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Inform us of stand on plea to revise reservation list of BCs: HC to govt

Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Monday directed the government to inform it of its ..

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Rescue by fisherfolk successful; 4 fishermen missing from Vizhinjam return home

Thiruvananthapuram: The four fishermen who went missing after they ventured into the sea for fishing from Vizhinjam harbour returned ..


NRI businessman’s suicide: Govt gives clean chit to Anthoor municipality

Kochi: In the suicide of NRI businessman Saji Parayil at Anthoor in Kannur, the LDF government informed the High Court that there were ..


Hours after besieging ICDS office, Anganwadi workers receive salary arrears

Nedumkandam: Hours after besieging the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) office here, Anganwadi workers were paid one month’s ..


Recovery of answer sheets from accused house: SI shifted from duty

Thiruvananthapuram: Following the recovery of answer sheets from the house of the accused in the stabbing incident, a police official ..

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University College issue: Appointment of accused will be postponed, says PSC Chairman

Thiruvananthapuram: PSC chairman M. K. Sakeer said that the appointment of the students who are involved in the stabbing case in University ..


University college murder bid: 3 more SFI activists arrested

Thiruvananthapuram: Police on Sunday arrested three more persons accused in the attempted murder of SFI activist Akhil at the University ..

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Summer holidays in UAE, airports witness huge rush

Dubai: All schools in UAE have been closed for the two-month long summer holidays. With this, airports will witness huge rush of passengers ..

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Forensic surgeon Dr B Umadathan passes away

Thiruvananthapuram: Dr B Umadathan, forensic surgeon and former medical education director, passed away here on Wednesday. He was 73 ..

Kerala ropes in Cisco to build smart farming ecosystem

Kerala ropes in Cisco to build smart farming ecosystem

Kochi: Networking giant Cisco on Monday said it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Kerala State IT Mission (KSITM) ..

 Emirates Launches World's Shortest Flight On An Airbus A380

Emirates launches world's shortest flight on an Airbus A380

Abu Dhabi: The UAE-based Emirates airline on Monday launched the world's shortest A380 flight between Dubai and Muscat. "The ..


Dismissal of empanelled drivers: 346 KSRTC services cancelled in 2 days

Kozhikode: The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) failed to operate 346 services on Sunday and Monday following the dismissal ..


Salary hike for college lecturers from 2016 retrospective

Thiruvananthapuram: The government has issued an order increasing the salary of college lecturers in the state as recommended by the ..


KSRTC suffers staff shortage; Move to make temporary appointment

Thiruvananthapuram: After 2107 empanelled drivers were dismissed as per the court order, the KSRTC has started attempts to overcome ..

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Malayalis among 150 Indians trapped in Kazakhstan oil and gas project site

New Delhi: Over 150 Indians including Malayalis got trapped after a brawl broke out between a large group of foreign and local employees ..

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Ramya Haridas MP turns farmer; plants paddy saplings, drives tractor

Kozhikode: Alathur MP Ramya Haridas on Sunday took to her Facebook page to share pictures and videos of herself taking to the paddy ..


Dismissal of temporary drivers likely to hit KSRTC services

Thiruvananthapuram: The dismissal of temporary drivers (empanelled employees) by Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) is ..

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UAE embassy attestation through Norka-Roots

Thiruvananthapuram: The UAE embassy attestation of trade certificates will be held through Norka-Roots from July 1. The facility can ..

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V Muraleedharan helps rescue 4 Indian women forced to work as bar dancers in Dubai

Dubai: Four Indian women who were tricked into working as bar dancers in the UAE flew back home on Friday after being rescued by Dubai ..

Pinarayi Vijayan

Questions over ex I-T official's appointment as Pinarayi Vijayan's secretary

Thiruvananthapuram: Two leading activists on Saturday alleged that the appointment of R. Mohan as Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's ..

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Furedan found in bodies of estate workers hospitalised after consuming liquor

Kozhikode: In the incident of an estate worker dying and two others being critically injured after consuming liquor in Kodenchery here, ..

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Assault on passengers: Permit of Kallada travels bus cancelled

Thrissur: Permit of the Kallada travels bus operating inter-state service has been cancelled for one year in connection with the assault ..

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Journalist files criminal complaint against Salman Khan for assault

Mumbai: A television journalist from Mumbai has lodged a criminal complaint against Bollywood actor Salman Khan and his associates ..

