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02 May 2018Facebook
Sadhvi wants public-killing of cow-slaughterers, Keraliites respond with beef recipes
The topic of beef has brought about a rare unity across Kerala.
28 Apr 2018Pinarayi Vijayan
Keralites perform well in civil services examinations
Over 30 people from Kerala, including a number of women, have performed well in the civil services examinations 2017, with an engineer from Ernakulam district securing the all-India 16th rank.
26 Apr 2018Odisha
UGC issues list of 24 'fake universities': Details here
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued a list of 24 'fake universities' which are no longer allowed to confer degrees. Seven of these are in the national capital.
26 Apr 2018Murder
Kerala: To hide extramarital affairs, woman murders daughters, parents
In Kannur's Padannakkara village of Kerala, three deaths in one family in just four months led villagers empathize with Soumya, the lone survivor.
21 Apr 2018India
Kerala: Decomposed body found, could be of missing Latvian woman
A decomposed body was found by fishermen near Kovalam, Kerala Police said. The head and the torso were discovered disjointed from each other, at the marshy spot.
20 Apr 2018Facebook
Paintings on Kathua-rape end in stone-pelting at Kerala-artist's home
In a horrific turn of events, stones were thrown at a Kerala painter's house after her paintings on the Kathua rape case offended Hindus.
19 Apr 2018Times of India
At IIM-Nagpur placements, tailor's son gets Rs. 19 LPA package
In what is a distinctive example of turning destiny around by hard work, IIM-Nagpur graduate Justin Fernandez bagged the highest placement of Rs. 19 LPA, this year.
18 Apr 2018Transgenders
Kerala: Breaking stereotypes, transsexual couple to get married next month
Once, there was a "woman" and a "man" who were ostracised by their families and harassed by the society over their transgender status.
17 Apr 2018KK Shailaja
Kerala: Govt doctors end indefinite strike; out-patient time extended
Government doctors in Kerala, who were on an indefinite strike since April 13 to protest against the extension of out-patient (OP) time in government hospitals, withdrew their stir on Monday night after discussions with state Health Minister KK Shylaja.
14 Apr 2018Facebook
To honor Kathua rape victim, Kerala man names daughter Asifa
Rajith Ram, a resident of Kannur and sub-editor with Mathrubhumi, named his newly born daughter Asifa Raj, in a bid to remember the Kathua rape victim.
13 Apr 2018Narendra Modi
North vs South India: Modi denies bias in 15th Finance-Commission
PM Narendra Modi has dismissed allegations of bias against southern states in the 15th Finance Commission.
09 Apr 2018India
Now, a 'She-Corridor' for Kerala women to come up soon
Imagine a city, which offers an exclusive stretch for women, dotted with seating facilities, CCTV cameras, she-toilets, napkin vending machines and walls bearing paintings of success stories of women.
09 Apr 2018Indian Premier League (IPL)
Cauvery-dispute: No deadline-extension for Center, SC demands implementation by May-3
The SC has pulled up the Center for not implementing its order on the Cauvery dispute, and gave it till May 3 to do so.
09 Apr 2018WhatsApp
Kerala: WhatsApp forward that got the wedding cancelled
The threat of fake news forwarded on WhatsApp is real. A Kerala woman, however, just didn't sit back as one forward message caused her trouble.
08 Apr 2018Jairam Ramesh
Kerala: Innovative housing scheme for people in tiny backwater islands
People living in sinking tiny backwater islands in southern Kerala hope that an innovative housing system coming up there would end the threat of displacement arising out of inundation due to global warming.
08 Apr 2018India
Kerala becomes first state to issue brain death certification guidelines
Kerala has become the first state in India to adopt a standard operating procedure (SOP) for determining brain death cases, under which all hospitals - private and government - will have to follow the SOP guidelines for organ donation from the deceased.
08 Apr 2018Facebook
Kerala man undergoes vasectomy, Facebook post listing reasons wins hearts
It all falls to women- pregnancy, family planning and what not. However, a Kerala man has proved this can be changed, by undergoing vasectomy to save his wife from going through a painful contraceptive process.
04 Apr 2018KK Shailaja
According to Kerala teacher, jeans wearing women reproduce transgender kids
Another day, another fight with sexism. A teacher from Kerala has given the most mind-boggling reason behind the birth of transgender kids.
01 Apr 2018West Bengal
Kerala-CM Vijayan not in favor of joining hands with Congress
As talks of an anti-BJP front for next Lok Sabha polls gain ground, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan said he isn't in favor of joining hands with Congress to forge an opposition-alliance that should be aimed at giving people a real political-alternative.
01 Apr 2018Karnataka
Citing Karnataka elections, Centre seeks more time for Cauvery Board
In view of the May Assembly elections in Karnataka, the Central government is trying to buy time before constituting Cauvery Management Board. It has moved SC seeking an extension of three months before implementing the apex court's judgement.
