Thursday, December 12, 2019

Kerala: Welfare committee to hear case of women who surrendered children due to poverty, civic body offers job, shelter

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | December 12, 2019 10:41:20 AM IST
The Child Welfare Committee (CWC) will hold a hearing on December 18 in the case pertaining to a woman, who had handed over her six children to a government-run care home due to extreme poverty and abuses from an alcoholic husband.... read..

Kerala gets world's first marine cemetery

Kozhikode (Kerala) | December 12, 2019 10:11:25 AM IST
Cemeteries are commonly built for humans, but in Kerala, they are made for fishes too. They are not just tombs made up of cement or mud, but iron frames that raise their heads to the sky and are filled with single-use plastic bottles.... read..

Delhi fight back after following-on vs Kerala (Ranji Roundup)

New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
After a lacklustre show in the first innings against Kerala in their Ranji Trophy opener, Delhi made a solid start to their second essay to end Day 3 at 142/1 after being asked to follow on, in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday.... read..

CAB an attack on secular character of India: Kerala CM

Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
A move to decide citizenship on the basis of religion amounts to a rejection of the Constitution and is an attack on the secular and democratic character of India, said Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday.... read..

Kerala court rejects Dileeps's plea for copy of case records

Kochi |Wednesday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
After the Supreme Court last month ruled that Malayalam actor Dileep would not get a copy of the memory card containing footage of an alleged sexual assault, a case in which he has been charged, a trial court, here on Wednesday, refused the actor's demand... read..

Ranji Trophy: Delhi on back foot against Kerala (Roundup, Lead)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Kerala started Day 2 of the ongoing Ranji Trophy from where they ended and put up a massive 525/9(d) in their first innings against Delhi, who were 502 runs behind when stumps were drawn for the day.... read..

Kerala govt orders CBI enquiry in the death of violinist Balabhaskar

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | December 10, 2019 3:11:20 PM IST
More than a year after the death of violinist Balabhaskar and his two-year-old daughter in a car accident, the Kerala government on Tuesday ordered a CBI enquiry into the matter.... read..

Malayalam actor Shane Nigam meets Kerala minister A K Balan over ban

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | December 10, 2019 1:11:23 AM IST
After the Kerala Producers Association declared that they will not lift the boycott on Mollywood actor Shane Nigam for violating the contract of a film, the 24-year-old actor met Culture Minister AK Balan here and took up the issue with him.... read..

Kerala govt seeks CBI probe in death of musician Balabhaskar

Thiruvananthapuram |Tuesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Over a year after the death of popular musician Balabhaskar in a road accident near here, the Kerala government has sought a CBI probe in the matter on a request from his father.... read..

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill attack on secular, democratic character of India: Kerala CM

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | December 10, 2019 10:11:28 PM IST
A day after the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, was passed in the Lok Sabha, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday said that it is an "attack on the secular and democratic character of India."... read..

Kerala student leaders to go to UK, Cong alleges extravagance

Thiruvananthapuram |Monday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
With every passing day, as the Kerala finances are precariously placed, contrary to the frequent demands of the Congress-led opposition, that extravagance is continuing unabated, around 70 student leaders from the state are getting ready to leave for a we... read..

International Fim Festival of Kerala pays homage to late filmmakers Girish Karnad, Mrinal Sen

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | December 9, 2019 11:41:30 PM IST
Film critics Pradeep Biswas and Shanmughadas paid homage to veteran filmmakers Mrinal Sen and Girish Karnad during the third day of 24th International Film Festival of Kerala on Monday.... read..

Kerala Oppn demands ex-judge's security cover restoration

Thiruvananthapuram |Monday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
The Congress-led Opposition in Kerala on Monday demanded immediate restoration of armed security cover of former Kerala High Court judge, Justice (retd.) B. Kemal Pasha.... read..

Kerala: Security withdrawn as I opined against govt, says retired HC judge Pasha

Kochi (Kerala) | December 8, 2019 5:11:22 PM IST
Justice B Kemal Pasha, a retired High Court judge, on Sunday said that the Kerala government has withdrawn his security cover because he had expressed his opinion against the government and the police.... read..

Kerala BJP panel fails to identify new president

Kochi |Sunday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
The core committee of the Kerala Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that met here on Sunday failed to reach consensus on new state party chief.... read..

Mob attacks former rape accused in Kerala

|Sunday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
A former accused in the infamous Walayar rape and murder case was attacked by a mob here on Saturday. He was admitted to a hospital after he suffered injuries on his face, the police said.... read..

Kerala CM terms two young party activists as Maoists

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, who came under fire for having people with Left-wing extremists in the party, on Saturday, said that the two youths who have been arrested by the police are not party members but are Maoists.... read..

Man held for raping minor in Kerala's Kottayam

Kottayam (Kerala) | December 7, 2019 7:41:37 PM IST
A man was arrested on Saturday for allegedly raping a minor girl in Kottayam's Kanjirapally.... read..

Kerala: Walayar sisters' rape-murder accused thrashed by mob

Kochi (Kerala) | December 7, 2019 4:41:56 PM IST
C Madhu, one of the accused in 2017 Walayar minors rape and death case was allegedly thrashed by a group of people on Saturday.... read..

Kerala: Minor girl raped in Kottayam; 1 detained

Kottayam (Kerala) | December 7, 2019 2:11:21 PM IST
A minor girl was allegedly raped by a man, who entered her house on the pretext of asking for a glass of water, in Kanjirapally area of Kottayam.... read..

