Saturday, February 24, 2024

Snail-transmitted rare condition a threat to children, finds study by Kochi hospital

Kochi (Kerala) | February 23, 2024 10:56:28 PM IST
A private hospital in Kochi has unveiled the findings of a 14-year study and highlighted the prevalence of the snail-transmitted medical condition which can lead to death or permanent brain and nerve damage in children.... read..

Convict who escaped from Kannur central jail held near Madurai

Kannur (Kerala) | February 23, 2024 10:56:12 PM IST
A convict who was absconding after escaping from Kannur Central jail, was nabbed on Thursday from Sivaganga near Madurai, police said.... read..

Kerala: PM Modi to visit Thiruvananthapuram on Feb 27

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 23, 2024 10:55:51 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram on February 27 where he will address a public gathering at the central stadium.... read..

Cochin shipyard delivers 13th electric hybrid water metro ferry to Kochi water metro

Kochi (Kerala) | February 23, 2024 1:56:12 PM IST
In a significant stride towards sustainable water transportation, Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL), India's premier shipbuilding and ship repair company, has successfully delivered the 13th Electric Hybrid 100 Pax Water Metro Ferry BY 137 to Kochi Water Metr... read..

Kerala: Customs seize gold from Dubai passenger at Kochi Airport

Ernakulam (Kerala) | February 23, 2024 11:54:54 PM IST
The Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of Customs seized three capsules "suspected to contain gold in paste form" from a passenger from Dubai at Kochi Airport on Friday.... read..

Kerala: Union Minister Bhupender Yadav holds meeting to mitigate human-animal conflict

Wayanad (Kerala) | February 22, 2024 4:55:40 PM IST
Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Bhupender Yadav held a high-level meeting with the state and central officials at the District Collector's office in Wayanad district of Kerala on Thursday.... read..

Actor Jayaram meets Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 21, 2024 4:55:30 PM IST
Actor Jayaram, along with his wife Aswathi (Parvathi), called on Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan and Reshma Arif at Kerala Raj Bhavan, according to PRO Kerala Raj Bhavan... read..

Kerala HC orders CBI inquiry into death of minor in police quarters

Ernakulam (Kerala) | February 21, 2024 12:55:10 PM IST
The Kerala High Court on Tuesday ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry into the suspicious death of a minor girl in Thiruvananthapuram in March last year.... read..

'Will win more than 10 seats": Goa CM Pramod Sawant visits BJP's Kerala office, takes stock of poll prep

Kottayam (Kerala) | February 21, 2024 10:55:00 PM IST
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday visited the Kerala BJP office to take stock of the party's preparations for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.... read..

Bhupender Yadav meets families of victims of man-animal conflict in Kerala's Wayanad

Wayanad (Kerala) | February 21, 2024 11:55:17 PM IST
Union Minister Bhupender Yadav met the families of the victims who lost their lives in the man-animal conflict in Wayanad in the last few days.... read..

Wildlife attack: Black flag protest against ministers convoy in Wayanad

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 20, 2024 2:55:08 PM IST
The Wayanad Youth Congress Committee staged a black flag protest at the Kerala forest Minister's convoy, which arrived in the district on Tuesday, to visit the families of deceased persons affected by the Tusker attack.... read..

"I am not going to be frightened by SFI protest": Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 20, 2024 12:24:39 AM IST
Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Monday said that he will not be brow-beaten by the protest of the Students Federation of India, the CPI (M)'s student wing.... read..

Kerala Governor Arif Muhammad Khan visits Mananthavadi Bishops House in Wayanad

Wayanad (Kerala) | February 20, 2024 12:24:38 AM IST
Kerala Governor Arif Muhammad Khan on Monday visited Mananthavadi Bishops House. The Governor said that he had come to Wayanad to visit the families who died in the wild elephant attack and to console the family members.... read..

Kerala State Armwrestling Championship 2024: Sivajith Janardhanan, Stewe Thomas crowned 'Champion of Champions'

Kottayam (Kerala) | February 20, 2024 7:54:01 PM IST
Sivajith Janardhanan and Stewe Thomas reigned supreme as they were crowned as 'Champion of Champions' in the Senior and Youth category respectively at the Kerala State Armwrestling Championship 2024, held in Kottayam, Kerala.... read..

Customs officials seize gold worth Rs 60 lakh at Cochin airport; 2 held

Cochin (Kerala) | February 19, 2024 11:23:36 PM IST
Customs department officials at Cochin International Airport seized gold worth Rs 60 lakh from two passengers on Monday.... read..

Pulpally violence: Police arrest two people for attacking forest department vehicle

Wayanad (Kerala) | February 19, 2024 1:24:16 PM IST
Two people have been arrested in connection with the Pulpally violence incidents for attacking the vehicle of the forest department, according to police.... read..

SFI workers wave black flags at Kerala Governor in Kannur

Kannur (Kerala) | February 19, 2024 5:23:57 AM IST
The Students Federation of India (SFI) workers showed black flags to Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan in Mattannur on Sunday evening.... read..

