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Pre-Cyclone Watch For South Tamil Nadu, Kerala coasts

Bhubaneswar: The Depression over southeast Bay of to intensify further into a Deep Depression during next 12 hours. The system is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm during subsequent 24 hours, said India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday. The Cyclonic storm is very likely to move west-north-westwards and cross Sri Lanka coast evening/night of […]

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Kerala Pregnant Elephant Death: Forest Dept Arrests One Person

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala Forest Department on Friday arrested one person in the killing of a pregnant elephant in Palakkad that has bleeded millions of hearts across the country. The probe team are also checking if the killing last month was the work of illicit liquor brewers who do their job in the forests. “KFD has […]

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Southwest monsoon hits Kerala, confirms IMD

New Delhi: The southwest monsoon has made an onset over Kerala, marking the commencement of the four-month long rainfall season, the India Meteorological Department said on Monday. “The southwest monsoon has made an onset over Kerala,” IMD director general Mrutyunjay Mohapatra said. Speaking to IANS, IMD Director General Mrutyunjay Mohapatra said, “Monsoon has arrived. There […]

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Modi to dedicate Rs 16,504 cr single largest investment in Kerala

Kochi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will arrive here later Sunday, is slated to dedicate the Rs 16,504 crore single largest investment in Kerala when he unveils an integrated Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) refinery expansion complex. He will lay the foundation stone of the complex which is a complete “Make in India” initiative aimed […]

Dawn-to-dusk shutdown in Kerala over Sabarimala row

Thiruvananthapuram: A dawn-to-dusk Kerala shutdown call, given by the Sabarimala Karma Samithi (SKS) to protest against the visit of two women to the Sabarimala temple on Wednesday, evoked a mixed response in the state on Thursday. The SKS said the shutdown was intended to oppose the role of the Kerala government which apparently facilitated the […]

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Kerala Assembly disrupted over Sabarimala

Thiruvananthapuram: With the Kerala government extending prohibitory orders in Sabarimala until Wednesday, the Congress-led UDF on Monday disrupted Assembly proceedings for the sixth consecutive day. While Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers took to the streets across the state, the party has called for a Thiruvananthapuram shutdown on Tuesday to protest so-called “police high-handedness”. Both the […]

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Protests in Sabarimala not acceptable: Kerala HC

Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Thursday turned down a bail plea by a man arrested last month, saying protests against the entry of women to the Sabarimala temple were unacceptable. “The protests at Sabarimala are not acceptable as it is against the verdict of the Supreme Court,” a High Court bench said, rejecting the […]

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Over 3,345 Sabarimala protesters arrested

Thiruvananthapuram: Over 3,345 protesters who prevented women from entering the Sabarimala temple, have been arrested while 517 cases have been registered at various police stations across Kerala, authorities said on Sunday. On Sunday morning, Sabarimala tantri family member and activist Rahul Eashwar was arrested in Kochi taking the total number of arrests since October 26 […]

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Kerala HC grants bail to rape accused Bishop Mulakkal

Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Monday granted bail to Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who was arrested in September on charges of raping a nun repeatedly between 2014 and 2016. The bishop secured the bail with strict conditions that he should not enter Kerala. He must also surrender his passport and should appear before the police […]

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Onam festivities washed away by Kerala floods

Thiruvananthapuram : With the state government cancelling the Onam celebrations, it is unlikely that Kerala households within the country or overseas will witness any festivities this year ignoring the huge loss of life and property in the devastating floods. The Kerala government has already diverted the Rs 30 crore earmarked for state-sponsored celebrations to extend […]

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18 killed in landslides and heavy rains in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: At least 18 people were killed as heavy rains and landslides hit parts of Kerala early today, officials said. According to the disaster control room sources, 10 people were killed in landslides in Idukki, five in Malappuram, two in Kannur and one in Wayanad district. Three persons are missing — one each in Wayanad, […]

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Ship rams into Indian fishing boat, 3 dead

Kochi: A ship off the coast of Kerala here rammed into an Indian fishing boat early on Tuesday along the international route, killing three fishermen, a minister said. The ship is being located. The incident took place around 28 nautical miles from the shore on the high seas around 4 a.m., Kerala Fisheries Minister J. […]

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Missing Messi fan's body found in Kerala river

Kottayam (Kerala): Two days after he went missing after Croatia whipped Argentina, the body of a 30-year-old Lionel Messi fan was found floating in Meenachil river near Kottayam town in Kerala. According to police, a group of people who had come to take a bath in the river on Sunday found the body of Dinu […]

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Saudi Arabia bans produce from Kerala

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has banned frozen and processed fruit and vegetable imports from Kerala amid concerns over the deadly Nipah virus outbreak. The Nipah virus itself can cause encephalitis – a dangerous swelling of the brain – and common symptoms vary from none to elevated fevers, cough, headache, shortness of breath and confusion, the Gulf […]

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75% Kerala classrooms go high-tech

Thiruvananthapuram: About 75 per cent of Kerala’s 45,000 classrooms in 4,775 state-owned secondary schools have been made high-tech with laptops, projectors, speakers and other equipment. With the academic year beginning in June, the rest of the schools will follow suit by then. The initiative is a part of the government’s Public Education Rejuvenation Mission and […]