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  • Plea in HC seeks CBI probe into alleged illegal tree felling, timber smuggling in Kerala June 14, 2021 2:14 pm By Express News Service KOCHI: A petition was filed on Monday before the Kerala High Court seeking a CBI probe into the alleged illegal cutting and smuggling of trees from Wayanad and other districts in Kerala. The petition was filed by P Purushothaman, a …
  • Salt-tobacco decoction to fight giant African snails in Kerala June 14, 2021 12:40 am By Express News Service KOCHI: The menace of the giant African snails has residents and farmers in the district in a bind. They are at their wits’end when it comes to dealing with the invasive species that arrived in the state. The species got introduced …
  • Woman hidden for 10 years: Youth commission intervenes in mind-boggling mystery June 13, 2021 1:22 am By Express News Service PALAKKAD: The Kerala State Youth Commission (KSYC) is the latest to intervene in the case in which a youth, Rahman, hid his lover Sajitha in a room in his house at Karakattuparambu in Ayilur here for 10 years. Its intervention …
  • Rumours fuelled by TV, shock of an actor’s death: how an awareness drive fought back in Kerala June 13, 2021 1:10 am 5.30 pm. At Vengakadavu ooru in Palakkad district’s Attappadi, Kerala’s only tribal block, Dr Mohamed Musthafa and his team of healthcare workers are waiting at the anganwadi building for men and women above 45 to turn up for their Covid-19 vaccinations. ‘ …
  • India: Doctor dances to woo tribals to take Covid ... June 12, 2021 4:28 pm The Attapadi areas where a sizeable tribal population lives in Palakkad district has been unwilling to get vaccinated against Covid-19, so a doctor went out of the way to encourage them - he decided to dance and woo them to get the inoculation done. Dr …
  • India: Optical technician fixes spectacles for... June 12, 2021 12:08 pm For those used to spectacles for many years, even a few minutes without the eyewear can be frustrating. And during the Covid crisis, when most shops including spectacle outlets are closed, a broken frame or a minor crack in the glass can be one of the most …
  • An abomination called Attappadi June 12, 2021 6:23 am Rajathi, a tribeswoman from Melekandiyoor, was admitted to Tribal Speciality Hospital at Kottathara in Attappadi on June 4 but the doctors there referred her to Thrissur medical college. The next day, her baby was delivered through caesarean and the …
  • Online payment of railway freight charges begins in Mangaluru June 11, 2021 5:22 pm The first online payment of freight charges in Southern Railway was made at Palakkad division’s Panambur in Mangaluru on Thursday. Indian Potash Ltd booked a rake from Panambur to Chikmagalur by paying ₹4.05 lakh online. A statement said here on Friday …
  • Monsoon rainfall likely to pick up over Kerala in the next few days June 11, 2021 11:19 am However, a vigorous phase does not seem to be on the cards at the moment, according to the India Meteorological Department's Meteorological Centre in Thiruvananthapuram After an uneventful start to the 2021 season, southwest monsoon rainfall is …
  • Researchers identify gynandromorphism in crimson marsh glider dragonfly June 11, 2021 11:11 am A part male and part female dragonfly, sighted first by a class X student from his homestead at Changaleeri, Mannarkkad in Palakkad, has been recorded as the first case of gynandromorphism (the condition of an individual, especially an insect, showing some …
  • Woman kept in room for 10 years: Kerala Women's Commission registers case, demands report June 11, 2021 10:17 am By Express News Service PALAKKAD: The Kerala Women's Commission has registered a case and demanded a detailed report from the Nenmara police over the incident in which a youth Rahman hid his lover Sajitha in a room of his house for ten years in  …
  • India: Teachers carry... June 11, 2021 9:58 am The Covid-19 crisis has seen hundreds of thousands school students staying at home and continuing their education through the online mode. But there are many students living in remote parts of India, where accessing data from teachers in cities even with …
  • High on Humour June 11, 2021 5:33 am Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: “I am Sanoop Kumar, the ‘drunken dancer’, and I am not an alcoholic,” says Thrissur-native who became a hit on social media through his drunk dance on Ra Ra Rasputin. Sanoop works as a film theatre operator at …
  • Circumstances forced me to hide Sajitha: Kerala man who hid lover for 10 years June 11, 2021 2:10 am By Express News Service PALAKKAD: Rahman who had hidden his lover Sajitha from his family and neighbours in his room for 10 years at Ayilur near Nenmara said his circumstances forced him to do so and it was his parents who had labelled him as one suffering …
  • Man hides lover in room for 11 years June 10, 2021 8:12 am Secret life of the couple comes to light after he was intercepted by police at Nenmara in Palakkad The Palakkad district police on Wednesday lifted the lid on an amazing love story in which a man secretly kept his lover in a tiny room at his family house …
  • Woman missing for 11 years, found hiding in... June 10, 2021 6:12 am For 11 years, she struggled in a small room, barely 500 metres from her parent’s home in Ayalur village near Palakkad in Kerala, living with a man she was in love with. When she was 18, Sajitha went missing, and her parents gave up hope of ever finding her …
  • Shocking: Kerala man hid lover in his room for 10 years, no one in family had clue June 9, 2021 10:18 pm By Express News Service PALAKKAD: The people of Ayilur, a village near Palakkad, are in disbelief after hearing the story of a young couple who lived in their midst. In one line, it reads like this: Rahman, 34, hid Sajitha, 28, who had left her parents to …
  • Missing for 11 years, Kerala woman found living ‘secretly’ in house next door June 9, 2021 9:25 pm AN 18-year-old who went missing from Ayalur village in Palakkad 11 years ago has been found living just 500 metres from her parent’s home, spending the past decade in a room with the man she was in love with. While his parents shared the house with him, …
  • A hospital’s misplaced priorities June 9, 2021 9:10 pm The notice by GB Pant Hospital to its staff against the use of Malayalam was in poor taste A noted botanist of Indian origin working in the United States, Kamaljit Bawa, had expressed an important idea — that our identity is also determined by our …
  • Samsung smart healthcare centre to help govt hospitals fight Covid June 9, 2021 12:18 pm Image Source : SAMSUNG Samsung smart healthcare centre to help govt hospitals fight Covid. To help fight Covid-19 with better equipment and resources, Samsung India on Friday announced new Smart Healthcare centres at government hospitals across the country …
  • Will ensure all students get online facilities: Pinarayi June 9, 2021 2:47 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The government will arrange facilities for all students to attend online classes and all options will be explored to ensure the same, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan informed the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday. …
