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Kerala man who joined ?Islamic State? killed in Afghanistan: Family
A Kerala man, among the 21 people who allegedly joined Islamic State in Afghanistan, has been killed in a drone attack, family sources said on Sunday. The mother of Hafeezuiddin, a 24-year-old man from Kasargod in north Kerala, received a text message on ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 26 Feb 2017 00:56:00 GMT

Sexual assault on actress: Kerala CM Pinarayi says he won?t rule out conspiracy angle
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday said he does not rule out a conspiracy behind the sexual assault on a leading Malayalam actress on February 17. "I did not say there was no conspiracy. What I said was that the media need ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 26 Feb 2017 02:33:00 GMT

Kidnapped Kerala Actress, Family Under Duress, Says BJP
The family members of the Malayalam actress who was kidnapped are under tremendous pressure from some quarters, a senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from Kerala said on Sunday. Talking to reporters here, former Kerala unit President of the BJP ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 26 Feb 2017 02:48:00 GMT

Over 2500 rape cases reported in Kerala in 2016
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 26 (PTI) A total of 16,960 cases of crime against women and children, including 2,568 rapes, have been reported in the last one year in Kerala. The state was recently rocked by the alleged abduction and harassment of a noted South ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 26 Feb 2017 02:36:00 GMT

Kerala: Two injured after major fire breaks out near Padmanabhaswamy temple; probe ordered
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 26: In a tragic incident, two persons were injured after fire broke out in a godown near Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Kerala?s Thiruvananthapuram during the wee hours of Sunday. Reportedly, the incident took place around 4 am on ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 26 Feb 2017 01:46:00 GMT

Karnataka, Kerala police lock horns over Pinarayi security
MANGALURU: Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan's visit to this coastal city saw Karnataka police lock horns with their counterparts from Kerala over providing security to the guest. The police units had a brief stand-off at the Mangaluru Central railway ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 25 Feb 2017 18:45:00 GMT

Kerala to be first state in India to have list of sex offenders in public domain
Speaking with Scroll, the Governor of Kerala, P. Sathasivam, said that this initiative is taking shape in order to ensure the safety of women. In the initial sessions of the budget hearing in the Kerala assembly, he said, "To ensure deterrence, my ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 25 Feb 2017 23:14:00 GMT

Prime Accused in Kerala Actress Molestation Case Taken to Coimbatore
Coimbatore: The main accused Sunil Kumar and his accomplice in the recent abduction and alleged molestation case of a Kerala actress were brought to Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu to collect evidence after remaining in police custody for 9 days. The actress had ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 26 Feb 2017 00:56:00 GMT

Afghanistan: ISIS recruit from Kerala killed in drone strike
KASARGOD: A youth from Kerala, believed to have joined the ISIS has been killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan. The message was received by the family of Hafesudheen Theke Koleth in Kasaragod, Kerala, who was from the missing 21-member group who have ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 26 Feb 2017 02:23:00 GMT

Kerala actress abduction: 2 accused brought to Coimbatore for probe
This comes after a court of Aluva in Ernakulam district on Saturday granted nine days police custody of the two accused. Coimbatore: The two main accused - Sunil Kumar and Vigeesh- in the abduction and assault of a Malayalam actress were brought to ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 25 Feb 2017 21:10:00 GMT
Kerala: Temple inferno injures two, cause attributed to improper waste management
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , Feb. 26 : A fire broke out in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram city in the early hours of Sunday, after a pile of garbage was set on fire by locals, thus revealing the apathy of the local administrative bodies. Read Full Story

Malayalam actress molestation case: Prime accused brought to Coimbatore for evidence collection
Coimbatore , Feb. 26 : The two main accused- Sunil Kumar and Vigeesh- in the abduction and assault of a Malayalam actress were brought to Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu early in the morning for evidence collection. Read Full Story

