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Oommen Chandy thanks Sushma Swaraj for bringing back nurses from war-torn Iraq

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 22:30

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Monday thanked External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for her efforts to bring back 46 nurses from conflict zones in Iraq.

Grit and determination of 46 nurses helped: Chandy

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 12:40

The grit and determination of the 46 nurses helped in their evacuation from Iraq, said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy as he called for providing higher education and jobs in the state so that there is no need to go abroad.

KHRC orders govt to reserve seats for women with kids in buses

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 00:33

In a move to provide relief to women travelling with their children, Kerala Human Rights Commission has asked the government to reserve seats for them in buses run by the state road transport corporation.

No NHAI funds if Kerala develops NH stretches at 30 m: Gadkari

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 12:46

The Centre will not extend any assistance under national highways programme if the Kerala government decides to develop NH stretches in the state at 30-metre width instead of 45 metres.

CM lays foundation stone for airport terminal building

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 01:26

The foundation stone for the 80,000 square metre modern terminal building of the under construction Kannur International Airport was on Saturday laid by Kerala Chief Minister Oomen Chandy at nearby Mattanur.

Hoax bomb threat to train

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 01:28

An anonymous telephone call stating that a bomb has been planted in the Kannur-Ernakulam Inter-City Express turned out to be a hoax on Friday.

Kerala nurses given food by ISIS militants in Iraq: Chandy

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 09:54

The 46 nurses from Kerala, who were shifted from Iraq`s Tikrit city to Mosul by Sunni insurgents, have been put up in a building and have been given food, said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.

Kerala HC for enactment against `forced` hartals

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 23:31

Observing that `forced` hartals were `illegal`, Kerala High Court on Thursday said there was a need for enactment of a law granting suo motu powers to a competent authority to deal with matters relating to claims, assessment of compensation and recovery for those who have suffered losses during such shut downs.

Kerala, Centre concerned about nurses` safety in Iraq

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 15:17

The Kerala government as well as the Centre are concerned about the safety of the 46 nurses who are stranded in an Iraq town, said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Thursday after he met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj here.

UDF, LDF join in slamming Modi Govt over price hike

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 21:28

Ruling Congress-led UDF and the opposition LDF in Kerala on Wednesday made a scathing attack on Narendra Modi government at the Centre over hike in rail fare.