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Kerala: Suspected 'mentally deranged' man stabs relatives to death
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 3 (IANS) A suspected "mentally deranged" man allegedly stabbed four of his relatives to death in Kerala's Kasargode district on Monday night, a police official said.
2020-08-03
Category: India, Kerala,National
Kerala HC extends ban on all protests till August 31
Kochi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Monday extended its ban, till August 31, on protests of any kind in the state.
2020-08-03
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Kerala Police given more powers to prevent coronavirus spread
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 3 (IANS) The Kerala Police has been given more powers, including contact tracing, to ensure that the Covid spread across the state is contained.
2020-08-03
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
BJP, Cong demand probe into Kerala Treasury fraud
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 3 (IANS) While Kerala Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief K. Surendran demanded probe by a federal agency into a fraud committed by a treasury official, the Congress sought a comprehensive vigilance probe, here on Monday.
2020-08-03
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Test results awaited in death of toddler who swallowed coin
Kochi, Aug 3 (IANS) The police and the health authorities are now waiting for the results of the chemical examination to know the actual cause of the death of a three-year-old boy who died in the wee hours of Sunday after he was found to have swallowed a coin.
2020-08-03
Category: India, Kerala,National
Kerala CM faces call for resignation from Congress
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 3 (IANS) The day-long 'Speak up Kerala' Satyagraha that was inaugurated online by AICC general secretary Mukul Wasnik, on Monday, demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan after "nepotism and corruption brought shame" to the state.
2020-08-03
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
NIA arrests two more in Kerala gold smuggling case
Kochi, Aug 2 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) which is probing the now controversial Kerala gold smuggling case, on Sunday arrested two more people who were allegedly involved in gold smuggling.
2020-08-02
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Covid cases climb further in Kerala, 1,129 more detected
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 1 (IANS) On Saturday, Kerala saw 1,129 new Covid cases getting registered. It also saw eight patients succumbing to the virus, which is the highest on a single day, taking the death toll to 81 in the state.
2020-08-01
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Kerala gold smuggling case: Cong turns up the heat on CM
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 1 (IANS) Even as a few central agencies are looking into the Kerala gold smuggling case where the Chief Minister's office is in the dock, the Congress, here on Saturday, posed a few questions to Pinarayi Vijayan.
2020-08-01
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Will CPI-M contest Rajya Sabha seat from Kerala?
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 1 (IANS) With the Election Commission announcing August 24 as the date for electing a Rajya Sabha member from Kerala, all eyes are on the ruling CPI-M -- will it name own candidate or allow the ally that held the seat to contest.
2020-08-01
Category: India, Kerala,National
COVID-19: Kerala Police HQ shut for 2 days for sanitisation
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 1 (IANS) The Kerala Police headquarters here has been closed for Saturday and Sunday after three coronavirus cases was reported on the premises, official sources said.
2020-08-01
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
BJP launches protests in Kerala to demand govt's resignation
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 1 (IANS) The BJP Kerala unit on Saturday launched protest demonstrations across the state to demand Pinarayi Vijayan government's resignation in the wake of unearthing of the gold smuggling racket.
2020-08-01
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
KSRTC defers decision to operate buses on long routes (Ld)
Thiruvananthapuram, July 31 (IANS) The decision to commence operations of 206 state-owned Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) buses on long-distance routes within the state from Saturday was deferred on Friday night, said a state minister.
2020-07-31
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Kerala reports 1,310 new Covid cases, tally at 10,495
Thiruvananthapuram, July 31 (IANS) Kerala on Friday reported 1,310 fresh COVID-19 cases, pushing the state's tally to 10,495, Health Minister K.K.Shailaja said.
2020-07-31
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
206 Kerala buses to run on long routes, 9K pvt buses stay put
Thiruvananthapuram, July 31 (IANS) Even as owners of 9,000 private buses have decided to stay put, 206 state-owned KSRTC buses will resume services on long-distance routes from Saturday within the state, the first since the national lockdown came into effect in March.
2020-07-31
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Kerala train passenger tests Covid positive, sent to hospital midway
Thiruvananthapuram, July 31 (IANS) A 29-year-old man enroute to his home town Kanyakumari from Kozhikode had to end his journey midway as health officials found him coronavirus positive.
2020-07-31
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
War of words between Chennithala, CPI-M's Kerala leader intensifies
Thiruvananthapuram, July 31 (IANS) The ongoing row between Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala and Kerala State CPI-M Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan took a turn for the worse on Friday as the leftist leader dubbed him a Sarsanghchalak within the Congress.
2020-07-31
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Low-key Bakrid celebrations for Kerala Muslims
Thiruvananthapuram, July 31 (IANS) With the Covid-19 crisis still looming large over Kerala, Muslims in the southern state on Friday celebrated Eid al-Adha or Bakrid in a low-key manner.
