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Kerala / The New Indian Express

COVID-19: 63 more inmates of Kerala prison test positive, headquarters shut for three days

With this, the total number of infected prisoners has gone up to 164

14 Aug 2020 3:45 pm
Top officials involved in rescue work after Kozhikode air crash test positive for COVID-19

The Malappuram district collector and 22 officials working under him were among those who tested positive. On Thursday night, the district police chief also tested positive.

14 Aug 2020 3:10 pm
Kerala government in a fix over policy to be adopted for autonomous colleges

The LDF government, wary of brickbats that it may receive over an explicit change in policy, has not spelt out its stance on such applications.

14 Aug 2020 2:23 pm
Withdraw order to collectcall records of COVID-19 patients: Chennithala writes to Kerala CM

Chennithala also aired doubts that the government would misuse the order to leak the telephone calls of its criticisers.

14 Aug 2020 12:45 pm
This infected Kerala PHC nurse givesher thumbs-up to home care

Sherly used to give updates of her health status everyday in the WhatsApp group, which was appreciated by the people.

14 Aug 2020 11:50 am
Kozhikode plane crash: Who will rescue first responders of Air India flight mishap?

Irshad #39;s marriage took place just two weeks ago and his wife, sick father and mother are waiting for him at home.

14 Aug 2020 11:39 am
Kozhikode plane crash: AAIB forms five-member inquiry panel, report expected in fivemonths

Captain S S Chahar, a former DGCA-designated examiner for pilots of B737NG aircraft, will be the investigator-in-charge to inquire into the circumstances of the August 7 accident.

14 Aug 2020 10:04 am
Major tragedy averted in Kochi after truck carrying 50 LPG cylinders catches fire

According to fire and rescue officials, Rahul Raj, a truck driver who was passing through the Kottayam-Ernakulam route, stopped his vehicle after seeing smoke rising from the engine side of the truck

13 Aug 2020 4:46 pm
Kerala gold smuggling case: Swapna Suresh denied bail, court says she's 'highly influential'

Deepu C, Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate (ACJM), observed that Swapna cannot be released on the grounds that she is a woman.

13 Aug 2020 4:39 pm
Kozhikode plane crash: 92 injured passengers discharged from hospitals, says AI

An Air India Express flight from Dubai with 190 people, including a six-member crew, overshot the tabletop runway during landing at the Kozhikode airport in heavy rain on the night of August 7.

13 Aug 2020 3:51 pm
Kerala gold smuggling case: Customs officials raid jewellery units in Kozhikode

According to Customs Preventive Division officials, these are follow-up raids in the gold smuggling case and more people will be interrogated in the coming days

13 Aug 2020 3:37 pm
Kerala Governor and CM visit landslide-hit Pettimudi, kin of victims assured full support

Pinarayi said his government will work hard to rehabilitate the affected people. ldquo;Rescue efforts have been progressing in the best way and the search for the missing persons will continue, quot; he said.

13 Aug 2020 3:16 pm
Green activists in Kerala decry 'anti-people' draft EIA

Environmentalists identify over 30 policy dilutions that can have devastating effects on the ecosystem.

12 Aug 2020 4:08 pm
NIA officer probing Kerala gold smuggling case wins Union Home Minister's medal of excellence

Radhakrishnan Pillai has been serving in the NIA since 2010 and is the Chief Investigation Officer of the case relating to the smuggling of gold via the diplomatic channel

12 Aug 2020 3:17 pm
5%test positivity rate, spread in clusters call for rethink

Something is amiss with the state rsquo;s Covid-19 prevention and control strategy

12 Aug 2020 2:37 pm
Pinarayi: Cops interventionin managing Covid effective

The intensity with which Covid-19 is spreading in Thiruvananthapuram, Alappuzha and Malappuram has prompted the government to go for stringent measures.

12 Aug 2020 2:33 pm
Save Swami Prakashananda from illegal detention, says plea in HC

In the petition, Kumar submitted that his mentor Swami Prakashananda is under the illegal detention of the office-bearers of SNDST based at the Sivagiri Mutt in Varkala in Thiruvananthapuram.

12 Aug 2020 1:58 pm
Idukki landslide: Rescue workers retrieve three more bodies, toll climbs to 55

While efforts are underway to find the remaining 15 persons, majority of them expected to be children.

12 Aug 2020 1:39 pm
Munnar estate worker killed in elephant attack

There were grievous injuries on the victim #39;s head and face but there were no signs of trampling.

12 Aug 2020 11:03 am
Idukki landslide: Three more bodies recovered, death toll mounts to 52

On Tuesday morning, the rescue personnel recovered the bodies from the Pettimudi stream nearby that flows near the workers #39; quarters.

11 Aug 2020 3:39 pm
District to start home care forasymptomatic patients

The spiralling Covid-19 caseload in the state capital has at long last prompted the health department to start home care for asymptomatic patients at the earliest.

11 Aug 2020 3:09 pm
Fishers protest in Anchuthengu, demand lifting of lockdown curbs

Protesters moved to the panchayat office and then to the local church before the situation calmed down.

11 Aug 2020 3:02 pm
Finger pulse oximeters must for patients under home treatment

An advisory issued by the health department strongly recommends the use of finger pulse oximeters for Covid-19 patients undergoing home treatment.

11 Aug 2020 2:54 pm
Kerala police's Cyberdome to probe online attacks against journos amid gold smuggling case

A section of the media has come under organized cyber attacks and character assassination after their reportage on the gold smuggling case ruffled the feathers of some CPM cyber activists

11 Aug 2020 2:42 pm
Kerala gold smuggling accused Ramees taken for evidence collection in deer hunting case

Forest department personnel said Ramees used to deal in the sale of horns and skin of wild animals. It is said that he would recruit locals for the purpose and then sell the meat and other parts.

