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Class 10 girl jumps from school building in Kerala, dies

Class 10 girl jumps from school building in Kerala, dies

A class 10 girl student of a private school in Kerala has died two days after she jumped from the third floor of the institution.

Oct 23, 2017, 11:03 AM IST
Ship collides with fishing boat off Kerala's Kollam coast

Ship collides with fishing boat off Kerala's Kollam coast

The accident occurred 35 to 40 nautical miles away from the coast in the International shipping channel.

Aug 26, 2017, 17:44 PM IST

Youth Congress leader, who criticised Rahul Gandhi, AK Antony in FB post, quits party

A day after criticising Rahul Gandhi and A.K. Antony in his Facebook post, Kerala Youth Congress Vice President C.R. Mahesh on Wednesday announced his decision to quit the party.

Mar 22, 2017, 18:59 PM IST
Now free Wi-Fi service at 100 railway stations

Now free Wi-Fi service at 100 railway stations

With Kollam in south India becoming Wi-Fi-enabled, railways have completed the task of equipping 100 stations with free Wi-Fi service across the country by the end of 2016.

Dec 27, 2016, 13:30 PM IST

90-yr-old woman harassed, minor girl raped in Kerala

A 15-year-old girl, hailing from Thiruvananthapuram, was lured by her lover and taken to a place in Thodupuzha, where he allegedly raped her.

Sep 21, 2016, 22:28 PM IST

Rail traffic hit in Kerala due to derailment of goods train

A goods train derailed at Karunagappalli Station near here last night, disrupting rail traffic between Thiruvananthapuram and Ernakulam sections.

Sep 20, 2016, 11:01 AM IST

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan warns people against fundamentalists

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday asked the people of the state to be watchful against fundamentalists and sought public support to stand against subversive thoughts and activities.

Aug 15, 2016, 13:24 PM IST

KM Mani asserts his Kerala Congress not looking for allies

A week after his party parted ways with the Congress-led United Democratic Front, severing three decades old ties, Kerala Congress-Mani supremo K.M. Mani on Sunday reiterated his party will not align with any political front.

Aug 14, 2016, 19:21 PM IST

82-year-old brain-dead Kerala man becomes oldest liver donor

An 82-year-old man who hails from Kerala has given a new lease of life to a patient about half his age with his family donating his liver.

Jul 05, 2016, 22:36 PM IST
Sabarimala management disallows 3-day chartered accountants' meet at temple

Sabarimala management disallows 3-day chartered accountants' meet at temple

The Sabarimala temple management in Kerala has disallowed a three-day 'residential meeting' of chartered accountants after the organisers made all arrangements and posted the invitation on their website.

Jul 03, 2016, 16:12 PM IST
BJP chief Amit Shah to attend party meet to review Kerala Assembly election result

BJP chief Amit Shah to attend party meet to review Kerala Assembly election result

A two-day leadership meeting of BJP will be held here from Wednesday to review the results of the May 16 Assembly elections in which the party opened its account in the state legislature.

Jun 21, 2016, 20:07 PM IST

Kerala: One injured in low-intensity blast at Kollam Collectorate

The police have suggested that the explosion was well planned. 

Jun 15, 2016, 13:34 PM IST
Monsoon onset over Kerala delayed by a week, will hit state on June 7

Monsoon onset over Kerala delayed by a week, will hit state on June 7

Onset of monsoon over Kerala is likely to be delayed by six days beyond its scheduled date of June 1, India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in its latest forecast today.

May 15, 2016, 14:21 PM IST
Rajnath Singh to campaign in Kerala for two days from today

Rajnath Singh to campaign in Kerala for two days from today

Election to the 140-member Kerala Assembly will take place on May 16.

May 06, 2016, 11:06 AM IST
Stop spending money on festivities; focus on education, healthcare: RSS to temples

Stop spending money on festivities; focus on education, healthcare: RSS to temples

A huge stock of fireworks exploded before dawn on April 10 at the Puttingal Devi temple at Paravur town near Kollam, killing 114 people and injuring some 350 others.

May 02, 2016, 10:06 AM IST

Three more arrested in Kerala temple fire tragedy case

Three more persons were arrested today by Crime Branch officials in connection with the Puttingal Devi temple fireworks tragedy that claimed 108 lives.

Apr 18, 2016, 00:40 AM IST
Thrissur Pooram festival celebrated with grandeur - Watch video

Thrissur Pooram festival celebrated with grandeur - Watch video

The Thrissur Pooram festival is being celebrated in Kerala with grandeur.

Apr 17, 2016, 18:32 PM IST
A week after fire tragedy, Kerala's Puttingal temple reopens for devotees

A week after fire tragedy, Kerala's Puttingal temple reopens for devotees

The Puttingal Devi temple here where a fireworks disaster killed 114 people opened on Sunday to devotees for the first time after a week. With devotees looking on, temple priest Unnikrishnan Nampoothiri opened the temple and offered the customary prayers, residents said.

Apr 17, 2016, 13:46 PM IST

Thrissur Pooram will be celebrated in line with HC guidelines: Chandy

Thrissur Pooram will be celebrated in line with the guidelines issued by the High Court to ensure safety and security and without losing the essence of its tradition, beauty and culture, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said on Friday.

Apr 15, 2016, 14:02 PM IST
Kerala temple tragedy: The big debate - VVIP visits hamper rescue ops at disaster zones?

Kerala temple tragedy: The big debate - VVIP visits hamper rescue ops at disaster zones?

What's you take on the issue? Tell us your views.

Apr 15, 2016, 11:45 AM IST