South Kerala

  • Kerela: Sister writes 434 m, 5kg letter to placate brother June 29, 2022 9:22 am Published: Published Date - 01:16 PM, Wed - 29 June 22 Idukki: A 434 metre long letter weighing 5 kilograms was how a Kerala woman placated her younger brother for forgetting to wish him on International Brothers Day this year after he stopped taking her …
  • State will submit report on demarcated ESZ June 28, 2022 8:49 pm The State government will submit a report on the demarcated ecologically-sensitive zones (ESZ) in the State and the areas of human habitats that need to be excluded from the zone to the Central Empowered Committee (CEC) under the Union Ministry of Forests …
  • ERCMPU budget focusses on infrastructure development June 28, 2022 3:37 pm The Ernakulam Regional Cooperative Milk Producers’ Union (ERCMPU) comprising Ernakulam, Kottayam, Idukki and Thrissur districts has presented a ₹822-crore budget for the current financial year that will help revive the dairy sector hit by the pandemic. The …
  • 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 …
  • Kerala: Dog stood guard as owner lay dead June 28, 2022 9:55 am The dog named Unnikuttan and the deceased Soman were living together for several years IDUKKI: In a heartwarming incident, a pet dog guarded the dead body of its owner for more than a day and alerted the locals about the incident. K K Soman, a retired sub- …
  • The Centre Publishes District-By-District School Education... June 28, 2022 8:58 am Rajasthan's Sikar, Jhunjhunu, and Jaipur have excelled in the most recent district-by-district evaluation of school performance, which the central government revealed on Monday. These are the only districts in the nation that have earned a spot in the …
  • Kerala to begin satellite imaging to get exemption from ESZ requirement June 28, 2022 8:47 am Kerala State Remote Sensing and Environment Centre (KSREC), under the Finance and Planning Department, has been asked to use satellite images to identify human habitations, business and trading establishments, educational institutions, places of worship, …
  • Centre releases district-wise rankings of school education; Kerala, Rajasthan bag top honours June 27, 2022 8:17 pm Express News Service NEW DELHI: Sikar, Jhunjhunu and Jaipur of Rajasthan have come out with flying colours in the latest district-wise ranking of school education released by the central government on Monday. These are the only districts in the country to …
  • Shocking! Woman writes 434-metre-long sorry letter to brother June 27, 2022 2:08 pm Krishnaprasad, 21 who stayed in Idukki’s Peermedu, was upset that his sister Krishna Priya, 28, did not wish him on World Brother’s Day (May 24). She wrote a 434-metre-long letter that weighs 5 kg. Krishnaprasad was upset as his sister did not wish him and …
  • LDF govt ensured eco sensitive zone was not turned 10-km wide: Kerala CM June 27, 2022 1:53 pm Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said that if his LDF government had not sent a proposal to the Centre that an eco sensitive zone (ESZ) should have a range of 0 to 1 km based on its populated area, there would have been buffer zones of 10 …
  • India News | LDF Govt Ensured Eco Sensitive Zone Was Not Turned 10-km Wide, Says Kerala CM June 27, 2022 1:53 pm Thiruvananthapuram, Jun 27 (PTI) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said that if his government had not sent a proposal to the Centre that an eco sensitive zone (ESZ) should have a range of 0 to 1 km based on its populated area, there would …
  • Kerala CM Vijayan slams Oppn's disruption of assembly session; calls it 'unacceptable' June 27, 2022 11:38 am Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday flayed the Congress-led UDF-opposition for disrupting the assembly proceedings through sloganeering and not coming forward to discuss the adjournment motion moved by it over the vandalism of MP Rahul Gandhi…
  • 434-M-Long, 5-Kg Letter: Woman Goes to Great Lengths to Say Sorry to Brother, Take Load Off Mind June 27, 2022 11:21 am What at first began as a letter of apology from a woman in Kerala to her brother has now turned into a record of sorts. To assuage her younger brother, Krishnaprasad, 21, who lived in Idukki’s Peermedu, 250 km away and was upset that she did not wish him …
  • Coimbatore: Three killed in road accidents June 27, 2022 4:00 am Representative Purpose Only COIMBATORE: Three people were killed in separate road accidents in the district on Saturday. An 81-year-old woman was killed when she was crossing the Mettupalayam – Coimbatore Road at Thoppampatti Pirivu. The deceased was …
  • Kottappady and Vadattupara residents protest as wild elephants destroy crops June 27, 2022 1:29 am By Express News Service KOCHI:  The residents of Kottappady and Vadattupara in Kothamangalam taluk staged a protest and blocked forest officials demanding steps to end the increasing the wild elephant menace in the area. The residents of Vadattupara under …
  • 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 …
  • 19 SFI activists held over attack on Rahul Gandhi’s office in Wayanad June 25, 2022 11:21 pm Nineteen activists of the Students’ Federation of India (SFI), the students wing of the ruling CPI(M), have been arrested and remanded so far in connection with the attack on Congress MP Rahul Gandhi’s office here, even as opposition Congress-led UDF …
  • Rahul set for 3-day visit to Wayanad June 25, 2022 7:34 pm K.M. Rakesh   |   Bangalore   |   Published 26.06.22, 12:35 AM Rahul Gandhi will visit his constituency in Kerala’s Wayanad on a three-day tour beginning June 30, the Congress announced on Saturday as it cranked up its movement against the ruling Left for …
  • Rahul Gandhi office vandalism case: 19 SFI activists held; Congress holds protest march June 25, 2022 5:41 pm A protest march of the SFI against Gandhi, alleging his inaction in the issue of buffer zones around forests, on Friday turned violent as a group of protestors allegedly barged into his office and trashed it The Kerala Congress took out a massive rally …
  • Rahul Gandhi's office attack: Massive protest rally in Wayanad June 25, 2022 5:14 pm The opposition Congress on Saturday took out a massive rally at Kalpetta here protesting against SFI activists allegedly vandalising the office of its party leader and local MP Rahul Gandhi, and targeted Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and the ruling CPI ( …
  • 19 SFI activists held in Rahul Gandhi office vandalism case in Kerala, Cong targets Vijayan June 25, 2022 2:57 pm Nineteen activists of the Students' Federation of India (SFI), the students wing of the ruling CPI(M), have been arrested and remanded so far in connection with the attack on Congress MP Rahul Gandhi's office here, even as opposition Congress-led …
  • Explained: What Are Eco-Sensitive Zones And What Are The Recent Protests Around It June 25, 2022 12:47 pm Farmers in Kerala continue to demonstrate against the Supreme Court's recent directive to create 1-km Eco-Sensitive Zones surrounding all protected areas, wildlife sanctuaries, and national parks throughout multiple high ranges of the state. Fear of …
