`Nearly 50,000 new cancer patients in Kerala every yr`

Expressing concern over increase in the number of cancer patients in Kerala, Health Minister VS Sivakumar today said nearly 50,000 new cases are reported every year in the state.

Fever outbreak under control in Kerala: Chandy

Under attack from opposition parties in the assembly over outbreak of a fever in the state, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said unlike previous years, the disease is under control this time.

Commission to study Devaswom employees` problems

The Kerala government is planning to constitute a commission to study the problems of employees of temples under the Malabar Devaswom Board.