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Kerala’s Kannur international airport set to become operational in September: All you should know about it

June 15, 2018 5:41:14 pm

On full completion, the greenfield airport (one which is built from scratch on a new undeveloped site) will have a 4,000 m runway, the longest in south India.

Worth Rs 3 crores, the 0.84-acre property, located in Veliyam town in Kollam district, was officially handed over to the government on Friday, to be turned into an institution for treatment of female mental health patients. (Express photo)

Kerala: Schizophrenic woman’s father donates Rs 3-crore worth property to set up care home

June 8, 2018 4:46:11 pm

Kamalasanan first sent a letter to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on November 8, 2016, offering to give the property free of cost to the government for the construction of a mental care institution.

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Congress gives Kerala Rajya Sabha seat to estranged ally KC(M), protests in party

June 8, 2018 7:28:37 am

The move marks the return of KC(M) to the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) in Kerala a year before Lok Sabha elections, but it has also triggered protests and resentment in the party.

The national MMR stands at 130, down from 167.

Kerala’s maternal mortality rate drops to 46, govt aims 30 by 2020

June 7, 2018 6:44:49 pm

Dr Venugopal, an obstetrician and secretary general of KFOG, said the state's health apparatus showed progress as a result of 'systemic actions' adopted by doctors and government officials.

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Kerala theatre owner arrested in minor molestation case

June 4, 2018 6:12:22 pm

Malappuram district police chief Prateesh Kumar said that theatre owner, Sateesh, was arrested as there was a delay of at least eight days in informing police about the molestation incident.

Kerala MLA Parakkal Abdulla stirs up storm wearing mask, gloves in assembly

Kerala MLA Parakkal Abdulla stirs up storm wearing mask, gloves in assembly

June 4, 2018 4:51:44 pm

Abdulla said his act was only to bring the government's attention to the situation in Kuttiyadi-Perambra region, the epicenter of the Nipah virus. Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan also enquired from the member why he wore the mask.

Petrol price hike: Kerala govt cuts fuel prices by Re 1 with effect from June 1

May 31, 2018 1:47:59 am

Petrol price hike: Kerala government announced it will cut fuel prices by Re 1 with effect from Friday. Today, OMCs reduced petrol and diesel prices by 1 paisa.

Kerala: Wildlife experts hopeful of increased Nilgiri Tahr population in Eravikulam National Park

May 29, 2018 5:51:05 pm

Last year’s survey found 850 Nilgiri Tahrs living in Eravikulam, which is also the largest home to the species in India. Preliminary estimates from wildlife experts suggest that their population has risen due to the birth of 64 Tahr kids this year.

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Nipah virus outbreak: 10 dead, CM Pinarayi Vijayan warns against panic

May 23, 2018 4:28:26 am

Meanwhile, the outbreak has triggered panic in Kozhikode and Malappuram districts. At Perambra in Kozhikode, one can spot many people wearing loose cloth masks around the face.

CPM prestige at stake as Cong, BJP gear up for Kerala bypoll

May 23, 2018 3:38:07 am

Chengannur has been a Congress stronghold for years, the exceptions being in 1967 and 1970 when the CPM got the seat.

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Kerala: Fed up with delay in land survey, man sets files in govt office on fire

May 15, 2018 2:30:09 am

Police said Chakkalakkal Ravi, a native of Kanjiramattam, went to the office at Amballur with petrol at 9.45 am, poured it on files on a table and set them on fire.

Kerala: Two RSS workers arrested for attack on photojournalist in Malappuram

May 4, 2018 3:07:27 pm

The incident occurred when some RSS workers barged into the club and allegedly attacked the photographer, Faud Sanea, for having taken a video of their alleged manhandling of a two-wheeler rider during a protest march.

Kerala youth Sreejith killed due to police torture

Kerala ‘custodial death’: CM Pinarayi Vijayan tells rights panel chief not to make political remarks

April 25, 2018 2:40:44 am

SR Sreejit (26), who was taken into police custody in connection with a case relating to the suicide of a 52-year-old CPI(M) sympathiser, died in a hospital on April 9 allegedly after he was thrashed in custody.

Kerala Congress leader murder: CPI(M) leader sentenced to death, five others given life imprisonment

Kerala Congress leader murder: CPI(M) leader sentenced to death, five others given life imprisonment

April 22, 2018 4:27:28 am

Divakaran, who sustained serious injuries, died at a hospital. His son Dileep and daughter-in-law Rashmi too had sustained injuries in the attack.

Sreejith’s ‘custodial death’: Four police officers suspended

April 12, 2018 7:20:22 pm

Sreejith' s family claimed that he had no role in a mob attack on a house and that the police had arrested the wrong 'Sreejith', not the man who was originally named in the complainant's statement.

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Kerala hartal Highlights: Dalit outfit’s leader taken into custody, exams postponed across state

April 10, 2018 5:29:41 pm

Kerala hartal Highlights: Various Dalit outfits have given a dawn-to-dusk bandh call in the state to protest the alleged dilution of the SC-ST Act. Follow this space to track all the latest developments from the state.

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Kerala gears up to introduce swap donation to cut down on organ trade

April 5, 2018 6:09:20 pm

Swap donation will eliminate the problem of living donors who are unable to donate to their own family members simply because they are incompatible medically.

Kerala: Youth dies in bike accident, his organs will now help 7 people return to life

Kerala youth dies in bike accident, but his organs will give new life to seven others

April 4, 2018 10:26:37 pm

According to KNOS, Arun's heart, liver, two kidneys, pancreas and hands are set to be transplanted in the bodies of seven patients who are disabled or in critical care. His eyes have been donated separately to the hospital's eye bank.

Kerala professor’s shocker: ‘Women who wear jeans give birth to transgenders’

April 4, 2018 5:28:13 pm

The professor also said that children of parents who are not of good character turn out to be "autistic and suffer from cerebral palsy."

Malayali sailor, missing for 5 days from tanker ship in the middle of sea, still not found

April 3, 2018 7:49:57 pm

Ashwin Kumar had boarded the vessel on March 6 from Shenzen in China which was on its way to the United States. On March 24, the ship, which had 23 crew members including Ashwin, last docked at Male, the Maldives capital.

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