  • 19 Activists Arrested For Attack On Rahul Gandhi's Office In Kerala: Cops June 25, 2022 10:02 am The incident occurred when the SFI activists held a march to Rahul Gandhi's Office (File) Wayanad: Nineteen activists of the Students' Federation of India (SFI), the student wing of the ruling CPI(M), have been arrested and remanded so far in …
  • 19 SFI activists held in Rahul Gandhi office vandalism case in Kerala June 25, 2022 7:47 am Nineteen activists of the Students’ Federation of India (SFI), the students wing of the ruling CPI(M), have been arrested and remanded so far in connection with the attack on Congress MP Rahul Gandhi’s office here and more arrests are expected on Saturday, …
  • Review | Breezy drama 'Priyan Ottathilaanu' with empathetic characters and ample humour June 25, 2022 3:28 am Express News Service I’ve always been in awe of people who have a natural gift for multi-tasking. And I’m more in awe of those with anxiety issues doing the same. It’s usually the senior female members of your family that you’ve mostly seen do these things …
  • Rahul Gandhi’s MP office in Wayanad vandalised by Left student activists June 24, 2022 10:30 pm The activists of the Student Federation of India (SFI), youth wing of the ruling Communist Party of India, or CPI(M), vandalised the office of Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi in the district headquarter Kalpetta on Friday alleging inaction on his part on the …
  • SFI workers vandalise Rahul Gandhi’s Wayanad office June 24, 2022 10:26 pm Tension gripped northern Kerala’s Wayanad district on Friday after workers of Student Federation of India (SFI), student wing of ruling CPI(M), vandalised an office of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi alleging the local MP’s inaction on the recent 1-km buffer …
  • SFI activists vandalise Rahul Gandhi's office in Wayanad June 24, 2022 9:04 pm Wayanad: A protest march of the SFI, the students wing of ruling CPI(M), against Congress MP Rahul Gandhi's office here on Friday turned violent as a group of protestors allegedly entered the Lok Sabha member's office and vandalised it, prompting …
  • Did SFI vandalise Rahul's office unaware of his efforts in ESZ issue? June 24, 2022 9:04 pm It appears that the Students' Federation of India (SFI) activists, who vandalised Rahul Gandhi's office at Kalpetta on Friday alleging his inaction on a recent Supreme Court directive mandating buffer zones around forests, were oblivious to the …
  • 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: SFI activists vandalise Rahul Gandhi's Wayanad office; CM Vijayan condemns incident June 24, 2022 6:56 pm The student organisation protested alleging that Gandhi failed to intervene in the issue of creating buffer zones around forests in the hilly areas of Kerala A protest march of the Students' Federation of India (SFI), the students wing of ruling CPI(M …
  • Rahul Gandhi’s Wayanad office vandalised by SFI members, alleges Congress June 24, 2022 6:07 pm Congress MP Rahul Gandhi’s office in Kerala’s Wayanad district was allegedly vandalised by members of the Students’ Federation of India on Friday, the Indian Youth Congress alleged. “A complete state of anarchy in Kerala,” the Congress’ youth outfit …
  • Rahul Gandhi’s office in Wayanad vandalised by SFI activists June 24, 2022 5:53 pm Published: Published Date - 09:37 PM, Fri - 24 June 22 Wayanad: A protest march of the SFI, the students wing of ruling CPI(M), against Congress MP Rahul Gandhi’s office here on Friday turned violent as a group of protestors allegedly entered the Lok Sabha …
  • Why 'Eco-Sensitive Zones' In Kerala's Protected Forests Have Left The State Divided June 24, 2022 4:15 pm The Supreme Court order on June 3 to create a one-kilometre Eco-sensitive Zone (ESZ) within the boundaries of all wildlife sanctuaries, protected forest lands and national parks has been mounting protests and criticism in the hilly regions of Kerala.  A …
  • SFI workers vandalise Rahul's office June 24, 2022 2:12 pm A set of alleged Students Federation of India (SFI) activists vandalised Congress leader Rahul Gandhi MP's office at Kalpetta in Wayanad on Friday afternoon. According to the police, the SFI had taken out a march in Kalpetta town to protest the local …
  • Now, racist comments by MM Mani's backers on late IUML leader Seethi Haji June 23, 2022 6:04 pm Supporters of CPM MLA MM Mani have unleashed a racist attack on social media aimed at Indian Union Muslim League's (IUML) late stalwart P Seethi Haji. The majority of comments are under a Facebook post from MM Mani. Mani had posted: "Was today …
  • Aflatoxin in Milk June 23, 2022 2:40 pm Aflatoxin in Milk Aflatoxins(AF) are mycotoxins that are carcinogenic in nature and produced mainly by the Aspergillus species(A. flavours, A. parasiticus). AFs belong to a larger group of toxic compounds only four of which (AFB1, AFG1, AFB2, AFG2) …
  • Travancore Devaswom Board gears up to retrieve lost properties June 23, 2022 1:20 pm Concerned over a steady decline in the volume of immovable assets under its possession over the decades, the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) finally appears to be moving towards a more responsible land stewardship. As per preliminary estimates, the TDB has …
  • Sharafudheen’s character in Priyan Ottathilaanu is relatable June 23, 2022 6:00 am Express News Service Priyan Ottathilanu, the upcoming Malayalam film starring Sharfudheen in the titular role, will hit the theatres on June 24. Directed by Antony Sony, the film was penned by scenarist duo Abhayakumar K and Anil Kurian. Santosh …
  • Muslim League MLA PK Basheer makes racist attack on senior CPM leader MM Mani June 22, 2022 10:51 pm Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) MLA PK Basheer made a racist remark on former Kerala minister MM Mani at a public event in Wayanad on Wednesday. Addressing the party's convention in the district, Basheer made fun of the dark complexion of Mani, who …
  • 66-year-old Kerala man gets 81 yrs in jail for raping minor June 22, 2022 6:11 am A fast-track court in Kerala’s Idukki district on Tuesday sentenced a 66-year-old man to 81 years in jail for raping and impregnating a 15 -year-old girl two years ago. Delivering the verdict, Pocso (protection of children from sexual offences) court judge …
  • 81-year jail term in POCSO case June 21, 2022 10:19 pm Press Trust of India Idukki A fast track court in Kerala on Tuesday sentenced a 66-year old man to 81 years imprisonment for repeatedly raping and impregnating a minor girl in Idukki district of the state. Special judge T. G. Varghese imposed a sentence of …
  • POCSO case: 64-year-old Idukki man sentenced to 81 years for raping minor June 21, 2022 9:28 pm An elderly man in Idukki was sentenced to 81 years and fined Rs 2.25 lakh for impregnating a minor. The Painavu Special Court pronounced the verdict in the case registered with the Kanjikuzhy Police Station in Idukki in 2020. The convict, a 64-year-old man …
