Friday, May 14, 2021


Kerala records 34,696 new COVID-19 cases; 93 deaths

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala recorded 34,696 new Covid-19 cases on Friday. 93 deaths were confirmed due to the coronavirus infection, taking the death t...

Cyclone 'Tauktae': NDRF teams deployed in 5 states

Thiruvananthapuram: National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is well prepared ahead of Cyclone 'Tauktae' striking the coasts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Ka...

Centre invites vaccine makers to produce Covaxin

Hyderabad: Amid the shortage of COVID-19 vaccines, especially the indigenously made Covaxin, the Centre and Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech expressed ...

PM releases 8th installment worth over Rs 20,000 cr to 9.5 cr farmers

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the eighth installment of over Rs 20,000 crore to more than 9.5 crore farmer beneficiaries under the...

CBSE Class 12 board exams likely to be scrapped

New Delhi: As the chorus for cancellation of upcoming class 12 board exams 2021 grew louder in the wake of rising coronavirus cases across the countr...

Fuel prices hit all-time high

Mumbai: Maintaining its rising trend, petrol and diesel prices on Friday were hiked by a steep 29 paise per litre and 34 paise a litre respectively, ...

India adds 3.43 lakh new COVID-19 cases, 4000 deaths

New Delhi: With 3,43,144 people testing positive for coronavirus in a day, India's COVID-19 tally of cases climbed to 2,40,46,809, while the death to...

Kerala govt to increase antigen tests; to set up testing booths

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government has decided to conduct more antigen tests in the state. Testing facility will be arranged for 24 hours...

UPSC postpones civil services preliminary exam to Oct 10

New Delhi: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) postponed the civil services preliminary examination, scheduled to be held in June, to October ...

'Fears of war' as Israel-Gaza violence escalates

Gaza: The deadly exchange of fire between Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip and the Israeli military has escalated significantly, with the UN f...

Kerala staring at lockdown extension

Thiruvananthapuram: Notwithstanding the preparations for the swearing-in ceremony of the government on May 20, the state is likely to extend the lock...

Most of India should be under lockdown for 6-8 weeks: ICMR chief

New Delhi: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said districts reporting a high number of infections should remain locked down for...

Now, Google Pay users in U.S can send money to users in India

Mumbai: Alphabet Inc's Google has launched international money transfer partnerships with remittances firms Wise and Western Union Co for users of it...

Petrol price crosses Rs 94-mark in T'puram

New Delhi: Amid the grappling phase due to the second wave of COVID-19, the oil manufacturing companies have added to the woes of people by increasin...

Covaxin recommended for phase II / III trials on 2-18 yr-olds

New Delhi: Bharat Biotech's Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin was recommended by an expert panel for phase II/III clinical trial on those aged between two to ...

Kerala woman killed in Palestinian rocket strike in Israel

  Idukki: A Malayalee woman working in Israel was killed allegedly in a Palestinian rocket strike on Tuesday. The rocket fell on the residence of...

Heavy rains leave T'puram streets water-logged

Thiruvananthapuram: Moderate to heavy rains lashed many parts of Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday night with waterlogging being reported from sever...

Kerala reports 37,290 new COVID-19 cases, 79 deaths

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala has recorded 37,290 fresh COVID-19 cases on Tuesday. Triggering panic, 79 deaths were confirmed due to the virus infection...

Telangana govt imposes 10-day lockdown

Hyderabad: In the wake of surge in Covid-19 cases, the Telangana cabinet has decided to implement the lockdown for 10 days from May 12. The lockdown ...

Kerala receives 3.5 lakh doses of Covishield

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala on Monday received 3.5 lakh doses of Covishield vaccine to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. An Indigo regular flight carrying...

Solar scam: Saritha S. Nair gets 6-yr jail term

RMP to field K.K Rema in Vadakara

Director Ranjith to contest as LDF candidate

Kerala’s Gender Park to open on Feb 11 in Kozhikode

Nun found dead in convent well at Kollam

Bindu Krishna to contest from Kollam

CPI(M) to field Mukesh, Noushad again

RSP to field Babu Divakaran from Eravipuram

New hi-tech building inaugurated at Punalur taluk hospital

Sabarimala issue back in focus

K. Surendran likely to be fielded from Konni

Oommen Chandy escapes unhurt after minor accident

K.P Yohannan gets I-T notice