Kerala: Two-year-old girl child abducted in Thiruvananthapuram, probe underway

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 19, 2024 11:25:05 AM IST
A two-year-old girl child was abducted from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala whose family reached Thiruvananthapuram a few days back from Hyderabad... read..

Wild elephant attack: Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan visits families of victims in Wayanad

Wayanad (Kerala) | February 19, 2024 2:25:05 PM IST
Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Monday visited the families of victims of the wild elephant attacks in Wayanad district.... read..

IMD predicts rise in temperature; issues yellow alert in various districts of Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 19, 2024 10:24:26 PM IST
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a yellow alert in various districts of Kerala on Monday, predicting an increase in the temperature.... read..

Kerala Governor assures raising wild elephant attack with state and centre, asks people not to resort to violence

Wayanad (Kerala) | February 19, 2024 4:23:35 PM IST
Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Monday assured the residents of Wayanad that he will take up the issue regarding frequent wild elephant attacks in the region with the State and the Central governments.... read..

Political situation in Kerala is favourable for UDF: RSP MP Premachandran

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 18, 2024 11:23:11 PM IST
Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) MP N K Premachandran on Sunday said that the political situation in Kerala is "totally favourable" for the opposition alliance UDF (United Democratic Front) led by Congress.... read..

RSP declares Premachandran as UDF candidate for Kollam Lok Sabha constituency

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 18, 2024 7:23:59 PM IST
Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) MP N K Premachandran will again contest from the Kollam Lok Sabha constituency as the UDF (United Democratic Front ) candidate in the upcoming general election, said RSP state secretary Shibu Baby John on Sunday.... read..

Kerala LoP Satheesan says Left govt not taking human-wildlife conflict seriously

Thrissur (Kerala) | February 18, 2024 6:23:53 PM IST
VD Satheesan, Kerala's Leader of the Opposition, on Sunday, slammed the state government for allegedly "not taking seriously the matter of human-wildlife conflict," which saw two people lose their lives in the district of Wayanad within a week.... read..

"I am not responding to criminals": Kerala Governor attacks Kerala Education Minister

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 18, 2024 4:23:29 PM IST
Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Sunday slammed Kerala higher education minister R Bindu accusing her of being "totally ignorant" and showing a lack of respect towards the court and the law of the land.... read..

Rahul Gandhi demands immediate compensation to family of victim killed in wild elephant attack

Wayanad (Kerala) | February 18, 2024 2:23:55 PM IST
After meeting the family members of the Forest Department watcher, who was trampled to death by wild in Wayanad, Rahul Gandhi said that he has asked state's Chief Minister in a letter that why it was taking "so long" to build a medical college in Wayanad,... read..

Rahul Gandhi meets families of elephant attacks victims in Wayanad

Wayanad (Kerala) | February 18, 2024 11:24:05 AM IST
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi reached the residence of Forest Department watcher VP Paul, who was trampled to death by a wild elephant in Wayanad on Sunday.... read..

"This is SFI and PFI Joint venture" : Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan on protest against him

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 17, 2024 3:54:36 PM IST
Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan claimed on Saturday that all the protests that have been organised by student wing of the ruling CPI (M) against him are joint ventures of the Students Federation of India (SFI) and the Popular Front of India (PFI), a ba... read..

US Consulate General Chennai and CUSAT sign MoU to open 'American Corner' in Kochi

Kochi (Kerala) | February 17, 2024 11:24:40 AM IST
The US Consulate General in Chennai and the Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish an American Corner at the Kochi campus.... read..

Kerala: Wild elephant attacks Maoist group in Kannur

Kannur (Kerala) | February 17, 2024 12:24:09 PM IST
A wild elephant attacked a group of Maoists in Kannur on Friday; however, members of the group survived the attack and escaped.... read..

Wildlife attacks: Chief Minister directs to hold a high-level meeting in Kerala's Wayanad

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 17, 2024 1:23:22 PM IST
Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday directed officials to hold a high-level meeting to discuss the issues related to wildlife attacks in Wayanad.... read..

Kerala: Political parties protest in Wayanad as wild elephants claim another life

Wayanad (Kerala) | February 17, 2024 1:23:36 PM IST
Leaders of various political parties started a twelve-hour protest in Kerala's Wayanad on Saturday morning following the death of a 50-year-old man who was attacked by wild elephants.... read..

'Kerala United Against Rare Diseases' project will be crucial in rare disease treatment: CM Vijayan

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 16, 2024 10:54:31 PM IST
'Kerala United Against Rare Diseases' or CARE project will be a crucial step for the state in the field of rare disease treatment, said Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday.... read..

Harshad Mhatre, Arati Patil win Kochi Marathon 2024

Kochi (Kerala) | February 16, 2024 9:54:14 AM IST
Harshad Mhatre, who hails from Maharashtra, and represents India Railways, won the Kochi Marathon 2024.... read..

Kerala missed its fiscal deficit target in 2021-22 financial year: CAG report

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 15, 2024 4:24:38 PM IST
Kerala did not achieve its fiscal deficit target fixed in its Medium Term Fiscal Plan or the Kerala Fiscal Responsibility Act during 2021-22, an audit report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG) revealed on Thursday.... read..

