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  • Kerala reports 15,768 new Covid cases September 22, 2021 3:51 am The total number of active cases in state was 1,61,195. (Representational imaga)THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state reported 15,768 new cases in the 1,05,513 samples that were tested in the last 24 hours. The test positivity rate was 14.94%. At the same time, …
  • Kerala achieves milestone in Covid fight, one crore fully vaccinated September 22, 2021 3:49 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In a major milestone in the fight against the pandemic, the number of people who has been administered both doses of Covid vaccine in the state crossed one crore on Tuesday. The state has also inoculated 90% of …
  • An auto-driver who won Rs 12 crore Kerala lottery, and a cook who didn’t September 21, 2021 10:38 am After intense speculations, a 58-year-old auto-rickshaw driver from Ernakulam district of Kerala was adjudged the winner of the Rs 12 crore Thiruvonam Bumper Lottery instituted by the state government. Jayapalan P R, a resident of Maradu in Kochi, was …
  • 'Paka' movie review: Superlative performances anchor this chilling revenge drama September 21, 2021 7:00 am Express News Service Sound designer-turned-filmmaker Nithin Lukose’s directorial debut Paka (River of Blood) clocks in at around 100 minutes but packs enough stories to last two or three films. I don’t mean in an overcrowding way, but how one story seems …
  • Dancing, starry dwarf and narrow-mouthed: new species make India a frog paradise September 21, 2021 6:43 am It is barely the size of a thumbnail, so it may not come as a surprise that it took so long to spot the starry dwarf frog. It was discovered sitting next to some leaf litter by eagle-eyed researchers on a joint US-Indian expedition in thick shola forest in …
  • Kerala bumper lottery: Dubai man’s claim bluff as real winner emerges September 20, 2021 6:18 pm The confusion over the winner of the Rs 12 crore Kerala Lotteries Onam bumper was resolved on Monday evening with Kochi auto driver Jayapalan submitting the winning ticket and getting the certificate to this effect from his bank. After the winning number …
  • Owaisi questions Rahul Gandhi’s Amethi defeat in LS elections 2019 September 20, 2021 2:20 pm Sep 20, 2021, 06:53PM ISTSource: ANIAIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi, on September 20 questioned Rahul Gandhi’s defeat from Amethi Constituency in Lok Sabha elections 2019. “Congress leader Rahul Gandhi lost his traditional seat Amethi, we didn't have a …
  • Anil Anand | Pushback against Azad casts cloud on Cong unity in poll-bound J-K September 20, 2021 4:39 am While Mr Azad felt it could have positive ramifications for the Congress in the days to come, local Congress leaders thought otherwise Factionalism and the Congress are synonymous. The more the party high command tries to cap the feud, the more it sprouts …
  • Malayalam film ‘Paka’ premieres at Toronto festival September 20, 2021 4:28 am Director Nithin Lukoses debut Malayalam film ‘Paka’, tag-lined in English as ‘River of Blood’, drew praise for its genre-defying tale at its premiere at the 46th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). ‘Paka’ is a tale of generational bloodletting …
  • Scholarship denied, Hafeesha's incredible journey from poor family to UK varsity in trouble September 18, 2021 6:25 am Express News Service KOZHIKODE: It has been a tumultuous journey for 25-year-old Hafeesha T B from a poor family in Thrissur to get admission to the master's programme at the University of Sussex, England.  A journalism degree rank-holder and MA in …
  • Youth arrested in connection with Nelliyambam couple murder case September 17, 2021 9:15 am By Express News Service KALPETTA: Police have arrested the accused in the Nelliyambam twin murder case. The accused, identified as Arjun Babu, 24, a resident of Kuruma Colony, was arrested by a team of cops led by Mananthavady DySP AP Chandran. Recently, …
  • Intensity of transmission comes down September 17, 2021 7:15 am The State logged 22,182 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, when 1,21,486 samples were tested in the past 24 hours. Now that the intensity of COVID-19 transmission has substantially come down and vaccination coverage has increased, the State has reached a …
  • Rahul Gandhi's 'Hindu' remark: Will lodge FIR against him, says MP Minister Narottam Mishra September 16, 2021 4:14 pm Trouble is set to rise for Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his controversial 'Lakshmi-Durga' and 'Hindu' remarks. The Madhya Pradesh government is planning to lodge an FIR against Rahul Gandhi. Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra …
  • RaGa’s Kashmiri Pandit solidarity may be an assertion for electoral gain September 16, 2021 8:04 am By Deepika Bhan Thirty-one years after the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from Kashmir, the Nehru-Gandhi family has for the first time unambiguously spoken up for the community. In a Facebook post on Tuesday, Rahul Gandhi wrote in Hindi saying that the nation …
  • RaGa's Kashmiri Pandit solidarity may be an assertion for electoral gain (Opinion) September 15, 2021 10:31 am (MENAFN - IANS) By Deepika Bhan Thirty-one years after the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from Kashmir, the Nehru-Gandhi family has for the first time unambiguously spoken up for the community. In a Facebook post on Tuesday, Rahul Gandhi wrote in Hindi saying …
  • Land deeds for all in Wayanad in 5 years: Riyas September 15, 2021 6:45 am P.A. Mohamed Riyas, Minister for Public Works, has said that land deeds for all deserving families in the district would be issued in five years. Speaking after inaugurating the district level “pattaya mela” through video conferencing, Mr. Riyas said that …
