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No change in decision to resign Rajya Sabha seat: Kerala JD(U) President MP Veerendra Kumar

JD(U) President M P Veerendra Kumar today said that he would submit his resignation letter within three days.

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Flash mob: Case registered against nine in Kerala for harassing woman   

The flash mob was organised by a social media group to protest the recent online attack on three Muslim girls who took part in a similar event at Malappuram.

10 hours ago

Stranded fishermen hang on to a boat which lost control after cyclone Ockhi hit off Puthiyappa coast in Kozhikode. (Photo: EPS file image used for representative purpose only))
Cyclone Ockhi: Toll rises to 65 in Kerala

Of the 11 bodies recovered today, eight were from Kozhikode, one each from Kochi, Thrissur and Malappuram.

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Congress President-elect Rahul Gandhi (File | PTI)
Rahul Gandhi to visit cyclone-hit areas in Kerala tomorrow       

Gandhi will meet fisherfolk at Poonthura and Vizhinjam in Thiruvananthapuram district from where over 50 persons have died.

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Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan  (File | PTI)
Cyclone Ockhi: Search operations to continue; death toll 58   

However, the chief minister said the complete information was still not available on the fishermen who went out to sea during the cyclone days.

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Ameerul Islam, the lone accused in the Jisha murder case, being taken to jail after the Ernakulam Principal District and Sessions Court found him guilty in the case on Tuesday | ALBIN MATHEW
Jisha Murder Case: Quantum of punishment for Ameerul Islam to be pronounced today

The Ernakulam Principal and Sessions court will today pronounce the quantum of sentence for Amirul Islam, who was found guilty in the controversial murder of Jisha, a Dalit law student in Kerala.

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Final notification within a year: Min

The Cabinet sub-committee constituted to look into the issues related to Kurinjimala sanctuary in Idukki on Tuesday wrapped up its two-day visit in the proposed areas of the sanctuary and consultation

13 Dec 2017

One more body recovered in Malappuram by Coast Guard

The body of an unidentified male, suspected to be one of the fishermen who went missing when cyclone Ockhi struck, was recovered 15 nautical miles off Tanur coast on Tuesday.

13 Dec 2017

The bodies of fishermen recovered from the sea by Coast Guard and Marine Enforcement being shifted to ambulance at Beypore in Kozhikode on Tuesday |  A Sanesh
 Latin Church leaders meet Guv; seek Centre’s intervention

Latin Church leaders led by Archbishop Soosa Pakiam on Tuesday met Governor P Sathasivam and submitted a petition requesting the Prime Minister’s intervention

13 Dec 2017

Three die in bus accident

 Three persons, including a woman and her son, died in an accident at Peringathur near Panur on Tuesday, when the bus they were travelling in fell into the Peringathur river. 

13 Dec 2017

Arrangements complete for ‘Padayorukkam’ finale

 All arrangements for the grand finale of the UDF ‘Padayorukkam’ have been finalised, KPCC president M M Hassan told media persons here. Congress president-elect Rahul

13 Dec 2017

Court lauds probe team

 The Jisha murder case was a hot topic during the state Assembly election campaign last year with various political parties launching a scathing attack on the then Congress-led UDF Government

13 Dec 2017

Man fires at hotelier; lands in cops’ net

In a suspected fallout of a personal grudge, a handicraft shop owner fired at a restaurant owner using a country-made gun at Varkala on Tuesday.

13 Dec 2017

Athletics meet for CBSE, ICSE students in Jan

: The Kerala State Sports Council (KSSC) is organising an athletics meet for students of CBSE, ICSE, Navodaya and Kendriya Vidyalaya schools at here on January 30 and 31.

13 Dec 2017

Battle tanks gifted

Down south, it’s not every day you get to see even one battle tank up close, let alone two. But this will change.

13 Dec 2017

Suresh Gopi files anticipatory bail plea in HC

 Suresh Gopi MP on Tuesday approached the Kerala High Court seeking anticipatory bail in a case related to alleged forging of documents to register his luxury car in the Union Territory

13 Dec 2017

Sainik School’s passing out parade on Saturday to be a special affair

 The coming Saturday is sure to gift special moments to three senior three-star officers of the Indian armed forces.

13 Dec 2017

Ameerul Islam, the lone accused in the Jisha murder case, being taken to jail after the Ernakulam Principal District and Sessions Court found him guilty in the case on Tuesday | ALBIN MATHEW
Jisha murder: Scientific evidence trapped guilty Ameerul Islam

After the gruesome murder of Jisha, the accused Ameerul Islam who left Perumbavoor on the night of April 28, 2016, was vigilant not to use his mobile phone to avoid being tracked and caught.

13 Dec 2017

The Verdict: Ameerul guilty

 The Ernakulam Principal Sessions Court on Tuesday convicted lone accused Ameerul Islam, a native of Assam, of murder and rape of Dalit law student Jisha last year.

13 Dec 2017

Cyclone Ockhi: Death toll rises to 52

The death toll in Cyclone Ockhi rose to 52 in the state on Tuesday with the recovery of eight more bodies even as search operations to trace the missing fishermen continued

13 Dec 2017

People power ‘reschedules’ ferry service

Having faced flak from west Kochiites over the unscientific timing of the newly launched ferry service between Fort Kochi and Vypeen, the Kochi Corporation on Tuesday decided to implement

13 Dec 2017