Indonesia issues tsunami warning after 6.9 magnitude quake

Jakarta: A strong, magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off Indonesia on Sunday, the US ..

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Eateries on NH breaking laws to serve unhygienic food at Haripad
Karnataka crisis: Kumaraswamy in Bengaluru; BJP trying to safeguard its MLAs
Stationary car starts, runs, catches fire by itself in Kakkanad

Govt aims to provide international standard education: C. Raveendranath

Thottilpalam: State Education Minister Prof. C. Raveendranath said the government aims to provide international standard education ..

Justice for Kashmir

'Justice for Kashmir' banner flown over Ind-SL game; ICC disappointed

Leeds: A plane carrying the slogan "Justice for Kashmir", followed by another plane with the slogan "India Stop Genocide ..


Union Budget ignored Kerala; CPM to observe July 9 as protest day

Thiruvananthapuram: The CPM will observe July 9 as a protest day against the Union Budget and anti-public policies of the union government ..

Teeka Ram Meena

EC sought legal advice in Vattiyoorkavu by-election case: Teeka Ram Meena

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Election Officer Teeka Ram Meena said the Election Commission sought legal advice in the Vattiyoorkavu by-election ..


Nedumkandam custody death: Former SI’s bail plea rejected

Thodupuzha: Court rejected the bail plea of the former Sub Inspector (SI) accused in the Nedumkandam custodial death case. The Peerumedu ..


Convention centre in Anthoor can be granted licence, says order

Thiruvananthapuram: Additional Chief Secretary of Local Self Government has ordered to grant licence for the convention centre owned ..


Union govt policy to reduce fuel consumption; Price hike won’t affect public: M.T. Ramesh

KochI: BJP state secretary M.T. Ramesh said the additional tax and cess imposed on petrol and diesel in the Union Budget will not affect ..

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Union Budget completely disappointing for Kerala: Thomas Isaac

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac said the Union Budget was completely disappointing for the state. “The ..

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Petrol price to rise by Rs 2.5, diesel by Rs 2.3 after FM raises tax

New Delhi: Petrol price will be hiked by over Rs 2.5 per litre and diesel by more than Rs 2.3 after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman ..

Pinarayi Vijayan

Pinarayi Vijayan flays Union Budget

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Friday slammed the Union budget, saying the Centre did not heed the State's ..

Kannur Central Jail

K. P. Raveendran murder: 9 RSS-BJP activists found guilty

Kannur: The court has found 9 RSS-BJP activists guilty in the murder of CPM activist K. P. Raveendran at the Kannur central prison ..

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Govt orders judicial probe in Rajkumar custody death

Thiruvananthapuram: A judicial probe has been initiated in the custody death of Rajkumar in Idukki. The cabinet which met here on Friday ..


KSRTC levies Rs 4000 for returning lost 1.5 sovereign gold anklet

Thiruvananthapuram: When a gold anklet that was lost and later found in a KSRTC bus was finally returned to its owner, KSRTC levied ..

Binoy Kodiyeri

Binoy Kodiyeri presents himself before Mumbai police

Mumbai: Binoy Kodiyeri presented himself before the police after securing anticipatory bail in connection with the rape and sexual ..


Alleged police negligence in accident victim bleeding to death; CM’s office seeks report

Kottayam: The Chief Minister’s office has intervened in the complaint alleging police negligence in taking an accident victim ..

Pinarayi Vijayan

Govt committed to resolving Orthodox-Jacobite Church feud: Pinarayi Vijayan

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday informed the Kerala Assembly that his government was committed to implementing ..

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N. K. Premachandran’s private bill is not beneficial, says Sabarimala Karma Samithi

Pathanamthitta: Sabarimala Karma Samithi on Thursday said that the private bill introduced by N. K. Premachandran MP in connection ..


Drug dealer escapes police during evidence collection

Thiruvananthapuram: A man arrested in connection with the seizure of hashish oil worth Rs 20 crore has escaped from police custody ..

Cardinal Mar George Alencherry

Syro-Malabar Church to convene emergency synod on Friday

Kochi: An emergency synod of the Syro-Malabar Church, presided over by Cardinal George Alencherry, will take place on Friday. The ..