  • Farmers oppose toll collection on Mysuru-Bengaluru Expressway September 15, 2021 2:36 am Mysuru: All the major roads connecting Bengaluru are now access controlled. The only exception to this is Mysuru-Bengaluru Expressway which connects Bengaluru with Mysuru, Mandya, Ramanagar cities beside many taluk headquarters. However, once the work on …
  • FSSAI suspends licences of 15 food business operators in Kerala September 14, 2021 7:13 pm Food safety watchdog FSSAI has suspended the licences of 15 food business operators in Kerala as they failed to comply with the requisite mandatory safety audits despite repeated reminders. To strengthen the food safety surveillance system, the Food Safety …
  • Many government primary schools in Kozhikode continue to remain headless September 14, 2021 3:06 pm Government Mappila Upper Primary School, Chennamangallur, in Kozhikode, has over 1,200 students and Government Mappila Upper Primary School, Kodiyathur, has around 1,000. Both do not have a head teacher at the helm for the past couple of years. They are …
  • Mentoring project 'Gothraprabha' helps 13 Wayanad tribal students join college September 14, 2021 5:46 am Express News Service KOZHIKODE: 'Gothraprabha', the project rolled out to help tribal students from Wayanad in the higher education sector, is bringing about changes. As many as 13 students got admission in SB College, Changanassery, on Monday, …
  • ‘Paka (River of Blood)’ Review: WWE Wrestling, Secret Weddings, and a Gripping Story of Generational Pain September 13, 2021 2:39 pm In his feature debut, Indian director Nithin Lukose draws on tales of migration and generational bloodshed passed down to him by his grandmother. “Paka (River of Blood),” in which a star-crossed couple is threatened by a deep-seated family feud, resembles …
  • Moily says some leaders 'misused' G-23; calls for Prashant Kishor's induction in Congress September 12, 2021 12:16 pm Senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily on Sunday said some leaders "misused" the G-23 and asserted that if anyone persists with its institutionalisation it would be for "vested interest" as reform of the party was already underway …
  • Kudumbashree’s urban vegetable kiosks are a hit September 11, 2021 12:12 am Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: After their ‘nattuchanthas’, an initiative that distributes organic agriculture produce to rural areas weekly, the Kudumbashree Mission has now launched ‘nagarachanthas’ or urban vegetable kiosks that cater to the …
  • 20 more Nipah suspects test negative in Kerala, more mobile labs set up September 10, 2021 11:33 pm By Express News Service KOZHIKODE: Healt h Minister Veena George has said that the test results of 20 more people on the Nipah contact list were also negative. Their samples were tested in a specially set up lab at Kozhikode Medical College on Friday. With …
  • Kudumbashree opens vegetable kiosks in Kerala's urban areas September 10, 2021 5:39 am Bid to ensure market for organic vegetables, value-added products of units. The Kudumbashree mission has launched urban vegetable kiosks to ensure market for organic vegetables and tuber crops produced by its farming joint liability groups (JLGs) in the …
  • 26,200 test positive for Covid in Kerala, test positivity rate at 16.69% September 10, 2021 5:03 am Employees of a showroom wait for customers, in Kochi on ThursdayTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state on Thursday recorded 26,200 Covid positive cases and 29,209 recoveries. The test positivity rate (TPR) is 16.69%, as per the official statistics released by the …
  • Nithin Lukose on being inspired by both Adoor Gopalakrishnan and Anurag Kashyap for his debut feature ‘Paka’ September 10, 2021 3:54 am Sound designer-turned-filmmaker Nithin Lukose talks about ‘Paka’, which will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 13 In Nithin Lukose’s Paka (River of Blood), a river becomes witness to a generational feud between …
  • Rahul Gandhi's Jammu trip begins today September 9, 2021 11:15 pm Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], September 9 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will walk to Mata Vishno Devi Temple from Katra during his Jammu visit beginning Thursday, said party's Jammu and Kashmir unit President Ghulam Ahmed Mir. Speaking to …
  • Nipah virus in Kerala dampen Rambutan farmers’ prospects September 9, 2021 12:24 pm The Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala has put a dent in the sale of the exotic fruit variety Rambutan, with its prices witnessing a price drop of 30-35 per cent in the last couple of days. Retail prices plummeted to ₹150-160 from ₹240-250 a kg in the last …
  • Kozhikode passport office resumes services September 9, 2021 9:49 am After a COVID-19 lockdown-induced lull for several months, the Kozhikode Regional Passport Office which issues more passports among other two regional passport offices in Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram has resumed to near normal activity. However …
  • Kerala logs over 30,000 new Covid cases, 181 deaths September 9, 2021 8:14 am Picture used for representational purpose onlyTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Over 30,000 fresh cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) were reported in the state in the past 24 hours with a test positivity rate (TPR) of 17.63%. The number of local bodies which …

