Monday, February 6, 2023

Kerala government likely to halve fuel cess to Re 1

Thiruvananthapuram |Monday, 2023 2:15:09 AM IST
Kerala government is likely to cut by half the proposed cess on petrol and diesel by Re 1, sources said, adding that the decision is likely to be announced on Wednesday.... read..

Former Union Min Javdekar calls Kerala's State budget 'anti-people'

Kochi (Kerala) | February 6, 2023 12:03:50 AM IST
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Union Minister Prakash Javdekar criticized Pinarayi Vijayan-led government for their state budget and termed it an anti-people budget.... read..

'A politically motivated campaign': Muraleedharan slams Kerala minister's fund claim

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 6, 2023 12:03:45 AM IST
Union Minister V Muraleedharan on Sunday slammed Kerala Finance Minister KN Balagopal over his allegations of non-allocation of complete funds to the state government, calling it a 'politically motivated campaign'.... read..

Kerala Police arrest 113 people under 'Operation AAG'

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 6, 2023 12:03:18 PM IST
Kerala Police have arrested 113 people who were accused in various criminal cases, under 'Operation Aag', police said.... read..

Kerala: Nigerian citizen arrested in Narcotics case

Kozhikode (Kerala) | February 5, 2023 11:33:02 PM IST
Kozhikode police arrested a Nigerian citizen for trafficking drugs to Kerala from Bengaluru and seized 55 grams of MDMA.... read..

BJP to protest against Pinarayi government across State from Monday

Kochi (Kerala) | February 5, 2023 5:32:53 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is mulling to corner the Pinarayi Vijayan led-Kerala government by holding a protest from Monday against the state budget for the financial year 2023-2024.... read..

Kerala Youth Congress members protest outside CM Vijayan's guest house, detained

Kochi (Kerala) | February 4, 2023 1:02:48 PM IST
The Kerala Police on Saturday detained members of the Youth Congress for waving black flags outside the Ernakulam Guest House in Kochi where Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan would stay for the day.... read..

Vijayan's 2015 FB post goes viral after Kerala budget cess on fuel

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2023 1:45:10 AM IST
Hours after Kerala Finance Minister K.N. Balagopal presented his 2023-24 Budget on Friday, the Congress and the BJP condemned his "indiscriminate levying" of Rs 2 cess for every litre of petrol and diesel, while a 2015 Facebook post of Chief Minister Pina... read..

Kerala Budget 2023-24: Rs 1,000 crore to be allocated for 'Make in Kerala'

Thiruvananthapuram (kerala) | February 4, 2023 2:33:07 AM IST
Kerala Finance Minister KN Balagopal presented the state Budget for fiscal 2023-24 in the Assembly on Friday.... read..

'The first step is crucial for everyone', says India's youngest Everester Poorna Malavath

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST
Taking the first step is very important and one should have the courage to move away from one's comfort zone, said mountaineer Poorna Malavath, the youngest Indian to climb Mount Everest.... read..

Kerala transgender couple gears up for parenthood after trans man gets pregnant

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2023 4:45:09 AM IST
Sahad and Ziya Paval -- a transgender couple in Kozhikode -- are gearing up to embrace parenthood after Sahad, a trans man, halted his transitioning process to get pregnant.... read..

Kerala minister orders allotment of vacant quarters to differently-abled student

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 4, 2023 11:03:39 PM IST
Kerala minister R Bindu has ordered the allotment of vacant staff quarters for a differently-abled student named Firo Jain.... read..

Kerala Congress observes black day, protests against fuel price hike

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 4, 2023 10:02:51 PM IST
Members of the Congress party in Kerala on Saturday observed a black day after Petrol and Diesel prices were hiked by Rs 2 per litre in the budget by the Pinarayi Vijayan-led LDF government for the 2022-23 financial year in the legislative assembly.... read..

"Strict action will be taken against those who throw waste..." CM Pinarayi plans to make Kerala cleanest by 2025

Kochi (Kerala) | February 4, 2023 10:33:17 PM IST
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday warned that strict action will be taken against those who throw waste in public places as his government plans to make Kerala the cleanest state by 2025.... read..

