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Bird flu in ducks can affect humans, says Kerala govt
Fri, Nov 28, 2014

According to world health organisation reports, influenza viruses circulating in animals pose threats to human health.

Avian flu: Slow start for culling, govt says nothing to panic
Wed, Nov 26, 2014

Four panchayats in paddy-growing Kuttanad region have been hit by the H5 strain of avian influenza.

Culling of birds begins in Kerala as avian influenza spreads
Wed, Nov 26, 2014

An Animal Husbandry estimate showed that 2.80 lakh birds including chickens have to be culled.

Kerala HC allows 312 bars to remain open till December 12
Tue, Nov 25, 2014

Earlier, the high court had allowed the bar hotels to function until the end of November.

Vigilance probes nothing new for Kerala IAS officer Sooraj
Tue, Nov 25, 2014

In the last one decade, he had faced three vigilance cases and a recommendation to suspend him from service.

Kerala govt orders massive culling of ducks after tests confirm avian influenza
Tue, Nov 25, 2014

Health Department has convened a high-level meeting on Tuesday to tackle the threat in Alappuzha.

Kerala High Court rejects govt plea for further probe into murder of INTUC worker
Mon, Nov 24, 2014

Balu was murdered in 2004 and a trial court in 2009 had convicted eight CPI (M) to life imprisonment.

India’s Father Kuriakose Chavara and Sister Euphrasia canonised by Pope in Vatican
Mon, Nov 24, 2014

Father Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Sister Euphrasia from India were on Sunday conferred Sainthood by Pope Francis.

Setback for Aranmula airport project as SC upholds NGT green clearance
Sat, Nov 22, 2014

The SC decision is a major setback for the Congress-led Government in Kerala which had taken 10 % stake in the private venture

Senior IAS officer T O Sooraj suspended for disproportionate assets
Sat, Nov 22, 2014

The Vigilance had raided his premises in many part of Kerala and had seized documents to substantiate the case.

Muslim scholar booked for insulting 4-yr-old rape victim
Sat, Nov 22, 2014

The police registered the case after the girl’s parents moved a complaint.

A mainstream media maintains silence, social media uproar over death of Kerala nursing student
Fri, Nov 21, 2014

A group 'Justice of Roji Roy' has grown to 46,456 members community within two weeks into the mysterious death of nursing student.

Case registered against Islamic scholar for insulting four year old rape victim in speech
Fri, Nov 21, 2014

Saqafi raised questions about the rape theory, which, according to the victim’s family, were insulting in nature.

First time in 35 years, water level at Mullaperiyar dam crosses 142 feet
Fri, Nov 21, 2014

Idukki district collector said all precautionary steps have been taken to address any eventuality

IAS officer to face action, banks asked to freeze his accounts
Thu, Nov 20, 2014

The Vigilance would also recommend that Sooraj, who is the public works secretary, be placed under suspension.

Bar bribe: HC orders quick probe
Thu, Nov 20, 2014

In the statements of 19 witnesses that have been recorded, none have said that Mani had taken bribe.

Two Kerala-born Indian Catholics to be declared as saints in Vatican
Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Clergy and laity from Kerala would join in Vatican to witness the event.

Kerala: 15-year-old killed by classmates over love affair
Thu, Nov 20, 2014

The family of Abhilash had started a search for their son on Friday night itself.

Assets case: Kerala IAS officer’s house raided
Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Vigilance sources said the search teams have seized documents showing his properties in several parts of Kerala.

Kerala: IPS officer suspended on charges of accepting Rs 17 lakh bribe
Tue, Nov 18, 2014

Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala said Nair was suspended based the report from the Vigilance.

Two minors arrested for molesting LKG student in Kozhikode
Sun, Nov 16, 2014

The arrested were inmates of a destitute-cum-religious house run by the school management.

Sister Abhaya case: Two lab technicians acquitted
Sat, Nov 15, 2014

In 2011, the CJM called for charges to be framed against former chief chemical examiner V Geetha and chemical analyst M Chithra

CPI (Maoist) claim onus for attack on NGIL corporate office in Kochi
Fri, Nov 14, 2014

The attack on NGIL corporate office would be the organisation's first sortie into a Kerala city.

Adoor Gopalakrishnan: Ineligible people storm into the halls expecting some hot scenes
Fri, Nov 14, 2014

Adoor Gopalakrishnan said: 'While eligible persons are waiting outside the theatres, ineligible ones storm into the halls expecting some hot scenes.'

Survival of tribals in Attappadi region under threat as infant deaths continue
Thu, Nov 13, 2014

The deaths have brought to focus the serious lapses in the government machinery.

Kerala: Four-year-old molested by minor inmates of a destitute home
Wed, Nov 12, 2014

Police said the incident was reported at Darul Huda English medium school at Parakkadavu in Kozhikode rural district.

She’s Muslim, he’s Hindu, they have been running for 11 months and they won’t hide
Wed, Nov 12, 2014

RSS men offer support if she converts, Muslim hardliners hound couple.

After Kochi, Kozhikode to host ‘kiss in the street’ to protest moral policing
Tue, Nov 11, 2014

The organisers have launched a Facebook page for kiss in the street to uphold the freedom of an individual.

Masked gang vandalise Nitta Gelatin office in Kerala
Tue, Nov 11, 2014

NGIL’s unit in Thrissur district, which manufactures ossein, has been facing resistance over polluting a nearby river.

Liquor outlets facing national highways cause accidents, should be shifted: Kerala HC
Mon, Nov 10, 2014

Division bench was acting upon a public interest litigation saying that liquor outlets along highways have been causing accidents.

M V Raghavan, Communist leader who took on CPM in Kerala, passes away
Mon, Nov 10, 2014

The cremation would be held in Kannur on Monday.

Kerala: Ten government college students suspended for organising “hug of love”
Sat, Nov 08, 2014

Organisers of the "Kiss of love" said the disciplinary action against the students could not be justified.

Rubber dream story unravels in God’s Own Country
Sat, Nov 08, 2014

Rubber also became a source of valuable real estate. An acre of rubber plantation began commanding a price of Rs 40 lakh.

Give details of ‘bribe’, says Kerala minister
Sat, Nov 08, 2014

Ramesh said evidence will be collected by the association and would be submitted later. He said Mani was paid Rs 1 crore before the bar issue came up.

Bar bribe: Hotel owners on tactical retreat;10 bars to renew licences after HC directive
Fri, Nov 07, 2014

10 out of 418 closed bars got orders from the Kerala High Court to renew their liquor licence.

Channel shows bar owners talking govt fall
Fri, Nov 07, 2014

Kerala Bar Hotel Owners’ Association met in Kochi on Thursday to discuss the licence renewal issue.