• Blackmailing case: Investigation on against bogus producer 04 Jul 2020 02:24 By Express News Service KOCHI: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the case related to a blackmailing attempt made by a gang after approaching actor Shamna Kasim with a marriage proposal, has launched a probe against a Kottayam native who …
  • 211 more test +ve on Friday, state to tighten restrictions 03 Jul 2020 23:50 A police officer asks pedestrians who came to Broadway, one of the containment zones in Kochi, to clear the ar...Read More Thiruvananthapuram: The state reported its highest-ever single-day tally of 211 Covid-19 cases on Thursday, including 34 contact …
  • Man kills wife by pushing her down 80-foot quarry 03 Jul 2020 23:44 Mangaluru: A man murdered his wife by pushing her down a 80-foot stone quarry pond, near Karambaru, Bajpe. According to police, the couple were married for 15 years, and were reported to have marital discord, and a few days ago, a missing complaint was …
  • Kerala Reports 211 New COVID-19 Cases In Highest Single Day Jump 03 Jul 2020 18:30 Over 1.77 lakh people are under observation. (File) Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala's COVID-19 tally is galloping towards the 5,000 mark, with the state recording the highest single day spike of 211 cases and recoveries touching 201 on Friday. Of the …
  • Kerala reports highest single day spike of 211 COVID-19 cases, tally nearing 5000 mark 03 Jul 2020 15:06 By PTI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala's COVID-19 tally is galloping towards the 5,000 mark, with the state recording the highest single day spike of 211 cases and recoveries touching 201 on Friday. Of the positive cases, 138 had come from abroad and39 from …
  • Demand to resume passenger train services 03 Jul 2020 14:40 The demand to resume passenger train and Mainline Electric Multiple Unit (MEMU) services within the State, especially north Kerala, has been growing in the wake of lockdown relaxations. Now, passengers in north Kerala depend on two Jan Shatabdi trains, one …
  • Babu Antony’s 'Powerstar' to be a full-fledged action film 03 Jul 2020 05:16 By Express News Service We had recently reported that Omar Lulu will be doing a full-fledged action film starring Babu Antony, titled Powerstar. This is the first time that the director, who is known for making youth-friendly entertainers, is trying his …
  • 160 new cases; unknown sources pose challenge 03 Jul 2020 01:54 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Amid fears of a community spread, the Kerala capital continues to be on high alert as cases with unknown sources of infection pose a tough challenge to health workers. Four new patients in the state capital on …
  • Wind yet to gain strength, monsoon plays hide and seek 02 Jul 2020 02:26 Express News Service KOCHI: A month has passed since the monsoon arrived in Kerala. However, the hill districts are yet to get a feel of monsoon. While the northern districts of Kasaragod, Kannur and Kozhikode have received bountiful rain, the monsoon has …
  • State sees 151 new cases and 132 recoveries 02 Jul 2020 01:34 K I Joy, sexton of St George Church, Chakkaraparambu, in Kochi, disinfects the church door handle after mass o...Read More Thiruvananthapuram: The state reported 151 new cases and 132 recoveries on Wednesday, taking the total number of positive cases to 4, …
  • Covid-19: Without a safety net, smaller Kerala hospitals were the worst-hit 01 Jul 2020 07:21 Image used for representational purpose only THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: When a 45-year-old man came with symptoms of cold and cough on June 19, the doctor and staff at Sree Krishna Hospital in Thirumala, Thiruvananthapuram had no idea that he was a Covid-19 …
  • Ernakulam market shut after two test positive 01 Jul 2020 02:30 By Express News Service KOCHI: Moving swiftly to prevent further spread of Covid-19, the district administration shut a major portion of the Ernakulam Market from Tuesday midnight after two more people working there tested positive. An area stretching from …
  • Tit for tat: Kasaragod blocks 29 roads to Karnataka as Covid-19 cases rise in Dakshina Kannada 01 Jul 2020 02:21 By Express News Service KASARGOD: With the number of Covid-19 cases rising in Dakshina Kannada, the Kasaragod district administration dumped mud to block all the roads leading to Karnataka on Tuesday.The district administration blocked 20 roads leading to …
  • Interstate e-passes valid till July 4 30 Jun 2020 23:16 Mangaluru: All e-Passes issued for residents of Kasaragod in Kerala for interstate movement will be valid till July 4. The Dakshina Kannada district administration had issued e-passes to facilitate movement of professionals / students/ other …
  • Kerala government imposes triple lockdown in Malappuram amid rising COVID-19 cases 30 Jun 2020 14:17 Share0 As the Coronavirus cases continue to rise in Malappuram in Kerala, a triple lockdown has been imposed in parts of the district till July 6. The intensive restrictions have been put into force to contain the spread of the novel Coronavirus. It is a …
  • Network of Artistic Theatre Activists Kerala (NATAK) is keeping the theatre scene in Kerala active through social media 30 Jun 2020 10:01 At the backyard of his home at Kattappana in Idukki district, GK Pannamkuzhy set up a pyre. It was the setting for his 11-minute play, Mannaamkatta, which reflects on the plight of a farmer who decides to immolate himself. But an unexpected downpour …
  • Mosque assets illegally diverted to Manjeshwar MLA's gold business: CPM 30 Jun 2020 06:46 Express News Service KASARAGOD: If last week Manjeshwar MLA and IUML leader of Kasaragod M C Kamaruddin was mired in quicksand, this week he could be beginning to sink. The CPM has alleged that around nine mahal committees in Padna, Trikaripur, and …
  • Kerala refuses quarantine facility for Mangalureans from Dubai 30 Jun 2020 05:41 Mangaluru MLA UT Khader with passengers at Talapady MANGALURU: Mangalureans, who arrived at Kannur International Airport (KIA) in a chartered flight from Dubai, were denied quarantine facilities by the authorities in Kerala. In fact, a chartered flight was …
  • Daily briefing: App ban blocks China access to growing youth market; Govt to deploy choppers to check locusts 30 Jun 2020 03:53 June 30, 2020: A look at the top news today. Dear Reader, Big Story Virtual strike: This is how we are describing the Centre’s ban on 59 apps of Chinese origin. It’s common knowledge that this decision is part of a series of retaliatory steps against China …
  • Kerala village, its love for football look after Rwanda man 29 Jun 2020 22:42 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Published: June 30, 2020 4:02:21 am Ukizemwabo Bevanue reached India in February on a student visa. (Express Photo) For nearly three months, Kadakam, a nondescript village in Kerala’s Kasaragod district, took …
  • Rajesh Touchriver announces making of multilingual film on ‘Cyanide’ Mohan 29 Jun 2020 11:44 Now a cinema based on the teacher-turned-serial killer of 20 women ‘Cyanide’ Mohan is in the offing. After Cyanide Mohan was sentenced to life in his last case on Wednesday last, the film maker Rajesh Touchriver made an announcement on making the film on …
  • Kannur witnesses another spike with 26 COVID-19 cases 29 Jun 2020 05:00 Kannur continues to witness spike in the number of COVID-19 cases with 26 more persons testing positive for SARS-CoV-2 in the district on Sunday. Among the infected, 14 returned from abroad and 11 came from other States. A 59-year-old resident of Elayavoor …
  • Collector inspects Kakkanad NGO Quarters to evict illegal occupants 28 Jun 2020 23:43 By Express News Service KOCHI: District Collector S Suhas on Sunday held a surprise inspection in the NGO Quarters in Kakkanad, following complaints of illegal occupancy in the buildings allocated to government employees. At least 10 quarters have been …
  • Scientist takes to farming, demonstrates innovative mango cultivation 28 Jun 2020 10:32 At a time when educated persons are scouting for remunerative options in the farm sector, this nationally reputed scientist has shown the way by successfully demonstrating a model of reaping high profits from mango cultivation through ultra high density …
  • Mohan Kumar to Cyanide Mohan: From mild-mannered school teacher to dreaded serial killer 28 Jun 2020 03:20 Written by Vishnu Varma | Mangaluru | Published: June 28, 2020 8:27:16 am The 57-year old Mohan was convicted of murder on Saturday. The year was 2009. The coastal district of Dakshina Kannada in Karnataka, often described as the laboratory for Hindutva …
  • Kerala records 195 new Covid-19 cases, tally crosses 4,000 but infection through contact still low 28 Jun 2020 03:06 A police official drags a containment zone barricade at Attakulangara Junction in Thiruvananthapuram on Saturd...Read More THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state on Saturday reported 195 positive cases, its highest single-day spike, even as the tally so far, …
  • In Kerala's Kasaragod, teachers to spread out ward-level for Covid-19 awareness 27 Jun 2020 14:04 Kerala is already penalising people who don’t wear masks in public. A fine of Rs 200 is imposed by police for first-time offence and for repeat offenders, the fine is upgraded to Rs 5,000. (representational photo) Officials in Kasaragod district of Kerala …
  • Rajesh Touchriver's next movie Cyanide is based on notorious criminal Mohan's case 26 Jun 2020 22:27 San Francisco Police Release Sketch Of Cartoonist Serial Killer Known As The Doodler Director Rajesh Touchriver, who has won several Nandi, national and international awards for his films, has revealed that his next movie titled Cyanide is based on …
  • Coronavirus | Kerala looking at cases with no known source 26 Jun 2020 20:33 If Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka kept their focus on mortality and rise in fresh cases, Kerala was looking at potential community transmission of COVID-19 on Friday. Ten people died in Karnataka and an equal number in Andhra Pradesh. Kerala reported 150 new …
  • Covid-19: 150 more test positive in Kerala; total set to touch 4,000-mark 26 Jun 2020 17:04 Representative image THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The total number of positive cases in the state is all set to touch the 4,000-mark in a day or two, as 150 more Covid-19 cases were reported on Friday. The total number of cases now have become 3,876 of which 1846 …
  • No more warnings, cops to act tough, says Loknath Behera 26 Jun 2020 07:33 A police officer nabs a traffic offender on Palayalam Market Road in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In the wake of Covid-19 cases increasing in the state, the government has decided to step up the vigil in six districts where the source …
