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  • Ordinance seeks to dilute Kerala Lokayukta’s powers, triggers row January 27, 2022 7:00 pm THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala government has sent for approval to governor Asif Mohammad Khan an ordinance, which seeks to empower the chief minister or the Cabinet as “competent authority” to either accept or reject verdicts of anti-corruption ombudsman …
  • Six girls go missing from Kerala government's children's home in Kozhikode January 27, 2022 2:00 pm By Express News Service KOZHIKODE: Six girls have gone missing from the state government's Children's Home for Girls at Vellimadukunnu, Kozhikode. The group went missing on Wednesday evening. "Police have filed a man missing case and started …
  • Four more districts in Kerala to face tighter restrictions due to high Covid hospitalisations January 27, 2022 11:00 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A Covid review meet on Thursday decided to impose more restrictions in four more districts --  Idukki, Kottayam, Pathanamthitta and Kollam -- in Kerala due to an increase in Covid patients. The districts are …
  • COVID-19 surge | Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, and Kollam under clamp down January 27, 2022 10:58 am Four more districts in Kerala have clamped down on gatherings and a range of recreational activities to slow down the accelerated spread of the suspected Omicron variant driven COVID-19 surge. On Thursday, an online pandemic monitoring committee meeting …
  • Left Front in tizzy over Lokayukta ordinance January 27, 2022 9:21 am As controversy over the Left Democratic Front (LDF) government’s move to promulgate an ordinance to clip wings of the anti-corruption body Lokayukta raged, differences have started appearing in the ruling alliance. The Communist Party of India (CPI), a …
  • UDF delegation to meet Governor on Lok Ayukta Ordinance January 26, 2022 9:51 am Oppn. sees bid to forestall fallout of judgments against Pinarayi, Bindu A controversial Ordinance seeking to "relegate the Kerala Lok Ayukta to a minor advisory role" is shaping up to be the next political battlefront between the Left Democratic …
  • Mangaluru gets its first MEMU January 26, 2022 9:35 am Mangaluru got its first mainline electrical multiple unit (MEMU) train with the arrival of the Kannur-Mangaluru Central (06478) unreserved express special on January 26 morning. The 12-coach three-phase MEMU with three motor car and nine trailer car …
  • Kerala minister unfurls National Flag upside down in Kasaragod's Republic Day celebration January 26, 2022 9:22 am By Express News Service Kasaragod: The Kasaragod district in-charge minister Ahammad Devarkovil was left embarrassed as the National Flag he unfurled at the Republic Day function on January 26, 2022, faced upside down. The minister for ports and district …
  • Pinarayi, minister in spot, govt takes ordinance route to clip Lok Ayukta’s wings January 26, 2022 1:57 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The proposed amendment to the Kerala Lok Ayukta Act to curtail the powers of the anti-corruption ombudsman, approved by the state cabinet last week, has the blessings of the CPM leadership though it was not …
  • Kerala govt decides to bring Ordinance to clip Lokayukta powers January 25, 2022 4:53 pm In a move that has drawn criticism from the Opposition, the CPI(M)-led Kerala government has decided to bring an Ordinance to amend the Kerala Lokayukta Act in a manner that gives it powers to reject the report of the anti-corruption ombudsman. Last week, …
  • Kerala to dilute powers of Lokayukta, Opposition cries foul January 25, 2022 11:02 am In a controversial move, the CPI(M)-led government in Kerala has decided to bring an ordinance to amend the Kerala Lok Ayukta Act in such a manner that it would have the powers to reject the report of the anti-corruption body. Last week, the state cabinet, …
  • Lure of luxurious lives drives gang of college students to peddle drugs January 25, 2022 3:18 am Express News Service KOCHI: They are young. They wanted to make easy money and hence got into drug peddling. However, an excise team busted a group of college students who were into the sale of narcotic products by taking a room outside the institute at …
  • Trip with an all-woman team helps Koyilandy native to discover her innate self January 24, 2022 10:40 am Express News Service KOZHIKODE: The story of 32-year-old Shahana Nazir has a slight similarity to Mudrita, the noted Malayalam novel of 2021 penned by Jisa Jose. Mudrita unfolds through the train trip of nine women who were strangers to each other but got …
