• Telangana testing level drops by almost half 21 Sep 2020 19:37 Kerala’s routine daily testing for COVID-19 dropped by over 22,000 samples on Monday, while cases also dropped drastically to 2,910 from about 4,500 recorded during the past four days. The State had been registering between 4500-4,700 cases. The number of …
  • Four die in rain-related incidents in Kerala 21 Sep 2020 19:37 Four people died in rain-related incidents in Kerala as central and northern districts recorded widespread rainfall through Sunday night and Monday. Two persons died in separate incidents in Kasaragod district. A 37-year-old resident of Madhur panchayat, …
  • Heavy rains lash Kerala; IMD issues orange alert in 10 districts 21 Sep 2020 15:38 Image Source : PTI Heavy rains lash Kerala Heavy rains continued to lash Kerala on Monday with the IMD issuing an orange alert for 10 districts after a low-pressure area had formed over the North East Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood. The districts of …
  • Algal bloom in coastal K'taka worries experts 21 Sep 2020 12:56 Typically only one or a few phytoplankton species are involved and some blooms may be recognized by discolouration of the water resulting from the high density of pigmented cells. MANGALURU: As reports of certain areas of the sea turning green emerge, …
  • Heavy rains lash Kerala, orange alert in ten districts 21 Sep 2020 10:22 Heavy rains continued to lash Kerala on Monday with the IMD issuing an orange alert for 10 districts after a low pressure area had formed over the North East Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood. The districts of Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad, …
  • New cases in Kerala stay steady, testing drops 20 Sep 2020 21:54 COVID-19 tests dropped to around 55,000 a day in Telangana. Between August 25 and September 11, around 60,000 tests were undertaken daily, barring Sundays. The fall was observed since September 12. On Saturday, 53,811 people were tested and 2,137 cases …
  • Met dept issues red alert in eight districts of Kerala as rains gain strength 20 Sep 2020 10:13 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Met department has predicted more rains across several parts of Kerala on Sunday and Monday, even as heavy spells have left low-lying areas in the state waterlogged.  The weather models issued by the Indian …
  • Under-staffed COVID hospital in Kasaragod sends 22 specialist doctors to Kozhikode Medical College 20 Sep 2020 06:37 Express News Service KASARGOD: The Department of Health changed its mind to convert the District Hospital to a COVID Hospital and has instead directed the district medical officer Dr AV Ramdas to turn the General Hospital in Kasaragod to treat coronavirus …
  • Extremely heavy rains predicted in Kerala, dry weather in Delhi 19 Sep 2020 17:58 NEW DELHI: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a 'red alert' for extremely heavy rainfall for Kerala's three districts on Saturday, while dry weather conditions prevailed in Delhi for the eleventh consecutive day. The Met …
  • Red alert sounded in four districts 19 Sep 2020 17:48 Idukki, Malappuram, Kannur and Kasaragod have been put on red alert on Sunday with the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasting the possibility of extremely heavy rainfall (in excess of 20.4 cm in a 24-hour period) in the four districts. Six other …
  • Kerala government fails Kasaragod's COVID-19 Hospital, Tata hospital 19 Sep 2020 04:19 Express News Service KASARAGOD: With more than 150 cases and multiple deaths being reported on an average every day in Kasaragod, the health care infrastructure is bursting at the seams. District health officials said the government has made it clear that …
  • Resurgent monsoon to bring bountiful rainfall to Kerala 18 Sep 2020 23:11 Express News Service KOCHI: A fortnight ahead of the normal withdrawal date, the Southwest Monsoon has become active again. Meanwhile, the IMD has forecast the formation of a low pressure area over North East Bay of Bengal by September 20, which is …
  • Karnataka reports 179 deaths in highest daily toll 18 Sep 2020 21:32 Karnataka had 5,02,982 cases as of Friday, as 8,626 people tested positive for COVID-19. The State reported 179 more deaths, the highest on a single day. The State reported 148 deaths on August 25. It was another day of 4,000-plus COVID-19 cases in Kerala …
  • CPCRI launches online programme for agri graduates 18 Sep 2020 08:36 Kasaragod-based Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (CPCRI) has launched an online training programme — Kalpa Graduate Readiness Programme — for final year BSc (Agriculture/Horticulture) students from across the country. Speaking at the launch …
  • Campco chief seeks FPO model for upgradation of PACS 18 Sep 2020 08:36 Extension of farmer producer organisation benefits to primary agricultural cooperative societies will help the latter speed up work in their given areas, says SR Satishchandra The president of Central Arecanut and Cocoa Marketing and Processing Cooperative …
  • Kerala sees a new high as 4,351 test positive for COVID-19 18 Sep 2020 08:06 Kerala’s COVID-19 case graph continues to rise exponentially on a daily basis and crossed the 4,000 mark on Thursday, registering 4,351 new cases. As the epidemic curve scales the peak, this case number is likely to go up much further in the coming days, …
  • 28 more health workers test Covid positive 17 Sep 2020 01:43 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The district reported the highest single-day tally on Wednesday as 675 people tested positive for Covid, including one person who died. Of them, 642 were infected through local transmission. The deceased is …
  • Kerala reports a new high of 3,830 COVID-19 cases 16 Sep 2020 20:30 On Wednesday, Kerala reported a new single-day high of 3,830 COVID-19 cases, taking cumulative cases to 1,17,863. Daily sample testing went up to 46,162. The number of patients under treatment was 32,709. Of these, 301 were critically ill and being treated …
  • CPCRI making efforts to achieve Aatmanirbhar Krishi vision, says Director 16 Sep 2020 09:05 The Kasaragod-based Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (CPCRI) has initiated various programmes to achieve the vision of ‘Aatmanirbhar Krishi’, according to Anita Karun, Director (Acting) of CPCRI. Inaugurating a virtual training programme on ‘ …
  • Single-day Covid tally crosses 600-mark in Capital 16 Sep 2020 02:57 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Taking a turn for the worse, the district on Tuesday recorded 656 new cases, of which 626 contracted the infection through local transmission. With this, the number of active cases in the district has shot up to …
  • A constant irritant to power 15 Sep 2020 22:49 Theological fervour animates the BSEF discourse. Justice Y V Chandrachud, while upholding the absolute amending power, had to invent a resounding judicial curse: ‘We have given you vast powers for the welfare of the country, but woe betide you if you …
  • Kerala's COVID-19 test positivity rate up, doubling time down after Onam days 15 Sep 2020 21:26 COVID-19 situation in Kerala has worsened after the Onam festival days, as expected. While the test positivity rate has increased in five districts, the doubling interval of the infection has come down from 27.4 days to 23.2 days. As per the state health …
  • Coronavirus India timeline: Tracking crucial moments of Covid-19 pandemic in the country 15 Sep 2020 11:08 Written by Abhishek De | New Delhi | Updated: September 15, 2020 4:29:37 pm Covid testing in progress at the Navi Mumbai Mahanagar Palika's Meenatai Thackrey Hospital in Nerul EastCoronavirus India Timeline: Nearly seven months since the first Covid-19 …
  • Malappuram records biggest single-day spike in fresh cases 15 Sep 2020 04:24 Malappuram district witnessed the biggest spike in COVID-19 cases on Monday when 482 people tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus. As many as 440 of them contracted the virus through local transmission. The source of infection could not be traced in 17 …
  • Karnataka adds 8,244 COVID-19 cases, testing level dips 14 Sep 2020 21:39 Once again, Telangana’s test numbers for COVID-19 dropped on Sunday. While the normal is about 60,000 samples on weekdays, it dropped to about 60% on Sundays, starting from July 26. On September 13, only 34,427 samples were tested and 1,417 were found to …
  • Coconut shell-activated carbon sees export growth 14 Sep 2020 18:10 Activated carbon made from coconut shell has been witnessing good growth in exports, according to an official of the Coconut Development Board. Speaking at webinar on ‘Exporting coconut products’, organised by the Kasaragod-based Central Plantation Crops …
  • State reports 3,139 new cases, 1,855 recoveries 14 Sep 2020 07:08 The State on Sunday reported 3,139 new cases of COVID-19 and 1,855 recoveries. The number of samples tested in the last 24 hours was 34,786. The cumulative case burden now stands at 1,08,278. With total recoveries reaching 77,699, the number of patients …
  • Dakshina Kannada awaits govt nod to start KSRTC services to Kasaragod 13 Sep 2020 23:46 Better days: Before the nation-wide lockdown die to Covid-19, KSRTC would run 40 buses from Mangaluru to KasargodMangaluru: On the one hand, the district administration in Kasaragod is all set to operate inter-state buses to Dakshina Kannada, while the …
  • M-Friends enters 1000th day of feeding poor at Wenlock hosp 13 Sep 2020 23:46 Thoughtfull help: Volunteers provide food to relatives of patients near the Burns Centre of Wenlock Hospital every day at 6pmMangaluru: M-Friends Charitable Trust, which has been serving the poor in Dakshina Kannada district, is completing 1,000 days of …
  • COVID-19: Social distancing goes for a toss outside NEET centres in Kochi 13 Sep 2020 23:20 Express News Service KOCHI/THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Social distancing and COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) went for a toss outside several centres in the state, especially in Kochi, where the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for MBBS …
  • Periya murder: Kerala in SC to stop CBI probe 13 Sep 2020 01:08 Express News Service KOCHI: Challenging the Kerala High Court verdict ordering a CBI probe into the brutal murder of two Youth Congress workers --- Kripesh and Sarathlal --- at Periya, Kasaragod, the state government has informed the Supreme Court that the …
  • Kerala's Covid fight is on 12 Sep 2020 23:10 By Express News Service On Sept 11, Covid-19 cases breached 1 lakh-mark. Though dreaded, the grim milestone seemed inevitable for the state considering the sudden spike in cases owing to local spread. On a positive note, recoveries crossed the 75,000-mark. …
  • BJP worker gets lifer for 2017 murder of CPM activist in alleged 'revenge killing' in Kerala's Kasaragod 12 Sep 2020 06:58 By Express News Service KASARAGOD: A BJP worker has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of CPM activist P Murali (37) of Kumbla in Kasaragod district, said public prosecutor Abdul Sathar M. The Additional Sessions Court (II) of Kasaragod …
  • Coronavirus | Active cases in Karnataka, A.P. close to a lakh each 11 Sep 2020 18:38 With 130 deaths in 24 hours, Karnataka’s COVID-19 toll breached the 7,000 mark and touched 7,067 on Friday. The State added 1,013 deaths to its toll in the last one week. Recording the discharge of 12,545 people, the State said its active cases reduced …
  • Jewellery scam leaves IUML in jittery 11 Sep 2020 10:28 The gold jewellery scam in Kasaragod district involving party leader and Manjeswaram MLA M.C. Kamaruddin has left the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) leadership in an unenviable situation as the party has sensed trouble brewing within its rank and file …
  • Coronavirus | A.P. claims wider testing than Maharashtra, T.N. 11 Sep 2020 03:16 Telangana reported 11 deaths and 2,534 COVID-19 positive cases on Wednesday. The Directorate of Public Health said on Thursday that there were 32,106 active cases including 25,066 in home and institutional isolation and 7,040 in government and private …