  • After Shamna Kasim, other actors come forward with complaints of extortion; SIT formed 25 Jun 2020 19:05 By Express News Service KOCHI: The Thrissur-based gang members who were arrested for blackmailing actor Shamna Kasim had conned many other girls working in movie and fashion modelling industry. The accused had extorted money and gold ornaments from a …
  • Police suspect accused planned actor abduction-model operation 25 Jun 2020 18:42 Express News Service KOCHI: With more proof of the criminal history of the four-member gang arrested for blackmailing actor Shamna Kasim coming to the fore, investigators suspect she would have faced a traumatic experience similar to what was faced by the …
  • Kerala, Karnataka join hands to ensure hassle-free class 10 exam experience for 367 students 25 Jun 2020 18:42 By Express News Service KASARAGOD: The governments of Karnataka and Kerala worked in tandem to ensure 367 Class X students from Kasaragod wrote an anxiety-free final examination in different parts of Dakshina Kannada district as the SSLC examination in …
  • Kerala Reports Over 100 Coronavirus Cases For 7th Straight Day 25 Jun 2020 18:34 Kerala's Palakkad district reported twenty four positive cases (Representational) Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala reported over hundred COVID-19 cases for the seventh consecutive day today, taking the total number of infections in the state to 3,726. Chief …
  • Karnataka SSLC: 98.3% turnout on day 1; 978 students from containment zones take exams 25 Jun 2020 16:27 KSEEB Karantaka SSLC exam begin today amid strict social distancing norms. As the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) exams began in Karnataka amid coronavirus fears on Thursday, a 98.3 per cent turnout was recorded across the state, following …
  • 152 reported COVID-19 positive in Kerala 25 Jun 2020 06:37 Kerala reported 152 new cases of COVID-19 and 81 recoveries on Wednesday, taking the total number of active cases or cases currently undergoing treatment in hospitals to 1,691. Of the new cases, 144 are imported cases of infection, with 98 persons having …
  • Gang tries to con Malayalam actress Shamna Kasim using TikTok ‘groom’ 25 Jun 2020 06:02 By Express News Service KOCHI: Four people have been arrested for allegedly trying to extort money from actor Shamna Kasim. Police said the four approached the actor with a marriage proposal, showing her the photograph of a TikTok model from Kasaragod as …
  • Journey of a young entrepreneurial genius - Ashfaz Abdul Khader 24 Jun 2020 19:46 Ashfaz Abdul Khader There is no alternative to consistent hard work and talent. A young and successful entrepreneur from Dubai, Ashfaz Abdul Khader swears by this mantra. With at least one venture in almost all industries within the Gulf region, Ashfaz…
  • Welcome to Kallapalli, a village off the phone grid in Kasaragod 24 Jun 2020 09:40 Express News Service KASARAGOD: Ganasree M D, an undergraduate student, treks two km every day to a hilltop to check WhatsApp messages on her phone. "That's the only point near my house where the internet works," she said. Ganasree is …
  • State records new high of 141 cases, 1 death takes toll to 22 24 Jun 2020 08:00 Kerala reported 141 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, the number of cases steadily going over 100 for the fifth consecutive day. With 60 recoveries, the active number of cases in the State at present stands at 1,620. One more COVID-19 death was reported on …
  • Public gives trains, KSRTC buses a wide berth 24 Jun 2020 04:03 Express News Service KOCHI: Though thousands of inter-district travellers resumed going to their workplaces, the public transport system, including trains and buses, are not finding enough takers. Among the various reasons, fewer number of services and the …
  • Semi high-speed rail: Homes will be moved to make way for Silverline corridor 24 Jun 2020 01:32 Express News Service KOCHI: The Thiruvananthapuram-Kasaragod semi high-speed rail corridor, the final alignment of which was approved by the state cabinet a fortnight ago, will displace many families and pass through the lands of several farmers. But the …
  • Malayalis returning from UK call Kerala COVID-19 negative certificate requirement 'senseless' 23 Jun 2020 18:44 Express News Service KASARAGOD: The coronavirus negative certificate, insisted upon by Kerala government from expatriates returning to the state, has been deemed 'senseless' and 'useless' by Malayalis waiting to board their flights from UK. …
  • Over 100 positive COVID-19 cases for third day on the trot in Kerala 21 Jun 2020 23:45 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state recorded the highest single-day spike of COVID-19 cases on Sunday with 133 persons testing positive -- the third consecutive day in which the number of cases crossed the 100 mark. As many as 378 people …
  • Serial Killer ''Cyanide'' Mohan Convicted In 20th Murder Case 21 Jun 2020 12:51 The quantum of punishment is expected to be pronounced on June 24. (Representational) Mangaluru: A local court has convicted serial killer ''Cyanide'' Mohan, holding him guilty in the rape and murder of a young woman from Kasaragod in …
  • Serial killer convicted in 20th murder case 21 Jun 2020 11:23 MANGALURU: A local court has convicted serial killer 'Cyanide' Mohan, holding him guilty in the rape and murder of a young woman from Kasaragod in Kerala in 2009. This is the 20th and last of the murder cases registered against the criminal, who …
  • KC(M) crisis deepens as UDF asks Jose faction to step down 21 Jun 2020 02:44 Express News Service KOTTAYAM: The dispute in Kerala Congress (M) over the change of guard in Kottayam district panchayat has pitched into a new dimension after Congress on Saturday formally demanded the faction led by Jose K Mani to step down from the …
  • Serial killer Cyanide Mohan convicted in 20th case 20 Jun 2020 23:40 Mangaluru: The sixth additional district and sessions court judge Sayeedunnisa on Saturday held serial killer Cyanide Mohan, 56, guilty in the murder of a victim from Kasaragod. This is the 20th and the last case to be tried in this court, which will hear …
  • ‘Cyanide’ Mohan conviction: The woman who helped prosecution convict the infamous criminal 20 Jun 2020 23:40 Mangaluru: For more than nine years, legal officers, along with law enforcement agencies, have been fighting a long battle to get the infamous ‘Cyanide’ Mohan, accused in 20 cases, convicted. A key witness who has been invaluable to the prosecution is a …
  • India is rapidly approaching 400,000 COVID-19 cases, but has 'no community transmission' 20 Jun 2020 19:35 With hundreds of train carriages being converted into makeshift wards and Mumbai's hospitals overwhelmed, there are fears India could become the next global hotspot for the deadly coronavirus. Key points: The world's second-most-populous country …
  • In a big spurt, Kerala reports 118 new coronavirus cases 20 Jun 2020 07:51 Kerala reported 118 new cases of COVID-19 and 96 recoveries on Friday, taking the number of active cases in the State to 1,380. All except six cases are imported cases of infection, with 67 cases detected on people who had come from abroad and 45 cases in …
  • Kerala's biggest Covid-19 spike at 118; 96 recover 20 Jun 2020 01:23 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In the biggest single-day spike, 118 fresh Covid-19 cases were reported in the state on Friday.  As many as 96 people who were under treatment recovered from the viral infection on the day. Of the 118 new cases, …

  • 211 more test +ve on Friday, state to tighten restrictions 03 Jul 2020 23:50 A police officer asks pedestrians who came to Broadway, one of the containment zones in Kochi, to clear the ar...Read More Thiruvananthapuram: The state reported its highest-ever single-day tally of 211 Covid-19 cases on Thursday, including 34 contact …
  • Kerala Reports 211 New COVID-19 Cases In Highest Single Day Jump 03 Jul 2020 18:30 Over 1.77 lakh people are under observation. (File) Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala's COVID-19 tally is galloping towards the 5,000 mark, with the state recording the highest single day spike of 211 cases and recoveries touching 201 on Friday. Of the …
  • Kerala reports highest single day spike of 211 COVID-19 cases, tally nearing 5000 mark 03 Jul 2020 15:06 By PTI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala's COVID-19 tally is galloping towards the 5,000 mark, with the state recording the highest single day spike of 211 cases and recoveries touching 201 on Friday. Of the positive cases, 138 had come from abroad and39 from …
  • Demand to resume passenger train services 03 Jul 2020 14:40 The demand to resume passenger train and Mainline Electric Multiple Unit (MEMU) services within the State, especially north Kerala, has been growing in the wake of lockdown relaxations. Now, passengers in north Kerala depend on two Jan Shatabdi trains, one …
  • Pinarayi Vijayan has badly let down Kerala diaspora: Cong 03 Jul 2020 08:20 Thiruvananthapuram, July 3 (IANS) Senior Congress Legislator and former State Minister for Diaspora K. C.Joseph on Friday said Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has badly let down the Kerala diaspora on all fronts. Joseph, who headed the diaspora ministry …
  • Filming of Joju George’s 'Aviyal' completed 03 Jul 2020 05:16 By Express News Service The filming of Joju George-starrer Aviyal has been completed. Also starring Anaswara Rajan and newcomer Sirajuddin in lead roles, the film is bankrolled by Sujith Surendran under the banner of Pocket SQ2 Productions. Aviyal revolves …
  • 160 new cases; unknown sources pose challenge 03 Jul 2020 01:54 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Amid fears of a community spread, the Kerala capital continues to be on high alert as cases with unknown sources of infection pose a tough challenge to health workers. Four new patients in the state capital on …
  • Heavy rain lashes coast 03 Jul 2020 00:01 Mangaluru: The coastal districts of Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, and Uttara Kannada received heavy rain as predicted by the meteorological department that had sounded orange alert. The highest rainfall of 94.5mm was recorded at Ganjimutt of Mangaluru taluk on …
  • Kerala expands testing, records day of most Covid-19 recoveries 02 Jul 2020 16:10 Written by Vishnu Varma | Kochi | Published: July 2, 2020 7:53:05 pm On Thursday, the state reported 160 new infections, out of which 106 have travel history from abroad and 40 from the rest of the country. (PTI Photo) Kerala recorded the most number of …
  • 52 CISF jawans test positive for COVID-19 over past 2 weeks 02 Jul 2020 04:12 Image Source : PTI 52 CISF jawans test positive for COVID-19 over past 2 weeks Fifty two CISF jawans at a nearby camp have tested positive for COVID-19 over the past two weeks, following which a health officer has been tasked with surveillance, contact …