2020-07-31
Category: India, Kerala,National,Religion
'Never before in history, Kerala passing through crisis'
Thiruvananthapuram, July 31 (IANS) Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac on Thursday said the state is passing through the worst ever crisis period as far as the finances are concerned.
2020-07-31
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
UDF contests Kerala CM's claims of success on Covid front
Thiruvananthapuram, July 30 (IANS) Six months after the first coronavirus case was detected in the country at Thrissur on January 30, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said, here on Thursday, his government had done its best to fight Covid-19 and bring relief to the people.
2020-07-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
LDF in Kerala to meet over vacant Rajya Sabha seat
Thiruvananthapuram, July 30 (IANS) With the Election Commission on Thursday declaring bypolls for two Rajya Sabha seats -- one in Uttar Pradesh and another in Kerala on August 24 as these were vacant due to recent deaths of two Members, the ruling CPI-M led LDF will take a call on whom to field, said a top leader.
2020-07-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Actor Anil Murali passes away, cremation on Friday
Kochi, July 30 (IANS) Anil Murali, who essayed the role of villain with aplomb in the south Indian films, passed away at a hospital, here on Thursday.
2020-07-30
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz
CBI takes over probe into Kerala musician's death
Thiruvananthapuram, July 30 (IANS) Almost 22 months after the death of hugely popular young musician Balabhaskar in a road accident, near here, the CBI has taken up the probe, for which an FIR has now been lodged by the CBI.
2020-07-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
105-year-old Covid patient cured in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 (IANS) A 105-year-old woman, Asma Beevi on Wednesday was cured of Covid-19 disease and was discharged from the hospital.
2020-07-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Thiruvananthapuram continues to be capital of Covid spread
Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 (IANS) Even as the lockdown norms were lifted partially in the state capital on Wednesday, the number of cases continues to increase with 198 of the total 213 Covid positive cases in the district turning out to be local infectees.
2020-07-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Cong suspects BJP,CPI-M hand in glove in gold smuggling case
Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 (IANS) The Congress party in Kerala on Wednesday expressed doubts of a BJP and CPI-M nexus in the ongoing gold smuggling case, keeping in view the upcoming polls.
2020-07-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Kerala's Technopark gets top CRISIL rating for second time
Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 (IANS) For the second successive year, rating agency CRISIL has accorded 'CRISIL A/Stable' rating to Electronics Technology Parks Kerala (Technopark) for financial stability.
2020-07-29
Category: India, Kerala,Business/Economy
Vijayan, Chennithala spar over proposed Sabarimala airport
Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 (IANS) The two top political personalities in Kerala -- Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala --, are engaged in a pitched battle over numerous issues for the past several months. The latest issue on which they are taking on one another is the much awaited and much delayed Sabarimala airport.
2020-07-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
BJP criticises Kerala CM, asks him to effectively tackle Covid-19
Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 (IANS) The Kerala unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday lashed out at Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. The BJP has asked the Chief Minister to stop wasting time in daily hour-long press meets. It, instead, has asked Vijayan to use his time to effectively tackle the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Kerala spices add flavour to new gin on Irish coast
Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 (IANS) An assortment of spices grown in Kerala have been spreading their aroma, and fame, in far-off lands for centuries now. And the latest to fall for their taste and smell is a couple based in distant Ireland, who has used organically grown spices to flavour up a gin they introduced at their new distillery.
2020-07-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society
Gold smuggling case: NIA questioning of IAS officer completed
Kochi, July 29 (IANS) The NIA on Tuesday questioned suspended IAS officer M. Sivasankar in the Kerala gold smuggling case here for over 10 hours before allowing him to return to his home in the state capital.
2020-07-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Thiruvananthapuram now a coronavirus hotspot, says Vijayan
Thiruvananthapuram, July 28 (IANS) Kerala's capital district has turned into a coronavirus hotspot, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan announced on Tuesday.
2020-07-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Alappuzha Catholic diocese allows cremation of Covid patients
Thiruvananthapuram, July 28 (IANS) The head of the Catholic Diocese, Alappuzha, Bishop James Anamparambil, has decided to ensure that churches under his diocese undertake cremation of faithful who die of Covid-19.
2020-07-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
Kerala Gold smuggling: Hyd NIA officer leads Sivasankar's questioning
Kochi, July 28 (IANS) The NIA on Tuesday continued questioning suspended senior IAS officer M. Sivasankar, in the gold smuggling case. An woman IPS officer from the NIA has arrived from Hyderabad to lead the questioning while other officers will be linked online from various offices.
