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No ambulance available, pregnant woman carried to hospital on makeshift cloth stretcher

No ambulance available, pregnant woman carried to hospital on makeshift cloth stretcher

The hospital claimed that the patient`s relatives did not wait for the ambulance to arrive, and decided to carry her on their shoulders.

Jun 07, 2018, 13:59 PM IST
Going beyond call of duty, doctor performs last rites of those killed by Nipah virus

Going beyond call of duty, doctor performs last rites of those killed by Nipah virus

Nipah virus has claimed 17 lives -- 14 in Kozhikode and 3 in neighboring Malappuram since its outbreak last month.

Jun 06, 2018, 16:18 PM IST
Kerala MLA wears mask, gloves to Assembly, demands better fight against Nipah virus

Kerala MLA wears mask, gloves to Assembly, demands better fight against Nipah virus

Opposition MLA Parakkal Abdulla, of the United Democratic Front, triggered a war of words between the ruling LDF and opposition UDF members by walking the floor with mask and gloves.

Jun 05, 2018, 08:51 AM IST
Chengannur bypoll: Cong mouthpiece calls for leadership change

Chengannur bypoll: Cong mouthpiece calls for leadership change

In further embarrassment to the Congress in Kerala, which faced a debacle in the recent Chengannur bypoll, 'Veekshanam,' its mouthpiece, today came out against factionalism in the party and called

Jun 02, 2018, 15:46 PM IST
CPI-M's Saji Cherian wins Kerala bypoll with record margin

CPI-M's Saji Cherian wins Kerala bypoll with record margin

The bypolls necessitated by the death of sitting CPI-M MLA K.K. Ramachandran Nair, was held on May 28.

May 31, 2018, 12:31 PM IST
Death toll from Nipah virus rose to 15 in Kerala

Death toll from Nipah virus rose to 15 in Kerala

The outbreak of the Nipah virus infection, a newly emerging zoonosis that causes severe disease in both animals and humans, is suspected to be from an unused well in Perambra which was infested with

May 31, 2018, 10:47 AM IST
CPM takes comfortable lead in Chengannur Assembly bypoll in Kerala

CPM takes comfortable lead in Chengannur Assembly bypoll in Kerala

Counting of votes for the bypoll to the Chengannur Assembly seat in Kerala is underway on Thursday with CPI-M candidate, Saji Cherian, taking a comfortable lead of over 4,000 votes after counting

May 31, 2018, 09:59 AM IST
Southwest monsoon hits Kerala three days ahead of schedule

Southwest monsoon hits Kerala three days ahead of schedule

In 2017, monsoon rains were 95 percent of the long-term average compared to forecasts of 98 percent. 

May 29, 2018, 15:58 PM IST
Skymet claims Southwest Monsoon hits Kerala; IMD says rains to arrive within 24 hours

Skymet claims Southwest Monsoon hits Kerala; IMD says rains to arrive within 24 hours

However, the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the country' official weather forecaster, in its 8.15-am bulletin, said Monsoon would hit Kerala in the next 24 hours.

May 28, 2018, 17:49 PM IST
Nipah virus claims another life in Kerala, 9 others under observation

Nipah virus claims another life in Kerala, 9 others under observation

As many as nine others have been admitted to Kozhikodu Medical College with suspected Nipah infection. Kerala Health minister K K Shailaja said that at least 175 people are being monitored by the

May 27, 2018, 17:54 PM IST
Nipah virus: AIIMS team camps in Kerala, Health Minister calls for calm

Nipah virus: AIIMS team camps in Kerala, Health Minister calls for calm

With 10 deaths reported from Kerala and two more being suspected as cases being related to Nipah virus, Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Wednesday said that all measures are being taken to contain

May 23, 2018, 07:44 AM IST
You should look after our children - A message from dying Nipah-affected nurse to her husband

You should look after our children - A message from dying Nipah-affected nurse to her husband

Ten persons have so far lost their lives to the Nipah virus in the northern Kerala districts of Kozhikode and Malappuram.

May 23, 2018, 00:52 AM IST
Nipah outbreak in Kerala claims 3 lives; 8 under observation

Nipah outbreak in Kerala claims 3 lives; 8 under observation

The outbreak of Nipah virus in Kerala has so far claimed three lives.

May 22, 2018, 01:01 AM IST
9 die in Kerala due to high fever; 2 confirmed cases of Nipah virus

9 die in Kerala due to high fever; 2 confirmed cases of Nipah virus

Health department of the state has confirmed that two out of the nine deceased were affected with the rare Nipah virus.

May 21, 2018, 09:21 AM IST
Kerala health department on high alert after 3 deaths due to rare virus 'Nipah'

Kerala health department on high alert after 3 deaths due to rare virus 'Nipah'

A district-level special task force, headed by Kozhikode District collector, has been formed in the wake of the deaths due to due to 'Nipah' virus.

May 20, 2018, 23:42 PM IST
IMD predicts monsoon to hit Kerala on May 29, three days ahead of schedule

IMD predicts monsoon to hit Kerala on May 29, three days ahead of schedule

"The southwest monsoon is expected to set over Kerala on May 29 with a modelled error of plus or minus four days," the IMD has said.

May 18, 2018, 19:53 PM IST
Kerala man who threw acid on nurse arrested

Kerala man who threw acid on nurse arrested

A 32-year-old man from Kerala has been arrested for allegedly throwing acid on a nurse here after she spurned his marriage proposal, a top police official said on Tuesday. 

May 15, 2018, 18:05 PM IST
Oommen Chandy gets partial relief in solar scam case

Oommen Chandy gets partial relief in solar scam case

Former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Tuesday got partial relief in the solar scam scam case as the High Court said allegations of sexual exploitation against him need not be taken into

May 15, 2018, 13:28 PM IST
Coolie in Kerala station makes use of free Wi-Fi to realise civil services dream

Coolie in Kerala station makes use of free Wi-Fi to realise civil services dream

When not deftly carrying luggage for passengers, Sreenath can be found using the free Wi-Fi at Ernakulam station to learn.

May 08, 2018, 17:36 PM IST
Man dies of heart attack after sending son to appear for NEET in Kerala

Man dies of heart attack after sending son to appear for NEET in Kerala

Father of an aspirant of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), passed away after suffering a heart attack in Ernakulam in Kerala

May 06, 2018, 14:34 PM IST

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