Monday, August 8, 2022

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..

Congress leader in Kerala dies after fall

Thiruvananthapuram |Friday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
Congress' Kerala unit General Secretary Prathapavarma Thampan, who had a fall in his house on Thursday evening, later passed away at a hospital in Kollam, party sources said. He was 62.... read..

Kerala: Shortage of national flags as demand increases under 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | August 4, 2022 8:27:16 PM IST
There has been a huge demand for the national flag which has created a shortage in supply in Kerala after the government of India called on citizens and institutions to hoist the national flag on Independence Day.... read..

Kerala reports 6 deaths due to heavy rains

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | August 1, 2022 11:56:24 PM IST
Six deaths have been reported in Kerala due to heavy rains, said Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday while asking the people to be vigilant following the Red and Orange alerts in several parts of the state.... read..

Kerala Health Minister confirms India's first monkeypox death

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | August 1, 2022 7:27:02 PM IST
State Health Minister Veena George on Monday confirmed that the test reports of a 22-year-old person with monkeypox symptoms who died on July 30 were found to be positive for the viral zoonotic infection.... read..

Kerala rains: IMD issues red alert in Thiruvananthapuram; schools, colleges to be shut tomorrow

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | August 1, 2022 6:57:15 PM IST
Amid heavy rains lashing parts of Kerala in the past few weeks, India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday issued a red alert in Thiruvananthapuram for two days.... read..

Kerala CM asks people to be vigilant amid heavy rains alert in state

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | August 1, 2022 7:26:56 AM IST
Amid heavy rains lashing parts of Kerala in the past few weeks and more predicted in the next four days, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday asked the people to be vigilant.... read..

Trawl ban in Kerala to end, IMD alert dampens fishermen's spirit

Thiruvananthapuram |Monday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Fishermen and fishing boat owners of Kerala are concerned after the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned fishermen from foraying into the sea for the next four days commencing from July 31.... read..

Kerala: CSI devotees staged protest demanding Bishop's arrest in money laundering case

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 31, 2022 10:28:35 PM IST
Demanding the arrest of bishop Dharmaraj Rasalam, a certain section of devotees of the Church of South India (CSI) staged a protest march to Museum Police Station in Kerala on Sunday.... read..

NIA conducts searches in Thiruvananthapuram in ICAMA Sathik case

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 31, 2022 6:25:42 PM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted searches in Thiruvananthapuram in connection with the ICAMA Sathik case on Sunday.... read..

Kerala Cong chief slams LDF Govt over AKG Centre attack

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 30, 2022 6:27:53 PM IST
Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) President, K. Sudhakaran, on Saturday, slammed the Left Democratic Front (LDF) government, saying that the AKG Centre attack was orchestrated to vandalise Congress offices in the state.... read..

UK-based Kerala engineer builds his own plane in lockdown, travels through Europe with family

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 28, 2022 7:28:58 PM IST
A Malayali mechanical engineer based in the UK made use of the COVID-induced lockdown to build an aircraft which he used to travel to different countries with his family.... read..

Kerala govt to launch online cab service

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 28, 2022 5:27:14 AM IST
The Kerala government is all set to come up with an alternative to the popular corporate online cab service by launching its own e-taxi service from next month, considered to be the first such initiative by any state government in the country.... read..

Vijayan mocks Congress's 'Chintan Shivir'

Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday mocked the Congress over its state unit's recent 'Chintan Shivir' (brainstorming camp), quipping one needs to find out what all happened after their previous such meetings.... read..

Centre defaming, tarnishing Congress leaders with fake cases: Kerala Oppn leader Satheeshan

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 26, 2022 3:58:12 PM IST
Leader of the Opposition in the Kerala Assembly, V D Satheeshan has alleged that the BJP-led Central government has been defaming and tarnishing the image of Congress leaders through various fake cases.... read..

Kerala FM says state staring at financial crisis due to reduced GST funds

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 26, 2022 1:57:20 PM IST
Kerala Finance Minister K N Balagopal has written to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman claiming that the state is undergoing a financial crisis as it had not received GST compensation to the tune of Rs 12,000 crore.... read..

Kerala HC asks solar scam accused why she needs Swapna Suresh's confession statement

Thiruvananthapuram |Tuesday, 2022 4:45:10 AM IST
The Kerala High Court on Monday came down heavily on solar scam accused Saritha Nair over her petition seeking a copy of the confession statement of Swapna Suresh, the prime accused in the gold smuggling case.... read..

NISH, KTU sign up for development training for disabled Kerala youth

Thiruvananthapuram |Tuesday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
The National Institute of Speech and Hearing (NISH) and the A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technological University (KTU) on Monday inked a MoU for an innovative entrepreneurial development training project for the differently-abled youth in the state.... read..