  • Road racing: Kerala MVD to roll out 'Operation Race' on Wednesday; license, registration to be cancelled June 21, 2022 9:28 pm The Motor Vehicles Department (MVD) of Kerala will roll out 'Operation Race' on Wednesday with the aim of controlling the increasing incidents of bike racing accidents on roads. Kerala Minister for Transport, Antony Raju, said Tuesday that …
  • Offroading enthusiasts will love this heritage homestay in Kerala June 21, 2022 9:21 pm On the border of Kottayam and Idukki in Kerala, Vagamon is a plantation township with rolling hills, tea estates, waterfalls and pine forests. Here, you can forget about life outside and drown in the silence and panoramic views. Vanilla County, about 8km …
  • Idukki hydroelectric power extension project gets the Central government’s nod June 21, 2022 11:49 am Thiruvananthapuram: The Union Ministry of Environment and Forest has accorded the first phase environmental clearance for the Idukki Golden Jubilee Hydro Electric Power Extension project. The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) can generate an additional …
  • Thiruvananthapuram: Phase 2 of Idukki hydel project gets MoEF’s preliminary nod June 21, 2022 3:44 am THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The proposed second phase expansion of Idukki hydel power project has received the preliminary clearance from the Union ministry of environment and forest. The project plans to generate an additional 800 MW using water from the existing …

  • At least 10 injured as Bengaluru-bound SWIFT bus overturns June 29, 2022 12:59 pm Mysuru: A Bengaluru-bound KSRTC SWIFT bus that departed from Kottayam toppled at Nanjanagudu, near Mysuru, in the wee hours of Wednesday. Over 10 people, including the driver and conductor, have been injured as per incoming reports. The accident occurred …
  • 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 …
  • Action will be taken against Kandala bank administrators: Vasavan June 28, 2022 11:22 pm Minister for Cooperation V.N. Vasavan has said stringent action will be taken against the administrators of the Kandala service cooperative bank near Kattakada who have been accused of misappropriating funds worth over ₹100 crore. A departmental inquiry …
  • ERCMPU budget focusses on infrastructure development June 28, 2022 3:37 pm The Ernakulam Regional Cooperative Milk Producers’ Union (ERCMPU) comprising Ernakulam, Kottayam, Idukki and Thrissur districts has presented a ₹822-crore budget for the current financial year that will help revive the dairy sector hit by the pandemic. The …
  • Travancore Cements looks for govt. support June 28, 2022 2:18 pm PSU struggling to stay solvent amidst warnings of revenue recovery, account freeze PSU struggling to stay solvent amidst warnings of revenue recovery, account freeze As the State government is forging ahead with its plans to turn the Kerala Paper Products …
  • Kerala Agri Varsity Receives Funding for Research & Demonstration of Drones June 28, 2022 12:10 pm KVKs in the state have also conducted on-farm trials (OFTs) and front-line drone demonstrations. Drone spraying of Sampoorna micronutrient has resulted in a 20-22% increase in yield. The rice bug population in Palakkad has been reduced by 80% thanks to a …
  • LDF govt ensured eco sensitive zone was not turned 10-km wide: Kerala CM June 27, 2022 1:53 pm Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said that if his LDF government had not sent a proposal to the Centre that an eco sensitive zone (ESZ) should have a range of 0 to 1 km based on its populated area, there would have been buffer zones of 10 …
  • India News | LDF Govt Ensured Eco Sensitive Zone Was Not Turned 10-km Wide, Says Kerala CM June 27, 2022 1:53 pm Thiruvananthapuram, Jun 27 (PTI) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said that if his government had not sent a proposal to the Centre that an eco sensitive zone (ESZ) should have a range of 0 to 1 km based on its populated area, there would …
  • Grisly chapter June 26, 2022 9:54 pm On June 23, the high court reopened the lid on the sensational murder of Sister Abhaya, the longest murder case in the state’s history. Sourced by The Telegraph M.G. Radhakrishnan   |   Published 27.06.22, 02:59 AM A young nun was murdered and her body …
  • 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, …
  • KAU gets ₹65 lakh for research in drone-based technologies June 26, 2022 1:39 pm The Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India, has sanctioned ₹65 lakh to Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) for research and demonstration of drone-based technologies in agriculture in Kerala. An amount of ₹35 lakh has been …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 19 SFI activists held over attack on Rahul Gandhi’s office in Wayanad June 25, 2022 11:21 pm Nineteen activists of the Students’ Federation of India (SFI), the students wing of the ruling CPI(M), have been arrested and remanded so far in connection with the attack on Congress MP Rahul Gandhi’s office here, even as opposition Congress-led UDF …
  • 25 SFI activists held for vandalising Rahul's office... June 25, 2022 9:02 pm A day after the attack by the ruling CPI(M)'s students wing Students' Federation of India (SFI) at the office of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi at Wayanad, the CPI(M) and SFI suffered further embarrassment over the rationale of the march and …
  • Rahul Gandhi office vandalism case: 19 SFI activists held; Congress holds protest march June 25, 2022 5:41 pm A protest march of the SFI against Gandhi, alleging his inaction in the issue of buffer zones around forests, on Friday turned violent as a group of protestors allegedly barged into his office and trashed it The Kerala Congress took out a massive rally …
  • Rahul Gandhi's office attack: Massive protest rally in Wayanad June 25, 2022 5:14 pm The opposition Congress on Saturday took out a massive rally at Kalpetta here protesting against SFI activists allegedly vandalising the office of its party leader and local MP Rahul Gandhi, and targeted Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and the ruling CPI ( …
  • 19 SFI activists held in Rahul Gandhi office vandalism case in Kerala, Cong targets Vijayan June 25, 2022 2:57 pm Nineteen activists of the Students' Federation of India (SFI), the students wing of the ruling CPI(M), have been arrested and remanded so far in connection with the attack on Congress MP Rahul Gandhi's office here, even as opposition Congress-led …
  • Explained: What Are Eco-Sensitive Zones And What Are The Recent Protests Around It June 25, 2022 12:47 pm Farmers in Kerala continue to demonstrate against the Supreme Court's recent directive to create 1-km Eco-Sensitive Zones surrounding all protected areas, wildlife sanctuaries, and national parks throughout multiple high ranges of the state. Fear of …