  • Six men arrested for poaching wild boar June 9, 2021 12:37 am Coimbatore: Six people have been arrested for poaching a wild boar in the Periyanaickenapalayam forest range in the district. Forest department officials have seized 30kg meat from them and imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on each of the accused. A forest …
  • Smoothie bowls and teacups: Kerala’s coconut shells in a sustainable avatar June 8, 2021 7:22 pm Maria Kuriakose sources raw material for her business — coconut shells — from mills that extract the oil from the mature kernel (copra) and discard the exocarp. At the hands of artisans from across Kerala, these shells are sandpapered, varnished and …
  • Kodakara heist: Plea in HC seeking Crime Branch probe June 8, 2021 4:06 am By Express News Service KOCHI: The police team headed by Deputy Inspector General of Police, Thrissur Range, has so far not conducted any investigation into the Kodakara black money case, in which BJP leaders have been quizzed, to unearth the entire racket …
  • Kerala extends shutdown till June 16, state records 9,313 new June 7, 2021 3:07 pm By PTI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala government on Monday extended the lockdown, which was scheduled to end on June 9, till June 16, as the state reported 9,313 new COVID-19 cases and 221 more deaths. The infection count now stood at 26,12,370 and the …
  • Lockdown in Kerala extended again as Covid TRP still above 13 [details] June 7, 2021 2:38 pm IMA writes fresh letter to PM The Kerala government has decided to extend the ongoing lockdown until June 16. The government made this decision as the Covid test positivity rate (TPR) in the state is still above 13 percent, even after completely locking …
  • Poor network: CM’s meet to solve problem on June 10 June 6, 2021 10:13 pm By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state government is intervening in the issue of poor internet connectivity in various parts which hinders online classes. Owing to the pandemic, public and private schools are conducting online classes, but …
  • Sreeshankar targets 8.35m at Tokyo June 6, 2021 5:35 pm Murali Sreeshankar is lucky, having qualified for Tokyo Olympics and being able to stay home and train in familiar surroundings. But, like everyone else, he desperately needs competitions. The 22-year old long jumper, though, is staying positive. “My …
  • Covid-19: 17,328 new cases, 209 more deaths in Kerala June 6, 2021 2:23 am BREAKING RULES: Without adhering to the Covid-19 regulations, people participate in a fish auction at Vizhinjam on Saturday.THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state reported 17,328 new positive cases and recorded 209 more Covid-19-related fatalities taking the toll …
  • Valiyathura pier to get a facelift June 4, 2021 1:34 am Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Harbour Engineering Department has decided to carry out a comprehensive study to restore and reopen the six decade-old Valiyathura pier. The iconic heritage structure was most recently battered by cyclone …
  • HC asks Kerala govt to ensure Janamaithri Police give timely help to senior citizens June 3, 2021 4:00 pm By Express News Service KOCHI: The Kerala High Court has directed the state government to ensure that the Janamaithri Police or the Station House Officer take details of senior citizens in their jurisdiction to ensure that timely help is bestowed to them …
  • Southern Railway resumes 33 pairs of train services in Tamil Nadu and Kerala after two weeks June 2, 2021 3:17 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: After being suspended for two weeks on account of the lockdown in the state and Kerala, Southern Railway has resumed 33 pairs of reserved special train services. The express special trains which include daily, weekly and …
  • Journo's Facebook post decrying CPM's ‘witch-hunt’ goes viral  June 2, 2021 7:51 am By Express News Service KANNUR:"Finally, I want to say only one thing. If you have not been satisfied by hunting us down till now, we, including our children, would come to Caltex junction holding our heads high. Finish us off with a single chop.…
  • Kochi Times Most Desirable Women: Full list June 2, 2021 2:46 am 1. Kalyani Priyadarshan Claim to fame: Kalyani, who is the daughter of director Priyadarshan and actress Lissy Lakshmi, and sister of National Award winner graphic designer Sidharth, has talent written all over her genes, and she proved it too through her …

  • Transforming teaching and learning methods June 14, 2021 11:53 pm Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The shift to online mode after the pandemic outbreak has prompted many teachers to change their methodologies and devise new ways to keep children engaged and help them understand concepts better. The use of …
  • Covid fear takes a backseat, people rush to donate blood June 14, 2021 11:53 pm Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Even  as the state is reeling under the second wave of Covid,  people are turning up in good numbers to donate blood, notwithstanding the lockdown restrictions and fear of catching the disease, infusing much hope in …
  • Revenue, forest deparments can't wash their hands off forest plunder, says V D Satheesan June 14, 2021 8:22 pm By Express News Service MALAPPURAM: Opposition leader V D Satheesan on Monday said that the state government had tried to shrug off the charge of plundering the forests by filing cases against farmers and tribal people. He was speaking to the reporters …
  • Plea in HC seeks CBI probe into alleged illegal tree felling, timber smuggling in Kerala June 14, 2021 2:14 pm By Express News Service KOCHI: A petition was filed on Monday before the Kerala High Court seeking a CBI probe into the alleged illegal cutting and smuggling of trees from Wayanad and other districts in Kerala. The petition was filed by P Purushothaman, a …
  • UDF opposes lockdown extension in Kerala June 14, 2021 9:59 am Consider its socio-economic impact, people are suffering, says V.D. Satheesan The United Democratic Front (UDF) has asked the government to seriously consider the socio-economic damage inflicted by the 38-day-long lockdown in the State. “The people are …
  • Dip in Covid-19 caseload gives hospitals in Ernakulam district a breather June 14, 2021 12:41 am By Express News Service KOCHI: Health authorities in Ernakulam district can take a breather, thanks to the recent decline in the daily Covid-19 caseload. The past week also witnessed a subsequent drop in number of patients being admitted to hospitals and …
  • Rape and torture case: Police intensify search for two friends of accused Martin June 13, 2021 3:24 am By Express News Service KOCHI: The city police have initiated another inquiry to track down two acquaintances of Martin Joseph, who was detained in connection with the rape and torture of a 27-year-old fashion designer from Kannur at a luxury flat here. …
