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Foreign lawyers to appear for India in Italian marines case

Two foreign lawyers, experts in international arbitration, have been hired by India to challenge Italy's move to take the issue of two of its marines, accused of killing fishermen off Kerala coast, to an international tribunal in Hamburg, Germany, next week.

Scorching of plants along coast: Heat burst theory dismissed

Dismissing the heat burst theory, experts who studied the reasons for scorching of plants in some parts of Kerala coast, Thursday claimed that the phenomenon was caused by salt spray.

Monsoon to hit Kerala today, coastal police on alert

Monsoon to hit Kerala today, coastal police on alert

The southwest monsoon is expected to hit the Kerala coast today, with the Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam areas of the state reportedly receiving heavy rainfall since morning.

SC grants three-month extension to Italian marine for stay in Italy

The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed murder accused Italian marine Massimiliano Latorre to stay for three more months in his country on medical grounds.

Monsoon rains 48% below average in past week

India`s farm sector accounts for 14 percent of its nearly USD 2 trillion economy.

Resolve dispute in marines case in one week: SC to Centre

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to resolve within a week all disputes arising out of the issue of invoking anti-piracy law against two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast in 2012.

Italy mayor offers education aid to slain fishermen`s kids

Amid the controversy over Rome`s refusal to send back its two marines, the mayor of their home town Taranto in Italy has offered to provide education to the orphaned children of the two Kerala fishermen.

Monsoon rains hit Kerala, to progress further normally

In news that will bring smiles on everyone’s face, the South-West Monsoon knocked on Kerala’s doors on Tuesday.

Merchant ships to inform presence of armed guards

In the incident of Italian marines onboard and an oil tanker shootout two local fishermen off Kerala coast were dead.

No clue of missing fishermen or hit and run ship

The navy and coast guard continued to search for three missing fishermen on Friday, a day after a ship collided with their boat off the Kerala coast.

Case to be filed on fishermen` death: Home Secy

The govt said a case will be registered against people responsible for the killing of 2 fishermen in firing by security guards of an Italian ship.

Two fishermen dead in gunshots off Kerala coast

The fishermen from Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu had put out
to sea this morning from Neendakara in Kollam district.

Ship collisions threaten whales along Kerala coast

Increasing number of deaths of marine mammals and stranding of endangered whale species along the Kerala coast in recent months.