North Kerala


  • Indian Embassy in Kuwait to send back over 100 women duped by traffickers June 29, 2022 12:59 pm Kochi/Kuwait City: Over 100 women, including a large number of Keralites, who have been illegally brought to Kuwait by various recruitment agencies by offering them jobs as domestic help, have finally taken shelter in the Indian Embassy. They are …
  • Man, teen son drown; tragedy during swimming coaching June 29, 2022 12:58 pm Kannur: In a heart-rending incident a man and his teen son drowned during a swimming session at Eachur village in Kerala's Kannur district on Wednesday morning. The dead are PP Shaji (50) and Jyotiraditya (15). Shaji was teaching Jyotiraditya swimming …
  • Road accident fatalities fall 12.60% for five-month period from 2019 in Kerala June 29, 2022 12:25 pm There has been a noticeable decline of 12.60% in road accident fatalities in the January-May 2022 period in Kerala, as compared to the same period in 2019. The total number of fatalities in the State during the period fell from 2,127 in 2019 to 1,859 in …
  • Father and son drowned in pond in Kerala's Kannur June 29, 2022 6:09 am By Express News Service KANNUR: A father and son were drowned in a pond as he was trying teach his son swimming.  According to police, the persons died are PP Shaji (45) of Eachur and his son Jyothiradithya (15).  The incident took place on Wednesday …
  • Road tripping in Kia Seltos: Visited the longest drive-in beach in Asia June 28, 2022 7:27 pm BHPian ashis89 recently shared this with other enthusiasts. A week ago, we drove to Kannur and then Nileshwar before returning to Bangalore. This post is mostly about car updates. I will try not to be lazy and create a separate travelogue for it. While the …
  • Goa: Konkan Railway police recover gold ornaments worth Rs 5 lakhs from Vasco thief June 28, 2022 10:03 am Margao: The Konkan Railway police station has arrested a thief involved in snatching a bag from a railway passenger and recovered gold ornaments valued around Rs five lakhs, besides cash of Rs 20,000. The incident occurred at the Margao railway station on …
  • Man booked for rash driving 3 months after death June 28, 2022 8:47 am Mayyil (Kannur): The local police here have filed a charge sheet in the court against a man who had died three months ago. The charges filed against him are punishable with up to 6 months imprisonment, besides a fine. Chengini Othayath C O Bhaskaran (54) …
  • Two DYFI workers arrested for Payyanur Congress office attack June 28, 2022 8:47 am Payyanur: Two activists of the Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) were arrested by the police on Monday in connection with the case relating to the beheading of the Mahatma Gandhi statue and vandalising of the Congress block committee office at …
  • Mild tremors rattle Kannur, Kasaragod, nearby areas in Karnataka June 28, 2022 8:47 am Mangaluru/Kasaragod: Mild tremors were felt in some parts of Kasaragod, Kannur districts in Kerala and Sullia taluk of Karnataka's Dakshina Kannada district on Tuesday morning. According to sources, a loud noise was heard and minor tremors were …
  • Kannur University approves appointment of K K Ragesh's wife June 28, 2022 8:47 am Kannur: The syndicate of the Kannur University has approved the appointment of Dr Priya Varghese as the Associate Professor in the Department of Malayalam. She is the wife of K K Ragesh, CPM leader and Private Secretary to the Chief Minister. The rank list …
  • Kerala: Wife of CM’s secretary gets varsity job June 28, 2022 3:41 am THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: On Monday, Kannur University syndicate appointed Priya Varghese –the wife of CM’s private secretary KK Ragesh– as an associate professor (Malayalam), allegedly flouting norms. Though the university had prepared a rank list in November …
  • Hawala money funded recruitment operations of MK Gassali in Kerala June 28, 2022 2:04 am Express News Service KOCHI: Money that came in through hawala channels funded the operations of human trafficking racket allegedly run by Kannur native MK Gassali, alias Majeed. Cops suspect the hawala fund, generated from supplying women as bonded …
  • Varsity gives nod for appointment of K.K. Ragesh’s wife June 27, 2022 3:54 pm The Syndicate of the Kannur University approved the appointment of Priya Varghese as the Associate Professor in the Malayalam department of the university. Ms. Varghese is the wife of K.K. Ragesh, a former member of parliament, who is now private secretary …
  • NRI kidnapped and beaten to death in Kerala after he was forced to return from Saudi Arabia June 27, 2022 10:13 am Express News Service KASARAGOD: A non-resident Indian was kidnapped and killed by a gang soon after he was forced to return from Saudi Arabia, said Kasaragod police. The deceased has been identified as Aboobacker Siddik, a native of Mugu in Kumbla. Siddik …
  • 32-year-old man succumbed to his injuries after abducted by a gang in Kasaragod June 27, 2022 8:52 am Police have apprehended three people and have identified a few others in connection with the death of a 32-year-old man, who was abducted and tortured reportedly by a gang from Paivalike in Kasaragod on Sunday night. According to the police, the deceased …
  • Gassali made a fortune by trafficking women to Kuwait, finds probe June 26, 2022 10:42 pm Express News Service KOCHI: The alleged kingpin of the Kuwait human trafficking racket MK Gassali alias Majeed, of Ottamavu in Kannur, has made a fortune by illegally recruiting women as bonded labourers for the past four years.  The police who dug into …
  • Mural depiction of Saint Tyagaraja’s work unveiled June 26, 2022 9:09 pm The Thrissala Bhagavathi Temple at Mankavu in Kozhikode, which belongs to the Zamorin family, is home to several unique mural paintings that adorn its walls. The latest in the collection, ‘Prahlada Bhakti Vijayam’, was unveiled on Sunday and the ‘ …
  • State Human Rights Commission orders against construction license renewal in Kannur June 26, 2022 1:09 pm The State Human Rights Commission has ordered Chirakkal grama panchayat in Kannur to not renew the construction permit of a flat until the grievances of a neighbour in the area are not addressed. The judicial member of the Commission, K. Baijunath, gave …
