Thousands turn up to bid farewell to CRPF martyr Vasanth Kumar

Wayanad: Thousands of people from various walks of life turned up Saturday to pay ..

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Parties come together to support security forces in defending India's integrity

New Delhi: Political parties Saturday put up a united face as they underlined India's determination to fight terrorism following ..

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Union govt may approve Rs 9,750 per month as minimum wage

New Delhi: A panel appointed by the government in connection with minimum wages has submitted its directions. The panel has sought ..


What are India's options after Pulwama terrorist attack?

New Delhi: With India's national elections barely months away, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is under heavy pressure from his supporters ..


US experts suspect Pakistan's ISI role in Pulwama terrorist attack

Washington: American experts suspect the role of Pakistani intelligence agency ISI in "supporting the masterminds" of the ..


Chinna Thambi on 60-day training, lured with jackfruits and captured

Marayur: After days of long efforts by the forest department, the Operation 2.0 was succeeded to hold in captive elephant Chinna Thambi ..


Trump declares national emergency to build border wall

Washington: Battling with one branch of government and opening a new confrontation with another, President Donald Trump announced Friday ..


IAF plane brings bodies of slain CRPF men to Delhi

New Delhi: The mortal remains of the CRPF jawans killed in the audacious attack in Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir were brought here Friday ..

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Flesh trade: 3 held from Kakkadampoyil resort; Minor girl rescued

Kozhikode: The Tiruvambadi police have arrested three persons in connection with flesh trade, from a resort in Kakkadampoyil, here ..


India revokes MFN status to Pak after Pulwama attack; mulls punitive trade curbs

New Delhi: India on Friday revoked the most-favoured nation (MFN) status to Pakistan in the aftermath of Pulwama terror attack, Finance ..

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Nedumangad minor rape case: Imam’s brother held in Kochi

Kochi: The city shadow police here arrested Al Ameen, the brother of former Imam Shafeeq Al Qasimi who allegedly sexually assaulted ..


Nurse complaints of psychological torture, doctor transferred

Thiruvananthapuram: The Surgery department chief of Kottayam Medical college, Dr John S Kurian, has been transferred following complaints ..


CRPF jawan Vasanth Kumar spent 5 days with family, killed on return to Kashmir

Wayanad: Having spent five days with his family at his home in remote Lakkidi in Wayanad district just a week ago, V V Vasanth Kumar ..


Religious practices should be 'respected': Smriti Irani on Sabarimala row

New Delhi: Amid a row over the entry of women of menstrual age into Sabarimala temple, Union Minister Smriti Irani said Friday that ..


Cricket tournament to help raise money for kidney transplant

Pallippad (Alappuzha): Friends and neighbours are joining hands to raise money for the kidney transplant of a man who is suffering ..

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Rajnath Singh pays last respects to Pulwama martyrs, helps carry coffin

Srinagar: Home Minister Rajnath Singh Friday helped carry the coffin of a slain CRPF jawan after he laid a wreath on the mortal remains ..

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PM flags off India's fastest train Vande Bharat

New Delhi: India's first semi-high speed train, the Vande Bharat Express, was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday ..


Curfew in Jammu city after protests over Pulwama attack, Army asked to help

Jammu: Curfew was imposed in Jammu city Friday as a precautionary measure following massive protests and stray incidents of violence ..

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India summons Pakistan High Commissioner over Pulwama terror attack

New Delhi: India on Friday summoned Pakistan's top envoy and lodged strong protest over the killing of nearly 40 CRPF soldiers ..


Class 6 student starts library for children in Kochi; Collects 2500 books in one month

Yashoda, a class 6 student, has been very fond of books and reading since a young age. Her father and artist Dinesh Shenoy took her ..

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Telugu actress helps rebuild health centre destroyed in flood in Thakazhi

Thakazhi (Alappuzha): A new building has been constructed for the Family Health sub-centre in Kunnumma here which was destroyed ..

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Tiger Woods had 'Great Time' playing golf with Donald Trump

Tiger Woods said Wednesday he had a 'great time' playing golf with President Donald Trump and Jack Nicklaus this month while ..


Major fire at textile shop in Kalpetta

Kalpetta: A major fire broke out at a textile shop here on Wednesday night. Sindoor textile shop in the town caught fire around 8 pm ..

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Calicut University to send question papers via email

Tenhipalam: University of Calicut has started taking steps to conduct examinations by distributing question papers online. The new ..