  • Delivery service start-up Errando plans expansion in South India September 22, 2021 7:15 am Errando, the first hyper local delivery start-up in Kerala providing B2B service to entrepreneurs who do not have their own delivery system, e-commerce businesses, delivery of commodities from the establishments of the choice of the customers or residences …
  • Kerala reports 15,768 new Covid cases September 22, 2021 3:51 am The total number of active cases in state was 1,61,195. (Representational imaga)THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state reported 15,768 new cases in the 1,05,513 samples that were tested in the last 24 hours. The test positivity rate was 14.94%. At the same time, …
  • Kerala records 15,768 COVID-19 cases, 214 deaths September 22, 2021 3:25 am Kerala recorded 15,768 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, taking the tally of COVID-19 cases in the state to 45,39,953. The death toll increased to 23,897 with 214 new fatalities. The number of people who recovered from the infection since Monday was 21,367 …
  • Unfazed by sacking, Fathima Thahiliya wants voice for women in Muslim League September 21, 2021 11:29 pm “Our hands and legs are not tied… If the party has become person-oriented in recent years, it should be brought back on the right track… We are ensuring that there is space for women and their voices.” Fathima Thahiliya is determined to take the battle …
  • Kerala SAAC gears up for first peer team visit September 21, 2021 7:01 pm Ending years of uncertainty, the State Assessment and Accreditation Centre (SAAC) is set to be mobilised for peer team visits to higher education institutions for the first cycle of accreditation. A team led by former National Assessment and Accreditation …
  • Keralite enters Guinness World Record by throwing 426 punches in 60 seconds September 21, 2021 6:36 pm A 24-year-old martial arts teacher and Bruce Lee fan from Kerala’s Kozhikode has entered the Guinness World Records by throwing 426 punches in 60 seconds. Rafhan Ummer entered the record books by throwing maximum number of extension strikes on a punching …
  • Kerala adds 15,768 fresh Covid-19 cases, 214 deaths September 21, 2021 3:37 pm Of the new cases, 100 were health workers, 124 from outside the state and 14,746 infected through contact with the source of it not clear in 798 cases. (Representational Image)THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala on Tuesday reported 15,768 fresh Covid-19 cases and …
  • Khans Media City's President celebrated PM's birthday September 21, 2021 6:11 am Kochi (Kerala) [India], September 21 (ANI/PNN): On the occasion of our Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday, Dr Mohammed Khan, President and CEO of Khans Media City, Dubai, distributed free food to over 1000 underprivileged children in Kochi on …
  • Moodle LMS training for teachers starts Wednesday September 21, 2021 3:22 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The third cluster of the institution-level training programme on Moodle-based Learning Management System (LMS), for the faculty members of selected institutions from various districts, will be held from September …
  • Technopark all set to become fully Covid-vaccinated workplace September 21, 2021 3:22 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Technopark  is all set to become a fully vaccinated workplace by the end of this month as the second dose vaccination drive is nearing completion. The stage is set for IT companies to resume normal operations. …
  • Religious heads call for micro-level efforts to maintain social harmony September 21, 2021 2:49 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Leaders of various religious communities in the state called for micro-level efforts to maintain religious harmony. A meeting of these leaders held in the capital city on Monday discussed ways to restore peace …
  • 24-year-old from Kerala throws 426 punches in 60 seconds, enters Guinness World Records September 21, 2021 2:48 am Express News Service KOCHI: Rafhan Ummer from Kozhikode recently entered the Guinness World Records for throwing the most full extension strikes on a punching pad. The 24-year-old from Kozhikode swung his fist an amazing 426 times in just 60 seconds, …
  • Kerala bumper lottery: Dubai man’s claim bluff as real winner emerges September 20, 2021 6:18 pm The confusion over the winner of the Rs 12 crore Kerala Lotteries Onam bumper was resolved on Monday evening with Kochi auto driver Jayapalan submitting the winning ticket and getting the certificate to this effect from his bank. After the winning number …
  • COVID-19: Kerala reports 15,692 fresh cases, active cases dip to 1,67,008 September 20, 2021 5:08 pm Image Source : PTI There are currently 4,96,103 people under surveillance in various districts, of whom 4,71,399 are in home or institutional quarantine and 24,704 in hospitals.   Kerala reported 15,692 fresh COVID-19 cases on Monday and 92 deaths, pushing …
  • Ather Energy opens its first experience centre in Goa, 17th in India: All details September 20, 2021 3:23 pm Ather Energy has recently inaugurated its new retail outlet – Ather Space, at Porvorim, Pilerne, Goa in association with Eveer Auto Pvt. The company’s Ather 450X and 450 Plus electric scooters will be available for test rides and purchase at the said Ather …
  • Sabarimala airport proposal faulty, says DGCA September 20, 2021 1:29 pm The proposed construction of a Greenfield airport on the Cheruvalli estate near Erumeli, Kottayam appears to have hit turbulence with the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) finding fault with its design and techno-economic feasibility report. …