Kerala youth, harassed and videotaped with girl friend on Valentine's day, found hanging
Thiruvanthapuram, Feb 24 : : A 24-year-old man who was harassed on Valentine day by a group of local vigilantes for allegedly indulging in vulgar behaviour in public place, was found hanging outside his house in Kerala's Palakkad, media reports said. Read Full Story

GIPL to install mounting structures at Cochin International Airport
New Delhi , Feb. 24 : Following the successful solar implementation at Cochin International Airport, Ganges Internationale Private Limited (GIPL), a multifaceted technology company, bagged its second project to install 11MW module mounting structures, thus enabling Cochin airport to be the world's first 'Green Airport'. Read Full Story

Kerala: Moral policing victim ends his life
Palakkad , Feb. 24 : A 23-year-old man, who was harassed by a group of youth for allegedly indulging in immoral behaviour with his female friend, committed suicide on Thursday here. Read Full Story

Kerala : CM warns against moral policing after couple goes to FB showing live their harassment
Thiruvanthapuram, Feb 22 : : Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had directed the state DGP to take strict action against the moral policing by his force a day after the incident in which a young couple was harassed by police. Read Full Story

Fire in Kozhikode shop, no casualty reported
Kozhikode, Feb 22 : : A major fire broke out in a textile shop in Kozhikode's SM Street on Wednesday, reports said. Read Full Story

Kerala: 15 stores gutted as inferno rips through commercial street
Kozikhode (Kerala) , Feb.22 : A major fire broke out at S.M. Street located in Kerala's Kozikhode on Wednesday which is also a biggest commercial street and is popularly known as Mittai Theruvu. Read Full Story

One more arrest in connection with Kerala actress assault case
Kochi, Feb 21 : : One more person accused in the abduction and assault of a leading Malayalam actress was taken into custody on Tuesday, media reports said. Read Full Story

BSNL finalising partnership with Informark Korea for Wimax Mifi hotspots, launch in Kerala
New Delhi , Feb.21 : Infomark Korea, a company with a global reputation for manufacturing 3G/4G mobile communication devices as well as wearable products is finalising a partnership with BSNL for production of WiMax mobile routers in the Kerala telecom circle. Read Full Story

PM Modi delivers inaugural address of Vachanamrita Satram retreat in Kerala
New Delhi, , Feb. 21 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday delivered the inaugural address of the seven-day Sri Ramakrishna Vachanamrita Satram retreat in Kerala's Tiruvalla via video conference. He said he was humbled by the secularity of the nation. Read Full Story

Malayalam actress molested: Kerala HC postpones accused's anticipatory bail plea till March 3
Trivandrum (Kerala) , Feb 21 : The Kerala High Court on Tuesday postponed the hearing over the anticipatory bail application, moved by Sunil Kumar one of the three arrested accused, in connection with the Malayalam actress' abduction and molestation case, till March 3. Read Full Story

Malayalam actress molestation case: Two arrested, accused sent to 14-day judicial custody
Trivandrum (Kerala) , Feb 21 : In a recent development, two more accused, who were arrested on Sunday, in connection to the Malayalam actress' abduction and molestation case, have been sent to a 14-day judicial custody by the Aluva court, yesterday. Read Full Story

Malayalam actress molestation: Kerala is no longer 'God's own country', says Maneka Gandhi
New Delhi, , Feb. 20 : Following alleged molestation of popular Malayalam actress in Ernakulam district of Kerala, Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi said that Kerala is no longer God's own country. Read Full Story

Malayalam film fraternity unites to support actress abducted and molested
Kochi, Feb 20 : Days after reports of a top south Indian actress's abduction and molestation surfaced, popular southern actor Mohanlal came in support of her, calling it as an atrocious act perpetrated on a lady. Read Full Story

Sabarimala ban on entry of women: SC reserves its order on transfer of case
New Delhi , Feb. 20 : The Supreme Court on Monday reserved its order on reffering the case challenging the ban on entry of women at the Sabarimala temple to a larger constitution bench. Read Full Story