  • KSRTC to operate intercity services 11 Sep 2020 03:16 The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) will operate services for intercity and inter-district travellers and for students appearing for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) scheduled for September 13. The move comes amidst Railway …
  • Coronavirus | Total cases inch closer to 1 lakh mark in Kerala 11 Sep 2020 03:16 After testing 40,014 samples in the last 24 hours, the State reported 3,349 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, taking the total number of cases one step closer to the one lakh mark, at 99,266 cases. The recoveries reported on the day was 1,657. With the …
  • Case fatality rate: Seven Kerala districts among India’s best 10 11 Sep 2020 02:44 Health worker gives instructions to people at the Covid isolation area of Ernakulam general hospital on ThursdayKOCHI: Seven districts in the state are among India's 10 best performing districts in Covid-19 control, estimated on the basis of case …
  • The shadow play in court 09 Sep 2020 22:16 We all are committed to the independence of the judiciary, which is integral for our constitutional polity. (Illustration by C R Sasikumar)His Holiness Kesavananda Bharati passed away a few days ago. He was the head seer of Edneer Mutt in Kasaragod in …
  • India Coronavirus Updates, September 9: Delhi records over 4,000 new Covid-19 cases; UP CM calls for increase in contact tracing 09 Sep 2020 16:18 By: Express Web Desk | Ahmedabad, Kochi, Mumbai, New Delhi, Patna, Pune | Updated: September 9, 2020 9:05:45 pm Senior citizens above 65 years will now be allowed to travel by PMPML bus, Pune. Coronavirus India Updates: With India reporting 89,706 …
  • India trials of Covid-19 vaccine going on: SII 09 Sep 2020 15:38 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates DCGI issues show-cause notice to Serum Institute of India after suspension of Oxford COVID-19 vaccine trial by AstraZeneca abroad. First dedicated COVID-19 hospital in Kerala inaugurated Kasaragod: The first …
  • Tata Group gifts India's first COVID hospital built from scratch to Kasaragod 09 Sep 2020 12:47 Express News Service KASARAGOD: The Tata Group handed over the 551-bed COVID hospital built at a cost of Rs 60 crore at Thekkil village in Kasaragod to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday. The 81,000 sq ft-hospital spread over 5.5 acres was built …
  • LDF goes for Kerala MLA MC Kamaruddin's jugular as more investors slap cheating case 08 Sep 2020 08:36 Express News Service KASARAGOD: The collapse of the gold jewellery business of Manjeshwar MLA MC Kamaruddin is snowballing into a major political controversy with more depositors having come forward to press charges of corruption against the IUML leader. …
  • Kannur on high alert again with 260 COVID-19 cases 08 Sep 2020 07:35 40 more wards declared as containment zones; sharp decline in infections in Wayanad Kannur district with 260 new COVID-19 cases topped the State in daily count of SARS-CoV-2 infections on Monday. Collector T.V. Subhash declared 40 more local body wards in …
  • Legacy that endures 07 Sep 2020 22:29 The irony is that he lost the case — Bharati had pleaded in the Supreme Court against the Kerala government acquiring Mutt property over 300 acres under the land reform law on the ground that it violated the constitutional right to property.The lasting …
  • Surge in COVID-19 cases in Malappuram again as 324 people test positive 07 Sep 2020 06:57 After a brief lull, COVID-19 cases shot up again in Malappuram district when 324 people tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 on Sunday. District Medical Officer K. Sakeena said 280 of them were infected through local contact. While the source of infection could …
  • Kesavananda Bharati, the artiste who blended Carnatic music to render Yakshagana song 07 Sep 2020 05:56 Express News Service KASARAGOD: Kesavananda Bharati Sripadagalvaru, the seer of Edneer Math who died on Sunday, is hailed as the man who saved the Basic Structure of the Constitution. His writ petition questioning the constitutional validity of the Kerala …
  • Kesavananda Bharati, whose petition led to landmark verdict on Constitution, dies at 79 07 Sep 2020 02:34 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Updated: September 7, 2020 7:26:41 am Kesavananda Bharathi was 79 (Source: Wikimedia Commons)Kesavananda Bharati, the head of Edneer Mutt at Kasaragod in Kerala whose petition in the Supreme Court led to the …
  • PM Narendra Modi, other leaders pay tributes to Edneer Mutt seer Kesavananda Bharati 06 Sep 2020 20:49 Kesavananda Bharati SripadagalvaruSocial media Kesavananda Bharati Sripadagalvaru, the pontiff of Edneer Mutt in Kasaragod, passed away at the age of 80 on Sunday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has offered heartfelt condolences on his death. Kesavananda …

  • Two terror suspects arrested at Trivandrum airport; one allegedly involved in 2008 Bengaluru blast 21 Sep 2020 20:27 By Express News Service T'PURAM: The central investigation agencies on Monday arrested two persons from Trivandrum International Airport for their suspected links with terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and involvement in the 2008 Bengaluru blast …
  • Telangana testing level drops by almost half 21 Sep 2020 19:37 Kerala’s routine daily testing for COVID-19 dropped by over 22,000 samples on Monday, while cases also dropped drastically to 2,910 from about 4,500 recorded during the past four days. The State had been registering between 4500-4,700 cases. The number of …
  • Four die in rain-related incidents in Kerala 21 Sep 2020 19:37 Four people died in rain-related incidents in Kerala as central and northern districts recorded widespread rainfall through Sunday night and Monday. Two persons died in separate incidents in Kasaragod district. A 37-year-old resident of Madhur panchayat, …
  • Heavy rains lash Kerala; IMD issues orange alert in 10 districts 21 Sep 2020 15:38 Image Source : PTI Heavy rains lash Kerala Heavy rains continued to lash Kerala on Monday with the IMD issuing an orange alert for 10 districts after a low-pressure area had formed over the North East Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood. The districts of …
  • Heavy rains lash Kerala, orange alert in ten districts 21 Sep 2020 10:22 Heavy rains continued to lash Kerala on Monday with the IMD issuing an orange alert for 10 districts after a low pressure area had formed over the North East Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood. The districts of Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad, …
  • New cases in Kerala stay steady, testing drops 20 Sep 2020 21:54 COVID-19 tests dropped to around 55,000 a day in Telangana. Between August 25 and September 11, around 60,000 tests were undertaken daily, barring Sundays. The fall was observed since September 12. On Saturday, 53,811 people were tested and 2,137 cases …
  • Met dept issues red alert in eight districts of Kerala as rains gain strength 20 Sep 2020 10:13 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Met department has predicted more rains across several parts of Kerala on Sunday and Monday, even as heavy spells have left low-lying areas in the state waterlogged.  The weather models issued by the Indian …
  • Under-staffed COVID hospital in Kasaragod sends 22 specialist doctors to Kozhikode Medical College 20 Sep 2020 06:37 Express News Service KASARGOD: The Department of Health changed its mind to convert the District Hospital to a COVID Hospital and has instead directed the district medical officer Dr AV Ramdas to turn the General Hospital in Kasaragod to treat coronavirus …
  • Tropical storm Noul set to bring heavy rainfall to Kerala for next 3-5 days 19 Sep 2020 18:22 KOCHI: Most parts of Kerala will receive heavy to very heavy rains with gusty winds for the next three to five days under the influence of the tropical storm Noul, which will enter the Bay of Bengal on Saturday. The system has resulted in the formation of …
  • Extremely heavy rains predicted in Kerala, dry weather in Delhi 19 Sep 2020 17:58 NEW DELHI: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a 'red alert' for extremely heavy rainfall for Kerala's three districts on Saturday, while dry weather conditions prevailed in Delhi for the eleventh consecutive day. The Met …
  • Red alert sounded in four districts 19 Sep 2020 17:48 Idukki, Malappuram, Kannur and Kasaragod have been put on red alert on Sunday with the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasting the possibility of extremely heavy rainfall (in excess of 20.4 cm in a 24-hour period) in the four districts. Six other …
  • ‘Women have legs’, say Mollywood heroines 19 Sep 2020 12:20 Actors of Malayalam cinema and women from different walks of life express their solidarity with Anaswara Rajan by posting photos with #womenhavelegs   Leading heroines in Malayalam cinema are giving a leg up to teenage actor Anaswara Rajan. The 18-year-old …
  • Resurgent monsoon to bring bountiful rainfall to Kerala 18 Sep 2020 23:11 Express News Service KOCHI: A fortnight ahead of the normal withdrawal date, the Southwest Monsoon has become active again. Meanwhile, the IMD has forecast the formation of a low pressure area over North East Bay of Bengal by September 20, which is …
  • Karnataka reports 179 deaths in highest daily toll 18 Sep 2020 21:32 Karnataka had 5,02,982 cases as of Friday, as 8,626 people tested positive for COVID-19. The State reported 179 more deaths, the highest on a single day. The State reported 148 deaths on August 25. It was another day of 4,000-plus COVID-19 cases in Kerala …
  • Passengers suffer as AI Express Dubai flights... 18 Sep 2020 10:09 Dubai has suspended AIE flights for 15 days, for flying two passengers carrying Covid-19 positive test results. Passengers who have been affected by the suspension of Air India Express flights to and from Dubai International Airport will now fly from …
  • Kerala sees a new high as 4,351 test positive for COVID-19 18 Sep 2020 08:06 Kerala’s COVID-19 case graph continues to rise exponentially on a daily basis and crossed the 4,000 mark on Thursday, registering 4,351 new cases. As the epidemic curve scales the peak, this case number is likely to go up much further in the coming days, …
  • After Kerala focus on expats, cases traced to three other states: study 17 Sep 2020 22:47 Written by Liz Mathew | New Delhi | September 18, 2020 2:13:26 am The study, published on September 10, covered 200 SARS-nCoV2 samples from a major tertiary care centre in north Kerala, where a significant number of non-resident Keralites had returned from …
  • NIA questions K.T. Jaleel in gold smuggling case 17 Sep 2020 19:46 The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday questioned Kerala Higher Education Minister K.T. Jaleel in connection with its probe into the smuggling of gold via air cargo shipments addressed to the consulate of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in …
  • Gold smuggling case: Kerala minister Jaleel questioned by NIA, Opposition intensifies protests 17 Sep 2020 10:10 Jaleel arrived in a private car belonging to a former CPM MLA around 6 am ThursdayThe Opposition Congress and the BJP stepped up protests across Kerala, hours after KT Jaleel, state minister for higher education and minority welfare, appeared before the …
  • Travel plans of railway passengers go off track 17 Sep 2020 01:43 Express News Service KOCHI: Though the special train services, including Venad Express and Janasatabdi, have resumed services after the Railways bowed down before the collective demand of train passengers, none seems to benefit from it. With the services …
  • Sudhakaran U-turn: Writes to Railway Minister for more trains 17 Sep 2020 01:43 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Facing pressure from various rail passengers’ groups, the minister in-charge of railways in the state, G Sudhakaran, has written a letter to union railway minister Piyush Goyal demanding more special trains for …
