The sugar industry has come out strongly in favour of a release mechanism to stop the freefall in sugar prices. Under a release mechanism, the central government imposes a certain quota on the amount of a commodity that can be sold in the open market, in an effort to keep a balance between its supply […]
Theertha, co-founder of the startup ‘Sign NEXT’, wants to talk and communicate more effectively to the deaf people across the country and make them part of the mainstream conversation.
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.
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.
Condemning the stand taken by the left government, the UDF opposition wanted it to take a “humanitarian” approach rather than speaking on technicalities on the issue.
The Catholic Church, opposition Congress-led UDF and BJP had criticised the government for its decision to re-open closed liquor outlets.
At present, police would neither record the statement of the Cardinal nor arrest him,’’ he said. Of 458 priests in the arch-diocese, only ten are reportedly supporting the Cardinal.
CPI(M) Kozhikode district secretary P Mohanan, however, rejected the claim that CPI(M) men had vandalised the memorial.
Nurses assigned on emergency and casualty duties have been exempted from the strike, UNA representatives said.
Last month, a special probe panel comprising priests and laymen had recommended action against Alencherry. This is the first such recommendation — the case also involves alleged black money — for a Catholic Church in India.
An estate worker Rajamma, 60, was on Monday mauled to death by two Rottweiler dogs, kept by a person named Karikkal Jose. He was arrested on Wednesday and the dogs have been sent for examination to a veterinary university in Wayanad.
Leader of the opposition in the assembly Ramesh Chennithala alleged that the much hyped Life mission was yet to take off in the state. He also said that there was no concrete system to address the complexities and confusions attached to the programme.
Saju Anto fell off the fourth floor of a lodge, where he had been staying for a few days. CCTV footage showed people gathering around him, but no one took him to a hospital. Many were seen looking up the building.
Until last week, Abdul Azeez Moulavi, who is also a member of the society, had been leading the Friday prayers at the mosque.
Though the condition of the none of the affected children was serious, they would be discharged only after monitoring their health condition, said a release from the Medical College Hospital.
Priests and the faithful under the Neyyantinkara Latin Catholic Diocese took out a procession to instal a new holy cross in the place of one which got damaged a few months ago.
The highest number of rapes were reported this year from Thiruvananthapuram (rural)-157, followed by Malappuram-136 and Palakkad-105.
According to police, Akshay Ashok (22) murdered his mother Deepa (50) on the suspicion that she was in an extra-marital relationship.
The attack came hours after the Kannur district administration convened a peace meeting of CPM and BJP leaders.
Sapna Tracy (43), who delivered her eighth child in December 2015, died Monday in Thrissur after delaying cancer treatment