NIA chargesheets 2 in ISIS Kerala, TN module case

New Delhi |Saturday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
The National Investigation Agency on Saturday filed a chargesheet against two ISIS suspects arrested by the agency in connection with its probe into the ISIS Kerala-Tamil Nadu module case, including the group mastermind.... read..

Kerala nurse Lini PN, who died treating Nipah patient, honoured with National Florence Nightingale Award-2019

New Delhi | December 6, 2019 10:41:20 AM IST
Lini PN, the nurse from Kerala who died due to Nipah virus that she contracted while treating a patient last year during the Nipah outbreak, was posthumously awarded National Florence Nightingale Award-2019.... read..

ISL: No change in fortunes for Mumbai, Kerala

Mumbai |Friday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Mumbai City FC and Kerala Blasters FC played out a 1-1 draw in their Indian Super League (ISL) encounter at the Mumbai Football Arena here on Thursday.... read..

'Unwell' Balakrishnan to stay as CPI-M's Kerala Secretary

Thiruvananthapuram |Friday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
The much-awaited state secretariat meeting of the CPI-M that took place here on Friday decided that "unwell" state Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan will continue in his post for the time being.... read..

Kerala's IT major UST Global to expand workforce to 10,000

Thiruvananthapuram |Friday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Kerala's biggest IT employer UST Global on Friday announced to expand its workforce in the state to 10,000, said an official.... read..

Kerala: Mortal remains of soldier died in avalanche in J-K brought to native place

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | December 6, 2019 9:11:26 PM IST
Mortal remains of a soldier Naik Akhil SS, who lost his life in an avalanche which had hit an army camp in Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir earlier this month, brought to his native place in Thiruvananthapuram on Friday.... read..

Kerala govt offers financial aid of Rs 10 lakh to families of deceased students

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | December 6, 2019 1:41:19 PM IST
The Kerala government on Friday extended financial aid of Rs 10 lakh to the families of two students, who died in separate incidents recently.... read..

Kerala Cricket Association gears up for India-West Indies T20I

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerela) | December 6, 2019 11:11:23 AM IST
As Kerela gears up to host the second T20I of the three-match series between India and West Indies, Kerala Cricket Association's (KCA) official on Friday said that the preparations for the match have been going on since three months and the pitch would be... read..

46-year-old man jumps to death from Kerala HC building

Kochi |Friday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
A 46-year-old man jumped from the sixth floor of the Kerala High Court building, here on Thursday.... read..

Kerala HC declines to ban dismissed nun's autobiography

Kochi |Thursday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
The Kerala High Court on Wednesday declined to ban the dismissed nun, Sister Lucy Kalapurakkal's autobiography titled "Karthavinte Namethil (In the name of Christ)".... read..

Have written to Kerala CM to put emphasis on educational infrastructure: Rahul Gandhi

Pannikode (Kerala) | December 5, 2019 8:11:22 PM IST
Congress Lok Sabha MP Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said that he has written to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan urging him to put emphasis on educational infrastructure in the state.... read..

'Design conclave in Kerala to tap state's huge talent pool'

Thiruvananthapuram |Thursday, 2019 6:15:05 AM IST
To tap into the huge talent pool available in Kerala, the country's largest design conclave will be held at Kochi over three days starting from December 12, a top state government official said on Wednesday.... read..

Body of ITBP jawan shot by colleague to reach home in Kerala's Kozhikode

Kozhikode (Kerala) | December 5, 2019 6:41:40 PM IST
Body of an ITBP jawan, who was among five personnel allegedly shot dead by a colleague, is expected to reach his native home in Kerala's Perambra town for last rites by late Thursday night or early Friday morning.... read..

Kerala: Representatives of Jacobite Church continue protests, demand burial of devotee

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | December 5, 2019 6:41:54 PM IST
Representatives of Jacobite Church on Thursday continued their protest in front of the Kerala Secretariat demanding the state government to make arrangements for the burial of their 92-year-old devotee Mariyamma Rajan whose body has been kept at Kattachir... read..

Kerala: CPI-M denies reports on Kodiyeri's leave application, new secy's appointment

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | December 5, 2019 6:44:15 PM IST
The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Thursday denied reports that state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan has applied for a long leave citing health issues.... read..

Kerala: Man awarded death sentence for murdering couple over property dispute

Alappuzha (Kerala) | December 5, 2019 6:46:55 PM IST
A District and Sessions Court in Kerala's Alappuzha district on Wednesday awarded death sentence to a 38-year-old man for killing a couple over property dispute in front of their child.... read..

Cong says Kerala govt, Adani colluding to delay Vizhinjam Port

Thiruvananthapuram |Thursday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
At a time when Kerala's dream port project - Vizhinjam - should have been in operation, the state Congress-led opposition on Thursday alleged that the Pinarayi Vijayan-led Kerala government was hand in glove with Adani group chief Gautam Adani, which coul... read..

Kerala HC upholds money laundering allegations against ex-minister Ebrahimkunju in Palarivattom bridge scam

Kochi (Kerala) | December 5, 2019 6:42:48 PM IST
The Kerala High Court on Thursday upheld allegations of money laundering against former minister VK Ebrahimkunju in the Palarivattom bridge scam case.... read..
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