11 Aug 2020 2:40 pm
Travancore Devaswom Board to allow entry of devotees into temples from August 17

The TDB has also decided to mark the auspicious day with a special lsquo;Ganapathy Homam rsquo; ritual that devotees can attend in all 1250 temples under it except Sabarimala

11 Aug 2020 2:25 pm
Two more prisoners escape from Covid First Line Treatment Centre in Thiruvananthapuram's Varkala

The prison staff had already wrote to their senior-most officers about the security vulnerabilities as two other prisoners had also escaped last month.

11 Aug 2020 1:13 pm
Drunken brawl leaves man dead, close friend in the hospital with stab wound in Kerala

It was raining heavily Sunday night, and neighbours reportedly told police they often heard loud arguments from the house and ignore them.

11 Aug 2020 10:12 am
INTERVIEW | Corrective steps will be taken based on investigation report: Kozhikode airport director

We will take steps to develop the runway if the probe report finds any and if the regulator recommends any action.

11 Aug 2020 9:49 am
Kozhikode plane crash: No traction marks found on runway in initial probe

Rubber deposits in the touchdown zone of the runway used to be cleared regularly as these are considered one of the primary causes of reduction of friction when runways are wet.

11 Aug 2020 9:46 am
Chennithala alleges corruption in LDF's Life Mission scheme, backs media for asking tough questions

Chennithala also sought a CBI probe into all the dealings of the CMO as several allegations have been pointed out over various corrupt practices initiated by it, right from the Sprinklr data row

10 Aug 2020 3:11 pm
Explained: A look at what led to the Air India plane crash in Kozhikode airport

Theories and rumours about the possible reasons for the crash mdash; from hydroplaning to tailwind to pilot error mdash; were doing the rounds right from Friday night.

10 Aug 2020 2:31 pm
Kerala landslide: Six more bodies pulled out as toll rises to 49, 22 still missing

Rescue workers said that as the debris flow was heavy, the water could have swept away some of the victims into the river. This will make the search an arduous task.

10 Aug 2020 2:31 pm
Kozhikodeplane crash: Trauma and shock for prospective grooms after brush with death

Fasil rsquo;s last trip to Kerala was nine months ago, to attend the last prayers of his mother who had died.

10 Aug 2020 1:24 pm
Gold smuggling case: NIA court dismisses Swapna Suresh's bail plea, says offence 'impacts economic stability of nation'

The court also ruled out political intervention in the case citing that Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan wrote a letter to Centre demanding an investigation by a national agency.

10 Aug 2020 12:56 pm
Kerala rains: Watch out for dengue and leptospirosis, health officials warn

Suspected cases of dengue have been reported from Kothamangalam, Kanjoor, and Gandhinagar.

10 Aug 2020 4:34 am
Karipur air tragedy: Manal departs ahead of first wedding anniversary

While boarding the Dubai-Kozhikode Air India Express flight, Manal was five months pregnant and the couple was preparing to celebrate their first wedding anniversary on August 17.

10 Aug 2020 3:35 am
Karipur plane crash: Prospective grooms brush with death

Fasil rsquo;s last trip to Kerala was nine months ago, to attend the last prayers of his mother who had died.

10 Aug 2020 3:31 am
Ayodhya temple development will favour party, feels CPM

Kodiyeri said the gold smuggling case had not dented the state government rsquo;s image and would not nullify its prospects of a second term in the state.

10 Aug 2020 3:27 am
Kerala records over 1,000coronavirus cases for 6th straight day, special plan for tribal hamlets

The action plan envisages facility for testing suspected Covid cases and people coming from outside will be set up at all the entry points to tribal villages.

10 Aug 2020 3:26 am
LJPs Shreyams Kumar to file papers for Raja Sabha polls on Thursday

According to him, it is unfortunate that there is a concerted attack on Pinarayi Vijayan in the case.

10 Aug 2020 3:18 am
COVID-19 impact: Small relief camps for landslide, flood victims to be new normal

To reduce the spread of the virus and ensure social distancing within a camp setting, it has been decided to limit the intake of each relief camps.

10 Aug 2020 3:05 am
Mass exodus starts as Kuttanad stares at flooding

Outer bunds of five paddy polders breached | 350 houses submerged at Kainakari, 150 at Valiyathuruth and 200 at Vavakkad | 3,205 people in 69 camps in dist

10 Aug 2020 3:02 am
Kerala youth dies after car falls into floodwater

The residents said the incident occurred around 2.30am when the youth was returning to Kochi after dropping off a passenger at Mallappally.

10 Aug 2020 2:59 am
Schoolmates go missing together in Pettimudi landslide

On Thursday, the four were together in embracing disaster as well, as a landslide struck their settlement in Pettimudi.

10 Aug 2020 2:58 am
Maya brings fresh hope to Pettimudi rescue ops

She sniffed out three bodies buried three feet deep, before returning to Thrissur.

10 Aug 2020 2:53 am
Politics of solatium plays out at Pettimudi; Congress, BJP flay double standards

The fact that Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, who visited Karipur on Saturday, stayed away from Pettimudi also triggered a row.

10 Aug 2020 2:47 am
Vigilance to take over probe into treasury swindle case

The police had also moved the custody application of accused Bijulal and are expected to take him to various places, including Wayanad, for collecting evidence.

10 Aug 2020 2:43 am
Attingal municipality official shocks locals by conducting funeralof COVID-19 victim

M Pradeep, chairman of the Attingal municipality, said that it is a scientifically proven fact that the smoke from the blaze does not transmit the virus.

9 Aug 2020 11:21 pm
Idukki landslide: Rescue hit by terrain, heavy rain

Periyavara bridge washed away delaying rescue teams

8 Aug 2020 4:27 am