  • Kerala’s second tallest Netaji statue son’s gift to freedom fighter dad January 24, 2022 2:46 am By Express News Service KASARAGOD:  The second tallest statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in Kerala is nearing completion at Thrikaripur here. The 12-ft-tall statue is being built in the courtyard of the house of Dr Sudhakaran K, whose father N …
  • Woman who suffered acid attack from husband succumbs January 22, 2022 8:17 am By Express News Service WAYANAD: The woman who was undergoing treatment for injuries after an acid attack at Ambalavayal in Wayanad died on Saturday morning. Lijitha Sanal, 31, a native of Kottiyur in Kannur, succumbed to her injuries at Kozhikode Medical …
  • 54 more Omicron cases reported in Kerala; all above 18 in state given first dose of vaccine January 21, 2022 3:03 pm By PTI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala on Friday reported 54 more Omicron, a variant of coronavirus, and took the total affected by the variant to 761, said the State Health Department. Of the 54, one, belonging to Karnataka, came to Kerala from the UAE. " …
  • Satheesan slams government for compromising on COVID-19 restrictions for CPI(M) meetings January 21, 2022 8:41 am The Leader of Opposition V.D. Satheeshan has slammed the government for compromising the COVID-19 restrictions for facilitating CPI(M) district meetings. Addressing a press conference here on January 21, Mr. Satheeshan accused CPI(M) leaders of turning …
  • Kerala records 46,387 Covid cases, 62 Omicron infections, highest spike since pandemic began January 20, 2022 3:06 pm By PTI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala on Thursday registered 46,387 fresh coronavirus cases, the highest ever single day spike since the outbreak of the pandemic in 2020, taking the total caseload to 54,87,898. According to the data provided by the health …
  • Live: DK to soon showcase its tourist spots via QR code January 20, 2022 3:45 am Nandigudda-Mangaladevi, Yemmekere, Hoigebazaar, Monkey Stand, Sunashnagar. Kudroli-Passport office, Kodialbail, behind Canara high school, Dongerkery Kulshekar-Neermarga, Valachil, Meramajalu, Kulshekar Dairy, Saripalla, Kannagudde, Choki, Kudupu Temple, …
  • Janani project sets success record of parenthood January 20, 2022 2:33 am Express News Service KOCHI: It was like a dream come true for Thilakan AA, a 52-year-old autorickshaw driver, and his wife Sreejamol K, 40, when their first baby was born on the 15th year after marriage.  Thilakan hails from Thoothiyur and Sreeja from …
  • Containment zones in Capital under surveillance January 20, 2022 2:33 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The city police have enhanced security measures in the containment zones in the city limits in the wake of a spike in Covid cases. Commissioner G Sparjan Kumar said surveillance has been beefed up in the …
  • Meet Kannur’s own Greta: Swaliha, who sends out green message with kayaking feat January 20, 2022 1:54 am By Express News Service KANNUR: When her friends and other students of her age struggled to learn the lessons in their textbooks, Swaliha Rafeeq had become a lesson herself. That was in 2019 when her feat of kayaking 10km through the rough sea and a river …
  • Kerala’s COVID-19 case graph continues to soar to touch 28,481 new cases January 19, 2022 8:17 am Kerala’s COVID-19 case graph soared to 28,481 new cases on Tuesday – a jump of over 6,000 cases from the previous day – when 80,740 samples were tested in the past 24 hours. Testing also went up by over 11,000 samples from Monday, with more testing done in …
  • Muslim groups frown on SFI, say it promotes sexual anarchy January 19, 2022 4:01 am Express News Service KOZHIKODE: Opening a new front in its offensive against CPM, the IUML has targetted the Left party’s student wing SFI for “spreading sexual anarchy and the ideology of liberalism” on the campuses, and got spontaneous support from other …
  • Kerala opposition leader VD Satheesan slams LDF government for its failure to curb Covid surge January 18, 2022 9:37 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: At a time when the third wave of the pandemic has drastically affected various sectors in the State, Opposition Leader V D Satheesan has come down heavily on the health department and the LDF Government for …
