Elephant is the state animal of Kerala, while ‘great hornbill’ the bird and ‘kanikkonna’ the official flower. The state had recently declared pearl spot, popularly known as ‘karimeen’, as its official fish
The depression comes months after Ochki cyclone hit the coasts of the state, neighbouring Tamil Nadu and union territory of Lakshadweep in November-December 2017, claiming the lives of several fishermen and leaving many missing.
A single bench of Justice Kamal B Pasha had said that prima facie there is evidence to show that the Cardinal and the other priests have committed criminal breach of trust, conspiracy and cheating.
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Amit Shah has given each state leader the charge of two Panchayats in Chengannur constituency and each state core group member has been asked to supervise two panchayats.
The Sree Vidwari Vaidhyanatha temple, at Vithura, announced that as part of its two-week festival, commencing on March 11, the idol of Goddess Kali would be bathed in human blood for 12 days.
The order came hours after CM Vijayan Pinarayi told the state assembly that probe by the central agency was “not necessary” as the state police was progressing positively.
CPI(M) Kannur district secretary P Jayarajan received the threat call at the party office on Sunday.
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In anm entry on her personal blog, the woman DGP lambasted the ‘Kuthiyottam’ ritual at the Attukal temple which involves small iron hooks pierced into the skin on the flanks of the boys producing little drops of blood.
Daily collection at the ‘Food for Freedom’ counter of the jail, that sells food cooked by inmates, has soared to Rs 80,000 after recent additions to the menu.
After working in the Gulf for 35 years in the automobile sector, Sugathan had returned home three months ago to start the workshop.
Earlier, police had arrested two persons, both CPI(M) workers allegedly involved in the killing of an RSS worker in Kannur in 2016.
The state government announced financial aid of Rs 10 lakh for the family of Madhu, who belonged to Kadukammana colony in Puthur panchayat.
Terming the incident as unfortunate, Kerala DGP Loknath Behera said Agali DySP TK Subramanian will be the investigating officer in the case under the leadership of Palakkad Superintendent of Police.