Kerala: BJP worker succumbs to injuries
Trivandrum (Kerala) , Feb.18 : A Bharatiya Janata Party worker on Saturday succumbed to his injuries post alleged attack by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M) workers here. Read Full Story

One held for Malayalam actress' alleged molestation
Kochi , Feb. 17 : A case has been filed after a popular Malayalam actress was allegedly abducted and molested last night in the Ernakulam district of Kerala. Read Full Story

eGovernments Foundation signs MoU with Kozhikode Municipal Corporation
New Delhi , Feb. 17 : Bengaluru based eGovernments Foundation has signed an agreement with Kozhikode Municipal Corporation to develop building plan automation software. Read Full Story

Kerala: BJP worker hacked to death in Thrissur, party calls for strike
Thrissur [Kerala], Feb. 13 : A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker was hacked to death late night on Sunday in the Mukkattukara area. Read Full Story

ED attaches properties of city businessman worth Rs. 28.09 crore
Ernakulam (Kerala) , Feb. 7 : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached properties worth Rs. 28.09 crores belonging to Jose George, the Proprietor of Trade International, his wife and daughter under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (2002). Read Full Story

Kerala BJP delegation to meet Rajnath Singh over political violence
New Delhi , Feb. 7 : A three-member delegation of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders from Kerala will meet Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today to apprise him of the political violence allegedly sponsored by the ruling CPI(M) in the state. Read Full Story

BJP MP Sahasrabuddhe to raise Kerala violence issue in RS
New Delhi , Feb. 6 : Bharatiya Janata Party MP Vinay Sahasrabuddhe will on Monday raise the issue of violence against Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and saffron party workers in Kerala during Zero Hour of the Rajya Sabha. Read Full Story

Kerala CM writes to Modi, raises concern over 'treatment' to E Ahamed by RML Hospital
New Delhi , Feb. 4 : Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting an enquiry into Former Union Minister E Ahamed's death, saying the situation should've been handled in "humanitarian" way. Read Full Story

E. Ahamed's death: Venugopal gives adjournment motion notice in LS
New Delhi , Feb. 3 : Congress leader K. C. Venugopal on Friday gave an adjournment motion notice in the Lok Sabha, alleging unethical approach by the RML Hospital and government towards former union minister and Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) leader E. Ahamed and his family. Read Full Story

Woman activist Brinda Adige dubs Kottayam incident as 'sad, unfortunate'
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Feb. 2 : Woman activist Brinda Adige has dubbed the Kottayam incident where a young man attempted to immolate himself after setting afire his estranged lover as 'sad and unfortunate'. Read Full Story

Former minister E. Ahamed's funeral in Kannur today
Kannur (Kerala) , Feb. 1 : The funeral of former union minister and senior Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) leader E. Ahamed, who passed away in the early hours of Wednesday in Delhi following cardiac arrest, will be held his native city, Kannur in Kerala today. Read Full Story

E. Ahamed's death a 'great loss' to Indian politics: Telangana CM
New Delhi , Feb. 1 : Expressing his heartfelt condolences on the demise of former union minister and Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) MP E. Ahamed, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday recalled the great services rendered by the veteran leader and said it is a 'great loss' to Indian politics. Read Full Story

India has lost an 'outstanding parliamentarian' in E. Ahamed: Sonia Gandhi
New Delhi , Feb. 1 : Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday condoled the demise of former union minister and Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) MP E. Ahamed, saying India has lost an outstanding parliamentarian. Read Full Story

E. Ahamed 'served his country with honour and dedication': Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi , Feb. 1 : Expressing grief over the demise of former union minister and Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) MP E. Ahamed, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday hailed the former as a veteran parliamentarian, who served the nation with great honour and dedication. Read Full Story