  • Wind yet to gain strength, monsoon plays hide and seek 02 Jul 2020 02:26 Express News Service KOCHI: A month has passed since the monsoon arrived in Kerala. However, the hill districts are yet to get a feel of monsoon. While the northern districts of Kasaragod, Kannur and Kozhikode have received bountiful rain, the monsoon has …
  • State sees 151 new cases and 132 recoveries 02 Jul 2020 01:34 K I Joy, sexton of St George Church, Chakkaraparambu, in Kochi, disinfects the church door handle after mass o...Read More Thiruvananthapuram: The state reported 151 new cases and 132 recoveries on Wednesday, taking the total number of positive cases to 4, …
  • Letter to BS: Axing of Chinese apps by govt has hurt dragon's ego 01 Jul 2020 20:19 The axing of Chinese apps by our government undoubtedly has hurt the dragon’s ego because within hours of the action, it showed displeasure. Taking a jibe, the editor of Global Times, the Chinese Communist Party's mouthpiece, said, “even if Chinese …
  • Breaking News: June 30, 2020 | As it happened 01 Jul 2020 17:05 Coronavirus updates from Kerala Kerala Health Minister K.K. Shailaja on Tuesday said that 131 new COVID-19 positive cases were registered in the state. It included 65 who came from abroad, 46 were those who came from within the country, 10 were local …
  • Kerala State Electricity Board shortlists 8 agencies for setting up EV charging stations 01 Jul 2020 14:07 Representative image THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala State Electricity Board has shortlisted over half a dozen companies/consortiums eligible for setting up electric vehicle charging stations in select locations in the state. Among the eight companies/ …
  • Four held for selling child porn part of international racket 01 Jul 2020 02:30 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The  Cyberdome officials tracking circulation of Child Sex Abuse Materials (CSAM) have identified that four people who were nabbed during the raids on Saturday were part of an international child pornography racket …
  • Plan to make antibody test mandatory for people going out of Kerala 01 Jul 2020 02:21 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Antibody testing will soon be made mandatory for those who plan to go to other states from Kerala. The state government has finally made up its mind for the same amid reports that Keralites were getting tested …
  • KIIFB approves 55 new projects worth Rs 2,000cr 30 Jun 2020 23:38 Thiruvananthapuram: The KIIFB governing body and executive meetings held here on Tuesday approved 55 new projects which together have an estimate of Rs 2,002.72crore. Most of the new projects are railway overbridges, roads and bridges. The governing body …
  • Indian ministry announces 193 flights from Qatar... 30 Jun 2020 14:37 Doha: Indian government has published a list of 193 flights from Qatar to various states of India in the month of July and August as part of the Vande Bharat Mission Phase 4, which repatriates Indian citizen from various parts of the world.  As earlier …
  • Indian nationals in Saudi Arabia demand flight to Hyderabad in 4th phase of Vande Bharat mission 30 Jun 2020 13:25 The Indian Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on June 27 has announced the flight schedule for repatriation of In...Read More HYDERABAD: No flight to Hyderabad from the schedule announced for the 4th phase of Vande Bharat mission from Saudi Arabia has …
  • Network of Artistic Theatre Activists Kerala (NATAK) is keeping the theatre scene in Kerala active through social media 30 Jun 2020 10:01 At the backyard of his home at Kattappana in Idukki district, GK Pannamkuzhy set up a pyre. It was the setting for his 11-minute play, Mannaamkatta, which reflects on the plight of a farmer who decides to immolate himself. But an unexpected downpour …
  • Local transmission rises as 121 more test positive 30 Jun 2020 09:45 The State reported 121 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, 17 of which are cases of local transmission of unknown origin which occurred in the community. These includes two health-care workers in Thrissur and one in Ernakulam, and nine personnel of the …
  • Mosque assets illegally diverted to Manjeshwar MLA's gold business: CPM 30 Jun 2020 06:46 Express News Service KASARAGOD: If last week Manjeshwar MLA and IUML leader of Kasaragod M C Kamaruddin was mired in quicksand, this week he could be beginning to sink. The CPM has alleged that around nine mahal committees in Padna, Trikaripur, and …
  • Nambi Narayanan taught me to be more appreciative, says writer-director Prajesh Sen 30 Jun 2020 06:01 Express News Service Prajesh Sen never once expected to become a filmmaker during his 10-year stint in journalism. He thought the closest he would get to it was writing and directing plays as performing arts was also an area of passion. The storytelling …
  • Kerala refuses quarantine facility for Mangalureans from Dubai 30 Jun 2020 05:41 Mangaluru MLA UT Khader with passengers at Talapady MANGALURU: Mangalureans, who arrived at Kannur International Airport (KIA) in a chartered flight from Dubai, were denied quarantine facilities by the authorities in Kerala. In fact, a chartered flight was …
  • Kinfra sets new record in revenue: Min 30 Jun 2020 00:55 T’puram: Kerala industrial infrastructure development corporation (Kinfra) has scripted a success story by earning a record revenue of Rs 44.40 crore, industries minister E P Jayarajan said. In the last four years, the corporation has provided 144 acres …
  • Over 180 Indians to fly home today from UAE for... 29 Jun 2020 10:10 The charter flight from Ras Al Khaimah to Kozhikode has been organised by Jamia Markaz. More than 180 distressed Keralite expats in the UAE will fly home for free today thanks to a generous initiative by Jamia Markaz, an Islamic organisation based in the …
  • Kannur witnesses another spike with 26 COVID-19 cases 29 Jun 2020 05:00 Kannur continues to witness spike in the number of COVID-19 cases with 26 more persons testing positive for SARS-CoV-2 in the district on Sunday. Among the infected, 14 returned from abroad and 11 came from other States. A 59-year-old resident of Elayavoor …
  • Govt to auction 5 mineral blocks with 667 MT reserves in Gujarat, Karnataka 28 Jun 2020 11:47 Starting Monday, the government will auction five mineral blocks in Gujarat and Karnataka having reserves of 667.2 million tonnes. The development assumes significance in the wake of the Centre asking each state having mineral resources to identify at …
  • Live News: Highest spike of 19,906 Covid cases 28 Jun 2020 08:38 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Chinese firm says coronavirus vaccine candidate shows promise in human test Some saddening incidents happened...when people lost patience & started travelling on foot, we were also pained by it. PM had told …
  • State shows steady increase with 195 cases 28 Jun 2020 04:53 With the arrival of more flights bringing expatriates home, the COVID-19 case burden of the State has also begun to show a steady increase. On Saturday, for the ninth consecutive day, the number of new cases crossed the three-digit figure to touch 195. The …
  • Kerala records 195 new Covid-19 cases, tally crosses 4,000 but infection through contact still low 28 Jun 2020 03:06 A police official drags a containment zone barricade at Attakulangara Junction in Thiruvananthapuram on Saturd...Read More THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state on Saturday reported 195 positive cases, its highest single-day spike, even as the tally so far, …
  • 194 expats test IgM positive upon arrival 28 Jun 2020 00:32 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The  first-round of the rapid antibody tests on expatriates who arrived at the four international airports— Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Calicut and Kannur—  found 194 positive. The expatriates were screened for …
  • Coronavirus | Community spread is on, says Karnataka official 27 Jun 2020 22:57 The increasing number of cases indicates that community transmission has begun, said C.N. Manjunath, director of Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, and nodal officer for labs and testing in Karnataka’s COVID-19 task force, on Saturday. …
  • 3,630 expats to land in Kochi on Saturday 27 Jun 2020 02:49 By Express News Service KOCHI: Eighteen international repatriation flights are expected to bring 3,630 expatriates at Kochi airport on Saturday. Air India will operate a stopover flight from Paris via Delhi and Azur Air is scheduled to operate a direct …
  • Coronavirus | Kerala looking at cases with no known source 26 Jun 2020 20:33 If Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka kept their focus on mortality and rise in fresh cases, Kerala was looking at potential community transmission of COVID-19 on Friday. Ten people died in Karnataka and an equal number in Andhra Pradesh. Kerala reported 150 new …
  • Covid-19: 150 more test positive in Kerala; total set to touch 4,000-mark 26 Jun 2020 17:04 Representative image THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The total number of positive cases in the state is all set to touch the 4,000-mark in a day or two, as 150 more Covid-19 cases were reported on Friday. The total number of cases now have become 3,876 of which 1846 …
  • Incas Qatar to charter a free flight for 175... 26 Jun 2020 16:30 Doha: Expatriate forum, Incas Qatar has said that it is organising a free chartered flight to Kozhikode in Kerala for 175 needy travellers.  Jobless, suffering from illness, those on expired tourist visa, pregnant woman and others facing financial …
  • No more warnings, cops to act tough, says Loknath Behera 26 Jun 2020 07:33 A police officer nabs a traffic offender on Palayalam Market Road in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In the wake of Covid-19 cases increasing in the state, the government has decided to step up the vigil in six districts where the source …
  • Kerala Reports Over 100 Coronavirus Cases For 7th Straight Day 25 Jun 2020 18:34 Kerala's Palakkad district reported twenty four positive cases (Representational) Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala reported over hundred COVID-19 cases for the seventh consecutive day today, taking the total number of infections in the state to 3,726. Chief …
  • 152 reported COVID-19 positive in Kerala 25 Jun 2020 06:37 Kerala reported 152 new cases of COVID-19 and 81 recoveries on Wednesday, taking the total number of active cases or cases currently undergoing treatment in hospitals to 1,691. Of the new cases, 144 are imported cases of infection, with 98 persons having …
  • 152 cases, 81 recoveries on Wednesday 25 Jun 2020 06:02 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state reported its biggest one-day spike in Covid-19 on Wednesday with 152 cases. With this, for the sixth consecutive day, cases crossed the 100-mark. From Friday, a total of 657 cases were reported. Of the …
