Saturday, January 25, 2020

Kerala CM to launch Super Fab Lab on Saturday

Kochi |Saturday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate a Super Fab Lab, an incubation centre and a Mini Fab Lab at Palakkad on Saturday.... read..

First list of Congress office-bearers in Kerala finally out

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
After numerous rounds of talks at various levels in Kerala and in Delhi, the Congress high command on Friday finally released its first list of 47 office-bearers of the state unit.... read..

Day two roundup of 10th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship

Kollam (Kerala) | January 25, 2020 8:41:20 AM IST
Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) registered a huge 6-0 win over Hockey Himachal in their Pool H encounter on the second day of the 10th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2020 (B Division) here on Friday.... read..

Last rites of 5 Kerala tourists killed in Nepal on Friday

Thiruvananthapuram |Friday, 2020 2:45:05 PM IST
The last rites of the mortal remains of the Nair family, who died early this week, breathing poisonous gas in a room in a resort in Nepal will be perfomed on Friday in their home town in Kozhikode.... read..

5 of 8 Malayalis who died on Nepal trip cremated in Kerala ancestral home

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | January 24, 2020 5:11:19 PM IST
The mortal remains of five of the eight Keralites who lost their lives due to asphyxiation caused due to a possible gas leak at their resort in Nepal, were cremated at their ancestral house in Chenkottukonam here on Friday.... read..

City bids goodbye to Kerala family who died in Nepal (Lead)

Thiruvananthapuram |Friday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
It was a goodbye that Thiruvananthapuram has perhaps not seen before, as hundreds of people, a majority of them unknown, came to pay last respects to the five-members of the Nair family, who died early this week, breathing poisonous gas in a room in a res... read..

Kerala MPs should intervene to probe deaths of 8 Malayalis in Nepal: CM Vijayan

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | January 24, 2020 8:11:32 PM IST
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Friday that MPs of Kerala should intervene to investigate the deaths of eight Malayalis in Nepal and ensure compensation for their families.... read..

Kerala health guidelines to tackle coronavirus

Thiruvananthapuram |Friday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
In the wake of the coronavirus taking a toll across the world, Kerala on Friday has come out with health guidelines as a precautionary step, said state Health Minister K.K. Shailaja.... read..

Miraculous escape for 16, as houseboat catches fire in Alappuzha

Alappuzha (Kerala) |Friday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
It was a miraculous escape for 16 people, including a six-month-old child, when they jumped out of a burning houseboat near here on Thursday, official sources said.... read..

Kerala Police registers case against BJP MP Shobha Karandlaje over her tweet

Malappuram (Kerala) | January 24, 2020 7:11:21 AM IST
Kerala police has registered a case against BJP MP Shobha Karandlaje for her tweet on January 22 stating, "Hindus of Kuttipuram Panchayat of Malappuram were denied water supply as they supported the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019".... read..

Kerala govt decides to acquire land for semi-high speed rail project

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | January 24, 2020 7:11:23 AM IST
A meeting was chaired by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan here on Thursday regarding the semi-high speed rail project, in which it has been decided to form land acquisition cells to expedite land acquisition.... read..

10th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2020 (B division) kickstarts in Kollam

Kollam (Kerala) | January 24, 2020 10:11:23 AM IST
In the opening day of the 10th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2020 (B Division) here on Thursday, Steel Plant Sports Board registered a massive 13-0 win against Hockey Andhra Pradesh in their Pool C match.... read..

BJP MP Shobha Karandlaje mislead people over CAA: Malappuram police

Malappuram (Kerala) | January 24, 2020 12:41:37 PM IST
Malappuram district police chief Abdul Kareem on Thursday confirmed that a case has been registered against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Shobha Karandlaje for "misleading" and spreading "incorrect information" over the new citizenship law.... read..

RSS worker arrested in Kerala on charges of hurling bombs at police picket

Kannur (Kerala) | January 23, 2020 11:11:29 AM IST
Kerala Police on January 21 arrested Prabesh, a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) worker, on charges of hurling bombs at a police picket near RSS office in Kannur. He was arrested from Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu.... read..

Shortage of limestone affects work at Adani's Vizhinjam port

Thiruvananthapuram |Thursday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
The shortage of limestone, the most important raw material for the construction of Kerala's dream port project -- Vizhinjam -- has affected the work at the port site, causing a delay in the project completion, which should have seen the berthing of a ship... read..

Kerala seeks Centre's help on nurses in Saudi hit by coronavirus

Thiruvananthapuram |Thursday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday wrote to Union External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar to ask him to see that all steps are taken by the Saudi Arabian authorities after reports emerged that nurses from the south Indian state in a hospit... read..