  • Kerala Records 152 Deaths, 19653 Fresh Covid-19 Cases; Imposes Stringent Lockdown In Critical Areas September 20, 2021 2:54 am Kerala on Sunday recorded 152 deaths and 19,653 fresh Covid-19 cases. The state’s total caseload rose to 45,08,493 and fatalities to 23,591. Meanwhile, the State government on Sunday said special intensified, stringent lockdown restrictions will be …
  • Best large cap mutual fund managers 2021 September 20, 2021 1:26 am Even the most seasoned professionals at asset management companies don’t profess to make sense of what has transpired in the past 18-odd months. However, these equity market mavens have drawn on years of experience and kept calm in the face of the storm. …
  • PWD Minister visits pothole-riddled Chengottukavu flyover in Kozhikode September 19, 2021 1:22 pm Following mass complaints, Public Works Minister P.A. Mohamed Riyas on Sunday visited the pothole-filled Chengottukavu flyover that has been disrupting traffic on the Kozhikode-Kannur national highway. The Minister visited the spot along with Koyilandy MLA …
  • KPAQ organises mega floral decoration competition September 19, 2021 9:07 am (MENAFN - Gulf Times) The Kozhikode Jilla Pravasi Association Qatar (KPAQ) - Media One Onapoothalam Mega Pookkalam Contest was conducted recently as part of the Onam celebrations in Qatar. The competition witnessed a variety of colourful floral decorations …
  • Caritas India donates ICU ventilators for Kerala's COVID-19 fight September 19, 2021 8:11 am Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A dozen ICU ventilators were donated to six major hospitals in the state by Caritas India, in its attempts to help the state tackle COVID-19. The ICU ventilators each amounting to Rs 12 lakh were donated to the …
  • Kerala: 19,325 test positive for Covid; TPR at 15.96% September 19, 2021 8:04 am Picture used for representational purpose onlyTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state witnessed 19,325 positive cases of the 1,21,070 samples tested in the last 24 hours. The test positivity rate is 15.96%. The state also logged 143 Covid deaths, taking the toll in …
  • Kabul airport attacker was in India, claims ISIS September 19, 2021 5:43 am KOZHIKODE: Islamic State (IS) has claimed that the suicide bomber who killed around 180 people at the Kabul airport on August 26 was arrested in Delhi five years ago and was deported to Afghanistan after being imprisoned for five years. He is suspected to …
  • Caritas India donates ventilators September 19, 2021 1:30 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Caritas India has donated a dozen ICU ventilators to six government hospitals. The ventilators, each costing `12 lakh, were donated to the medical colleges of Thiruvananthapuram, Alappuzha, Kollam, Kottayam and …
  • Inside Kerala’s Pazhur Village – Where Nipah Broke Out And Was Contained September 18, 2021 10:24 pm Little did Vichutti from Pazhur village of Kerala's Kozhikode district know that the rambutan fruits he picked from his tiny patch of land alongside the River Iruvazhinji would put the entire country in a panic mode.  A tree-climber by occupation, …
  • COVID-19: Kerala reports 19,352 fresh cases, 143 deaths September 18, 2021 7:30 pm Image Source : PTI Among the districts, Ernakulam reported the highest number of cases - 2,626, followed by Thrissur with 2,329 and Kozhikode with 2,188, health minister Veena George said.   Kerala reported 19,352 fresh COVID-19 cases on Saturday, and 143 …
  • Scholarship denied, Hafeesha's incredible journey from poor family to UK varsity in trouble September 18, 2021 6:25 am Express News Service KOZHIKODE: It has been a tumultuous journey for 25-year-old Hafeesha T B from a poor family in Thrissur to get admission to the master's programme at the University of Sussex, England.  A journalism degree rank-holder and MA in …
  • MDMA case: Transactions worth Rs 80 lakh detected September 18, 2021 4:02 am Express News Service KOCHI: The excise Crime Branch probing the seizure of over 1.1kg of party drug MDMA worth over Rs 12 crore could trace transactions involving around Rs 80 lakh through bank accounts of the arrested persons. The agency has questioned …
  • Ecological study of bats must to check Nipah outbreaks in Kerala: Experts September 18, 2021 3:07 am Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Experts have suggested a detailed ecological study of bats in the state to understand the repeated Nipah outbreaks. The suggestion is in the backdrop of the findings by the State Institute of Animal Diseases (SIAD) …
  • Nipah death in Kerala | The other virus amid a raging pandemic September 17, 2021 10:21 pm Kerala reported a new case of the Nipah virus on September 5 even as it continued to register the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the country. A.S. Jayanth reports on an unprepared State’s scramble to deal with a familiar adversary and detect how it …
  • Kerala HC asks Centre to take decision on release of Mohanlal's 'Marakkar' film within four weeks September 17, 2021 9:15 am By Express News Service KOCHI: The Kerala High Court on Friday directed the Union government to consider the complaint against the releasing of the upcoming Mohanlal-starrer 'Marakkar Arabikkadalinte Simham' based on Kunjali Marakkar IV, the naval …
  • Intensity of transmission comes down September 17, 2021 7:15 am The State logged 22,182 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, when 1,21,486 samples were tested in the past 24 hours. Now that the intensity of COVID-19 transmission has substantially come down and vaccination coverage has increased, the State has reached a …
  • Kerala records fresh 33,182 Covid cases, state govt withholds TPR data September 17, 2021 2:25 am Image Source : PTI However, 22,182 fresh positive cases, reported in the last 24 hours, out of 1,21,486 samples tested during the same period, gives a figure of 18.25 percent.   Kerala reported 22,182 fresh COVID-19 infections and 178 deaths, pushing the …