2020-07-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gold smuggling case: NIA summons suspended IAS officer again
Kochi, July 28 (IANS) After questioning him for nine hours in the gold smuggling case, NIA officials on Monday night asked suspended senior IAS officer M. Sivasankar to appear before them on Tuesday too.
2020-07-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'Corona will not go away soon, more treatment centres in Kerala'
Thiruvananthapuram, July 27 (IANS) With the reality dawning that the fight against Covid in Kerala is going to be a long drawn affair, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday announced that 810 Covid First Line Treatment Centres (CFLTC) would be set up in the state.
2020-07-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
First online cabinet meeting held in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, July 27 (IANS) In a first of its kind in Kerala, the state held a special cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in online mode.
2020-07-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
'Shourya', 3-D arms collage of Kerala Police unveiled
Thiruvananthapuram, July 27 (IANS) State Police chief Loknath Behra on Monday unveiled a three-dimensional monument made up of discarded rifles, revolvers and magazines at the Kerala Police headquarters.
2020-07-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
NIA again quizzing suspended IAS officer in gold smuggling case
Kochi, July 27 (IANS) NIA officials on Monday began questioning now-suspended senior IAS officer M. Sivasankar for the second time in four days at the agency office here regarding the gold smuggling case that has rocked Kerala since the beginning of July.
2020-07-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerala's First Bell classes garner 15 cr views, ad revenue in lakhs
Thiruvananthapuram, July 26 (IANS) The First Bell classes streamed online or broadcast on TV in Kerala have now crossed the 1,000 mark and garnered 15 crore monthly views, apart from raking in Rs 15 lakh per month by way YouTube advertisement revenue from 141 countries, an official said on Sunday.
2020-07-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Education
Kerala reports 1,103 new corona cases
Thiruvananthapuram, July 25 (IANS) After a day of respite, Kerala recorded 1,103 new coronavirus cases, Health Minister K.K. Shailaja said on Saturday.
2020-07-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Covid-19 innovations showcased virtually
Kochi, July 25 (IANS) A mask-vending machine to a software that diagnoses Covid-19 were among the 150 models which young minds demonstrated virtually on Saturday at the country's first government event to promote technological interventions vis-a-vis the pandemic.
2020-07-25
Category: India, Kerala,Human Interest/Society
Kerala IAS officer suspended for violating quarantine order reinstated
Thiruvananthapuram, July 25 (IANS) IAS officer Anupam Mishra, who was suspended from service in March on charge of violating home-quarantine directive, has been reinstated and posted in Alappuzha district of Kerala.
2020-07-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Malayalam film industry has illegal money trail: Top film personality
Thiruvananthapuram, July 25 (IANS) There is close scrutiny after Siyad Koker, a leading film industry personality went on record to say that the Malayalam film industry's links with illegal source of funding do exist.
2020-07-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Cinema/Showbiz
After Kerala assembly session, Left Front meet also put off
Thiruvananthapuram, July 25 (IANS) With the Pinarayi Vijayan-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) government caught in a bind over the controversial gold smuggling case, it first suspended the one-day Kerala Assembly session scheduled for Monday and now on Saturday it decided to put off the proposed meet of the LDF, scheduled to be held on Tuesday, for the same reason of Covid-19 spread.
2020-07-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Kerala sees dip in Covid cases but Vijayan urges caution
Thiruvananthapuram, July 24 (IANS) For a change, on Friday the number of Covid positive cases in Kerala saw a marginal dip after crossing more than 1,000 cases in the past two days.
2020-07-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Seized Rs 1 cr, 1 kg gold from Swapna's locker: NIA tells court
Kochi, July 24 (IANS) The NIA, which is probing the Kerala gold smuggling case, told a special NIA court here on Friday that they have seized Rs one crore and one kg gold from a bank locker of accused Swapna Suresh, who was sent in judicial custody along with co-accused Sandip Nair till August 21.
2020-07-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
I-League: Gokulam sign defender Muhammed Asif
Kozhikode, July 24 (IANS) I-League side Gokulam Kerala FC on Friday announced the signing of 23-year-old defender Muhammed Asif. Asif has played in the AFC Cup for Nepalese club Manang Marshyangdi FC.
2020-07-24
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
Gold smuggling case: NIA to quizz Sivasankar again on Monday
Thiruvananthapuram, July 24 (IANS) The NIA has directed Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's former Principal Secretary and now-suspended IAS officer M. Sivasankar to present himself for quizzing again at its Kochi office on Monday with regard to the gold smuggling case.
2020-07-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Vijayan's former Secy grilled by NIA, CM brushes off queries
Thiruvananthapuram, July 23 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's former Principal Secretary M. Sivasankar on Thursday appeared before the NIA in connection with the gold smuggling case and was questioned for around five hours.
2020-07-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics