First batch of 12 Kerala nurses return from Libya

Kochi: A first batch of 12 Keralite nurses evacuated by the Centre from trouble-torn Libya arrived here in the wee hours of Friday.

87 more Indian nurses to return home from Libya

Eighty-seven nurses from Kerala working in Libya are all set to return home in the coming days, says an official here, adding that the remaining 600 nurses have not expressed desire to return at the moment.

44 nurses return to Kerala from Libya

First the rescue from Iraq and now it is from Libya. 44 nurses from Kerala, stranded in strife torn Libya arrived at the Cochin International Airport on Tuesday.

Many Kerala nurses wish to remain in Libya: Chandy

There are more than 1,000 nurses from Kerala in Libya, but only 118 have registered to return to India, said Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday.

After Kerala nurses` return, Punjab families pray for safe return of their abducted sons

Even as the 46 Indian nurses from Iraq reached Kochi, Kerala, families in Punjab are still praying for the safe return of their sons, who were abducted by militants in Iraq. At least 40 Indian construction workers are in the custody of ISIS militants in Mosul.

40 Indians `uncontactable` in Iraq`s Mosul, MEA sends diplomat

Around 40 Indians working on a construction project near oil-rich Iraqi city of Mosul have gone missing. While reports claimed that they were abducted by suspected ISIS insurgents, the Ministry of External Affairs in Delhi says that they are `uncontactable`.

Chandy seeks Swaraj`s help to evacuate 44 Kerala nurses from Iraq

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Friday said he was in touch with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to bring home 44 nurses from Kerala who were trapped in strife-torn Iraq.

Protest against Kumar Vishwas for his `kaali peeli` nurses remark

After Aam Aap Party leader Kumar Vishwas` comment on Malayali nurses, whom he addressed as `kaali peeli` sisters at a function in 2008, people joined by nurses protested outside the Kerala Bhawan in Delhi.

Kumar Vishwas apologises for remarks against Malayali nurses

Under severe crticism, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas has apologised for his derogatory remarks on Malayali nurses, whom he addressed as `kaali peeli` sisters in 2008.

Now Kerala government nurses can wear churidars

Nurses in Kerala`s government-run hospitals would now be able to wear the traditional churidhars while on duty, Health Minister V.S. Sivakumar announced.

Three striking nurses threaten suicide in Kerala

As the country celebrated Independence Day, three nurses on strike threatened to commit suicide by jumping off their hospital`s terrace.

Kerala nurses stranded in Saudi Arabia

Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has intervened in this issue and steps are being taken to bring the three nurses home.