Cong upset with jumbo list of office bearers in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram |Thursday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST
Upset with the jumbo-sized list of 125 office bearers of the Congress in Kerala, the party high command on Thursday refused to give the nod for it.... read..

nCoV: Cochin begins screening passengers from China, Hong Kong

Kochi |Wednesday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
The Cochin International Airport (CIAL) from Wednesday started screening all incoming passengers from China and Hong Kong, following the outbreak of a Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), said a CIAL official.... read..

Vijayan condoles death of 8 Kerala tourists in Nepal

Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and his cabinet colleagues on Tuesday condoled the untimely death of eight Keralites at a hotel in Nepal.... read..

Kerala CAA face-off to intensify between Gov, CM

Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
After the disapproval shown by the Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan over the state government's move to approach the Supreme Court on the Citizenship Amendment Act, another round of confrontation is expected soon with regards to the Governor's address d... read..

Once CM's blue eyed boy, Kerala top cop's future in jeopardy

Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
Jacob Thomas, the senior most director general of police in Kerala was once the blue eyed boy of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. After the two fell out, he got a shock on Wednesday when news surfaced that a recommendation has been made to demote him to t... read..

Kerala HC stays Kasargod panchayat's move to introduce resolution against CAA

Kochi (Kerala) | January 22, 2020 4:11:21 AM IST
The Kerala High Court on Tuesday stayed the Kasargod district panchayat's move to introduce a resolution against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).... read..

NIA custody of two students extended for 6 days in UAPA case

Kochi (Kerala) | January 22, 2020 7:41:19 PM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) custody of two students -- Allan Shuhaib and Thaha Fasal -- who were arrested under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) case, has been extended for six more days.... read..

Kochi-based firm duped people over providing visas, founders absconding

Kochi (Kerala) | January 21, 2020 7:11:23 AM IST
A police complaint has been lodged against the founders of a Kochi-based company named George International for allegedly duping people by promising to provide visas to travel abroad in order to seek employment.... read..

Another conciliatory meeting between Muthoot Finance, CITU remain 'inconclusive'

Kochi (Kerala) | January 21, 2020 7:11:26 AM IST
The second conciliatory meeting held in Kochi between Muthoot Finance Ltd management and the representatives of the employees' union affiliated to CITU remained inconclusive on Monday as the finance firm management did not agree to any of the demands of t... read..

Spend 10 minutes daily on social media to impart medical knowledge: IMA Kerala urges doctors

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | January 21, 2020 6:41:25 PM IST
In an effort to make people aware about medical fake news, Indian Medical Association (IMA) in Kerala has urged doctors to spend at least 10 minutes daily on social media to impart authentic medical information.... read..

Defence Secretary reviews indigenous aircraft carrier project

Kochi |Tuesday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
A day ahead of the Defence Acquisitions Council meeting in Delhi, Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar led a team here on Monday to review the progress of the indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC-P71) project.... read..

Meeting held with pol parties, local magistrate over report of 'wrong information', says Malappuram DC

Malappuram (Kerala) | January 21, 2020 8:11:57 PM IST
Malappuram District Collector Jafar Malik on Tuesday said a meeting was conducted with representatives of political parties and local magistrate after intelligence reports that "few people are trying to spread wrong information" in the area.... read..

Special Kerala court sends two students to NIA custody in UAPA case

Kochi (Kerala) | January 21, 2020 5:11:29 PM IST
A special court here on Tuesday sent two students, who were arrested under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) case in Kozhikode last November, to the custody of National Investigation Agency (NIA) for a day.... read..

8 Kerala tourists found dead in Nepal hotel

New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram |Tuesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Eight tourists from Kerala have been found dead in a hotel in Nepal, Union Minister for State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan confirmed on Tuesday.... read..

Bodies of eight Kerala tourists to be brought back tomorrow from Nepal: Tourism Minister

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | January 21, 2020 8:11:43 PM IST
Kerala Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran on Tuesday said that the bodies of eight tourists who were found dead in Nepal are expected to be brought back on Wednesday.... read..

Chennithala meets families of youths arrested in Kozhikode for suspected Maoist links

Kozhikode (Kerala) | January 21, 2020 2:41:21 PM IST
Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala on Tuesday met the families of Alan Shuhaib and Thaha who were arrested for suspected Maoist links in Kozhikode.... read..

Look at these cowards, 31 going to Jammu and only five to Kashmir: Mani Shankar Aiyar on Centre's outreach to J-K

Malappuram (Kerala) | January 21, 2020 7:11:20 AM IST
Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar, who is known for making controversial remarks, on Monday launched an attack on 36 Union Cabinet ministers visiting Jammu and Kashmir, by calling them "cowards".... read..

Central govt didn't invite us for centenary celebration of ILO, says INTUC Kerala president

Kochi (Kerala) | January 21, 2020 11:11:34 PM IST
R Chandrasekharan, Kerala unit president of Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC), on Tuesday said that the Central government has not invited INTUC for the centenary celebration of International Labour Organisation (ILO) to be held on Wednesday.... read..