  • Is Vijayan eyeing the CPI-M general secretary post? January 18, 2022 7:50 am (MENAFN- IANS) Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 18 (IANS) With the West Bengal unit of the CPI-M literally wound up and at Tripura also things appear not that rosy, Kerala is the only state where they reign supreme and ever since Pinarayi Vijayan assumed office as …
  • With just a pickaxe, Kerala farmer carves out a tunnel January 17, 2022 2:37 am C.T. Thomas has dug through the laterite slope beside his home in Kannur to create a 25-metre cave It was a holiday trip to Thailand that inspired 69-year-old C.T. Thomas to take a pickaxe and shovel and dig a 25-metre tunnel through a hill beside his home …
  • Abandoned by party, Kerala's former political hitmen turn top highway robbers January 16, 2022 11:02 pm Express News Service KASARGOD: Sinil, who goes by just the first name, is the ninth accused in the Kathiroor Manoj murder case. He spent nine months in prison as an undertrial after the CBI arrested him in November 2014 in connection with the killing of …
  • Cult worship takes root in CPM as Pinarayi grows stronger in Kerala January 16, 2022 3:03 pm Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Thirteen years ago, on a late February evening, Pinarayi Vijayan, who was the CPM state secretary then, told an audience of over 30,000 people assembled on the Sankhumukham beach here that there wouldn’t be waves in …
  • Finally Kerala govt releases DPR of controversial K-Rail project January 15, 2022 1:10 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 15 (IANS) Finally, the detailed project report (DPR) of the controversial project of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has been released. On Saturday it was put out on the website of the Kerala Legislative …
  • CPI(M) draws flak for ‘mega’ Thiruvathira January 13, 2022 3:18 pm Event, held in violation of pandemic protocol, replete with Pinarayi adulation: Oppn. The Communist Party of India (Marxist) [CPI(M)] appeared buffeted by strident social criticism over a ‘mega’ Thiruvathira staged ahead of the party’s district conference …


  • Six girls escape from Govt. Children’s Home January 27, 2022 5:17 pm Six girls were found missing from the Government Children’s Home at Vellimadukunnu in Kozhikode district on Wednesday. The girls, all aged below 17, reportedly left the spot when the children’s home authorities were busy with the Republic Day celebrations. …
  • Six girls go missing from Kerala government's children's home in Kozhikode January 27, 2022 2:00 pm By Express News Service KOZHIKODE: Six girls have gone missing from the state government's Children's Home for Girls at Vellimadukunnu, Kozhikode. The group went missing on Wednesday evening. "Police have filed a man missing case and started …
  • Padma Shri honours for regional trailblazers January 27, 2022 11:58 am ‘Clarinet Everest’ A.K.C. Natarajan, Sadir exponent R. Muthukannamal and Gramalaya founder S. Damodaran awarded Padma Shri It has been raining accolades in the region this week, as clarinet exponent A. K. C. Natarajan and water and sanitation expert S. …
  • Four more districts in Kerala to face tighter restrictions due to high Covid hospitalisations January 27, 2022 11:00 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A Covid review meet on Thursday decided to impose more restrictions in four more districts --  Idukki, Kottayam, Pathanamthitta and Kollam -- in Kerala due to an increase in Covid patients. The districts are …
  • In setback for NIA, Kerala HC acquits duo convicted over 2006 Kozhikode twin blasts January 27, 2022 11:00 am Express News Service KOCHI: In a major setback to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), the Kerala High Court on Thursday acquitted Thadiyantevida Naseer, the self-styled south India chief of Lashkar-e-Taiba, and his relative Shafas, the convicts in the …
  • COVID-19 surge | Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, and Kollam under clamp down January 27, 2022 10:58 am Four more districts in Kerala have clamped down on gatherings and a range of recreational activities to slow down the accelerated spread of the suspected Omicron variant driven COVID-19 surge. On Thursday, an online pandemic monitoring committee meeting …
  • Setback for NIA as Kerala HC acquits accused in twin bomb blast case January 27, 2022 10:34 am (MENAFN- IANS) Kochi, Jan 27 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday suffered a serious setback when the Kerala High Court acquitted a prime accused and dismissed an appeal against the acquittal of another accused, in what was the first …
