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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
“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 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.