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  • Kerala: Three years and the ravages of climate change October 23, 2021 10:50 am On the morning of October 16 this year, as the soft pitter-patter of the rain turned into a terrifying downpour within minutes, Fouziya, 28, filmed her two young children watching the floodwaters rising up in the courtyard of their small home on the slope …
  • One kitchen in Kozhikode and two in Malappuram cater to multiple families October 23, 2021 10:04 am Common kitchens providing breakfast and curries for lunch are going full steam ahead at Ponnani and Balussery “Every day, at 7.30 am, breakfast and curries for lunch are delivered at my doorstep. I have to cook only rice and dinner at home,” says Rakhi MP, …
  • COVID-19 | 9,361 new cases in Kerala October 23, 2021 6:06 am Kerala logged 9,361 new cases of COVID-19 when 80,393 samples were tested in 24 hours. The State’s active case pool shrunk to 80,892 patients on Friday, with 9,401 persons reported to have recovered from the disease on the day. According to the Health …
  • Uttarakhand Rains: New Japanese PM extends condolences October 23, 2021 5:26 am Newly inducted Japan Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Friday wrote to PM Modi over the aftermath of Uttarakhand and Kerala rains, and extended his condolences to the victims. Talking about the floods and landslides that battered the two states, he said that …
  • Tributes paid to Kerala&#39 s Mappila art legend October 23, 2021 3:48 am (MENAFN- Gulf Times) At a condolence meeting organised by the Diaspora of Malappuram (DoM Qatar), prominent personalities in Kerala and abroad noted that Kairali has lost a unique talent in the field of Mappila art, V M Kutty. Kutty, who was instrumental …
  • Three Covid cell staff among eight who smuggled 47kg gold October 22, 2021 2:11 am Express News Service KOCHI: The Special Intelligence and Investigation Branch (SIIB) of the customs department in Kochi has busted a Kasaragod-based gang, which allegedly smuggled gold via the Kozhikode airport on 44 occasions this year. A total of 47.72kg …
  • Fresh downpour in parts of Kerala October 21, 2021 8:51 pm Heavy rains lashed several parts of Kerala after a brief lull prompting the authorities to issue fresh alerts on Thursday, while the death toll in Uttarakhand which has been battered by a heavy spell of precipitation this week rose to 65 with the death of …
  • Heavy rainfall with thunderstorm lashes several parts of Kerala; Orange alert for 8 districts October 21, 2021 2:21 pm After a brief lull, heavy rainfall, accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning, lashed several parts of Kerala on Thursday as the weathermen issued an Orange Alert for eight districts of the state indicating very heavy showers. The India Meteorological …
  • A glimpse of Iraqi literature in Malayalam October 21, 2021 8:45 am By Express News Service KOZHIKODE: Malayalees may be well aware of the political and social developments in Iraq, but they are less familiar with the emotional and creative reactions to the situations there. Islamic scholar and teacher AI Abdul Majeed …
  • Kerala rains Live Updates: Heavy rain lashes several parts of the state, IMD issues orange alert for 8 districts October 21, 2021 6:11 am Kerala Rain News Today Latest Updates: Heavy rainfall, accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning, lashed several parts of Kerala on Thursday. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert in 8 districts–Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, …
  • Young cab driver killed in road accident in Kerala October 20, 2021 12:28 pm A man was killed after his car rammed into a metro pillar near Kalamassery on Wednesday at around 3:00 a.m. The deceased was identified as Shahid (24) of Edavanna in Malappuram. Mr. Shahid, a cab driver, was on his way back from Aluva to Kakkanad, the …
  • Southwest Monsoon in Kerala to withdraw on October 26, Northeast Monsoon to set in on same day October 20, 2021 9:24 am By Express News Service KOCHI: The Southwest Monsoon, which was delayed by the influence of two cyclonic circulations in the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal, will withdraw from the state on October 26, the IMD said in a release on Wednesday. Subsequently …
  • Kerala floods: High alert on banks of Periyar as water reaches flood-prone areas in Ernakulam October 20, 2021 8:58 am Villages and districts on the banks of the Periyar river in Kerala have been put on high alert. The Ernakulam district administration has said the water released from the Idukki dam has reached flood-prone areas of Aluva in Kochi on Wednesday morning. On …
  • Kerala rains: 78 dams opened to release excess flood water October 20, 2021 5:03 am In Kerala, after a relative respite of two days, the IMD on Tuesday issued an Orange Alert for 11 districts indicating heavy rainfall. The weatherman has put 12 districts in the state on Orange alert on Thursday also. The IMD sounded an Orange alert for …
  • Heavy rain forecast, Kerala on edge October 20, 2021 4:01 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: After a day’s respite from heavy rain, it’s anxious moments once again for the state from Wednesday as heavy to very heavy rainfall, that can even go up to 204.4 mm in a span of 24 hours, has been forecast till …
  • Kerala rains: Periyar riverbank areas put on high ... October 20, 2021 3:45 am Places falling on the banks of the Periyar river have been put on high alert by the Ernakulam district administration as the water released from the Idukki dam has reached flood-prone areas of Aluva in Kochi on Wednesday morning. As a precautionary measure …
  • Kerala received 135% extra rain this month: IMD October 20, 2021 2:29 am As Kerala braces for another spell of downpour from October 20, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) data shows that the southern state has received 135 per cent excess rain during the period from October 1 to 19. During the heavy spell on October 16 …
  • Kerala: IMD issues orange alert for 11 districts, predicts heavy rainfall October 20, 2021 2:28 am The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday issued a warning for Kerala, forecasting heavy to very heavy rainfall. The orange alert has been issued for eleven districts —.Thiruvananthapuram, Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, …
  • Rains batter Uttarakhand as 42 more die, Uttar Pradesh sees four fatalities; Kerala dams open gates October 19, 2021 7:59 pm By PTI NEW DELHI: Uttarakhand reported at least 42 rain-related deaths on Tuesday with many people still trapped under the rubble after landslides, while Uttar Pradesh witnessed four fatalities, even as heavy downpour in Kerala filled several dams to the …
  • IMD issues Orange alert for 11 districts in Kerala October 19, 2021 6:00 pm Kochi: After a relative respite of two days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday issued an Orange alert for 11 districts of Kerala indicating heavy rainfall. The weatherman has put 12 districts in the state on Orange alert on Thursday also …
  • Expansion of Calicut airport may not be a smooth ride October 19, 2021 1:49 pm The decision of a high-level meeting attended by two ministers to acquire 248.75 acres of land for the extension of the tabletop runway and the development of Calicut International Airport appears to be easier said than done as the same ambitious proposal …
  • Kerala rains: Death toll due to flash floods, landslides rises to 38 October 19, 2021 10:09 am The death toll due to the devastating landslides and flash floods that had occurred in south-central districts of Kerala has gone up to 38, as the Navy and NDRF recovered more bodies from the slush and debris. According to the data shared by the state …
  • Kerala rains: Orange alert issued for several... October 19, 2021 9:48 am The national weather forecasting agency, India Meteorological Department (IMD), on Tuesday, sounded an orange alert for October 20 in Thiruvananthapuram, Pathanamthitta and Kottayam districts, among others, in rain-battered Kerala. Additional districts …
  • Floods in India's Kerala: Rescue Team Finds Bodies of Mother-Son Hugging Each Other in Debris October 18, 2021 2:19 pm https://sputniknews.com/20211018/floods-in-indias-kerala-rescue-team-finds-bodies-of-mother-son-hugging-each-other-in-debris-1089999992.html Floods in India's Kerala: Rescue Team Finds Bodies of Mother-Son Hugging Each Other in Debris …
  • Rains: Death toll in Kerala rises to 22 October 18, 2021 1:21 pm The death toll in incidents related to heavy rains, including landslides and flash floods in Kerala rose to 22 on Sunday while Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered assistance to the southern state to tackle the situation. Twenty two bodies, 13 from …
  • INTERVIEW | Even after several flood disasters in Kerala, politicians’ mindset not changed, says geoscientist October 18, 2021 7:09 am C. P. Rajendran says State must think how to implement an advanced environmental protection system that will ultimately reduce the human cost. “The mindset of politicians in their approach to development projects has not changed even after several flood …
  • Kerala landslide: 22 bodies recovered, rescue operations on October 17, 2021 10:56 pm Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], October 18 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has informed that thirteen bodies from the landslide area in Kottayam and nine bodies of those who went missing in landslide in Kokkayar in Idukki districts have …
  • In pictures | Heavy rain and landslides over southern Kerala October 17, 2021 7:53 pm Water gushing downstream after Aruvikkara reservoir was opened. A scene at Aruvikkara near Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday. Photo: S. Mahinsha Inundated Ayiravally Thampuran temple as Karamana river swell near Moonnamoodu, in Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday. …
  • Rain death toll at 27; Kottayam, Idukki hit hard October 17, 2021 7:53 pm The death toll in rain-related incidents in Kerala rose to 27 on October 17, with the recovery of more bodies from the landslip-ravaged areas of Kottayam and Idukki districts. While the State experienced a marked reduction in rainfall activity on October …
  • Kerala rains: Several dead after ‘mini cloud burst’ event, over a dozen missing October 17, 2021 9:06 am Oct 17, 2021, 01:24PM ISTSource: TOI.inHeavy rainfall in Kerala on Saturday left a trail of destruction in several districts. The short and heavy downpour triggered flash floods in several parts of the state leading to landslides. The low-lying areas were …
  • Kerala Rain: IMD issues 'Yellow alert' in 11 districts of state; death toll rises to 11 October 17, 2021 8:39 am Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], October 17 (ANI): The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday issued an 'Yellow Alert' in 11 districts of Kerala for heavy rainfall, which has claimed the lives of 11 people so far in the state. The …
  • Kerala: Death toll rises to 14, yellow alert... October 17, 2021 8:35 am Fourteen people have died and at least 20 were reported missing as heavy rains continued to lash Kerala on Sunday. The yellow alert has been issued for Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Alapuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad, …
  • Respite from heavy rains in Kerala, but rain-related misery continues  October 17, 2021 7:48 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Though the heavy rains which had been pounding central and southern Kerala for the past few days abated on Sunday, the government agencies, however, are still on high alert as the rain-related misery continues in …
  • Disaster strikes again: 5 dead, 18 missing as heavy rains batter Kerala October 17, 2021 12:24 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: At least five persons died and 18 went missing in landslides and flash floods on Saturday as torrential rain battered the state. Two landslides occured in Kottayam and Idukki districts. While three died and 11 …
  • Heavy rainfall continue to lash Kerala, five districts on red alert October 16, 2021 10:55 pm Alert levels have been upgraded to 'red' in five districts of Kerala with heavy rainfall continuing to lash the State, causing widespread damage. Rivers are in spate in many parts of the State, overflowing their banks and flooding low-lying regions …
  • Heavy rains, landslides in Kerala leave 5 dead; ‘situation serious,’ says CM October 16, 2021 5:05 pm At least five people have died in two separate incidents triggered by extremely heavy rainfall in central and southern districts of Kerala on Saturday. The India Meteorological Department has issued red alert in six districts of the state. The rainfall was …
  • Heavy rains across Kerala; 3 dead, 10 persons reported missing following landside in Koottickal October 16, 2021 2:13 pm By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala has been witnessing heavy rains since Friday night owing to the low-pressure formations in the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. Pathanamthitta, in particular, is witnessing heavy rains that have brought back …
  • Heavy rains across Kerala; 3 dead, 10 persons reported missing, following landside in Koottickal October 16, 2021 11:49 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala has been witnessing heavy rains since Friday night owing to the low-pressure formations in the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. Pathanamthitta, in particular, is witnessing heavy rains that have brought back …
  • Red alert in 5 Kerala districts as rains drench state October 16, 2021 10:47 am (MENAFN- NewsBytes) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert in as many as five districts of Kerala as heavy rains continued to lash the southern state. Meanwhile, an orange alert has been issued in at least seven other districts, …
  • Incessant rains lash Kerala; 'Red Alert' in 5 districts October 16, 2021 10:16 am Thiruvananthapuram: Heavy rains lashed Kerala, especially the south and central regions on Saturday, causing water-logging in several areas and leaving many rivers in spate, as the weathermen sounded 'red alert' predicting extremely heavy rainfall …
  • 6 killed, at least 15 missing as rain lashes parts of Kerala; red alert issued in 6 dists October 16, 2021 9:49 am Six people were killed and at least 15 others are missing after extremely heavy rain triggered massive landslides in central Kerala’s Kottayam and Idukki districts on Saturday. The Kerala government sought the assistance of Army, Navy and Air Force for …
  • Heavy rains across Kerala; 10 persons reported missing, 3 bodies recovered following landside in Koottickal October 16, 2021 9:33 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala has been witnessing heavy rains since Friday night owing to the low-pressure formations in the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. Pathanamthitta is witnessing heavy rains akin to the heavy showers during the …
