Friday, August 19, 2022

Director who put actor Dileep in a spot cleared in alleged sexual abuse case

Kochi |Friday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
Director Balachandra Kumar who revealed that actor Dileep, an accused in the 2017 actress abduction case, after his release from jail on bail had conspired with a few others to do away with police officials who 'trapped' him in the case, on Thursday heave... read..

Kerala HC lashes out at KSRTC for non-payment of pending salaries to employees

Kochi (Kerala) | August 19, 2022 1:58:06 AM IST
Kerala High Court on Thursday strongly criticised the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) for not disbursing the pending salary of its employees.... read..

Customs officer detained in Kerala for helping gold smugglers

Malappuram (Kerala) | August 19, 2022 1:28:54 AM IST
Kerala Police on Thursday detained a customs officer for allegedly helping in gold smuggling.... read..

Customs official held for acting as conduit for smuggling gold

Thiruvananthapuram |Friday, 2022 3:15:11 AM IST
A Customs official was caught red-handed by the Kerala Police from the Kozhikode airport on Thursday for acting as a conduit for smuggling gold.... read..

Kerala: Youth organisations stage protest as student dresses up as Savarkar

Malappuram (Kerala) | August 18, 2022 7:28:11 AM IST
Youth Congress and Youth League staged a protest march in Malappuram on Wednesday against the participation of a student dressed up as V D Savarkar in a government school during the Independence Day celebrations.... read..

Kerala Blasters sign Bidyashagar Singh on loan from Bengaluru FC

Kerala |Thursday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Indian Super League club Kerala Blasters FC on Wednesday announced the signing of striker Bidyashagar Singh on loan from Bengaluru FC, keeping him with the side until May 2023.... read..

Kerala Governor stays appointment of CPM leader's wife in Kannur University

Kannur (Kerala) | August 17, 2022 11:29:20 PM IST
Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan has stayed the appointment of Associate Professor in the Department of Malayalam in Kannur University.... read..

KIIFB Scam: Kerala High Court postponed Thomas Issac's petition

Kochi (Kerala) | August 17, 2022 6:00:04 PM IST
Kerala High Court on Wednesday postponed the petition of former Kerala Finance Minister and CPIM Central Committee member, challenging the summons issued by the Enforcement Directorate for interrogation in connection with the financial transactions of the... read..

Sexual harassment charge will not prima facie stand when woman is wearing 'sexually provocative' dress: Kerala Court

Kozhikode (Kerala) | August 17, 2022 3:29:10 PM IST
Kerala Court on Wednesday observed that Section 354 A of the Indian Penal Code (sexual harassment) will not prima facie be attracted if a woman was wearing "sexually provocative" dress.... read..

Southern Naval Command celebrates 76th Independence Day at Kochi base

Kochi (Kerala) | August 15, 2022 8:56:08 PM IST
The Southern Naval Command celebrated the 76th Independence Day at its base in Kochi, where a ceremonial wreath was laid by Vice Admiral MA Hampiholi at the SNC War Memorial in honour of all Naval personnel who have made the supreme sacrifice for the coun... read..

Kerala: Temple roof in Kannur collapses due to heavy rain

Kannur (Kerala) | August 15, 2022 12:59:46 AM IST
Heavy downpour accompanied by strong winds in Kerala's Kannur district has resulted in the collapse of the roof of the Panoli Ayappa temple in Thalassery, Kavumbhaga.... read..

Commuters can travel any distance for Rs 10 on Kochi Metro on Independence Day

Kochi (Kerala) | August 15, 2022 4:56:48 AM IST
Under the "Freedom to Travel" offer on Independence Day, commuters can travel at any distance for just Rs 10 on Kochi Metro on Monday.... read..

Kerala: CM Pinarayi Vijayan hoists flag on Independence Day

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | August 15, 2022 4:28:03 PM IST
As the nation celebrates its 75 years of Independence, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan hoisted the national flag on Monday.... read..