  • Combating coronavirus: PPE not mandatory for... 24 Jun 2020 17:59 Covid-19 test certificate is necessary for those returning from the UAE. Passengers from the UAE flying to Kerala require Covid-19 negative certificate but needn't wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as was reported by some media on Wednesday. …
  • Throwing rules to the wind, Kerala appoints CPM nominee as child rights panel head 24 Jun 2020 09:40 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Throwing the Kerala State Commission for Protection of Child Rights Rules 2012 to the wind, the state government has appointed party nominee K V Manojkumar as chairperson of the Kerala State Commission for …
  • Gloomy prognosis for the State as serious cases go up 24 Jun 2020 08:00 Even as the debate on whether community transmission of COVID-19 is happening in the State rages on, the steady increase in the proportion of serious cases and deaths where the source of infection remains mysterious is an indication that the pandemic is …
  • State records new high of 141 cases, 1 death takes toll to 22 24 Jun 2020 08:00 Kerala reported 141 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, the number of cases steadily going over 100 for the fifth consecutive day. With 60 recoveries, the active number of cases in the State at present stands at 1,620. One more COVID-19 death was reported on …
  • Condition of infant improves 24 Jun 2020 01:52 By Express News Service KOCHI: The condition of the infant who sustained severe head injuries after being slapped by her father has improved. According to a medical bulletin issued on Tuesday by MOSC Medical College Hospital, Kolenchery, where she is …
  • 3,503 COVID-19 Cases In Kerala; "Situation Grave", Says Pinarayi Vijayan 23 Jun 2020 23:04 In 40 per cent of positive cases in India, the source of infection has not been found: Pinarayi Vijayan Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala's COVID-19 tally touched 3,503 on Tuesday with 141 positive cases being reported and the state witnessing a spike of over …
  • Indian businessman falls to death from 25th floor ... 23 Jun 2020 13:12 A UAE resident for 30 years, Ajith ran a business that offered multiple services. An Indian businessman who resided in Dubai fell to death from a high-rise in Sharjah. The police said they can't conclude if the man committed suicide or if there was …
  • UP Man In Kerala Who Stole Rs 600 To Survive COVID Lockdown Returns Home 22 Jun 2020 16:50 The man was arrested by the police based on CCTV footage (Representational) Kannur, Kerala: Kerala officials, moved by the heartbreaking tale of a man who had stolen Rs 600 from a bank and escaped from jail, helped the 21-yesr-old migrant worker secure …
  • Monsoon back with a bang in South; bides time in North 22 Jun 2020 11:56 Rains may march into Delhi by Thursday The monsoon has revived over Kerala and Karnataka in the first organised pulse after its onset on June 1 even as it readies to march into parts of North-West India from Central India, where it had dropped anchor after …
  • Heavy rains continue in Kerala, yellow alert in 11 districts 22 Jun 2020 11:25 Kochi: Most parts of Kerala have been receiving heavy rainfall since Saturday evening and the Indian Meteorological Department has sounded yellow alert for 11 districts for next couple of days. Alappuzha, Kottayam, Pathanamthitta, Ernakulam, Idukki, …
  • GoAir brings back about 5,000 Indian nationals from Gulf countries  22 Jun 2020 07:26 Image Source : PTI (FILE) GoAir brings back about 5,000 Indian nationals from Gulf countries (Representative image) Budget carrier GoAir on Sunday said it brought home around 5,000 Indian nationals, who were stuck in some of the Gulf countries amidst the …
  • Special rain alert for hilly areas 22 Jun 2020 04:11 The Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) has issued a special alert for hilly areas of the State with most districts continuing to receive the southwest monsoon rainfall. Night travel may be regulated in the hilly areas of Kozhikode, Kannur, …
  • Beef transporter assaulted 22 Jun 2020 00:26 Mangaluru: A person, who was supplying beef from Kudroli abattoir to Kankanady market, was waylaid and attacked by unidentified miscreants here on Sunday morning. The incident took place when Rasheed Kudroli was transporting about 200kg of beef to a shop …
  • Kerala airport turns saviour for Gulf expats from coast 22 Jun 2020 00:26 Mangaluru: As there are no Vande Bharat Mission flights to Mangaluru from Saudi Arabia, Akram Mohammed (named changed) and three of his friends, who are residents of Derlakatte and stranded due to the pandemic, were forced to take a flight to Kannur …
  • Kochi: Newborn continues to fight for life after being slapped on head by father 22 Jun 2020 00:06 By Express News Service KOCHI: THE condition of a 54-day-old child who sustained severe head injuries after being slapped on the head by her father, continues to remain critical at the MOSC Medical College Hospital at Kolenchery. According to the hospital …
  • Over 100 positive COVID-19 cases for third day on the trot in Kerala 21 Jun 2020 23:45 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state recorded the highest single-day spike of COVID-19 cases on Sunday with 133 persons testing positive -- the third consecutive day in which the number of cases crossed the 100 mark. As many as 378 people …
  • Man held for attempting to kill 54-day-old child 21 Jun 2020 02:51 By Express News Service KOCHI: Shaiju Thomas,40, a pastor hailing from Kannur, was arrested by the Angamaly police after his 54-day-old child was hospitalised at Kolencherry Medical College with severe head injuries on Thursday night.According to the …
  • Overbridges in Kerala’s 10 major centres 21 Jun 2020 01:04 By Express News Service KOCHI: To ease traffic congestion, the Roads and Bridges Development Corporation of Kerala Ltd (RBDCK) will soon construct road overbridges (RoBs) at 10 major centres in the state.An official said the state government had accorded …
  • Situation in Kannur critical: Jayarajan 20 Jun 2020 07:51 Industries Minister E.P. Jayarajan has warned that the situation in Kannur is critical and people should take precautions against contracting COVID-19. The contact list of the excise driver who died at the Government Medical College Hospital, Kannur, on …
  • In a big spurt, Kerala reports 118 new coronavirus cases 20 Jun 2020 07:51 Kerala reported 118 new cases of COVID-19 and 96 recoveries on Friday, taking the number of active cases in the State to 1,380. All except six cases are imported cases of infection, with 67 cases detected on people who had come from abroad and 45 cases in …
  • Unknown sources of infection a worry; experts suggest more tests 20 Jun 2020 01:23 Express News Service KOCHI: Three Covid positive cases on Thursday – a 28-year-old excise department driver who died in Kannur, a civil police officer of Kalamassery police station and a woman whose infection was confirmed after her arrival in Chennai from …
  • Kerala's biggest Covid-19 spike at 118; 96 recover 20 Jun 2020 01:23 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In the biggest single-day spike, 118 fresh Covid-19 cases were reported in the state on Friday.  As many as 96 people who were under treatment recovered from the viral infection on the day. Of the 118 new cases, …
  • Shutdown in Kannur town amid fears of virus spread 20 Jun 2020 01:23 By Express News Service KANNUR: Fear and anxiety have gripped the people of Kannur town and nearby areas as the district administration has prohibited all activities in and around the town. The authorities have imposed complete lockdown in 12 wards in …
  • Local contact main cause for 10 of 22 deaths in state 19 Jun 2020 23:58 Thiruvananthapuram: The increase in the number positive cases is attributed to the people who came from outside the state. As per government records, 52.19% of the positive cases reported in Kerala were seen in persons who arrived from abroad. However, …
  • Coronavirus: 25,000 Indians stranded in the UAE... 19 Jun 2020 15:45 Over 440,000 Indians have registered on the missions' request for repatriation website. Approximately 25,000 distressed Indian expatriates have been repatriated from the UAE since the launch of the Vande Bharat Mission on May 7, including those on …

  • Local transmission rate in Thiruvananthapuram and Thrissur dists a cause for worry 04 Jul 2020 02:13 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  A comparative analysis of Covid-19 outbreak through local contacts in the third phase in Kerala shows that Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur and Wayanad fare poorly in checking the spread of virus through local …
  • 211 more test +ve on Friday, state to tighten restrictions 03 Jul 2020 23:50 A police officer asks pedestrians who came to Broadway, one of the containment zones in Kochi, to clear the ar...Read More Thiruvananthapuram: The state reported its highest-ever single-day tally of 211 Covid-19 cases on Thursday, including 34 contact …
  • Kerala Reports 211 New COVID-19 Cases In Highest Single Day Jump 03 Jul 2020 18:30 Over 1.77 lakh people are under observation. (File) Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala's COVID-19 tally is galloping towards the 5,000 mark, with the state recording the highest single day spike of 211 cases and recoveries touching 201 on Friday. Of the …
  • Kerala reports highest single day spike of 211 COVID-19 cases, tally nearing 5000 mark 03 Jul 2020 15:06 By PTI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala's COVID-19 tally is galloping towards the 5,000 mark, with the state recording the highest single day spike of 211 cases and recoveries touching 201 on Friday. Of the positive cases, 138 had come from abroad and39 from …
  • DK Shivakumar takes charge as Karnataka Congress chief in mega online event 02 Jul 2020 15:42 DK Shivakumar officially took charge as the president of the Karnataka Congress. Congress troubleshooter DK Shivakumar officially took charge as the president of the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC Thursday, in a grand event that was streamed …
  • How a group of women entrepreneurs in Kerala are helping local farmers 02 Jul 2020 12:23 Sukumaran Unni farms indigenous paddy, coffee and vegetables in Thirunelli (Wayanad). He was due to come to Kochi with produce when Wayanad was declared a COVID-19 hotspot. Like many other farmers, he has not been able to move harvest to markets/stores …
  • Rs 50 lakh hawala money seized from auto driver in Muthanga 02 Jul 2020 02:26 By Express News Service KALPETTA: Sultan Bathery police, along with the Narcotic Cell, arrested a Koduvally-based autorickshaw driver for transporting hawala money totalling Rs 48.60 lakh at Muthanga checkpost. The money was hidden inside the goods …
