One day after the episode in Thiruvananthapuram, artiste Bhagyalakshmi, and activists Sreelakshmi Arakkal and Diya Sana, Sunday won the strong backing of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, Health and Social Justice Minister K K Shailaja, as well as a wide section of civil society.
The districts of Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod have been issued Orange alert.
A five-member crew of the Kerala State Water Transport Department ferried the student from Kuttanad to the examination centre at Kottayam, waited for the examination to be over and dropped her back home on both days of the examination. The basic fare for students was charged from her.
However, state government has informed that social distancing must be implemented properly and use of masks are a must.
Their recovery has emerged as a feat for the state’s health sector, which last week saw the recovery of a local couple aged 93 and 88.
The young IAS officer had returned to the state on March 19 after a trip abroad and had been asked to remain under observation. However, he left for his brother’s place in Bengaluru without informing anyone.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan told the media that safe, clean and affordable lodging facilities for women travellers would be made ready in all major towns in the state. The project would be undertaken by local self-governing bodies, he said.
On December 23, the male carollers at the St Thomas Mar Thoma Church donned skull caps and the women wore headscarves and performed Mappila — traditional songs sung by the Muslim community — renditions of traditional carols.
The Jama Masjid at Edivetti village, under Changaroth panchayat of Kozhikode, sits right across the house of Indira Nambiar, whose daughter Prathyusha, a post-graduate student, got married last Sunday.
The Thrissur district administration Saturday gave its approval Saturday afternoon, but laying out specific conditions for the same.
A ban on a partially-blind 54-year-old tusker was placed by the Chief Wildlife Warden after the elephant killed two people at a housewarming ceremony in Guruvayur in February this year.
Britto, who hailed from Kochi, was state vice-president of Students Federation of India, the student wing of CPI(M), in 1983 when he was stabbed by activists of KSU, the student wing of the Congress.
The participating women are to take a pledge to protect renaissance values, but its content has no reference to Sabarimala.
It was alleged that Harikumar deliberately pushed the youth in front of the vehicle even after the parking issue was solved.
Police suspect that the senior priest, who was travelling from Gujarat, fell after being hit by the door of the compartment as he was preparing to alight at Ernakulam junction a few minutes away.
On Tuesday, Saseendra became the first woman in Kerala to drive the official vehicle of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan as he took the salute at a passing-out parade at the Ramavarmapuram Police Academy in Thrissur.
Shashi Tharoor said the BJP youth wing activists also drove away the locals who were waiting with their petitions outside and even tied a banner saying “Hindu Pakistan” office.
The cabinet set up the expert panel months after Vijayan, at a function, had said Kerala should have its own official song which could be sung for government and other public functions.
The injured have been admitted to hospitals in Mattanur and Thalassery. The condition of one of the CPI(M) is said to be serious. It is being verified who started off the clash, a senior police official said.
The company is looking at providing 500 direct jobs by the end of April 2019 with indirect employment also raised through its partner agencies.
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.