  • Kerala reports a new high of 3,830 COVID-19 cases 16 Sep 2020 20:30 On Wednesday, Kerala reported a new single-day high of 3,830 COVID-19 cases, taking cumulative cases to 1,17,863. Daily sample testing went up to 46,162. The number of patients under treatment was 32,709. Of these, 301 were critically ill and being treated …
  • Continuing protests take violent turn in Malabar 16 Sep 2020 13:14 Continuing protests by youth and student organisations affiliated to the Opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanding resignation of Higher Education Minister K.T. Jaleel led to clashes with the police in front of …
  • Jaleel need not quit over baseless allegations: Pinarayi 16 Sep 2020 11:39 Opposition Congress led UDF and BJP workers were engaged in pitched battles with the police in Capital city and many parts of the state on Monday, demanding resignation of higher education minister K T Jaleel. The epicenter of the opposition agitation was …
  • Neglected by Kerala's 'First Bell' program; Sanskrit, Arabic, Urdu teachers start their own online classes  16 Sep 2020 07:03 Express News Service KOZHIKODE: Disappointed with the meager time slots given to Sanskrit, Urdu, and Arabic in the state government's First Bell virtual learning program, teachers' organizations have launched online classes of their own which have …
  • Anti-government protests rock Kerala for fourth day 16 Sep 2020 06:38 Anti-government protests connected to UAE consulate-linked gold smuggling case flared up across the State for the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday. The Congress and the BJP workers demanding the expulsion of Higher Education Minister K.T. Jaleel from the …
  • Single-day Covid tally crosses 600-mark in Capital 16 Sep 2020 02:57 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Taking a turn for the worse, the district on Tuesday recorded 656 new cases, of which 626 contracted the infection through local transmission. With this, the number of active cases in the district has shot up to …
  • CM tears into Oppn for holding protests when Covid is surging 16 Sep 2020 02:23 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Expressing concern, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said Opposition parties are staging protests that have stooped to a new low disregarding the Covid protocol to sabotage the vigil and increase the disease …
  • Kerala's COVID-19 test positivity rate up, doubling time down after Onam days 15 Sep 2020 21:26 COVID-19 situation in Kerala has worsened after the Onam festival days, as expected. While the test positivity rate has increased in five districts, the doubling interval of the infection has come down from 27.4 days to 23.2 days. As per the state health …
  • Flipkart’s Big Billion Days sale to create 70,000 direct jobs this festival season 15 Sep 2020 12:22 Flipkart will help generate over 70,000 direct and lakhs of indirect seasonal jobs as the country gears up for the upcoming festival season and Flipkart's Big Billion Days (BBD) sale. While creating direct job opportunities across Flipkart’s supply …
  • Flipkart says Big Billion Days will create 70,000 direct jobs in festivals 15 Sep 2020 10:40 E-commerce giant Flipkart said on Tuesday that it will help generate 70,000 direct and lakhs of indirect seasonal jobs through its Big Billion Days (BBD) festival shopping event. The shopping event would create direct job opportunities across the Walmart- …
  • Protests take a violent turn, many injured in clashes 15 Sep 2020 04:24 Demonstrations taken out by youth organisations and feeder outfits of Opposition parties seeking the resignation of Higher Education Minister K.T. Jaleel in the gold smuggling case rocked the State for the third straight day on Monday. Several activists …
  • Malappuram records biggest single-day spike in fresh cases 15 Sep 2020 04:24 Malappuram district witnessed the biggest spike in COVID-19 cases on Monday when 482 people tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus. As many as 440 of them contracted the virus through local transmission. The source of infection could not be traced in 17 …
  • No charges, no need for Jaleel to quit over fabricated stories: CM 15 Sep 2020 02:42 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Three days after the Enforcement Directorate quizzed Higher Education Minister KT Jaleel in connection with the smuggling of gold through the UAE diplomatic baggage, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said …
  • Karnataka adds 8,244 COVID-19 cases, testing level dips 14 Sep 2020 21:39 Once again, Telangana’s test numbers for COVID-19 dropped on Sunday. While the normal is about 60,000 samples on weekdays, it dropped to about 60% on Sundays, starting from July 26. On September 13, only 34,427 samples were tested and 1,417 were found to …
  • State reports 3,139 new cases, 1,855 recoveries 14 Sep 2020 07:08 The State on Sunday reported 3,139 new cases of COVID-19 and 1,855 recoveries. The number of samples tested in the last 24 hours was 34,786. The cumulative case burden now stands at 1,08,278. With total recoveries reaching 77,699, the number of patients …
  • Rain worsens pothole-ridden and dug-up roads 14 Sep 2020 04:55 Several bad stretches in the city are said to be the result of digging by various utility agencies, including BWSSB Traffic on the city’s roads has increased since more relaxations came into place, but the condition of the roads are turning out to be a …
  • Ex-Kerala CM Oommen Chandy blames police for widespread bombmaking in Kannur ahead of Assembly polls 14 Sep 2020 01:03 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Senior Congress leader and AICC general secretary Oommen Chandy accused the police of remaining inactive even as Kannur has been witnessing widespread bomb-making which is like a prelude to assembly elections. In …
  • COVID-19: Social distancing goes for a toss outside NEET centres in Kochi 13 Sep 2020 23:20 Express News Service KOCHI/THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Social distancing and COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) went for a toss outside several centres in the state, especially in Kochi, where the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for MBBS …
  • 568 arrested for COVID-19 protocol violations in a day in Kerala 13 Sep 2020 22:59 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state police on Sunday arrested 568 people in connection with COVID protocol violations across the state. A total of 1,449 cases were registered and 41 vehicles were seized. Police also identified 5,168 …
  • COVID-19 test positivity rate rises to nine per cent in Kerala, active cases cross 30,000-mark 13 Sep 2020 22:59 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The number of COVID-19 patients under treatment crossed the 30,000-mark with the addition of over 3,100 patients on Sunday. The increased spread of infection in the state and the high test positivity rate (TPR) …
  • Thiruvananthapuram ganja seizure: Excise squad to seek aid of Central probe agencies 13 Sep 2020 21:20 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Excise special squad probing the 500 kilogram ganja seizure at Korani, near Attingal in Thiruvananthapuram will seek the assistance of central investigation agencies to nab the kingpin Raju Bhai who is based …
  • Kollam Rural tops the list of Covid violations with 703 cases 13 Sep 2020 01:30 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state police on Saturday arrested 612 persons for violating Covid-19 protocol in the state. A total of 1,495 cases were registered and 57 vehicles were seized. The police identified 5,389 people in the state …
  • Kerala witnesses protests demanding Jaleel’s resignation 13 Sep 2020 01:08 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state on Saturday witnessed widespread protests by various opposition parties demanding the resignation of Minister KT Jaleel who was questioned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with its wide …
  • Kerala's Covid fight is on 12 Sep 2020 23:10 By Express News Service On Sept 11, Covid-19 cases breached 1 lakh-mark. Though dreaded, the grim milestone seemed inevitable for the state considering the sudden spike in cases owing to local spread. On a positive note, recoveries crossed the 75,000-mark. …
  • Engineer quarantining in Kerala found dead with throat slit 12 Sep 2020 15:19 By PTI KANNUR: A 30-year-old engineer, who had returned from Kuwait and was in quarantine here, was found dead with his throat slit, police said on Saturday. T V Sharath was staying in an outhouse adjacent to his residence. When a relative went to give …
  • 55-year-old man arrested in Kerala week after biggest ganja haul in state 12 Sep 2020 11:15 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Hardly a week after an excise special squad seized 500 kilograms of ganja, the biggest such haul in the history of Kerala, from a container truck at Korany near Attingal, the excise department has arrested a man …
  • Homeward ho! The new travel trend amid pandemic 12 Sep 2020 08:51 With travel restrictions removed and work from home arrangements in place, people bitten by the travel bug are going to their hometowns for a change of sceneCHENNAI: For the past seven months, Indu Balakrishnan has been cooped up with her two children and …
  • Blog town not bogged down 11 Sep 2020 22:54 Express News Service CHENNAI: Ask Anurag Mallick and Priya Ganapathy, Bengaluru- based travel bloggers and founders of the specialised media outfit Red Scarab, about what they miss the most about travelling, there’s sure to be a long list. What stands out …
  • Coronavirus | Active cases in Karnataka, A.P. close to a lakh each 11 Sep 2020 18:38 With 130 deaths in 24 hours, Karnataka’s COVID-19 toll breached the 7,000 mark and touched 7,067 on Friday. The State added 1,013 deaths to its toll in the last one week. Recording the discharge of 12,545 people, the State said its active cases reduced …
  • Second Kerala Minister test... 11 Sep 2020 08:54 The state secretariat meeting of the CPI-M held last week appears to have played a role in spreading the pandemic as a second Kerala Minister on Friday tested Covid positive, said officials. State Industries Minister E.P. Jayarajan who was in isolation at …
  • Kerala Industries Minister EP Jayarajan tests positive for COVID-19 11 Sep 2020 06:58 By Express News Service Industries Minister EP Jayarajan has become the second minister in the state to have tested positive for Covid-19. The minister and his wife PK Indira who also turned positive were shifted to the Government Medical College Hospital …
  • Coronavirus | A.P. claims wider testing than Maharashtra, T.N. 11 Sep 2020 03:16 Telangana reported 11 deaths and 2,534 COVID-19 positive cases on Wednesday. The Directorate of Public Health said on Thursday that there were 32,106 active cases including 25,066 in home and institutional isolation and 7,040 in government and private …
  • KSRTC to operate intercity services 11 Sep 2020 03:16 The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) will operate services for intercity and inter-district travellers and for students appearing for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) scheduled for September 13. The move comes amidst Railway …
  • Coronavirus | Total cases inch closer to 1 lakh mark in Kerala 11 Sep 2020 03:16 After testing 40,014 samples in the last 24 hours, the State reported 3,349 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, taking the total number of cases one step closer to the one lakh mark, at 99,266 cases. The recoveries reported on the day was 1,657. With the …
  • Case fatality rate: Seven Kerala districts among India’s best 10 11 Sep 2020 02:44 Health worker gives instructions to people at the Covid isolation area of Ernakulam general hospital on ThursdayKOCHI: Seven districts in the state are among India's 10 best performing districts in Covid-19 control, estimated on the basis of case …
