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Kerala: Winners of Moodakulam's 'rural' cricket tournament to take home 1.5 litres of petrol

The winners will take home 1.5litres of petrol. The small asterisk near announcement of the 'Special Prize' reads: The quantity is subject to change if the price rises further.

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Four drown in Karnataka's Srinivas Sandra lake

The deceased, members of a family and their driver, were eating lunch near the lake after visiting nearby Nandi hills.

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UK protest against elephant torture may affect tourism prospects in Kerala

Adding injury to insult, animal lovers in the UK held a protest meeting in front of the Indian High Commissioner office the other day seeking to stop the torture of elephants in Kerala.

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Elephants being paraded for a pooram (file pic)
Kerala Tourism Department to silence detractors with movies on elephant care and festivals

Stung by the rising campaigns against God’s Own Country in international platforms, the Kerala Tourism Department has decided to make films of elephant care and majestic festivals featuring the cultur

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Pooram lovers clicking snaps as the southern entrance of the Vadakkunnathan temple is opened on Tuesday
Kerala: Thrissur spruced up for pooram

The cultural capital of Kerala has been decked up for Thrissur Pooram - the cultural extravaganza, comprising a riot of colours, music and fireworks.

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Kerala: Tense moments at Palarivattom station over 'missing' girl

Tense situations prevailed outside Palarivattom police station here on Tuesday after a family alleged inappropriate behaviour on the part of the station house officer when they approached him with a m

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Labour Minister T P Ramakrishnan (File photo)
Kerala Labour Minister says government ready to hold talks with hospitals

While saying the management representatives had not approached the government for talks, the minister further said if they approach the government was ready to deliberate.

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Rosmy Sunny and her friend Dimple Rose meeting Tomin Thachankary
Kerala: A ‘katta’ KSRTC bus love that went viral

"Sir, we are 'katta' (ardent) KSRTC fans. RSC 140 is our 'chank' (close to heart) bus.

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Party Congress: CPI to tread CPM’s path

The CPI’s 23rd Party Congress beginning in Kollam on Wednesday will debate over the process of creating resistance to rightist and fascistic offensive in addition to addressing party issues.

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Varappuzha custodial death: Sreejith's kin identify accused

All the four accused in the case including the Varappuzha sub-Inspector GS Deepak have been lodged in the same prison under judicial custody.

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Shashi Tharoor thanks Piyush Goyal for re-introducing Malayalam in railway exams

The Indian Railways will now conduct its exams in six regional languages - Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Odia, Telugu and Bengali. A previous notification had excluded Malayalam.

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Rough sea conditions along Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Lakshadweep coasts tomorrow: INCOIS

It has also issued a forecast for "rough sea conditions" along and off the coast of West Bengal, Odisha, north Andhra Pradesh coasts and west coast of Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

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Kerala: Adivasi victims of crime not compensated since 2014, officers say delay in providing monetary relief taking a toll on conviction rate

The delay in paying relief is having a direct bearing on the conviction rate as the poor witnesses are turning hostile during the trial, said an officer.

24 Apr 2018

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan (File | PTI)
Kerala announces financial support to victims of sea erosion

The cabinet on Tuesday decided to provide financial assistance of Rs 4 lakh to the fishermen families whose houses have become uninhabitable due to sea attacks.

24 Apr 2018

Kerala: 20 injured as KSRTC bus overturns at Vamanapuram

About 20 passengers sustained injuries when the KSRTC bus in which they were travelling overturned at Karette junction near Vamanapuram in Kerala on Tuesday afternoon.

24 Apr 2018

Major fire broke out at the KSRTC Central Workshop at Pappanamcode. (BP Deepu | EPS)
Kerala: Fire at KSRTC Central Workshop

As many as five firefighting units from nearby areas rushed to spot and doused the fire after toiling for 90 minutes.

24 Apr 2018

The new scheme will also help to concentrate the development of students from the pre-primary to secondary levels. (File photo)
Kerala school education set for a major overhaul with Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan

School education is set for a big change with the Centre introducing an integrated scheme to ensure quality learning at the pre-primary to higher secondary school levels.

24 Apr 2018

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Kerala: Alappuzha's Muthukulam sets up smart water ATMs to quench thirst

As the state reels under an acute drinking water shortage, Muthukulam block panchayat in the district has come up with an innovative solution.

24 Apr 2018

CPI Kerala Unit Secretary Kanam Rajendran (File | EPS)
CPI open to Congress support to fight RSS

CPI state secretary Kanam Rajendran said an alliance with the Congress at the national level, as part of forming a common platform to fight against fascism, would not affect the political equations in

24 Apr 2018

Children at the Regional Science Center and Planetarium in Kozhikode | T P Sooraj
Kozhikode planetarium becomes India’s most visited

As a result, the planetarium’s annual income rose from Rs 10 lakh in 1997-98 to Rs 1.5 crore in 2017-18.

24 Apr 2018

Maoists sighted at Valliyad in Kozhikode

The district police are on fresh alert following the latest sighting of suspected Maoists at Valliyad near Thamarassery in the district.

24 Apr 2018