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Senior journalist assaulted by police in Kerala
Varkala (Kerala) September 25 : Senior journalist Sajeev Gopalan was allegedly assaulted by the police on Sunday here. Read Full Story

Malayalam actress assault case: Kerala HC rejects bail plea of main accused
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , September 25 : The Kerala High Court on Monday rejected the bail plea of Pulsar Suni, the main accused in connection with the Malayalam actress assault case. Read Full Story

Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil, rescued from Yemen, to visit Delhi, Bengaluru, Kerala
New Delhi , September 22 : Indian origin Vatican priest Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who was rescued from Yemen, over a year after he was abducted by ISIS, will visit Delhi, Bengaluru and Kerala. Read Full Story

Kerala Love Jihad case: SC to hear plea against NIA investigation
New Delhi , September 22 : The Supreme Court will on Friday hear the plea seeking not to take over the Kerala Love Jihad case by the National Investigating Agency (NIA). Read Full Story

FIFA U-17 WC: Kerala HC asks shops in Kochi Stadium to down shutters by Sept 25
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , Sept. 19 : The Kerala High Court on Tuesday ordered the business establishments at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi to shut down shops for the smooth conduct of the FIFA U-17 World Cup to be held in October. Read Full Story

Wet spell in Kerala to continue, educational institutions to remain closed
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), September 17 : With the predictions of heavy spells to continue in the coming days, the state authorities have been advised to declare a holiday for all the schools and other academic institutions. Read Full Story

Antrix-Devas deal case: ISRO ex-chief Madhavan Nair summoned by Special Delhi Court
New Delhi , September 16 : A special Delhi court on Saturday summoned former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman G Madhavan Nair and others in the Antrix-Devas deal case. Read Full Story

Malayalam actress assault: Magistrate Court to hear Dileep's bail plea till Sept 18
Kochi (Kerala) , Sep 16 : The Ankamali Magistrate Court will hear the bail plea filed by Malayalam film actress Kavya Madhavan, wife of actor Dileep, on September 18. Read Full Story

Kerala Love Jihad case: Akhila's husband moves SC urges to call off NIA probe
New Delhi , Sept. 16 : Shafeen Jahan, husband of a woman in the Kerala Love Jihad case, on Saturday filed a plea requesting the Supreme Court to call off the National Investigation Agency (NIA) probe. Read Full Story

Who can afford, will pay for hiked fuel price: Union Minister Kannanthanam
Trivandrum (Kerala) , Sept. 16 : Who owns a vehicle and can afford to pay, will have to pay, says Union Minister Alphons Kannanthanam, while trying to explain the consistent rise in the fuel price for which the Centre has been facing backlash. Read Full Story

MEA works quietly until the task is done: MoS Gen. V.K. Singh on Father Tom
Thiruvananthapuram [Kerala], September 13 : Minister of State for External Affairs General V.K. Singh on Wednesday said that the ministry works in a subtle manner until the task is done. His comment comes after Father Tom Uzhunnalil, a Vatican priest hailing from India, was rescued even as he was abducted last year in Yemen Read Full Story

Father Tom Uzhunnalil reaches Vatican, confirms Sushma Swaraj
New Delhi , September 13 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday confirmed that Father Tom Uzhunnalil, abducted by Islamic militants in Yemen last year, had reached the Vatican. Read Full Story

Kerala CM expresses happiness over release of Vatican Priest Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), September 12 : Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday has expressed happiness over the release of Father Tom Uzhunnalil, a Vatican priest hailing from India, who was abducted last year in Yemen. Read Full Story

Vatican Priest Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil, abducted from Yemen, released after 18 months
New Delhi , Sep 12 : Father Tom Uzhunnalil, a Vatican priest hailing from India, who was abducted last year in Yemen, has been rescued. Read Full Story

BWF World Senior C'ships to begin at Kochi today
Kochi , Sept 11 : The BWF World Senior Badminton Championships is all set to begin in Kochi today. Read Full Story

Clashes erupt between CPM, RSS in Kannur
Kannur (kerala) , Sep 9 : A country made bomb was hurled at two Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) cadres in Koothparambu district in Kannur yesterday. Read Full Story

