Articles about Kerala

Coronavirus: 46% of all new cases concentrated in Kerala

25 Jul 2021

Coronavirus: 46% of all new cases concentrated in Kerala

India on Sunday reported nearly 40,000 new COVID-19 cases, while over 500 more patients died due to the viral disease.

Kerala's 'oldest learner' Bhageerathi Amma dies at 107

23 Jul 2021

Kerala's 'oldest learner' Bhageerathi Amma dies at 107

Kerala's oldest learner Bhageerathi Amma, who passed the literacy examination at the age of 105 two years ago and won the praise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has died, family sources said.

Sorry state of affairs: SC on Kerala's Bakrid lockdown relaxation

20 Jul 2021

Sorry state of affairs: SC on Kerala's Bakrid lockdown relaxation

The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed alarm over the three-day relaxation on COVID-19 curbs for Bakrid (Eid-ul-Azha) in Kerala.

Kerala government launches 'Pink Protection' to ensure women safety

19 Jul 2021

Kerala government launches 'Pink Protection' to ensure women safety

Amidst increasing atrocities against women especially during the COVID-19 induced lockdown period, the Kerala government on Monday launched a comprehensive program to safeguard their rights in public, private, and cyberspace.

Coronavirus: India reports 38K+ new cases; 60% in Kerala, Maharashtra

19 Jul 2021

Coronavirus: India reports 38K+ new cases; 60% in Kerala, Maharashtra

India on Monday reported over 38,000 new COVID-19 cases, with 60% of the fresh infections concentrated in Kerala and Maharashtra.

Coronavirus: India reports 41K+ new cases; 40% in Kerala

18 Jul 2021

Coronavirus: India reports 41K+ new cases; 40% in Kerala

India on Sunday reported over 41,000 new COVID-19 cases, however, nearly 40% of those were reported in Kerala alone.

Kerala imposes 2-day complete lockdown before easing curbs for Bakrid

17 Jul 2021

Kerala imposes 2-day complete lockdown before easing curbs for Bakrid

In a worrying development, the Kerala government has decided to ease several curbs on July 19 and 20 for the occasion of Eid al-Adha, which will be celebrated either on July 20 or 21.

Kerala: Sabarimala temple reopens for pilgrims today amid COVID-19 restrictions

17 Jul 2021

Kerala: Sabarimala temple reopens for pilgrims today amid COVID-19 restrictions

The Sabarimala temple of Lord Ayyappa in Kerala's Pathanamthitta reopened for pilgrims Saturday morning for the first time after the devastating second COVID-19 wave hit India.

PM asks states to take steps to prevent third wave

16 Jul 2021

PM asks states to take steps to prevent third wave

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged states where COVID-19 cases are rising to take proactive measures to prevent a third wave and stressed moving forward with the strategy of test, track, treat, and tika (vaccine).

Five more people test positive for Zika virus in Kerala

15 Jul 2021

Five more people test positive for Zika virus in Kerala

Amid growing concerns of the Zika virus outbreak, five more people, including four women, have tested positive for the infection in Kerala, taking the caseload in the state to 28.

Kerala Governor observes day-long fast against dowry

14 Jul 2021

Kerala Governor observes day-long fast against dowry

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Wednesday began a day-long fast at Raj Bhavan, his official residence in Thiruvananthapuram, to create social awareness against the practice of dowry and end atrocities against women.

Coronavirus: Most new infections, deaths in Kerala and Maharashtra

14 Jul 2021

Coronavirus: Most new infections, deaths in Kerala and Maharashtra

India on Wednesday reported over 38,000 new COVID-19 cases along with more than 600 fresh fatalities.

Kerala student, India's first COVID-19 patient, reinfected with virus

13 Jul 2021

Kerala student, India's first COVID-19 patient, reinfected with virus

A medical student from Kerala's Thrissur district, who was the first COVID-19 case in India last January, has contracted the virus again, reports said on Tuesday.

Kerala Minister seeks Centre's nod to represent Kerala at Olympics

13 Jul 2021

Kerala Minister seeks Centre's nod to represent Kerala at Olympics

Kerala Sports Minister V Abdurahiman will soon fly to Japan to cheer the sports stars from Kerala during the upcoming Tokyo Olympics at his own expense if everything goes as planned.

'Theerame' song shows beautiful, simple love story of Malik, Mihrunissa

13 Jul 2021

'Theerame' song shows beautiful, simple love story of Malik, Mihrunissa

Amazon Prime Video dropped a new song, Theerame, from Fahadh Faasil-starrer, Malik.

Kerala reports 19 Zika virus cases: Cause, symptoms, and treatment

12 Jul 2021

Kerala reports 19 Zika virus cases: Cause, symptoms, and treatment

Kerala has confirmed 19 cases of the Zika virus, triggering concerns for authorities and people there as well as neighboring states.

COVID-19 cases spiked due to unlock measures: Kerala Health Minister

09 Jul 2021

COVID-19 cases spiked due to unlock measures: Kerala Health Minister

With Kerala witnessing a spike in COVID-19 cases, the state's Health Minister Veena George said on Friday that the numbers went up due to certain relaxations in the restrictions and were expected to go down.

Kerala reports highest COVID-19 cases; what is the state's plan?

07 Jul 2021

Kerala reports highest COVID-19 cases; what is the state's plan?

Kerala, the state where the first COVID-19 case in India was confirmed, is again leading the daily surge in infections.

'Bruno was very friendly': Owner of dog killed in Kerala

02 Jul 2021

'Bruno was very friendly': Owner of dog killed in Kerala

A couple of days ago, a pet dog was mercilessly beaten to death in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

Assaulted by husband, asked to adjust by cops: Vismaya's story

23 Jun 2021

Assaulted by husband, asked to adjust by cops: Vismaya's story

Vismaya V Nair, a 24-year-old woman from Kerala, died by alleged suicide on Monday, following which her husband has been arrested by the police for allegedly harassing her over dowry.