  • Wind yet to gain strength, monsoon plays hide and seek 02 Jul 2020 02:26 Express News Service KOCHI: A month has passed since the monsoon arrived in Kerala. However, the hill districts are yet to get a feel of monsoon. While the northern districts of Kasaragod, Kannur and Kozhikode have received bountiful rain, the monsoon has …
  • State sees 151 new cases and 132 recoveries 02 Jul 2020 01:34 K I Joy, sexton of St George Church, Chakkaraparambu, in Kochi, disinfects the church door handle after mass o...Read More Thiruvananthapuram: The state reported 151 new cases and 132 recoveries on Wednesday, taking the total number of positive cases to 4, …
  • Price drop forces pepper farmers to sell their stock 01 Jul 2020 18:27 The decline in prices has forced pepper farmers to liquidate their stock to get out from the risk of a further drop in rates. Prices in Kochi were down by ₹1 per kg on Wednesday to ₹308 on an off-take of 17 tonnes. There is an increased selling pressure …
  • Covid-19: Without a safety net, smaller Kerala hospitals were the worst-hit 01 Jul 2020 07:21 Image used for representational purpose only THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: When a 45-year-old man came with symptoms of cold and cough on June 19, the doctor and staff at Sree Krishna Hospital in Thirumala, Thiruvananthapuram had no idea that he was a Covid-19 …
  • SSLC pass percentage up at 98.82 30 Jun 2020 23:38 Thiruvananthapuram: The pass percentage of SSLC examinations that concluded in the last week of May notched up hardly 1% as the results announced here on Tuesday recorded 98.82% students clearing the examination this year. The pass percentage went up by 0. …
  • Pepper prices drop by ₹6/kg in 5 days on better availability 30 Jun 2020 12:51 Pepper prices continue to witness a downward trend in the past five days with rates dropping by about ₹6 per kg. Traders attribute the reason to more availability of the commodity including that of imported stuff. The market in Kochi was down by ₹1 on …
  • Project CLAT 2020: Legal services authority launches crash course for 11 Kattunayaka students 30 Jun 2020 10:41 Express News Service KOZHIKODE: In a first, students from the Kattunayaka community in Wayanad are being provided with a special crash course to help them crack the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT). The one-month course began on Monday at the Model …
  • Amid COVID-19 pandemic, record 98.82 per cent students pass in Kerala SSLC exams 30 Jun 2020 10:41 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Kerala registered a record 98.82 pass percentage in the SSLC examinations this year. This is a 0.71 percent increase from the pass percentage registered last year, said General …
  • DHSE Kerala SSLC Result 2020 declared at keralaresults.nic.in, results.itschool.gov.in and Saphalam app 30 Jun 2020 10:37 Kerala SSLC 10th Result 2020: As per reports over 4 lakh candidates had appeared in the state SSLC exams. Image source: Representational image/ designed by Gargi Singh  DHSE Kerala SSLC 10th Result 2020: The Department of Higher Secondary Education ( …
  • Kerala Board SSLC 10th Result 2020: How to check scores online, via app 30 Jun 2020 10:37 Kerala SSLC 10th Result 2020: Check result at keralaresults.nic.in. Image source: Representational image/ designed by Gargi Singh DHSE Kerala SSLC 10th Result 2020:  The Department of Higher Secondary Education (DHSE) Kerala declared the result for the …
  • Kerala SSLC results 2020 declared: Pass percentage highest in five years 30 Jun 2020 10:37 Kerala SSLC results 2020: The Department of Higher Secondary Education (DHSE) Kerala declared the state SSLC results on Tuesday afternoon. Of the 4.22 lakh students who appeared for the exams, as many as 98.82 per cent have passed, making it the highest …
  • Kerala SSLC Result 2020 Live Updates: Edu minister declares results; Kerala class 10 results available at keralaresults.nic.in; 98.82 % qualify 30 Jun 2020 09:07 NEW DELHI: Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan has released the Kerala SSLC result 2020 on its official website. The result has been announced by Kerala education minister C Ravindranath around 2.00 pm today i.e., June 30, 2020. The Kerala SSLC result has been made …
  • Kerala SSLC Result 2020 Live Updates: Kerala class 10 results to be declared shortly at keralaresults.nic.in; Saphalam app to provide result analysis 30 Jun 2020 08:59 NEW DELHI: Kerala Pareeksha Bhavan has released the Kerala SSLC result 2020 on its official website. The result has been announced by Kerala education minister C Ravindranath around 2.00 pm today i.e., June 30, 2020. The Kerala SSLC result has been made …
  • DHSE Kerala SSLC Result 2020 soon: Know when and where to check 10th, AHSLC, THSLC result 30 Jun 2020 08:28 Kerala SSLC 10th Result 2020: As per reports over 4 lakh candidates had appeared in the state SSLC exams. Image source: Representational image/ designed by Gargi Singh  DHSE Kerala SSLC 10th Result 2020: The Department of Higher Secondary Education ( …
  • Kerala Board SSLC 10th Result 2020: How to check scores online via phone 30 Jun 2020 08:28 Kerala SSLC 10th Result 2020: Check result at keralaresults.nic.in. Image source: Representational image/ designed by Gargi Singh DHSE Kerala SSLC 10th Result 2020:  The Department of Higher Secondary Education (DHSE) Kerala will declare the state SSLC …
  • Moisture content drags down pepper prices in Kochi 29 Jun 2020 17:25 Pepper prices were down by ₹2 per kg in Kochi on Monday following the availability of higher moisture content pepper due to the present climatic conditions. The prices were at ₹310/kg on an off-take of 30 tonnes. Kishore Shamji of Kishor Spices said …
  • Kannur witnesses another spike with 26 COVID-19 cases 29 Jun 2020 05:00 Kannur continues to witness spike in the number of COVID-19 cases with 26 more persons testing positive for SARS-CoV-2 in the district on Sunday. Among the infected, 14 returned from abroad and 11 came from other States. A 59-year-old resident of Elayavoor …
  • Kerala A Class Apart: Virtual Learning Reaches Out To Tribal Students In Local Dialects 28 Jun 2020 19:30 Despite the coronavirus-induced lockdown, primary school teacher M K Krishnaja has been tied up in a busy schedule these days. What keeps the 26-year old on her toes is recording videos of online classes for the tribal students in Wayanad district of …
  • Rahul Gandhi for candle light homage to Santhakulam traders 28 Jun 2020 13:17 Congress MP from Wayanad and former party president Rahul Gandhi has called upon his party-men in Thoothukudi district to light candles in front of their houses at 7 pm on Sunday and pay homage to the memory of the two traders of Sathankulam, Jayaraj and …
  • DHSE Kerala SSLC results 2020: What are the passing marks, pass percentage 28 Jun 2020 09:12 DHSE Kerala result 2020 on June 30 (Express Photo/Representational) DHSE Kerala SSLC results 2020: The Department of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala will declare the result for Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) examinations on June 30 at …
  • Kerala records 195 new Covid-19 cases, tally crosses 4,000 but infection through contact still low 28 Jun 2020 03:06 A police official drags a containment zone barricade at Attakulangara Junction in Thiruvananthapuram on Saturd...Read More THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state on Saturday reported 195 positive cases, its highest single-day spike, even as the tally so far, …
  • Tribal kids of Wayanad embrace e-learning charm 27 Jun 2020 19:17 Express News Service KOZHIKODE: "I can now enjoy classes on television. After that, I can catch crabs along with my friends from the Kabini river, and watch jumbos coming near the fence and indulge in various games in my own ooru. Besides, I can speak …
  • Over a lakh more become literate in Kerala 27 Jun 2020 14:43 Image used for representational purpose THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala has registered over one lakh people becoming literate in the last three years, the Kerala State Literacy Mission claimed on Saturday. The new literates from various sections of society …
  • Coronavirus | Kerala looking at cases with no known source 26 Jun 2020 20:33 If Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka kept their focus on mortality and rise in fresh cases, Kerala was looking at potential community transmission of COVID-19 on Friday. Ten people died in Karnataka and an equal number in Andhra Pradesh. Kerala reported 150 new …
  • Major graft alleged in Kerala's Kabani river dredging; panchayat refutes charges 26 Jun 2020 19:47 By Express News Service KALPETTA: The Wayanad Prakriti Samrakshana Samiti (WPSS) has alleged major corruption in the dredging of Kabani river to remove sediments accumulated in the river bed during last year's flood. The WPSS alleged that sand worth …
  • Covid-19: 150 more test positive in Kerala; total set to touch 4,000-mark 26 Jun 2020 17:04 Representative image THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The total number of positive cases in the state is all set to touch the 4,000-mark in a day or two, as 150 more Covid-19 cases were reported on Friday. The total number of cases now have become 3,876 of which 1846 …
  • High moisture content drags down pepper 26 Jun 2020 16:11 An active monsoon spell in growing regions has pulled down pepper prices in Kochi by ₹1 per kg, as the climatic conditions have paved the way for the presence of higher moisture content in the commodity by 0.5-1 per cent. The emerging situation has forced …
  • Kerala Reports Over 100 Coronavirus Cases For 7th Straight Day 25 Jun 2020 18:34 Kerala's Palakkad district reported twenty four positive cases (Representational) Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala reported over hundred COVID-19 cases for the seventh consecutive day today, taking the total number of infections in the state to 3,726. Chief …
  • 152 reported COVID-19 positive in Kerala 25 Jun 2020 06:37 Kerala reported 152 new cases of COVID-19 and 81 recoveries on Wednesday, taking the total number of active cases or cases currently undergoing treatment in hospitals to 1,691. Of the new cases, 144 are imported cases of infection, with 98 persons having …
  • Greed of one family led to imposition of Emergency: Shah 25 Jun 2020 05:33 New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Union Home Minister and former BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday criticised former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi saying one family’s “greed for power” led to the imposition of Emergency 45 years ago and the country was turned …
  • Indian coffee loses market share in Europe 24 Jun 2020 11:26 Kochi: Indian coffee exporters may have lost their market share in Europe to Brazil, which has been able to push more quantities taking advantage of a larger crop and lower prices in the last few months. India is the second top seller of coffee in Italy …