27 Mar 2018India
Kerala cops pick up transgender, strip her, upload videos online
It's almost been four years since India's apex court recognized transgenders as the third gender, but cases of discriminatory harassment are common.
27 Mar 2018Murder
Popular RJ Rasikan Rajesh hacked to death in Kerala
A popular Kerala radio jockey (RJ) was hacked to death at his Thiruvananthapuram studio yesterday night.
23 Mar 2018Pinarayi Vijayan
Kerala: Over 15 cops committed suicide in last 15 months
As many as 17 police personnel committed suicide in Kerala in the last 15 months, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan informed the state Assembly on Friday.
23 Mar 2018India
'Authentic' websites, 'no-money' assurance: Job-scam fooled people in 3 states
Reports of job scams aren't uncommon in India, where unemployment is rampant, but a racket in the south has stood apart due to its elaborate nature.
22 Mar 2018Ram Nath Kovind
Over 1 lakh villages in Kerala receive clean drinking water
Around 100,000 villages in Kerala, spread across 14 districts, have begun to receive clean drinking water as part of the Jivamritam Project launched by Mata Amritanandamayi Math six months ago.
19 Mar 2018India
'Schools having computers' survey: Kerala, Lakshadweep top, Bihar at bottom
PM Narendra Modi's call for a digital India has far to go, what with states and UTs performing dismally in a survey judging schools having computers.
19 Mar 2018Social Science
'Muslim girls display chest like sliced melons': Kerala professor's shocking-remarks
In shocking remarks, a Social Science professor of Kerala shamed female Muslim students of his college for deliberately revealing their chest, "like how we slice a small part of a melon to see if it's ripe."
18 Mar 2018Education
In a first, Kerala tribals to become 'instructors' in literacy-mission
At a time when Kerala is still struggling for the social development of its tribal population, the Pinarayi Vijayan government is gearing up to impact a change in their lives through a comprehensive literacy program.
15 Mar 2018India
50,000 new cancer cases reported every year in Kerala: WHO
A study conducted by WHO revealed that about 50,000 new cancer cases are reported in Kerala every year.
08 Mar 2018Chennai
More vandalism cases: Gandhi, Ambedkar's statues targeted in Kerala, TN
A strange new trend seems to have gripped the country. Two more incidents of statues being vandalized have come to the fore, taking the total number of such cases this week to five.
07 Mar 2018Pinarayi Vijayan
Chaos in Kerala Assembly after Congress leader takes out grenade
There was chaos in the Kerala Assembly today when a Congress leader pulled out a defective grenade during session.
07 Mar 2018Richa Chadha
Richa Chadha to play adult film star Shakeela in biopic
Actor Richa Chadha will play the role of real-life adult film star Shakeela in her biopic which will be directed by Indrajit Lankesh.
03 Mar 2018Pinarayi Vijayan
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan hospitalized in Chennai
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan was admitted to Apollo Hospitals in Chennai late on Friday night.
03 Mar 2018Gujarat
Gujarat ration shop owners launch indefinite strike over lower commission
Fair price shop owners in Gujarat have gone on an indefinite strike demanding a rise in commission from food-grain sales and a solution to technical glitches in the software controlling the state's Annapurna Yojana.
03 Mar 2018Facebook
Kerala CM visits lynched tribal's home; gives assurance of strict-action
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday visited the home of the tribal man, who was lynched in Kerala's Attapady last month for allegedly stealing food articles, and assured his family that stringent action would be taken against the accused.
23 Feb 2018Murder
Kerala: Tribal man beaten to death for stealing
A 35-year-old tribal man was beaten to death by local people for allegedly stealing items from some shops in Agali town of Kerala's Palakkad district, said police.
23 Feb 2018Kerala High Court
Kerala High Court dismisses petition against Cardinal Alencherry
The Kerala High Court on Thursday dismissed a petition seeking police investigation against the head of Syro-Malabar Church Cardinal, George Alencherry and three others over alleged irregularities in land deals involving the church, causing huge loss.
17 Feb 2018India
Ending female genital mutilation in India won't be easy
Emboldened by the Supreme Court's triple talaq verdict, a movement called 'WeSpeakOut' wants the government to now ban female genital mutilation (FGM), popular among Dawoodi Bohras and Kerala's sunni Muslims.
15 Feb 2018Crime Against Women
Pregnant woman loses baby allegedly after CPI(M) leader kicks her
In a horrific incident, a four-month-pregnant woman in Kerala's Thamarassery had to undergo an abortion allegedly after being kicked in the stomach by a local CPI(M) leader.
13 Feb 2018ONGC
Fire on board ship at Cochin shipyard kills five
At least five people were killed and many others critically injured in a fire on board a drill vessel at the Cochin Shipyard Ltd.