Mahila Congress holds protest against Kerala government over state budget

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 4, 2023 10:33:18 PM IST
The members of Mahila Congress, the women's wing of the Indian National Congress, held a protest against the Pinarayi Vijayan government over the state budget for the financial year 2023-2024.... read..

Centre stands firm on its commitment towards material recycling industry: Jyotiraditya Scindia

Kochi (Kerala) | February 4, 2023 10:33:23 PM IST
Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said that Central Government stands firm on its commitment to the material recycling industry, a sector that needs to be encouraged and pushed forward in today's world adding that today the recycling industry contribute... read..

Kerala state budget "very disappointing": Shashi Tharoor

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 4, 2023 7:03:20 PM IST
Attacking the Pinarayi Vijayan government, Senior Congress leader Congress Shashi Tharoor on Saturday said the Kerala government's state budget is "very disappointing".... read..

Drunk man bites off Kerala cop's right ear

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST
In a bizarre incident, a drunk man, picked up by a Police Sub Inspector and being taken to the police station early on Friday, bit off the policeman's right ear, police said.... read..

Kerala: Congress protests against state govt over Rs2 'Social Security Cess' on fuel prices

Kochi (Kerala) | February 3, 2023 11:32:58 PM IST
Hours after the Kerala Finance Minister K N Balagopal presented the state budget for the financial year 2023-24 at Kerala Assembly on Friday, Congress staged a massive protest and burnt copies of the budget in Kerala's Kochi.... read..

Kerala Budget: Rs 2,000 Crore To Tackle Price Rise; Petrol, Diesel prices hiked by Rs 2 per litre

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 3, 2023 2:02:45 PM IST
Kerala Finance Minister K N Balagopal on Friday presented the budget for the 2022-23 financial year in the legislative assembly.... read..

Kerala: 543 grams of gold recovered at Kochi airport from passenger

Kochi (Kerala) | February 3, 2023 2:02:47 PM IST
The Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of the Customs department seized 543 grams of gold worth Rs 27.70 lakh from a passenger at Kochi airport on Friday morning.... read..

Kerala Budget: Congress attacks Pinarayi Vijayan govt over "tax terrorism"

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 3, 2023 5:33:08 PM IST
Leader of Opposition in Kerala Legislative Assembly VD Satheesan lashed out at the Pinarayi Vijayan government over the State Budget announcement.... read..

Kerala's economy posted strong recovery in 2021-22: State Economic Review

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 3, 2023 4:03:10 AM IST
Kerala's economy posted a strong recovery rate in 2021-22, with an increase in the Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) from (-)8.43 per cent in 2020-21 to 12.01 per cent in 2021-22.... read..

Airtel 5G services now live in 4 cities of Kerala

Trivandrum (Kerala) | February 3, 2023 4:32:38 PM IST
Leading telecom firm Bharti Airtel on Friday launched its 5G services in Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram and Thrissur. The company mentioned in a statement that its 5G services are already live in Kochi.... read..

Errors in names, addresses caused attachment of assets of those not in PFI, State informs Kerala HC

Kochi (Kerala) | February 2, 2023 1:33:53 PM IST
Kerala government has informed the Kerala High Court that mistakes had crept in due to some similarity in the name, address, and survey number of the properties identified in connection with the recovery from Popular Front of India (PFI), resulting in err... read..

Two Karnataka engineering students held in Kerala for 'shop lifting' puppy

Kochi |Thursday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST
Two engineering students, who drove on a two wheeler from Karnataka to Kochi and stole an expensive puppy from a pet shop here last week, have been nabbed by the Kerala Police from the neighbouring state's Udipi, an official said.... read..

Kerala CPI-M and Congress slam Union budget, BJP welcomes it

Thiruvananthapuram |Thursday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST
Kerala's ruling CPI-M-led LDF and the opposition Congress-led UDF on Wednesday slammed the Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, but the state BJP hailed it as a revolutionary one which will spur growth in the country.... read..