  • Heavy rainfall in Kerala, 11 districts on orange alert October 16, 2021 6:21 am Heavy rain has been lashing Kerala since the early hours of October 16, causing waterlogging in low-lying areas of many districts. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has put 11 Kerala districts on orange alert for isolated heavy to very heavy …
  • Inter-crop: Rubber Board to promote medicinal plants October 16, 2021 3:50 am By Express News Service KOTTAYAM: In a major initiative toward ensuring additional income for rubber growers, the Rubber Board has taken steps to promote inter-cropping of medicinal plants in rubber plantations with the support of ayurveda companies.  The …
  • Amidst power shortage, rain brings relief to Kerala Electricity Board October 15, 2021 5:17 pm Express News Service KOCHI: The incessant rain has come as a blessing in disguise for Kerala Electricity Board (KSEB) which is fighting a power crisis due to the coal shortage that has affected the thermal power units. The heavy rainfall has led to a sharp …
  • Calicut airport planned for PPE mode in 2023 October 15, 2021 9:54 am After successfully handing over the operation, management and development of the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport to Adani Enterprise Limited, the Ministry of Civil Aviation is planning to lease out Calicut International Airport, another airport …
  • Kerala reports over 9,200 new cases October 14, 2021 9:08 pm Kerala reported 9,246 new cases of COVID-19 when 88,733 samples were tested in the past 24 hours. The State’s active case pool currently has 95,828 patients and this number is dwindling every day. The number of patients reported to have recovered from the …
  • Kerala continues to receive heavy rain, IMD issues orange alert for 6 districts October 14, 2021 1:22 pm Thiruvananthapuram: Several parts of Kerala continued to receive heavy rains on Thursday as the weatherman issued an 'orange alert' for six northern districts indicating heavy to very heavy rainfall there. According to the latest update from the …
  • Student suicides in India: A brewing concern October 14, 2021 1:24 am (Unicef/Al-Issa) by Nawaz Sarif     13 October 2021 As of October 10, 2021, was commemorated as World Mental Health Day, so, let’s take it as a catalyst juncture to raise awareness and understanding about mental health issues, including common medical …
  • Dog and two pups buried in Kerala landslide rescued after three-day ordeal October 13, 2021 3:10 pm By Express News Service PALAKKAD: A dog and two pups survived a minor landslide after lying covered with mud behind a shop for three days following heavy rains at Kanjirathani near Kumaranelloor on the Palakkad–Malappuram border and were finally rescued by …
  • Mappila Pattu exponent VM Kutty passes away October 13, 2021 10:05 am Considered the uncrowned prince of Kerala Muslim folk songs, named "mappila pattu", VM Kutty, died of a heart ailment at a private hospital in Kozhikode on Wednesday, family sources said. He was 86. Hailing from Pulikkal near Kondotty in …
  • VM Kutty, known for popularising Mappilapattu, passes away at 86 October 13, 2021 6:36 am By Express News Service KOZHIKODE: Well-known Mappilapattu singer VM Kutty died here at a private hospital on Wednesday morning due to heart-related ailments. He was 86.  Kutty popularised Mappilapattu or Muslim folk songs in Kerala taking it among masses …
  • Two little siblings among three dead as rain lashes Kerala; dam shutters up October 13, 2021 2:23 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM/THRISSUR/MALAPPURAM: Heavy rain, triggered by cyclonic storms that formed over the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea, continued to lash the state on Tuesday. Three people, including two little sisters, …
  • Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala eyes Rs 1,000-cr topline in FY24 as it enters FMCG space October 12, 2021 3:17 pm The 120-year-old Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala, amongst the most popular nameplates in the world of Ayurveda system, has set an ambitious growth targets for the next two years with revenue more than doubling from last year level and touching Rs 1,000 crore- …
  • Rain wreaks havoc in Kerala, several areas flooded; three dead October 12, 2021 11:48 am At least three people, including two children, died in rain-related accidents in Kerala Tuesday as several districts experienced heavy flooding and waterlogging under the impact of a cyclonic circulation over the East Central Arabian Sea. Diyana Fathima (7 …
  • Kerala rain: two children killed as house caves in at Karipur in Malappuram district October 12, 2021 9:47 am The incident took place early morning following a mudslide from a hillock behind their house, causing the bedroom in which the children were sleeping to collapse Two children were killed when a portion of their house came crashing on them in heavy rain at …
  • Three dead as heavy rain lash Kerala October 12, 2021 9:12 am By Online Desk Heavy rains reportedly claimed three lives and caused extensive damage to properties in Kerala even as more rains were predicted in the next few days. Two children, including a seven-month-old child, died as a compound wall crashed following …
  • Heavy rainfall in Kerala claims lives of two children October 12, 2021 8:02 am Malappuram: Heavy rains which continued to lash many parts of Kerala claimed the lives of two kids after their house near Karipur here collapsed early on Tuesday. According to police, the deceased were a six month old infant and her eight year old sister. …
  • Edakkara Naxal training camp case: NIA raids in Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu October 12, 2021 8:02 am New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday conducted raids at 20 locations across Kerala, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu in the Edakkara case pertaining to a conspiracy by CPI (Maoist) members. The case mentions that Naxals in September 2016 …
  • Fishermen spot 'lost' high-end cyclone monitoring buoy drifting in sea, make fun videos October 12, 2021 3:48 am By Express News Service KASARAGOD: Four senior scientists of the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) in Chennai have landed in Kasaragod in search of a high-end weather observation buoy that went missing in deepsea in July. The scientists said …
  • After a long lull, Kerala woman’s football returns October 12, 2021 1:34 am By Express News Service KOCHI: After seven-years of hiatus, Kerala’s women football league is back to provide a professional platform for woman footballers. Eight professional clubs across the state will participate in the league, being organised by Kerala …
  • Malayali Major-General K Narayanan to take over as 13th colonel of Maratha Light Infantry October 11, 2021 12:35 am Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Malappuram native Major-General K Narayanan, AVSM, SM, will be taking over as the 13th colonel of the Maratha Light Infantry on Tuesday. An alumnus of Sainik School Kazhakootam here, 56-year-old Maj-Gen Narayanan is …
  • Motorcycle nationals: Rajini Krishnan bounces back; Ahamed claims double October 10, 2021 2:32 pm Ace rider Rajini Krishnan (RACR Castrol Power Racing) came into his own to script a fine win while TVS Racing’s KY Ahamed completed a double as the third round of the Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship 2021 concluded at the MMRT, here on Sunday …
  • Heavy rain may continue in State October 10, 2021 6:38 am Rainfall is expected to intensify across the State in the week ahead with some districts likely to receive isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) put all districts except Thrissur, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod on …

  • COVID-19 | 9,361 new cases in Kerala October 23, 2021 6:06 am Kerala logged 9,361 new cases of COVID-19 when 80,393 samples were tested in 24 hours. The State’s active case pool shrunk to 80,892 patients on Friday, with 9,401 persons reported to have recovered from the disease on the day. According to the Health …
  • Uttarakhand Rains: New Japanese PM extends condolences October 23, 2021 5:26 am Newly inducted Japan Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Friday wrote to PM Modi over the aftermath of Uttarakhand and Kerala rains, and extended his condolences to the victims. Talking about the floods and landslides that battered the two states, he said that …
  • 464 omitted deaths added to Kerala’s Covid toll, more likely to be included October 23, 2021 2:16 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: After dragging its feet over rectifying the official Covid toll, the state government on Friday published the first set of 464 omitted persons. With 99 deaths also being reported on the day, 563 deaths have been …
  • From CPO to ADGP, 40% cops contracted Covid October 22, 2021 3:34 am Express News Service KOCHI: Nearly 40% of the state’s police personnel have contracted the Covid infection since the pandemic’s onset. As per the data available with the Kerala Police, 19,334 police officials ranging from civil police officer (CPO) to …
  • Less women, Kerala Congress stamp on 56-member list October 22, 2021 2:11 am Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: After several additions and deletions, the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee was reconstituted with 56 office bearers on Thursday. The target of a 51-member committee set by president K Sudhakaran had to be …
  • Fresh downpour in parts of Kerala October 21, 2021 8:51 pm Heavy rains lashed several parts of Kerala after a brief lull prompting the authorities to issue fresh alerts on Thursday, while the death toll in Uttarakhand which has been battered by a heavy spell of precipitation this week rose to 65 with the death of …
  • Police to investigate death of Jayalalithaa’s driver October 21, 2021 3:06 pm The police in Tamil Nadu’s Salem on Thursday took up a case pertaining to the death of C. Kanagaraj, the driver of the late former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa. Kanagaraj was the prime accused in the murder of a security guard, Om Bahadur at …
  • Heavy rainfall with thunderstorm lashes several parts of Kerala; Orange alert for 8 districts October 21, 2021 2:21 pm After a brief lull, heavy rainfall, accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning, lashed several parts of Kerala on Thursday as the weathermen issued an Orange Alert for eight districts of the state indicating very heavy showers. The India Meteorological …
  • Kerala rains Live Updates: Heavy rain lashes several parts of the state, IMD issues orange alert for 8 districts October 21, 2021 6:11 am Kerala Rain News Today Latest Updates: Heavy rainfall, accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning, lashed several parts of Kerala on Thursday. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert in 8 districts–Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, …
  • Youth stabbed multiple times; assaulter nabbed October 21, 2021 3:02 am By Express News Service KOCHI: In a daring incident, a 24-year-old youth was stabbed multiple times during an altercation near Kaloor bus stand on Wednesday. In the incident which occurred around 7 am, Akhil, of Ambalamedu, who is a member of the Haritha …
  • Man violently stabbed multiple times in Kerala’s Kochi October 20, 2021 12:28 pm A man was violently stabbed multiple times during an altercation near Kaloor bus stand here on Wednesday around 7 a.m. The victim, identified as Akhil, 24, of Ambalamedu, was a member of the Haritha Karma Sena deployed by the Kochi Corporation to collect …
  • Sitics Logistics Solutions chalks out overseas expansion plans October 20, 2021 12:27 pm Sitics Logistic Solutions, the Palakkad based tech-enabled integrated supply chain company, is expanding its presence to Europe, the US, Canada, Indonesia, and Vietnam. The idea is to enhance the share of international revenue to 20 per cent of the company …
  • Southwest Monsoon in Kerala to withdraw on October 26, Northeast Monsoon to set in on same day October 20, 2021 9:24 am By Express News Service KOCHI: The Southwest Monsoon, which was delayed by the influence of two cyclonic circulations in the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal, will withdraw from the state on October 26, the IMD said in a release on Wednesday. Subsequently …
  • Kerala floods: High alert on banks of Periyar as water reaches flood-prone areas in Ernakulam October 20, 2021 8:58 am Villages and districts on the banks of the Periyar river in Kerala have been put on high alert. The Ernakulam district administration has said the water released from the Idukki dam has reached flood-prone areas of Aluva in Kochi on Wednesday morning. On …
  • Appani Sarath-starrer Adivasi  goes on floors October 20, 2021 5:49 am By Express News Service We had reported recently that Appani Sarath is essaying the role of Madhu—the tribal youth from Palakkad’s Attapadi district who fell prey to mob lynching in 2018—in director Vijeesh Mani’s Adivasi (The Black Death). Shoot for the …
  • Kerala rains: 78 dams opened to release excess flood water October 20, 2021 5:03 am In Kerala, after a relative respite of two days, the IMD on Tuesday issued an Orange Alert for 11 districts indicating heavy rainfall. The weatherman has put 12 districts in the state on Orange alert on Thursday also. The IMD sounded an Orange alert for …
  • Train services to be partially cancelled October 20, 2021 4:00 am By Express News Service KOCHI: In view of traffic regulation in the Kollam – Sengottai ghat section, the following daily special trains will be partially cancelled. Train no. 06101 Chennai Egmore – Kollam Junction Daily Special leaving Chennai Egmore on …
  • Kerala rains: Periyar riverbank areas put on high ... October 20, 2021 3:45 am Places falling on the banks of the Periyar river have been put on high alert by the Ernakulam district administration as the water released from the Idukki dam has reached flood-prone areas of Aluva in Kochi on Wednesday morning. As a precautionary measure …
  • Kerala received 135% extra rain this month: IMD October 20, 2021 2:29 am As Kerala braces for another spell of downpour from October 20, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) data shows that the southern state has received 135 per cent excess rain during the period from October 1 to 19. During the heavy spell on October 16 …
  • Kerala: IMD issues orange alert for 11 districts, predicts heavy rainfall October 20, 2021 2:28 am The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday issued a warning for Kerala, forecasting heavy to very heavy rainfall. The orange alert has been issued for eleven districts —.Thiruvananthapuram, Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, …
  • Rains batter Uttarakhand as 42 more die, Uttar Pradesh sees four fatalities; Kerala dams open gates October 19, 2021 7:59 pm By PTI NEW DELHI: Uttarakhand reported at least 42 rain-related deaths on Tuesday with many people still trapped under the rubble after landslides, while Uttar Pradesh witnessed four fatalities, even as heavy downpour in Kerala filled several dams to the …