  • Soura scheme spot registration begins today June 26, 2022 1:09 pm A spot registration facility will be available from June 27 to July 4 for domestic category consumers who wish to enrol in the Soura rooftop solar scheme, the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has said. Subsidy is offered to domestic consumers who wish …
  • CM Pinarayi to seek safety in bulletproof Kia Carnival hereon June 26, 2022 9:52 am Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's official vehicle is set to change. The State Home Department has ordered the purchase of the Kia Carnival car worth Rs 33 lakh for the CM's use, replacing the present Innova Crysta.  The …
  • Kerala: Congress To Raise Attack On Rahul Gandhi's Office Issue In Assembly Session June 26, 2022 9:25 am Thiruvananthapuram: The opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) led by Congress will be taking up the attack on the office of Rahul Gandhi at Wayanad during the Kerala legislative Assembly session commencing on Monday. A group of SFI workers led by …
  • Cong to raise Rahul office attack issue in Kerala Assembly session June 26, 2022 4:45 am The opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) led by the Congress will be taking up the attack on the office of Rahul Gandhi at Wayanad during the Kerala legislative Assembly session commencing on Monday. A group of SFI workers led by Wayanad district …
  • Protests continue, 10 more held for RaGa office attack June 26, 2022 2:18 am By Express News Service KALPETTA/T’PURAM: A day after the attack on the office of Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi in Kalpetta, the Congress kept the pressure up by staging protests in various parts of the state despite the CPM acting tough on those behind the …
  • Train services reintroduced  June 25, 2022 5:06 pm The Palakkad division of the Southern Railway has reintroduced three train services in the north Kerala sector. Train 06461 Shoranur Junction-Thrissur Unreserved Express Special will run with effect from July 3. Likewise, the services of 16609 Thrissur- …
  • No embezzlement of party funds in Payyannur, claims CPM June 25, 2022 12:18 pm Kannur: Days after a fund misappropriation row that blew up in the CPM's Payyannur unit, resulting in disciplinary action against the whistle-blower, the party claims no money had vanished! This follows a vetting of altogether new accounts by the area …
  • Attack on regional office of Rahul Gandhi was planned: Leader of Opposition June 25, 2022 8:58 am Mr. Satheesan said Chief Minister Pinaryi Vijayan was implementing the agenda of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to save his face from the investigations of the central agencies into the diplomatic gold smuggling case. Mr. Satheesan said Chief Minister …
  • Crony capitalism June 25, 2022 2:44 am From a one-room office on the first floor of a faded barrack-styled, tile-roofed building in the narrow south bazar street of Payyanur to a swanky, corporate-style three-floor office a few metres away is testimony to the transformation of the CPM over the …
  • One more person held in Aluva robbery case June 25, 2022 12:44 am By Express News Service KOCHI: One more person belonging to the gang that robbed an Aluva native of around 300g of gold and Rs 1.8 lakh, posing as income tax officials, was arrested on Friday. Abootty, 68, of Koothuparamba, Kannur, was staying in hideouts …
  • Fund row: CPM to sensitize sulking cadres in party hamlets of Payyanur June 24, 2022 9:04 pm Kannur: The Kannur district CPM is soon planning to reach out to its sulking cadres in Payyanur by explaining the party's stand at the branch level on the financial embezzlement charges to the tune of Rs 1 crore raised against a group of leaders under …
  • Ecologist Madhav Gadgil says SC verdict on ESZ flawed June 24, 2022 9:04 pm The Supreme Court’s recent directive mandating an eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) of a kilometre around all protected areas, wildlife sanctuaries and national parks doesn’t seem to have gone down well with conservationists. The directive is flawed, as is the …
  • Contribution of a Geographic Information System to the Prevention of Crashes Among Vulnerable Road Users in the City of Cotonou: Exploratory Study June 24, 2022 4:54 pm Introduction Road traffic crashes are a public health problem, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. They are responsible for more than 1.35 million deaths each year worldwide and are the leading cause of death among people aged 15–29 years.1 …
  • SFI activists vandalise Rahul’s office in Wayanad June 24, 2022 4:37 pm A 50-member group of Students Federation of India (SFI) activists vandalised Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, MP’s, regional office at Kalpetta in the Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency on Friday, setting off a political furore and precipitating a tense Congress …
  • Crucial Meetings Of Kerala CPI-M To Get Underway Today June 24, 2022 5:19 am (MENAFN- IANS) Thiruvananthapuram, June 24 (IANS) Amid the ongoing political turmoil involving Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in Kerala, crucial party meetings are scheduled beginning Friday. This would be the first major meeting of the party after its …
  • Cop-killer fugitive flashes gun, heroically overpowered in Thiruvananthapuram June 24, 2022 3:01 am A fugitive who is accused of murdering a cop was heroically nabbed by policemen on whom he threatened to fire a revolver in Thiruvananthapuram. Santosh alias Jet Santosh (45) of Puthuvalputhan House, Pallithura, Attipra was taken into custody by the Thumba …
  • Fugitive arrested after 20 years June 23, 2022 7:02 pm A fugitive who evaded the police dragnet for nearly two decades after murdering a police officer was arrested near Thumba on Thursday. Notorious goon Santhosh, alias Jet Santhosh, 45, of Attipra was arrested by the Thumba police in their third attempt to …
