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12 Nov 2021Health & Wellness
13 Norovirus cases reported in Kerala. What is it?
As many as 13 cases of the norovirus have been reported in Kerala.
05 Nov 2021COVID-19
Kerala: Breakthrough infections account for most COVID-19 cases
Most COVID-19 cases reported in Kerala over the past two weeks involved breakthrough infections, official data showed.
02 Nov 2021National Investigation Agency (NIA)
Kerala gold smuggling case accused Swapna Suresh granted bail
The Kerala High Court on Tuesday granted bail to Swapna Suresh, the main accused in last year's gold smuggling case.
28 Oct 2021Union Health Ministry
India's COVID-19 deaths rise by 733 as Kerala clears backlog
India on Thursday reported a sharp rise in COVID-19 deaths as Kerala reconciled past data on fatalities.
19 Oct 2021Delhi
What is leading to heavy rains and flooding across India?
Several parts of India continue to receive heavy rainfall even though it has been weeks since the end of the monsoon season.
17 Oct 2021Pinarayi Vijayan
Kerala: 21 dead, several missing due to excess rains
At least 21 people died, and several others went missing in Kerala after heavy rains lashed the southern and central parts of the state, triggering flash floods and landslides.
16 Oct 2021Sabarimala Temple
Kerala: Sabarimala temple to reopen today; check details here
The Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa temple in Kerala will reopen on Saturday at 5 pm for Thula Masam pooja for a period of six days till October 21.
16 Oct 2021Ernakulam
Red alert in 5 Kerala districts as rains drench state
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert in as many as five districts of Kerala as heavy rains continued to lash the southern state.
14 Oct 2021Union Health Ministry
Coronavirus: India reports 19K new cases, nearly 60% in Kerala
India on Thursday reported roughly 19,000 new COVID-19 cases, out of which, nearly 60% were concentrated in Kerala alone.
12 Oct 2021Monsoon
Kerala rains: IMD issues orange alert in 9 districts
Heavy rains continue to lash Kerala, creating a flood-like situation in the state.
11 Oct 2021Murder
Kerala court finds man guilty of killing wife with cobra
The Kollam Additional Sessions Court on Monday found a man guilty of plotting the murder of his wife by using a cobra to bite her.
04 Oct 2021Karnataka
COVID-19 losing pandemic characteristics, becoming endemic in Karnataka: Experts
Experts in Karnataka suggested that COVID-19 might have lost its pandemic characteristics and is now slipping toward an endemic phase in the state.
26 Sep 2021Tamil Nadu
Bharat Bandh tomorrow; states, Opposition parties back farmers' call
Farmers protesting against the central government's agricultural laws have called for a "Bharat Bandh" or general strike on Monday.
23 Sep 2021Kerala High Court
Kerala HC directs inquiry on incorrect date in vaccination certificate
Incorrect date and venue of second vaccine dose in a COVID-19 vaccination certificate prompted the Kerala High Court on Thursday to order an inquiry to ascertain whether it was a genuine mistake or some mischief.
21 Sep 2021Union Health Ministry
Coronavirus: Kerala, contributing 60% new cases, considers reopening cinemas
India on Tuesday reported over 26,000 new COVID-19 cases, out of which, roughly 60% were concentrated in Kerala alone. The state also contributes 54% of India's active cases.
20 Sep 2021Union Health Ministry
Coronavirus: India reports 30K+ cases; weekly cases drop by 15%
India on Monday reported over 30,000 new COVID-19 cases with Kerala alone contributing nearly 65% of the fresh infections.
17 Sep 2021Supreme Court Of India
Supreme Court allows Kerala to conduct Class XI exams offline
Welcoming the Supreme Court verdict allowing the Kerala government to hold physical exam for Class XI, the state government on Friday said it was prepared to hold exams adhering to COVID-19 protocol.
14 Sep 2021Union Health Ministry
Coronavirus: India reports 25K+ new cases, over 300 more dead
India on Tuesday reported over 25,000 new COVID-19 cases, out of which, roughly 60% were concentrated in Kerala alone.
12 Sep 2021India
Strict vigilance, containment measures: How Kerala is fighting Nipah outbreak
To contain the spread of the Nipah virus, the Kerala government is deploying strict vigilance and containment measures in the village where the first Nipah patient died on September 5.
12 Sep 2021Union Health Ministry
Coronavirus: India reports 29K new cases, over 300 more dead
India on Sunday nearly 29,000 new COVID-19 cases, out of which, over 71% were reported in Kerala alone.
10 Sep 2021Union Health Ministry
Coronavirus: India reports 35K new cases; 75% concentrated in Kerala
India on Friday reported nearly 35,000 new COVID-19 cases, marking a daily test positivity rate of 1.96%.