Govt to waiver loans of endosulfan victims

Thiruvananthapuram: The government has decided to waiver loans of endosulfan victims. Loans between Rs 50,000 and Rs 3 lakhs will be ..


Investments in petroleum sector: CM holds meeting with UAE minister

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), the national oil firm of United Arab Emirates (UAE), may invest in Kochi’s ..


Jayarajan and Rajesh directed to murder Ariyil Shukkoor, says CBI

Kannur: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) says it was P Jayarajan and T V Rajesh who directed to murder MSF worker Ariyil Shukkoor ..


HC stays Munnar panchayat’s unauthorized construction

Kochi: The High Court has temporarily stayed the panchayat’s unauthorized construction in Munnar. The order was issued by a division ..

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Unauthorised construction in Munnar: Govt submits petition in HC

Thiruvananthapuram: The government has submitted a petition in the High Court against the unauthorized construction in Munnar. The ..


Maoist leader Sundari and team visits house in Jeerakappara

Kozhikode: Despite police intensifying patrolling, the presence of Maoists were again reported from Jeerakappara here on Tuesday. A ..


Never cheated Adivasis, says Manju Warrier

Thrissur: Actress Manju Warrier responded to the allegations of cheating tribal people by promising houses for them. She asserted that ..


Kerala police wins award in Dubai

Dubai: Kerala police won an award for the best gamification service in the World Government Summit held in Dubai, UAE. The game ‘Traffic ..

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Francesca Melandri entranced by Biennale, synagogue and ashram

Kochi: Francesca Melandri was gazing with a wild surmise at the golden rain tree in full bloom in the courtyard Aspinwall House in ..

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Crispy chips with apple

We all know and love banana, tapioca and potato chips. Here is how you can make crispy chips with apple. The recipe will work equally ..

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Court nod for lie-detector test on 7 of Kalabhavan Mani's friends

Kochi: A court here on Tuesday granted permission to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to conduct lie-detector tests on seven ..


Punching in without working: Circular warns secretariat employees of stringent action

Thiruvananthapuram: The government has released a circular to strictly enforce punching of attendance for secretariat employees. The ..

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Sabarimala reopens for five-day monthly pujas amid heavy security

Sabarimala: The Lord Ayyappa temple here re-opened on Tuesday for five-day monthly pujas under a heavy security blanket as hundreds ..

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Unauthorised construction in Munnar; Collector’s report backs Renu Raj IAS

Painavu: Idukki collector has submitted a report to revenue minister E Chandrasekharan in connection with the unauthorized constructions ..

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Rahul acting as lobbyist for foreign firms: BJP

New Delhi: The BJP Tuesday accused Rahul Gandhi of working as a "lobbyist" for foreign firms and asserted that the e-mail ..


Kunjananthan shows good conduct in prison; Govt tells HC

Thiruvananthapuram: The government in the High Court said that P K Kunjananthan, convict in the RMP leader T P Chandrasekharan murder ..

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Trip to attend wedding near Delhi turns tragic for Malayali family

New Delhi/Kochi: They were ready to leave for Haridwar around 3.30 am but suddenly the power went out. A foul smell created fear. Soon, ..

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Kerala crowned champions at national senior girls school athletics meet

Nadiad: Kerala was crowned champions in the 64th National Senior Girls School Athletics Meet here on Tuesday. With 104 points, Kerala ..

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Modi acted as Anil Ambani's middleman in Rafale deal, committed treason: Rahul

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "treason" and violating the ..


Mathrubhumi cameraman Pratheesh M Vellikkeel dies in bike accident

Kannur: Mathrubhumi News senior cameraman Pratheesh M Vellikkeel died in a bike accident on Monday night. He was 35. The accident took ..


7th standard girl creates magic with Artistic Yoga

Kottayam: Hima Jacob, a 7th standard student turned yoga practitioner realising the importance of yoga for a happy mind and healthy ..

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CBI charge sheet against P Jayarajan politically motivated: CPM

Kannur: The CBI charge sheet against CPM Kannur district secretary P Jayarajan and MLA T V Rajesh in the murder of MSF worker Ariyil ..

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HC to be notified about unauthorized construction in Munnar

Kochi: The Additional Accountant General (AAG) will notify the court regarding the unauthorized construction in Munnar panchayat. ..


Anxiety looms as Sabarimala temple reopens today

Thiruvananthapuram: There is a sense of anxiety in and around Sabarimala as the Lord Ayyappa shrine is all set to reopen on Tuesday ..