  • IMD issues Orange alert for 11 districts in Kerala October 19, 2021 6:00 pm Kochi: After a relative respite of two days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday issued an Orange alert for 11 districts of Kerala indicating heavy rainfall. The weatherman has put 12 districts in the state on Orange alert on Thursday also …
  • Expansion of Calicut airport may not be a smooth ride October 19, 2021 1:49 pm The decision of a high-level meeting attended by two ministers to acquire 248.75 acres of land for the extension of the tabletop runway and the development of Calicut International Airport appears to be easier said than done as the same ambitious proposal …
  • Kerala rains: Two shutters of Idamalayar dam raised; alert sounded October 19, 2021 12:02 pm Following incessant rains in Kerala that caused water levels in the state's dams to rise, two shutters of the Idamalayar Dam in Ernakulam district were opened for 50 cm each at 6 am on Tuesday, officials said. The water level of the Idamalayar Dam is …
  • Kerala rains: Death toll due to flash floods, landslides rises to 38 October 19, 2021 10:09 am The death toll due to the devastating landslides and flash floods that had occurred in south-central districts of Kerala has gone up to 38, as the Navy and NDRF recovered more bodies from the slush and debris. According to the data shared by the state …
  • Kerala rains: Orange alert issued for several... October 19, 2021 9:48 am The national weather forecasting agency, India Meteorological Department (IMD), on Tuesday, sounded an orange alert for October 20 in Thiruvananthapuram, Pathanamthitta and Kottayam districts, among others, in rain-battered Kerala. Additional districts …
  • Heavy rains claim 27 lives in Kerala October 19, 2021 7:00 am Torrential rains that triggered landslides in Kerala have claimed the lives of 27 people so far. Of these, 14 deaths were reported in Kottayam district, 10 in Idukki district, and one each in Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur and Kozhikode districts. Meanwhile, …
  • Of many cycles of life October 19, 2021 1:22 am Express News Service KOCHI: Arguably, parenting can never be taught in a class, because a lot of it emerges from the realisations of a parent concerning him/or her and the children. As time passes, the relationship between parents and children endure …
  • Veneer secret to golden smile October 19, 2021 1:22 am Express News Service KOCHI: A desire to look attractive is no longer part of the vanity. In a competitive world, a pleasing, confident smile is a necessity. We are a technologically driven society where social media contributes to a person’s image too. As …
  • Delhi Confidential: With Caution October 18, 2021 11:12 pm MEGHALAYA GOVERNOR Satya Pal Malik has yet again embarrassed the BJP with his warning that the party would not return to power in Uttar Pradesh if its government did not meet the demands of the agitating farmers. Malik, a Jat leader from western Uttar …
  • Rains: Death toll in Kerala rises to 22 October 18, 2021 1:21 pm The death toll in incidents related to heavy rains, including landslides and flash floods in Kerala rose to 22 on Sunday while Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered assistance to the southern state to tackle the situation. Twenty two bodies, 13 from …
  • Kerala floods and landslides: Death toll rises to 27, IMD predicts more rain from Wednesday October 18, 2021 10:44 am The death toll following floods and landslides in Kerala climbed up to 27 on Monday as more bodies were recovered from under the debris at Koottickal in Kottayam district and Kokkayar in neighbouring Idukki district. According to the state government’s …
  • MHA in touch with Kerala govt, assures all possible help October 18, 2021 9:22 am Amid critical flood situation in Kerala, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is closely monitoring the situation and has assured all possible assistance to the state administration from the Centre, the officials in the Ministry said. The National Disaster …
  • Kerala landslide: 22 bodies recovered, rescue operations on October 17, 2021 10:56 pm Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], October 18 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has informed that thirteen bodies from the landslide area in Kottayam and nine bodies of those who went missing in landslide in Kokkayar in Idukki districts have …
  • Kerala rains: Train services to be rescheduled October 17, 2021 10:52 pm By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Railways has regulated train movement in the Kollam-Sengottai ghat section from Sunday in the wake of the adverse weather conditions in the state. Train No. 06102 Kollam Junction - Chennai Egmore Daily …
  • Pregnant jumbo’s death: Estate owner’s son surrenders October 17, 2021 10:06 pm By Express News Service PALAKKAD: The forest department will move an application in the Mannarkad court on Monday for custody of second accused Riyazudheen (Manu), 38, in connection with the death of a pregnant wild elephant at Ambalapara in …
  • In pictures | Heavy rain and landslides over southern Kerala October 17, 2021 7:53 pm Water gushing downstream after Aruvikkara reservoir was opened. A scene at Aruvikkara near Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday. Photo: S. Mahinsha Inundated Ayiravally Thampuran temple as Karamana river swell near Moonnamoodu, in Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday. …
  • Rain death toll at 27; Kottayam, Idukki hit hard October 17, 2021 7:53 pm The death toll in rain-related incidents in Kerala rose to 27 on October 17, with the recovery of more bodies from the landslip-ravaged areas of Kottayam and Idukki districts. While the State experienced a marked reduction in rainfall activity on October …
  • Four trains between Tamil Nadu and Kerala partially cancelled, check details here October 17, 2021 2:29 pm By ANI CHENNAI: At least four trains travelling from Tamil Nadu to Kerala and Kerala to Tamil Nadu will face partial cancellations on October 17 and 18, as per Southern Railways. "Train No. 06101 Chennai Egmore - Kollam Special train leaving Chennai …
  • Kerala rains: Several dead after ‘mini cloud burst’ event, over a dozen missing October 17, 2021 9:06 am Oct 17, 2021, 01:24PM ISTSource: TOI.inHeavy rainfall in Kerala on Saturday left a trail of destruction in several districts. The short and heavy downpour triggered flash floods in several parts of the state leading to landslides. The low-lying areas were …
  • Kerala Floods LIVE: Death toll reaches 15; rescue ops underway amid heavy rains, landslides October 17, 2021 8:42 am Oct 17, 2021 1:45 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra Kerala Floods LIVE: River water enters houses Water from the overflowing Pampa river enters nearby houses Oct 17, 2021 1:25 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra Kerala Floods LIVE: Death toll rises to 15 The …
  • Kerala Rain: IMD issues 'Yellow alert' in 11 districts of state; death toll rises to 11 October 17, 2021 8:39 am Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], October 17 (ANI): The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday issued an 'Yellow Alert' in 11 districts of Kerala for heavy rainfall, which has claimed the lives of 11 people so far in the state. The …
  • Kerala: Death toll rises to 14, yellow alert... October 17, 2021 8:35 am Fourteen people have died and at least 20 were reported missing as heavy rains continued to lash Kerala on Sunday. The yellow alert has been issued for Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Alapuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad, …
  • Singer Nanjiyamma dedicates special jury award to Sachy October 17, 2021 7:48 am By Online Desk Singer Nanjiyamma, who won the special jury award for the Kalakkatha Sandhanameram song in the movie Ayyappanum Koshiyum, has dedicated the award to Sachy. KR Sachidanandan alias Sachy, who directed Ayyappanum Koshiyum, died in June last …
  • Respite from heavy rains in Kerala, but rain-related misery continues  October 17, 2021 7:48 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Though the heavy rains which had been pounding central and southern Kerala for the past few days abated on Sunday, the government agencies, however, are still on high alert as the rain-related misery continues in …
  • Rain havoc leaves 8 dead in Kerala; Army called out October 17, 2021 4:32 am Torrential rain pummelled southern and central Kerala districts throughout Saturday, triggering landslips and floods which left eight dead and wreaked havoc across Pathanamthitta, Kottayam and Idukki districts. Heavy rainfall, accompanied by thunderstorms …
  • Heavy rainfall continue to lash Kerala, five districts on red alert October 16, 2021 10:55 pm Alert levels have been upgraded to 'red' in five districts of Kerala with heavy rainfall continuing to lash the State, causing widespread damage. Rivers are in spate in many parts of the State, overflowing their banks and flooding low-lying regions …
  • India: 6 dead, dozen reported missing as rains... October 16, 2021 7:17 pm At least six people died and a dozen were missing on Saturday as heavy rains pounded south and central Kerala causing flash floods and landslides in many parts, prompting the state government to seek the assistance of the defence forces for rescue …
  • Kerala rains: Atleast 10 missing in Kottayam, IAF assistance sought October 16, 2021 5:46 pm Kochi: The Kerala government has sought the assistance of the Indian Air Force for rescue operations in the state, where landslides have occurred following heavy rains. The Chief Minister's Office has informed that help from the Air Force has been …
  • Kerala rains: At least 10 missing in Kottayam October 16, 2021 5:40 pm Heavy rains pounded south and central Kerala on Saturday wreaking havoc in many parts with some people feared missing in the landslides that occurred in hilly areas bordering Kottayam and Idukki districts prompting the state government to seek the …
  • Heavy rains, landslides in Kerala leave 5 dead; ‘situation serious,’ says CM October 16, 2021 5:05 pm At least five people have died in two separate incidents triggered by extremely heavy rainfall in central and southern districts of Kerala on Saturday. The India Meteorological Department has issued red alert in six districts of the state. The rainfall was …
  • College reopening, Sabarimala pilgrimage postposned as Kerala battles heavy rains October 16, 2021 4:46 pm By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Heavy rains are wreaking havoc in different parts of the state since Friday night. Ten persons went missing in a landslide at Koottikkal in Kottayam and seven went missing in a landslide at Kokkayar in Idukki …
  • Heavy rains across Kerala; 3 dead, 10 persons reported missing following landside in Koottickal October 16, 2021 2:13 pm By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala has been witnessing heavy rains since Friday night owing to the low-pressure formations in the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. Pathanamthitta, in particular, is witnessing heavy rains that have brought back …
  • Heavy rains across Kerala; 3 dead, 10 persons reported missing, following landside in Koottickal October 16, 2021 11:49 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala has been witnessing heavy rains since Friday night owing to the low-pressure formations in the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. Pathanamthitta, in particular, is witnessing heavy rains that have brought back …
  • Red alert in 5 Kerala districts as rains drench state October 16, 2021 10:47 am (MENAFN- NewsBytes) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert in as many as five districts of Kerala as heavy rains continued to lash the southern state. Meanwhile, an orange alert has been issued in at least seven other districts, …
  • Incessant rains lash Kerala; 'Red Alert' in 5 districts October 16, 2021 10:16 am Thiruvananthapuram: Heavy rains lashed Kerala, especially the south and central regions on Saturday, causing water-logging in several areas and leaving many rivers in spate, as the weathermen sounded 'red alert' predicting extremely heavy rainfall …
  • Heavy rains across Kerala; 10 persons reported missing, 3 bodies recovered following landside in Koottickal October 16, 2021 9:33 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala has been witnessing heavy rains since Friday night owing to the low-pressure formations in the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. Pathanamthitta is witnessing heavy rains akin to the heavy showers during the …
  • Heavy rainfall in Kerala, 11 districts on orange alert October 16, 2021 6:21 am Heavy rain has been lashing Kerala since the early hours of October 16, causing waterlogging in low-lying areas of many districts. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has put 11 Kerala districts on orange alert for isolated heavy to very heavy …
  • Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra expected to join national camp in next few days October 15, 2021 8:14 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra is expected to join the athletics national camp in the next few days. The Target Olympics Podium Scheme (TOPS) division on Thursday approved the camp from October 15 (Friday) until December 31. …
  • Amidst power shortage, rain brings relief to Kerala Electricity Board October 15, 2021 5:17 pm Express News Service KOCHI: The incessant rain has come as a blessing in disguise for Kerala Electricity Board (KSEB) which is fighting a power crisis due to the coal shortage that has affected the thermal power units. The heavy rainfall has led to a sharp …
  • Another Jesna? College girl from Kerala who had gone out to buy books missing since August 30 October 15, 2021 11:52 am By Express News Service In a case similar to that of Jesna Mariya James, whose kin lost contact with her three years ago, Surya Krishnan, 23, has been missing from Alathur near Palakkad since August 30, 2021. Surya, daughter of Radhakrishnan and Sunitha, …
  • Computer Science and CET still the most preferred among engineering aspirants in Kerala October 15, 2021 9:54 am Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) remains the most preferred engineering branch in the State, thanks to a resurgent campus placement trend boosted by the technology sector. College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram (CET), followed by Government …
  • Vidyarambham: In Kerala, children take first step into the world of letters October 15, 2021 7:49 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With the pandemic situation improving in the state, thousands of children were initiated into the world of letters in strict adherence to Covid protocol at temples, cultural centres and also at homes as part of …
  • Kerala reports over 9,200 new cases October 14, 2021 9:08 pm Kerala reported 9,246 new cases of COVID-19 when 88,733 samples were tested in the past 24 hours. The State’s active case pool currently has 95,828 patients and this number is dwindling every day. The number of patients reported to have recovered from the …