  • City police beat Chennai city cops in filing chargesheets September 17, 2021 1:25 am Coimbatore: The city police have topped their counterparts in Chennai in filing chargesheets in the crime cases under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the special and local laws (SLL) in percentage wise, according to the data released by the National Crime …
  • Murder cases come down to 31 from 39 September 17, 2021 1:25 am Cleared/Anil Coimbatore: The murder cases had come down to 31 in the city last year from 39 in 2019. As per the latest figures, the rate of murder in the city stands at 1.4% per lakh population. In 2019, this was at 1.8% per lakh population. As per the …
  • Delhi accounts for most crimes against senior citizens: NCRB data September 16, 2021 3:55 pm By PTI NEW DELHI: The national capital registered 906 cases of crime against senior citizens last year, the highest among 19 metropolitan cities in the country, according to the latest National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data. However, crimes against …
  • Kerala records 22,182 fresh Covid-19 cases, 178 deaths September 16, 2021 2:35 pm There are currently 5,54,807 people under surveillance in various districts of Kerala, of whom 5,27,791 are in home or institutional quarantine and 27,016 in hospitals. (Representational Image)THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala on Thursday reported 22,182 fresh …
  • Traders in Kozhikode take out march in protest against containment zone norms September 16, 2021 1:40 pm Traders owing allegiance to the Kerala Vyapari Vyavasayi Ekopana Samithi (KVVES) on Thursday took out a march to the Kozhikode Collectorate flaying the “unscientific containment zone regulations” which allegedly restricted their normal functioning and …
  • Delhi reported least number of cybercrimes among four metros in 2020: NCRB data September 16, 2021 1:05 pm By PTI NEW DELHI: Among the four major metropolitan cities, Delhi registered the least number of cybercrime cases at 166, according to the latest National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data. However, cybercrimes in the national capital saw an increase in …
  • 2020 — Delhi sees least number of cybercrimes September 16, 2021 12:15 pm No case of fake news on social media (section 505) was lodged in the national capital, however, the numbers for Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata stood at five, 14 and 11 respectively, the data showed. (Image used for representational purpose only)NEW DELHI: …
  • Over 100 Christian girls underwent sexual exploitation disguised as love marriages: Kerala diocese September 16, 2021 12:07 pm By Express News Service KOZHIKODE: Close on the heels of 'love jihad' and 'narcotic jihad' remarks simmering in the state, the department of catechism, under the Thamarasserry diocese has alleged that they had found more than 100 Christian …
  • ‘A good role is worth the wait,’ says Malayalam actor Surabhi Lakshmi September 16, 2021 9:36 am The National Award-winning actor is looking forward to projects such as ‘Padma’ and ‘Jwalamukhi’, along with a few other meaty roles When she won the National Award for the Best Actor (Female) for Minnaminungu (2016) Surabhi Lakshmi was poised to begin a …
  • Malabar Group to invest Rs 750 crore in gold refinery & jewellery unit in Hyderabad September 16, 2021 1:01 am According to Ottamoochikkal, the company is looking at a turnover of around Rs 4,500 crore from the unit that will manufacture jewellery made of precious stones, diamonds as well as goldHYDERABAD: In a significant booster for Telangana’s gems & …
  • We’re portrayed as liars and arrogant: Haritha ex-leaders September 16, 2021 12:50 am By Express News Service KOZHIKODE: Unleashing a scathing attack on a section of IUML and MSF leaders, former leaders of girls’ collective Haritha said there is a concerted move to denigrate them in public. Addressing a news conference here on Wednesday, …
  • Former Haritha leaders flay IUML leadership September 15, 2021 9:38 pm The former leaders of the Indian Union Muslim League’s dissolved women students’ wing Wednesday came out strongly against the party, saying it is answerable for the sexual insult they faced from its male student members as well as the resulting trauma. The …
  • The Nipah scare: What went wrong in Kerala September 15, 2021 4:02 pm By Rachel V. Thomas New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 14 (IANS) The failure to identify the primary source of Nipah virus in Kerala has been the most glaring omission and is a must to prevent further episodes of the infection, say health experts. A …
  • Deadly Nipah virus kills boy in India, prompts worries over outbreak September 15, 2021 1:24 pm Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. Officials in southern India are working to stem a potential outbreak of the deadly Nipah virus after a boy died from the rare virus last week, according to news reports. …
  • Kerala HC permits abortion of 26 week plus pregnancy of rape victim September 15, 2021 1:15 pm The Kerala High Court has permitted termination of the 26 week long pregnancy of a minor rape victim, at her risk, saying that freedom of a pregnant woman in making a choice as to whether the pregnancy should be continued cannot be taken away. The court …
  • ‘This time, nobody had to tell us what to do’: What is behind quick control of Nipah in Kerala September 15, 2021 1:15 pm On the night of September 4, Sheena KP, a staff nurse at the Kozhikode Government Medical College Hospital (MCH), was on duty in the Covid ward when murmurs began on her WhatsApp account and those of her colleagues. A potential case of Nipah virus …