  • BJP warns its Kerala chief as state unit mounts pressure, RSS airs disapproval June 12, 2021 11:04 pm Even as the BJP’s central leadership appears to be hesitant to change its Kerala chief at a time when controversies he is embroiled in have reached their peak, pressure from within the state unit is mounting for a change at the top. With RSS leaders in …
  • An abomination called Attappadi June 12, 2021 6:23 am Rajathi, a tribeswoman from Melekandiyoor, was admitted to Tribal Speciality Hospital at Kottathara in Attappadi on June 4 but the doctors there referred her to Thrissur medical college. The next day, her baby was delivered through caesarean and the …
  • Tree of life June 12, 2021 6:23 am In the lockdown of 2020, the Thrissur Vadakkunnathan temple, along with all other places of worship, was shut down completely, probably for the first time in its centuries’ old history. The ancient temple and the perpetually crowded Thekkinkadu maidanam …
  • Police plan drive to nab absconders in cases of violence against women June 12, 2021 3:22 am Express News Service KOCHI: Following the sensational rape and brutal toruture of a woman in an apartment  for over a month, the police have decided to launch a special drive to nab absconders in cases of violence against women in Kochi. Speaking to TNIE, …
  • Communicable illnesses on rise in Capital June 12, 2021 3:21 am Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Capital sees a spurt in viral fever, dengue, chikungunya and leptospirosis cases amidst the Covid pandemic.The district health authorities have sounded a high alert and have come up with an action plan to resolve …
  • Kochi rape and torture case: Accused Martin not ready to accept all charges, say cops June 12, 2021 3:19 am Express News Service KOCHI: Martin Joseph, who was arrested following days-long hot pursuit in connection with a complaint that he had raped and tortured a 27-year-old fashion designer from Kannur after detaining her  in a luxury flat in Kochi for nearly a …
  • Prasar Bharati Audience Research Releases NewsOnAir Radio Live stream Rankings June 12, 2021 12:28 am By Chennaivision in National News, News June 12, 2021 More than 240 Radio Services of All India Radio are livestreamed on NewsOnAir App, Prasar Bharati’s official App. These All India Radio Streams on NewsOnAir App have a large number of listeners not just …
  • Researchers identify gynandromorphism in crimson marsh glider dragonfly June 11, 2021 11:11 am A part male and part female dragonfly, sighted first by a class X student from his homestead at Changaleeri, Mannarkkad in Palakkad, has been recorded as the first case of gynandromorphism (the condition of an individual, especially an insect, showing some …
  • Kerala Police to investigate financial means of rape accused Martin Joseph June 11, 2021 7:14 am The Kochi City police have launched a detailed investigation into the financial means and livelihood of the rape-accused Martin Joseph who was arrested from a hideout at Mundoor in Thrissur district on Thursday night after a three-day-long intense manhunt. …
  • Kochi flat rape case: Police nab main accused from Thrissur June 11, 2021 5:34 am Kochi: The main accused in case of alleged rape and torture of a 27-year-old woman in a flat at Kochi from February 15 to March 8 was arrested by police from Thrissur district on Thursday night. Martin Joseph, the main accused, was caught from Peramangalam …
  • High on Humour June 11, 2021 5:33 am Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: “I am Sanoop Kumar, the ‘drunken dancer’, and I am not an alcoholic,” says Thrissur-native who became a hit on social media through his drunk dance on Ra Ra Rasputin. Sanoop works as a film theatre operator at …
  • How Becks Krishnan escaped a firing squad June 11, 2021 4:21 am When Becks Krishnan was born in November 1976 in Irinjalakkuda, Thrissur, his father Krishnan Shanku was working in Abu Dhabi. When Krishnan shared his joy of fatherhood with his friend, a German, it was he who suggested naming the boy ‘Becks’ – meaning a …
  • Kochi rape and torture accused caught in forest trap June 11, 2021 2:10 am By Express News Service KOCHI: Martin Joseph Pulikottil, accused of raping and assaulting a 27-year-old fashion designer after detaining her in a luxury flat in Kochi for nearly a month, was caught on Thursday evening, ending a four-day intensive search by …
  • After death row pardon, Kerala man: ‘Would never have hit the boy deliberately, my son same age’  June 10, 2021 6:58 pm Every time a fellow inmate at the al-Wathba prison in Abu Dhabi was taken away for execution at the firing range, 45-year-old Becks Krishnan’s heart would race. He remembered those moments vividly. There would be subtle changes in meal-times and their …
  • Kochi rape case: Another woman files complaint against accused, cops continue manhunt June 10, 2021 10:35 am By Express News Service KOCHI: Another woman has filed a complaint against Martin Joseph who is on the run for allegedly raping and brutally torturing a woman after confining her in an apartment for months in Kochi. The complaint was lodged by a 33-year- …
  • ‘My second life,’ says Indian freed from death row in UAE June 9, 2021 6:02 pm The 45-year-old Indian recently freed from death row in the UAE after an NRI businessman paid “blood money” arrived here on Wednesday and said his release was a “second life” for him. Becks Krishnan, who was on death row in the United Arab Emirates for …
  • Dream project drawn up for free landing and parking at Kochi airport, says outgoing chief June 9, 2021 3:35 pm By Express News Service KOCHI: The Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) has drawn up a master plan to transform the Kochi airport into a zero landing and parking fee airport by 2030, said V J Kurian, who stepped down as CIAL MD on Wednesday. “The plan …
  • Now, Kerala BJP leaders complain to Governor of being targeted June 9, 2021 3:33 pm A delegation of top Kerala BJP leaders, led by former Union Minister and former party legislator O. Rajagopal, on Wednesday met Governor Arif Mohammed Khan to complain that the present LDF government is out to “tarnish” the party’s image and “harass” its …
  • Will treasure CJI’s response to my letter, says Kerala schoolgirl June 9, 2021 1:15 pm Ten-year-old Kerala schoolgirl Lidwina Joseph is not only hugely surprised but also “extremely delighted” that her letter to the Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana not only got his attention, but he responded through a letter and a telephone call and also …
  • Thrissur girl Lidwina Joseph who got gift from Chief Justice of India now aiming for the sky June 9, 2021 12:58 pm Express News Service THRISSUR: For a 10-year-old girl, keeping track of happenings in the country is not an easy task. But Lidwina Joseph, a Class V student of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Puranattukara, surprised the Chief Justice of India by not only remaining …
  • Keralite pardoned from death row in Abu Dhabi flies back home June 9, 2021 8:18 am By Express News Service KOCHI: The Keralite who was freed from Abu Dhabi jail after NRI businessman M A Yusuff Ali paid the compensation (blood-money) of Rs 1 crore (500,000 dirhams) to the victim's family reached Kochi early on Wednesday. Becks …