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PM Kissan scheme gets 30 lakh applications from Kerala; probe on

The PM Kissan Kissan Samman Nidhi which provides Rs 6000 per year to underprivileged farmers has attracted 30 lakh applications from ..


Death of accused remanded in Peerumedu sub jail: 8 cops transferred

Idukki: As many as eight police officers, including the CI, have been transferred in connection with the death of an accused remanded ..


Talks fail; inter-state bus strike to continue

Thiruvananthapuram: The strike by inter-state buses will continue as the talks between state transport minister A. K. Saseendran and ..

Pinarayi Vijayan

Will curtail powers vested with panchayat and municipality secretaries: CM

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the government was pondering to curtail the powers vested with panchayat ..


This plus two student is busy balancing education and business

Aanakkara: When the school bell at Kadathallur Gokhale Govt higher secondary school rings at 4 in the evening, most of the Plus Two ..

Raju Narayana Swamy

Gone on leave as attempts were made to suppress me: Raju Narayana Swamy

Kochi: Senior IAS officer Raju Narayana Swamy stated that he took long leave after the government transferred him from state agriculture ..


English not yet a language for edu dept; 351 govt high schools without teachers

Kollam: English is not yet a language in the eyes of the education department. This has resulted in 351 government high schools in ..


DYFI activists vandalise Kallada Travels office in Thiruvananthapuram, stone buses

Thiruvananthapuram: The office of Kallada Travels here was vandalised by DYFI activists who took a protest march to the office against ..


From July, salary of govt employees to be disbursed only via treasury

Thiruvananthapuram: The salary of all government employees will be disbursed only through treasury from July onwards. The finance department ..

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Ministership is not about state car and police escort: Ganesh Kumar slams Saseendran

Thiruvananthapuram: Pathanapuram MLA K B Ganesh Kumar raised sharp criticism against Transport Minister A. K. Saseendran in the assembly ..


Unemployment rate increasing in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: The unemployment rate in Kerala has increased 4.5 per cent more than the national average and touched 10.67 per ..


No salary for 15 months; 125 labourers, including Keralites, struggling in Dubai

Dubai: Due to the irresponsibility of Malayali employers, 125 employees of a company at Jebel Ali industrial area are in a dilemma ..

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IMA to go ahead with June 17 nationwide strike in support of protesting Bengal doctors

New Delhi: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Sunday said it will go ahead with its strike on June 17 with withdrawal of non-essential ..


Job fair for physically challenged from Alappuzha with Rs 14k salary

Alappuzha: The district administration has come up with a job fair to help physically challenged persons to be independent. The job ..


Nitin Gadkari assures Kerala full cooperation to expedite highway projects

New Delhi: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Saturday assured Kerala of all cooperation in expediting highway projects. Kerala Chief Minister ..


26 child labourers rescued from Parle-G biscuit factory in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: The District Task Force (DTF) has rescued 26 children from a biscuit manufacturing unit of popular brand Parle-G, who were ..


No license; Kozhikode corporation shuts T Naseeruddin’s shop

Kozhikode: The Kozhikode corporation has closed down a shop owned by Kerala Vyapari Vyavasayi Ekopana Samithi (KVVES) president T Naseeruddin ..

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Special team formed to probe disappearance of CI Navas

Thiruvananthapuram: A special investigation team has been formed to probe the disappearance of Kochi central Circle Inspector V S Navas ..

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Disappearance of Kochi CI Navas: DCP questions ACP

Kochi: DCP Poonguzhali questioned Kochi ACP Suresh Kumar in connection with the disappearance of V.S. Navas, Kochi Central CI. Navas’ ..


Southern Railway withdraws circular on Hindi usage after protest

Chennai: The Southern Railway on Friday withdrew its circular that instructed station masters and train operation control officials ..

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Medicos on strike demanding hike in stipend

Thiruvananthapuram: Over 3,000 post-graduate medical students and house surgeons across state-run medical college and hospitals on ..


Woman nabbed for bid to cheat 2 men on promise of HC job

Kochi: Police arrested a woman for attempting to cheat two men by promising them jobs at the High Court. The woman was identified ..

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MS Dhoni hotel in West Bengal feeds fans for free

Kolkata: If you love M.S. Dhoni and happen to be at Shambhu Bose's restaurant, chances are you might not even have to foot a bill ..