  • SpiceJet to start 38 new flights during September 15-25 September 15, 2021 1:09 pm will start 38 new domestic and international flights during September 15-25, the airline said on Wednesday. In a statement, SpiceJet said it has launched flights on the Delhi-Surat-Delhi, Bengaluru-Varanasi-Bengaluru, Mumbai-Jaipur-Mumbai, Mumbai- …
  • CPM’s open door policy a boon for Congress dissidents September 15, 2021 5:59 am Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: ‘Congress Mukth Bharat’ was the target set by the BJP when it came to power in 2014 at the Centre. In the last seven years, the country witnessed several high-profile defections from Congress to BJP and some of …
  • Curbs eased in Nipah containment wards in Kozhikode September 14, 2021 11:11 pm By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In the absence of new Nipah cases, the government has decided to ease restrictions in containment wards in Kozhikode. It will enable travel and help reopening of shops. The vaccination suspended in the wards will …
  • Senior leader in Cong Kerala unit quits, joins CPM September 14, 2021 7:18 pm All India Congress Committee member and Kerala unit general secretary K P Anil Kumar Tuesday quit the party as a fallout of the discontent over the appointment of district committee chiefs in the state. Immediately after announcing his exit from the …
  • BJP and CPIM activists injured in clash September 14, 2021 4:20 pm An activist of the Bharatiya Janata Party and another member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) were hacked and suffered injuries in a clash between the two party members in Thalassery on Monday night. According to police, the clash took place in …
  • Kozhikode plane crash: Probe bureau report raises hope of higher compensation for victims September 14, 2021 4:04 pm Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) report on the Air India Express Boeing 737 crash at Kozhikode airport in August 2020 has enlivened the hopes of better compensation for the victims, although the …
  • Many government primary schools in Kozhikode continue to remain headless September 14, 2021 3:06 pm Government Mappila Upper Primary School, Chennamangallur, in Kozhikode, has over 1,200 students and Government Mappila Upper Primary School, Kodiyathur, has around 1,000. Both do not have a head teacher at the helm for the past couple of years. They are …
  • CPI(M), BJP workers clash in Kerala CM Pinarayi's constituency, 2 injured September 14, 2021 9:11 am Kannur: Two activists of the ruling CPI(M) and the opposition BJP suffered hack injuries during a political clash at Melur village in Dharadmom, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's home constituency in this politically volatile district, police said here …
  • Nipah suspected in patient in Mangaluru, samples sent for test September 14, 2021 9:11 am Mangaluru: More than a week after a 12-year-old boy succumbed to the Nipah virus in Kerala's Kozhikode district, a person being treated at a hospital here is suspected to have the infection and his samples have been sent for test. Dakshina Kannada …
  • Congress leader K. P. Anil Kumar defects to CPI(M) after withering attack on KPCC leadership September 14, 2021 9:05 am Mr. Anil's defection is a fall out of the simmering factional dispute in the Congress in Kerala over the appointment of District Congress Committee (DCC) presidents. Former Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) organising secretary, K. P. Anil Kumar …
  • Absconding Maoist leader C P Usman arrested from Malappuram September 14, 2021 8:35 am Express News Service KOZHIKODE: The Police on Tuesday arrested C P Usman, the leader of the CPI (Maoist) who has been absconding for the past few years, from Pattikkad in Malappuram district. Usman is the third accused in the case related to the arrest of …
  • CPI(M), BJP workers clash in Kerala CM’s constituency, two injured September 14, 2021 8:32 am Two activists of the ruling CPI(M) and the opposition BJP suffered hack injuries during a political clash at Melur village in Dharadmom, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan’s home constituency in this politically volatile district, police said here on Tuesday. …
  • Congress leader KP Anil Kumar quits party, joins CPI-M September 14, 2021 7:48 am Top Congress leader K.P. Anil Kumar on Tuesday quit the Congress party which he worked closely for the past 43 years, and announced he will remain in public domain and will work closely with the CPI-M. Kumar was the organisation general secretary of the …
  • Mentoring project 'Gothraprabha' helps 13 Wayanad tribal students join college September 14, 2021 5:46 am Express News Service KOZHIKODE: 'Gothraprabha', the project rolled out to help tribal students from Wayanad in the higher education sector, is bringing about changes. As many as 13 students got admission in SB College, Changanassery, on Monday, …
  • COVID-19: Kerala records 15,058 fresh cases, TPR dips to 16.39 percent September 14, 2021 4:50 am Kerala recorded 15,058 fresh COVID-19 cases and 99 deaths on Monday, pushing the total tally of active cases to 2,08,773 and deaths to 22,650. The Test Positivity rate was reported at 16.39 percent in the state as 91,885 samples were tested in the past 24 …
  • Narcotic jihad: Congress takes nuanced approach, LDF asked to make stance clear September 14, 2021 2:40 am Express News Service KOTTAYAM: The ‘love jihad’ and ‘narcotic jihad’ remarks of Pala Bishop Mar Joseph Kallarangatt have opened a Pandora’s box as more people including community and religious heads have joined the debate on the issue. At the same time, …