  • Abuse certain. Cops sift maze of girl’s versions to nail real perpetrator 10 Sep 2020 23:52 Express News Service KOCHI: Six months have passed since the sexual abuse of a Class IV student of a Palathayi school in Kannur first came to light, shaking the conscience of Kerala society. While the medical examination report proved the girl was sexually …
  • Doctor and nurse transferred as newborn baby dies due to medical negligence in Kerala 10 Sep 2020 09:43 By Express News Service KANNUR: A newborn baby died early on Thursday after a doctor at the Community Health Centre (CHC) in Panur refused to attend the case citing COVID-19 protocols as the woman delivered the baby at her home. Following a public uproar …
  • 531, including 26 health workers, test Covid positive in Capital district 10 Sep 2020 01:14 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Covid incidence in the state capital continued unabated on Wednesday with no fewer than 531 fresh cases, 448 of them through local transmission, being reported. Another disturbing feature of the pandemic’s …
  • Mysuru police help sought for catching key culprits in ganja racket 10 Sep 2020 01:14 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Three days after an excise special squad seized 500 kilogram of ganja, the biggest ganja gaul in the state, from a container truck at Korani near Attingal, the excise department has sought the assistance of …
  • Kerala: Three RSS workers arrested for SDPI worker’s murder 10 Sep 2020 00:34 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | September 10, 2020 5:06:29 am An official said Tuesday’s incident occurred when Swala-hudeen and his two sisters were returning home in a car.Police have arrested three RSS workers in connection with the …
  • Bus driver shows off skills as he backs people-carrier into VERY tight space overhanging a ditch 09 Sep 2020 13:20 Parallel parking masterclass! Bus driver shows off his skills as he backs a people-carrier into a VERY tight space overhanging a ditch in India Bus driver PJ Biju expertly parked a Toyota Innova in between two sharp drops He confidently reversed into the …
  • Fifteen more cyber police stations to be opened in Kerala soon, says CM Pinarayi Vijayan 09 Sep 2020 12:47 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Fifteen more cyber police stations will be opened in the state and the sixth police battalion in the state will come up at Nilambur soon, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said. He was inaugurating the new …
  • Flipkart onboards over 50,000 kirana partners ahead of Big Billion Days sale 09 Sep 2020 11:57 In preparation for the festival season and its flagship annual The Big Billion Days sale, Flipkart, has expanded its kirana onboarding programme to make deliveries to customers in more than 850 cities. With more than 50,000 kiranas onboarded, Flipkart aims …
  • Over 50,000 kiranas partner with Flipkart 09 Sep 2020 09:54 Last year, kiranas delivered over 1 million shipments during ‘The Big Billion Day’ E-commerce marketplace Flipkart has expanded its kirana onboarding programme to make deliveries across 850 cities in the country, even as it partnered with more 50,000 …
  • Flipkart partners with over 50,000 kiranas ahead of Big Billion Day sales 09 Sep 2020 08:25 E-commerce giant Flipkart has significantly expanded its kirana onboarding program to make deliveries to customers in more than 850 cities. It has done this in preparation for the festive season and its flagship sale event Big Billion Days. With more than …
  • Over 50,000 kirana stores onboard Flipkart for festive season 09 Sep 2020 07:09 Bengaluru, Sep 9 (IANS) In a move to make ecommerce more inclusive, Flipkart on Wednesday said more than 50,000 kiranas have partnered the platform in preparation for the festive season and the ‘Big Billion Days sale. Flipkart said it has significantly …
  • A.P. again records over 10,000 new infections 08 Sep 2020 21:45 Telangana’s coronavirus (COVID-19) fatalities crossed the 900-mark on Monday, with 11 more deaths. The toll moved up to 906. On Monday, 2,392 samples tested positive, taking the total to 1,45,163. Coronavirus India lockdown Day 167 updates | September 8, …
  • For social media sensation Biju, parking an Innova on a narrow slab over a canal is routine stuff 08 Sep 2020 16:42 By Express News Service KANNUR: PJ Biju still can't believe what all the fuss is about.  The 42-year-old has become an overnight star by parking an Innova car on a narrow slab, barely enough for a vehicle of that size.  Social media can't have …
  • GoAir operates over 200 charter flights from Saudi Arabia; repatriates over 37,000 passengers 08 Sep 2020 10:10 MUMBAI: Budget carrier GoAir has operated over 200 charter flights from Saudi Arabia to various domestic airports as part of repatriation efforts and has flown more than 37,000 passengers between June 10 and September 4, the airline said on Tuesday. The …
  • Kannur on high alert again with 260 COVID-19 cases 08 Sep 2020 07:35 40 more wards declared as containment zones; sharp decline in infections in Wayanad Kannur district with 260 new COVID-19 cases topped the State in daily count of SARS-CoV-2 infections on Monday. Collector T.V. Subhash declared 40 more local body wards in …
  • IMD developing flood warning system for Bengaluru, Kolkata 08 Sep 2020 06:47 Image Source : PTI IMD developing flood warning system for Bengaluru, Kolkata (Representational Image) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) is developing a flood warning system for Bengaluru and Kolkata, the Ministry of Earth Sciences Secretary M …
  • MPs’ conference decides to put pressure on Centre not to privatise Trivandrum airport 08 Sep 2020 03:18 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state has decided to put pressure on Central Government to ensure that the Trivandrum International Airport remains in the public sector, This was decided at the MPs’ conference chaired by Chief Minister …
  • 500 kg ganja haul: Punjab native as kingpin 08 Sep 2020 01:30 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A day after a special squad seized 500 kilogram of ganja, the biggest such haul in the state’s history, from a container truck at Korany near Attingal, the excise sleuths on Monday identified the kingpin of the …
  • Open University: UGC's revised regulation lands Kerala govt in a fix 07 Sep 2020 19:34 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: "No university in the state fulfils the UGC's criteria for offering Open and Distance Learning (ODL) programmes". This was the LDF Government's main argument to justify the creation of an 'Open …
  • CM rallys MPs against leasing of airport 07 Sep 2020 19:21 A meeting of MPs chaired by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday decided to put pressure on the Centre to prevent the move to hand over the operations of the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport to the Adani Group. Mr. Vijayan said the State …
  • With more showers in September, season to end with normal rainfall: IMD 07 Sep 2020 19:01 "The SSTs (sea surface temperatures) are likely to further cool and development of a weak La Nina is expected," Mohapatra said, adding that this, in turn, would contribute to the enhancement of the monsoon in the later half of the month.After a …
  • Surge in COVID-19 cases in Malappuram again as 324 people test positive 07 Sep 2020 06:57 After a brief lull, COVID-19 cases shot up again in Malappuram district when 324 people tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 on Sunday. District Medical Officer K. Sakeena said 280 of them were infected through local contact. While the source of infection could …
  • Kesavananda Bharati, the artiste who blended Carnatic music to render Yakshagana song 07 Sep 2020 05:56 Express News Service KASARAGOD: Kesavananda Bharati Sripadagalvaru, the seer of Edneer Math who died on Sunday, is hailed as the man who saved the Basic Structure of the Constitution. His writ petition questioning the constitutional validity of the Kerala …
  • Open varsity will make a dent in revenue of other varsities 07 Sep 2020 02:54 Kozhikode: The proposed launch of the Open University in the state would make a big dent in the revenues of the varsities which are currently offering distance education programmes. For instance, the annual income from the school of distance education (SDE …
  • Coronavirus | Kerala’s daily COVID-19 cases breach 3,000-mark 06 Sep 2020 19:50 Kerala’s daily incidence, expected to peak later in September, crossed the 3,000 mark for the first time, recording 3,082 fresh cases on Sunday. The number of samples tested was 41,392. Ten deaths which occurred between August 21 and September 2 entered …
  • Hardeep Singh Puri: Expect bulk of air traffic to be back by Diwali 29 Aug 2020 04:05 Launching Climate Smart Cities Assessment Framework 2.0, Puri said the initiative is not only a ranking exercise but intends to impart a climate-sensitive approach to urban planning and development in India. (Express file photo by Anil Sharma)Much of the …

  • Android Kunjappan star Sooraj Thelakkad, achieves dream of getting driving licence 22 Sep 2020 08:12 Express News Service MALAPPURAM: Actor Sooraj Thelakkad, who played the titular robot in 'Android Kunjappan Ver 5.25', loves driving cars. However, the 4-feet-tall actor always found that his height was a barrier for getting a driving licence for a …
  • Telangana testing level drops by almost half 21 Sep 2020 19:37 Kerala’s routine daily testing for COVID-19 dropped by over 22,000 samples on Monday, while cases also dropped drastically to 2,910 from about 4,500 recorded during the past four days. The State had been registering between 4500-4,700 cases. The number of …
  • Heavy rains lash Kerala; IMD issues orange alert in 10 districts 21 Sep 2020 15:38 Image Source : PTI Heavy rains lash Kerala Heavy rains continued to lash Kerala on Monday with the IMD issuing an orange alert for 10 districts after a low-pressure area had formed over the North East Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood. The districts of …
  • Heavy rains lash Kerala, orange alert in ten districts 21 Sep 2020 10:22 Heavy rains continued to lash Kerala on Monday with the IMD issuing an orange alert for 10 districts after a low pressure area had formed over the North East Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood. The districts of Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad, …
  • New cases in Kerala stay steady, testing drops 20 Sep 2020 21:54 COVID-19 tests dropped to around 55,000 a day in Telangana. Between August 25 and September 11, around 60,000 tests were undertaken daily, barring Sundays. The fall was observed since September 12. On Saturday, 53,811 people were tested and 2,137 cases …
  • Met dept issues red alert in eight districts of Kerala as rains gain strength 20 Sep 2020 10:13 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Met department has predicted more rains across several parts of Kerala on Sunday and Monday, even as heavy spells have left low-lying areas in the state waterlogged.  The weather models issued by the Indian …
  • Tropical storm Noul set to bring heavy rainfall to Kerala for next 3-5 days 19 Sep 2020 18:22 KOCHI: Most parts of Kerala will receive heavy to very heavy rains with gusty winds for the next three to five days under the influence of the tropical storm Noul, which will enter the Bay of Bengal on Saturday. The system has resulted in the formation of …
  • Red alert sounded in four districts 19 Sep 2020 17:48 Idukki, Malappuram, Kannur and Kasaragod have been put on red alert on Sunday with the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasting the possibility of extremely heavy rainfall (in excess of 20.4 cm in a 24-hour period) in the four districts. Six other …