"Kerala Assembly known for adopting ridiculous resolutions": V Muraleedharan

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 15, 2024 12:24:40 AM IST
The Kerala Assembly passed a resolution urging the Centre to amend wildlife laws in the wake of rising human-wildlife conflicts.... read..

"Even China border is not fortified like it is in national capital": Shashi Tharoor on farmers' protest

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 14, 2024 11:25:06 PM IST
Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday said he doesn't think the China border is fortified the way the national capital is, adding that it's a democratic right of the farmers to protest and to be heard in the national capital.... read..

Kerala: Forest officials rescue tiger trapped in fence wire

Kannur (Kerala) | February 13, 2024 10:24:29 PM IST
Forest officials rescued a tiger trapped in a fence wire in a private farm at Kottioour in the Panniyamala hills area of Kannur district.... read..

I-League: Sourav, Babovic steer Gokulam Kerala FC to their third straight win

Kozhikode (Kerala) | February 13, 2024 11:25:02 AM IST
Gokulam Kerala FC eked out a hard-fought 2-0 win over Shillong Lajong FC in a crucial I-League match at the EMS Stadium in Kozhikode on Monday.... read..

Rahul Gandhi writes to Kerala CM; demands state action in Wayanad elephant attack

Wayanad (Kerala) | February 12, 2024 2:53:36 PM IST
Senior Congress leader and Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi has sent a letter to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan requesting decisive action on the death of a man due to an elephant attack in the state's Wayanad district recently.... read..

ISL: Kerala Blasters aim to do league double over Punjab FC in home clash

Kochi (Kerala) | February 12, 2024 9:53:01 AM IST
The Indian Super League (ISL) 2023-24 enters a new phase with the matchweek 15 kicking off with the clash between Kerala Blasters FC and Punjab FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi on Monday.... read..

"Not right, difficult to implement": Kerala Chief Minister on PM Modi's posters in ration shops

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 12, 2024 1:53:46 PM IST
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the directives of the central government to display Prime Minister Narendra Modi's posters and banners at ration shops across the state are "not right" and "difficult to implement."... read..

1 dead in Kerala firecracker storage unit blast

Ernakulam (Kerala) | February 12, 2024 3:54:31 PM IST
One person succumbed to burn injuries while three other people are battling for their lives with severe injuries sustained in a massive blast at a firecracker warehouse on Monday in Thripunithura, in Kerala's Ernakulam district, an official said.... read..

Firecracker storage unit blast: Kerala Human Rights Commission takes suo-motu cognisance

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 12, 2024 5:53:30 PM IST
The State Human Rights Commission on Monday filed a voluntary case in the blast incident that claimed one life and left several injured at a firecracker storage unit in Kerala's Ernakulam district.... read..

CPI(M) slams UDF leader Premachandran for having lunch with PM Modi; Congress says "nothing wrong with it"

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 12, 2024 8:54:31 PM IST
Days after UDF MP NK Premachandran had lunch with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Parliament House canteen, the ruling CPI(M) criticised the leader while Congress and the Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) came in support and made it clear that there... read..

3 injured in firecracker storage unit in Kerala's Thrippunithura

Ernakulam (Kerala) | February 12, 2024 1:53:27 PM IST
Three people sustained critical injuries in an explosion that broke out after firecrackers exploded and caught fire in Thrippunithura in Kerala's Ernakulam district on Monday.... read..

ISL 2023/24: Confident Punjab FC to take on Kerala Blasters

Kochi (Kerala) | February 11, 2024 4:53:54 PM IST
A confident Punjab FC (PFC) riding on their excellent win in the previous round will now face Kerala Blasters in Round 14 of the Indian Super League 2023-24 season which will be played here at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.... read..

"Sharp decline in funds from Centre to Kerala": State Finance minister KN Balagopal

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 11, 2024 6:52:58 AM IST
Amid the ongoing tussle between non-BJP states and the Centre over the tax devolution mechanism, Kerala Finance Minister KN Balagopal on Saturday expressed concerns saying there has been a reduction in the percentage of funds that the soutern is getting f... read..

Kerala: Man died in wild elephant attack in Wayanad

Wayanad (Kerala) | February 10, 2024 11:23:14 AM IST
A Man died in a wild elephant attack in the Wayanad district of Kerala on Saturday morning.... read..

CPI MP Viswam writes to PM Modi about Christian community not being represented in National Commission for Minorities

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 9, 2024 10:25:18 PM IST
Communist Party of India MP Binoy Viswam on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, pointing out that the Christian community is not currently being represented in the National Commission for Minorities.... read..

"Bharat Ratna for MS Swaminathan, a tribute to his lifelong dedication to agricultural science and farmers' welfare," says his daughter

Kasaragod (Kerala) | February 9, 2024 4:25:02 PM IST
Posthumous Bharat Ratna for MS Swaminathan, is a tribute to his lifelong dedication to agricultural science, farmers' welfare in the country, to the welfare of the poorest in society and the most vulnerable, said his daughter, Dr Soumya Swaminathan.... read..
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