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17 Aug 2020


Floods killed 868 people in 11 states: Government report

In the last couple of weeks, India faced a double whammy with floods adding to woes of a coronavirus-battered country. As many as 11 states were adversely affected by floods, triggered by heavy rainfall, and 868 people lost their lives, a flood situation report made by MHA's Disaster Management Division said.

14 Aug 2020


Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 24.6 lakh; death toll crosses 48,000

India on Thursday reported roughly 64,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide total to 24.6 lakh. Over 1,000 more fatalities also took the death toll past 48,000.

Branded a spy, ISRO scientist gets compensation after 26 years

Nambi Narayanan deserved respect for emboldening India's space dreams by working on the liquid propulsion system at ISRO. Instead in the 90s, he spent all his resources to prove himself innocent after being falsely implicated as a spy.

10 Aug 2020


Kerala: Toll in Idukki landslide rises to 43, many missing

The landslide that occurred in Kerala on Friday, August 7, has claimed 43 lives so far, multiple reports said.

10 Aug 2020


Kerala crash: 14 onboard Air India Express flight critical

At least 14 people, who were traveling on the ill-fated Air India Express flight that crashed at Kozhikode Airport last Friday, are in critical condition, Malappuram District Collector K Gopalakrishnan said on Sunday.

08 Aug 2020


'Felt a strange vibration,' Kerala plane crash survivors recall horror

A day after the tragic crash of an Air India Express flight in Kerala's Kozhikode, survivors recalled what happened moments before the aircraft overshot the runway and fell into a valley.

08 Aug 2020


Kerala crash: Digital flight data recorder, cockpit voice recorder recovered

The digital flight data recorder and the cockpit voice recorder from the Air India flight that crashed in Kerala on Friday evening have been recovered, Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Saturday.

08 Aug 2020


Two crashes, similar reasons: Kerala's mishap reminds of Mangaluru accident

Last evening, an Air India Express repatriation flight met with a terrible tragedy while landing at Kerala's Kozhikode Airport, killing at least 18 people, including both pilots.

08 Aug 2020


Kerala crash: Pilot who died was a celebrated ex-IAF officer

Had it not been for the deceased pilots, Wing Commander Deepak Vasant Sathe and Captain Akhilesh Kumar, the unfortunate Air India Express flight would have caught fire and taken more lives, survivors of last evening's crash said.

07 Aug 2020


Air India Express flight carrying 191 onboard crashes; 16 dead

An Air India Express flight coming from Dubai to Kerala's Kozhikode with as many as 191 people on board crashed after skidding off the runway while landing at the Karipur Airport on Friday.

Kerala activist's anticipatory bail plea rejected in semi-nude video case

Asserting that she was spreading obscenity, the Supreme Court on Friday dismissed an anticipatory bail plea of Kerala-based activist Rehana Fathima, in connection to a video which showed minor children painting on her semi-nude body.

07 Aug 2020

Indian Air Force

Kerala: Massive landslide kills five, at least 80 feared trapped

Nearly 80 tea estate workers are feared to be trapped after a massive landslide was triggered by heavy torrential rains in Kerala on Friday. Five people have reportedly died.

29 Jul 2020


Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 15.32 lakh; over 34,000 dead

On Tuesday, India reported roughly 49,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the total to 15.32 lakh. Meanwhile, the death toll rose to 34,239 with nearly 800 more deaths on Tuesday.

11 Jul 2020


Kerala: Doctors on COVID-19 duty say mob coughed on them

A young doctor and her team were allegedly mobbed by a crowd as they drove into a Community Health Center in Kerala's capital Thiruvananthapuram on Friday.

10 Jul 2020


Coronavirus: India's tally nears 8L with over 25,000 new cases

India on Thursday reported over 25,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 7.94 lakh. The death toll also rose to 21,625 as nearly 500 fatalities were reported on Thursday.

08 Jul 2020


Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 7.43 lakh with 23,000 new cases

India on Tuesday reported over 23,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide total to 7.43 lakh. Tuesday marked the sixth consecutive day that daily new cases rose above 20,000. Over 470 more fatalities also took the death toll to 20,656.

07 Jul 2020


#KeralaGoldSmuggling: Ex-UAE Consulate employee 'main accused'; CMO links allegedly found

The customs officials at the Thiruvananthapuram international airport seized 30kgs of gold worth Rs. 15 crore during an operation on Sunday.

25 Jun 2020


Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 4.72 lakh after record spike

India on Wednesday reported nearly 17,000 new coronavirus infections, marking the nation's biggest single-day spike yet.

23 Jun 2020


Coronavirus: Death toll crosses 14,000; over 4.4 lakh infected

India on Monday reported over 13,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide total past 4.4 lakh. Meanwhile, with over 300 more fatalities, the death toll crossed 14,000.