  • Plus One admission: swimming test to earn bonus points June 23, 2022 3:06 pm The Kannur District Sports Council is conducting swimming tests at two places to issue bonus points to students who are proficient in swimming for Plus One admission in the academic year 2022-2023. The swimming test will be held on June 30, July 1, 4, and …
  • Malayalam film producer arrested for duping South Indian Bank of Rs 4.17 crore June 23, 2022 2:58 pm Express News Service KASARGOD: The Crime Branch has arrested movie producer Mahfoose MD of Kasaragod for duping South Indian Bank of Rs 4.17 crore. Mahfoose's arrest comes on the eve of his movie Sayanna Varthakal hitting theatres. Actor Suresh Gopi…
  • Kerala archbishop stands with farmers against evictions from eco-sensitive areas June 23, 2022 2:43 pm Archbishop Pamplany joined a protest against a Supreme Court order that risks evicting 1.2 million people from land bordering protected forests in Kerala. “Today, the irony is that snakes and wild boars have protection, not human beings,” he said. Kannur ( …
  • HC Grants Bail To Youth Congress Workers Who Protested Against Kerala CM On Aircraft June 23, 2022 12:27 pm The Kerala High Court on Thursday granted bail to two Youth Congress workers, who protested against Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on board an aircraft after it landed at Thiruvananthapuram airport, saying their further custodial interrogation was not …
  • In-flight protest against Kerala CM: HC grants bail to 2 Youth Congress workers June 23, 2022 12:15 pm The Kerala high court on Thursday granted bail to two Youth Congress workers who were arrested after their protest against chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on board a flight on June 13. Justice Viju Abraham granted bail to petitioners, Farzeen Majeed and …
  • 3 Cong men who sloganeered inside aircraft against Vijayan get bail June 23, 2022 11:49 am Three Congress workers who shouted slogans inside an IndiGo airlines flight against Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan were granted bail by the Kerala High Court on Thursday. The incident occurred last week when Vijayan was returning from Kannur and the …
  • To the peak of rising sun June 23, 2022 2:16 am Express News Service KOCHI: For Zuhra C trekking is a way of life. With every hike, the 36-year-old is getting an inch closer to her ultimate dream - mountaineering. Every trail she walks on, opens a new horizon for her. Whereas, for Dr Sheeba Manoj, it’s …
  • Kerala Muslim groups intensify campaign against gender politics, homosexuality June 23, 2022 1:40 am Express News Service KOZHIKODE: Social media activist Ashkar Lessirey’s face turned red when he received an Amazon India dispatch, which carried the colour of the flag of the LGBTQ community on the wrapper. An enraged Ashkar took to the Facebook to post: “ …
  • Understanding bird strikes and aviation safety June 22, 2022 6:31 pm When are aircraft more prone to bird strikes? How is the DGCA planning to prevent such incidents? When are aircraft more prone to bird strikes? How is the DGCA planning to prevent such incidents? The story so far: On June 19, a SpiceJet Boeing 737-800 on …
  • Hope for a beleaguered party June 22, 2022 6:22 pm After its dismal performance last election, the Congress in Kerala is witnessing a churn After its dismal performance last election, the Congress in Kerala is witnessing a churn After the Congress’s dismal performance in the Kerala Assembly polls last year …
  • Indian archbishop leads farmers' protest against eviction threat June 22, 2022 10:32 am Supreme Court has ordered buffer zones to be maintained around protected forests, parks and wildlife sanctuaries Indian children take part in a candlelit vigil held as part of a 'Save Trees' awareness rally in Bangalore on June 7, 2017. (Photo: AFP …
  • Minister has no control over Health dept., says Satheesan June 21, 2022 6:49 pm Leader of the Opposition V.D. Satheesan has alleged that some people have “hijacked” the Health department over which Minister Veena George has no control. Addressing the media here on Tuesday he said there was no one to receive the kidney meant for the …


  • Probe on into death of basketball player June 29, 2022 6:00 pm The inquiry into the unnatural death of national basketball player K.C. Lithara is progressing in Bihar following the intervention of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. The Bihar Police have informed the Kerala government that the case is being investigated …
  • Gamblers arrested in Kozhikode June 29, 2022 5:59 pm Staff Reporter Kozhikode June 29, 2022 22:28 IST Updated: June 29, 2022 22:28 IST Staff Reporter Kozhikode June 29, 2022 22:28 IST Updated: June 29, 2022 22:28 IST The arrested include an ex-service man too The arrested include an ex-service man too The …
  • PCA sitting concludes in Kozhikode June 29, 2022 5:59 pm Staff Reporter Kozhikode June 29, 2022 22:34 IST Updated: June 29, 2022 22:34 IST Staff Reporter Kozhikode June 29, 2022 22:34 IST Updated: June 29, 2022 22:34 IST Next two-day sitting to begin on July 18 Next two-day sitting to begin on July 18 The Police …
  • Ginger Farming: An Expert’s Guide to Growing Ginger in Bags June 29, 2022 4:21 pm This method can yield up to 4-4.5 kg of ginger. Omana Devasya, a 51-year-old farmer from Peruvannamuzhi, Kozhikode, has been cultivating ginger in grow bags and sacks for the past eight years. For personal reasons, she has temporarily paused her farming …
  • Entries invited for District Collector’s Internship Programme June 29, 2022 3:32 pm The Kozhikode District Administration has invited applications for the District Collector's Internship Programme (DCIP) for the July-October 2022 batch, the last date of which is July 7. Graduates in any discipline shall be part of the programme that …
  • Kerala’s Malabar River Festival to be back after two years of the pandemic June 29, 2022 3:26 pm For all you lovers of adventure sports, Kerala’s Malabar River Festival is back with its eighth edition after a gap two of two years owing to the pandemic. Organised by the Kerala Adventure Tourism Promotion Society, it will be held at Kozhikode’s …
