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Kerala fishermen praised for releasing endangered whale shark they had trapped

January 29, 2020 3:26 pm

The heartwarming incident happened in Puthiyappa fishing harbour in Kozhikode, Kerala and the men are seen finally tying knot with a rope around it, to lift it by a crane to push it off the edge of the boat.

Kerala State Lottery Today Results announced: First prize worth is Rs 70 lakh

January 29, 2020 1:25 pm

Kerala Lottery Today Results: The first prize winner is ticket number SW-311063 which bagged a whopping Rs 70 lakh. The second prize was drawn by ticket number SZ-430410 which bagged Rs 5 lakh.

With 621-km human chain, Kerala pledges to protect Constitution

January 27, 2020 2:51 am

For the first time, several mosques joined the Republic Day celebrations by hoisting the tricolour and reading out the Preamble of the Constitution following a direction by the Kerala State Wakf Board to observe Republic Day.

Grammar of engagement with believers must be re-imagined in cases like Sabarimala

January 27, 2020 9:47 am

Those seeking revision should speak to a believer in the latter’s language. Unfortunately, that is not the debate happening in Kerala today. Many revisionists often deride religious beliefs, symbols and customs, present them as unrealistic, meaningless concepts that hold back human advancement – or base their arguments on this notion.

Opposition Congress to move resolution against Kerala Governor

January 26, 2020 4:16 am

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan had stated that the resolution passed by Kerala Assembly — demanding scrapping of the Act — was illegal and unconstitutional as the issue was not in the state’s domain.

Coronavirus hits Kerala, 7 under watch in Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Kozhikode, Pathanamthitta

January 25, 2020 1:25 pm

Kerala health officials said at least 73 people were being kept under close watch at their homes for coronavirus.

Private schools should desist from religious education: Kerala High Court

January 25, 2020 7:20 am

Upholding the closure of a school in the state capital which admitted only Muslim students, the bench of Justice A Muhamed Mustaque observed that the school imparted religious instruction exclusively following Islamic religion and that cannot be permitted.

Kerala Lottery Today Results out: First prize worth is Rs 60 lakh

January 25, 2020 1:44 pm

Kerala Lottery Today Results: The first prize winner is ticket number PNY-855556 which bagged a whopping Rs 60 lakh. The Official results are available on keralalotteries.com.

Coronavirus scare after Indian nurse in Saudi put on watch

January 24, 2020 2:20 pm

The nurse, who hails from Ettumanoor in Kerala’s Kottayam district, is believed to have got the virus from a Philippines national who was under treatment in Al-Hayat Hospital where she worked in southwestern Saudi Arabia’s Khamis Mushait.

Kerala KTET 2020 from February 15: Syllabus, paper pattern, check details

January 23, 2020 3:08 pm

KTET 2020: The state-level teacher eligibility KTET 2020 is for four categories, I, II, III, IV. The examination will be conducted on February 15 and 16, 2020.

KERALA PHOTOS

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 kerala.gov.in, keralaresults.nic.in, results.itschool.gov.in, cdit.org, prd.kerala.gov.in, results.nic.in and educationkerala.gov.in.

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.

Lakhs of women take part in Attukal Pongala festival

February 22, 2019 11:13 am

Lakhs of women took part in the historic Attukal Pongala festival in Kerala Wednesday. The women prepare an offering of 'Pongala' in makeshift brick stoves which will be offered to Attukal Devi

Mercury dips in Kerala; Munnar covered with frost

January 07, 2019 12:09 pm

Munnar hill station in Kerala was covered in a blanket of frost.

KERALA VIDEOS

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.

Vanitha Mathil bring together Kerala women

January 01, 2019 6:40 pm

Vanitha Mathil bring together Kerala women

Elephant calf rescued from well

January 02, 2019 11:55 am

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

December 08, 2018 2:52 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

November 01, 2018 7:05 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

October 18, 2018 3:35 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

September 28, 2018 1:35 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

September 11, 2018 12:40 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

September 07, 2018 12:17 pm

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