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Six-year-old boy dies of West Nile fever in Kerala

Six-year-old boy dies of West Nile fever in Kerala

The boy, hailing from neighbouring Malappuram district, was admitted to the intensive care unit of the Kozhikode Medical College Hospital here one week ago after he tested positive for the virus.

Mar 18, 2019, 16:04 PM IST
Shashi Tharoor's aunt, uncle join BJP

Shashi Tharoor's aunt, uncle join BJP

Sobhana Sasikumar, Tharoor`s mother's sister, as well as her husband Sasikumar and 13 others were welcomed into the party by state BJP president PS Sreedharan Pillai.

Mar 15, 2019, 17:45 PM IST
Kerala solar scam: Three Congress MLAs booked for rape

Kerala solar scam: Three Congress MLAs booked for rape

The Kerala police on Thursday registered an FIR against three Congress legislators, likely to be named Lok Sabha candidates, on a complaint of sexual misconduct filed by Saritha S. Nair.

Mar 14, 2019, 19:59 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi to launch Congress' poll campaign in Kerala, address mass rally

Rahul Gandhi to launch Congress' poll campaign in Kerala, address mass rally

Rahul Gandhi will formally launch his party's campaign for Lok Sabha election 2019 in Kerala. 

Mar 14, 2019, 10:12 AM IST
Father-daughter duo held in Kolkata with ivory worth Rs 1.3 crore

Father-daughter duo held in Kolkata with ivory worth Rs 1.3 crore

Sources say that the seized articles comprise of finished, semi-finished and raw ivory which are together worth Rs 1.3 crore.

Mar 12, 2019, 17:29 PM IST
Kerala Chief Electoral Officer warns against using Sabarimala issue during Lok Sabha election campaign

Kerala Chief Electoral Officer warns against using Sabarimala issue during Lok Sabha election campaign

The warning comes less than a day after the Election Commission of India announced the Lok Sabha election 2019 dates which will be held in seven phases.

Mar 11, 2019, 14:45 PM IST
RSS urges Ayyappa devotees to save traditions of Kerala's Sabarimala temple

RSS urges Ayyappa devotees to save traditions of Kerala's Sabarimala temple

A resolution was adopted by the RSS at a three-day meet of its highest policy-making body the Akhil Bharatiya Pratinidhi Sabha (ABPS) in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. 

Mar 10, 2019, 17:23 PM IST
Sabarimala temple to open on Monday for 10-day festival

Sabarimala temple to open on Monday for 10-day festival

The festival will end on March 21.

Mar 10, 2019, 15:12 PM IST
Man arrested for harassing woman pilot in Kerala

Man arrested for harassing woman pilot in Kerala

Quoting the woman's complaint, police said he had made the comments sitting inside his car and immediately drove away the vehicle.

Mar 09, 2019, 23:25 PM IST
Tussle between BJP and Republican Party of India (Athawale) on seat sharing in Kerala

Tussle between BJP and Republican Party of India (Athawale) on seat sharing in Kerala

RPI(A) chief Ramdas Athawale, who recently expressed unhappiness over the seat-sharing deal in Maharashtra, has decided to stay with BJP-led NDA alliance for upcoming general elections.  

Mar 09, 2019, 19:40 PM IST
Former Kerala Minister and CPI-M leader VJ Thankappan dead

Former Kerala Minister and CPI-M leader VJ Thankappan dead

VJ Thankappan died due to age-related issues at his home.

Mar 09, 2019, 12:56 PM IST
Kerala: Maoist leader CP Jaleel killed in encounter with Kerala police in Vythiri

Kerala: Maoist leader CP Jaleel killed in encounter with Kerala police in Vythiri

Top Maoist leader CP Jaleel died in an encounter with the Kerala police at a private resort in Vythiri in North Kerala's Wayanad district on Wednesday night.

Mar 07, 2019, 11:11 AM IST
Abhinandan Varthaman has inspired country with bravery: Pinarayi Vijayan

Abhinandan Varthaman has inspired country with bravery: Pinarayi Vijayan

The IAF pilot was taken captive in Pakistan when his MiG-21 Bison jet was shot down during a dogfight and crashed into Pakistani territory on February 27.

Mar 01, 2019, 20:56 PM IST
2 coaches of Chennai-Mangalore Express train derails in Kerala's Shoranur

2 coaches of Chennai-Mangalore Express train derails in Kerala's Shoranur

Two coaches of Chennai-Mangalore Express train derailed near Shoranur in Palakkad district on Tuesday morning.

Feb 26, 2019, 07:49 AM IST
Kerala: Kochi residents hit by smoke from major fire at plastic waste plant

Kerala: Kochi residents hit by smoke from major fire at plastic waste plant

The fire tender units of the Fire force and the Navy took part in the operation which ended this morning.

Feb 23, 2019, 19:13 PM IST
Amit Shah attacks proposed grand alliance of Oppn, calls it a front to grab power

Amit Shah attacks proposed grand alliance of Oppn, calls it a front to grab power

Shah asked the people of Kerala to give an opportunity for the Narendra Modi-led government to make the state the best in the country. 

Feb 22, 2019, 19:18 PM IST
Kerala: Minor fire breaks out at private hospital, no casualties

Kerala: Minor fire breaks out at private hospital, no casualties

Thick black smoke billowed following the sound of an explosion from the office block.

Feb 22, 2019, 18:01 PM IST
Kerala: Two students arrested, booked under sedition for raising pro-Pakistan slogans at govt college

Kerala: Two students arrested, booked under sedition for raising pro-Pakistan slogans at govt college

The arrested students have been booked under sedition charges for their alleged raising of pro-Pakistani posters at the campus, said an ANI report. 

Feb 22, 2019, 17:49 PM IST
Kerala CPI-M leader sent to police custody in murder case

Kerala CPI-M leader sent to police custody in murder case

A Kerala court on Wednesday sent CPI-M leader A. Peethamabaran, accused in the murder of two Youth Congress workers in the Kasargode district on Sunday, to 7-day police custody.

Feb 20, 2019, 20:04 PM IST
Kerala CM inaugurates KP-BOT - first humanoid police robot in India

Kerala CM inaugurates KP-BOT - first humanoid police robot in India

KP-bot will perform duties at the front office of police headquarters. 

Feb 20, 2019, 07:42 AM IST