  • 19 Activists Arrested For Attack On Rahul Gandhi's Office In Kerala: Cops June 25, 2022 10:02 am The incident occurred when the SFI activists held a march to Rahul Gandhi's Office (File) Wayanad: Nineteen activists of the Students' Federation of India (SFI), the student wing of the ruling CPI(M), have been arrested and remanded so far in …
  • 19 SFI activists held in Rahul Gandhi office vandalism case in Kerala June 25, 2022 7:47 am Nineteen activists of the Students’ Federation of India (SFI), the students wing of the ruling CPI(M), have been arrested and remanded so far in connection with the attack on Congress MP Rahul Gandhi’s office here and more arrests are expected on Saturday, …
  • Rahul Gandhi to reach Wayanad on June 30 June 25, 2022 7:20 am Wayanad, June 25 (UNI) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi MP, whose office here was ransacked by SFI activists, will reach Kerala on June 30 for a three-day visit in his Lok Sabha constituency in the state. The District Congress Committee (DCC) in Wayanad will …
  • Kerala: Woman panchayat president assaulted in Pathanamthitta district June 25, 2022 6:11 am According to the SHO of Koippuram station, police intervened to stop the assault and led her into her vehicle. KOTTAYAM: A woman president was attacked allegedly by CPM activists in Puramattom panchayat in Pathanamthitta district on Friday, despite police …
  • Kerala student found dead at home in UK June 25, 2022 4:44 am London: A Malayali student was found dead in his home in Huddersfirled, Yorkshire on Thursday evening. The deceased is Milan Tommy, 24, a native of Athirampuzha in Kottayam. Milan's death came as a shock to the Malayali community in Britain on Friday …
  • 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 …
  • SFI activists vandalise Rahul Gandhi's office in Wayanad June 24, 2022 9:04 pm Wayanad: A protest march of the SFI, the students wing of ruling CPI(M), against Congress MP Rahul Gandhi's office here on Friday turned violent as a group of protestors allegedly entered the Lok Sabha member's office and vandalised it, prompting …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Justice in Kerala nun murder case hangs in balance... June 24, 2022 8:20 pm The Kerala High Court's decision to suspend the sentence of a priest and sister in the three-decade-old murder case of nun Abhaya has triggered concerns that the convict may get relief in the appeal as the HC raised suspicions over key evidence. It was …
  • Rahul Gandhi’s Wayanad office vandalised by SFI, Congress protests June 24, 2022 7:56 pm Activists of Kerala’s ruling CPI-M’s student wing, SFI, vandalised Congress leader and local MP Rahul Gandhi’s office in Wayanad on Friday, and also assaulted a staffer, even as police stood by, the Congress alleged. A staff member at Gandhi’s office was …
  • Kerala: SFI activists vandalise Rahul Gandhi's Wayanad office; CM Vijayan condemns incident June 24, 2022 6:56 pm The student organisation protested alleging that Gandhi failed to intervene in the issue of creating buffer zones around forests in the hilly areas of Kerala A protest march of the Students' Federation of India (SFI), the students wing of ruling CPI(M …
  • 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 …
  • Rahul Gandhi’s office in Wayanad vandalised by SFI activists June 24, 2022 5:53 pm Published: Published Date - 09:37 PM, Fri - 24 June 22 Wayanad: A protest march of the SFI, the students wing of ruling CPI(M), against Congress MP Rahul Gandhi’s office here on Friday turned violent as a group of protestors allegedly entered the Lok Sabha …
  • Kerala: Actor V P Khalid dies of cardiac arrest June 24, 2022 11:53 am By Express News Service KOCHI: Renowned theatre, movie and TV serial actor VP Khalid, popularly known for his portrayal of the character Sumersh in the TV serial Marimayam, passed away following a cardiac arrest in Vaikom on Friday morning. According to …
  • Heavy rains likely in Kerala for the next 5 days June 24, 2022 11:18 am Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala is likely to receive widespread rainfall along with thunder activity during the next five days under the influence of the low-pressure corridor between Karnataka and the Southern coast of Gujarat, and the Westerly winds gaining …
  • Actor V. P. Khalid dead June 24, 2022 8:12 am Khalid was an active member of professional drama troupes. He entered the big screen through Periyar directed by P. J. Antony in 1973 and later acted in movies like Enipanikkal and Ponnapuram Kotta. Khalid was an active member of professional drama troupes …
  • Kerala HC grants bail to priest, nun sentenced to life in Abhaya murder case June 24, 2022 3:30 am Kerala HC granted bail to a priest and nun sentenced to life imprisonment in 1992 murder case The case relates to murder of 21-year-old Sister in 1992 The observation came in view of "lack of explanation" from the prosecution side The Kerala High …
  • \Evidence weak: Kerala HC releases Kottoor, Sephy in Sister Abhaya murder case June 24, 2022 1:03 am By Express News Service KOCHI: The High Court on Thursday suspended execution of the life imprisonment sentence of Fr Thomas Kottoor and Sr Sephy, who were convicted in the Sister Abhaya murder case. A division bench comprising Justice K Vinod Chandran and …
  • Bail for Kerala nun murderers June 23, 2022 9:47 pm Justices K. Vinod Chandran and C. Jayachandran suspend the execution of the sentences of Father Thomas Kottoor and Sister Sephy Kerala High Court. File photo PTI   |   Kochi   |   Published 24.06.22, 12:59 AM Kerala High Court on Thursday granted bail to a …
  • Kerala HC grants bail to Abhaya murder case convicts... June 23, 2022 7:14 pm A priest and a nun, who were convicted in the three-decade-old sister Abhaya murder case, were granted bail on Thursday by the Kerala High Court. Priest Thomas M Kottoor and Sister Sephy were granted bail by providing bail bond of Rs 5 lakh each, two …
  • 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 …
  • Sister Abhaya murder case: Kerala High Court suspends life sentence of priest, nun June 23, 2022 2:24 pm The Kerala High Court on Thursday suspended the life sentence given to Father Thomas Kottoor and Sister Sephy in connection to a 1992 murder of a nun, The Hindu reported. Sister Abhaya was found dead in a well in St Pius X Convent in Kottayam on March 27, …
  • Kerala HC Grants Bail to Priest and Nun Sentenced To Life in Abhaya Murder Case June 23, 2022 2:19 pm First, the local police and then crime branch investigated and concluded that it was a case of suicide. The CBI took over the investigation of the case in 2008 and the trial in the case began on 26 August 2019 and many witnesses had turned hostile. Sister …
  • Abhaya murder case: HC suspends sentence imposed on priest, nun June 23, 2022 1:51 pm A Division Bench of the Kerala High Court on Thursday suspended the sentence of life imprisonment awarded by the Thiruvananthapuram CBI Special Court to Father Thomas M. Kottoor and Sister Sephy, convicts in the Sister Abhaya murder case. The Bench …