Kerala-couple approached SC for repatriation; pregnant wife returns, husband dies

For Indians stranded in Dubai, 29-year-old Nithin Chandran, who hails from Kerala became a blessing. He helped those who lost their jobs or who couldn't return home due to coronavirus-induced restrictions.

03 Jun 2020


Pregnant elephant fed firecrackers in fruit, dies; Maneka Gandhi fumes

The death of a pregnant elephant in Kerala has made the entire nation angry, because of the sheer brutality which humans meted on her.

03 Jun 2020


Coronavirus: India breaches 2 lakh-mark; death toll crosses 5,800

India on Tuesday recorded over 8,800 new coronavirus infections marking its highest single-day jump.

02 Jun 2020

Rahul Gandhi

Kerala: Girl, 14, couldn't attend online classes, allegedly committed suicide

In a heartbreaking turn of events, a Class 9 student in Kerala allegedly took her life on Monday as she was upset about not being able to attend online classes.

01 Jun 2020


Southwest Monsoon hits Kerala, says IMD; 'normal' rainfall predicted

The southwest monsoon has finally arrived in Kerala, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday.

29 May 2020


Sonu Sood arranges chartered flight for 150 migrants

Bollywood actor Sonu Sood is leaving no stone unturned to reduce the plight of migrant workers, a section that has been most severely hit due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and ensuing lockdown restrictions.

29 May 2020


Curbs only in hotspots in Lockdown 5.0? Perhaps yes

As Lockdown 4.0 is nearing its climax on May 31, states and Centre are now pondering over the most important question — how much of relaxations must be given to stop an exponential rise of COVID-19 cases while also helping the bruised economy?

27 May 2020


Kerala: Five, including a murder-accused, arrested for vandalizing film sets

After the vandalism of a film's sets in Kerala's Kalady (Ernakulam district) by the members of a right-wing group created uproar across the Malayalam film industry and invited a sharp reaction from the Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, five persons were arrested.

27 May 2020

Navi Mumbai

Trains arrive in Kerala 'unannounced', state government unhappy with Centre

The Left-run Kerala government has slammed the Centre for sending the trains carrying migrant workers to the state without proper communication. The Railways want to be the "super spreader" in the state, Finance Minister Thomas Isaac tweeted.

25 May 2020

Pinarayi Vijayan

Kerala: Film set vandalized by right-wing group, CM promises action

Several members of a right-wing group, Antharashtra Hindu Parishad (AHP) on Sunday vandalized a film set erected at Aluva in Kerala's Ernakulam district.

24 May 2020


Coronavirus: Kerala records biggest spike; Sikkim reports first case

India on Saturday reported over 6,600 new coronavirus infections, marking the highest single-day jump in COVID-19 cases for the third day in a row.

22 May 2020


Stranded for two months, actor Prithviraj returns from Jordan

Malayalam actor Prithviraj Sukumaran, along with a 57-member cast and crew of his upcoming movie Aadujeevitham, has returned to India.

18 May 2020


Lockdown 4.0: Karnataka bans entry of people from 4 states

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday said that the state has restricted the entry of persons from four states till May 31.

18 May 2020


#CareerBytes: Everything to know about the cadre system of IAS

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after among the Civil Services of the country.

09 May 2020

Air India

Kerala: Two Indians flown from UAE test positive for COVID-19

Two Indians repatriated from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have tested positive for coronavirus in Kerala, said CM Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday.

09 May 2020


Eight flights from seven countries to bring Indians home soon

As part of Vande Bharat Mission, India's biggest repatriation operation, eight flights will bring Indians from seven different countries soon.

08 May 2020


Operation to bring Indians home starts; flights land in Kerala

The biggest evacuation operation to help Indians stuck abroad kicked-off with the arrival of two flights in Kerala on Thursday.

08 May 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Coronavirus: 1,888 dead in India; Delhi records biggest spike again

India has reported over 56,000 cases of COVID-19 and a death toll of 1,888, as per data compiled from official state and union territory government statistics till late-Thursday.

05 May 2020


Mi Commerce, Xiaomi's new e-commerce platform to boost sales

In a bid to boost sales in a market hit by the novel coronavirus pandemic, Xiaomi is launching a new e-commerce service called 'Mi Commerce'.

01 May 2020


Home Ministry allows 'Shramik Special' trains to ferry migrant workers

The Centre on Friday allowed the use of special trains to ferry stranded migrant workers, students, pilgrims, and others.

For random testing, Kerala readies a long list of subjects

Kerala, from where India's first coronavirus case was reported, is planning to randomly test people to understand whether community transmission has started.