  • Game over for India’s booming online gaming Industry? January 26, 2022 4:10 am Nikita Luther is India’s top poker player, the first woman and second player from the country to win a bracelet at the World Series of Poker, the game’s top competition. Yet at 30, her career stands at a crossroads. Luther’s skills are not in doubt, but …
  • Finding answers in ayur-homoeo combo January 25, 2022 2:15 am Express News Service KOCHI: In this era of modern medicine, there is a raging debate on the role of ayurveda and homoeopathy in treating various ailments. However, even practitioners of modern medicine are recommending traditional ayurveda medication like …
  • Rajasthan man held in Mangaluru for carrying unaccounted cash, gold worth Rs 1.88 crore January 24, 2022 4:13 pm By Express News Service MANGALURU: A 33-year-old man from Rajasthan was detained by Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel attached to Mangaluru Junction Railway Station for carrying unaccounted cash and gold worth Rs 1.88 crore. Mahendra Singh Rao, a …
  • Trip with an all-woman team helps Koyilandy native to discover her innate self January 24, 2022 10:40 am Express News Service KOZHIKODE: The story of 32-year-old Shahana Nazir has a slight similarity to Mudrita, the noted Malayalam novel of 2021 penned by Jisa Jose. Mudrita unfolds through the train trip of nine women who were strangers to each other but got …
  • Kerala Reports Over 45,000 New Coronavirus Cases For Second Day In A Row January 23, 2022 7:36 pm The health department said there were 2,64,638 active cases in Kerala. (Representational) Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala continued to record a daily tally of over 45,000 cases for the second day in a row on Sunday taking the total number of affected people in …
  • Man with ₹1.48 crore in cash, 800 grams jewellery arrested January 23, 2022 5:56 pm Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel attached to Mangaluru Junction Railway Station on Sunday detained a man travelling with ₹1.48 crore in cash and 800 grams of gold ornaments without any valid records on the Mumbai LTT-Ernakulam Duronto Express. The …
  • Ryhana has the final say; Prabhu sizzles January 22, 2022 11:07 pm Ryhana Bee (RACR Castrol Power Ultimate) regained the title in the girls’ category after a two-year gap as the fourth round of the MRF MMSC FMSCI Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship (INMRC) 2021 concluded at the MMRT on Saturday. The 29-year old …
  • Rajini powers to pole January 22, 2022 10:09 am Veteran Rajini Krishnan (RACR Castrol Power) delivered a stunning lap to grab pole position in the premier Pro-Stock 301-400cc (Open) category in the fourth round of the MRF MMSC FMSCI Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship 2021 at the MMRT, here …
  • Woman who suffered acid attack from husband succumbs January 22, 2022 8:17 am By Express News Service WAYANAD: The woman who was undergoing treatment for injuries after an acid attack at Ambalavayal in Wayanad died on Saturday morning. Lijitha Sanal, 31, a native of Kottiyur in Kannur, succumbed to her injuries at Kozhikode Medical …
  • Despite being ineffective against Omicron, demand rises for antibody cocktail jabs January 22, 2022 1:31 am Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Hospitals in the state are witnessing a heavy demand for the expensive Monoclonal Antibodies (mAbs) used for reducing the severity of Covid, despite evidence that it is ineffective against Omicron. There are still …
  • Kerala logs 41,668 fresh Covid-19 cases, 106 deaths January 21, 2022 5:11 pm The health department said the state tested 95,218 samples in the last 24 hours and there are 2,23,548 active Covid-19 cases.THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala on Friday logged 41,668 fresh coronavirus cases, taking the total caseload to 55,29,566, a day after …
  • Kerala logs 41,668 fresh Covid-19 cases January 21, 2022 3:03 pm By PTI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala on Friday logged 41,668 fresh coronavirus cases, taking the total caseload to 55,29,566, a day after registering 46,387 cases, the highest single day spike since the outbreak of the pandemic in 2020. The health department …
  • 54 more Omicron cases reported in Kerala; all above 18 in state given first dose of vaccine January 21, 2022 3:03 pm By PTI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala on Friday reported 54 more Omicron, a variant of coronavirus, and took the total affected by the variant to 761, said the State Health Department. Of the 54, one, belonging to Karnataka, came to Kerala from the UAE. " …
