8 killed in Kerala, TN as cyclone Ockhi brings heavy rains

Thiruvananthapuram At least eight people were killed and scores injured as heavy rains accompanied by gusty winds battered south Kerala coast and neighbouring Kannyakumari in Tamil Nadu on Thursday under the influence of cyclone Ockhi which is heading towards Lakshadweep islands. The torrential rain has affected road traffic between Kanyakumari and Nagercoil. The Kanyakumari district … Continue reading 8 killed in Kerala, TN as cyclone Ockhi brings heavy rains

V-P Naidu asks people to preserve, propagate mother tongues

AMN / NEW DELHI The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has urged the people to respect, preserve and propagate mother tongues and indigenous languages. He was addressing the gathering after inaugurating the Centenary Celebrations of the Assam Sahitya Sabha, here Thursday. The Vice President quoted Mahatma Gandhi as saying, “A nation’s culture resides … Continue reading V-P Naidu asks people to preserve, propagate mother tongues