  • Heavy Rain Likely In Kerala, Orange Alert Issued For Several Districts 23 Jun 2020 14:12 Extremely heavy rain predicted in Idukki, Pathanamthitta districts. (Representational) Thiruvananthapuram: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued orange alert in Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta and Idukki districts on June 26 and …
  • Modi destroyed India’s position, betrayed Army: Rahul 23 Jun 2020 12:08 New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of destroying India’s position and betraying the Indian Army by admitting that China did not occupy Indian land, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday once again launched a …
  • 3 devi to begin shooting post coronavirus 'unlock' 22 Jun 2020 02:55 By Express News Service Tridevi will be among the first movies from the Kannada film industry to get permission to resume shooting. Actor Shubha Poonja, who is also stepping in as the executive producer for the first time, is planning to head to Coorg this …
  • He is 'Surender' Modi: Rahul's latest jibe at PM 21 Jun 2020 08:23 New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday again targetted Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his statement that Chinese troops did not intrude into the Indian territory and called him 'Surender Modi'. Sharing an international daily's …
  • Rising coronavirus cases a concern, but not alarming as Malappuram factors in high NRK population 20 Jun 2020 16:26 Express News Service MALAPPURAM:  As on Saturday, Malappuram has the highest number of active COVID-19 cases (230) in Kerala. Palakkad is a distant second, with 135 active patients. Do the high numbers spell trouble for Malappuram district? The health …
  • Man mauled to death by tiger in Kerala's Wayanad district, fifth such incident in five years 20 Jun 2020 14:37 Express News Service KOZHIKODE: The 344.44 sq km Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary (WWS) has the maximum number of tigers in the state, as per the state forest and wildlife department. WWS has 75 big cats, of the total 176 found in the state, according to the …
  • In a big spurt, Kerala reports 118 new coronavirus cases 20 Jun 2020 07:51 Kerala reported 118 new cases of COVID-19 and 96 recoveries on Friday, taking the number of active cases in the State to 1,380. All except six cases are imported cases of infection, with 67 cases detected on people who had come from abroad and 45 cases in …
  • Kerala's biggest Covid-19 spike at 118; 96 recover 20 Jun 2020 01:23 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In the biggest single-day spike, 118 fresh Covid-19 cases were reported in the state on Friday.  As many as 96 people who were under treatment recovered from the viral infection on the day. Of the 118 new cases, …

  • 211 more test +ve on Friday, state to tighten restrictions 03 Jul 2020 23:50 A police officer asks pedestrians who came to Broadway, one of the containment zones in Kochi, to clear the ar...Read More Thiruvananthapuram: The state reported its highest-ever single-day tally of 211 Covid-19 cases on Thursday, including 34 contact …
  • Kerala Reports 211 New COVID-19 Cases In Highest Single Day Jump 03 Jul 2020 18:30 Over 1.77 lakh people are under observation. (File) Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala's COVID-19 tally is galloping towards the 5,000 mark, with the state recording the highest single day spike of 211 cases and recoveries touching 201 on Friday. Of the …
  • Kerala reports highest single day spike of 211 COVID-19 cases, tally nearing 5000 mark 03 Jul 2020 15:06 By PTI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala's COVID-19 tally is galloping towards the 5,000 mark, with the state recording the highest single day spike of 211 cases and recoveries touching 201 on Friday. Of the positive cases, 138 had come from abroad and39 from …
  • Demand to resume passenger train services 03 Jul 2020 14:40 The demand to resume passenger train and Mainline Electric Multiple Unit (MEMU) services within the State, especially north Kerala, has been growing in the wake of lockdown relaxations. Now, passengers in north Kerala depend on two Jan Shatabdi trains, one …
  • West Coast pounded, North-West India next 03 Jul 2020 11:29 The West Coast is currently witnessing a rain fury with the monsoon cranking up a fresh spell as forecast by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) and likely to last over the next 3-4 days. A facilitating offshore trough ran down from North Maharashtra …
  • Sanah Moidutty to sing for Malayalam film 'Anandakalyanam' 03 Jul 2020 05:15 By Express News Service Mumbai-based Malayali singer Sanah Moidutty will be soon making her Malayalam singing debut in a film titled Anandakalyanam which stars Ashkar Soudan and debutant Archana. PC Sudhir has written and directed the film which is being …
  • Join the ‘Other Side’ 03 Jul 2020 02:09 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  Thriller short films are a rarity in Malayalam. Of the lot, very few succeed to become trend setters. ‘Other Side’, a short film by Jobin Joseph falls in this category. The 14-minute short film that is sure to send …
  • Website link for SSLC results redirects students to porn site, probe launched 03 Jul 2020 01:54 Express News Service KOZHIKODE: One of the website links shared for checking SSLC results was found fake after it redirected students and parents to a porn site.Based on a complaint from a parent, Cyberdome Kozhikode found that the website is registered …
  • Kozhikode school stands by its lone ‘failed’ student 03 Jul 2020 01:54 Express News Service KOZHIKODE: This is the 100th year of Government Vocational Higher Secondary School at Madapally in Kozhikode district and its students are mostly from the underprivileged strata of society. Naturally, teachers and Parent-Teacher …
  • 160 new cases; unknown sources pose challenge 03 Jul 2020 01:54 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Amid fears of a community spread, the Kerala capital continues to be on high alert as cases with unknown sources of infection pose a tough challenge to health workers. Four new patients in the state capital on …
  • Britannia Marie Gold My Start Up Season 2 finale 02 Jul 2020 15:57 10 homemakers get seed capital of INR 10 Lakhs each to start their entrepreneurial journey  Britannia Marie Gold, a 60+ year old favourite brand of homemakers and the 3rd largest biscuit brand in India, today at an all-virtual finale event announced the …
  • IIM-Bangalore best for executive MBA in India, two Indian institutes in Global 100: QS Ranking 02 Jul 2020 09:03 IIM Bangalore campus (File Photo) At global rank 36, the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore is the best B-School in India as per the QS Global Executive MBA ranking 2020. There are only two Indian institutes in the global 100. The second is the …
  • Set up product innovation hubs for spices, says ICAR honcho 02 Jul 2020 07:20 ‘Exploit their commercial potential as functional foods, immune boosters, ingredients for nutraceuticals’ AK Singh, Deputy Director General (Horticultural Sciences), Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), has underscored the need for establishing …
  • Wind yet to gain strength, monsoon plays hide and seek 02 Jul 2020 02:26 Express News Service KOCHI: A month has passed since the monsoon arrived in Kerala. However, the hill districts are yet to get a feel of monsoon. While the northern districts of Kasaragod, Kannur and Kozhikode have received bountiful rain, the monsoon has …
  • State sees 151 new cases and 132 recoveries 02 Jul 2020 01:34 K I Joy, sexton of St George Church, Chakkaraparambu, in Kochi, disinfects the church door handle after mass o...Read More Thiruvananthapuram: The state reported 151 new cases and 132 recoveries on Wednesday, taking the total number of positive cases to 4, …
  • Indian dad dies at RAK airport hours before... 01 Jul 2020 15:24 He is survived by wife Sumithra, two daughters Dhanusha and Dhamanya, and son Dhanoop. An Indian father who was on his way home to Kerala to congratulate his son for clearing Grade 10 with flying colours collapsed and died at the Ras Al Khaimah airport on …
  • Kerala State Electricity Board shortlists 8 agencies for setting up EV charging stations 01 Jul 2020 14:07 Representative image THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala State Electricity Board has shortlisted over half a dozen companies/consortiums eligible for setting up electric vehicle charging stations in select locations in the state. Among the eight companies/ …
  • Indian expat dies at UAE airport before flying... 01 Jul 2020 14:00 The body of Pavithran Manchakkal, 50, a goldsmith from Kozhikode, Kerala, was buried at the cemetery in Ras Al Khaimah An Indian father who was on his way home to Kerala to congratulate his son for clearing Grade 10 with flying colours collapsed and died …
  • With IIM-B fee hike, flagship MBA at the top 3 costs Rs23L 01 Jul 2020 04:28 Mumbai: With the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIM-B) hiking tuition fees for its flagship MBA programme, India’s top three B-schools are now charging at par. Whether a student gets into IIM-A (Ahmedabad), B or C (Calcutta), the charges remain …
  • Four held for selling child porn part of international racket 01 Jul 2020 02:30 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The  Cyberdome officials tracking circulation of Child Sex Abuse Materials (CSAM) have identified that four people who were nabbed during the raids on Saturday were part of an international child pornography racket …
  • 3 steal Ferrari, soon crash into cops; held 01 Jul 2020 00:51 Hyderabad: Three Hyderabad: Three persons, including a high-end car dealer from Hyderabad, were arrested for illegally transferring a Ferrari, purchased by a city-based businessman, on to the name of a person from Delhi and later stealing the vehicle. The …
  • Amazon expands Pantry service to over 300 cities in India 30 Jun 2020 18:11 NEW DELHI: Amazon.in on Tuesday said it has expanded its 'Amazon Pantry' service that allows users to buy grocery items from the platform to over 300 cities across the country. An Amazon India spokesperson said the service was available to …
  • Indian ministry announces 193 flights from Qatar... 30 Jun 2020 14:37 Doha: Indian government has published a list of 193 flights from Qatar to various states of India in the month of July and August as part of the Vande Bharat Mission Phase 4, which repatriates Indian citizen from various parts of the world.  As earlier …
  • Indian nationals in Saudi Arabia demand flight to Hyderabad in 4th phase of Vande Bharat mission 30 Jun 2020 13:25 The Indian Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on June 27 has announced the flight schedule for repatriation of In...Read More HYDERABAD: No flight to Hyderabad from the schedule announced for the 4th phase of Vande Bharat mission from Saudi Arabia has …
