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Kerala cops look to beat the stress
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 18 (IANS) With Kerala Police coming under attack from several quarters for their behaviour, state police chief Loknath Behra has come up with ways to beat the stress that the police officials are facing.
2019-09-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society
CITU continues strike against Muthoot Finance
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 18 (IANS) The third round of conciliatory talks to end the over month-long strike called by a small section of employees of Muthoot Finance, a leading non-banking financial company, failed to break the deadlock on Wednesday as the rival parties stood their ground.
2019-09-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Use of AI to boost tourism in India
Kochi, Sep 17 (IANS) A major international summit here next week will take up use of artificial intelligence (AI) and other technologies in the tourism industry.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Kerala,National,Business/Economy
Maradu crisis deepens, flat owners begin hunger strike
Kochi, Sep 15 (IANS) While the time is running out for the flat owners in the posh Maradu apartment complex, to be demolished by Friday as per the Supreme Court order, the builders have washed their hands off it and the Kerala government has convened an all-party meeting in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
India A inch closer to victory against SA A after rain affected Day 3
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 11 (IANS) India A inched closer to victory against South Africa A in the first unofficial Test as they reduced them to 179/9 in the 20 overs of play which was possible due to rain on Day 3 here on Wednesday.
2019-09-11
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Cricket
All-round India 'A' tighten grip on SA 'A'
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 10 (IANS) Skipper Shubman Gill missed out on a hundred but Jalaj Saxena scored a defiant unbeaten 61 to help India 'A' take the lead against South Africa 'A' and then reduce them to 125/5 at the end of Day 2 in the first unofficial Test on Tuesday.
2019-09-10
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Cricket
Toddler falls off SUV, parents drive away without noticing
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 9 (IANS) A video showing a baby falling out of a moving SUV in the forest area near Munnar in Kerala went viral on social media on Monday.
2019-09-09
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Ball ko dekh toot gaya hoga': Dhawan after blow to neck
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 7 (IANS) Shikhar Dhawan never shies away from sharing a laugh on the pitch and it seems that never changes even if he gets hit on the neck by a searing bouncer.
2019-09-07
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Cricket
India 'A' beat SA 'A' by 36 runs to win series 4-1
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 6 (IANS) Sanju Samson, Shikhar Dhawan and Shardul Thakur led the way as India 'A' beat South Africa 'A' by 36 runs in a rain-hit fifth one-day on Friday. India 'A' thus sealed the 5-match series 4-1.
2019-09-06
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Cricket
Arif Mohammad Khan sworn in as new Kerala Governor
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 6 (IANS) Former Union minister and veteran politician Arif Mohammad Khan was sworn in as the 24th Governor of Kerala on Friday.
2019-09-06
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Give protection to Muthoot employees, Kerala HC tells govt
Kochi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Thursday directed the state government and the police to give protection to employees of Muthoot Finance, a leading non-banking financial company, who report for work.
2019-09-05
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
Paul Muthoot murder: Kerala HC cancels life term of 8 accused
Kochi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Thursday cancelled the life term awarded to eight accused in the Paul Muthoot murder case, while the father of the victim said he would appeal against the decision in the Supreme Court.
2019-09-05
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Twist in Kerala bypoll as another KC-M leader files papers
Kottayam (Kerala), Sep 4 (IANS) The rift in Kerala Congress-Mani, a part of the Congress-led UDF, widened as a close aide of disgruntled party leader P.J. Joseph on Wednesday filed his nomination for the Pala Assembly bypoll on September 23, even after the party had announced its candidate.
2019-09-04
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Pandey, Dube lead India 'A' to 4-wkt win over Proteas
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 2 (IANS) Manish Pandey led from the front while Shivam Dube continued to impress as India 'A' won by four wickets in the third one-day against South Africa 'A' to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series on Monday. With two matches left in the series where Shreyas Iyer will take over the leadership role from Pandey, the Proteas can only play for pride.
2019-09-02
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Cricket
UDF finally names candidate for bypoll to Kerala's Pala
Kottayam (Kerala), Sep 1 (IANS) The Congress-led UDF (United Democratic Front), which was struggling for the past week to finalise its candidate for the September 23 Pala Assembly by-election, on Sunday chose Kerala Congress-Mani veteran Jose Tom Pulikunnel after hectic parleys between the two warring factions of his party.
2019-09-01
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Kishan's whirlwind 55 helps India 'A' beat Proteas
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 31 (IANS) Ishan Kishan smashed a 24-ball 55 as India 'A' recorded a two-wicket victory over South Africa 'A' in the second one-day on Saturday to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series.
