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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Kerala news


Three months ahead of Easter and Vishu, Bengaluru- Kerala trains already booked

January 16, 2020 8:57 pm

While a sleeper-class ticket from Bengaluru to Kochuveli in Thiruvananthapuram is priced at Rs 465, the cheapest bus ticket (in services provided by Kerala and Karnataka Road Transport Corporations) costs over Rs 1,100.

Fjällräven Polar: This Bengaluru woman is set to be the first Indian woman to visit Arctic pole

January 14, 2020 8:46 pm

Citing several cyber-bullying instances fuelled by rival campaigners during the intense online competition, which was held across November and December 2019, Geethu said, "The journey towards being picked the winner itself has been a rough one."

Kerala: Man assaulted by mob on charges of theft succumbs to injuries

December 16, 2019 6:04 pm

Police have arrested five of the suspects and are on the look-out for a sixth person. The accused have been remanded in police custody.

Kochi's natural assets map gives a glimpse of city's ecological strengths

November 20, 2019 2:45 pm

The new illustrated natural assets map of Kochi, Kerala's financial hub, is part of a German-funded project on mainstreaming biodiversity and communicating the significance of a city's ecosystem to its citizens.

Traveling to Kerala for Onam? Here's a list of special bus/ train services from Karnataka

September 07, 2019 6:49 pm

The KSRTC has advised passengers to reserve tickets prior to the date of the journey either through online ( or at computerised KSRTC ticket counters operated at key bus depots across and outside the state.

Bangalore-Kerala private bus services resume; strike called off

July 01, 2019 6:44 pm

The bus operators for their part agreed with the Kerala government that a redressal system to address passenger grievances will be set up for each bus plying on these routes.

Kerala Lalithakala Akademi firm on award for controversial cartoon on rape-accused Bishop

June 17, 2019 9:39 pm

The cartoon by Subhash depicts former Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who faces charges of sexually assaulting and raping a nun, as a rooster with a woman's underwear hanging on his crosier.

Women's wall in Kerala today: All your questions answered

January 01, 2019 10:08 am

The women's wall is an idea that took shape in the backdrop of the row around women's entry at the Sabarimala shrine in central Kerala. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran and Finance Minister TM Thomas Isaac will take part in the event.

Malayalam film industry limps back to normalcy

August 29, 2018 5:36 pm

Malayalam superstar Mammootty earlier this week started shooting for his upcoming film Madura Raja. Mohanlal has also resumed shooting for Lucifer in Thiruvananthapuram.

Kerala rolls out electric A/C buses on trial basis in three cities

June 18, 2018 3:24 pm

For the trial run, the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation has priced its tickets similar to what is being charged in its air-conditioned Volvo buses. The money collected through tickets will go into its coffers.


17 Year Old's Viral Video Throws Light On Beach Sand Mining in Southern Kerala

January 18, 2019 7:00 pm

An important anti-mining campaign by a bunch of villagers in Alappad, Kerala was brought to public spotlight through the video of a 17 year old class 12 student.

First woman climbs Kerala peak that women were banned from

January 16, 2019 3:40 pm

Dhanya Sanal became the first woman to climb the Agasthyakoodam peak in Kerala on Tuesday after the High Court recently lifted a restriction on women undertaking the annual trek.

Kerala Floods: How The River Damaged My Hometown

August 29, 2018 12:21 pm

One of the worst affected areas in Kerala is the district of Idukki. The Indian Express's Arun Janardhanan reported on how the floods damaged his hometown and aerial footage reveals the extent of damage. The death toll in the state is now above 300.

4 Indian Navy personnel save 109 people

August 20, 2018 9:29 am

Four personnel of the Indian Navy saved 109 people in an operation that lasted over four hours in Kerala's Thrissur district.

Kerala paralysed by floods

August 16, 2018 8:00 am

Kerala Police on rescue operation at Waynad

August 15, 2018 10:22 am

Kerala Police adventurous journey to the relief camp.

Disaster Alert

July 31, 2018 4:25 pm