  • Project CLAT 2020: Legal services authority launches crash course for 11 Kattunayaka students 30 Jun 2020 10:41 Express News Service KOZHIKODE: In a first, students from the Kattunayaka community in Wayanad are being provided with a special crash course to help them crack the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT). The one-month course began on Monday at the Model …
  • Amazon expands its pantry service in India 30 Jun 2020 10:10 Amazon has expanded its pantry services in India. The e-commerce platform now offers grocery delivery service in more than 300 cities across the country. These include the cities of Allahabad, Amreli, Bareilly, Betul, Bhopal, Bundi, Bhandara, Churu, …
  • Etihad adds 15 more destinations, including 7... 30 Jun 2020 10:06 Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways will add 15 more destinations next month, which will include some major cities across the Indian subcontinent. "Throughout July, we're planning to operate flights to more than 40 worldwide destinations. We continue …
  • IIM Bangalore jumps 25 places to break into top 50 of QS EMBA Rankings 30 Jun 2020 05:44 From 61st position last year, the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore has broken into the global top 50 Executive MBA (EMBA) Rankings by QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) this year at 36th position. The EMBA rankings measure management programs meant …
  • Shooter stamps foot on killed boar, draws ire 30 Jun 2020 02:35 By Express News Service KOZHIKODE: A man who was in the empanelled list of forest and wildlife department to shoot down wild boar was removed from the list after he posed for a photo with his foot on  the carcass of a wild boar after killing it. Kodenchery …
  • "Triple Lockdown" In Parts Of Kerala District Reporting 47 Cases In A Day 29 Jun 2020 18:53 Kerala reported the first three COVID-19 cases in India - students returing from China's Wuhan (File) Thiruvananthapuram: Parts of Malappuram - a district in north Kerala - have been placed under "triple lockdown" - a containment strategy …
  • Over 180 Indians to fly home today from UAE for... 29 Jun 2020 10:10 The charter flight from Ras Al Khaimah to Kozhikode has been organised by Jamia Markaz. More than 180 distressed Keralite expats in the UAE will fly home for free today thanks to a generous initiative by Jamia Markaz, an Islamic organisation based in the …
  • Sobha FY20 net profit down 5% to Rs 281.5 crore, sales bookings at Rs 2,881 crore 29 Jun 2020 08:55 New Delhi: Bengaluru-based realty firm Sobha Ltd has reported a 5 per cent decline in its consolidated net profit at Rs 281.5 crore for the last fiscal despite higher income and achieved strong sales bookings of Rs 2,881 crore. Its net profit stood at Rs …
  • Kannur witnesses another spike with 26 COVID-19 cases 29 Jun 2020 05:00 Kannur continues to witness spike in the number of COVID-19 cases with 26 more persons testing positive for SARS-CoV-2 in the district on Sunday. Among the infected, 14 returned from abroad and 11 came from other States. A 59-year-old resident of Elayavoor …
  • Researchers rediscover extinct plant after 136 yrs 28 Jun 2020 23:10 Found in July 2011 Pune: Researchers from Pune, Calicut and Kozhikode have rediscovered the plant, Globe Andersonii, from Sikkim Himalaya which has been considered extinct for the last 136 years. Their research was recently published in an international …
  • Chennithala alleges graft in e-mobility consultancy 28 Jun 2020 22:43 Leader of the Opposition Ramesh Chennithala on Sunday added a multi-crore e-mobility consultancy contract awarded to PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) to his litany of corruption charges against the Left Democratic Front (LDF) government. Mr. Chennithala said …
  • Live News: Highest spike of 19,906 Covid cases 28 Jun 2020 08:38 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Chinese firm says coronavirus vaccine candidate shows promise in human test Some saddening incidents happened...when people lost patience & started travelling on foot, we were also pained by it. PM had told …
  • Variyamkunnathu Kunjahammed Haji: Freedom fighter or religious fanatic? 28 Jun 2020 02:30 Express News Service KOCHI: “My father had to flee with family as rioters attacked our house and hacked my grandfather to death. The family walked all the way through the forest to reach Kozhikode where the Zamorin had opened a relief camp. Later they went …
  • Historical truth gets sacrificed in the fight between narratives, says MGS Narayanan 28 Jun 2020 02:17 Express News Service KOZHIKODE: “History is complex, and with time, people with vested interests spin a narrative to suit their convenience,” said renowned historian MGS Narayanan. Narratives proliferate in the absence of a historical perspective, he said, …
  • 194 expats test IgM positive upon arrival 28 Jun 2020 00:32 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The  first-round of the rapid antibody tests on expatriates who arrived at the four international airports— Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Calicut and Kannur—  found 194 positive. The expatriates were screened for …
  • Gulf returnee’s complaint fake, say police 27 Jun 2020 19:37 The Kozhikode Rural Police on Saturday confirmed that the complaint lodged by a Villiyappally native that he was attacked by a gang of unidentified men during his quarantine period was fake. Police sources said the man who recently returned from Bahrain …
  • Tribal kids of Wayanad embrace e-learning charm 27 Jun 2020 19:17 Express News Service KOZHIKODE: "I can now enjoy classes on television. After that, I can catch crabs along with my friends from the Kabini river, and watch jumbos coming near the fence and indulge in various games in my own ooru. Besides, I can speak …
  • PT Usha promises ‘big things’ from her wards soon 27 Jun 2020 12:25 PT Usha. (Photo by Raajessh Kashyap via Getty Images) THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The golden girl of Indian athletics, PT Usha, turns 56 today. A medal in Olympics may have eluded her by a whisker on that eventful day at Los Angeles in 1984 but her effort to …
  • Fire breaks out at jewellery in Kozhikode, staff injured 27 Jun 2020 08:29 By Express News Service KOZHIKODE: A major disaster was averted due to the timely intervention by the locals after a fire broke out at the multi-storeyed Apollo jewellery showroom at Kottooly of Kozhikode on Saturday around 12 noon.  Preliminary reports …
  • Coronavirus: India repatriation flight honours... 26 Jun 2020 23:49 Special boarding passes, displaying Nithin's pictures, for passengers and a free goody bag with PPE. An Indian community group organised a chartered flight from Sharjah to Kerala on Thursday to honour the memory of Nithin Chandran, a Malayalee expat …
  • Coronavirus | Kerala looking at cases with no known source 26 Jun 2020 20:33 If Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka kept their focus on mortality and rise in fresh cases, Kerala was looking at potential community transmission of COVID-19 on Friday. Ten people died in Karnataka and an equal number in Andhra Pradesh. Kerala reported 150 new …
  • Major graft alleged in Kerala's Kabani river dredging; panchayat refutes charges 26 Jun 2020 19:47 By Express News Service KALPETTA: The Wayanad Prakriti Samrakshana Samiti (WPSS) has alleged major corruption in the dredging of Kabani river to remove sediments accumulated in the river bed during last year's flood. The WPSS alleged that sand worth …
  • Covid-19: 150 more test positive in Kerala; total set to touch 4,000-mark 26 Jun 2020 17:04 Representative image THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The total number of positive cases in the state is all set to touch the 4,000-mark in a day or two, as 150 more Covid-19 cases were reported on Friday. The total number of cases now have become 3,876 of which 1846 …
  • Incas Qatar to charter a free flight for 175... 26 Jun 2020 16:30 Doha: Expatriate forum, Incas Qatar has said that it is organising a free chartered flight to Kozhikode in Kerala for 175 needy travellers.  Jobless, suffering from illness, those on expired tourist visa, pregnant woman and others facing financial …
  • Aditi Chauhan: U-17 Women's World Cup is a great opportunity 26 Jun 2020 16:25 India national team goalkeeper Aditi Chauhan is excited about the prospect of playing the AFC Asian Cup in India... India international goalkeeper Aditi Chauhan believes the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup to be held in India next year will help to unearth …
  • Social media is the new hunting ground for those with revoked offers 26 Jun 2020 08:41 NEW DELHI | KOLKATA: A Shah was all set to join a ride-hailing company as a business analyst, but the campus offer was rescinded. While his college, BITS Pilani Goa campus, is helping him out, the 21-year-old final-year student went to LinkedIn to post …
  • Elaborate arrangements at airports in Kerala to receive Pravasi Malayalees: Pinarayi Vijayan 26 Jun 2020 07:58 By ANI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that elaborate arrangements are being made at all the airports in the state to receive the Pravasi Malayalees who are coming back in large numbers amid the COVID-19 crisis. Addressing …
  • South Stream: Anna Ben’s Kappela 26 Jun 2020 04:09 Written by Manoj Kumar R | Bengaluru | Published: June 26, 2020 9:36:18 am Kappela is streaming on Netflix. Kappela opens with Jessy (Anna Ben) boarding a public bus. And so begins her decadence. Kappela reminded me of a non-fiction book I read long ago. …
  • COVID-19: KSDP to begin portable ventilator production by July end 25 Jun 2020 20:07 Express News Service ALAPUZZHA: The Kerala State Drug and Pharmaceuticals (KSDP) Ltd, which is the only drug-manufacturing company under the state government, will begin production of portable ventilators to meet the Covid-19 medical needs. A memorandum …
  • After Shamna Kasim, other actors come forward with complaints of extortion; SIT formed 25 Jun 2020 19:05 By Express News Service KOCHI: The Thrissur-based gang members who were arrested for blackmailing actor Shamna Kasim had conned many other girls working in movie and fashion modelling industry. The accused had extorted money and gold ornaments from a …
  • Kerala Reports Over 100 Coronavirus Cases For 7th Straight Day 25 Jun 2020 18:34 Kerala's Palakkad district reported twenty four positive cases (Representational) Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala reported over hundred COVID-19 cases for the seventh consecutive day today, taking the total number of infections in the state to 3,726. Chief …
