Kochi, July 29 : A man from Kerala has been included in the Interpol list of wanted people over his alleged involvement in the Rs.200 crore nurse recruitment scam in the state, a CBI official said on Wednesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 : There has been a three-fold increase in drug abuse in Kerala after the closure of bars in the state, Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala said on Wednesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 : A delegation led by Kerala Governor P. Sathasivam and accompanied by Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and other senior leaders will attend the funeral of former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in Rameswaram on Thursday.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 : The proposed university being set up in Kerala for the promotion of technical education, will be named after late Indian president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said on Wednesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 28 : China's Ambassador to India Le Yucheng will be a special guest at the 63rd Nehru Trophy race at the expansive backwaters of Alappuzha on August 8.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 28 : The mood was sombre at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, the ISRO unit in the Kerala capital, as the staff on Tuesday paid tribute to former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam who died on Monday.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 28 : The Kerala State Women's Development Corporation (KSWDC) will work on Sunday as mark of respect to former president A.P.J Abdul Kalam, the corporation said on Tuesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 28 : Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has spoken to union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on bringing the body of former president A.P.J Abdul Kalam to this state capital for a few hours, for the people to pay their respects, as he stayed here for nearly two decades.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 28 : Kerala legislators on Tuesday paid tribute to late president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam exactly 10 years after he had addressed the state assembly.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 27 : There is not going to be a replacement for such a great person as former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, as he was a "karmayogi", a former colleague at ISRO said on Monday.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 27 : Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, who died on Monday, loved Kerala and Kerala loved him, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 27 : Kerala Tourism Minister A.P. Anilkumar on Monday rubbished allegations by animal activists that the state government had decided to cull stray dogs.
Kochi, July 27 : The Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) on Monday urged the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to lift the ban on now exonerated former Indian pace bowler S. Sreesanth.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 27 : Kerala is ranked at the top with regard to actual exports and actual investments through Agri Export Zone (AEZs), an Assocham study has said.
Kochi/Thiruvananthapuram, July 27 : The 46-year-old Kerala auto-rickshaw driver, who underwent a heart transplant surgery at a private hospital in Kochi on Friday, was taken off the ventilator on Monday, a doctor said.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 27 : All efforts will be made to streamline the much lauded International Container Transhipment Terminal (ICTT) at Vallarpadam, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said on Monday. The ICTT was opened in 2011.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 27 : Indian ambassador-designate to Oman Indra Mani Pandey on Monday called on Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and said the embassy in the sultunate will become a one-stop destination for all Indian expatriates.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 27 : The Anti-Piracy Cell of the Kerala Police on Monday took into custody three temporary staffers of the Central Board of Film Certification over the leak of Malayalam film "Premam".
Kochi, July 26 : A 46-year-old Kerala autorickshaw driver, who underwent heart transplant surgery here on Friday, was recovering well and will be taken off the ventilator on Monday, a doctor said on Sunday.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 26 : A day after a nun was barred from taking a national medical test here after refusing to remove her headgear, a section of Kerala's political and religious leaders on Sunday reacted sharply.
Chengannur, (Kerala) July 25 : Literary festivals are a tool for bringing people closer, said Kerala Culture Minister K.C. Joseph, calling for a celebration of the cultural diversity of the nation.
New Delhi, July 25 : A court here on Saturday dropped charges against cricketer S. Sreesanth and 35 other accused in the 2013 Indian Premier League spot-fixing case. The BCCI, however, said its decision regarding a life ban on the former pace bowler, shall remain unaltered.
Kochi, July 25 : With the Delhi Patiala House court clearing former Indian pace bowler Sreesanth of all charges in the 2013 IPL spot-fixing scandal, Kerala Ranji Trophy team senior coach P.Balachandran on Saturday said the cricketer will be accepted with open arms.
New Delhi, July 25 : A court here on Saturday dropped charges against cricketer S. Sreesanth and 35 other accused in the 2013 Indian Premier League spot-fixing case.
Kochi/New Delhi, July 25 : Parents of former cricketer S. Sreesanth had tears of joy in their eyes on Saturday evening as TV channels announced their son had been exonerated of all charges.
Kochi, July 25 : An autorickshaw driver was doing well here on Saturday after getting the heart of a brain dead man in Thiruvananthapuram in a meticulous four-hour "heroic effort".
Thiruvananthapuram, July 25 : A nun who refused to remove her headgear was on Saturday barred from writing the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT) here, in line with a Supreme Court ruling.
Thiruvananthapuram, Jul 25 : A nun in Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala was not allowed to take the All India Pre Medical exam being held on Saturday as she was wearing a veil and wooden cross.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 25 : A nun who refused to remove her headgear was on Saturday not allowed to write the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT) here.
Thiruvananthapuram/Kochi, July 24 : The Kerala government's organ donation programme on Friday ensured its first transplant with the heart from a patient who passed away in the morning in Thiruvananthapuram being taken to Kochi where a recipient was waiting, officials said.