Kerala: ED raids at CSI Kerala diocese, church in Thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 25, 2022 4:26:39 PM IST
Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday conducted a raid at the Mateer Memorial Church here in Kerala's capital city.... read..

Kerala Congress to launch radio channel on August 15

Thiruvananthapuram |Monday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Kerala Congress will launch a new radio channel -- 'Jai Ho' -- for airing the party's political views in the southern state. A decision to this effect was taken during the two-day brainstorming session or 'Chintan Shivir' of the Congress.... read..

African swine flu: Culling of pigs commences in Kerala's Wayanad

Thiruvananthapuram |Monday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
After African swine flu was reported in Kerala's Wayanad, the district administration on Sunday began culling of pigs in the district, despite stiff opposition from pig farmers.... read..

Registered MSMEs in Kerala expected to rise to 1.5 lakh by end of 2022-23

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 24, 2022 10:55:59 AM IST
As many as 42,300 micro, small and medium enterprises got registered in Kerala during the first quarter of the current financial year, prompting the government to re-estimate its target from 1 lakh to 1.5 lakh MSMEs by the end of 2022-23, state's Minister... read..

First ship to berth in Vizhinjam Port in March 2023

Thiruvananthapuram |Sunday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Kerala's much-delayed flagship project, the Vizhinjam Port finally appears to be nearing completion as state Ports Minister Ahamed Devarkovil on Saturday said the first ship will berth in March 2023.... read..

Kerala Gold Smuggling Case: NIA's officers deleted most of my evidence, says Swapna Suresh

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 23, 2022 2:28:41 AM IST
Kerala Gold Smuggling case prime accused Swapna Suresh on Friday alleged that Officers of NIA from Kerala Police deleted most of her evidences and said that former Kerala minister and present MLA KT Jaleel can "stoop down to any level to do anything".... read..

Malayalam film 'Ayyappanum Koshiyum' gets four top awards, director wins posthumously

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2022 1:45:12 AM IST
Malayalam film "Ayyappanum Koshiyum" won four top awards at the 68th National Film Awards announced in New Delhi on Friday, but it was a bittersweet moment for its makers as the lamented the absence of director K.R. Sachidanandan, who passed away in June ... read..

Kerala: Chess Olympiad Torch Relay reaches Thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 23, 2022 1:57:01 PM IST
The first-ever Chess Olympiad Torch Relay has reached Thiruvananthapuram.... read..

African swine fever reported in Kerala's Wayanad; state govt on vigil

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 23, 2022 4:27:25 AM IST
Right after African swine fever was reported from two farms in Wayanad in Kerala, the state government on Friday initiated steps to prevent its spread.... read..

Kerala: Child Rights Commission directs state to make all schools co-ed

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 22, 2022 4:26:25 PM IST
With an aim to boost gender equality among the students, the child rights commission in Kerala has directed the education department to convert all schools in the state into co-ed schools, said officials on Friday.... read..

African Swine Fever reported in farm of Kerala's Wayanad district

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 22, 2022 12:55:52 PM IST
African Swine Fever (ASF) has been reported at a farm in the Wayanad district of Kerala, said state's Animal Husbandry Minister J Chinchurani on Friday. So far no official numbers of African Swine Fever have been confirmed.... read..

Kerala gold smuggling: State BJP chief alleges "match fixing" between rulings, Oppn parties

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 22, 2022 12:55:50 PM IST
Kerala BJP president K Surendran slammed the state government and the Leader of Opposition V D Satheesan for keeping the investigative agency Enforcement Directorate at bay in the gold smuggling case and said that there's match-fixing happening in the mat... read..

Kerala NEET innerwear row: All 7 arrested released on bail (Lead)

Thiruvananthapuram |Friday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
All seven persons, arrested by the Kerala Police in connection with the NEET girl aspirants innerwear removal row in the state, on Thursday got bail from a lower court in Kollam district.... read..

NEET innerwear row: Kerala Police arrest 5, NTA panel to reach spot

Thiruvananthapuram |Thursday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Five women, including two low-grade employees of a private college, were arrested on Wednesday for frisking NEET girl aspirants and purportedly making one remove her innerwear during the examination at a centre in Kerala, police said.... read..

Ex-Congress MLA accused of plotting protest against Kerala CM on IndiGo flight granted bail

Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Two-time former Congress legislator and Youth Congress Vice President K.S. Sabarinadhan, who was arrested on Tuesday morning on charges of plotting the protest against Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan onboard a IndiGo flight on June 13, was granted ... read..

