World Space Week was celebrated in Kerala's Kozhikode district on Friday to mark the success of India's Mars mission, where many enthusiastic school and college students attended the space exhibition organised by the Regional Science Centre and Planetarium.
The ten-hour hartal called by the United Democratic Front and BJP in protest against the attack on a sit-in organised by the Azhimathi Virudha Janakeeya Munnani, in Kozhikode district affected normal life Tuesday.
The Kozhikode Lok Sabha constituency is witnessing a high voltage campaign by the key contestants- sitting MP M K Raghavan (Cong) of the UDF and CPI(M)`s A Vijayaraghavan of the Left Democratic Front, making it one of the prestigious contests in North Kerala.
The mother of a 17-year-old girl has sought the intervention of the Kerala High Court to bring back Mohammed Jasim, a national of the United Arab Emirates, who married her daughter and then divorced her 13 days later.
In a marathon over 13-hour sitting, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy sanctioned Rs 2.34 crore as assistance to petitions received from people at his District Mass Contact Programme here, which ended in the wee hours of Sunday.