Kerala: CPI (M) leader hacked to death in Palakkad

Palakkad (Kerala) | August 15, 2022 10:56:52 AM IST
A CPI (M) local committee member was hacked to death, said the officials on Sunday.... read..

Har Ghar Tiranga: Mohanlal hoists flag at home, see pics

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | August 13, 2022 2:28:30 PM IST
Malayalam superstar Mohanlal, on Saturday morning, was seen hoisting the tricolour at his residence in Kerala amid the 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign that kicked off today and will continue till Independence Day.... read..

Kerala: After Thomas Isaac, LDF MLAs, KIIFB also moves HC challenging ED summons in KIIFB transactions

Kochi (Kerala) | August 13, 2022 9:58:13 AM IST
Following an appeal to the Kerala High Court by former Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Issac and five Left Democratic Front (LDF) MLAs, the Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB) also filed a petition with the court objecting to the Enforcemen... read..

MoS Muraleedharan demands Kerala MLA KT Jaleel's resignation over 'Azad Kashmir' remark

Kochi (Kerala) | August 13, 2022 7:56:42 AM IST
Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan on Friday slammed Communist Party of India (Marxist) MLA KT Jaleel for his "Azad Kashmir" remark saying that his statement was "nothing less than treason".... read..

Kerala Governor trying to expropriate lone Left govt in country: CPM State Secretary

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | August 13, 2022 1:58:29 AM IST
Communist Party of India (Marxist) State Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan on Friday alleged that Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan was trying to expropriate the only Left government in the country.... read..

'Thallumala' promotion cancelled in Kozhikode due to massive crowd

Kozhikode | August 12, 2022 5:57:00 AM IST
The promotional event of an upcoming Malayalam movie titled, "Thallumala" at HiLITE Mall in Kozhikode was cancelled following a mammoth crowd swamped the venue. Pictures of a massive crowd from the mall have gone viral on social media.... read..

Isaac doesn't need not to appear till Aug 17, ED tells Kerala HC (Ld)

Kochi |Friday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday told the Kerala High Court that two-time state's former Finance Minister Thomas Isaac does need not to appear before it until next Wednesday (August 17).... read..

Kochi police set up 'Nirbhayam' app download challenge

Kochi (Kerala) | August 12, 2022 3:29:07 PM IST
The Kochi Police have initiated the "1 lakh download challenge of the "Nirbhayam" app and encouraged women to download it.... read..

Ex-Kerala minister Jaleel calls PoK 'Azad Kashmir'

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | August 12, 2022 5:27:19 PM IST
Former Kerala minister and Communist Party of India (Marxist) MLA KT Jaleel, who recently visited Kashmir, on Friday sparked a controversy by referring to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir as "Azad Kashmir", adding that the people of the valley have forgotten how... read..

Ad of Malayalam film 'Nna Thaan Case Kodu' about 'potholed roads' in Kerala sparks controversy

Thiruvananthapuram | August 12, 2022 1:29:35 PM IST
Kunchako Boban-starrer latest Malayalam film 'Nna Thaan Case Kodu' has been embroiled in a controversy after the its promotional advertisement apparently took a dig at the Kerala government over the issue of potholed roads in the state.... read..

Walayar minor sisters' rape-death case: Kerala POCSO court rejects CBI chargesheet, orders re-investigation

Palakkad (Kerala) | August 11, 2022 3:56:41 AM IST
The POCSO court in Palakkad on Wednesday rejected the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) chargesheet on the death of two minor sisters from Walayar. The court directed CBI to conduct a re-investigation into it.... read..

Kerala Assembly has been a model for rest of country: Speaker

Thiruvananthapuram |Thursday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
The Speaker of the Kerala Assembly M.B. Rajesh was cautious on Wednesday when he gave a clean chit to the functioning of the Kerala Assembly and opined it can be a fit model for the rest of the country.... read..

Kerala HC rules out giving Swapna Suresh's confession statement to Saritha Nair

Kochi |Thursday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
The Kerala High Court on Wednesday ruled against giving the confession statement of Swapna Suresh, the prime accused in the gold smuggling case, to solar scam accused Saritha Nair after she filed a petition seeking it.... read..

