news Friday, June 12, 2015 - 05:30
Image for representation 1. Karipur firing : A report submitted by the Airport Authority of India, on the Wednesday night incident that left one CISF jawan dead, stated that CISF personnel pointed guns "even at senior officials and went on an armed rampage" inside the air traffic control (ATC) tower and the runway. The report also notes that “a group of armed CISF personnel rushed to the spot where clash happened and started beating everyone and pointed their gun towards officers and staff." Rajeev KR of The Times of India reports. 2. Kerala HC received a unique plea from a villager seeking to change the name of his village. The petitioner wants to change the name Pattimattom because, he said, "patti" means dog in English and that it is derogatory. Read full report in The New Indian Express. 3. Actress Srividya’s brother appeared before the Crime Branch team to give details on his complaint against former Minister Ganesh Kumar. The actress’ brother Shankar Raman expressed doubts on the genuineness of Srividya’s will which is in possession with Kumar. Read the Deccan Chronicle report. 4. Sand mining has been completely banned in five rivers in Kerala. The prohibition was based on different audit reports. Read a report by Mathrubhumi. 5. Traditional farming techniques of Kuttanad will soon get global attention as an International Farming Research Institute will be coming up in Kuttanad. The Institute will study rare farming methods. Read The New Indian Express report.    
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