  • India: Girl writes letter to... June 9, 2021 7:55 am The chief justice of India’s Supreme Court N.V. Ramana, who is busy with several major cases all day long, also has the time to respond to some of the hundreds of letters he gets from ordinary citizens across the country. Recently, he was impressed with a …
  • CJI responds to girl who wrote to him about court intervention in Covid-19 oxygen crisis June 9, 2021 7:54 am Chief Justice of India N V Ramana took out time from his busy schedule to reply to a letter from a fifth standard girl student from Kerala, who lauded the court for its interventions in Covid-19 oxygen shortage and death matters. Lidwina Joseph, a student …
  • Indian expat on death row in UAE flies home after ... June 9, 2021 5:25 am An Indian expat on death row in the UAE has returned home after languishing in jail for almost nine years in a road accident case. Becks Krishnan, a Keralite, faced capital punishment for causing the death of a Sudanese boy in September 2012. His release …
  • Kochi rape and torture case: Police registered plaint on April 8 but waited June 9, 2021 2:45 am Express News Service KOCHI: The police have drawn flak for their failure to arrest the prime accused in a shocking case in which a woman was raped and assaulted for two months in a posh apartment in Kochi despite filing a complaint on April 8. The case …
  • Woman locked up in Kochi flat, raped and assaulted repeatedly June 9, 2021 2:45 am Express News Service KOCHI: An FIR registered in Kochi has revealed a tale of torture and rape of a woman for more than two weeks. The FIR based on the 27-year-old fashion designer’s complaint says she had been locked up in a flat at Marine Drive, raped …
  • Kodakara heist: Dharmarajan moves court to get back Rs 1 crore of looted money June 8, 2021 11:42 pm By Express News Service THRISSUR: Businessman and RSS worker Dharmarajan lodged a petition before the Irinjalakuda Judicial Magistrate on Tuesday via online to get back Rs 1 crore of the looted money in the Kodakara money heist. The  latest move by …
  • Smoothie bowls and teacups: Kerala’s coconut shells in a sustainable avatar June 8, 2021 7:22 pm Maria Kuriakose sources raw material for her business — coconut shells — from mills that extract the oil from the mature kernel (copra) and discard the exocarp. At the hands of artisans from across Kerala, these shells are sandpapered, varnished and …
  • Kerala girl of Class 5 writes to CJI, lauds SC for saving lives in fight with Covid June 8, 2021 11:37 am Amid debate whether the Centre’s decision to provide free Covid-19 vaccine to all above 18 years was triggered by the Supreme Court’s recent remarks on the jab policy, a Class V student of Kerala, Lidwina Joseph, has written to Chief Justice N V Ramana …
  • Kerala lady complains of atrocities by live-in partner June 8, 2021 7:04 am A Kerala lady has complained to the local police here of being brutally assaulted by her live-in partner for several days at a flat in which they were living, police said. A police official who is in the know of things told IANS that the man, Martin Joseph …
  • Kodakara heist: Plea in HC seeking Crime Branch probe June 8, 2021 4:06 am By Express News Service KOCHI: The police team headed by Deputy Inspector General of Police, Thrissur Range, has so far not conducted any investigation into the Kodakara black money case, in which BJP leaders have been quizzed, to unearth the entire racket …
  • Operation P-Hunt: Kerala Police's attempt to demolish patrons of child pornography continues June 7, 2021 2:39 pm Should someone need to get tested for coronavirus if fully vaccinated? In an attempt to bust the patrons of child pornography, the Kerala police is steadily continuing its mission named 'Operation P-Hunt' in the state. According to reports from …
  • BJP channelled unaccounted money into Kerala during poll campaign: Pinarayi June 7, 2021 12:45 pm Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday told the Kerala Legislative Assembly that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had channelled unaccounted money into the State during the 2021 Assembly election campaign. The Chief Minister was replying to an …
  • The curious case of biomedical waste in Thrissur June 6, 2021 10:15 pm Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Following the Covid outbreak, the number of single-use plastics (SUP) and biomedical waste has increased, thereby reversing years of campaigns and efforts to weed out SUPs from the public milieu. On January 1, 2020, …
  • ‘Bribing namesake’: BJP state prez likely to face police heat June 6, 2021 10:13 pm Express News Service KASARAGOD: More political trouble is brewing for the BJP and its state president K Surendran after his namesake K Sundara told police that he was bribed by the BJP leader’s confidant Sunil Naik to pull out of the Manjeshwar assembly …
  • Hawala heist: Police may quiz Surendran’s son, BJP sees plot June 6, 2021 10:13 pm By Express News Service THRISSUR/KOCHI: The special police team  investigating the Kodakara hawala case may question BJP state president K Surendran’s son after the call data records (CDRs) revealed that he had contacted Dharmarajan, a Kozhikode-based …
  • BJP Kerala chief faces volley of criticism in core committee meet June 6, 2021 7:50 pm BJP’s Kerala President K. Surendran faced a barrage of criticism at the core committee meet on Sunday – the first after the party’s washout in the April 6 Assembly elections and as it faces heat over the Thrissur “money heist”. The core committee has all …
  • Subhadra Thampuran no more; voice that gave life to Poornathrayeesha Suprabhatam goes silent June 6, 2021 1:15 pm By Express News Service KOCHI: The voice that brought the famed Sree Poornathrayeesha Suprabhatam has gone silent. Subhadra Thampuran, who was 84-years-old, left for the heavenly abode on Saturday. A well known Carnatic vocalist and musician, Subhadra …
  • GIGAnet from Vi is now Kerala’s fastest 4G network June 6, 2021 9:55 am Kerala’s largest 4G telecom network, GIGAnet from Vodafone Idea Limited (Vi)Vi has become the fastest 4G network in Kerala and across the country for three consecutive quarters, as per Ookla- the global leader in fixed broadband and mobile testing …
  • Thrissur’s Thekkinkadu maidan now has a tree map June 6, 2021 6:05 am A map of trees that make the green cover for the Thekkinkadu maidan, the oxygen plant of Thrissur city, has been prepared. The tree mapping exercise has been carried out by INTACH (Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage) volunteers under the …
  • Covid-19: 17,328 new cases, 209 more deaths in Kerala June 6, 2021 2:23 am BREAKING RULES: Without adhering to the Covid-19 regulations, people participate in a fish auction at Vizhinjam on Saturday.THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state reported 17,328 new positive cases and recorded 209 more Covid-19-related fatalities taking the toll …