  • Indian court grants bail to priest, nun serving jail term for murder June 23, 2022 1:49 pm Father Thomas Kottoor and Sister Sephy were convicted and sentenced to life in the Sister Abhaya murder case The priest and nun convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment for the 1992 murder of Sister Abhaya (above) were granted bail by Kerala High Court …
  • Convicts Sentenced to Life in Abhaya Murder Case, Granted Bail by Kerala HC June 23, 2022 1:22 pm A bench of Justices K Vinod Chandran and C Jayachandran suspended the execution of the sentences of Father Thomas Kottoor and Sister Sephy and granted them bail subject to each of them furnishing a bond of Rs 5 lakh. (Photo File: News18) PTI Last Updated: …
  • Nun and priest get bail in Sister Abhaya murder case June 23, 2022 12:18 pm The Kerala high court on Thursday granted bail to a Catholic priest and a nun who were sentenced to life imprisonment in connection with the murder of 19-year-old sister Abhaya, whose body was found inside a well at a convent in Kottayam in 1992. Father …
  • Abhaya murder case: Kerala High Court grants bail to priest, nun June 23, 2022 12:05 pm Kerala HC on Thursday granted bail to Catholic priest Thomas M Kottur and co-convict Sister Steffi They were granted bail in the sensational sister Abhaya murder case on June 23 The two have been asked to deposit a sum of Rs 5 lakh each by the court Abhaya …
  • Director Vishnu G Raghav says he wanted to keep ‘Vaashi’, starring Tovino Thomas and Keerthy Suresh in the lead, as real as possible June 23, 2022 11:47 am Vishnu insisted that Tovino and Keerthi should not prep for their roles as lawyers in Vaashi, a courtroom drama Vishnu insisted that Tovino and Keerthi should not prep for their roles as lawyers in Vaashi, a courtroom drama Courtroom dramas are dime a …
  • Sister Abhaya Murder Case: Kerala HC Grants Bail To Convicted Catholic Priest June 23, 2022 11:11 am Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Thursday granted bail to Catholic priest Thomas M. Kottur and co-convict Sister Steffi in the sensational sister Abhaya murder case. The two have been asked to deposit a sum of Rs 5 lakh each and refrained from leaving the …
  • Sister Abhaya murder case | HC suspends life sentence of convicts June 23, 2022 8:26 am Father Thomas M. Kottoor and Sister Sephy — convicts in the Sister Abhaya murder case — had their life sentence suspended and were granted bail by the Thiruvananthapuram CBI Special Court Father Thomas M. Kottoor and Sister Sephy — convicts in the Sister …
  • Sister Abhaya murder case: Kerala HC suspends life term, grants bail to convicted priest, nun June 23, 2022 7:14 am A division bench of the Kerala High Court on Thursday, in an interim order, suspended the life imprisonment of Catholic priest Thomas Kottoor and nun Sephy, who had been convicted by a CBI court in 2020 in connection with the murder of Sister Abhaya, whose …
  • HC suspends life-term for Kottoor, Sephy in Abhaya case, grants bail June 23, 2022 6:51 am Kerala High Court on Thursday suspended the life sentence imposed on Sister Sephy and Fr Thomas Kottoor, and granted them conditional bail. The CBI Special Court, on December 22, 2020, had found the two guilty of the murder of Sister Abhaya, a 20-year-old …
  • Kerala HC grants bail to priest, nun in Abhaya murder case June 23, 2022 6:35 am The Kerala High Court on Thursday granted bail to Catholic priest Thomas M. Kottur and co-convict Sister Steffi in the sensational sister Abhaya murder case. The two have been asked to deposit a sum of Rs 5 lakh each and refrained from leaving the state …
  • Sister Abhaya murder case: HC suspends execution of life sentence and grants bail to convicts June 23, 2022 5:51 am By Express News Service KOCHI: The Kerala High Court on Thursday suspended the execution of the sentence of life imprisonment and granted bail to Fr Thomas Kottoor and Sister Sephy, two convicts in the Sister Abhaya murder case. A division bench comprising …
  • 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 …
  • ‘We will not participate in the 10-minute or 15-minute delivery race’ June 23, 2022 4:23 am The online meat ordering and delivery market in India has been growing in leaps and bounds over the last few years, with the coronavirus pandemic giving the startups in the segment a major boost. D2C meat and seafood startup FreshToHome, which completed …
  • 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, …
  • Jacobite Church Metropolitan Zacharias Mor Polycarpos, 52, passes away June 22, 2022 1:08 pm Kottayam: Former Metropolitan of Jacobite Church's Malabar Diocese Zacharias Mor Polycarpos passed away following a cardiac arrest on Tuesday. He was to turn 52 next month. The Metropolitan was also the president of the Martha Mariam Vanitha Samajam, …
  • Railways plan to increase speed of trains on Thiruvananthapuram-Kasaragod line June 22, 2022 5:22 am Pathanamthitta: The Railway Board proposes to increase the speed of trains across Kerala. The Railways maintains that the planned speed augmentation is part of a nationwide project and not as an alternative to the proposed SilverLine project promoted by …
  • Aditya manages what his dad couldn't years ago, by rescuing boy drowning in temple pond June 21, 2022 9:28 pm Thrikkodithanam (Changanassery): A son achieves what his father could not do years ago — save a boy from drowning! Thekkepparambil T R Krishnakumar and his son, 17-year-old Aditya Krishna (Appu), jumped into the pond of Devi Temple at Maloorkkavu to rescue …
  • Offroading enthusiasts will love this heritage homestay in Kerala June 21, 2022 9:21 pm On the border of Kottayam and Idukki in Kerala, Vagamon is a plantation township with rolling hills, tea estates, waterfalls and pine forests. Here, you can forget about life outside and drown in the silence and panoramic views. Vanilla County, about 8km …


  • 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 …
  • Kerala teen installs flex board for acing Class 10 exams, education minister praises move June 28, 2022 5:05 pm The teen said that he got the idea from seeing flex boards around the city for students who secured A-Plus Kerala Education Minister V Sivankutty. ANI Doing well in the 10th board exams is a badge of honour for many students. Parents, schools and even …
  • Kerala Boy's Flex Board Congratulating Himself for Passing Class 10 Gets Kudos From Minister June 28, 2022 12:53 pm After going through voluminous notes and spending hours studying, a student is likely to be elated upon making it through the examinations. While most celebrate the achievement with perhaps a small cake, a class 10 student in Kerala went ahead to do …
  • INTERVIEW | I think all kinds of films should exist: Prithviraj Sukumaran on 'Kaduva' June 28, 2022 3:16 am Express News Service It’s not easy to act, direct, and produce a film. Prithviraj Sukumaran does it all, and in Kaduva, sings as well. This multi-faceted personality was in Hyderabad to promote his upcoming film, Kaduva, which he says, brings back …