Meals not optional for passengers travelling on Train 18

Vande Bharat Express ticket to cost 1.5 times the price of Shatabdi

New Delhi: Travelling between Delhi and Varanasi on board India's fastest train, the Vande Bharat Express or Train 18, will cost ..

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Priyanka roars into UP with roadshow to enthuse Congress workers

Lucknow: Making her political debut as Congress general secretary, Priyanka Gandhi on Monday roared into Uttar Pradesh with thousands ..

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Thailand frees Bahraini refugee footballer

Bangkok: Bahraini refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi, whose detention in Thailand sparked an outcry, was released from prison on Monday ..


UDF, BJP to use charge sheet against P Jayarajan as weapon in LS polls

Kozhikode: Both the UDF and the BJP are gearing up to use the charge sheet submitted by CBI against CPM Kannur district secretary P ..


Police educate youth to shun political violence in Kerala

Panoor: Police is donning a different hat in the 'highly volatile' Panoor area in Kannur district in Kerala to wean youth away ..


KSU state leadership rejects district committee's motion against Anil Antony

Kozhikode: The State leadership of Kerala Students Union has come forward against its Ernakulam district committee which passed a motion ..


Road Safety: Policeman’s Kerala trip on cycle covering 14 districts in 14 days

Shajahan, a civil police officer from the Kundara police station, started his bicycle ride across the state on Saturday. His cycle ..


Aadarsh still studies under kerosene lamp

Kozhikode: Aadarsh, an eighth standard student of Valayam Govt. Higher Secondary school, is an ambitious boy who wish to be successful ..


Science researcher Dr C Krishnan Namboothiri passes away

Kozhikode: Noted Indian science researcher and Sanskrit scholar Dr C Krishnan Namboothiri passed away at his residence ‘Sreepadham’ ..

Meals not optional for passengers travelling on Train 18

Meals not optional for passengers travelling on Train 18

New Delhi: Meals on board the soon-to-be-launched Vande Bharat Express or Train 18 will not be optional for passengers, unlike in premium ..


BJP's Mukul Roy, 3 others booked for TMC MLA's killing

Kolkata: BJP leader Mukul Roy was among four people booked on Sunday in connection with the killing of Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA ..

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Cong asks CAG to recuse himself from Rafale deal audit

New Delhi: Alleging conflict of interest, the Congress on Sunday requested Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Rajiv Mehrishi to ..

According to the police, the arrested father-son duo, Fakira and Sonu, told investigators that they

Death toll in Uttarakhand-UP hooch tragedy rises to 72

Roorkee/Lucknow: Two people were arrested Sunday in connection with the hooch tragedy that claimed over 70 lives in two adjoining districts ..


Elderly woman’s body found inside sack in vacant house in Palakkad

Chungamannam: The body of a woman was found in a sack (gunny bag) under a cot inside an unoccupied house here in Palakkad district ..


Shots fired, police vehicles torched: Gujjar agitation in Rajasthan turns violent

Jaipur: The Gujjar community agitation demanding five per cent quota in jobs and educational institutes turned violent in Dholpur district ..

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S Rajendran MLA expresses regret; Renu Raj IAS to submit affidavit in HC

Munnar: Devikulam sub collector Renu Raj will file and affidavit in the High Court on Monday following the controversy that broke out ..

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Rafale: CAG report to be tabled before President on Monday

New Delhi: The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has reportedly completed a report on the controversial Rafale deal. There ..


Abu Dhabi includes Hindi as third official court language

Dubai: In a landmark decision, Abu Dhabi has included Hindi as the third official language used in its courts, alongside Arabic and ..


Bishop Mulakkal interfering in Jalandhar diocese functioning; Allege protesting nuns

Kottayam: Rape-accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who was relieved of his pastoral responsibilities by Pope Francis, still interferes ..

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Nations should not give shelter to economic fugitives: VP

Bengaluru: Imploring industry bodies to weed out "black sheeps" who give a bad name to the business community, Vice-President ..


Riswan cycles 1700 km from Kannur to Delhi

Surprising all travellers, Riswan, a native of Tirurangadi in Malappuram, travelled to Delhi in a bicycle. He covered 1700 kilometers ..


150 people still in relief camps at Chalakudy

Chalakudy: Even after six months from the flood havoc in the state, 150 people continue to be in relief camps at Chalakudy taluk. It ..