Kerala: Congress councillor arrested for raping cooperative bank employee

Kannur (Kerala) | August 11, 2022 4:56:12 AM IST
Congress leader and Kannur corporation councillor PV Krishnakumar was arrested for allegedly raping an employee of a women's co-operative bank, said police.... read..

Former Kerala Minister moves HC challenging ED summons in KIIFB transactions

Kochi (Kerala) | August 11, 2022 4:56:14 AM IST
Former Kerala Finance Minister and CPIM Central Committee member Thomas Issac on Wednesday filed a writ petition in the Kerala High Court challenging the summons issued by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for interrogation in connection with the financial... read..

Cochin Shipyard assures delivery of India's first indigenous Hydrogen-fuelled electric vessel by next year

Kochi (Kerala) | August 11, 2022 8:57:46 PM IST
Chairman and Managing Director of Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) Madhu S Nair on Thursday said that India's first indigenous Hydrogen-fuelled electric vessel is likely to delivered by March-April next year.... read..

Indian Coast Guard conducts marine pollution response seminar cum workshop

Kochi (Kerala) | August 10, 2022 11:59:38 PM IST
Indian Coast Guard on Wednesday started its two-day seminar cum workshop on marine pollution response in No. 4 Coast Guard District Headquarters (Kerala and Mahe) with an aim of increasing knowledge and cohesiveness among government and non-government org... read..

Kerala woman, 42, clears government service exam with 24-year-old son

Mallapuram (Kerala) | August 10, 2022 12:28:58 PM IST
Bindu has cleared the Kerala Public Service Commission (PSC) examination at the age of 42. What makes it more special is that her 24-year-old son, Vivek, has passed the examination, which makes them both eligible to enter the government service in the sta... read..

Mullaperiyar dam will not open without prior notice: Tamil Nadu CM promise to his Kerala counterpart

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | August 10, 2022 7:56:25 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Tuesday promised his Kerala counterpart Pinarayi Vijayan that the Mullaperiyar dam will not open and release water without prior notice.... read..

Kerala HC dismisses petition of solar scam accused seeking copy of Swapna Suresh's statement

Kochi (Kerala) | August 10, 2022 11:59:51 PM IST
Kerala High Court on Wednesday dismissed the petition filed by Solar Scam accused Saritha S Nair seeking a copy of the statement given by Swapna Suresh, prime accused in the Kerala gold smuggling case to a lower court under Section 164 of CrPC.... read..

'Guest worker' arrested by Chennai police for Kerala murder

Thiruvananthapuram |Tuesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
A "guest worker", a term coined by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan for migrant workers working in the state, was on Monday arrested by the Chennai police for murdering a 68-year-old woman retired government employee in Thiruvananthapuram and dumpin... read..

Kerala Governor refuses to sign 11 ordinances citing democracy

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | August 9, 2022 11:57:23 PM IST
A fresh round of rift between the Kerala government and Governor Arif Mohammad Khan surfaced after the latter refused to give his assent to 11 ordinances that lapsed on Monday without studying them in detail.... read..

Kerala HC initiates suo moto PIL to monitor flood relief work

Kochi |Tuesday, 2022 1:15:11 AM IST
The Kerala High Court on Monday itself initiated a public interest litigation to ensure proper monitoring of flood relief operations and directed the government to take proper steps for providing a mechanism to manage emergency situations during the monso... read..

Kerala HC directs NHAI to rectify every road in the state within 1 week

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | August 9, 2022 2:29:01 AM IST
Kerala High Court on Monday directed the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) to take immediate steps to rectify every road under their control, either through the present concessionaires or through new contractors, which shall be done without any f... read..

Kerala guv seeks explanation in Priya Varghese's appointment as associate professor in Kannur university

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | August 9, 2022 12:28:17 PM IST
Kerala governor Arif Mohammed Khan is planning to initiate action against the Vice-Chancellor of Kannur University in the state in connection with the appointment of Priya Varghese, as an associate professor in the university, sources related to Raj Bhava... read..