Lift attachment of properties of persons not linked to PFI: Kerala HC directs State

Kochi (kerala) | February 2, 2023 6:33:35 PM IST
Kerala High Court directed the State Government that the properties of those persons who have no connection with the banned Popular Front of India (PFI) and which were erroneously attached by the Revenue Recovery authorities of the State Government have t... read..

Need to be united, ready more than ever before: Kerala Blasters FC's Vukomanovic on clash against NorthEast

Kochi (kerala) | February 2, 2023 7:02:40 PM IST
Ahead of the clash against NorthEast United FC, Kerala Blasters FC head coach Ivan Vukomanovic said that his team need to stay even more ready as the team has the same level of victories like last year, with five more games to go and they need to stay str... read..

Kerala: Film producer-businessman arrested in sexual assault case

Kochi (Kerala) | February 2, 2023 11:32:17 PM IST
Ernakulam Central Police on Thursday arrested film producer-businessman Martin Sebastian in a sexual assault case, officials said.... read..

Periya twin murder case: Trial starts at CBI Court

Kochi (Kerala) | February 2, 2023 5:34:18 PM IST
Trial proceedings in Periya Twin Murder Case have begun on Thursday at the court of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).... read..

Kerala Governor particiaptes in 'A day at sea' with Coast Guard

Kochi (Kerala) | February 1, 2023 10:33:43 PM IST
Coast Guard District Headquarters (Kerala and Mahe) conducted a Day at Sea on its Raising Day on Wednesday, with Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan as the Chief Guest.... read..

Steel cutting ceremony of 2 Multi-Purpose Vessels for Germany-based group held at Cochin Shipyard

Kochi (Kerala) | February 1, 2023 10:33:31 PM IST
Bejoy Bhaskar, Director (Technical) and Sreejith K Narayanan, Director (Operations) of Cochin Shipyard Limited on Wednesday inaugurated the steel cutting ceremony of two Multi-purpose Vessels for a Germany based group, a statement said.... read..

Kerala Blasters FC sign Farooq; Givson joins Chennaiyin FC on loan

Kerala (Tamil Nadu) | February 1, 2023 9:33:32 AM IST
Indian Super League (ISL) side Kerala Blasters FC, on Tuesday, confirmed the signing of midfielder Danish Farooq from Bengaluru FC for an undisclosed fee.... read..

Kerala Governor graces Indian Coast Guard's Raising Day event

Kochi (Kerala) | February 1, 2023 6:32:25 AM IST
Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan arrived at Coast Guard District Headquarters (Kerala and Mahe) on Tuesday for the 47th Raising Day of the Indian Coast Guard.... read..

Guv to seek views from Kerala Univ VC on CPI-M youth leader PhD thesis row

Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST
With the controversy over errors in the PhD thesis of Kerala State Youth Commission Chairperson and CPI-M youth leader Chintha Jerome continuing, Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan, who is also the Chancellor of state universities, will seek an explanatio... read..

As iconic Kovalam hotel marks golden jubilee, scholarships worth Rs 10 mn announced

Thiruvananthapuram |Tuesday, 2023 5:15:09 AM IST
One of the country's iconic hotels overlooking the pristine Kovalam beach, which was designed by renowned architect Charles Correa and is presently known as Hotel Leela Raviz, is celebrating its golden jubilee by giving out higher education scholarships w... read..

Kerala: NIA questions six journalists on suspected ties with terror organisations

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | January 31, 2023 2:03:48 AM IST
The Hyderabad team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) questioned at least six journalists on suspected ties with terror organisations.... read..

Happy with a clean sheet, says Kerala Blasters coach after win over NEUFC

Kochi (Kerala) | January 30, 2023 12:32:12 PM IST
Kerala Blasters FC head coach Ivan Vukomanovic was pleased that his side recorded a clean sheet as they beat NorthEast United 2-0 in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, in Kochi, on Sunday as it had been a while since they had d... read..