  • BJP gave me Rs 2 lakh, a smartphone to withdraw nomination in Manjeshwar: K Surendran's namesake June 5, 2021 6:27 am Express News Service KASARGOD: The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) candidate in Manjeshwar K Sundara -- a namesake of BJP state president K Surendran, said he withdrew his nomination papers ahead of the Assembly election because he was bought out by the BJP. …
  • Thrust on coastal protection provides hope for Thrissur June 5, 2021 6:21 am The first budget of the second Pinarayi government has provided hope for the coastal belt. The budget has earmarked ₹5,300 crore for a project to protect the coastal belt of the State. Under the project, tetrapods and diaphragm walls will be set up in …
  • Kerala High Court asks ED to state its stand on its 'inaction' into looting' of BJP election funds June 4, 2021 4:13 pm The Kerala High Court on Friday directed the Enforcement Directorate to inform it of its stand on a plea, alleging inaction on the agency's part into the alleged looting of funds meant for BJP's election campaign near Kodakara in Thrissur district …
  • BJP leadership in Kerala faces backlash over pre-poll cash deal, leaked audio sheds light on unholy deal June 4, 2021 4:01 pm Covid Delta variant dominant strain in India In an unexpected turnaround of events, the BJP leadership in Kerala is facing backlash from the general public and political parties for an alleged pre-poll cash deal with Janathipathya Rashtriya Sabha (JRS) …
  • Delisha Davis from Kerala makes headlines as she drives a tanker lorry that transports fuel June 4, 2021 12:47 pm “I can’t believe that no one saw me driving a tanker lorry, in the last three years!” laughs Delisha Davis. The 23-year-old from Kandassankadavu in Thrissur district of Kerala made headlines a few weeks ago for driving the tanker transporting fuel from …
  • No new taxes in revised Kerala budget; Opp doesn’t buy June 4, 2021 10:41 am Kerala Finance Minister K.N. Balagopal on Friday presented a revised budget for the fiscal 2021-22, which had no new taxes and added it was just an extension of the one which his predecessor Thomas Issac presented earlier this year. But, the Congress-led …
  • Scandal Erupts as Audio Clip Suggests Modi's Party Bribed Kerala Tribal Leader to Win Votes June 3, 2021 7:30 pm India 07:46 GMT 03.06.2021(updated 15:15 GMT 03.06.2021) Get short URL The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) strained every sinew to advance its cause during the recent elections for the Kerala State Assembly - but all to no avail as it failed to make any gains …
  • Benevolent Ali! Lulu group chief saves Kerala youth sentenced to death in UAE June 3, 2021 4:32 pm On April 11, the United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based Indian businessman and Lulu Group Chairman MA Yusuff Ali and his wife, along with three others, had a miraculous escape from a helicopter crash. The 65-year-old businessman and others were travelling in a …
  • Kerala BJP president denies offering Rs 10 lakh to CK Janu for contesting assembly polls June 3, 2021 1:05 pm By ANI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president K Surendran has denied the allegation that he gave Rs 10 lakh to Janathipathya Rashtriya Party (JRP) leader CK Janu for contesting in the recently held assembly polls on behalf of …
  • Keralite on death row gets new lease of life as NRI tycoon pays Rs 1 crore as blood money June 3, 2021 1:05 pm By Express News Service KOCHI: A Keralite who was awaiting capital punishment in the UAE for causing the death of a young boy got a new lease of life as NRI tycoon M A Yusuff Ali extended a helping hand by paying a compensation (blood money) of Rs 1 crore …
  • New headache for Kerala BJP: audio tape on pre-poll ‘cash deal’ with ally June 3, 2021 1:08 am THE BJP is at the centre of another storm over poll funds in Kerala with an alliance leader in the state claiming that her party’s chief, a prominent tribal face, had demanded Rs 10 crore from BJP state president K Surendran to return to the NDA before the …
  • Passengers see red as Southern Railway cancels trains June 2, 2021 2:18 am By Express News Service KOCHI: With Southern Railway cancelling many special trains from Tuesday citing low occupancy, regular passengers have found life more difficult. A few passenger organisations have shot off a letter to the railway authorities to …
  • After poll rout, black money heist deals BJP crushing blow June 2, 2021 2:12 am Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The BJP is facing one of its worst crises in recent times in the state. After severe drubbing in the assembly elections, the BJP finds itself entangled in the Kodakara black money heist case, causing a major blow to …
  • Clashes among local party workers to allegations within, Kerala highway robbery leaves BJP red-faced June 2, 2021 1:28 am Investigation into the highway robbery of an estimated Rs 3.5 crore three days before the Assembly elections in Kerala is adding to the BJP’s state unit embarrassment. While BJP leaders have been questioned in connection with the case, discontent brewing …

  • Minister Mohamed Riyas promises tourism and infra development in Ernakulam June 14, 2021 11:53 pm By Express News Service KOCHI: Tourism and Works Minister PA Mohamed Riyas on Monday promised to chart out projects for the development of tourism sector and infrastructure in the district. He visited various parts of the district to evaluate issues …
  • Revenue, forest deparments can't wash their hands off forest plunder, says V D Satheesan June 14, 2021 8:22 pm By Express News Service MALAPPURAM: Opposition leader V D Satheesan on Monday said that the state government had tried to shrug off the charge of plundering the forests by filing cases against farmers and tribal people. He was speaking to the reporters …
  • Second wave of Covid-19 brutal in Kerala, half of overall deaths in last 40 days June 14, 2021 4:45 pm The severity of the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in Kerala is telling in the state’s official fatality figures. While, initially, Kerala took 371 days to cross the 5500 deaths mark, it took just 40 days to record another 5500 deaths. After the …
  • Hospitals to reopen facilities for non-COVID patients June 14, 2021 3:20 pm Hospitals in Ernakulam district, both in government and private sectors, will gradually attempt to open up to more non-COVID patients in the next few weeks. In the past three weeks, the number of hospitalised COVID patients fell from 3,081 on May 23 to 1, …
  • Shouts of ‘Go back’ greet Lakshadweep Administrator Patel on arrival June 14, 2021 2:35 pm Across Lakshadweep, Monday was observed as a day of protest by islanders, who dressed in black and shouted slogans of “go back” from their homes as Union Territory Administrator Praful Khoda Patel landed there around 2.30 p.m. Black flags were also raised …
  • Plea in HC seeks CBI probe into alleged illegal tree felling, timber smuggling in Kerala June 14, 2021 2:14 pm By Express News Service KOCHI: A petition was filed on Monday before the Kerala High Court seeking a CBI probe into the alleged illegal cutting and smuggling of trees from Wayanad and other districts in Kerala. The petition was filed by P Purushothaman, a …