  • Kerala continues to receive heavy rain, IMD issues orange alert for 6 districts October 14, 2021 1:22 pm Thiruvananthapuram: Several parts of Kerala continued to receive heavy rains on Thursday as the weatherman issued an 'orange alert' for six northern districts indicating heavy to very heavy rainfall there. According to the latest update from the …
  • Rare butterfly spotted at Paithalmala October 14, 2021 9:47 am A rare butterfly, Chenkannan Tavitan (Red-Eye Bushbrown), has been spotted at Paithalmala in Kannur district. Chief Conservator of Forests (Northern Circle) D.K. Vinod Kumar told The Hindu that endemic to the Western Ghats, the butterfly is commonly found …
  • In a first, Kalamandalam to admit girls to Kathakali vesham course October 14, 2021 1:59 am Express News Service PALAKKAD: For the first time, Kerala Kalamandalam Deemed University has called for applications from girls for admissions to eighth standard in kathakali vesham -- Vadakkan (northern) and Thekkan (southern) styles. Till now, only boys …
  • Dog and two pups buried in Kerala landslide rescued after three-day ordeal October 13, 2021 3:10 pm By Express News Service PALAKKAD: A dog and two pups survived a minor landslide after lying covered with mud behind a shop for three days following heavy rains at Kanjirathani near Kumaranelloor on the Palakkad–Malappuram border and were finally rescued by …
  • Two little siblings among three dead as rain lashes Kerala; dam shutters up October 13, 2021 2:23 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM/THRISSUR/MALAPPURAM: Heavy rain, triggered by cyclonic storms that formed over the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea, continued to lash the state on Tuesday. Three people, including two little sisters, …
  • Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala eyes Rs 1,000-cr topline in FY24 as it enters FMCG space October 12, 2021 3:17 pm The 120-year-old Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala, amongst the most popular nameplates in the world of Ayurveda system, has set an ambitious growth targets for the next two years with revenue more than doubling from last year level and touching Rs 1,000 crore- …
  • Rain wreaks havoc in Kerala, several areas flooded; three dead October 12, 2021 11:48 am At least three people, including two children, died in rain-related accidents in Kerala Tuesday as several districts experienced heavy flooding and waterlogging under the impact of a cyclonic circulation over the East Central Arabian Sea. Diyana Fathima (7 …
  • Kerala rain: two children killed as house caves in at Karipur in Malappuram district October 12, 2021 9:47 am The incident took place early morning following a mudslide from a hillock behind their house, causing the bedroom in which the children were sleeping to collapse Two children were killed when a portion of their house came crashing on them in heavy rain at …
  • Flood warning issued in Kerala, K'taka and TN October 12, 2021 9:12 am (MENAFN- IANS) New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Central Water Commission (CWC) on Tuesday sounded red alert (extreme flood situation) for a river in Kerala and an orange alert (severe flood situation) for five other rivers in Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. …
  • Three dead as heavy rain lash Kerala October 12, 2021 9:12 am By Online Desk Heavy rains reportedly claimed three lives and caused extensive damage to properties in Kerala even as more rains were predicted in the next few days. Two children, including a seven-month-old child, died as a compound wall crashed following …
  • Up 100% in a quarter! Stock of this defaulting firm finds buyer in Anil Goel October 12, 2021 6:23 am NEW DELHI: Seasoned investor Anil Kumar Goel entered a microcap stock, , in September quarter, even when the company has been defaulting on interest payments for some time. Despite this, the scrip delivered a solid 106 per cent return since July 1. Indsil …
  • Controversy after Covid positive cadre attends CPM meeting in Palakkad October 11, 2021 8:07 am By Express News Service PALAKKAD: Controversy erupted on Sunday after a Covid infected man and his wife attended a CPM branch committee meeting in Palakkad's Kannadi which has seen severe factionalism and rivalry between two groups within the Communist …
  • Conflicts rise among man-tusker rise in Kerala as latter lose habitat October 11, 2021 12:35 am Express News Service September 26: Couple Justin and Jini are on a motorcycle, going to the church for morning service when they are attacked by a wild tusker at Vallithodu Peringiri in Kannur, some 10km away from forest border. Justin dies on the spot. …
  • Heavy rain may continue in State October 10, 2021 6:38 am Rainfall is expected to intensify across the State in the week ahead with some districts likely to receive isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) put all districts except Thrissur, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod on …
  • 4,000-year-old dome for Rs 5k crore: 9 years on, case in cold storage October 10, 2021 3:00 am By Express News Service KOCHI: More and more details of the massive fraud committed by conman Monson Mavunkal under the cover of ‘antique trade’ are coming out with each passing day. However, a nine-year-old case in which four persons were arrested for …
  • 14 Kerala cops chasing ‘ganja cultivation’ lose way, suffer night’s ordeal in deep forest October 10, 2021 2:11 am By Express News Service PALAKKAD: A 14-member police team, which went into the Malampuzha forest on Friday morning following information about a ganja cultivation, felt angry and tired when they realised that it was a false alarm. But even at that moment, …

  • One kitchen in Kozhikode and two in Malappuram cater to multiple families October 23, 2021 10:04 am Common kitchens providing breakfast and curries for lunch are going full steam ahead at Ponnani and Balussery “Every day, at 7.30 am, breakfast and curries for lunch are delivered at my doorstep. I have to cook only rice and dinner at home,” says Rakhi MP, …
  • COVID-19 | 9,361 new cases in Kerala October 23, 2021 6:06 am Kerala logged 9,361 new cases of COVID-19 when 80,393 samples were tested in 24 hours. The State’s active case pool shrunk to 80,892 patients on Friday, with 9,401 persons reported to have recovered from the disease on the day. According to the Health …
  • UN representative praises Indian medical students’ viral dance video October 23, 2021 3:42 am By Arul Louis United Nations, Oct 22 (IANS) Karima Bennoune, the Special Rapporteur for Cultural Rights, has praised a viral dance video of two Kerala medical students, but said the criticism of it shows the dangers to “cultural mixing”. It also pointed to …
  • 464 omitted deaths added to Kerala’s Covid toll, more likely to be included October 23, 2021 2:16 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: After dragging its feet over rectifying the official Covid toll, the state government on Friday published the first set of 464 omitted persons. With 99 deaths also being reported on the day, 563 deaths have been …
  • Highly Applauded Social Drama Wins Big in Netherlands October 23, 2021 2:09 am TEHRAN (IFILM) -- The 013 Cinecitta International Film Festival in the Netherlands has awarded Iranian movie ‘No Choice’. The movie is about women and their issues in society. It tells the story of three women who clash when a determined lawyer takes on …
  • Popular Vehicles' IPO set to propel Kochi's Kuttukaran family into billionaires' club October 22, 2021 7:29 pm Express News Service KOCHI: Kochi-based Kuttukaran family is set to enter the billionaire club after Popular Vehicles and Services Ltd., the car-dealer-cum-services firm founded by the family, hits the market with an Rs 800 crore Initial Public Offering ( …
  • Techie from Kerala falls to death from Hyderabad highrise October 22, 2021 6:04 pm A 46-year-old techie died after falling from 16th floor of a building in Hyderabad’s Narsingi police said. The body of Joseph George Pradeep was found lying on the ground. The incident occurred at PBEL City building under the limits of Narsingi police …
  • Youth who murdered a four-member family in 2018 found dead; police suspect he committed suicide October 22, 2021 10:41 am By Online Desk KOCHI: A key- accused in the murder of a four-member family in the Idukki district of Kerala in the year 2018 was found dead near Adimaly on Thursday night. Police suspect T K Aneesh, 34 committed suicide by consuming poison.  Aneesh was the …
  • From CPO to ADGP, 40% cops contracted Covid October 22, 2021 3:34 am Express News Service KOCHI: Nearly 40% of the state’s police personnel have contracted the Covid infection since the pandemic’s onset. As per the data available with the Kerala Police, 19,334 police officials ranging from civil police officer (CPO) to …
  • Fresh downpour in parts of Kerala October 21, 2021 8:51 pm Heavy rains lashed several parts of Kerala after a brief lull prompting the authorities to issue fresh alerts on Thursday, while the death toll in Uttarakhand which has been battered by a heavy spell of precipitation this week rose to 65 with the death of …
  • Heavy rainfall with thunderstorm lashes several parts of Kerala; Orange alert for 8 districts October 21, 2021 2:21 pm After a brief lull, heavy rainfall, accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning, lashed several parts of Kerala on Thursday as the weathermen issued an Orange Alert for eight districts of the state indicating very heavy showers. The India Meteorological …
  • Very ‘egalitarian’ people outside liquor outlets: Kerala HC October 21, 2021 1:59 pm People standing in queues outside liquor outlets in the state are “egalitarian” with “no poverty” and no one seeking any subsidy or reservation, the Kerala High Court said on Thursday and added customers can be seen lining up patiently and calmly at such …
  • Kerala logs 8,733 new COVID cases, 118 deaths October 21, 2021 1:32 pm By PTI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala on Thursday recorded 8,733 fresh COVID cases, a day after the daily infections had gone above the 10,000 mark, and 118 deaths which raised the caseload to 48,79,317 and death toll to 27,202. After recording less than 10, …
  • Police record statement of Anitha Pulayil in conman Monson case October 21, 2021 8:45 am By Express News Service KOCHI: The Crime Branch probing cheating cases against conman Monson Mavunkal recorded the statement of Italy-based Keralite Anitha Pullayil who is a close associate of the top-ranked police officers and politicians in the state. 43 …
  • Kerala rains Live Updates: Heavy rain lashes several parts of the state, IMD issues orange alert for 8 districts October 21, 2021 6:11 am Kerala Rain News Today Latest Updates: Heavy rainfall, accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning, lashed several parts of Kerala on Thursday. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert in 8 districts–Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, …
  • Some liquor outlets shifted, in some facilities upgraded: Excise dept to Kerala HC October 20, 2021 11:10 pm Kochi: The state government's Excise department on Wednesday told the Kerala High Court that several of the liquor outlets, which were under scrutiny to ascertain whether they were customer friendly, have been shifted to new buildings and facilities in …
  • Kerala logs 11,150 new COVID cases after logging less than 10K infections for few days October 20, 2021 2:40 pm By PTI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: After recording less than 10,000 COVID cases for the last few days, fresh infections jumped to 11,150 in Kerala on Wednesday which raised the total caseload to 48,70,584. From October 14 to October 19, the state had recorded less …
  • Ham radios to the rescue in rain-hit Kerala October 20, 2021 10:50 am Thrissur: Even as the incessant rains and resultant flooding disrupted lives across central Kerala, ham radio enthusiasts have quietly swung into action in Thrissur district, setting up their unique work stations to ensure a steady stream of communication …
  • Southwest Monsoon in Kerala to withdraw on October 26, Northeast Monsoon to set in on same day October 20, 2021 9:24 am By Express News Service KOCHI: The Southwest Monsoon, which was delayed by the influence of two cyclonic circulations in the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal, will withdraw from the state on October 26, the IMD said in a release on Wednesday. Subsequently …
  • Kerala floods: High alert on banks of Periyar as water reaches flood-prone areas in Ernakulam October 20, 2021 8:58 am Villages and districts on the banks of the Periyar river in Kerala have been put on high alert. The Ernakulam district administration has said the water released from the Idukki dam has reached flood-prone areas of Aluva in Kochi on Wednesday morning. On …
  • India logs 14,623 Covid cases, over 19,000 recoveries in 24 hrs; active cases decline to 1.78 L October 20, 2021 8:58 am Image Source : PTI. A health worker administers dose of COVID vaccine to a beneficiary at Govt Polyclinic Vaccination centre in Gurugram.    India recorded new 14,623 cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 197 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 …
  • Kerala rains: 78 dams opened to release excess flood water October 20, 2021 5:03 am In Kerala, after a relative respite of two days, the IMD on Tuesday issued an Orange Alert for 11 districts indicating heavy rainfall. The weatherman has put 12 districts in the state on Orange alert on Thursday also. The IMD sounded an Orange alert for …
  • Heavy rain forecast, Kerala on edge October 20, 2021 4:01 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: After a day’s respite from heavy rain, it’s anxious moments once again for the state from Wednesday as heavy to very heavy rainfall, that can even go up to 204.4 mm in a span of 24 hours, has been forecast till …
  • Kerala rains: Periyar riverbank areas put on high ... October 20, 2021 3:45 am Places falling on the banks of the Periyar river have been put on high alert by the Ernakulam district administration as the water released from the Idukki dam has reached flood-prone areas of Aluva in Kochi on Wednesday morning. As a precautionary measure …
  • Kerala received 135% extra rain this month: IMD October 20, 2021 2:29 am As Kerala braces for another spell of downpour from October 20, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) data shows that the southern state has received 135 per cent excess rain during the period from October 1 to 19. During the heavy spell on October 16 …
  • Kerala: IMD issues orange alert for 11 districts, predicts heavy rainfall October 20, 2021 2:28 am The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday issued a warning for Kerala, forecasting heavy to very heavy rainfall. The orange alert has been issued for eleven districts —.Thiruvananthapuram, Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, …