  • Govt gears up to face the expected surge in Covid cases 18 Sep 2020 23:59 Express News Service KOCHI: The state is slowly inching towards the peak of pandemic infection. However, making ventilators and ICUs available to curb fatalities is going to be difficult. Health Minister K K Shailaja recently expressed concern regarding …
  • Resurgent monsoon to bring bountiful rainfall to Kerala 18 Sep 2020 23:11 Express News Service KOCHI: A fortnight ahead of the normal withdrawal date, the Southwest Monsoon has become active again. Meanwhile, the IMD has forecast the formation of a low pressure area over North East Bay of Bengal by September 20, which is …
  • Karnataka reports 179 deaths in highest daily toll 18 Sep 2020 21:32 Karnataka had 5,02,982 cases as of Friday, as 8,626 people tested positive for COVID-19. The State reported 179 more deaths, the highest on a single day. The State reported 148 deaths on August 25. It was another day of 4,000-plus COVID-19 cases in Kerala …
  • Heavy rain expected in Kerala, orange alert sounded in 7 districts 18 Sep 2020 13:21 The orange alert has been sounded in Kottayam and Idukki districts on September 19. (Express photo by Nandagopal Rajan)The India Meteorological Department (IMD) Friday sounded orange-level rain alerts in seven districts of Kerala, predicting isolated heavy …
  • Kerala sees a new high as 4,351 test positive for COVID-19 18 Sep 2020 08:06 Kerala’s COVID-19 case graph continues to rise exponentially on a daily basis and crossed the 4,000 mark on Thursday, registering 4,351 new cases. As the epidemic curve scales the peak, this case number is likely to go up much further in the coming days, …
  • Single-day Covid tally breaches 4k-mark for first time in Kerala. Worrying trend, says CM 18 Sep 2020 02:20 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state on Thursday registered its highest single-day spike in Covid cases, with the infections breaching the 4,000-mark for the first time since the pandemic outbreak. As many as 4,351 new Covid cases were …
  • Kerala GST department makes first arrest in connection with illegal trading of Rs 850 crore 17 Sep 2020 18:22 By Express News Service KOZHIKODE: The Kozhikode unit of the state GST Intelligence Branch (IB) has nabbed the main accused in a large-scale GST scam involving Wayanad, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, and Maharashtra. This is the first arrest by the state …
  • 28 more health workers test Covid positive 17 Sep 2020 01:43 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The district reported the highest single-day tally on Wednesday as 675 people tested positive for Covid, including one person who died. Of them, 642 were infected through local transmission. The deceased is …
  • Kerala reports a new high of 3,830 COVID-19 cases 16 Sep 2020 20:30 On Wednesday, Kerala reported a new single-day high of 3,830 COVID-19 cases, taking cumulative cases to 1,17,863. Daily sample testing went up to 46,162. The number of patients under treatment was 32,709. Of these, 301 were critically ill and being treated …
  • 50 years as MLA, Oommen Chandy is now more important to Congress and Kerala politics than ever before 16 Sep 2020 14:04 Written by Vishnu Varma | Kochi | September 16, 2020 7:23:08 pm Chandy made his way into the Kerala Assembly in 1970 at the age of 27 after winning his debut election from Puthuppally, which had been designated a Communist stronghold until then.On …
  • Continuing protests take violent turn in Malabar 16 Sep 2020 13:14 Continuing protests by youth and student organisations affiliated to the Opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanding resignation of Higher Education Minister K.T. Jaleel led to clashes with the police in front of …
  • Jaleel need not quit over baseless allegations: Pinarayi 16 Sep 2020 11:39 Opposition Congress led UDF and BJP workers were engaged in pitched battles with the police in Capital city and many parts of the state on Monday, demanding resignation of higher education minister K T Jaleel. The epicenter of the opposition agitation was …
  • Anti-government protests rock Kerala for fourth day 16 Sep 2020 06:38 Anti-government protests connected to UAE consulate-linked gold smuggling case flared up across the State for the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday. The Congress and the BJP workers demanding the expulsion of Higher Education Minister K.T. Jaleel from the …
  • Single-day Covid tally crosses 600-mark in Capital 16 Sep 2020 02:57 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Taking a turn for the worse, the district on Tuesday recorded 656 new cases, of which 626 contracted the infection through local transmission. With this, the number of active cases in the district has shot up to …
  • Pepper: Industrial buying picks up on biz revival 15 Sep 2020 14:56 The industrial buying of pepper has started picking up, surpassing 75 per cent than dealer procurement on the revival of economic activities. Earlier, such demand was 60 per cent out of the total pepper consumption of 60,000 tonnes. Kishore Shamji of …
  • Malappuram records biggest single-day spike in fresh cases 15 Sep 2020 04:24 Malappuram district witnessed the biggest spike in COVID-19 cases on Monday when 482 people tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus. As many as 440 of them contracted the virus through local transmission. The source of infection could not be traced in 17 …
  • Karnataka adds 8,244 COVID-19 cases, testing level dips 14 Sep 2020 21:39 Once again, Telangana’s test numbers for COVID-19 dropped on Sunday. While the normal is about 60,000 samples on weekdays, it dropped to about 60% on Sundays, starting from July 26. On September 13, only 34,427 samples were tested and 1,417 were found to …
  • Rahul recommends BJP leader’s son for KV, Cong probe on 14 Sep 2020 10:07 Share00 Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 14 (IANS) The Congress in Kerala is probing how party leader Rahul Gandhi got to recommended the name of a son of a BJP leader for admission in Kendriya Vidyalaya under the MP quota, a party leader said on Monday. Speaking …
  • State reports 3,139 new cases, 1,855 recoveries 14 Sep 2020 07:08 The State on Sunday reported 3,139 new cases of COVID-19 and 1,855 recoveries. The number of samples tested in the last 24 hours was 34,786. The cumulative case burden now stands at 1,08,278. With total recoveries reaching 77,699, the number of patients …
  • Coronavirus | State records 2,885 new cases 13 Sep 2020 04:21 Kerala reported 2,885 new cases of COVID-19 and 1,944 recoveries on Saturday. The samples tested in the last 24 hours is 43,954. The cumulative case burden of the State now stands at 1,05,139. Having reported 75,848 recoveries till date, the number of …
  • Kollam Rural tops the list of Covid violations with 703 cases 13 Sep 2020 01:30 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state police on Saturday arrested 612 persons for violating Covid-19 protocol in the state. A total of 1,495 cases were registered and 57 vehicles were seized. The police identified 5,389 people in the state …
  • Kerala's Covid fight is on 12 Sep 2020 23:10 By Express News Service On Sept 11, Covid-19 cases breached 1 lakh-mark. Though dreaded, the grim milestone seemed inevitable for the state considering the sudden spike in cases owing to local spread. On a positive note, recoveries crossed the 75,000-mark. …
  • Coronavirus | Active cases in Karnataka, A.P. close to a lakh each 11 Sep 2020 18:38 With 130 deaths in 24 hours, Karnataka’s COVID-19 toll breached the 7,000 mark and touched 7,067 on Friday. The State added 1,013 deaths to its toll in the last one week. Recording the discharge of 12,545 people, the State said its active cases reduced …
  • Coronavirus | A.P. claims wider testing than Maharashtra, T.N. 11 Sep 2020 03:16 Telangana reported 11 deaths and 2,534 COVID-19 positive cases on Wednesday. The Directorate of Public Health said on Thursday that there were 32,106 active cases including 25,066 in home and institutional isolation and 7,040 in government and private …
  • Coronavirus | Total cases inch closer to 1 lakh mark in Kerala 11 Sep 2020 03:16 After testing 40,014 samples in the last 24 hours, the State reported 3,349 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, taking the total number of cases one step closer to the one lakh mark, at 99,266 cases. The recoveries reported on the day was 1,657. With the …
  • Case fatality rate: Seven Kerala districts among India’s best 10 11 Sep 2020 02:44 Health worker gives instructions to people at the Covid isolation area of Ernakulam general hospital on ThursdayKOCHI: Seven districts in the state are among India's 10 best performing districts in Covid-19 control, estimated on the basis of case …
  • 531, including 26 health workers, test Covid positive in Capital district 10 Sep 2020 01:14 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Covid incidence in the state capital continued unabated on Wednesday with no fewer than 531 fresh cases, 448 of them through local transmission, being reported. Another disturbing feature of the pandemic’s …
  • Why growers of plantation crops need weather-based insurance 09 Sep 2020 14:52 Till July end this year, key plantation districts across South India such as Kodagu, Chikkamagalur, Idukki and Wayanad faced a rainfall deficit. Come August, the heavy downpour in the first fortnight helped wipe out the deficit besides triggering flooding, …
  • Fifteen more cyber police stations to be opened in Kerala soon, says CM Pinarayi Vijayan 09 Sep 2020 12:47 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Fifteen more cyber police stations will be opened in the state and the sixth police battalion in the state will come up at Nilambur soon, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said. He was inaugurating the new …
  • Modi Govt's Sudden Lockdown 'Death Sentence' For Poor in Informal Economy - Rahul Gandhi 09 Sep 2020 09:14 India 08:44 GMT 09.09.2020Get short URL India's informal economy has been hit hardest by the near-curfew-like lockdown, with millions of job losses and the crisis facing migrant workers. The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has also contracted, shedding a …
  • For social media sensation Biju, parking an Innova on a narrow slab over a canal is routine stuff 08 Sep 2020 16:42 By Express News Service KANNUR: PJ Biju still can't believe what all the fuss is about.  The 42-year-old has become an overnight star by parking an Innova car on a narrow slab, barely enough for a vehicle of that size.  Social media can't have …
  • Man behind Kerala viral parking video: 'My first tryst with heavy vehicles was in 7th grade' 08 Sep 2020 16:40 Written by Vishnu Varma | Kochi | September 8, 2020 9:48:33 pm Over the weekend, a video of Biju neatly parking an Innova onto a narrow concrete slab over a culvert on the side of a highway went viral, eliciting a wide range of reactions on social media.PJ …
  • Kannur on high alert again with 260 COVID-19 cases 08 Sep 2020 07:35 40 more wards declared as containment zones; sharp decline in infections in Wayanad Kannur district with 260 new COVID-19 cases topped the State in daily count of SARS-CoV-2 infections on Monday. Collector T.V. Subhash declared 40 more local body wards in …
  • Covid effect? Kerala reports 2,433 fewer TB cases till August 08 Sep 2020 01:26 Express News Service KOZHIKODE: While the state reported 2,433 fewer tuberculosis (TB) cases this year till August than the same period last year, it is not clear whether the drop is due to under-testing owing to the Covid fear or because people are …
  • I think it is standing out for the right reasons, says Preeti Shenoy on new book 07 Sep 2020 08:34 Express News Service BENGALURU:  If it weren’t for the coronavirus pandemic, Preeti Shenoy’s new book would have hit bookshelves in April this year. But with the publishing industry, like many others, getting adversely affected due to the outbreak, the …