  • Fort Kochi will get back its lost glory: Riyas June 14, 2021 10:45 am Measures will be taken to restore Fort Kochi’s damaged beachfront to its lost glory and to woo tourists once the second wave of the pandemic subsides, so that the heritage locale becomes the most-sought after destination in Kerala, Minister for Public …
  • Riders on a drive to collect used smartphones June 14, 2021 6:35 am Your abandoned old mobile phone can be invaluable for someone else — that is the idea behind a campaign launched by a riders’ club. The members of Dream Riders Club have hit the road on their beloved motorbikes with a dream different from that of exploring …
  • Dip in Covid-19 caseload gives hospitals in Ernakulam district a breather June 14, 2021 12:41 am By Express News Service KOCHI: Health authorities in Ernakulam district can take a breather, thanks to the recent decline in the daily Covid-19 caseload. The past week also witnessed a subsequent drop in number of patients being admitted to hospitals and …
  • Kochi corporation distributes over 2 lakh free food packets in 51 days June 14, 2021 12:41 am By Express News Service KOCHI: The free food distribution centre initiated for Covid patients and run by the city corporation in collaboration with Ernakulam Karayogam completed 51 days at TDM hall. The centre was concluded on Sunday with the Covid …
  • Salt-tobacco decoction to fight giant African snails in Kerala June 14, 2021 12:40 am By Express News Service KOCHI: The menace of the giant African snails has residents and farmers in the district in a bind. They are at their wits’end when it comes to dealing with the invasive species that arrived in the state. The species got introduced …
  • Oxygen Express: Indian Railways brings oxygen relief to 15 states in 50 days June 13, 2021 4:40 pm Image Source : MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (TWITTER) Indian Railways brings oxygen relief to 15 states in 50 days.   In a "milestone achievement", the Indian Railways has delivered nearly 30,182 Metric Tonnes (MT) of medical oxygen in more than 1,734 …
  • Lakshadweep Administrator Praful Patel to reach Agatti on Monday June 13, 2021 4:07 pm Amidst the raging controversy over the “modernisation” of Lakshadweep, the Union Territory’s Administrator, Praful Khoda Patel is set to reach the islands on Monday, and stay there till June 20. The “Save Lakshadweep Forum”, an umbrella group of local …
  • Checks intensified to enforce weekend lockdown restrictions June 13, 2021 3:24 am By Express News Service KOCHI: After a short interval, the police have begun stringent checks and punitive steps against Covid-19 protocol violators with the two-day additional enhanced restrictions which commenced on Saturday. The police enhanced …
  • Kozhikode gears up for intensive campaign against drug abuse June 12, 2021 9:29 pm Following the Vimukti campaign adopted by the Excise Department to fight against drug abuse, the Department of Social Justice is gearing up to implement a new action plan under the Union government’s Nasha Mukt Bharat to free youngsters from substance …
  • Prasar Bharati Audience Research Releases NewsOnAir Radio Live stream Rankings June 12, 2021 12:28 am By Chennaivision in National News, News June 12, 2021 More than 240 Radio Services of All India Radio are livestreamed on NewsOnAir App, Prasar Bharati’s official App. These All India Radio Streams on NewsOnAir App have a large number of listeners not just …
  • Kerala Police to investigate financial means of rape accused Martin Joseph June 11, 2021 7:14 am The Kochi City police have launched a detailed investigation into the financial means and livelihood of the rape-accused Martin Joseph who was arrested from a hideout at Mundoor in Thrissur district on Thursday night after a three-day-long intense manhunt. …
  • Kochi flat rape case: Police nab main accused from Thrissur June 11, 2021 5:34 am Kochi: The main accused in case of alleged rape and torture of a 27-year-old woman in a flat at Kochi from February 15 to March 8 was arrested by police from Thrissur district on Thursday night. Martin Joseph, the main accused, was caught from Peramangalam …
  • 1,596 fresh Covid cases, 2,043  recoveries in Ernakulam June 11, 2021 5:33 am By Express News Service KOCHI: Another 1,596 people including 11 healthcare workers and 10 migrant labourers tested Covid-19 positive in Ernakulam on Thursday, even as 2,043 patients recovered from the disease. With this, the number of active cases in the …
  • Coir industry operations hit on confusion over containment zones rules June 10, 2021 10:02 am Lack of clarity in allowing the operations of small-scale sector units in containment zones has put Kerala’s coir sector in a very tight position. The problem comes at a time when the sector is gearing up to meet its export commitments for the ensuing …
  • Ernakulam police suspect involvement of large network in MDMA smuggling June 10, 2021 8:12 am The Ernakulam rural police suspect the involvement of a large network behind the smuggling of 2kg of MDMA, a drug commonly known as ecstasy, which was seized recently. The seizure of the drug, which costs crores of rupees, is one of the biggest hauls in …
  • Ernakulam district panchayat to start vax drive for paraplegic people June 9, 2021 10:22 pm By Express News Service KOCHI: The Ernakulam district panchayat will soon conduct a special vaccination campaign for differently-abled people, paraplegic patients, those under palliative care and the destitute. District panchayat president Ullas Thomas …
  • Artist Sunilkumar passes away June 9, 2021 10:22 pm By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: G Sunilkumar, a painter popular in the cultural spectrum of the capital, passed away on Wednesday. He was 61. He was a resident of Parayil Veedu, Kovalam.  Sunilkumar was active during the 1980s among the radical …
  • Lockdown effect: Hotels, restaurants in Kerala left to pick up crumbs June 9, 2021 10:18 pm Express News Service KOCHI: The business was going in full steam for owners of Moopan’s Restaurant at Thellakom in Kottayam when Covid outbreak brought it to a grinding halt. The family enterprise had gained a large clientele since its launch four-and-a- …
  • Now, Kerala BJP leaders complain to Governor of being targeted June 9, 2021 3:33 pm A delegation of top Kerala BJP leaders, led by former Union Minister and former party legislator O. Rajagopal, on Wednesday met Governor Arif Mohammed Khan to complain that the present LDF government is out to “tarnish” the party’s image and “harass” its …
  • Adani Group delivers three oxygen containers in Kerala June 9, 2021 11:18 am The Adani Group has supplied three oxygen containers to the Ernakulam district administration as part of extending support in the fight against the second wave of Covid-19. The containers were shipped via an Indian Air Force IL-76 flight from Singapore and …