Action against SP likely in Rajkumar custody death

Action against SP likely in Rajkumar custody death

Thodupuzha: Action may be initiated against SP K B Venugopal in connection with the Nedumkandam custody death. There are reports that ..


CCTV found in changing room of Guruvayur Town Hall

Guruvayur: A closed circuit camera was found inside the women’s changing room of the Guruvayur Town Hall. The camera was identified ..


Rajkumar was brutally beaten up by policemen, says remand report

Thodupuzha: The remand report in the Peeremedu custodial death case has been made public and states that there are 4 accused in the ..


England third team to qualify for World Cup semifinals after big win over NZ

Chester-le-Street: England entered the World Cup semifinals for the first time since the 1992 edition, beating an erring New Zealand ..


Police rescue 73-yr-old woman locked up by son inside house

Kanjany: Police from the Anthikad station rescued a 73-year-old woman who was locked up by her son inside the house at Kanjany. Mallika ..


3 killed, 23 missing after dam breach in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri district

Mumbai: At least three people were killed and 23 missing after a dam in Maharashtra's coastal Konkan region breached following ..


Fire on Russian submersible vessel kills at least 14 sailors

MOSCOW — At least 14 Russian military personnel, including high-ranking officers, died from smoke inhalation after a fire broke ..


Church dispute: SC flays state govt, warns of jail imprisonment to chief secretary

New Delhi: The apex court came down heavily against the state government on the Orthodox-Jacobite church issue. The court flayed the ..

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MM Mani says party not in defensive mode in custodial death case

Thodupuzha: Minister M. M. Mani said that he supported Idukki SP when he felt that the opposition and the media are targeting him in ..


CPM does a volte-face; now wants action against SP too in custodial death case

Thodupuzha: The Idukki district administration did a flip flop in the Nedumgandam custody death case. The CPM Idukki secretariat ..


CPM trying to shield Idukki SP in custodial death case

Thodupuzha: The CPM is making attempts to protect Idukki SP in the case relating to the death of Rajkumar at the Peeremedu sub jail ..

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Supplying hot food in plastic covers to invite action from food safety dept

Malappuram: The food safety department in the district has come up against supplying hot food items in plastic covers and plates. A ..


Forest officials begin probe on viral video of tiger chasing a biker

Pullpally: A probe by the forest department to check the authenticity of the video clipping of a tiger chasing a bike traveller on ..


It's been 120 days since Kerala witnessed hartals

Thrissur: The high court intervention and public protest against hartals have finally yielded a positive result. It has been 120 days ..


Only emergency services to remain functional in Mumbai due to heavy rain: State Govt

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Tuesday said that only emergency services will remain functional in Mumbai due to the incessant ..


Power crisis: Kerala to suffer load shedding soon

Kochi: If no rainfall occurs within 2-3 days, load shedding is likely to be implemented in the state. The KSEB (Kerala State Electricity ..

SpiceJet flight overshoots runway

SpiceJet flight overshoots runway at Mumbai airport; none hurt

New Delhi: A SpiceJet flight from Jaipur skid and overshot the main runway while landing at the Mumbai airport amidst heavy rains on ..

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12 killed in Mumbai wall collapse: Public holiday declared due to heavy downpour

Mumbai: At least 12 people were killed and six others injured after a compound wall collapsed on Tuesday due to heavy rains in Malad ..

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) ..


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 ..

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4 bikes parked at home set ablaze in 6 months; youth in custody

Kayamkulam: The police on Monday took a youth into custody after four bikes parked on the car porch of a house were set ablaze during ..

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Air India flight 'tail-tips' while landing in Kozhikode; no damages reported

Kozhikode: An Air India flight from Dammam had a close shave as it had a 'tail tip' after landing here on Monday morning. ..


Govt says Panchalimedu is revenue land; devaswom board says temple was there

Kochi: The temple and cross in Panchalimedu is located on revenue land, the government said in the High Court on Monday. When the ..


CM’s assurance in custodial death case is worthless: Ramesh Chennithala

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that no police officer will remain in service if found guilty in the Peerumedu ..

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Will trek Sabarimala again: Kanakadurga

Tirur: Kanakadurga, one of the two women who entered Sabarimala temple in a controversial move, stated that she had darshan at Sabarimala ..


Non-subsidised LPG cylinders to be cheaper by Rs 100 from Monday

The price of non-subsidised LPG Sunday was cut by over Rs 100 per cylinder on the back of softening international rates, Indian Oil ..