  • Basil Joseph’s Tovino-Thomas-starrer 'Minnal Murali' introduces a homegrown hero with super powers 07 Sep 2020 07:54 Faster than lightning, stronger than a truck, champion of the downtrodden, that is Minnal Murali, the hero of Basil Joseph’s upcoming film, Minnal Murali. Basil’s third film, after Kunjiramayanam and Godha, will gift Malayalam cinema its first homegrown …
  • Surge in COVID-19 cases in Malappuram again as 324 people test positive 07 Sep 2020 06:57 After a brief lull, COVID-19 cases shot up again in Malappuram district when 324 people tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 on Sunday. District Medical Officer K. Sakeena said 280 of them were infected through local contact. While the source of infection could …
  • Four years after elephant corridor secured in Wayanad, rise in animals, incomes 06 Sep 2020 23:57 Written by Esha Roy | New Delhi | September 7, 2020 4:33:06 am A family from Thirulakunnu village that was encouraged to move out and relocated elsewhere. Pic courtesy: (Source: WTI)A REPORT released by the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) last month shows …
  • Coronavirus | Kerala’s daily COVID-19 cases breach 3,000-mark 06 Sep 2020 19:50 Kerala’s daily incidence, expected to peak later in September, crossed the 3,000 mark for the first time, recording 3,082 fresh cases on Sunday. The number of samples tested was 41,392. Ten deaths which occurred between August 21 and September 2 entered …

  • Pandemic leaves cash-strapped 19-year-old Ivorian footballer stuck in Kerala 22 Sep 2020 03:41 Express News Service KOCHI: The tale of footballer Troare Muhammad seems straight out of the 2018 movie ‘Sudani from Nigeria’. Like its protagonist Samuel, Troare, also called Hussain, flew down to Kerala from Ivory Coast for six months in January hoping …
  • Dancer Clinton does a cleaning turn at Covid centre 22 Sep 2020 01:19 Express News Service KOZHIKODE: When Sultan Bathery Municipality called for volunteers to clean its Covid First-Line Treatment Centre (CFLTC), dancer Clinton Raphael did not have to think twice. A Kuchipudi diploma student in Bengaluru, the 26-year old …
  • IITs, IIMs, Central univs, Navodaya schools dip into pay for PM Cares 21 Sep 2020 23:42 Written by Shyamlal Yadav | New Delhi | Updated: September 22, 2020 5:10:01 am The PMNRF had an unused corpus of Rs 3,800.44 crore as of 2019. Despite this, Modi established the PM CARES fund and solicited donations for it.AFTER PUBLIC sector companies, a …
  • Telangana testing level drops by almost half 21 Sep 2020 19:37 Kerala’s routine daily testing for COVID-19 dropped by over 22,000 samples on Monday, while cases also dropped drastically to 2,910 from about 4,500 recorded during the past four days. The State had been registering between 4500-4,700 cases. The number of …
  • Four die in rain-related incidents in Kerala 21 Sep 2020 19:37 Four people died in rain-related incidents in Kerala as central and northern districts recorded widespread rainfall through Sunday night and Monday. Two persons died in separate incidents in Kasaragod district. A 37-year-old resident of Madhur panchayat, …
  • Flight tickets from India... 21 Sep 2020 16:37 Travel agents in UAE are citing better opportunities in the UAE, improving weather conditions, and safer Covid-19 situation as reasons for increase in prices. Air ticket prices from most major destinations in India to the UAE have increased substantially, …
  • Heavy rains lash Kerala; IMD issues orange alert in 10 districts 21 Sep 2020 15:38 Image Source : PTI Heavy rains lash Kerala Heavy rains continued to lash Kerala on Monday with the IMD issuing an orange alert for 10 districts after a low-pressure area had formed over the North East Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood. The districts of …
  • Heavy rains lash Kerala, orange alert in ten districts 21 Sep 2020 10:22 Heavy rains continued to lash Kerala on Monday with the IMD issuing an orange alert for 10 districts after a low pressure area had formed over the North East Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood. The districts of Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad, …
  • New cases in Kerala stay steady, testing drops 20 Sep 2020 21:54 COVID-19 tests dropped to around 55,000 a day in Telangana. Between August 25 and September 11, around 60,000 tests were undertaken daily, barring Sundays. The fall was observed since September 12. On Saturday, 53,811 people were tested and 2,137 cases …
  • Ather 450X Collector Edition Launch on 25th Sep – Kozhikode city added 20 Sep 2020 15:44 Bengaluru-based electric scooter manufacturer, Ather has announced that it will be commencing deliveries of its flagship product 450X from November this year. Bookings of the 450X were opened earlier this year. By the first quarter of 2021, Ather 450X …
  • Met dept issues red alert in eight districts of Kerala as rains gain strength 20 Sep 2020 10:13 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Met department has predicted more rains across several parts of Kerala on Sunday and Monday, even as heavy spells have left low-lying areas in the state waterlogged.  The weather models issued by the Indian …
  • Under-staffed COVID hospital in Kasaragod sends 22 specialist doctors to Kozhikode Medical College 20 Sep 2020 06:37 Express News Service KASARGOD: The Department of Health changed its mind to convert the District Hospital to a COVID Hospital and has instead directed the district medical officer Dr AV Ramdas to turn the General Hospital in Kasaragod to treat coronavirus …
  • Tropical storm Noul set to bring heavy rainfall to Kerala for next 3-5 days 19 Sep 2020 18:22 KOCHI: Most parts of Kerala will receive heavy to very heavy rains with gusty winds for the next three to five days under the influence of the tropical storm Noul, which will enter the Bay of Bengal on Saturday. The system has resulted in the formation of …
  • Extremely heavy rains predicted in Kerala, dry weather in Delhi 19 Sep 2020 17:58 NEW DELHI: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a 'red alert' for extremely heavy rainfall for Kerala's three districts on Saturday, while dry weather conditions prevailed in Delhi for the eleventh consecutive day. The Met …
  • Red alert sounded in four districts 19 Sep 2020 17:48 Idukki, Malappuram, Kannur and Kasaragod have been put on red alert on Sunday with the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasting the possibility of extremely heavy rainfall (in excess of 20.4 cm in a 24-hour period) in the four districts. Six other …
  • Kozhikode reports 412 new COVID-19 cases 19 Sep 2020 14:17 Kozhikode Corporation, Vadakara, and Chorod reportedly have the highest COVID-19 case load in Kozhikode even as another 412 people tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 in the district on Saturday. Meanwhile, three persons died at the Government Medical College …
  • Ather 450X Collector’s Edition to be unveiled on 25th September: Here’s why you can’t buy it now! 19 Sep 2020 09:00   The Ather 450X Collector’s Edition is set to be unveiled in India on 25th September. The said model comes with a special visual treatment that makes it quite different and unique compared to the standard model. But before you get any excited and ready …
  • Architecture student Mohammed Muzammil’s digital paintings on Malayalam film stars showcase his flights of imagination 19 Sep 2020 06:33 Actor Prithviraj’s daughter, Alankrita, is on her grandfather Sukumaran’s lap, while Mallika Sukumaran cuddles Nakshatra, Indrajith’s youngest daughter. Behind the star couple are their sons, Indrajith and Prithviraj, with their respective spouses and …
  • I-League: Gokulam Kerala FC sign defender Deepak Devrani 19 Sep 2020 06:21 Kozhikode, Sep 19 (IANS) Gokulam Kerala FC have signed experienced defender Deepak Devrani for the upcoming I-League season. The defender, who is born and brought up in New Delhi, is a two-time I-League champion. Last season, he was a mainstay at TRAU FC, …
  • Kerala government fails Kasaragod's COVID-19 Hospital, Tata hospital 19 Sep 2020 04:19 Express News Service KASARAGOD: With more than 150 cases and multiple deaths being reported on an average every day in Kasaragod, the health care infrastructure is bursting at the seams. District health officials said the government has made it clear that …
  • 7-year-old Kerala boy risks his life to save child from drowning 18 Sep 2020 23:11 By Express News Service KOZHIKODE: Muhammed Latheef, 7, emerged as the hero in his native Elayadam in Kozhikode and beyond after he showed excellent presence of mind to save Raaz, 3, from drowning.Raaz was playing on the side of the Kurumberi Thazha canal …
  • Resurgent monsoon to bring bountiful rainfall to Kerala 18 Sep 2020 23:11 Express News Service KOCHI: A fortnight ahead of the normal withdrawal date, the Southwest Monsoon has become active again. Meanwhile, the IMD has forecast the formation of a low pressure area over North East Bay of Bengal by September 20, which is …
  • Karnataka reports 179 deaths in highest daily toll 18 Sep 2020 21:32 Karnataka had 5,02,982 cases as of Friday, as 8,626 people tested positive for COVID-19. The State reported 179 more deaths, the highest on a single day. The State reported 148 deaths on August 25. It was another day of 4,000-plus COVID-19 cases in Kerala …
  • Heavy rain expected in Kerala, orange alert sounded in 7 districts 18 Sep 2020 13:21 The orange alert has been sounded in Kottayam and Idukki districts on September 19. (Express photo by Nandagopal Rajan)The India Meteorological Department (IMD) Friday sounded orange-level rain alerts in seven districts of Kerala, predicting isolated heavy …
  • Kerala sees a new high as 4,351 test positive for COVID-19 18 Sep 2020 08:06 Kerala’s COVID-19 case graph continues to rise exponentially on a daily basis and crossed the 4,000 mark on Thursday, registering 4,351 new cases. As the epidemic curve scales the peak, this case number is likely to go up much further in the coming days, …
  • Dubai suspends Air India Express flights till 2 Oct for flouting covid rules 18 Sep 2020 07:16 NEW DELHI: Dubai Civil Aviation Authority has suspended all operations of Air India Express—the no-frill subsidiary of national carrier Air India Ltd—to operate across all airports in the country till 2 October after the airline was found to have carried …
  • Volvo, HDFC Bank announce up to 100% finance on ex-showroom price, extended warranty & more 18 Sep 2020 05:36 Volvo Car India today introduced Volvo Car Financial Services in collaboration with HDFC Bank to make the acquisition of Volvo cars easier for its customers through flexible finance options. Under this collaboration, Volvo now offers finance of up to 100 …
  • Single-day Covid tally breaches 4k-mark for first time in Kerala. Worrying trend, says CM 18 Sep 2020 02:20 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state on Thursday registered its highest single-day spike in Covid cases, with the infections breaching the 4,000-mark for the first time since the pandemic outbreak. As many as 4,351 new Covid cases were …
  • After Kerala focus on expats, cases traced to three other states: study 17 Sep 2020 22:47 Written by Liz Mathew | New Delhi | September 18, 2020 2:13:26 am The study, published on September 10, covered 200 SARS-nCoV2 samples from a major tertiary care centre in north Kerala, where a significant number of non-resident Keralites had returned from …
  • NIA questions K.T. Jaleel in gold smuggling case 17 Sep 2020 19:46 The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday questioned Kerala Higher Education Minister K.T. Jaleel in connection with its probe into the smuggling of gold via air cargo shipments addressed to the consulate of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in …
  • Kerala’s 4,351 daily cases set a new record 17 Sep 2020 19:46 Kerala’s COVID-19 case graph soared on Thursday with 4,351 new cases. As the epidemic scaled a new peak, experts predicted a further rise. The number of samples tested in the last 24 hours was 45,730. Cases being treated in hospitals stood at 34,314, of …
