Number of tourists arriving in India has increased by several times as compared to previous year after the launch of Visa on Arrival (VoA) enabled Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) scheme for 43 countries.
A senior police official in Kerala on Thursday denied media reports that the criminal cases against Kerala businessman Muhammed Nisham, who had allegedly mowed a security guard to death, were being soft-pedalled.
Scientists, oceanographers and marine experts Sunday urged the Indian government to form a separate ministry which brings all agencies and institutions working in the field of ocean and fisheries research under one roof for smooth implementation and management of all policies for the two sectors.
Expressing their strong opposition to the Dr B. Meena Kumari Commission Report at World Ocean Science Congress (WOSC-2015) being held here, the fishing community of Kerala Thursday said implementation of its recommendations would adversely affect their livelihood and will lead to their displacement.
Eminent oceanographers, environmentalists, naval exponents and maritime industrialists from across the world will converge here for the maiden edition of four-day World Ocean Science Congress (WOSC)-2015, beginning Thursday.
The Kerala High Court on Friday reserved its orders to Wednesday on a petition seeking a CBI probe into the controversial bar bribe scam in which allegations of corruption has been levelled against Finance Minister K M Mani.