  • Corpn. demands reconsideration of Nemom coaching terminal June 29, 2022 3:11 pm Cong. supports resolution, BJP stays away from discussion Cong. supports resolution, BJP stays away from discussion The Thiruvananthapuram city Corporation council on Wednesday passed a resolution demanding that the Union government reconsider the Railway …
  • Kerala Govt Moves SC To Cancel Bail Of Actor-Producer Vijay Babu In Rape Case June 29, 2022 12:03 pm Actor-producer Vijay Babu, who got anticipatory bail from Kerala High Court in an alleged rape case on June 22, suffered a jolt on Wednesday when the state government moved the Supreme Court seeking cancellation of his bail. Babu was given bail early this …
  • Udaipur killing: Kerala Governor blames indoctrination, CM says end communal forces June 29, 2022 9:37 am A DAY after a tailor was hacked to death in Udaipur by two men for allegedly sharing remarks made by BJP’s Nupur Sharma on the Prophet, Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan and Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday condemned the killing. “If somebody …
  • Vijay Babu Sexual Assault Case: Kerala Government Moves to Supreme Court To Cancel Bail of Malayalam Actor-Producer June 29, 2022 8:33 am Actor-producer Vijay Babu, who got anticipatory bail from Kerala High Court in an alleged rape case on June 22, suffered a jolt on Wednesday when the state government moved the Supreme Court seeking cancellation of his bail. Babu was given bail early this …
  • Senior CPI(M) leader T Sivadasa Menon passes away at... June 29, 2022 3:11 am Senior CPI(M) leader and former Kerala finance minister T Sivadasa Menon died on Tuesday due to age-related ailments, party sources said. He was 90. His end came at 11.30 am while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Kozhikode, they said. Menon is …
  • T Sivadasa Menon - strong Communist leader and parliamentarian June 29, 2022 2:01 am By Express News Service MALAPPURAM: Senior Communist leader and former Kerala finance minister T Sivadasa Menon, 90, passed away on Tuesday. He breathed his last at a private hospital in Kozhikode while being under treatment for age-related illnesses.  CPM …
  • The phenomenon known as emotional spending June 28, 2022 11:45 pm A significant number of people have either seen a dip in their income since the outbreak of the pandemic or are chronically underpaid Representational picture The Editorial Board   |   Published 29.06.22, 02:47 AM Temporary relief Sir — The Covid-19 …
  • Kerala readying report on existing condition, says forests and wildlife minister AK Saseendran June 28, 2022 10:26 pm A protest march, organised by the Thamarassery diocese, to highlight the ESZ issue was taken out to the Kozhikode collectorate on Tuesday THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The government is preparing a report to portray the real picture of the existing condition of the …
  • Malabar River Festival is Coming Back With its 8th Edition, Lock Your Dates for August June 28, 2022 7:09 pm Kerala is one of the most beautiful states in India to spend some time off from the hustle and bustle of daily life. The beautiful place offers you a wide variety of activities from roaming on the clean beaches to the walk in the tea estates of Munnar. For …
  • Air India Express To Add 4 Boeing 737s To Meet Growing Demand June 28, 2022 4:10 pm Tata Group-owned international budget airline Air India Express may add four Boeing 737 planes to its fleet of 24 aircraft by this year-end to meet the increased demand for international travel, airline sources privy to the information have said. Following …
  • Kerala benefiting from duty-free access to UAE June 28, 2022 3:02 pm Kerala is reaping the reward of the India-UAE bilateral Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) which came into force on May 1. Exports from the State are expected to go up in the coming months even as a visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to …
  • Air India Express to add four Boeing 737s to meet growing demand June 28, 2022 2:26 pm Tata Group-owned international budget airline Air India Express may add four Boeing 737 planes to its fleet of 24 aircraft by this year-end to meet the increased demand for international travel, airline sources privy to the information have said. Following …
  • UDF protest shameful, says Kozhikode Deputy Mayor June 28, 2022 2:18 pm ‘Bid to pressurise the civic body and sabotage investigation into the Sanchaya scam’ ‘Bid to pressurise the civic body and sabotage investigation into the Sanchaya scam’ Deputy Mayor C.P. Musafar Ahamed has said that what happened at the Kozhikode …
  • Veteran CPI-M leader T.Sivadasa Menon dead at 90 June 28, 2022 1:36 pm Veteran CPI-M leader and former Finance Minister T.Sivadasa Menon passed away at a private hospital in Kozhikode on Tuesday, party sources said. He was 90. Menon, a teacher by profession, had quit his job in 1986 and plunged into full time politics. He won …
  • Senior Communist leader and former Kerala minister Sivadasa Menon passes away June 28, 2022 10:41 am By Express News Service MALAPPURAM: Senior Communist leader and former Kerala Finance Minister Sivadasa Menon passed away on Tuesday. He was 90. Menon breathed his last at a private hospital in Kozhikode while under treatment for age-related illnesses. He …
  • Is COVID-19 Wave Back Again? Kerala Re-Imposes Curbs Amid Sudden Spike In Cases, Details HERE June 28, 2022 9:51 am Thiruvananthapuram: Amid an increase in Covid cases and related deaths, the Kerala government on Tuesday decided to strictly reinforce the curbs which were in place till recently. Consequent to this, the popular adage ‘SMS’ is back and so are sanitisers, …
  • Former Kerala Finance Minister T Sivadasa Menon dies at 90 June 28, 2022 8:47 am Kozhikode: Veteran CPM leader and former minister T Sivadasa Menon is no more. He was 90. He was undergoing treatment at the Aster MIMS Hospital in Kozhikode. Menon's mortal remains will be brought to his daughter's house at Manjeri in Malappuram …