7 conductors found life partners in this bus

Cheruthoni: The bus service to Kuyilimala on Adimali-Murickassery route from Munnar depot which was stopped after the dismissal of ..

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Oscar-nominated actor Albert Finney dies at 82

Veteran British actor Albert Finney, who starred in films including Murder on the Orient Express and Erin Brockovich, has died at the ..

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Beauty of survival: Cancer survivors walk the ramp in Kochi to inspire patients

Kochi: Cancer patients are considered a symbol of survival and strength nowadays. In order to motivate those who lose hope after being ..


French woman travels 2000 km on scooter to learn Indian heritage

Tirur: Deep passion for the culture and heritage of India made French woman Maria trek a different path. She travelled 2000 km on a ..


Elusive criminal who snatched 20 chains in just over 100 days arrested

Chalakudy: A youngster, who had been evading police after snatching 20 chains in just three and a half months, has been arrested by ..

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Intelligence says underworld don Ravi Pujari called PC George MLA

Thiruvananthapuram: Underworld don Ravi Pujari, presently detained in Senegal, has threatened veteran Kerala legislator P.C. George ..

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Officials yet to identify body recovered from wreckage of Sala’s plane

London: Authorities have recovered a body from the seabed wreckage of a plane that was carrying soccer player Emiliano Sala and his ..


Beauty parlour shooting case: Police unearth crucial evidence

Kochi: The police have received crucial evidence regarding the accused in the beauty parlour shooting case making phone calls to Mumbai ..

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Mohamed Salah's abuser to face lifetime ban

London: West Ham and the Metropolitan Police confirmed on Wednesday that they were investigating an allegation of racial abuse directed ..


Pope receives gift from Kerala man in UAE

Abu Dhabi: Wayanad native Binoy Christy Disouza (27) was excited to meet the Pope when he knew that the Pope will visit UAE. Binoy ..


Two RSS workers hacked in Thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram: Two Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) activists were hacked at Palkkulangara here on early Thursday. The victims ..


RSS-BJP trying to bring Kummanam Rajasekharan back to Kerala for LS polls

Kottayam: Chances of Mizoram governor Kummanam Rajasekharan returning to the political scene in Kerala has increased significantly ..


Cabinet clears amendments to Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill

New Delhi: In a bid to save gullible investors from ponzi schemes, the government Wednesday approved proposals to amend the Banning ..

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Ex-TDB chief hopeful of favourable verdict from SC

New Delhi: Former Travancore Devaswom Board president Prayar Gopalakrishnan hoped there would be a favourable verdict from the Supreme ..

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TDB’s U-turn in SC not out of pressure from govt: Padmakumar

Thiruvananthapuram: The Travancore Devaswom Board Wednesday said its decision in the Supreme Court to back women's entry into the ..


Black box of Mirage-2000 that crashed in Bengaluru sent to France

Bengaluru: The black box of the Mirage-2000 trainer aircraft, which crashed in Bengaluru last week killing two pilots, has been sent ..

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Flood cess not from April; says Thomas Isaac

Thiruvananthapuram: The government on Wednesday said it would not impose from this April, the "flood cess" announced in the ..


Ensure safety of nuns who protested against bishop: NCW to Pinarayi Vijayan

New Delhi: The National Commission for Women has written to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, urging prompt action in ensuring ..


Robert Vadra appears before ED in PMLA case probe

New Delhi: Congress leader Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra Wednesday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in ..

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Govt and TDB not backing devotees: Pandalam royal family

Pathanamthitta: The Pandalam royal family representative Sasikumara Varma has criticized the government and the Travancore Devaswom ..

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Bindu and Kanakadurga treated as outcasts; Indira Jaising in SC

New Delhi: Bindu and Kanakadurga, the two women who entered Sabarimala temple following the Supreme Court verdict allowing entry of ..


Sabarimala women entry: SC completes hearing; reserves verdict

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved verdict on a batch of petitions seeking review of its September 28, 2018 judgement ..


Sabarimala verdict: Devaswom Board changes stance, backs women entry

New Delhi: The Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) has changed its stand on the Sabarimala women entry issue and is now backing the Supreme ..


Kerala govt tells SC there is no need to review Sabarimala verdict

New Delhi: The Supreme Court completed hearing the review petitions in connection with the Sabarimala women entry issue. Other petitions ..


Sabarimala women entry: SC to consider all petitions on Wednesday

New Delhi: The Supreme Court will consider all the petitions in connection with the Sabarimala women entry issue on Wednesday. As many ..