Motor vehicle strike in Kerala on June 18

Thrissur: The Motor Workers Protection Committee will observe 24-hour motor vehicle strike on June 18 in Kerala. The committee announced ..

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Beware; Your full jar soda may not be as good as it seems

Kalpetta: The food safety department has started inspections after several complaints were received regarding full jar soda, the drink ..

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Financial irregularities in UNA: Crime Branch registers case

Thiruvananthapuram: The Crime Branch registered a case in connection with the financial irregularities in United Nurses Association ..


HC orders to dismiss 800 empanelled painters in KSRTC

Kochi: The Kerala high court has ordered to dismiss 800 empanelled painters in KSRTC. The court demanded to dismiss the empanelled ..

Guruvayur security

PM’s visit: No rooms in Guruvayur lodges from 6 am to 2 pm on Saturday

Guruvayur: The Guruvayur Sree Krishna temple and its premises are under heavy security blanket ahead of Prime Minister Modi’s ..

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UK's May quits as party leader, starting succession race

London: British Prime Minister Theresa May steps down as leader of her Conservative Party on Friday, formally triggering the race for ..

Rishiraj Singh

Major reshuffle in police top brass: Rishiraj Singh to be Jail DGP

Thiruvananthapuram: A major reshuffle has been carried out in the top brass of Kerala Police on Thursday. Rishiraj Singh, who is the ..

Narendra Modi

Two new Cabinet committees formed to spur growth, employment

New Delhi: With the spectre of slowdown haunting the economy and rising unemployment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday constituted ..


Bonanza to farmers in first Cabinet; Govt extends PM-KISAN, announces new farm pension scheme

New Delhi: In the first Cabinet meeting, the government Friday decided to extend PM-KISAN scheme to all 14.5 crore farmers in the country ..


Milma to pay Rs 1 more to farmers in Malabar

Chittalancheri: The Malabar region cooperative milk producer’s union will give dairy farmers additional payment of Rs 1. The ..


Over 5000 govt employees to retire today

Thiruvananthapuram: More than 5000 government employees including college teachers will retire from service on Friday. The employees ..


Nipah heroes restart hunger strike seeking jobs promised by govt

Kozhikode: When the state was in panic following Nipah outbreak, sanitary workers on contract at the Kozhikode Medical College risked ..

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Criminal case against DGP Jacob Thomas over autobiography

Thiruvananthapuram: DGP Jacob Thomas, who is under suspension for the past 18 months for alleged violation of service rules, is now ..

9th National Women Hockey Media Award, Mathrubhumi News get two

Mathrubhumi News bags media awards for 9th National Junior Women’s Hockey Championship

Kollam Media awards for the 9th National Junior Women’s Hockey Championship was presented at a function organized at New Hockey ..


Maintenance of small railway stations to be entrusted with Kudumbashree

Kochi: Kudumbashree is all set to maintain the railway stations which are on the verge of closure. A project is under consideration ..


Impersonation: Lookout notice against two accused teachers

Kozhikode: Lookout notices have been issued against two accused absconding in connection with a teacher writing Plus Two examination ..


Fire and rescue service department all set to induct women

Kochi: Women will soon be a part of Fire and Rescue Service department in the state. They will be inducted to the force as Firewomen ..


Record harvest from flood hit paddy fields in Pathanamthitta

Thiruvalla: Paddy fields in Pathanamthitta district that were submerged in the floods has produced record yield this time around. ..

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Steep rise in fish prices due to shortage

Alappuzha: The fall in fish catch became a major problem for fishermen as well as the merchants in the state. Fishermen in Alappuzha ..

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Controversy after Punalur taluk office staff leave en masse to attend wedding

Kollam: Employees at the Punalur taluk office leaving en masse to attend the wedding of a colleague’s daughter left the public ..

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Police postal ballot controversy: DGP orders crime branch investigation

Thiruvananthapuram: The crime branch has been directed to investigate the irregularities in the police department postal ballot. State ..


Strict conditions for visa transfer in Kuwait

Kuwait City: Foreign citizens in Kuwait above 65 years must have degree from a recognised university to be eligible for visa transfer ..


Postal vote controversy: Police association involved, says DGP’s report

Thiruvananthapuram: State Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Teeka Ram Meena has accepted the primary investigation report by state police ..