  • 152 reported COVID-19 positive in Kerala 25 Jun 2020 06:37 Kerala reported 152 new cases of COVID-19 and 81 recoveries on Wednesday, taking the total number of active cases or cases currently undergoing treatment in hospitals to 1,691. Of the new cases, 144 are imported cases of infection, with 98 persons having …
  • 152 cases, 81 recoveries on Wednesday 25 Jun 2020 06:02 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state reported its biggest one-day spike in Covid-19 on Wednesday with 152 cases. With this, for the sixth consecutive day, cases crossed the 100-mark. From Friday, a total of 657 cases were reported. Of the …
  • Gang tries to con Malayalam actress Shamna Kasim using TikTok ‘groom’ 25 Jun 2020 06:02 By Express News Service KOCHI: Four people have been arrested for allegedly trying to extort money from actor Shamna Kasim. Police said the four approached the actor with a marriage proposal, showing her the photograph of a TikTok model from Kasaragod as …
  • Extended suspension of IBC may lead to riskier behaviour among firms: Study 24 Jun 2020 08:15 Even as the Centre has temporarily suspended the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) due to the current economic crisis following the Covid-19 pandemic, academicians have highlighted the threat of a possible surge in riskier behaviour of firms under …
  • State records new high of 141 cases, 1 death takes toll to 22 24 Jun 2020 08:00 Kerala reported 141 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, the number of cases steadily going over 100 for the fifth consecutive day. With 60 recoveries, the active number of cases in the State at present stands at 1,620. One more COVID-19 death was reported on …
  • Kerala has serious situation at hand, says CM Pinarayi 24 Jun 2020 01:32 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With  100-plus cases reported for the fifth straight day and a rising number of patients with unknown sources of infection pointing at a possible community transmission, Kerala is staring at an alarming situation …
  • 3,503 COVID-19 Cases In Kerala; "Situation Grave", Says Pinarayi Vijayan 23 Jun 2020 23:04 In 40 per cent of positive cases in India, the source of infection has not been found: Pinarayi Vijayan Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala's COVID-19 tally touched 3,503 on Tuesday with 141 positive cases being reported and the state witnessing a spike of over …
  • Heavy Rain Likely In Kerala, Orange Alert Issued For Several Districts 23 Jun 2020 14:12 Extremely heavy rain predicted in Idukki, Pathanamthitta districts. (Representational) Thiruvananthapuram: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued orange alert in Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta and Idukki districts on June 26 and …
  • This application helps you select dishes without touching menu card 23 Jun 2020 03:36 Express News Service KOCHI:  Lockdown restrictions and social distancing have reduced our chances of dining in at restaurants and hotels. However, this start-up based in Infopark, Kochi, has come up with a first-of-its kind e-menu mobile application ‘EM’, …
  • As migrant workers leave, Kerala asks: Who will plug the gap? 23 Jun 2020 00:46 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Updated: June 23, 2020 5:30:29 am Over 3 lakh migrants left during lockdown, state is looking at Gulf returnees. (Photo: AP/file) SHAMEER V T, a labour contractor in Kozhikode, is a worried man. Just over …
  • Youth, child electrocuted 22 Jun 2020 14:53 A youth and a child were electrocuted at Azhiyur in Kozhikode on Monday after they entered a stream on which a snapped power line had fallen during Sunday’s heavy rain. The incident happened around 10 a.m. when the child, Sahal, 12, along with two friends …
  • IIM Study proves stronger insolvency and bankruptcy framework likely to enhance credit discipline in firms 22 Jun 2020 14:24 Biz Talk with Anuj Puri highlights The corporate sector has taken a huge hit due to COVID-19. In the current uncertain climate then, there would be a need for a change in behaviour and policy from the top-down to thrive. The latest research by two …
  • Monsoon back with a bang in South; bides time in North 22 Jun 2020 11:56 Rains may march into Delhi by Thursday The monsoon has revived over Kerala and Karnataka in the first organised pulse after its onset on June 1 even as it readies to march into parts of North-West India from Central India, where it had dropped anchor after …
  • Heavy rains continue in Kerala, yellow alert in 11 districts 22 Jun 2020 11:25 Kochi: Most parts of Kerala have been receiving heavy rainfall since Saturday evening and the Indian Meteorological Department has sounded yellow alert for 11 districts for next couple of days. Alappuzha, Kottayam, Pathanamthitta, Ernakulam, Idukki, …
  • A handbook on survival in the time of pandemic 22 Jun 2020 04:20 The Kozhikode Municipal Corporation has come up with a handbook on the measures taken to tackle COVID-19 under its jurisdiction. The handbook summarises the experience of the civic body on the front in three phases — before, during and post-lockdown. …
  • Special rain alert for hilly areas 22 Jun 2020 04:11 The Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) has issued a special alert for hilly areas of the State with most districts continuing to receive the southwest monsoon rainfall. Night travel may be regulated in the hilly areas of Kozhikode, Kannur, …
  • Over 100 positive COVID-19 cases for third day on the trot in Kerala 21 Jun 2020 23:45 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state recorded the highest single-day spike of COVID-19 cases on Sunday with 133 persons testing positive -- the third consecutive day in which the number of cases crossed the 100 mark. As many as 378 people …
  • 200620_IndiGo repatriated 751 Indian Nationals from Qatar 21 Jun 2020 06:50 By Chennaivision in Business News, News June 21, 2020 In-line with its continued commitment towards supporting the nation and bringing back Indian citizens, IndiGo operated four special international charter flights from Qatar to repatriate 751 Indian …
  • Kerala: 'Silent' community spread, a contradiction in terms? 21 Jun 2020 04:06 Children who have been deprived of regular playtime due to online classes and social distancing norms find amu...Read More THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The virus has made its presence felt in the state in June. Of 2,912 cases reported till date, 1,643 cases were …
  • IndiGo repatriated 751 Indian Nationals from Qatar 21 Jun 2020 03:28 In-line with its continued commitment towards supporting the nation and bringing back Indian citizens, IndiGo operated four special international charter flights from Qatar to repatriate 751 Indian citizens. The IndiGo flight 6E 9739 from Doha to Kozhikode …
  • Why such cruelty towards Lini's family: Pinarayi Vijayan 21 Jun 2020 02:44 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Lini, the nurse who died of Nipah, is Kerala's treasure, said chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan. "The entire state stands with her children, husband Sajeesh and family. The state will extend them all …
  • Pinarayi Vijayan censures KPCC chief Mullappally Ramachandran 20 Jun 2020 20:46 Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee president Mullappally Ramachandran drew severe disapproval from Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday for his allegedly gender insensitive and derogatory allusion to Health Minister K.K. Shylaja as “Nipah Princess” …
  • Kerala CM hits out at state Congress chief over ‘Covid queen’ remark 20 Jun 2020 20:09 Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. (File Photo) A day after Congress state president Mullappally Ramachandran said state Health Minister K K Shailaja wanted “to become Covid queen”, he refused to tender an apology on Saturday, even as Chief Minister …
  • Pinarayi Vijayan Slams Congress For Leader Calling Minister "COVID 20 Jun 2020 19:57 Pinarayi Vijayan called the comments by Mullappally Ramachandran against KK Shailaja "anti-women" Thiruvananthapuram: In a scathing attack against the Congress in the state, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan questioned if the motive of the …
  • "No Apology": Congress Kerala Chief On Calling Minister "COVID 20 Jun 2020 18:12 "I am not going to apologise," Mullapally Ramachandran said about his remarks on KK Shailaja Thiruvananthapuram: Congress Kerala chief Mullapally Ramachandran, who sparked a row over his remarks against state Health Minister K K Shailaja on …
  • Shailaja teacher was like family, Mullappally didn't even call: Nipah hero Lini's husband 20 Jun 2020 16:26 By Express News Service KOZHIKODE: Following KPCC chief Mullappally Ramachandran's controversial remarks against Health Minister KK Shailaja that she was just a guest visitor during the Nipah outbreak and not at the forefront, nurse Lini's husband …
  • Rising coronavirus cases a concern, but not alarming as Malappuram factors in high NRK population 20 Jun 2020 16:26 Express News Service MALAPPURAM:  As on Saturday, Malappuram has the highest number of active COVID-19 cases (230) in Kerala. Palakkad is a distant second, with 135 active patients. Do the high numbers spell trouble for Malappuram district? The health …
  • Man mauled to death by tiger in Kerala's Wayanad district, fifth such incident in five years 20 Jun 2020 14:37 Express News Service KOZHIKODE: The 344.44 sq km Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary (WWS) has the maximum number of tigers in the state, as per the state forest and wildlife department. WWS has 75 big cats, of the total 176 found in the state, according to the …
  • I stand by what I said: Kerala Cong chief on ‘Covid Rani’ remark 20 Jun 2020 11:31 Thiruvananthapuram, June 20 (IANS) For the second day, the remark of State Congress president Mullapally Ramachandran about State Health Minister K.K. Shailaja was the talk of the town, with the former reiterating that he has done no wrong at all. The day …
  • In a big spurt, Kerala reports 118 new coronavirus cases 20 Jun 2020 07:51 Kerala reported 118 new cases of COVID-19 and 96 recoveries on Friday, taking the number of active cases in the State to 1,380. All except six cases are imported cases of infection, with 67 cases detected on people who had come from abroad and 45 cases in …
  • Kerala's biggest Covid-19 spike at 118; 96 recover 20 Jun 2020 01:23 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In the biggest single-day spike, 118 fresh Covid-19 cases were reported in the state on Friday.  As many as 96 people who were under treatment recovered from the viral infection on the day. Of the 118 new cases, …
  • Kerala HC junks plea against Sacrifices Prohibition Act 20 Jun 2020 00:33 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Published: June 20, 2020 5:47:07 am A division bench of Kerala High Court has rejected a petition calling for the Kerala Animals and Birds Sacrifices Prohibition Act, 1968 to be declared unconstitutional, …