SC closes cases against Italian marines who shot Indian fishermen

15 Jun 2021

SC closes cases against Italian marines who shot Indian fishermen

The Supreme Court on Tuesday closed all criminal cases against two Italian marines who had allegedly killed two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast in 2012.

Vijayan announces 100-day action plan to counter economic slowdown

12 Jun 2021

Vijayan announces 100-day action plan to counter economic slowdown

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday announced a 100-day action plan to help the state tide over the economic slowdown triggered by the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kerala woman, 'missing' for 11-years, found living nearby with lover

10 Jun 2021

Kerala woman, 'missing' for 11-years, found living nearby with lover

A woman in Kerala's Palakkad district disappeared in her own neighborhood.

All tourist destinations in Kerala will become 100% vaccinated zones

10 Jun 2021

All tourist destinations in Kerala will become 100% vaccinated zones

All popular holiday destinations in Kerala may soon be declared as complete vaccinated zones as the state government is mulling to provide COVID-19 jab to everyone in the tourism sector.

COVID-19: Karnataka, Kerala extend lockdown; curfew in Goa to continue

22 May 2021

COVID-19: Karnataka, Kerala extend lockdown; curfew in Goa to continue

As India's battle with COVID-19 continues amid the deadly second wave, the number of infections and deaths remains high in several states of the country.

Happy Birthday Mohanlal: The incredible journey of Kerala's biggest superstar

21 May 2021

Happy Birthday Mohanlal: The incredible journey of Kerala's biggest superstar

While South India has its fair share of acting legends, Mohanlal is a name that stands apart.

Rains wreak havoc in Kerala, red alert in five districts

15 May 2021

Rains wreak havoc in Kerala, red alert in five districts

Scores of houses were damaged, trees uprooted and power supply disrupted for hours across Kerala as incessant rains and strong winds continue to lash the state on Saturday even as severe sea incursion disrupted normal life in coastal areas.

Cyclone Tauktae: IMD issues red alert in Kerala districts, Lakshadweep

14 May 2021

Cyclone Tauktae: IMD issues red alert in Kerala districts, Lakshadweep

A cyclonic disturbance has formed over Lakshadweep and the Arabian Sea and "may evolve into a very severe cyclonic storm" by Sunday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said Friday.

Eid-ul-Fitr on May 14; Kerala, J&K celebrating the festival today

13 May 2021

Eid-ul-Fitr on May 14; Kerala, J&K celebrating the festival today

Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated on Friday across India barring Kerala and Jammu & Kashmir amid COVID-19 restrictions.

Israel: Kerala woman killed in Palestinian rocket strike on Ashkelon

12 May 2021

Israel: Kerala woman killed in Palestinian rocket strike on Ashkelon

A woman hailing from Kerala and working in Israel, who was identified as Soumya Santhosh, has been killed in a rocket attack allegedly launched by Palestinian militant organization Hamas.

Legendary Communist leader KR Gowri Amma passes away

11 May 2021

Legendary Communist leader KR Gowri Amma passes away

Kerala's veteran politician and member of the first Communist government headed by EMS Namboodiripad in 1957, KR Gowri Amma died in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday.

COVID-19 crisis: Kerala under complete lockdown for nine days

08 May 2021

COVID-19 crisis: Kerala under complete lockdown for nine days

Shutting shops, suspending public vehicle transport, and strictly restricting the on-road movement of people, Kerala came under complete lockdown from Saturday morning to contain the massive spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

480 CSI priests booked for organizing retreat at Munnar

06 May 2021

480 CSI priests booked for organizing retreat at Munnar

As many as 480 priests belonging to the Church of South India (CSI) in Kerala, a prominent denomination, have been booked for allegedly violating COVID-19 protocols by organizing and participating in a retreat at Munnar last month, police said on Thursday.

TMC retains West Bengal; DMK unseats AIADMK; Left wins Kerala

02 May 2021

TMC retains West Bengal; DMK unseats AIADMK; Left wins Kerala

The counting of votes for the Assembly elections of four states and one Union Territory is currently underway and the figures from West Bengal have dominated headlines.

Counting of votes begins for four states and one UT

02 May 2021

Counting of votes begins for four states and one UT

This morning, the counting of votes began for Assembly elections that were recently held in West Bengal, Puducherry, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Assam.

First-Look: 'Backwaters,' a movie based on kids disappearing in Kerala

28 Apr 2021

First-Look: 'Backwaters,' a movie based on kids disappearing in Kerala

A film about the mysterious disappearances of kids in Kerala is set to go on floors later this year.

Coronavirus: Kerala orders fresh curbs; cinema halls, bars, malls shut

26 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: Kerala orders fresh curbs; cinema halls, bars, malls shut

As Kerala faces a surge in COVID-19 cases, the state government on Monday ordered fresh curbs to limit the viral spread.

IMD predicts wet spell in several parts from April 26-30

26 Apr 2021

IMD predicts wet spell in several parts from April 26-30

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday predicted a wet spell over several parts of the country, including central, south, and northeast India, from April 26 to 30.

Two killed, fifteen injured during Thrissur Pooram festival procession

24 Apr 2021

Two killed, fifteen injured during Thrissur Pooram festival procession

Two persons were killed and 15 injured when a branch of a banyan tree fell on a procession held as part of the Thrissur Pooram festival held in Thrissur past midnight, police said on Saturday.

Six Indians win lucky draw worth over $2,72,000 in UAE

16 Apr 2021

Six Indians win lucky draw worth over $2,72,000 in UAE

Six Indians in the UAE have jointly won a lucky draw worth one million dirhams.