'Tireless campaigner' E. Ahamed's services to nation will be remembered: President
New Delhi , Feb. 1 : Condoling the demise of former union minister and Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) leader E. Ahamed, President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said the former was a tireless campaigner for the welfare of underprivileged, adding that his services to the nation would be long remembered. Read Full Story

Kerala: DRI recovers Rs. 45.69 lakh concealed in bunch of bananas
Kozhikode (Kerala) , Feb. 1 : Officials of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized unaccounted Saudi riyal worth Rs 45.69 lakh from two Dubai-bound passengers at the Kozhikode Airport on Thursday. Read Full Story

E. Ahamed's empowerment of Muslim community will be remembered: PM Modi
New Delhi , Feb. 1 : Expressing condolence on the demise of former union minister and Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) leader E. Ahamed, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the former's empowerment of the Muslim community would be remembered. Read Full Story

Late former minister E Ahamed's family horror-struck after hospital denies visiting permission
New Delhi , Feb. 1 : The family of former union minister E Ahamed, who passed away in the wee hours of Wednesday morning, after suffering a cardiac arrest in the Parliament on Tuesday, has lashed out at the administration of the Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) hospital here where he was admitted, saying that they have not been allowed to meet Ahamed nor have been consulted regarding his medical procedures. Read Full Story

E Ahamed passes away
New Delhi, Feb 1 (BNS): Former Union Minister E Ahamed passed away on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Mortal remains of Former Union Minister E. Ahamed to be buried in Kannur today
New Delhi , Feb. 1: The mortal remains of former Union Minister and Indian Union Muslim League leader E Ahamed, who passed away in the wee hours of Wednesday morning at the Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest in the Parliament yesterday, will be taken to his residence here so the public can pay their homage, post which his remains will be flown to Kannur, his hometown. Read Full Story

Former Union Minister E Ahamed passes away at Delhi's RML Hospital
New Delhi , Feb. 1: Former Union Minister and Indian Union Muslim League leader E Ahamed passed away in the wee hours of Wednesday morning at the Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) hospital here, after he suffered a cardiac arrest in the Parliament yesterday. Read Full Story

Murdered Pune techie murder: Last rites performed
Kozhikode, Jan 31 : The last rites of a 25-year-old Infosys techie, who was murdered in a Pune office, was performed in her hometown Kozhikode on Tuesday, media reports said. Read Full Story

Kerala: RSS workers attacked by CPI(M) activists in Kannur
Kannur (Kerala) , Jan. 30 : In yet another incident of political violence in Kerala, Rashtriya Swayamseva Sangh (RSS) workers on Monday were allegedly attacked by a group of Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)) activists in Payyannur, Kannur district. Read Full Story

Legal luminaries, RSS leader express concern over politically-linked violence in Kerala
New Delhi [India], Jan.30 : The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and the Left Front government in Kerala have been strongly criticized by the Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh (RSS) and some legal luminaries for allegedly scuttling freedom of individual expression and eliminating political rivals in a violent manner in the southern state. Read Full Story

NIA arrests two for joining ISIS in Kerala
Kochi (Kerala) [India], Jan. 28 : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested two people in connection with the criminal conspiracy hatched within and outside India, with the intention of furthering the objectives of the Islamic State(IS) and for joining and supporting the organization. Read Full Story

RSS warns CPI(M) of consequences over attacks on party members
New Delhi [India], Jan. 27 : With crude bombs being hurled at Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) offices today in Kerala, the party has lashed out at Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)), warning that if they continue with such attacks there will be dire consequences. Read Full Story

Bomb thrown near CPI (M) function: RSS worker taken into custody
Kannur (Kerala) [India], Jan. 27 : A Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) worker has been taken into custody in connection with a bomb attack near a CPI (M) function at Thalassery in Kerala's Kannur district. Read Full Story