Vijayan expresses disappointment over Kerala Min denied permission by Centre to attend UN Meet in China
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , September 8 : Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi after Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) denied permission to Kerala's Tourism and Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran to visit China. Read Full Story

National award winner Surabhi Lakshmi slammed for eating beef
Thiruvanantapuram (Kerala) , Sept 8 : National award winning Malayalam actress Surabhi Lakshmi became the latest target of cow vigilantes on social media, for eating beef. Read Full Story

Kerala: Seven explosives recovered from Kizhoor area
Kannur (Kerala) , Sept. 7 : Seven explosives have been recovered from Kannur Kizhoor area by the Police on Thursday. Read Full Story

Malayalam actress assault, abduction case: Dir. Nadirsha approaches Kerala HC seeking anticipatory bail
Kochi (Kerala) , Sept 7 : One of the accused in the Malayalam actress's assault and abduction case, director Nadirsha (actor Dileep's friend) approached the Kerala High Court on Thursday, seeking anticipatory bail. Read Full Story

Kerala celebrates 'Onam' with much frolic
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , Sept. 5 : People in Kerala offered prayers at temples and performed various traditional activities as a part of the culmination of '10-day long' celebration of 'Harvest festival, or Onam' on Monday. Read Full Story

Kochi-bound Air India flight veers off taxiway, passengers safe
Kochi , September 5 : A Kochi-bound Air India flight with 102 passengers on board veered off the taxiway in the wee hours of Tuesday at the Kochi airport. Read Full Story

Alphons Kannanthanam Assumes Charge of Office of Minister Of State (I/C) for Tourism
New Delhi, Sept 4: Shri Alphons Kannanthanam assumes charge the office of Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism here today. He is a retired IAS officer of 1979 batch (Kerala cadre). He was in Time Magazine's list of 100 Young Global Leaders. He pioneered the literacy movement in India by making Kottayam the first 100pc literate town in India in 1989. Read Full Story

President Kovind greets nation on Onam
New Delhi , September 3 : President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday greeted people on the start of Onam festivities, and said that the occasion, the harvest festival of Kerala, marks the joyous completion of human efforts. Read Full Story

Malayam actor Dileep gets permission to attend father's death anniversary rituals
Bengaluru , Sep 2 : Actor Dileep, accused in Malayam actress abduction and assault case, was on Saturday granted permission to attend his father's death anniversary rituals, which is due on September 6. Read Full Story

Independent enquiry must on alarming Muslim birth rate in Kerala: Nambiar
New Delhi , Sep. 1, : The controversy related to alarming growth in the birth rate of Muslims in Kerala has taken a new turn with the demand for an independent enquiry on the issue by National Foundation for Justice and Development. Read Full Story

Kochi assault case: Madaru Police accused of helping culprits, not registering case
Kochi (Kerala), September 1 : A 34-year old man from Kochi submitted a plea to the Kerala High Court seeking a senior woman police officer to deal with the assault case of her wife after the Madaru Police refused to register the case. Read Full Story

Kerala: Security guard caught caning sleeping passengers at bus terminal, arrested
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , August 31 : A security guard was caught caning sleeping passengers at a bus terminal on Tuesday at Thiruvananthapuram's Thampanoor. Read Full Story

The harvest festival! All about Onam celebrations in India
New Delhi , August 31 : One of the biggest and the most important festivals in Kerala, Onam, is a harvest fiesta that also marks the start of the New Year as per the Malayalam calendar. Read Full Story

Malayalam actress assault: Kerala HC denies bail to actor Dileep for the third time
Thiruvananthapuram [Kerala], August 29 : The Kerala High Court on Tuesday denied bail to superstar Dileep in a case relating to the assault and abduction of a Malayalam actress. Read Full Story

Ship collides with fishing boat off Kerala's Kollam coast
Kollam (Kerala) August 26 : In a case of mid-sea collision, a ship collided with a fishing boat off Kerala's Kollam coast on Saturday. Read Full Story