2019-08-31
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Cricket
30 more daily flights from 4 Kerala airports
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 31 (IANS) Union Civil Aviation Secretary Pradeep Singh Kharola on Saturday said 30 more daily flights would operate from four airports in Kerala starting this winter.
2019-08-31
Category: India, Kerala,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Kerala to reinstate suspended DGP
Kochi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Kerala government is set to reinstate the state's seniormost police officer DGP Jacob Thomas who has been suspended since 2017.
2019-08-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Kerala CM advocates eco-friendly construction
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 29 (IANS) In the wake of floods over the past few years, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is advocating use of eco-friendly building materials and technology and has asked a committee to look into a new model of construction.
2019-08-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Am astonished to hear that I justified Modi: Tharoor
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 28 (IANS) In his reply to Kerala Congress unit chief Mullapally Ramachandran, Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday said "he is astonished to hear that he justified Prime Minister Narendra Modi".
2019-08-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Rahul in Wayanad to review rehab work
Wayanad (Kerala) Aug 27 (IANS) Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi arrived here on Tuesday to review the ongoing flood rehabilitation work in his constituency.
2019-08-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Cong in Kerala upset with Tharoor for praising Modi
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 27 (IANS) State chief of the Congress in Kerala Mullapally Ramachandran on Tuesday said that the party will serve a notice to Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor for his statements praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2019-08-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
10 get double life terms for Kerala honour killing
Kottayam (Kerala), Aug 27 (IANS) A court in Kottayam which had found 10 persons guilty for the honour killing of 24-year-old Kevin Joseph, on Tuesday sentenced the convicts to double life imprisonment.
2019-08-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fire breaks out at Sreesanth's house in Kochi
Kochi, Aug 24 (IANS) A major fire broke out at former India pacer S. Sreesanth's residence in the Edapally arae here early on Saturday, fire officials said, adding that no one was injured in the incident.
2019-08-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Sports,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dismissed nun says Kerala Church hounding her with fake video
Wayanad (Kerala) Aug 20 (IANS) Sister Lucy Kalapurakkal, who was dismissed recently from the Franciscan Clarist Congregation (FCC) of the Catholic Church over grounds of indiscipline, has accused the Church of harassing her.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Religion
Kerala journo's death: Doctors refute police charge
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 19 (IANS) The Kerala Government Medical Officer's Association (KGMOA) on Monday refuted the police charge in the accident case in which journalist K.M.Basheer was killed after being hit by a car driven by IAS officer Sreeram Venkitaraman here early this month.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerala journo's death: Factual errors found in SIT report
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 18 (IANS) Glaring factual errors have been found in the interim report filed by the Kerala Police's Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the road accident case in which journalist K.M.Basheer was killed after being hit by a car driven by inebriated IAS officer Sreeram Venkitaraman here early this month, said Siraj newspaper management.
2019-08-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerala records first arrest in triple talaq case
Kozhikode (Kerala), Aug 16 (IANS) The police in Kerala on Friday arrested a man for giving triple talaq to his wife. The arrest was based on the Narendra Modi government's The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sharath's pullout opens door for hopefuls in TT tourney
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 15 (IANS) The withdrawal of Achanta Sharath Kamal at the eleventh hour has left the door ajar for most players who aspire to win the men's singles title in the ongoing UTT National Ranking (South Zone) Table Tennis Championships at the Jimmy George Indoor Stadium here. The final of the event will be played on Sunday.
2019-08-15
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Other Sports
Kerala floods: Kavalapara still searching for missing residents
Malappuram (Kerala), Aug 15 (IANS) A week later, the misery at Kavalapara - about 50 kms from here - continues as men and machines work overtime to recover 26 bodies lying deep in the huge pile of mud which till last Thursday was a hillock.
2019-08-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Rahul urges RBI to extend moratorium on Kerala farm loans
Wayanad, Aug 14 (IANS) Former Congress chief and Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi, here on Wednesday, urged Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das for extension of moratorium on repayment of crop loans in Kerala in the wake of flood.
2019-08-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Kerala CM continues to name advisors amid financial crunch
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 14 (IANS) While the state is facing financial crisis, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan continues to appoint advisors. The latest in the series is appointment of a special liaison officer to oversee government cases at the high court.
2019-08-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Kerala gives job to wife of scribe killed in road accident
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 14 (IANS) The Kerala government here on Wednesday decided to give a government job to wife of K.M. Basheer, a journalist in a Malayalam daily who was killed in a road accident involving IAS officer Sreeram Venkitaraman.