  • LDF govt ensured eco sensitive zone was not turned 10-km wide: Kerala CM June 27, 2022 1:53 pm Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said that if his LDF government had not sent a proposal to the Centre that an eco sensitive zone (ESZ) should have a range of 0 to 1 km based on its populated area, there would have been buffer zones of 10 …
  • India News | LDF Govt Ensured Eco Sensitive Zone Was Not Turned 10-km Wide, Says Kerala CM June 27, 2022 1:53 pm Thiruvananthapuram, Jun 27 (PTI) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said that if his government had not sent a proposal to the Centre that an eco sensitive zone (ESZ) should have a range of 0 to 1 km based on its populated area, there would …
  • 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 …
  • 627 restaurants penalised, 92 eateries shut amid crackdown on stale food June 26, 2022 9:52 am Thiruvananthapuram: The crackdown on eateries with poor hygiene standards and those serving substandard food are on in Kerala. So far, the licences of five restaurants have been cancelled after stale food was seized. A total of 92 eateries were closed down …
  • Minister's claim 'exposed' as GAD removes Veena George's staff with retrospective effect June 26, 2022 7:15 am Congress activists during their protest march to health minister Veena George’s office, in Pathanamthitta on Saturday THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Health minister Veena George's claim that her personal staff member, who was found involved in the attack on Rahul …
  • 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 …
  • 19 SFI activists held over attack on Rahul Gandhi’s office in Wayanad June 25, 2022 11:21 pm Nineteen activists of the Students’ Federation of India (SFI), the students wing of the ruling CPI(M), have been arrested and remanded so far in connection with the attack on Congress MP Rahul Gandhi’s office here, even as opposition Congress-led UDF …
  • Rahul Gandhi office vandalism case: 19 SFI activists held; Congress holds protest march June 25, 2022 5:41 pm A protest march of the SFI against Gandhi, alleging his inaction in the issue of buffer zones around forests, on Friday turned violent as a group of protestors allegedly barged into his office and trashed it The Kerala Congress took out a massive rally …
  • Rahul Gandhi's office attack: Massive protest rally in Wayanad June 25, 2022 5:14 pm The opposition Congress on Saturday took out a massive rally at Kalpetta here protesting against SFI activists allegedly vandalising the office of its party leader and local MP Rahul Gandhi, and targeted Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and the ruling CPI ( …
  • 19 SFI activists held in Rahul Gandhi office vandalism case in Kerala, Cong targets Vijayan June 25, 2022 2:57 pm Nineteen activists of the Students' Federation of India (SFI), the students wing of the ruling CPI(M), have been arrested and remanded so far in connection with the attack on Congress MP Rahul Gandhi's office here, even as opposition Congress-led …
  • Explained: What Are Eco-Sensitive Zones And What Are The Recent Protests Around It June 25, 2022 12:47 pm Farmers in Kerala continue to demonstrate against the Supreme Court's recent directive to create 1-km Eco-Sensitive Zones surrounding all protected areas, wildlife sanctuaries, and national parks throughout multiple high ranges of the state. Fear of …
  • 19 Activists Arrested For Attack On Rahul Gandhi's Office In Kerala: Cops June 25, 2022 10:02 am The incident occurred when the SFI activists held a march to Rahul Gandhi's Office (File) Wayanad: Nineteen activists of the Students' Federation of India (SFI), the student wing of the ruling CPI(M), have been arrested and remanded so far in …
  • 19 SFI activists held in Rahul Gandhi office vandalism case in Kerala June 25, 2022 7:47 am Nineteen activists of the Students’ Federation of India (SFI), the students wing of the ruling CPI(M), have been arrested and remanded so far in connection with the attack on Congress MP Rahul Gandhi’s office here and more arrests are expected on Saturday, …
  • Kerala: Woman panchayat president assaulted in Pathanamthitta district June 25, 2022 6:11 am According to the SHO of Koippuram station, police intervened to stop the assault and led her into her vehicle. KOTTAYAM: A woman president was attacked allegedly by CPM activists in Puramattom panchayat in Pathanamthitta district on Friday, despite police …
  • LDF-backed Panchayat president attacked by CPM workers in Pathanamthitta June 24, 2022 9:05 pm Pathanamthitta: Soumya Jobi, the president of Puramattam panchayat here was attacked by a mob led by CPM workers on Friday. The incident happened at 12:45 pm when Soumya was returning to the office. According to Manorama News, the mob repeatedly pulled …
  • SFI activists vandalise Rahul Gandhi's office in Wayanad June 24, 2022 9:04 pm Wayanad: A protest march of the SFI, the students wing of ruling CPI(M), against Congress MP Rahul Gandhi's office here on Friday turned violent as a group of protestors allegedly entered the Lok Sabha member's office and vandalised it, prompting …
  • Kerala: SFI activists vandalise Rahul Gandhi's Wayanad office; CM Vijayan condemns incident June 24, 2022 6:56 pm The student organisation protested alleging that Gandhi failed to intervene in the issue of creating buffer zones around forests in the hilly areas of Kerala A protest march of the Students' Federation of India (SFI), the students wing of ruling CPI(M …
  • 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 …
  • Singer Manjari marries her childhood friend Jerin June 24, 2022 6:15 pm Popular playback singer Manjari tied the knot with her childhood friend fiancé Jerin. The couple got married in a close-knit wedding held in Thiruvananthapuram on Friday (June 24) morning. The gorgeous bride Manjari slipped into a red saree, accessorized …
  • Rahul Gandhi’s office in Wayanad vandalised by SFI activists June 24, 2022 5:53 pm Published: Published Date - 09:37 PM, Fri - 24 June 22 Wayanad: A protest march of the SFI, the students wing of ruling CPI(M), against Congress MP Rahul Gandhi’s office here on Friday turned violent as a group of protestors allegedly entered the Lok Sabha …
  • Heavy rains likely in Kerala for the next 5 days June 24, 2022 11:18 am Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala is likely to receive widespread rainfall along with thunder activity during the next five days under the influence of the low-pressure corridor between Karnataka and the Southern coast of Gujarat, and the Westerly winds gaining …
  • Singer Manjari to tie the knot with Jerin today; shares glimpses from her pre-wedding June 24, 2022 2:42 am South singer Manjari, who is known for some of her popular tracks like Yedho Ninaikiren, Mazhavillin, Dheera Dheera, Panchasara Umma, Chimmi Chimmi and many others is all set to embark on a new chapter of her life. The much-loved singer will soon be tying …
  • 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 …