BJP lashes out at Kerala Govt over repeated attacks on party members
New Delhi, , Jan. 27 : With crude bombs being hurled at two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) offices today morning in Kerala, the party has come heavily down on the state government over the repeated attacks, questioning the kind of environment being created in the state. Read Full Story

Kolkata is one of its key markets says Kerala Tourism, in city to promote monsoon tourism
Kolkata, Jan 21 : Kolkata is one of the major markets for Kerala Tourism, said Nandakumar K.P., Deputy Director, Kerala Tourism in Kolkata on Friday. Read Full Story

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences launches first ever cosmetic heart surgery for kids in India
Kochi (Kerala) , Jan. 20 : For the first time in India, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and amp; Research Centre in Kochi, Kerala has introduced cosmetic heart surgery for children - a procedure that has gained popularity in Europe in the last decade. Read Full Story

BJP activist killed in Kerala, party blames ruling CPI-M
Kannur, Jan 19 : The Kerala unit of BJP has alleged that CPI-M is behind the murder of BJP activist Mullapram Ezhuthan Santhosh, according to media reports on Thursday. Read Full Story

Kerala: BJP worker hacked to death in Kannur
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , Jan. 19 : A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker was hacked to death in Kannur district of Kerala last night. Read Full Story

UDF to hold march against govt.'s policy on cooperative sector
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , Jan. 18 : The United Democratic Front (UDF) will hold a march to the Raj Bhavan today to protest against the state government's policy on cooperative sector. Read Full Story

Solar scam: Oommen Chandy appears before Bengaluru court
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Jan. 9 : Former Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy on Monday appeared in a city civil court in connection with a solar project cheating case. Read Full Story

Kerala IAS officers call off mass leave protest
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , Jan. 9 : The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers of Kerala on Monday called off the mass leave protest. Read Full Story

Malayalam Movie 'God Say' released
Kochi, Jan 7: Malayalam Movie 'God Say' released on theatres today. Vinay Forrt appears in the lead role of a radio artist of 1990s. Read Full Story

Kerala: Shashi Tharoor hits out at RBI after being held for protesting against demonetization
Trivandrum (Kerala) , Jan. 6 : The Kerala Police on Friday detained Congress leader Shashi Tharoor and other party leaders for protesting against demonetisation outside the RBI office here. Read Full Story

Husband, daughter locks woman at home for three days in Kerala
Idukki (Kerala) , Jan. 4 : The Marayoor Police has registered a case against a daughter and husband of an old woman, who was left at home for three days without food and water in Idukki district of Kerala. Read Full Story

Kerala: Two arrested for raping, murdering woman
Idukki (Kerala) , Jan. 4 : The police on Wednesday arrested two labourers in Kerala's Idukki District on charges of raping and killing a 30-year-old woman. Read Full Story

Kerala priest sent to 14-day police custody for unnatural sex with kid
Kochi (Kerala) , Jan. 2 : A Kerala priest who was yesterday arrested for indulging in unnatural sex with a 10-year-old boy was on Monday sent to 14-day police custody. Read Full Story

Kerala: Four killed after bus rams into car, bike
Kochi (Kerala) , Jan. 2 : At least four people were killed after a bus rammed into a car and bike in Kerala's Kochi in wee hours today. Read Full Story

Solar scam: Bengaluru Court adjourns matter to Jan. 9
New Delhi , Jan. 2 : A Bengaluru Court on Monday adjourned the solar scam matter to January 9 as the complainant's lawyer was not prepared to cross examine former Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy. Read Full Story

Kerala priest arrested for sexually abusing boy
Kochi, Jan 2 : A Christian priest has been arrested by law enforcers for allegedly molesting a 11-year-old boy, reports said. Read Full Story

Kerala priest sent to 14-day police custody for unnatural sex with kid
Kochi (Kerala) , Jan. 2 : A Kerala priest who was yesterday arrested for indulging in unnatural sex with a 10-year-old boy was on Monday sent to 14-day police custody. Read Full Story


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