Kozhikode: News

Kerala: CPI(M) leader murdered in Kozhikode, bandh declared

A local Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader PV Satyanathan (62) was attacked with an axe and killed during a temple festival in Kozhikode district, in Kerala.

04 Feb 2024

Mahatma Gandhi

'Proud of Godse': NIT Calicut professor booked for praising Godse

The Kerala Police has booked a National Institute of Technology (NIT) Calicut professor for a Facebook post allegedly praising Nathuram Godse on January 30, Mahatma Gandhi's death anniversary.

27 Nov 2023


Calling all bookworms! Head to these literary festivals in India

Bibliophiles, rejoice! India (like every year) is organizing some incredible literary festivals that are all set to draw several revered authors, poets, editors, and enthusiastic readers.

06 Nov 2023

Travel And Tourism

Visiting Kozhikode? Explore these beautiful landmarks

Kozhikode aka Calicut, is a city in Kerala that is rich in history, culture, and natural beauty.

18 Sep 2023

Nipah Virus

Kerala reports zero Nipah virus cases for 2nd consecutive day

The recent Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala appears to have slowed down, with the state reporting no new positive cases for two consecutive days.

16 Sep 2023

Nipah Virus

Nipah outbreak: Educational institutions in Kozhikode shut till September 24

Amid the Nipah virus outbreak scare in Kerala, all educational institutions in the state's Kozhikode district will reportedly remain shut for a week until September 24.

14 Sep 2023

Nipah Virus

Nipah in Kerala: Fifth case detected, 700 on contact list

A 24-year-old health worker in Kerala's Kozhikode was diagnosed with the Nipah virus, taking the total number of infections in the state to five.

12 Sep 2023


Kerala on alert after 2 suspected Nipah virus deaths

Kerala's Health Department has issued a health alert in the Kozhikode district following two "unnatural" deaths at a private hospital, suspected to be caused by the Nipah virus (NiV).

16 Feb 2023


'Kantara' plagiarism case: Kerala HC stays FIR against Prithviraj Sukumaran

In a major relief to Malayalam actor-producer Prithviraj Sukumaran, the Kerala High Court on Thursday stayed an FIR registered against him.

'Kantara' song plagiarism row: Director-actor Rishab Shetty, producer record statements 

The blockbuster Kannada film Kantara became the talk of the town when a Kerala-based band Thaikkudam Bridge moved to the court alleging that the makers of the film plagiarized their song.

03 Feb 2023

Bharti Airtel

Airtel 5G now live in Kozhikode, Trivandrum and Thrissur

Bharti Airtel has rolled out its 5G services in three cities of Kerala, namely Kozhikode, Trivandrum, and Thrissur.

17 Aug 2022


No harassment if woman wears 'sexually provocative' dress: Kerala court

Sexual harassment charge will not stand if the woman is wearing a 'sexually provocative' dress, a Kerala court observed on Wednesday.

07 Sep 2021


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.

05 Sep 2021


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.

09 Apr 2021

Air India

Air India Express flight makes precautionary landing at Calicut Airport

An Air India Express flight to Kuwait, which took off from the Karipur Airport in Kerala on Friday morning with 17 passengers and six crew made a precautionary landing shortly after take-off after a fire alarm went off in the cargo section, airport sources said.

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.

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.

04 May 2020


Uber begins operations in green and orange zones across India

After keeping operations suspended for over a month, ride-hailing giant Uber has begun operations in select cities and districts across India.

16 Jan 2020


Inspiring stories of CBSE toppers who beat all odds

Every year, lakhs of students from across the country appear for the CBSE Class-10 and Class-12 board exams.

04 Jan 2020

IIT Bombay

CAT 2019 results out: Two IIT-Bombay friends among highest scorers

The results for the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2019 were declared a short while ago, and it has brought good news for two friends studying at IIT-Bombay.

04 May 2019


Muslim education group head receives 'death threats' for banning face-veils

The head of Muslim Education Society (MES), based in Kerala's Kozhikode, said he received "death threats" after banning face veils on its campuses.

26 Dec 2018


Woman undergoes sex-change operation for girlfriend, gets rejected after surgery

Love hurts. And, sometimes it does brutally!

Nipah virus: When relatives refused, doctor performed patients' funeral rites

Going beyond the call of duty, Dr. RS Gopakumar, Health Officer of Kozhikode corporation, performed the role of a pall-bearer to conduct the last rites of some of those who lost their lives to the deadly Nipah virus.

25 May 2018


Ostracization, social media hoaxes, constant fear: The costs of Nipah

The Nipah virus is fast spreading its tentacles in society. Not just patients, those devoting hours to treat the sick are also facing unexpected challenges.

Nipah virus: One more death in Kerala, toll reaches 11

One more person died today morning raising the death toll due to the Nipah virus to 11 in Kerala.

IIM-K will host first ever 'Coopathon' from April 29

Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode (IIM-K) will host the country's first-ever "Coopathon" at its campus here from April 29, to discuss issues faced by the cooperative sector.

24 Oct 2017


All students of IIM-Kozhikode placed within four days

It's raining good news at IIM-Kozhikode. The recently-concluded placements of the 21st batch have been the most impressive so far.

26 Sep 2016

Narendra Modi

PM Modi's outreach towards Muslims and Dalits

In BJP's National Council meeting on Sunday, PM Modi urged party cadres to focus on "social justice" by empowering the Dalit and Muslim communities.