  • Kolkata Court Sentences Man to 20-Years Rigorous Imprisonment for Sexual Assault of 6-Year-Old Minor Daughter June 23, 2022 3:49 pm Kolkata, June 23: A court here on Thursday sentenced a 42-year-old man to serve 20 years rigorous imprisonment for sexual abuse of his six-year-old daughter. An FIR was lodged against the man, a resident of Canal East Road by his wife on August 11, 2021 at …
  • Kerala cop suspended for misusing accused’s phone June 23, 2022 9:28 am A Kerala Police officer has been suspended for misusing the phone of an accused. The phone of a man named Jithin, who was in police custody for a crime, is said to have been stolen by senior civil police officer Abhilash with force. In order to exert …
  • A covert intel op that busted a Malayali mole June 23, 2022 2:03 am Express News Service KOCHI: There are numerous books, articles and films on covert operations of intelligence agencies -- such as MI6, CIA, KGB and, of course, India’s R&AW -- that generate a lot of heat. Back in 2012, Kerala witnessed one such …
  • Kudumbashree’s helping hand to Malampandaram tribe June 23, 2022 1:40 am Express News Service PATHANAMTHITTA: The Malampandaram tribe, unlike other tribal communities here, still live a nomadic life inside the forests. Though the elderly women of the community are mavens in making handicrafts like the Kerala reed (Etta) baskets …
  • 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, …
  • Alappuzha native identifies Apple’s security flaw, enters hall of fame June 22, 2022 1:07 pm Alappuzha: A Computer Engineering student from Kerala has been inducted into the Hall of Fame of digital giant Apple Inc for finding a security flaw in its cloud service platform.  K S Ananthakrishnan from Mankombu in Kerala's Alappuzha district …
  • Railways plan to increase speed of trains on Thiruvananthapuram-Kasaragod line June 22, 2022 5:22 am Pathanamthitta: The Railway Board proposes to increase the speed of trains across Kerala. The Railways maintains that the planned speed augmentation is part of a nationwide project and not as an alternative to the proposed SilverLine project promoted by …

  • How I Began Reading Books by the Hundreds June 29, 2022 5:01 am When did I start reading books in life, apart from course books? In my childhood, I used to go to a public library and another open kind of newspaper reading place in my hometown, Rampura Phul, in Bathinda district of Punjab. I used to read Hindi and …
  • Kollam GMC gets four postgraduate seats June 28, 2022 3:02 pm The National Medical Commission has sanctioned four postgraduate seats at Government Medical College (GMC), Kollam, for the first time, Health Minister Veena George has said. Two seats each have been sanctioned for Community Medicine and Pathology. With …
  • 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 …
  • Kerala Agri Varsity Receives Funding for Research & Demonstration of Drones June 28, 2022 12:10 pm KVKs in the state have also conducted on-farm trials (OFTs) and front-line drone demonstrations. Drone spraying of Sampoorna micronutrient has resulted in a 20-22% increase in yield. The rice bug population in Palakkad has been reduced by 80% thanks to a …
  • Why healthcare workers are restive June 27, 2022 8:19 pm Last Tuesday, a three-member gang barged into Neendakara Taluk hospital in Kollam district of Kerala and attacked the hospital staff and security personnel with iron rods. This was in retaliation to an altercation between one of the accused and the health …
  • Drug trafficking: Kerala Police nab Ghana native from Bengaluru June 27, 2022 4:12 pm Karunagappally (Kollam): Christian Udo, a 28-year-old man belonging to the West African country of Ghana, has been arrested by the Kerala Police for trafficking narcotic substances, including MDMA and heroin. According to police, Udo was nabbed from …
  • ESIC invites applications for MBBS, BDS Admissions to 465 Wards of Insured Persons category seats, Check out admission details June 27, 2022 9:56 am New Delhi: Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has notified about the admission process for 'wards of insured persons' (IPs) in UG course (MBBS/BDS) in ESIC Medical/Dental and some government medical colleges under seats …
  • Two caught with MDMA in the city June 26, 2022 6:27 pm The Excise department arrested two youths with alleged possession of 3 grams of synthetic drug MDMA from a hotel in the city on Sunday. The accused were identified as Akash, 22, of Sasthamangalam and Vishnu, 26, of Uliyakovil in Kollam. They were nabbed …
  • KAU gets ₹65 lakh for research in drone-based technologies June 26, 2022 1:39 pm The Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India, has sanctioned ₹65 lakh to Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) for research and demonstration of drone-based technologies in agriculture in Kerala. An amount of ₹35 lakh has been …
  • 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 …
  • 627 restaurants penalised, 92 eateries shut amid crackdown on stale food June 26, 2022 9:52 am Thiruvananthapuram: The crackdown on eateries with poor hygiene standards and those serving substandard food are on in Kerala. So far, the licences of five restaurants have been cancelled after stale food was seized. A total of 92 eateries were closed down …
  • 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 …
  • Deploy police at Hospitals to prevent Violence against Doctors: Kerala HC advice to Govt June 25, 2022 2:46 pm Kochi: Referring to the reports of 'routine' attacks on Healthcare personnel, the Kerala High Court on Thursday suggested the Government to consider deploying police presence in hospitals, especially in the most sensitive areas and later extend it …
  • Work on Kazhakoottam-Parippally stretch: Stone to be laid on June 30 June 25, 2022 12:44 am Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The construction of the Kazhakoottam-Parippally NH-66 stretch is likely to begin in the first week of July with the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari officially laying the foundation stone …
  • Woman lawyer found hanging inside house in Kollam June 25, 2022 12:15 am By Express News Service KOLLAM: A 25-year-old lawyer was found dead at her residence at Kottarakkara on Thursday. The deceased is Ashtami Ajith Kumar, Ashtami Bhavan, Kudavathur. Ashtami had been practising at Kottarakara bar for the past six months. The …
  • 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 …
  • Kerala: Three held for attacking doctor, medical staff in Neendakara hospital June 24, 2022 3:49 pm Kollam: Three persons have been arrested for attacking the medical staff of Neendakara Taluk hospital in the Kollam district, informed state president of KGMOA, Dr G S Vikayakrishnan. The arrests were made after the Kerala Government Medical Officers …