  • Kerala Nipah Outbreak: 17 More Samples Test Negative September 14, 2021 1:38 am Kerala Health Minister Veena George on Monday that the samples of 17 more persons, who were in the contact list of the child who succumbed to Nipah virus last week, have tested negative. Out of the 17 results, five were tested at the Pune NIV and the rest …
  • Deadly Nipah Virus Emerges in India, Could Become Global Problem Similar to COVID, Media Warns September 14, 2021 1:27 am https://sputniknews.com/20210913/deadly-nipah-virus-emerges-in-india-could-become-global-problem-similar-to-covid-media-warns-1089038415.html Deadly Nipah Virus Emerges in India, Could Become Global Problem Similar to COVID, Media Warns …
  • Smart Garbage Monitoring System: Waste management going online September 13, 2021 9:10 pm Express News Service KOCHI: Haritha Keralam Mission, jointly with the Local Self Government Department (LSGD), is gearing  up to launch a Smart Garbage Monitoring System and a mobile app to streamline the entire process of waste management in the state.  …
  • Nepal issues alert against possible spread of Nipah virus from India September 13, 2021 5:39 pm By PTI KATHMANDU: Nepal government on Monday sounded an alert against the possible spread of Nipah virus, found in neighbouring India. Early this month, a 12-year-old boy in Kerala succumbed to the infection, the first such incident three years after it …
  • Scientists Suggest Studying Impact of Exotic Fruits Amid Nipah Virus Outbreak in India September 13, 2021 3:51 pm https://sputniknews.com/20210913/scientists-suggest-studying-impact-of-exotic-fruits-amid-nipah-virus-outbreak-in-india-1089029670.html Scientists Suggest Studying Impact of Exotic Fruits Amid Nipah Virus Outbreak in India Scientists …
  • Kozhikode crash: Pilot’s non-adherance to SOP was probable cause September 13, 2021 11:42 am A Ministry of Civil Aviation-appointed probe panel has said the failure of the pilot in command to adhere to standard operating procedure and “systemic failure” were the probable reasons for the crash of the Air India Express B737-800 aircraft at Kozhikode …
  • Probable visual illusions, faulty windshield wiper too contributed to Kozhikode plane crash September 13, 2021 7:33 am By PTI NEW DELHI: Low visibility and sub-optimal performance of windshield wiper in rain might have well triggered visual illusions for the pilot, resulting in erroneous distance and depth perception as the ill-fated Air India Express plane crashed at the …
  • Probe faults pilot for Indian plane crash last year September 13, 2021 4:58 am NEW DELHI: A pilot’s failure to follow operating procedures led to a deadly passenger plane crash in southern India last year, an investigation by the civil aviation regulator has found. Air India Express Flight 1344, a Boeing 737, crash-landed at Kerala …
  • COVID-19: Kerala logs 20,240 fresh cases, 67 deaths September 13, 2021 3:15 am Image Source : PTI/FILE There are currently 6,03,315 people under surveillance in various districts, of whom 5,72,761 are in home or institutional quarantine and 30,554 in hospitals.   Kerala recorded 20,240 fresh coronavirus cases and 67 deaths on …
  • RPF on guard as carriers take rail route September 13, 2021 12:29 am Express News Service TIRUCHY:   It is not just gold merchants, who are awaiting to cash in on the approaching festival season, but smugglers too, who, eyeing high demand, have started ferrying significant quantities of ornaments. With the Tiruchy division …
  • Air India plane crash 'due to pilot error' September 12, 2021 11:19 pm (MENAFN - Gulf Times) A pilot's failure to follow operating procedures led to a deadly passenger plane crash in southern India last year, an investigation by the civil aviation regulator has found. Air India Express Flight 1344, a Boeing 737, crash- …
  • Non-adherence to SOP led to crash: AAIB September 12, 2021 8:22 pm NEW DELHI : Non-adherence to standard operating procedures (SOPs) by the pilot in command led to the crash of the Air India Express Limited (AIXL) flight at Kozhikode during August 2020 that left 21 people, including two pilots, dead, according to the …
  • Pilot at fault in deadly India plane crash last year, investigation finds September 12, 2021 7:30 pm Air India Express Flight 1344. — Reuters pic NEW DELHI, Sept 12 — A pilot’s failure to follow operating procedures led to a deadly passenger plane crash in southern India last year, an investigation by the civil aviation regulator has found. Air India …
  • Indigo to connect one more Indian city from Doha September 12, 2021 3:08 pm Doha: Indigo, the Indian budget airline, has announced one more destination from Doha to India. The budget airline will operate a daily direct flight from Doha to Pune, a city near Mumbai, in the Western Indian state of Maharashtra from October 1. Flight …
  • Why The World Should Be More Than A Bit Worried About India’s Nipah Virus Outbreak September 12, 2021 1:14 pm A road blockade set up during the Nipah virus outbreak in India this month. C. K Thanseer/DeFodi Images via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption C. K Thanseer/DeFodi Images via Getty Images A road blockade set up during the Nipah virus outbreak …
  • Pilot error likely caused fatal Air India Express crash - report September 12, 2021 11:02 am MUMBAI (Reuters) - Pilot error and a failure to follow safety guidelines probably caused the Air India Express crash that killed 21 people last year, the country's worst aviation accident in a decade, investigators said in a report on Saturday. The …
  • 'Pilots’ wrong calls caused Kochi crash last year' September 12, 2021 6:30 am On August 7, an AI Express Boeing 737-800 aircraft, operating a Kozhikode-Dubai flight with 184 passengers, including 10 infants and six crew members on board, crashed on landing at Karipur airport at 7.41pm.MUMBAI: The Karipur landing accident of an Air …
  • Two more held in Kozhikode gang rape case September 12, 2021 4:31 am Kozhikode: At least two more persons were arrested on Saturday for allegedly gang-raping a woman after intoxicating her by giving drugs in Kozhikode a few days earlier, the police said. The incident had taken place at a lodge in Chevarambalam in Kozhikode. …
  • Probable cause of Kozhikode Aug 2020 crash September 12, 2021 4:00 am
  • Pilot's non-adherence to SOP probable cause for Kozhikode plane crash: AAIB report September 12, 2021 3:00 am By PTI NEW DELHI: The pilot's "non-adherence" to the standard operating procedure is the probable cause of the Air India Express plane crash at the Kozhikode airport last year but the role of the systemic failures as a contributory factor …
  • From Pilot To Windshield Wiper: AAIB Probe Report Finds 57 Errors That Led To Kozhikode Plane Crash September 12, 2021 2:37 am A probe report by the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) has said that the Air India Express pilot's "non-adherence" to the standard operating procedure is the probable cause of the plane crash at the Kozhikode airport last year. …
  • Pilot error, Air India Express' repeated systemic failures; probable cause of Kozhikode Aug 2020 crash: AAIB report September 11, 2021 11:13 pm
  • Kozhikode AI plane crash: Non-adherence to SOP... September 11, 2021 8:20 pm The final report of the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) submitted to the Minister of Civil Aviation (MoCA) highlighted that the major reason behind the Kozhikode plane crash was non-adherence to SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) by the pilot …
  • Air India Express Crash: SoP lapses by pilot led to Kozhikode mishap September 11, 2021 8:15 pm The likely cause of the Air India Express plane crash at Kozhikode airport in 2020 was the non-adherence of Standard Operating Procedure (SoP) by the pilot in command, an investigation report said on Saturday. The accident had claimed 21 lives. According …
  • Pilot error led to Air India Express Kozhikode crash: Report September 11, 2021 7:59 pm The Air India Express plane crash in Kozhikode on August 7, 2020, was due to pilot’s error, Aircraft Accidents Investigation Bureau (AAIB) said in its report released today. “The probable cause of the accident was the non-adherence to SOP (Standard …
  • Kozhikode plane crash: AAIB makes 43 safety recommendations; flags systemic failures September 11, 2021 7:59 pm Coming out with its final probe into the deadly plane crash at Kozhikode airport in August last year, the AAIB has made 43 safety recommendations, including installation of an approach radar at the aerodrome and a DGCA study to establish prevalence of use …
  • Kozhikode plane crash: AAIB report says pilot’s non-adherence to SOP probable cause September 11, 2021 5:34 pm The Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) on Saturday released its probe report into the plane crash at Kozhikode airport in August last year that killed at least 20 people and injured several others. The probable cause of the accident was non- …
  • Pilot's non-adherence to standard operating procedure probable cause for Kozhikode plane crash: AAIB report September 11, 2021 5:15 pm The pilot's non-adherence to the standard operating procedure is the probable cause of the Air India Express plane crash at the Kozhikode airport last year but the role of the systemic failures as a contributory factor cannot be overlooked in the …
  • Aug 2020 AI Express Kozhikode crash landing: Co-pilot had asked to go-around, says report September 11, 2021 5:12 pm File photoNEW DELHI: The co-pilot of Air India Express Dubai-Kozhikode Vande Bharat flight had asked the pilot flying (PF) to go around and not land there on August 7, 2020. Despite this, PF — who had to operate another flight the next day due to AI …
  • Two arrested for gang-raping woman in Kozhikode September 10, 2021 1:56 pm By Express News Service KOZHIKODE: Two persons were arrested by the Chevayur police here on Friday in connection with a case in which a 32-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped after sedating her with drugs.  The arrested have been identified as Ajnas …
  • Major fire outbreak creates moments of panic near Kozhikode’s S.M. Street September 10, 2021 12:07 pm A major fire outbreak created scary moments along the M.P. Road near Kozhikode’s S.M. Street on Friday. The quick intervention of a team of six fire and rescue service units managed to bring the situation under control in nearly an hour. The fire outbreak …
  • Kozhikode plane crash probe report to be made public in next few days, says Jyotiraditya Scindia September 9, 2021 1:51 pm By PTI NEW DELHI: Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Thursday said the probe report on the plane crash at Kozhikode airport last year will be made public in the next couple of days. On August 7, 2020, a Boeing 737 plane coming from Dubai had …
  • Kozhikode passport office resumes services September 9, 2021 9:49 am After a COVID-19 lockdown-induced lull for several months, the Kozhikode Regional Passport Office which issues more passports among other two regional passport offices in Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram has resumed to near normal activity. However …
  • 36 more contacts test negative in Kozhikode September 9, 2021 8:43 am
  • Nipah virus: 36 more contacts test negative in Kozhikode September 9, 2021 5:05 am