ISL: Our best away performance since I have been here, says NEUFC coach after loss to Kerala Blasters FC

Kochi (Kerala) | January 30, 2023 12:03:21 PM IST
NorthEast United FC head coach Vincenzo Annese expressed that this was his team's best away performance of the season so far after the Highlanders lost 2-0 to Kerala Blasters FC in the latest fixture of the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Jawaharlal Nehr... read..

I-League: Gokulam Kerala climb to third spot after 1-0 win over Mumbai Kenkre

Kozhikode (Kerala) | January 30, 2023 10:02:13 AM IST
Mumbai Kenkre FC showed in their previous match that they can punch well above their weight, beating Sreenidi Deccan. At EMS Corporation Stadium here on Sunday, a repeat looked on the cards, but Gokulam Kerala held on as only top teams do. The hosts won 1... read..

ISL: Diamantakos brace helps Kerala Blasters climb up third place after 2-0 win over NEUFC

Kochi (Kerala) | January 30, 2023 9:31:54 AM IST
A Dimitrios Diamantakos brace against NorthEast United FC lifted Kerala Blasters FC up into third place in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, in Kochi, on Sunday.... read..

Full emergency declared after suspected hydraulic failure of flight from Sharjah to Kochi: CIAL

Kochi (Kerala) | January 30, 2023 6:02:25 AM IST
A full emergency was declared at the Kochi airport after a flight was suspected to have suffered a hydraulic failure en route from Sharjah to Kochi, informed Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL).... read..

Kerala youth stabbed to death in Poland

Thiruvananthapuram |Monday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
A youth from Kerala, working in Poland, was stabbed to death there on Sunday, as per his family.... read..

Kerala: Woman hit by speeding bike dies, rider too succumbs

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | January 30, 2023 3:33:59 PM IST
A 53-year-old woman died after being hit by a speeding bike on the bypass road at Kovalam on Sunday, police said adding that it is investigating allegations that the vehicle was allegedly involved in illegal bike racing.... read..

After two defeats, it's up to us to react: Kerala Blasters FC's Ivan Vukomanovic

Kochi (Kerala) | January 29, 2023 12:33:27 PM IST
Kerala Blasters FC head coach Ivan Vukomanovic wants a reaction from his team as they look to bounce back from back-to-back defeats at the hands of Mumbai City FC and FC Goa when they take on NorthEast United FC in the Indian Super League (ISL) match at t... read..

Will try to play our style: NorthEast United FC head coach Vincenzo Annese

Kochi (Kerala) | January 29, 2023 11:03:24 AM IST
NorthEast United FC head coach Vincenzo Annese called on his team to improve their away record as the Highlanders gear up to face Kerala Blasters FC in the latest fixture of Indian Super League (ISL) at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, in Kochi, on Sunday.... read..

Those who are born, eat and drink in India should be called 'Hindu': Kerala Governor

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | January 29, 2023 11:03:20 AM IST
Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan has said that the word 'Hindu' is a geographical term and that those who are born in India, eat and drink in the country should be called 'Hindu'.... read..

Kerala: Leopard dies of mental shock after getting trapped in chicken coop in Palakkad

Palakkad (Kerala) | January 29, 2023 11:03:12 PM IST
A leopard was killed in the Mekalapara area of Kerala's Palakkad on Friday night after it got trapped in the net of a chicken coop.... read..

Free dialysis treatment to start from 31st January at Malappuram temple

Malappuram (Kerala) | January 29, 2023 10:02:31 PM IST
Sree Kadampuzha Bhagavathy Temple of Kerala's Malappuram is set to start free dialysis treatment from 31st January, with 10 dialysis machines, informed the Malabar Devaswom Board President.... read..

Kerala: ED asks IAS officer Sivasankar to appear on his day of retirement

Kochi |Sunday, 2023 5:15:09 AM IST
The travails of once the "most powerful" bureaucrat in the Pinarayi Vijayan-government in Kerala, senior IAS officer M. Sivasankar, are likely to continue as the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has asked him to appear before it on January 31 -- the day he re... read..
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