  • Department to offer fire safety courses by year-end October 20, 2021 1:43 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Fire and Rescue Services department will start job-oriented courses for people seeking employment in fire and safety sector. The courses will be held in the Fire and Rescue Services Academy in Thrissur by …
  • Six months after woman complained of parents taking away baby, police file case October 20, 2021 12:44 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Six months after a 22-year-old woman filed a complaint stating that her newborn baby was separated from her by close family members, including her parents, the Peroorkada police registered a case on Monday. The …
  • Rains batter Uttarakhand as 42 more die, Uttar Pradesh sees four fatalities; Kerala dams open gates October 19, 2021 7:59 pm By PTI NEW DELHI: Uttarakhand reported at least 42 rain-related deaths on Tuesday with many people still trapped under the rubble after landslides, while Uttar Pradesh witnessed four fatalities, even as heavy downpour in Kerala filled several dams to the …
  • IMD issues Orange alert for 11 districts in Kerala October 19, 2021 6:00 pm Kochi: After a relative respite of two days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday issued an Orange alert for 11 districts of Kerala indicating heavy rainfall. The weatherman has put 12 districts in the state on Orange alert on Thursday also …
  • Kerala rains: Two shutters of Idamalayar dam raised; alert sounded October 19, 2021 12:02 pm Following incessant rains in Kerala that caused water levels in the state's dams to rise, two shutters of the Idamalayar Dam in Ernakulam district were opened for 50 cm each at 6 am on Tuesday, officials said. The water level of the Idamalayar Dam is …
  • Kerala rains: Death toll due to flash floods, landslides rises to 38 October 19, 2021 10:09 am The death toll due to the devastating landslides and flash floods that had occurred in south-central districts of Kerala has gone up to 38, as the Navy and NDRF recovered more bodies from the slush and debris. According to the data shared by the state …
  • Kerala rains: Orange alert issued for several... October 19, 2021 9:48 am The national weather forecasting agency, India Meteorological Department (IMD), on Tuesday, sounded an orange alert for October 20 in Thiruvananthapuram, Pathanamthitta and Kottayam districts, among others, in rain-battered Kerala. Additional districts …
  • Sex worker-turned-author basks in glory of Kerala film award October 19, 2021 8:07 am Thiruvananthapuram: It has been over 15 years since Nalini Jameela shocked the conventional mindsets of the society and upset the patriarchy by penning a path-breaking autobiography on her daring and frightful life as a sex worker. Since then, she has been …
  • Heavy rains claim 27 lives in Kerala October 19, 2021 7:00 am Torrential rains that triggered landslides in Kerala have claimed the lives of 27 people so far. Of these, 14 deaths were reported in Kottayam district, 10 in Idukki district, and one each in Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur and Kozhikode districts. Meanwhile, …
  • Idukki dam to be opened on Tuesday morning: Kerala Water Resources Minister October 19, 2021 1:11 am Idukki/Pathanamthitta: Idukki dam, one of the highest arch dams in Asia, would be opened on Tuesday morning based on the state's past experiences and in order to allay people's concerns, state Water Minister Roshy Augustine said on Monday. The …
  • Expert committee to decide on opening of dams in Kerala amid heavy rainfall October 18, 2021 3:03 pm Thiruvananthapuram: An expert committee has been tasked to decide the opening of shutters of various dams in Kerala on Monday in the backdrop of incessant rains which caused flash floods and landslides. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan chaired a high-level …
  • Red alert for 10 dams, Kakki dam opened, Sabarimala pilgrimage on hold: Kerala govt October 18, 2021 3:02 pm Pathanamthitta: With water levels rising due to heavy rains in the catchment areas, a red alert was issued in respect of 10 dams in Kerala, two shutters of Kakki dam here were opened and pilgrimage to Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala has been put on hold …
  • Rains: Death toll in Kerala rises to 22 October 18, 2021 1:21 pm The death toll in incidents related to heavy rains, including landslides and flash floods in Kerala rose to 22 on Sunday while Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered assistance to the southern state to tackle the situation. Twenty two bodies, 13 from …
  • Kerala floods and landslides: Death toll rises to 27, IMD predicts more rain from Wednesday October 18, 2021 10:44 am The death toll following floods and landslides in Kerala climbed up to 27 on Monday as more bodies were recovered from under the debris at Koottickal in Kottayam district and Kokkayar in neighbouring Idukki district. According to the state government’s …
  • Kerala rains: Alert sounded as water level rises across various dams October 18, 2021 9:41 am Heavy rains in catchment areas and the eastern hilly regions of Kerala have led to a rise in the water levels in various dams across the state. With this, the state government today issued alerts to the public, informing that the shutters of some dams …
  • Revolt RV 400 bookings to re-open on October 21: Now available in 70 cities October 18, 2021 8:25 am Revolt Motors launched India’s first electric motorcycle, Revolt RV 400, in the year 2019 and it became instantly popular in the country. However, until now, its reach was quite limited as this electric motorcycle was available in just 6 Indian cities. …
  • Kerala rains: Expert committee to decide on opening of dam shutters; 184 relief camps activated October 18, 2021 8:02 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In the wake of water levels rising in reservoirs across the state due to heavy rainfall over the past few days, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has directed an expert committee to monitor the water level and take …
  • INTERVIEW | Even after several flood disasters in Kerala, politicians’ mindset not changed, says geoscientist October 18, 2021 7:09 am C. P. Rajendran says State must think how to implement an advanced environmental protection system that will ultimately reduce the human cost. “The mindset of politicians in their approach to development projects has not changed even after several flood …
  • Water level in dams rising in Kerala October 18, 2021 7:05 am Thiruvananthapuram: With water levels rising in various dams due to heavy rains in the catchment areas and the eastern hilly regions of the state, the Kerala government on Monday issued alerts to the public that shutters of certain dams will be raised, …
  • Kerala rains live: Yellow alert in many areas from Oct 20-22 October 18, 2021 2:35 am The death toll in the Kerala floods has risen to 27, with 14 deaths occurring in Kottayam, 10 in Idukki, one each in Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur and Kozhikode. IMD said that a fresh spell of easterly wave is likely to affect south Peninsular India from …
  • Kerala landslide: 22 bodies recovered, rescue operations on October 17, 2021 10:56 pm Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], October 18 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has informed that thirteen bodies from the landslide area in Kottayam and nine bodies of those who went missing in landslide in Kokkayar in Idukki districts have …
  • In pictures | Heavy rain and landslides over southern Kerala October 17, 2021 7:53 pm Water gushing downstream after Aruvikkara reservoir was opened. A scene at Aruvikkara near Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday. Photo: S. Mahinsha Inundated Ayiravally Thampuran temple as Karamana river swell near Moonnamoodu, in Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday. …
  • Rain death toll at 27; Kottayam, Idukki hit hard October 17, 2021 7:53 pm The death toll in rain-related incidents in Kerala rose to 27 on October 17, with the recovery of more bodies from the landslip-ravaged areas of Kottayam and Idukki districts. While the State experienced a marked reduction in rainfall activity on October …
  • Kerala rains: Several dead after ‘mini cloud burst’ event, over a dozen missing October 17, 2021 9:06 am Oct 17, 2021, 01:24PM ISTSource: TOI.inHeavy rainfall in Kerala on Saturday left a trail of destruction in several districts. The short and heavy downpour triggered flash floods in several parts of the state leading to landslides. The low-lying areas were …
  • Kerala Floods LIVE: Death toll reaches 15; rescue ops underway amid heavy rains, landslides October 17, 2021 8:42 am Oct 17, 2021 1:45 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra Kerala Floods LIVE: River water enters houses Water from the overflowing Pampa river enters nearby houses Oct 17, 2021 1:25 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra Kerala Floods LIVE: Death toll rises to 15 The …
  • Kerala Rain: IMD issues 'Yellow alert' in 11 districts of state; death toll rises to 11 October 17, 2021 8:39 am Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], October 17 (ANI): The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday issued an 'Yellow Alert' in 11 districts of Kerala for heavy rainfall, which has claimed the lives of 11 people so far in the state. The …
  • Kerala: Death toll rises to 14, yellow alert... October 17, 2021 8:35 am Fourteen people have died and at least 20 were reported missing as heavy rains continued to lash Kerala on Sunday. The yellow alert has been issued for Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Alapuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad, …
  • Respite from heavy rains in Kerala, but rain-related misery continues  October 17, 2021 7:48 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Though the heavy rains which had been pounding central and southern Kerala for the past few days abated on Sunday, the government agencies, however, are still on high alert as the rain-related misery continues in …
  • Rain havoc leaves 8 dead in Kerala; Army called out October 17, 2021 4:32 am Torrential rain pummelled southern and central Kerala districts throughout Saturday, triggering landslips and floods which left eight dead and wreaked havoc across Pathanamthitta, Kottayam and Idukki districts. Heavy rainfall, accompanied by thunderstorms …
  • PSC job protestor Laya Rajesh gets advice memo for attendant’s job October 17, 2021 1:17 am Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Laya Rajesh, the face of PSC job seekers’ 45 day-long protest in front of the Secretariat, has received an advice memo for the post of office attendant in land revenue department in Thrissur. Laya told TNIE that she …
  • Heavy rainfall continue to lash Kerala, five districts on red alert October 16, 2021 10:55 pm Alert levels have been upgraded to 'red' in five districts of Kerala with heavy rainfall continuing to lash the State, causing widespread damage. Rivers are in spate in many parts of the State, overflowing their banks and flooding low-lying regions …
  • India: 6 dead, dozen reported missing as rains... October 16, 2021 7:17 pm At least six people died and a dozen were missing on Saturday as heavy rains pounded south and central Kerala causing flash floods and landslides in many parts, prompting the state government to seek the assistance of the defence forces for rescue …
  • Kerala rains: Atleast 10 missing in Kottayam, IAF assistance sought October 16, 2021 5:46 pm Kochi: The Kerala government has sought the assistance of the Indian Air Force for rescue operations in the state, where landslides have occurred following heavy rains. The Chief Minister's Office has informed that help from the Air Force has been …
  • Kerala rains: At least 10 missing in Kottayam October 16, 2021 5:40 pm Heavy rains pounded south and central Kerala on Saturday wreaking havoc in many parts with some people feared missing in the landslides that occurred in hilly areas bordering Kottayam and Idukki districts prompting the state government to seek the …
  • Heavy rains, landslides in Kerala leave 5 dead; ‘situation serious,’ says CM October 16, 2021 5:05 pm At least five people have died in two separate incidents triggered by extremely heavy rainfall in central and southern districts of Kerala on Saturday. The India Meteorological Department has issued red alert in six districts of the state. The rainfall was …
  • College reopening, Sabarimala pilgrimage postposned as Kerala battles heavy rains October 16, 2021 4:46 pm By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Heavy rains are wreaking havoc in different parts of the state since Friday night. Ten persons went missing in a landslide at Koottikkal in Kottayam and seven went missing in a landslide at Kokkayar in Idukki …
  • Heavy rains across Kerala; 3 dead, 10 persons reported missing following landside in Koottickal October 16, 2021 2:13 pm By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala has been witnessing heavy rains since Friday night owing to the low-pressure formations in the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. Pathanamthitta, in particular, is witnessing heavy rains that have brought back …
  • Heavy rains across Kerala; 3 dead, 10 persons reported missing, following landside in Koottickal October 16, 2021 11:49 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala has been witnessing heavy rains since Friday night owing to the low-pressure formations in the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. Pathanamthitta, in particular, is witnessing heavy rains that have brought back …
  • Red alert in 5 Kerala districts as rains drench state October 16, 2021 10:47 am (MENAFN- NewsBytes) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert in as many as five districts of Kerala as heavy rains continued to lash the southern state. Meanwhile, an orange alert has been issued in at least seven other districts, …
  • Incessant rains lash Kerala; 'Red Alert' in 5 districts October 16, 2021 10:16 am Thiruvananthapuram: Heavy rains lashed Kerala, especially the south and central regions on Saturday, causing water-logging in several areas and leaving many rivers in spate, as the weathermen sounded 'red alert' predicting extremely heavy rainfall …
  • Heavy rains across Kerala; 10 persons reported missing, 3 bodies recovered following landside in Koottickal October 16, 2021 9:33 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala has been witnessing heavy rains since Friday night owing to the low-pressure formations in the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. Pathanamthitta is witnessing heavy rains akin to the heavy showers during the …
  • Heavy rains lash Kerala; red alert issued in 5... October 16, 2021 9:30 am The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday issued a red alert for five districts in Kerala that experienced extremely heavy rainfall. The red alert was issued in Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Kottayam and Pathanamthitta. An orange alert was …