  • Former Kerala Minister and senior CPI(M) leader Sivadasa Menon passes away June 28, 2022 8:12 am Mr. Menon is survived by daughters Lakshmidevi and Kalyani. Mr. Menon is survived by daughters Lakshmidevi and Kalyani. T. Sivadasa Menon, former Minister and senior CPI(M) leader, passed away at a private hospital in Kozhikode on June 28 (afternoon.) He …
  • Hawala money funded recruitment operations of MK Gassali in Kerala June 28, 2022 2:04 am Express News Service KOCHI: Money that came in through hawala channels funded the operations of human trafficking racket allegedly run by Kannur native MK Gassali, alias Majeed. Cops suspect the hawala fund, generated from supplying women as bonded …
  • Jayarajan blasts SDPI and Jama’at for anti-govt move, keeps mum on IUML June 28, 2022 1:46 am By Express News Service KOZHIKODE: Addressing a rally organised here on Monday “to expose the conspiracy against the LDF government”, front convener EP Jayarajan blasted those organisations for joining hands to unsettle the government. Throughout the …
  • Demand for licensed gun holders goes up in Kerala... June 28, 2022 12:30 am There is an increased demand of gun-licence holders in Kerala, following the state government’s decision to empower local bodies to sanction killing of wild boars. Following repeated requests by farmers and residents living in the boar-hit areas around …
  • India News | 3 More Arrested for Assaulting DYFI Activist in Kerala June 27, 2022 4:02 pm Kozhikode(Ker), Jun 27 (PTI) Three more workers of the SDPI, political wing of the Popular Front of India (PFI), were arrested on Monday in connection with the attack on a DYFI activist in Baluserry near here. Also Read | Hyderabad Jubilee Hills Gang-Rape …
  • Call to step up night patrol in Kozhikode city falls on deaf years June 27, 2022 2:37 pm The call of residents’ associations to improve night patrol is yet to be taken up seriously by the majority of the Station House Officers (SHOs) in Kozhikode city.  Though the Janamaithri scheme specifically mentions the importance of night patrol with the …
  • Vijay Babu Sexual Assault Case: After Getting Anticipatory Bail, Actor-Producer Now Gets Bail With Arrest Records by the Local Police June 27, 2022 9:56 am Actor-producer Vijay Babu, who had got anticipatory bail from Kerala High Court last week, on Monday, his arrest was recorded by the local police here and he was given bail. According to the bail conditions, Babu has been asked to appear before the police …
  • Dr Wash shrugs off recession fears, eyes Rs 1,000 crore in 2 years June 27, 2022 9:21 am A Kerala-based company recently launched a slew of products and set a target that can only be termed ambitious considering the after-effects of the COVID-19 pandemic over a wide range of industries. Ashique Chemicals & Cosmetics, based in the northern …
  • Actor producer Vijay Babu’s ‘arrest’ recorded, given bail June 27, 2022 9:07 am Actor-producer Vijay Babu, who had got anticipatory bail from Kerala High Court last week, on Monday, his arrest was recorded by the local police here and he was given bail. According to the bail conditions, Babu has been asked to appear before the police …
  • Renowned devotional songwriter Chowalloor Krishnankutty (86) no more June 27, 2022 12:00 am Chowalloor Krishnankutty (86), noted devotional songwriter, screenwriter and former assistant editor of Malayala Manorama, is no more.   Krishnankutty, who was under treatment for months, died at Amala Medical College Hospital on Sunday. The cremation will …
  • Two Sunni leaders re-assert stand against Mujahid  June 26, 2022 11:57 pm Express News Service KOZHIKODE:  Two powerful Muslim leaders have reasserted their Sunni identity at a time when discussions are rife in the community that there is no necessity to sustain the old divisions such as Sunni and Mujahid in the changed social …
  • Writer Chowalloor Krishnankutty passes away June 26, 2022 10:42 pm By Express News Service THRISSUR:  Writer, lyricist and scenarist Chowalloor Krishnankutty passed away at a private hospital in Thrissur on Sunday night. He was 86. A recipient of the Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi and Kerala Sahitya Akademi awards, …
  • MLA Siddique’s personal security officer suspended June 26, 2022 10:42 pm By Express News Service KOZHIKODE:  Wayanad SP Arvind Sukumar on Sunday suspended Smibin K V — a civil police officer with the district police headquarters and the personal security officer of Kalpetta MLA T Siddique — for having obstructed the police …
  • Mural depiction of Saint Tyagaraja’s work unveiled June 26, 2022 9:09 pm The Thrissala Bhagavathi Temple at Mankavu in Kozhikode, which belongs to the Zamorin family, is home to several unique mural paintings that adorn its walls. The latest in the collection, ‘Prahlada Bhakti Vijayam’, was unveiled on Sunday and the ‘ …
  • Corruption cases trial hit by shortage of special prosecutors June 26, 2022 3:15 pm The trial of hundreds of corruption cases involving politicians and government officials has been hit for over a year for want of special prosecutors. Currently, there are only two prosecutors to take care of the cases in the six special Vigilance courts, …
  • Soura scheme spot registration begins today June 26, 2022 1:09 pm A spot registration facility will be available from June 27 to July 4 for domestic category consumers who wish to enrol in the Soura rooftop solar scheme, the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has said. Subsidy is offered to domestic consumers who wish …
  • Kuwait human trafficking: Four women escaped so far, mastermind elusive June 26, 2022 9:52 am Kochi: The ongoing probe into the human trafficking racket has unravelled the extent of its operations and the misery of Keralite women duped after being offered overseas jobs. The police have not been able to nab Majeed (M K Gassali), the kingpin of the …
  • CM Pinarayi to seek safety in bulletproof Kia Carnival hereon June 26, 2022 9:52 am Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's official vehicle is set to change. The State Home Department has ordered the purchase of the Kia Carnival car worth Rs 33 lakh for the CM's use, replacing the present Innova Crysta.  The …
