New centres to conduct medical screening of Kuwait job seekers

In a relief to job aspirants from Kerala, Kuwait government on Monday authorised a new agency which is having operations in the state to conduct medical screening of job seekers.

Kerala activist working against drug mafia brutally attacked

An activist in Kerala who was trying to expose the state`s drug mafia has been left battered in a hospital following a brutal attack by a group of men who chopped off his hands and legs.

Mentally ill man climbs atop court complex; brought down
Mentally ill man climbs atop court complex; brought down

 A mentally ill man climbed on top of a court complex here today and threatened to commit suicide by jumping down.

An app to track employees, increase productivity

A start-up company in Kochi is all set to launch a mobile phone application to track the movement of their employees and monitor performance.

An app to track employees, increase productivity

A start-up company in Kochi is all set to launch a mobile phone application to track the movement of their employees and monitor performance.

Nurses' job scam: Kochi immigration officer to appear before court today

L Adolfus, the protector of emigrants (PoE) in Kochi who was arrested on Monday in an alleged scam related to recruitment of nurses from the state to be deployed in Kuwait, will appear before a court on Tuesday.

NIA files appeal in Kerala HC in professor hand-chopping case

National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday filed appeals in the Kerala High Court against acquittal of six people in the case relating to chopping of a hand of a college professor in Kerala in 2010 besides enhancing punishment of other 10 convicts.

Kalamassery land grab case: CBI to conduct narco analysis test of suspended IAS officer

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has decided to conduct a narco analysis test on former Kerala Land Revenue Commissioner and suspended IAS officer TO Sooraj.

Air India crew member detained in Jeddah for smuggling gold

A cabin crew member of an Air India flight was detained by the Jeddah Airport authorities on charges of smuggling out gold.

More processed food products under the scanner

In the wake of safety concerns over Maggi noodles, Kerala government has brought more processed food products of other brands also under the scanner.

Indians in war-torn Libya unwilling to return: KV Thomas

Despite repeated advisories by Indian mission in the wake of worsening security situation in Libya, hundreds of Indians are unwilling to return home from the war-torn country, according to Chairman of Parliament's Public Accounts Committee K V Thomas.

Rafale deal: Defence minister not kept in loop by PM Modi, says Congress

Congress on Monday hit back at Manohar Parrikar for attacking his predecessor A K Antony, alleging that the Defence Minister was not kept in the loop by Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he clinched the high-profile Rafale fighter jet deal with French President Francois Hollande last month.

Drugs used at Kochi party: Police

Police in Kerala on Monday said drugs were used at a party held at a plush hotel here on Saturday night.

Police raid night party in Kerala, arrest Russian DJ for possessing narcotics

TheKerala Police conducted a raid of a night party at a five-star hotel in Kochi and arrested seven people, including a Russian national with contraband substances.

Floating berthing jetty inaugurated at Kochi Naval base

'Marina', a floating berthing jetty for the Fast Interceptor Crafts (FICs), was inaugurated at the Naval Base here on Thursday.

Kochi Metro to be extended to cover IT hub

 Kerala cabinet on Wednesday decided to extend the Kochi Metro Rail by 11.2 km upto Kakkanad to cover the city's IT hub at a cost of Rs 2,017.46 crore.

Maoist couple remanded to judicial custody till June 10

 A court in Ernakulam on Wednesday remanded Maoist couple Roopesh and Shyna, accused of providing shelter to Maoist leader Mallaraja Reddy and his wife Suguna, to judicial custody till June 10.

Sacramental wine: Catholic Church in Kerala courts controversy

The Catholic Church in Kerala, which has supported the government's steps on prohibition, has courted controversy by seeking permission to increase the production of sacramental wine.

Fishermen's issues: After land, Rahul Gandhi to wage war over sea

Apart from running a high voltage campaign against Narendra Modi government over farmers' issue, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will step up his outreach to more working class segments by taking up traditional fishermen's woes during his visit to Kerala's coastal hamlet next week.

Global warming could sink large parts of Kochi: Scientists
Global warming could sink large parts of Kochi: Scientists

Within 100 years, rising sea levels caused by global warming could submerge large swathes of coastal land in Kochi, Kerala's second most populous city, scientists at the Goa-based National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) have predicted.