  • Heavy rains across Kerala; major dams in Pathanamthitta filled to capacity October 16, 2021 7:04 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala has been witnessing heavy rains since Friday night owing to the low pressure formations in the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. Pathanamthitta is witnessing heavy rains akin to the heavy showers during the …
  • Heavy rainfall in Kerala, 11 districts on orange alert October 16, 2021 6:21 am Heavy rain has been lashing Kerala since the early hours of October 16, causing waterlogging in low-lying areas of many districts. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has put 11 Kerala districts on orange alert for isolated heavy to very heavy …
  • COVID-19: Kerala logs 8,867 fresh cases, 67 deaths October 16, 2021 3:22 am Kerala reported 8,867 fresh Covid-19 cases, 67 deaths on Friday, taking the total affected in the State to 48,29,565 and the death toll to 26,734 till date. said a statement from Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. Among the districts, Ernakulam reported the …
  • Amidst power shortage, rain brings relief to Kerala Electricity Board October 15, 2021 5:17 pm Express News Service KOCHI: The incessant rain has come as a blessing in disguise for Kerala Electricity Board (KSEB) which is fighting a power crisis due to the coal shortage that has affected the thermal power units. The heavy rainfall has led to a sharp …
  • Computer Science and CET still the most preferred among engineering aspirants in Kerala October 15, 2021 9:54 am Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) remains the most preferred engineering branch in the State, thanks to a resurgent campus placement trend boosted by the technology sector. College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram (CET), followed by Government …
  • Kerala reports over 9,200 new cases October 14, 2021 9:08 pm Kerala reported 9,246 new cases of COVID-19 when 88,733 samples were tested in the past 24 hours. The State’s active case pool currently has 95,828 patients and this number is dwindling every day. The number of patients reported to have recovered from the …
  • COVID-19: Kerala logs 9,246 new cases, 96 deaths October 14, 2021 8:09 pm Kerala reported 9,246 fresh COVID-19 cases and 96 deaths on Thursday, taking the total caseload in the state to 48,29,944 and fatalities to 26,667.  With 10,952 more people recovering from the virus since Wednesday, the total recoveries touched 47,06,856 …
  • Kerala continues to receive heavy rain, IMD issues orange alert for 6 districts October 14, 2021 1:22 pm Thiruvananthapuram: Several parts of Kerala continued to receive heavy rains on Thursday as the weatherman issued an 'orange alert' for six northern districts indicating heavy to very heavy rainfall there. According to the latest update from the …
  • Dum, Rum and then some! October 14, 2021 1:20 am Express News Service KOCHI: Imagine you are in Stafford Heights, Brisbane, Australia, walking down the road thinking about how far you are from home, and you suddenly smell beef roast. When you find out that it is coming from Dum and Rum, the Malayali …
  • Cochin Duty-Free announces lucky draw winners October 13, 2021 4:04 pm Cochin Duty-Free has announced the winners of the first lucky draw conducted for its customers under the ‘Shop and Fly’ promotional scheme jointly held with Air India Express Ltd. The lucky draw winners for the month of September are Anumol M.S. (Manakkad, …
  • Congress list: Delay blamed on KC Venugopal’s bid to dilute criterion, women likely to lose out October 13, 2021 2:24 am Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: AICC general secretary KC Venugopal met reporters in New Delhi on Tuesday and denied reports that his insistence on including a couple of nominees was delaying the finalisation of the list of state office-bearers. …
  • 22 trained woman priests in Kerala ready to offer poojas October 13, 2021 2:23 am Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: 22 woman priests are ready in the state to perform the poojas anchored in the Hindu faith. A right that had been the monopoly of a section belonging to the Hindu faith for long will now be challenged by women, who …
  • Two little siblings among three dead as rain lashes Kerala; dam shutters up October 13, 2021 2:23 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM/THRISSUR/MALAPPURAM: Heavy rain, triggered by cyclonic storms that formed over the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea, continued to lash the state on Tuesday. Three people, including two little sisters, …
  • Active COVID-19 cases in Kerala drop below one lakh October 12, 2021 2:01 pm By PTI THIRUVANTHAPURAM: The number of active COVID-19 cases in Kerala dropped below one lakh -- 96,646 to be exact -- on Tuesday after it had breached that figure more than five months back during the start of the second wave. The state today reported 7, …
  • Rain wreaks havoc in Kerala, several areas flooded; three dead October 12, 2021 11:48 am At least three people, including two children, died in rain-related accidents in Kerala Tuesday as several districts experienced heavy flooding and waterlogging under the impact of a cyclonic circulation over the East Central Arabian Sea. Diyana Fathima (7 …
  • Kerala rain: two children killed as house caves in at Karipur in Malappuram district October 12, 2021 9:47 am The incident took place early morning following a mudslide from a hillock behind their house, causing the bedroom in which the children were sleeping to collapse Two children were killed when a portion of their house came crashing on them in heavy rain at …
  • Flood warning issued in Kerala, K'taka and TN October 12, 2021 9:12 am (MENAFN- IANS) New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Central Water Commission (CWC) on Tuesday sounded red alert (extreme flood situation) for a river in Kerala and an orange alert (severe flood situation) for five other rivers in Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. …
  • Three dead as heavy rain lash Kerala October 12, 2021 9:12 am By Online Desk Heavy rains reportedly claimed three lives and caused extensive damage to properties in Kerala even as more rains were predicted in the next few days. Two children, including a seven-month-old child, died as a compound wall crashed following …
  • Kerala engineering students' invention to aid water conservation October 12, 2021 1:34 am Express News Service KOCHI: To conserve water by reducing wastage and promoting rainwater harvesting, a group of students from the Government Engineering College, Thrissur, have developed a water-level monitoring system. The mobile application ‘Ecotopia, …
  • Lulu Group opens third shopping mall in India; plans more launches October 11, 2021 12:19 pm UAE-based Lulu group on Monday opened its new shopping mall at Bengaluru and will complete two more properties in India during the next six months as the company remains bullish on long-term growth of retail business. In an interview with PTI, Lulu Group …
  • ‘The Inmates’, featuring 32 former residents of St. Thomas Hostel, Mar Ivanios College, is about camaraderie and crime October 11, 2021 9:51 am Directed by Baiju Thomas, one of the hostellers, this Malayalam film was made during lockdown and premiered recently on an OTT platform   A two-hour feature film with 32 cameramen! Unlike the proverbial broth spoilt by too many cooks, The Inmates, a …
  • Conflicts rise among man-tusker rise in Kerala as latter lose habitat October 11, 2021 12:35 am Express News Service September 26: Couple Justin and Jini are on a motorcycle, going to the church for morning service when they are attacked by a wild tusker at Vallithodu Peringiri in Kannur, some 10km away from forest border. Justin dies on the spot. …
  • Model pre-primary schools to ensure overall development of tiny tots in Kerala October 11, 2021 12:35 am Express News Service KOCHI: The initial years after children enter the world of knowledge form the foundation on which their entire future is built. Keeping this in mind, Samagra Shiksha Kerala (SSK), in association with the state government, is …
  • COVID-19: Kerala reports 10,691 new cases, 85 deaths October 10, 2021 7:24 pm Kerala recorded 10,691 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, taking the tally of COVID-19 cases in the state to 47,94,800. The death toll increased to 26,258 with 85 new fatalities. The number of people who recovered from the infection since Saturday was 12,655 …
  • Motorcycle nationals: Rajini Krishnan bounces back; Ahamed claims double October 10, 2021 2:32 pm Ace rider Rajini Krishnan (RACR Castrol Power Racing) came into his own to script a fine win while TVS Racing’s KY Ahamed completed a double as the third round of the Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship 2021 concluded at the MMRT, here on Sunday …
  • The view from Chavittunadakam’s stamping grounds October 10, 2021 9:06 am ‘The Fragments of Illusion’, an award-winning documentary on Chavittunadakam, captures the cross-cultural origins of the art form and its repertoire As shadows lengthen on Gothuruth Island, a village 40 kilometres from Kochi, weary feet quicken. Under …
  • Heavy rain may continue in State October 10, 2021 6:38 am Rainfall is expected to intensify across the State in the week ahead with some districts likely to receive isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) put all districts except Thrissur, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod on …
  • A journalist must reveal truth: Minister October 10, 2021 6:38 am A journalist has the moral responsibility to reveal truth with at most clarity irrespective of challenges, Devaswom Minister K. Radhakrishnan has said. He was speaking after inaugurating a function to present T.V. Achutha Warrier Memorial awards instituted …
  • COVID: Kerala logs 9,470 fresh cases, 101 deaths October 10, 2021 1:03 am After a four-day gap, Kerala logged below 10,000 cases on Saturday -- 9,470--, and 101 deaths, taking the caseload to 47,84,109 and the toll to 26,173.  The state had on October 5 logged 9,735 cases, which shot up to 12,616 the following day, touched 12, …

  • COVID-19 | 9,361 new cases in Kerala October 23, 2021 6:06 am Kerala logged 9,361 new cases of COVID-19 when 80,393 samples were tested in 24 hours. The State’s active case pool shrunk to 80,892 patients on Friday, with 9,401 persons reported to have recovered from the disease on the day. According to the Health …
  • Earthmover aids in fight to rid Fort Kochi beach of garbage October 23, 2021 3:30 am By Express News Service KOCHI: Following growing public ire against the poor upkeep of Fort Kochi beach, the Kochi corporation has decided to deploy an earthmover to clean up the beachfront regularly.  The ease in lockdown relaxations has brought about an …
  • 464 omitted deaths added to Kerala’s Covid toll, more likely to be included October 23, 2021 2:16 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: After dragging its feet over rectifying the official Covid toll, the state government on Friday published the first set of 464 omitted persons. With 99 deaths also being reported on the day, 563 deaths have been …
  • After Cong, BJP also ‘red flags’ Kerala’s Silver Line project October 22, 2021 9:02 pm After the Congress-led UDF team, which was given the task of studying the Rs 63,941 crore Silver Line (K-Rail) project, a state of the art joint venture of the Indian Railways and the Kerala government said that this is an unviable project and should not …
  • Kerala reports 9,361 new COVID-19 cases October 22, 2021 4:04 pm By PTI THIRUVANTHAPURAM: Kerala logged 9,361 new COVID-19 cases and 99 deaths on Friday, pushing the infection count to 48,88,678 and the death toll to 27,765. According to a release, 9,401 people recuperated from the disease today, taking the total cured …
  • Kerala gold smuggling case: Customs says gold was converted into ornaments and sold October 22, 2021 10:41 am By Express News Service KOCHI: The Customs Department which probed the Thiruvananthapuram gold smuggling case in which the Kerala Chief Minister's Office was allegedly linked said on Friday that the smuggled gold was converted into ornaments and sold. …
  • 84 new quality control labs to create 500 posts in KWA by March 2022 October 22, 2021 8:16 am Express News Service T'PURAM: Eighty-four quality control labs will be set up across the state under the Centrally-assisted Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) as part of modernising the Kerala Water Authority (KWA). The labs, which would monitor the water …
  • Nepal: 21 dead, several missing as post-monsoon rains, landslides sweep through residential areas October 22, 2021 4:29 am At least 21 people have lost their lives in the last 24 hours due to landslides and floods triggered by post-monsoon rain in Nepal while nearly two dozen are still unaccounted for, as per the records of local administrations. The flooding and landslide …
  • Pregnant woman approaches cops after husband disappears October 22, 2021 3:34 am By Express News Service KOCHI: A 23-year-old pregnant woman has approached the police with a complaint that her husband, who alighted at Edappally in the city while travelling together to his father’s house on September 23 saying he would return soon, had …
  • From CPO to ADGP, 40% cops contracted Covid October 22, 2021 3:34 am Express News Service KOCHI: Nearly 40% of the state’s police personnel have contracted the Covid infection since the pandemic’s onset. As per the data available with the Kerala Police, 19,334 police officials ranging from civil police officer (CPO) to …
  • Essentials too pricey, Kochiites struggle October 22, 2021 3:34 am By Express News Service KOCHI: How many things will you exclude from your weekly shopping list so your budget for the month doesn’t shoot up? Even if you could let go of a thing or two, could you live without vegetables, cooking oil and gas? Ambika (name …
  • Less women, Kerala Congress stamp on 56-member list October 22, 2021 2:11 am Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: After several additions and deletions, the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee was reconstituted with 56 office bearers on Thursday. The target of a 51-member committee set by president K Sudhakaran had to be …
  • Fresh downpour in parts of Kerala October 21, 2021 8:51 pm Heavy rains lashed several parts of Kerala after a brief lull prompting the authorities to issue fresh alerts on Thursday, while the death toll in Uttarakhand which has been battered by a heavy spell of precipitation this week rose to 65 with the death of …
  • Heavy rainfall with thunderstorm lashes several parts of Kerala; Orange alert for 8 districts October 21, 2021 2:21 pm After a brief lull, heavy rainfall, accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning, lashed several parts of Kerala on Thursday as the weathermen issued an Orange Alert for eight districts of the state indicating very heavy showers. The India Meteorological …
  • Kerala logs 8,733 new COVID cases, 118 deaths October 21, 2021 1:32 pm By PTI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala on Thursday recorded 8,733 fresh COVID cases, a day after the daily infections had gone above the 10,000 mark, and 118 deaths which raised the caseload to 48,79,317 and death toll to 27,202. After recording less than 10, …