Indian Coast Guard organises awareness campaign as part of 'Har Ghar Tiranga Campaign' in Ernakulam

Kochi (Kerala) | August 9, 2022 11:57:34 PM IST
An awareness campaign was organised by the Indian Coast Guard ship Abhinav at Chellanam Cooperative Bank, Ernakulam, as a part of 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' which celebrates 75 years of independence and the propagation of 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign by Cen... read..

Veteran Communist leader, journalist Berlin Kunjanandan Nair passes away

Thiruvananthapuram |Tuesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Veteran Communist leader and journalist Berlin Kunjanandan Nair breathed his last at his home in Kannur on Monday evening, said party sources.... read..

Kerala CM helped terrorist to escape: Swapna Suresh

Kochi (Kerala) | August 8, 2022 5:57:35 PM IST
Swapna Suresh, the prime accused in the gold smuggling case, on Monday, alleged that Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan helped the UAE consulate in facilitating the escape of a terrorist.... read..

Paul, Aboobacker's home villages in Kerala exult after CWG medals

Thiruvananthapuram |Monday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
As Eldhose Paul, from a remote village in Kerala's Ernakulam district took gold in triple jump at the ongoing Commonwealth Games at Birmingham on Sunday, its residents burst into joy.... read..

Kerala Guv seeks explanation for appointing wife of CM's secy as associate professor

Thiruvananthapuram |Sunday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Acting on Save University Campaign Committee's complaint that rules were flouted while appointing the wife of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's private secretary as an associate professor at the Kannur University, Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan... read..

Idukki dam's shutter opened after heavy rainfall in Kerala

Idukki (Kerala) | August 7, 2022 3:57:02 PM IST
In view of heavy rainfall, the State Water Authority of Kerala on Tuesday opened a shutter of Kerala's Idukki dam as the water level continues to rise.... read..

Kerala HC orders NHAI to immediately fill potholes after man dies in accident

Kochi (Kerala) | August 7, 2022 2:57:42 PM IST
Kerala High Court on Saturday asked the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) to fill the potholes immediately in the wake of a man's death in Kochi.... read..

One limb gets amputated in Kerala in every 30 minutes: Study

Kochi |Sunday, 2022 4:45:10 AM IST
With vascular diseases on the rise following increase in prevalence of diabetes and other life-style diseases, every 30 minutes one limb gets amputated in Kerala, according to a study conducted by the Vascular Society of Kerala (VASK).... read..

Kerala rains: Officials rescue 3 pregnant women stranded in a forest

Thrissur (Kerala) | August 6, 2022 7:27:10 AM IST
Amid the heavy rainfall battering various regions of the southern state of Kerala, three pregnant women who were stranded in a forest during the downpour were rescued by officials on Friday.... read..

Mohanlal visits India's first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier IAC Vikrant

Kochi (Kerala) | August 6, 2022 11:57:50 PM IST
Actor Mohanlal, who is also a Lieutenant Colonel in the Indian Army, visited India's first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) Vikrant which is soon to be commissioned, built in Cochin Shipyard Ltd.... read..

Landslide hits Kundala estate in Munnar, district on alert

Munnar (Kerala) | August 6, 2022 12:27:09 PM IST
A heavy landslide has been reported on Friday in Munnar Kundala estate in Kerala leading to submerging a temple and two shops completely.... read..

Confusion over use of Malayalam documents in Kerala HC cleared

Kochi |Friday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
The confusion in the Kerala High Court on whether documents in Malayalam, the state's official language and mother tongue of people of the state, can be used, after two single judge benches, in less than a month, came out with divergent views on the issue... read..

Kerala: Indian Coast Guard conducts interactive programmes for Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

Kochi (Kerala) | August 5, 2022 11:58:37 PM IST
Indian Coast Guard (ICG) along with Coastal Police on Friday conducted a Community Interaction Programme at Edavanakkad, Vypin, and Kuzhipilly, Ernakulam in Kochi to enlighten the civilians about the importance of Tricolour and "Har Ghar Tiranga" Campaign... read..
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