09 Sep 2021Union Health Ministry
Coronavirus: India reports 43K+ new cases, 70% in Kerala
India on Thursday reported over 43,000 new COVID-19 cases, marking a 14% jump from the day before.
08 Sep 2021Union Health Ministry
Coronavirus: India reports nearly 38K new cases; 369 more dead
India on Wednesday recorded nearly 38,000 new COVID-19 cases, marking a daily test positivity rate of 2.16%.
07 Sep 2021Kozhikode
Close contacts of child who died of Nipah test negative
Kerala heaved a sigh of relief on Tuesday as the test results of those who came in close contact with the 12-year-old child who succumbed to Nipah virus infection returned negative.
07 Sep 2021Health & Wellness
What is the status of Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala?
A 12-year-old boy died of the Nipah virus at a hospital in Kerala on Sunday, triggering alarm among the authorities and the public.
06 Sep 2021Books
Paulo Coelho tweets photo of Kerala autorickshaw named 'The Alchemist'
Pradeep, an auto driver in Kerala, had never imagined that printing the name of Paulo Coelho in English and one of his bestsellers The Alchemist in Malayalam behind his three-wheeler would make him famous.
06 Sep 2021Union Health Ministry
Coronavirus: India reports 39K new cases; deaths hit 167-day low
India on Monday reported nearly 39,000 new COVID-19 cases along with a 167-day low of 219 fresh deaths.
05 Sep 2021Union Health Ministry
Coronavirus: India reports 42K+ new cases; 70% in Kerala alone
India on Sunday reported over 42,000 new COVID-19 cases, marking a slight increase compared to Saturday.
05 Sep 2021Kozhikode
Kerala: Nipah victim's 188 contacts identified; 2 health workers symptomatic
Kerala is witnessing a return of the deadly Nipah virus at a time when the state is grappling with a rising tally of COVID-19 infections.
04 Sep 2021Maharashtra
India's COVID-19 R-value rises amid third wave concerns
India's COVID-19 R-value — an indicator of how fast the disease is spreading — is on the rise amid concerns over an expected third wave of the pandemic.
03 Sep 2021Narendra Modi
Kerala girl's guava sapling to grow in PM Modi's courtyard
A guava sapling, nurtured by a Keralite girl in her home with dreams to propagate the message of organic farming across the country, will soon spread its leaves in the courtyard of the official residence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi if everything goes as planned.
02 Sep 2021India
No more 'Sir' or 'Madam' in this Kerala panchayat office
Don't get amused if officials of a local village panchayat in Kerala are seen politely persuading visitors to call them by their name or designation instead of usual salutations like "sir" or "madam."
02 Sep 2021Kollam
Kerala: Moral policing? Mother, son attacked while eating inside car
In an alleged incident of moral policing, a 44-year-old woman and her 23-year-old son were recently attacked by a man while they were having food inside their car on a busy roadside near Paravoor beach in the Kollam district of Kerala.
01 Sep 2021Mansukh Mandaviya
Kerala: Calls for strict lockdown grow as COVID-19 surge continues
As the COVID-19 situation is worsening in Kerala, the central government has reportedly indicated that only a "strict lockdown" can help the state curb the rising infections.
30 Aug 2021Rahul Gandhi
Kerala: Revolt in Congress over DCC list; senior leader resigns
Infighting has intensified in Congress' Kerala unit following the appointment of 14 new district Congress Committee chiefs.
29 Aug 2021Pinarayi Vijayan
With lockdown, Kerala's COVID-19 situation could 'stabilize by mid-September'
As the COVID-19 situation is worsening in Kerala, the Centre has reportedly recommended a lockdown to tackle the spread of infection.
27 Aug 2021Pinarayi Vijayan
Celebrity chef, producer Naushad passes away at 54
Popular celebrity chef and Malayalam film producer Naushad died at a private hospital in Pathanamthitta of Kerala on Friday following prolonged illness, family sources said.
27 Aug 2021Union Health Ministry
Coronavirus: India reports 44K+ new cases; nearly 500 more dead
India on Friday reported over 44,000 new COVID-19 cases, the second consecutive day that daily infections remained above 40,000.
27 Aug 2021Pinarayi Vijayan
People are getting COVID-19 at home: Kerala Health Minister
As the COVID-19 situation is worsening in Kerala, state Health Minister Veena George on Thursday said that more than half of the population is still vulnerable to COVID-19 infection.
26 Aug 2021Union Health Ministry
Coronavirus: India reports 46K+ new cases; 70% in Kerala alone
India witnessed a rise in COVID-19 cases, reporting over 46,000 fresh infections on Thursday. Nearly 70% of infections reported on the day were concentrated in Kerala, which has been leading the latest surge.