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Thursday, April 19, 2018

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Ishrat Jahan encounter: Will continue father-in-law’s legal fight, says Pranesh’s wife
Thu, Apr 19, 2018

After the alleged fake encounter, Gopinatha Pillai had joined Ishrat Jahan's mother in fighting the case in the Supreme Court.

Kerala hartal violence: BJP seeks NIA probe
Thu, Apr 19, 2018

The hartal was called to protest the gangrape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. No political party or any other group, however, owned up to issuing the call.

Kerala transgender couple to tie the knot next month
Wed, Apr 18, 2018

Hailing from Thiruvananthapuram, both underwent several rounds of surgeries to change their sex. Ishan quit regular school when he was in Class III. “After marriage, I will take Surya to my house. I want to start a business,’’ said Ishan.

Veteran journalist T V R Shenoy dead
Wed, Apr 18, 2018

Since 1992, the veteran journalist used to write columns for leading publications in India and abroad. In 2003, he was conferred the Padma Bhushan.

Congress seeks explanation from Kerala MP for ‘praising’ PM Modi
Sun, Apr 15, 2018

Thomas, who was earlier PAC chairman, reportedly said that the PM’s expertise was visible in his handling of media and judiciary, and this trait could not be ignored even while opposing him politically and ideologically.

God’s own league: Kerala wins Santosh Trophy after 14 years
Sun, Apr 15, 2018

As Kerala lifts Santosh Trophy after 14 years, the roots can be traced to a football tournament unique to the state.

Doha gym trainer held for RJ murder
Wed, Apr 11, 2018

According to sources, police suspect that the murder was triggered by an alleged affair Rajesh had with Sathar’s estranged wife. The relationship allegedly developed while Rajesh was working with Voice of Kerala FM in Doha.

Kerala Governor withholds Bill regularising medical college admissions
Sun, Apr 08, 2018

The Bill was meant to regularise the illegal admission of 180 students to two private medical colleges in the state in the academic year 2016-17.

Kerala brings out SOP for brain death certification
Sun, Apr 08, 2018

The move comes in the wake of a high court order last year, which directed the health department to take extra care in certification of brain deaths and ensure that hospitals stuck to highest standards of medical ethics.

Nigerian actor in Kerala film cries racism, less pay; producers deny
Sun, Apr 01, 2018

Nigerian actor Samuel Abiola who will be seen in the Malayalam film titled Sudani From Nigeria has expressed his anguish against the makers of the film for racial discrimination. The producers have, however, denied the allegations.

Cardinal under lens: ‘Live by country’s laws, but give importance to laws of God’
Sat, Mar 31, 2018

In his Good Friday message, delivered at a church in Alappuzha, Alencherry expressed displeasure against followers of Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, which he heads, for moving court for a probe against him.

Four among Kerala group that joined Islamic State killed
Sat, Mar 31, 2018

Four others were earlier killed in different incidents in Afghanistan after the group moved to IS-controlled Nangarhar region in 2016.

On Kerala Red turf, green twist to agitation over a small paddy field
Wed, Mar 28, 2018

Environment activists join movement against bypass led by CPM rebels, BJP draws Nandigram parallel.

Eighteen years after bomb claimed leg, she is set to return to hospital — as doctor
Mon, Mar 26, 2018

Last week, when 23-year-old Asna K completed her MBBS studies from Government Medical College, Kozhikode, she also became an icon of survival and determination. 

MoS KJ Alphons slams Aadhaar critics: What’s so private about iris?
Mon, Mar 26, 2018

‘Some have no problem getting naked for US visa, but cry privacy on Aadhaar’

Woman gets seven years’ RI in IS recruitment case
Sun, Mar 25, 2018

Yaseemin Mohammed Zahid was the second wife of Abdul Rashid, a native of Kasaragod, who is suspected to be the kingpin behind the alleged IS recruitment of 21 youths who went missing from Kerala in June 2016.

Kerala honour killing: Dalit groom hangs on to the wedding sari
Sun, Mar 25, 2018

It was an end the couple had feared for long, with Rajan, an Ezhava, opposed to his 22-year-old daughter’s relationship with Brijesh, a Dalit. Numerically the largest community in Kerala, the Ezhavas are backward caste Hindus.

Raghuram Rajan: Hike in trade tariffs to hit economic recovery
Sat, Mar 24, 2018

“The fears are largely around jobs. Even in the industrialised world, where the education level is high, there are fears that people will not have the income to enjoy all the bounty technology offers,” he said.

Nandan Nilekani: There’s DBT proposal for electricity subsidy
Fri, Mar 23, 2018

“About 1.2 billion people use Aadhaar. India has about 850 million bank accounts linked to Aadhaar, of which about 550 million are unique bank accounts. This Aadhaar-linked bank account is the fundamental basis for direct benefit transfer,” Nilekani said.

Kerala set to transform into IT-based society: CM Pinarayi Vijayan
Fri, Mar 23, 2018

“Kerala has declared internet as a right to the citizens and the government is committed to providing free Wi-Fi in at least a 1,000 public spots every year, including parks and libraries,’’ said Vijayan.