Kozhikode: News

18 Aug 2022


Civic Chandran: After 'provocative' dress, Kerala court questions woman's caste

Kerala writer and social activist Civic Chandran has been in the news this week for two sexual harassment cases against him.

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.

India's 1st monkeypox death? Deceased man tested positive in UAE

A 22-year-old man, who died in Kerala's Thrissur on Saturday, tested positive for monkeypox in the United Arab Emirates before traveling to India, said Kerala Health Minister Veena George.

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.

Lav Agarwal, government's face during press meets, tests coronavirus positive

Lav Agarwal, joint secretary of the Health Ministry, the Centre's face in efforts against the COVID-19 pandemic, tested positive for the virus on Friday.

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.

02 Jun 2020


Coronavirus: India's tally nears 2 lakh; death toll crosses 5,400

India on Sunday reported roughly 7,900 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has now surged past 1.98 lakh while the death toll stood at 5,403.

25 May 2020


Coronavirus: India records biggest spike again; death toll crosses 4,000

India on Sunday recorded roughly 7,000 new COVID-19 cases, marking its highest single-day jump in coronavirus infections for the fourth consecutive day.

09 May 2020


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.

08 May 2020


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.

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.

25 Apr 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Coronavirus: India's death toll touches 779; Rajasthan cases cross 2,000

The total number of deaths due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rose to 779, while the number of infections crossed 24,400.

24 Apr 2020


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.

23 Jan 2020

South Korea

Kerala nurse in Saudi Arabia contracts deadly coronavirus amid outbreak

A nurse from Kerala, working at a hospital in Saudi Arabia, has tested positive for the coronavirus. This is the first report of an Indian who has contracted the coronavirus, which has infected over 600 people globally and left 17 dead.

18 Jan 2020

Narendra Modi

'Dynast' Rahul can't defeat 'self-made' Modi: Ramachandra Guha's sharp remark

Historian Ramachandra Guha has joined the long list of critics of former Congress President Rahul Gandhi, going as far as saying that Kerala's Wayanad committed a disaster by electing him.

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.

09 Jun 2019

Lok Sabha

RaGa meets nurse who was present when he was born

Congress President and Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi on Sunday met with a 72-year-old retired nurse, Rajamma Vavathil, who was present during his birth and held him as a newborn 49 years ago at a Delhi hospital.

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.