ration

Increase in number of ration buyers; 5.97 lakh cardholders newly added in 4 months

Alappuzha: The Civil Supplies Department stated that 5.97 lakh eligible families ..

Spurious liquor
Liquor bottles to be collected to curb pollution
Police help for elderly people
Police install ‘bell of trust’ at houses to help elderly people living alone
Oldage
Govt to act against those who abandon parents
Eldose Kunnappilly

People block attempt to take elephant for training

Perumbavoor: The forest department’s attempt to take an elephant for training in Tamil Nadu was blocked due to the disagreement ..

sudhakaran

Public will deal with ‘Vayalkili’: G. Sudhakaran

Cherthala: PWD minister G. Sudhakaran severely criticized the farmer’s group ‘Vayalkili’ at Keezhattoor in Kannur ..

micro power project

Micro hydroelectric project to be set up in Meenvallam

Palakkad: The second micro hydroelectric project in the State will be implemented in Meenvallam of Karimba panchayat. The power project ..

Anupam Kher

Why can't people stand up for national anthem for 52 secs: Kher

Pune: Veteran actor Anupam Kher today said if people can wait at the restaurants, stand in the queues in front of theaters or party ..

electric train

Trains on Shoranur-Mangalore route to have electric engines by December

Kannur: All trains running in Shoranur-Mangalore route will have electric locomotives by December, said Palakkad Divisional Railway ..

bar

Can't give bar license to 2-star hotels, Govt tells HC

Kochi: The state government has informed the Kerala High Court that bar license cannot be granted to two-star hotels. The liquor ..

Nurses strike

ESMA: Nurses association to meet today in Thrissur

Thrissur: In the wake of the High Court directing the private hospitals to evoke ESMA against the nurses that are on indefinite strike, ..

elephant

Wild tuskers visit Bisonvalley

Rajakkad: A group of wild tuskers visited certain residential areas of Konginicity and Societymedu in the Baisonvalley panchayat on ..

traffic

New Norms: Kerala at Crossroads

As the aircraft descended the landscape beneath became clearer. I could see the Western Ghats rising above the plains and dividing ..

boby chemmannur

Case against Boby Chemmanur

Kalpetta: The police have registered case against businessman Boby Chemmanur for attempting to rehabilitate stray dogs near a residential ..

Indian-origin Nobel laureate to head Royal Society in UK

Indian-origin Nobel laureate to head Royal Society in UK

London: India-born Nobel laureate Sir Venkatraman Ramakrishnan has been confirmed as president elect of Britain's prestigious Royal ..

Forward women MLAs' petition to police: Achuthanandan

Forward women MLAs' petition to police: Achuthanandan

Thiruvananthapuram: Keeping up the pressure on the government, opposition leader V S Achuthanandan today asked Speaker N Sakthan to ..

gold

Gold worth Rs 4.5 cr seized

Kozhikode: Gold bars and biscuits worth Rs 4.5 crore kept concealed in a consignment of LED lamps were seized today at the cargo section ..

Vijay Kumar named dean of top US engineering school

Vijay Kumar named dean of top US engineering school

Washington: Vijay Kumar, an Indian-American expert on robotics and cyber physical systems, has been named dean of the University of ..

One should possess the sense to distinguish siblings: Sivadasan Nair

One should possess the sense to distinguish siblings: Sivadasan Nair

Thiruvananthapuram: Aranmula MLA K Sivadasan Nair on Thursday came up with a reply to Kovalam MLA Jameela Prakasam, who exhibited ..

State agencies take charge of Kerala nurses' recruitment

State agencies take charge of Kerala nurses' recruitment

Thiruvananthapuram: In a relief to Kerala nurses who seek employment in the Middle East, two state-owned agencies have been awarded ..

No VS' speech at EMS commemoration meet

No VS' speech at EMS commemoration meet

Thiruvananthapuram: The speech by Veteran CPM leader V S Achuthanandan was avoided at the EMS commemoration meet held in front of ..

Srinagar-Jammu highway re-opens after four days

Srinagar-Jammu highway re-opens after four days

Srinagar: The Srinagar-Jammu national highway re-opened for traffic on Thursday after remaining closed for four consecutive days ..

VS demands party central leadership to discuss his complaints

VS demands party central leadership to discuss his complaints

Thiruvananthapuram: Veteran CPM leader V S Achuthanandan shot off a letter to the party central leadership demanding discussion on ..

Six get 10-year jail term in Odisha gang rape

Six get 10-year jail term in Odisha gang rape

Bhubaneswar: A court in Odisha has sentenced six people to 10 years in prison for kidnapping and raping a Dalit woman in Bargarh ..

noose

Four Pakistani convicts hanged

Islamabad: Four death row convicts in Pakistan were hanged on Thursday in Rawalpindi city, media reported. Two brothers -- Mohammad ..

Netanyahu

Israel election: Netanyahu Likud party storms to victory

Jerusalem: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today appeared headed for a record fourth term after his Likud party emerged as the surprise ..

Railway platform

Railway platform tickets to cos Rs 10 from April 1

NEW DELHI: The railway platform ticket is going to be costlier--Rs 10--from April 1. 'The rate of platform ticket will be increased ..

Mani should take rest, says Pandalam; withdraws it later

Mani should take rest, says Pandalam; withdraws it later

Indicating chinks in the Congress in Kerala over protecting Finance Minister K M Mani, facing bribery charges in the bar scam, a ..

Ban on BBC documentary to continue till April 15

Ban on BBC documentary to continue till April 15

New Delhi : The ban on the telecast of controversial BBC documentary 'India's Daughter' on the December 16, 2012, gang rape will ..

Sacred groves in state under threat: Report

Sacred groves in state under threat: Report

Thiruvananthapuram: The sprawling patches of sacred groves, the rich abode of biodiversity seen in and around villages across Kerala, ..

Anil Kumar

Kochi Biennale high-value tourism product: Anil Kumar

Kochi: The Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) is one of Kerala Tourism's most outstanding products, said state Tourism Minister A.P. Anil ..

4 killed in road mishap at Kodungaloor

4 killed in road mishap at Kodungaloor

Kodungaloor: Four persons were killed and five others seriously injured in a collission between a car and a tractor lorry at ..

It's a fight to the finish over land bill, declares united opposition

It's a fight to the finish over land bill, declares united opposition

New Delhi : A united opposition on Tuesday sounded its battle cry over the land acquisition bill as leaders of 14 political parties, ..

IAS officer Ravi

IAS officer found dead in Bengaluru

Bengaluru: IAS officer D.K.Ravi, posted as Karnataka's additional commissioner, commercial tax, was found dead in his official apartment ..

Govt decides relaxed security clearance process for media

Govt decides relaxed security clearance process for media

New Delhi: News channels and other media ventures will get 10-year security clearance instead of three years now as the Home Ministry ..

Keralite woman released by Maldives reaches home

Keralite woman released by Maldives reaches home

Thiruvananthapuram: Keralite woman Rubeena Burhanuddin, who was freed by Maldivian authorities after being imprisoned for around ..

Toddler Rescued after Allegedly Getting Stuck in Pot

Toddler Rescued after Allegedly Getting Stuck in Pot

Thiruvananthapuram: A one-and-half-year-old girl child allegedly got stuck inside an aluminium pot while playing and was rescued ..

Indian-American Renu Khator elected head of US education body

Indian-American Renu Khator elected head of US education body

Washington : Indian-American Renu Khator has been elected chair of the Board of Directors of the American Council on Education (ACE), ..

Animal hearts and more

Animal hearts and more

Sitting down on Valentine's Day to write a column I wondered about the heart. Why and how has it become associated with emotion when ..

Kochi Muziris Biennale

KMB may fetch more returns: Ex-ministers

Kochi: The ongoing Kochi Muziris Biennale (KMB) looks set to fetch Kerala returns that could well surpass the financial investment ..

SC quashes Centre's decision to include Jats in OBC quota

SC quashes Centre's decision to include Jats in OBC quota

New Delhi : The Supreme Court today set aside the notification issued by the erstwhile UPA government to include Jats in the Central ..

Court summons Kejriwal in defamation case

Court summons Kejriwal in defamation case

New Delhi: A court here asked Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and two others on Tuesday to explain why should they be exempted ..

LDF presses for case against UDF MLAs for attacking women MLAs

LDF presses for case against UDF MLAs for attacking women MLAs

Thiruvananthapuram: CPI-M veteran and Leader of Opposition VS Achuthanandan on Tuesday demanded registration of cases against ..

Kottayam DCC president attacks Mani at KPCC meet

Kottayam DCC president attacks Mani at KPCC meet

Thiruvananthapuram: At the KPCC meeting held at the Indira Bhavan here on Tuesday, DCC president Tommy Kallani came down on Finance ..

Don't make Aadhar mandatory, says SC

Don't make Aadhar mandatory, says SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre and all the states to 'adhere to' its earlier order that no person should ..

DYFI march towards offices of 5 ruling front MLAs

DYFI march towards offices of 5 ruling front MLAs

The march held towards the office of Sivadasan Nair Thiruvananthapuram: DYFI undertook a march ..

Haryana to introduce 'Bhagwad Gita' in schools this year

Haryana to introduce 'Bhagwad Gita' in schools this year

Chandigarh: The Haryana government will introduce the teaching of 'Bhagwad Gita', a Hindu scripture, in school curriculum from the ..

police

Kerala Police begin probe into assembly ruckus

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Police on Sunday inspected the assembly floor to collect evidence -- including video recording -- of the ..