The Thalangara tradition of cap-making

Abdul Raheem, from Thalangara in West Hill, is the heir of a family tradition of cloth making in Kasargod town. He is one of the few ..


Alappuzha-Kottayam boat service likely to resume

Parechhal (Kumarakom): After the renovation of the Alappuzha-Kottayam waterway, the possibility of boats from Alappuzha reaching Kodimatha ..


Dismissal of empaneled KSRTC staff: SC refuses to intervene

Thiruvananthapuram: The Supreme Court has rejected the demand to cancel the Kerala High Court order seeking to dismiss empaneled employees ..


Govt asks Adani group to expedite Vizhinjam seaport project

Thiruvananthapuram: The government has asked Adani group to expedite the Vizhinjam international seaport project. The government has ..


Scorching summer destroys crops worth 82 lakhs in Kollam

Kollam: The scorching summer heat which followed the devastating floods has destroyed crops worth over 82 lakhs here in the district ..


One side Kerala, the other side Puducherry; Public repair foot overbridge

Kannur: When most of the people blame government overbridges and roads under destruction, natives of Pandakkal set a new role by becoming ..


Irregularities in BevCo outlets across Kerala; ‘Jawan’ sold for commission

Alappuzha: Many financial irregularities in the Beverages Corporation has been found out in an inspection conducted by the Vigilance ..


Cleaner of private bus crushed to death in Beypore

Kozhikode: In a tragic incident, a bus cleaner came under the wheel of a private bus and was crushed to death after he fell off while ..


High tech computer training for teachers

Mallappalli: The first phase of the program that aims at training teachers of first grade to 12 grade in I.C.T has been completed in ..

Thrisuur Pooram

The gold-standard in nettippattam making for 4 generations and counting

Thrissur: The golden caparisons or ‘nettippattam’ on the mighty elephants are unarguably one of the highlights of any temple ..


Vendors, customers in distress as vegetable prices shoot up

Palayam: The recent increase in prices have severely affected the sale of vegetable and spending habits of customers at Palayalm vegetable ..


Illegal service of private buses: KSRTC lodges complaint with govt

Kochi: The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) filed a complaint with state government over the illegal inter-state service ..


Medical insurance scheme for state govt employees from June 1

Thiruvananthapuram: The Medical Insurance Scheme for State Employees and Pensioners (MEDISEP) will come into force from June 1. The ..


Sharp price hike keeps fish away from dining tables

Narikkoottumchal: The sharp increase in fish prices in recent days are troubling common people living in rural areas. Fish prices ..

Women Army

In a first, Army starts process to induct women as military police

New Delhi: In a historic first, the Army Thursday began the process to induct women in the military police, nearly two years after ..


More action against private buses, travel agencies including Kallada

Thiruvananthapuram: The motor vehicles department is taking stringent action against buses violating permit norms. The department ..


Jet Airways employees seek President's intervention for salary dues, emergency funds to airline

New Delhi: Employees of Jet Airways have written to President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking their intervention ..

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India drops down on World Press Freedom Index

London: India has dropped two places on a global press freedom index to be ranked 140th out of 180 countries in the annual Reporters ..

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Jet Airways likely to shut down; Board meeting underway

Mumbai: Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal has decided not to bid for acquiring stake in the cash-strapped airline, sources said Tuesday ..


IMD predicts near-normal monsoon this year

New Delhi: Monsoon will be near-normal this year with an expected rainfall of 96 per cent, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) ..


Non removal of sediments forces ship to anchor in outer sea

Thiruvananthapuram: A ship that was supposed to dock at the wharf in Vizhinjam was forced to anchor in outer sea as the port department ..


KSEB staff sets up library to promote reading habit

Thriruvananthapuram: An organisation of KSEB staff has established a library exclusively for employees. The group assures supply of ..


Many foreigners work in Kuwait with fake certificates: Report

Kuwait City: The certificates of thousands of foreigners employed in private sector in Kuwait are fake, it is reported. They are working ..


Dismissal of empanelled drivers: KSRTC to move SC

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) will appeal to the Supreme Court of India against the High ..


Driver appointment: KSRTC cheats PSC rank holders since 7 years

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation has been cheating the candidates qualified for the post of KSRTC drivers ..


Wage arrears to MGNREGS workers: Centre grants Rs 1511 cr to state

Thiruvananthapuram: Giving relief to workers under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), the centre ..