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Nun rape case: Bishop Franco Mulakkal arrested

The Kerala Police arrested bishop Franco Mulakkal for allegedly raping a nun multiple times between 2014 and 2016, a police source said. Franco Mulak...

Trial flight lands successfully at Kannur Airport

Air India successfully landed its test flight at Kannur International Airport on Thursday, clearing the way for flight operations to start at the fou...

Over 2,500 Attappady tribals pass literacy exam

  Over 2,500 tribals of Attappady region, one of the most backward settlements of Kerala, have passed the literacy examination conducted by the s...

Tea, coffee served on trains to cost more

Indian Railways has decided to hike prices of tea and coffee served on trains besides discontinuing the practice of serving tea in pots, according to...

Appointment of new KPCC chief welcomed

Congress leaders in Kerala welcomed the appointment of former Union minister, Mullapally Ramachandran, as the party's new state President and said it...

Police questions Bishop Franco Mullakkal for 7 hrs

Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of raping a nun, was questioned for more than seven hours by the special investigation team of the Kerala Police in T...

Afghanistan deports ISIS sympathiser from Kerala: NIA

  In a first, Afghanistan has deported an alleged ISIS sympathiser from Kerala, Nashidul Hamzafar, who along with 14 other youths had gone to joi...

Mullappally Ramachandran appointed as KPCC chief

AICC president Rahul Gandhi revamped the leadership of KPCC with Mullappally Ramachandran at its helm. Ramachandran will be assisted by three working...

World Animal Protection assists flood-hit Kerala in animal recovery

World Animal Protection, an international non-profit animal welfare organisation, has joined hands with the Kerala government for recovery and rehabi...

P.K Sasi facing sexual charges appears before party commission

CPI(M) MLA P.K Sasi, facing allegations of sexual abuse by a woman leader of the party appeared before the two member commission which is probing the...

KIIFB to raise Rs 5,000 cr from Masala Bonds

Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB) plans to raise Rs 5,000 crore through Masala Bonds to fund large and critical infrastructure proj...

Central team to visit Kerala to assess flood damage

An inter-ministerial team, headed by a special secretary of the Home Ministry, will visit Kerala for five days beginning on Thursday to assess the da...

Kerala floods: Over 2000 people still in relief camps

Even a month after Kerala witnessed an unprecedented deluge, said to be the worst in the last 100 years, at least 2,500 persons are still in relief c...

Cabinet clears ordinance to make 'triple talaq' penal offence

The Union cabinet has cleared an ordinance to make the practice of instant 'triple talaq' a penal offence, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, cit...

Breakage on SEA-ME-WE 3 telecom cable fixed

The South-East Asia-Middle East-Western Europe 3, an optical submarine telecommunications cable linking these regions, was damaged during a construct...

Defence minister suppressing facts on Rafale deal, says Antony

Senior Congress leader AK Antony accused Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman of suppressing facts on the Rafale deal and asked why the government was...

Bar bribery case: Vigilance court rejects report absolving K.M Mani

In a setback for Kerala Congress (M) chairman and former finance minister K.M Mani, a vigilance court in Thiruvananthapuram rejected a probe report a...

HC postpones hearing on Bishop Mulakkal's anticipatory bail plea

The Kerala High Court has postponed hearing on an anticipatory bail plea by Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of sexually assaulting a nun. T...

Kerala tourism bags PATA awards for innovative ad campaign

Kerala Tourism's efforts to get back on track after the recent devastating floods got a shot in the arm as it won two prestigious awards for its inno...

Jalandhar Bishop offers to 'step aside'

Senior Catholic priest Franco Mulakkal, facing probe after a nun accused him of rape, has written a letter to the Pope, offering to 'step aside tempo...

Baby cradle centres to go hi-tech in Kerala

The baby cradle centres in Kerala, aimed at providing shelter for children abandoned by their parents, are set to be upgraded by using latest technol...

Noted actor Captain Raju passes away

Noted Malayalam actor Captain Raju passed away on Monday morning, film industry sources said.He was 68.He is survived by his wife and a son.The vetera...

Case filed against Missionaries of Jesus

Kerala police registered a complaint against the Missionaries of Jesus hours after the congregation released a photograph of the nun, who has accused...

Rs 1,236 cr spent so far on relief works: Minister

An amount of Rs 1,236 crore has so far been spent by the Kerala government on relief works to overcome the devastation caused by the deluge last mont...

Happy with SC verdict, says Nambi Narayanan

Former ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan welcomed the Supreme Court verdict in the 1994 espionage case but stressed there should be a time-frame for the...

HC expresses satisfaction over probe into nun's rape charge

The Kerala High Court expressed satisfaction over police investigation into the allegations of rape levelled by a nun against a Roman Catholic bishop...

SC grants Rs 50 lakh compensation to Nambi Narayanan

The Supreme Court granted compensation of Rs 50 lakh to acquitted scientist Nambi Narayanan for being arrested by the Kerala Police 24 years ago afte...

CIAL seeks Rs 336-cr insurance claim for flood-related damage

The Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL), which suffered severe damage in the mid-August deluge, has submitted an insurance claim of Rs  336 ...

PC George regrets using abusive language against nun

Facing flak over using abusive language against a nun who was allegedly raped by a Roman Catholic church bishop, Kerala MLA PC George expressed regre...

Chidambaram slams govt for its 'heavy-handed' approach towards NPA

Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram slammed the Modi government for its banking policy, saying due to its "heavy-handed" approach towards non-perfo...

No 'deal' with Saudi for release of Sharif & family from jail: Minister

There was no "deal" between the governments of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia for the release of jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family ...

India, China need to work together: Maa Zhanwu

Death toll jumps to 22 in Philippine monsoon landslide

Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang no more