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Friday, May 07, 2021



Coronavirus India Live Updates: Third Covid wave may not happen if we take 'strong measures', says Centre

May 07, 2021 10:20 pm

Coronavirus (Covid-19) India Lockdown News Live Updates: India on Thursday reported 4,12,262 new cases and 3,980 deaths in the last 24 hours.

Full Kerala lockdown from May 8 to 16 as Covid-19 surge shows no signs of slowing down

May 06, 2021 2:32 pm

Kerala lockdown rules and guidelines: The decision was announced a day after the state reported a record 41,953 infections.

Kerala KSET 2021 registration date extended 

May 06, 2021 11:05 am

The candidates can apply through the website at The last date to submit the application fee is May 22. 

Philipose Mar Chrysostom: The Kerala priest who made us laugh

May 05, 2021 6:33 pm

In the early hours of Wednesday, Philipose Mar Chrysostom, who regaled audiences with his uncanny knack for wit and humour, died at a private hospital in Pathanamthitta at the age of 103.

Kerala CM writes to PM, seeks 1000 tonnes of oxygen, 50 lakh Covishield doses amid Covid surge

May 05, 2021 5:38 pm

Kerala logged 37,190 fresh cases on Tuesday, while 26,148 people were cured, pushing the total caseload to over 17 lakh and recoveries to 13.39 lakh, according to official figures.

Former head of Mar Thoma Church Dr Philipose Mar Chrysostom passes away

May 05, 2021 8:01 am

A religious dignitary with a genuine humanitarian outlook and global vision, Mar Chrysostom was awarded Padma Bhushan by President Ram Nath Kovind in 2018.

Kerala: No stepping outdoors except for essential services from tomorrow to May 9

May 03, 2021 6:01 pm

Shops selling milk, meat, groceries and vegetables can stay open, but home delivery must be encouraged to avoid contact with customers. Double masks and social distancing is mandatory at such markets.

Pinarayi pushes for double masking; more curbs planned in Kerala

May 01, 2021 7:56 am

More restrictions are planned for the state to combat the rising number of cases.

Kerala to revise hospitalisation norms: All need not get admitted

April 29, 2021 3:34 am

After a review meeting, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan told the media that the number of patients is going up and steps are being initiated to avoid the situation in which patients are left to scramble for treatment.

SC says shift jailed journalist Siddique Kappan to Delhi hospital, Centre objects

April 29, 2021 2:01 am

The court added that meanwhile Kappan is at liberty to approach "the concerned courts for the grant of bail or to challenge the proceedings or for quashing the chargesheet”.


In Pictures: Rahul Gandhi swimming with Kerala fishermen during his recent Kollam visit

February 26, 2021 10:36 am

During his recent visit to Kerala, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi interacted with the fishing community, ventured into the sea with the fishermen and took a stab at fishing.

Air India Express flight from Dubai crashlands in Kozhikode | See pictures

August 08, 2020 12:02 pm

An Air India Express flight with 190 passengers on board skidded off the runway and split into two while trying to land at Kerala’s Kozhikode airport in heavy rain on Friday evening.

On Republic Day, thousands form human chain against CAA-NRC in Kerala, Kolkata

January 27, 2020 8:57 am

After the rehearsal at 3:30 pm, the human chain took shape at 4 pm. It is to be followed by public meetings at over 250 places across the state.

Done and dusted: Kochi's Maradu flats torn down in seconds

January 11, 2020 1:12 pm

Alfa Serene and H2O Holy Faith were razed Saturday as per a Supreme Court order passed last September.

Pilgrims throng Sabarimala temple, offer prayers

November 26, 2019 12:27 pm

The Kerala High Court has issued orders to the five Devaswom boards in the state to ensure there is no presence of plastic in the ‘irumudikettu’ (offerings) that Sabarimala pilgrims carry to the temple.

Happy Onam 2019: Malayalis celebrate the harvest festival across India

September 12, 2019 9:49 am

From a nine-course feast called Onasadya to festivities called Onakalikal, Onam is the most important annual festival for Malayalis.

Karkidaka Vavubali today: A ritual to pay homage to departed souls

August 01, 2019 7:59 am

Karkidaka Vavubali falls on July 31 this year. Rituals are performed and offerings are made to appease the departed soul.

Colours of rain: Southwest monsoon arrives in Kerala

June 10, 2019 10:06 am

The news will augur well for the country as large parts have been witnessing agriculture distress and water levels in reservoirs in west and south India have dipped to low levels in the past few months.

Kerala SSLC Results 2019: Websites, app to get results

May 06, 2019 1:47 pm

Kerala SSLC results 2019: The results will be available at the websites from 2 pm. The students can check the results through the websites,,,,, and

Sketch book 2: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on campaign mode, as seen by E P Unny

April 22, 2019 2:25 pm

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Ahead of voting on April 23, 2019, E P Unny travels through Kerala and documents its politics through sketches.


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

June 22, 2020 6:05 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

June 22, 2020 6:05 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.

Vanitha Mathil bring together Kerala women

June 22, 2020 6:06 pm

Vanitha Mathil bring together Kerala women

Elephant calf rescued from well

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

An elephant calf which accidentally fell in a well was rescued by locals and forest officials in Kerala's Ernakulam district.

Kannur International Airport Set to Take Flight

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

Kannur International Airport (KIAL), the fourth in Kerala, will be dedicated to the nation on December 9. The airport will offer better access to travellers from north Kerala and parts of Karnataka like Coorg.

Women know where to go and how to behave, Uma Bharti on Sabarimala

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

On the Sabarimala verdict, union minister Uma Bharti said the court cannot be blamed for its intervention. This comes just days after BJP President Amit Shah said that meddling with the affairs of the temple was a conspiracy by Communists in Kerala.

Sabarimala gates opened for women but protesters deny them entry

June 22, 2020 6:13 pm

The gates of the Sabarimala temple were opened to women of all ages on Wednesday, but protesters blocked the devotees from entering the shrine and warned them of consequences.

What Indu Malhotra, the only judge who disagreed on the Sabarimala verdict, said

June 22, 2020 6:15 pm

Justice Indu Malhotra said that it is not for courts to determine which religious practices are to be struck down.

Kerala received a lot more rain than its dams could handle: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:16 pm

Three days of intense rainfall, from August 15 to August 17 brought in more than what the dams could accommodate, making it necessary to release water. This is what the Central Water Commission (CWC) report on the Kerala floods observed.

How much damage Kerala suffered: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:17 pm

With some time passing, an assessment of the loss in Kerala can be made. Take a look in today’s News in Numbers.