CPI-M to launch door-to-door campaign against CAA

Thiruvananthapuram |Monday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
The CPI-M will soon start a door-to-door campaign across the country against the Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019, party General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said here on Sunday.... read..

Kerala: Over 50 injured after stadium gallery collapses during charity football match

Palakkad (Kerala) | January 20, 2020 4:11:20 AM IST
More than 50 people were injured after the gallery of a stadium where a charity football match was being played, collapsed here on Sunday late night.... read..

Kerala to conduct its own census, won't implement NPR: Finance Minister Thomas Isaac

Kerala | January 20, 2020 5:41:23 PM IST
The State Cabinet has decided to inform the Registrar General of India and Census Commssioner that Kerela will carry out its own census and will not implement the National Population Register (NPR), said Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac on Monday.... read..

Kerala cabinet decides not to go ahead with NPR, NRC

Thiruvananthapuram |Monday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
Keeping its date with taking a strong position against the Citizenship Amendment Act, the Kerala cabinet which had a special meeting on Monday, decided to inform the Census Commissioner that the state will not implement the National Population Register (N... read..

Thampi: A typical rags-to-riches story

Thiruvananthapuram |Monday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
Starting off by doing odd jobs after moving to the Middle East in the 1980s, arrested NRI businessman C.C. Thampi's story is a typical rags-to-riches one.... read..

Kerala CS explains govt's position on CAA to Governor

Thiruvananthapuram |Monday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
A day after Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan sought an explanation from the Chief Secretary on why the Governor was not informed about the state government's plan to move the Supreme Court on the new citizenship law, the latter came in person on Monday ... read..

No explanation from Kerala govt will suffice, says Guv Arif Khan

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | January 20, 2020 8:11:20 PM IST
Slamming Kerala government for moving Supreme Court against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) without his approval, Governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Monday said that no explanation from the state government can satisfy him.... read..

CPI (M) calls on people to not answer questions concerning NPR

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | January 20, 2020 3:41:18 AM IST
The three-day CPI (M) central committee meeting concluded here on Sunday, with the party calling upon the people not to answer any questions concerning the National Population Register (NPR).... read..

Kerala Governor seeks report from govt over CAA suit

Thiruvananthapuram |Monday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
The rift between the Pinarayi Vijayan-led LDF government and Governor Arif Mohammed Khan widened on Sunday with Khan reportedly seeking an explanation from the Chief Secretary on why the Governor was not informed about the state government's plan to move ... read..

Muslim would be asked documents to prove their nationality, says Shashi Tharoor

Kozhikode (Kerala) | January 19, 2020 7:11:32 PM IST
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said here that the ongoing protests in the country over the citizenship law could be defused if Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister assure that they would "drop the idea of the National Register of Citizens" and... read..

Cutting across religious lines Kerala mosque hosts Hindu wedding

Alappuzha (Kerala) | January 19, 2020 10:41:22 PM IST
Cutting across the lines of religion, a mosque in Kerala's Kayamkulam hosted a Hindu marriage ceremony on Sunday.... read..

Kerala will not implement any act which has RSS behind it: Pinarayi Vijayan

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | January 19, 2020 11:11:22 PM IST
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, in a reference to Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Population Register (NPR) and National Register of Citizens (NRC), on Sunday said that Kerala will not implement any act which has Rashtriya Swayamsevak S... read..

Southern Railways sets up counters in Kerala to administer polio drops

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | January 19, 2020 3:41:24 PM IST
On the occasion of Pulse Polio Day, Southern Railways has set up counters across the state to administer polio drops to children below the age of five.... read..

After Kerala moves SC against CAA, Guv seeks explanation from State chief secretary

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | January 19, 2020 3:11:22 PM IST
Governor Arif Mohammad Khan has sought an explanation from the Kerala Government Chief Secretary regarding the State moving the Supreme Court against the amended Citizenship Act, sources said.... read..

Alencherry's pastoral letter on 'love jihad' read out in churches in Kochi

Kochi (Kerala) | January 19, 2020 1:41:20 PM IST
A pastoral letter by the head of the Syro-Malabar Church Cardinal Mar George Alencherry stating that there is 'love jihad' in Kerala was read out in churches here on Sunday.... read..

Tarigami questions development claim by govt in J-K

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | January 19, 2020 12:11:18 PM IST
CPM leader Yousuf Tarigami on Sunday questioned the government over the development in Jammu and Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370 and asked why Opposition leaders are not allowed to visit the Union Territory.... read..

Kerala govt moved SC on CAA without my approval, says Guv

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | January 19, 2020 8:11:23 PM IST
Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan on Sunday said that State government's decision to move Supreme Court against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) is 'illegal' as it does not have his approval.... read..
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