Chengannur (Kerala), July 24 : The third edition of the SIWE (South Indian Writers Ensemble) Literature Festival got underway here on Friday evening on the banks of the sacred Pampa river.
Kochi, July 24 : Discussions have begun to operate ship services from Cochin to the US East Coast, said an official of the Cochin Port Trust.
Kannur (Kerala) July 24 : A court on Friday denied anticipatory bail to senior Kerala CPI-M leader P. Jayarajan, who was questioned by the CBI last month in the murder of a Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) activist.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 24 : The opposition on Friday walked out of the Kerala assembly in protest against the chair's ruling against a discussion on the high court's observations against Advocate General K.P. Dhandapani.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 23 : CPI-M protesters on Thursday evening threw a slipper at Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and waved black flags at a public function near the state capital. The slipper, however, did not hit him.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 23 : For the second time in two weeks, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Thursday questioned the propriety of Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi is appearing on behalf of bar owners opposing the state's new liquor policy.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 23 : A state-of-the-art police station -- with equipment worth Rs.85 lakh and which will have 196 personnel -- will be set up to beef up security of the Mullaperiyar dam in Kerala.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 23 : The Kerala Film Exhibitors Federation has decided to approach the Kerala High Court to ensure that those behind the leak of the censor copy of blockbuster Malayalam film "Premam" are brought to book.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 23 : The Kerala government's decision to go for large-scale culling of stray dogs is illegal, the Humane Society International said on Thursday.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 23 : Kerala Education Minister P.K. Abdu Rabb told the assembly on Thursday that the education department would conduct a feasibility study to see if state-run schools can open in Middle East countries.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 22 : Kerala's home department on Wednesday served a show cause notice to Additional Director General of Police Rishiraj Singh for protocol breach by him at a function attended by Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala.
Kochi, July 22 : Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy who faced a lot of flak from the opposition, got a reprieve on Wednesday when the CBI did not include his former gunman in the list of six accused in a land usurping case.
Thiruvananathapuram, July 22 : The Kerala government has spent Rs.15 crore for modernisation of 35 treasuries in the state to bring them on par with the facilities being provided by modern-day banks, an official here said on Wednesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 22 : A Kerala minister on Wednesday said the government is open to setting up drug manufacturing companies to provide medicines at affordable rates.
Kochi, July 21 : Five Kerala billionaires would be felicitated for their achievements by the Shanghai-based Hurun Report here on August 10.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 21 : Vegetable imports by Kerala have fallen steeply, thanks to a growing number of people whose kitchen gardens have boosted vegetable production in the state.
Guruvayoor (Kerala), July 21 : Security has been beefed up at the famed Sree Krishna Temple here after an anonymous to the police on Tuesday that it would be blown up.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 20 : Transgenders must be provided constitutional rights like all other citizens of India, a host of political leaders and experts advocated here on Monday.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 20 : Kerala's upcoming fourth international airport at Kannur will begin commercial operations by the middle of 2016, a state minister said on Monday.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 20 : The Kerala government will sign on August 17 an agreement with Adani Ports for building the Vizhinjam Port, a state minister said on Monday.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 20 : Director Priyadarshan has assured that his new Tamil film on AIDS awareness is going to be hilarious. He will start shooting from next month.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 19 : The coastal village of Pallithura, home to cricketer Sanju Samson near here, was on cloud nine when the news flashed that the 20-year-old will be playing in the second and final Twenty20 International against Zimbabwe in Harare on Sunday.
Kochi, July 19 : A group of film buffs has come up with an online site which will enable people to watch the latest Malayalam movies on the digital platform legally at a download cost of Rs.180 for an ordinary print and Rs.300 for a high definition print.
Kodungallur (Kerala), July 19 : One will find nothing unusual about this place of worship for Muslims as one drives past this town in central Kerala, just 30 km north of Kochi. But it's when you go in and chat up with the volunteers and office-bearers that the enormity of its legacy actually hits you.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 19 : A new cyprinid fish, Puntius Dolichopterus has been discovered in Kerala's Kayamkulam city, a media report said.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 18 : Four students and a volleyball coach, all hailing from Thiruvananthapuram district, went missing from Kovalam beach on Saturday, police said.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 18 : The date for signing an agreement with Adani Ports for building the proposed Vizhinjam Port will be decided on Monday, a Kerala minister said here on Saturday.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 18 : Muslims across Kerala on Saturday celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr, to mark the end of the 30-day fasting period. Morning rain at some places, however, forced many of the faithful to stay indoors during the prayers organised at a stadium here.
Alappuzha (Kerala), July 17 : Veteran Marxist leader K.R. Gowri has decided to return to the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CP-M), which ousted her 21 years ago, it was announced on Friday.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 17 : Kerala Tourism has bagged this year's prestigious Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Award for its Muziris Heritage Project, an official statement said here on Friday.