  • VJ Kurian steps down from CIAL after 5-year post-retirement tenure June 9, 2021 8:59 am VJ Kurian, who was instrumental in building the country’s first airport under public-private partnership mode, has stepped down from the post of Managing Director of Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) on completion of his five-year post- retirement …
  • Kerala to vaccinate bedridden patients, senior citizens, lawyers in priority group June 9, 2021 3:53 am Image Source : AP Kerala will vaccinate bedridden and debilitated patients, who can't be moved out and those for whom mobilizing might worsen their present health condition, at their residence. (Representational image) In order to widen the reach of …
  • Ravi Pujari used SIM cards from France, Senegal to make extortion calls: ATS June 9, 2021 2:47 am Express News Service KOCHI: The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) probing the Kochi salon shooting case has found that gangster Ravi Pujari, during his stay in Senegal, used SIM cards taken from different countries to operate his ‘extortion business’ in India. …
  • Five years on, Vathuruthy RoB project in limbo June 9, 2021 2:47 am Express News Service KOCHI: In 2016, the state government decided to build a railway overbridge (RoB) at Vathuruthy for Rs 20 crore as part of the West Kochi development plan. However, for various reasons, the project got delayed and the designs were …
  • Ravi Pujari taken back to Bengaluru from Kochi June 9, 2021 2:47 am By Express News Service KOCHI: After spending eight days in the custody of the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) in connection with the Kochi salon shooting case, Ravi Pujari was taken back to Bengaluru on a flight on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, the Ernakulam …
  • Fishing sector caught between lockdown and unkind govts June 9, 2021 2:45 am Express News Service KOCHI: This is the worst misfortune we have ever encountered. It is very difficult to claw back to normal life. We are not thinking of suicide as it is against our religion,” said Mohammed Haneefa Haji, a fishing boat owner at Beypore, …
  • Kochi rape and torture case: Police registered plaint on April 8 but waited June 9, 2021 2:45 am Express News Service KOCHI: The police have drawn flak for their failure to arrest the prime accused in a shocking case in which a woman was raped and assaulted for two months in a posh apartment in Kochi despite filing a complaint on April 8. The case …
  • Woman locked up in Kochi flat, raped and assaulted repeatedly June 9, 2021 2:45 am Express News Service KOCHI: An FIR registered in Kochi has revealed a tale of torture and rape of a woman for more than two weeks. The FIR based on the 27-year-old fashion designer’s complaint says she had been locked up in a flat at Marine Drive, raped …
  • Felling of protected trees: Govt promises stern action against guilty June 8, 2021 11:42 pm By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The large-scale felling of protected trees in Wayanad resonated in the assembly on Tuesday with the Opposition staging a walkout after its demand to discuss the matter through an adjournment motion was turned …
  • Police begin probe into felling of rosewood trees in Wayanad June 8, 2021 7:15 pm Officials visit two of 42 sites in Muttil South village from where centuries-old trees were axed The police on Tuesday began an investigation into the alleged felling of centuries-old rosewood trees from private plantations in the Muttil South village …
  • Blister beetle scare: 10 things to know and what should be done to avoid these harmful insects June 8, 2021 11:56 am By Online Desk Amidst the raging pandemic and the black, white fungus outbreaks, a new health threat has come up. Over the past few weeks, local residents in Kakkanad in Kerala's Ernakulam have been facing distress due to insects belonging to the …
  • Kerala govt. tacitly allowed felling of ancient rosewood trees in Wayanad: UDF June 8, 2021 10:27 am Opposition walks out of Assembly after Speaker denies permission for adjournment motion on the issue The Opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) members walked out of the Kerala Assembly on Tuesday, accusing the State government of tacitly allowing “ …
  • Police seize more drug from prime accused’s flat  June 8, 2021 4:06 am By Express News Service KOCHI: Two days after the Ernakulam Rural police  seized 2kg of chemical drug MDMA (methylenedioxymethamphetamine) worth  `5 crore from two persons, the police again seized 3gm of the drug and  70ml of hashish from prime accused …
  • Cochin Smart Mission Ltd upgrades to LED lighting June 8, 2021 4:05 am By Express News Service KOCHI: Cochin Smart Mission Ltd (CSML) has started replacing all its existing street lights with energy-efficient street lighting luminaires, controlled by its command centre. Nearly 3,000 street lights will be installed under the …
  • As Covid cases decline, what should the government’s next steps be? June 7, 2021 10:08 pm There was a flurry of economic news last week. It began with the release of the GDP data for the fourth quarter of last year, was followed by the RBI monetary policy announcement, and ended on an optimistic note of GST collections maintaining the Rs 1 lakh …
  • Kerala extends shutdown till June 16, state records 9,313 new June 7, 2021 3:07 pm By PTI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala government on Monday extended the lockdown, which was scheduled to end on June 9, till June 16, as the state reported 9,313 new COVID-19 cases and 221 more deaths. The infection count now stood at 26,12,370 and the …
  • MDMA case: SIT constituted, cops suspect involvement of movie industry June 6, 2021 10:15 pm Express News Service KOCHI: A special investigation team (SIT) has been constituted in the case in which 2 kg of chemical drug MDMA (Methylenedioxymethamphetamine) were seized from two people at Angamaly on Saturday. SIT will investigate the involvement of …
  • Hawala heist: Police may quiz Surendran’s son, BJP sees plot June 6, 2021 10:13 pm By Express News Service THRISSUR/KOCHI: The special police team  investigating the Kodakara hawala case may question BJP state president K Surendran’s son after the call data records (CDRs) revealed that he had contacted Dharmarajan, a Kozhikode-based …
  • Subhadra Thampuran no more; voice that gave life to Poornathrayeesha Suprabhatam goes silent June 6, 2021 1:15 pm By Express News Service KOCHI: The voice that brought the famed Sree Poornathrayeesha Suprabhatam has gone silent. Subhadra Thampuran, who was 84-years-old, left for the heavenly abode on Saturday. A well known Carnatic vocalist and musician, Subhadra …
  • GIGAnet from Vi is now Kerala’s fastest 4G network June 6, 2021 9:55 am Kerala’s largest 4G telecom network, GIGAnet from Vodafone Idea Limited (Vi)Vi has become the fastest 4G network in Kerala and across the country for three consecutive quarters, as per Ookla- the global leader in fixed broadband and mobile testing …