Kerala innerwear removal row: 5 women in police custody for questioning

Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
The Kerala Police on Tuesday began its probe into the issue of girl National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) aspirants being asked to remove their innerwear at a examination centre near here, even as the matter continued to fester.... read..

In-flight protest against Kerala CM: KS Sabarinadhan gets bail

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 20, 2022 6:27:16 AM IST
Kerala Youth Congress vice president KS Sabarinadhan got bail in connection with the alleged protest against Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan inside a flight.... read..

No GST on items sold by Kudumbasree, small stores says Kerala Finance minister

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 20, 2022 11:26:37 AM IST
Amid growing protest over the imposition of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on essential commodities, Kerala Finance Minister K N Balagopal said that the state shall not impose Goods and Service Tax (GST) on items sold by Kudumbashree and small stores.... read..

In-flight protest against Kerala CM: Court directs filing of case against CPM's EP Jayarajan

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 20, 2022 9:55:35 PM IST
A Kerala court on Wednesday directed that a case be registered against LDF convenor EP Jayarajan in the incident where Youth Congress workers protested inside a flight against Chief Minister Pinayari Vijayan.... read..

After IndiGo bans top CPI-M leader, airlines' bus confiscated for tax dues

Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Twenty four hours after IndiGo Airlines imposed a three-week travel ban on top CPI-M leader and Left Convenor E.P. Jayarajan, their official bus was impounded by the Motor Vehicles Department (MVD) for non payment of road tax.... read..

Monkeypox testing begins in Kerala: State Health Minister Veena George

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 19, 2022 5:58:06 PM IST
Kerala Health Minister Veena George on Tuesday informed that the state has started Monkeypox testing at NIV Alapuzha.... read..

Bid to scuttle infra investments in state, says former Kerala finance minister on ED summons

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 19, 2022 1:58:51 PM IST
Senior CPI (M) leader Thomas Issac has said he will not appear before the Enforcement Directorate (ED), which has served him a notice in connection with its probe into alleged violations in the financial dealings of KIIFB when he was the Kerala finance mi... read..

India reports second confirmed Monkeypox case from Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 18, 2022 5:56:24 PM IST
India reported the second confirmed Monkeypox case Kannur district on Monday, confirmed officials from Union Health Ministry and National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).... read..

India's first Monkeypox case: Central team arrives in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 16, 2022 1:58:18 PM IST
A high-level team despatched by the Centre to Kerala following the diagnosis of monkeypox infection in the state arrived in the capital Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday.... read..

CPI-M rallies behind MM Mani for remarks on Oppn MLA's fate, Cong slams legislator

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
While the leaders of the ruling CPI-M in Kerala, including Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, didn't seem to find anything wrong in the statement made by senior party legislator M.M. Mani on the floor of the Assembly against a woman legislator, the Congress... read..

Kerala records India's first monkeypox case, Centre rushes team (Lead)

Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi |Friday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Kerala on Thursday recorded India's first case of monkeypox with state Health Minister Veena George saying that the suspected case has turned positive.... read..

Suspected monkeypox case in Kerala, samples of traveller from UAE sent for testing

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 14, 2022 11:27:38 AM IST
A suspected case of monkeypox, the first in India, has been reported from Kerala, the state health minister said on Thursday.... read..

Kerala tourism elated over TIME magazine naming state among 50 extraordinary destinations

Thiruvananthapuram |Thursday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
The Kerala tourism department is elated over TIME magazine shortlisting the state as one among the 50 extraordinary destinations in the world to explore in 2022.... read..

Modi govt has given first priority to security in foreign policy: Jaishankar

Thiruvananthapuram | July 13, 2022 7:56:56 AM IST
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday said that PM Narendra Modi's government has given first priority to security in foreign policy.... read..

Sri Lanka's situation 'sensitive and complicated': Jaishankar

Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
The situation in Sri Lanka, which is grappling with economic and political crises was "sensitive and complicated", External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar said on Tuesday.... read..

BJP leader lashes out at Kerala PWD minister for 'mocking' Jaishankar

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 13, 2022 4:25:50 PM IST
Slamming the state minister of the Public Works Department (PWD) Mohammad Riyas for his remarks on Union minister S Jaishankar in the state assembly on Wednesday, Trivandrum District President V V Rajesh of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) asked about "Riyas'... read..

Number of potholes more than your meetings, Kerala PWD minister hits out at Jaishankar

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | July 13, 2022 3:28:15 PM IST
After chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan, Kerala PWD Minister P A Mohamed Riyas took a jibe at Union minister S Jaishankar examined an under-construction flyover in the state capital Thiruvananthapuram.... read..
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