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Kerala to get German aid of Rs 1400 cr for post-flood rebuilding

Thiruvananthapuram: The Ministry of Finance has given nod to accept loan from the German financial institution KfW for post-flood rebuilding ..

One Day for Children

Edgbaston turns blue as ICC delivers 'One Day for Children' campaign

Birmingham: Edgbaston turned blue on Sunday as the ICC Cricket for Good, in partnership with UNICEF, delivered the pinnacle event of ..

Tengiz oil field, Kazakhstan

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 ..


Woman forest official assaulted in Telangana, TRS MLA's brother held

Hyderabad: A Telangana woman forest department official was injured Sunday when she was attacked by some people, allegedly led by the ..

Attari border

Record 532 kg heroin smuggled from Pakistan through trade route seized at Attari

Amritsar: In its biggest ever narcotics haul, the Customs Department seized 532 kg of suspected heroin worth Rs 2,700 crore, which ..

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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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KSDMA issues rough sea warning, rain alert in districts

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) has issued an alert cautioning the public about rough seas ..


On song BJP, rudderless Congress and lone voice of dissent in Parliament

New Delhi: The headless Congress appears rudderless in the Lok Sabha as the only voice from the opposition benches to go viral so far ..


C. K. Nanu new state president of Janata Dal (Secular)

Thiruvananthapuram: C. K. Nanu MLA has been elected as the state president of Janata Dal (Secular). The decision was announced by party ..

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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 ..

Trump meets Kim

Trump meets Kim in North Korea after crossing Demilitarised Zone

Panmunjom, South Korea: Donald Trump stepped onto North Korean soil Sunday as he met Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized ..


Rajkumar may be subjected to brutal torture, says autopsy report

Peerumedu: The post mortem report of Rajkumar who died after being taken into custody points out to cruel police torture `Urutti kola’, ..


13-yr-old girl falls into Kadalundi river as worn-out slab of Pallathingal bridge gives way

Tirurangandi: In a freak mishap that happened at Chuzhali in Moonniyur, a slab on the walkway of the Pallathingal bridge in Parappanagadi ..


Peeremedu custody death: Police forged documents; CCTV visuals seized

Kottayam: There are reports that attempts were made by the police to sabotage the Peerumedu custodial death case. The Crime branch ..


DeepNude Deepfake app to undress women shuts down after furore

The creators of an application allowing users to virtually "undress" women using artificial intelligence have shut it down ..

Ram Vilas Paswan

Centre gives 1-yr deadline to states for rolling out ‘one nation, one ration card'

New Delhi: The Centre has given states and Union Territories time till June 30, 2020 to roll out the 'one nation, one ration card' ..

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Student hospitalised after suicide bid; jumps to death from 4th floor

Kollam: A student who was admitted to a private medical college here after he tried to commit suicide by slitting his own throat, jumped ..

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NSS slams govt for ignoring forward communities

Changanassery: The Nair Service Society (NSS) on Saturday strongly came down on the state government alleging that the benefits of ..

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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 ..


I feel blessed to have joined BJP: A. P. Abdullakutty

Kannur: A. P. Abdullakutty, who recently joined the BJP after being ousted from Congress said he feels blessed to have joined the saffron ..

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Kerala govt directs to start medical admissions based on temporary fees

Thiruvananthapuram: The government has issued a directive to start medical admissions based on temporary fees. The notification inviting ..

Illicit Liquor kozhikode

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, ..

Illicit Liquor kozhikode

Spurious liquor did not kill estate worker in Kodanchery, say officials

Kozhikode: There were no signs of the deceased having consumed spurious liquor in connection with the death of a man at Kodanchery ..

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DGP must be replaced with someone with common sense: K Muraleedharan

Kozhikode: K Muraleedharan MP said that the state DGP must be replaced by someone with common sense. The MP was here to deliver the ..

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Interstate private bus strike: KSRTC gets Rs 9 cr profit daily; Alternate services arranged

Thiruvananthapuram: The ongoing strike by the interstate private buses have benefitted the KSRTC (Kerala State Road Transport Corporation) ..


1 dead, 2 critical after consuming spurious liquor in Kozhikode

Kozhikode: A 65-year-old man died after reportedly consuming spurious liquor at Palakkal in Kodenchery. Two others in serious condition ..