Ensure Keralites' safety in Haryana, Delhi: CM Pinarayi Vijayan to PM Modi
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , August 25 : Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention to ensure safety of Keralites residing in Haryana and Delhi in the wake of violence following the Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's conviction in a rape case. Read Full Story

Dress up in style this Onam!
New Delhi , August 25 : When we think of Onam, the first thing that comes to our mind is a white saree with a golden border. Add a maroon blouse, a jasmine gajra, the right jewelry and you have a perfect click for Instagram! Read Full Story

Faisal murder accused found dead in Malappuram
Malappuram (Kerala) , August 24 : One of the main accused in the controversial murder case of Islamic convert Faisal in Kodinhi was found dead on Thursday morning in Malappuram. Read Full Story

Lavalin case was politically motivated, says Kerala CM on being acquitted
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , August 23 : Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, on being acquitted in Lavalin case, on Wednesday said that the case was politically motivated. Read Full Story

Kerala self-financing medical colleges issue: Opposition demands resignation from Shailaja
Kerala , August 23 : The Kerala opposition party MLAs boycotted the Assembly session and took to protests outside the Assembly hall, on Wednesday. Read Full Story

UAE Exchange India Starts NSE F and O and BSE Trading
Kochi, Aug 22: Facilitating various options for share trading, UAE Exchange India starts NSE F and O and BSE trading. Read Full Story

HRD Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar launches Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat
Kochi, Aug 21: 'Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat' Programme, an initiative of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan to prepare a physical Health and Fitness Profile Card for more than 12 lakhs of Kendriya Vidyalaya students was launched in Kochi. Read Full Story

Kerala HC orders police protection for woman 'converted' to Islam
Kannur (Kerala) , August 19, : The Kerala High Court (HC) on Saturday ordered police protection for a family in Kannur after they filed a complaint alleging they have received threats from radical groups demanding to hand over their 24-year-old daughter to a person named Aneez. Read Full Story

Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Inaugurates/ Dedicates Various Initiatives pertaining to State of Tamil Nadu/ Kerala
New Delhi, Aug 19: Indian Railways is heralding in a new era vying for a turnaround in the system. To cater to the diverse rail needs of the burgeoning populace, an array of modern facilities and services are being inducted into the system progressively. With focus on key areas such as infrastructural development, cleanliness, safety and security, Indian Railways has embarked on a journey of transformation. In this direction, Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Dedicated/ Inaugurated following initiatives pertaining to Tamil Nadu and Kerala through video-conferencing from Rail Bhawan today i.e. 19-08-17 Read Full Story

Kerala love jihad case: NIA begins investigation after SC order
New Delhi , Aug 18 : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday began investigation into the Kerala love jihad case following the Supreme Court's orders. Read Full Story

The Story of Zaara Tugs at Family Ties Strings
Calicut, Aug 18: In every child, there is a story, a story never told or heard. New research has found that three out of four parents have a best loved child. Even if they do not, mere perception of bias can affect a child's emotional well-being. Read Full Story

Anyone can earn medal if they try well, says star athlete Joby Matthew
Kochi (Kerala), August 18 : Athlete Joby Matthew, who was the largest exponent of medals for India at the recently concluded World Dwarf Games, returned to Kochi on Friday. Read Full Story

Kerala Tourism organizes a roadshow in Gurugram
New Delhi , Aug 18 : Kerala Tourism, with its year-long marketing activity campaign which commences with the summer campaign that lures summer travellers from the month of April to September, reached out to the tourism industry players in Gurugram on Thursday, 17th August, with its revamped fare on showcase which includes a selection of new tourism products. Read Full Story

Malayalam actress assault: Dileep's bail plea to be considered by Kerala HC on August 22
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), August 18 : The Kerala High Court will consider the bail plea of Actor Dileep on August 22 in connection with the assault and abduction of a Malayalam actress. Read Full Story

Kerala Tourism Website Comes to Limelight Yet Again
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India, August 18, 2017 : The website of Kerala Tourism is yet again in the spotlight with its new video gallery attracting millions of visitors every month. Read Full Story