  • Man from Ernakulam arrested for attempted murder of father October 21, 2021 11:52 am The Kottapady police on Thursday arrested a man on charge of attempted patricide. The arrested was identified as Siju, 41, of Kottapady. He is accused of hacking his father Gopalan with a machete. The victim sustained injuries on the neck and is undergoing …
  • Festival demand boosts nutmeg prices, farmers expect more before Diwali October 21, 2021 8:49 am Festival demand ahead of Diwali in major upcountry markets has pushed up nutmeg prices to between ₹600 and ₹650 per kg. However, production in Kerala has dropped due to unprecedented rains, while various other issues have prompted farmers to expect more on …
  • Kerala rains Live Updates: Heavy rain lashes several parts of the state, IMD issues orange alert for 8 districts October 21, 2021 6:11 am Kerala Rain News Today Latest Updates: Heavy rainfall, accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning, lashed several parts of Kerala on Thursday. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert in 8 districts–Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, …
  • Kerala couple petitions CM, Union Home minister seeking probe into son's mysterious death October 21, 2021 5:37 am Express News Service KASARAGOD: It was meant to be a short road trip to Mangaluru and an overnight stay for four close friends. But after four days, one of them, Suryajith (19), returned home in a coffin. His family is not finding closure after the sudden …
  • Market makeover for Ernakulam under Cochin Smart Mission Limited October 21, 2021 3:01 am By Express News Service KOCHI: Much to the happiness of Kochiites, the long-awaited development of the age-old Ernakulam Market by Cochin Smart Mission Limited (CSML) will begin soon. The Rs 100-crore project, which has been entangled in legal and …
  • Priest arrested in Kerala for sexually abusing minor girl October 20, 2021 9:28 pm By PTI KOCHI: A 32-year-old priest has been arrested for allegedly sexually abusing a minor girl, police said on Wednesday. Sibi Varghese, a native of Varapuzha, was arrested by the Ernakulam Rural police. Varghese, a co-vicar at a church here, had been …
  • No whistleblower yet on child marriages in Ernakulam October 20, 2021 9:09 pm More than a year-and-a-half since the Woman and Child Development Department announced a cash reward for reporting child marriage, not a single claim has been made in Ernakulam district. It was in March last year that the department announced a cash reward …
  • Kerala logs 11,150 new COVID cases after logging less than 10K infections for few days October 20, 2021 2:40 pm By PTI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: After recording less than 10,000 COVID cases for the last few days, fresh infections jumped to 11,150 in Kerala on Wednesday which raised the total caseload to 48,70,584. From October 14 to October 19, the state had recorded less …
  • Kerala transport minister suspends KSRTC chief engineer for irregularities in construction of depots October 20, 2021 11:54 am By Express News Service KOCHI: The head of the Civil Division and chief engineer of KSRTC was suspended after serious allegations were raised about irregularities in the construction of various buildings at different KSRTC depots in the state. Transport …
  • Kerala Assembly adjourns till Oct 25 to allow... October 20, 2021 11:52 am The Kerala Legislative Assembly paid homage to the flood victims on Wednesday and after the brief meeting, adjourned the House till October 25 so that the MLAs could participate in relief activities in their respective constituencies. Kerala Chief Minister …
  • Kerala floods: High alert on banks of Periyar as water reaches flood-prone areas in Ernakulam October 20, 2021 8:58 am Villages and districts on the banks of the Periyar river in Kerala have been put on high alert. The Ernakulam district administration has said the water released from the Idukki dam has reached flood-prone areas of Aluva in Kochi on Wednesday morning. On …
  • India logs 14,623 Covid cases, over 19,000 recoveries in 24 hrs; active cases decline to 1.78 L October 20, 2021 8:58 am Image Source : PTI. A health worker administers dose of COVID vaccine to a beneficiary at Govt Polyclinic Vaccination centre in Gurugram.    India recorded new 14,623 cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 197 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 …
  • Controlled spill of dam water, absence of rain avert flooding along the Periyar river October 20, 2021 6:12 am Hundreds living on the banks of the Periyar river heaved a sigh of relief as controlled spill from the Cheruthoni and Edamalayar dams averted the flood threat on Tuesday. With rains staying away throughout the day and the river at low tide, the situation …
  • Kerala rains: 78 dams opened to release excess flood water October 20, 2021 5:03 am In Kerala, after a relative respite of two days, the IMD on Tuesday issued an Orange Alert for 11 districts indicating heavy rainfall. The weatherman has put 12 districts in the state on Orange alert on Thursday also. The IMD sounded an Orange alert for …
  • Heavy rain forecast, Kerala on edge October 20, 2021 4:01 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: After a day’s respite from heavy rain, it’s anxious moments once again for the state from Wednesday as heavy to very heavy rainfall, that can even go up to 204.4 mm in a span of 24 hours, has been forecast till …
  • Kerala rains: Periyar riverbank areas put on high ... October 20, 2021 3:45 am Places falling on the banks of the Periyar river have been put on high alert by the Ernakulam district administration as the water released from the Idukki dam has reached flood-prone areas of Aluva in Kochi on Wednesday morning. As a precautionary measure …
  • Kerala rains live updates: IMD issues orange alert in 11 districts October 20, 2021 3:41 am Places falling on the banks of the Periyar river have been put on high alert by the Ernakulam district administration as the water released from the Idukki dam has reached flood-prone areas of Aluva in Kochi on Wednesday morning. IMD has sounded an orange …
  • Kerala received 135% extra rain this month: IMD October 20, 2021 2:29 am As Kerala braces for another spell of downpour from October 20, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) data shows that the southern state has received 135 per cent excess rain during the period from October 1 to 19. During the heavy spell on October 16 …
  • Kerala: IMD issues orange alert for 11 districts, predicts heavy rainfall October 20, 2021 2:28 am The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday issued a warning for Kerala, forecasting heavy to very heavy rainfall. The orange alert has been issued for eleven districts —.Thiruvananthapuram, Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, …
  • How strong are our buildings? October 20, 2021 1:44 am Express News Service KOCHI: Recent incidents of abrupt building collapse in the city are causing worry to residents, especially with the rain and wind wreaking havoc across the state. Poor infrastructure and town planning, and lack of proper supervision on …
  • Rains batter Uttarakhand as 42 more die, Uttar Pradesh sees four fatalities; Kerala dams open gates October 19, 2021 7:59 pm By PTI NEW DELHI: Uttarakhand reported at least 42 rain-related deaths on Tuesday with many people still trapped under the rubble after landslides, while Uttar Pradesh witnessed four fatalities, even as heavy downpour in Kerala filled several dams to the …
  • IMD issues Orange alert for 11 districts in Kerala October 19, 2021 6:00 pm Kochi: After a relative respite of two days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday issued an Orange alert for 11 districts of Kerala indicating heavy rainfall. The weatherman has put 12 districts in the state on Orange alert on Thursday also …
  • Fishers reach Aluva for rescue operations October 19, 2021 1:49 pm Fishermen from Kannamali, Njarakkal and Chellanam reached Aluva here by Tuesday afternoon to carry out rescue operations in their boats in the wake of a possible flood situation in the region following the opening of shutters of Cheruthoni dam in the …
  • Kerala rains: Two shutters of Idamalayar dam raised; alert sounded October 19, 2021 12:02 pm Following incessant rains in Kerala that caused water levels in the state's dams to rise, two shutters of the Idamalayar Dam in Ernakulam district were opened for 50 cm each at 6 am on Tuesday, officials said. The water level of the Idamalayar Dam is …
  • Floodgates of Idukki reservoir opened after three years, Cheruthoni river in full spate October 19, 2021 9:53 am By Express News Service KOCHI: Ending hours of anxiety, the floodgates of the Idukki reservoir were opened at 11 am on Tuesday. The second, third and fourth shutters of the Cheruthoni dam, one of the three dams that form the Idukki reservoir, were opened …
  • Kerala rains: Orange alert issued for several... October 19, 2021 9:48 am The national weather forecasting agency, India Meteorological Department (IMD), on Tuesday, sounded an orange alert for October 20 in Thiruvananthapuram, Pathanamthitta and Kottayam districts, among others, in rain-battered Kerala. Additional districts …
  • Shutters of Cheruthoni dam open after 2018 October 19, 2021 8:43 am Three shutters of Cheruthoni dam of the Idukki reservoir, one of the largest in Asia, were opened at 11 am on Tuesday after the water level crossed the red alert level. Wide preparations were done prior to the dam opening which included shifting of 64 …
  • Idamalayar, Pampa dams in Kerala opened October 19, 2021 8:41 am Kochi: The sluice gates of Idamalayar and Pampa reservoirs were opened early on Tuesday in the wake of increase in the water level and more rains forecast in the coming days in Kerala. The development comes a day after the state government opened the …
  • Three shutters of Idukki Cheruthoni dam in Kerala opened October 19, 2021 8:40 am Idukki: Loud sirens announced the opening of the third and second shutter of Cheruthoni dam, part of the Idukki reservoir, on Tuesday in accordance with the state government's plan to release small amounts of water from it as its levels reached the …
  • Kerala conman Monson Mavunkal booked for sexually abusing minor girl October 19, 2021 7:35 am By Express News Service KOCHI: Police have registered a case against conman Monson Mavunkal for sexually abusing a minor girl. The case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offence (POCSO) Act was registered at Ernakulam North Police Station …
  • More trouble for fake antique dealer as Kerala Police register POCSO case October 19, 2021 7:09 am Already in trouble and under judicial custody, a case under the POCSO Act has been filed against fake antique dealer Monson Mavunkal, police said on Tuesday. The Ernakulam North Police following a complaint from a mother and her daughter registered the …
  • Kerala rains: 2 shutters of Idamalayar Dam opened to control water level October 19, 2021 6:37 am Oct 19, 2021, 10:49AM ISTSource: TOI.inAs rains wreak havoc in Kerala, authorities have opened the two shutters of Idamalayar Dam in Ernakulam dist opened for 50 cm each. The move has been taken to control the water level. The water level in the dam has …
  • Kuttambuzha to get a facelift October 19, 2021 2:45 am By Express News Service KOCHI: ‘En Thav Heritage,’ an initiative by the Scheduled Tribes Development Department, aims to bring various development projects to Kuttambuzha panchayat in a phased manner. The pristine tribal village, which has been urging for …
  • Coastal area set for makeover? October 19, 2021 2:44 am By Express News Service KOCHI: Mary George, a sexagenarian farmer from Kadamakudy, has been waiting to repair her old, worn-down home all these years. The coastal regulation zone (CRZ) restrictions to carry out construction activities had dampened the 63- …
  • Police, fire & rescue services gear up for emergency ops in Ernakulam October 19, 2021 2:44 am By Express News Service KOCHI: In the wake of the government’s decision to open shutters of Idukki and Idamalayar dams, the regions along Periyar river in Ernakulam district have been put under high alert and all necessary measures have been taken to deal …
  • As dams fill up, Ernakulam’s rescue forces brace for impact  October 19, 2021 2:44 am Express News Service KOCHI: Since 2018, Malayalis have been wary of monsoons. Incessant rain, rising water levels and lack of proper drainage system are causing tension in cities this year too. Though Kochi had a relatively easier weekend as compared to …
  • ‘Disaster tourism’ a headache for rescue teams in Kerala October 19, 2021 1:43 am Express News Service KOCHI: While National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and Fire and Rescue Services personnel were engaged in efforts to recover bodies buried underneath the debris, following the landslide at Makochi in Kokkayar on Sunday,  police …
  • Idukki dam to be opened on Tuesday morning: Kerala Water Resources Minister October 19, 2021 1:11 am Idukki/Pathanamthitta: Idukki dam, one of the highest arch dams in Asia, would be opened on Tuesday morning based on the state's past experiences and in order to allay people's concerns, state Water Minister Roshy Augustine said on Monday. The …
  • Zavron Finserv Introduces Instant Personal Loan Application - ZinCash October 18, 2021 8:11 pm (MENAFN- NewsVoir) Pune, Maharashtra, India In their endeavor to constantly meet the requirements of their customers, Zavron Finserv, a non-banking financial institution has recently launched their instant personal loan application called ZinCash . …
  • Expert committee to decide on opening of dams in Kerala amid heavy rainfall October 18, 2021 3:03 pm Thiruvananthapuram: An expert committee has been tasked to decide the opening of shutters of various dams in Kerala on Monday in the backdrop of incessant rains which caused flash floods and landslides. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan chaired a high-level …
  • Rains: Death toll in Kerala rises to 22 October 18, 2021 1:21 pm The death toll in incidents related to heavy rains, including landslides and flash floods in Kerala rose to 22 on Sunday while Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered assistance to the southern state to tackle the situation. Twenty two bodies, 13 from …
  • Kerala floods and landslides: Death toll rises to 27, IMD predicts more rain from Wednesday October 18, 2021 10:44 am The death toll following floods and landslides in Kerala climbed up to 27 on Monday as more bodies were recovered from under the debris at Koottickal in Kottayam district and Kokkayar in neighbouring Idukki district. According to the state government’s …
  • Kerala rains: Expert committee to decide on opening of dam shutters; 184 relief camps activated October 18, 2021 8:02 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In the wake of water levels rising in reservoirs across the state due to heavy rainfall over the past few days, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has directed an expert committee to monitor the water level and take …