  • IIM Kozhikode and Times TSW’s Executive Post-Graduate Programme in Management Records Unprecedented Enrolments January 21, 2022 3:39 am The 14th batch saw 530 enrolments, highest-ever for any executive MBA programme at IIM Kozhikode The 14th batch of the Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP), offered by Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, in association with Times …
  • Kerala Reports Highest Ever Daily Covid Cases At 46,387 January 21, 2022 2:41 am Only 3 per cent of Kerala's active coronavirus cases are admitted to hospitals. (File) Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala on Thursday registered 46,387 fresh coronavirus cases, the highest ever single day spike since the outbreak of the pandemic in 2020, …
  • Horse in legal spot: Did it give birth or have miscarriage? January 21, 2022 2:28 am Express News Service KOZHIKODE: A 12-year-old horse at Kariyathampara tourist spot near Koorachundu here is caught in a legal wrangle over whether it had given birth to a colt or not.  Kannan, the Ooty native owner of the horse — Sabinaz — alleges the …
  • Child development dept, cops face backlash as 18-year-old rape survivor ends life January 21, 2022 2:28 am Express News Service MALAPPURAM: A Pocso case survivor committed suicide in the district  triggering widespread criticism and protests against the department of woman and child development and the police for failing to protect her. The 18-year-old girl …
  • Kerala records 46,387 Covid cases, 62 Omicron infections, highest spike since pandemic began January 20, 2022 3:06 pm By PTI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala on Thursday registered 46,387 fresh coronavirus cases, the highest ever single day spike since the outbreak of the pandemic in 2020, taking the total caseload to 54,87,898. According to the data provided by the health …
  • Government announces lockdown-like scenario in Kerala on next two Sundays after Covid surge January 20, 2022 3:06 pm By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: On a day when Kerala recorded a whopping 46,387 Covid-19 cases and when test positivity rate touched 40.21%, the state government has announced a lockdown-like scenario in the state on the next two Sundays - …
  • Chip shortage stirs the IT demand in Kerala January 20, 2022 1:55 pm The Information Technology industry in God’s own country, Kerala is mainly concentrated in Kochi, Trivandrum, and Kozhikode. It has three state-of-the-art IT hubs namely, Technopark in Trivandrum, Infopark, Kochi and Cyberpark, Kozhikode which is a …
  • Kerala: Confessional video of MBBS graduate arrested on drug charges becomes public, probe on January 20, 2022 1:36 pm A confessional video of a young medical professional, who was arrested on charges of possessing narcotic drugs, has become public through social media platforms. Thrissur city police has ordered a probe into the incident, in connection with the arrest of …
  • As Covid TPR touches 40%, Kerala imposes lockdown-like curbs on next two Sundays January 20, 2022 1:35 pm On a day it recorded a staggering 46,387 new Covid-19 cases, the highest ever single day spike, the Kerala government on Thursday decided to impose lockdown-like restrictions on next two Sundays, allowing functioning of essential services only. With 46,387 …
  • In Kerala, gang rape survivor dies by suicide following callousness of the government  January 20, 2022 11:57 am By Express News Service MALAPPURAM: An 18-year-old survivor of gang rape died by suicide at her house in Thenhipalam in Tirurangadi taluk of Malappuram district. The girl had been living with her mother and younger brother at a rented house in the area for …
  • IRB unit of Kerala police bags national-level recognition January 20, 2022 4:11 am The unit’s achievement is significant given that it competed in its category with established units like the Greyhounds of Andhra Pradesh and TelanganaTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In a proud moment, the India Reserve Battalion (IRB) at Thrissur, a special unit of …
  • Kerala Continues To See Steep Rise In Infections With 34,199 New Cases January 20, 2022 3:29 am On Wednesday, Kerala recorded 134 deaths, taking the count to 51,160. Thiruvananthapuram: COVID-19 infections in Kerala continued to witness a steep rise as the state on Wednesday logged 34,199 fresh positive cases, taking the infection count to 54,41,511. …