  • Man facing charges of domestic violence escapes from police clutches, ends life June 24, 2022 11:18 am Kottarakkara: A middle-aged man, who was taken into custody after his wife filed harassment charges against him, gave police the slip and committed suicide inside his house here on Thursday evening. Sreehari, 45, of "Aditya" house at Madathiyara …
  • Heavy rains likely in Kerala for the next 5 days June 24, 2022 11:18 am Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala is likely to receive widespread rainfall along with thunder activity during the next five days under the influence of the low-pressure corridor between Karnataka and the Southern coast of Gujarat, and the Westerly winds gaining …
  • 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 …
  • Row over Plus One Chemistry scheme finalisation continues June 23, 2022 7:02 pm Thiruvananthapuram Eleven teachers who were part of the 15-member committee that was appointed to revise the answer scheme for the Chemistry Plus Two higher secondary examinations are on the list of teachers selected for the scheme finalisation for the …
  • Take steps to prevent waste dumping in Ashtamudi: House panel June 23, 2022 3:06 pm Health dept. told to check quality of water sources around lake Health dept. told to check quality of water sources around lake The Environment Committee of the Kerala Legislative Assembly has instructed the district administration to formulate and …
  • Romance the rains aboard a houseboat June 23, 2022 11:10 am Mirror lakes, lush greenery, cool breeze gushing through your hair as you binge on lip-smacking local culinary delights — this, and much more, is what encapsulates the experience of cruising in a houseboat along serene backwaters. The monsoon season is …
  • Kerala's organ sharing programme gasping for breath, are doctors to blame? June 23, 2022 6:52 am Kerala's highly celebrated deceased donor transplant programme, Mrithasanjeevani, was already fighting for life when the latest controversy surrounding the alleged mishandling of a donor kidney happened at the Thiruvananthapuram Medical College on June …
  • Thiruvananthapuram: Man, son die in road crash, suicide probed June 23, 2022 1:51 am (Prakash Devarajan and son Sivadev) Leaves Social Media Messages & Note In Car Blaming Wife, Others THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In what appears to be a case of suicide, a 50-year-old man and his 12-year-old son died after their car crashed into a truck on NH …
  • 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 …
  • India News | Three Arrested for Attacking Medical Staff at Hospital in Kerala's Kollam June 22, 2022 6:43 pm Kollam (Kerala) [India], June 22 (ANI): Three persons have been arrested for attacking the medical staff of Neendakara Taluk hospital in the Kollam district, informed state president of KGMOA, Dr G S Vikayakrishnan on Wednesday. The arrests were made after …
  • Three arrested for attacking medical staff at hospital in Kerala's Kollam June 22, 2022 6:16 pm Three persons have been arrested for attacking the medical staff of Neendakara Taluk hospital in the Kollam district, informed state president of KGMOA, Dr G S Vikayakrishnan on Wednesday. The arrests were made after the Kerala Government Medical Officers …
  • Car with father and son rams into a tanker. Suicide or accident? June 22, 2022 1:08 pm What looked like an accident near Attingal in Thiruvananthapuram close to midnight on June 21, a speeding car ramming into a fuel tanker near Mamam bridge, is now suspected to be suicide. The father and son in the car - Prakash Devarajan, 49, and Shivadev, …
  • Thiruvananthapuram registers 82.6% pass in Plus Two June 22, 2022 6:20 am As many as 82.6% of students who appeared for the Plus Two higher secondary examinations from the district this year became eligible for higher studies. The pass percentage last year was 85.39. As many as 30,562 students had appeared for the examinations …
  • India News | Kerala Health Minister Condemns Attack on Taluk Hospital Doctor, Other Staff June 22, 2022 6:02 am Kollam, Jun 22 (PTI) Kerala Health Minister Veena George on Wednesday condemned the attack on a doctor and other staff of a taluk hospital in Neendakara area of Kollam district in the state and said strong action would be taken against the culprits. The …
  • Kerala Health Minister condemns attack on taluk hospital doctor, other staff June 22, 2022 5:59 am By PTI KOLLAM: Kerala Health Minister Veena George on Wednesday condemned the attack on a doctor and other staff of a taluk hospital in Neendakara area of Kollam district in the state and said strong action would be taken against the culprits. The minister …
  • Vismaya's husband Kiran is now a gardener at Poojapura Jail June 22, 2022 5:22 am Thiruvananthapuram: S Kiran Kumar, who was convicted for 10 years of rigorous imprisonment for the dowry death of his 24-year-old wife Vismaya, has been assigned with the duty of a gardener at the vegetable farm situated on the sprawling Central Jail …
  • Railways plan to increase speed of trains on Thiruvananthapuram-Kasaragod line June 22, 2022 5:22 am Pathanamthitta: The Railway Board proposes to increase the speed of trains across Kerala. The Railways maintains that the planned speed augmentation is part of a nationwide project and not as an alternative to the proposed SilverLine project promoted by …
  • Two teenagers go missing in sea at Chavara in Kollam; rescue operation ongoing June 21, 2022 9:28 pm Two teenagers, who were playing on the seashore at Chavara here, went missing on Tuesday. Vinesh and Jayakrishnan, both aged 17, were taking selfies on the seashore with three other friends when they reportedly slipped into the water and went missing. It …
  • LIVE Kerala Lottery Result 2022: Check Sthree Sakthi SS-318 Lucky Numbers for June 21; First Prize Rs 75 Lakh! June 21, 2022 5:08 pm KERALA STHREE SAKTHI SS-318 LOTTERY RESULT 2022 LIVE UPDATES: Kerala state lottery department has announced the results for Sthree Sakthi SS-318 for Tuesday, June 21. The lucky draw took place at the Gorky Bhavan, near Bakery Junction, in the state capital …
  • Kuboos a day, 22 hours of work! How Kerala women were lured into a life of slavery in Kuwait June 21, 2022 1:22 pm Express News Service KOCHI: It was too good to be true. But then again with their families staring at financial ruin, the lure of jobs as babysitters and hospital staff at a monthly salary of Rs 60,000 in Kuwait was too hard to resist. Once they landed in …
  • K'taka HC rejects BDS student’s petition for fee refund... June 21, 2022 11:35 am The Karnataka High Court has rejected a petition filed by a student seeking refund of Rs 13.8 lakh fee paid to a dental college. The petitioner student was admitted to BDS course in 2014 and claimed that she couldn’t appear for the examination because of …
  • Happy Birthday PT Usha: Lesser known facts about the Queen of Indian Track and Field June 27, 2021 4:04 am Retired Indian track and field athlete PT Usha, who turned 58, (born on June 27, 1964) has been associated with Indian athletics since 1979. She is often called the "Queen of Indian track and field". Here are some interesting facts about her: 1. …