  • Kerala GST department makes first arrest in connection with illegal trading of Rs 850 crore 17 Sep 2020 18:22 By Express News Service KOZHIKODE: The Kozhikode unit of the state GST Intelligence Branch (IB) has nabbed the main accused in a large-scale GST scam involving Wayanad, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, and Maharashtra. This is the first arrest by the state …
  • Gold smuggling case: Kerala minister Jaleel questioned by NIA, Opposition intensifies protests 17 Sep 2020 10:10 Jaleel arrived in a private car belonging to a former CPM MLA around 6 am ThursdayThe Opposition Congress and the BJP stepped up protests across Kerala, hours after KT Jaleel, state minister for higher education and minority welfare, appeared before the …
  • Travel plans of railway passengers go off track 17 Sep 2020 01:43 Express News Service KOCHI: Though the special train services, including Venad Express and Janasatabdi, have resumed services after the Railways bowed down before the collective demand of train passengers, none seems to benefit from it. With the services …
  • 70 kg laddoo to oximeter, how BJP is warming up for PM Modi's 70th birthday 16 Sep 2020 20:59 As Prime Minister Narendra Modi turns 70 on Thursday, there has been an elaborate weeklong initiative during which the BJP's national President down to the level of an ordinary cadre in a gram panchayat, has been engaged in what the saffron party calls …
  • Kerala reports a new high of 3,830 COVID-19 cases 16 Sep 2020 20:30 On Wednesday, Kerala reported a new single-day high of 3,830 COVID-19 cases, taking cumulative cases to 1,17,863. Daily sample testing went up to 46,162. The number of patients under treatment was 32,709. Of these, 301 were critically ill and being treated …
  • Plea in SC seeks installation of EMAS in at-risk Mangaluru, Kozhikode airports 16 Sep 2020 19:44 New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought response from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and the Ministry of Civil Aviation on a plea claiming there was a deliberate omission for years to install Engineered Materials …
  • PIL in SC seeks to set up a mechanism at tabletop airports to avoid future mishaps 16 Sep 2020 16:43 Two Indian airports have witnessed mishaps resulting in loss of lives due to the lack of Engineered Material Arresting System (EMAS), a mechanism that can detect and prevent such accidents. Authorities need to install such systems on a priority in all …
  • Kozhikode air crash: 5 injured are still receiving medical treatment, says Puri 16 Sep 2020 15:39 Five people who were injured in the Kozhikode air crash last month are still receiving medical attention at hospitals, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Wednesday. On August 7, an Air India Express flight from Dubai with 190 people …
  • SC seeks reply from Centre, DGCA on plea for emergency systems at small airports to avoid accidents 16 Sep 2020 13:54 New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought responses from the Centre and the DGCA on a plea seeking installation of Engineered Materials Arrestor System (EMAS) at airports having table-top runways to ensure safety of aircrafts which overshoot runways …
  • Continuing protests take violent turn in Malabar 16 Sep 2020 13:14 Continuing protests by youth and student organisations affiliated to the Opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanding resignation of Higher Education Minister K.T. Jaleel led to clashes with the police in front of …
  • Through lullaby for intersex children, transgender poet hopes to give strength to mothers 16 Sep 2020 12:07 Born to a teacher mother and a father who worked with the Kerala State Electricity Board, Mallika grew up as a boy, Manu J Krishnan.As a child growing up in Thrissur’s Muthuvara village, Vijayaraja Mallika’s earliest memories of lullabies were mostly …
  • Jaleel need not quit over baseless allegations: Pinarayi 16 Sep 2020 11:39 Opposition Congress led UDF and BJP workers were engaged in pitched battles with the police in Capital city and many parts of the state on Monday, demanding resignation of higher education minister K T Jaleel. The epicenter of the opposition agitation was …
  • Neglected by Kerala's 'First Bell' program; Sanskrit, Arabic, Urdu teachers start their own online classes  16 Sep 2020 07:03 Express News Service KOZHIKODE: Disappointed with the meager time slots given to Sanskrit, Urdu, and Arabic in the state government's First Bell virtual learning program, teachers' organizations have launched online classes of their own which have …
  • Anti-government protests rock Kerala for fourth day 16 Sep 2020 06:38 Anti-government protests connected to UAE consulate-linked gold smuggling case flared up across the State for the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday. The Congress and the BJP workers demanding the expulsion of Higher Education Minister K.T. Jaleel from the …
  • Chennithala’s walkout speeches released as book 16 Sep 2020 02:56 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A book comprising the walkout speeches delivered by Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala in the assembly was released here on Tuesday. Former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy released the book, titled ‘Fight in the …
  • India Happiness Report 2020 16 Sep 2020 01:56 Gurugram (Haryana) [India], September 15 (ANI/BusinessWire India): The first all India Happiness Report covering all States and Union Territories measuring happiness across the country, what contributes to people's happiness, the impact of COVID-19 …
  • Kerala: Post-discharge vigil must for Covid-19 patients, says experts 15 Sep 2020 23:44 in full swing: The open gym at Mananchira in Kozhikode, which was closed due to Covid-19, has reopened to fitness enthusiastsTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Managing patients who are testing negative for Covid-19 but continue to have symptoms is the new challenge …
  • DGCA begins special safety audit of IndiGo, Vistara to assess safety mechanism 15 Sep 2020 18:09 Mumbai: Aviation regulator DGCA has commenced special safety audit of IndiGo and Vistara as part of its ongoing exercise to review and assess safety mechanism across domestic airlines in the wake of the recent Air India Express plane crash, a top official …
  • India has one of the better air safety indicators in the world, says Puri 15 Sep 2020 18:05 India has one of the better air safety indicators in the world as aircraft accidents in the country in 2019 were just 0.82 per million flights as compared to the global average of 3.02, said Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri. On August 7, an Air …
  • Indigenous Mumbai Metro lines of 2A and 7 slate test trials in January 2021 - Knocksense 15 Sep 2020 17:43 <h2>A Warrior like No Other!</h2><p class="shortcode-media shortcode-media-rebelmouse-image"> <img type="lazy-image" data-runner-src="https://assets.rebelmouse.io/ …
  • SCI to set freight rates for India-Maldives direct service in line with market 15 Sep 2020 17:14 State-run Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) will “review” the rates for shipping cargo containers/bulk cargo from India to Maldives as its prepares to launch a direct cargo service between the two countries from September 21, linking Thoothukudi and …
  • Meet Saurav Kishan, the 'Chhota Rafi' whose songs have floored the Internet 15 Sep 2020 16:13 September 15, 2020 8:44:25 pm Kishan explains how he got the tag 'Chhota Rafi' in his childhood and his passion for music. (Source: Twitter)By Deborah Thambi “Teri aankhon ke siva duniya mein rakha kya hai,” crooned Saurav Kishan in a goosebumps- …
  • Is Mohammed Rafi back?: This student will make you think twice 15 Sep 2020 10:07 Sep 15, 2020, 01:40PM ISTSource: TOI.in23-year-old Saurav Kishan from Kozhikode has become an internet sensation after a video of him singing a popular Mohammed Rafi song went viral on social media. The video posted on September 11 has since garnered 1.2 …
  • I-League side Gokulam Kerala FC hopeful of starting training from October 15 Sep 2020 07:27 Express News Service KOCHI: The 2019-20 I-League campaign had come to a premature end in March due to the coronavirus outbreak, with no certainty over when footballing activities would resume in the country. While the 7th Indian Super League is scheduled …
  • Protests take a violent turn, many injured in clashes 15 Sep 2020 04:24 Demonstrations taken out by youth organisations and feeder outfits of Opposition parties seeking the resignation of Higher Education Minister K.T. Jaleel in the gold smuggling case rocked the State for the third straight day on Monday. Several activists …
  • Covid cases expected to rise, virus mutation a concern, says CM 15 Sep 2020 02:42 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Amid projections of an accelerated spread of Covid-19 in the state, the government is worried of the fourth phase of unlocking measures resulting in a new wave of infections. Echoing the same, Chief Minister …
  • Karnataka adds 8,244 COVID-19 cases, testing level dips 14 Sep 2020 21:39 Once again, Telangana’s test numbers for COVID-19 dropped on Sunday. While the normal is about 60,000 samples on weekdays, it dropped to about 60% on Sundays, starting from July 26. On September 13, only 34,427 samples were tested and 1,417 were found to …
  • Kozhikode gets preference in KPCC revamp 14 Sep 2020 20:19 In a bid to quell the growing resentment among Congress leaders, the party high command has given adequate representation from Kozhikode district in the reconstituted Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC). Six new secretaries — K. Balakrishna Kidavu, K. …
  • This cactus collector from Kerala loves to adorn his garden with thorny beauties 14 Sep 2020 07:23 Four years ago, E Balakrishnan planted a few cacti in his terrace garden among other common house-plants. But little did the sexagenarian from Kozhikode in Kerala know that the thorny beauties would captivate him. He started potting cuttings of cacti …
  • State reports 3,139 new cases, 1,855 recoveries 14 Sep 2020 07:08 The State on Sunday reported 3,139 new cases of COVID-19 and 1,855 recoveries. The number of samples tested in the last 24 hours was 34,786. The cumulative case burden now stands at 1,08,278. With total recoveries reaching 77,699, the number of patients …
  • COVID-19: Social distancing goes for a toss outside NEET centres in Kochi 13 Sep 2020 23:20 Express News Service KOCHI/THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Social distancing and COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) went for a toss outside several centres in the state, especially in Kochi, where the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for MBBS …
  • Thiruvananthapuram ganja seizure: Excise squad to seek aid of Central probe agencies 13 Sep 2020 21:20 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Excise special squad probing the 500 kilogram ganja seizure at Korani, near Attingal in Thiruvananthapuram will seek the assistance of central investigation agencies to nab the kingpin Raju Bhai who is based …
  • Rain blankets Peninsula as ‘low’ forms in Bay 13 Sep 2020 12:32 True to forecasts, a low-pressure area has sprung up over the West-Central Bay of Bengal off North Andhra Pradesh coast, and the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has straight away put it under watch for intensification signalling another spell of …
  • Coronavirus | State records 2,885 new cases 13 Sep 2020 04:21 Kerala reported 2,885 new cases of COVID-19 and 1,944 recoveries on Saturday. The samples tested in the last 24 hours is 43,954. The cumulative case burden of the State now stands at 1,05,139. Having reported 75,848 recoveries till date, the number of …
  • Kerala witnesses protests demanding Jaleel’s resignation 13 Sep 2020 01:08 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state on Saturday witnessed widespread protests by various opposition parties demanding the resignation of Minister KT Jaleel who was questioned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with its wide …
