Kerala: News | Page 4

22 Aug 2021

Union Health Ministry

Coronavirus: India reports 31K new cases; 55% in Kerala alone

India on Sunday reported nearly 31,000 new COVID-19 cases, with around 55% of the daily infections concentrated in Kerala alone.

20 Aug 2021


Half of India's 87K breakthrough infections in Kerala, Centre says

Kerala has accounted for nearly half of all the breakthrough infections reported in India so far, according to the central government.

19 Aug 2021

Union Health Ministry

Coronavirus: India reports 36K+ cases; active infections hit 149-day low

India on Thursday reported over 36,000 new COVID-19 cases, with Kerala contributing nearly 60% of the day's total fresh infections.

18 Aug 2021

Union Health Ministry

Coronavirus: India reports 35K+ new cases; 60% concentrated in Kerala

India on Wednesday reported over 35,000 new COVID-19 cases. However, over 37,000 fresh recoveries pushed the number of active infections further down to 3.67 lakh, the lowest in 148 days. The recovery rate peaked at 97.52%.

17 Aug 2021


Coronavirus: India hits record 1-day vaccinations; cases reach 154-day low

As of Tuesday, India has administered nearly 55.5 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccines. In the past 24 hours, the country administered a record number of 88.13 lakh vaccine doses.

13 Aug 2021


COVID-19: Lakshadweep administration imposes travel restriction to mainland

The Lakshadweep administration has imposed curbs on the movement of people traveling to the mainland from the islands in view of the COVID-19 situation prevailing in neighboring states, especially Kerala.

11 Aug 2021

Union Health Ministry

Over 40K 'breakthrough' COVID-19 cases in Kerala; Centre flags concern

Kerala has reported more than 40,000 "breakthrough" COVID-19 cases. Breakthrough infections involve cases where individuals contracted the pathogen for a second time or after being vaccinated against it.

05 Aug 2021


Kerala CM Vijayan flays Karnataka's fresh travel curbs on passengers

Days after neighboring Karnataka imposed travel restrictions on persons from the state in view of the COVID-19 situation, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday said the fresh curbs were against the directive of the Centre in this regard.

04 Aug 2021


Coronavirus: India reports 42K+ new cases, up 40% from yesterday

India on Wednesday reported over 42,000 new COVID-19 cases, a near 40% rise from the single-day infections reported on Tuesday.

03 Aug 2021

Tamil Nadu

DU researchers discover new frog species in Western Ghats

A team of researchers from Delhi University has recently discovered a frog species from the Western Ghats and named it after former vice-chancellor Professor Deepak Pental, according to a statement.

03 Aug 2021

Union Health Ministry

Coronavirus: India reports 30K+ cases; infections rise in 13 states

India on Tuesday reported over 30,000 new COVID-19 cases, recording a significant drop in infections.

SC dismisses rape survivor's plea to marry her assaulter

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a rape survivor's plea from Kottiyoor in Kerala, seeking permission to marry her assaulter - a defrocked priest who is undergoing 20-year imprisonment for raping the girl when she was a minor.

31 Jul 2021

Union Health Ministry

Coronavirus: India's 7-day average COVID-19 cases cross 40,000

The seven-day average of COVID-19 cases in India has crossed 40,000 once again.

29 Jul 2021


Kerala imposes complete weekend lockdown following spike in COVID-19 cases

As Kerala continues to witness a spike in COVID-19 cases, CM Pinarayi Vijayan-led government has decided to enforce a complete weekend lockdown in the state on July 31 and August 1 to curb the virus spread.

Coronavirus: India reports 43K+ cases; Kerala orders weekend lockdown

India on Thursday reported over 43,000 new COVID-19 cases, out of which, over 50% were concentrated in Kerala.

29 Jul 2021

Madhya Pradesh

Kerala has least COVID-19 antibodies: ICMR's national serosurvey

The fourth national COVID-19 serosurvey conducted by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) found that at least two-thirds of India's population above the age of six years have antibodies against the virus causing COVID-19: SARS-CoV-2.

SC rejects Kerala's plea to cancel criminal cases against MLAs

The Supreme Court of India today dismissed the Kerala government's plea to withdraw criminal cases against several prominent Communist Party of India (Marxist) leaders for allegedly vandalizing the State Assembly in 2015.

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.

23 Jul 2021

Narendra Modi

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

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

19 Jul 2021

Women Safety

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.

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

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

17 Jul 2021

Narendra Modi

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.

17 Jul 2021

Sabarimala Temple

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.

16 Jul 2021

Narendra Modi

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).

15 Jul 2021

Health & Wellness

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

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.

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.

13 Jul 2021

Union Health Ministry

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.

13 Jul 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics

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.

13 Jul 2021

Amazon Prime Video

'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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

12 Jun 2021

Pinarayi Vijayan

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.

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.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7