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International Ayurvedic research Institute planned at Kannur

Kerala government today decided to set up a Rs 300 crore international Ayurvedic research institute at Kannur during the 13th five-year plan.

Kerala nurse stabbed in Kuwait

An Indian nurse from Kottayam in Kerala was stabbed in Kuwait City and is under treatment at Farwaniya Hospital there.

Kerala: Major fire breaks out at busy SM Street in Kozhikode, 15 shops gutted
Kerala: Major fire breaks out at busy SM Street in Kozhikode, 15 shops gutted

Ten fire tenders have reached the spot and are trying to douse the flames.

Kerala: Week after Valentine's Day, couple faces moral policing by police, broadcasts video on Facebook Live - Watch
Kerala: Week after Valentine's Day, couple faces moral policing by police, broadcasts video on Facebook Live - Watch

A couple in Kerala faced harrowing time at a public park on Tuesday when they were questioned and fined by a couple of women constables.

Women's entry into Kerala's Sabarimala temple: SC reserves order, may refer case to Constitution Bench
Women's entry into Kerala's Sabarimala temple: SC reserves order, may refer case to Constitution Bench

The Supreme Court on Monday reserved its order whether to refer the issue of ban on entry of women inside Kerala's famous Sabarimala temple to a Constitution Bench or not.

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan orders arrest of 2,010 goons in a month

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, who also holds the Home portfolio, on Monday directed the state`s 14 District Collectors to ensure the arrest of 2,010 goons listed by the intelligence wing in 30 days time.

Malayalam actress molested: No fear of law and police in Kerala under Left Govt, says Congress

Days after a popular Malayalam actress was allegedly molested by her driver in Ernakulum district of Kerala, Member of All India Mahila congress, Shobha Oza, blamed the Communist Party governance in state asserting that crime is on the rise under the Pinarayi Vijayan-led government.

Two more arrested over Malayalam actress kidnapping

Two more persons who were involved in the kidnapping of a popular Malayalam film actress have been arrested, Kerala Police said on Sunday.

Kerala: BJP worker, allegedly attacked by CPM members, dies
Kerala: BJP worker, allegedly attacked by CPM members, dies

In yet another incident of possible political violence in the state, a 58-year-old Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker died in Trivandrum on Saturday. He was allegedly attacked by CPM workers on February 02.

Kerala bishop against Excise Department running anti-liquor drive

In the larger interest of the state, the Kerala Excise Department should not run anti-liquor campaigns when they are also engaged in selling liquor, a bishop said on Friday.

BJP denies 'secret pact' with CPI-M in Lavalin case

Lerala BJP President Kummanem Rajasekheran on Friday denied any secret pact with the CPI-M in the SNC Lavalin case, as alleged by the Congress-led UDF.

Kerala prison to open beauty saloon for public

Inmates at a central prison here will don the garb of beauticians soon.

Kerala secretariat employees protest against KAS implementation

State government employees registered their strong opposition to the proposed setting up of the Kerala Administrative Service (KAS) on the lines of the Indian Administrative Service by staying away from their offices whereby barely 25 per cent attendance was recorded at the Secretariat here on Thursday.

Kerala Chief Minister congratulates ISRO scientists

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today congratulated ISRO scientists and officials who worked for the successful PSLV-C37 mission that launched CARTOSAT-2 series earth observation satellite and 103 nano satellites.

All-party meeting decides to turn Kannur 'violent-free'

An all-party meeting here, convened by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, today decided to take joint efforts to turn politically-volatile Kannur into a 'violence-free' zone.

Saffron-red violence escalates in Kerala, BJP worker hacked to death in Thrissur
Saffron-red violence escalates in Kerala, BJP worker hacked to death in Thrissur

While the police are probing all angles, the BJP has alleged that Nirmal was killed by the CPM due to political reasons.

Monkey trouble: Woman ends life by consuming acid

Apparently fed up with constant troubles caused by a pack of monkeys, a 52-year-old widow ended her life by consuming acid at her house in a hilly area here, police said.

Army to construct Bailey bridge in Kerala

In a first of its kind effort in Kerala, the Indian Army will build a Bailey bridge in Enathu, an army official said on Friday.

Kochi court dismisses plea seeking probe against Vigilance Director Jacob Thomas

A vigilance court in Muvattupuzha today dismissed a petition alleging irregularities by Kerala Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau Director Jacob Thomas while working as director of ports in the state during 2011-15 and seeking a probe into them.

Pune Infosys girl murder: These were Rasila Raju's last words before she abruptly ended phone call
Pune Infosys girl murder: These were Rasila Raju's last words before she abruptly ended phone call

 Rasila Raju, the Infosys software engineer who was murdered at her office by a security guard, was on a phone call with her cousin when she realised that 'someone' is about to enter her bay.

IUML seeks candidate for E Ahamed's LS constituency

Talks are on in the IUML to find the right candidate for this Lok Sabha constituency that was the stronghold of its late president, E. Ahamed, a party official said on Saturday.

Kerala CM writes to PM Narendra Modi, raises concern over 'treatment' to E Ahamed by RML Hospital

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting an enquiry into Former Union Minister E Ahamed`s death, saying the situation should`ve been handled in "humanitarian" way.

Kerala CM seeks legal advice on probing Vigilance chief

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday sought legal advice on a recommendation for a probe into a contract issued.

25 drunken school bus drivers arrested in Kerala

Police in Kerala took 25 school bus drivers into custody for drunken driving in an early morning inspection on Friday.

Pune Infosys girl murder: Rasila Raju was facing constant harassment from senior colleague?
Pune Infosys girl murder: Rasila Raju was facing constant harassment from senior colleague?

This claim has given a new twist to the murder case of Pune Infosys girl Rasila Raju OP.

Former Union minister E Ahamed laid to rest

78-year-old E Ahamed, who won from Malappuram in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, had represented Kerala seven times in the Lower House without a break.

Widespread protests across Kerala over placing of liquor outlets

Kerala government as revenue earned through sales of liquor accounts for a major chunk of revenue and the state government will soon have to take the call on how to stop these protests.

Kerala Medical College student set on fire by jilted lover in classroom
Kerala Medical College student set on fire by jilted lover in classroom

A 20-year-old girl was set on fire in full view of other students at a medical college in Kerala's Kottayam on Wednesday by her alleged jilted lover. 

Former Union minister E Ahamed's funeral to be held in Kannur today
Former Union minister E Ahamed's funeral to be held in Kannur today

 The funeral of former union minister and senior Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) leader E Ahamed, who passed away in the early hours of Wednesday in Delhi following cardiac arrest, will be held his native city, Kannur in Kerala Thursday.

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan condoles demise of E Ahamed

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday condoled the demise of MP and IUML leader E Ahamed, saying he always upheld secular values.