  • Kerala's Covid fight is on 12 Sep 2020 23:10 By Express News Service On Sept 11, Covid-19 cases breached 1 lakh-mark. Though dreaded, the grim milestone seemed inevitable for the state considering the sudden spike in cases owing to local spread. On a positive note, recoveries crossed the 75,000-mark. …
  • 'Goosebumps': Kerala man mesmerises all with soulful rendition of Mohammed Rafi's song 12 Sep 2020 17:42 By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | September 12, 2020 10:09:38 pm People now impressed by his singing have started following him on his YouTube channel for their daily dose of Rafi hits. (Source: JudishRaj/Twitter, Express archive)Video of a young Kerala …
  • Migrant workers in Kerala among most vulnerable as Covid caseload rises 12 Sep 2020 15:40 Written by Vishnu Varma | Kochi | September 12, 2020 7:26:33 pm Over 3 lakh migrants left during the Covid lockdown. (Photo source: AP/ file)As Kerala crossed the 1-lakh milestone in Covid-19 cases Friday with 90 per cent of infections being reported …
  • Hdg: Across and within states, paediatricians concentrated where children aren’t 12 Sep 2020 15:11 State Paediatricians Concentration of paediatricians Districts in which they are concentrated MAHARASHTRA 4,674 58.6 Greater Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur TAMIL NADU 3,110 48.5 Greater Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai KARNATAKA 2,958 57.0 Bengaluru, Mysore, Dakshina …
  • Opposition parties stage protests across Kerala demanding Minister Jaleel’s resignation 12 Sep 2020 12:47 The Opposition parties have accused K.T. Jaleel of losing the “moral right” to continue in office. Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) staged protests across Kerala on Saturday, demanding the resignation of Minister …
  • Kerala gold smuggling case: Protests erupt in state demanding Minister Jaleel's resignation 12 Sep 2020 11:15 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala on Saturday witnessed widespread protests by various opposition parties demanding the resignation of Minister K T Jaleel who was questioned by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with the …
  • 55-year-old man arrested in Kerala week after biggest ganja haul in state 12 Sep 2020 11:15 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Hardly a week after an excise special squad seized 500 kilograms of ganja, the biggest such haul in the history of Kerala, from a container truck at Korany near Attingal, the excise department has arrested a man …
  • Not just a teacher 12 Sep 2020 09:11 Express News Service KOCHI: For Meenakshi Nambiar, a teacher since pre-Independence days, teaching is not a profession or passion, but also a way of life. Intrigued by this simple philosophy, Prateek Prajosh, a city-based independent filmmaker, decided to …
  • Inter-State travel brought coronavirus strains to Kerala: study 12 Sep 2020 07:08 The first and the most comprehensive report on the evolution of SARS-CoV-2 isolates from Kerala has reported that the virus strains currently circulating in the State and causing local outbreaks were introduced through inter-State travel early days of the …
  • Coronavirus | Active cases in Karnataka, A.P. close to a lakh each 11 Sep 2020 18:38 With 130 deaths in 24 hours, Karnataka’s COVID-19 toll breached the 7,000 mark and touched 7,067 on Friday. The State added 1,013 deaths to its toll in the last one week. Recording the discharge of 12,545 people, the State said its active cases reduced …
  • Enforcement Directorate attaches assets worth Rs 1.84 cr in Kerala gold smuggling case 11 Sep 2020 13:43 New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has provisionally attached movable and immovable properties worth Rs 1.84 crore under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) in a gold smuggling case in Kerala. In a statement, the ED said the attached …
  • ED attaches properties worth Rs 1.8 cr in 2013 gold smuggling case 11 Sep 2020 11:10 New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday said it has attached movable and immovable properties worth Rs 1.84 crore in a gold smuggling case under Prevention of Money Laundering Act. The attached immovable properties are in the …
  • Air India Express to get $51 million for loss of aircraft in Kozhikode accident 11 Sep 2020 11:03 Kozhikode crash: Air India Express plane touched down near taxiway, 1,000 metres from beginning of runwayThe Air India Express plane, carrying 190 people from Dubai, on Friday touched down near a taxiway that is around 1,000 metres from the beginning of …
  • Kerala: After bail in 11 cases, ‘Maoist’ held while leaving jail 11 Sep 2020 09:01 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Updated: September 11, 2020 2:01:22 pm Through a series of bank transactions, the police zeroed in on a man named Nasim, who hails from Jamatara and had recently come to Delhi.A suspected Maoist was arrested …
  • Coronavirus | A.P. claims wider testing than Maharashtra, T.N. 11 Sep 2020 03:16 Telangana reported 11 deaths and 2,534 COVID-19 positive cases on Wednesday. The Directorate of Public Health said on Thursday that there were 32,106 active cases including 25,066 in home and institutional isolation and 7,040 in government and private …
  • KSRTC to operate intercity services 11 Sep 2020 03:16 The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) will operate services for intercity and inter-district travellers and for students appearing for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) scheduled for September 13. The move comes amidst Railway …
  • Coronavirus | Total cases inch closer to 1 lakh mark in Kerala 11 Sep 2020 03:16 After testing 40,014 samples in the last 24 hours, the State reported 3,349 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, taking the total number of cases one step closer to the one lakh mark, at 99,266 cases. The recoveries reported on the day was 1,657. With the …
  • Case fatality rate: Seven Kerala districts among India’s best 10 11 Sep 2020 02:44 Health worker gives instructions to people at the Covid isolation area of Ernakulam general hospital on ThursdayKOCHI: Seven districts in the state are among India's 10 best performing districts in Covid-19 control, estimated on the basis of case …
  • Kerala: After getting bail in 11 UAPA cases, ‘Maoist’ held while leaving jail 10 Sep 2020 19:57 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | September 10, 2020 11:53:06 pm While he was emerging from the prison Tuesday, a team of the Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) of Kerala Police arrested him in a case that the ATS registered on August 29 this year, again …
  • KSRTC to start non-stop AC service between Thiruvananthapuram and Ernakulam 10 Sep 2020 09:43 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: KSRTC will start a non-stop AC bus service between Thiruvananthapuram and Ernakulam from Friday. The daily service would be a boon for passengers as the railway plans to discontinue special services such as Jan …
  • Mysuru police help sought for catching key culprits in ganja racket 10 Sep 2020 01:14 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Three days after an excise special squad seized 500 kilogram of ganja, the biggest ganja gaul in the state, from a container truck at Korani near Attingal, the excise department has sought the assistance of …
  • Mothers elated; CPM's MA Baby welcomes verdict on bail of 'Maoist' youths 10 Sep 2020 01:08 By Express News Service KOZHIKODE: It has been over 10 months since the families of Mohammed Shuhaib and Jameela had a sound sleep. Their sons, Alan Shuhaib, 20, and Thwaha Fasal, 24, respectively, were arrested under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act …
  • NIA court grants bail to 2 students held under UAPA 10 Sep 2020 00:34 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | September 10, 2020 4:50:48 am The NIA had produced a scribbling in a diary of the accused as evidence of Maoist links. The court said “a provocative thought ipso facto does not prove preparation for a crime”. …
  • NIA court grants bail to two Kerala students held under UAPA for alleged Maoist links 09 Sep 2020 17:40 Express News Service KOCHI: After spending 10 months in jail, Alan Shuhaib and Thwaha Fazal who were arrested from Kozhikode in November last year for alleged Maoist links were granted bail by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) court on Wednesday. NIA …
  • IIM-Kozhikode offers new courses in AI, blockchain, and design 09 Sep 2020 13:40 IIM Kozhikode campusThe Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kozhikode is offering three executive programmes — advanced management certification in transforming customer experience with AI and design, advanced management certification in Blockchain and AI …
  • Fifteen more cyber police stations to be opened in Kerala soon, says CM Pinarayi Vijayan 09 Sep 2020 12:47 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Fifteen more cyber police stations will be opened in the state and the sixth police battalion in the state will come up at Nilambur soon, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said. He was inaugurating the new …
  • NIA court grants bail to two students held under UAPA forl alleged Maoist links in Kerala 09 Sep 2020 12:47 By PTI KOCHI: A special court here on Wednesday granted bail to two students, arrested in November last year under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) for their alleged Maoist links. Granting bail with stringent conditions to Thaha Fazal and …
  • Two Kerala youths who were arrested for 'Maoist links' granted bail after 10 months 09 Sep 2020 10:39 By Express News Service KOCHI: Two youths who were arrested for alleged links with the banned CPI-Maoist outfit in Kozhikode last November were granted bail by the NIA court in Kochi on Wednesday. The accused Alan Suhaib and Thwaha Fazal were granted bail …
  • IMA slams Kerala health minister for endorsing homoeo medicines to treat COVID19 09 Sep 2020 10:20 The recent statement made by Kerala health minister K. K Shailaja on the efficacy of homoeo medicine in preventing COVID-19 has triggered a controversy. Even though the Kerala government has started free distribution of homoeo medicine ‘Arsenicum Album 30C …
  • Kerala gold smuggling case: NIA arraigns five people who acted as middlemen 09 Sep 2020 08:37 By Express News Service KOCHI: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday arraigned five persons who were acting as middlemen for the sale of gold smuggled through the diplomatic channel involving the UAE Consulate in Thiruvananthapuram. The NIA …
  • Valiyangadi roofing work to be completed soon 08 Sep 2020 18:17 The labourers in Valiyangadi, one of the major markets in Kozhikode city, will not have to work in the scorching sun for long. The work of roofing over the street will be completed in less than four months, said Public Works Standing Committee Chairperson …
  • Dubai-Kozhikode Air India Express crash: Trauma... 08 Sep 2020 16:25 Nadya Mohammed Saleem couldn't thank the heavens enough for saving her 66-year-old mother from the Dubai-Kozhikode Air India Express plane crash. It has been a month since the tragedy, but the trauma lingers, she said. On the rainy night of August 7, …
  • Demand for dedicated cycle lanes in Kozhikode 07 Sep 2020 14:31 With a steep increase in the number of cyclists in the city following the closure of gymnasiums and ban on group sports and games during the lockdown, the demand for dedicated cycle lanes in the city has gathered momentum. “It is impossible to designate …
  • Smugglers fleeing arrest knock down DRI men in Kozhikode 06 Sep 2020 21:19 By Express News Service MALAPPURAM: A high-end car with gold smugglers on board, which was speeding on the Kozhikode airport road on Sunday morning, knocked down two motorcycle-borne Directorate of Revenue Intelligence officials who intercepted the vehicle …