  • Kerala rains: Plans to release water from dams cause flood concerns, alerts issued at Idukki, Idamalayar October 18, 2021 5:25 am Express News Service KOCHI: Akin to the floods in 2018, three days of heavy rainfall have led to steady inflow and brimming water levels in Kerala's dams. The Kakki dam, part of Sabarigiri project, will open its shutters at 11 am on Monday, October 18, …
  • Kerala landslide: 22 bodies recovered, rescue operations on October 17, 2021 10:56 pm Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], October 18 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has informed that thirteen bodies from the landslide area in Kottayam and nine bodies of those who went missing in landslide in Kokkayar in Idukki districts have …
  • Kochi's Udaya Colony turning into den of drug racketeers October 17, 2021 10:52 pm Express News Service KOCHI:  Life is becoming dangerous for the residents of Udaya Colony where drug dealers and addicts rule the roost. The fear of the drug addicts-turned-goons is so much that the residents even refrain from coming out in the open and …
  • In pictures | Heavy rain and landslides over southern Kerala October 17, 2021 7:53 pm Water gushing downstream after Aruvikkara reservoir was opened. A scene at Aruvikkara near Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday. Photo: S. Mahinsha Inundated Ayiravally Thampuran temple as Karamana river swell near Moonnamoodu, in Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday. …
  • Rain death toll at 27; Kottayam, Idukki hit hard October 17, 2021 7:53 pm The death toll in rain-related incidents in Kerala rose to 27 on October 17, with the recovery of more bodies from the landslip-ravaged areas of Kottayam and Idukki districts. While the State experienced a marked reduction in rainfall activity on October …
  • Kerala rains: Amit Shah assures all possible help to those affected in state October 17, 2021 1:42 pm Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said the central government is continuously monitoring the situation in Kerala and will provide all possible help to people in the state that has been hit by heavy rainfall. National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) …
  • India logs fresh 14,146 COVID cases, over 19,000 recoveries in 24 hrs; active cases decline to 1.95L October 17, 2021 10:20 am India recorded new 14,146 cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 144 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Sunday, the country saw a total of 19,788 discharges in the last 24 …
  • Military conducts rescue missions as heavy rains... October 17, 2021 9:52 am Army personnel on Sunday commenced rescue operations in Kavali in Kottayam district of Kerala state in India for people trapped under debris of a landslide, defence officials said today. Navy Chopper with relief materials already airborne from INS Garuda …
  • Kerala rains: Several dead after ‘mini cloud burst’ event, over a dozen missing October 17, 2021 9:06 am Oct 17, 2021, 01:24PM ISTSource: TOI.inHeavy rainfall in Kerala on Saturday left a trail of destruction in several districts. The short and heavy downpour triggered flash floods in several parts of the state leading to landslides. The low-lying areas were …
  • Kerala Floods LIVE: Death toll reaches 15; rescue ops underway amid heavy rains, landslides October 17, 2021 8:42 am Oct 17, 2021 1:45 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra Kerala Floods LIVE: River water enters houses Water from the overflowing Pampa river enters nearby houses Oct 17, 2021 1:25 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra Kerala Floods LIVE: Death toll rises to 15 The …
  • Kerala Rains: Army conducts rescue operations in Kavali, Kottayam October 17, 2021 8:39 am Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], October 17 (ANI): Army personnel on Sunday commenced rescue operations in Kavali in Kottayam district of Kerala for people trapped under debis of a landslide, defence officials said today. Navy Chopper with relief …
  • Kerala Rain: IMD issues 'Yellow alert' in 11 districts of state; death toll rises to 11 October 17, 2021 8:39 am Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], October 17 (ANI): The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday issued an 'Yellow Alert' in 11 districts of Kerala for heavy rainfall, which has claimed the lives of 11 people so far in the state. The …
  • Kerala: Death toll rises to 14, yellow alert... October 17, 2021 8:35 am Fourteen people have died and at least 20 were reported missing as heavy rains continued to lash Kerala on Sunday. The yellow alert has been issued for Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Alapuzha, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad, …
  • Respite from heavy rains in Kerala, but rain-related misery continues  October 17, 2021 7:48 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Though the heavy rains which had been pounding central and southern Kerala for the past few days abated on Sunday, the government agencies, however, are still on high alert as the rain-related misery continues in …
  • Rain havoc leaves 8 dead in Kerala; Army called out October 17, 2021 4:32 am Torrential rain pummelled southern and central Kerala districts throughout Saturday, triggering landslips and floods which left eight dead and wreaked havoc across Pathanamthitta, Kottayam and Idukki districts. Heavy rainfall, accompanied by thunderstorms …
  • Pinarayi seeks help of experts to formulate dementia policy October 17, 2021 1:18 am By Express News Service KOCHI: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has called upon experts in the field of brain science to assist the government in formulating a dementia policy by giving  valuable suggestions. He gave the call while announcing a ‘dementia- …
  • Four houses damaged in heavy rain in Ernakulam October 17, 2021 1:18 am By Express News Service KOCHI: Incessant rain battered the district causing waterlogging in low-lying areas on Saturday. Though there was no casualty, two houses were damaged in Kunnathunad taluk. Two houses were flooded at Velloorkunnam in Muvattupuzha …
  • It rained cats and dogs in Kerala on Saturday October 17, 2021 12:24 am Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Peermade, in the high ranges of Idukki, recorded 240.5mm rain in nine hours till 5pm on Saturday. Keerampara, near Kothamangalam in Ernakulam, recorded 213.5mm in 12 hours till 8.30pm. The rainfall recorded at …
  • Heavy rainfall continue to lash Kerala, five districts on red alert October 16, 2021 10:55 pm Alert levels have been upgraded to 'red' in five districts of Kerala with heavy rainfall continuing to lash the State, causing widespread damage. Rivers are in spate in many parts of the State, overflowing their banks and flooding low-lying regions …
  • And now, a GI tag adds more vibrancy to Rajasthan’s Sojat Mehndi October 16, 2021 8:28 pm Known for its entrancing, deep burnt-red stain, the world famous Sojat Mehndi of Rajasthan got its due on September 14. We explore its harvesting, manufacturing and various art and medicinal forms — as well as the issue of adulteration “Our women apply it …
  • India: 6 dead, dozen reported missing as rains... October 16, 2021 7:17 pm At least six people died and a dozen were missing on Saturday as heavy rains pounded south and central Kerala causing flash floods and landslides in many parts, prompting the state government to seek the assistance of the defence forces for rescue …
  • Kerala rains: Atleast 10 missing in Kottayam, IAF assistance sought October 16, 2021 5:46 pm Kochi: The Kerala government has sought the assistance of the Indian Air Force for rescue operations in the state, where landslides have occurred following heavy rains. The Chief Minister's Office has informed that help from the Air Force has been …
  • Kerala rains: At least 10 missing in Kottayam October 16, 2021 5:40 pm Heavy rains pounded south and central Kerala on Saturday wreaking havoc in many parts with some people feared missing in the landslides that occurred in hilly areas bordering Kottayam and Idukki districts prompting the state government to seek the …
  • Heavy rains, landslides in Kerala leave 5 dead; ‘situation serious,’ says CM October 16, 2021 5:05 pm At least five people have died in two separate incidents triggered by extremely heavy rainfall in central and southern districts of Kerala on Saturday. The India Meteorological Department has issued red alert in six districts of the state. The rainfall was …
  • College reopening, Sabarimala pilgrimage postposned as Kerala battles heavy rains October 16, 2021 4:46 pm By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Heavy rains are wreaking havoc in different parts of the state since Friday night. Ten persons went missing in a landslide at Koottikkal in Kottayam and seven went missing in a landslide at Kokkayar in Idukki …
  • Heavy rains across Kerala; 3 dead, 10 persons reported missing following landside in Koottickal October 16, 2021 2:13 pm By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala has been witnessing heavy rains since Friday night owing to the low-pressure formations in the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. Pathanamthitta, in particular, is witnessing heavy rains that have brought back …
  • 68-year-old travels 240 km in search of woman mobile chat friend in Kerala only to be rebuffed October 16, 2021 2:13 pm By Online Desk Even the Covid pandemic could not come in the way of a 68-year-old man hailing from Ernakulam who set out in search of a woman with whom he got acquainted over the mobile phone. But after a tedious journey from Njarackal, his native place …
  • Heavy rains across Kerala; 3 dead, 10 persons reported missing, following landside in Koottickal October 16, 2021 11:49 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala has been witnessing heavy rains since Friday night owing to the low-pressure formations in the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. Pathanamthitta, in particular, is witnessing heavy rains that have brought back …
  • Red alert in 5 Kerala districts as rains drench state October 16, 2021 10:47 am (MENAFN- NewsBytes) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert in as many as five districts of Kerala as heavy rains continued to lash the southern state. Meanwhile, an orange alert has been issued in at least seven other districts, …
  • Incessant rains lash Kerala; 'Red Alert' in 5 districts October 16, 2021 10:16 am Thiruvananthapuram: Heavy rains lashed Kerala, especially the south and central regions on Saturday, causing water-logging in several areas and leaving many rivers in spate, as the weathermen sounded 'red alert' predicting extremely heavy rainfall …
  • Heavy rains across Kerala; 10 persons reported missing, 3 bodies recovered following landside in Koottickal October 16, 2021 9:33 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala has been witnessing heavy rains since Friday night owing to the low-pressure formations in the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. Pathanamthitta is witnessing heavy rains akin to the heavy showers during the …
  • Heavy rains lash Kerala; red alert issued in 5... October 16, 2021 9:30 am The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday issued a red alert for five districts in Kerala that experienced extremely heavy rainfall. The red alert was issued in Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Kottayam and Pathanamthitta. An orange alert was …
  • Heavy rains across Kerala; major dams in Pathanamthitta filled to capacity October 16, 2021 7:04 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala has been witnessing heavy rains since Friday night owing to the low pressure formations in the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. Pathanamthitta is witnessing heavy rains akin to the heavy showers during the …
  • Heavy rainfall in Kerala, 11 districts on orange alert October 16, 2021 6:21 am Heavy rain has been lashing Kerala since the early hours of October 16, causing waterlogging in low-lying areas of many districts. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has put 11 Kerala districts on orange alert for isolated heavy to very heavy …
  • Ground Zero | How the law caught up with an artful dodger October 16, 2021 12:08 am Monson Mavunkal, a fake antiquities dealer, spun a web of lies and mingled with the who’s who of Kerala to allegedly swindle people of crores of rupees. M.P. Praveen reports on the outrageous exploits of a man who claimed to possess the Staff of Moses, the …
  • 3-member family arrested for murder in Ernakulam’s Chelad October 14, 2021 2:24 pm A three-member family was arrested by the Kothamangalam police in connection with a murder, which was initially passed off as an accident death. The arrested were identified as Eldhose aka Kochappa, 27, his father Joy, 58, and mother Molly, 55, of …
  • Heavy rain continues to batter Ernakulam October 12, 2021 1:05 pm Heavy rain continued to pound most parts of Ernakulam district on Tuesday. The rain started in the early hours of Tuesday after a brief lull on Monday. According to official data, Aluva, Nedumbassery and Perumbavoor received the highest amount of rain …
  • Ernakulam District Social Justice Department set to draw up comprehensive psycho-social project for transpersons October 12, 2021 11:15 am A day-long interaction of the community members and various other agencies and departments to formulate the first draft of the proposed project will be held at the Renewal Centre in Kaloor on Wednesday Three suspected cases of suicides of transwomen in the …
  • AirRetailer, among first to receive DUAL IATA New Distribution Capability (NDC) Level 4 Certification on Schema 21.1 October 12, 2021 6:12 am AirRetailer, the Corporate Booking & Expense Management tool and NDCAggregator.com- the air content aggregator from AirRetailer, is IATA NDC Level 4 Certified. ERNAKULAM, KERALA, INDIA, October 12, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- AirRetailer, …
  • Students of Maharaja's College in Ernakulam foil bid to smuggle timber out October 10, 2021 11:00 pm By Express News Service KOCHI: The Students Federation of India (SFI) members of the Maharaja's College in Ernakulam on Sunday foiled an attempt by some people to allegedly smuggle felled trees out of the campus. The student activists alleged that the …
  • Ernakulam district gears up for heavy rain October 10, 2021 11:00 pm By Express News Service KOCHI:  With the MeT Department forecasting heavy rain in Ernakulam till Wednesday, District Collector Jafar Malik has initiated a slew of steps. The collector has ordered the control rooms of the police and the fire force to be on …
  • Ernakulam district administration plans to speed up COVID vaccination October 10, 2021 11:00 pm By Express News Service KOCHI: The district administration has decided to strengthen the ward-level samithis in order to facilitate and pace up the second dose vaccination in the Ernakulam district. Around 1,59,000 persons has past their due date of second …