Carnatic singer faces cyber rage

Carnatic singer faces cyber rage over daughter marrying an African American

Thiruvananthapuram: Renowned Carnatic musician Vidushi Sudha Raghunathan’s daughter Maalavika, a doctor by profession who lives ..


Police trying to blame local residents for Peerumedu custodial death

Nedumkandam: The police are reportedly trying to blame local residents for the recent custodial death in Peerumedu. Raj Kumar had died ..


10 per cent additional hike in higher secondary seats

Thiruvananthapuram: The government has issued an order increasing the number of seats in government and aided higher secondary schools ..


Floods: Rs 1750 crore World Bank loan for rebuilding Kerala

New Delhi: The Government of India, Government of Kerala and the World Bank on Friday signed a loan agreement of USD 250 million for ..

Rahul Gandhi

Several Congress leaders resign in support of Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi: Several leaders of the Congress have resigned from their posts to give Rahul Gandhi a free hand to choose a new team in ..

Amit Shah

LS gives nod for extension of President's Rule in J&K

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Friday gave its nod for the extension of President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir by six months from July ..

Zakir Hussain

Illegal assets: Another probe against CPM Kalamassery area secretary Sakkeer Hussain

Kochi: The CPM has initiated yet another inquiry against its Kalamassery area secretary Sakkeer Hussain over amassment of illegal assets ..


Ruckus in municipality council meet over Kodi Suni’s threat

Kozhikode: The Koduvalli municipality council meeting witnessed a ruckus following an adjournment motion seeking security for municipal ..

Cardinal Mar George Alencherry

Crisis in Syro-Malabar Church; Dissident priests against Cardinal George Alencherry

Kochi: A group of dissident priests in the Syro-Malabar Church has opposed the return of Cardinal George Alencherry to the governing ..

Kannur central jail

Mobile phones, solar chargers seized from Kannur central jail

Kannur: Mobile phones and solar chargers were seized from the central prison here on Friday morning in yet another raid. The raid was ..


VIP dogs at Viyyur jail to sniff out drugs thrown inside

Thrissur: Don’t think of throwing banned items including mobile phones or ganja in to the premises of the Viyyur jail in Thrissur ..


Trains stopped 489 times by chain pulling in 2 years

Kannur: In the last two years, a total of 489 incidents of pulling the alarm chain (emergency brake chain) in trains were reported ..

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Cartoon row: Award likely to be rescinded

Thrissur: The Lalithakala Akademi award given to the controversial cartoon is likely to be stayed. The new decision came as the move ..


No kerosene for those who have power, cooking gas connections

Alappuzha: The centre has again curbed ration allocation for Kerala. The Union Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas gave a letter ..


Anthoor suicide: Violence mars Youth Congress march

Kannur: Trouble broke out in the Youth Congress march taken out to the Anthoor municipality on Thursday morning after the police blocked ..

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Anthoor municipality vice chairman puts up FB post against PK Shyamala

Kannur: In connection with the suicide of an expat industrialist, Anthoor municipality vice chairman K. Shaju put up a Facebook post ..


Indian-American adoptive father of Sherin Mathews sentenced to life

Houston (US): Wesley Mathews, the Indian-American foster father of three-year-old Sherin Mathews, was sentenced to life by a judge ..


Tata salt 'safe for consumption', says company

Mumbai: Tata Chemicals, which manufactures the Tata Salt brands, on Wednesday assured that its salt is "safe and harmless" ..

Koidyeri and Pinarayi

Sabarimala temple issue led to LS poll debacle, admits CPM

Thiruvananthapuram: After the Lok Sabha poll drubbing in Kerala, where the LDF could win only a single seat, the ruling CPM Wednesday ..

Sherin Mathews

Maggots ate organs of Sherin Mathews before autopsy, says doctor

Houston: When the body of 3-year-old Indian toddler Sherin Mathews reached the morgue, maggots had eaten her internal organs, the doctor ..

Binoy Kodiyeri

Mumbai cops issue look-out notice; Binoy will be arrested immediately if court rejects bail plea

Mumbai: The Mumbai police has issued a look-out notice for Binoy Kodiyeri (37) in connection with a rape case. Mumbai DCP Manjunath ..