of having his wife murdered while honeymooning in South Africa, had paid him for kinky sex.
Islamabad, Dec 14 (ANI): Human Rights Watch has warned that a number of teachers are being targeted and killed by militants in Pakistan's south-western province of Balochistan.