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Saturday, May 26, 2018

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Sunanda Pushkar death case transferred to designated court

A Delhi court transferred the Sunanda Pushkar death case, in which her husband and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has been chargesheeted for abetting...

'Nipah' virus claims one more life in Kerala

The death toll due to 'Nipah' rose to 11 in Kerala, with one more person succumbing to the deadly virus on Thursday morning. The deceased, V. Moosa (...

UAE-based entrepreneurs pledge support to Lini's children

Two entrepreneurs in the UAE have offered their support to the two young children of nurse, who died after contracting 'Nipah' virus from patients.Th...

SNDP to back candidate who helps Ezhava community

The SNDP, a powerful outfit of the backward Ezhava community in Kerala, said it would back the candidate who helps the community, in the May 28 by-po...

Kerala HC trashes plea seeking CBI probe into killing of RSS men

The Kerala High Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea seeking a CBI probe into seven cases of alleged political killings of RSS-BJP activists that took...

'Nipah': Travellers asked to avoid 4 Kerala districts

Amid the outbreak of the 'Nipah' virus, the Kerala government asked travellers to avoid visiting four northern districts of the state -- Kozhikode, M...

Govt to give Rs 10 lakh each to Lini's kids, job to husband

Kerala cabinet on Wednesday decided to give Rs 10 lakh each to the kids of Lini, the nurse who died due to 'Nipah' virus. It was also decided to give...

'Jatayu Park' to be opened on July 4

The world's largest bird sculpture and a state-of-the-art cable car, set up as part of the rock theme park 1000 feet above sea level at nearby Chaday...

Actor Vijayan Peringode dies of heart attack

Malayalam actor Vijayan Peringode died due to a heart attack in the early hours of Wednesday.Vijayan began his career as a production executive and h...

200-year-old 'military mosque' offers 'green' iftar

When the mosque was constructed for the soldiers of the erstwhile princely state of Travancore over two centuries ago, it was a tiny thatched roof st...

'Nipah-affected' nurse's letter from deathbed goes viral

A letter written by a Keralite nurse minutes before she died of the 'Nipah' virus has gone viral in the social media, leaving people teary-eyed. Twen...

Chengannur by-poll: Kerala Congress (M) to campaign for UDF candidate

Ending months-old political suspense, Kerala Congress (M) has resolved to lend its support to UDF candidate D. Vijayakumar in the Chengannur by-elect...

'Nipah' virus claims 10 lives in Kerala

The 'Nipah' virus has so far claimed 10 lives in Kozhikode and Malappuram districts in north Kerala while the condition of two persons undergoing tre...

Maths paper row: Kerala Class X student withdraws plea

A Class X student, who had claimed she was given the 2016 question paper during the 2018 CBSE Mathematics exam, withdrew her plea before the Kerala H...

Cong's aim is to oust Narendra Modi from power: Antony

Senior Congress leader AK Antony said his party's aim was to oust Prime Minister Narendra Modi from power by joining hands with secular parties, addi...

'Nipah' virus claims 3 lives in Kerala, 8 under observation

The Nipah virus has so far claimed three lives in Kerala while one person is undergoing treatment and 8 others are under observation in Kozhikode dis...

No going back on quota commitment, says Vijayan

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan’s office has clarified that there is no question of the Left Democratic Front (LDF) government going back on it...

Wife of alleged custodial torture victim gets govt job

A compensation of Rs 10 lakh and a government job appointment letter were handed over to the wife of a 26-year-old man who allegedly died in police c...

Muslims in Kerala begin Ramadan fasting

Muslims in Kerala on Thursday began month-long fasting and prayers with the commencement of the holy month of Ramadan of the Islamic calendar. The fa...

New labour policy to make Kerala employee-friendly

The ruling CPI(M)-led LDF in Kerala is set to implement its new labour policy envisaging formation of a labour bank to protect the job and interests ...

Kerala to ask for increase in state's share to 50%

The Kerala government decided to ask the Centre to increase the state's share in central taxes to 50 per cent from the present 42 per cent.The Union ...

CPI recasts state executive; VS Sunil Kumar left out

The CPI on Tuesday elected a 21-member state executive with the official faction maintaining a clear upper hand. K. Prakash Babu and Sathyan Mokeri w...

HC expunges Solar Commission's findings against Oommen Chandy

The Kerala High Court expunged the Solar Commission's findings against former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy based on a letter allegedly written by Sar...

Vagamon SIMI Case: NIA court awards 7 yrs RI to 18 people

An NIA Special Court on Tuesday sentenced the convicts in the Vagamon SIMI Case to seven years of rigorous imprisonment. Pronouncing the sentence, th...

Sabarimala senior 'Tantri' Kandararu Maheswararu passes away

Kandararu Maheswararu, 91, senior 'Tantri' of Sabarimala passed away at his home at Mundankavu near Chengannur on Monday. He engaged in the rituals r...

Woman gang-raped in front of her boyfriend in Goa

A woman was allegedly raped by three men in front of her boyfriend on a beach in South Goa district, police said on Friday. The incident happened at ...

Cyclone 'Mekunu' hits southern Oman

Cyclone 'Mekunu' has hit southern Oman with high winds and rain, killing a 12-year-old girl and leaving three other people injured, officials say. Th...