  • Janani project sets success record of parenthood January 20, 2022 2:33 am Express News Service KOCHI: It was like a dream come true for Thilakan AA, a 52-year-old autorickshaw driver, and his wife Sreejamol K, 40, when their first baby was born on the 15th year after marriage.  Thilakan hails from Thoothiyur and Sreeja from …
  • Containment zones in Capital under surveillance January 20, 2022 2:33 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The city police have enhanced security measures in the containment zones in the city limits in the wake of a spike in Covid cases. Commissioner G Sparjan Kumar said surveillance has been beefed up in the …
  • Covid breaches defence, hospitals take a hit in Kerala January 20, 2022 1:55 am Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The rapid spread of Covid has adversely affected the functioning of hospitals in the state with many health workers testing positive. As per official figures, over 1,500 health workers were infected within the past …
  • Covid TPR in Kerala surges to 37%, Health Minister Veena George says next 3 weeks critical January 19, 2022 5:00 pm The state reported 34,199 new cases, with 91,983 samples tested in the last 24 hours. The active caseload rose to 1.68 lakh. A few districts have TPR above the state average of 37.17 per cent. In the worst affected Thiruvananthapuram, where 5,684 cases …
  • Rice bran oil 'a green solution for industry' January 19, 2022 3:19 pm Rice bran oil can potentially replace the petroleum-based oils currently used for cooling and lubricating lathes and other cutting machinery, says a study. Sneha Edla, lead author of the study, published this month in Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, …
  • 54 fresh Omicron cases reported in Kerala, state logs 34,199 fresh COVID infections January 19, 2022 3:15 pm By PTI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala on Wednesday reported 54 more Omicron, a variant of coronavirus, and took the total affected by the variant to 645, said the State Health Department. Of the 54, two belong to outside States and have come to Kerala from …
  • Kerala’s COVID-19 case graph continues to soar to touch 28,481 new cases January 19, 2022 8:17 am Kerala’s COVID-19 case graph soared to 28,481 new cases on Tuesday – a jump of over 6,000 cases from the previous day – when 80,740 samples were tested in the past 24 hours. Testing also went up by over 11,000 samples from Monday, with more testing done in …
  • MBA grads set for pay cheer, B-school freshers may see 6.4% jump in pay packages January 19, 2022 7:39 am Pay packets for the MBA Class of 2022 are set to hit a new high as companies bet on optimism. Companies and business schools expect the competition for top talent to be intense as the job market for most sectors has turned positive - a trend endorsed by …
  • Muslim groups frown on SFI, say it promotes sexual anarchy January 19, 2022 4:01 am Express News Service KOZHIKODE: Opening a new front in its offensive against CPM, the IUML has targetted the Left party’s student wing SFI for “spreading sexual anarchy and the ideology of liberalism” on the campuses, and got spontaneous support from other …
  • World's first WhatsApp-powered delivery service launched in Kerala January 19, 2022 3:07 am By Express News Service KOCHI: Kerala’s first hyperlocal delivery startup Errando launched the world’s first WhatsApp API-powered delivery service. Customers can now use their WhatsApp to order food, stationery, medicine, grocery or avail pick and drop. A …
  • Daily COVID infections cross 28,000 mark in Kerala, government to decide on curbs on Thursday January 18, 2022 5:38 pm By PTI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala government on Tuesday decided to strictly implement the COVID-19 health protocols as there is a surge in the number of coronavirus cases in the state which reported over 28,500 new infections. Kerala which had recorded …
  • Kerala reports 28,481 new Covid-19 cases January 18, 2022 4:30 pm On Tuesday, Kerala reported 122 deaths taking the toll in the state to 51,026. (Representative image)OTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Covid-19 infections in Kerala on Tuesday witnessed a steep rise as the state reported 28,481 new positive cases taking the infection …
  • Multi-storey building under construction collapses in Kozhikode; 15 injured January 18, 2022 9:37 am By Express News Service KOZHIKODE: A multi-storey building under construction collapsed at the Knowledge City, Thamarasserry injuring 15 workers on site. As per the preliminary report, six workers were shifted to Kozhikode medical college hospital, of …
  • Government doctor held with banned drugs in Kerala January 18, 2022 9:37 am By PTI THRISSUR: A 24-year-old doctor landed in police net after banned contraband was found in his possession during a raid at a hostel building in this central Kerala district, police said on Tuesday. Aquil Mohammed Hussain, hailing from Kozhikode, was …
  • Kerala logs 22,946 fresh Covid-19 cases January 17, 2022 7:21 pm Kerala continued to register a sharp rise in the number of Covid-19 cases on Monday, as it reported 22,946 fresh cases, taking the total caseload to 53,92,652.  According to the official figures, the growth rate of new virus cases shot up by 182 percent as …
  • Kerala records 22,946 fresh COVID-19 cases January 17, 2022 2:37 pm By PTI THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The number of daily COVID-19 cases continued to rise sharply in Kerala with the state reporting 22,946 fresh infections on Monday taking the total caseload to 53,92,652, a health bulletin said. The state Health Department said …
  • Kerala Reports 182% More Covid Cases Compared To Last Week; 22,946 Cases January 17, 2022 1:59 pm The state had tested 69,373 samples in the last 24 hours. (File) Thiruvananthapuram: The number of daily COVID-19 cases continued to rise sharply in Kerala with the state reporting 22,946 fresh infections on Monday taking the total caseload to 53,92,652, a …
  • Covid-19 is Satan sent by Allah to correct the world: Kerala CPI-M leader January 17, 2022 10:48 am Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 16 (IANS) Leave Marx or dialectical materialism, a leader of Kerala’s ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Sunday seemed to have adopted an Islamic worldview. In a public programme at Kozhikode, senior leader and …
  • IIM-Kashipur invites applications for PhD admissions for academic session 2021-22 January 17, 2022 7:41 am The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kashipur is inviting applications for Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees for the academic session 2021-22. Candidates can submit their applications by January 31, 2022. The IIMB test is scheduled to be held on …
  • Experts link recent surge in COVID-19 cases in Kerala to Omicron variant January 16, 2022 11:01 pm Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The test positivity rate (TPR) in the state crossed the 30 per cent mark on Sunday as health experts linked the recent surge in COVID cases and cluster formations to the presence of the fast spreading Omicron …
  • No need to publish Justice K Hema Committee report: Kerala Women's Commission chief P Sathidevi January 16, 2022 10:22 pm By Express News Service KOZHIKODE: Five members of the Women In Cinema Collective (WCC) on Sunday met Women's Commission chairperson P Sathidevi demanding the disclosure of the Justice K Hema Committee report that studied the troubles being faced by …
  • Ajmer Ziyarat Guide for in the regional language of Malayalam released January 16, 2022 12:57 pm Share Ajmer: The first one of it’s kind Ajmeer Ziyarat Guide in the Indian regional language, Malayalam was released by Syed Salman Chishty, chairman Chishtiya Foundation in a function at Chishty Manzil Sufi Khanqah. Syed Salman Chishty said that a …
  • Kerala SilverLine details in public domain January 16, 2022 11:56 am Even as K-Rail officials have been maintaining that the complete detailed project report (DPR) of the 530-km SilverLine will be published only after the ₹63,941-crore project got all sanctions (citing industry norm), its executive summary and other …
  • Kerala unlikely to make Hema panel report on gender bias in Malayalam film industry public January 16, 2022 11:56 am A report of the Hema Committee, set up by the Kerala Government to address issues of gender inequality and sexual harassment in the Malayalam film industry, is unlikely to be placed in the State Assembly for a debate. This was revealed after a meeting of …
  • WCC members meet Kerala women's panel chief, demand justice for survivor of assault case January 16, 2022 11:39 am By PTI KOZHIKODE: The members of Women in Cinema Collective (WCC) on Sunday called on Kerala Women's Commission chairperson P Satheedevi here and urged her to ensure justice for the survivor in the sexual assault case, involving Malayalam actor Dileep. …