2019-08-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CBI to probe into Kerala custodial death case
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 14 (IANS) Even as a judicial probe is currently underway in the alleged custodial death of a financial agent in Kerala's Idukki district last month, the Kerala government on Wednesday decided to hand over the case to the CBI.
2019-08-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Kerala cops register cases for fake campaigns on flood relief
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 12 (IANS) The Kerala Police on Monday registered 19 cases related to fake campaigns on social media over relief work for floods that have ravaged the state.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Rahul promises Kerala all help to rebuild (2nd Lead)
Wayanad (Kerala) Aug 12 (IANS) Rahul Gandhi, the Congress MP from Wayanad, has assured all help to the people of his flood-hit constituency rebuild their lives.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Kerala floods make Eid low key affair
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 12 (IANS) With rains and subsequent floods battering Kerala for the past few days, Eid celebrations in various parts of the state on Monday was a low key affair, which started and ended with prayers.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
PM Modi has agreed to help Kerala: Rahul Gandhi
Kozhikode, Aug 11 (IANS) Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi said here on Sunday he had approached Prime Minister Narendra Modi to seek his help for flood-hit Kerala.
2019-08-11
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Kerala trader donates all Eid dresses to victims of flood
Kochi, Aug 11 (IANS) Noushad, a humble Kerala textile dealer at the busy and bustling Broadway Street, here, has donated all dress material purchased for sale during Eid to the flood-affected people.
2019-08-11
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society
Landslide-hit Kerala village starts looking for suvivors, 65 missing
Malappuram (Kerala), Aug 11 (IANS) Until Thursday night, Kavalapara was best described as a nondescript village located about 50 km from here. However, three days after the area was washed away by heavy rain, its 45 houses are buried under 50 feet of mud and 65 people missing.
2019-08-11
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Family misses absence of late cameraman who bagged national award
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 9 (IANS) It was an award that never actually came for seven-time Kerala State Film Award winning cinematographer, M.J. Radhakrishnan. When the national film awards were announced on Friday, his name figured, but he is no longer around to hear the news.
2019-08-09
Category: India, Kerala,National,Art/Culture/Books
Landscape of Wayanad's Meppadi altered by huge landslide
Wayanad (Kerala), Aug 9 (IANS) Often referred to as the poor man's Ooty, Meppadi in Kerala's Wayanad district has seen its entire look change after a massive landslide triggered by heavy rains and floods. Over 1,000 people are marooned in the area.
2019-08-09
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Kerala film director escapes from kidnappers
Thrissur (Kerala) Aug 8 (IANS) Kerala film director Nishad Hassan, who was kidnapped by three mask-wearing unidentified people, has escaped from captivity and was presently undergoing medical treatment near here, police said on Thursday.
2019-08-08
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Two dead, 100 evacuated after rains batter Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 8 (IANS) Two women were dead and more than 100 people evacuated after heavy rains battered several parts of Kerala, officials said.
2019-08-08
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Kerala PSC smell a rat, to seek police probe into exam for cops
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 5 (IANS) The Kerala Public Service Commission (PSC), which conducts recruitment examinations for all government jobs, here on Monday admitted that things were not that transparent and it would seek a police probe into the examination held for the recruitment of constables.
2019-08-05
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerala IAS officer suspended, bail plea to be heard on Aug 6
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 5 (IANS) IAS officer Sreeram Venkitaraman, charged with killing a journalist in a road accident and lodged at the intensive care unit of the state-run medical college hospital, here, on Monday was suspended from the service.
2019-08-05
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Amid drama, IAS man in accident row now in govt hospital (2nd Lead)
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 4 (IANS) An IAS officer, charged with killing a young journalist in a road accident, was on Sunday shifted from a luxury private hospital here to the district jail but after two hours at its gate, sent to the Medical College hospital's 'prison cell'.
2019-08-04
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Rahul's letter for a bridge in Wayanad upsets local MLA
Wayanad (Kerala) Aug 3 (IANS) A letter by Wayanad Lok Sabha member Rahul Gandhi to district collector A.R. Ajayakumar requesting a permanent bridge on the Kalindhi river has not gone down well with local CPI-M legislator O.R. Kelu.
2019-08-03
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Gokulam Kerala FC sign 2 goalkeepers for upcoming season
Kozhikode, Aug 1 (IANS) Gokulam Kerala FC on Thursday signed goalkeepers C.K. Ubaid and Vigneshwaran Bhaskaran for the upcoming season.
2019-08-01
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
Doctor's strike affects smooth functioning of hospitals in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, July 31 (IANS) Work was affected in hospitals -- both private and state run -- in Kerala on Wednesday following a nationwide call for strike given by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) to protest against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, 2019.
2019-07-31
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine