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Crowd funding, source of fund in Kerala gold smuggling case

Thiruvananthapuram |Thursday, 2020 4:45:06 PM IST
The ongoing probe by Customs and the NIA in the now controversial gold smuggling case, in which even the office of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is allegedly involved, has revealed it was crowd funding -- the main source of funds in gold smugglin... read..
 

Kerala Gold Smuggling: Probe agencies carry out multiple raids in Thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 16, 2020 5:41:55 AM IST
As part of the probe into Kerala gold smuggling case, the investigation agencies on Wednesday carried out multiple raids in Thiruvananthapuram.... read..
 

Gold smuggling case: Rameez key to probe, customs zeroing in on role of ex-principal secretary to CMO

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 16, 2020 6:11:59 PM IST
As the investigation by customs and National Investigation Agency (NIA) is progressing in the gold smuggling case, the arrest of businessman KT Rameez hailing from Malappuram could shed light on the large network of Kerala gold smuggling racket, whose lon... read..
 

Mandaviya reviews development of Vallarpadam Terminal in Cochin Port

Kochi (Kerala) | July 16, 2020 2:12:01 AM IST
Union Minister of Shipping Mansukh Mandaviya on Wednesday asked officials to prepare a strategy to make Vallarpadam Terminal of Cochin Port into a trans-shipment hub.... read..
 

Gold smuggling case: Former Principal Secy to Kerala CM M Sivasankar suspended

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 16, 2020 10:11:58 PM IST
Former Principal Secretary to the Kerala Chief Minister and former IT secretary M Sivasankar has been suspended pending enquiry for violation of service rules after his alleged links with gold smuggling accused surfaced.... read..
 

Did gold smuggling accused Swapna get help to travel to Bengaluru ?

Thiruvananthapuram |Thursday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Visuals from CCTV footage at checkposts and toll gates showing the two prime accused in the controversial gold smuggling case, in which even the office of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is allegedly involved, passing through unchecked indicates t... read..
 

Kerala: COVID-19 treatment centre set-up at Calicut University in Malappuram

Malappuram (Kerala) | July 16, 2020 8:41:50 AM IST
A COVID-19 treatment centre with over 1,000 beds has been set up at Calicut University in Malappuram district of Kerala.... read..
 

2 more arrested in Kerala gold smuggling case

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 16, 2020 11:41:52 AM IST
Two more persons were arrested by Customs in connection with the gold smuggling case in Kerala on Thursday.... read..
 

CSL to build autonomous electric vessels for Norway-based Asko Maritime

Kochi (Kerala) | July 16, 2020 11:41:56 AM IST
Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL) has signed contracts for construction and supply of two autonomous electric ferries for Asko Maritime AS in Norway with an option to build two more identical vessels.... read..
 

Kerala records 623 new COVID-19 cases

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 16, 2020 7:41:52 AM IST
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said that Kerala recorded 623 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 9,553.... read..
 

Kerala records highest-ever spike in Covid cases

Thiruvananthapuram |Thursday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
Kerala's attainment in flattening the coronavirus infection curve faces a new challenge as the state on Wednesday saw its highest-ever number of cases - 623, taking the total number of active cases to 4,880.... read..
 

Kerala Gold Smuggling Case: Ex-official M Sivasankar questioned in customs office for over 9 hours

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 15, 2020 4:11:54 AM IST
The Customs Department questioned M Sivasankar, former principal secretary to Kerala Chief Minister for over nine hours at the Customs House here in connection with the case relating to the smuggling of gold via diplomatic channel into Kerala.... read..
 

Kerala HC asks state govt about cases registered against people violating COVID guidelines

Kochi (Kerala) | July 15, 2020 3:42:05 PM IST
The Kerala High Court on Wednesday asked the state government about the number of cases registered against people who have been violating coronavirus safety norms amidst public protests.... read..
 

CBSE Class 12 results: Kochi girl scored 499 out of 500, wants to pursue career in economics

Kochi (Kerala) | July 15, 2020 8:41:57 AM IST
Alisha P Shaji, a commerce student from Kerala's Kochi scored 499 out of 500 in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) class 12 results declared on Monday, wants to pursue a career in economics.... read..
 

Gold scam kingpin Swapna was in touch with senior Minister: Phone CDRs

Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
Several bureaucrats and ministers in Kerala are having sleepless nights as the sensational gold smuggling case is connectes with the terror network. During interrogation of prime accused Swapna Suresh, a former high profile consultant with the Kerala gove... read..
 

Record 608 new corona cases in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
A record 608 new coronavirus cases were detected in Kerala on Tuesday, taking the state's total such cases to 8,930 and active cases to 4,454, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said.... read..
 

Gold smuggling case: IAS officer quizzed for 9 hours by Customs

Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's former Secretary and IAS officer M. Sivasankar was grilled for 9 hours by the Customs in the gold smuggling case.... read..
 

Why are you shielding IAS officer, Cong asks Kerala CM

Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
The Congress on Wednesday again sought to corner Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on the gold smuggling case, asking him why was he "shielding" IAS officer M Sivasankar in the matter.... read..
 

Kerala HC bans protests till July 31

Kochi |Wednesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
A division bench of the Kerala High Court on Wednesday ruled that there should be no protests or demonstrations in the state till July 31 as it is in violation of the COVID-19 guidelines brought out by the Centre.... read..
 

Gold scam: No grounds to suspend Sivasankar yet, says Vijayan (Lead)

Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday ruled out the suspension, at this point, of IAS officer and his former Secretary M. Sivasankar who presented himself before top Customs officials earlier in the day for questioning over his links with gold... read..
 

Plea to stop large public gatherings organised by political parties filed before Kerala HC

Kochi (Kerala) | July 14, 2020 4:41:48 AM IST
A plea to put a stop to larger public gatherings organised by political parties violating the COVID 19 regulatory norms was filed before the Kerala High Court on Monday.... read..
 

Kerala opposition leader Chennithala demands CBI inquiry in gold smuggling case

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 14, 2020 4:41:55 PM IST
Kerala opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala led Congress party's protest at Neyyattinkara on Tuesday, demanding CBI inquiry in the gold smuggling case.... read..
 

NIA court sends Swapna Suresh, Sandeep Nair to 8-day custody in gold smuggling case

Kochi (Kerala) | July 14, 2020 1:42:01 AM IST
A National Investigation Agency (NIA) special court in Kochi on Monday sent accused Swapna Suresh and Sandeep Nair to NIA custody for eight days until July 21 in the gold smuggling case.... read..
 

Rape accused Bishop Franco tests Covid positive

Thiruvananthapuram |Tuesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
A day after a court in Kerala's Kottayam issued a non-bailable warrant against Jalandhar's former Catholic bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of sexually assaulting a nun between 2014 and 2016, for failing to appear before it, it was told that he has tested ... read..
 

Kerala IAS officer to be quizzed in gold smuggling case

Thiruvananthapuram |Tuesday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is likely to quiz senior IAS officer M. Sivasankar in connection with the ongoing probe into the Kerala gold smuggling case, reports indicated on Monday.... read..
 

Interrogation of Kerala Gold Scam accused underway

Kochi (Kerala) | July 14, 2020 2:41:57 PM IST
The interrogation of the two accused -- Swapna Suresh and Sandeep Nair -- in the Kerala Gold Scam is underway at the National Investigation Agency (NIA) office in the city.... read..
 

Kerala gold smuggling case: Special NIA court issues non-bailable warrant against Faisal Fareed

Kochi (Kerala) | July 14, 2020 2:12:10 PM IST
A non-bailable warrant was issued against Faisal Fareed, an accused in the Kerala gold smuggling case being probed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA), by a special NIA court in Kochi on Tuesday.... read..
 

Kerala nun rape case: Court issues non-bailable warrant against former Bishop Franco Mulakkal

Kottayam (Kerala) | July 13, 2020 11:41:49 PM IST
Kottayam Additional District Court on Monday cancelled the bail granted to former Bishop Franco Mulakkal, an accused in the nun rape case, and issued a non-bailable warrant against him.... read..
 

Villagers attack medical team in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 13, 2020 1:41:52 AM IST
A medical team that visited the coastal village of Poonthura of Thiruvananthapuram for COVID-19 swab collection on Friday were surrounded by villagers who hit on their car and manhandled the team.... read..
 

Accused in Kerala gold smuggling case test negative for COVID-19

Kochi (Kerala) | July 13, 2020 2:11:51 AM IST
The two key accused -Swapna Suresh and Sandeep Nair- in the smuggling of 30 kg gold through a diplomatic channel in Kerala's capital Thiruvananthapuram who have been sent to three-day judicial custody by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in Kochi ha... read..
 

ED closely monitoring Kerala gold smuggling case, may join probe to unearth money transactions

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 13, 2020 4:12:03 PM IST
As the investigation by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and Customs into the Kerala gold smuggling case progresses, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) is closely monitoring the case and may soon join the probe to unearth the money transactions invol... read..
 

Gold smuggling case: UDF to move no-confidence motion against Kerala govt

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 13, 2020 8:41:56 PM IST
The United Democratic Front (UDF) has decided to move a no-confidence motion against the Kerala government after their 'failure' to nab the suspects in the gold smuggling case.... read..
 

'Let NIA probe come to CMO... all big sharks in gold smuggling should be caught', says Kerala CM

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 13, 2020 11:42:09 PM IST
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday urged to wait for the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to investigate the gold smuggling case and not to have any preconception about the case.... read..
 

Augmented reality brings elephants, tigers, entire solar system in online classes for Kerala students

Malappuram (Kerala) | July 13, 2020 7:11:51 AM IST
A giant elephant or a life-like cow that appears all of a suddenly inside a kindergarten classroom in Kerala's Malappuram district has added a whole new dimension to learning for children.... read..
 

Kerala gold smuggling case: Kochi Economic Offences Court sends accused KT Ramees to 14-day remand

Kochi (Kerala) | July 13, 2020 6:42:02 PM IST
KT Ramees, who was arrested in connection with the Kerala gold smuggling case, has been sent to 14-day remand of the Customs department by the Kochi Economic Offences Court on Monday.... read..
 

Kerala imposes enhanced triple lockdown in critical coastal areas

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 13, 2020 12:41:55 PM IST
Kerala Government has imposed an enhanced triple lockdown in the coastal areas which have been declared as critical containment zones.... read..
 

Kerala govt welcomes SC verdict on Padmanabhaswamy Temple case, says State Minister

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 13, 2020 3:11:49 PM IST
Kerala Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran on Monday said that the state government welcomes the Supreme Court verdict upholding the rights of the Travancore royal family in the administration of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram.... read..
 

Travancore royals hail SC order on Padmanabhaswamy temple

Thiruvananthapuram |Monday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
The Travancore royal family expressed happiness over the Supreme Court order on Monday upholding its rights in the administration of Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple here.... read..
 

Kerala Minister Jayarajan files complaint with Kerala DGP over morphed images

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 12, 2020 11:41:59 PM IST
State Minister for Industries and Sports EP Jayarajan has filed a complaint with Kerala DGP after his photo taken during Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's daughter's wedding was morphed to add gold smuggling case accused Swapna Suresh in it.... read..
 

Kerala reports 435 new COVID-19 cases, total reaches 7,873

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 12, 2020 10:11:55 PM IST
Kerala's state health department on Sunday reported 435 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases in the state to 7,873.... read..
 

Kerala gold smuggling case: Special NIA Court sends two accused to 14-days judicial remand

Kochi (Kerala) | July 12, 2020 9:41:58 PM IST
A Special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court has sent accused Swapna Suresh and Sandeep Nair to 14-day judicial remand in Kerala gold smuggling case.... read..
 

Kerala gold smuggling case: NIA nabs key accused Swapna Suresh, Sandeep Nair

Thiruvananthapuram/Bengaluru (Kerala/Karnataka) | July 12, 2020 8:41:54 AM IST
A day after National Investigation Agency (NIA) officially took over the high profile Kerala gold smuggling case, two main accused Swapna Suresh and Sandeep Nair, who were absconding, have been nabbed by the agency from Bengaluru on Saturday.... read..
 

Kerala gold smuggling case: Key accused Swapna Suresh, Sandeep Nair arrested, to be produced before NIA court

Kochi (Kerala) | July 12, 2020 10:11:51 AM IST
The two main accused in Kerala gold smuggling case, Swapna Suresh and Sandeep Nair have been arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA). Both the accused will be produced before NIA court in Kochi, Kerala on Sunday.... read..
 

BJP, Congress question how Kerala gold smuggling accused managed to cross states during lockdown

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 12, 2020 5:11:51 AM IST
After the National Investigation Agency (NIA) traced and detained Swapna Suresh and Sandeep Nair, both accused in the Thiruvananthapuram airport gold smuggling case, from Bengaluru, both BJP and the Congress have questioned how the duo managed to exit the... read..
 

With 426 Covid cases, Kerala records new single-day high

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday cautioned the society at large about the grave situation the state is passing through with Kerala reporting 426 new Covid-19 cases -- another highest single-day spike.... read..
 

Kerala Youth Congress demands CM Pinarayi Vijayan's resignation over gold smuggling case

Kochi (Kerala) | July 11, 2020 5:11:53 PM IST
Kerala Youth Congress carried out a march to Police Commissioner's office in Kochi on Saturday, demanding Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's resignation in the gold smuggling case.... read..
 

US citizen approaches Kerala High Court seeking to prolong his stay in Kerala

Kochi (Kerala) | July 11, 2020 12:11:53 PM IST
Johnny Paul Pierce's five-month stay in Kerala has been a soul-soothing experience for 74-year-old US citizen. He now wants to spend the rest of his life here.... read..
 

Kerala: Customs officials summons ACAAI member for interrogation in gold smuggling case

Kochi (Kerala) | July 11, 2020 4:11:57 PM IST
The Customs officials on Saturday summoned a member of the Air Cargo Association of India (ACAAI) for interrogation, in connection with a gold smuggling case in Kerala.... read..
 

Kerala: Team formed to tackle 'super spread' of Covid cases in Poonthura

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 11, 2020 3:12:10 PM IST
The district administration formed a Quick Response Team (QRT) in view of the 'super spread' of the COVID-19 cases in Poonthura. A number of revenue, police and health officials have been included in the group.... read..
 

Police check IDs of people in Thiruvananthapuram during lockdown extension

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 11, 2020 3:12:01 PM IST
Police in Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday morning was seen checking IDs of people, a day after the COVID-19 lockdown was extended in the city.... read..
 

COVID-19: Locals stage protest in Thiruvananthapuram's Poonthura area where commandos have been deployed

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 10, 2020 11:12:13 PM IST
People staged a protest in Thiruvananthapuram's Poonthura area where commandos have been deployed following the detection of "super spreaders" of COVID-19.... read..
 
 
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