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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

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Home Minister assures all assistance to flood-hit Kerala

Home Minister Rajnath Singh assured all assistance and NDRF support to flood-hit Kerala where over 90 people have been killed in rain-related inciden...

'Come, pay and stay' in Kerala prison; proposal on anvil

Spending time behind bars in a dark prison cell, wearing a colourless jail uniform and having modest food there, will surely be a nightmare for all. ...

Apex Court starts hearing on women's entry into Sabarimala temple

The Supreme Court on Tuesday commenced its hearing on the contentious issue relating to the ban on entry of women between 10 and 50 years of age in K...

'Nipah': Deceased nurse's husband gets Govt appointment

The Kerala government has appointed Sajeesh, husband of Lini Puthussery, the nurse who died after contracting 'Nipah' from her patients, as a clerk i...

Kerala rains: Over 34,000 people housed in relief camps

Nearly 34,000 people have been shifted to relief camps after flood water inundated low-lying areas due to heavy rains that have lashed the state for ...

Rain claims 12 lives in the last one week in Kerala

Heavy rains accompanied by gusty winds that lashed Kerala have claimed 12 lives in the last one week, besides causing widespread damage to property a...

'Ramayana month' begins in Kerala

The annual 'Ramayana Month' began in Kerala on Tuesday with temples and Hindu houses across the state resonating with the chanting of the epic Ramaya...

Shashi Tharoor's office vandalised in Kerala capital

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's office in Thiruvananthapuram was vandalised on Monday by the youth wing activists of the BJP, police said, days after he...

Heavy rain: Schools remain shut in 7 districts of Kerala

With heavy rains continuing to lash Kerala, educational institutions in at least 7 districts remained shut on Monday.Collectors of Thiruvananthapuram...

17 picked 'Nipah' virus from 1st victim: Report

A detailed study by the Kerala government in the recent outbreak of 'Nipah' virus has suggested that 17 of the 19 infected people might have contract...

Kolkata court summons Shashi Tharoor over ‘Hindu-Pakistan’ remark

A Kolkata court on Saturday summoned senior Congress leader and Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor over his ‘Hindu-Pakistan’ remark. Ad...

Second priest held in rape case

Kerala police arrested the second priest accused of sexually abusing a woman in Pathnamthitta district, while two other clergymen were still abscondi...

Qatar Airways flight damages lights at runway during landing in Cochin, all safe

A Qatar Airways flight made a landing at the Cochin International Airport in Kerala but damaged the lights at the runway in the process. However, no ...

If BJP wins 2019 LS polls, India will become 'Hindu Pakistan': Tharoor

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has said that if the BJP is re-elected in the 2019 national elections, rights of minorities would be trampled, making ...

Nun's sexual assault: Police team examines statements

A police team probing the allegation of rape against a Bishop of the Jalandhar diocese went through the statements given to it and a magistrate by a ...

Prime accused in nurses recruitment scam held

The prime accused in a multi-crore scam related to sending nurses to work in Kuwait was arrested in Kochi on Monday by the Enforcement Directorate, a...

ISRO spy case: SC reserves verdict in Nambi Narayanan’s plea

The Supreme Court has reserved judgment in the petition of former ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan for action against former top officials of Kerala Po...

Women's panel registers case over TV actress' allegation

The Kerala State Women's Commission registered a case on the allegations levelled by a popular television actress against a TV serial director regard...

Travancore royal against 'commercialisation' of temple's riches

A member of the royal family of Travancore said that he is against the 'commercialisation' of God's sacred riches, as he deprecated a government prop...

HC denies interim relief to ADGP's daughter from arrest

Observing that she was equal to any other citizen, the Kerala High Court declined to grant any interim relief to the daughter of a senior IPS officer...

Sexual assault case: Court records statement of nun

A court near Kottayam has recorded the statement of a nun who has alleged rape and unnatural sex by a Jalandhar-based Bishop of the Roman Catholic Ch...

Kerala govt to amend Shops Act to allow women to sit during work

In a relief to women working in shops, hotels and commercial establishments, the Kerala government decided to amend a relevant act, aimed at ensuring...

Shashi Tharoor gets anticipatory bail

Delhi’s Patiala House Court on Thursday accepted Congress MP Shashi Tharoor’s anticipatory bail plea, thereby granting him protection fro...

Sunanda Pushkar death: Court reserves order on Tharoor's anticipatory bail plea

A court in New Delhi on Wednesday reserved its order on Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's anticipatory bail plea for Thursday in a case related to his...

Kerala govt allots 2 additional seats for transgender students in colleges

In a significant move, the Kerala government decided to reserve two additional seats for transgender students in all courses in state universities an...

Kerala labourer's singing draws praise from Kamal Haasan

Actor-politician Kamal Haasan met a daily wage labourer from Kerala who has garnered instant publicity after his rendition of a song from the actor's...

KBF invites application for Students' Biennale 2018

Young artists from across south Asia are being invited to showcase their works on the global stage at the third edition of Students' Biennale.Organis...

Kerala MLAs top chart on most election expenses

MLAs from 11 states spent more than 50 per cent of their expenditure limit during polls, while those from Kerala topped the chart with spending of 70...

Sexual assault charge by nun: Church denies cover-up

Accused of cover-up over allegations of rape against a Roman Catholic bishop by a nun, the Syro-Malabar Church said its head Cardinal George Alencher...

Govt to release unemployment data in next 2 months

The government said in the Rajya Sabha that it will come out with unemployment data from 2016 in the next two months and asserted that various scheme...

U.S-Russia ties should not be held hostage to Mueller probe: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has described the probe by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into Moscow's election meddling as 'political games' that ...