  • Religious Interactions – A Reappraisal June 26, 2022 6:35 am As Indians, we must take pride in being a Secular nation and as citizens promote an environment devoid of religious antagonism for the greater good of humanity, writes Susan Mishra As we stand in the 21st century and witness bitter inter-religion …
  • Kerala reports 3,378 new Covid cases June 26, 2022 5:00 am Image used for representational purpose Thiruvananthapuram: The state has reported 3,378 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, with six more deaths confirmed due to Covid. The test positivity rate at present is 17.19% and the average TPR for the last seven days …
  • Attack result of CPM conspiracy after Smriti Irani’s Wayanad visit: Satheesan June 26, 2022 2:18 am By Express News Service KOZHIKODE: Leader of Opposition VD Satheesan on Saturday alleged that the vandalism unleashed by SFI workers on Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi’s office was the result of a conspiracy  hatched by the ruling CPM in the wake of Union Minister …
  • Protests continue, 10 more held for RaGa office attack June 26, 2022 2:18 am By Express News Service KALPETTA/T’PURAM: A day after the attack on the office of Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi in Kalpetta, the Congress kept the pressure up by staging protests in various parts of the state despite the CPM acting tough on those behind the …
  • Friendship Yatra Is A Big Boost To Communal Harmony In Kerala June 25, 2022 6:49 pm By P. Sreekumaran THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The recently-concluded Statewide 'Friendship Yatra', undertaken by President of the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) Syed Sadiq Ali Thangal was a laudable initiative to promote communal harmony. Not …
  • Mob attack: Balussery under heightened security June 25, 2022 5:16 pm Amid the continuing protest by Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) workers seeking justice for Jishnu Raj, 22, who sustained grave injuries on Thursday in an alleged mob attack by Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) and Indian Union Muslim …
  • Haryana: Why AAP's Debut Performance in Municipal Polls Should Worry BJP June 25, 2022 3:49 pm Chandigarh: After Wednesday’s poll results, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is currently ruling Haryana in alliance with the Jannayak Janata Party (JJP), claimed to have gained control over 28 (60%) out of 46 municipal bodies. It includes the BJP’s …
  • One-day workshop for persons working in hazardous work environments June 25, 2022 3:08 pm Staff Reporter Kozhikode June 25, 2022 20:14 IST Updated: June 25, 2022 20:14 IST Staff Reporter Kozhikode June 25, 2022 20:14 IST Updated: June 25, 2022 20:14 IST NDRF members led the programme NDRF members led the programme The District-level Disaster …
  • Quiz on George Orwell’s 1984 to be held in Kozhikode June 25, 2022 3:08 pm Darshanam Samskarika Vedi, Kozhikode is organising a quiz based on George Orwell’s noted book 1984 with an aim to attract the younger generation towards reading. Those who register in advance will get a pdf copy of the book translated to Malayalam. To …
  • Do wild boar in Kerala get to live? Panchayats get the power to decide June 25, 2022 6:34 am Kozhikode, June 25 (IANS/ 101Reporters) On June 1, around 10.30 p.m., EP Raju, a licensed gunner empanelled with the Kerala Forest and Wildlife Department, shot down a wild boar that had entered his father EP Yohannan’s farm in Kodancherry village in …
  • Birding, A Passion That Connects Nature June 25, 2022 3:59 am (MENAFN- Gulf Times) For Abdulla Paleri, weekends are all about driving to beaches, parks and remote desert areas with a friend in search of birds. While passing along the seashore, green areas and sand dunes, Abdulla cautiously watches the surroundings …
  • SFI ravages Rahul Gandhi’s office, CPM disowns its student outfit June 25, 2022 12:15 am By Express News Service KALPETTA/THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: SFI workers vandalised the office of Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi in Kalpetta on Friday, sparking statewide protests by the UDF and drawing rebuke from CPM leaders, including Chief Minister Pinarayi …
  • Youth Cong, DYFI activists clash as oppn launches statewide protests June 24, 2022 9:04 pm Congress launched statewide protests in response to SFI's attack on Rahul Gandhi MP's office at Kalpetta in Wayanad resulting in clashes between Youth Congress and DYFI activists at various places in Kerala. Congress workers damaged flex boards of …
  • SFI attacks Rahul office in Kerala June 24, 2022 7:51 pm Activists accused Wayanad Lok Sabha member of not pressing Centre to declare a 1km-wide zone around wildlife reserves and national parks as ecologically sensitive zones Our Special Correspondent   |   Bangalore   |   Published 25.06.22, 12:30 AM Workers of …
  • Kerala reports 4,098 new COVID-19 cases June 24, 2022 6:40 pm New COVID-19 cases reported in Kerala breached the 4,000 mark for the second time in the week on Friday. The graph continues to inch forward and going by the test positivity rate, the rate of disease transmission in the State seems to be steady and …
  • Congress workers protest in Kozhikode June 24, 2022 5:16 pm Hundreds of Congress workers took out protest marches in Kozhikode on Friday evening to against that attack on the office of Rahul Gandhi, MP, allegedly by SFI workers at Kalpetta in Wayanad district. They took out a march from the office of the District …
  • Attack on DYFI activist: five arrested in Kozhikode June 24, 2022 4:37 pm The case of attack on a Democratic Youth Federation of Indian (DYFI) activist allegedly by Socialist Democratic Party of India (SDPI) and Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) workers at Paloli near Balussery here on Thursday took an unexpected turn upon the …
  • India News | Mob Attacks DYFI Worker in Kozhikode, Five Held June 24, 2022 4:21 pm Kozhikode (Kerala) [India], June 24 (ANI): An activist of the DYFI suffered serious injuries when he was allegedly attacked by workers of the SDPI and Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) in the district early on Thursday. Following this, the Left outfit …
  • Travel and food voted top addictions for students in Puthulahariyilekku Oru Vote campaign in Kozhikode June 24, 2022 2:49 pm Travel and food were voted as the first and second best addictions on the inaugural day of ‘Puthulahariyilekku Oru Vote’, an anti-addiction campaign organised by the Kozhikode district administration at Holy Cross College at Nadakkavu in the city. A …
  • Corporation initiates steps to prevent password misuse June 24, 2022 2:49 pm Following cases of misuse of user IDs and passwords of officials even to provide approvals for illegal structures in certain urban local bodies, the Thiruvananthapuram Corporation has begun taking steps to prevent misuse of passwords. The lack of …
  • SFI workers vandalize Rahul Gandhi's Wayanad office, Congress says 'ghastly attack by goons' June 24, 2022 1:25 pm By Express News Service KOZHIKODE: The march led by the Students Federation of India (SFI) workers towards Rahul Gandhi MP's office at Kalpetta, Wayanad turned violent on Friday afternoon. The workers barged into the office and smashed the door and …
  • IIM-Bangalore only Indian institute in top 50 category: QS Global Executive MBA Rankings June 24, 2022 11:40 am This year, the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) recorded its biggest ranking yet with over 190 programmes in the overall table and 26 joint programmes also ranked. IIM Bangalore was followed by the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad which is slated in the 111- …
  • Mob attacks DYFI worker in Kozhikode, five held June 24, 2022 11:18 am Kozhikode: An activist of the DYFI, the youth wing of the ruling CPM, suffered grave injuries after being allegedly attacked by workers of the SDPI and Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) in the district early on Thursday, with the Left outfit calling it an …
  • Indian B-schools lag regional, global peers in executive-MBA rankings June 24, 2022 3:23 am By Anvitii Rai Indian B-schools continue to lag regional and global peers on executive-MBA programmes, the latest rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) showed. Just three—Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM-B), Indian School of Business (ISB) and …
  • Will not allow religious hatred to grow, says Thangal June 24, 2022 2:28 am The Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) will not allow any effort to sow religious hatred in Kerala, party State president Panakkad Syed Sadikali Shihab Thangal has said. Opening the valedictory of a State-level ‘friendship yatra’ on the Kozhikode beach on …
  • Bike Rider Dies As Electric Pole Falls On Him In Kerala June 24, 2022 1:15 am Kerala: The pillion rider sustained minor injuries, said police. (Representational) Kozhikode: A 20-year-old man was killed and another injured when a concrete electric post fell on the bike in which the two were travelling in Beypore near Kerala's  …
  • After beating odds, this Kerala girl trumps SSLC too, but her heart beats for donor’s family June 24, 2022 1:03 am By Express News Service KOZHIKODE: The first thing Finu Sherin did after the announcement of Plus II results on Tuesday was to visit the late Vishnu’s family at Mayanad in Kozhikode. The same was her reaction when the SSLC results were declared — to thank …
  • League for tolerance, happiness ministries June 24, 2022 1:03 am By Express News Service KOZHIKODE: The Muslim League on Thursday batted for new ministries those of tolerance and happiness by the state and Central governments to tackle the rising communal polarisation in the country.  League state president Panakkad …
  • Murmu’s prez candidature may be BJP's Wayanad strategy... June 23, 2022 7:13 pm Bharatiya Janata Party’s decision to nominate tribal leader Droupadi Murmu as a Presidential candidate could be part of the saffron party’s efforts to gain ground among Wayanad’s tribal communities. The Wayanad constituency in Kerala is the sitting seat of …
  • Kerala registers 3,981 COVID-19 cases June 23, 2022 7:02 pm   New COVID-19 cases reported in Kerala stayed just short of the 4,000 mark for the second consecutive day on Thursday. A total of 3,981 new cases of COVID-19 were reported on the day when 22,896 samples were tested. The test positivity rate (TPR) on the …
  • Motorist dies after electric pole falls on head in Kozhikode June 23, 2022 6:05 pm Kozhikode: A 22-year-old was killed near Beypore on Thursday afternoon after an old electric post fell on the motor bike he was riding. The deceased is Kallingal native Arjun. The pillion rider, who sustained minor injuries, was admitted to a nearby …
  • Campaign to promote Khadi clothes in Kozhikode June 23, 2022 3:43 pm P. Jayarajan, Vice Chairman, Kerala Khadi Board, on Friday will open the district-level launch of a promotion campaign for Khadi clothes titled ‘Azhchayil Oru Divasam Khadi’ being undertaken by the Kerala Bank. It will be held at 9.30 a.m. at the regional …
  • Bike rider dies as electric pole falls on him in Kozhikode  June 23, 2022 1:37 pm A bike rider was killed and another injured when a concrete electric post fell on their vehicle at Naduvattom near Beypore on Thursday afternoon. The deceased was identified as Arjun, 22, of Kallingal, Beypore. The pillion rider, who sustained minor …
  • MedLern collaborates with Aster MIMS Calicut to provide resuscitation training to hospital staff June 23, 2022 7:47 am Digital learning solution provider for hospitals and healthcare professionals MedLern has collaborated with Aster MIMS Hospital, Calicut to offer American Heart Association’s (AHA) HeartCode Complete resuscitation training for the hospital staff. With the …
  • Top Kerala news developments today - June 23, 2022 June 23, 2022 5:13 am Kerala Bureau June 23, 2022 10:01 IST Updated: June 23, 2022 10:01 IST Kerala Bureau June 23, 2022 10:01 IST Updated: June 23, 2022 10:01 IST Key news developments in Kerala on June 23, Thursday Swapna Suresh, accused in a case of gold smuggling through …
  • Payyoli Chicken Fry Recipe: Make This Malabari Chicken Snack For A Spicy Indulgence June 23, 2022 3:54 am The Malabar Coast is home to some of the most beautiful beaches, delicious cuisine and rich culture! With the Arabian Sea on one side and the Western Ghats on the other, the influences of the geography tend to make the Malabari cuisine rich with seafood. …
  • Man, minor son die as car rams tanker lorry, suicide suspected June 23, 2022 1:40 am By Express News Service KOZHIKODE: A 48-year-old man and his 11-year-old son died after the former allegedly rammed his car onto a tanker lorry at Mamom near Attingal on Tuesday night minutes after he wrote on his social media that his wife and her friends …
  • Kerala Muslim groups intensify campaign against gender politics, homosexuality June 23, 2022 1:40 am Express News Service KOZHIKODE: Social media activist Ashkar Lessirey’s face turned red when he received an Amazon India dispatch, which carried the colour of the flag of the LGBTQ community on the wrapper. An enraged Ashkar took to the Facebook to post: “ …
  • Muslim League leader attending RSS event creates uproar... June 22, 2022 6:22 pm An Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) leader participating in a function organised by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has triggered a row within the IUML leadership. Former IUML MLA, and senior leader, K N A Khader attended ‘Snehabodhi’ cultural meeting …
  • Pre-Arrest Bail To Actor-Producer Vijay Babu Is Disappointing, Says Victim's Family June 22, 2022 4:24 pm Kochi: Reacting to the Kerala High Court's order on Wednesday granting anticipatory bail to actor-producer Vijay Babu, who is accused of rape, the victim's family termed it "disappointing". The actress' father said it's really …
  • Kerala reports 4,224 Covid-19 cases, India's active tally rises to 81.6K June 22, 2022 1:08 pm  Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala reported 4,224 cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday. This is for the first time after the third wave of pandemic that such an unusual increase in the number of cases were reported.  It was on February 14 that Covid cases went above 4, …
  • To Boost Tourism, Kerala Sets up Responsible Tourism Clubs June 22, 2022 12:19 pm With an aim to boost tourism in the state, Kerala has launched responsible tourism clubs throughout the state. The state government wants to involve the local communities and ensure responsible travel. Apart from boosting tourism, the clubs reportedly …
  • Anticipatory Bail To Actor Vijay Babu Is Disappointing, Says Victim's Family June 22, 2022 11:03 am (MENAFN- IANS) Kochi, June 22 (IANS) Reacting to the Kerala High Court's order on Wednesday granting anticipatory bail to actor-producer Vijay Babu, who is accused of rape, the victim's family termed it 'disappointing'. The actress' …
  • Promoting Child Safety Online in the Time of COVID-19: The Indian and Australian Responses June 22, 2022 9:10 am Introduction In recent years, there has been a steady growth in Internet use by children and youth in many parts of the world. In 2017, 50 percent of the global population and around 67 percent of 15- to 24-year-olds used the Internet. As of 2019, it was …
  • Malayalam actor-producer Vijay Babu gets anticipatory bail in rape case June 22, 2022 7:55 am Kochi: Almost after two months of a long-drawn legal battle, actor-producer Vijay Babu, who is accused of rape by an actress, on Wednesday got anticipatory bail from the Kerala High Court. He has been asked to appear before the police probe team on June 27 …
  • Actor-producer Vijay Babu gets anticipatory bail June 22, 2022 6:31 am Almost after two months of a long-drawn legal battle, actor-producer Vijay Babu, who is accused of rape by an actress, on Wednesday got anticipatory bail from the Kerala High Court. He has been asked to appear before the police probe team on June 27 and …
  • 'No Admission for Agnipath Protesters,' Say Kerala Defence Coaching Centres June 22, 2022 4:02 am More than 200 centres in Kerala have launched a new module for aspirants of Agnipath scheme. The training for the first 'Agniveers' (those enrolled in Agnipath scheme) selected will begin in December and their active service will commence mid-2023. …
  • 83.87% success rate in Kerala Plus-II exam June 22, 2022 1:02 am By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: As many as 3.02 lakh of the 3.61 lakh students who appeared for the state higher secondary Plus-II exams have become eligible for higher studies, registering a success rate of 83.87%. However, the pass percentage …
  • Health minister, doctors spar over Thiruvananthapuram organ transplant fiasco June 21, 2022 9:28 pm Health minister Veena George and the medical community in Kerala spar over who should be held accountable for the alleged failure in adhering to established organ transplant protocols in Thiruvananthapuram Medical College. The minister says that the …
  • Book on evolution of knowledge released June 21, 2022 3:39 pm Kozhikode Calicut University Vice Chancellor M.K. Jayaraj on Tuesday released Vijnanavum Vijnanabhashayum, a book written by C.M. Muraleedharan on the evolution of knowledge and the language being used to communicate it. Mr. Jayaraj pointed out that if …
  • Kozhikode tops with 87.79% result in Plus Two exams June 21, 2022 3:39 pm Kozhikode district topped the State with the highest pass percentage of 87.79 when results of the Plus Two board exams were declared on Tuesday. A total of 3,198 students got A plus in all subjects. Of the 36,696 students who appeared for the exams, 32,214 …
  • In pictures | India observes 8th International Yoga Day June 21, 2022 11:36 am Personnel of the Quest Academy Adventure Sports and Travel perform yoga on a stand up paddle at Pirappanvalasai beach in Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu on June 20, 2022, on the eve of International Yoga Day. Photo: L. Balachandar Sportspersons perform yoga as …