Sunny Leone overwhelmed after receiving grand welcome in Kochi
New Delhi , August 17 : Sunny Leone is surely not going to forget people of Kochi, for a very-very long time. Read Full Story

Indian politician dies after falling off moving car in UAE
Sharjah [UAE], Aug 17 : An Indian politician was killed in an accident after falling from a moving car on Dhaid Road in Sharjah. Read Full Story

Kerala collector who barred Mohan Bhagwat from hoisting Tricolour transferred
Palakkad (Kerala) , August 17 : District Collector of Palakkad P. Marykutty, who had issued restraining orders to prevent Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat from hoisting the national flag at a government school here on Independence Day, was transferred on Thursday. Read Full Story

Cochin Shipyard completes a landmark IPO; Raises funds for its expansion projects
New Delhi, Aug 16: Cochin Shipyard under the Ministry of Shipping was listed in Bombay Stock Exchange and National Stock Exchange on 11 August 2017. The company has raised Rs 1442crores from the IPO which has been a combination of fresh issue and offer for sale in the ratio of 2:1. The IPO was oversubscribed by over 75 times with more than Rs 1.11 lakh crore being raised against the offer of Rs 1442crores. Read Full Story

'Blue Whale' challenge baiting children with low mental stability: Kerala IG
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , Aug 16 : After the parents of a sixteen-year-old boy who committed suicide on July 26, raised doubts that it was due to the Blue Whale Challenge game that their son ended his life, Kerala Inspector General of Police (IG) stated that children with low mental stability are affected more adding he warns parents to be vigilant. Read Full Story

Supreme Court orders NIA to probe Kerala Love Jihad case
Kerala , August 16 : The Supreme Court has ordered the National Investigating Agency (NIA) to investigate the Kerala Love Jihad case, besides asking retired Apex Court judge Justice R.V. Raveendran to monitor the matter. Read Full Story

SC orders Justice Raveendran to monitor Kerala Love jihad case
Kerala , August 16 : The Supreme Court has ordered that retired Apex Court judge Justice R.V. Raveendran will monitor the Kerala Love Jihad case matter, wherein the marriage of a Hindu woman to a Muslim man, after her conversion, was annulled by the Kerala High Court as it amounted to 'Love Jihad'. Read Full Story

RSS flag-hoisting row: BJP takes on 'insecure' Pinarayi Govt.
New Delhi , Aug 16 : Condemning the action initiated against Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat for raising the tricolour at a school in Kerala, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said the insecure government of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had resorted to an undemocratic, unconstitutional and unwarranted step. Read Full Story

Kerala: Teen commits suicide to allegedly complete 'Blue Whale' challenge
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) Aug 15 : Parents of a sixteen-year-old boy who committed suicide on July 26, raised doubts on Tuesday that it was due to the Blue Whale Challenge game that their son ended his life. Read Full Story

Kerala Govt. poisoning state with divisive politics: RSS on flag-hoisting row
Palakkad , Aug. 15 : After action was initiated against RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat for defying the state government's order and raising the Tricolour at Pallakad's Karnakayamman Higher Secondary School today, the RSS has issued a statement attacking the CPI (M)-led Kerala Government saying it was practicing divisive politics. Read Full Story

Kerala: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat hoists flag in Palakkad school
Palakkad (Kerala) , August 15 : After a major setback, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat finally hoisted the national flag in Karnakkiyamman School here, on Tuesday, to mark the 71st Independence Day of India. Read Full Story

Kerala: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat barred from hoisting flag in school
Palakkad (Kerala) , August 15 : Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday was detained from hoisting the national flag in Karnakkiyamman School here. Read Full Story

Malayalam actress assault: Actor Dileep's judicial custody extended till Aug. 22
New Delhi ,Aug 8 : Kerala Angamali magisterial court on Tuesday extended the judicial custody of actor Dileep till August 22, in connection with assault and abduction of a Malayalam actress. Read Full Story

Kerala HC lifts life ban imposed on Sreesanth
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), August 7 : In a big relief for S. Sreesanth, the Kerala High Court on Monday lifted the lifetime-ban imposed on the tainted pacer by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in connection with the spot fixing case. Read Full Story

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