  • How SEWA Livelihood initiative in Kerala supported women through the pandemic January 16, 2022 8:21 am SEWA opened food counters and a food cart to support women who lost their means of livelihood due to the pandemic Working hours start at 3 pm for Arannya MK, who reaches home by around 10 pm. The 28-year-old manages a food cart selling momos and cutlets …
  • Three held for murder of elderly woman in Vizhinjam January 16, 2022 6:12 am The Vizhinjam police have arrested three persons, including a mother and her son, for allegedly murdering an elderly woman late Friday. The police identified the accused as Rafeeqa Beevi (48) of Vizhinjam Township, her son Shafeeque (25) and their friend …
  • Three held for murder of 75-year-old woman January 16, 2022 2:38 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Vizhinjam police on Saturday arrested three persons, including a mother and son, for allegedly murdering a 75-year-old woman and stealing her gold ornaments at Mulloor here on Friday. The victim is …
  • Thieves on the prowl in private buses in Kozhikode January 15, 2022 8:59 pm Private buses in the district are emerging as the soft target of thieves in the absence of any effective safety mechanism to keep an eye on suspicious persons. Surveillance cameras are yet to be installed in buses by a majority of operators who cite …
  • Academics and cultural leaders write an open letter to Kerala CM seeking a freeze on SilverLine project January 15, 2022 6:07 pm By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A group of renowned academics and cultural leaders from Kerala on Saturday wrote an open letter to chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan, urging him to declare a freeze on SilverLine semi high speed rail project, until …
  • Kerala records 48 more Omicron cases; strict curbs imposed in Thiruvananthapuram  January 15, 2022 10:47 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala on Saturday reported 48 more Omicron cases including 9 people who got infected through contact. With this, the total Omicron tally in the state rose to 528, said Health minister Veena George.   Of the 48 …
  • National Motorcycle Racing Championship | Ready to roar after a break January 15, 2022 5:00 am The country’s top two-wheeler manufacturers — TVS, Honda, KTM and Yamaha — and racers will congregate at the iconic MMRT circuit after a three-month break for the fourth round of the MRF-MMSC-FMSCI Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship 2021 on …
  • First Covid-era ‘uru’ MSV Burhan sets sail from Beypore to Qatar January 15, 2022 1:47 am Express News Service KOZHIKODE: Bringing cheers to the ‘uru’ (dhow) manufacturing industry and the artisans of Beypore, the first wooden marvel made during Covid times set off to Qatar on Friday. It’s after two years that an uru is sailing from Beypore …
  • Kerala Reports 16,338 New Covid Cases, 199 More Deaths January 15, 2022 1:07 am Kerala: As many as 68,971 samples were tested for coronavirus in the last 24 hours. (File) Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala on Friday registered 16,338 fresh COVID-19 cases, raising the state's caseload to 53,33,828, a government bulletin said. The southern …
  • Pinarayi Vijayan, Ramachandran Pillai: One party, two conflicting stands on China in Kerala January 14, 2022 8:45 pm CPI(M) politburo members Pinarayi Vijayan and S Ramachandran Pillai have taken conflicting stands on China, with the former being critical of the neighbouring country’s approach towards fighting imperialism and the latter showering praise on it for gaining …
  • Kozhikode fishermen rescue buffalo stranded 8 km offshore January 14, 2022 2:38 am By Express News Service KOZHIKODE: Three fishermen who had ventured into the sea from Kothi in Kozhikode witnessed an unusual sight at 1am on Thursday. Some eight kilometres off the shore, they spotted something floating. A closer look revealed it was a …
  • Saina has always been my idol, win over her one of the biggest of my career, says Malvika January 13, 2022 6:15 pm Growing up idolising Saina Nehwal and her power game, promising shuttler Malvika Bansod on Thursday termed her India Open victory over the Olympic medallist “one of the biggest” of her fledgling career. As Malvika got down to reflect on her second-round …
  • Dhyan Sreenivasan plays a cop in latest film helmed by Sagar Hari January 13, 2022 9:53 am By Express News Service Dhyan Sreenivasan’s latest Sathyam Mathrame Bodhippikku is hitting theatres this Friday. The actor dons a khaki for the first time in the film helmed by Sagar Hari of Kumbarees fame. As per the film’s line producer and actor Santosh …