  • Covid-19: 17,328 new cases, 209 more deaths in Kerala June 6, 2021 2:23 am BREAKING RULES: Without adhering to the Covid-19 regulations, people participate in a fish auction at Vizhinjam on Saturday.THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state reported 17,328 new positive cases and recorded 209 more Covid-19-related fatalities taking the toll …
  • 1,769 test positive for Covid in Ernakulam June 6, 2021 12:18 am By Express News Service KOCHI:  A total of 1,769 people tested positive for Covid-19 in the district on Saturday. The test positivity rate (TPR) stood at 16.29%. Ten health workers and 10 migrant labourers are also among the infected. The district also …
  • Bengaluru-based drug cartel major cause of worry for enforcement agencies June 6, 2021 12:18 am Express News Service KOCHI: That elusive major drug cartel operating out of Bengaluru is becoming a major cause of worry for enforcement agencies in Kerala as almost all the seizures of psychotropic drugs, like MDMA and LSD made in Kerala between January …
  • Over 25629 MT LMO transported to states by Oxygen Expresses June 5, 2021 8:52 pm New Delhi [India], June 5 (ANI): With the delivery of more than 25629 Metric Tonnes (MT) of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) in more than 1503 tankers to various states across the country so far, Oxygen Expresses crossed a milestone in service to the nation, …
  • Kerala may introduce NCC as elective course June 5, 2021 12:08 pm THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The new Pinarayi Vijayan government that assumed office on May 20 has already made its intentions clear regarding the higher education sector in the state. Higher education in one of the most literate state is all set to undergo a large …
  • Powered by the sun: Poultry incubators and cargo vehicles June 5, 2021 7:37 am Kochi-based entrepreneur Georgekutty Kariyanappally, a pioneer in renewable energy in Kerala, has worked with solar power for 21 years. He had to postpone his plans to deliver solar-powered vehicles to the Rotary Club of Vasco in Goa for the Food on Wheels …
  • Two youths who drove all the way from Bengaluru held for possessing MDMA June 5, 2021 3:53 am By Express News Service KOCHI: Two youth who drove all the way from Bengaluru in a Delhi registration car were arrested by city police on Friday for allegedly possessing over 1.85 gm of MDMA. Police said the accused were suspected to be part of an inter- …
  • Kerala Budget: 10k new Kudumbashree groups to give livelihood to 1 lakh young women June 5, 2021 1:08 am Express News Service KOCHI: Considering the importance of Kudumbashree in strengthening the socio-economic scenario of the state, which is adversely affected due to the Covid pandemic, the budget has made some major allocations for the mission. The crucial …
  • Railways deliver over 24,840 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen June 4, 2021 1:35 pm Oxygen Expresses run by the Railways have delivered over 10,000 metric tonnes of LMO to the southern states, with Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka receiving more than 2,500 mt of Liquid Medical Oxygen each from these express trains. Oxygen …
  • Delisha Davis from Kerala makes headlines as she drives a tanker lorry that transports fuel June 4, 2021 12:47 pm “I can’t believe that no one saw me driving a tanker lorry, in the last three years!” laughs Delisha Davis. The 23-year-old from Kandassankadavu in Thrissur district of Kerala made headlines a few weeks ago for driving the tanker transporting fuel from …
  • Call to exempt street vendors from Covid restrictions June 4, 2021 4:46 am By Express News Service KOCHI: Demanding a humane approach from the government, the Ernakulam street vendors union has written a letter urging the authorities to let them function three days a week. “The government should allow street vendors to operate …
  • 10 days on, Kochi’s autorickshaw ambulance service yet to pick up June 4, 2021 4:46 am Express News Service KOCHI: It is free, accessible and has the equipment required to help Covid patients. But the autorickshaw ambulance service launched in the city nearly 10 days ago is yet to catch the attention of people. So far, only a few people have …
  • Sahrudaya leads by example June 4, 2021 4:45 am By Express News Service KOCHI: In the wake of the second wave of Covid, Sahrudaya, a charitable organisation under Ernakulam-Angamaly Archdiocese of Syro-Malabar Church, has been providing food kits and cooked food to the destitute. Under the guidance of …
  • World Dairy Day observed June 4, 2021 4:45 am By Express News Service KOCHI: The dairy sector holds utmost relevance and importance amid the growing Covid crisis, opined Milma Ernakulam region president John Theruvath. He was hoisting the flag at its office in Kochi on Tuesday as part of the World …
  • 33-year-old transwoman found dead in Vyttila June 4, 2021 1:34 am By Express News Service KOCHI: A 33-year-old transwoman was on Thursday found dead under mysterious circumstances at a room in Vyttila, where she had been living for a week. The incident came to light when friends of Sreedhanya, formerly Rakesh of ‘ …
  • An ambitious project awaits green light June 4, 2021 1:34 am Express News Service KOCHI: Four months have passed since Kerala Rail Development Corporation submitted its feasibility report to Southern Railway on the proposal to develop Ponnurunni Railway Marshalling Yard into a state-of-the-art railway terminal but …
  • HC asks Kerala govt to ensure Janamaithri Police give timely help to senior citizens June 3, 2021 4:00 pm By Express News Service KOCHI: The Kerala High Court has directed the state government to ensure that the Janamaithri Police or the Station House Officer take details of senior citizens in their jurisdiction to ensure that timely help is bestowed to them …
  • Three lakh Kudumbashree teams to keep ‘third wave’ at bay June 3, 2021 8:16 am Initiative, whose objective goes beyond COVID-19, will impart scientific info, extend assistance to 45 lakh families Kerala may shortly have over three lakh Kudumbashree Response Teams (KRTs), a community-driven initiative at the level of Neighbourhood …
  • How this American Malayali’s startup is making waves among virtual tutors June 3, 2021 1:57 am Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Local girl Ann Andrews is earning rave reviews with her education startup Techfunic. The Ed-Tech startup based in the US enables children on the American mainland to be tutored in Maths and Technology by students. …
  • Making false allegation of impotency amounts to cruelty: Kerala HC June 3, 2021 1:51 am By Express News Service KOCHI: Making a false accusation in legal divorce proceedings could lead to dissolution of marriage on the  ground of cruelty. Accusing each other of having impotency by couples during divorce proceedings will be considered as …
  • Drugs control authorities, traders in Kerala differ over sale of pulse oximeters June 2, 2021 7:40 am Traders say price regulation of medical products done arbitrarily without any consultations The drugs control authorities on Monday froze the sale of 400 finger-tip pulse oximeters worth around ₹7.19 lakh here over labelling issues even as traders question …