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Kerala Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala threatens to bring no-confidence motion against CM Pinarayi Vijayan on August 24

Kerala Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala threatens to bring no-confidence motion against CM Pinarayi Vijayan on August 24

"We are demanding the resignation of Kerala CM because of rampant corruption on the pretext of COVID-19 and during the last 4 years," Ramesh Chennithala told ANI. 

Aug 21, 2020, 15:58 PM IST
Kerala gold smuggling case: Kochi court reserves order on Swapna Suresh's bail plea

Kerala gold smuggling case: Kochi court reserves order on Swapna Suresh's bail plea

The three key accused in the gold smuggling case — Sarith PS, Swapna Suresh and Sandeep Nair — were sent to judicial custody till August 26 by a Kochi court.

Aug 18, 2020, 20:10 PM IST
Kerala University admission 2020: First allotment list for UG courses to be released soon on keralauniversity.ac.in

Kerala University admission 2020: First allotment list for UG courses to be released soon on keralauniversity.ac.in

The registration for Kerala University UG admission 2020 started on July 21. The University also ran a trial allotment on August 12, 2020.

Aug 18, 2020, 17:18 PM IST
Sabarimala temple reopens for five-day monthly prayer from today

Sabarimala temple reopens for five-day monthly prayer from today

Travancore Devaswam president N Vasu said the annual festival pilgrimage season for Sabarimala starts from November 16.

Aug 17, 2020, 07:09 AM IST
Ground Penetrating Radar to be used to locate bodies buried in Idukki landslide

Ground Penetrating Radar to be used to locate bodies buried in Idukki landslide

A massive mound of earth and slush, triggered by heavy rains, had flattened a row of 20 one-room row houses made of tin and asbestos sheets, which housed at least 82 workers, at Pettimudi in Rajamala

Aug 16, 2020, 15:51 PM IST
Air Intelligence Units seize gold compounds from two passengers in Kozhikode

Air Intelligence Units seize gold compounds from two passengers in Kozhikode

Air Intelligence Unit in Kozhikode has seized 334 gm gold compound and 230 gm of crude ornaments (124+106) from two passengers who arrived from Sharjah in Air Arabia flight G9454, reports said on

Aug 13, 2020, 13:51 PM IST
Air India Express plane crash: 89 injured discharged; 22 among 83 in serious condition: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Air India Express plane crash: 89 injured discharged; 22 among 83 in serious condition: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said 83 people were under treatment at various hospitals and the condition of 22 of them was 'serious'.

Aug 13, 2020, 01:43 AM IST
Air India Express crash: Experts probe possible reasons for mishap on Kozhikode airport

Air India Express crash: Experts probe possible reasons for mishap on Kozhikode airport

The dominant reason cited by the experts was the decision by the pilots to not divert the Boeing 737 plane to another airport after the first attempt to land at the designated strip in Kozhikode

Aug 12, 2020, 02:13 AM IST
Death toll in Kerala's Idukki district landslide increases to 52

Death toll in Kerala's Idukki district landslide increases to 52

Search and rescue operations continue in Kuttanada, Allapuzha, Munnar, Teekoi and Kottayam.

Aug 11, 2020, 16:38 PM IST
Death toll in Kerala's Idukki district landslide rises to 49

Death toll in Kerala's Idukki district landslide rises to 49

A total of 12 people who were rescued from the landslide site are currently undergoing treatment in the hospital, said the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF). 

Aug 10, 2020, 20:03 PM IST
Special NIA court rejects bail plea of Kerala gold smuggling accused Swapna Suresh

Special NIA court rejects bail plea of Kerala gold smuggling accused Swapna Suresh

A Special NIA Court on Monday (August 10) rejected the bail plea of of Swapna Suresh, main accused in high-profile Kerala gold smuggling case. The NIA court rejected Suresh's bail petition on the

Aug 10, 2020, 13:52 PM IST
Kozhikode plane crash: SIT formed by Kerala police to probe incident

Kozhikode plane crash: SIT formed by Kerala police to probe incident

The Kerala police on Sunday constituted a Special Investigation Team to probe the Air India Express crash at nearby Karipur international airport on 18 passengers, including the pilot and co-pilot.

Aug 09, 2020, 23:14 PM IST
Idukki landslide death toll rises to 43; 17 more bodies recovered, search operation in full swing

Idukki landslide death toll rises to 43; 17 more bodies recovered, search operation in full swing

Three days after settlements of estate workers were swept away by devastating landslides at Pettimudi near Rajamala, various agencies engaged in the rescue operations on Sunday recovered 17 bodies. 

Aug 09, 2020, 21:08 PM IST
Landslide in Kerala's Idukki district claims 28 lives

Landslide in Kerala's Idukki district claims 28 lives

According to the government, 78 people were staying at the spot where the tragedy occurred. While 12 were rescued, 28 bodies were found. Officials said efforts were on to find the rest.

Aug 09, 2020, 13:49 PM IST
Kerala rains: Orange alert issued in Pathanamthitta district as dam water rises

Kerala rains: Orange alert issued in Pathanamthitta district as dam water rises

The continuous heavy rain has caused severe waterlogging at several places and traffic movement at Mannuthy bypass in Thrissur remained affected.

Aug 09, 2020, 06:39 AM IST
Kerala AI Express plane crash: Issues red-flagged by DGCA were addressed and rectified, says Aviation Minister HS Puri

Kerala AI Express plane crash: Issues red-flagged by DGCA were addressed and rectified, says Aviation Minister HS Puri

All issues such as excessive rubber deposits, water stagnation and cracks that were red-flagged by aviation regulator DGCA in the past were "addressed and rectified" by the Kozhikode airport operator

Aug 08, 2020, 23:10 PM IST
Death toll in Kerala landslides rises to 24; search on to locate missing persons

Death toll in Kerala landslides rises to 24; search on to locate missing persons

The weatherman has issued a red alert for the district on Saturday and Sunday.

Aug 08, 2020, 20:28 PM IST
Kozhikode airport’s tabletop runway risky for landing, aviation safety expert warned in 2011

Kozhikode airport’s tabletop runway risky for landing, aviation safety expert warned in 2011

Hours after the Air India Express plane crash on Friday night, it has come to light that an aviation safety expert had warned in 2011 that the Kozhikode’s tabletop runway is too risky for landing.

Aug 08, 2020, 18:48 PM IST
Will take corrective action after receiving probe report: AAI chief on Kozhikode plane crash

Will take corrective action after receiving probe report: AAI chief on Kozhikode plane crash

Airports Authority of India (AAI) Chairman Arvind Singh on Saturday (August 8, 2020) said that "corrective action" will be taken after receiving the probe report on the Air India Express plane crash

Aug 08, 2020, 16:32 PM IST
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan announces Rs 10 lakh compensation for kin of AIE plane crash victims

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan announces Rs 10 lakh compensation for kin of AIE plane crash victims

The Kerala government led by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday (August 8, 2020) announced Rs 10 lakh compensation for the families of those who died after an ill-fated Air India Express

Aug 08, 2020, 16:15 PM IST